Abdirizak Ali Omar

Masters Students

​MS Student - ERPE - Hoteit Group

Research Interest

​Reservoir Engineering, Reservoir Modeling and Simulation, Fractured Reservoirs, Unconventional Hydrocarbon Recovery, Carbon-dioxide Geosequestration


  • M.Sc. Student, Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2019 - Present
  • B.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2014 - 2018

Professional Profile

  • 2018 - 2019: Graduate Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University/TUBITAK – Project ECOBASE, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2017: Intern (Reservoir Engineering), Turkish Petroleum Corporation, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2016: Intern (Well Completion), Turkish Petroleum Corporation, Adiyaman, Turkey

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE)


  • 2018 - 2019: Graduate Research Scholarship – The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
  • 2016: Undergraduate Merit Scholarship – Government of Turkey

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Reservoir engineering Reservoir Modeling and Simulation fractured reservoirs Unconventional Hydrocarbon Recovery Carbon-dioxide Geosequestration