Behrooz Hosseini

Senior Reservoir Engineer, EOR Processes at Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC)

Behrooz Hosseini, PhD, is a Senior Reservoir Engineer, EOR Processes, in the Energy Division at SRC. He has an undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering and a masters of science in Reservoir Engineering and hydrodynamics from National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (School of Geology) in France as an international merit TOTAL E&P scholar where he was founder and president of SPE chapter in Lorraine. He holds a PhD in Petroleum Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Alberta.  At SRC, his work focuses primarily on research and engineering advancement of geomechanics of unconventional plays, with a secondary focus on advanced reservoir and geomechanics numerical simulation (finite element analysis and streamline simulation) and characterization with their particular application for unconventional resource play development. He has experience in induces seismicity and microseismicity with application in fault-reactivation due to hydraulic fracturing or salt-water disposal. Behrooz has more than 20 technical papers and has been an active member of SPE since 2004. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Saskatchewan (with distinction), and a diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology. He is a professional member of APEGS and a member of SPE and CHOA.