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Arqam Muqtadir

Engineer II, CIPR

Educational Qualification

  • M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering – KFUPM 2017.
  • B.Sc., Petroleum Engineering – KFUPM 2015

Research Interests

  • Geomechanics
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Acoustic Emissions
  • Well Stimulation
  • Artificial Intelligence

Selected Publications

  • Muqtadir, A., Al-Dughaimi, S., & Dvorkin, J. (2020). Deformation of Granular Aggregates: Static and Dynamic Bulk Moduli. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(1). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB018604
  • Muqtadir, A., Al-Dughaimi, S., Kandil, M. E., Ali, A., & Dvorkin, J. P. (2019). Elastic and Mechanical Properties of Dune Sand: Experiments and Models. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 2019JB017981. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB017981
    Muqtadir, A., Al-Dughaimi, S., Ali, A. Z., Kandil, M. E., & Dvorkin, J. (2019). Acoustic Emissions During Deformation of Sandstone with Fluids. In Proceedings of 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. New York City, NY, USA: American Rock Mechanics Association.
  • Hussain, M., Muqtadir, A., Amao, A., Al-Ramadan, K., & Babalola, L. (2019). Destructive vs Non-destructive: Establishing an Empirical Relationship between Impulse Hammer and Triaxial Test – Derived Rock Mechanical Properties. In Proceedings of the 7th Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. Tulsa, OK, USA: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. https://doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2019-222
  • Muqtadir, A., Elkatatny, S., Mahmoud, M., Abdulraheem, A., & Gomaa, A. (2018). Effect of the Type of Fracturing Fluid on the Breakdown Pressure of Tight Sandstone Rocks. In Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition. Al-Khobar, KSA: Society of Petroleum Engineers. https://doi.org/10.2118/192365-MS