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Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company, and one of the world’s most valuable companies. Our upstream operations are based in Saudi Arabia and we also operate a growing global downstream business.

We are driven by the core belief that energy is opportunity. From producing approximately one in every eight barrels
of the world’s oil supply to developing new energy technologies, our global team is dedicated to creating impact in all that we do.

Our vision is to be the world’s preeminent integrated energy and chemicals company, operating in a safe, sustainable, and reliable manner. We strive to provide our shareholders with
resilient value creation through crude oil price cycles by maintaining our preeminence in oil and gas production,
creating opportunities across the hydrocarbon value chain and profitably growing our portfolio.

Strategic Supporter


Dhahran International Exhibitions Company “Dhahran Expo” is considered as one of the largest exhibition companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Throughout the 35 years since
its foundation, Dhahran Expo has consolidated its position as a leader in the exhibition industry in the area.

Dhahran Expo has a full range of services that can put together a customised solution for every event. The company
supports the MICE industry by opening up markets for its customers, hosting attentively with excellent care its clients,
visitors and guests, before, during, and after any event.

Dhahran Expo excels in creating brand-leading, highly targeted events where people from around the world come together to do business and meet.

Principal Sponsors


ADES is a leading service provider in the Middle East and North Africa, one of the top 5 drilling and production service providers worldwide. ADES was established in 1997, a path reinforced with a strong and reliable structure of 4,000+
employees with 7 operating regions.

In 2017, the shares of ADES’ holding entity were admitted for trading in the London Stock Exchange Market which reinforced ADES to invest in multiple markets and expand its onshore and offshore operations.

In May 2021, ADES delisted from the London Stock Exchange and kicked off a new chapter about its corporate story as a private company. We did so alongside our new partners at The Public Investment Fund and Zamil, who have brought complementary strengths and growth-oriented mindsets, to take ADES to the next level.

Leading a fleet of 60 units that diversifies between onshore, offshore rigs, a jack-up barge, and a Mobile Offshore 

  • Production Unit (MOPU) today, including the largest offshore fleet in the MENA region and the fourth largest in the world.
  • 22 offshore jack-up drilling rigs and barges
  • 36 onshore rigs (550 HP–3000 HP)
  • 1 MOPU (Mobile Offshore Production Unit)
  • 1 drillship (JV Cooperation Programme with Vantage Drilling)


Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is one of the world’s leading energy producers and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the Abu Dhabi economy. With a production capacity of more than 3.5 million barrels of oil per
day and 10.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day, we operate across the entire hydrocarbon value chain. We have a network of fully-integrated businesses for exploration, production, storage, refining, and trading, as well as the development of a wide range of petrochemical products.

Al Rushaid Group

The Al-Rushaid Group is a prominent Saudi based holding Company that has built its outstanding reputation over 40 years by providing advanced products and services for the most challenging projects regionally and internationally. Established in 1978, the Al-Rushaid Group’s activities are broad and diverse in scope, spanning the oil & gas industry, mining, engineering and contracting, medical and healthcare, manufacturing, construction, trading, offshore services, and beyond.

The Group partners with the world’s top companies to provide the best technologies, products, and services to the growing needs of the local and regional economies. With over 30 joint venture companies, Al-Rushaid Group continues to actively pursue partnerships with global industry leaders to bring additional cutting-edge technologies and applications to all the valued customers it serves within Saudi Arabia and beyond, while creating quality local jobs and economic growth and diversification. Through this approach, Al-Rushaid Group creates a model of excellence in governance and operations that is exceptionally well-placed in supporting the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

Our joint venture companies include Saipem Taqa Al Rushaid, Arabian Rockbits (with Halliburton), Al-Rushaid Construction Company (with EEI), the Cleveland Bridge Group, NATCO Al-Rushaid, Jac Rijk Al-Rushaid, Dresser (with GE Flow Control Division), Weatherford, Cameron, Baker Hughes, Flowserve, Noble Drilling, Compass Arabia, Arabian Point Eight, Bouygues, Boskalis, Tide Water, International SOS Al Rushaid (Medical) and many others.

The headquarter is in Khobar, Saudi Arabia, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Saudi Arabia and International. Total manpower exceeds 12,000 employees.


Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services for the ever-evolving needs of the energy industry. 

Founded in 1919, Halliburton serves major, national and independent oil and natural gas companies throughout the world. Halliburton and our 40,000+ global employees collaborate and engineer solutions to maximize asset value for our customers. Our execution culture focuses on continuous improvement. Our values guide us to achieve more in how we relate to each other and everyone with whom we interact.



Our story begins with what it truly means to be a technology innovator. Our common sense of purpose unites 82,000 people representing 170 nationalities with products, sales and services in more than 120 countries. We supply the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production, and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions that optimize hydrocarbon recovery to deliver reservoir performance sustainably.

We believe energy makes society progress, so we find ways to help our customer's fuel agriculture, industry, medicine, science, space, technology, and transportation. And it all starts with competent and talented teams working together to drill wells through subterranean environments they can never actually see. It takes a combination of engineering disciplines, along with computer science, geophysics, and metallurgy.

Our curiosity drives us to better understand what our customers do, how they do it, and what they need to help overcome their challenges. We’re always developing methods and processes using ever-less-invasive means minimizing environmental footprints while maximizing positive influence on the communities in which we live and work.

For 80 years, Schlumberger established itself as a local and trusted partner to Saudi Aramco by creating in-country talent together with a comprehensive ecosystem including product research, development, and manufacturing to the implementation of E&P technology solutions.  We were the first to establish a world-class manufacturing center in King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) that supports Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program to promote economic growth.

In March 2021, Schlumberger Dhahran Carbonate Research Center (SDCR) celebrated its 15th anniversary. Located at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), the center is housing a state-of-the-art facility with a team of scientists from all over the world to work on oil and gas industry research projects and collaborate closely with Saudi Aramco and other institutes in the region.

Diamond Sponsors


Alkhorayef Petroleum is a Saudi owned Oil and Gas Services Company with operations across 3 continents in 11 countries across MEA and Latin America and headquartered in Dammam.

We pride ourselves on our vertically integrated approach to the business where we provide research and development, engineering, manufacturing and field servicing of our artificial lift products & services. This has enabled us to maintain our competitive edge and ensure leading edge technological solutions to our customer base. Most recently we have inaugurated our wireline business providing cased hole wireline services in production logging, well integrity and mechanical intervention.

Our strength is in our flexible business model, designed to suit our customer needs.


NESR was founded in 2017 as one of the largest national oilfield services providers in the MENA and Asia Pacific regions and was the first national energy company from the MENA region to be listed on the NASDAQ. With over 5,000 employees representing more than 60 nationalities in over 16 countries, NESR helps its customers unlock the full potential of their reservoirs by providing production services and drilling and evaluation services. As the “National Champion” of MENA, NESR prides itself on delivering exceptional service and deploying optimal technical solutions while promoting the economic development of countries in which it operates.



Established in 2013, Sawafi solutions include drilling enhancement, intelligent completion products, artificial lift products, well characterisation and visualisation, well real time survey services, and artificial intelligence analytics and alerts. The company has a strong track record of consistently delivering innovative upstream solutions to the oil and gas industry in Saudi Arabia. Sawafi is dedicated to further contributing to Saudi Arabia’s continued leadership in the oil and gas industry and is partnering with leading oil field technology firms across the globe, to introduce, innovate and deliver quality, cost effective and localized upstream technology solutions that optimize performance and production in a safe and sustainable manner and positively impact In Kingdom Total Value Added in line with the Kingdom 2030 vision.

Platinum Sponsors

Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes is an energy technology company that provides solutions for energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and with operations in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward—making it safer, cleaner, and more efficient for people and the planet. Visit us at  bakerhughes.com.


Olayan Saudi Holding Company (OSHCO), centered in Saudi Arabia, the commercial side of the Group is comprised of more than 30 companies. The companies are engaged in distribution, manufacturing, and services. Many of these companies operate in partnership with leading multinational or regional firms. Some have operations in other Gulf countries and the wider Middle East.


Chevron, through its predecessor companies, has had a continuous presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for more than seven decades. Through its subsidiary company Saudi Arabian Chevron Inc. (SAC), the company engages in a wide range of petroleum-related interests in the Kingdom.

SAC conducts exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas in the Partitioned Zone (PZ) on behalf of Saudi Arabia. The Joint Operations are staffed and funded equally by SAC and the Kuwait Gulf Oil Co. Production from these operations is also shared equally between both countries.

The PZ lies between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

SAC places special emphasis on projects that provide development opportunities, professional training, and access to new technology. The company supports education, health, and economic development programs in the communities where it operates.

SAC is committed to protecting people and the environment and is aligned with Chevron’s vision to be the global energy company most admired for its people, partnership, and performance.

We believe the future of energy will be lower carbon. Our strategy is to be a leader in efficient and lower-carbon production of traditional energy – in high demand today and for years to come – while growing the lower-carbon businesses that will be a bigger part of the future.


Saudi Aramco Nabors Drilling Company, or SANAD, is a 50/50 joint venture partnership between Saudi Aramco and Nabors Drilling. SANAD is one of the anchor projects that has emerged from Saudi Arabia's efforts to introduce world-class industry hubs locally, to foster economic growth & job creation.

SANAD is a pioneer in land drilling market and delivers best-in-class drilling performance through its environmental stewardship, exceptional execution, technology, teamwork and our highly skilled in-Kingdom and international workforce.  It currently operates more than 40 rigs with approximately 3,500+ employees.

The company has state of the art In-house Training Facility (IADC & OPITO Accreditation) with various training programs. These trainings and programs provide participants with job skills training to ensure that they have the necessary skills to conduct the jobs safely and efficiently.

SANAD has embarked on Saudi Aramco’s flagship project for purchasing of In-Kingdom (IK) built land rigs. The company has placed order for the 1st tranche (5 rigs) of the 50 new rigs envisioned over a period of next 10 years.

SANAD has demonstrated and will continue its commitment to the Saudi Vision 2030 through sustainable investment in local infrastructure, technology while developing the local talents and suppliers.


Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation (SINOPEC Service)
is a fully owned company under Sinopec Group. We are
the largest integrated petroleum engineering and technology
service provider in China. With more than 50 years
experiences, we are one of the leading companies of
China’s integrated oil and gas service industry.we have
5 major business sectors, which are geophysics,
drilling, logging, downhole operation and petroleum
engineering and construction.


Weatherford is among the largest energy service providers, with a global network of manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities in more than 90 countries. Our portfolio includes innovative solutions, technologies, and services for drilling and evaluation, well construction, completion and stimulation, and production. Our global footprint enables us to be where our clients need us, providing services and solutions when our clients need them. Designed to meet the evolving needs of our industry, our comprehensive service capabilities and differentiating technologies enable clients to maximize recovery, achieve or regain well integrity, and optimise costs for the life of the well

Gold Sponsors

Air Products Qudra

Air Products Qudra is a regional development and investment joint venture (JV) between Air Products and Qudra Energy, a subsidiary of Vision Invest. Air Products is a world-leading
industrial gases company developing, engineering, building, owning, and operating many of the world’s largest industrial gas projects; Vision Invest is a leading development and investment Holding Company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with a diversified portfolio of investments across several sectors such as Utility, Infrastructure, Logistics and Industrial Gases with a global operational investment footprint.

Formed following several years of partnership between its parent companies, Air Products Qudra’s mission is to bring world-class technology, on-site solutions, and leading project
execution and operational leadership for large-scale energy and environmental projects throughout the Middle East


Microsoft Arabia opened its first office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh in 1998, and after a short period of time
opened branch offices in Jeddah and Khobar, thus establishing a wide presence in the main business centres in the Kingdom, as part of the affirmation of its long-term commitment to the Kingdom and its people.

During these years, Microsoft invested in the Kingdom and played a major role in the development of the information
technology infrastructure in the Kingdom, by providing its support to government agencies, companies, educational
institutions and NGOs, in addition to home users.

Making great efforts in the e-government project in the Kingdom, it is focusing its efforts on encouraging the community of partners and local developers, nurturing
it to grow and progress.

Microsoft is committed to meeting the needs of diverse markets and helping businesses and individuals realise their
full potential, in all sectors, for corporate giants, medium and small businesses, as well as home users.

Microsoft deeply believes in its social responsibility, as a company that blends the social and commercial fabric to a
large degree and this is evident in its various national programmes to help the young generation, women, and people with special needs in Saudi society.

Tamimi Energy

Tamimi Energy Holding is a subsidiary of the Tamimi Group of companies. 

Tamimi Energy owns a group of companies specialising in the oil and gas, power, petrochemical, water, utility, and industrial arenas along with renewable energy fields, and has been working in these sectors for more than 50 years. It also builds and maintains innovative energy solutions in a safe and compliant manner within and outside Saudi Arabia, driven by talent and expertise to fulfill customer satisfaction.

Silver Sponsors

ARO Drilling

ARO Drilling is a joint venture between Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil and gas company, and Valaris Companies,
an industry-leading, global drilling contractor. The 50/50 joint venture marks a major milestone towards the development of a competitive Saudi energy sector, as encapsulated in Saudi
Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (iktva) programme and Saudi Vision 2030.

Saudi Aramco and Valaris Companies have worked together continuously in the Saudi Arabian market since 2006, and
this strengthened partnership will ensure increased collaboration between the partners, increased efficiency of drilling operations, improved localisation of the drilling industry in Saudi Arabia, and best-in-class drilling performance.

Babcock & Wilcox (B&W)

Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) is a global leader in renewable, environmental, and thermal technologies and services for power and industry.

Our latest BrightLoop™ technology can produce hydrogen, steam and/or syngas from a variety of feedstocks while
isolating CO2 for capture or use.

We are also leaders in providing thermal steam generation solutions, waste-to-energy, emissions control and environmental technologies, cooling systems, ash handling, flue gas condensation, and energy storage solutions.

We maintain an office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to effectively and efficiently serve our customers in the Middle East.


i-Energy has been established on the principles of leadership, guided by the values of integrity, and committed to the promotion of excellence; i-Energy is a young, dynamic, rapidly growing company operating within the energy sector of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Our fundamental purpose is the introduction, to the Saudi market, of innovative products and services to support the massive ongoing expansion within the national oil and gas industries. Led by our founder, Abdulrahman Bader
Khalifa Algosaibi; i-Energy strives to build long-term professional relationships with both our partners and our clients.

We promise to provide information that is not only comprehensive but timely and vow to exploit our unique insight to optimise both current and upcoming


Al-Khafji Joint Operations (KJO) was formed in 2003 in accordance with a joint petroleum production agreement
signed between Aramco Gulf Operations Company (AGOC) and Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC). Both companies
continue to work closely in the management of KJO, making it a model oil and gas production facility in the Middle East.

KJO has been a great example of development and growth in all sectors of business & development for the production
processes and exploration as well as HSE, project, and human Resources, by looking closely at available assets and
resources that create financial flexibility and technical solutions, adding value to existing and emerging new technologies.


Midad is the energy solutions arm of Al Fozan Holding, with subsidiaries covering many segments of the sector.  
Headquartered in Al Khobar, Midad is an industry leader in the region, providing specialised services and manufacturing
activities to the oil, gas, power, water, mining, and information technology sectors.

The company offers dedicated technical expertise and commercial support and provides the best available
solutions to clients’ ongoing operations and their new projects. Midad invests and prompts the development of
innovative technologies, paving the way for transformational energy-related initiatives involving technology transfer, partnerships, human resource development, and innovation. Together, such initiatives create community and business growth.

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