el Badri Ali Omer

Omer el Badri Ali

Name:Omer el Badri Ali
Address:Faculty of minerals and oil - International University of Africa




1978  Ph.D. Geology: (Sedimentology and Palaeoecology of Coralliferous units from the Upper Jurassic.) University of Reading , U K.


1972  M.Sc. Geology: (Sediment Transport and Deposition of Blue Nile and White Nile at Khartoum) .Dept. of Geology Univ. of Khartoum, Sudan.

1967  B.Sc. Geology, Dept. of Geology .Univ. of Khartoum.





Jan. 2013- Up to date: Professor of Geology, Univ of Khartoum and the International Univ. of Africa

1997- Jan. 2013 Associate Professor, Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Khartoum

1996-1997 : Assistant Professor, Univ. of Khartoum.

1992-1996: Associate Professor, Dept f Earth Science, Univ. of  Sebha, Libya.

1986- 1992: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth Science, Univ. of Sebha, Libya.

1978- 1986: Lecturer (Senior Lecturer) Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Khartoum

1967- 1973 Teaching Assistant, Dept of Geology, Univ. of Khartoum.



vTeach graduate and undergraduate courses in Sedimentology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Historical geology, Petroleum Geology and Physical geology. These courses are being taught in the prelim, second, third, fourth and fifth year at the Dept. of Geology Univ. of Khartoum.

 vParticipate in teaching undergraduate courses at other Sudanese Universities such as Africa International University, Red Sea University, Kordofan University and Omdurman Islamic University.

vTeach Higher Diploma courses at the Dept. including advanced stratigraphy, Petroleum Geology, Sedimentology and geology of the Sudan.

 vLeading several annual Field Trips for training geology students at different parts of the country. This includes second year, third and fourth year field training besides 5th year graduation projects.

 vParticipated in revision and development of several Geology B.Sc. and Higher Diploma programs at the Dept. of Geology (U of K), University of Gazira and Sebha, Libya..

 vCoordinate Senior Project courses, seminars for Graduate & undergraduate students.

 vMember of several executive and advisory committees at different U of K levels.

 vSupervise graduate students and Higher Degree students. (See below).

 vAttend several workshops, training programs, and short courses to enhance professional experience.

 vAttend several Conferences and International scientific meetings inside the country and abroad (See below).

 vParticipated as a member of consult Group inconducting surface geology survey over Block 12 A, N W Sudan during January- March2014;A report is prepared for Greater Sahara Petroleum Operating Company Ltd.


  1.    1. Ali. 0. E. 1972.

   Changes in bed configuration of the Blue Nile. Records of Research” No.1, Geology department, Khartoum University press.

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  1. Khalil. B. E. and Ali. 0. E.. 1973.

   Reconnaissance, geochemical and mineralogical exploration along the White Nile and its tributaries. Hydrobiological Research Unit” 19th. Ann. Rep.: University of Khartoum Press.

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  1. Ali. 0. E. 1977

Jurassic Hazards to Coral Growth. Geological Mag 144m” 1977

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  1. Ali. O. E. 1983

Microsolenid Corals as rock formers in the Corallian (Upper Jurassic) rocks of England. Geological Mag, vol.128 (4), pp. 375-380.

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  1. Ali.0. E. 1983. Reduced Agricultural Productivity in irrigated Areas with reference to silting in Reservoirs, Rivers and lakes. Reassessment of Natural Resources in Sudan. Special joint Publication by the Institute of Environmental Studies (U of K) and the Program for International Development, Clark Univ. USA. ppl01-115

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  1. Ali. O. E. 1984 Sclerochronology and Carbonate production in some Upper Jurassic Reef Corals. Paleontology 27(3) pp. 537 548

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  1. Makhlouf. I., Al Haddad. A. and Ali. O. E. 2003. Quartz_geodes and their distribution in the Cretaceous, Lower Tar Member,Libya.
  2. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Mh. 2003, vol.1.pp.667- 682. 

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  1. Babikir. M. and Ali. O. E.. 2006.

Physical and chemical properties of Central and Northern Sudan kaolin. Industrial Research Journal” vol.4 (1)


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  1. M.L.Balestreiri, E. Abbate, G. Bigazzi and O. E. Ali (2009)

 Thermochronological data from Sudan in the frame of denudational history of the Nubian Red Sea margin.

Earth Surf. Process. Landforms 34, 1279-1290.

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  1. Paolo Billi, Omer el Badri Ali (2010)

Sediment Transport of the Blue Nile at Khartoum

Quaternary International, Elsevier, 1-11 ( 2010)

  Document 10.

  1. E.Abbate , A . Albianelli, Amel Awad, Paolo Billi, Biero Burni, M. Delfino, M. P. Ferretti, Omer Filippi, G. Gallai, M. Ghinassi, S. E. Lauretzin,  D. Vetro, B.M. Navarro,  F. Martini, GNapoleone, Omer Badri, M. Papini, L. Rook and M. Sagari (2010).

    Pleistocene environments and Human Presence in the Middle Atbara Valley (Khashm El Girba, Eastern Sudan).

Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 292 (2010) 12-34.

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  1. Ayad M. Idris, Osman M. Abdullatif  and  Omer E. Ali.(2011)

  Depositional Environment and Reservoir Heterogeneity of Bentiu Formation (Albian Cenomonian), Muglad Basin, Sudan.

Sapeg Journal1, 4-21

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  1. Nafi, M., Awad, M.Z., Abdel Rahman, E.M.., El Amin A., El Faki, E.M., Saleh, K., El Badri O., Brugge, N., Babikir, A.,, El Hag, A., Abou, A., El Doma, A., Abaker, A. (2011).

    New evidence of Upper Carboniferous-Permotriassic Strata in Northern Sudan.  

 Sapeg Journal1, 2

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  1. Abbate, E.,Bruni, Pn Ferretti,M.P.Delmer,C Laurenzi,M.A.,, Hagos,M., Badri,O.,Rook, K.,Sagari,M., Libsekal,Y.(2013)


The Oligocene intertrappean beds: Regional distribution, depositional

4 environments and Afro/Arabian mammal dispersals

           Journal of African Earth Sciences,.

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  1. El Turabi D.A.. Farwa .A.G., El Nadi A. H.and. Ali O.E(2010)

معجم مصطلحات علوم الارض

اصدارات اللجنه العليا للتعريب

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vAli, O.E., M.M. El-Chair” and Haddad, A.A. (1994) Depositional Environment and Facies of the Late Jurassic Early Cretaceous Mesak Formation, Aubari-Sebha Area, Libya.

The Second Intern. Conference of the Geology of Arab world.

Cairo Univ. Jan. 22-26.

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v   Ali, O.E. and Murad, M.A.(2002) Sedimentology, Petrography and Diagenesis of the Yabus Formation, Upper Palaeocene, Adar- Yale Oil Field, Melut Basin. (S. E. Sudan). 4th International Conf. on the Geology of Arab World. Cairo Univ.

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v   El Haddad, A.A., El hodeiri and Ali, O.E.(2000)

Depositional Environment of Jurassic Bir ghanam Evaporites, J.Nafusa, Libya.

   The 5th Intern. Conference of the Geology of Arab World, Cairo Univ. Jan.22-26

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v  Ali, O.E., Abbate, E., Papini, M., Rook, L. And Sagari, M. (2006)

Lithic Artefacts, Fossil Mammals and Palaeoenvironment in the Pleistocene of the Middle Atbara Valley (E. Sudan). The 8th Intern. Conf. on the Geology of Arab World, Cairo Univ.

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vSheikh Omer. H.B., Ali, O. E, and Oshi.E. (2005) Sedimentological studies of Es-Safya and Bag_Bag basins, North Kordofan State, Sudan. Forth International Conference on the geology of Africa (15_16 Nov. 2005).

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vAli, O. E. and Abuzeid A. A. (2006)

   Depositional Environment, Geochemistry and Diagenesis of the Aptian-Albian Lacustrine Abu Gabra Formation, Muglad Basin, Sudan. The 8th Intern. Conf. on the Geology of Arab World. Cairo Univ.

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vAli, O. E. and Abdul Gadir A. (2007)

  Towards better interaction between Petroleum Operating Companies and educational institutes. SAPEG 1st Petroleum Seminar. Friendship Hall, Khartoum, 15th March 2007.

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vSheikh Omer,H.B., AIi,O.E., and Mohammed, A. H.(2007)

   Greenschist Aquifer as Solution for Socioeconomic Constrains in Sub-Saharan African Rural Areas; (Case Study: Sudan and Burkina Faso). The 5th. Intern. Conf. on the Geology of Africa. Assuit, Egypt.

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vAhmed,S. H1,  O. E. Ali2 . Ibrahim, A. B3., Eisawi, A. A.M4.

Neogene to Quaternary palynology of the Red Sea coastal sediments, eastern Sudan.

The 14th Intern. Conf. on the Geology of Arab World. Cairo Univ. March 2014.

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 MohamedMohamed Hamid , O.E.Ali, A.H.Elnadi

Structural and Stratigraphic Trap Development during the evolution of the Extensional Rift Basin of North Melut, Sudan

The. Intern. Conf. on the Geology of Africa. Tanzania, July 2014.

جامعة الخرطوم


مقدمة الجيولوجيا :مسستحاثات وطبقات                 المستوى الأول

مبادئ علم المستحاثات                                      المستوى الثانى

علم الرسوبيات 1                                             المستوى الثالث

مادة الجيولوجيا التاريخية 1                                 المستوى الثالث

علم المستحاثات اللافقارية                                   المستوى الثالث

علم الرسوبيات 2                                             المستوى الرابع

مادة الجيولوجيا التاريخية 2                                المستوى الرابع

مادة الرسوبيات3                                              المستوى الخامس

مادة التحليل الحوضى                                        المستوى الخامس (تخصص بترول)

مادة المستحاثات الدقيقة                                      المستوى الخامس (تخصص بترول)


الدبلوم العالى

مادة الرسوبيات المتقدمة

مادة الطبقات

تحليل الأحواض الرسوبية


جامعة البحر الأحمر , جامعة كردفان , جامعة...


مادة المستحاثات                                              المستوى الثالث

مادة الرسوبيات                                              المستوى الثالث والرابع

مادة الجيولوجيا التاريخية                                  المستوى الثالث

مقدمة علم جيولوجيا البترول                              المستوى الرابع

مادة المستحاثات الدقيقة                                      المستوى الخامس


الإسهام فى أستقطاب تمويل الدراسات العليا...


  1. دعم من وزارة الطاقة والبترول والجمعية السودانية لجيولوجي البترول شملت تدريبحقلى ومعملى للطلاب والخريجين بوصفى نائب رئيس الجمعية.


  1. تقوم جامعة فلورنس بأيطاليا  بدعم قسم الجيولوجيا ماديا وترسل بعض المعدات والأجهزة فى أطار المشروع البحثى المشترك بين قسمى الجيولوجيا الذى أقوم فيه بدور المنسق وذلك منذ العام 2004  .

  1. أشارك فى لجنة الدعم المقترح من شركة سودابت ووزير الطاقة السابق لقسم الجيولوجيا

وقسم هندسة النفط لأجراء البحث العلمى وقد تم التوقيع على هذا المشروع فى بداية العام الماضى بواسطة السيد مدير الجامعة وقدمت البحوث وفى انتظار التمويل.

4.ساهمت فى توقيع أتفاقية توفير المعلومات والبيانات من وزارة البترول بالمجان لطلاب الدراسات العليا من قسم الجيولوجيا  بعد أن كانت مكلفة وتشكل عقبة كبرى فى طريق البحث

  1. Ihave been nominated last year as a research collaborator in the EU projecton environmental

water purification research in Ethioia and Sudan together with Italian scientists from Florence University.



vGeological and geotechnical properties of aggregates around Heglig area. Three reports submitted to Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) , Sudan, 1999.

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v Sedimentological Investigation of the bentonitic Nubian Sandstone at Umm Ali area. (Prepared for EI Hawad Mining Company, Khartoum).

vGeological Investigation on the construction material of the Nubian Sandstone Formation. (A report prepared for Bannaga Engineering Consult, Khartoum).

v Geological Investigation and economic evaluation of the Pumice Deposits of the Bayuda Volcanic Field. Sudan.

vGeoarchaeological Survey of Khashm el Girba Area.

 (Activity Report to submitted to the Nat. Corporation for Antiques  and  Museum Sudan, Ministry of Culture and Tourism.March,2006

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v  The Pleistocene sediments of Shuwak Area.

Progress Report, Mission Feb. 2008

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v  Geological Survey over Block 12 A , NW Sudan .   Final Report prepared for Greater Sahara Petroleum Operating Company Ltd.. March 2014.

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vMember of the Geological Society at the University Of Khartoum, 1964- 1967.

vMember of the Khartoum University Staff Association.

vSecretary of the Geology Departmental Board during 1980­


vSecretary of the Faculty Board, Fac. of Science U Of K,


vHead, Department of Earth Science, Univ. of Sebha, 1991-93.

vHead, Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, U. of K, 1998-2000.

vCo-opted Member of the Hydrobiological Research Unit and the Environmental Research Institute 1970-1973.

vMember of the National Committee for Culture, Education and Science of the UNESCO during 1981-1985.

vChairman of the Natural Science subcommittee in the above mentioned body and a member of the Sudanese delegation for UNESCO Conference at Sofia, 1985.

vMember of the Palaeontological Association, Britain, 1975-78.

vMember of the British Sedimentologial Research Group, 1975-1980.

vMember of the Sudanese Geological Society since 1980.

vMember of the committee for studying impact of Oil Discovery in the Sudan.

vMember of the study group of the Blue Nile Basin.

vMember of the General Union of the Sudanese Geologists.

vEditor, SAPEG journal, Sudanese Association of Petroleum Geoscientists.

vVice President of the Sudanese Association of Petroleum Geoscientists.

vMember of the Higher Commission for Arabicization, U of K.

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vOn the Occurrence. Origin and Industrial Potentialities of Central & Northern Sudan Kaolin Deposits. (M. Babikir M., awarded 2003).

vDepositional Environment, Geochemistry and Diagenesis of the Aptian_Albian Lacusrine Abu Gabra Formation, Muglad Basin. (Abuzeid A. A. awarded 2004).

vSedimentology, Heterogeneity and Resevoir Characterization of Samaa and Yabus Formations, Melut Basin. (Amani A. Badi, with joint cosupervision) awarded 2013.

vGeomorphological studies of Wadies in Arid and Subarid Regions: Case Study of Wadi el Awateib, Central Sudan.(Mohammed FathAlla M. Ahmed.) In Arabic.Awarded 2012.

vStructural and Stratigraphic Trap Development during the Evolution of Extentional Rift Basins, North Melut, Sudan. .(Mohammed Mohammed Hamid Ahmed), Awaded , Feb 2014.


vOn the effect and Reasons of the Formation of Mayaas (ponds) at the Dinder Park area, Central Sudan. ( Eldai. A. H. awarded 1982).

vA Study on Silt Deposition in the Irrigation Canals of Northern Gezira. (Ahmed A. A, awarded 1984).

vPalaeoecology and Sedimentology of J. Abiyad Palaeozoic/­Mesozoic Sediments using Macro and Microfossils. (cosupervision of Candidate M.Z. Awad, awarded 1987).

vUse of Remote Sensing Technique in the Study of Parts of the Nuba Mountains. (Co supervisor for Candidate Elbadri H., awarded 1985).

vSedimentology, Petrography and Diagenesis of Palaeocene sequence of Adar Yale Oil Field. (Murad, M.A., Awarded 2002).

vReservoir characterization with emphasis on Ghazal Formation, Muglad Basin, (S W Sudan). (M.M. EI Mahi., Awarded November, 2007).

vDepositional Environment and Reservoir Geology of the Late Albian-Cenomonian Bentiu Formation. (cosupervision of M.Sc by Idris A.M., Awarded 2002).

vFacies, Depositional Environment and Reservoir Quality of Ghazal Formation, Muglad Basin. (Mohammed Abbaker M., Awarded 2003).

vSedimentological Characteristics and Depositioal Environment of the Upper Cretaceous Shendi Formation, U mm Ali Area, Sudan. (Aoshi. M el B. awarded 2004).

vFacies association and Depositional Environment of Miocene Pleistocene Deposits at Khor Eit Area, Red Sea, Sudan. Muddathir Sinnary. (Awarded September 2007, EI Nelein University).

vOn the Geochemical characteristics of Tertiary Source Rocks from Kaikang Area, Muglad Basin. (El Balloula S. M. with an external cosupervisor). (Awarded November 2010, [Khartoum University).

v  Aradeiba Main Sand Reservoir, Heglig Field, Muglad Basin.(Yasir Abdalla Abbas) Awaded Aug. 2011..

vSedimentology and Palaeoenvironment of Damazin and Dinder Formations, Blue Nile Basin. (Nuha Ibrahim Abueed.) Awarded 2013.

v  Palynostratigraphy and Facies analysis of some Tertiary Subsurface Sediments from the Red Sea Coastal Areas. Sudan. (Shaa el Din M. Ahmed )Awarded 2010.


vGeological and Petrophysical Modeling of Cretaceous sandstone, outcrop analogue to Melut Rift Basin (Osman el Kheir). Registered 2005.Quitted

vSedimentology, Petrography & Diagenetic Control of Bentiu Formation. Sargas Oil Field. (M. A. Murad)_,.Submitted 2014.

vLithologic and Stratigraphic Evolution of Nearn Oil Field, Muglad Basin. (Rashida. S. Elkhatim.). Submitted 2 014.

vCorrelation of Tertiary-Quaternary Strata in Muglad and Melut basins based on sedimentological aspects. (Ibrahim Ahmed Abdel Rahim.) Registered at EI Nilein Univ. as external supervision with internal cosupervisor, 2007. Quitted

  1.  Sedimentology of Tertiary Formations along the Red   Sea Area, Sudan (Mudather Abdo M. Osman) Registered Dec.2009.



vSedimentology and Basin Analysis with emphasis on Tokar Delta, Sudan. (Elhassan A. M.) . Registered 2005 Quited.

vPalynofacies and Depositional Environment of Source Rock, Sharaf Formation, Sudan. (Jubara H. G. with a cosupervisor). Registered 2006.Quitted

vReservoir Characterization of Bentiu Formation, Neem Field, Using 3-D Modeling. (Ahmad Abdalla Mohammed). Re- Registered 2013.

vProbabilistic 3-D Geological Modeling of Bentiu-l Reservoir of Muglad Basin. (Alkhalil. S.B.) . Under registration 2010.Ouitted


vMSc. In Evironmental Science, Abdalla, K. 1982, Institute of Environm. Science. U of K.

vMSc. On Palaeozoic- Mesozoic Sedimentary rocks, Nafie, M, 1997. Dept.of Geology U. of K

vMSc. On Recent Sedimentary Facies. El Gizouli A. Hamid.2000, Geol, Dept. U of K.

vMSc. Sedimentology and Engineering Properties of Kaolin. Osman, N.H., 2000, Geol. Dept. Khartoum.

vMSc. Sedimentology and Lithofacies of R. Atbara Basin, Mohammed O. E., 2000, Khartoum Geol. Dept.

vMSc. Depositional Environment of Omdurman Formation. Alamin, A. M., 2001, Geol. Dept., U of K.

vMSc. On Subsurface Strata from S. W. Sudan., Ali, S. Mohammed, 2002, Geol, Dept. Khartoum.

vMSc. On Subsurface Strata from S W Sudan Aamir A. Obeida 2003, Geol, Dept. Khartoum.

vMSc. Environmental Problems, Mohy el Din M., 2004, Instit. Of Environmental Studies. U of K.

vMSc. On Recent Khor Abu Habil Sediments. Abdul Gadir el Fadul, 2004, Geol. Dept. Khartoum.

vMSc. On Coastal Sedimentary Facies, Omar el Tag, 2004, Al Nelein Univ.

vMSc. On subsurface Geological Sections. Abdul Mutaal H., 2004, Geol. Dept, Khartoum.

vMSc. On Outcropping Strata from Northern Sudan. Hamad Beshir Osman, 2005, Al Nelein Univ.

vMSc. In Engineering Geology, Zahir Abdul Moniem, 2005. Geology Dept. Khartoum.

vMSc. In Building Research, Tarig El Khawad ,Sept.,2014 BRI. U of K Khartoum

vPhD. In Engineering Geology, Mamoun el Tayeb, 2005, Building Research Inst., U of K.

vPhD. Mathimatical approach in Petroleum Exploration. Hala Abbas Bedawi, 2005, Al Nelein University.



  1. Refereed papers and Research Work for Promotion of Dr. Abdulkadir el Hudeiri, Associate Professor, Dept of Earth Science, Univ. of Sebha, Libya, 1990.


  1. Refereed the work of Dr. Mutwakil Nafie for promotion for Associate Professorship at the Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Dongola, Sudan, 2007.


  1. A Member of Committee for assessing a book on Geological and Geochemical Exploration of Mineral Deposits by Prof. Hassanein M.A., for Perm. Committee for Academic Promotions, King Abdulaziz Univ., K.S.A

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  1. Assessed a text book on Invertebrate fossils by Dr. Bahlool Elyagoubi. Univ. of Tripoli, Libya, 1992.

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  1. AMember of the Editorial Board, SAPEG Journal, a QuaternaryJournalof the Sudanese Association of Petroleum

Geoscientists. First Issue published March 2011.

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  1. A Member of the editorial Board of  Sudapet  Book on the    Petroleum Geology and Resources of the Sudan.

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