Dr. Manzar Fawad
Research Scientist II, CIPR
Dr. Manzar Fawad received his M.Sc. in Applied Geology from the University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan, an M.Sc. in Petroleum Geosciences from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology [NTNU], and a Ph.D. in Experimental Rock Physics from the University of Oslo, Norway. He is a multidisciplinary geoscientist with more than 25 years of petroleum geoscience, research, and consulting experience. As a Researcher with the University of Oslo, he recently completed a project, “OASIS,” related to a CO2 storage site “Smeaheia” in the northern North Sea (with grants from the Research Council of Norway).
- Ph.D. from University of Oslo, Norway
- M.S. Petroleum Geosciences from NTNU, Norway
- M.S. Applied Geology from University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan
- Rock Physics/ Petrophysics
- Quantitative Seismic
- Reservoir and Seal Characterization
- CO2 sequestration
- Fawad, M. and Mondol, N.H. 2022. Monitoring geological storage of CO2 using a new rock physics model. Scientific Reports, 12, 1–11.
- Fawad, M., Rahman, M.J. and Mondol, N.H. 2021. Seismic reservoir characterization of potential CO2 storage reservoir sandstones in Smeaheia area, Northern North Sea. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 108812.
- Fawad, M. and Mondol, N.H. 2021. Monitoring geological storage of CO2: a new approach. Scientific Reports, 11, 1–9.
- Fawad, M., Hansen, J.A. and Mondol, N.H. 2020. Seismic-fluid detection-a review. Earth-Science Reviews, 103347.
- Fawad, M., Mondol, N.H., Baig, I. and Jahren, J. 2020. Diagenetic-related flat spots within the Paleogene Sotbakken Group in the vicinity of the Senja Ridge, Barents Sea. Petroleum Geoscience, 26, 373–385.
Awards & Honors
- Gold Medal in MSc Applied Geology from the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.