07 November, 2018

Meet New Faculty Member Dr. Aboud Afifi

ANPERC's latest addition comes to KAUST from Saudi Aramco, with a wealth of knowledge and a passion for Red Sea and Arabian Plate research.

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31 October, 2018

Fractured, Fracturing, and Fracked: Short Course Recap

Dr. Sherilyn Williams-Stroud recently delivered the excellent “Fratured, Fracturing, and Fracked Reservoirs” short course.

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15 October, 2018

KAUST President Tony Chan Leaves No Stone Unturned in Visit to ANPERC Lab

On Monday morning KAUST's new president visited the ANPERC laboratory in building 5. ANPERC faculty, staff, and students were present to give the president a hands-on look at their ongoing research.

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08 October, 2018

ANPERC Mudcake Models Attract Attention from KAUST Discovery

Qi Liu and J. Carlos Santamarina have conducted research on mudcake development in oil wells that has been recently highlighted on the KAUST Discovery site.

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07 October, 2018

ANPERC Brings Exploration Research to SEG Anaheim

Post-doc Timofey Eltsov and others plan to show off the latest work done at ANPERC at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists annual meeting.

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04 October, 2018

Q & A With New ANPERC Professor Shehab Ahmed

New ANPERC professor Dr. Shehab Ahmed Talks about his work and what he plans to achieve at KAUST.

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04 October, 2018

Geological Field Excursions: Field Work in Support of Science

CaResS has big plans for 2018-2019, combining traditional research with hands-on excursions to the field.

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03 October, 2018

Startup 'Vythos' Wins Taqadam Funding, Gets Ready to Revolutionize Deepsea Research

ANPERC's Jiming Jiang and Marco Terzariol won 375,000 riyal of funding from Taqadam for their deepsea exploration startup Vythos.

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01 October, 2018

KAUST Makes Elite Eight in SPE's PetroBowl Championship

KAUST reaches further than any team from the Middle East and North Africa region, against competition from all over the world.

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20 September, 2018

Six weeks of ANPERC experience for SRSI student Mohammed Suleiman

Just like last year ANPERC was honored to host two talented SRSI students, Mohammed Suleiman and Anass Alzomaili. Both students were supervised by Professor Hussein Hoteit and worked on projects specially designed for them. We asked Mohammed Suleiman about his experience as an SRSI-student in KAUST.

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18 September, 2018

ANPERC Faculty and Students Travel the World to Participate in Symposia

Dr. Carlos Santamarina represents KAUST in Atlanta and Lausanne, joined by Rached Rached and Marco Terzariol of ANPERC.

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16 September, 2018

ANPERC Organizes Course by Industry Consultant Dr. Sherilyn Williams-Stroud

Confractus CEO and Illinois State Geology Survey consulting geologist Sherilyn Williams-Stroud will conduct a 3 day course for ANPERC and PSE students and faculty.

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06 September, 2018

ErSE Special Seminar Speakers Inspire As Well As Educate

SEG Honorary Lecturer Maria Capello warns: "We have become very much secluded in our science."

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28 August, 2018

J. Carlos Santamarina to Speak at Academic Convocation

This year's faculty speaker at the 9th academic convocation will be ANPERC's Associate Center Director Dr Carlos Santamarina.

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26 August, 2018

KAUST Launches New Academic Program: Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering

ErPE, a new academic program offered by the Physical Science and Engineering Division, will open new opportunities for students interested in studying at KAUST and ANPERC.

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08 August, 2018

ANPERC attends AAPG meeting

This May, ANPERC Professor Volker Vahrenkamp and Postdoctoral Fellow Pankaj Khanna visited the AAPG/SEPM Annual Convention Meeting in Salt Lake City, USA. This meeting, organized by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, aims to bring together the best geoscientists on the planet to see the latest science and technology in the geoscience world.

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01 August, 2018

Q & A with Visiting Student Christian Wimmer

Recently, ANPERC signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Leoben University in Austria to promote collaboration and student exchanges between the two universities. In April, ANPERC welcomed the first exchange student from Leoben. Christian Wimmer works as a Visiting Student in the EGEL group under the supervision of Professor Santamarina. We asked him about his experience as a Visiting Student in KAUST in a short Q&A

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25 July, 2018

The KAUST SPE team qualifies for PetroBowl Finals

The KAUST SPE PetroBowl team qualified in the 2018 MENA (Middle East North Africa) competition to participate in the PetroBowl Finals held during the September 2018 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, USA. In the PetroBowl competition SPE Student Chapter teams play against each other in a series of quick-fire rounds, answering technical and non-technical gas and oil-industry related questions.

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18 July, 2018

EGEL welcomes Visiting Professor Dr. Luis Alberto Torres Cruz

Dr. Luis Alberto Torres Cruz has commenced his five month sabbatical with the EGEL group. Dr Torres Cruz is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa where he lectures in Strength of Materials and Geotechnical Engineering.

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07 June, 2018

Visiting Student Aseel Alsantely follows her dream

KAUST and ANPERC regularly host exceptional undergraduate students as Visiting Students to conduct unique research and explore graduate opportunities. It is one of the best-in-class strategies for encouraging bright young minds from Saudi Arabia and around the world to pursue graduate education. One of ANPERC's recent Visiting Student interns is Aseel Alsantely, who is completing an internship in the EGEL lab under supervision of Professor Carlos Santamarina.

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