Zoya Heidari
Publications
Journal Publications
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
Conference Proceedings
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
Theses and Dissertations
2017
2016
2015
2018
2014
2013
Journal Publications
​​​​2017
 
Saneifar, M., Heidari, Z., Linroth, M., and Purba, S. A. 2017. Effect of Heterogeneity on Fluid Injectivity Loss during Water-Alternating-Gas Injection in the Scurry Area Canyon Reef Operators Committee Unit. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Journal, Formation Evaluation 20 (2): 293 – 303. DOI: 10.2118/175064-PA

Aderibigbe, A., Chen Valdes*, C., Heidari, Z., and Fuss-Dezelic, T. 2017. Mechanical-Damage Characterization in Proppant Packs by Use of Acoustic Measurements. SPE Production & Operations Journal 32 (2): 168 – 176. DOI: 10.2118/181763-PA

Cheng, K. and Heidari, Z. 2017. (Published Online, May 2017). Pore-Network Connectivity and Permeability Assessment by Use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Log-Inject-Log Method. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Journal, Formation Evaluation. DOI: 10.2118/175066-PA

Cheng, K. and Heidari, Z. 2017. Combined Interpretation of NMR and TGA Measurements to Quantify the Impact of Relative Humidity on Hydration of Clay Minerals. Applied Clay Science Journal 143: 362 – 371. DOI: 10.1016/j.clay.2017.04.006

Tang, H., Killough, J., Heidari, Z., and Sun, Z. 2017. (Published Online, April 2017). A New Technique To Characterize Fracture Density by Use of Neutron Porosity Logs Enhanced by Electrically Transported Contrast Agents. SPE Journal. DOI: 10.2118/181509-PA

Chen, H. and Heidari, Z. 2017. (Published Online, September 2017). Effect of Water Salinity and Water-Filled Pore Volume on High-Frequency Dielectric Measurements in Porous Media. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Journal, Formation Evaluation. DOI: 10.2118/186095-PA.

Valdes, C. C., and Heidari, Z. 2017. Application of Nanoindentation for Uncertainty Assessment of Elastic Properties in Mudrocks at Micro-scale and Well-log Domains. Geophysics 82 (6): D327 – D339 DOI:10.1190/geo2016-0545.1.

An, C., Yan, B., Alfi, M., Mi, L., Heidari, Z., and Killough, J. 2017. Estimating Spatial Distribution of Natural Fractures by Changing NMR T2 Relaxation with Magnetic Nanoparticles. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 157:  273 – 287. DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2017.07.030
​​​​2016​​
  
Yang, A., Firdaus, G., and Heidari, Z. 2016. Electrical Resistivity and Chemical Properties of Kerogen Isolated from Organic-Rich Mudrocks. Geophysics 81 (6): D643 – D655. DOI: 10.1190/geo2016-0071.1

Chen, H. and Heidari, Z. 2016. Quantifying the Directional Connectivity of Rock Constituents and its Impact on Electrical Resistivity of Organic-Rich Mudrocks. Mathematical Geosciences 48 (3): 285 – 303. DOI: 10.1007/s11004-015-9595-9

Chi, L., Cheng, K., and Heidari, Z. 2016. Improved Assessment of Interconnected Porosity in Multiple-Porosity Rocks by Use of Nanoparticle Contrast Agents and Nuclear-Magnetic-Resonance Relaxation Measurements. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Journal, Formation Evaluation 19 (1): 95 – 107. DOI: 10.2118/170792-PA


Oyewole, E., Saneifar, M., and Heidari, Z. 2016. Multiscale Characterization of Pore Structure in Carbonate Formations: Application to the Scurry Area Canyon Reef Operators Committee Unit. Interpretation 4 (2): T157 – T169. DOI: 10.1190/INT-2015-0123.1


Chi, L. and Heidari, Z. 2016. Directional-Permeability Assessment in Formations with Complex Pore Geometry With a New Nuclear-Magnetic-Resonance-Based Permeability Model. SPE Journal 21 (4): 1436 – 1449. DOI: 10.2118/179734-PA

Aderibigbe, A., Cheng, K., Heidari, Z., Killough, J., and Fuss-Dezelic, T. 2016. Application of Magnetic Nanoparticles mixed with Propping Agents in Enhancing Near-Wellbore Fracture Detection. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 141: 133 – 143.


Chen, H. and Heidari, Z. 2016. Pore-Scale Joint Evaluation of Dielectric Permittivity and Electrical Resistivity for Assessment of Hydrocarbon Saturation Using Numerical Simulations. SPE Journal 21 (6): 1930 – 1942. DOI: 10.2118/170973-PA


Aderibigbe, A., Valdes, C. C., and Heidari, Z. 2016. Integrated Rock Classification in the Wolfcamp Shale based on Reservoir Quality and Anisotropic Stress Profile Estimated from Well Logs. Interpretation 4 (2): SF1 – SF18. DOI: 10.1190/INT-2015-0138.1


Valdes, C. C., Aderibigbe, A., and Heidari, Z. 2016. Impact of Anisotropic Porelastic Parameters Estimated using Well Logs and Core Measurements on Stress Prediction in Organic-Rich Mudrocks. Interpretation 4 (3): T359 – T372. DOI: 10.1190/INT-2015-0122.1
 
​​​​2015
 
Chen, H., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Quantifying the Directional Connectivity of Rock Constituents and its Impact on Electrical Resistivity of Organic-Rich Source Rocks . Mathematical Geosciences: doi: 10.1007/s11004-015-9595-9.
 
 
Saneifar, M., Aranibar, A., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Rock Classification in the Haynesville Shale Based on Petrophysical and Elastic Properties Estimated from Well Logs . SEG Interpretation 3 (1): SA65-SA75.
 
Saneifar, M., Conte, R., Heidari, Z., and Pope, M. 2015. Integrated Rock Classification in Carbonate Formations Based on Elastic and Petrophysical Properties Estimated from Conventional Well Logs . AAPG Bulletin: doi: 10.1306/02091514167.
 
Saneifar, M., Heidari, Z., and Hill, A.D. 2015. Application of Conventional Well Logs to Characterize Spatial Heterogeneity in Carbonate Formations Required for Prediction of Acid Fracture Conductivity . SPE Production and Operations Journal 30 (1). doi:10.2118/173183-PA.
 
 
 
Cheng, K., Aderibigbe, A., Alfi, M., Heidari, Z, and Killough, J. 2014. Quantifying the Impact of Petrophysical Properties on Spatial Distribution of Contrasting Nanoparticle Agents in the Near Wellbore Region. Petrophysics 55 (5): 447-460..
 
 
Kethireddy, N., Chen, H., and Heidari, Z. 2014. Quantifying the Effect of Kerogen on Electrical Resistivity Measurement in Organic-Rich Source Rocks . Petrophysics 55 (3): 136-146.
 
 
2013
 
 
Heidari, Z., Torres-Verdín, C., and Preeg, W.E. 2013. Improved Estimation of Mineral and Fluid Volumetric Concentrations in Thinly-Bedded Carbonate Formations . Geophysics 78 (4): D261-D269.
 
 
Conference Proceedings
2018
  
Garcia, A. P. and Heidari, Z. 2018. Integrated Characterization of Multi-Frequency Dielectric Dispersion Measurements in Mixed-Wet Rocks. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 59th Annual Symposium, London, UK, 2 – 6 June.

Newgord, C., Garcia, A. P., Rostami, A., and Heidari, Z. 2018. Improved Interpretation of Electrical Resistivity Measurements in Mixed-Wet Rocks: An Experimental Core-Scale Application and Model Verification. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 59th Annual Symposium, London, UK, 2 – 6 June.

Cheng, K., Heidari, Z., and Jiang, H. 2018. An Experimental Multi-Physics Method for Quantifying Cation Exchange Capacity of Clay-Rich Rocks. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 59th Annual Symposium, London, UK, 2 – 6 June.

Al-obaidi, M., Heidari, Z., Casey, B., Williams, R., and Spath, J. 2018. Automatic Well-Log-Based Fabric-Oriented Rock Classification for Optimizing Landing Spots and Completion Intervals in the Midland Basin. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 59th Annual Symposium, London, UK, 2 – 6 June.

Garcia, A. P., Han, Y., and Heidari, Z. 2018. An Integrated Workflow to Estimate Permeability through Quantification of Rock Fabric Using Joint Interpretation of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Electric Measurements. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 59th Annual Symposium, London, UK, 2 – 6 June.

Jagadisan, A. and Heidari, Z. 2018. Experimental Quantification of Kerogen Wettability as a Function of Thermal Maturity. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 59th Annual Symposium, London, UK, 2 – 6 June.
2017
 
Purba, S. A., Garcia, A. P., and Heidari, Z. 2017. Improved Permeability Assessment using Directional Rock Fabric Quantification. Presented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention & Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 2 – 5 April.

Jagadisan*, A. and Heidari, Z. 2017. Application of X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy in Connecting Thermal Maturity of Kerogen to its Dielectric Constant in Organic-Rich Mudrocks. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 58th Annual Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 17 – 21 June.

Tandon*, S. and Heidari, Z., and Matenoglou, G. 2017. Pore-Scale Numerical Modeling of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Response in Rocks with Complex Pore Structure using Finite Volume Method. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 58th Annual Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 17 – 21 June.

Valdes, C. C. and Heidari, Z., and Gonzalez*, A. 2017. Quantifying the Impacts of Thermal Maturity on Elastic Properties of Kerogen. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 58th Annual Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 17 – 21 June.

Garcia, A. P., Heidari, Z., and Rostami, A. 2017. Improved Assessment of Hydrocarbon Saturation in Mixed-Wet Rocks with Complex Pore Structure. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 58th Annual Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 17 – 21 June.

Purba, S. A., Garcia, A. P., and Heidari, Z. 2017. New Method for Rock Classification in Carbonate Formations using Well-Log-Based Rock Fabric Quantification. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 58th Annual Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 17 – 21 June.

Cheng, K. and Heidari, Z. 2017. A New Method for Quantifying Cation Exchange Capacity in Clay Minerals. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 58th Annual Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 17 – 21 June.

Garcia, A. P., Jagadisan, A., Rostami, A., and Heidari, Z. 2017. A New Resistivity-based Model for Improved Hydrocarbon Saturation Assessment in Clay-Rich Formations using Quantitative Clay Network Geometry and Rock Fabric. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 58th Annual Symposium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 17 – 21 June.

Tandon, S., Heidari, Z., and Daigle, H. 2017. Pore-Scale Evaluation of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements in Organic-Rich Mudrocks Using Numerical Modeling. Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), Austin, Texas, 24 – 26 July.

Garcia, A. P., Jagadisan, A., Rostami, A., and Heidari, Z. 2017. A New Workflow for Improved Water Saturation Assessment in Organic-Rich Mudrocks Honoring Rock Fabric. Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), Austin, Texas, 24 – 26 July.

Tandon, S., Rostami, A., and Heidari, Z. 2017. A New NMR-based Method for Wettability Assessment in Mixed-Wet Rocks. To be presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), San Antonio, Texas, 9 – 11 October. SPE 187373.

Zhou, Y., Heidari, Z., Zhu, D., and Hill, A. D. 2017. Petrophysical Rock Classification, Permeability Estimation, and Elastic Moduli Assessment in Tight Carbonate Reservoirs: A Case Study in Tarim Field, China. To be presented at t the 2017 SPE Eastern Regional Meeting held in Lexington, KY, 4 – 6 October. SPE 187516.

2016
 
Garcia, A. P. and Heidari, Z. 2016. A Streamline-based Approach for Evaluation of Electrical Tortuosity of Porous Media Using Electrical Conductivity. Presented at the InterPore 8th International Conference on Porous Media and Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio, 9 – 12 May.
  
Tandon, S., Aderibigbe, A., Heidari, Z., Shi, J., and Fuss, T. 2016. Proppant Damage Characterization using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements. Presented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention & Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 19 – 22 June.

Kotb*, A., Garcia*, A. P., and Heidari, Z. 2016. Multi-Scale Interpretation of Electrical Resistivity Measurements in the Presence of Complex Pore Structure and Anisotropy. Presented at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention & Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 19 – 22 June.

Oyewole, E., Garcia, A. P., and Heidari, Z. 2016. A New Method for Assessment of Directional Permeability and Conducting Pore Network using Electric Conductance in Porous Media. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 57th Annual Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 – 29 June.

Cheng, K. and Heidari, Z. 2016. An Experimental Approach to Quantify the Impact of Relative Humidity on Hydration of Clay Minerals Using NMR- and TGA- Based Evaluations. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 57th Annual Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 – 29 June.

Valdes, C. C. and Heidari, Z. 2016. An Experimental Multi-Scale Approach for Assessment of Uncertainty in Elastic Properties of Organic-Rich Mudrocks. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 57th Annual Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 – 29 June.

Yang, A. and Heidari, Z. 2016. Experimental Quantification of the Impact of Thermal Maturity on Kerogen Density. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 57th Annual Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 – 29 June.

Amin, S., Wehner, M., Heidari, Z., and Tice, M. 2016. Rock Classification in the Eagle Ford Shale through Integration of Petrophysical, Geological, and Geochemical Characterization. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 57th Annual Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 – 29 June.

Yang, A. and Heidari, Z. 2016. An Experimental Approach to Quantify the Impact of Kerogen Maturity on its Chemical Aromaticity and Electrical Conductivity. Presented at the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 57th Annual Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 – 29 June.

Dabidian, N., Heidari, Z., and Yang, A. 2016. Quantifying the Impact of Thermal Maturity on Dielectric Permittivity of Pure Kerogen in Organic-Rich Mudrocks. Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), San Antonio, Texas, 1 – 3 August. URTeC 2460670.

Tang, H., Killough, J., Heidari, Z., and Sun, Z., 2016. A New Technique to Characterize Fracture Density Using Neutron Porosity Logs Enhanced by Electrically-Transported Contrast Agents. Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Dubai, UAE, 26 – 28 September. SPE 181509.

Tandon, S. and Heidari, Z. 2016. Impact of Internal Magnetic Field Gradients on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements and NMR-based Pore Network Characterization. Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Dubai, UAE, 26 – 28 September. SPE 181532.

Garcia, A. P. and Heidari, Z. 2016. Directional Pore Network Connectivity and Rock Fabric Characterization and its Application in Enhanced Assessment of Hydrocarbon Reserves. Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Dubai, UAE, 26 – 28 September. SPE 181571.

Matenoglou, G., Kelessidis, V. C., Garcia, A. P., Heidari, Z., Fardis, M., Anastasiou, A., and Papavassiliou, G. 2016. Advanced NMR and MRI Methodologies for Wettability Characterization in Carbonate Reservoirs. Presented at the SPE International Petroleum Technology Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 14 – 16 November. IPTC 18853.
2015
 
Cheng, K., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Pore Connectivity and Permeability Assessment in Complex Carbonate Formations using NMR Log-Inject-Log Method. Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 28-30 September. SPE 175066.
 
Chi, L., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Investigation of Wettability and Fluid Distribution in Organic-Rich Mudrocks using NMR Two-Phase Simulation. Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 28-30 September.
 
Firdaus, G., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Quantifying Electrical Conductivity of Isolated Kerogen from Organic-Rich Mudrocks using Laboratory Experiments. Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 28-30 September. SPE 175078.
 
Saneifar, M., and Heidari, Z. 2015. An investigation on the Impact of Heterogeneity in Carbonate Formations on Fluid Injectivity Loss during Water-Alternating-Gas Injection. Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 28-30 September. SPE 175064.
 
Amin, S., Zing, Z., Wehrner, M., Xu, G., Mulana, I. Cone, R., Heidari, Z., Tice, M., and Laya, J.C. 2015. Integrated Rock Classification in the Eagle Ford Shale Formation using Well Logs and Geological Evaluation. Presented at the AAPG/SEG 2015 International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia, 13-16 September.
 
Chen, H., and Heidari, Z.2015 Impact of Water Salinity on High-Frequency Dielectric Measurements in Rock-Fluid Mixtures. Presented at the 56th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Long Beach, California, 18-22 July.
 
Chen Valdes, C., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Impact of Anisotropic Elastic and Petrophysical Properties of Eagle Ford Shale on Stress Prediction. Presented at the 56th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Long Beach, California, 18-22 July.
 
Chi, L., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Impact of Fracture-Pore Diffusional Coupling on NMR-based Permeability Assessment. Presented at the 56th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Long Beach, California, 18-22 July.
 
Saneifar, M., and Heidari, Z. 2015. Multi-Scale Characterization of Pore Structure in Carbonate Formations for Enhanced Assessment of Petrophysical and Compositional Properties. Presented at the 56th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Long Beach, California, 18-22 July.
 
An, Alfi, M., Yan, B., Cheng, K., Heidari, Z., and Killough, J.2015. Modeling of Magnetic Nanoparticle Transport in Shale Reservoirs . Presented at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, Texas, 23-25 February. SPE 173282.
 
2014
 
Aderibigbe, A., Chen Valdes, C., Heidari, Z., Fuss, T., and Stephens, W.T. 2014. Mechanical Damage Characterization in Proppant Packs Using Acoustic Measurements . Presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10-12 December. IPTC 18092.
 
Cheng, K., Aderibigbe, A., Heidari, Z., Killough, J., Fuss, T., and Stephens, W.T., 2014. Insitu Detection of Propping Agents in Fractures using Borehole Geophysical Measurements Enhanced by Magnetic Nanoparticles . Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27-29 October. SPE 170818.
 
Chi, L., Cheng, K., and Heidari, Z. 2014. Improved Assessment of Pore-Size Distribution in Multiple-Porosity Rocks using Super-Paramagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and NMR Measurement . Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), 27-29 October. SPE 170792.
 
Chen, H. and Heidari, Z. 2014. Assessment of Hydrocarbon Saturation in Organic-Shale Formations using Combined Interpretation of Dielectric and Electrical Resistivity Measurements . Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27-29 October. SPE 170973.
 
Elliott, M., Everett, M., and Heidari, Z. Modeling the Effects of Anomalous Electromagnetic Diffusion on Induction Logs: The Next Step in Mapping Natural Fracture Corridors . Presented at the SPE Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27-29 October. SPE 170950.
 
Chen Valdes, C. and Heidari, Z. 2014. Experimental Assessment of Elastic Properties and Minimum Horizontal Stress in Transversely Isotropic Organic-Rich Source Rocks . Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, 25-27 August. URTeC 1922664.
 
Aranibar, A., Chen Valdes, C., and Heidari, Z. 2014. Well-Log-Based Assessment of Elastic Properties in Organic-Shale Formations . Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, 25-27 August. URTeC 1922955.
 
Chi, L., Elliot, M., Heidari, Z., and Everett, M. 2014. Assessment of Micro-Fracture Density in Multiple-Porosity Systems using Combined Interpretation of NMR and Induction Logs . Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, 25-27 August. URTeC 1922804.
 
Chen, H. and Heidari, Z. 2014. Pore-Scale Evaluation of Dielectric Measurements in Formations with Complex Pore and Grain Structures . Presented at the 55th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-22 May.
 
Chi, L. and Heidari, Z. 2014. Directional Permeability Assessment in Formations with Complex Pore Geometry Using a New NMR-Based Permeability Model . Presented at the 55th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-22 May.
 
Saneifar, M., Conte, R., Chen Valdes, C., Heidari, Z., and Pope, M. 2014. Integrated Rock Classification in Carbonate Formations Based on Elastic and Petrophysical Properties Estimated from Conventional Well Logs . Presented at the 55th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-22 May.
 
Chen, H., Firdaus, G., and Heidari, Z. 2014. Impact of Anisotropic Nature of Organic-Rich Source Rocks on Electrical Resistivity Measurements. Presented at the 55th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-22 May.
 
Cheng, K., Aderibigbe, A., and Heidari, Z. 2014. Quantifying the Impact of Petrophysical Properties on Spatial Distribution of Contrasting Nanoparticle Agents . Presented at the 55th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions: Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 18-22 May.
 
Chi, L. and Heidari, Z. 2014. Quantifying the Impact of Natural Fractures and Pore Structure on NMR Measurements in Multiple-Porosity Systems . Presented at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) International Petroleum Technology Conference, Doha, Qatar, 20-22 January. IPTC 17688.
 
 
2013
 
Saneifar, M., Aranibar, A., and Heidari, Z. 2013. Rock Classification in the Haynesville Shale‐Gas Formation Based on Petrophysical and Elastic Rock Properties Estimated from Well Logs . Presented at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 30 September-2 October. SPE 166328.
 
Elliott, M., Everett, M., and Heidari, Z. 2013. Forward Modeling of Induction Log Responses for Natural and Hydraulic Fractures. Presented at the 12th Scientific Assembly of International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA), Merida Yucatan, Mexico, 26-31 August.
 
Chen, H., Kethireddy, N., and Heidari, Z. 2013. I mpact of Spatial Distribution of Kerogen Network on Electrical Resistivity of Organic-Rich Source Rocks. Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, 12-14 August. URTeC 1619806.
 
Aranibar, A., Saneifar, M., and Heidari, Z. 2013. Petrophysical Rock Typing in Organic-Rich Source Rocks Using Well Logs . Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, 12-14 August. URTeC 1619574.
 
Kethireddy, N., Heidari, Z., and Chen, H. 2013. Quantifying the Effect of Kerogen on Electrical Resistivity Measurements in Organic-Rich Source Rocks . Presented at the 54th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions, Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, New Orleans, Louisiana, 22-26 June.
 
Saneifar, M., and Heidari, Z. 2013. Permeability Assessment in Carbonate Formations Using Conventional Well Logs Required for Prediction of Acid Fracture Conductivity . Presented at the 54th Annual Logging Symposium Transactions, Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts, New Orleans, Louisiana, 22-26 June.
 
 
2012
 
Heidari, Z. 2012. Improved Detection of Bed Boundaries for Petrophysical Evaluations with Well Logs: Applications to Carbonate and Organic-Shale Formations . Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), San Antonio, Texas, 8-10 October. SPE 159197.        
 
Xu, C., Heidari, Z., and Torres-Verdin, C. 2012. Rock Classification in Carbonate Reservoirs Based on Static and Dynamic Petrophysical Properties Estimated from Conventional Well Logs . Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), San Antonio, Texas, 8-10 October. SPE 159991.
 
Popielski, A. C., Heidari, Z., Torres-Verdin, C. 2012. Rock Classification from Conventional Well Logs in Hydrocarbon-Bearing Shale . Presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), San Antonio, Texas, 8-10 October. SPE 159255.
Supervised Theses and Dissertations
2017

Valdes, C. C. 2017. An Experimental Multi-Scale Assessment of Mechanical Properties of Organic-Rich Mudrocks. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (August 2017).

Amin, S. 2017. Integrated Rock Classification in Organic-Rich Mudrocks: A Case Study on Eagle Ford Formation. M.Sc. thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (May 2017).
 
Purba, S. A. 2017. New Method for Rock Classification in Carbonate Formations using Well-Log-Based Rock Fabric Quantification. M.Sc. thesis, UT Austin, Austin, Texas (December 2017).
2016
 
Yang, A. 2016. Experimentally Quantifying the Impact of Thermal Maturity on Aromaticity and Density in Kerogen. M.Sc. thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (August 2016).
 
Chen, H. 2016. Quantifying the Impact of Complex Pore and Grain Structures on Estimation of Hydrocarbon Saturation using Electrical Resistivity and Dielectric Permittivity Measurements. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (May 2016).
 
Aderibigbe, A. 2016. Application of Petrophysical and Geophysical Analysis in Improvement of Completions Design in Organic-Rich Mudrock Formations. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (May 2016).
 
2015
 
Chi, L. 2015. Interpretation of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements in Formations with Complex Pore Structure. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (August 2015).
 
Firdaus, G.  Laboratory Measurements of Electrical Conductivity of Kerogen in Organic-rich Source Rocks. M.Sc. thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (August 2015).
 
Saneifar, M. 2015. Application of Conventional Well Logs for Rock Classification to Enhance Characterization of Heterogeneity in Carbonate Formations. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (May 2015).
 
 
2014
 
Aranibar, A. 2014. Rock Classification in Organic-Shale Formations Based on Petrophysical and Elastic Rock Properties Estimated from Well Logs. M.Sc. thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (December 2014).
 
 
2013
 
Kethireddy, N. 2013. Quantifying the Effect of Kerogen on Electrical Resistivity Measurements in Organic-Rich Source Rocks. M.Sc. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (December 2013).
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