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Management Committee

MOIG is managed by an executive committee elected from members by the General Assembly. The Management Committee provides a balanced representative of the oil and gas industry in the Mediterranean region and ensuring the correct direction strategy.

The Management Committee is composed of:

  • Mahmoud Kamour, Chairman, NOC-Libya
  • Moncef Saidi , Member, ETAP-Tunisia 
  • Malek Kallel, Member, SEREPT-Tunisia
  • Houcine Mejri, Director, ETAP-Tunisia 


Mahmoud Kamour


NOC - Libya



Moncef Saidi


ETAP - Tunisia

Mahmoud Kamour is a Senior Advisor at NOC-Libya and has been MOIG’s Chairman since 2012. He graduated in 1977 from Tripoli University Bsc in Petroleum Engineering. Mahmoud has Master degree in Environment and Safety Engineering obtained in 1983 from University of Wisconsin in USA. He joined the Occidental Corporation of Libya in 1978 and was transferred to National Oil Corporation in 2004 as an Environmental Department Manager. From 1989 to 2000, he was elected as General Secretary of the Arab Federation of Oil, Chemical and Mining. During this time, he was an observer in the International Labor Organization and observer member in the International Federation of the Arab Workers. From 2006 to 2009, he was member of Climate Change Committee. In 2008, he was the Chairman of preparation Committee of the First International Environmental Petroleum Conference in Libya. He participated actively in the updating and the development of Emergency Response Plans and specially the Offshore Oil Spill Contingency Plan.

Moncef Saidi is a petroleum geochemist. He was educated at the University of Tunis from 1980- 1993 where he received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in geology specialized in Organic Geochemistry. He joined ETAP since 1987 as young laboratory engineer. From 1992 to 2008 he was in charge of the organic geochemistry Laboratory of ETAP. From 2008 to 2011, he acted as Laboratory deputy manager and from 2011 to 2016 as Petroleum Servicing Director in charge of Laboratories and Petroleum Data Base of ETAP. Since 2016, he is promoted as Exploration Central Director. His main interests are source rock and oil characterization, oil/oil and oil/source rock correlation, reservoir geochemistry and basin modeling. He was involved in almost all the projects/studies concerning source rock and oil characterization as well as basin modeling in Tunisia. He was a leader of several fieldtrips regarding to petroleum systems in Tunisia. During the last 15 years, he supervised more than 100 research projects (Master degree Projects, and PhD thesis) in collaboration with the Tunisian universities and has authored and co-authored more than 50 technical papers in the National and International meetings/Conferences.


Malek Kallel


SEREPT - Tunisia



Houcine Mejri


ETAP - Tunisia

Malek Kallel is a Health Safety Security and Environment Lead Engineer within SEREPT. He is the SEREPT Emergency and Crisis Team member. Malek participated actively in the updating and the development of Emergency Response Plans and especially the Offshore Oil Spill Contingency Plan. He assisted the operational the specially the Offshore Oil Spill Contingency Plan. Malek assisted the operational teams Offshore and Onshore to the emergency preparedness by coaching and organizing drills and exercises. He was nominated as Environment Technical Authority within SEREPT and is also the SEREPT Representative in the MOIG Management Committee since 2012. Houcine Mejri is the MOIG Director since September 2013. He has a master Degree in Environment from Science Faculty of Tunis-Tunisia. He started his professional Career in 1995 in ETAP Laboratories as a chemical Engineer in fluid analysis. In 1997, Houcine participated in the creation of environment laboratory and was appointed in 2003 as a head of this laboratory. From 2000 to 2011, he was involved in several multidisciplinary projects as a member and leader such as : water and soil treatment, hydrodynamism, formation damage, water flooding, Tunisian water classification and other projects.  In 2011, he moved to Central Direction Production as a head of Health, Safety and Environment Department charged of the HSE dossiers of ETAP and its Partners.