Saleh F. Hassan


​​​​​​Ph.D. Student - ERPE Program - Patzek Group

Alumni Students

Research Interests

  • Heavy Oil
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Miscible Flooding
  • Carbonate Reservoirs
  • Reservoir Heterogeneity​


  • PhD Candidate, ANPERC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2016-present
  • Graduate Studies, Petroleum Engineering; University of Alberta, Canada, 2015-2016
  • MSc Petroleum Engineering; Imperial College London, UK, 2013-2014
  • BSc Petroleum Engineering, Economics (minor); Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2007-2011

Professional Profile

  • 2014-2015: Reservoir Engineer, Heavy Oil Recovery Group, EXPEC Advanced Research Center, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • 2012-2013: Reservoir Engineer, Southern Area Reservoir Management Dept., Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011-2012: Reservoir Engineer, Enhanced Recovery Group, EXPEC Advanced Research Center, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • European Association of Geoscientist and Engineers (EAGE)
  • Pi Epsilon Tau Honor Society (ΠΕΤ)


  • 2013: Letter of Recognition from SPE International for 2013 MEOS Students Day contribution
  • 2012, 2013: Saudi Aramco Senior Vice President Recognition Award for SPE contribution
  • 2007-2011: Saudi Aramco Academic Excellence Award
  • 2007-2011: Honor roll list of students at Colorado School of Mines
  • 2006: Saudi Aramco Scholarship for high school graduates
  • 1997-2005: Ministry of Education Excellence Award for High Achievement

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Heavy oil enhanced oil recovery Miscible Flooding Carbonate Reservoirs reservoir heterogeneity