The GPC is a state-of-the-art Centre using combined high level academic and Industrial expertise and facilities. It is conceived to conduct research and development in areas pertinent to the consortium members and to provide pilot plants for scalable trials of numerous processes. The overriding objective is for the GPC to become a center of excellence of International standing offering leading edge research and development work and ‘market led’ opportunities for growth. In doing so it will play a key role in realizing the 2030 vision of moving Qatar from a hydrocarbon economy to a knowledge based economy. The Research Center, by virtue of its presence at Qatar University, focuses on enhancing the educational experience of engineering students at the University and addressing challenges facing the gas industry. The center enjoys excellent relationships with local and international companies that have presence in Qatar. In addition to its research activities, the center offers periodic technical training programs, information products and organizes a regular International Gas Processing Symposium.
To establish a national and regional leading research center focused on applied research related to the development and utilization of natural gas.
Gas Processing Centre (GPC) addresses the problems, and challenges facing gas industries in Qatar and the region. GPC provides professional services and expertise and engage in a multidisciplinary research with practical application to fulfill the needs of industry, academia and community at large.