Petroleum Engineering
1. Mechanistic Study of Effect of Ultrasonic Radiation on Asphaltenic Crude Oils

Seyed Mohammadreza Mousavi; Saeed Jafari; Mahin Schaffie; Saeid Norouzi Apourvari

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 45-67

http://dx.doi.org/10.22050/ijogst.2020.246788.1562

Abstract
  Ultrasonic irradiation is a new, economic, and environmentally friendly technique for treating asphaltene aggregation in petroleum industry. In this study, the effect of ultrasonic radiation on asphaltene formation is investigated using conventional optical microscopy, viscosity measurement, and Fourier-transform ...  Read More

2. An Estimation of Wave Attenuation Factor in Ultrasonic Assisted Gravity Drainage Process

Behnam Keshavarzi; Mohammad Javad Shojaei; Mohammad Hossein Ghazanfari; Cyrus Ghotbi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 22-33

http://dx.doi.org/10.22050/ijogst.2014.5798

Abstract
  It has been proved that ultrasonic energy can considerably increase the amount of oil recovery in an immiscible displacement process. Although many studies have been performed on investigating the roles of ultrasonic waves, based on the best of our knowledge, little attention has been paid to evaluate ...  Read More