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Haq Minhas

Sr. Technical & Reservoir Advisor for ME Region, Baker Hughes


Haq is a recognized industry professional with 30 years of worldwide experience; 20 years with Schlumberger, 10 years with ENI and PETRONAS, and at present with Baker Hughes as Chief Reservoir Engineer.

He is a subject matter expert in many areas. His core expertise include gas reservoir engineering, field development planning, reservoir management, fluid sampling and analysis, production enhancement, rock mechanics, hydraulic fracturing, EOR, and unconventional gas.

He is a visiting lecturer for post graduate courses in Well Testing and Reservoir Simulation. He has published more than 15 SPE and other papers. Haq had worked as a petrophysicist for three years before working full time on Reservoir Engineering.

Along with dual skills of reservoir engineering and petrophysics; in service and oil companies; in 10 different countries and numerous sandstone and carbonate fields, having industry and academic experience, he has managed large teams, projects, and business across countries. His role varied from team lead, to subsurface manager and mentor; in both conventional and unconventional reservoirs; from land to deep-water projects.

In rock mechanics, he has worked on developing techniques for sanding risk, and numerous
hydraulic fracturing jobs from design to execution and post fracture analysis.