Dr. Selim Hannan is a diversified professional engineer with over twenty four years experience of working in the petroleum industry in heavy oil, conventional shallow and deep oil and gas, tight gas, oil shale, shale oil and shale gas projects. Beyond USA his work experience spans internationally in countries of former Soviet Union, Canada, North Africa and Mexico. His key competencies are in reservoir simulation, hydraulic fracturing, well testing and pressure transient analysis, estimation of oil and gas reserves, evaluation of oil and gas properties, well log and petrophysical analysis, workover and stimulation, water flooding, thermal recovery processes, horizontal well technologies, scientific and engineering auditing and teaching & training. Selim worked for multinational energy companies, national and foreign oil companies, service companies, government agencies (federal and provincial/state), consulting companies and educational institutions.
On and off Dr. Hannan has been providing adult and continuing education training since 1988. He is a leading expertise on shale reservoir development. He has provided trainings and workshops on shale reservoir development in USA, Canada and India and has been a speaker on forums and conferences related to shale gas and shale oil development.
Selim holds bachelor and master degrees in petroleum engineering from Moscow Gubkin Oil and Gas University of Russia, doctoral in applied geosciences from University of Toronto of Canada and a MBA from Heriot Watt University of Scotland. He is multilingual.