Hashim is the deputy managing director of the North Kuwait asset of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), the national oil company of Kuwait, one of the ten largest oil companies of the world. Hashim joined KOC in 1982.
Her experience was developed as a petroleum and reservoir engineer, and includes extensive contributions to the Kuwait upstream business, having held diverse and challenging leadership positions in KOC, spanning from reservoir management activities to corporate-scale projects.
Hashim’s main project for the KOC is developing its North Kuwait assets to produce 1 milllion bpd by 2014, from around 750,000 bpd at present. The KOC has been ramping up production since the summer, taking an active role in calming turbulent oil markets with higher production.
In 2009 Hashim was elected as the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) regional director for the MENA and India region.