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The Department of Global & Social Studies Seminar on "The Lobby as a Model in Promoting Saudi Arabia's International Relations"

The Department of Global & Social Studies at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) organized a lecture on 20 November 2019, entitled “The Lobby as a Model in Promoting Saudi Arabia’s International Relations”. This valuable lecture was delivered by Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdullah Almutrif, a former associate professor of international relations at KFUPM.
Nov. 21, 2019

Dr. Abduljamiu Amao receives the Allan Higgins Award of the Micropalaeontological Society

Dr. Abduljamiu Amao of the Center for Integrated Petroleum Research has been awarded the 2019 Alan Higgins Award for Applied Micropalaeontology. Dr. Amao is the second researcher from KFUPM to receive this prestigious award from the Micropalaeontological Society – the first such award to a KFUPM scientist was given to Dr. Eiichi Setoyama in 2016.
Nov. 20, 2019

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals organizes the annual meeting of the cooperation program with the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy

On 13 and14 November 2019, in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Khalid Al Sultan President of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy and Dr. Sahel N. Abduljawad, Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, both parties organized the annual review work for the KFUPM-KACARE cooperation program that aims to enhance the quality of science, technology, education, and industrial development in the Kingdom.
Nov. 14, 2019

Minister of Labor and Social Development Visited KFUPM

On Monday, November 4, 2019, the Minister of Labor and Social Development, Eng. Ahmed Al-Rajhi, visited King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). The visit’s program included the opening of a workshop, a course to develop and train workers in the non-profit sector in the Kingdom and a tour of some KFUPM facilities.
Nov. 6, 2019

Earned 3 Patents: Research project to convert carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon products and mitigate global warming

Carbon dioxide gas is a major contributor to the greenhouse effect and has been recognized as a principle source of global warming. Various initiatives have been carried out across the globe to mitigate carbon dioxide emission. The world consumes approximately one billion barrels of oil equal to atmospheric release of 1 trillion pounds of CO2 for each 12 days, which is creating serious problems such as global warming, drought and deforestation affecting living conditions on earth and drastic climate change. The new study revealed a linear link between emissions of CO2 and the loss of Arctic sea ice, which has shrunk by half in the last 40 years. The link enables people to understand their own contribution to climate change.
Nov. 5, 2019

Governor of Eastern Province Chairs the Meeting of KFUPM Fund for Research & Educational Programs

On Sunday, 3rd November 2019, His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, chaired the second Board meeting of the fourth cycle for the KFUPM Fund for Research & Educational Programs , "KFUPM Fund", at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals.
Nov. 4, 2019

Technical Meeting on Industrial Energy Efficiency

The Center of Excellence in Energy Efficiency (CEEE), KFUPM hosted a technical meeting entitled ‘Industrial Energy Efficiency’ on Wednesday 30th October 2019 in Dhahran Techno Valley (DTV)-KFUPM. This event is one of the activities of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)-Saudi Chapter, which was sponsored by CEEE-KFUPM with a purpose of exchanging and debating ideas on energy efficiency initiatives and best practices. The meeting was attended by around 80 specialists in Energy.
Oct. 31, 2019

KFUPM signed a Technology Cooperation Agreement with Halliburton

On Wednesday 23rd October 2019, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) signed a framework agreement for research cooperation and technology development with Halliburton, one of the University strategic partners, with its research center in the Dhahran Techno Valley.
Oct. 23, 2019

In Parallel with the visit of President Vladimir Putin to the Kingdom: Strategic Framework Agreement between Moscow State Institute of International Relations, International Institute of Energy Policy and Diplomacy and KFUPM

In conjunction with the visit of Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation to Saudi Arabia, on Monday (14 October 2019), the Saudi-Russian CEO Forum was held, which witnessed the signing of 17 MoU between a number of Saudi and Russian entities in a number of fields such as technical, petrochemical, transportation, logistics, energy, financial services and space.
Oct. 20, 2019

To Support Social Responsibility Programs Inauguration of "Noraak" Forum at "Scitech" Center

On behalf of the University Rector, Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, the Vice rector for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mesfer M. Al-Zahrani, inaugurated on Thursday (10 October 2019), the activities of the sixth edition of the family forum "Naraak" organized by the Sultan bin Abdulaziz Center for Science and Technology "SciTech", King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and was held under the slogan "interconnected family .. Safe Society ".
Oct. 13, 2019