Webinar: First Steps into the Industry Session 1 - From Exploration to Production

Webinar: First Steps into the Industry Session 1 - From Exploration to Production
  • Date From 9th September 2023
  • Date To 9th September 2023
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 10:00 MYT. Duration: 2 hours.


The First Steps into the Industry is a career mentoring series to help internship seekers, final year students and graduates explore career pathways in the post-pandemic energy industry. Session 1, hosted by Curtin Malaysia IChemE Student Chapter, focuses on the life cycle of energy from exploration to production.

The forum features three young engineers, coming from an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm, an upstream service provider, and an operating company respectively. The speakers will introduce how the potential career pathways look like, provide career advice and guidance, and tips and tricks on getting a role in their respective industries.

The First Steps series is student-driven. Students and early career engineers are encouraged to ask questions and network with the speakers.


Yap Wei Yong, Process Engineer, Ranhill Worley

Wei Yong is currently a Process Engineer at Ranhill Worley Sdn Bhd. In his current role, he is involved in the basic and detailed engineering design for upstream projects, specifically on floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) systems. He has a total of five years of experience working with SBM Offshore and Vertis Technologies. Wei Yong graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biochemical engineering from the National University of Malaysia (UKM).

Alyssa Maiyor, Asset Process Engineer, Shell

Alyssa is a process engineer with seven years of experience in oil and gas industry. Throughout her career, she has experience in frontline offshore process support and production optimisation, process control and automation and brownfield project design. Alyssa graduated with a degree in chemical engineering and MSc in Clean Technology from Newcastle University

Shazwan Harith Marhalim, Wells Engineer, Well Experts Services Sdn Bhd

With nearly five years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Harith is a passionate Energy enthusiast. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) and started his early career as a Well Engineer, focusing on Well Abandonment, Workover & Well Services. He excels in leading technical and operational planning for the Pre-Decommissioning phase, and is responsible for providing technical input for Front End Well Engineering design to the Integrated Wells Services Department.

The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed. Any opinions are the presenters' own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the NECC  Malaysia. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.


10.00–12.00 MYT.


The presentation will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. We recommend downloading the app from the Microsoft website, rather than using the web portal.

You are advised to join the webinar at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, to allow for your computer to connect.

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