R&D Study Group: R&D Strategy at Saudi Aramco

Speaker Dr. Ashraf Al-Tahini
Ashraf Al-Tahini is currently the R&D Director at Aramco Services Company. Ashraf is managing three research centers conducting both upstream and downstream research at Houston, Boston and Detroit. Prior to his current role, Dr. Al-Tahini was the assistant to Vice President of Petroleum Engineering and Development at Saudi Aramco. Dr. ...

Ashraf Al-Tahini is currently the R&D Director at Aramco Services Company. Ashraf is managing three research centers conducting both upstream and downstream research at Houston, Boston and Detroit. Prior to his current role, Dr. Al-Tahini was the assistant to Vice President of Petroleum Engineering and Development at Saudi Aramco. Dr. Al-Tahini holds PhD and MS in Petroleum Engineering from University of Oklahoma and BS in Chemical Engineering from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals at Dhahran of  Saudi Arabia. Dr. Al-Tahini has received several awards including the Rock Mechanics Award for the University of Oklahoma Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering (MPGE) for the years 2003 and 2006 and the 2010 SPE Young member Outstanding Service Award. Dr. Al-Tahini was the 2011 chairperson of SPE Saudi Arabia Section and the chairperson of the 2009 Saudi Arabia SPE Section Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition. Dr. Al-Tahini has more than 17 technical publications and 3 US patents.

Full Description

Saudi Aramco has taken a strategic decision to substantially expand its R&D capabilities.  Nine new Saudi Aramco research centers were established around the world  – three of them are in the United States. The presentation will talk about Saudi Aramco R&D strategy and the motivation of the R&D global presence and will focus on the R&D activities of the centers located in the USA.

Organizer Skip Davis

For more info please contact Skip Davis at skdavis@technologyintermediaries.com  


 

When?

Thu, Feb. 4, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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Norris Westchase Center
9990 Richmond Ave., Suite 102
Houston, Texas 77042
United States

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