Karim N. Abuhamad is a vice president with Hunt Oil Company in Dallas, Texas with responsibility for the Middle East region. In this role he oversees business development, oil exploration and general logistics. He has spent three decades in the oil and gas industry, working in countries in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, East Asia and Europe. He earned degrees in both engineering and business administration from the University of Houston.
Before moving to operations and management, Mr. Abuhamad had roles as an inspector, controller, and construction engineer in connection with major gas and oil projects. Mr. Abuhamad is fluent in Arabic and French. The father of three children, he is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.