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Dr. Amro Othman

Post-Doc Researcher, CIPR

Amro Othman has a Ph.D. in the Petroleum Engineering Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). Since he joined KFUPM in 2019 he worked in different research area which includes hydraulic fracturing treatments and water shut-off remediation. He has expertise in formulating fresh and saline water fracturing fluids as well as their performance with proppants.

He has experience with emulsions and their applications in water shut-off. He also uses artificial intelligence and its applications in petroleum engineering.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2023
  • M.S., Petroleum Engineering, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • B.S., Petroleum Engineering, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2012

Research Interests

  • Hydraulic Fracturing treatments.
  • Water shut-off conformance control.

Selected Publications

  • Othman, A., Aljawad, M. S., Mahmoud, M., Kamal, M. S., Patil, S., & Bataweel, M. (2021). Chelating agents usage in optimization of fracturing fluid rheology prepared from seawater. Polymers13(13), 2111.‏
  • Othman, A., AlSulaimani, M., Aljawad, M. S., Sangaru, S. S., Kamal, M. S., & Mahmoud, M. (2022). The synergetic impact of anionic, cationic, and neutral polymers on VES rheology at high-temperature environment. Polymers, 14(6), 1145.‏
  • Othman, A. A., & Amao, A. M. (2019, March). Hydraulic Fracturing Treatments in the Permian Basin: Distillation of Best Practices in the Spraberry and Wolfcamp Formations. In SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Conference(p. D032S076R001). SPE.‏
  • Othman, A., Aljawad, M. S., Kamal, M. S., Mahmoud, M., Patil, S., & Alkhowaildi, M. (2022). Rheological Study of Seawater-Based Fracturing Fluid Containing Polymer, Crosslinker, and Chelating Agent. ACS omega7(35), 31318-31326.‏
  • Othman, A., Murtaza, M., Aljawad, M. S., Kamal, M. S., Mahmoud, M., & Kalgaonkar, R. A. (2022). Effect of Seawater Ions on Polymer Hydration in the Presence of a Chelating Agent: Application to Hydraulic Fracturing. ACS omega8(1), 969-975.‏
  • Othman, A., Glatz, G., Aljawad, M. S., Alafnan, S., Alarifi, S. A., & Al Ramadan, M. (2022). Review of Kerogen’s Geomechanical Properties: Experiments and Molecular Simulation. ACS omega7(37), 32829-32839.‏
  • Othman, A., Tariq, Z., Aljawad, M. S., Yan, B., & Kamal, M. S. (2023). Enhancing Fracturing Fluid Viscosity in High Salinity Water: A Data-Driven Approach for Prediction and Optimization. Energy & Fuels, 37(17), 13065-13079.‏