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Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

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Research interests

Sedimentology , Rock Characterization Of The Unconventional Shale Gas Resources


  • Subhajit Sen, Piotr Migoń, A Almusabeh, MO Abouelresh (2023) Jabal Al‑Qarah, Saudi Arabia—from a Local Tourist Spot and Cultural World Heritage to a Geoheritage Site of Possible Global Relevance. Geoheritage 15 (4).
  • Subhajit Sen, A Almusabeh, MO Abouelresh (2023) Geoheritage and Geotourism Potential of Tuwaiq Mountain, Saudi Arabia, Geoheritage 15 (3).
  • Abouelresh, M.O., M Mahmoud, AE Radwan, TJH Dodd, L Kong, H.F. Hassan (2022) Characterization and classification of the microporosity in the unconventional carbonate reservoirs: A case study from Hanifa Formation, Jafurah Basin, Saudi Arabia. Marine and Petroleum Geology 145, 105921
  • Lameed O Babalola, Abdullah M Alqubalee, Michael A Kaminski, Osman M Abdullatif, Mohamed O Abouelresh (2022) Stable carbon and oxygen isotope records in a Middle Jurassic carbonate sequence: implications for paleoenvironment, and sea-level fluctuation, central Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 1-29.
  • Mustafa, Z Tariq, A Abdulraheem, M Mahmoud, A. Radwan, M O Abouelresh, 2022. Data-Driven Machine Learning Approach to Predict Mineralogy of Organic-Rich Shales: An Example from Qusaiba Shale, Rub' al Khali Basin, Saudi Arabia. Marine and Petroleum Geology 137 (2022) 105495
  • Mustafa, A., Abouelresh, and A. Abdelraheem and Hariri M., 2021. Control of Lithofacies and Geomechanical Characteristics on the Natural Fracture System in Qusaiba Shale, Rub’ Al-Khali Basin, Saudi Arabia. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering.
  • Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, KFUPM
  • Abouelresh, M.O., Babalola, L.O., 2020. 2D Spatial Analysis of the Natural Fractures in the organic-rich Qusaiba Shale outcrop, NW Saudi Arabia. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 186, 106780.
  • Abouelresh, M.O., Babalola, L.O., Abdaseed K. Bokhari, Boyde, D., Koithan, K. and Omer, M., 2020. Sedimentology, Geochemistry and Reservoir Potential of the Organic-rich Qusaiba Shale, Tabuk Basin, NW Saudi Arabia. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 111, 240-260.
  • Mahmoud, A. Hamza, Ibnelwlaeed A. Hussein, M. Eliebid, M. Sh. Kamal, M. Abouelresh, R. Shawabkeh, M.J. Al-Marri, 2020. Carbon dioxide EGR and sequestration in mature and immature shale: Adsorption study. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 188, 106923.
  • Mahmoud A. A., S. Elkatatny, A. Z. Ali, Abouelresh, A. Abdulraheem, 2019. Evaluation of the Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Using Different Artificial Intelligence Techniques. Sustainability, v. 11(20), p. 5643.
  • F. Hassan & M. O. Abouelresh, 2019. The Effect of Early Paleogene Sea-Level Change on Biostratigraphy and Paleoenvironmental Settings; Example from North Sinai, Egypt. Micropaleontology, 65 (2), 127-143.
  • A. Kaminski, P. Perdana, M. Abouelresh, and L. Babalola, 2019. Late Ordovician Agglutinated Foraminifera from the Ra’an Shale Member of Saudi Arabia. Stratigraphy, 16 (1), 27-39.
  • Sh. Kamal, S M Shakil Hussain, M. Alharthi, H. M. Ahmad, M. Abouelresh. 2019. Organophilic Clay-Based Drilling Fluids for Mitigation of Unconventional Shale Reservoirs Instability and Formation Damage. Journal of Energy Resource Technology, 141 (9), 1-7.
  • Abdulhamid, A.; ElKatatny, S.M.; Abdulraheem, A.; Mahmoud M.A.; Abouelresh, M.O.; and Abdulwahab Ali., 2017. Determination of the total organic carbon (TOC) based on conventional well logs using artificial neural network. International Journal of Coal Geology, Volume 179, 72-80. ISSN: 0166-5162; 2016 IF: 4.783
  • Abouelresh, M.O., 2017, An integrated characterization of the porosity in Qusaiba Shale, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. ISSN: 0920-4105; 2015 IF: 1.655.
  • Pigott, J. and Abouelresh, M.O., 2016, Basin deconstruction–construction: Seeking thermal–tectonic consistency through the integration of geochemical thermal indicators and seismic fault mechanical stratigraphy​– Example from Faras Field, North Western Desert, Egypt. Journal of African Earth Science, Vol. 114, 2, 110-124. doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2015.11.006 ISSN: 1464-343X; 2015 IF: 1.403
  • Hassan, H.F. and Abouelresh, M.O., 2013, Characterization of the Campanian - Maastrichtian Sudr Chalk, Gabal El Bruk, North Sinai, Egypt, Journal of Faculty of Petroleum and Mining Engineering, 16(2), 1-16. ISSN: 1110-6506.
  • Abouelresh, M.O., 2013, Multi-Scale Erosion Surfaces of the Organic Rich Barnett Shale, Fort Worth Basin, USA. Journal of Geological Research, Volume 2013, Article ID 759395, 16 pages, ISSN: 1687-8841
  • Abouelresh M. O. and Slatt R. (2012): Lithofacies and Sequence Stratigraphy of the Barnett Shale in the East-Central Fort Worth Basin, Texas, USA. AAPG Bulletin, Jan 2012.
  • Abouelresh, M. O. and Slatt R. (2011): Shale Depositional Processes: Example from the Paleozoic Barnett Shale, Fort Worth Basin, Texas, USA; Cent. Eur. J. Geosci., 3(4), 398-409.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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