CPG
Tel: +966 (013) 860-3265
Fax: +966 (013) 860-3073

Location: Bldg. 76, Rm. 2217

Dr. Michael Fraim

Associate Professor, Petroleum Engineering Department

I have 30 years of experience of developing, patenting and commercializing technology for oil and gas resources.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1989
  • M.S., Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1988
  • B.S., Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1985

Research Interests

  • Hydraulic Fracturing for tight gas and shale
  • Enhanced oil recovery with acid gases
  • Thermal recovery of heavy oil and bitumen

Selected Publications

  • US9508478, “Diamagnetic levitation system for sport field us in a stadium”
  • US9488037, “Sonic oil recovery apparatus for use in a well”
  • US9409800, “Electric arc for aqueous fluid treatment”
  • US9248385, “Centrifuge Separator”
  • US9121630, “Method, apparatus, conduit, and composition for low thermal ground heat exchange”.
  • US9124196, “Diamagnetic levitation training, therapy, game, and entertainment sphere”.
  • US9508478, “Diamagnetic Levitation system for sport field use in a stadium”
  • US/14/975201, “Diamagnetic Levitation system for medical use” This patent is not published as requested by the company until animal trials are complete.
  • US20150136591, WO/2016/076857A1 “Electrolytic cell with Advance oxidation process and electro-catalytic paddle electrode”
  • US20140190906, “Centrifuge Separator”
  • US20150266753, “Aqueous Treatment Apparatus Utilizing Precursor materials and Utrasonics to generate customized Oxidation-Reduction-Reactant chemistry environments in Electrochemical cells and/or similar devices”
  • US20150053552, “Electrolytic Cell with Advanced Oxidation Process
  • US9028689, US20150307371, “Electric Arc for Aqueous Fluid Treatment”
  • US9010420, US20130000886, “Sonic oil recovery apparatus for use in a well”
  • US8161759, US20120247719, “Method of and apparatus for transferring heat energy between a heat exchanging subsystem above the surface of the earth and material there beneath using one or more coaxial-flow heat exchanging structures producing turbulence in aqueous-based heat-transferring  fluid   flowing  along   helically-extending  outer   flow channels formed therein”
  • US20120204659, “Coaxial-flow heat transfer structure”
  • -reduction-reactant chemistry environments in electrochemical cells and/or similar devices”
  • US8161759, US20120247719,” Method of and apparatus for transferring heat energy between a heat exchanging subsystem above the surface of the earth and material therebeneath using one or more coaxial-flow heat exchanging structures producing turbulence in aqueous-based heat-transfering fluid flowing along helically-extending outer flow channels formed therein”
  • US20110259547, “Building structures employing coaxial-flow heat transfer structures for thermal regulation”
  • US20110041515,WO/2009/051735A2, WO/209/051735A3, “High Efficiency, Corrosion Resistant Heat Exchanger and Method of Use Thereof”
  • US7882893, US20090178806, “Combined miscible drive for heavy oil production”
  • US7498009, US20080116054, WO/2007/061401A2, WO/2007/061401A3,” Controlled spectrum ultraviolet radiation pollution control process”
  • US7377122,” Coaxial-flow heat exchanging structure for installation in the earth and introducing turbulence into the flow of the aqueoue-based heat transfer fluid flowing along the outer flow channel while its cross-sectional characteristics produce fluid flows therealong having optimal vortex characteristics that optimize heat transfer with the earth”
  • US7373785, ”Geo-thermal heat exchanging system facilitating the transfer of heat energy using coaxial-flow heat exchanging structures installed in the earth for introducing turbulence into the flow of the aqueous-based heat transfer fluid flowing along the outer flow channel”
  • US7370488, ”Geo-thermal heat exchanging system facilitating the transfer of heat energy using coaxial-flow heat exchanging structures installed in the earth for introducing turbulence into the flow of the aqueous-based heat transfer fluid flowing along the outer flow channel”
  • US7363769,” Electromagnetic signal transmission/reception tower and accompanying base station employing system of coaxial-flow heat exchanging structures installed in well bores to thermally control the environment housing electronic equipment within the base station”
  • US7347059,” Coaxial-flow heat transfer system employing a coaxial-flow heat transfer structure having a helically-arranged fin structure disposed along an outer flow channel for constantly rotating an aqueous-based heat transfer fluid flowing therewithin so as to improve heat transfer with geological environments”
  • US7343753,” Coaxial-flow heat transfer system employing a coaxial-flow heat transfer structure having a helically-arranged fin structure disposed along an outer flow channel for constantly rotating an aqueous-based heat transfer fluid flowing therewithin so as to improve heat transfer with geological environments”
  • US732630, US20080156658, “Method and apparatus for scale and biofilm control”
  • US20110041515, WO/2009/051735A2, WO/2009/051735A3,”High Efficiency, corrosion resistant heat exchanger and methods of use thereof”
  • US20110024361, WO/2008/150541A1, “Aqueous   treatment   apparatus   utilizing   precursor   materials   and ultrasonics to generate customized oxidation-reduction-reactant chemistry environments in electrochemical cells and/or similar devices”
  • US20110259547, US2080185122, “Building structures employing coaxial-flow heat transfer structures for thermal regulation”
  • US20100218912, WO/2010/104835A1, “METHOD, APPARATUS, HEADER, AND COMPOSITION FOR GROUND HEAT EXCHANGE”
  • US20090250200, US20070023163, US200770023164, US20070029067, US20070017243, WO/2006/096833A3, WO/2006/096833A2, “Coaxial-flow heat transfer structures for use in diverse applications”
  • US20080210402,” Method of increasing the rate of heat energy transfer between a heat exchanging subsystem above the surface of the earth and material therebeneath using a coaxial-flow heat exchanging structure generating turbulence along the outer flow channel thereof”
  • US20080196859,” Method of transferring heat energy between a heat exchanging subsystem above the surface of the earth and material therebeneath using a coaxial-flow heat exchanging structure generating turbulence along the outer flow channel thereof
  • US2008020993, “System for exchanging heat within an environment using a coaxial-flow heat exchanging structure with helically-finned tubing”
  • US20080148758,” Heat exchanging system employing co-axial flow heat exchanging structures installed in the ambient environment”US20120061077 and WO/2012/027198A1, “Sonic Enhanced Oil Recovery System and Method”US8999173, “Aqueous treatment apparatus utilizing precursor materials and ultrasonics to generate customioxidation
  • US6752972,”Plasma Processing method and apparatus”
  • US0274602, EP1771386A2, WO/2005/123982A2, WO/2005/123982A3, “Method and apparatus for scale and biofilm control”
  • EP1419676A2, WO/2003/049499A3, WO/2003/049499A2,”Ultraviolet radiation generation with flame and electrical discharge”
  • US20100218912 & WO/2010/104835A1, “Method, Apparatus, Header, and composition for ground heat exchange”
  • EP1312247A2, WO/2002/003417A2, WO/2002/003417A3, “An electromagnetic radiation-initiated plasma reactor”
  • US20080185135, “Natural gas dehydration and condensate separation system employing co-axial flow heat exchange structures”
  • EP1282908A4, EP1282908A2, “Plasma Processing method and apparatus”
  • US20060201179, “Optimized ground loop systems for heat pumps”
  • US20060201180, “System for exchanging heat within an environment using an axial-flow heat exchanging structure with spiral-finned tubing”
  • US20060027463, WO/2006/002406A2, WO/2006/002406A3, “WATER TREATMENT APPARATUS UTILIZING OZONATION AND ELECTROLYTIC CHLORINATION”
  • US20050035711, WO/2004/110932A2, WO/2004/110932A3,”Method and apparatus for a high efficiency ultraviolet radiation source”
  • US20030051990 & US20060165555, “System, method, and apparatus for intense ultraviolet radiation source,”
  • US20030152184, US20060008043, US20080043895, “Electromagnetic radiation-initiated plasma reactor”
  • US6382321,”Dewatering natural gas-assisted pump for natural and hydrocarbon wells”
  • US6311791 & WO/2000/047861A3,” Hydraulic under reamer and sections for use therein”
  • US6279653,”Heavy oil viscosity reduction and production”
  • US6241030, “Hydraulic under reamer and sections for use therein”
  • US6237702, “Hydraulic under reamer and sections for use thereof”
  • US6230799,”Ultrasonic downhole radiator and method for using same”
  • US6223839,” Hydraulic under reamer and sections for use therein”
  • US6186228, “Methods and apparatus for enhancing well production using sonic energy”
  • US6138777, “Hydraulic under reamer and sections for use therein”
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