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We operate three research centers (RCs) in the United States to support our innovation-oriented culture as well an energy research, technology development, and upstream and downstream operational reliability.
 
The centers are part of a global network of research centers to leverage scientific expertise and collaboration in providing solutions to the long term challenges facing the industry. The centers are aligned with Saudi Aramco’s EXPEC Advanced Research Center and the company’s Research and Development Center.
 
U.S.-based centers are located in Houston, Boston and Detroit. 
 
The research centers will assist the company in engaging more closely with partners to bring solutions to the greater industry. The expanded approach is about creating original research and establishing strong, strategic relations with specialized centers of excellence to address far-reaching challenges. It will accelerate and expand the company’s capabilities by bringing together top global talent.


 
Houston
The Houston research center will span upstream disciplines and is strategically located in a major hub for oil and gas research and development activities.
 
Boston
The center is located adjacent to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to support computational reservoir modeling, nanotechnology and advanced gas membrane systems.
 
Detroit
This center will focus on engine-fuel systems and development.
 
Other Research Centers
The company’s global research program encompasses R&D facilities in Houston, Detroit, and Boston as well as Paris, France; Delft, The Netherlands; Daejeon, Korea; and coming soon Beijing, China; which join centers in Dhahran, Saudi Aramco’s headquarters in Saudi Arabia, and Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
 
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