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Abdullah ben Bakor BAKOR

chancellor , -University of Petroleum and Minerals

Abdullah ben Bakor BAKOR, Chancellor,-University of Petroleum and Minerals.


BAKOR, Abdullah ben Bakor was born in 1938 in Taif, Saudi Arabia.


Bachelor of Arts (Petroleum). Master of Business Administration. Doctor of Philosophy (Research Application).


Petroleum engineer, Aramco 1963-1964. Vice-Dean, Faculty of Petroleum 1964-1967. Adviser, Petroleum and Minerals Organization (PETROMIN) 1968-1970.

Dean of Faculty of Petroleum and Minerals 1970-1974. Member of Board, University of Petroleum and Minerals. Member of Supreme Council of Imam Mohamad ben Saud Islamic University.

Member of Supreme Council of Universities. Observer member of Board, Petroleum and Minerals Organization. Chancellor,-University of Petroleum and Minerals.


  • Several research articles published in Aramco monthly Qafiiatul £ayt (Oil Caravan). Research papers given at various international conferences.


The main meaning of Jihad is not only the struggle to defend Islam, but most importantly the internal spiritual struggle.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, sport, photography, music.