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Ayyaz Mustafa

Engineer II, CIPR

Educational Qualification

  • M.Sc. in Geology, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia, 2015.
  • B.S. Geological Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 2009.

Research Interests

  • Geomechanics
  • Hydraulic Fracturing Optimization
  • Finite Element Modeling
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Unconventional Shale Gas
  • Brittleness and Anisotropy in Shales.

Selected Publications

  • Mustafa, A., Sahin, A., Abouelresh, M.O., Hariri, M.M., (2016). Lithofacies Controls on Natural Fracture Distribution in the Qusaiba Shale, Rub’ Al-Khali Basin, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, (Submitted Ref. No. JAES-D-17-00924)
  • Mustafa, A., Sahin, A., Abdulraheem, A., Korvin, G., (2016). Lithofacies Controls on Mechanical Properties and Brittleness of Lower Silurian Qusaiba Shale, Rub’ Al-Khali Basin, Saudi Arabia. Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC).
  • Mustafa, A., Sahin, A., Abdulraheem, A., (2016). Brittleness Estimation and Anisotropy Analysis of Lower Silurian Qusaiba Shale, Saudi Arabia. 4th International Conference on Integrated Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences (ICIPEG), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Ejaz, W. and Mustafa, A., (2015). Petrophysical and Dynamic Geomechanical Characterization of Lower Silurian Qusaiba Shale, Saudi Arabia. 3rd Middle East Geoscience Symposium, Manama, Bahrain.
  • Mustafa, A., Sahin, A., Hariri, M.M., Abouelresh, M.O., Korvin, G., and Abdulraheem, A., (2015). Multi-Scale Geological Characterization of the Lower Silurian Qusaiba Shale, Rub’ Al-Khali Basin, Saudi Arabia. AAPGSEG International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia, (Article #90217).
  • Mustafa, A., Sahin, A., Abouelresh, M.O., and Hariri, M.M., (2014). Geological Characteristics of the Lower Silurian Qusaiba Shale, Rub AlKhali Basin, Saudi Arabia. 2nd EAGE/SPE/AAPG Shale Gas Workshop, Dubai. ISBN: 978-1-63439-487-1. Page 38-42.
  • Mustafa, A., (2014). An outcrop study of Lower Eocene Rus Formation, using Optical Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy and X-ray Diffraction. 2nd Middle East Geoscience Student Symposium, Oman.
  • Mustafa, A., and Sahin, A., (2016). Unconventional Shale Gas: An Emerging Resource of Energy. Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Student Magazine Article, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore.
  • Shafique, U., Khan, M.S., Mustafa, A., and Arif, S. (2012). Engineering Geological Characterization of Lahore Soil, based on Geotechnical Testing and Mineralogical Composition using X-ray Diffraction. Pakistan Journal of Sciences, Vol. 64 Issue. 3
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