Abdelhalim Mohamed

Website photos 004 (6)2Doctoral Student of Petroleum Engineering
Room: 4011 Engineering Building
Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Piri
Email: amohame3@uwyo.edu
Phone:

 

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming, GPA: 4/4.
M.Sc., King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Petroleum Engineering Department,
GPA: 3.66/4. (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia).
B.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, University of Khartoum, GPA: 8.01/10, first class. (Khartoum, Sudan)

AWARD RECEIVED AND MEMBERSHIP

  • Schlumberger prize for the best academic performance in third year, GPA: 7.93/10.
  • Schlumberger prize for the best academic performance in fourth year, GPA: 8.15/10.
  • Best academic performance in fifth year, GPA: 8.01/10.
  • Nominated to receive award of “Scientific Forum for students of engineering and computer.
  • King Fhad Scholarship.
  • Member of SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineering).
  • Member of Tau Sigma National Honor Society.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Funded Projects:

  • Halliburton-University of Wyoming Research Collaboration Project.
  • Project; Development of a New Cost-Effective Polymer Gel for Water Control in Oil and Gas Wells, (No.AR-30-291), Saudi Aramco, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
  • Building Core-flooding setup; KFUPM, petroleum department.
  • Sand Consolidation using environmentally friendly x-linked polymer. University of Khartoum, Sudanese Petroleum Corporation (Ministry of Petroleum, Sudan). Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Khartoum, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department (Khartoum, Sudan)


RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Non-Newtonian multiphase flow in porous medium
  • Pore network modeling multiphase flow in porous medium
  • Chemical for water shut-off
  • Rheology and kinetics polymers and emulsions
  • Surfactants for enhance oil recovery

TRAINING

  • Extensive laboratory training on:
  • Helios Micro CT-Scanner, FEI
  • Qemscan, FEI, Scanning electron microscopy (SEM)
  • Laser Partial Size Analyzer
  • Interfacial Tension (IFT); Spinning, pendent and sessile drop
  • Core-flooding by (Coretest System, Inc.)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry Analysis (DSC)
  • Rheology (High Pressure Cell Rheometer)
  • Microscope (Cold and Hot stage)
  • Emulsified fluid preparation
  • Petro-Energy E&D Petroleum Company in Baleela field.
  • Oil Properties and drilling fluids properties lab faculty of engineering, University of Khartoum

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Familiar with most of Microsoft and Linux Operation systems
  • Database usage & Programming: Matlab, Visual Basic, Pascal and C.
  • Reservoir Simulation: Eclipse and MBAL Petroleum Experts package (IPM), CMG (Computer Modeling Group).
  • Production Engineering: PROSPER and GAP Petroleum Experts package (IPM), PIPESIM (Schlumberger) and ESP-Wellflow.
  • Well Testing: Ecrin (Kappa).
  • Monte Carlo simulator.
  • Aviso Fire, FEI.

PUBLICATIONS AND RECENT RESEARCH

PATENT IN PROGRESS
I. Hussein, A. Mohamed, A. Sultan, G. Al-Muntasheri, New Emulsified Polymeric Gel formulations for water shut-off applications. Submitted to The Office of Innovation (ARAMCO). April 2015.
JOURNAL PAPERS
A. Mohamed, A. Sultan, G. Al-Muntasheri , I. Hussein, DSC Investigation of the Gelation Kinetics of emulsified PAM/PEI System: Influence of different surfactants and retarders Investigation. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. Accepted, August 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s10973-015-4965-6
A. Mohamed, A. Sultan, G. Al-Muntasheri , I. Hussein, Screening of Emulsifiers for application in polymeric Gel formulations used in water shut-off applications, submitted to Journal of surfactants and detergents.

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Ahmed, Q. A., Ibrahim, A., Salah, R., & Bakhit, A., (2010, January 1), Risk Analysis and Decision Making in Relative Permeability Modifier Water Shut-Off Treatment, SPE North Africa technical conference and exhibition held in Cairo, Egypt, DOI:10.2118/126845-MS.
A. Mohamed, A. Sultan, G. Al-Muntasheri , I. Hussein, DSC Investigation of the Gelation Kinetics of emulsified PAM/PEI System: Influence of different surfactants and retarders, 42nd NATAS conference held in Santa Fe, New Mexico. September,14-17, 2014.

I. Hussein, A. Mohamed, A. Sultan, G. Al-Muntasheri, Organoclay as emulsifier for Water in Oil Polymeric Gel formulations used in water shut-off applications, SPE Specialty Oilfield Chemicals I: Development, Applications, and Opportunities held in Al-khobar, Saudi Arabia. December 15, 2014.
A.S. Sultan, A. Mohamed, I. Hussein, Organoclay as Emulsifier for Water in Oil Polymeric Gel Formulations used in Conformance Control, EAGE Workshop on Well Injectivity & Productivity in Carbonates, held in Doha, Qatar. 30 March – 1 April 2015.