Dr. Enzo Zappaterra
Senior Exploration Advisor
S. Fatih Alpay began his entrepreneurial experience start up in Tahtakale, Egyptian Markets and Grand Bazaar in both Istanbul and Bursa in 1960s, later he graduated from Middle East Technical University in 1982 as Petroleum Engineer, followed by an Operations Management course at Unitec New Zealand.
He embarked on his career in 1978 at Raman field and has extensive hands-
After establishing Amity Oil International Pty.Ltd in 1998 in Turkey, he led the Göçerler and Adatepe gas field discoveries, milestone projects that significantly increased exploration activities in Turkey.
As founder president of ARAR AŞ, established in 2002, he continues his exploration and production activities both in Turkey and abroad.
He is an industry legend recognised as a true “Wildcatter” in Turkey and abroad.
Chris De Goey
Zeynep Sancay graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences -
Chris has a broad commercial background in the energy industry. Before taking on his current position as acting CEO of ARAR, he was a Director at the London-
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Emeritus Member and Certified Petroleum Geologist of AAPG, Enzo has more than three decades experience with Chevron Overseas Petroleum and its affiliates (American Overseas Petroleum, Caltex Pacific) in many of the world's oil basins (Libya, Nigeria, Indonesia, Brazil, Norway). At retirement from Chevron in 2000, Enzo was Exploration Manager for Europe and New Ventures. Enzo, as professional consultant, has been involved mainly in frontier projects at: East Mediterranean (Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, Cyprus); Offshore Adriatic, Croatia; offshore Tanzania; Kenya onshore; offshore Albania; onshore Algeria; offshore Ghana; Middle East (Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia). Before being exploration advisor to S. Fatih Alpay, He was Exploration Adviser to Mohammed Al Fayed, the Chairman of Harrods Energy, London, on Offshore Gulf of Thailand and Libya projects and Director and Trustee of CASP at Cambridge University, England.
Senior Production Advisor
Tayfun Keçecioğlu graduated from Middle East Technical University as Petroleum Engineer.
He started his career in Mobil Exploration Mediterranean Inc. and spent his next 15 years at different engineering and management levels within Mobil.
Later he continued his career as Production Manager at Perenco, as Operations Manager at Nobel Oil Azerbaijan and as Operations Manager for Genel Energy, overseeing Taq Taq oilfield (N. Iraq). After working at Halliburton Iraq as Project Manager he joined ARAR AŞ in 2015. He is a well-
Orhan Güreli, PhD
Seismic Group Manager
Dr. Orhan Güreli has over 28 years work experience as an exploration geoscientist specializing in seismic data acquisition, processing and interpretation. Orhan started his career in TPAO as QC, Party Chief and Operation Manager, later joining NAGECO (Libya) as Processing Supervisor. In 2011 Orhan joined ARAR -
Orhan holds a (PhD) from University of Ankara in 2007. He regularly presents at national and international petrol and geophysics forums. Orhan is a published scholar who wrote for international scientific magazines (SCI Index) and is the co-