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The establishment of a Gas Processing and Material Science Research Center (GRC) was officially launched at the Petroleum Institute in December 2010. The Center is the outcome of an R&D agreement entered into by GASCO (since renamed ANOC Gas Processing), ADNOC, Shell Abu Dhabi B.V., Total S.A. and Partex Gas Corporation. Funding for the development of the GRC is partly done through cash contributions of US$100 million by the three international shareholders Shell, Total and Partmn

ex over the term of the GASCO concession.


Mision

Make the GRC a fully operational “Center of Excellence” within the ADNOC Research Innovation Center (ADRIC) by:

  • Providing leading technology/research solutions through deployment of applied research & technology
  • Leveraging the experience and technology know-how of its international shareholders and partners
  • Developing Khalifa University’s research and technical service capabilities in gas
  • Focusing on career development of national faculty and researchers 
  • Attracting distinguished professors and world class researchers and students

The prioritized strategic themes and focus areas include: 

  • Gas processing and gas treating
  • Materials science and corrosion
  • Advanced dynamic process simulation & control

Energy efficiency and environmental technology

Vision

Develop, build and strengthen the Petroleum Institute’s applied research capabilities and ADNOC’stechnology know-how to address current and emerging gas challenges and promote the safe and efficient operation of ADNOC.

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