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NS Faculty - Ramil Ahmadov

Ramil Ahmadov

Adjunct Faculty

Office: N615
713-221-8544
ahmadovr@uhd.edu

I am a well-rounded specialist with a strong academic background and close ties to the energy industry. Most of my experience is within Research and Development of petrophysics, rock physics, geophysics, geology, geomechanics, and reservoir engineering.

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Geophysics, Stanford University, 2011

  • Master of Science, Geophysics, Stanford University, 2009

  • Master of Science, Geology, Stanford University, 2006

  • Master of Science, Reservoir Engineering, University of Wyoming, 2003 


​GEOL 3104 Hydrogeology Laboratory

GEOL 3304 Hydrogeology

  • ​New England Research, Principal Geoscientist, 2016-present,

  • Ikon Science, Principal Geoscientist, 2014-2016

  • BP, Geoscientist, 2011-2014

Research and Academic Interests

My academic research record includes work on such subjects as hydrogeology of fault zones, petrophysical characterization of compaction band patterns and of fault zones, and compaction bands in sandstone, quantification of the links between rock physics and geochemical properties of organic-rich shales, computational rock physics, and seismic petrophysics.

Publications

  • Ahmadov R., 2018, The value of experimentally derived fine-scale rock properties in reservoir characterization, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists Symposium, Denver, CO
  • Ahmadov R., and Boitnott G., 2018, Integration of experimentally derived rock properties into characterization workflows, Geoconvention, Calgary, Canada
  • Hampton, J., Louis, L., Ahmadov R., and Boitnott G., 2018, High resolution geomechanical and compositional profiling in heterogeneous source rock from the Turonian Second White Specks Formation, Canada, CSPG Core Conference, Calgary, Canada
  • Ahmadov R., 2011, Microtextural, elastic and transport properties of source rocks, Ph.D. Thesis, Stanford University, USA

  • Ahmadov R., 2011, Nanoindentation of source rocks, Stanford Rock Physics and Borehole Geophysics Project V. 126, G.5, Stanford, CA
  • Ahmadov R., 2011, Application of Nanoindentation modulus in geomechanical problems, Stanford Rock Physics, and Borehole Geophysics Project V. 126, G.6, Stanford, CA

  • Ahmadov R., Dvorkin J and Mavko G, 2011, Spatial distribution of kerogen in the Bakken Formation, Stanford Rock Physics and Borehole Geophysics Project V. 126, G.7, Stanford, CA
  • Ahmadov R., Dvorkin J and Mavko G, 2010, Looking inside organic-rich shales, Stanford Rock Physics and Borehole Geophysics Project V. 121, D.6, Stanford, CA
  • Ahmadov R., and Dvorkin J, 2010, Permeability of shales, Stanford Rock Physics and Borehole Geophysics Project V. 121, D.7, Stanford, CA
  • Ahmadov R., Dvorkin J, Mavko G., 2009, Elastic properties of source rocks, proceedings of 29th, Oil Shale Symposium, Golden, Colorado, USA, October 18-23, 2009 focus on slip surfaces and slip bands, MS Thesis, Stanford University, USA
  • Ahmadov R., Aydin A., Karimi-Fard M., Durlofsky L., 2005, Petrophysical characterization and fluid flow modeling through fault zones in sandstone: New insights, GSA Annual Meeting Paper No. 226-8, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Ahmadov R., Aydin A., Karimi-Fard M., Durlofsky L., 2005, Petrophysical characterization and fluid flow modeling through fault zones in sandstone: New insight, Stanford Rock Fracture Project V.16, D1-D10
  • Aydin, A., Agosta, F., Ahmadov, R., Flodin, E., Prasad, M., Durlofsky, L., 2005, Interaction of mechanical and diagenetic processes in fault zones and their impact on fluid flow, Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, vol.37, no.4, pp.60
  • Ahmadov R., 2003, Permeability modeling of fluvio-lacustrine reservoirs, Green River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah, MS, University of Wyoming, USA

Awards

Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts Scholarship, 2010
STAR Fellowship, SPE, 2010
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts Scholarship, 2009
McGee Grant, Stanford University,  2009
Anadarko Scholarship, SEG, 2009
Student Research Grant, GSA, 2009
Shell Grant, Stanford University, 2009
Structural Diagenesis Scholarship, GDL Foundation, 2008
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts Scholarship, 2008
Permian Basin Geophysical Society Scholarship, 2008
Harold J. Funkhouser Memorial Grant, AAPG, 2008
Structural Diagenesis Scholarship, GDL Foundation, 2007
BP Exploration Caspian Sea Scholarship, 2001-2003

Norwegian University of Science & Technology Scholarship, 2001-2003
L. Austin Weeks Memorial Undergraduate Grant, AAPG, 2001



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