CPG

Eassa Abdullah

Tel: +966 (013) 860-2321
Fax: +966 (013) 860-8663

Location: Bldg. 78, Rm. 1061

Eassa Abdullah

Laboratory Engineer, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

Eassa joined Petroleum Engineering Department in 2016. Eassa is currently working as a laboratory instructor/researcher. His main responsibilities are:

  • Teaching Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties (PETE 206).
  • Assisting graduate students in their thesis & researches.
  • SPE student chapter consultant. (SPE – KFUPM Student Chapter)
  • Research in different related fields.

Previously, in 2014, he joined American University of Sharjah, and Port of Fujairah as a research assistant.

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. in Petroleum Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, KSA (2011).
  • M.S. in Sustainable Engineering & Resource Recovery, University of Boras, Sweden (2014).
  • Course in Engineering System Management, American University of Sharjah, UAE (2016).

Research Interests

  • Reservoirs Simulation.
  • Petrophysics.
  • Water Shut Off.
  • Impact of Heterogeneity on the Permeability & Porosity.
  • Reservoir characterization
  • Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources
Biographies-Sarmad
Tel: +966 (013) 860-2649

Location: Bldg. 78, Rm. 1053

Sarmad Zafar Khan

Laboratory Engineer, CIPR

In 2009 Khan obtained his BS (Hons.) in Petroleum Engineering followed by an MS degree in the same discipline from KFUPM, KSA in 2013. He has been positioned as a Lab Engineer at CPG, KFUPM since 2016 after employment as a Reservoir Engineer at Schlumberger (2013-15), Research Assistant at KFUPM (2010-13), and an Intern – BHP Billiton Pakistan (2008).

Educational Qualification

  • M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, KSA, 2013
  • B.S., Petroleum Engineering (Hons.), University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan, 2009.

Selected Publications

  • “Revisiting Reaction Kinetics and wormholing phenomena during Carbonate Acidizing” by X. Qiu, S. Khan, S. Dyer and A. Sultan, presented at International Petroleum Technology Conference, 19-22 Jan, 2014, Doha, Qatar.
  • “Investigation of Core Length and CO2 Phase Effects on Propagation of Wormholes in Carbonate Rocks” by S. Khan, A. Sultan and S. Dyer presented at SPE Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition, 21-24 Apr, 2014, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
  • Keynote Speaker at “Career Development Seminar” held at Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, Pakistan on Sep 24, 2014
Tel: +966 (013) 860 92382
Fax: +966 (013) 860-2535

Location: Bldg. 2, Rm. 112

Ammar M. Al-Ramadhan

Laboratory Engineer, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

In 2011 Ammar graduated from KFUPM with B.S. in Petroleum Engineering. He has a diverse work experience from Sales to Academic and Oil field. 2016 – 2018. Drilling Fluid Engineer/ Mud Engineer with MB Petroleum Services. 2012 – 2016. Petroleum engineering Trainer/Instructor with Petroleum and Natural Gas Institute of Technology and Training. 2011 Sales engineer with Arif Al-Saeed Advanced Technology Corp. Provided analytical & educational instruments & equipment university labs. 

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from KFUPM, 2011.

Research Interests

  • Drilling Fluids
Tel: + 966 (013) 860-3425
Fax: + 966 (013) 860-XXXX

Location: Bldg. 15, Rm. 6106

Ahmed Assad BinGhanim

Laboratory Engineer, Laboratory Technical Support & Services

5 years industry experience in Stimulation Fluids development, Acidizing, Scale mitigation and inhibition, and Fracture Conductivity. Authored and co-authored 7 scientific papers in related topics.

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Colorado State University
  • Minor in Biomedical Engineering from Colorado State University

Research Interests

  • Fracture Conductivity
  • Foaming
  • Acidizing

Selected Publications

  • Rheology Studies of Crosslinked Fracturing Fluids Utilizing Seawater
  • Scale Mitigation Strategy for Fracturing Using Seawater-Based Fluid
  • High Resolution Analysis of Sand-Based Composition for Hydraulic Fracturing Application

Awards & Honors

  • Certificates of appreciation from 2016, 2017, & 2018 Annual and Technical Symposium & Exhibition
  • Certificates of appreciation from 2019 Chemindex
Saud
Tel: +966 (013) 860-2761
Fax: +966 (013) 860-3989

Location: Bldg. 15, Rm. 6126

Saud Mohammed Al-Dughaimi

Laboratory Engineer, CIPR

Saud initially joined CPG under LTSS group as an Assistant Lab coordinator. He had shown keen interest in Resistivity lab and Rock mechanics lab.

Educational Qualification

  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, 2015.

Research Interests

  • Resistivity Lab
  • Rock flooding test, with different kind of liquid and gas.
  • Rock mechanic Lab

 

 

Selected Publications

  • Muqtadir, A., Al-Dughaimi, S., & Dvorkin, J. (2020). Deformation of Granular Aggregates: Static and Dynamic Bulk Moduli. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(1). https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB018604
  • Muqtadir, A., Al-Dughaimi, S., Ali, A. Z., Kandil, M. E., & Dvorkin, J. (2019). Acoustic Emissions During Deformation of Sandstone with Fluids. In Proceedings of 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. New York City, NY, USA: American Rock Mechanics Association.
  • Al-Dughaimi, S., Ali, A. Z., Muqtadir, A., Kandil, M. E., & Dvorkin, J. (2019). Elastic Anisotropy in Deep Carbonate Reservoir. In Proceedings of 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. New York City, NY, USA: American Rock Mechanics Association.
  • Muqtadir, A., Al-Dughaimi, S., Kandil, M. E., Ali, A., & Dvorkin, J. P. (2019). Elastic and Mechanical Properties of Dune Sand: Experiments and Models. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 2019JB017981. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB017981
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