16 June, 2022

Dean's Award 2022

On June 16, 2022, the Dean's Award Celebration Dinner was held at the Al Marsa Restaurant to celebrate the Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering Program (ERPE) Awardees.

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08 June, 2022

Seminar: How Plasma-Pulse Geo-Drilling (PPGD) can make Geothermal Energy Cheaper

MERGE Group is pleased to welcome Mohamed Ezzat as KAUST visiting student for one week. Mohamed Ezzat is a 4th-year Ph.D. candidate in Geothermal Energy and Geofluids Group at ETH Zurich. His Ph.D. investigates the physics underlining the Plasma-Pulse Geo-Drilling technology using numerical modeling and lab experiments under ambient and deep wellbore conditions.

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31 May, 2022

Interpore Conference Presentation by Prof. Bicheng YAN

From May 31st to June 2nd, some students, researchers, and professor participated in the 14th International Conference on Porous Media (InterPore 2022), held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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16 May, 2022

Prof. Mark Zoback delivered a seminar entitled “In situ Stress and Hydraulic Fracturing”

On Thursday (May 12th) Emeritus Professor Mark Zoback from Stanford University visited KAUST to interact with ANPERC’s students, postdocs, research scientists and faculty.

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17 April, 2022

Dr. Gang Han, President of ARMA visited ANPERC’s lab and provided a Seminar

On Thursday (April 14th,2022), Dr. Gang Han, Saudi Aramco employee and President of American Rock Mechanics Association visited and toured ANPERC’s laboratory accompanied by representatives from KAUST’s ARMA student chapter

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12 April, 2022

ANPERC Iftar Dinner

2022 Iftar dinner at Bay la Sun Hotel in KAEC (King Abdullah Economic City).

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06 April, 2022

KAUST Geothermal Project

Evaluation and demonstration of advanced geothermal energy utilization – KAUST research project – in support of KSA's Ministry of Energy to bringing geothermal energy as a renewable energy source to Saudi Arabia.

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03 April, 2022

Research Highlight: First KAUST-JAMSTEC research cruise in the Red Sea

Led by research scientist Alex Petrovic, a multidisciplinary team of seven scientists from different KAUST research centers (ANPERC, RSRC) and divisions (PSE, BESE) kicked off the first research cruise as part of the signed MOU between KAUST and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) this February.

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31 March, 2022


On March 30th, 2022, we were pleased to welcome a group from SINOPEC, SAUDI ARAMCO and more than 70 people from the KAUST Saudi Leadership Program (KSLP) to our center.

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30 March, 2022

All ANPERC Meeting - March 2022

On March 30th, ANPERC held the all ANPERC monthly meeting and bid farewell to Ms. Karen Barter.

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29 March, 2022

ERPE Students' Lunch-n-Chat

On March 29th, 2022, ERPE students’ Lunch-n-Chat took place.

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17 March, 2022

NMR lecture by Green Imaging Technologies

On March 13th and 14th, Mr. Derrick Green (CEO of Green Imaging Technologies Inc.) gave us two lectures on The basics of NMR and Advanced Topics on NMR

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15 March, 2022

ANPERC Graphics Competition

Show us your artistic side and win prizes!

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02 March, 2022

MetaRock Laboratories provides training on RCA and SCAL equipment

The MetaRock Laboratories recently visited ANPERC and provided comprehensive training on RCA and SCAL equipment.

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27 February, 2022

ANPERC presents at IPTC 2022

From 21 to 23 February, ANPERC and CCRC Centers represented KAUST at IPTC 2022. The three days conference focused on the energy of the future.

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03 February, 2022

CO2 Mineralization in Basalts

In 2019, the Arabian Plate Geology ( APG ) initiated a research project to evaluate the potential for CO2 mineralization in basaltic rocks of Saudi Arabia, funded by Aramco’s Environmental Protection Department.

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20 January, 2022

Saudi Aramco’s EXPEC ARC Dhahran head office visits ANPERC labs.

On Thursday (Jan. 20th) five visitors from Saudi Aramco’s EXPEC ARC Dhahran head office visited and toured the ANPERC labs.

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13 December, 2021

Petroleum Experts(Petex) donates 10 licenses of the MOVE Suite to ANPERC - KAUST

Petroleum Experts has donated 10 licenses of the MOVE Suite to ANPERC-KAUST

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01 December, 2021

Scientific Talk - KAUST Research Open Week

C. Justin Ezekiel, a Post-Doc with Professors Martin Mai and Thomas Finkbeiner, participated in the Scientific Talk at KAUST Research Open Week.

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