08 May, 2024

Highligting APG research at SEPM Congress - Flagstaff 2024

APG showcased its research on the evolution of the Red Sea and the evolution and erosion of the landforms of western Saudi Arabia at SEPM Congress - Flagstaff 2024.

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27 March, 2024

Iftar Dinner March 27 2024

2024 Iftar Dinner at Baylasun - KAEC

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06 March, 2024

Geothermal resources potential in Saudi Arabia

From 6-7 March, Professor Abdulkader M. Afifi and PhD candidate Miliausha Petrova participated in a workshop on Saudi Arabia’s Untapped Resources: Geothermal Energy.

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12 February, 2024

Miliausha Petrova presents at ITPC conference 2024

PhD candidate Miliausha Petrova presented an e-poster entitled: The Potential for CO2 Disposal in the Volcanic Fields of the Arabian Peninsula at the 2024 ITPC conference.

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04 February, 2024

Exploring the potential of geothermal resources in Northern Arabia

Professor Abdulkader M. Afifi and PhD candidate Miliausha Petrova attended a geothermal workshop on the potential of geothermal energy resources in Northern Arabia.

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18 January, 2024

Sediment routing systems of the eastern red sea rifted margin

We are pleased to share APG's latest publication, Sediment routing systems of the eastern red sea rifted margin. Read the entire article at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2024.104679

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22 November, 2023

Assessment of CO2 Storage Potential in Hawtah and Nuayyim Trends, Central Saudi Arabia

On the 22 November 2023, Aytaj Khodayeva successfully defended her MSc thesis entitled: Assessment of CO2 Storage Potential in Hawtah and Nuayyim Trends, Central Saudi Arabia. Aytaj's research was mentored by Professor Abdulkader M. Alafifi.

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22 November, 2023

Origin of peridotites from Thurwah ophiolite (Saudi Arabia), and their potential for CO2 mineralization

Congratulations to Maria C. Lopez Suarez on successfully defending her thesis. The thesis examined the origin of peridotites from Thurwah ophiolite (Saudi Arabia) and their potential for CO2 mineralization. Maria's thesis was mentored by Professor Abdulkader M. Alafifi.

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07 November, 2023

Dr. Antoine J. Delaunay presents at RST 2023

Dr. Delaunay presented a poster entitled “Evolution of the eastern Red Sea rifted margin: morphology, uplift processes and source-to-sink dynamics” at RST 2023. The poster relates to a recently accepted paper that will soon be published. Please check back for more details on the soon-to-be-published paper.

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31 October, 2023

Dr. Guillaume J. Baby presents at RST2023

APG Research Scientists Dr. Guillaume J. Baby and Dr. Antoine J. Delaunay attended the 28th Reunion des Sciences de la Terre (RST2023) in Rennes, France.

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03 September, 2023

Tihana Pensa presents at IMAGE 2023

From August 28 to September 1, 2023, APG PhD candidate, Tihana Pensa participated in the International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy (IMAGE 2023 ) held in Houston, Texas.

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25 June, 2023

PhD Candidate Ali H. Alibrahim attends the 14th International School for Foraminifera

APG PhD candidate Ali H. Alibrahim recently attended the 14th International School for Foraminifera.

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04 June, 2023

PhD student Tihana Pensa receives Dean's Award 2023

Tihana Pensa, a Ph.D. candidate in the APG research group, received the prestigious Dean's Award 2023 for her outstanding academic performance and contributions to the Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering Program (ERPE).

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21 March, 2023

Seeing through sediment reveals Red Sea tectonics

On 21 March 2023, the KAUST Discovery magazine highlighted Professor Abdulkader M. Alafifi and Dr. Antoine J. Delaunay's work on the structure of the Red Sea.

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22 February, 2023

APG represented at MEOS GEO 2023, Bahrain

PhD candidate Tihana Pensa participated as a committee member of the Young Professionals & Students program at the recently concluded MEOS GEO 2023 conference held in Bahrain.

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16 January, 2023

Modeling complex faults on the Sinai-Arabia plate boundary

Professor Abdulkader M. Afifi and Dr. Jakub Fedorik recently developed the most detailed model of part of the active plate boundary between Sinai and Arabia.

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16 December, 2022

Syn-rift stratigraphy and sedimentary evolution of the Midyan Basin: from geological observations to Forward Stratigraphic Modeling

Congratulations to Jordania Mildred Zerpa Varela on completing her Masters. For her PhD, Jordania will continue research on the potential for CO2 disposal in the sedimentary basins along the Red Sea coast.

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08 August, 2022

The carbon mineralization team visits active Carbfix projects in Iceland

The KAUST-ANPERC carbon mineralization team visited active Carbfix projects in Iceland. They were hosted by Professor Sigurdur Gislason of the University of Iceland and Professor Eric Oelkers.

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23 May, 2022

EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna

Jakub Fedorik presenting his work on the Miocene reefs around the Red Sea before a packed audience.

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