Mohammad AL-Gailani is currently
Managing Director of GeoDesign
Limited, a consultancy office based
in London specializing on the
exploration opportunities of the
Middle East and the Northern Arabian
Basin where he has been consulting
to International Oil companies from
all over the world for the past 25
He graduated from Baghdad
University in 1972 with a B.Sc.
Degree in Geology and worked briefly
for the Iraqi National Oil Company
in Baghdad. He won a Scholarship in
1973 for Post-Graduate studies in
Petroleum Geology where he obtained
first his M.Sc. in 1974 from
University of Aberdeen and then
Ph.D. and D.I.C in January 1979 from
Imperial College, London.
He worked as an independent
consultant on several projects both
in the Middle East and the Parana
Basin in South America.
He has published several papers
on the Petroleum and the Exploration
Potential of Iraq as well numerous
consultancy reports and studies.
He has been an active member of
the American Association of
Petroleum Geologists, a member of
the Petroleum Exploration Society of
Great Britain and a member of the
European Association of
Geoscientists and Engineers.