Jamal AlAamri

PhD Students

Lead Petroleum Scientist - Aramco


Research Interests

Formation damage assessment of oilfield chemicals, treatment of induced formation damage, mitigation and control measures of oilfield inorganic scales and asphaltene, chemical enhanced oil recovery.

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Efficiency of Selected Terpene-Based and Conventional Solvents in the Dissolution of Asphaltene Deposits
    J. AlAamri, M. AlDahlan and S. AlDarwesh
    SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium & Exhibition, Dammam, (2018)
  • Formation Damage Assessment and Adsorption/Desorption Profile of New Phosphonate-Based Scale Inhibitor at 350oF
    J. AlAamri, M. AlDahlan and I. Yami
    SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium & Exhibition, Dammam, (2018)
  • Baseline Determination of Selected Organochlorine and Organophosphorus Pesticides in the Arabian Gulf
    J. AlAamri, B. Chanbasha
    ChemIndix, Bahrain, (2016)



  • Modification of Bentonite Properties for Drilling Fluids. US Patent 2018/0355235 A1 December 13, 2018


  • Ph.D. Candidate, ANPERC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2019-present
  • M.Sc. Environmental Science, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 2013
  • B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, FUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 2007

Professional Profile

  • 2016-2019: Petroleum Scientist, EXPEC Advanced Research Center, Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2016: Supervisor, Innovation & Technology Unit, Aramco, Tanajib, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2012: Innovation Coordinator, Aramco Tanajib, Saudi Arabia
  • 2012-2007: Lab Scientist, Northern Area Oil Operation Lab Division, Aramco, Saudi Arabia  

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE)


  • Annual Departmental Best Achiever, Northern Area Technical Support Department 2013,2014 & 2015
  • Annual Award, EXPEC Advanced Research Center, 2018

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Formation damage Stimulation Organic and inorganic oilfield scale Chemical enhanced oil recovery