Domingo Lattanzi Sanchez

Lab Research Staff

​Petrophysics Technician


Research Interests

​Petrophysical evaluation and modelling of carbonate reservoirs, application and integration of Digital Rock Physics with traditional and innovative industry workflows, petrophysics laboratory techniques.

Selected Publications

  • Digital rock analysis: A key technology in shale oil characterization
    D. A. Lattanzi, P. Jaime, L. Salazar, P. Bhattad
    The Sixteenth International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling (... (2015)
  • Innovative sub-micron SEM-EDS mineral mapping and analysis applied to australian shale samples
    D. Haberlah, S. Löhr, M. Kennedy, N. Debenham, D. Lattanzi.
    AAPG-SEG International Conference & Exhibition 2015 (ICE). Melbourne (Australia), (2015)
  • Registration and fusion of backscattered electron images and energy dispersive spectroscopy images on siliciclastic...
    D. A. Lattanzi, L. Salazar, P. I. Jaime, G. Tallec, K. Chan, T. Gerwig
    SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference (LACPE). Marac... (2014)
  • Sub-micron SEM-EDS mineral mapping applied to australian shale samples. Life, Environments and Resources
    D. Haberlah, D. Lattanzi, S. Löhr, M. Kennedy, N. Debenham
    AOGC2014: the 18th Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference. Adelaide (Austral... (2014)
  • From segmentation of shale rocks FIB/SEM images to properties simulation and high resolution mineralogy
    G. Tallec, D. Lichau, D. Lattanzi y N. Combaret
    EAGE/FESM Joint Regional Conference Petrophysics Meets Geoscience. Kuala Lumpur ... (2014)


  • M.Sc., Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 2019
  • B.Sc., Geological Engineering, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela, 2002

Professional Profile

  • 2019 - present: Petrophysics Technician, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2019: Geologist, TGS-NOPEC, United Kingdom
  • 2018: R&D Engineer-Business Development, Voxaya, France
  • 2012-2017: Senior Applications Engineer in Automated Mineralogy and Digital Rock Physics, Thermo Fisher Scientific (formerly FEI), Australia and United States of America
  • 2012: Petrophysicist, Burgos Oil Services S.A. de C.V (Tecpetrol), México
  • 2011: Petrophysicist, Energy Oil and Gas S.A. de C.V., México
  • 2010: Petrophysicist, Oil & Gas Optimization S.A. de C.V., México
  • 2006-2009: Geologist-Log Analyst, Inter-Rock C.A., Venezuela
  • 2005-2006: Mud Logger, International Logging S.A., Venezuela
  • 2004-2005: Assistant Professor of Mathematics I, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela
  • 2002-2003: Geologist, PDVSA, Venezuela

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  •  American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG)


  • ​Academic honors at Universidad de Oriente, semesters II-98, I-2000, II-2000

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​Petrophysics RCA SCAL microCT core-flooding core analysis