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Seafloor Monitoring Observatory Deployed in an Underwater Volcano

Jan 30, 2019

EGEL Research Scientists, Dr. Jiming Jiang and Dr. Marco Terzariol have successfully deployed and recovered the first pilot test of the EGEL Seafloor Monitoring Observatory (SMO) from Tagoro, an underwater volcano near the island of El Hierro in the Canary Islands.

ANPERC signs Memorandum of Understanding with Montan University

Oct 15, 2017

KAUST and Montan University Leoben from Austria recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow extensive collaboration between the two universities. The Memorandum was signed Professor Jean Fréchet, Senior Vice President - Research, Innovation and Economic Development and will serve as an opportunity for ANPERC to connect with the department of Petroleum Engineering of MUL and set up various potential collaboration projects such as a student exchange or collaborative research fundings.

A Core That Rocks for Research – ANPERC Obtains Arab-D Core Samples

May 28, 2017

Over the past year, ANPERC has placed a great deal of effort and time to building and equipping a world-class petroleum and geoscience research laboratory facility. Although the center continues to add unique new equipment each day to complete the labs, principle research investigations have already begun in wide range of areas. Among these is the investigation of rock properties from oil and gas reservoirs in the Kingdom and throughout the Middle East. The availability of rock and core material is a critical prerequisite for the success of these research efforts.

Running Tests on the Floor of the Red Sea

Sep 08, 2016

Members of ANPERC ventured out into the Red Sea to test a new tool—designed and built in-house with the assistance of KAUST's Central Workshops—that aims to provide a set of subsurface sediment analyses that can't be conducted in the lab.