Azza Hashim Abbas Babikir

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Dr. Azza Hashim Abbas obtained Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from the School of Chemical and Energy - University of Technology Malaysia (UTM-2018), MSc in Reservoir Engineering from Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST-2012), BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the petroleum and natural gas engineering college at SUSTin 2009. Dr. Azza held several industrial positions between 2010-2018. She started to work in a joint venture company (GNPOC), where she served as Reservoir Engineer with a focus on field monitoring and Field development plans. In GNPOC, Dr. Azza had a chance to work with Petronas, CNPC, and ONGC, where she had a fantastic opportunity to understand different business models in the oil and gas industry.

Research interests

  • Reservoir characterization;
  • Reservoir Modelling;
  • Resources optimization;
  • Chemical EOR application;
  • Green chemicals.


  • Hamdan, K. B., & Abbas, A. H. (2021). Utilizing Ultrasonic Waves in the Investigation of Contact Stresses, Areas, and Embedment of Spheres in Manufactured Materials Replicating Proppants and Brittle Rocks. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering.
  • Abbas, A. H., Pourafshary, P., Wan Sulaiman, W. R., Jaafar, M. Z., & Nyakuma, B. B. (2021). Toward Reducing Surfactant Adsorption on Clay Minerals by Lignin for Enhanced Oil Recovery Application. ACS omega, 6(29), 18651-18662.
  • Khan, M.N., Wan Sulaiman, W.R. & Abbas, A.H. (2021) Study of Sulfosuccinate and Extended Sulfated Sodium Surfactants on the Malaysian Crude/Water Properties for ASP Application in Limestone. Arab J Sci Eng 46, 6915–6924.
  • Abbas, A.H., Elhag, H.H., Sulaiman, W.R.W. et al. (2021) Modelling of continuous surfactant flooding application for marginal oilfields: a case study of Bentiu reservoir. J Petrol Explor Prod Technol 11, 989–1006
  • Abbas, A. H., Abdullah, D. S., Jaafar, M. Z., Sulaiman, W. R. W., & Agi, A. (2020). Comparative numerical study for polymer alternating gas (PAG) flooding in high permeability condition. SN Applied Sciences2(5), 1-12.
  • Agi, A., Junin, R., Abdullah, M.O., Jaafar, M.Z., Arsad, A., Sulaiman, W.R.W., Norddin, M.M., Abdurrahman, M., Abbas, A., Gbadamosi, A. and Azli, N.B.,(2020). Application of polymeric nanofluid in enhancing oil recovery at reservoir condition. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, p.107476.
  • Abbas, A. H., Moslemizadeh, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z., & Agi, A. (2019). An insight into a di-chain surfactant adsorption onto sandstone minerals under different salinity-temperature conditions: Chemical EOR applications. Chemical Engineering Research and Design.
  • Agi, A., Junin, R., Arsad, A., Abbas, A., Gbadamosi, A., Azli, N. B., & Oseh, J. (2019). Ultrasound-Assisted Weak-Acid Hydrolysis of Crystalline Starch Nanoparticles for Chemically Enhanced Oil Recovery. International journal of biological macromolecules.
  • Tumba, J., Agi, A., Gbadamosi, A., Junin, R., Abbas, A., Rajaei, K., & Gbonhinbor, J. (2019, August). Lignin As a Potential Additive For Minimizing Surfactant Adsorption On Clay Minerals In Different Electrolyte Concentration. In SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition. Society of Petroleum Engineers.
  • Agi, A., Gbadamosi, A., Junin, R., Kampit, S. J., Abbas, A., & Gbonhinbor, J. (2019, August). Impact of Geological Interpretation on Reservoir 3D Static Model: Workflow, Methodology Approach and Delivery Process. In SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition. Society of Petroleum Engineers.
  • Agi, A., Junin, R., Abbas, A., Gbadamosi, A. and Azli, N.B., (2019). Effect of dynamic spreading and the disperse phase of crystalline starch nanoparticles in enhancing oil recovery at reservoir condition of a typical sarawak oil field. Applied Nanoscience, pp.1-17
  • Agi, A., Junin, R., Gbadamosi, A., Abbas, A., Azli, N.B. and Oseh, J., (2019). Influence of Nanoprecipitation on Crystalline Starch Nanoparticle formed by Ultrasonic Assisted Weak-Acid Hydrolysis of Cassava Starch and the Rheology of their Solutions. Chemical Engineering and Processing-Process Intensification, p.107556
  • Agi, A., Junin, R., Abbas, A., Gbadamosi, A. and Azli, N.B.,(2019) Influence of Ultrasonic on the Flow Behavior and Disperse Phase of Cellulose Nanoparticles at Fluid–Fluid Interface. Natural Resources Research, pp.1-20
  • Abbas, A., sulaiman, w. R. W., jaafar, m. Z., & agi, a. A. (2018). Laboratory experiment-based permeability reduction estimation for enhanced oil recovery. Journal of engineering science and technology, 13(8), 2464-2480.
  • Agi, A., Junin, R., Yahya, A., Gbadamosi, A., & Abbas, A. (2018). Comparative Study of Continuous and Intermittent Ultrasonic Ultrafiltration Membrane for Treatment of Synthetic Produced Water Containing Emulsion. Chemical Engineering and Processing-Process Intensification.
  • Agi, A., Junin, R., Alqatta, A. Y. M., Gbadamosi, A., Yahya, A., & Abbas, A. (2018). Ultrasonic Assisted Ultrafiltration Process for Emulsification of Oil Field Produced Water Treatment. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry.
  • Yusof, M., A., Agi, A., Gbadamosi, A., Junin, R., Abbas, A. (2018). Uncertainty analysis of hydrocarbon in place calculation using 3D seismic and well data during appraisal stage-Case study of Goldie Field, offshore Sarawak. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 57(September), 238-265.
  • Abbas, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z., Gbadamosi, A. O., Ebrahimi, S.S., Elrufai, A. (2018). Numerical study for continuous surfactant flooding considering adsorption in heterogeneous reservoir (in press). Journal of King Saudi University.
  • Abbas, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z. (2018). Aerosol-OT Micellization Study Under Oil Reservoir Condition. Advanced Science Letters, 24(6), 3873-3876.
  • Abbas, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z., Augustine, A. (2018). Micelle Formation of Aerosol-OT Surfactants in Sea Water Salinity. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 43(5), 2515-2519.
  • Abbas, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z. (2018). Adsorption of Aerosol-OT on Clay Minerals at High Sodium Salt Concentration. Advanced Science Letters, 24(6), 4372-4376.
  • Abbas, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z., Augustine, A. (2018). Transient pressure analysis for vertical oil exploration wells: a case of Moga field. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 8(2), 521-529.
  • Abbas, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z., Augustine, A. (2017). Anionic Surfactant Adsorption: Insight for Enhanced Oil Recovery. Recent Advances in Petrochemical Science, 1(5), 1-4.
  • Abbas, A., Sulaiman, W. R. W., Jaafar, M. Z. (2017). Assessment of pilot water shut off in high water production wells: case study in Sudan. International Journal of Petrochemical Science and Engineering, 2(1), 14-16.
  • Abbas, A.H., Wan Sulaiman, W.R., Zaidi, J.M. and Agi, A.A., 2017. Anionic surfactant adsorption: insight for enhanced oil recovery. Recent. Adv. Petrochem. Sci, 1(5).
  • Sulaiman, W. R. W., Abbas, A., Jaafar, M. Z., Idris, A. K. (2016). Lignin Black Liquor in Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery: A Review for Sacrificial Agent. Journal of Petroleum and Environmental Biotechnology, 7(5), 1-4.
  • Sulaiman, W. R. W., Abbas, A. (2016). Cyclic Steam Stimulation Effect on Skin Factor Reviewed Case Study. Applied Mechanics and MAterials, 818, 287-29

Education/Academic qualification

Petroleum Engineering, PhD, Alkali lignin sacrificial agent for reducing Gemini surfactant adsorption on different clay minerals, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia


Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, MSc, Application of Well Test Analysis in Sudanese Hot and Cold Wells – Case Study: FNE Oil Field, Sudan University of Science and Technology


Petroleum Engineering, BSc, Sudan University of Science and Technology



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