Alahdal A. Hussein
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Alahdal A. Hussein

Alahdal is a petroleum industry professional featured on Linkedin as an Oil & Gas Industry Expert with more than 196,000 followers. He is the Founder and Chief Analyst at the Oil Industry Insight., the publisher of the Weekly Oil Price Commentary and a committee member at The Next Wave – Offshore Technology Conference (OTC Asia 2018).

Alahdal completed his field engineer training with Schlumberger as MWD/LWD field engineer trainee where he worked in two drilling projects with Total E&P and OMV and later he worked as Oil & Gas business development consultant in a Kuwaiti Startup. He then joined ELSA Energy where he was working on developing the company’s business and involved in Well Integrity, Well Plug & Abandonment and Decommissioning technology identification and development projects.

Alahdal holds a Bachelor Degree (Honors) in petroleum engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He is specialized in enhanced oil recovery (EOR), particularly in the field of gas-flooding enhanced oil recovery which was the focus of his final year project. During his university time, Alahdal had been a recipient of many awards and honors such as; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s Alumni Excellence Award, Dean’s Excellence Award & various Academic Excellence Awards.

Alahdal is passionate about sharing knowledge, insights and helping others to understand the nature of the oil and gas industry and its dynamics, and energy in relation to politics, as well as having an astute understanding of the industry’s economics and oil market analysis techniques. He has conducted more than 12 training workshops and written more than 50 articles and analyses on topics relating to the oil and gas industry, and on the more general topics of both career and personal development.

Alahdal shares his insights on a great number of platforms; however, he typically provides the most immediate insights via LinkedIn and this blog collates his thoughts and comments on the latest announcements and press releases made there.

Please feel free to follow Alahdal on LinkedIn and links to his various presences online are included below:

http://oilindustryinsight.com

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Oil has more support to maintain its current level this week despite today’s pressure coming from data that showed a slow refining activities in China. US crude inventories and oil production are also expected to decline again this week giving more support to oil price on the second half of

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Apparently, there is a growing trend of replacing majors’ CEOs coming from the upstream side of O&G business with new ones coming from the downstream side. Following its 3 sisters (Shell, ExxonMobil & Total), Chevron now planning to replace its CEO John Watson and appoint head of midstream and development

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Oil price is set for a positive week ahead. Support to oil price this week will come from last week’s decline in US oil rig count, the fall in US crude oil production and gasoline stocks, as well as the slide in the greenback after the Fed’s Yellen made no

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When you are experiencing the downs: – Accept it, it is part of the cycle of life, – Get over the state of denial fast, – Don’t waste your time, – Manage the change well, – Stay positive, don’t lose hope, – Find your purpose, focus on the long term,

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Unless Libya and Nigeria join the other OPEC and non-OPEC countries in cutting their oil output, and OPEC puts strict measures to ensure the compliance of the participating countries with the agreed oil output cuts, the support of OPEC output cuts deal will continue to deteriorate. But that is not

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