Instructor's Summary

Mr. Mamdouh El-Sherif


Mr. Mamdouh El-Sherif, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Petroleum Engineer with over 25 years of offshore & onshore experience.  His expertise lie in the field of Well Completion Design & Operation, Well Stimulation, Electric Submersible Pump Systems (ESP), Artificial Lift & Nodal Analysis, Formation Damage, Sucker Rod Pump Systems, Subsurface Production Operations & Technology, Water Control, Workover & Completion Operations, Reservoir Monitoring and Production (Case Hole) Logging. Currently, he is working on projects and carrying out intensive evaluation for the ESP Systems to diagnose the pump problems and implement recommendations to improve pump average run life.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Mamdouh was the Chairman for the selection of Artificial Lift Systems and Well Completion Designs and he took charge in the Production System Optimization, Surface Facility Optimization for Wells, Flowline Size Selection, Procedure Design, Start-up & Commissioning of Central Production Facilities and the Wireline and Completion Evaluation & Analysis. Previously, he worked as a Senior Production Operations Engineer where he was responsible for the evaluation of field development plans and performed evaluation of drill steam test results (DST’s), surface facilities & subsurface completion selection, hydraulic pump (jet pump) selection, pipeline size optimization for handling paraffinic crude and site selection for production plan installation.

Mr. Mamdouh has Master and Bachelor degrees in Petroleum Engineering and a Diploma in Production Petroleum Engineering. He is also a well-respected member of the Society for Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and has presented numerous papers in the Production & Exploration Conference, the BP Subsurface Forum and the Improved Oil Recovery Middle East Conference