Peyruz Gasimov

PeyruzPhD Student of Petroleum Engineering

Room: EIC 376

SER Building (Energy Innovation Center)

Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Piri and Lamia Goual


134c McIntyre

Laramie, WY 82071


Phone: (307) 761-0135



B.S.: Petroleum Engineering,

Azerbaijan State Oil Academy,

Baku, Azerbaijan


Research Interests and Area of Specialization:

  • EOR nanotechnology
  • Fines migration
  • Particle Image Velocimetry
  • 3-phase flow through porous media
  • Measurement of vdW interactions
  • Thin film stability
  • Wettability Alteration impact on oil recovery
  • Physics of fluid-fluid and fluid-rock interfaces
  • Modeling Asphaltene precipitation


Current Research Project:

Novel approach in the measurement of van der Waals and Electric Double Layer interactions.


Previous Researches:

  • Investigating the feasibility of wettability alteration in Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli oilfield (BP, Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan)


  • Statoil Azerbaijan

Petroleum Engineer                                                                                                  Jun 2013 – Aug 2013



ACG Production Forecasting


  • Statoil Azerbaijan (part time)

Petroleum Engineer                                                                                                  Mar 2013 – Jun 2013


Project name:

“Investigation of the applicability of Oilfield Manager to ACG”


  • BP Caspian Exploration Ltd.

Summer Intern

Jul 2012 – Sept 2012

Project name:

“Reduced Rate Test (RRT) Procedure & Implementations for Azeri field Injectors”

  • RRT sensitivity model development
  • PTA analysis
  • Fracture growth evaluation
  • Fracture-opening and closing pressures estimation


  • State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic

Summer Intern                                                                                                           Jul 2011 – Aug 2011


  • Gas lift system analysis and upgrade options
  • Well Interventions
  • Wells Maintenance


  • SPE Azerbaijan Section Young Talents Program

Lecturer                                                                                                                        Spring 2011


  • One-semester course on Pressure Transient Analysis
  • Outcrop field trip guide