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Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province

Official Publications






The EXPLORER is the monthly tabloid newspaper of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists that covers news of interest to the AAPG membership. Contents include coverage of the entire span of energy interest, with emphasis on exploration for hydrocarbons and energy minerals. Breaking news stories, features, profiles of personalities, comment columns and association information are included.

The EXPLORER is distributed to over 42,000 members and friends of the association in over 129 countries.

First Break

First Break is EAGE’s flagship magazine and the leading publication in Europe serving the geoscience and engineering community. While the main emphasis is on the oil and gas E&P industry, it increasingly includes coverage of important related areas, such as environmental geoscience and mining. As a result, First Break has a circulation that extends well beyond the membership of EAGE and is read worldwide as an authoritative source of relevant news, features, analysis, and accessible technical information.

JPT - Official Publication





The Journal of Petroleum Technology®, the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ flagship magazine, presents authoritative briefs and features on technology advancements in exploration and production, oil and gas industry issues, and news about SPE and its members.

The Leading Edge





The Leading Edge (TLE) is a monthly peer-reviewed publication of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). Available to all SEG members and by subscription, TLE introduces new geophysical theory, instrumentation, and established practices to scientists in a range of geoscience disciplines. Most material is presented in a manner that minimizes mathematical theory and emphasizes practical applications. Each issue of TLE includes a special section devoted to a particular area of technology, especially new techniques or methods that seem likely to have a major impact on the working routines of practicing geophysicists. TLE also serves as SEG's publication venue for official Society business.

Media Supporters 



Geo expro GEO ExPro is a global magazine and online publication with a strong focus on the subsurface aspects of the oil and gas industry and the energy transition. Our aim is to report on and provide context to energy-related news where geoscience plays a key role. This ranges from the traditional E&P sector, however, we cover a range of upcoming industries where geoscience is important, i.e. geothermal, CCS, natural hydrogen, and deep sea minerals.

OGN – Media for the Energy Future

The only energy industry media platform covering all aspects of the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors including refined products, petrochemicals, chemicals, renewables, and power generation in the region.

For energy industry professionals working in more than 70 countries, the Oil & Gas News media platform (website, print, and daily newsletters) is an important source for industry developments, contact information, and new technologies; as well as an insight into new industry processes and the latest developments in alternative and renewable energy.


Oil & Gas Middle East

Oil & Gas Middle East delivers essential news, data, and analysis for the Middle East’s energy sector. Its focus is on the exploration, extraction, and production of oil & gas. The magazine reaches key decision-makers within the areas of field services, exploration, and production.

Oil & Gas Middle East helps executives to run their businesses more efficiently, boost their bottom lines, and, ultimately, maintain their dominant position in the world’s energy market.

Oil & Gas Middle East is part of ITP Media Group’s energy portfolio which includes; Utilities Middle East – dedicated to the power and water sector and which delivers up-to-the-minute industry news for energy professionals in the Middle East.

Oil & Gas Middle East also holds an annual awards ceremony for the upstream and downstream markets with the region’s senior energy executives among the exclusive audience at the Middle East Energy Awards each year.


Oil Review Middle East

Oil Review Middle East is the region's leading oil and gas magazine. Published eight times a year, it covers the exploration and production, upstream and downstream petroleum industry from across the wider MENA region.

Each issue contains industry news, country reports, sector surveys, technical feature articles, exhibition and conference previews, and news of the latest industry developments and product launches. A combination of authoritative and well-respected editorial content and an unrivalled circulation throughout the Gulf and North Africa ensure it is the magazine of choice among the industry.