Hazli Sham Kassim
Malaysian Gas Association
Regional Coordinator for South & Southeast Asia
International Gas Union
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Hazli has been leading Malaysian Gas Association (MGA) as its President since 2016. MGA is Malaysia’s lead advocate for the natural gas industry, playing a prominent role in promoting engagement, discourse and dialogue with key stakeholders to develop a vibrant and sustainable gas industry, fueling Malaysia’s socio-economic growth.
As PETRONAS’s Chief, Government & Regulator Advisory, and having lead Integrated Hydrocarbon Management, Malaysia Petroleum Management, Hazli Sham Kassim, brings with him a vast wealth of industry experience and expertise, coupled with a clear vision for Malaysia’s national gas industry.
With a career spanning over two decades in the oil and gas industry, Hazli has worked internationally, including in the United States of America and Indonesia.
Recognising his capabilities, in 2014, he was appointed the Country Chairman for PETRONAS Indonesia, President Director of PETRONAS Indonesia upstream companies and a board member of the Indonesian Petroleum Association. This was preceded by his works across several divisions of PETRONAS Carigali, the company’s exploration and production services arm. He is one of the trustees of PETRONAS’ Petroleum Research Fund and was a member of the boards of PETRONAS Trading Company (PETCO) and Trans-Thai Malaysia-Thailand (TTMT).
Given his extensive exposure and knowledge, Hazli has been appointed as the International Gas Union’s Regional Coordinator for South & South East Asia to strengthen the region’s position in the global gas industry.
A member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1991, Hazli holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and completed Harvard’s Advanced Management Program in 2017.