Saudi Arabia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW’s School of Energy Resources working to forge research relationship with Saudi Arabia http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-s-school-energy-resources-working-forge-research-relationship-saudi-arabia <p>The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources is working to forge a relationship with Saudi Arabia’s national oil and gas company, Saudi Aramco, and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Saudi Aramco is the biggest oil and gas company in the world and invests heavily in research and development. SER Director, Mark Northam, just returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia. He says Wyoming and Saudi Arabia face similar challenges when it comes to unconventional reservoirs and water shortages, and he says they would both benefit by sharing their resources.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 22:17:30 +0000 Irina Zhorov 39480 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW’s School of Energy Resources working to forge research relationship with Saudi Arabia Mead trip spurs Saudi interest in UW research http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-trip-spurs-saudi-interest-uw-research <p>Gov. Matt Mead's weeklong trip to Saudi Arabia last week has succeeded in drawing interest to energy research going on at the University of Wyoming.</p><p></p><p>As a result of the trip, officials from Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil giant will be visiting UW soon to get a closer look at the research.</p><p>UW has been doing specialized research that could have application to extracting oil from underground formations that are tough to tap.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:02:17 +0000 The Associated Press 39365 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead trip spurs Saudi interest in UW research