Talal AL-Bazali is currently an Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Kuwait University. Dr. Talal Al-Bazali’s teaching and research interests include petroleum economics and project evaluation, drilling engineering, drilling fluids chemistry and rock mechanics. Dr. Al-Bazali holds a B.S. degree from University of Tulsa, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, all in Petroleum Engineering.