Alireza Salmachi

Dr Alireza Salmachi

Senior Lecturer

Australian School of Petroleum & Energy Resources

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Senior lecturer in Australian School of Petroleum

Underground Storage of Hydrogen

CO2 sequestration in underground coal formations

Wellbore decommissioning

Wellbore integrity

Application of environmentally friendly drilling fluids

3D printing

Production data and rate transient analysis

Unconventional resources (coal seam gas and shale gas).

An integrated techno-economic and underground storage simulation tool for intermittent hydrogen production coupled with a gas storage site (Future Fuels Cooperative Research Centre (2021-2022)

Santos Research Grant (Production data analysis of coalbed methane reservoirs in Bowen Basin)-(2015-2016)

Santos Research Grant-IMER (Production forecasting for deep coals of Cooper basin)-(2016-2017)

Stephen Cole Elder Fellowship (Teaching Grant) (Application of iBook and 3D printing in Drilling engineering)-(2015)

Fundamentals of Drilling Engineering

Fundamentals of Well Completion and Stimulation

Introduction to Petroleum Engineering

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Co-Supervisor Oil Characteristics Role in Improving Recovery due to Low Salinity Water Flooding: Oil Components/Properties Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Reza Abdollahi
    2020 Principal Supervisor Novel Statistical Approach to Predict Steering Response whilst Drilling Various Downhole Lithologies Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Luke Michael Clayton
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Stress Distribution around Coal Seam Gas Wells, Application to Coal Failure Onset Prediction Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Mohammadreza Zare Reisabadi
    2015 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Controls on Gas Production from Permian Ultra-deep Coal Seams of the Cooper Basin: Expanding Reservoir Boundary Theory Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Erik Christopher Dunlop
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing Member APOGCE SPE Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2002 - ongoing Member SPE Australia
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83133502
  • Email: alireza.salmachi@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134345
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Santos Petroleum Engineering, floor 2
  • Org Unit: Petroleum Engineering

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