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Dr Nasser Hoteit

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Dr Nasser Hoteit
Head of Technical and Engineering Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
Speaker 2019

Biography

Nasser Hoteit has been involved in the energy sector (nuclear, oil and gas) for 34 years. 

He started as a researcher and reservoir engineer in the petroleum and mining sector with a major European petroleum company. Afterward, he joined the nuclear industry as Geoscientist and head of Geosciences Directorate. His activities revolved around R&D that contributed in driving forward the knowledge of conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon Resources.

In parallel, Mr. Hoteit was board member of a European nuclear public agency and senior expert at the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). 

After nuclear, he returned to the petroleum industry to become Technical Authority for Onshore and Offshore Gas fields’ development in Arctic regions.

On the other hand, Mr. Hoteit has initiated several patents and has authored numerous scientific publications. During his industrial career, Mr. Hoteit has also acted as a Professor at Paris, Stockholm and Saint Petersburg Mining schools and Paris and Grenoble Polytechnic schools.

He studied in different universities French Polytechnic Schools, Alaska University and HEC-Paris. He has an engineering degree, MPhil, PhD and MBA. 

In 2014, Mr. Hoteit was the President of the Lebanese Petroleum Authority –LPA-. Currently he is board member in charge of engineering activities LPA.