About Kapsarc

“I call for objective, independent research into the world’s greatest energy challenges, unbiased by political pressures and influences.”

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) is an advisory think tank within global energy economics and sustainability providing services to entities and authorities in the Saudi energy sector.

Based in Riyadh, we are a community of thinkers combining human ingenuity, expertise, and research to solve pressing global energy challenges. Through our advisory services to the energy ecosystem, KAPSARC’s experts provide day-to-day insights and updates using a multidisciplinary team approach to drive long-term value and deliver tangible results at scale.

Vision: To be a leading advisory think tank in energy economics and sustainability.

Strategic Objectives:

  • Provide advice to the Saudi energy sector using our analytical capabilities and expertise.
  • Produce internationally-recognized research, tools and data to impact global policymaking.
  • Incubate distinctive talent for the advancement of Saudi Arabia’s energy sector.
  • Use KAPSARC’s unique foundations and resources for novel initiatives to maximize institutional impact.

Our mission

Advance Saudi Arabia’s energy sector and inform global policies through evidence-based advice and applied research.


His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Minister of Energy for Saudi Arabia