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Ahmad Mahboob

Engineer I, CIPR

Ahmad has a master’s degree in petroleum engineering with specialization in CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR). In Sept. 2017, he joined Laboratory Technical Support Services (LTSS) department, at CPG-KFUPM where he worked as a Lab Specialist in Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Core Preparation Laboratory and PVT Laboratory. In Dec. 2018, he joined Center for Integrative Petroleum Research (CIPR)-KFUPM as Engineer-II in Oil Field Chemistry group and with his expertise and experience, he has progressed both in stature and status amongst his peers. He is also the assistant coordinator for “Fluid Characterization Laboratory”.

Educational Qualification

  • M.S. Petroleum Engineering from KFUPM, Dhahran, KSA
  • B.S. Petroleum & Gas Engineering from UET, Lahore, Pakistan

Research Interests

  • Fluid Characterization
  • CO2 Capture and Utilization
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Water Conformance Control Gels
  • Emulsification
  • Interfacial and Wettability Studies
  • HPHT Multiphase Fluid Behavior and PVT- Studies
  • Phase Behavior
  • Foam

Expertise in following HPHT Equipment:

  • Phase Behavior
  • Foam Analyzer
  • Foam Rheometer
  • Fluid Rheometer
  • Densitometer
  • IFT/SFT/Wettability
  • PVT System

Selected Publications

Extended Publications (+)

A comprehensive study of surfactant foaming stability using fluorinated and hydrocarbon surfactants – 2020, MS Kamal, SMS Hussain, LT Fogang, A Mahboob, VIRTUAL 2020 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

A Rigorous correlation for quantitative prediction of water cresting in multi-fractured horizontal wells – 2016, A Mahboob, S Al-Nuaim, MH Rammay, SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia annual technical symposium and exhibition, https://doi.org/10.2118/182778-MS

Performance evaluation of novel polymers for CO2 foam enhanced oil recovery – 2019, T Majeed, MS Kamal, T Solling, A Mahboob, X Zhou, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, https://doi.org/10.2118/197839-MS

An experimental study of interfacial tension and contact angles of CO2/brines/surfactants/oil systems with dolomite rock – 2016, A Mahboob, AS Sultan, SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition, https://doi.org/10.2118/182839-MS

Awards & Honors

  • Winner of Paper Contest of the 2016 Young Professional’s Technical Symposium (YPTS), SPE-KSA YPSO, Dhahran KSA
  • On-Merit Full tuition fee waiver Scholarships from KFUPM, Dhahran from 2013 to 2016
  • “Govt. Internal merit Scholarship” at UET, Lahore from 2007 to 2011