Paper SPE 169272, Well Placement Optimization Constrained to Minimum Well Spacing , will be presented at the LAPEC 2014 in Maracaibo, Venezuela, on May 21 2014.

Congratulations to Zaeem Khan, Ali Nemer and Saad Mehmood on the ocassion of their MS Thesis defense. We wish them the best in their future careers (December 2013).

The SimOpt Research Lab

King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Minerals, Saudi Arabia

an imageWelcome to the SimOpt Research Lab (SORL). The SimOpt Research Lab is a computational laboratory that specializes in solving flow problems. We conduct research in forward and inverse modeling of subsurface flow . Specifically, our research covers the following topics: 

Reservoir Simulation

Inverse Modeling and Uncertainty Analysis

Well Placement Optimization

Integrated Field Development Studies

Well Test Analysis

Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport

Available Postdoctoral Research Position
We invite applications for a postdoctoral position involving interesting and challenging topics. The ideal candidate should be a recent graduate with a Ph.D degree in Computational/Applied Mathematics, Petroleum Engineering, Hydrology or a closely related engineering field. In particular, expertise in at least one of: multiscale finite-element simulation, uncertainty quantification, model reduction, adjoint analysis for inverse problems, or computational geometry is required. The candidate should be proficient in writing codes in MATLAB and/or C++ and should be familiar with numerical modeling of fluid flow in porous media. The remuneration package is very attractive. The position would remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Interested candidates should send their resume and a short statement indicating their interest in this position to:

Dr. Abeeb Awotunde
Posted: 05-Sep-2017