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Mobeen Murtaza

Petroleum Engineer, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Mr. Mobeen Murtaza is currently working as a Petroleum Engineer in Laboratories Technical Support & Services Department at College of Petroleum Engineering & Geoscience. He is actively participating in teaching and research at Petroleum Engineering Laboratories. He has hands on experience in fabricating and modifying research setups and instruments. Mr. Mobeen is providing trainings to graduate and undergraduate students on HPHT instruments. Further, he has diversified experience in various areas of research included drilling fluids, oil well cementing, well stability, geomechanics, surfactants applications in EOR etc.

Mr. Mobeen has MS and BS in Petroleum Engineering from KFUPM, Saudi Arabia and UET, Lahore respectively. He has two years of industry experience as a Drilling Engineer.

Educational Qualification

  • Masters of Science in Petroleum Engineering (2011-2014) King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering (2006-2010) University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

Research Interests

  • Drilling fluids
  • Oil well cementing
  • Geo-mechanics
  • Surfactants applications in EOR and Well Stability

Selected Publications

  • Hussain, S.M.S., Kamal, M.S., Murtaza, M., 2019. Effect of Aromatic Spacer Groups and Counterions on Aqueous Micellar and Thermal Properties of the Synthesized Quaternary. J. Mol. Liq. 111837. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111837
  • Hussain, S.M.S., Kamal, S., Theis Solling, Mobeen Murtaza and Lionel Talley Foganga 2019. Surface and thermal properties of synthesized cationic poly(ethylene oxide) gemini surfactants:the role of the spacer. RSC Advances. 30154–30163. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ra06577f
  • Synthesis of Novel Ethoxylated Quaternary Ammonium Gemini Surfactants for Enhanced Oil Recovery Application – S. M. Shakil Hussain , Muhammad Shahzad Kamal ,* and Mobeen Murtaza
  • US Patent granted for “Nanoclay-enhanced Cement Composition for Deep Well Cementing” under patent # US 10065890 B2
  • Mobeen Murtaza, Mohamed Mahmoud, Salaheldin Elkatatny, Abdulaziz Al Majed, Weiqing Chen, and Abul Jamaluddin, “Experimental Investigation of the Impact of Modified Nano Clay on the Rheology of Oil Well Cement Slurry”, IPTC-19456-MS presented at International Petroleum Technology Conference held in Beijing, China, 26 – 28 March 2019
  • US Patent granted for “SAUDI TYPE-G CEMENT AND NANOCLAY FOR HIGH PRESSURE AND HIGH TEMPERATURE OIL WELLS” under patent #US 9650296 B2
  • Murtaza, M.K. Rahman, A. A. Al-Majed, and A. Samad “Mechanical, Rheological and Microstructural Properties of Saudi Type G Cement Slurry with Silica Flour Used in Saudi Oil Field under HTHP Conditions”. SPE 168101 presented at SPE Annual Technical Symposium & Exhibition held in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 19-22 May 2013.
  • K. Rahman, M. Murtaza, “Effect of Nanoclay on Mechanical and Rheological Properties of Oil Well Cement Slurry under HPHT Environment” NICOM USA, 24-26 May 2015.
  • Murtaza, M.K. Rahman, A. A. Al-Majed, “Effect of Nanoclay on Mechanical and Rheological Properties of Oil Well Cement Slurry under HPHT Environment” IPTC­18989­MS presented at 10th International Petroleum Technology Conference held 14-16 November, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Murtaza, M.K. Rahman, A. A. Al-Majed, “Mechanical and Microstructural Studies of Nano Clay Based Oil well Cement Mix under High Pressure and Temperature Application” IPTC-18991-MS presented at 10th International Petroleum Technology Conference held 14-16 November, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Hafiz Mudaser Ahmad, Muhammad Shahzad Kamal, Mobeen Murtaza, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, “Improving the Drilling Fluid Properties Using Nanoparticles and Water-Soluble Polymers”. SPE-188140-MS presented at the SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition held in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 24–27 April 2017.
  • Hafiz Mudaser Ahmad, Muhammad Shahzad Kamal, Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi, , Salaheldin Elkatatny, Mobeen Murtaza,” Synthesis and Experimental Investigation of Novel CNT-Polymer Nanocomposite to Enhance Borehole Stability at High Temperature Drilling Applications”, SPE-192352-MS presented at SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition, 23-26 April, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
  • Zeeshan Tariq ,Abdulazeez Abdulraheem, Salaheldin Elkatatny, Arqam Muqtadir, Mobeen Murtaza,” Geomechanical Studies on CO2 Sequestrated Rocks in an Aqueous Saline Environment”, SPE-192242-MS presented at SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition, 23-26 April, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
  • Salem Basfar, Salaheldin Elkatatny, Mohamed Mahmoud, Mohammad Shahzad Kamal, Mobeen Murtaza, ” Prevention of Barite Sagging while Drilling High-Pressure High-Temperature (HPHT) Wells”, SPE-192198-MS presented at SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition, 23-26 April, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Awards & Honors

  • US Patent granted for “Nanoclay-enhanced Cement Composition for Deep Well Cementing” under patent # US 10065890 B2
  • US Patent granted for “SAUDI TYPE-G CEMENT AND NANOCLAY FOR HIGH PRESSURE AND HIGH TEMPERATURE OIL WELLS” under patent #US 9650296 B2
  • Presented  as Career Pathways Advisor in MEOS 2017.
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