Ir. Bonavian Hasiholan

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Ir. Bonavian Hasiholan


Lecturer | Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Academic Qualifications

MEng Chemical Engineering/Gas Technology
MSc Eng Chemical Engineering
BEng Mechanical Engineering

Areas of Interest
CO2 Injection for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
Geological Uncertainty and Realisation
CO2 Sequestration
WAG, Chemical and Nanoparticle EOR
Natural Gas Engineering and Transportation
Oil and Gas Flow Assurance
Reservoir Engineering and Simulation (BlackOil, Compositional, Thermal) with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Artificial Neural Network (ANN)
Professional Bodies

Society of Petroleum Engineering


Current Research Project

  1. Streamline Based History Matching with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) to enhance the water cut matching
  2. CO2 Sequestration and Enhanced Gas Recovery in Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Field.
  3. Design of simulation model of Asphaltene formation and damage model to study its impact on reservoir performance.
  4. Design of Dual porosity and permeability model in a fracture system of oil and gas field
  5. Reduction of inter particle attraction force of nanoparticles in high temperature and high salinity for EOR application
  6. EOR properties alteration by using polymer nanofluid
  7. Voidage Replacement and Production Balancing strategy to optimize the incremental oil recovery and CO2 sequestration in sandstone reservoir.
  8. CO2 storage in oil- wet and water-wet rock in gas- associated oil field


  1. "Hashed Ahmed, Bonavian Hasiholan (2019) Producer-To-Injector Conversion to Enhance Oil Productivity and Profitability ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-8, Issue-4S February, 2019"
  2. Z H Lim1*, H S Al Salim1, B Hasiholan1and N Ridzuan2 (2019) Evaluation of silane-based surfactant nanohybridas flow improver in a Malaysian light crude oil, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/469/1/012001