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Primarily focused on serving the Oil & Gas industry, Research Institutes conducts specific research programmes to support PETRONAS’s core business and the nation’s development. There are 6 Research Institutes across niche disciplines for the benefit of the industry and the nation as a whole.



Institute of Self-Sustainable Building

Institute of Health & Analytics for Personalised Care

Institute of Autonomous System for Autonomous Facilities

Institute of Contaminant Management for Oil and Gas

Institute of Hydrocarbon Recovery for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Institute of Transport Infrastructure for Smart Mobility 




Institute of Contaminant Management for Oil and Gas

Focus Areas

  1. Multiphase downhole separation
  2. High CO2-NG transportation
  3. High CO2-NG separation
  4. Social, economy, health and environmental impact
  5. Safe design and operation
  6. Applications of ionic liquid
  7. Mitigation and control
  8. CO2 conversion to value added products
Institute of Contaminant Management  Prof Dr Azmi B Mohd Shariff (Institute Director)
Centre/Group/Cluster Head of Centre/Group/Cluster
 1 Gas Separation Research Centre (GSRC) AP Dr Fakhruldin Bin Mohd Hashim
 2 Centre for Corrosion Research (CCR) AP Ir Dr Mokhtar Che Ismail
 3 CO2 Research Centre (CO2RES) AP Dr Lau Kok Keong
 4 Centre of Social Innovation (COSI) Dr Ahmad Shahrul Nizam B Isha@Isa
 5 Centre of Advanced Process Safety (CAPS) AP Dr Risza Rusli
 6 Centre of Research in Ionic Liquids (CORIL) AP Dr Mohamad Azmi Bustam @ Khalil
 7 Centre for Contaminant Control (CenCo) AP Ir Dr Abdul Halim Shah B Maulud
 8 CO2 Utilization (CO2U) AP Dr Noor Asmawati Mohd Zabidi
 9 UTP Hydrate Research Group (HyRes) Dr Hazlina Husin

Institute Contact


Prof Dr Azmi B Mohd Shariff
Email  : azmish@utp.edu.my



Anis Nadilla Bt Ahmad
Email    : anisnadilla.ahmad@utp.edu.my