Alireza Salmachi

Dr Alireza Salmachi


Australian School of Petroleum

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

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

Lecturer in Australian School of Petroleum

Unconventional resources (coal seam gas and shale gas).

Fluid flow in porous media.

Reservoir simulation.

Production data analysis (PDA) and rate transient analysis (RTA).

Production forecasting for deep coals of the Cooper Basin.

The impact of magmatic intrusions on reservoir characteristics of coalbed methane reservoirs (Gunnedah Basin).

Wellbore integrity.

Application of environmentally friendly polymers in drilling fluid.





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)

Coalbed Methane Reservoir Engineering (Unconventional Resources)

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
    2018 Co-Supervisor Investigation of Well Decommissioning in South Australian Onshore Oil and Gas Wells Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Mr Panayiotis Kokkoni
    2017 Co-Supervisor Stress Distribution around a Cased-Perforated Wellbore, Application to the Sanding Onset
    Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mohammadreza Zare Reisabadi
    2015 Co-Supervisor Harnessing the Dynamic Production Behaviour of Stress Buttressed, Self Fracturing Cooper Basin Deep Coal Gas Reservoirs 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: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83133502
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  • Fax: 8313 4345
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Santos Petroleum Engineering, floor 2
  • Room: 2 06
  • Org Unit: Australian School of Petroleum & Energy Resources

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