Frzan Ali joined the Knowledge University in September 2020. He is currently teaching Petroleum engineering modules including Production Engineering, Enhanced Oil Recovery and Well Testing. Prior to joining Knowledge University, Frzan Ali worked as a Reservoir Engineer and a Production Engineer for 5 years in HKN Energy company, an American oil operator company located in Erbil, Iraq. In this role he was responsible for working with the subsurface department to study the reservoirs, monitor the wells and forecast future performances. Frzan used Eclipse 100, Petrel, Kappa Package (Saphire, Topaze, and Rubis), IPM package (RESOLVE, GAP, PROSPER, MBAL, and PVTP) and IHS Markit (IHS Enterprise) software in this work on daily basis. While working at HKN Energy, Frzan Ali taught petroleum engineering modules at Erbil Polytechnic University.
Prior to working at HKN Energy, Frzan Ali worked in Russian Federation with Schlumberger company as a MWD/LWD field engineer for about two years.
Reservoir Engineer at HKN Energy Company – 2017 - 2020
Assistant Lecturer at Erbil Polytechnic University 2017 - 2019
Production Engineer at HKN Energy Company 2015 - 2017
MWD/LWD Engineer – Schlumberger 2014 - 2015
• Water conning
• Fractured reservoir engineering
• Production Optimization
• Numerical analysis in reservoir engineering
• Reservoir engineering
• Production system analysis
• Artificial lift
• Enhanced oil recovery
He has participated in many conferences
Analyzing the factors contributing to water coning in a naturally fractured oil reservoir of Kurdistan Region of Iraq - ID: 1570700844 IEEE Conference (IEC-2021).
• Petroleum Production Engineering
• Enhanced Oil Recovery
• Well Testing
• Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering
• Heavy Oil Production
• Petroleum Equipment
• Reservoir Engineering
He has many awards