C&PE Department

Mustafa M. Alhubail

PhD in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
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Summary

I am a Ph.D. student in chemical and petroleum engineering, and a graduate research assistance at The University of Kansas. Prior to that, I was a graduate teaching assistance at The University of Kansas. My area of interest and expertise are unconventional resources, hydraulic fracturing and fracture acidizing, mathematical modeling, computational mathematics and numerical finite element method.

Education

Ph.D. Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. (2016 - 2020)
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas. USA

M.S. Petroleum Engineering. (2016)
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas. USA

B.S. Petroleum Engineering. (2012)
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Dhahran. Saudi Arabia

Selected Publications

Mews, K., Alhubail, M.M., and Barati, R.; “A Review of Brittleness Index Correlations for Unconventional Tight and Ultra-Tight ReservoirsGeosciences 2019, 9(7), 319; Special Issue on Digital Petroleum Geomechanics.

Alhubail, M. M., Misra, A., & Barati, R. (2017). “A Novel Acid Transport Model with Robust Finite Element Discretization.” Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/188030-MS

Alhubail, M.A., Misra, A., Maulianda, B., and Barati Ghahfarokhi, R., “Application of Finite Element Discretization with Weak Formulation for Simulation of Acid Fracturing” World Engineering Science and Technology Congress, International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology, August 13-15, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Tayong, R.A., Alhubail, M.A., Maulianda, B., and Barati Ghahfarokhi, R., “Simulating Yield Stress Variation along Hydraulic Fracture Face Enhances Polymer Cleanup Modeling in Tight Gas Reservoirs” World Engineering Science and Technology Congress, International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology, August 13-15, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Selected Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding graduate teaching assistant award, Petroleum Engineering (2017) University of Kansas

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