Select Publications

Conference Papers

Urakov DS; Rahman SS; Tyson S; Jami M; Chudinova DY; Sultanov SK; Kotenev YA, 2021, 'Conceptualizing a dual porosity occurrence in sandstones by utilizing various laboratory methods', in SOCAR Proceedings, pp. 8 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.5510/OGP20210200490

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S; Yan H, 2020, 'Simulation of mixed mode hydraulic fracture propagation in shale gas reservoirs', in Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development- Proceedings of the 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, ISRM 2019, pp. 3352 - 3359

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S; Xu W, 2018, 'Effects of formation properties and treatment parameters on hydraulic fracture geometry in poro-viscoelasticity shale gas reservoirs using cohesive zone method in a 3D model', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018, ADIPEC 2018, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi, UAE, presented at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 November 2018 - 15 November 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/192713-MS

Xu W; Zhao J; Li Y; Rahman SS; Fu D; Chen X, 2018, 'Numerical study of a hydraulic fracture interacting with a natural fracture under different geological and engineering parameters', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018, ADIPEC 2018, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi, UAE, presented at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 November 2018 - 15 November 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/192599-MS

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S, 2018, 'Experimental and Numerical investigation of Fracture Toughness of Anisotropic Shale Rocks', in SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference 2018, URTC 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2018-2902970

Ding H; Mettu S; Dagastine RR; Rahman SH, 2018, 'Ion tuned water can greatly enhance alteration of carbonate surface to water-wet', in SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference 2018, URTC 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2018-2902143

Yuan Y; Wang Y; Rahman S, 2016, 'A multiscale pore network modelling of gas flow in the nano-porous structural shale', in Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2016, Abu Dhabi, presented at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2016 (ADIPEC), Abu Dhabi, 07 November 2016 - 10 November 2016

Al Jehani A; Doonechaly N; Rahman S, 2016, 'An Innovative technique for relative permeability estimation of tight porous fractured limestone formation- laboratory and numerical simulation studies', in 2016 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi, presented at ADIPEC, Abu Dhabi, 07 November 2016 - 09 December 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/183342-MS

Song H; Liang Z; Chen Z; Doonechaly NG; Arns JY; Rahman SS, 2016, 'Thermal-stress induced fracture propagation by cold fluid - An improved hydraulic fracturing treatment for unconventional gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Conference

Song H; Liang Z; Chen Z; Doonechaly NG; Arns JY; Rahman SS, 2016, 'Thermal-stress induced fracture propagation by cold fluid - An improved hydraulic fracturing treatment for unconventional gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Conference, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/181799-ms

Song H; Gholami A; Bazunu G; Rahman SS, 2015, 'Investigation of fracture tip behaviour in visco-elastic/ visco-plastic shale rocks and its effect on fracture propagation', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, 09 November 2015 - 11 November 2015, https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-176920-MS

2. Othman, F. ; Aljehani, A. ; Kanfar, M. ; Abdel Azim, R. ; Ding, H. ; Gholizadeh, N. ; Rahman S, 2015, 'Planning of Low Salinity Water Flooding with the use of Novel Laboratory and Numerical Simulation Studies', in Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi, UAE, presented at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 09 November 2015 - 12 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/177928-MS

Yuan Y; Rahman S; Wang J; Doonechaly NG, 2015, 'An innovative technique for estimation of permeability of shale gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, 09 November 2015 - 11 November 2015

Bazunu* G; Rahman SS; Wang L; Zhou FD, 2015, 'Integration of Sequence Stratigraphy, Petrophysics and Geomechanical Analysis for Planning and Design of Shale Gas Reservoir Stimulation: A Cooper Basin Case Study', in International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia 13-16 September 2015, Society of Exploration Geophysicists and American Association of Petroleum Geologists, presented at International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia 13-16 September 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/ice2015-2210018

Wang J; Rahman SS, 2015, 'An investigation of fluid leak-off due to osmotic and capillary effects and its impact on micro-fracture generation during hydraulic fracturing stimulation of gas shale', in EUROPEC 2015, Madrid, Spain, pp. 557 - 572, presented at EUROPEC 2015, Madrid, Spain, 01 June 2015 - 04 June 2015, https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/SPE-174392-MS

Gholami, A. ; Aghighi. M.A. ; Rahman S, 2015, 'Effect of Pore Pressure Distribution on Induced Shear Stress and Deviation of Hydraulic Fractures', in ISRM, International Society for Rock Mechanics, Montreal, Canada, presented at International Society for Rock Mechanics, Montreal, Canada, 10 May 2015 - 13 May 2015

Yuan Y; Rahman S; Wang J; Doonechaly NG, 2015, 'An innovative technique for estimation of permeability of shale gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/176971-ms

Gholami A; Aghighi MA; Rahman SS, 2015, 'Effect of pore pressure on stress reorientation and hydraulic fracture deviation', in 13th ISRM International Congress of Rock Mechanics, pp. 1 - 13

Bazunu G; Rahman SS; Zhou FD; Wang L, 2015, 'Geomechanical characterization of shale gas reservoir rocks for planning and design of stimulation treatment: A Cooper Basin case study', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, URTeC 2015

Bazunu G; Rahman SS; Zhou FD; Wang L, 2015, 'Geomechanical characterization of shale gas reservoir rocks for planning and design of stimulation treatment: A Cooper Basin case study', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, URTeC 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/178532-ms

Song H; Gholami A; Bazunu G; Rahman SS, 2015, 'Investigation of fracture tip behaviour in visco-elastic/ visco-plastic shale rocks and its effect on fracture propagation', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/176920-ms

Yuan, Y. ; Wang, J. ; Gholizadeh Doonechaly, N. ; Rahman S, 2014, 'Multi-scale Characterisation of and Fluid Flow Simulation in Shale Gas Reservoirs', in Future Energy Conference, Future Energy Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at Future Energy Conference, Sydney, Australia, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014

Yuan, Y. ; Wang, J. ; Gholizadeh, N. ; Rahman S, 2014, 'An Innovative Method for Simulation of Flow Processes Involved in Nano- to Macro-Scale in Shale Gas Reservoir', in Symposium of Chinese Geoscience Union, Symposium of Chinese Geoscience Union, Beijing, China, presented at Symposium of Chinese Geoscience Union, Beijing, China, 19 October 2014 - 23 October 2014

Azim RA; Doonechaly NG; Rahman SS; Tyson S; Regenauer-Lieb K, 2014, '3D Poro-thermo-elastic numerical model for analysing pressure-transient response to improve the characterization of naturally fractured geothermal reservoirs', in Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council, pp. 907 - 915

Gholizadeh Doonechaly N; Rahman S; Cinar Y, 2013, 'A new finite-element numerical model for analyzing transient pressure response of naturally-fractured reservoirs', in Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, pp. 4655 - 4668

Gholami A; Rahman SS; Natarajan S, 2013, 'Simulation of hydraulic fracture propagation using XFEM', in Sustainable Earth Sciences, SES 2013: Technologies for Sustainable Use of the Deep Sub-Surface, http://dx.doi.org/10.3997/2214-4609.20131588

Gholizadeh-Doonechaly N; Rahman SS; Kotousov A, 2012, 'An Innovative Stimulation Technology for Permeability Enhancement in Enhanced Geothermal System - Fully Coupled Thermo-Poroelastic Numerical Approach', in Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Reno, Nevada • USA, pp. 435 - 443, presented at Geothermal: Reliable, Renewable, Global, Reno, Nevada • USA, 30 September 2012 - 03 October 2012

Doonechaly N; Rahman SS, 2011, 'Discrete Fracture Network Simulation: Application of Tectonic Simulation and Conditional Global Optimization Technique', in Discrete Fracture Network Simulation: Application of Tectonic Simulation and Conditional Global Optimization Technique, AAPG International Conference & Exhibition, Milan, Italy, presented at AAPG International Conference & Exhibition, Milan, Italy, 16 November 2011 - 18 November 2011

Fahad M; Cinar Y; Rahman SS, 2011, 'A numerical and experimental procedure to estimate grid based effective permeability tensor for geothermal reservoirs.', in Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, San Diego, CA. USA, pp. 1425 - 1431, presented at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting 2011, Geothermal 2011, San Diego, CA. USA, 23 October 2011 - 26 October 2011

Koh J; Shaik AR; Rahman SS, 2011, 'An Innovative 3D Thermo-Poroelastic Model for Studying the Long Term Behavior of Geothermal Systems', in Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, San Diego, CA. USA, pp. 431 - 437, presented at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting 2011, Geothermal 2011, San Diego, CA. USA, 23 October 2011 - 26 October 2011

Shaik AR; Aghighi MA; Tran NH; Syed AH; Rahman SS, 2011, 'Dual Continuum Fluid Flow Simulation in Stress Sensitive Naturally Fractured Reservoirs', in Singh DN (ed.), Geomechanics in Emerging Social & Technological Age. Proceedings of the 12th Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics., Melbourne, Australia, pp. 212 - 219, presented at 13th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (12th IACMAG Conference), Melbourne, Australia, 09 May 2011 - 11 May 2011

Koh J; Shaik AR; Rahman SS, 2011, 'A Comprehensive 3D Thermo-poroelastic Numerical Model for Evaluation of Heat Recovery Potential from Enhanced Geothermal Systems: Patchwarra, A Case Study', in Budd A (ed.), Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Geothermal Energy Conference, GEOSCIENCE AUSTRALIA, Australia, pp. 135 - 138, -

Roshan H; Rahman SS, 2011, '3D borehole model for evaluation of wellbore instabilities in underbalanced drilling', in 73rd European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2011 - Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2011, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Richardson, USA, pp. 3555 - 3569, presented at 73rd European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2011 - Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2011, Vienna, Austria

Koh J; Gholizadeh-doonechaly N; Rahman SS; Mortimer L; Shaik AR, 2010, 'Reservoir characterisation and numerical modelling to reduce project risk and maximise the chance of success. An example of how to design a stimulation program and assess fluid production from the Soultz geothermal field, France', in Reservoir characterisation and numerical modelling to reduce project risk and maximise the chance of success. An example of how to design a stimulation program and assess fluid production from the Sou, Australian geothermal energy conference, Adelaide, Australia, presented at Australian geothermal energy conference, Adelaide, Australia, 10 November 2010 - 13 November 2010

Roshan H; Rahman SS, 2010, 'Analysis of stress and pore pressure in naturally fractured shale formations: A finite element based chemo-thermo-poroplastic model', in SPE Eastern Regional Meeting 2010, SPE, Dallas, pp. 411 - 431, presented at SPE Eastern Regional Meeting 2010, Morgantown, WV, USA, 12 October 2010 - 14 October 2010

Rahman S; Shaik AR, 2010, 'A Fully Coupled Reservoir Model for the Assessment of Economic Potential for Hot Water Production from Naturally Fractured Geothermal Reservoirs', in A Fully Coupled Reservoir Model for the Assessment of Economic Potential for Hot Water Production from Naturally Fractured Geothermal Reservoirs, Renewable Energy Conf., Pacifico Yokohama, Japan,, presented at Renewable Energy Conf., Pacifico Yokohama, Japan,, 27 June 2010 - 02 July 2010

Rahman MM; Rahman SS, 2009, 'A Fully Coupled Numerical Poroelastic Model to Investigate Interaction between Induced Hydraulic Fracture and Pre-existing Natural Fracture in a Natually Fractured Reservoir: Potential Application in Tight Gas and Geothermal Reservoirs.', in 2009 SPE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Society of Petroleum Engineers Inc., USA, pp. 1585 - 1594, presented at 2009 SPE Annual Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana,USA, 04 October 2009 - 07 October 2009

Shaik AR; Koh J; Rahman SS; Aghighi MA; Tran NH, 2009, 'Design and evaluation of well placement and hydraulic simulation for economical heat recovery from enhanced geothermal systems', in Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Geothermal Resources Council 2009 Annual Meeting and Energy Plan, Reno, Nevada, USA, pp. 251 - 256, presented at Geothermal Resources Council 2009 Annual Meeting and Energy Plan, Reno, Nevada, USA, 04 October 2009 - 07 October 2009

Shaik AR; Koh J; Rahman SS; Aghighi MA; Tran NH, 2009, 'Design and evaluation of well placement and hydraulic stimulation for economical heat recovery from enhanced geothermal systems.', in GRC Transactions, Volume 33. Geothermal 2009: Making Renewable Energy HOT! (on CD), Geothermal Resources Council, USA., pp. 251 - 256, presented at Geothermal Resources Council 2009 Annual Meeting and Energy Plan, Reno, Nevada, USA, 04 October 2009 - 07 October 2009

Rahman MM; Aghighi MA; Rahman SS, 2009, 'Interaction betwwen induced Hydraulic Fracture and pre-existing Natural Fracture in a Poro-Elastic Environment: Effect of Pore Pressure Change and the Orientation of Natural Fractures.', in Interaction betwwen induced Hydraulic Fracture and pre-existing Natural Fracture in a Poro-Elastic Environment: Effect of Pore Pressure Change and the Orientation of Natural Fractures., Society of Petroleum Engineers Inc., USA, pp. 444 - 451, presented at 2009 Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference & Exhibition, Jakarta, Indonesia, 04 August 2009 - 06 August 2009

Aghighi MA; Rahman SS; Rahman MM, 2009, 'Effect of Formation Stress Distribution on Hydraulic Fracture Reorientation in Tight Gas Sands', in All Days, SPE, presented at Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference & Exhibition, 04 August 2009 - 06 August 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/122723-ms

Rahman SS; Chen Z; Tamhane D; Sharma V; Parapulil A, 2009, 'An innovative wellbore stability study in southern Cambay Basin', in Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., India, presented at Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India., 11 January 2009 - 15 January 2009

Rahman SS; Chen Z; Tamhane D, 2009, 'An innovative wellbore stability study in southern Cambay Basin', in An innovative wellbore stability study in southern Cambay Basin, Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India., presented at Petrotech 2009 - 8th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India., 11 January 2009 - 15 January 2009

Shaik AR; Aghighi MA; Tran NH; Rahman SS, 2008, 'An innovative reservoir simulator can help evaluate hot water production for economic development of Australian geothermal reservoirs.', in Rocher TD (ed.), GRC Transactions, Volume 32 Geothermal - Gaining Steam., Geothermal Energy 2008 Conference and Expo., Reno Nevada, USA., pp. 97 - 102, presented at Geothermal Energy 2008 Conference and Expo., Reno Nevada, USA., 05 October 2008 - 08 October 2008

Shaik AR; Tran NH; Aghighi MA; Syed AH; Rahman SS, 2008, 'Partially Coupled Fluid Flow Modeling for Stress Sensitive Natually Fractured Reservoirs.', in Shao JF; Burlion N (ed.), Thermo-Hydromechanical & Chamical Coupling in Geomaterials & Applications, 3rd International Conference on Coupled T-H-M-C processes in geo-systems, Lille, France, pp. 277 - 288, presented at 3rd International Conference on Coupled T-H-M-C processes in geo-systems, Lille, France, 02 June 2008 - 06 June 2008

Rahman SS; Chen Z; Khaja N; Valencia KJ; Tamhane D, 2007, 'Surfactant Based Fracturing Fluids Show Great Potential in Preventing Formation Damage in CBM Reservoirs', in 7th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, 7th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India,, presented at 7th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, New Delhi, India,, 15 January 2007 - 19 January 2007

Aghighi MA; Valencia KJ; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2006, 'An Integrated Approach to the Design and Evaluation of Hydraulic Fracture Treatments in Tight Gas and Coalbed Methane Reservoirs. (Paper SPE 102880)', in 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, 24 September 2006 - 27 September 2006

Aghighi MA; Valencia KJ, 2006, 'An Integrated Approach to the Design and Evaluation of Hydraulic Fracture Treatments in Tight Gas and Coalbed Methane Reservoirs.', in 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 3289 - 3299, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, 24 September 2006 - 27 September 2006

Hodge MO; Valencia KJ; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2006, 'Analysis of Time-Dependent Wellborne Stability of Underbalanced Wells Usinhg a Fully Coupled Poroelastic Model.', in 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, pp. 3274 - 3278, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 2006, San Antonio, Texas, 24 September 2006 - 27 September 2006

Chen Z; Khaja N; Valencia KJ; Rahman SS, 2006, 'Formation Damage induced by Fracture Fluids in Coalbed Methane Reservoirs.', in SPE (ed.), 2006 SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Adelaide, Sth Aust, pp. 740 - 745, presented at SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2006, Adelaide, Sth Aust, 11 September 2006 - 13 September 2006


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