Assist Prof Dr. Numair Siddiqui | Geology | Best Researcher AwardūüŹÜ

Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

Dr. Numair Ahmed Siddiqui embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Gas Engineering from BUITEMS, Quetta, Pakistan, in 2008. Following this, he pursued a Master's degree in Petroleum Geosciences at the University Brunei Darussalam, sponsored by the Brunei Ministry of Education, completing it in 2010. Dr. Siddiqui furthered his education with a Ph.D. in Petroleum Geosciences at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, which he completed in 2016.

Professional Endeavors:

His professional journey commenced with his role as a researcher at the Department of Geosciences, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia, in January 2012. He progressed to become an Associate Professor at UTP, where he has been actively involved in teaching, research, and consultancy for over 11 years. His expertise spans a wide array of fields, including Rare Earth Elements Exploration, Reservoir Sedimentology, Reservoir Characterization, Geological Mapping, Sequence Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Well Logging.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Throughout his career, He has made significant contributions to the field of Petroleum Geology. His research focuses on siliciclastic shallow-marine deposits in the Borneo region, reservoir characterization, petrography, field investigation, and outcrop modeling. He has led numerous research projects and consultation assignments in collaboration with international and national entities, contributing valuable insights to the Petroleum and Geoscience sectors.

Accolades and Recognition:

His contributions to academia and research have earned him recognition and accolades. He has authored several publications and secured numerous research grants, highlighting his expertise and scholarly achievements. Additionally, he is an active member of prestigious professional organizations such as the European Geosciences Union (EGU), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and European Association of Geoscientist and Engineers (EAGE).

Impact and Influence:

His work has had a profound impact on the understanding and advancement of Petroleum Geology. His research outputs, including publications and consultation projects, have contributed to the development of reservoir characterization techniques and sedimentological modeling methodologies, benefiting both academia and industry stakeholders.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As He continues to excel in his academic and professional endeavors, his legacy as a leading figure in Petroleum Geology is solidified. His commitment to research, teaching, and consultancy ensures that his contributions endure, shaping the future of the field. With a focus on ongoing research projects and collaborations, Dr. Siddiqui remains dedicated to advancing knowledge and innovation in Petroleum Geology for years to come.


A total of  885 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 885
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 16
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†31

Notable Publications 

Sedimentological characterization, petrophysical properties and reservoir quality assessment of the onshore Sandakan Formation, Borneo

Facies heterogeneity and lobe facies multiscale analysis of deep-marine sand-shale complexity in the West Crocker Formation of Sabah Basin, NW Borneo

Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Source Rock Potential: Deep Marine Shales of Belaga Formation of Late Cretaceous-Late Eocene, Sarawak, Malaysia

Landscape response to progressive tectonic and climatic forcing in NW Borneo: Implications for geological and geomorphic controls on flood hazard

Active tectonic deformation along rejuvenated faults in tropical Borneo: inferences obtained from tectono-geomorphic evaluation

Drainage basin and topographic analysis of a tropical landscape: Insights into surface and tectonic processes in northern Borneo

Onshore sandstone facies characteristics and reservoir quality of Nyalau Formation, Sarawak, East Malaysia: an analogue to subsurface reservoir quality evaluation

Late Middle Miocene volcanism in Northwest Borneo, Southeast Asia: Implications for tectonics, paleoclimate and stratigraphic marker

High resolution facies architecture and digital outcrop modeling of the Sandakan formation sandstone reservoir, Borneo: Implications for reservoir characterization and flow …

Shallow-marine Sandstone Reservoirs, Depositional Environments, Stratigraphic Characteristics and Facies Model: A Review


Numair Siddiqui | Geology | Best Researcher Award

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