Karam Al YateemManager Saudi Aramco
Karam Al Yateem, SPE, is manager of the Production Engineering Technical Support Division with Saudi Aramco. His current responsibilities cover production; intelligent fields and infrastructure; operations; health, safety, and environment; and asset integrity, spanning onshore and offshore oil, gas, and water wells and producing fields and facilities. Al Yateem has been author or coauthor of more than 35 technical papers and is an active SPE member and the recipient of various awards, including the SPE International Young Member Outstanding Services Award. He is certified as both an SPE Certified Professional and a Project Management Professional. Al Yateem holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals; a master’s degree in petroleum engineering, specializing in smart oilfield technologies and management, from the University of Southern California; and an executive MBA degree from Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University.