Dr. Nejma Djabelkhir is a Principal Geoscientist in the Geoscience and Engineering Group at the EERC, where she collaborates with EERC subject matter experts, principal investigators, and leadership to prepare proposals and pursue new business opportunities. She also leads and manages projects in the areas of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) in conventional and unconventional formations, CO2 and produced gas storage, natural resource management, critical materials resource characterization and recovery, geologic and synthetic materials characterization, produced water management, and the environmental aspects of energy development.
Nejma holds a Ph.D. degree in Petroleum Engineering from UND and an M.Sc. degree in Geological Engineering and a B.Sc. degree in Earth Science and Technology from Houari Boumediene University, Algiers, Algeria.
Nejma has spent 17 years in the oil and gas industry, most recently as the NExT Learning Content Manager at Schlumberger.
Nejma’s principal areas of interest and expertise include developing workflows from seismic to simulation, reservoir characterization, EOR, CO2 storage, log analysis, fracture modeling, and uncertainty analysis. She has coauthored several professional publications.
In her new role, Nejma is looking forward to renewing her expertise in management, marketing, geomodeling, and research to contribute to EERC growth and development. She is from Algeria and enjoys traveling, hiking, swimming, reading, and visiting new playgrounds with her husband and daughter.