SOURCE: Middle East Oil Corp.

April 09, 2010 14:52 ET

Middle East Oil Shareholders Elect New Board Members

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - April 9, 2010) - Middle East Oil Corp. (PINKSHEETS: MIDH) shareholders meeting was held on April 8, 2010 for the election and appointment of directors of Middle East Oil Corp. The initial constituted Board of Directors consists of three members: Dr. Karim Akrawi, Mr. Abdulkadir Al-Nakib and Mr. Miloud Bekkoucha.

Dr. Karim Akrawi
Dr. Karim Akrawi has PhD degree in Geo-Statistics and Exploration from London-UK and BS degree in petroleum geology from Baghdad-Iraq.

Dr. Karim Akrawi is Geosciences Director and one of the founders of Geodynamics located in Italy. He was responsible for global geosciences activities for Passive Seismic Spectroscopy (IPDS) Reservoir Hydrocarbon Indicator (RHI) surveys. Dr. Akrawi has conducted over one hundred and eight surveys in multiple international oil basins for Geodynamics.

Additionally, he was a senior reservoir geologist with The Abu Dhabi Company for onshore oil operations, which is a subsidiary of ADCO a producer of one million eight hundred thousand (1,800,000) barrels of oil per day. Doctor Akrawi was responsible for prospects, exploration, discoveries, and development of oil fields in the United Arab Emirates as well as other regions in the Gulf.

Dr. Karim Akrawi was the head of the geology department for the Northern Petroleum Organization of (ex.IPC) Kirkuk-Iraq. The company was primarily involved in producing oil fields, discoveries, and exploration in northern Iraq.

Dr. Karim Akrawi has authored and co-authored over two hundred technical papers and reports in oil and gas industry in Iraq, United Arab Emirates, and the Gulf region. He is fluent in English and Arabic.

Abdulkadir Al-Nakib
Bachelors of Science, Oxford, United Kingdom and geophysics at the University of Baghdad, Iraq.

Mr. Al-Nakib has worked in the oil and gas industry in the United States, Middle East, West Africa, and South America. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and director of Universal Oil.

He has a twenty five year proven track record in the oil and gas industry, as well as a recognized international businessman. In addition, he was awarded the peace coin for his work with international trusts and foundations. Mr. Al-Nakib is fluent in English and Arabic.

Miloud Bekkoucha
In 1977 Miloud Bekkoucha received his Bachelor's of Science from the University of Salford in England. He received a Master's of Science degree from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1979.

At the completion of the master's program he was employed by ADCO a company engaged in oil production, water injection, power generation and gas production. Mr. Miloud's specialized in instrument and control engineering for the next seven years. Eventually Mr. Miloud became the Senior Control Engineer with ADCO for a period of eleven years.

Mr. Miloud initiated new programs to closely monitor the optimization of each development which prompted ADCO to advance Mr. Miloud to the position of Senior Reliability Engineer and Senior Optimization Reliability Engineer. During his thirty year tenure with ADCO he has been able to show his value to the organization by developing core competencies, which ADCO has integrated into their entire corporate structure. 

Mr. Bekkoucha speaks and writes fluent English, French, and Arabic.

About Middle East Oil Corporation
Middle East Oil Corp. is an oil and gas exploration and development company concentrating on new exploration, development and refinery in the Middle East.

Dr. Karim Akrawi a director of Middle East Oil commented: "Each of my associates on the board of directors has vast knowledge and many years experience in all areas of the oil and gas industry. Each has a proven track record, which will contribute to the company's commitment of growth in the oil and gas industry."

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