Publications

  • J. Bate, S. Kindy, L. Qobi, “How Geomechanical Data Integration Helped Constrain the placement of the First Horizontal Well in a New Tight Gas Field” SPE paper # 163954, presented at the SPE Middle East Unconventional Gas Conference and Exhibition, Muscat Oman January 2013.
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  • Qobi, K. Khaburi, S. Mahruqi, J. Curtino, A.P. Briner, “Role of Geomechanics in Accessing Deep Tight Gas Volumes in Northern Oman”, SPE paper # 151953 presented at Middle East Unconventional Gas Conference and Exhibition, Abu Dhabi January 2012.
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  • Qobi, L., Ita, J., Von Winterfeld, C., Shukaili, J and Qusseimi, I., “Depletion Effects on a Currently Active Fault and Existing Subsidence Bowl: Geomechanics Assessment – Giant Field Northern Oman”, SPE paper # 13339, presented at the SPE International Petroleum Technology Conference, Doha, December 2009.
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  • Koksal, C., Alyaqdhan, S., Msallati, S., and Qobi, L., “Advances in Wireline Conveyed In-situ Reservoir Stress Testing Measurements: Case Studies from the Sultanate of Oman”, SPE paper # 13390, presented at the SPE International Petroleum Technology Conference, Doha, December 2009
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  • Qobi, L., Alexander, D.M., and Strauss, J.P., “EOR Geomechanical Screening: Identification of Risks to Mitigate and Opportunities to Pursue”, SPE paper # 129142, presented at the SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia, Muscat, April 2010.
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  • Qobi, L., De Kuijper, A., X.M. Tang, Strauss, J.P., and Munkholm, M., “Permeability Determination from Stoneley Waves in the Ara Group”, SPE paper 63140 presented at the 2000 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, Texas (October 2000). This paper was selected for re-publication in Geo-Arabia and hence was reviewed by the Geo-Arabia Panel: GeoArabia, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2001