Hamid Al-Megren

King Abdulaziz City for Science and TechnologySaudi 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 is a vital component of the world's supply of energy and an important source of many bulk chemicals and speciality chemicals. It is one of the cleanest, safest, and most useful of all energy sources, and helps to meet the world's rising demand for cleaner energy into the future. However, exploring, producing and bringing gas to the user or converting gas into desired chemicals is a systematical engineering project, and every step requires thorough understanding of gas and the surrounding environment. Any advances in the process link could make a step change in gas industry. There have been increasing efforts in gas industry in recent years. With state-of-the-art contributions by leading experts in the field, this book addressed the technology advances in natural gas industry.

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