Zahra Esmaeilzadeh


10 years of industry experience studying large oil and gas reservoirs

Zahra Esmaeilzadeh is working on her MSc in Geophysics/Seismicity with Prof. Eaton at the University of Calgary.

She received a MSc (2009) in Reservoir Engineering at the Amirkabir University of Technology, and a BSc (2006) in Production Engineering at the Petroleum University of Technology, in Iran.

Before returning to academia, Zahra worked 10 years for the National Iranian Oil Company, studying large oil and gas reservoirs and completing, among other things, well and reservoir evaluation and performance modeling, production optimization and forecasting, and simulation studies of enhanced recovery processes in large-scale projects. She served as a member of cross-functional teams, coordinating several projects requiring technical and economic evaluation. Zahra is currently registered as a E.I.T., with APEGA, with a P.Eng. application under review.

She is also a nature lover and enjoys charity activities and events.


Completed Milestones

Team: Induced Seismicity - Prediction

REDEVELOP Certificate

Indigenous Relations Certification

Project Management

Conflict Resolution

Occupational Psychology

Public Communication

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