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Petroleum Engineering

Lamia Goual

Lamia Goual, Ph.D.


Associate Professor in Petroleum Engineering

A. J. Castagne Professor - College of Engineering and Applied Science


Email: | Phone: 307-766-3278


Physical Location: Engineering Building Room 4028


Mailing Address: Dept. 3295, 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071


Research Interests:

My primary field of research involves interfacial science and thermodynamics as applied to production and flow in porous media with applications to oil and gas recovery, geological storage of greenhouse gases, and remediation of contaminated aquifers. I am particularly interested in the intricate interplay between fluid-fluid and fluid-rock interactions and their impact on phase behavior and transport. The study of these interactions within a multi-scale framework has been a strategy that I have adopted since I started working at UW. In this framework, microscale behaviors provide valuable insights into the thermodynamic forms, conservation equations, and flow properties at the macroscale. This is particularly important for unconventional resources where flow controls are to date an open field of research.
  • Read more about Dr. Goual’s current research here.

  • Read Dr. Goual’s current curriculum vitae (CV) here.

  • See Dr. Goual’s publications and presentations here.

  • See Dr. Goual's ResearchGate here.

  • See Dr. Goual's SciVal here.

Course(s) Taught:
PETE 3100, Rock & Fluids Lab

PETE 3900, Undergrad Research

PETE 4320, Well Log Interpretation

PETE 4225, Well Test Analysis

PETE 5080, Interfacial Phenomena

PETE 5960, Thesis Research

PETE 5980, Dissertation Research

PETE 3715-5150, Production Engineering

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