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Speaker

Norman Sheppard
Base Oil Development
The Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)
Starting off as a Materials Scientist, Norman Sheppard has four decades’ experience in the Extractive and Hydrocarbon processing industries. Now full time leading the 400,000 MTPA Group III Base Oil business of Bahrain Petroleum at Sitra Refinery, he has detailed knowledge in lubrication matters covering all aspects of finished lubricants from formulating to retailing, base oils manufacturing and marketing, and additives development and sales; with well-known companies BP, Lubrizol, Chevron/Caltex and Saudi Aramco JVs including Luberef, S-Oil and Port Arthur (was Motiva).
 
Norman has served on the Faculty of the Strathclyde Graduate School of Business, specializing in the art, and science, of Scenario Planning.
He also maintains an interest in Material Science, and is the inventor of a US-Patented method, which he sold to Saudi Aramco for a modest sum, for converting Methane to Methanol.
 
Norman is married to Rasha and they have a ten-year old son Stephen.
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