Mahdi Mahmoudi

Sand Control Technical Manager Variperm Energy Services

Mahdi Mahmoudi is sand control technical manager at Variperm Energy Services. He holds a PhD degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Alberta. Mahmoudi has been involved in sand-control design and evaluation testing in conventional and thermal production for more than a decade. He has authored and co-authored more than 90 technical conference and journal publications about sand-control design, evaluation, failure analysis, and risk assessment in drilling and well completions.

  • With the higher adaptation of flow-control devices in recent years to improve flow segmentation and reduce the premature failure of sand control because of highly localized flow, flow-control-device implementation is becoming an integral part of sand-management strategy.