Fnu “Ming” Suriamin is a petroleum geologist/petrophysicist who joined the Oklahoma Geological Survey in January 2018. His primary research involves petroleum geology, geological well log analysis, data science in geology, and mathematical geology. Prior to joining the OGS, he worked as a field engineer with Halliburton Sperry Sun Drilling Services in Jakarta and was with ExxonMobil in Jakarta as a geoscientist and petrophysicist. He has also spent time working as an operations geologist for Petrofac Malaysia Limited and as a wellsite geologist with Murphy Oil Corporation.
Currently, he is conducting petrophysical analysis and reservoir modeling of the Mississippian-age reservoirs in central Oklahoma. He is also involved in studies of Caney and Springer Shales, as well as EOR projects.
Suriamin earned his B.E. degree in Geological Engineering from Padjadjaran University (2005), M.Sc. degree in Geology from Colorado School of Mines (2011), and is working toward finishing his Ph.D. in Geology at the University of Oklahoma. He is a member of American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), and International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG).