Mohsen Nourbakhsh

Full Name: Mohsen Nourbakhsh

Contact Info

Faculty: Engineering

Department: Petroleum Engineering

Address: Iraq -Erbil


Academic title: Assistant Lecturer

Responsibility: Teaching

General Expertise: Reservoir Engineering

Special Expertise: Well testing

Research Interests:

  • Simulation
  • Well testing


  • MSc Petroleum Eng
  • BSc Petroleum Eng


Petroleum Engineer with circa four years of the experience in Well Test Operations and Data Acquisition. Started the career with CNLC-CNPC for the testing services. Currently working as full-fledged field engineer to supervise and independently handle the field jobs at client location, manage/lead the testing team and also provide the technical support to the client.


Improve History matching of an Iranian fractured reservoir by capillary pressure and relativepermeability models (presented at second conference of reservoir engineering ( Tehran – Iran - 9 May 2013)

Investigation of various  capillary pressure and relative permeability models of matrix on gravity drainage mechanism  of a reservoir fractured  block ( presented at PTCE – RIPI - Tehran – Iran -1 May 2013)

Scientific Activities: (Conference, Workshop, Symposium..)

  • Collaborating with national Iranian south oil company on a part of simulation  project  (Investigation of various  capillary pressure and relative permeability models ).
  • Supervisor of two Bachelor degree projects in Koya University
    1. Investigation of  water flooding & SWAG and WAG injection on Recovery factor of Iraqi reservoir
    2. Investigation of gas injection (nitrogen, methane ,Co2 , reservoir gas ) on recovery factor of real reservoir

- Executive operation:


  • Night shift supervisor of  Surface Well Testing and Slick line operation   for  following  wells :
  • K-117 , K-306 , K-284 ,K -431, K251, Ismael 1 (KAR ), 4 wells of  Gulf key stone, DD-2 ,4 (Oryx) , Hunt , SH-2 (Gas plus) , St-1 HKN,  cte.
  • Day shift supervisor of EPF (Middle Station), gas well production K117 , K306 KAR oil and gas client . Erbil-iraq
  • Night shift Supervisor of oil production well Shewashan 2 Gas plus client .Koya –Iraq
  • Gas Sampling supervisor from   Nitrogen stripper and separators -wells : ST-1 and ST-2 , HKN client , Kurdistan -Iraq.