Saudi Aramco

Sponsor Profiles

Principal Sponsors

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 


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.


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.


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

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