2017 Chapter Recognition Ceremony

20 February 2018. The SPWLA Saudi Arabia Chapter (SAC) concluded a successful 2017 year with Chapter Recognition Ceremony on 20 Feb 2018, participated by senior management of Saudi Aramco, KFUPM, BHGE, Halliburton, Schlumberger and Weatherford. The mission of providing a platform for knowledge sharing and keep its members up to date with technologies was achieved with monthly events and two very successful and actively participated topical workshops. The event was opened by Dr. Tareq AlGhamdi, President of SPWLA SAC, who highlighted major achievements in 2017. S. Mark Ma, SPWLA SAC VP Technical Events, delivered the 2017 Chapter Annual Report. In their keynote speeches, Khalid Zainalabedin, Manager of Reservoir Description & Simulation Department, Saudi Aramco, and Abdullatif Omair, Head of Reservoir Description Division, Saudi Aramco, emphasized the importance of SPWLA to the Upstream business of Saudi Aramco and expressed their appreciations to the Chapter Officers and volunteers. They also expressed their continuous support to the Chapter’s activities. Before closing, Tareq layout future plans to ensure closer engagement with Chapter members, student chapters, and other local societies.