Jubail Industrial College (JIC) recently recorded the first applied research achievement of Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan Al Saud Center for Research and Training which was conducted for Farabi Petrochemicals Company with the aim to develop and improve new products and applications in support of the company's customers.
The cooperation between Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan Al Saud Center for Research and Training and Farabi Petrochemicals Company demonstrates the Center's strategic support in the industrial applications of the company's products. Indeed, this project dawns a long-term strategic partnership in this field.
Dr. Eid Mohammed Al-Hajri, JIC Managing Director, stressed that the College takes pride in its long tradition of cooperation with the industry. The College continues to offer the best quality in academic and training fields and JIC seeks to expand this initiative through applied research and industrial solutions as an integral part of the College's mission to serve the industry. Dr. Al-Hajri added that Jubail Industrial College, represented by Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan Al Saud Center for Research and Training, will always be at the forefront of providing innovative solutions and services for its stakeholders.
The cooperation with Farabi Petrochemicals Company was an applied research project that studied Bromine Number Reduction in Feedstock. The project was completed within the targeted timeline, and indeed, it was a great success. This was made possible because of the collective and tireless efforts of the team that worked hard to achieve the goal.
"The company is proud to be the first company to cooperate with Jubail Industrial College and we believe that a strong and effective partnership between the industrial and research fields will establish a new era of development in the industrial sector in the Kingdom," said Mr. Mohammed AlWadaey, President of Farabi Petrochemicals Company. The collaboration between Farabi and Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan Al Saud Center for Research and Training is an example of the Royal Commission's desire and commitment to support the growth of industry and business needs. He added that the provision of these facilities and large potential near the factories saves time and effort, and facilitates the communication, review and participation and thus the development of academic, research and industrial aspects.