04 December, 2021

Prof. Patzek receives SPE IOR Pioneer Award 2022

Professor Tad Patzek has been awarded the SPE IOR PIONEER AWARD for 2022. The SPE IOR Pioneer Award is presented to selected individuals who have made significant advancements over the years in improved oil recovery technology.

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28 November, 2021

Prof. Patzek Will Participate in Webinar About Gas Flaring

The webinar raises the question on "How Can Governments, Oil & Gas Enterprises, and Research Institutions Collaborate to End Routine Gas Flaring?". It will be hosted next Tuesday, November 30 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (Riyadh time - GMT+3) The speakers of this webinar will go over the best practices and technology enablers that can detect gas flaring volumes and methane emissions and the progress made thus far to eliminate them.

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10 November, 2021

Wardana Saputra Successfully Defended His PhD. Dissertation

On November 4th, Wardana Saputra, Ph.D. Candidate Supervised by Director and Prof. Tadeusz Patzek successfully presented his defense entitled: Physics-Guided Data-Driven Production Forecasting in Shales.

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03 September, 2020

Daniela Ortiz Defended Her Master Thesis

Congratulations to EGG group member, Daniela Andrea Arias Ortiz, who successfully defended her MS thesis on Sept 2, 2020.

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07 September, 2020

Prof. Patzek Wins the 2020 EAGE Desiderius Erasmus Award

This year, Professor Tad Patzek received the highest technical honor bestowed by the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE): Desiderius Erasmus award (Award for Lifetime Contribution).

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23 July, 2020

Philip Mitchell Defended His Master Thesis

Congratulations to EGG group member, Philip Mitchell, who successfully defended his MS thesis on July 21, 2020. Philip’s thesis was entitled, Planetary Health for the Arabian Peninsula: Environmental Limits to Human Population. Philip received praise from the committee for the high quality of his writing and the breadth of the scope of his thesis, which already “exceeded the level of an MS thesis.”

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12 August, 2020

Saputra's Paper Was Selected as Energies Editor's Choice

Congratulations to Prof. Patzek, Wardana Saputra, and Wissem Kirati whose paper: “Generalized Extreme Value Statistics, Physical Scaling and Forecasts of Oil Production in the Bakken Shale” was selected and named by Energies Journal as “the Interesting Contribution—Editor's Choice.”

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01 January, 2020

Patzek's Paper Makes Cover of Energy & Fuels

Our recently published paper authored by Prof. Tad Patzek, Wardana Saputra, and Wissem Kirati makes cover of Energy & Fuels Volume 33, Issue 12.

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17 February, 2020

ANPERC-KAPSARC collaboration: Staying Cool in A Warming Climate

Staying Cool in A Warming Climate: Temperature, Electricity and Air Conditioning in Saudi Arabia is a collaboration research project of ANPERC and KAPSARC. The results have been presented at the Middle East Energy Saudi conference and at the KAPSARC. Peer-reviewed article on the topic has been published recently in the MDPI journal Climate.

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10 November, 2019

Ahmed Saad Takes Part in Harvard Internship

Our Phd Student, Ahmed Saad, recently spent three months with the Experimental Soft Condensed Matter Group, led by Professor David Weitz at Harvard's John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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23 October, 2019

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

Prof. 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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13 October, 2019

Siarhei Presented at the 4th EAGE Workshop on High Performance Computing in Dubai

Our research scientist, Siarhei Khirevich, recently presented at the Fourth EAGE Workshop on High Performance Computing for Upstream in Dubai, UAE.

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01 October, 2019

EGG-KAUST SPE SC Environmental Talks

EGG is pleased to announce new event: Environmental Talks, organized by KAUST SPE student chapter.

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10 September, 2019

Weiwei Presented at the 4th EAGE Conference on Petroleum Geostatistics in Florence, Italy

Our PhD student, PhD student, Weiwei Zhu recently presented at the 4th EAGE Conference on Petroleum Geostatistics in Florence, Italy.

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15 August, 2019

Saleh Hassan Takes Part in 10th University Scholars Leadership Conference

Our PhD student, Saleh Hassan, was recently being a delegate at the 2019 University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 1-7 August 2019.

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09 June, 2019

Timofey Presented at the EAGE Annual 2019 in London

Our postdoctoral fellow Timofey Eltsov presented at the EAGE Annnual 2019 in London

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12 May, 2019

EGG at InterPore2019 Valencia

EGG has presented some papers at InterPore2019 Valencia

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14 April, 2019

Saleh presented at the 2019 IOR in France

Saleh F. Hassan, ANPERC PhD student working under Prof. Patzek presented a poster at the 20th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery held at Pau, France from April 8-11, 2019.

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25 February, 2019

EGG at MEOS 2019 Bahrain

Prof. Tadeusz Patzek, post-doc Timofey Eltsov, and PhD student Ahmed Hassan recently attended the Middle East Oil and Gas Show (MEOS) from March 18 to 21 in Bahrain.

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16 January, 2019

Prof. Tad Patzek's Talk in WEP 2019: Geologic and Human Time Scale: How can we salvage our global civilization?

Prof. Tadeusz Patzek gave a seminar on the long past (and possible short future) of the human race, as part of Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) 2019 at KAUST.

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