Feras Rowaihy

PhD Students

PhD student


Research Interests

Feras is interested in the area of energy sustainability with a focus on the hydrocarbon-based energy sector.

His current research focuses on subsurface reservoir modeling of CO2 storage, CO2 Storage capacity & efficiency evaluation, Developing CO2 Storage Atlas, CO2 source to sink matching.


  • BSc Petroleum Engineering, University of Tulsa, USA, 2006 – 2010
  • MSc Petroleum Engineering, Digital Oil Field (Focus): University of Southern California, USA,2013-2015
  • Ph.D. Candidate – Petroleum & Energy Resources, ANPERC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2020 -present

Professional Profile

  • 2011-2013: Reservoir Management Petroleum Engineer, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016-2017: Field Production Engineer, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017-2020: Reservoir Management Lead Petroleum Engineer, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Membership

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA)


  • 2006: Saudi Aramco College Degree Program Scholarship
  • 2013: Awarded 1st Place in 4Th Young Professional SPE GCC Paper Contest
  • 2013: Annual Department Technical Award , Southern Area Reservoir Management , Saudi Aramco , Saudi Arabia  

KAUST Affiliations

Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)

Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

CCS CCUS Energy Resources Energy Sustainability CO2 Atlas Sustainability CO2 Source to Sink Matching