CPG

Ph.D. Dissertation

2017

Mohammed Benaafi., 2017. Nature & characteristics of fracture System within Wajid Sandstone Group, SW Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors:  Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Chairman), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Member), Dr. Mohammed Makkawi (Member), Prof. Giovanni Bertotti (External Member),  Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani (Member).

2016

Abduljamiu Amao., 2016. Benthic Foraminiferal Taxonomy, Distribution and Ecology in the Arabian Gulf
Principle Supervisors:  Dr. Michael Kaminski (Chairman), Dr. Khalid Al- Ramadan (Member), Dr. Pamela Hallock Muller (External Member), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Member), Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Member)

Ammar Mohammed Adam., 2016. High-Resolution Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy, and Diagenesis of Upper Khartam Member, Khuff Formation: Implication on Reservoir Quality and Architecture. Outcrop Analog from Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Prof. Michael Kaminski (Chairman) Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Co-Chairman) Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Member) | Dr. Abdulraheem Abdulazeez (Member) Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud (Member)

Ahmed Mohammed Hakami., 2016. Characterization of Carbonate Mudrocks of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, East Ghawar, Saudi Arabia: Implications for Unconventional Reservoir Quality Prediction
Principle Supervisors: Dr.Khalid Al-Ramadan, Dr. Kaminski, Prof. Korvin, Prof. Sidqi Abu- Khamseen (PETE), Prof. Ahmet Dogan (U. of Iowa)

M.S. Research

2017

Mahmoud Mohammed Samir Desouky Nour El Yamani., 2017. Microfacies and Related Diagenesis of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al Ramadan (advisor), Dr. Dave Cantrell (co-advisor), Dr. Waleed Abdulghani (member), Dr. Abdullah Sultan (member), Prof. Dr. Axel Munnecke

Ryan Adhi Putra., 2017. Effects of Element Elevation and Position Errors On The Response Of Seismic Arrays
Chair, Abdellatif Al-Shuhail

Arum Albuntana., 2017.Ecotoxicity of Arabian Light Crude Oil and Oil Based Drilling Mud on The Local Arabian Killifish ( Aphanius dispar) and Commercial Brine Shrimp (Artemia sp)

Bagus Budi Prasetyo., 2017.Estimation of Porosity and Water Saturation from Seismic and GPR Data : A Case Study in Jafurah Sand Dunes of Eastern Saudi Arabia
Chair, Abdellatif Al-Shuhail

Abdullah Alqubalee, 2017. Lithofacies and Petrophysical Characterization of the Late Ordovician Sarah Formation, Rub' Al-Khali Basin, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Chair), Dr. Lamidi Babalola,  and Dr. Mohammed Makkawi

 

2016

Mahmoud Mohammed Samir Desouky Nour El Yamani., 2017. Microfacies and Related Diagenesis of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al Ramadan (advisor), Dr. Dave Cantrell (co-advisor), Dr. Waleed Abdulghani (member), Dr. Abdullah Sultan (member), Prof. Dr. Axel Munnecke

Mohamaed Ibrahim., 2016. Fractures system within Qusaiba shale outcrop and its relationship to the geomechanical and lithological properties, Qasim area, Central Saudi Arabia.
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Mustafa M Hariri (Chairman), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (member), Dr. Mohamad H. Makkawi (member)

Salawu Omobayo Adio., 2016. Removal of Mercury (II) from Water using Biosynthesized Silver and Iron Nanoparticles​
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Basheer Chanbasha, Bassam Tawabini, Zafarullah Khan

M'd Arif Ibrahim., 2016. Isolation & Characterization of Microalgae for Biofuel Production
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Irshad Ahmed, Thukair, Razzaq​

Lawal Taoreed Taiwo., 2016. Levels & characteristics of airborne particulate matter in Dammam, Dhahran & Khobar, SA
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Tawabini; Al-Shaibani; A.F. Farahat​

Muhammad Hammad Malik., 2016. Micropaleontology and Sequence Stratigraphy of Middle Jurassic D4-D5 Members of Dhruma Formation, Central SA.​
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Kaminski, Al-Ramadan, Babalola​

Waleed Ejaz., 2016. Integration of Electrofacies and Geomechanical Characteristics of Sarah Formation (Potential Tight Gas Reservoir) Rub' Al-Khali Basin, SA​
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Korvin ; Ali Sahin; Abdullatif; Kaminski; Abdulazeez Abdulraheem​

Abdaseed Kubur Bokhari., 2016. 3D Geostatistical modeling of the facies, porosity and permeability of the early Triassic upper Khartam member outcrop, central SA
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Makkawi; Abdullatif; Korvin Abdulazeez Abdulraheem; Babalola​

Septriandi Asmaidi Chan., 2016. Biostratigraphy and Benthic Foraminiferal Morphogroups of the Miocene Mixed Carbonate and Siliciclastic Dam Formation in the Al-Lidam area, Eastern Province
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Kaminski; Al-Ramadan; Babalola;​

Rakan Hassan., 2016. Investigating the potential of treating water contaminated with toluene using UV/H2O2 process
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Tawabini; Musa; Alaa Bukhari

Amjad Ali., 2016. Characterizing fluids contact from seismic data by joint inversion of acoustic velocity and impedance
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Al-Shuhail; Kaka; Kaminski

Liadi Musiliu Adeyemi., 2016. Evaluating the Adsorptive Capacity of Sewage Sludge-derived Activated Carbon for the Removal of Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in Aqueous solution
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Al-Tawabini (Chair),Dr. Reyad Shawabkeh, and Dr. Nabeel Jarrah

Pramudya R.D. Perdana., 2016. Paleoecology and Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of  the Lower Silurian in the Qasim Region using Foraminiferal Biofacies and Geochemical Techniques
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Kaminski; Abdullatif; Sedat Inan​

Olabemiwo, Fatai Abidemi., 2016. The Potential Capacity of Functionalized Fly Ash (CFA) in Removing Cadmium from Water
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Al-Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Tahar Laoui, Dr. Mazen Khalid.

Mustafa Al-Marzooq., 2016.Investigation of seismic data amplification response under the sand dunes of Rub Al-Khali

Ali Mohamed., 2016.  Full waveform inversion for complex near surface imaging using seg seam ii synthetic model
Chair: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail​

Muhammad Naveed Tahir Butt​., 2016.   Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality of Early Miocene Burqan Formation in the Midyan Peninsula, NW Saudi Arabia.​
Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan (ESD) - Supervisor.
Prof. Dr. John Reijmer (ESD) - Member
Dr. Waleed M. Abdulghani(ESD) – Member

2014

Haitham Alsahfy., 2014. Microseismic Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing and Analysis of Location and Detectability Uncertainties
Principle Supervisors: Professor Gabor Korvin (Chair), Dr. Isma'il Kaka (Member), Dr. Mohammed Ameen (Saudi Aramco, Member)

Ayyaz Mustafa., 2014. Integration of lithofacies and geomechanical characteristics of the Lower Silurian Qusaiba Shale, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Chair), Dr. Ali Sahin (Co-Chair), Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Dr. Mohamad Abouelresh, Prof. Gabor Korvin

Adetoro John Adedapo., 2014. Spatial distribution of the levels of trace metals in the topsoil of Dammam area, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani & Prof. Ahmet Umran Dogan (Members)

Amana Jemal Kedir., 2014. Treatment of water contaminated with Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether using UV/Chlorine Advanced Oxidation Process.
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani & Dr.Alaadin A. Bukhari (Members)

Ashraf Kamal Ali Abbas., 2014. Geological & Geostatistical modeling of the upper Dibsiyah (wajid sandstone): a Paleozoic sandstone reservoir outcrop analog, southwestern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Chair) Prof. Gabor Korvin (Member) Dr.Ali Sahin (RI, Member)                   

Mutasim Sami Osman., 2014. Digital outcrop modeling of the early Triassic upper Khartam member of khuff formation: implications for reservoir heterogeneity and quality, Qassim area, central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Chair)Prof. Gabor Korvin (Member) Dr.Mohammad Al-Farhan(KACST)

Abdullah Wahbi., 2014. Sedimentological and stratigraphic studies of the cambro-ordovician succession in northwest Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan (Chair) Dr. John Melvin (Saudi Aramco)Prof. Ahmet Dogan (Member)

Abdallah Fathi Mohammed Saeed., 2014. Joint inversion of gravity and ground penetrating radar data to characterize subsurface cavities
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail (Chair)Dr. Ismail Kaka (Member)Dr. Khalid Ramadan (Member)           

Adebayo Segun Biodun., 2014. Removal of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) from water using non-modified and modified fly ash
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Muataz Ali Atieh (Co-Chair), Dr. Faraj Ahmad Abulaiwi, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani & Dr. Basheer Chanbasha (Members)

Asaad Mohammed Abdulraziq., 2014. Porosity classification & reservoir flow units ranking in the Khartam Member, Khuff Formation (Permo-Triassic): Outcrop Approach, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisor: Drs. Osman Abdullatif (Chair), Gabor Korvin, Lameed Babalola (RI)

Abdulaziz Saud Al-Guwaizani (PhD GEOL)., 2014.Tight gas sandstone reservoir properties of the Lower Paleozoic Sarah Formation, Central  & Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Prof. Ahmet Umran Dogan (Chair), Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan, Dr. Michael Kaminski, Dr. Hasan Al-Hashim, Dr. Sedat Inan (Members)

2015

Adnan Saleh Alghannam., 2015. Subsurface geological and geomechanical characterization of a Permo-Triassic Carbonate Reservoir in Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Chair), Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Dr. Mandefro Belayneh,  Prof. Gabor Korvin, Dr. Osman Abdellatif (Members)

Omar Atef Radwan., 2015.Dedolomitization of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Kaminski (Chair), Drs. Abdulghani, Dogan, Korvin, Morsy

Sudibyo Solikan Sardi., 2015. Mapping of environmental sensitivity in Western Arabian Gulf using GIS for oil spill response
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Qurban (Chair), Krishnakumar, Hariri, Tawabini, Khalil

Mohammed Elhibir Mohammed., 2015. Regional sequence stratigraphic model of Miocene Dam formation and its impact on lithofacies heterogeneity. An outcrop approach, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Osman, Korvin, Al Khaldi, Kaka, Babalola

Matthew Armoh., 2015. Determination of evaporation rate in a sabkha in the Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr.Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani (Chair), Makkawi, Tawabini, Wood, Al-Amoudi

Lateef Owolabi Awal., 2015. Characterization of brittleness & frackability for unconventional shale
Principle Supervisors: Professor Gabor Korvin (Chair),  Dr. Ali Sahin (Co-Chair), Dr. Jin Guodong (Baker-Hughes, Member), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Member), Dr. Kaminski

Muhammad Asif Abbas., 2015. Title: Geochemical & Petrographical Study of Silurian Sharawra Formation, Old Qusaiba Village, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Michael Kaminski( chair), Gabor Korvin, Dr. Sedat Iman (Saudi Aramco)

Moaz Abdaltawab Mohammed Ali., 2015. Depositional & diagenetic controls on porosity evolution of the Miocene Dam Formation Carbonates: Outcr5op approach, Al-Lidam Escarpment, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Osman, Al-Ramadan, Dave Cantrell

Paul Edigue., 2015. Three-Dimensional Supervirtual Seismic Refraction Interferometry
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail (Chair), Dr. Sanlinn Ismail Kaka, Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan

Haitham M. Awad., 2015. Sedimentology & sequence stratigraphy of the Paleogene Samma, Yabus & Adar Formations, Rawat Basin, White Nile State, Sudan
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Osman (Chair), Korvin, Abdul Ghani

Yasin Jemal Yasin., 2015. GIS application & environmental factors for mosquito control in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia  
Supervisor: Dr. Assad Thukair, Nzila, Baqer Al-Ramadan

Oluseun Adetola Sanuade., 2015. Sequence Stratigraphic Analysis & Porosity Evaluation of a Field Using 3D Seismic & Well Logs: An Example from Onshore Niger Delta, Nigeria
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Sannlin I. Kaka, Mustafa M. Hariri, Osman Abdullatif

Muhammad Arslan., 2015. Benthic Foraminifera in the Arabian Gulf: Effects of Seasonal Dynamics, Environmental Parameters, and Marine Pollution on their Distribution and Behavior
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Michael Kaminski (Chair), Dr. Bassam Tawabini & Dr. Amjad Bajes Khali (Members)

Danmaliki, Gaddafi Ibrahim., 2015. Adsorptive evaluation of nanoparticles loaded carbon derived from used tires
Principle Supervisors: Dr Tawfik Saleh Prof. AbulKibash, Dr. Mazumder,

Mohammed Jabir., 2015. High resolution 3D geocellular facies and property modelling of Bentiu-1 Reservoirs Interval, Jake Oilfield, Fula Sub-Basin, Sudan
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Sahin,  Korvin, Makkawi, Kaka

Syed Haroon Ali., 2015. High resolution stratigraphic architecture & sedimentologic heterogeneity within the Miocene Dam Formation, Eastern Province, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Osman Abdullatif, Drs Ramadan, Korvin, Alkhaldi, Babalola

Abdallah Abdelkarim Hassan., 2015. Porosity & permeability characterization within the lithofacies framework of Miocene Dam Formation outcrop, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Korvin, Babalola

Omar Afif., 2015. Rock Physics Modeling for a Clastic Reservoir in Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail; Drs. Kaka, Al-Ramadan, Al-Shuhail, Bakkorji

Jarrah Mohammed Ahmed Mubark., 2015. The relationship between litho-stratigraphy and geomechanical properties of Sarah formation outcrop analogue, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Hariri & Korvin

Hussam Eldin El-Zain., 2015. High resolution sedimentology and reservoir properties of Ulayya Member, Hanifa Formation, Outcrop Approach, Riyadh Area, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Korvin, Kaminski

Ali H. Al-Gawas., 2015. Fracture detection using azimuthal P-wave amplitude variation with offset (AVOA) in a clastic reservoir, Eastern Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail, Drs.  Kaka, Al-Ramadan

Akeem Olewale Bello., 2015. Investigating the phyto-remediation potential of selected Saudi plants in removing pollutants from contaminated waters
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Tawabini, Drs. Amjad Khalil, Christopher Boland

Yousef Al-Mutawa., 2015. Utilizing of GIS to map trace metals distribution in Sabkha Al-Fasl, Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Assad Al-Thukair, Drs. Baqer Al-Ramadan, Basheer Chanbasha

Karim  Malik., 2015. Investigation of bacterial isolates in degradation of specific hydrocarbons
Principle Supervisors: Dr Assad Al-Thukair Drs. Chanbasha, Al-Humam

Auwal Muhammad Musa., 2015. Adsorption evaluation of cross-linked polymers for water treatment
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Tawfik Saleh; Drs. Asrof, Tawbini

Akere Taiwo Hassan., 2015. Assessment of organotins in sediments and biota collected from the Saudi coast of the Arabian Gulf
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Qurban; Drs. Krishnakumar; Manikandan; Chanbasha, Tawabini

Ahmed Abdi Hassan., 2015. Sunlight and organic dyes as a greener approach to photochemical reactions and degradation of phenol in water
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Chanbasha; Dr. Tawabini;  Prof. Al-Arfaj

Abdul-Rahman Akinkumni Yusuf., 2015. Influence of treated sewage effluents on coastal Saudi water of the Arabian Gulf from microbial & water quality aspects
Principle Supervisors: Dr. A.Khalil; Co-Chair:Dr, Qurban; Members: Drs. Manikandan, Roa-Ureta; Nzila

Ardiansyah Ibnu Koeshhidayatullah., 2015. Miocene Syn-Rift Carbonate Platforms Architecture In the Midyan Basin, Northwest Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Al-Ramadan, Drs.Abdulghani,Richard Collier (U of Leeds)

Ammar Abdlmutalib., 2015. The relationship between litho-stratigraphy and Geomechanical properties of Arab-D Reservoir using outcrop analogue,Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Addullatif, Drs. Abdulraheem, Korvin

Mazin Bashri., 2015. High resolution facies analysis and sequence stratigraphyof mixed clastic-carbonate deposits of Miocene Dam formation,Al-Lidam area. Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullateef,Drs. Kaminski, Babalola

Rasheed Peter Adetokunbo., 2015. Improved 3D edge detection with the Magic Cube operator
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Abdullatif Al- Shuhail (Chair), Dr. Saleh Al-Dossary, Dr. Abdullah Al-Shuhail

Oyehan Tajudeen Adeyinka., 2015.Isolation & characterization of microbial communities found in oil-polluted sites from 1991 Gulf War
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Thukair (Chair), Chanbasha, Nzila

Abuzar Mamun., 2015. Log Porosity & Lithology Prediction from Seismic Data – Frontier & Tensleep Formations, Wyoming
Principle Supervisors: Prof. Gabor Korvin, Members: Dr Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Dr. Osman Abdullatif

Abdul Latif ashadi., 2015.Ground motion prediction equations (gmpes) for subduction-zone earthquakes in java island, Indonesia          
Principle Supervisors:
Drs.Ismail Kaka, Abdullatif Al- Shuhail, Kaminsk

GEOL PhD Proposal. Mohammed Benaafi., 2015.Nature & characteristics of fracture System within Wajid Sandstone Group, SW Saudi Arabia
Supervisor: Drs. Hariri (Chair), Abdellatif, Bertotti, Makkawi, Korvin   

GEOL PhD Proposal. MohammedYassin., 2015.Structural, stratigraphic evolution and reservoir characteristics of Abu-Sufyan Sub-Basin, Muglad Rift Basin, Sudan

Ph.D. Dissertation

2016

Obembe Abiola David., May 2016. A Modified Boussinesq-based approach to numerical investigation of thermal flooding process with experimental verification
Advisor: Dr. M. Enamul Hossain

Badr Salem Ba Geri., October 2016. Filter Cake Removal Of Barite Water-Based Mud
Advisor: Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem

2015

Abdulrauf Rasheed Adebayo., March 2015. An Experimental Study of The Effects of CO2 Sequestration on Electrical Properties of Carbonate Rocks
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Al-Yousef

2013

Saad Menahi Al-Mutairi., December 2013. Modeling Wettability Alteration during Immiscible Carbon Dioxide Flooding
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

M.S. Research

2016

Mohamed Abdalsalam., May 2016. Hanfi Jad Formation Damage Quantification by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Bramasto Cinde Adam., May 2016. Relative Permeability Of Smart Water For Carbonate Reservoirs: Experimental And Modeling Investigation
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Shams Kalam., March 2016. An Empirical Correlation for Water Flooding Performance in a Layered Reservoir
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

Mohammed Abdul Qadeer Siddiqui., February 2016. Stability and Texture of CO2/N2 Foam in Sandstone
Advisor: Dr. Rahul N. Gajbhiye

Usama Yousuf., April 2016. Empirical Correlations for 5-Spot Water Flooding Performance with Different Permeability Sortings
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

2015

Adewale Wasiu Adeniji., May 2015. A Global Optimization Approach To The Gradual Deformation Method Of History Matching
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Rami M. Alloush., April 2015.Numerical Modeling Of Turbulent Gas Flow In Porous Media: A Fractional Diffusion Approach
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Ahmed Yousif Alsahaf., May 2015. Prediction Of Flow Zone Indicators In Carbonate Reservoirs Using Hybrid Modeling
Advisor: Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem

Amjed Mohammed Hassan Sheikh Mohammed., November 2015. Optimization of In-Situ Generated CO2 Using Chelating Agents for EOR from Carbonate Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Meshal Ali Al-Amri., May 2015. Integrated Petrophysical and Reservoir Characterization Workflow to Enhance Permeability and Water Saturation Prediction
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Assad Ahmed Abdallah Barri., June 2015. Identifying Optimum Conditions for Stable Wormholes Created by Chelating Agents
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Ma He., May 2015. Destabilization and Treatment of Produced Water-Oil Emulsions from EOR Application using Dissolved Air Flotation Technique
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Lionel Talley Fogang., December 2015. Toward understanding the breaker mechanism of viscoelastic surfactant in well stimulation
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Tamer Magdi Moussa., June 2015. Optimization of Expanded-Solvent Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Using Differential Evolution
Advisor: Optimization of Expanded-Solvent Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Using Differential Evolution

Ahmed Abdulhamid Ahmed Mahmoud., May 2015. The Effect of Clay Content and Type on Oil Recovery from Sandstone Cores Using High pH Chelating Agent
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Muzammil Hussain Rammay., December 2015. Stochastic Optimization of Hydraulic Fractures and Horizontal Well Parameters in Shale Gas Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Rizwan Ahmed Khan., December 2015. Optimization of SAGD and VAPEX Processes using Horizontal Well Placement with Minimum Spacing Constraint
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Amjad Saeed Ahmed Bin Thalab., May 2015. Performance of Saudi Bentonite and Nano clay Admixed Cement for HPHT Conditions
Advisor: Dr. M. Enamul Hossain

Waqas Ahmed Khan., May 2015. Oil Well Cement with Carbon Nanotube for High Pressure High Temperature Applications
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Xian Zhang., January 2015. Optimum Damping Factor for Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm with Application to Reservoir Parameter Estimation
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

2014

Abdelhalim Ibrahim Abdelahim Mohamed., December 2014. Development of emulsified gels for water control in oil and gas wells
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Muhammad Mansoor Alam., December 2014.An Experimental Study of Oil Recovery from Carbonate Reservoirs by In-Situ Generated CO2
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Yaser Khaled Al-Duailej., March 2014. Wormhole characterization using nuclear resonance (NMR)
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Ali Musa Al-Hussain., December 2014. An Integrated Approach for Downhole Leak Detection
Advisor: Dr. M. Enamul Hossain

Menhal Abdulbaqi Al-Ismael., December 2014. A Multi-Objective Well Placement Approach with NPV and Regional Pressure Balance
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Mohammad Danish Hashmat., December 2014. Study of Cross-linked Polymer Gel Systems for potential use as Loss Prevention Agents
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Ahmed Amara Musa Kasha., May 2014. Impact of Injection Water Chemistry on Zeta Potential of Carbonate Rocks
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Muhammad Ali Khalid., December 2014. Reaction Kinetics of Fresh and Spent acid in Dolomite rock at high pressures
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Musaab Ibrahim Magzoub Elhag., November 2014. Development of Stable Bentonite for Drilling Fluid Formulations Using Local Sources
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Musaab Ibrahim Magzoub Elhag., November 2014. Development of Stable Bentonite for Drilling Fluid Formulations Using Local Sources
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Muzzammil Shakeel., December 2014. Effect of Crude Oil Composition on Wettability Alteration During Immiscible CO2 Flooding
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

Osama Mutrif Siddig., May 2014. Lexicographic Approach to Well Placement Optimization for Short, Medium And Long Term Investment Decisions
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

2013

Ali Ahmed Al-Nemer., December 2013. Global Optimization Strategies for Well Tests in Single and Dual Porosity Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Ali Saleh Omar Ba Geri., May 2013. Experimental study of the alkaline-surfectantgas (ASG) flooding in a carbonite reservoir
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Zaeem Hassan Khan., December 2013. Models of Fractional Diffusion for Radial-Composite Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Saad Mehmood., December 2013. Sensitivity-based Upscaling for Large-Scale Reservoir Model History Matching
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Mobeen Murtaza., December 2013. Effect of Nano clay on oilwell cement properties for high pressure and temperature applications
Advisor: Dr. Abdulaziz Abdulla E Al-Majed

Najmudeen Sibaweihi., June 2013. Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis of Foam Assisted Water Alternating Gas
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Khaled Zidan Abdelgawad Ibrahim., May 2013. An Innovative Application of Chelating Agents for EOR in Carbonate Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

2012

Murtada Abdein Ali Elhaj., December 2012. Effect of Saturation on Acoustic of Carbonate Rocks
Advisor: Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem

2008

Ahmad Mubarak Al-Harbi., November 2008. Transport Processes in carbonate rocks using NMR T2 distributions
Advisor: Dr. Gharib M. Hamada

Ph.D. Dissertation

2017

Mohammed Benaafi., 2017. Nature & characteristics of fracture System within Wajid Sandstone Group, SW Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors:  Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Chairman), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Member), Dr. Mohammed Makkawi (Member), Prof. Giovanni Bertotti (External Member),  Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani (Member).

2016

Abduljamiu Amao., 2016. Benthic Foraminiferal Taxonomy, Distribution and Ecology in the Arabian Gulf
Principle Supervisors:  Dr. Michael Kaminski (Chairman), Dr. Khalid Al- Ramadan (Member), Dr. Pamela Hallock Muller (External Member), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Member), Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Member)

Ammar Mohammed Adam., 2016. High-Resolution Stratigraphy, Biostratigraphy, and Diagenesis of Upper Khartam Member, Khuff Formation: Implication on Reservoir Quality and Architecture. Outcrop Analog from Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Prof. Michael Kaminski (Chairman) Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Co-Chairman) Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Member) | Dr. Abdulraheem Abdulazeez (Member) Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud (Member)

Ahmed Mohammed Hakami., 2016. Characterization of Carbonate Mudrocks of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, East Ghawar, Saudi Arabia: Implications for Unconventional Reservoir Quality Prediction
Principle Supervisors: Dr.Khalid Al-Ramadan, Dr. Kaminski, Prof. Korvin, Prof. Sidqi Abu- Khamseen (PETE), Prof. Ahmet Dogan (U. of Iowa)

M.S. Research

2017

Mahmoud Mohammed Samir Desouky Nour El Yamani., 2017. Microfacies and Related Diagenesis of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al Ramadan (advisor), Dr. Dave Cantrell (co-advisor), Dr. Waleed Abdulghani (member), Dr. Abdullah Sultan (member), Prof. Dr. Axel Munnecke

Ryan Adhi Putra., 2017. Effects of Element Elevation and Position Errors On The Response Of Seismic Arrays
Chair, Abdellatif Al-Shuhail

Arum Albuntana., 2017.Ecotoxicity of Arabian Light Crude Oil and Oil Based Drilling Mud on The Local Arabian Killifish ( Aphanius dispar) and Commercial Brine Shrimp (Artemia sp)

Bagus Budi Prasetyo., 2017.Estimation of Porosity and Water Saturation from Seismic and GPR Data : A Case Study in Jafurah Sand Dunes of Eastern Saudi Arabia
Chair, Abdellatif Al-Shuhail

Abdullah Alqubalee, 2017. Lithofacies and Petrophysical Characterization of the Late Ordovician Sarah Formation, Rub' Al-Khali Basin, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Chair), Dr. Lamidi Babalola,  and Dr. Mohammed Makkawi

 

2016

Mahmoud Mohammed Samir Desouky Nour El Yamani., 2017. Microfacies and Related Diagenesis of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al Ramadan (advisor), Dr. Dave Cantrell (co-advisor), Dr. Waleed Abdulghani (member), Dr. Abdullah Sultan (member), Prof. Dr. Axel Munnecke

Mohamaed Ibrahim., 2016. Fractures system within Qusaiba shale outcrop and its relationship to the geomechanical and lithological properties, Qasim area, Central Saudi Arabia.
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Mustafa M Hariri (Chairman), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (member), Dr. Mohamad H. Makkawi (member)

Salawu Omobayo Adio., 2016. Removal of Mercury (II) from Water using Biosynthesized Silver and Iron Nanoparticles​
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Basheer Chanbasha, Bassam Tawabini, Zafarullah Khan

M'd Arif Ibrahim., 2016. Isolation & Characterization of Microalgae for Biofuel Production
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Irshad Ahmed, Thukair, Razzaq​

Lawal Taoreed Taiwo., 2016. Levels & characteristics of airborne particulate matter in Dammam, Dhahran & Khobar, SA
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Tawabini; Al-Shaibani; A.F. Farahat​

Muhammad Hammad Malik., 2016. Micropaleontology and Sequence Stratigraphy of Middle Jurassic D4-D5 Members of Dhruma Formation, Central SA.​
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Kaminski, Al-Ramadan, Babalola​

Waleed Ejaz., 2016. Integration of Electrofacies and Geomechanical Characteristics of Sarah Formation (Potential Tight Gas Reservoir) Rub' Al-Khali Basin, SA​
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Korvin ; Ali Sahin; Abdullatif; Kaminski; Abdulazeez Abdulraheem​

Abdaseed Kubur Bokhari., 2016. 3D Geostatistical modeling of the facies, porosity and permeability of the early Triassic upper Khartam member outcrop, central SA
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Makkawi; Abdullatif; Korvin Abdulazeez Abdulraheem; Babalola​

Septriandi Asmaidi Chan., 2016. Biostratigraphy and Benthic Foraminiferal Morphogroups of the Miocene Mixed Carbonate and Siliciclastic Dam Formation in the Al-Lidam area, Eastern Province
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Kaminski; Al-Ramadan; Babalola;​

Rakan Hassan., 2016. Investigating the potential of treating water contaminated with toluene using UV/H2O2 process
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Tawabini; Musa; Alaa Bukhari

Amjad Ali., 2016. Characterizing fluids contact from seismic data by joint inversion of acoustic velocity and impedance
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Al-Shuhail; Kaka; Kaminski

Liadi Musiliu Adeyemi., 2016. Evaluating the Adsorptive Capacity of Sewage Sludge-derived Activated Carbon for the Removal of Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in Aqueous solution
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Al-Tawabini (Chair),Dr. Reyad Shawabkeh, and Dr. Nabeel Jarrah

Pramudya R.D. Perdana., 2016. Paleoecology and Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of  the Lower Silurian in the Qasim Region using Foraminiferal Biofacies and Geochemical Techniques
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Kaminski; Abdullatif; Sedat Inan​

Olabemiwo, Fatai Abidemi., 2016. The Potential Capacity of Functionalized Fly Ash (CFA) in Removing Cadmium from Water
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Al-Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Tahar Laoui, Dr. Mazen Khalid.

Mustafa Al-Marzooq., 2016.Investigation of seismic data amplification response under the sand dunes of Rub Al-Khali

Ali Mohamed., 2016.  Full waveform inversion for complex near surface imaging using seg seam ii synthetic model
Chair: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail​

Muhammad Naveed Tahir Butt​., 2016.   Diagenesis and Reservoir Quality of Early Miocene Burqan Formation in the Midyan Peninsula, NW Saudi Arabia.​
Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan (ESD) - Supervisor.
Prof. Dr. John Reijmer (ESD) - Member
Dr. Waleed M. Abdulghani(ESD) – Member

2014

Haitham Alsahfy., 2014. Microseismic Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing and Analysis of Location and Detectability Uncertainties
Principle Supervisors: Professor Gabor Korvin (Chair), Dr. Isma'il Kaka (Member), Dr. Mohammed Ameen (Saudi Aramco, Member)

Ayyaz Mustafa., 2014. Integration of lithofacies and geomechanical characteristics of the Lower Silurian Qusaiba Shale, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Chair), Dr. Ali Sahin (Co-Chair), Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Dr. Mohamad Abouelresh, Prof. Gabor Korvin

Adetoro John Adedapo., 2014. Spatial distribution of the levels of trace metals in the topsoil of Dammam area, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani & Prof. Ahmet Umran Dogan (Members)

Amana Jemal Kedir., 2014. Treatment of water contaminated with Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether using UV/Chlorine Advanced Oxidation Process.
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani & Dr.Alaadin A. Bukhari (Members)

Ashraf Kamal Ali Abbas., 2014. Geological & Geostatistical modeling of the upper Dibsiyah (wajid sandstone): a Paleozoic sandstone reservoir outcrop analog, southwestern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Chair) Prof. Gabor Korvin (Member) Dr.Ali Sahin (RI, Member)                   

Mutasim Sami Osman., 2014. Digital outcrop modeling of the early Triassic upper Khartam member of khuff formation: implications for reservoir heterogeneity and quality, Qassim area, central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Chair)Prof. Gabor Korvin (Member) Dr.Mohammad Al-Farhan(KACST)

Abdullah Wahbi., 2014. Sedimentological and stratigraphic studies of the cambro-ordovician succession in northwest Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan (Chair) Dr. John Melvin (Saudi Aramco)Prof. Ahmet Dogan (Member)

Abdallah Fathi Mohammed Saeed., 2014. Joint inversion of gravity and ground penetrating radar data to characterize subsurface cavities
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail (Chair)Dr. Ismail Kaka (Member)Dr. Khalid Ramadan (Member)           

Adebayo Segun Biodun., 2014. Removal of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) from water using non-modified and modified fly ash
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Bassam Tawabini (Chair), Dr. Muataz Ali Atieh (Co-Chair), Dr. Faraj Ahmad Abulaiwi, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani & Dr. Basheer Chanbasha (Members)

Asaad Mohammed Abdulraziq., 2014. Porosity classification & reservoir flow units ranking in the Khartam Member, Khuff Formation (Permo-Triassic): Outcrop Approach, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisor: Drs. Osman Abdullatif (Chair), Gabor Korvin, Lameed Babalola (RI)

Abdulaziz Saud Al-Guwaizani (PhD GEOL)., 2014.Tight gas sandstone reservoir properties of the Lower Paleozoic Sarah Formation, Central  & Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Prof. Ahmet Umran Dogan (Chair), Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan, Dr. Michael Kaminski, Dr. Hasan Al-Hashim, Dr. Sedat Inan (Members)

2015

Adnan Saleh Alghannam., 2015. Subsurface geological and geomechanical characterization of a Permo-Triassic Carbonate Reservoir in Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Mustafa Hariri (Chair), Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Dr. Mandefro Belayneh,  Prof. Gabor Korvin, Dr. Osman Abdellatif (Members)

Omar Atef Radwan., 2015.Dedolomitization of the Tuwaiq Mountain Formation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Kaminski (Chair), Drs. Abdulghani, Dogan, Korvin, Morsy

Sudibyo Solikan Sardi., 2015. Mapping of environmental sensitivity in Western Arabian Gulf using GIS for oil spill response
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Qurban (Chair), Krishnakumar, Hariri, Tawabini, Khalil

Mohammed Elhibir Mohammed., 2015. Regional sequence stratigraphic model of Miocene Dam formation and its impact on lithofacies heterogeneity. An outcrop approach, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Osman, Korvin, Al Khaldi, Kaka, Babalola

Matthew Armoh., 2015. Determination of evaporation rate in a sabkha in the Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr.Abdulaziz Al-Shaibani (Chair), Makkawi, Tawabini, Wood, Al-Amoudi

Lateef Owolabi Awal., 2015. Characterization of brittleness & frackability for unconventional shale
Principle Supervisors: Professor Gabor Korvin (Chair),  Dr. Ali Sahin (Co-Chair), Dr. Jin Guodong (Baker-Hughes, Member), Dr. Osman Abdullatif (Member), Dr. Kaminski

Muhammad Asif Abbas., 2015. Title: Geochemical & Petrographical Study of Silurian Sharawra Formation, Old Qusaiba Village, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Michael Kaminski( chair), Gabor Korvin, Dr. Sedat Iman (Saudi Aramco)

Moaz Abdaltawab Mohammed Ali., 2015. Depositional & diagenetic controls on porosity evolution of the Miocene Dam Formation Carbonates: Outcr5op approach, Al-Lidam Escarpment, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Osman, Al-Ramadan, Dave Cantrell

Paul Edigue., 2015. Three-Dimensional Supervirtual Seismic Refraction Interferometry
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail (Chair), Dr. Sanlinn Ismail Kaka, Dr. Khalid Al-Ramadan

Haitham M. Awad., 2015. Sedimentology & sequence stratigraphy of the Paleogene Samma, Yabus & Adar Formations, Rawat Basin, White Nile State, Sudan
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Osman (Chair), Korvin, Abdul Ghani

Yasin Jemal Yasin., 2015. GIS application & environmental factors for mosquito control in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia  
Supervisor: Dr. Assad Thukair, Nzila, Baqer Al-Ramadan

Oluseun Adetola Sanuade., 2015. Sequence Stratigraphic Analysis & Porosity Evaluation of a Field Using 3D Seismic & Well Logs: An Example from Onshore Niger Delta, Nigeria
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Sannlin I. Kaka, Mustafa M. Hariri, Osman Abdullatif

Muhammad Arslan., 2015. Benthic Foraminifera in the Arabian Gulf: Effects of Seasonal Dynamics, Environmental Parameters, and Marine Pollution on their Distribution and Behavior
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Michael Kaminski (Chair), Dr. Bassam Tawabini & Dr. Amjad Bajes Khali (Members)

Danmaliki, Gaddafi Ibrahim., 2015. Adsorptive evaluation of nanoparticles loaded carbon derived from used tires
Principle Supervisors: Dr Tawfik Saleh Prof. AbulKibash, Dr. Mazumder,

Mohammed Jabir., 2015. High resolution 3D geocellular facies and property modelling of Bentiu-1 Reservoirs Interval, Jake Oilfield, Fula Sub-Basin, Sudan
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Sahin,  Korvin, Makkawi, Kaka

Syed Haroon Ali., 2015. High resolution stratigraphic architecture & sedimentologic heterogeneity within the Miocene Dam Formation, Eastern Province, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Osman Abdullatif, Drs Ramadan, Korvin, Alkhaldi, Babalola

Abdallah Abdelkarim Hassan., 2015. Porosity & permeability characterization within the lithofacies framework of Miocene Dam Formation outcrop, Eastern Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Korvin, Babalola

Omar Afif., 2015. Rock Physics Modeling for a Clastic Reservoir in Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail; Drs. Kaka, Al-Ramadan, Al-Shuhail, Bakkorji

Jarrah Mohammed Ahmed Mubark., 2015. The relationship between litho-stratigraphy and geomechanical properties of Sarah formation outcrop analogue, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Hariri & Korvin

Hussam Eldin El-Zain., 2015. High resolution sedimentology and reservoir properties of Ulayya Member, Hanifa Formation, Outcrop Approach, Riyadh Area, Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullatif, Drs. Korvin, Kaminski

Ali H. Al-Gawas., 2015. Fracture detection using azimuthal P-wave amplitude variation with offset (AVOA) in a clastic reservoir, Eastern Central Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Abdullatif Al-Shuhail, Drs.  Kaka, Al-Ramadan

Akeem Olewale Bello., 2015. Investigating the phyto-remediation potential of selected Saudi plants in removing pollutants from contaminated waters
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Tawabini, Drs. Amjad Khalil, Christopher Boland

Yousef Al-Mutawa., 2015. Utilizing of GIS to map trace metals distribution in Sabkha Al-Fasl, Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Assad Al-Thukair, Drs. Baqer Al-Ramadan, Basheer Chanbasha

Karim  Malik., 2015. Investigation of bacterial isolates in degradation of specific hydrocarbons
Principle Supervisors: Dr Assad Al-Thukair Drs. Chanbasha, Al-Humam

Auwal Muhammad Musa., 2015. Adsorption evaluation of cross-linked polymers for water treatment
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Tawfik Saleh; Drs. Asrof, Tawbini

Akere Taiwo Hassan., 2015. Assessment of organotins in sediments and biota collected from the Saudi coast of the Arabian Gulf
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Qurban; Drs. Krishnakumar; Manikandan; Chanbasha, Tawabini

Ahmed Abdi Hassan., 2015. Sunlight and organic dyes as a greener approach to photochemical reactions and degradation of phenol in water
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Chanbasha; Dr. Tawabini;  Prof. Al-Arfaj

Abdul-Rahman Akinkumni Yusuf., 2015. Influence of treated sewage effluents on coastal Saudi water of the Arabian Gulf from microbial & water quality aspects
Principle Supervisors: Dr. A.Khalil; Co-Chair:Dr, Qurban; Members: Drs. Manikandan, Roa-Ureta; Nzila

Ardiansyah Ibnu Koeshhidayatullah., 2015. Miocene Syn-Rift Carbonate Platforms Architecture In the Midyan Basin, Northwest Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr Al-Ramadan, Drs.Abdulghani,Richard Collier (U of Leeds)

Ammar Abdlmutalib., 2015. The relationship between litho-stratigraphy and Geomechanical properties of Arab-D Reservoir using outcrop analogue,Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Addullatif, Drs. Abdulraheem, Korvin

Mazin Bashri., 2015. High resolution facies analysis and sequence stratigraphyof mixed clastic-carbonate deposits of Miocene Dam formation,Al-Lidam area. Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia
Principle Supervisors: Dr. Osman Abdullateef,Drs. Kaminski, Babalola

Rasheed Peter Adetokunbo., 2015. Improved 3D edge detection with the Magic Cube operator
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Abdullatif Al- Shuhail (Chair), Dr. Saleh Al-Dossary, Dr. Abdullah Al-Shuhail

Oyehan Tajudeen Adeyinka., 2015.Isolation & characterization of microbial communities found in oil-polluted sites from 1991 Gulf War
Principle Supervisors: Drs. Thukair (Chair), Chanbasha, Nzila

Abuzar Mamun., 2015. Log Porosity & Lithology Prediction from Seismic Data – Frontier & Tensleep Formations, Wyoming
Principle Supervisors: Prof. Gabor Korvin, Members: Dr Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Dr. Osman Abdullatif

Abdul Latif ashadi., 2015.Ground motion prediction equations (gmpes) for subduction-zone earthquakes in java island, Indonesia          
Principle Supervisors:
Drs.Ismail Kaka, Abdullatif Al- Shuhail, Kaminsk

GEOL PhD Proposal. Mohammed Benaafi., 2015.Nature & characteristics of fracture System within Wajid Sandstone Group, SW Saudi Arabia
Supervisor: Drs. Hariri (Chair), Abdellatif, Bertotti, Makkawi, Korvin   

GEOL PhD Proposal. MohammedYassin., 2015.Structural, stratigraphic evolution and reservoir characteristics of Abu-Sufyan Sub-Basin, Muglad Rift Basin, Sudan

Ph.D. Dissertation

2016

Obembe Abiola David., May 2016. A Modified Boussinesq-based approach to numerical investigation of thermal flooding process with experimental verification
Advisor: Dr. M. Enamul Hossain

Badr Salem Ba Geri., October 2016. Filter Cake Removal Of Barite Water-Based Mud
Advisor: Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem

2015

Abdulrauf Rasheed Adebayo., March 2015. An Experimental Study of The Effects of CO2 Sequestration on Electrical Properties of Carbonate Rocks
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Al-Yousef

2013

Saad Menahi Al-Mutairi., December 2013. Modeling Wettability Alteration during Immiscible Carbon Dioxide Flooding
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

M.S. Research

2016

Mohamed Abdalsalam., May 2016. Hanfi Jad Formation Damage Quantification by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Bramasto Cinde Adam., May 2016. Relative Permeability Of Smart Water For Carbonate Reservoirs: Experimental And Modeling Investigation
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Shams Kalam., March 2016. An Empirical Correlation for Water Flooding Performance in a Layered Reservoir
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

Mohammed Abdul Qadeer Siddiqui., February 2016. Stability and Texture of CO2/N2 Foam in Sandstone
Advisor: Dr. Rahul N. Gajbhiye

Usama Yousuf., April 2016. Empirical Correlations for 5-Spot Water Flooding Performance with Different Permeability Sortings
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

2015

Adewale Wasiu Adeniji., May 2015. A Global Optimization Approach To The Gradual Deformation Method Of History Matching
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Rami M. Alloush., April 2015.Numerical Modeling Of Turbulent Gas Flow In Porous Media: A Fractional Diffusion Approach
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Ahmed Yousif Alsahaf., May 2015. Prediction Of Flow Zone Indicators In Carbonate Reservoirs Using Hybrid Modeling
Advisor: Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem

Amjed Mohammed Hassan Sheikh Mohammed., November 2015. Optimization of In-Situ Generated CO2 Using Chelating Agents for EOR from Carbonate Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Meshal Ali Al-Amri., May 2015. Integrated Petrophysical and Reservoir Characterization Workflow to Enhance Permeability and Water Saturation Prediction
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Assad Ahmed Abdallah Barri., June 2015. Identifying Optimum Conditions for Stable Wormholes Created by Chelating Agents
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Ma He., May 2015. Destabilization and Treatment of Produced Water-Oil Emulsions from EOR Application using Dissolved Air Flotation Technique
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Lionel Talley Fogang., December 2015. Toward understanding the breaker mechanism of viscoelastic surfactant in well stimulation
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Tamer Magdi Moussa., June 2015. Optimization of Expanded-Solvent Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Using Differential Evolution
Advisor: Optimization of Expanded-Solvent Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage Using Differential Evolution

Ahmed Abdulhamid Ahmed Mahmoud., May 2015. The Effect of Clay Content and Type on Oil Recovery from Sandstone Cores Using High pH Chelating Agent
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Muzammil Hussain Rammay., December 2015. Stochastic Optimization of Hydraulic Fractures and Horizontal Well Parameters in Shale Gas Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Rizwan Ahmed Khan., December 2015. Optimization of SAGD and VAPEX Processes using Horizontal Well Placement with Minimum Spacing Constraint
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Amjad Saeed Ahmed Bin Thalab., May 2015. Performance of Saudi Bentonite and Nano clay Admixed Cement for HPHT Conditions
Advisor: Dr. M. Enamul Hossain

Waqas Ahmed Khan., May 2015. Oil Well Cement with Carbon Nanotube for High Pressure High Temperature Applications
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Xian Zhang., January 2015. Optimum Damping Factor for Levenberg-Marquardt Algorithm with Application to Reservoir Parameter Estimation
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

2014

Abdelhalim Ibrahim Abdelahim Mohamed., December 2014. Development of emulsified gels for water control in oil and gas wells
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Muhammad Mansoor Alam., December 2014.An Experimental Study of Oil Recovery from Carbonate Reservoirs by In-Situ Generated CO2
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Yaser Khaled Al-Duailej., March 2014. Wormhole characterization using nuclear resonance (NMR)
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Ali Musa Al-Hussain., December 2014. An Integrated Approach for Downhole Leak Detection
Advisor: Dr. M. Enamul Hossain

Menhal Abdulbaqi Al-Ismael., December 2014. A Multi-Objective Well Placement Approach with NPV and Regional Pressure Balance
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Mohammad Danish Hashmat., December 2014. Study of Cross-linked Polymer Gel Systems for potential use as Loss Prevention Agents
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Ahmed Amara Musa Kasha., May 2014. Impact of Injection Water Chemistry on Zeta Potential of Carbonate Rocks
Advisor: Dr. Hasan Salman Al-Hashim

Muhammad Ali Khalid., December 2014. Reaction Kinetics of Fresh and Spent acid in Dolomite rock at high pressures
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Musaab Ibrahim Magzoub Elhag., November 2014. Development of Stable Bentonite for Drilling Fluid Formulations Using Local Sources
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Musaab Ibrahim Magzoub Elhag., November 2014. Development of Stable Bentonite for Drilling Fluid Formulations Using Local Sources
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

Muzzammil Shakeel., December 2014. Effect of Crude Oil Composition on Wettability Alteration During Immiscible CO2 Flooding
Advisor: Dr. Sidqi Abu Khamsin

Osama Mutrif Siddig., May 2014. Lexicographic Approach to Well Placement Optimization for Short, Medium And Long Term Investment Decisions
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

2013

Ali Ahmed Al-Nemer., December 2013. Global Optimization Strategies for Well Tests in Single and Dual Porosity Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Ali Saleh Omar Ba Geri., May 2013. Experimental study of the alkaline-surfectantgas (ASG) flooding in a carbonite reservoir
Advisor: Dr. Abdullah S. Sultan

Zaeem Hassan Khan., December 2013. Models of Fractional Diffusion for Radial-Composite Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Saad Mehmood., December 2013. Sensitivity-based Upscaling for Large-Scale Reservoir Model History Matching
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Mobeen Murtaza., December 2013. Effect of Nano clay on oilwell cement properties for high pressure and temperature applications
Advisor: Dr. Abdulaziz Abdulla E Al-Majed

Najmudeen Sibaweihi., June 2013. Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis of Foam Assisted Water Alternating Gas
Advisor: Dr. Abeeb Adebowale Awotunde

Khaled Zidan Abdelgawad Ibrahim., May 2013. An Innovative Application of Chelating Agents for EOR in Carbonate Reservoirs
Advisor: Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud

2012

Murtada Abdein Ali Elhaj., December 2012. Effect of Saturation on Acoustic of Carbonate Rocks
Advisor: Dr. Abdulazeez Abdulraheem

2008

Ahmad Mubarak Al-Harbi., November 2008. Transport Processes in carbonate rocks using NMR T2 distributions
Advisor: Dr. Gharib M. Hamada

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