CPG

Location: Bldg. 76, Rm. 1249

Dr. Murtada Al-Jawad

Assistant Professor, Petroleum Engineering Department

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2018
  • M.S., in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2014
  • B.S., in Chemical Engineering, KFUPM University, 2011

Research Interests

  • Acid Fracturing
  • Matrix Acidizing
  • Temperature Modeling

Selected Publications

  • Aljawad, M. S., Zhu, D., and Hill, A. D. 2016. Modeling Study of Acid Fracture Fluid System Performance. Paper SPE 179109 presented at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, 9-11 February
  • Aljawad, M. S., Zhu, D., and Hill, A. D. 2018. Temperature and Geometry Effects on the Fracture Surfaces Dissolution Patterns in Acid Fracturing. Paper SPE 190819 presented at the SPE Europec featured at 80th EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark, 11-14 June.
  • Aljawad, M. S., Schwalbert, M. P., Zhu, D., and Hill, A. D. 2018. Guidelines for Optimizing Acid Fracture Design Using an Integrated Acid Fracture and Productivity Model. Paper SPE 191423 to be presented at the SPE IHFTC, Oman, Muscat, 14-16 October

Awards & Honors

  • A Prince Muhammad bin Fahd Award for Academic Excellence, Oct 2011
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