Bryan C. Bartlett

Former Chief Engineer, Saudi Aramco

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Bryan C. Bartlett

Former Chief Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Bryan Bartlett, who is currently a private consultant and public speaker, has worked in the oil, gas and engineering industry for over 35 years. His principle areas of expertise center on the design, construction, operations and protection of oil and gas production and processing facilities, all the way from the wellhead to the product distribution terminal. He has considerable familiarity with engineering standards and design practices, facility operational business and safety principles, maintenance and inspection codes, programs and responsibilities and practicing engineering stewardship and ethics.

From 1981 to 2003 Mr. Bartlett worked for Saudi Aramco, where he held a number of engineering and operations leadership roles. He spent 10 years in a number of positions associated with engineering, project management and facility operations in the northern area Safaniya, Marjan, Zuluf, Abu Safah and Berri fields.

From 2000 through 2003 Bartlett was appointed as Saudi Aramco's Chief Engineer, where he was responsible for Corporate Engineering Consulting, Process/Process Control Engineering, Central Inspection Engineering, engineering standards development/control and Engineering Development and Training. During this period he was also the Chairman of the Board of Engineers and the Professional Engineering Development Program, as well as being appointed as the founding chairman of the Corporate Energy Usage and the Corporate Innovation Committees. He also served on several Company Strategic Imperative work teams.

Prior to his years with Saudi Aramco, Mr. Bartlett worked for Universal Oil Products Co. (UOP) in Des Plaines, Illinois and several European locations, where he was a Refining Technical Specialist.

He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a member of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) development team, a member of the KAUST-USA Board of Directors.

Education: 
B.Sc., Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico
J.L. Kellogg Executive Management Program, Northwestern University
Professional Experience: 
35+ years industry experience