Bora Yalcin

Ph.D. Students

Research Interests

Proficient petrophysical reservoir modeler (Matrix & Fractures) with proven track record, deep knowledge in reservoir characterization in fractured carbonate reservoirs, new interest is in the modeling subsurface physics responsible for reservoir heterogeneity, using present tools and more. 

Selected Publications

Zhu, W., Yalcin, B., Khirevich, S., Patzek, T. Correlation analysis of fracture intensity descriptors with different dimensinality in a geomechanics-constrained 3D fracture network. Petroleum Geostatistics, EAGE 2019, Florence, Italy

Chandra, V., Ramdani, A., Yalcin, B., Finkbeiner T., Petrovic, A., Khanna, P., Vahrenkamp, V. Characterization of Outcrop Well Cores Equivalent to Lower Arab-D Reservoir, Saudi Arabia. EAGE 2019, London, UK

Finkbeiner, T., Chandra, V., Vahrenkamp, V., Yalcin, B., Ramdani, A., Perbawa, A. Petrophysical and Geomechanical Propertiesof Late Jurassic Carbonates Outcropping in Central Saudi Arabia: Correlation with Depositional Sequences and Diagenetic Overprints. GEO 2018, Manama, Bahrain

Yalcin, B., Aydin, A., Yapan, K. Sayındere Reservoir Fracture Characterization (An Innovative Workflow for Fracture Analysis and Modeling). Ipetgas 2013, Ankara, Turkey

Yalcin B., Ozkaya, I.O., Yapan, K. Sayındere Reservoir Fracture Characterization/Phase 2. Praxis Global- Fractured Reservoir Development Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey


M.Sc., Petroleum Geology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
B.Sc., Geological Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Professional Profile

2014-2016: Geoscientist, Genel Energy, Ankara, Turkey
2012-2014: Geologist, TPAO, Ankara, Turkey​


Taqadam Startup Accelerator 2018 winner 20,000$ USD
AAPG Imperial Barrel Award 2nd place in US Mid Continent section
Turkish Petroleum Company (TPAO)  full scholarship for Master of Science degree
Honor Graduate from Middle East Technical University