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Ts. Sukor Zainal FIET FIMarEST CEng CMarEng

Executive Director at EFTECH DRILLING SOLUTIONS

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ts. Mohamad Sukor Zainal FIET, FiMarEST, CEng, CMarEng is an experienced top-level management and technical leader with solid track records in the Oil & Gas industry. He graduated from the top engineering university in the UK, UMIST.
Ts. Sukor is awarded the highest recognition from The Institution of Electrical and Technology (IET) as the Fellow that carries the post nominal of FIET. He is the youngest Malaysia to have received the prestigious recognition from the historic and credible institution of IET that affiliated with Michael Faraday, Henry Royce, Sir Joseph Swan, Sir Edward Appleton and many more who had contributed to the evolution of science and technology in our planet.
Ts. Sukor has also received the Highest Accolade awarded to a professional in the industry as the Fellow of the Institute of Marine Science & Technology UK (IMAREST) that carries the post nominal of FIMarEST. He is one of the youngest and a few in the industry who is appointed as a Fellow for both credible and historic institutions. In addition to that, he has also been appointed as the Assessor for Fellowship Program of IET.
He is also a Chartered Marine Engineer (CMarEng) by IMAREST UK & a Chartered Engineer (CEng) by UK Engineering Council. He is a Professional Technologist & Panel Assessor of the Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT) specializing in Oil & Gas Technology. Ts. Sukor has also been appointed as Industry Advisory Panel & Adjunct Lecturer of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). He is also the External Advisory Member of Sunway University Business School.In his employment era, he is an A rating employee and a star performer throughout his employment with the Oilfield Giant, Schlumberger both as an engineer & manager. He was quickly burst into management in only 2 years of seniority in the company due to his excellent performance where he was pushing his career beyond limits. Under his leadership in SLB, Ts. Sukor has broken & achieved an outstanding of 10 Drilling World’s Record in his career.In a top management post, he is a technical-sound and visionary leader with a prominent history of solid track records driving and growing the company into success. He is the people's leader who love to empower his people & nurture them to be world-class.Embarking into business, he is currently EFTECH Drilling Solutions (EDS) Executive Director, Operations Director & BOD members. EDS is now Malaysia's First and Only Real-Time Operations company (RTOC) having positioned themselves as a regional leader of RTOC. EDS is currently expanding the RTOC portfolio in Mexico, Turkmenistan, Suriname, Iraq, Indonesia, Gabon, Myanmar, Australia & Brunei. EDS is also leading the way in drilling digitalization with numerous innovations and state of art solutions to the oil & gas industry.As a world-class professional, he has developed, nurtured, and produced numbers of Malaysians and non-Malaysians' engineers, technicians, managers and young leaders throughout his career. He has a strong belief in youth which remains to be the key fundamental ingredient of his success. He has been a big inspiration and highly influential on Linkedin with over 35,000 followers.
In the recent achievement, Ts. Sukor has been awarded as ICON OF INNOVATION PIITRAM 2022 from National Defence University Malaysia & Ministry of Education Malaysia. He has also been recognized as Top 50 Global Thoughts Leader in Project Management by Thinkers360

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Kuala Lumpur
Speaking Topics: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Oil & Gas

Ts. Sukor Zainal FIET FIMarEST CEng CMarEng Points
Academic 65
Author 12
Influencer 316
Speaker 40
Entrepreneur 145
Total 578

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider

Areas of Expertise

AI
Analytics
Business Continuity 30.63
Business Strategy 30.84
Change Management
Customer Experience
Data Center 33.74
Digital Disruption 30.48
Digital Transformation 30.48
Edtech
Emerging Technology
Entrepreneurship 41.32
Innovation 30.71
Leadership 36.68
Lean Startup
Management
Marketing
Project Management 68.28
Sales 33.75
Sustainability 30.51
Future of Work 30.26
Open Innovation
Public Relations 38.05
Social 30.38

Industry Experience

Engineering & Construction
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Oil & Gas
Professional Services

Publications

2 Academic Fellow / Scholars
External Advisor
Sunway University
November 16, 2021
External Advisor for Sunway University Business School

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Project Management

Industry Advisory Panel & Expert Panel
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
August 07, 2021
Industry Advisory Panel & Expert Panel

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Project Management

1 Advisory Board Membership
ENERGIS OILFIED
ENERGIS
April 01, 2014

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Tags: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

1 Board Membership
EFTECH DRILLING SOLUTIONS
EFTECH DRILLING SOLUTIONS
July 06, 2015
EFTECH DRILLING SOLUTIONS

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Project Management

1 Executive
Executive Director
EFTECH DRILLING SOLUTIONS
July 07, 2015
Executive Director of EFTECH Drilling Solutions

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Project Management

1 Faculty Member
Engineering Accreditation Council
UTP
April 05, 2021
Engineering Accreditation Council of UTP

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Tags: Leadership, Project Management

1 Founder
Loveds
Loveds
June 10, 2015
Kids Fashion & Attire

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Sales

3 Industry Awards
Fellow
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
September 20, 2021
Fellowship of IET (FIET) is the highest accolade of the institution that is awarded to the high achievers and respected professionals at the forefront of engineering, technology or cognate disciplines for some extensive years.

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Tags: Leadership

5 STAR RATING - SMECORP MALAYSIA SME COMPETITVENESS RATING
SMECORP MALAYSIA
August 07, 2021
5 STAR RATING - SMECORP MALAYSIA SME COMPETITVENESS RATING - EFTECH DRILLING SOLUTIONS

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Tags: Entrepreneurship

Fellow of Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
IMAREST UK
March 31, 2021
I am honoured and proud to be conferred a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology, UK. Being a Fellow of the Institute is an esteemed position and the ultimate accolade, recognising a level of distinction within the profession. It acknowledges not only the skills, knowledge and experience but also a sustained dedication to the advancement of the industry.

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Tags: Leadership

3 Industry Certifications
Chartered Engineer by UK Engineering Council
Engineering Council of United Kingdom
May 24, 2021
Chartered Engineer by UK Engineering Council

Credential ID 684040

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Tags: Leadership, Project Management

Chartered Marine Engineer of Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
IMAREST UK
March 31, 2021
The Chartered Marine Engineer (CMarEng) is awarded by the IMarEST.

Credential ID 8085151

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Tags: Leadership, Project Management

Professional Technologist
MBOT
July 17, 2018
Professional Technologist by Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT)

Credential ID PT18070013

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Project Management

2 Influencer Awards
ICON OF INNOVATION 2022
UPNM
May 08, 2022
Icon of Innovation PIITRAM 2022. An event organized by UPNM and the Ministry of Education which Ts. Sukor is conferred an Icon of Innovation award.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship

TOP 50 GLOBAL TOP LEADERS & INFLUENCER IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Thinkers 360
April 01, 2022
TOP 50 GLOBAL TOP LEADERS & INFLUENCER IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT by Thinkers 360

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Tags: Project Management

5 Panels
LEADERSHIP TALK
UMS SPE SC
February 25, 2022
A talk organized by Universiti Malaysia Sabah SPE which Ts Sukor talks about Leadership: Bossy Leader vs True Leader

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Tags: Leadership, Project Management

Graduate Employment Post Pandemic
Universiti Teknologi Petronas
September 28, 2021
An event organized by Universiti Teknologi Petronas and Energy Institute which Ts. Sukor is one of the panels.

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Tags: Future of Work, Leadership

Challenges Towards Energy Sector For Future Graduates
SPE KL
August 28, 2021
An event organized by SPE KL Young Professional and Matt Energy which Ts. Sukorbis one of the panel speaker.

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Tags: Future of Work, Leadership

The Rise of Futuristic Technology
Uni KL
May 08, 2021
The Rise of Futuristic Technology as a speaker and panel

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Project Management

TECHNOLOGY, DIGITALIZATION & INNOVATION
Society of Petroleum Engineers
April 20, 2021
Confronted by the biggest health and economic crisis, the oil and gas industry continue to be challenged by volatility in demand and oil
price. In the Wells business, projects continue to be challenged in terms of commercial, health, and safety. Whilst the health industry
races to find a vaccine, the industry and more specifically Wells, will need to be geared to recover and emerge stronger. In order to
achieve this, the Wells business will need to be able to deliver a safe, sustainable, and predictable outcome in everything that is done.
As each company works to achieve this on its own, there is benefit for companies to synergise through end-to-end standardisation and
simplification. But what is ‘standardisation’ in this context?
The ‘standardisation’ in the context of this workshop is about uniformity and consistency in how business is run eciently in order to
achieve the excellence mentioned above. The scope is not limited to equipment specifications, but how organisations are set up to
learn, adapt and quickly replicate best practices. Standardisation also means that every organisation is not trying to find cost savings
measures in unique ways, but rather gain eciency through rapid replication, with repeatable and simplified processes. Contrary to
popular belief, standardisation is also expected to accelerate innovation, and reduce risk in business. Modernisation in the area of
digitalisation has helped realisation of this theme, whereby people and organisations are able to better track, trace, integrate, and
deliver eectively.
Specific benefits expected to be gained through ‘standardisation’ involves all areas of the Wells business, such as drilling, completions,
HSE, intervention, and abandonment.
• Asset performance where unit cost per barrel can be reduced.
• Service providers can reduce the variety in equipment and service specification to focus on eective execution and lower downtime.
• Inventory reduction and easily reusable and re-sellable surplus equipment, thus, increasing economies of scale.
• Predictable well performance with examples of standardising the type of installed capital equipment as well as vendor’s tools.

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Tags: Data Center, Digital Transformation, Project Management

4 Presentations
PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY TALK
RESET 2021
April 06, 2021
PROTOTYPE TECHNOLOGY TALK

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Project Management

SPE-197937-MS Real Time Operation Centre Monitoring And Optimizations In Highly Deviated Deepwater Development Wells In Malaysia
ADIPEC 2019
November 13, 2019
SPE-197937-MS
Real Time Operation Centre Monitoring And Optimizations
In Highly Deviated Deepwater Development Wells
In Malaysia

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Tags: Project Management, Sustainability

Value of Real-Time Monitoring: Past, Present and Future
IADC Wells Technology 2019 Conference
October 01, 2019
Value of Real-Time Monitoring: Past, Present and Future

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Tags: Business Continuity, Data Center, Digital Transformation

Integrated Real-Time Operation Centre: A Complete Solution towards Effective & Efficient Drilling Operation
Society of Petroleum Engineers
March 23, 2018
Integrated Real-Time Operation Centre: A Complete Solution towards Effective & Efficient Drilling Operation

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Tags: Data Center, Innovation, Project Management

1 Profile
Vice Chairman of FAMILY EDUCATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION.
PEDIKMA
June 01, 2020
Pertubuhan Pendidikan Kekeluargaan & Pembangunan Masyarakat / FAMILY EDUCATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION.
Actively involved in the Non-Government Organization which involves in welfare work in relation to poverty and disease or in respect to social groups within Pandan area. Focusing to help on family education and community development.

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Tags: Leadership, Public Relations, Social

1 Quote
An Influential leader in Oil & Gas within Linkedin Social Networking
Linkedin
August 07, 2021
An influential leader in Oil & Gas within Linkedin Social Networking with over 30,000 followers, often sharing leadership and motivational topics.

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Tags: Leadership

2 Speaker Awards
2022 ICON OF INNOVATION
UPNM
May 03, 2021
Icon of Innovation PIITRAM 2022. An event organized by UPNM and Ministry of Education which Ts. Sukor is conferred an Icon of Innovation award.

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Tags: Innovation

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STUCK PIPE PREDICTION APPLICATION
PETRONAS RESET 2021
April 05, 2021
To introduce an innovative technology that will reshape drilling industry’s operating landscape and reap the benefits of improved productivity, reduced Non-Productive Time (NPT), enhance efficiency, and increase cost saving.

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Tags: Innovation

1 Speaker Certification
PETRONAS RESET 2021
PETRONAS RESET 2021
April 06, 2022
Speaker and proud sponsor of RESET

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Tags: Data Center, Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation

3 Speaking Engagements
I RESIGNED WITHOUT A JOB
LINKEDIN Live
June 01, 2022
There have been many cases of people resigning without a job being posted on social media. Is it a wise move with the threat of a possible worldwide recession and high inflation?

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Tags: Leadership, Future of Work, Entrepreneurship

Internship Challenges in the New Norms
UPNM
February 15, 2022
Internship Challenges in the New Norms

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Project Management, Public Relations

Project Management in Oil & Gas Industry
UiTM FKE
March 29, 2017
Project Management in Oil & Gas Industry

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Tags: Leadership, Project Management, Social

2 Steering Committee Memberships
Fellowship Panel Assessor
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
March 01, 2022
Fellowship Panel Assessor for IET Fellow Program

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Tags: Leadership, Project Management, Public Relations

Panel Assessor
MBOT
November 26, 2019
Panel Assessor of Malaysian Board of Technologist

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Tags: Leadership, Project Management, Public Relations

1 Visiting Lecturer
Adjunct Lecturer
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)
May 08, 2019
Adjunct Lecturer for Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

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Tags: Data Center, Leadership, Project Management

1 Webinar
21WM16_SPE_Virtual_Workshop_The First RTOC Transformation during Unprecedented Pandemic
Society of Petroleum Engineers
November 09, 2021
The First Transformation of Real-Time Operations (RTOC) to Remote Monitoring Facility during Unprecedented Covid-19 Pandemic

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Tags: Data Center, Digital Transformation, Project Management

1 Workshop
22WM02_SPE_Virtual_Workshop_Achieving_Wells_Excellence_through _Standardisation
Society of Petroleum Engineers
April 22, 2021
22WM02_SPE_Virtual_Workshop_Achieving_Wells_Excellence_through _Standardisation

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Tags: Data Center, Digital Transformation, Project Management

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