By Sara Alruwais & Mohammed Almannai

YP Team Members

The Society of Petroleum Engineers, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia section (SPE-KSA), through its Young Professional Networking and Engagement committee, recently launched the first session of “Insights” – an exciting event that unites experts, thought leaders, and emerging professionals from diverse backgrounds. This insightful gathering aims to cater to a wide range of interests, fostering an enriching environment that empowers young professionals to learn, connect, and grow. The kickoff panel session on October 31st featured a special guest, Mr. Khalid Al-Ahmed, the Director of International and Regional Investor Relations at Saudi Aramco, who delved into the intriguing topic of the Aramco IPO.

The stage was set on Tuesday, October 31st, as the curtain was raised on the first Young Professionals Networking & Engagement event, “Insights”. This panel session was not just a gathering; it was a vibrant platform designed to foster knowledge exchange and networking among young professionals, setting the stage for intellectual conversations and professional growth. This organized gathering brings together experts, thought leaders, and eager young professionals from a wide spectrum of backgrounds together. The diversity in both topics and guest speakers aims to cater to a broad array of interests, creating an enriching environment that empowers young professionals to learn, connect, and grow.

In the first event, it was an honor to welcome Khaled Al-Ahmed, who serves as the Director of International and Regional Investor Relations at Saudi Aramco. With a distinguished career in the energy sector that extends beyond two decades, Mr. Al-Ahmed has been instrumental in the successful execution of the historic Aramco IPO. His wealth of expertise and profound insights sparked a viewpoint into the panel session, laying the groundwork for engaging discussions. The event was well-attended by 40 participants from diverse backgrounds, further enhancing the richness of the discussions.

Moderated by Mohammed Al Essa, a Reservoir Management Engineer at Saudi Aramco, the topic of discussion for the panel session was the “Aramco IPO.” Khaled Al Ahmed provided invaluable insights into the intricacies of this significant milestone in the world of finance and energy. From the inner workings of one of the world’s largest energy companies to the global implications of taking Saudi Aramco public, the conversation was nothing short of enlightening.

“Insights” aims to enrich young professionals by providing them with the knowledge and connections that can contribute to their progress in their respective fields. The discussions, like the one on the Aramco IPO, are just the beginning of what promises to be an insightful series of events. As we embark on future events, we invite you to be a part of this vibrant platform for learning and networking.

Stay tuned for more exciting panel sessions to expand your horizons as the path continues to illuminate with professional and intellectual discovery.

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