2003 News Story

KFUPM takes out patent on additive process

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) has taken out a new patent on the processing of an additive to automobile fuel. The process, now registered at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, was developed by Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ali, a chemist at the Refinery and Petrochemicals Center, an affiliate of KFUPM's research center.