Asia Petroleum Limited
A state of the art energy and infrastructure company ensuring safe and secure transportation of Residual Fuel Oil from Port Qasim to Hub through its oil terminal and pipeline system
Mr. Peter Leathard - Chairman
Transferred to Alaska as a manager in the development and subsequent operation of North Americas largest oil and gas field located in the Alaska Arctic. Engineering Manager for the mega Arctic 6000 mile gas pipeline engineering and feasibility study. Moved careers to be an owner of a distressed small Alaska Oil service company where he led its growth into a worldwide and very profitable major Engineering, Construction and Project management company with operations in 24 countries. Since 2007 concentrates on select businesses such as VECO International and APL. Presently focuses his current business through a Family Partnership with its diverse investments. Has been associated with Pakistan since 1961.
Mir S.K Talpur - Director CEO/ MD
He commenced his career in Civil Service and served as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Ministry of Sindh Government between 1993-1994.
Mr. Talpur joined Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSO) as a Division Manager Retail Fuels (Hyderabad & Karachi) in 1995 and served in various roles in different departments till 1997.
In 1998 Mr. Talpur established his career with Barrister Aziz-ul-Shaikh Law Firm where he started his work as a lawyer. Later, he spent a few years with diverse organizations like Shahadat Law Firm 2001 & Mir & Mir Law Associates 2001-2005.He was also elected for Nazim Mayor of Local Bodies in 2005-2008.
He rejoined PSO in Feb 2009 as a Deputy General Manager and was promoted in 2010 as a General Manager (GM) and in this capacity has served as Company Secretary and in various other departments like Legal, Chemical, Supply, Operations, Corporate Planning & Strategy & New Business Development till February, 2018. He also served PSO as Chairman of CSR, Chairman of Grievances Committee and was also an active member of the highest committees at PSO (ManCom & COED); moreover, he also served as a member of various other committees at PSO.
His overall career comprises experience in various key positions and giving strategic input at senior management level.
Mr. Malcolm Chang Yee Meng - Director
In 2012, he joined Infraavest Pte Ltd and with his interests and experiences in the food and energy businesses, he guided Infraavest from a single energy infrastructure business to the multi-faceted investment company today.
Malcolm currently holds Directorship in MS Nutrition Pte Ltd, Northsea Foods Pte Ltd, Fauji Infraavest Food Ltd, Asia Petroleum Ltd and FOTCO. He enjoys outdoor activities during his spare time and has particular interests in water sports and photography.
Mr. Emad Y.A.M Alghanim - Director
- Senior Manager International Banking- Gulf Bank of Kuwait – Kuwait
- Manager project Finance – Kuwait Petroleum Corporation – Kuwait
- Credit Manager Corporate – Bank of Kuwait and the Middle East -Kuwait
- Credit Manager Syndications – Burgan Bank – Kuwait
He is currently working as Manager –Treasury Operations with Independent Petroleum Group (IPG).
Mr. Scott P. Leathard - Director
Mr. Munaf A.M Abbas - Director
Munaf started his career with Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) in Rotterdam in the Kuwait Petroleum R&D Center in Europort, The Netherlands.He has the experience of handling several projects for European affiliates as well as for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) / Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and also as a member of the Concawe STF-3 Group.
This experience was followed by a stint with KPC, Kuwait, in the Quality Control Department. He is also a member of the GCC committee for the standardization of specification committee (GSO-TC7). He moved to Independent Petroleum group (IPG) in late 2008 and is responsible for quality control and terminals in the Marketing Department.
He is also actively involved with the Business Development Department for the development of new projects.
Mr. Aziz A. Hemani - Director
Mr. Hemani joined Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSO) in 1995 and since has served the Company in various capacities in Finance and various Management Committees. His overall career comprises experience in Finance, Accounting, Internal Audit and Supply Chain Management.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Pak Grease Manufacturing Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., an associated Company of PSO.
Mr. Brian Chang - Director
Mr. Chang is a director of Asia Petroleum Limited, since 1994 and serves the company as Chairman from Aug 19, 1996 to June 30th, 2005.
Today, he serves as the Chairman and CEO of Calm Oceans Pte Ltd, a global offshore oil and gas Singapore-company, which develops proprietary offshore technologies based on its patented and patent-pending designs that are practical, safe and cost-effective. He is also the Chairman of Singapore Oil & Energy Pte Ltd, which focuses on offshore project management.
Syed Nadir Shah - Alternate Director
Makara Capital. (Advisor) – Makara Capital is a private equity firm based in Singapore. The firm primarily provides financial advisory services to high net worth individuals, family offices, and corporations. It invests in companies that have intellectual property internationally. The firm manages separate client focused portfolios for its clients, focusing in real estate assets in Asia and in the Fintech sector.
Fauji Akbar Portia Marine Terminals Ltd. (Director) – The largest dry cargo handling & port storage facility in Pakistan. Facility designed and to handle 4.0m tpa, Handling of all Dry Cargo of Fertiliser & Grain, at Port Qasim 30 year concession period. Largest Private Sector Storage Facility of 150,000 mt. in Pakistan.
TPL Direct Insurance Ltd. (Director) – Introduced concept of direct call centre based auto insurance venture. Industry Leader in shortest time for claim processing & lodging.
Asia Petroleum Limited. (Director) – APL is a joint venture between international investors: Pakistan State Oil (Pakistan), Infraavest Limited (Singapore), VECO International Inc.(Alaska) and Independent Petroleum Group (Kuwait).
Princely Jets (Pvt.) Ltd. (Director) – Investor in the largest private jet venture in Pakistan with an asset base of US$50m
Mr. Hammad Zafar - Director
He has served the Company as a mechanical engineer and carries rich experience of managing a vast range of infrastructure projects consisting of construction of storage tanks, pipelines, flow metering, steel structures and buildings at bulk oil storage terminals throughout the country.
He has also been involved in the design and development of PSO New Vision Retail Outlets (NVRO) and has led a team of engineers to consistently exceed the annual target of completing 200 NVROs. In recognition of his achievements to implement retail automation project he was assigned as a team co-leader to introduce in the Company a state-of-the-art technology based online product order management system for the dealers of the Retail Outlets to place their orders for the products.
He has served on various Cross Functional Teams and Standardisation & Specifications Committees.
Besides his vast experience in the construction and engineering discipline he has also served in the Company in other departments as lead role in Operations and Retail Outlets Maintenance, Non Fuel Retail Business, New Business Development and Lubricants Manufacturing Facility.
Mr. Asad Raza Faiz - Director