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Name: Dr. Mumtaz Muhammad Shah
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Earth Sciences


Qualifications:

  • PhD (2008-2011): Ecole des Mines, Saint Etienne (France), Katholeike Universiteit, Leuven (Belgium) and IFP Energies nouvelles, Rueil (France)."Hydrothermal (fault-related) dolomites in the plateform carbonates (early Albian) in the zone of Ranero (NW Spain): distribution, petrography, geochemistry and their genesis".
  • DES (2007-2008): Universite Piérre et Marie Curie (Paris-VI). "Petrographic, geochemical and petrophysical characteristics of hydrothermal dolomites in the Cretaceous of Cantabrian chain (NW Spain)" in IFP Energies nouvelles.
  • DEA (2006-2007): Universite Piérre et Marie Curie, (Paris-VI). “Effect of Hydrothermalism on Carbonate reservoirs” in IFP Energies nouvelles.
  • M.Phil. (1999-2002): Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan). "Studies of stromatolites in the Cambrian Abbottabad Formation (Azad Kashmir)".
  • MSc in Geology (1997-1998): University of Peshawar, Peshawar.
  • BSc (Hons) Geology (1994-1997): University of Peshawar.



Phone: +92-51 9064-2162
Email: mumtazmuhammad@yahoo.com
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

  • Carbonate reservoir characterization
  • Sedimentology and diagenesis
  • Geochemistry
  • Petrophysics
  • Fluid flow evolution

Shah, M. M., Nader, F. H., Garcia, D., Swennen, R. Multiple stages of calcitization/dedolomitization in the fault-related dolomite (Upper Albain), NW Spain: Petrographic, geochemical and isotopic evidences. Journal of Iberian Geology. (in press).

Shah, M. M., Nader, F. H., Garcia, D., Swennen, R., Ellam, R. Hydrothermal dolomites in the lower Cretaceous (Albian) platform carbonates (Karrantza valley, N.W Spain): Nature and origin of dolomites and dolomitising fluids. Oil& Gas Science and Technology- Revu de l’IFP. Vol. 67 (2012), No. 1, pp. 9-29.

Nader, F. H., Lopez-Horgue, M. A., Shah, M. M., Dewit, J., Garcia, D., Swennen, R., Iriarte, E., Muchez, Ph., Caline, B. The Ranero hydrothermal dolomites (Albian, Karrantza valley, northwestern Spain): Implications on conceptual dolomite models. Oil & Gas Science and Technology- Revu de l’IFP. Vol. 67 (2012), No. 1, pp. 97-122.

 

Swennen, R., Dewit, J., Fierens, E., Muchez, Ph., Shah, M. M., Nader, F., Hunt, D. (2010) Multiple fluid flow dolomitisation events along the Ranero Fault (Pozalagua      Quarry, Basque – Cantabrian Basin) explained by episodic earthquake activity. Sedimentology. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-3091.2011.01309.x

 

Shah, M. M., Nader, F. H., Dewit, J., Swennen, R., Garcia, D. (2010) Fault-related hydrothermal dolomites in Cretaceous carbonates (Cantabria, Northern Spain): Results of petrographic, geochemical and petrophysical studies. Bull. Soc. Géol. Fr., t. 181, n° 4, pp. 391-407.

 

Nader, F. H., Dumont, C., Shah, M. M., Garcia, D., Swennen, R., Daniel, J-M., Lerat, O., Deligez, B. (2009) From field study to numerical modeling of hydrothermal dolomitization in Early Cretaceous platform carbonates (Cantabrian mountains, northern Spain). Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Vol. 101, Issue 1, p. 73. DOI:10.1016/j.gexplo.2008.11.013

 

Swennen, R., Dewit, J., Fierens, E., Muchez, Ph., Foubert, A., Nader, F., Shah, M. M., Hunt, D. (2009) Evidence of repeated hot fluid pulses along the Ranero fault system (Cantabrian Mountains, Northern Spain). Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Vol. 101, Issue 1,  p. 100. DOI:10.1016/j.gexplo.2008.11.007

2012 Fault-related dolomite episodes in the Lower Cretaceous platform carbonates (Karrantza Valley, NW Spain): Various possible sources of dolomitising fluids. International conference “GEOFLUIDS 2012”, Rueil Malmaison, France. 06th – 08th June 2012.

 

2011  Hydrothermal dolomites along faults/fractures in the Aptian-Albian platform carbonates (Karrantza valley, N.W Spain): Petrographic/geochemical studies and their numerical modelling. 13ème Congrès français de sédimentologie, Dijon, France. 14th – 16th Novembre 2011.

 

2011  Hydrothermal dolomites along faults/fractures in the Aptian-Albian platform carbonates (Karrantza valley, N.W Spain): Nature and origin of dolomites and dolomitising fluids. 14th Bathurst meeting of carbonate sedimentologists, Bristol, U.K.11th – 14th July 2011.

 

2010   Fracture-controlled high temperature dolomites in the Cretaceous Ramales Formation (Cantabrian mountain chain, NW Spain): implications for reservoir characterization. AAPG Annual convention and Exhibition 2010, New Orleans, USA.

 

2010 Hydrothermal Dolomites Along Faults/Fractures in the Aptian–Albian Platform Carbonates (Karrantza Valley, N.W Spain): Petrographic and geochemical results. GEO-2010, Manama, Bahrain.

 

2009  Facies analyses and depositional environments of Mianwali and Tredian Formations in the vicinity of Nammal gorge, Western Salt Range, Pakistan. 12e Congrès Français de Sedimentologie, Renne 2009. Livre des résumés. Publ. ASF. no 64, 362p. 

 

2009    Fault –controlled hydrothermal dolomite bodies in the Aptian-Albian  carbonates (Karrantza Valley, NW Spain): Numerical modelling, nature of dolomites and dolomitizing fluids. Abstract IAS Annual meeting, Alghero – Italy, 20-23rd September, 2009.

 

2008  Hydrothermal dolomite fronts in Cretaceous platform carbonates (Cantabrian Mountain Chain, Northern Spain): Early results of petrographic, geochemical and petrophysical studies. Hydrothermalisme en domaine continental, 22nd -24th October,2008. Aix-les-Bains, France.

 

2008  Petrographic and geochemical study of hydrothermal dolomitisation fronts (Cantabrian mountains, Spain): Implications on reservoir characterization and diagenetic modelling. AAPG Annual Technical conference, 21-23 April, 2008, San Antonio, U.S.A.

 

2007  Sedimentology and geochemical studies of hydrothermal dolomite fronts in the Ranero area, Northern Spain. 11eme Congrès de Sédimentologie –Caen 2007, Publ. ASF, n° 57, 358 p.



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