McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering 918-631-3059
Ph.D., The University of Tulsa
M.Sc., The University of Tulsa
B.Sc., Middle East Technical University
Pressure Transient (Well Test) Analysis
Wireline Formation Testers
Reservoir Engineering Methods
Reservoir Simulation & Modeling
Assisted History Matching
Nonlinear Parameter Optimization
Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
Geothermal Reservoir Engineering
Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs
Well Test Analysis
Reservoir Modeling and Simulation
Computer Applications in Petroleum Engineering
The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.
Onur, Mustafa, and Murat Cinar. 2017. “Analysis of Sandface Temperature Transient Data for Slightly Compressible, Single-Phase Reservoirs.” SPE Journal published on line May 2017. SPE Journal.
Onur, Mustafa, Gonca Ulker, Serhat Kocak, and Ihsan Gok. 2017. “Interpretation and Analysis of Transient Sandface and Wellbore Temperature Data.” SPE Journal published on line March 2017. SPE Journal.
Palabiyik, Yildiray, Mustafa Onur, O. Tureyen, and Murat Cinar. 2016. “Transient Temperature Behavior and Analysis of Single-Phase Liquid-Water Geothermal Reservoirs during Drawdown and Buildup Tests: Part I. Theory, New Analytical and Approximate Solutions.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 146. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering: 637–56.
Onur, Mustafa, Yildiray Palabiyik, O. Tureyen, and Murat Cinar. 2016. “Transient Temperature Behavior and Analysis of Single-Phase Liquid-Water Geothermal Reservoirs during Drawdown and Buildup Tests: Part II. Interpretation and Analysis Methodology with Applications.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 146. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering: 657–69.
Habte, Azeb, Mustafa Onur, and Ismail Saaid. 2015. “Pressure Transient Behavior of Immiscible Water Alternating Gas (IWAG) Injection Well with and without Relative Permeability Hysteresis and Capillary Pressure Effects.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 127. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering: 169–78.
Talebian, Seyedeh, Isa Tan, Rahim Masoudi, and Mustafa Onur. 2014. “Fluid-Fluid Interactions in a System of CO2, Oil, Surfactant Solution, and Brine at High Pressures and Temperatures - A Malaysian Reservoir Case.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 124. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering: 313–22.
Türeyen, Ömer, Ayşe Kirmaci, and Mustafa Onur. 2014. “Assessment of Uncertainty in Future Performance Predictions by Lumped-Parameter Models for Single-Phase Liquid Geothermal Systems.” Geothermics 51. Geothermics: 300–311.
Hashmet, Muhammad, Mustafa Onur, and Isa Tan. 2014. “Empirical Correlations for Viscosity of Polyacrylamide Solutions with the Effects of Salinity and Hardness.” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 35 (4). Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology: 510–17.
Hashmet, Muhammad, Mustafa Onur, and Isa Tan. 2014. “Empirical Correlations for Viscosity of Polyacrylamide Solutions with the Effects of Temperature and Shear Rate. II.” Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology 35 (12). Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology: 1685–90.
Habte, Azeb, and Mustafa Onur. 2014. “Laplace-Transform Finite-Difference and Quasistationary Solution Method for Water-Injection/Falloff Tests.” SPE Journal 19 (3). SPE Journal: 398–409.
Onur, Mustafa, P. Hegeman, and I. Gök. 2014. “A Novel Infinite-Acting-Radial-Flow Analysis Procedure for Estimating Permeability Anisotropy from an Observation-Probe Pressure Response at a Vertical, Horizontal, or Inclined Wellbore.” In SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, 17:152–64.
Tang, C., and Mustafa Onur. 2014. “Analysis of Wireline Interval Pressure Transient Test Data from Multi-Layered Reservoir Systems.” In Society of Petroleum Engineers - International Petroleum Technology Conference 2014, IPTC 2014 - Innovation and Collaboration: Keys to Affordable Energy, 1:664–82.
Khanifar, Ahmad, Mustafa Onur, and Nasir Darman. 2014. “New Experimental Correlations to Predict Water-Oil Relative Permeability Curves Affected from Asphaltene Deposition.” In Proceedings of the Annual Offshore Technology Conference, 1:844–50.
Onur, Mustafa, P. Hegeman, and I. Gok. 2013. “A Novel Infinite-Acting Radial-Flow Analysis Procedure for Estimating Horizontal and Vertical Permeability from an Observation-Probe Pressure Response.” In 75th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2013 Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2013: Changing Frontiers, 2760–79.
Karacaer, C., and Mustafa Onur. 2012. “Analytical Probabilistic Reserve Estimation by Volumetric Method and Aggregation of Resources.” In SPE Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium, 316–32.
Majidaie, S., A. Khanifar, Mustafa Onur, and Isa Tan. 2012. “A Simulation Study of Chemically Enhanced Water Alternating Gas (CWAG) Injection.” In Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia 2012, OGWA - EOR: Building Towards Sustainable Growth, 1:242–50.
Onur, Mustafa, and Fikri Kuchuk. 2012. “A New Deconvolution Technique Based on Pressure-Derivative Data for Pressure-Transient-Test Interpretation.” In SPE Journal, 17:307–20.
Onur, Mustafa. 2013. “Executive Summary.” SPE Journal 18 (5). SPE Journal.
United Chamber of Turkish Petroleum Engineering Association
Society of Petroleum Engineers