Aramco, MSU to conduct joint research on upstream technology

Saudi Aramco Upstream Technology Co. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Russia’s Lomonosov Moscow State University to promote cooperation in joint research.

Offshore staff

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia– Saudi Aramco Upstream Technology Co., a Saudi Aramco company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russia’s Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) to promote cooperation in joint research, primarily to explore oil and gas industry innovation with specific focus on upstream technology.

Under the MoU, Saudi Aramco and MSU will conduct programs and projects to include developing new advanced materials applied in the oil and gas industry as well as methods and techniques for reservoir and oilfield data acquisition, analysis and computational modeling.

The collaboration will also entail both parties organizing bilateral joint laboratories, symposia, workshops and conferences.

In addition, a new Saudi Aramco Research Center will also be established at MSU Science Park in Moscow.

08/30/2018

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