RASOUL B. SORKHABI portrait
  • Adjunct Professor, Geology & Geophysics
  • Research Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin
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Publications

  • Palash, Panja, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2022) Geomechanical controls on production performance of Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford oil wells in southern Texas. ARMA (American Rock Mechanics Association) 56th Symposium, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 26-29, 2022. Accepted, 01/20/2022.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Stump, Edmund (2022) 5.5 Ma reactivation of the Main Boundary Thrust in Kumaun Himalaya: Evidence from fission-track dating. Himalayan Geology, vol. 43 (1B), (in press). Accepted, 01/15/2022.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2022) Educator’s Corner: Field Work and Field Trips. The Professional Geologist, vol. 59, no. 1 (Jan.-March), pp. 38-41. Published, 01/02/2022.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021). Big Questions and Challenges in Geoscience. GeoExpro. Vol. 18(6), 30-34. Published, 12/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Educator’s Corner: Changing Face of Geology Textbooks. The Professional Geologist, vol. 58, no. 4 (October-December 2021), pp. 38-40. Published, 10/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021). Post-Corona Oil Industry: Economic, Environmental and Technological Challenges and Prospects for Geoscientists. International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy, Denver, Colorado. Published, 10/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021). Clarence Dutton and Wallace Stegner: The Mapping of the American West from Geology to Conservation. International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy, Denver, Colorado. Published, 10/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Geoscience: What remains to be discovered? Episodes: International Journal of Geoscience, doi.org/10.18814/epiiugs/2021/021021 (August 15, 2021). Published, 09/15/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) From Edinburgh to Salt Lake City: Archibald Geikie's Travels in the American West in 1879. Utah Historical Quarterly, vol. 89, no. 3 (Summer 2021), pp. 232-246. Published, 09/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) New Prospects and Trends in Applied Geoscience. The Professional Geologist, vol. 58, no. 3 (July-September 2021), pp. 56-61. Published, 08/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul & Panja, Palash (2021). Not All Shales Play the Same Game: Comparative Analysis of US Shale Oil Formation by Reverse Engineering and Petroleum Systems. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTec), Houston, Texas. Published, 07/28/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Educator’s Corner: The First Day of Class: How to Turn the Challenge into Opportunity. The Professional Geologist, vol. 58, no. 3 (July-September 2021), pp. 44-46. Published, 07/01/2021.
  • Vega-Ortiz C., Avendaño-Petronilo F., Richards B., Sorkhabi R., Torres-Barragán L., Martínez-Romero N., McLennan J. (2021) Assessment of carbon geological storage at Tula de Allende as a potential solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in central Mexico. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 109, July 2021 (103362). Published, 06/02/2021.
  • Pollers, Jerjes; Panja, Palash; Sorkhabi, Rasoul; McLennan John (2021) Integrated porosity methods for estimation of gas-in-place in the Muerto Formation of Northwestern Peru. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 202, July 2021 (108558). Published, 06/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) (Editor) Encyclopedia of Petroleum Geoscience, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and New York (In progress. Articles published online first). Published, 06/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Critical Minerals from Sedimentary Basins. GeoExpro, vol. 18, no. 2 (May), pp. 26-28. Published, 05/31/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Big questions in geoscience and challenges for the geoscience community. Current Science, vol. 120, no. 9 (10 May 2021), pp. 1426-1432. Published, 05/10/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) William Rintoul: The Encyclopedia of California Oil History. AAPG Explorer, vol. 42, no. 5 (May 2021), pp., 14-17. Published, 05/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Educator’s Corner: Why History Matters. The Professional Geologist, vol. 58, no. 2 (April-June 2021), pp. 42-44. Published, 04/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) The Supercontinent Cycle: Patterns and Impacts. GeoExpro, vol. 18, no. 1 (March), pp. 56-60. Published, 03/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Memorial to K.S. Valdiya (1937-2020). Geological Society of America Memorials, vol. 50, January 2021, pp. 13-24. Published, 01/31/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Educator’s Corner: Best Practices in Online Learning. The Professional Geologist, vol. 58, no. 1 (January-March 2021), pp. 40-43. Published, 01/01/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) The Wilson Cycle and petroleum plays. GeoExpro, vol. 17, no. 6 (December), pp. 60-63. Published, 12/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Lewis George Weeks and the “Oil Habitat” (Forerunner of “Petroleum System”) Paradigm. Oil-Industry History, vol. 21, pp. 97-126. Published, 12/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Bibliography of petroleum history 2018-2020. Oil-Industry History, vol. 21, pp. 190-204. Published, 12/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) 2020 Covid-10 pandemic, oil market crash, and prospects for the petroleum industry. Oil-Industry History, vol. 21, pp. 5-14. Published, 12/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Palash, Panja (2020) Data Analysis of the Permian Basin Welfcamp and Bone Spring Leads to Better Understanding of Production Sweetspots. 2020 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE-201730-MS 7. Published, 10/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) How will the 2020 oil crisis end? First Break, vol. 38, no. 10 (October), pp. 31-34. Published, 10/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Educator’s Corner: Online Teaching vs. Classroom Teaching. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 50-51, 60. Published, 10/01/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Technological Developments Leading to the Petroleum System and Basin Modeling: Implications for Shale Plays. AAPG Annual Convention, September 30, 2020. Published, 09/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) OPEC at 60. AAPG Explorer, vol. 41, no. 9 (September), pp. 16-17, 19. Published, 09/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) The oil price crash of 2020: causes, consequences and historical context. Geology Today, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 141-146. Published, 08/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Educator’s Corner: Earth Science News for Classes. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 50-51. Published, 07/01/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) 2020 crash and the shape of oil to come. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57 no. 3 (July-Sept. 2020), pp. 55-60. Published, 07/01/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Archibald Geikie (1835-1924): A pioneer Scottish geologist, teacher, and writer. GSA Today, vol. 30, no. 6 (June), pp. 34-36. Published, 06/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Locating sweet spots: Shale petroleum systems. GeoExpro, vol. 17, no. 2 (May 2020), pp. 12-15. Published, 05/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Educator’s Corner: Professional Societies in Earth Science Education. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 44-45. Published, 04/01/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Earth’s richest source rocks. AAPG Super Basins 2020, Sugar Land, Texas, 11-13 February 2020. Published, 02/13/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Educator’s Corner: Documentary films in geology education. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 44-45. Published, 01/01/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) A Pioneer in petroleum engineering: Sir Thomas Boverton Redwood. GeoExpro, vol. 16, no. 6 (Decenter), pp. 56-58. Published, 12/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) D. N. Wadia and Himalayan geology. Himalayan Journal, vol. 74, pp. 148-159. Published, 10/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Sir Archibald Geikie: The North American Connections. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 480, pp. 113-138. Published, 10/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Shale plays of the Middle East. GeoExpro, vol. 16, no. 5 (October), pp. 30-33. Published, 10/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) The Art of teaching geology. The Professional Geologist, vol. 56, no. 4, PP. 42-45. Published, 10/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Teaching geoscience in a changing world. Current Science (Indian Academy of Science), vol. 117, no. 3 (10 August 2019), pp. 360-361. Published, 09/10/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Life and Legacy of D. N. Wadia. Science Reporter (India), August 2019, pp. 28-29. Published, 08/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Good news: Earth science is most popular with the public. The Professional Geologist, vol. 58, no. 3 (July-August), pp. 44-45. Published, 07/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2018) A history of the petroleum industry in Utah. Oil-Industry History, vol. 19, pp. 15-38. Published, 06/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) GeoEducation: Basin classification. GeoExpro, vol. 16, May 2019, pp. 34-38. Published, 05/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Advice to young petroleum geologists and engineers. First Break, vol. 37, April 2019, pp. 91-93. Published, 04/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2019) Career tips for young geologists. The Professional Geologist, vol. 56, no.1 (January-March 2019), pp. 58-59. Published, 01/01/2019.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2018) Sir Archibad Geikie: The North American Connections. In: BETTERTON, J., CRAIG, J., MENDUM, J. R., NELLER, R. & TANNER, J. (eds) Aspects of the Life and Works of Archibald Geikie. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 480,; https://doi.org/10.1144/SP480.12. Published, 09/01/2018.
  • Craig, Jonathan, Gerali, Francesco, Macaulay, Fiona, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2018) The history of European oil & gas Industry (1600-2000) and the discovery of Britain’s onshore oil and gas fields. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 465, pp. 1-24. Published, 07/01/2018.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2018) Sir Thomas Boverton Redwood (1846-1919): A watershed in the British oil industry. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 465, p. 423-451. Published, 07/01/2018.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2018) The first oil field in the Middle East: The 1908 discovery of Masjid Suleiman in southwest Iran. AAPG Explorer, vol. 39/6, June 2018 p. 20-21, and 28. Published, 06/01/2018.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) Manuel Berberian: An appreciation and bibliography of his lifelong contribution to geoscience. GSA Special Paper 525, pp. 17-23. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) Tectonic evolution, collision, and seismicity of southwest Asia: An introduction. GSA Special Paper 525, pp. 1-16. Published, 12/01/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) A Brief History of Oil Booms and Busts, Part II. Riding the Switchback. GeoExpro, v. 14, no. 5 (September), p. 56-60. Published, 10/01/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) A Brief History of Oil Booms and Busts, Part I. Oil Prices and Crises. GeoExpro, v. 14, no. 4 (September), p. 52-56. Published, 09/01/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2016) Why the history of oil matters? Oil-Industry History, vol. 17, pp. 140-146. Published, 05/01/2017.
  • RASOUL B. SORKHABI & Raymond Sorensen (2017). Oil-Industry History: A Publication of the Petroleum History Institute. (pp. 246). Vol. 17, Petroleum History Institute. Published, 05/01/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) Petroleum Industry. Encyclopedia of Petroleum Geoscience, Springer. Published, 04/27/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) Petroleum Geoscience. Encyclopedia of Petroleum Geoscience, Springer. Published, 04/27/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2016) Geoeducation: Back to Source Rocks Part II, GeoExpro, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 22-26. Published, 12/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, 2016, Understanding Earth in the Wider Sense of Science. Earth (American Geoscience Institute), November 2016, pp. 8-9. Published, 11/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2016) Petroleum geologists and engineers: bridging the ‘two cultures.’ First Break, vol. 34, pp. 49-53. Published, 10/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, 2016, Definite biography of Alfred Wegener (Book Review of “Alfred Wegener” by Mott T. Green, John Hopkins University Press, 2015), Earth, October 2016, p. 50. Published, 10/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, 2016, Six Books to Refresh Your Geology, GeoExpro, September, vol. 13, no. 4, p. 66. Published, 08/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Sorenson, Raymond (Eds.) (2015) Oil-Industry History. Petroleum History Institute, Oil City, PA, volume 16, 232 p. Published, 05/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2015) Book review of “Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know” by Alex Prud’homme, published by Oxford University Press, 2014. Oil-Industry History, v. 16, pp. 226-227. Published, 05/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2015) A history of petroleum geoscience textbooks, Oil-Industry History, vol. 16, pp. 165-208. Published, 05/01/2016.
  • Dahdah, Nicola, Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Collister, James (2015) Historical oil samples from Pennsylvania: Geochemical correlation, Oil-Industry History, vol. 16, pp. 83-110. Published, 05/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2016) Book Review of “Roadside Geology of Utah, 2nd ed. By Felicie Williams, Luch Chornic and Halka Chronic, Mountain Press, 2014.” Geology Today, v. 32, no. 2 (March-April 2016), p. 79. Published, 04/30/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2016) Book Review of “The Face of the Earth: The Legacy of Eduard Suess” Thomas Hofmann, Günter Blöschl, Lois Lammerhuber, Werner E. Piller, and A. M. Celal Sengör. Edition Lammerhuber, Austria. 2014”. Current Science (Indian Academy of Science), vol. 110, no. 8 (25 April 2016), pp. 1571-1572. Published, 04/25/2016.
  • As-Saruri, Mustafa, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2016) Exploration: Petroleum Basins of Yemen, GeoExpro, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 38-42. Published, 04/01/2016.
  • Green, Joe, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul, 2016, Book review of Groundbreakers: The Story of Oilfield Technology and the People Who Made It Happen. GeoExpro, vol. 13, no. 2, April 2016, p. 66. Published, 04/01/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul and Nash, Greg (2015) Central Utah-Nevada Deep Plays Project Report, University of Utah, Energy & Geoscience Institute Report No. I0175. Published, 01/15/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2015) GeoEducation: Back to Source Rocks, Part I, GeoExpro, v. 12, no. 6, pp. 82-85. Published, 12/01/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2015) History of Oil: The First Oil Shock, GeoExpro, v. 12, no. 3, pp. 92-96. Published, 06/01/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (215) Exploration: Paleozoic Plays of the Great Basin, GeoExpro, v. 12, no. 3, pp. 70-74. Published, 06/01/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2014) Bibliography of Petroleum History 2012-2014, Oil-Industry History, v. 15, pp. 205-218. Published, 05/01/2015.
  • As-Saruri, Mustafa, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2014) History of Petroleum Exploration in Yemen, Oil-Industry History, v. 15, pp. 147-176. Published, 05/01/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2014) Editorial and Petroleum History Institute's Symposium Report, Bradford, Pennsylvania, June 19-21, 2014, Oil-Industry History, v. 15, pp. 1-10. Published, 05/01/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Sorensen, Raymond (Editors) (2014) Oil-Industry History: A Publication of the Petrolem History Institue, volume 15, 220 p. Published, 05/01/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2104) The Kutch basin of western India, GeoExpro, v. 11, no. 6 (December 2014), pp. 30-34. Published, 12/31/2014.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2014) Fracture, Fracture Everywhere, Part II, GeoExpro, v. 11, no. 4 (September 2014), pp. 42-46. Published, 10/01/2014.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2014) Fracture, Fracture Everywhere, Part I, GeoExpro, v. 11, no. 3 (May 2014), pp. 86-90. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012-2014) How to Read an Oil Map: A Leaf from the Oil City Quadrangle, Oil Field Journal, pp. 32-34. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • As-Saruri, M., and R. Sorkhabi (2014), Petroleum systems and basins of Yemen, in L. Marlow, C. Kendall and L. Yose, eds., Petroleum Systems of the Tethyan Region. AAPG Memoir 106, p. 757–780 (American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa). Published, 04/06/2014.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2014) Wallace Dow: A Pioneer of Petroleum Geochemistry, GeoExpro, v. 11, no. 2 (March 2014), pp. 48-50. Published, 04/01/2014.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2014) How much oil in the Middle East? GeoExpro, v. 11, no. 1 (January 2014), pp. 42-46. Published, 02/01/2014.
  • As-SARURI, M. L., SORKHABI, R., and BARABA, R. S., 2013, Sedimentary basins of Yemen: their tectonic development and lithostratigraphic cover, in Al Hosani K., et al., eds. (2014), Lithosphere Dynamic and Sedimentary Basins: The Arabian Plate and Analogues, Frontiers in Earth Sciences, p. 361-373, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30609_18, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg (reprinted from 2010 publication). Published, 12/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2013) Giant Fields: Kashagan Comes Onstream. Geo Expro, vol. 10, no. 5, pp., 52-56. Published, 10/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2013) GeoEducation: Folds and Folding, Part II. Geo Expro, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 60-64. Published, 09/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2013) GeoEducation: Folds and Folding, Part I. Geo Expro, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 92-96. Published, 06/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) Book Review of "Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry," Oil-Industry History Journal, vol. 13, p. 277. Published, 05/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) Historical Documentary Films on Petroleum Industry. Oil-Industry History Journal, vol. 13, no. 1. pp. 187-192. Published, 05/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2013) South China Sea Enigma, Geo Expro, vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 50-56. Published, 02/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2103) GeoProfile: Charles Hutchison. Geo Expro, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 42-45. Published, 02/01/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) Memorial to Charles Strachan Hutchison (1933-2011), Geological Society of America Memorials, v. 41, pp. 23-29. Published, 12/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) Memorial to B. P. Radhakrishna (1918-2012), Geological Society of America Memorials, v. 41, pp. 45-49. Published, 12/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2102) Memorial to Augusto Gansser (1910-2012), Geological Society of America Memorials, v. 41, pp. 15-21. Published, 12/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) GeoEducation: Know Your Faults, Part II. GeoExpro, v. 9, no. 6, pp. 72-76. Published, 12/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) GeoEducation: Know Your Faults, Part I. GeoExpro, v. 9, no. 5, pp. 64-68. Published, 10/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) Borneo’s Petroleum Plays. GeoExpro, v. 9, no. 4, pp. 20-24. Published, 09/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, R., Brice, W., and Craig, J. (2011) Bibliography of History of Petroleum 2010-2011, Oil-Industry History Journal, volume 12, p. 187-191. Published, 03/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) The Zagros Uplift. Geo Expro, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 18-24. Published, 02/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) Giant Fields: The Great Burgan Field, Kuwait. GeoExpro, v. 9, no. 1, pp. 42-46. Published, 02/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2012) The Zagros Uplift, GeoExpro, v. 9, no. 1, pp. 18-24. Published, 02/01/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2011) Early Textbooks of Petroleum Geology, GeoExpro, December 2011, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 50-52. Published, 12/2011.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2011) Industry Funded Research Report: Vietnam to Sumatra Basins Project (2010-2011), Energy & Geoscience Institute Technical Report No. I-00995. Published, 10/2011.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2011) Kota Kinabalu, Sabah: A Turbidite Paradise, GeoExpro, October 2011, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 52-54. Published, 10/2011.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2011) Finding Ghawar, Elephant Hid in Desert, AAPG Explorer, June 2011. Published, 06/2011.
  • Wannier, M., Lesslar, Ph., Lee, Ch., Raven, H., Sorkhabi, R., and Ibrahim, A. (2011) Geological Excursions Around Miri, Sarawak. EcoMedia, Miri, Malaysia, 308 p. Published, 05/2011.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2011) Miri Field, Seeps Helped, But Success Was a Higher Calling, AAPG Explorer, March 2011. Published, 03/2011.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2011) OPEC and Oil: The Next Fifty Years. Earth, February 2011, pp. 42-47. Published, 02/2011.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Brice, William R. (2010), History of Petroleum Bibliography2088-2010. Oil Industry History, vol. 11, pp. 203-209. Published, 12/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) George Bernard Reynolds: A forgotten pioneer of oil discoveries in Persia and Venezuela. Oil Industry History, vol. 11, pp. 157-172. Published, 12/2010.
  • As-Saruri, Mustafa A., Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Baraba, Rasheed (2010) Sedimentary basins of Yemen: Their tectonic development and lithostragraphic cover. Arabian Journal of Geoscience, vol. 3, pp. 515-527. Published, 12/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) History of Oil: Miri 1910: The Centenary of Oil Discovery in Sarawak. GeoExpro, vol. 7, no. 2 (March-April 2010), pp. 44-49. Published, 05/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) Why So Much Oil in the Middle East? GeoExpro, vol. 7, no. 1 (January-February 2010), pp. 20-26). Published, 03/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) Book review of “The Internal Structure of Fault Zones: Implications for Mechanical and Fluid Flow Properties, edited by C.A.J. Wibberley, W. Kurz, J. Imber, R.E. Holdsworth, and C. Collettini, Published by Geological Society, London, 2008). American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, March 2010, vol. 94, no. 3, pp. 401-402. Published, 03/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2009) 2009 Highlights: Oil and Gas around the World. Earth, December 2009, pp. 33-35. Published, 12/2009.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2009) Iraq: The Petroleum Resource Base. Geo Expro, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 28-34. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2009) The Mid-Cretaceous Source Rock Enigma. Geo Expro, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 24-30. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2009) History of Oil: Oil from Babylon to Iraq. Geo Expro, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 56-60. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2009) “Geology of India, 2 volumes” by M. Ramakrishnan and R. Vaidyanadhan (Geological Society of India, 2008). Geo Expro, 2009/4, September, p. 70. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2009) “A Geoscientist’s Guide to Petrophysics,” by Bernard Zinszner and Francois M. Pellerin (Technip, Paris, 2007). Geology Today, vol. 25/no. 1 (January-February), p. 39. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2009) “Oil and Gas and Other Energies: A Primer” by Albert Lagault (Technip, Paris, 2008). Geology Today, vol. 25/no. 4 (July-August 2009), p. 159-160. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2009) The Earth's Richest Source Rocks. GeoExpro, vol. 6 , no. 6, pp. 20-27. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2009) “The Geologic Evolution of Saudi Arabia, 2 volumes” by David Grainger (Saudi Geological Survey, 2008). Geo Expro, 2009/3, May, p. 10. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2009) “Geology of Utah’s Rivers” by William Parry (University of Utah Press, 2008). High Desert Journal, Spring 2009, p. 48. Published, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) Book Review of “Terrane Process at the Margins of Gondwana” (Geological Society London Special Publication 246). Episodes: Journal of International Geoscience, vol. 31 (4), p. 454. Published, 12/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) The Emergence of the Arabian Oil Industry. GeoExpro, Dec. 2008, pp. 42-46. Published, 12/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) A Passage to Jammu: Old Petroleum in a Himalayan Town. Geology Today, vol. 24(6): 209-211. Published, 12/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) What Drives Oil and Gasoline Prices? Earth, Nov. 2008, pp. 36-43. Published, 11/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) Persia 1908: The Centenary of the First Oil Well in the Middle East. GeoExpro, Nov. 2008, pp. 76-80. Published, 11/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) It‘s the Energy, Stupid! Geotimes, August 2008, p. 75. Published, 08/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. and Heydari, E (eds.) (2008) Asia Out of Tethys (Tectonophysics, Speciall Issue, 28 April 2008, volume 451, pp. 391), Elsevier, Amsterdam. Published, 04/28/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. and Heydari, E. (2008) Asia out of Tethys; Foreword. Tectonocphysics, vol. 451, pp. 1-6. Published, 04/28/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) Putting India on the World‘s Petroleum Map. Geotimes, Feb. 2008, pp. 28-29. Published, 02/2008.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul and Tsuji, Yoshihiro (2005) Faults, Fluid Flow & Petroleum Traps, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 85, 342 p. Published, 04/2005.

Presentations

  • Palash, Panja, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2022) Geomechanical controls on production performance of Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford oil wells in southern Texas. ARMA (American Rock Mechanics Association) 56th Symposium, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 26-29, 2022. Abstract Accepted. Full paper due March 2022. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 01/20/2022.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul & Stump, Edmund (2021) Rapid Exhumation of the Higher Himalayan Crystallines in the Everest Region in the Late Pliocene: Evidence from Apatite Fission-Track Thermochronology and Implications for Tectonic and Uplift History of the Higher Himalaya. American Geophysical Union Fall 2021 Meeting, New Orleans, 13-17 December 2021. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/16/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Post-Corona Oil Industry: Economic, Environmental and Technological Challenges and Prospects for Geoscientists. 2021 AAPG-SEG International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy (IMAGE) Convention, Denver, Colorado, 26 September – 1 October 2021 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/27/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2021) Clarence Dutton and Wallace Stegner: The Mapping of the American West from Geology to Conservation. 2021 AAPG-SEG International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy (IMAGE) Convention, Denver, Colorado, 26 September – 1 October 2021. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/26/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul & Panja, Palash (2021) Not All Shales Play the Same Game: Comparative Analysis of US Shale Oil Formation by Reverse Engineering and Petroleum Systems. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTec), Houston, Texas, 26-28 July 2021. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/26/2021.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Panja, Palash (2020) Data analysis of the Permian basin Wolfcamp and Bone Spring leads to better understanding of production sweetspots. Society of Petroleum Engineering Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 27-29 October 2020, virtual. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/27/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Technological Developments Leading to the Petroleum System and Basin Modeling: Implications for Shale Plays. 2020 AAPG-SEG International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy (IMAGE) Convention, September 30, 2020, virtual. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/30/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Earth’s richest source rocks. AAPG Super Basins 2020, Sugar Land, Texas, 11-13 February 2020 (Feb 12). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/12/2020.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2018) A history of the oil industry in Utah. Petroleum History Institute 2018 Oil History Symposium, Salt Lake City, May 17-19, 2018. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/18/2018.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2018) Lewis G. Weeks (1893-1977) and the Oil Habitat Paradigm.. Petroleum History Institute 2018 Oil History Symposium, Salt Lake City, May 17-19, 2018. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/18/2018.
  • Booth, David R., Matchette-Downes, Chris, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) Permo-Triassic petroleum systems of the East African coastal basins. AAPG International Conference and Exhibition, London, October 15-18, 2017. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/18/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2017) Lewis G. Weeks and the Oil Habitat Paradigm in Petroleum Geology. American Association of Petroleum Geologists 100 Annual Convention, 2 April 2017, Houston. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/02/2017.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2016) Historiography of petroleum companies. Petroleum History Institute 2016 Annual Symposium, Casper, Wyoming, July 28-31, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/29/2016.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2015), Petroleum Systems of East African Margin Constrained by Paleogeographical and Tectonostratigrpahic Analyses, AAPG Annual Convection, Denver, CO, May 31-June 3, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/03/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2015), History of Petroleum Geology Investigated through Textbooks, AAPG Annual Convection, Denver, CO, May 31-June 3, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/31/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2015), Toward a database on the history of petroleum, 2015 Petroleum History Symposium, Tulsa, OK, April 30-May 2, 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/01/2015.
  • Sorkhabi, R. and Fakhari, M. (2013) A tale of two orogens: Tectonostratigraphic evolution of Zagros and Himalaya, 2013 Geological Society of America Meeting, Denver. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/29/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2013) Why the history of petroleum matters, 2013 American Association of Petroleum Geologists Convention, Pittsburgh. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/19/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2013) A history of petroleum geology textbooks, Petroleum History Institute 2013 Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/17/2013.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Tongkul, Felix (2012) Petrophysical Characteristics of Thrust-Fault Zones in Sand-Rich Turbidites: A Case Study of Oligocene West Crocker Formation, Northwest Borneo. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 3-7 December, San Francisco. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 12/04/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Tongkul, Felix (2012) Tight Gas Reservoirs in the West Crocker Turbidites: A Frontier Play Offshore Northwest Borneo. 2012 America Association of Petroleum Geologists Convention, 22-25 April, Long Beach, California. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/24/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2012) The Dawn of Petroleum Geology in the Middle East: A case study of George Bernard Reynolds in Iran and Max Steineke in Saudi Arabia. 2012 America Association of Petroleum Geologists Convention, 22-25 April, Long Beach, California. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/22/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2012) Max Steineke (1898-1952): A Pioneer American Geologist in the Early History of Oil Exploration in Saudi Arabia. 2012 Petroleum History Institute Symposium and Field Trip, March 8-10, Houston. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/09/2012.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2011) Reading Ida Tarbell after a century: The Standard Oil story revisited (Abstract). 2011 Symposium, Petroleum History Institute, June 24, 2011, Marietta, Ohio. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/24/2011.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) Fault seals and petroleum entrapment: Examples from Southeast Asian basins. 2010 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting (31 October – 3 November 2010), Denver, Abstract. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Stump, Edmond (2010) Late Pliocene denudation of the Higher Himalaya: Fission-track evidence from Nepal and implications for tectonic evolution of the Himalaya. Conference on Tectonic Crossroads: Evolving Orogens of Eurasia-Africa-Arabia, Ankara, Turkey, 4-8 October 2010, Abstract. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2010.
  • As-Saruri, Mustafa, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) Petroleum basins of Yemen: Their tectonic development and lithostratigraphy. Conference on Tectonic Crossroads: Evolving Orogens of Eurasia-Africa-Arabia, Ankara, Turkey, 4-8 October 2010, Abstract . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2010.
  • As-Saruri, Mustafa, and Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) Sedimentary Basins and Petroleum Plays of Yemen. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, 11 April 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2010) The Miri Oil Field 1910: The Centenary of the First Oil Discovery in Borneo, SE Asia. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, New Orleans, 11-14 April 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2010.
  • Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2009) George Bernard Reynolds: A Forgotten Pioneer of Oil Discoveries in Persia and Venezuela. Presented at the Oil 150 Conference: 2009 Petroleum History Institute Symposium and Field Trip, May 14-16, Titusville, PA,. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 2009.
  • Sorkhabi, R. (2008) Extending the Tethys back in Time: Tracing the Proto-Tethys along the Arabia-Indian Margin and Its Implications for Hydrocarbon Prospectivity. Keynote Lecture at International Conference on Geology and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Basins in India, Pakistan and Middle East. University of Jammu, India. 20-21 February 2008, . Conference Paper, Presented, 02/20/2008.