Shahin Negahban

Director of TORP
Associate Professor
Primary office:
4148A Learned Hall

  • Ph.D. in Chemical & Petroleum Engineering - University of Kansas (1986)
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering – University of Michigan (1979)
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering – University of Michigan (1978)


  1. Advanced PVT for EOR systems – experimental procedures and development of EOS fluid descriptions (Amoco 1990-2000)
  2. Advanced SCAL for EOR systems – slim tube and coreflooding experiments at reservoir condition and numerical modeling of the EOR experiments (Amoco 1990-2000)
  3. One-day EOR workshop for ADCO Academy (2010-2015):
    1. Introduction to IOR/EOR
    2. Fundamental and Phase Behavior of Gas and Chemical EOR Systems
    3. Prediction of 1-D slim tube and coreflooding EOR experiments
  4. Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference – Abu Dhabi, UAE (2010-2015)
  5. SPE Workshops:
    1. I organized the CO2 EOR Workshop (first time in the middle east) – Abu Dhabi (2007)
    2. Complex Reservoir Fluids III - Focusing on Reservoir Fluids from the Middle East – Dubai, UAE 2014
    3. Enhanced Gas Recovery – N2 Injection – Abu Dhabi, UAE
    4. Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Abu Dhabi, UAE
    5. Reaching 70% Recovery Factor – Abu Dhabi 2014
    6. Kuwait EOR workshop, Kuwait 2007
    7. Many other SPE ATW workshops
  6. I organized three ADCO Internal CO2 EOR Workshops for ADCO Shareholders (ExxonMobil, BP, SHELL, TOTAL, OXY and ADNOC), Abu Dhabi, UAE (2007-2009) – Approval of the first CO2 EOR pilot in the middle-east.

Selected Publications

Most recent

  1. “Carbonate Rock Types Matrix, the Ultimate Rock Properties Classification Catalogue”, O. Al-Farisi, Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co.; H.A. Belhaj, S.G. Ghedan, The Petroleum Inst.; S. Negahban, Abu Dhabi Co. Onshore Oil Operation; J.S. Gomes, The Petroleum Inst., 6th International Petroleum Technology Conference, Mar 26 - 28, 2013 2013, Beijing, China.
  2. “An EoS Model for a Middle East Reservoir Fluid with an Extensive EOR PVT Data Material”, Shahin Negahban, ADCO; Karen Schou Pedersen, Calsep A/S; Mahmoud Ali Baisoni, ADCO; Pashupati Sah, Calsep Malaysia; and Jawad Azeem, Calsep FZ-LLC Dubai, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, 1-4 November 2010, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  3. “Miscible Gas Injection Tests in Carbonates and its impact on Field Development”, Zubair Kalam, Ali S Al-Rawahi, Ismail A Al-Hosani, Shahin Negahban and Abdul Samad A Rehman, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO), SPE Reservoir Characterization and Simulation Conference and Exhibition, 9–11 October 2011, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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