Bachir has 40 years of experience in the Energy industry, spanning all continents.
A graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, he started his career at Schlumberger in 1975. He served in several Managerial, Marketing and Human Resources positions throughout the world, including Managing Director of Schlumberger Middle East. As Vice President for the Integrated Project Management in the Middle East and Asia, he was a key contributor to the success and evolution of the IPM concept in the energy service industry.
Bachir is well connected at all levels of the oil exploration and production divisions of the regional oil ministries and national oil companies.