Saeed Al-Mubarak - Petroleum Engineer, Entrepreneur, Author, Teacher, Visionary

Saeed Al-Mubarak, is Chairman, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE -, Digital Energy Technical Section (DETS), a member in the advisory Committee of SPE Data Science and Engineering Analytics (DSEA), and served as an industry advisor for Texas A&M University SPE student chapter. He has also served in numerous international technical steering, advisory board, program committees, and in the SPE International Management & Information awards advisory committee.

Saeed has twenty-eight years of Petroleum Industry experience, and has served the industry in various capacities that span across local and international levels, involving technical, administrative, and leadership roles.

Saeed is currently an intelligent fields and petroleum engineering consultant at Saudi Aramco (, based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He began his career in 1992 with Saudi Aramco where he worked as Reservoir, Production, Drilling & Completion, Facilities, Knowledge Management, and Intelligent Fields engineer and specialist. He has led several important teams including the strategic team managing the world’s largest intelligent fields in Saudi Aramco.

Saeed is also CEO & Co-Founder of Monuments ( 3D printing company.

Saeed's contributions to industry have been recognized by renowned technical, governmental and social authorities. He is recipient of several recognitions including the 2009 SPE Regional Management and Information award, 2012 World Oil Innovative Thinker award, 2013 Saudi King’s award for innovation, and the 2014 SPE international award for management and information. He also earned the 2011/2012 SPE Saudi Section "Community Service Award" for his contribution to Social programs. He was a finalist in the 2016 World Oil Lifetime Achievement award, the recipient of the international 2019 SPE Distinguished Service Award, and the 2019 SPE Distinguished member award.

Saeed has been an SPE international distinguished lecturer, a panelist, keynote or invited speaker and discussion leader of in numerous events held in 20 counties including conferences, workshops, forums, symposia and social events. He has developed several technical courses and workshops, mostly about digital oil fields and challenging paradigms. He is also recognized as a thought provoking author who has published dozens of articles to promote innovation and challenge conventional wisdom, within & beyond the digital energy and intelligent fields domain, including a book entitled: “Any Version of History is just a Story” (

Saeed holds a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering and a master degree in Petroleum Engineering, both from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), and he has graduated from the Saudi Aramco Technologist Development Program as Realtime Reservoir Management and Intelligent Fields specialist.
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