Research Projects Contributed (Completed and On-Going)

 

1.      “Development of Novel Catalyst System for Toluene Transformation Reactions (REPR2008)”, funded by Center of Excellance in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals, Ministry of Higher Education, Saudi Arabia, 2008-2010.

2.       “Enhanced Production of Para-xylene via Transalkylation of Heavy Aromatics (CRP 2238)” funded by Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2009-2012.

3.      “Enhancement of Aromatic Production”, Joint Saudi-Japanese Research Project Sponsored by KFUPM and JCCP. 2005-2009

4.      “High Performance Catalyst Development for Heavy Oil Hydrocracking”, Joint Saudi-Japanese Research Project Sponsored by KFUPM and JCCP. 1995-2007.

5.      “Synthesis of Zeolites for Catalytic Applications", funded by Research Institute, KFUPM, 1992-1995.

6.      "Linear Alpha Olefins by Ethylene Oligomerization, Phase II", funded by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1995-1996.

7.       “Assessment of zero flaring technologies for sabic affiliates”  funded by SABIC-Engineering & Project Management (E&PM), Jubail, Saudi Arabia, 2008

8.      “Development of Catalysts for Propylene Dimerization", funded by Research Institute, KFUPM, 1997-2000.

9.      "Linear Alpha Olefins by Ethylene Oligomerization" Phase I, funded by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1992-1994.

10.  “Pilot Plant Testing of Naphtha Reforming Catalysts", funded by Saudi Aramco for Riyadh Refinery Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1993-1994.

11.  “Pilot Plant Testing of Competitive Naphtha Hydrotreating Catalysts for Plant 488/493 Naphtha Hydrotreaters/Rheniformers, Ras Tanura refinery", funded by Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1990-1992.

12.  “Pilot Plant Testing of Naphtha Hydrotreater Catalysts”, funded by Saudi Armco for Riyadh Refinery Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1991-1992.

13.  "Screening of Commercial Hydrocracking Catalysts", funded by Saudi Aramco, September 1999 to March 2000 (400,000 SR).

14.  “CIBA Technical Development Center”, funded by Ciba Specialty Chemical, Switzerland.  April 2002 to Present.

15.  “Study on Migration of Vinyl Chloride Monomer from PVC pipes to Static Water”, funded by SABIC R&T, Riyadh, October 2002 to April 2004.

16.  "Consulting and Technical Services to Refineries: Catalysts and Petroleum Products Tests" 1997 to present

17.  “Development of Heterogeneous Metallocene Catalyst for Ethylene Polymerization", funded by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1995-1996.

18.   “Review of MTBE as a Fuel Additive" (PN 21097), funded by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), 1990-1991.

19.   “Hydrotreating of Middle Distillates for Cetane Improvement", funded by Research Institute, KFUPM, 1989-1990.

20.     “Review of MTBE as a Fuel Additive", 1990-1991.

21.     “Development of Catalysts for Propylene Dimerization", 1997-2000.