Ali Khalifa Al Shamsi joins Emarat from Adnoc's Yasat Petroleum

Former CEO of Yasat Petroleum Operations is named director-general of fuel service station developer and operator

Ali Khalifa Al Shamsi.
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Ali Khalifa Al Shamsi.

Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat), a developer and operator of fuel service stations across the UAE, has announced the appointment of Ali Khalifa Al Shamsi – former chief executive officer of Adnoc Group company Yasat Petroleum Operations – as its new director-general.

Al Shamsi, who has previously also worked as director of strategy and coordination at Adnoc and chairman of Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec), replaces Adel Khalifa Al Shaer in his new role.

Commenting on the appointment, Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs and Chairman of Emarat, said: "Emarat has made significant achievements in its corporate career, pursuing a policy of expanding and diversifying its investment base, products and services in collaboration with its strategic partners, achieving the highest levels of success and establishing a leading corporate reputation both locally and regionally.”

Al Shamsi added: “I will work with the Emarat team to achieve more successes, strengthen the leading position of the corporation and expand its customer base in the sectors of retail, natural gas, commercial fuel, liquefied gas, lubricants, and jet fuel.

“This will be in line with the corporation's accomplishments to acquire greater development prospects," he added, according to UAE state news agency, Wam.

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