Instructor's Summary

Dr. Abdel Sattar Dahab


Well Workover, Well Stimulation, Oil Well Drilling Engineering, Drilling Optimization & Well Planning, Underbalanced Drilling, Casing and Tubing Design, Hydraulic Fracturing, Practical Well Control & Management, Well Completions & WorkOver, Prediction of Well Performance and Cementing Operations in Oil Wells. Currently, he is the Drilling Consultant for Belayim Petroleum Company and at the same time a Professor of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Cairo.

During his long career life, Dr. Dahab had been the Consultant Engineer in the Drilling Department for the Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO), the SPE Education Chairman for Cairo University, a Professor in the National Polytechnical Institute of Lorraine. He also participated in the evaluation of many petroleum engineering projects and technical papers in the area of drilling engineering, formation damage and engineering geology for national and international journals and has been invited to talk or lecture on Drilling Engineering issues by local and international petroleum companies from all over the Middle East.

Dr. Dahab has PhD, Master and Bachelor degrees in Petroleum Engineering from the National Polytechnical Institute of Lorraine (France). He has earned notable awards, scholarships and membership with numerous organizations such as his fellowship with the NHS of Applied Geology & Minerals Prospection and the National Polytechnical Institute of Lorraine, Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, the Egyptian Society of Engineering Professions and SPE Continuing Education & Scholarship