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Faisal M. Al-Ghamdi

Scientist II, CIPR

Faisal Alghamdi is a researcher at the Center for Integrative Petroleum Research (CIPR). He is part of the geoscientist team of the Geosystems program at CIPR. He is participating in several collaborative joint projects funded by KACST to investigate the potential of unconventional hydrocarbon resources in Saudi Arabia.

Educational Qualification

  • M.S. in Petroleum Geology, KSU, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, 2022.
  • B.S. in Geology, KSU, Riyadh. Saudi Arabia, 2018.

Research Interests

  • Unconventional Hydrocarbon resources.
  • The effect of Depositional environment and diagenesis on reservoir quality
  • Shale gas in Saudi Arabia.

Selected Publications

  • Faisal AlGhamdi*, Lamidi Babalola, Abdullah Alqubalee, Israa S. Abu-Mahfouz*, Bandar Alotaibi, Mohammed Abouelresh (2024). Source rock potential, thermal maturity, and depositional environment of the Ordovician Ra’an shale Member, Central Saudi Arabia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences: X.
  • Faisal AlGhamdi, Abdulrahman AlQuraishi, Abiodun Matthew Amao, Abdulaziz AlLaboun, Khalid Elshreef, Ali Kahal, Aref Lashin (2023). Depositional Setting, Mineralogical and Diagenetic implication on Petrophysical Properties of Unconventional Gas Reservoir of The Silurian Qusaiba Formation, Journal of Geoenergy Science and Engineering.
  • Aref Lashin, Mohamed Hail Hakimi, Faisal AlGhamdi, Abiodun Matthew Amao, Abdulrahman AlQuraishi, Khalid Fattah, Abdulaziz Laboun (2023). Elemental Geochemistry and Biomarker Measurements of the Silurian Shale of Qusaiba Formation, Tayma area, North-Western Saudi Arabia: Implication for Organic Matter Input and Paleoenvironmental Condition, Minerals.
  • Abdulrahman AlQuraishi, Abdulaziz AlLaboun, Faisal AlGhamdi, Saud AlHussinan (2020). Silurian Qusaiba shale: Petrophysical, mineralogical and geochemical analysis, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 192, Article 107209.
  • Abdulwahab Bello, Khalid Al-Ramadan, Ardiansyah I. Koeshidayatullah, Abduljamiu O. Amao, Adhipa Herlambang, Faisal AlGhamdi, Muhammad H. Malik (2023). Impact of Magmatic Intrusion on Diagenesis of Shallow Marine Sandstones: An Example from Qasim Formation, Northwest Saudi Arabia, Frontiers in Earth Science.
  • Adhipa Herlambang, Ardiansyah Koeshidayatullah, Abduljamiu O. Amao, Abdulwahab Bello, Faisal Al-Ghamdi, Muhammad Hammad Malik, Khalid A. H. Al-Ramadan (2022). Structural diagenesis and dolomitization of Cenozoic post-rift carbonates in the Red Sea rift basin: A multiproxy approach, Frontiers in Earth Science.
  • Abiodun Matthew Amao, Abdurrahman AlQuraishi, Faisal AlGhamdi, Aref Lashin, Khalid Elshreef, Abdulaziz AlLaboun (2022). Petrophysical Characterization of The Qusaiba Formation, Tabuk basin, North West Saudi Arabia: Implications for Reservoir Dynamics In A Shale Play, International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC).