Ali Altowilib

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Hoteit Group

Research Interest

Reservoir fluid characterization and equation of state applications

Selected Publications

  • Reserves Estimation for Coalbed Methane Reservoirs: A Review
    Ali Altowilib & Ahmed AlSaihati &Hussain Alhamood & Saad Alafnan & Sulaiman Alarifi
    Sustainability Journal 12(24)
  • SARA-Based Lumping Scheme: An Application Example
    Ali R. Altowilib; Michael Fraim
    Paper SPE-198015-MS presented at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, Mishref, Kuwait, October 2019.
  • Reservoir Fluid Sample Decontamination: An Application Example
    Ali R. Altowilib, Daryl S. Sequeira, Fawaz M. aLOtaibi, Ahmed M. Sahl
    Paper SPE-196394-MS presented at the SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, October 29-31-2019


  • MSc, Petroleum Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia, 2021
  • BSc, Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA, 2014

Professional Profile

  • 2020: Data Analyst, Saudi Aramco, EXPEC ARC - Strategic Technology Analysis Division
  • 2017-2019: Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco, EXPEC ARC - Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior Unit
  • 2016-2017: Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco, Southern Area Reservoir Management Department
  • 2014-2016: Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco, EXPEC ARC - Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior Unit

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE)

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

PVT Analysis, Equation of State Phase Behavior PVT Modeling