my Pictuer

Dr. Sidqi Abu-Khamsin

Office

Building  3   Room 212

Direct Phone           +966 13 860-2699

Secretary                +966 13 860-2530

Fax                           +966 13 860-4447

Postal Address

PO Box 652

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

 

Email

skhamsin@kfupm.edu.sa

 

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Brigham, W.E., and Ramey, H.J., Jr.: "Reaction Kinetics of Fuel Formation for In-Situ Combustion," SPE Reservoir Engineering, 3:4, Nov.1988, pp. 1308-1316. (pdf)

  2. Oskay, M.M., Al-Shehri, D.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Al-Marhoun, M.A.: "Carbon Dioxide Minimum Miscibility Pressure for Saudi Arabian Crudes," Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering, 14:2, April 1989. (pdf)

  3. Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Al-Marhoun, M.A.: "Development of a New Correlation for Bubble Point Oil Viscosity," Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering, 16:2A, April 1991. (pdf)

  4. Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Ayub, M., Al-Marhoun, M.A., and Menouar, H., "Waterflooding in a Tarmat Reservoir Laboratory Model," Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 9:3, June 1993, pp. 251-261. (pdf)

  5. Okasha, T.M., Menouar, H.K., and Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “Oil Recovery from Tarmat Reservoirs Using Hot Water and Solvent Flooding,” Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 37:4, April 1998, pp. 33–40. (pdf)

  6. Osman, E.A., Aggour, M.A., and Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: "In-Situ Sand Consolidation by Low-Temperature Oxidation," SPE Production & Facilities, 15:1, February 2000, pp. 42-49. (pdf)

  7. Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Iddris A., and Aggour, M.A.: “The Spontaneous Ignition Potential of a Super-Light Crude Oil,” Fuel, 80:10, August 2001, pp. 1415-1420. (pdf)

  8. Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “The Effect of Pressure on Oxidation Kinetics of Tar from a Tarmat Reservoir,” Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology, 20:1&2, Jan./Feb. 2002, pp. 113-126. (pdf)

  9.  Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “Feasibility of In-Situ Combustion of Tar from a Tarmat Reservoir,” Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology, 20:3&4, Mar./Apr. 2002, pp. 393-403. (pdf)

  10. Aggour, M.A., El-Muhareb, M., Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Al-Majed, A.A.: “Improving Sandstone Matrix Stimulation of Oil Wells by Gas Preconditioning,” Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology, 20:3&4, Mar./Apr. 2002, pp. 425-434. (pdf)

  11.  Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “The Effect of Unsaturates on Low-Temperature Oxidation of Crude Oil,” Journal of Petroleum Science & Technology, 21:7&8, July/Aug. 2003, pp. 1065-1075. (pdf)

  12. Aggour, M.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Osman, E.A.: “Investigation of In-Situ Low-Temperature Oxidation as a Viable Sand Consolidation Technique,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 42 (2004), pp. 107-120. (pdf).

  13. Hossain, M.E., and Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “Utilization of Memory Concept to Develop Heat Transfer Dimensionless Numbers for Porous Media Undergoing Thermal Flooding with Equal Rock-Fluid Temperatures,” Journal of Porous Media, 15 (10), 2012, pp. 937-953.

  14. Hossain, M.E., and Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “Development of Dimensionless Numbers for Heat Transfer in Porous Media using Memory Concept,” Journal of Porous Media, 15 (10), 2012, pp. 957-973.

  15. Al-Mutairi, S.M., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Hossain, M.E.: “A New Rigorous Mathematical Model to Describe Oil-CO2 Immiscible Flow in Porous Media,” Journal of Porous Media, 17 (2014), issue 5, pp. 421 - 429.

  16. Al-Mutairi, S.M., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Okasha, T.M. and Hossain, M.E.: “An Experimental Investigation of Wettability Alteration during CO2 Immiscible Flooding,“ Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 120 (2014) pp. 73-77.

Conference Papers:

  1. Fassihi, M.R., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Brigham, W.E., Williams, L.A., and Graham, S.A.: "A Preliminary Study of In-Situ Combustion in Diatomites," Proceedings, 1982 California Regional Meeting of SPE, San Francisco, CA., March 24-26. (pdf)

  2. Khan, S.A., Al-Marhoun, M.A., Duffuaa, S.O., and Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: "Viscosity Correlations for Saudi Arabian Crude Oils," Proceedings, 5th SPE Middle East Oil Show, Manama, Bahrain, March 7-10, 1987. (pdf)

  3. Ali, H.S., Al-Marhoun, M.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Celik, M.S.: "The Effect of Overburden Pressure on Relative Permeability," Proceedings, 5th SPE Middle East Oil Show, Manama, Bahrain, March 7-10, 1987. (pdf)

  4. Aggour, M.A., Al-Muhareb, M.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Al-Majed, A.A.: “Improving Sandstone Matrix Acidizing for Oil Wells by Gas Preconditioning,” SPE 63180, paper presented at the 2000 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, Tx., October 1-4, 2000. (pdf)

  5. Aggour, M.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Osman, E.A.: “Development of a New Sand Control Technique-Phase I: Laboratory Development,” SPE 63237, paper presented at the 2000 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, Tx., October 1-4, 2000. (pdf)

  6. Evans, P., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Sanders, P.F.: “Predicting Injectivity Decline in Water Injection Wells by Upscaling On-Site Core Flood Data,” Proceedings, the 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry, Manama, Bahrain, September 27-29, 2004. (pdf)

  7. Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Ahmad, S.J.: “Laboratory Study on Precipitation of Calcium Sulphate in Berea Sandstone Cores,” paper SPE 106336 presented at the 2005 SPE Technical Symposium of Saudi Arabia Section, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, May 14-16, 2005. (pdf)

  8. Aggour, M.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Osman, E.A.: “A New Method of Sand Control: The Process and its First Field Implementation,” SPE 108250, paper presented at the SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling and Technology Conference, Cairo, Egypt, October 22-24, 2007.

  9. Hossain, M.E., Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Al-Helali, A.: “Use of the Memory Concept to Investigate the Temperature Profile during a Thermal EOR Process,” paper SPE 149094 presented at the 2011 SPE Technical Symposium & Exhibition of Saudi Arabia Section, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, May 15-18, 2011.

  10. Al-Mutairi, S.M., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Hossain, M.E.: “A Numerical Investigation of Wettability Alteration during Immiscible CO2 Flooding Process,” paper presented at 3rd Student Paper Contest Conference, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, April 30 – May 2, 2012.

  11. Al-Mutairi, S.M., Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Hossain, M.E.: “A Novel Approach to Handle Continuous Wettability Alteration during Immiscible CO2 Flooding Process” paper SPE160638 presented at the 2012 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum and Conference (ADIPEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 11–14, 2012.

  12. Jangda, Z.Z., Sultan, A.S., Gajbhiye, R.N., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., and Arshad, A.: “Evaluation of Fluorosurfactant Performance with Super-Critical CO2 Flooding for High Salinity Carbonate Reservoirs,” paper SPE 169725 presented at the SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia, Muscat, Oman, March 31 –April 2, 2014.

  13. Al-Ramadan, K.A. and Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “Illitization of Smectite in Sandstones - The Permian Unayzah Reservoir, Saudi Arabia,” poster presented at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, April 27 – May 2, 2014.

  14. Azad, M.S., Awotunde, A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Jamal, M.S. and  Siddig, O.M.: “Global Optimization of Steam Flooding in Complex Heavy Oil Reservoirs,” paper to be presented at the 76th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2014, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 16 – 19, 2014.

Patents:

  1. Aggour, M.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Osman, E.A., "Method for Sand Control in Oil, Gas, and Water Wells," Patent No. U.S 6,364,019 B1, April 2, 2002.

Technical Reports:

  1. Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Ata, G.W.: "Porosity-Permeability Transforms, Shedgum Khuff-B & Khuff-C Reservoirs," Internal Report, ARAMCO, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, August 1986.   

  2. Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Menouar, H., and Al-Marhoun, M.A.: "Efficient Production Strategies for Oil Reservoirs with Tarmats - An Experimental and Theoretical Study," a Final Report submitted to King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Project# AR/7/152, November 1990.

  3. Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: "Oxidation Kinetics of Saudi Arabian Tars," a Sabbatical Leave Research Report, KFUPM, Dhahran, December 1994.

  4. Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: "Feasibility of Tar Displacement by Hot-water Injection," Internal Report, Saudi ARAMCO, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, September 1995.

  5. Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: "On-Site Coreflood Tests for Uthmaniyah, Hawiyah, and Haradh Areas,” Final Report, Research Institute, KFUPM, Project No. CPM2231, December 2003.

  6. Hussain, E. and Abu-Khamsin, S.A.: “The Use of Memory Concept to Investigate Temperature Profile in Hydrocarbon Formation During Thermal Operation in an EOR Scheme,” JF100009 Final Report, Deanship of Scientific Research, KFUPM, Dhahran, January 2011.

  7. Al-Ramadan, K.A., Abu-Khamsin, S.A. and Franks, S.: “Assessing the influence of diagenetic alterations in reservoir damage during enhanced oil recovery of Unayzah Formation,” Project No. 09-OIL770-04 Final Report, KACST National Science, Technology & Innovation Plan, Riyadh, March 2013.

Books:

  1. Al-Marhoun, M.A. and Abu-Khamsin,S.A., Introduction to Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, Dhahran, 1996. (not published).

  2. Abu-Khamsin, S.A., Basic Properties of Reservoir Rocks, KFUPM, Dhahran, 2004. (not published). (pdf)

 

 

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