ALI DOUABUL / Chief Technical Advisor (CTA)

Ali Douabul has over 40 years of professional experience and has unmatched comprehensive experience in the fields of Environmental Assessment, Oil Pollution. He has worked internationally in Canada, Yemen and for the United Nations in Australia. He has applied his extensive knowledge to various research and consulting projects in Iraq under his leadership. Examples of past experiences:

 Expert Opinion on Drilling Cutting Disposal within the West Qurna-2 (WQ-2) field in southern Iraq – Lukoil Mideast Limited
Environmental Baseline Study (EBS) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in Block-9, Southern Iraq – Kuwait Energy Company
 Water Intake Options from the Third River MOD and Study of the Selection Option – Lukoil Mideast Limited
The Development of Green Zones Design West Qurna 2-Lukoil Mideast Limited
Reduce Environmental Impact – West Qurna 2 Canal Blockage – Lukoil Mideast Limited
Hydrological Study of the Euphrates River and the Main Outfall Drain – Lukoil Mideast Limited
Hydrological Study – Shatt al-Basra Canal – METKA
Environmental Baseline Study and Management Plan for Baker Hughes Blending Plant, Rumaila Field, Iraq – Baker Hughes Asia Pacific Ltd
 Canada-Iraq Marshland Initiative (CIMI) Phase I& II – CIDA
 Water Quality Monitoring Program in the Iraqi marshlands – UNEP
Beach pollution study Gulf of Aden/Arabian Sea – Environmental Protection Council – Yemen
Marine conservation survey – southern coast of Yemen – Royal Netherlands Embassy
 An investigation following a fish kill in Bab el-Mandeb, Red Sea during November 1995-Environmental Protection Council – Yemen
 Environmental impact assessment of the Gulf War oil spill – Green-Peace International.
Assessment of the characteristics of dust fall-out and associated pollutants, their effect on oil removal from the sea surface, and their fate upon accumulation in the sediment, with particular reference to the northern part of the Arabian Gulf – ROPME
 The fate of spilled oil into inland waters of Iraq – Iraqi Ministry of Oil
Award: Baseline studies on oil and non-oil pollutants in the Gulf region – Phase I& II – ROPME
Toxic substances in some commercial fishes in Iraq and Kuwait – KISR

Dr. Douabul together with the resort of experts and consultants is qualified to furnish the following services:

  • Climate Change -Adaptation & Mitigation
  • Water Management.
  • Mining and Industrial Waste Management.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical Waste Treatment.
  • Agricultural and Desertification Management.
  • Green Belts.
  • Mapping and Remote Sensing.
  • Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Area Management.
  • Capacity Building both Academic & Technical.
  • Laboratory Analysis.
  • Others….

OROKOM has several agreements with government agencies e.g. Water Recourse, Agricultural, Environment, Municipality, and others (under negotiations).

OROKOM has a rather strong field team consisting of Engineers, Scientists & Technicians.