KFUPM to the Fourth Place in the World in the Number of Patents

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) rose to the fourth place worldwide in 2018 according to the annual ranking of the American National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners for universities in terms of the number of patents registered in the United States. This is the second appearance of KFUPM within the list of the top ten universities in the world. KFUPM achieved the sixth place in 2017.
June 11, 2019

A Newly Commercialized Chemical for Treating Unwanted Residues in Oil Industry

KFUPM has developed a new chemical product that allows oil companies to process different residues produced during oil and gas drilling and production operations. This product is unique in its operation and provides a solution that significantly improves the environmental health and safety. KFUPM has licensed the technology to SAS Environmental Services company that is renowned for oilfield waste processing products. The company is working to integrate its precision technologies with University technology to provide greater benefits to the sector and set new standards for industrial performance.
March 3, 2019

KFUPM Signs Cooperation Agreement with Industrial Company to Commercialize Research Products

On Monday 18 February 2019, KFUPM signed a cooperation agreement with Al Saidi Chemical Industries Co. to evaluate one of KFUPM’s newly developed inventions. The aim is to study the possibility of converting this into a commercial product as well as licensing its intellectual property for the University.
Feb. 20, 2019

Eastern Province Governor Inaugurates the 6th Forum for Entrepreneurship at KFUPM

On Monday 18 February 2019, His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, inaugurated) the 6th forum for entrepreneurship organized by KFUPM entitled "The Importance of Entrepreneurship in Supporting Local Content in the Light of Saudi Vision 2030".
Feb. 18, 2019

KFUPM signed agreements with industrial companies for marketing their inventions

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, KFUPM signed five agreements for marketing a number of its research products and patents with four international and local companies. The event marks a milestone in the history of the University and signifies the beginning of the second stage of the University’s innovation strategy that represents commercialization and marketing of the technologies produced by the University by transforming them into economic outputs and technical products.
Dec. 6, 2018

ADNOC signs a cooperation agreement with KFUPM

On Sunday 11th November 2018, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed an agreement with King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) to study potential opportunities for research and development, promoting the training programs for KFUPM students at ADNOC and grant the Company’s employees admission to graduate programs at KFUPM.
Nov. 15, 2018

Extensive Participation in the Saudi-Japanese Symposium For Refining and Petrochemical Technologies at KFUPM

On Monday November 12, 2018,the Rector of King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, inaugurated the 28th annual Saudi-Japanese symposium on the latest development technologies in petroleum refining and petrochemicals, organized by KFUPM in cooperation with Saudi Aramco, Japan Petroleum Institute (JPI) and Japan Cooperation Center Petroleum (JCCP).
Nov. 12, 2018

KFUPM and Advanced Electronics Company organized a workshop on marketing of patents

The College of Computer Science and Engineering – KFUPM, and the Advanced Electronics Company held a workshop on the commercialization and marketing of patents obtained by the College on Thursday (September 13, 2018).
Sept. 19, 2018


HOUSTON – United States and DHAHRAN - Saudi Arabia, September 11, 2018 – National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (“NESR”) (NASDAQ: NESR) (NASDAQ: NESRW), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) region, through its subsidiary, National Oil Technology Company, today signed an agreement with Dhahran Techno Valley Company (“DTVC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (“KFUPM”). The agreement calls for setting up a global center for the development of scientific research in DTVC.
Sept. 11, 2018