Frankstein Arphan


​MS Student - Afifi Group

Research Interests

​Petrophysics (Thin bed reservoir analysis, Carbonate Petrophysics, Geothermal log analysis), Pore Pressure & Geomechanical Analysis, Geotechnical


  • ​B.Eng, Geophysical Engineering, Sepuluh Nopember Insitute of Technology, Indonesia, 2019

Professional Profile

  • ​2019 – 2020: Jr. Petrophysicist Trainee, Pertamina Hulu Energi, Indonesia
  • 2019: Geotechnical Engineer Intern, Medco Power Indonesia, Indonesia
  • 2019: Petrophysicist Intern, Pertamina Exploration and Production, Indonesia
  • 2018: Petrophysicist Intern, Medco Energi Geothermal, Indonesia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • Himpunan Ahli Geofisika Indonesia


  • ​2019: 1st Runner-up, Paper Competition – Gubkin University, Russia
  • 2019:  Winner, Petroolympic – Gubkin University, Russia
  • 2019:  Winner, Paper & Poster Competition – Petroleum Gas University of Ploesti, Romania
  • 2019: 1st Runner-up, Shell Innovation Challenge – Shell, India
  • 2019: 1st Runner-up, Baker Hughes General Electric Symposium – Baker Hughes, India
  • 2019: Winner, Paper & Poster Competition Exploration Category – University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India
  • 2018: 2nd Runner-up, Well Log Competition – Pandit Deeendayal University of Petroleum, India
  • 2017: 1st Runner-up, Fracture Fluid Design Competition – China University of Petroleum, China

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

​Petrophysics Geomechanics1 Pore Pressure Analysis Geothermal Geotechnical