Research Interests

​My research interests are in developing new technologies related to hydraulic fracturing, carbonate stimulation, formation-damage removal, and sand control.


Selected Publications

  • In Situ Generation of Novel Nano-Platelets Under Downhole Conditions Enhances the Strength of Resin Coated Proppant...
    R. Kalgaonkar, N. Baqader, K. Alnoaimi, & Q. Sahu
    Society of Petroleum Engineers (October 16), (2018)

Education Profile

  • ​B.Sc. , Petroleum Engineering, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2013 

Professional Profile

  • ​2015 – 2017 Completion Engineer, Upstream Technical Support Division  , Saudi Aramco ,Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 
  • 2014 – 2015: Gas Oil Reservoir Engineer, Abqaiq Reservoir Management , Saudi Aramco ,Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013 – 2014: Gas Production Engineer, Remote Field Gas Production Engineering, Saudi Aramco ,Udhailiyah, Saudi Arabia
  • 2012: Summer intern in Schulmberger Dhahran Carbonate Research Center - Dhahran Techno Valley, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​Society of Petroleum Engineers  (SPE)

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)