About Us

The ATS&E represents the corner stone of SPE-KSA section’s activities and hosts its largest gathering over a span of 5 days. It facilitates the exchange of knowledge, display of innovative ideas and show case the latest technologies in the oil & gas industry and regarded as a renowned event for disseminating knowledge, promoting ideas and seizing opportunities. Since its inception in 1990, the symposium has gained remarkable significance; not only locally but even both regionally and internationally.

2018 ATS&E

The Society of Petroleum Engineers – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Section (SPE –KSA) is proud to announce that the 2018 edition of its Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition (ATS&E) will be held at Dhahranexpo, 23-26 April, 2018 & will have the following theme

ATS&E: where energy meets intelligence

2018 ATS&E Booklet


The Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition Technical Program team strives for the SPE ATS&E technical sessions to become the premier platform for delivering world-class technical publications, providing exposure to wide range of innovative ideas in the oil and gas industry, networking with industry leaders and exchanging knowledge.


The Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition Technical Program team seeks to provide a unique crossroad for a diverse community of engineers, scientists and innovators to disseminate, present and discuss ideas and solutions that address the oil and gas industry’s current dynamic challenges.

ATS&E Committees

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Dr.Adel Qahtani

ATS&E 2018 Chairperson

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Dr. Mari Qahtani

Technical Program

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Abdulaziz Nuaim

Executive Panel

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Mohammad Altwaijri

Exhibition & Sponsorships

Mohammed Suaid 200x200 (Technology)(2)

Mohammed Suaid


Mahmoud Abughaban 2018

Dr. Mahmoud Abughaban

Pre-Event Courses & Workshop

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Abdullah AlMulhim

Event Management

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Dr. Bander Ghamdi

Opening Ceremony

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Salem Al-Gharbi



Technical Program Committees


Reema Al-Ghamdi

Technical Sessions Team Advisor

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Sarah Al-Ruwaily

Enhancement of Attendance Team Leader

Abdullah Irani 200x200

Abdullah Al-Irani

Technical Sessions Vice Co-Chairperson


Noura Alghamdi

Communication and Assessment Team Leader

Musab Gannas 200x200

Musab Al-Gannas

Technical Sessions Scheduling Team Leader

Mohammed Ghamdi 200x200

Mohammed Ghamdi

Enhancement of Quality Team Leader

Ghaliah Khoja 200x200

Ghaliah Khoja

ePosters and Best Paper Award Team Leader

PEC&W, Opening Ceremony, and Event Management 

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Deema Albadan

PEC&W Committee Member

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Amin Al Madani

VIP Team Leader

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Mohammed Alzuabi


Faisal Alenezi 200x200

Faisal Alenezi

Pre-event Courses and Workshops Leader

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Shaker Al-Hosan

PEC&W Team member

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Hashim Alawwami

Registeration and PEC&W Team Leader

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Musab Al-Modrra


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Samer Al Sabbagh

Transportation and Accommodation Team Leader

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Fares AlOtaibi

PEC&W Committee member

ATS&E in Numbers




Technical Sessions


Papers and Posters



ATS&E Gallery