RZGER ABDULKARIM ABDULA

Contact Info

Faculty: Science

Department: Petroleum Geosciences

Address: Khanzad Quarter, Erbil

Email: rzger.abdula@soran.edu.iq

Phone Number: 750 433 5485 and 770 666 8737

 


Academic title: Assistant Lecturer

Responsibility: working as a Lecturer in Petroleum Geology, Petroleum Geology of the Middle East, Physical and Historical Geology in Petroleum Geosciences Department, Science Faculty a Constituent Unit of Soran University

General Expertise: Geology

Specific Expertise: Petroleum Geology

Research Interests:

- Organic Geochemistry

- Stratigraphy

- Sedimentology

 


Education:

- Master of Science: Colorado School of Mines, USA, 2010

GPA    3.53

- Bachelor of Science: Salahaddin University, Erbil, Iraq, 1987

GPA    2.66

 


Biography:

Graduated from University of Salahaldin in 1987, with B.Sc. degree in geology, he got his M.Sc. in 2010 from Colorado School of Mines in Geology in U.S.A, and currently is a Ph.D. candidate. His prior experience includes two years as an Operations Geologist with Talisman-Energy Company and 10 years as a geologist with RMG Engineers Company in United States and Quarry Marble Company in Iraq. He joined Soran University in 2012. He has published 13 papers on the petroleum geochemistry, Portland cement, and sedimentology and stratigraphy of northern Iraq. Rzger’s current research focuses on petroleum system modeling, geochemical oil typing, and organic petrology.

 


Publications:

- Abdula, R.A., 2017, Crude oil geochemistry assembled on biomarker distributions in the northern Mesopotamian Basin, Iraq: review, Oil and Gas Journal. (In press)

- Abdula, R.A., 2017, Petroleum System Modeling of Jabal Kand Oil Field, Northern Iraq, ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. (In press)

- Abdula, R.A., Ali, M.A., Ahamad, M.M., and Hamad, H.R., 2017, Rock-Eval Pyrolysis Results from the Bijeel 1 Well, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. (In press)

- Abdula, R.A., 2017, Source Rock Assessment of Naokelekan Formation in Iraqi Kurdistan, Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani, v. 19, No. 1. pp. 103-124.

- Abdula, R.A., 2016, Organic Geochemical Assessment of Jurassic Potential source Rock from Zab-1 Well, Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining, v. 12, No. 3, pp. 53-64.

- Abdula, R.A, 2016, Stratigraphy and Lithology of Naokelekan Formation in Iraqi Kurdistan-Review, IJES, v. 5, issue 2, version 2, pp. 7-17.

- Abdula, R.A., 2016, Geothermal Gradients in Iraqi Kurdistan Deduced from Bottom Hole Temperatures, Egyptian Journal of Petroleum, DOI 10.1016j.ejpe.2016.08.007

- Abdula, R.A and R. Khailani, 2016, Shiranish Formation in Garota (Shaqlawa, Northern Iraq) as Raw Material for Portland Cement Manufacturing, Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining, v. 12, No. 1, pp. 65-72.

- Balaky, S., Abdula, R., and Perot, E., 2016, Facies Analysis and Depositional Environment of Garagu Formation (Valanginian-Hauterivian) in Gara Mountain, Gali Garagu, Sarsang District, Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani, Special issue, GeoKurdistan II, pp. 51-68.

- Abdula, R.A., 2015, Hydrocarbon Potential of Sargelu Formation and Oil-Source Correlation, Iraqi Kurdistan: Arabian Journal of Geosciences, v. 8, issue 8, pp. 5845-5868.

- Abdula, R.A, Balaky, S.M. Nourmohamadi, M.S. and Peroui, M., 2015, Microfacies Analysis and Depositional Environment of the Sargelu Formation (Middle Jurassic) from Kurdistan Region, Northern Iraq, Donnish Journal of Geology and Mining Research, v. 1, no. 1, pp. 001-026.

- Abdula, R., 2014, Heavy oil in Iraq, Wuza, Annually magazine for Petroleum Studies, Erbil-Iraq, v. 1, pp. 67-74. (in Kurdish)

- Abdula, R., 1989, Carbon-14 and its usage in Archaeology, Roshinbiry Nuwea, Iraqi Quarterly Magazine for Studies and Researches, Baghdad-Iraq, v. 122, pp.129-132. (in Kurdish)

 


Scientific Activities:

- Joint Meeting TSOP-AASP-ICCP, Houston, USA, 18-24/9/2016

- 2nd GeoKurdistan scientific conference, Sulaimani, Iraq, 6-8/10/2015

- 3rd International Conference on Iraqi Oil Studies, Baghdad, Iraq, 24-26/12/2013

- Kurdistan Institute for Strategic Studies and Scientific Research, Sulaimani, Iraq, 16-18/4/2013

- 1st GeoKurdistan scientific conference, Sulaimani, Iraq, 10-13/12/2013

- Halgurd Sakran National Park, Roadmap workshop, Soran, Iraq, 24-26/8/2012

- 2nd International Conference on Iraqi Oil Studies, Baghdad, Iraq, 20-22/12/2011

- 2nd scientific conference of Kurdistan Geological society, Sulaimani, Iraq, 6-8/5/1995

- 1st scientific conference of Kurdistan Geological society, Erbil, Iraq, 6-8/11/1994

- 2nd Students’ scientific conference of Science College, Erbil, Iraq, 19-20/12/1986

- 1st students’ scientific conference of Salahaddin University, Erbil, Iraq, 27-29/3/1985

- 1st students’ scientific conference of Science College, Erbil, Iraq, 16-17/3/1985