Retnanto, Albertus individual record

Dr. Retnanto joined the Petroleum Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar in 2009. Dr. Retnanto teaches courses in well testing, petroleum production system, production engineering, petroleum technical presentation, natural gas engineering, and integrated asset development. He held a Principal position with Schlumberger and has more than 18 years of experience worldwide in both technical and management positions in the area of well testing, field development, and production enhancement. He has received the Performed by Schlumberger Bronze Award four times. He has served as the Review Chairman of SPE Drilling & Completion Journal and chair on several committees on SPE. He received the A Peer Apart SPE Award, which is dedicated to the technical excellence of authors to the industry. He received the AFS College-level Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching in 2016, SGA Educator Award, SEC Best Faculty Award, and the Faculty of the Year Award in five times, and the Distinguished Teaching Award. He is a PETE undergraduate advisor, PETE ABET/SAC coordinator, Pi Epsilon Tau Honor Society advisor, and SPE TAMUQ Student Chapter advisor. He also serves as ABET Program Evaluator.

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Academic Articles5
  • Wahid, M. F., Tafreshi, R., Khan, Z., & Retnanto, A. (2022). Prediction of pressure gradient for oil-water flow: A comprehensive analysis on the performance of machine learning algorithms. JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. 208, 109265-109265.
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  • Sun, Q., Retnanto, A., & Amani, M. (2020). Seismic vibration for improved oil recovery: A comprehensive review of literature. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY. 45(29), 14756-14778.
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  • Ali, N., Zoghbi, B., Fahes, M., Nasrabadi, H., & Retnanto, A. (2019). The impact of near-wellbore wettability on the production of gas and condensate: Insights from experiments and simulations. JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. 175, 215-223.
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  • Gherryo, Y., Shatwan, M., Qiu, K., Marsden, R., Alexander, J., & Retnanto, A (2009). A systematic approach to sand management. World Oil. 230(8), 73-78.
  • Retnanto, A., & Economides, M. J. (1996). Performance of multiple horizontal well laterals in low- to medium-permeability reservoirs. SPE RESERVOIR ENGINEERING. (2), 73-77.
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  • Retnanto, A., Parsaei, H. R., & Parsaei, B. (2020). Preparing Students for the Challenging Job Markets over the Next Decade. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences. 317-322. Springer International Publishing.
Conference Papers40
  • Alyafei, N., Retnanto, A., & Cieslinski, G. B. (2022). A Case Study on the Benefits of Implementing an Introductory Short Course on Oil and Gas to High-School Students. Day 3 Wed, October 05, 2022, Day 3 Wed, October 05, 2022.
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  • Retnanto, A., Mohsin, A., Shaikh, A., Shaikh, I., & Pinontoan, D. (2022). First-Hand Perspectives of the Pro-Female Notion in the Oil and Gas Industry in the Gulf. Day 3 Wed, October 05, 2022, Day 3 Wed, October 05, 2022.
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  • Alaca, O., Tokgoz, S. C., Retnanto, A., Miller, S. L., & Qaraqe, K. A. (2022). On the Investigation of Carbon Dioxide Medium for VLC based Downhole Telemetry System. 2022 IEEE INTERNATIONAL BLACK SEA CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING (BLACKSEACOM), 2022 IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking (BlackSeaCom). 00, 214-219.
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  • Al-Naimi, H., Smen, G., Retnanto, A., & Qaraqe, K. A. (2022). Visible Light Communications for Downhole Telemetry System: A Measurement-based Investigation. 2022 International Balkan Conference on Communications and Networking (BalkanCom), 2022 International Balkan Conference on Communications and Networking (BalkanCom). 00, 105-109.
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  • Wahid, M. F., Tafreshi, R., Khan, Z., & Retnanto, A. (2021). A Machine Learning Approach to Predict the Pressure Gradient of Different Oil-Water Flow Patterns in a Horizontal Wellbore. Day 3 Tue, November 30, 2021, Day 3 Tue, November 30, 2021.
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Texas A&M University; Qatar Campus; 4251 TAMUQ
College Station, TX 77843-4251