Hamid Al-Megren

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Saudi Arabia

Prof. Hamid A. Al-Megren received his PhD degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, in 2002. Presently, he is a professor and director of Materials Science Research Institute at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). He is the director of KACST-Oxford University Petrochemicals Research Excellence Center (KOPRC). He is also a guest professor at China University of Petroleum at Qingdao since 2011 and at Beijing University for Chemical Technology since 2013. He is the editor in chief for Applied Petrochemical Research journal, an open access KACST-Springer journal, since 2012. He has vast experience in the field of heterogeneous catalysis. He edited two scientific books and published more than eighty research papers in various scientific journals. He organized various national and international scientific conferences.

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Natural gas has become the world's primary supply of energy in the last decades. It is naturally occurring from the decomposition of organic materials, over the past 150 million years ago, into hydrocarbons. It is considered one of the most useful energy sources and the fastest growing energy source in the world. This book presents state-of-the-art advances in natural gas emerging technologies. It contains ten chapters divided into three sections that cover natural gas technology, utilization, and alternative.

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