30 January, 2023

The Middle East has great potential for CCS

In a KAUST funded project, we are evaluating the CO2 seal capacity of one of the best hydrocarbon seals in the world – the Hith anhydrite.

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13 December, 2022

Petroleum Experts Limited (Petex) has granted 10 academic licenses of the MOVE Suite Software to ANPERC - KAUST

Petex has kindly granted 10 educational licences of the MOVE suite, which equates to an equivalent donation of £ 2.433.833,17 of software to the Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center, KAUST .

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01 December, 2022

ANPERC End of year party 2022

On December 1st, 2022, ANPERC invited all department members and their families to celebrate the end of another year.

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27 November, 2022

All ANPERC Meeting - November 2022

The All ANPERC monthly meeting took place on November 27, 2022. During the meeting, ANPERC hosted a farewell party for the Associate Center Director, Professor Juan Carlos Santamarina and the Center Manager, Aeisha Salem, who are leaving the department.

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25 November, 2022

KAUST Community Triathlon 2022

On the 25th of November, KAUST promoted the KAUST Community Triathlon, and ANPERC was present with Professors, Post-docs, Ph.D. and Master's students representing the center.

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20 November, 2022

Ph.D. student Amer Alanazi wins Best Student Paper Award at International Geomechanics Symposium

Ph.D. student, Amer Alanazi received the best student paper award at IGS-2022 for his paper titled: “Analysis of capillary sealing efficiency of caprock for H2 and CO2 geological storage.”

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08 November, 2022

Muhammad Usman visits RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Muhammad Usman, a Ph.D. student of Prof. Volker Vahrenkamp is currently visiting RWTH Aachen university as a sandwich Ph.D. student.

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31 October, 2022

KAUST SEG EVOLVE Team Presented their work in IMAGE 2022, Houston, and Received the Best Team Work Recognition

Congratulations to our SEG EVOLVE team from KAUST, who presented their work during the IMAGE 2022 annual conference in Houston, TX.

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13 October, 2022

Congratulations! KAUST SEG Student Chapter team wins 1st place at the 2022 SEG-DGS Middle East Challenge Bowl

KAUST SEG Student Chapter team composed of Gaurav Siddharth Gairola (Ph.D. in ERPE) and Mustafa Alfarhan (Ph.D. in ErSE) recently won first place at the SEG-DGS Middle East Challenge Bowl Competition.

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29 September, 2022

Dr. Hassan M. El-Houjeiri, Saudi Aramco presented a seminar to ANPERC

On the 29th of September, Dr. Hassan M. El-Houjeiri, Head of Energy Traceability Technology, Saudi Aramco presented a seminar entitled: “The power of science in shaping climate policy and investment decisions” to all ANPERC members.

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24 September, 2022

ANPERC participated in AAPG Geoscience Technology Workshop in Bahrain

ANPERC participated in AAPG Geoscience Technology Workshop in Bahrain entitled “SOURCE ROCKS OF THE MIDDLE EAST: A WORLD CLASS RESOURCE FOR UNCONVENTIONAL?” held from 24th - 28th of Sep, 2022.

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22 September, 2022

Happy Saudi National Day

ANPERC celebrated the 92nd Anniversary of Saudi Arabia National Day on September 23rd, 2022.

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15 September, 2022

5th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies

Otavio Jose Dezem Bertozzi Junior, a Ph.D. candidate of MERGE Group, had an honor to attend the 5th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST Conference 2022), held on 5-7 of September in Eindhoven.

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15 September, 2022

All ANPERC Meeting - September 2022

On September 15th, the first All ANPERC Meeting took place after the beginning of the academic year. It was a great time to meet and welcome all new students and members.

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12 September, 2022

Indah Putri was selected to represent KAUST at Camp 2030

On the 12th - 18th of September 2022, Indah Putri participated in Camp 2030, New York, USA. Indah Putri is a Ph.D. candidate from the Carbonate Reservoir Studies Group, working with Professor Volker Vahrenkamp.

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11 September, 2022

KAUST SPE Student Chapter Seminar - Prof. Abbas Firoozabadi

On September 11, 2022, Prof. Abbas Firoozabadi presented the seminar entitled: "Increase of Fluid-Fluid Interfacial Elasticity and CO2 Viscosification in Hydrocarbon Energy Production and the Stewardship of the Enviroment”.

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08 September, 2022

ARMA KAUST Student Chapter Seminar - Professor Alexandros Danilidis

On September 8, 2022, Professor Alexandros Danilidis presented an interesting seminar entitled: "Direct-use Geothermal Energy: Uncertainty Quantification for the Energy Transition"

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28 August, 2022

Ph.D. student Indah Putri was selected to participate in the 2022 SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium (SLS), Houston, USA

ANPERC’s Ph.D. student, Indah Putri (Volker Vahrenkamp group), was selected to participate in the 2022 SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium (SLS).

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25 August, 2022

Young Saudi students visited ANPERC

From August 21st to 25th, a group of young Saudi students from different universities around KSA participated in a student debate on the future of energy organized by the Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC).

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08 August, 2022

Iceland Field Trip 2022

From August 08th to 12th, 2022, Professors Hussein Hoteit, Abdulkader Afifi, and J. Carlos Santamarina conducted a field trip to Iceland to visit the Carbfix project.

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