M. R. Riazi
AIChE Fellow
Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering
Kuwait University
Innovative Solutions for Hydrocarbon Technology

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES & PROCEEDINGS PUBLICATIONS

1. Riazi, M.R. "Gas Absorption with First-Order Chemical Reaction into a Turbulent Falling Liquid Film," Second International Conference on Separation Technology, Schloss Elmau, W. Germany, April 26-May 1, 1987.
2. Riazi, M.R. and Faghri, A., "Prediction of Transport Properties of Liquids," Sixth National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 29-31, December 1981.
3. Riazi, M.R. and Mansoori, G.A., "Use of the Velocity of Sound in Predicting PVT Relations of Dense Fluids," Presented at 1992 Midwest Thermodynamics Symposium, Hartland, Michigan, USA (May 17-18, 1992).
4. Riazi, M.R. and Mansoori, G.A., "An Accurate Equation of State for Hydrocarbon Systems," Presented at 1993 AIChE Spring National Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA (March 28 - April 1, 1993).
5. This paper was also accepted for presentation at the Annual SPE Meeting in Houston, October 1993.
6. Riazi, M.R., Kwong, J.Y. and Mansoori, G.A., "Velocity of Sound Equation of State," Presented at 1993 AIChE Spring National Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA (March 28 - April 1, 1993).
7. Riazi, M.R., "Characterization of Petroleum Fractions and Crude Oils," Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Computational Methods in Engineering, Shiraz, Iran, May 3-5, 1993.
8. Razavi, J. and Riazi, M.R., "Experiments with Polypropylene Finned Tube Solar Water Heating System in Thermosyphonic Flow," Paper presented at the 5th International Energy Conference, ENERGEX'93, Seoul, S. KOREA (18-22 October 1993).
9. Riazi, M.R., Edalat, M. "Removal of Oil from Sea Water," Presented at the First International Non-Renewable Energy Sources Congress, Tehran (December 26-29, 1993).
10.Riazi, M.R., Razavi, J. "Gas Absorption with Reaction into Turbulent Films," Presented at the The First International Conference on Fluids and Thermal Energy Conversion, FTEC'94, Bali, Indonesia (December 12-15, 1994). Also a session was chaired M R Riazi in this conference.
11.Riazi, M.R., Al-Sahhaf, T.A. "Physical Properties of Heavy Petroleum Fractions and Crude Oils," Presented (as poster) at the 7th International Conference on Fluid Phase Equilibria, Snowmass/Aspen, Colorado, USA (June 18-23, 1995).
12.Riazi, M.R., Edalat, M. "Rate of Oil Evaporation from Sea Water," Presented at the International Desalination Association (IDA) World Congress, Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 18-24, 1995.
13.Riazi, M.R., Diffusion Process in Reservoir Fluids: Modeling, Experiment and Prediction}, Proceedings of the Regional Symporium in Improved Oil Recovery in the Gulf Region, Al-Ain, UAE, 17-19 December 1995, pp. 131-140.
14.Dabir, B., Riazi, M.R., Davoudirad, H.R. Modeling of Falling Film Reactors," Presented at the 14th International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering, ISCRE14, held in Brugge, Belgium, 5-8 May 1996.
15.Razavi, J. and Riazi, M.R., "A Comparison between Efficiencies of Polypropylene and Steel Tubes in Solar Water Heating Systems with Thermosyphonic Flow," Presented at the 6th International Energy Conference, ENERGEX'96, Beijing, China, 3-7 June 1996.
16.Riazi, M.R. "Modeling of Gas-Liquid Reactors for Polymer Production," For Presentation at the Polymer Reaction Engineering Conference, Engineering Foundation, Palm Coast, Florida, U.S.A., March 16-21, 1997.
17.Riazi, M.R., El-Kamel, A. Using Neural Network Models to Estimate Critical Constants for Petroleum Products, Presented at the 1997 Simulation Multiconference organized by the Society for Computer Simulation, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., April 6-10, 1997.
18.Riazi, M.R., Soleimani, S. "Estimation of Transport Properties of Liquids," Presented (as poster) at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, November 16-21, 1997.
19.Riazi, M.R., Al-Sahhaf, T.A., Al-Shammari, M.A. "A Generalized Method for Estimation of Critical Constants," Presented (as poster) at the Eighth International Conference on Properties and Phase Equlibria for Product and Process Design (PPEPPD'98), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, April 26 - May 1, 1988.
20.Riazi, M.R., Nasimi, N. "Estimation of Sulfur Content of Petroleum Products and Crude Oils" Presented at the 216th American Chemical Society National Meeting, , Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Boston, U.S.A., August 23-27, 1998. Publication: Priprints of Division of Petroleum Chemistry Symposia, Ameri. Chem. Society (ACS), Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 644-646 (August 1998).
21.Riazi, M.R., Al-Enezi, G.. Al-Mukharreq A., "Rate of Oil Spill Disappearance from Seawater for Kuwaiti Crude Oils and Products," Proceeding of at the 2nd International Non-Renewable Energy Sources Congress (INRESC'98), pp. 557-565, 1998.
22.Riazi, M.R., Al-Enezi, G. and Al-Mukharreq, A.S., "Modeling of the Rate of Oil Spill Disappearance from Seawater," Paper presented at the International Conference: ENVIROSOFT 98, November 10-12, 1998, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., 1998.
23.Riazi, M.R., Al-Roomi, Y.A., "Use of Refractive Index in Estimation of Properties of Non-Polar Fluids," Paper presented at the AIChE Spring Meeting, Houston, U.S.A., March 14-18, 1999.
24.Riazi, M.R., Al-Otaibi, G. "Estimation of Viscosity of Petroleum Products and Crude Oils," Paper presented at the 218th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, New Orleans, U.S.A., August 22-26, 1999.
25.Publication: Preprints of Division of Petroleum Chemistry Symposia, Ameri. Chem. Society (ACS), Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 366-368 (July 1999).
26.Riazi, M.R. and Al-Enezi, G. "Toward Generalization of Oil Spill Modeling," The International Workshop on Harbour, maritime & Industrial Logistics Modeling and Solution (HMS), September 16-18, 1999, Genoa, Italy, 1999. Published by McLeood Institute of Simulation Science Genoa Center, Pages: 230-233.
27.Riazi, M.R., Khan, A. R. "A Thermodynamic Model for Gas and Liquid Adsorption Isotherms," Paper presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas (USA), October 31 - November 5, 1999.
28.Riazi, M.R., "Rate of Oil Spill Disappearance from Seawater for Kuwaiti Crude and Its Products," Presented at the Al-Beiruni Forum, December 14, 1999, Kuwait University, 1999.
29.Riazi, M.R. and Y.A. Roomi, "Use of Velocity of Sound in Estimating Thermodynamic Properties of Petroleum Fractions", Presented at the 220th American Chemical Society (ACS) Annual Meeting, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Washington D.C., U.S.A., August 20-25, 2000. Publication: Preprints of Division of Petroleum Chemistry Symposia, Ameri. Chem. Society (ACS), Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 661-664 (August 2000).
30.Riazi, M.R. and Y.A. Roomi, "Minimum Laboratory Data for Properties of Petroleum Fractions and Crude Oils", Presented at the 220th American Chemical Society (ACS) Annual Meeting, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Washington D.C., U.S.A., August 20-25, 2000. Publication: Preprints of Division of Petroleum Chemistry Symposia, Ameri. Chem. Society (ACS), Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 570-573 (August 2000).
31.Riazi, M.R. and Y.A. Roomi, "Use of Velocity of Sound in Estimating PVT Properties of Petroleum Mixtures", Presented at the 50th Canadian Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, October 15-18, 2000.
32.Riazi, M.R. and Y.A. Roomi, "Minimum Laboratory Data for Reservoir Fluids", Presented at the 50th Canadian Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada, October 15-18, 2000.
33.Riazi, M. R., "Improved Phase Behavior Calculations of Reservoir Fluids from a New Distribution Model," Presented (as poster) at the Ninth International Conference on Fluid Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design (PPEPPD 2001), Kurashiki, Japan, May 20-25, 2001.
34.Riazi, M.R. and Y.A. Roomi, "Compositional Analysis of Petroleum Products," Preprints, Volume 46, No. 4, pp. 391-394, the American Chemical Society (ACS) Annual Meeting, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Chicago, U.S.A., August 26-30, 2001.
35.Ghuraiba, M., and Riazi, M. R. "Characterization of Petroleum Asphaltenes," Presented at the Middle East Petrochemical Conference, Manama, Bahrain, October 29-31, 2001.
36.Riazi, M. R., Alenzi, G. A., "A Model for Oil Dissolution in Seawater," Presented in the IASTED International Conference on Modeling and Simulation (MS 2002), Marina del Rey, California, U.S.A., May 13-15, 2002.
37.Riazi, M. R., "Health Care and Environmental Modeling," Session Chair, IASTED International Conference on Modeling and Simulation (MS 2002), Marina del Rey, California, U.S.A., May 13-15, 2002.
38.Riazi, M. R., Mahdi, K., Alqallaf, M., "Prediction of Viscosity of Hydrocarbon Fluids at Elevated Pressures, " Presented in the CHISA 2002 International Conference, 15th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, Praha , Czech Republic, August 25-29, 2002.
39.Albahri, T. A., Riazi, M. R., Alqattan, A., "Prediction of Octane Numbers and Aniline Point of Petroleum Fractions," Presented at the 224th American Chemical Society (ACS) Annual Meeting, Division of Fuel Chemistry, Boston, U.S.A., August 18-22, 2002.
40.Razavi, J., Riazi, M. R., "Measurement of Heat Transfer Coefficients in Polypropylene Finned Tube Solar Water Heating System," 52nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Vancouver, Canada, October 20-23, 2002.
41.Riazi, M. R., Albahri, T. A., Alqattan, A., "Prediction of Reid Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Fractions," 225th American Chemical Society (ACS) Annual Meeting, Division of Fuel Chemistry, New Orleans, U.S.A., March 23-27, 2003. Published in the Symposium Preprints, Volume 48, No. 4, the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Fuel Chemistry, 2003.
42.Riazi, M.R., Aladwani, H., Marouf, R., "Selection of a Characterization Scheme for Hydrocarbon Systems in a Process Simulator," Presented at the Sixth Italian Conference on Chemical and Process Engineering, IcheaP-6, Pisa, Italy, 8-11, June 2003.
42.Riazi, M. R., Aladwani, H. "Impact of Characterizaton Scheme on Phase Behavior and Properties of Reservoir Fluids, " Presented at the 54th Annual Technical Meeting, Canadian International Petroleum Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 11-13, June 2003.
44.Riazi, M. R., Aladwani, H. "Characterizaton and Properties of Heavy Oils," Presented at the "Heavy Oil Symposium", Organized by the Canadian Petroleum Society, Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada, 17-18, September 2003.
45.Riazi, M. R., Interviewed by Thorunn Howatt of Canadian Oil and Gas Review, Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada,
Heading: Human knowledge saves processing dollars
Sub-heading: Technology translates into international relations for
chemical engineer from Kuwait, Oil and Gas Review, October 2003.
46.Riazi, M. R, and J. Razavi, "A Predictice Model for the Fate of Oil Spill", Presented at the Kuwait First International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait Ministry of Energy, Radisson SAS Hotel, Kuwait, March 7-9, 2005.
47.Riazi, M. R., Vera, J. H. "Solubility Parameters and a Predictive Model for Solubility of Light Gases in Petroleum Fractions," American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Meeting, Session 162, "Phase Equilibria and Fluid Properties of Polymers and Heavy Oils," April 10-14, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
48.Riazi, M. R., Roomi, Y. A. "Predicting Solubility of Hydrogen in Petroleum Fuels", Presented at the 230th ACS Annual Meeting, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, August 28 – September 1, 2005, Washington, D. C.
49.Riazi, M. R., Roomi, Y. A. "A Predictive Model for the Rate of Dissolution of Oil Spill and its Toxic Components in Sea Water", Presented at the 230th ACS Annual Meeting, Division of Petroleum Health and Safety, August 28 – September 1, 2005, Washington, D. C.
50.Riazi, M. R., Chairperson in the Session: Reservoir Fluid Properties: Second Kuwait International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition (KIPCE 2005), www.kipce.net, December 10-12, 2005, Marina Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait.
51.Riazi, M. R., Roomi, Y. A. "Calculation of Solubility of Hydrogen in Hydrocarbons at High Pressures," American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Fall Meeting, Session 162, "Thermodynamics at High Pressure," October 30-November 3, 2005, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
52. Riazi, M. R., Track & Session Chair on "Engineering and Management" at the World Association of Sustainable Development (WASD) Fourth International Conference, 6-8 November 2006, University of Naples, Italy.
53.Riazi, M. R., Roomi, Y. A., “Simulation of rate of toxic compounds from an oil spill into seawater,” Accepted for the 2nd International Conference on Safety and Environment in Process Industry, CISAP-2, Naples, Italy, May 21-24, 2006.
54.RRiazi, M. R. and Y.A. Roomi, “Potential Approaches Towards Characterization and Property Estimation of Heavy Petroleum Fluids and Natural Gas Systems, Presented at the Session Properties of Fuels, Including Natural Gas Systems, at the 16th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, THERMO International 2006, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., July 30 – August 4, 2006.
Website: http://www.symp16.boulder.nist.gov/or   http://www.thermointernational.org/
Final Program in http://symp16.nist.gov/FinalProgram.pdf
Published in the Proceedings of THERMO International 2006, NIST, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., July 30, 2006. pp 961
55. Riazi, M. R., and Y.A., Roomi, “Modeling of Solubility of Light Gases in Hydrocarbons and their Mixtures,”, Presented at the Session Phase Equilibrium, Supercritical Fluids and Separation Technologies 5, 19th International Conference  on Chemical Thermodynamics, THERMO International 2006, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., July 30 – August 4, 2006.  Website: http://icct2006.org/   or   http://www.thermointernational.org/  Final Program in http://symp16.nist.gov/FinalProgram.pdf
56.Riazi, M. R, and Y. AlRoomi, "Rate of Dissolution of Toxic Compounds from Oil Spills into Seawater", Presented at the Kuwait Second International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Kuwait Ministry of Energy, Radisson SAS Hotel, Kuwait, November 20-22, 2006.
57.Riazi, M. R, and Y. AlRoomi, "Solubility of Toxic Compounds from Petroleum Spills into Seawater", Presented at The 20th Annual European Simulation and Modeling Conference, ESM'2006, October 23-25, 2006, Toulouse, France. 6 page article in the conference proceedings.
58. Riazi, M. R, Moshfeghian, M and Y. A. Roomi, “Liquid-Liquid Equilibria for Oil/Brine/Surfactant Systems,” Presented at the Phase Equilbria and Modeling Session of the 11th International Conference “Properties and Phase Equilibria for Product and Process Design” PPEPPD07, held in Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, May 20-25, 2007..
59.Riazi, M. R., Invited Speaker: Solubility of Light Gases in Heavy Oils for EOR Projects and Upgrading. Presented at the International Symposium on Heavy Oil, Kuwait, October 24, 2007.
60.Riazi, M. R., Prediction of Solubility of Hydrogen and Methane in Heavy Oils for EOR Processes. Presented at the World Heavy Oil Congress (WHOC-2008), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, March 10-12, 2008. Paper appeared in the conference proceedings, pp 1-6 (See about WHOC-2008)
61.Razavi, J, Riazi, M. R., Sadeghi, A., Javheri, A., “A comparative evaluation of copper, steel and propylene tubes in solar water heaters with thermosyphonic flow,” Accepted for presentation at International Conference on: Energy Security and Climate Change: Issues, Strategies, and Options (ESCC 2008) held in Bangkok, Thailand, August 6-8, 2008. ( http://www.serd.ait.ac.th/escc/ )
62.Razavi, J. Riazi, M. R.,  Raoufi, F.,  Sadeghi, A. “Comparison of performance prediction of solar water heaters between artificial neural networks and conventional correlations,” Accepted for presentation at the FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, ICERD-4, Kuwait 2008 (http://www.icerd.org/ ). Paper appeared in the conference proceedings.
63.Riazi, M. R., On-Line Virtual Meeting Session- “Innovating ourselves out of the Crisis”May 11, 2009, 15:00 to 16:00  GMT , invited participant in a live on-line discussion with some 15 professors from US which was moderated by Tareq Bouchuiguir from World Economic Forum (http://www.weforum.org) , Geneva, Switzerland.
64.Riazi, M. R., Invited by the World Economic Forum  to participate in the Middle East , May 15-17, 2009, Dead Sea, Jordan. This is a prestigious forum with many political and business leaders from Middle East and the world attended. Only 20 scientists (3 from Middle East, 2 from Europe and 15 from US including a Noble Laureate and some European university presidents. Invited as a discussion leader in the session “Igniting The Culture of Discovery” on May 16, 2009 (http://www.weforum.org/en/index.htm).
65.Riazi, M. R., Invited speaker , “Properties of Heavy Hydrocarbons and Their Estimation Methods” presented at the VIII IBEROAMERICAN CONFERENCE ON PHASE EQUILIBRIA AND FLUID PROPERTIES FOR PROCESS DESIGN, EQUIFASE2009 held from 17-21 Oct. 2009, Praia da Rocha, Algarve, Portugal. With a 6-page paper published in the conference proceedings.
66.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote and Plenary speaker "Modeling of Gas Diffusion in Oil in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs," the Fist Annual Symposium of Tight Reservoirs E & P, held in Xian, China, October 26-29, 2009. http://www.bitpetrobio.com/SUREP2009/
67.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote speaker , “Energy, Economy, Environment and Sustainable Development in the Middle East, Presented at the 7th International Association of World Association of Sustainable Development (WASD2009) held in Bahrain. November 9-11, 2009.
68.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote speaker , "Role of Diffusion Process in Petroleum Production," Presented at the 14th International Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Congress, Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI), May 19-20, 2010.
69.Roomi, Y.A., Hussain, F., Riazi, M. R., Use of Anhydride Based Polymers as Scale Control Agents in Production of Heavy Oils, AIChE Annual Meeting, November 7-12, 2010, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
With an 11 Page manuscript published in the AIChE Annual
Proceedings – November 2010.
70.Riazi, M. R., Roomi, Y. A. "Prediction of products properties in separation processes for heavy residues and crude oils", Accepted for oral presentation at the 242nd ACS Annual Meeting, Division of Fuel Chemistry, August 28 – September 1, 2011, Denver, Colorado. U.S.A.
71.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote speaker , “Sustainable Energy Supply in the Middle East,” To be Presented at the International Conference and Exhibition on Knowledge – Based Business, Industry and Education (KBIE – 2011), Held in Manama, Bahrain. January 8-10, 2011. 
72.Roomi, Y.A., Riazi, M. R., “Efficiencies of Some Anhydride Based Polymers as Antiscalants in Water Desalination Plants,” Presented (oral session) at the AIChE Annual Meeting, October 16-21, 2011, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. FlemingGulf Conference.
73.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote Speaker for a talk entitled: “CO2 Sequestration and EOR Processes” Presented at EOR Conference held in Abu Dhabi, March 28-30, 2012. FlemingGulf Conference.
74. Leading two Discussion Panels on EOR in the Middle East and Environmental Issues at EOR Conference held in Abu Dhabi, March 28-30, 2012. FlemingGulf Conference.
75.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote Speaker on “Energy and Environment” for “Heavy Oil World Congress 2012” to be held from May 28-30, 2012, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Terrapinn Conference Series.
76.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote Speaker for "Prediction of Quality of Products in Separation Processes of Heavy Oils" to be held from May 28-30, at the 5th International Petroleum and Petrochemical Leadership and Innovation Summit (PLIS-2012), with the theme of "Collaborations and Win-Win Situation", which will be held during September 17-19, 2012, at Huanghe International Exhibition Conference Center, Dongying, Shandong Province, China. I was one of 6 invited speakers (all from US and Europe) and my presentation was covered by China National News on National TV on September 18th.
77.Riazi, M. R., "Modeling of the Rate of Oil Vaporization from GOM Oil Spill," Presented at 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, October 28 – November 2, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Also a 10 page paper was included in the Conference Proceedings.
78.Riazi, M. R. "Oil Spill Occurrence During Offshore Production," Invited Keynote Speaker to ICDT-2012 International Conference, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras), India, December 6-8, 2012.
79.Riazi, M. R. Invited Keynote Speaker and Panel Moderator / Discussion for the 2nd Annual EOR & Heavy Oil Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 27-28, 2013. FlemingGulf Conference.
80.Riazi, M. R. Modeling of Cracking and Separation Processes for Upgrading Heavy Oil and Residues, An Invited Talk, 2013 Annual AIChE Meeitng, November 4, 2013, San Francisco.
81.Riazi, M. R. Rana, M. S., Energy, Economy, Environment and Sustainable Development in the MENA Region, An Invited Talk, 2013 Annual AIChE Meeitng, November 4, 2013, San Francisco. Recorded talk is available on AIChE website.
82.Riazi, M. R. Characteristics of Asphaltenic and Waxy Oils, Regular Talk, 2013 Annual AIChE Meeitng, November 5, 2013, San Francisco. Session on Heavy Oil and Flow Assurance.
83.Riazi, M. R., Dashti, H. Characteristics and Composition of Heavy Oils from Speed of Sound, Regular Talk, 2013 Annual AIChE Meeitng, November 6, 2013, San Francisco.
84.Riazi, M. R., Characteristics of Heavy Fractions for Design and Operation of Upgarding Related Processes, Regular Talk, 2013 Annual AIChE Meeitng, November 7, 2013, San Francisco.
85.Riazi, M. R., "Measurable Specifications of Heavy oils for Estimation of Thermophysical Properties Related to Design and Operation of Equipment in Production and Processing", World Congress on "Petrochemistry and Chemical Engineering," November 18-20, 2013 Hilton San Antonio Airport, TX, USA. Also appeared in Journal of Petroleum Environment and Biotechnology (J Pet Environ Biotechnol) 2013, JPEB, ISSN: 2157-7463, Vol. 4, Issue 6, p. 185.
86.Riazi, M. R., Heavy Oil Upgrading Processes, Invited Keynote Speaker, 8th International Conference of Chemical Engineering, Kish Island, February 24-27, 2014, Kish.
87.Riazi, M. R., Heavy Oil Upgrading and Separation Processes, Invited Keynote Speaker, 4th Petroleum Refining, Qatar, September 15-17, 2014, Qatar.
88.Riazi, M. R., Heavy Oil Processes, Panel Moderator, 4th Petroleum Refining,  Qatar, September 15-17, 2014, Qatar. FlemingGulf Conference.
89.Riazi, M. R., Advisory Board Member, 4th Petroleum Refining,  Qatar, September 15-17, 2014, Qatar. FlemingGulf Conference.
90.Riazi, M. R., Chairman of Conference, 4th Petroleum Refining,  Qatar, September 15-17, 2014, Qatar. FlemingGulf Conference.
91.Riazi, M. R., Invited Keynote Speaker, "Energy and Economy in the Middle East and North Africa," WASD2014, Montreal, Canada, August 15, 2014.
92.Riazi, M. R., AlBusairi, B, Ali, SH, "Heavy Oil Characteristics and Processing," Keynote Lecture, 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Heavy Oil Session, Paper 0260, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, October 19-22, 2014.
93.Riazi, M. R., "EOR Methods on Mature Fields," Invited Speaker and Honorary Guest, 2014 Russian Oil and Gas Summit, Lotte Hotel, Moscow, November 27-28, 2014.
95.Riazi, M. R., Invited Masterclass Speaker to Heavy Oil Technologies Columbia (HOTC), to be held in Bogota, Columbia, February 23-25, 2015.
95. Each year invited to various conferences as Invited keynote speaker which due to other commitments were declined.  As example, for the first half of 2015 I was invited to four conferences to be held in the USA (Philadelphia), Beirut (Lebanon), Oman and Dubai all related to petroleum production which were all declined due to other activities.