Energy 2030

Organizing Committee

Final Program

Poster Exhibition Venue 2006 Proceedings


Poster Exhibition
November 1-2, 2006


Topical Areas


Oil and Gas Exploration, Production, and Economics


Oil and Gas in the UAE: Present and Future Production

M. Sirat and Y. Sun

The Petroleum Institute, UAE


Quantifying the Value of Data before the Measurements are Done; as Applied to Oil Exploration and Production

K.A. Berteussen

The Petroleum Institute, UAE


Carbonate Reservoir Characterization – An Integrated Approach

J.F. Frederick Sarg

Colorado School of Mines, USA


Manual versus Software Assisted History Matching: Advantages and Limitations

S.G. Ghedan and O.E. Gunal, The Petroleum Institute, UAE

A.P. Gibson and I. Sener, ADCO, UAE

A. Diab and R. W. Shulze-Riegert, Scandpower Petroleum Technology, Germany


Oil Market Stability in Times of Fear and Greed

D. Garis

The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.


How High Oil Prices Help to Shift Peak Oil into the Future

P.A. Nawrocki and D. Garis

The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE



Natural Gas Processing and Treatment


Stranded Natural Gas Utilization by Fischer Tropsch Synthesis

S. Al-Hashimi and A. Nafees

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.


Improved Performance of Gas-Sweetening Processes

B. R. Palmer, N. A. Darwish, S. Al Hashimi, T. Al Ameri, and N. Al Qasas

Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.


Novel Methods for Sour Gas Treatment

R.M. Baldwin1, B.R. Palmer1, and J.D. Way2

1The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.

2Colorado School of Mines, USA


Process and Plant Design for 99% Sulfur Recovery from Sour Gas

M. Sassi, B. Palmer, Y. El-Wahdi, A. Ramsey, A. Al-Nuaimi, and S. Al-Harethi

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.



Energy Utilization, Efficiency, Sustainability, and Recovery


Use of Low Grade Heat for Energy and Water Recovery

M. Buchholz, C. Ghiasi, and F. Ziegler

Technische Universität Berlin, Germany


Combined Heat and Power/Integrated Energy Systems

R. Radermacher and J. Orlando

University of Maryland, USA.


Systematic In-Process Modification Approach for Enhanced Waste Energy Recovery in Gas Plants

S. Al-Hashimi1, A. Nafees1, M. B. Nouredlin2, A.S. Aseeri2 and A.H. Qahtani2

1 The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.

2 Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia


Integrated Systems Optimization Consortium

R. Radermacher, V. Aute, S. Xuan, O. Abd El Aziz, J. Winkler, and D. Rafkind

University of Maryland, USA


Alternative Cooling Technologies and Applications Consortium

Y. Hwang and R. Radermacher

University of Maryland, USA


Design of Energy Efficient Air-Conditioned Buildings: A Challenging Era

E.E. Khalil

Cairo University, Egypt


A Framework to Reduce Energy Consumption of Manufacturing Equipment

M. Bayram Yildirim1, J. Twomey1, L. Whitman1, H. Liao1, and J. Ahmad2

1Wichita State University, U.S.A.

2The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.


Thermal Design for Sustainability of Air Cooled Heat Sinks

A. Bar-Cohen1 and M. Iyengar2

1University of Maryland, USA

2 International Business Machines, USA



Fuel Cell Technologies


Solid Oxide Fuel Cells – Evaluating Performance for Light Hydrocarbons

G. Jackson, R. Walker, B. Eichhorn, M. Sukeshini, M. Pomfret, O. Demircan, B. Habibzadeh, S. Decaluwe,

University of Maryland, USA


Electrocatalyst Research for Low Temperature Fuel Cells

V.M. Schmidt, X. Xie, Z. Ma

Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Germany


Waste to Electricity via Fuel Cells

R.J. Remick

Colorado School of Mines, USA


Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC): A Teaching Experiment for Future Engineers

P. Kalinowski, A. Goharzadeh, A. Molki, and M. Ohadi

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.



Solar Energy Utilization


An Improved Power Converter for ADNOC Solar Power Supply

A.R. Beig and M. Poshtan

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.


Solar Energy System Application at ADNOC Facilities

A. Al Alili1, I. Kubo1, P. Kalinowski1, and R. Radermacher2

1The Petroleum Institute, UAE

2University of Maryland, USA


Solar Powered Adsorption Refrigeration System for Air Conditioning Purposes

A. Al-Alili

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.



Biomass fuel Production


Kinetic Study of High Temperature Steam Gasification of Biomass

R. Buczynski, K. Sangtong-Ngam, I. Ahmed, J. Gmurczyk, and A.K. Gupta

University of Maryland, USA.


Biomass Gasification Methanol Synthesis

A. El Gaml, A. Saad, A. Al Moghrabi, M. Al Aqqad, T. Ibrahim, and A. Taher

American University of Sharjah, U.A.E.


Hydrogen Generation from Various Biomass Using Hydrothermal Gasification

Y. Ishida1, T. Hasegawa1, K. Kitagawa1, and A. K. Gupta2

1Nagoya University, Japan

2University of Maryland, USA


Hydrogen Production from Wastes, Biomass and Coal using High Temperature Steam Gasification

R. Buczynski, K. Sangtong-Ngam, I. Ahmed, J. Gmurczyk, and A. K. Gupta

University of Maryland, USA



Monitoring and Industrial Applications


Insulation Condition Monitoring of Electric Machines Using Time-Frequency Analysis

B. Barkat, N. Al-Musabi and M. Poshtan

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.


Improvement of Fluidized Bed Bottom Ash Cooler Performance in CFB Boiler

R. S. Amano1 and X. Lu2

1University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA,

2Chongqing University, China


Benefits of Expandable Tubular in the Petroleum Industry

A.C. Seibi

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.


Improved CSI Fed Induction Motor Drive for Oil Pumps in ADNOC

A. R. Beig and M. Poshtan

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.


Design, Construction and Commissioning of a Multiphase Flow Test Facility
H. Al Suwaidi, H. Al Kaabi, H. Al Kendi, T. Al Yaarubi, A. Goharzadeh, and P. Rodgers
The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E


Environmental Initiatives


Technologies Which Make Geological CO2 Storage a Reality Today

M. Sengul1, M. Elkadi2, A. Pillay2, and C. Francis2

1Schlumberger Carbon Services, U.A.E.

2The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E


A Simplified Model for Pollutant Emission Prediction from a Gas Turbine Combustor

M. Sassi, Y. El-Wahdi, and A. Ramsey

The Petroleum Institute, UAE


Fire Dynamics and Safety

D.G. Lilley

Lilley & Associates, Oklahoma, USA


Comparison of Engine Performance and Pollutant Emissions from Gasoline vs. Natural Gas Driven Vehicles

M. Sassi, S. C. Fok, and I. Kubo

The Petroleum Institute, U.A.E.


Any queries regarding poster presentations please contact Dr. Peter Rodgers.

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