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Ilham El-Monier

  • Asst Professor of Practice, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • Room # 355,151 W. Woodruff Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-688-2762

About

Education

  • B.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, University of Cairo, 2004.
  • M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering, University of Cairo, 2007.
  • PhD, Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University in College Station, 2012.
  • Lecturer and post-doctoral fellow, Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2013-2016.

 

Honors and Awards

  • SERC Faculty Fellow, 2016.
  • Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE) Travel Grant, 2014.
  • Faculty for the Future Fellowship (Schlumberger Foundation) 2007-2011

 

Research Area

  • Fluid mechanics and petrophysics in conventional and unconventional reservoirs
  • Fracturing and image analysis of hydraulic fractures and micro-cracks in sandstone, carbonate, and shale rocks
  • Formation damage and its effect on the reservoir mechanical properties in conventional and unconventional reservoirs
  • Reservoir engineering and reservoir characterization
  • Hydraulic fracturing, acid stimulation, and enhanced oil recovery
  • Well test analysis, decline and type curve analysis, history matching and production forecast
  • MASTERS STUDENT RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE

 

Publications

Pournik, M., Tripathi, D., El-Monier, I., “Productivity of Hydraulically Fractured Calcite Rich Shale Reservoirs Enhanced by Acid,” Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Technology 6(1): 54–68p (2016).

El-Monier, I. 2016. Evaluation of Rock Damage and Fracture Propagation on MicroCracks Development and Stimulation Quality of Tight Formations: Quantitative and Statistical Characterization. URTEC-2460196-MS at the 2016 Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) in San Antonio, Texas, 1- 3 August. 

Pournik, M., Tripathi, D., El-Monier, I. 2016. Productivity of Hydraulically Fractured Calcite Rich Shale Reservoirs Enhanced by Acid. Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Technology 6(1): 54–68p.

Mehana, M. and El-monier, I. 2016. Shale Characteristics Impact on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Fluid Typing Methods and Correlations, Petroleum. doi: 10.1016/ j.petlm.2016.02.002. 

Mehana, M. and El-Monier, I. 2016.  Reassessment of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Fluid Typing Methods in Shale. Poster Presentation for the AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE), Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 21 June.

Mehana, M. and El-Monier, I. 2015. Numerical Investigation of the Osmotic Flow Impact on the load Recovery and Early Well Performance. Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Technology 5(3): 52-64.

El-Monier, I.A. and H.A. Nasr-El-Din. 2015. Mud Acid Effect on Fines Migration Problem Using a Newly Developed AlZr-Based Clay Stabilizer (A) Mitigation Can Happen. Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Technology 5(3): 11-29.

El-Monier, I.A. and Nasr El-Din, H.A. 2013. A New Environmentally Friendly Clay Stabilizer. SPE Prod & Oper 28 (2): 145-153. SPE-136061-PA.

El-Monier, I.A. and Nasr El-Din, H.A. 2013. A Study of Environmentally Friendly Clay Stabilizers. CETI-12-048, Canadian Energy Technology & Innovation Journal.

El-Monier, I.A., and H.A. Nasr-El-Din. 2013. A New Al-Based Stabilizer for High PH Applications. J. Energy Resour. Technol. 135(2), 022903-1: 022903-7.

El-Monier, I.A. and Nasr El-Din, H.A. 2011. A Study of Several Environmentally Friendly Clay Stabilizers. Paper SPE 142755 presented at the SPE Project and Facilities Challenges Conference at METS held Doha, Qatar. 13-16 February.

El-Monier, I.A. and H.A. Nasr-El-Din. 2011. A New Al-Based Stabilizer for High PH Applications. Paper SPE 143260 presented at the Brasil Offshore Conference, held in the City of Macae, Brazil, 15-17 June.

El-Monier, I.A. and H.A. Nasr-El-Din. 2011. Mitigation of Fines Migration Using a New Clay Stabilizer: A Mechanistic Study. Paper SPE 144180 presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference, in Noordwijk, Netherlands, held from 7-10 June.

El-Monier, I.A. and Nasr El-Din, H.A. 2010. A New Environmentally Friendly Clay Stabilizer. Paper SPE 136061 presented at the SPE Production and Operations Conference and Exhibition held in Tunis, Tunisia, 8–10 June.