EAGE GeoHack

A Prelude to the EAGE Subsurface Intelligence Workshop

6 - 7 December
Manama, Bahrain
Call for papers

Keynote Speaker

EAGE is delighted to welcome Dr. Mohammed S. Ameen, Principal Professional Geomechanics, Northern Arabia Unconventional Gas Assets Department from Saudi Aramco as keynote speaker for this workshop.

Dr. Ameen holds a PhD in structural geology and rock mechanics, from Imperial College, London, 1988 and has had over 30 years industrial and academic experience in the Middle East and Europe.  Joined Aramco in 1998, and has worked on diverse structural and geomechanical issues for exploration and development on all hydrocarbon provinces in Saudi Arabia, covering both conventional and unconventional resources. 

Prior to joining Aramco Ameen worked on geomechanical issues related to hydrocarbon exploration and geotechnical projeccts, e.g. nuclear waste repositories, strategic gas storage in depleted reservoirs, tunnel stabilities etc.

Ameen is an Associate editor of the AAPG Bulletin; the Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources (JUOGR); and the Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering. He has been an instructor of industrial courses for the AAPG and in house in Aramco. He has 28 peer reviewed articles and 3 edited books. He has been invited to deliver keynotes for SPE, AAPG and EAGE events.

He has been awarded four registered paternts and has one filed patent, all on geomechanics.  He was the AAPG Distinguished Lecturer, 2011 and 2013.