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FGE welcomes Mr. Mohsen Shoar as a Distinguished Associate


LONDON (May 29, 2015) - FGE is pleased to announce that Mr. Mohsen Shoar has joined our distinguished list of Distinguished Associates.

Mr. Shoar is an independent consultant, an expert on upstream contract negotiations, and has much experience with the contracts and terms negotiated in Iran and several other Middle East countries. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in petroleum engineering, management, and business development. In the past 15 years, his focus has been on the upstream business development in the Middle East and North Africa developing key upstream projects. His experience includes creating, identifying, and developing new business opportunities in the upstream oil and gas business. He worked on a number of acquisition/disposition deals of energy assets in the region. His experience includes management of new business opportunities, commercial/financial expertise, and energy contract negotiations. His experience also includes leading a dynamic, multi-disciplinary, and diverse new business development team to identify opportunities for investments.

Mr. Shoar, a former Vice President, New Ventures for ConocoPhillips in Dubai, held various technical and managerial positions with Conoco and ConocoPhillips for over 24 years. He began his career with Conoco in Houston, Texas. He worked in several technical positions for 16 years before moving to the business development team for the Middle East. He retired from Conoco in 2004 and since then has held various positions with Intercontinental Energy in Dubai as Company Director, KUFPEC in Kuwait as Business Development Advisor, and Dana Gas in Sharjah as Commercial Manager until 2012. He has a broad range of contacts across the MENA region and has extensive knowledge of the companies working in the region and business opportunities available for investors. 

A US citizen born in Iran, Mohsen holds a Master of Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.


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