Khaled Al Mogharbel is president of the Drilling Group, a position he assumed in July 2013. Prior to his current role, he held various regional management positions including president for Schlumberger Middle East from August 2011 to June 2013; and previously, vice president and managing director for Saudi Arabia, Kuwait & Bahrain.
Earlier in his Schlumberger career, Al Mogharbel held various management and engineering positions from 1997 to 2002 in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, and UAE. In 2002, he was assigned as Wireline operations manager for China & Japan. Later in 2004, he was appointed general manager for Syria, Jordan and Lebanon; and in 2007 he was assigned as global career planning manager based in Paris, France. He began his career with Schlumberger in 1993 in wireline operations in Saudi Arabia.
Al Mogharbel holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He is an active member of SPE since 1993.