Energy GeoEngineering Laboratory


Ahmed Hafez

MS/PhD Students
Co-advised with Dr. T. Finkbeiner​​​

Research Interests

- ​Methane hydrates
- Enhanced coal bed methane production
- CO2 capture and sequestration

Selected Publications

- Hafez, A., Adris A. 2016: Oil Production, Refining and Renewable Energy Consumption: Socio-Economic Indicators. Presented at the 11th Annual Conference for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Entrepreneurship and Creative Achievement (EURECA), Cairo, Egypt, 17-21 April.
Hafez, A., El-Sayed, I., El Said, O., 2015. Laser Drilling Using Nd:YAG on Limestone, Sandstone and Shale: ROP Estimation and the Development of a Constant ROP Drilling System. Presented at SPE North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt, 14-16 September. SPE-175848-MS
Hafez, A., Fateen S. 2015: Carbon Dioxide Compression, Transport and Injection Technologies. Book chapter In “Carbon Dioxide Capture: Processes, Technology and Environmental Implications”. Nova Publisher. In press


​​- B.S. Petroleum Engineering, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt.  2010-2015​

Scientific and Professional Memberships

SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers)
EAGE (European Association for Geoscientists and Engineers)