Amer Alanazi

PhD Students

Ph.D. Student -ERPE Program


Research Interests

Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques using Smart Water, gas injection, and Chemical (S/P) injection. Deep Conformance control using gels and foam.

Selected Publications

  • The Effects of Crude Oil Gravity and Composition on EOR Surfactants Selection and Performance
    Amer Al-Anazi; Khaled Abdelgawad; Abdulkarim Alsofi; Ziyad Kaidar
    SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference, Virtual, SPE-201829-MS, (2020)
  • Recovery Estimates from Micromodel Experiments: Processing, Uncertainty, and Rate-dependence
    Ziyad Kaidar, Abdulkareem AlSofi, Amer Al-Anazi
    SPE Reservoir Characterisation and Simulation Conference and Exhibition, Ab..., (2019)
  • Oilfield Performance in the Presence of Asphaltene Using A Dynamic Flow Simulation
    Abdulaziz Al-Qasim, Amer AlAnazi, Ruslan Miftakhov
    SPE Reservoir Characterisation and Simulation Conference and Exhibition, Ab..., (2019)
  • Heavy Organic Deposit Formation Damage Control, Analysis and Remediation Techniques
    Abdulaziz Al-Qasim, Mutaz Alsubhi, Amer Al-Anazi
    Kuwait Oil & Gas Conference and Show in Kuwait City, Kuwait. SPE-1..., (2019)
  • Modeling Gelation Time of Organically Crosslinked Polyacrylamide Gel System for Conformance Control Applications
    Amer Al-Anazi, Ziyad Al-Kaidar, Jinxun Wang
    SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference in Moscow, Russia. SPE-196..., (2019)
  • Asphaltene Precipitation: A Review on Remediation Techniques and Prevention Strategies
    Abdulaziz Al-Qasim, Amer Al-Anazi, Abdulrahman Bin Omar, Muataz Ghamdi
    ADEPIC, Abu Dhabi, UAE, SPE-192784-MS, (2018)
  • Innovative Production Optimization Technique for Smart Well Completions Using Real-Time Nodal Analysis Applications
    Amer M. Al-Anazi, Obi L. Isichei, Mohammed A. Al-Yaha, Faleh M. Al-Shammeri
    SPE Symposium: Production Enhancement and Cost, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ..., (2017)
  • Toward Improving Reservoir Management Practices in Naturally Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs using Adjustable Inflow...
    Amer Al-Anazi, Faleh Al-Shammeri, Danang Widjaja, Syed Abu Faizal, Artyom Galimzyanov, Hed...
    ATS&E Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. SPE-182810-MS, (2016)
  • A Comprehensive Approach for Assessing Remaining Oil Saturation and Sweep Efficiency in a Large Carbonate Reservoir
    Amer M. Al-Anazi, Tareq M. Al-Zahrani, Mustafa I. Abdulmohsin
    IOR conference, Tulsa, USA. SPE-179527-MS, (2016)


  • M.Sc., Reservoir Engineering from University of Calgary, Canada, 2014
  • BS, Petroleum Engineering from King Fahd University (KFUPM), 2009

Professional Profile

  • June 2019-2020: UDSD & Reserves Assessment, Lead Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco
  • 2018-June 2019: EXPEC Advanced Research Center, CEOR, Saudi Aramco
  • 2017-2018: Integrated Reservoir Solution (IRS),  Lead Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco
  • 2016-2017: Production Engineer, Saudi Aramco
  • 2014-2016: Southern Reservoir Management, Lead Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco 
  • 2009-2011: Southern Reservoir Management, Reservoir Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Scientific and Professional Membership

Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE)

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Chemical enhanced oil recovery CO2 EOR Micromodels Core flooding experiments Reservoir & Simulation modelling