Reza Sanaee
Title: Dr
First Name: Reza
Surname: Sanaee
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0) 1224 262416

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Course Leader for Drilling and Well Engineering

Academic Background

  • PhD in Petroleum Engineering (Geomechanics, Fractured Reservoirs and Hydraulic Fracturing) – Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK, 2015
  • PGCert in Research Methods - Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK, 2012
  • MSc in Drilling Engineering - Sciences & Researches branch of IAU, Tehran, Iran, 2009
  • BSc in Mining Engineering (Exploitation) - Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran, 2006

Research Interests / Professional Background

  • Geomechanics – NFR and Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Enhanced Recovery strategies
  • Wellbore stability – Stress profiling
  • Advanced Drilling

Additional Information

  • Petroleum Engineer – BP - Aberdeen, 2013-2014
  • Teaching (Completions, Artificial Lift, Eng. Math) – RGU – Aberdeen, 2013-2015

Professional Body Membership

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Aberdeen Formation Evaluation Society

Key Publications

"Stress Effects on Flow Partitioning in Fractured Reservoirs: Equivalent Porous Media versus Poro-Elasticity Coupled Modeling", Sanaee R. et al. ARMA 2013 Symposium, San Francisco, USA.

"Fracture-Matrix Flow Partitioning and Cross Flow: Numerical Modelling of Laboratory Fractured Core Flood", Sanaee R. et al. Comsol Conference Europe 2012, Milan, Italy.

"Determination of the Stress Profile in a Deep Borehole in a Naturally Fractured Reservoir", Sanaee R, et al. International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences (2010), doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2010.03.014.

"Comparison of Reservoir Mineralogy Prediction Utilizing logging data and Elastic wave Velocities by virtue of Artificial Neural Network in South pars Field" , M. Dezfoolian, R.Sanaee, Petroleum Science And technology, (2010), doi:10.1080/10916466.2010.492371