17 January, 2021

Congratulations to ANPERC's Class of 2020

Congratulations to our 2020 PhD and MS Graduates

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17 January, 2021

ANPERC Faculty Exhibit their work at the KAUST Circular Carbon Initiative Expo

In Dec 2020, Kaust hosted the KAUST Circular Carbon Initiative Expo. During the event, exhibitors showcased their research into Circular Carbon Economy (CCE) technology solutions. Prof. Volker C. Vahrenkamp and Prof. Thomas Finkbeiner, from Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center, exhibited their work on CO2 and Geothermal Subsurface Solutions – Closing the Cycle.

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17 January, 2021

Dr. Thomas Finkbeiner appointed a Research Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Finkbeiner on being promoted to a Research Professor, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Dr. Finkbeiner received his Ph.D. in Geophysics from Stanford University. He joined King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in January of 2016 in the Ali Al Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC). His research focuses on rock and geo-mechanics, rock physics for oil and gas, and renewable energies.

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09 December, 2020

ANPERC’s SEG EVOLVE 2020 KAUST TEAM WINS THREE CATEGORIES AT THE SEG EVOLVE 2020 PROGRAM

Congratulations to our SEG EVOLVE 2020 KAUST team on putting up an exceptional performance and winning three categories at the SEG EVOLVE 2020 program: Best Investment Opportunity in Eugene Island, GOM, Best Map – Kingdom, and Easiest To Work With team. The team comprising of ANPERC students and Faculty represented KAUST at the SEG EVOLVE 2020 program as one of the 25 teams selected from around the world. Team members included: Teyyuba Adigozalova- Team lead and Petrophysicist (MSc in ERPE), Indra Arifianto- Geologist/Geophysicist (Ph.D. in ErSE), Andika Perbawa-Geophysicist Mentor (Ph.D. in ErSE), Elmir Abilov- Reservoir Engineer (MSc in ERPE), and Professor Abdulkader M. Alafifi- Faculty Advisor.

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22 November, 2020

ANPERC scientists investigate the potential for carbon sequestration in Saudi Arabia by the process of mineral carbonation of basalts

A team of ANPERC scientists led by Professors Afifi and Hoteit is investigating the potential for carbon sequestration in Saudi Arabia by the process of mineral carbonation of basalts. They recently conducted five days of field studies in the Jizan area of southwest Saudi Arabia to study outcrops of volcanic rocks that are candidates for permanent disposal of CO2 emitted from power and desalination plants in the area. Participants included Aboud Afifi, Hussein Hoteit, Froukje Van Der Zwan, Jakub Fedorik, Ali Altammar, and Murtadha Al Malallah.

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05 October, 2020

ANPERC welcomes 9 new scientists and 22 new students

ANPERC welcomes 9 new scientists and 22 new students

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27 September, 2020

PhD study position in the MIMic project, ANPERC

Ph.D. Student position in the MIMic project.

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09 February, 2020

ANPERC's 2020 KAUST Research Conference Showcases Geothermal Energy Innovations and Possibilities

The research conference on geothermal energy last month brought great minds together from around the globe.

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05 February, 2020

"Staying Cool in A Warming Climate" a Collaborative Research Project

A KAUST-KAPSARC Collaboration on electricity and air-conditioning in a warming world.

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25 November, 2019

Arab News Article on ANPERC-JAMSTEC Collaboration

A Recent collaboration between KAUST and Japanese researchers has been covered by Arab News.

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21 November, 2019

Field Trip to Aqaba and Midyan

​A group of KAUST faculty and scientists, composed of members of ANPERC and the Red Sea Research Center, traveled to the northwestern part of Saudi Arabia last month.

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13 November, 2019

"Create to Become:" Carlos Santamarina Speaks at Tanween

Carlos Santamarina spoke at Tanween about how to understand and promote creativity.

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10 November, 2019

Ahmed Saad Takes Part in Harvard Internship

Ahmed Saad was among many ANPERC students studying and collaborating around the world in the summer of 2019.

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05 November, 2019

Ahmad Alabdulghani Defends His Thesis

Ahmad Alabdulghani, after two years of hard work, presented his thesis on fluid flow experiments.

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22 October, 2019

KAUST Live Interview: Tad Patzek and Ahmed Saad Talk SPE Student Activities

Dr. Tad Patzek and Ahmed Saad talked to Nic Demille about SPE's student activities, and why it's so valuable to the education of engineers of different disciplines.

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08 October, 2019

New Postdoctoral Fellows Have Joined ANPERC

Read about two of the newest postdocs to arrive at ANPERC this semester.

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30 September, 2019

ANPERC Students Talk About Summer Internships

ANPERC students were busy this summer interning for companies and institutions around the world.

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29 September, 2019

ANPERC's Research Impact Continues to Grow

ANPERC students and researchers present around the world, most recently at a petroleum geostatistics conference in Italy.

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10 September, 2019

Saleh Hassan Takes Part in 10th University Scholars Leadership Conference

The University Scholars Leadership Symposium helps young people make a positive impact on their world.

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03 September, 2019

KAUST Fellowship is a Powerful Tool For Science

One of KAUST's least widely known advantages is its competitve fellowship that gives students and scientists the freedom to pursue their research.

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