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Dr. Panagiotis Kirmizakis

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Dr. Panagiotis Kirmizakis

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Geosciences

Dr. Panagiotis Kirmizakis is currently working as postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geosciences. Before joining KFUPM, he worked as Early Stage Researcher in the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 643087 REMEDIATE. Dr. Kirmizakis obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering (Hellenic Mediterranean Univerisity) focusing in Environmental Monitoring and Environmental Geophysics and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Queen’s University Belfast – QUB, UK) on the application of geophysics to characterize biological processes in contaminated / degraded environments. He is mainly interested in processing and interpretation of hydrogeophysical, biogeophysical and applied geophysics data.

 

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, School of Natural and Build Environment, Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
  • M.S., Geoenvironmental Resources & Risks, Department of Environmental & Natural Resources, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Crete, Greece
  • B.S., Environmental & Natural Resources Engineering, Department of Environmental & Natural Resources, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Crete, Greece

Research Interests

  • Environmental geophysics & biogeophysics
  • Bio-Electrochemical Systems
  • Environmental Engineering & Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Wastewater Treatment

Selected Publications

  • Muhammad O.; Tawabini B.; Kirmizakis, P.; Kalderis D.; Ntarlagiannis D.; Soupios P. Combining geophysics and material science for environmental remediation: real-time monitoring of Fe-biochar arsenic wastewater treatment. Chemosphere, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131390
  • Seyedpour, S.M.; Valizadeh, I.; Kirmizakis, P.; Doherty, R.; Ricken, T. Optimization of the Groundwater Remediation Process Using a Coupled Genetic Algorithm-Finite Difference Method. Water, 13, 383, 2021. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13030383
  • Kirmizakis P., Ntarlagiannis D., Kalderis D., Soupios P.; Preliminary assessment on the application of biochar and spectral induced polarization for wastewater treatment. Near Surface Geophysics, 18, 109-122, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1002/nsg.12076
  • Morteza S., Kirmizakis P., Brennan P., Doherty R., Ricken T.; Optimal remediation design and simulation groundwater flow coupled to contaminant transport using genetic algorithm and radial point collocation method (RPCM). Science of the Total Environment, 669, 389-399, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.409
  • Kirmizakis P., Doherty R., Mendonca C., Costeira R., Allen C., Ofterdinger U., Kulakov L.; Enhancement of Gasworks Groundwater Remediation by coupling a Bio-electrochemical and Activated Carbon System. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-11, Jan. 2019. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-04297-w

List of Publication & Research activities:

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2723-7855

Scopus: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=56335704100

Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=OBbPDTQAAAAJ&hl=en

Symplectic: https://kfupm.discovery.symplectic.org/Panagiotis-Kirmizakis

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Panagiotis-Kirmizakis


Location: Bldg 76, Rm. 2160

Dr. Arif Hussain

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Geosciences

Dr. Arif Hussain holds a B.Sc in Petroleum Geology from University of the Punjab (Pakistan) and M.Sc in Sedimentary Geology from University of Poitiers (France). After Master’s, he worked in Sandstone Diagenesis Research group at TOTAL SA, France. Arif obtained his PhD in Deep-marine Sedimentology from University College Dublin (Ireland). Before Joining KFUPM, he was working as Research Assistant (Postdoc level) in carbonate sedimentology at Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences (ICRAG).

Arif’s main interests are in sediment generation and their transport from terrestrial environments to the deep ocean. A particular focus is on understanding the behavior of clay-rich sediment gravity currents (aka hybrid flows) and constrain linkage of clay-driven flow processes to the deposition of clastic sediments, organic carbon, and anthropogenic material (microplastic) in the deep-ocean

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. – Clastic Sedimentology, University College Dublin, Ireland (2020)
  • M.Sc – Sedimentary Geology, University of Poitiers, France (2015)
  • B.Sc – Petroleum Geology, University of the Punjab, Pakistan (2012)

Research Interests

  • Deep-marine sedimentary processes
  • Marine carbon cycle
  • Source-to-sink analysis of sedimentary systems
  • Reservoir diagenesis and characterization

Selected Publications

  • Hussain. A, Haughton. P, Shannon, P, Morris, E, Pierce. C, Omma, J. Mud-forced flow transformations facilitates rapid burial and enhanced preservation of terrestrial organic matter in deep-sea environments. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 130. doi; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105101
  • Hussain. A, Haughton. P, Shannon, P, Turner. J, Pierce. C, Obradors-Latre. A, Barker. S and Martinsen, O. High- resolution XRF scanning of hybrid event beds (HEBs); implications for sediment gravity flow behaviour and deposit structure. Sedimentology, 67, 2850–2882. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12722
  • Alemenningen. S, Roy. S, Hussain. A, Ersland. G, Seland. J. Effect of mineral composition on transverse relaxation and MR imaging of tight rocks from offshore Ireland. Minerals, 10(3), p. 232.
  • Alemenningen. S, Roy. S, Hussain. A, Betlem. P, Senger, K and Ersland. G. Demonstrating the potential of CO2 hydrate self-sealing in Svalbard, Arctic, Norway. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 89, p. 1-8.

Awards & Honors

2021 – Best paper published in the Journal Sedimentology [Sedimentology Editors’ Pick 2020]
2020 – Norwegian carbon capture and storage ‘Best paper 2020’ award
2018 – Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) postgraduate student grant
2018 – American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)-Grant -in-Aid
2018 – Marine Institute Ireland networking grant
2017 – University College Dublin ‘Research dissemination and Output’ grant
2016 – International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) Postgraduate research grant
2016 – SFI Doctoral Scholar
2013 – Erasmus Mundus Master Scholar
2008 – University of the Punjab Merit Scholar

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Location: Bldg. 76, Rm. 2160

Dr. Dicky Harishidayat

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Geosciences

Dr. Dicky is a postdoc research fellow at the College of Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences (CPG), KFUPM. Before, Dr. Dicky has more than 8 years industrial working experience as Development Geologist (TOTAL E&P Indonesie), Exploration Geologist (Azzurri Energy Ltd.), Geophysicist (EMGS Trondheim; Internship), Exploration Geologist (OKEA ASA Trondheim; Internship), Exploration Geologist (SINTEF Industry; Internship), Geomodeler (Rockseis Trondheim), and Seismic interpreter (Timelapsegeo Trondheim). His research and working area spans from New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, China, Spain, Norway, Italy, Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Egypt, Tanzania, to Namibia.

Dr. Dicky has an expertise on seismic geomorphology and stratigraphy for petroleum prospectivity, geohazards and other natural resources. 

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. Seismic Geomorphology, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway (2020)
  • M.S. Petroleum Geosciences, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway (2014)
  • B.Eng. Geology, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional “VETERAN” Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2006)

Research Interests

  • Seismic geomorphology and stratigraphy
  • Seismic sedimentology
  • Seismic sequence stratigraphy
  • Seismic geomorphology of deep-marine sediment conduits
  • Seismic geomorphology of resedimented carbonate
  • Digital outcrop modeling for reducing uncertainty in seismic geomorphological interpretation
  • Integrated seismic, wells and outcrop data (digital outcrop modeling) for reservoir characterization
  • Petroleum prospectivity, geohazards, natural resources

Selected Publications

  • Harishidayat, D., Johansen S.E., Batchelor, C., Omosanya, K.O., Ottaviani, L. (2021). Pliocene–Pleistocene glacimarine shelf to slope processes in the south‐western Barents Sea. Basin Research 33 (2), 1315-1336. doi.org/10.1111/bre.12516.
  • Lutome, M.S., Lin, C., Chunmei, D., Zhang, X., Harishidayat, D. (2020). Seismic sedimentology of lacustrine delta-fed turbidite systems: Implications for paleoenvironment reconstruction and reservoir prediction. Marine and Petroleum Geology 113, 104159. doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.104159.
  • Harishidayat, D., Johansen, S.E., Duffaut, K. (2019). Seismic sedimentology approach for enhancing thin-bedded interpretation in the complex glacimarine shelf-edge depositional environment. The 34th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology.
  • Omosanya, K.O., and Harishidayat, D. (2019). Seismic geomorphology of Cenozoic slope deposits and deltaic clinoforms in the Great South Basin (GSB) offshore New Zealand. Geo-Marine Letters 39 (1), 77-99. doi.org/10.1007/s00367-018-00558-8.
  • Harishidayat, D., Omosanya, K.O., Johansen, S.E., Eruteya, O.E., Niyazi, Y. (2018). Morphometric analysis of sediment conduits on a bathymetric high: Implications for palaeoenvironment and hydrocarbon prospectivity. Basin Research. doi.org/10.1111/bre.12291.

Research Profile:

Awards & Honors

  • Invited speaker at the 4th research forum of Indonesian Society of Petroleum Geologist (2021). Presentation title: “Digital Outcrop Modeling as a tool for reducing uncertainty on seismic geomorphology interpretation”.
  • Invited speaker at the “Evening Talk” of the Indonesian Society of Sedimentologists (2020). Presentation tile: “Deepmarine seismic geomorphology”.
  • EQUINOR Publication Awards (2019)
  • The International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) student travel grant (2019)
  • STATOIL Publication Award (2018)
  • PhD scholarship from The Research Council of Norway, NTNU Trondheim and Schlumberger (2016)
  • The research centre for Arctic petroleum exploration (ARCEX) grant for research assistant position at NTNU Trondheim (2015)
  • 3rd place at EAGE Field Challenge (2014)
  • “Dick Murphy” Scholarship award from SEAPEX-AAPG for MSc. Petroleum Geosciences programmed at NTNU Trodheim (2012)
  • The best B.Eng geology student “Karya Cendikia” award from Universitas Pembangunan Nasional “VETERAN” Yogyakarta (2007)
  • Best poster at AAPG-SEAPEX students conference, Bandung – Indonesia (2005)

Dr. Septriandi Chan

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Geosciences

Dr. Septriandi Asmaidi Chan graduated with a Ph.D. Geology focuses on unconventional from the Geosciences Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He graduated with a Master’s degree (2016) in Geology from KFUPM, following a Bachelor’s degree (October 2011) in Geological Engineering from the University of Padjadjaran (UNPAD) in Indonesia. His research focuses on sedimentology, stratigraphy and chemostratigraphy of unconventional reservoirs.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Geology, KFUPM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2021
  • M.S., Geology, KFUPM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2016
  • B.S., Geology, University of Padjadjaran (UNPAD), Indonesia, 2011

Research Interests

  • Unconventional reservoirs characterization
  • Sedimentology and stratigraphy of mudstone/mudrocks
  • Mineralogical and elemental composition of unconventional source rocks/reservoirs
  • Biostratigraphy/Micropaleontology

Selected Publications

  • Hassan, A., Chan, S., Mahmoud, M., Aljawad, M. S., Humphrey, J., & Abdulraheem, A. (2022). Artificial Intelligence-Based Model of Mineralogical Brittleness Index Based on Rock Elemental Compositions. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 1-17.
  • Chan, S.A., Hassan, A.M., Usman, M., Humphrey, J.D., Amao, A.O., Argadestya, I., Alzayer, Y., Duque, F. (2021). Total organic carbon (TOC) quantification using artificial neural networks (ANN): Improved prediction by leveraging XRF data. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 29.
  • Kaminski, M.A., Amao, A.O., Babalola, L.O., Bălc, R., Chan, S.A., Gull, H.M., Bu Khamsin, A., Malik, M.H. (2020). Benthic foraminiferal assemblages from maximum flooding surface J30, Middle Jurassic Dhruma Formation, Central Saudi Arabia. Stratigraphy, 17(4), 279-292.
  • Ismanto, A.W., Chan, S.A., Babalola, L.O., Kaminski, M.A., Al-Ramadan, K.A., Abdullatif, O.M. 2019. Microfacies, biofacies, and depositional environments of the Bajocian–Bathonian Middle Dhruma carbonates, central Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 108(8), 1-25.
  • Chan, S.A., Kaminski, M.A., Babalola, L.O., Al-Ramadan, K. 2017. Foraminiferal biofacies and depositional environments of the Burdigalian mixed carbonate and siliciclastic Dam Formation, Al-Lidam area, Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 469, 122-137

Awards & Honors

  • Second place winner at 14th Annual International SEG Challenge Bowl Finals 2019, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Recipient of AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid Program 2019 (Allen & Eleanor Martini Named Grant).
  • President of EAGE KFUPM Student Chapter 2017 – 2018 and awarded “Best Student Chapter Third Prize”
  • Best Paper and Presentation Student. 36th Annual Convention and Exhibition Indonesian Petroleum Association (IPA). Jakarta, Indonesia, May 2012.
  • President of AAPG UNPAD Student Chapter 2010 – 2011 and awarded “Honorable Mention International Student Chapter” (The 2nd Best International Student Chapter B.)
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Dr. Tinku Saikia

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Dr. Tinku Saikia is a Post Doctorate Research Fellow in the Petroleum Engineering Department at KFUPM. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering from IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, India. During his Ph.D., he worked in the field of development of gas hydrate inhibitors for drilling fluids. He joined Complex and Reactive Fluids (CRF) Lab at KFUPM in 2018

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering
  • M.Tech in Petroleum Exploration and Production
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Gas Hydrates Inhibitors and Promoters
  • Conformance Control and Permeability Modifiers

Selected Publications

  • Quantum dots: A new approach in thermodynamic inhibitor for the drilling of gas hydrate bearing formation. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Volume 52, 25 August 2017, Pages 89-98.
  • Experimental investigations of clathrate hydrate inhibition in water based drilling fluid using green Inhibitor. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 147, November 2016, Pages 647-653.
  • Evaluation of 1-Decyl-3-Methylimidazolium Tetrafluoroborate as clathrate hydrate crystal inhibitor in drilling fluid. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Volume 36, Part A, November 2016, Pages 906-915.
  • Temperature Augmented Visual Method for Initial Screening of  Hydrate Inhibitors. Oil & Gas Science and Technology – Revue d’IFP Energies Nouvelles Volume 73, 2018, 1-8.
  • Evaluation of Soya Lecithin as Eco-friendly Biosurfactant Clathrate Hydrate Antiagglomerant Additive. Journal of Surfactants and Detergents. Volume 21(1), 2018, 101-111.
  • Experimental Investigations and Optimizations of Rheological Behavior of Drilling Fluids using RSM & CCD  for Gas Hydrate Bearing Formation. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Volume 43 (11), November 2018, Pages 6541-6554.
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Dr. Mohammad Sarim Jamal

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Dr. Jamal is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Department of Petroleum Engineering. He worked as a Lecturer-B in the Petroleum Engineering department from 2014-2019 during which he received his Ph.D.  As part of his Ph.D. he developed novel methods to efficiently model flow and transport in Karst reservoirs and aquifers. He has teaching experience in Reservoir Simulation and Reservoir Description.

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. , Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2018 
  • M.S. , Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom, 2012
  • B.Tech. , Petrochemical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India, 2010

Research Interests

  • Reservoir Simulation and Numerical Modeling
  • Fluid Flow and Transport in Porous Media
  • Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport
  • Reservoir Optimization Case Studies
  • Carbonate and Fractured Reservoirs

Selected Publications

  • Mohammed, I., Afagwu, C. C., Adjei, S., Kadafur, I. B., Jamal, M. S., & Awotunde, A. A. (2020). A review on polymer, gas, surfactant and nanoparticle adsorption modeling in porous media. Oil & Gas Science and Technology – Revue d’IFP Energies nouvelles, 75, 77. https://doi.org/10.2516/ogst/2020063
  • Jamal, M. S., & Awotunde, A. A. (2020). Darcy’s model with optimized permeability distribution for the simulation of stokes flow and contaminant transport in karst aquifers. Hydrogeology Journal, 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-020-02124-y
  • Kalam, S., Olayiwola, T., Al-Rubaii, M. M., Amaechi, B. I., Jamal, M. S., & Awotunde, A. A. (2020). Carbon dioxide sequestration in underground formations: review of experimental, modeling, and field studies. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-020-01028-7
  • Jamal, M.S., Awotunde, A. A., Abdulraheem, A., Al-Yousef, H. Y., Al-Mouhamed, M. A., & Fairag, F. A. (2019). Assessment of unsteady Brinkman’s model for flow in karst aquifers. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 12(1), 12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-018-4160-8
  • Jamal, M.S., & Awotunde, A. A. (2018). Full-field to sector modeling for efficient flow simulation in karst aquifers. Journal of Hydrology, 564, 682–696. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JHYDROL.2018.07.028

Extended Publications (+)

  • Jamal, M.S., & Awotunde, A. A. (2018). Modeling of Unsteady Flow in Karst Reservoirs Using a Modified Brinkman’s Equation. In Innovations in Geosciences – Time for Breakthrough. Saint Petersburg: EAGE. https://doi.org/10.3997/2214-4609.201800120
  • Jamal, M.S., Awotunde, A., & Asad, A. (2018). Utilization of the Brinkman’s Equation to Model Flow and Tracer Transport within Karst Reservoirs. 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition. https://doi.org/10.3997/2214-4609.201800839
  • Khan, R. A., Asad, A., Jamal, M. S., & Zaidi, S. A. (2018). OLYMPUS Field Development Optimization Study – KFUPM. In EAGE/TNO Workshop on OLYMPUS Field Development Optimization. Barcelona: EAGE. https://doi.org/10.3997/2214-4609.201802304
  • Jamal, M. S., Al-Nuaim, S., Awotunde, A. A., & Khan, R. A. (2016). Optimal Parameter Selection in a Polymer Alternating Gas PAG Process. In SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition. Dammam: Society of Petroleum Engineers. https://doi.org/10.2118/182794-MS
  • Siddiqui, M. A. Q., Khan, R. A., & Jamal, M. S. (2015). Multi-objective Well Placement Optimization Considering Energy Sustainability Along With Economical Gains. In SPE North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition. Society of Petroleum Engineers. https://doi.org/10.2118/175842-MS
  • Mutrif Siddig, O., Awotunde, A., Hashim Ahmed, A., & Jamal, M. S. (2014). Effect of Project Life Time on Well Placement Optimization. In 76th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2014. https://doi.org/10.3997/2214-4609.20141519
  • Hashim Ahmed, A., Awotunde, A., Mutrif Siddig, O., & Jamal, M. S. (2014). A Pareto-based Well Placement Optimization. In 76th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2014. https://doi.org/10.3997/2214-4609.20140947
  • Ahmed Elfeel, Jamal M.S. , S., Enemanna, C., Arnold, D., & Geiger, S. (2013). Effect of DFN Upscaling on History Matching and Prediction of Naturally Fractured Reservoirs. EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE Europec. https://doi.org/10.2118/164838-MS
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Dr. Ahmed Abdulhamid Ahmed Mahmoud

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Dr. Mahmoud is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Petroleum Engineering at KFUPM. He worked as a Researcher in Petroleum Engineering department from 2016-2020 during which he received his Ph.D. He joined the Drilling Fluid and Oil-Well Cementing Research Team at Department of Petroleum Engineering since 2016. He served on the faculty of Engineering at the University of Khartoum from 2012 to 2015. Dr. Mahmoud worked as a part-time instructor in Estidama Training Centre, Sudan, from 2011 to 2013. And a part-time instructor for Petroleum Training Centre (PTC), Sudan, in 2015, during that time he worked in a research team carrying out preparation, training of trainers, and in-depth qualitative evaluation of the 10 days advanced oil production optimization course. Dr. Mahmoud has numerous publications in refereed journals and conferences. He is currently a peer-reviewer for several Q1 journals.

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=q6kdJV0AAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ahmed-Abdulhamid-Mahmoud

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2020
  • M.S., Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2015
  • B.S., Petroleum Engineering, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2011

Research Interests

  • Oil-Well Cementing
  • Application of Artificial Intelligence in Petroleum engineering
  • Wellbore Clean-up

Selected Publications

  • Mahmoud, A.A., Elkatatny, S., Al-Abduljabbar, A., 2021. Application of Machine Learning Models for Real-Time Prediction of the Formation Lithology and Tops from the Drilling Parameters. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 203, 108574. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108574.
  • Siddig, O., Mahmoud, A.A., Elkatatny, S.M., Soupios, P., 2021. Utilization of Artificial Neural Network in Predicting the Total Organic Carbon in Devonian Shale Using the Conventional Well Logs and the Spectral Gamma-Ray. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience 2021, 2486046. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/2486046.
  • Elzain, H.E., Chung, S.Y., Senapathi, V. Sekar, S., Park, N., Mahmoud, A.A., 2021. Modeling of aquifer vulnerability index using deep learning neural networks coupling with optimization algorithms. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-14522-0.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., and Elkatatny, S., 2020. Improved durability of Saudi Class G oil-well cement sheath in CO2 rich environments using olive waste. Construction and Building Materials 262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120623.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., and Elkatatny, S., 2020. Improving Class G Cement Carbonation Resistance for Applications of Geologic Carbon Sequestration Using Synthetic Polypropylene Fiber. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 76, 103184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2020.103184.

Extended Publications (+)

  • Mahmoud, A.A., Elzenary, M., and Elkatatny, S., 2020. New Hybrid Hole Cleaning Model for Vertical and Deviated Wells. Journal of Energy Resources Technology 142(3), 034501. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4045169.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., Elkatatny, S., and Al-Shehri, D., 2020. Application of Machine Learning in Evaluation of the Static Young’s Modulus for Sandstone Formations. Sustainability 12(5). https://doi.org/10.3390/su12051880.
  • Siddig, O., Mahmoud, A.A., and Elkatatny, S., 2020. A review of different approaches for water-based drilling fluid filter cake removal. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 192, 107346. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107346.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., and Elkatatny, S., 2019. Mitigating CO2 Reaction with Hydrated Oil Well Cement under Geologic Carbon Sequestration Using Nanoclay Particles. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 68, 102902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2019.102902.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., Al-Hashim, H., 2019. Evaluating the integrity of clayey sandstone rocks flooded with high pH EDTA chelating agent solutions. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 177, 614-623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.02.074.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., and Elkatatny, S., Chen, W., and Abdulraheem, A., 2019. Estimation of Oil Recovery Factor for Water Drive Sandy Reservoirs through Applications of Artificial Intelligence.  Energies 12(19), 3671. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12193671.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., Al-Hashim, H., 2018. Insight into the mechanism for oil recovery using EDTA chelating agent solutions from clayey sandstone rocks. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 161, 625-635. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2017.11.046.
  • Mahmoud, A.A., Elkatatny, S., Mahmoud, M., Abouelresh, M., Abdulraheem, A., Ali, A., 2017. Determination of the total organic carbon (TOC) based on conventional well logs using artificial neural network. International Journal of Coal Geology 179, 72–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coal.2017.05.012

Awards & Honors

  • Second Place, Middle East and North Africa & South Asia and the Pacific SPE Regional Students Paper Contest, PhD Division, Online, 2021.
  • Best Student’s Project, Endogenous 2020, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2020.
  • First Place, College of Petroleum and Geosciences Club Hackathon, Al-Khober, Saudi Arabia, November 2019.
  • First Place, Middle East and North Africa SPE Regional Students Paper Contest, PhD Division, Manama, Bahrain, 2019.
  • Third Place, SPWLA International Paper Contest, PhD Division, Texas, USA, 2019.
  • First Place, SPWLA Regional Paper Contest, PhD Division, Al-Khober, Saudi Arabia, 2019.
  • Schlumberger prize for the outstanding academic performance in the fifth year at petroleum engineering department, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2011
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Dr. Amjed Mohammed Hassan Sheikh Mohammed

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Dr. Amjed Hassan is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Petroleum Engineering at KFUPM. He worked as a Researcher in the Petroleum Engineering Department from 2016-2020 during which he received his Ph.D. Dr. Hassan joined the Thermochemical Research Team at CPG-KFUPM in 2017. He served on the faculty of Engineering at the University of Khartoum from 2011 to 2015. Dr. Hassan filed several patents and published 70+ articles in international conferences and peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Hassan serves as an assistant reviewer for several ISI journals, such as Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering (JPSE), Fuel, RSC Advances, and Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology. Dr. Hassan has won SPE, SPWLA, and KFUPM research contests. Also, He received 12+ awards from Schlumberger company, SPWLA, and SPE. Dr. Hassan is an active member of the SPE, SPWLA, EAGE, and DGS societies.

ResearchGate:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amjed-Hassan
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9eF50NIAAAAJ&hl=en

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2020
  • M.S., Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2015
  • B.S., Petroleum Engineering, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2011

Research Interests

  • Condensate Removal Processes
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Artificial Intelligent Techniques
  • Well Testing, Rock Integrity, and Complex-Wells Performance

Selected Publications

  • Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M. and Patil, S., 2021. Impact of Chelating Agent Salt Type on the Enhanced Oil Recovery from Carbonate and Sandstone Reservoirs. Applied Sciences, 11(15), p.7109.
  • Chan, S.A., Hassan, A.M., Usman, M., Humphrey, J.D., Alzayer, Y. and Duque, F., 2021. Total organic carbon (TOC) quantification using artificial neural networks: Improved prediction by leveraging XRF data. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, p.109302.
  • Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M., Al-Majed, A., Elsayed, M., Al-Nakhli, A. and BaTaweel, M., 2020. Performance analysis of thermochemical fluids in removing the gas condensate from different gas formations. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 78, p.103333.
  • Hassan, A.M. and Al-Hashim, H.S., 2020. Surface charge study of EDTA interaction with carbonate rock during chelating agent flooding. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 191, p.107163.
  • Alade, O., Mahmoud, M., Hassan, A., Murtaza, M., Shehri, D.A., Al-Nakhli, A. and Bataweel, M., 2020. A novel method of removing emulsion blockage after drilling operations using thermochemical fluid. SPE Drilling & Completion, 36(01), pp.88-100.
  • Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M., Al-Majed, A., Alawi, M.B., Elkatatny, S., BaTaweel, M. and Al-Nakhli, A., 2019. Gas condensate treatment: A critical review of materials, methods, field applications, and new solutions. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 177, pp.602-613.

Extended Publications (+)

  • Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M., Al-Majed, A., Alade, O., Mokheimer, E.M. and Al-Nakhli, A., 2021. New Treatment for Improving the Productivity of Shale Reservoirs Using Thermochemical Fluids. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 143(8), p.083003.
  • Hassan, A., Sanuade, O.A. and Olaseeni, O.G., 2021. Prediction of physico-mechanical properties of intact rocks using artificial neural network. Acta Geophysica, pp.1-20.
  • Tariq, Z., Hassan, A., Waheed, U.B., Mahmoud, M., Al-Shehri, D., Abdulraheem, A. and Mokheimer, E.M., 2021. A Data-Driven Machine Learning Approach to Predict the Natural Gas Density of Pure and Mixed Hydrocarbons. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 143(9), p.092801.
  • Hassan, A., Aljawad, M.S. and Mahmoud, M., 2021. An Artificial Intelligence-Based Model for Performance Prediction of Acid Fracturing in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs. ACS omega.
  • Hassan, A., Abdulraheem, A. and Awadh, M., 2021. New approach to evaluate the performance of highly deviated water injection wells using artificial neural network. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 196, p.107770.
  • Barri, A.A., Hassan, A.M., Aljawad, M.S. and Mahmoud, M., 2021. Effect of Treatment Conditions on Matrix Stimulation of Carbonate Rocks with Chelating Agents. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, pp.1-14.
  • Tariq, Z., Aljawad, M.S., Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M. and Al-Ramadhan, A., 2021. Chelating Agents as Acid-Fracturing Fluids: Experimental and Modeling Studies. Energy & Fuels, 35(3), pp.2602-2618.
  • Alade, O.S., Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M., Al-Shehri, D. and Al-Majed, A., 2020. Novel approach for improving the flow of waxy crude oil using thermochemical fluids: experimental and simulation study. ACS omega, 5(8), pp.4313-4321.
  • Hassan, A., Abdalla, M., Mahmoud, M., Glatz, G., Al-Majed, A. and Al-Nakhli, A., 2020. Condensate-Banking Removal and Gas-Production Enhancement Using Thermochemical Injection: A Field-Scale Simulation. Processes, 8(6), p.727.
  • Ba Alawi, M., Hassan, A., Aljawad, M.S., Kamal, M.S., Mahmoud, M. and Al-Nakhli, A., 2020. A Novel Approach to Improve Acid Diversion in Carbonate Rocks Using Thermochemical Fluids: Experimental and Numerical Study. Molecules, 25(13), p.2976.
  • Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M., Bageri, B.S., Aljawad, M.S., Kamal, M.S., Barri, A.A. and Hussein, I.A., 2020. Applications of chelating agents in the upstream oil and gas industry: a review. Energy & Fuels, 34(12), pp.15593-15613.
  • Hassan, A., Mahmoud, M., Kamal, M.S., Hussain, S.M.S. and Patil, S., 2020. Novel Treatment for Mitigating Condensate Bank Using a Newly Synthesized Gemini Surfactant. Molecules, 25(13), p.3030.
  • Hassan, A.M. and Al-Hashim, H.S., 2020. Oil Recovery Mechanisms During Sequential Injection of Chelating Agent Solutions into Carbonate Rocks. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 142(1).
  • Hassan, A.M., Mahmoud, M.A., Al-Majed, A.A., Al-Nakhli, A.R. and Bataweel, M.A., 2019. Water blockage removal and productivity index enhancement by injecting thermochemical fluids in tight sandstone formations. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 182, p.106298.
  • Hassan, A., Elkatatny, S. and Abdulraheem, A., 2019. Application of artificial intelligence techniques to predict the well productivity of fishbone wells. Sustainability, 11(21), p.6083.
  • Hassan, A.M., Elkatatny, S. and Abdulraheem, A., 2019. Intelligent Prediction of Minimum Miscibility Pressure (MMP) During CO2 Flooding Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques. Sustainability, 11(24), p.7020.
  • Hassan, A.M., Mahmoud, M.A., Al-Majed, A.A., Elkatatny, S., Al-Nakhli, A.R. and Bataweel, M.A., 2018. Novel technique to eliminate gas condensation in gas condensate reservoirs using thermochemical fluids. Energy & fuels, 32(12), pp.12843-12850.

Awards & Honors

  • SPE prize for the best research in PhD division, for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region (May 2020).
  • First place at the post-graduate competition at the College of Petroleum and Geoscience, KFUPM (March 2019).
  • Winner of the Entrepreneurial Emerging Leaders (EEL) Program at KFUPM (May 2018).
  • Second place at the Student Scientific Forum at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (April 2018)
  • SPWLA prize for the best research in petrophysics, for the Middle East Region (February 2018).
  • Engineering Council award for the best Graduation Project in Petroleum Engineering (March 2012).
  • Ministry of Energy and Mining award for the best Academic Performance in Petroleum Engineering (February 2012).
  • University of Khartoum Award for the best Academic Performance in Petroleum Engineering (November 2011).
  • Schlumberger award for the best Academic Performance in Petroleum Engineering (May 2011).
  • Schlumberger award for the best Graduation Project in Petroleum Engineering (August 2011).

Location: Bldg. 76, Rm. 2160

Dr. Arshad Raza

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Dr. Arshad is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Petroleum Engineering Department at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia. Before joining KFUPM, he has worked as Lecturer (2010-2012), Assistant Professor (2012-2021), and Associate Professor (2021) at the Petroleum Engineering Department of University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan for almost 11 years teaching various petroleum discipline related undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Dr. Arshad received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Petroleum Engineering Department at UET, Lahore, Pakistan. He obtained his doctoral degree in Petroleum Engineering from Curtin University, Australia, in 2017 on the improved scheme of reservoir characterization for CO2 Sequestration. 

He has been involved in many academic research studies in the USA, China, South Africa, Malaysia, and Australia, in the past 4 years.  He has published 40+ articles in peer-reviewed journals and providing voluntarily reviewer services for many leading scientific ISI journals. Furthermore, he is mainly focusing on Carbon Geo-Sequestration (CGS), Energy Storage, and Engineered Geothermal Systems (EGS).   

 ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Arshad_Raza2
 Google Scholar: ‪Arshad Raza – ‪Google Scholar

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., in Petroleum Engineering, Curtin University, Australia, 2017
  • M.S., in Petroleum Engineering, UET. Pakistan, 2012
  • B.S., in Petroleum Engineering, UET. Pakistan, 2009

Research Interests

  • Green Improved oil recovery
  • Deep Learning Neutral Networks
  • Storage feasibility of geological mediums
  • Multiphase reactive flow in porous media

Selected Publications

  • Arshad Raza, Guenther Glatz, Raoof Gholami, Mohamed Mahmoud, Saad Alafnan, Carbon mineralization and geological storage of CO2 in basalt: Mechanisms and technical challenges, Earth-Science Reviews, 2022, 104036. Q1
  • Raoof Gholami., Raza, Arshad, Stefan Iglauer. 2021. Leakage Risk Assessment of a CO2 Storage Site: A Review. Earth-Science Reviews, v223, 103849. Q1
  • Raoof Gholami., Raza, Arshad, Aadnøy, B., Rabiei, M., & Rasouli, V. 2021. Time-Dependent compaction of deep-water reservoirs: a study on the viscous behavior of unconsolidated sandstone. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 103952. Q1
  • Raoof Gholami., Raza, Arshad, Pål Andersen, Alejandro Escalona, Nestor Cardozo, Dora Marín, Mohammad Sarmadivaleh, 2021, Long-Term Integrity of Shaly Seals in CO2 Geo-Sequestration Sites: An Experimental Study, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Elsevier. 109, 103370. Q2
  • Eric Saffou, Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Leon Croukamp, Walter Romaric Elingou, Jan van Bever Donker, Mimonitu Opuwari, Musa S.D. Manzi, Raymond J. Durrheim, 2020. Geomechanical Characterization of CO2 Storage Sites: A Case Study from a nearly Depleted Gas Field in the Bredasdorp Basin, South Africa,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Elsevier. Q1
  • Shi, W., Wang, X., Guo, M., Shi, Y., Feng, A., Liang, R., & Raza, Arshad. 2020. Water use for shale as development in China’s Fuling shale gas field. Journal of Cleaner Production, 120680. Q1.

Extended Publications (+)

  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Mohammad Sarmadivaleh. 2019. “Feasibility of limestone reservoirs as a CO2 storage site: an experimental study.” AAPG Bulletin, V. 104, No. 1, P. 83-96, DOI: 10.1306/04241918124. Q2
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Reza Rezaee, Vamegh Rasouli, Amanat Ali Bhatti, and Chua Han Bing. 2018. “Suitability of depleted gas reservoirs for geological CO2 storage: A simulation study.” Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, Wiley8, no. 5 (2018): 876-897, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ghg.1802.  Q4
  • Raza, Arshad, Reza Rezaee, Raoof Gholami, Vamegh Rasouli, Chua Han Bing, Ramasamy Nagarajan, and Mohamed Ali Hamid. “Injectivity and quantification of capillary trapping for CO2 storage: A review of influencing parameters.”Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Elsevier26 (2015): 510-517, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2015.06.046, Published Online: July 4 2015.
  • Raza, Arshad, Reza Rezaee, Raoof Gholami, Chua Han Bing, Ramasamy Nagarajan, and Mohamed Ali Hamid. “A screening criterion for selection of suitable CO2 storage sites.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Elsevier28 (2016): 317-327, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2015.11.053, Published Online: December 9 2015.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Mohammad Sarmadivaleh, Nathan Tarom, Reza Rezaee, Chua Han Bing, Ramasamy Nagarajan, Mohamed Ali Hamid, and Henry Elochukwu. “Integrity analysis of CO2 storage sites concerning geochemical-geomechanical interactions in saline aquifers.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Elsevier36 Part A (2016): 224-240, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2016.10.016, Published Online: October 13 2016.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Reza Rezaee, Chua Han Bing, Ramasamy Nagarajan, and Mohamed Ali Hamid. “Preliminary assessments of CO2 storage in carbonate formations: a case study from Malaysia.” Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, IOP, Oxford University Press (OUP) 14, no. 3 (2017): 533, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-2140/aa5e71, Published Online: March 28, 2017.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Reza Rezaee, Chua Han Bing, Ramasamy Nagarajan, and Mohamed Ali Hamid. “Assessment of CO2 residual trapping in depleted reservoirs used for geosequestration.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Elsevier43 (2017): 137-155, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2017.04.001, Published Online: April 7 2017.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Reza Rezaee, Vamegh Rasouli, Amanat Ali Bhatti, and Chua Han Bing. “Suitability of depleted gas reservoirs for geological CO2 storage: A simulation study.” Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, Wiley8, no. 5 (2018): 876-897, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ghg.1802, Published Online: 02 July 2018.
  • Raza, Arshad, Guo Meiyu, Raoof Gholami, Reza Rezaee, Vamegh Rasouli, Mohammad Sarmadivaleh, and Amanat Ali Bhatti. “Shale gas: A solution for energy crisis and lower CO2 emission in Pakistan.” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis, 40, no. 13 (2018): 1647-1656., DOI: 1080/15567036.2018.1486486, Published Online: 20 Jun 2018.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Guo Meiyu, Vamegh Rasouli, Amanat Ali Bhatti, and Reza Rezaee. “A review on the natural gas potential of Pakistan for the transition to a low-carbon future.” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis,41, no. 9 (2019): 1149-1159., DOI: 1080/15567036.2018.1544993, Published Online: 8 Nov 2018.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Richard Wheaton, Minou Rabiei, Vamegh Rasouli, and Reza Rezaee. 2019. “Primary recovery factor as a function of production rate: Implications for conventional reservoirs with different drive mechanisms.” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis, 41:22, 2778-2785, DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2019.1576073, Published Online: 5 Feb 2019.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Minou Rabiei, Vamegh Rasouli, and Reza Rezaee. 2019. “Injection rate estimation to numerically assess CO2 sequestration in depleted gas reservoirs.” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Taylor & Francis, :1-10. DOI: 10.1080/15567036.2019.1604871, Published Online: 13 April 2019.
  • Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Minou Rabiei, Vamegh Rasouli, Reza Rezaee, and Nikoo Fakhari. 2019, “Impact of geochemical and geomechanical changes on CO2 sequestration potential in sandstone and limestone aquifers.” Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, Wiley 0 (0). DOI: 10.1002/ghg.1907. Published Online: 16 July 2019.
  • Gholami, Raoof, Mehdi Safari, Raza, Arshad, William Samuel Downey, Mohammad Sadegh Momeni, and Tarek Arbi Omar Ganat. 2019 “A field scale approach to determine compaction-based permeability in unconsolidated reservoirs.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Elsevier 68:102909. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2019.102909, Published Online: 7 June 2019
  • Liew, Chean Xing, Raoof Gholami, Mehdi Safari, Raza, Arshad, Minou Rabiei, Nikoo Fakhari, Vamegh Rasouli, and Jose Varghese Vettaparambil. 2019. “A new mud design to reduce formation damage in sandstone reservoirs.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Elsevier no. 181:106221. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.106221, Published Online: 29 June 2019
  • Bhatti, Amanat Ali, Raza, Arshad, Syed Mohammad Mahmood, and Raoof Gholami. “Assessing the application of miscible CO2 flooding in oil reservoirs: a case study from Pakistan.” Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, Springer, 9, no. 1 (2019): 685–701., DOI: 10.1007/s13202-018-0504-x (ESCI).
  • Umar, Bappah Adamu, Raoof Gholami, Raza, Arshad, William Samuel Downey, Mohammad Sarmadivaleh, Afroz A. Shah, and Prasanta Nayak. 2019. “A Study on the Surface Wettability of Clastic Rocks with Potential Application for CO2 Storage Sites.” Natural Resources Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11053-019-09553-x. Published Online: 04 September 2019.
  • Atif Ismail, Raza, Arshad, Raoof Gholami, Reza Rezaee, (2020). Reservoir characterization for sweet spot detection using color transformation overlay scheme.” Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, Springer, (ESCI), 10, 2313–2334 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-020-00913-5

 

 

Awards & Honors

  • Best poster presentation award in 3rd Faculty of Engineering Postgraduate Research Colloquium, UNIMAS, Kuching, Malaysia, 2015.
  • Presented Top Paper nominated by AAPG for 13th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) 23-25 March 2021 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • CSRI fully funded PhD Scholarship 2014-2018

Location: Bldg. 76, Rm. 2160

Dr. Afeez Gbadamosi

Post-Doc Researcher, Department of Petroleum Engineering

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • M.S. Oil and Gas Engineering, University of Aberdeen, UK
  • Bachelor of Technology Chemical Engineering, LAUTECH, Nigeria

Research Interests

  • Chemical EOR
  • Oilfield Chemistry
  • Rheology and interfacial properties of fluids
  • Nanotechnology application in Oil and Gas industry

Selected Publications

  • Afeez O. Gbadamosi, Radzuan Junin, Muhammad A. Manan, Nurudeen Yekeen, Augustine Agi, Jeffrey O. Oseh, (2018). Recent advances and prospects in polymeric nanofluids application for enhanced oil recovery. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, vol. 66, pp1-19, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2018.05.020 
  • Afeez O. Gbadamosi, Radzuan Junin, Muhammad A. Manan, Augustine Agi, Jeffrey O. Oseh, Jamilu Usman (2019). Synergistic application of aluminium oxide nanoparticles and oilfield polyacrylamide for enhanced oil recovery. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 181, 106264, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.106345 
  • Afeez O. Gbadamosi, Radzuan Junin, Muhammad A. Manan, Augustine Agi, Adeyinka S. Yusuff, (2019). An overview of chemical enhanced oil recovery: recent advances and prospects. International Nano Letters, pp 1-32, https://link.springer.com/ article/10.1007/s40089-019-0272-8
  • Afeez O. Gbadamosi, Radzuan Junin, Yassir Abdallah, Augustine Agi, Jeffrey O. Oseh (2019). Experimental investigation of the effects of silica nanoparticle on hole cleaning efficiency of water-based drilling mud. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 172, pp 1226-1234, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.09.097

Awards & Honors

  • International Doctoral Fellowship, Univeriti Teknology Malaysia 2016-2019
  • Aare Afe Babalola Founder award for publication in high impact journals, ABUAD, Nigeria
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