Abdulla Ateya Al MessabiManager, Refining & Petrochemicals Business Unit, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
Abdulla N Ateya has been the Refining and Petrochemicals Unit Manager at Downstream Directorate, ADNOC HQ, since April 2017. He is responsible for downstream Refining and Petrochemicals business governance including representing ADNOC interests in ADNOC Refining, Borouge ADP, Borouge Pte and ADNOC Fertilizers. The Refining and Petrochemicals Unit is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operations of assets and their profitable performance, as well as conducting technical studies with the aim of increasing the reliability of the existing assets, or identifying new asset growth opportunities. The unit also oversees the planning and execution of refining and petrochemicals projects and supports the successful phasing of all projects, in line with the approved business plan and budget. With more than 20 years of industry experience, Ateya started his career at Borouge as a Process Engineer. After taking on various managerial positions, he was appointed Vice President and then Senior Vice President of the Borouge 3 Project. Immediately prior to his current position, Ateya was Senior Vice President of the Borouge Technical Group A UAE national, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the UAE University, in Al Ain.