Volume 9 (2020)
Volume 8 (2019)
Volume 7 (2018)
Volume 6 (2017)
Volume 5 (2016)
Volume 4 (2015)
Volume 3 (2014)
Volume 2 (2013)
Volume 1 (2012)

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Number of Volumes 10
Number of Issues 35
Number of Articles 212
Impact Factor (ISC) 0.125
Article View 341,914
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View Per Article 1340.84
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Acceptance Rate 29
Number of Indexing Databases 15
Number of Reviewers 322



The Iranian Journal of Oil & Gas Science and Technology (IJOGST) is a peer-reviewed and indexed journals which is published quarterly in English by the Petroleum University of Technology (PUT) with permission from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology as a Scientific Research Journal. IJOGST brings together multidisciplinary interests in one journal and is to disseminate information on all aspects of research and development in Oil and Gas industries. Contributions in the form of research articles, short communications, comments, and reviews are considered for publication. Researchers and graduate students are cordially invited to submit their papers to IJOGST. The editors welcome original contributions that have not been published elsewhere.


About the journal:

  • Publisher: Petroleum University of Technology, Iran
  • Adheres to: the guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
  • DOI: 10.22050/ijogst
  • Acceptance rate: 20%
  • Review time: 1 month approximately 
  • Frequency: quarterly
  • Open access: Yes
  • Licenced by: CC BY-ND 4.0
  • Policy: peer-reviewed
  • Indexed: yes
  • Language: English
  • Article Processing Charges: No
  • Contact email: ijogst@put.ac.ir


Research Paper Chemical Engineering
1. Experimental optimization of the disinfection performance of sodium hypochlorite and hypochlorous acid in pilot and industrial cooling towers

Bahman Behzadi; Maziar Noei; Alireza Azimi; Masoume Mirzaei; Hossien Anaraki Ardakani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021


  Water can contain microorganisms and cause deposition and corrosion in cooling tower systems.Therefore, treatment of thewater of cooling towers is important and essential.Various biocides are used to remove bacteria and disinfect the water of cooling towers,the most commonly used of whichare sodium hypochlorite ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering – Drilling
2. Study of Rheological Properties of Water-based Drilling Fluid in the Well Strength (Using Alumina Nanoparticles)

Afshar Alihosseini; Ali Hassan Zadeh; Majid Monajjemi; Mahdi Nazary Sarem

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021


  Wellbore stability is of one of challenges in drilling industry. Shale formation is of one of the most problematic rocks during drilling because the rock has very low permeability and very small pores (nanometers). In this study, the viability of the Alumina nanoparticles in Water-Based Mud (WBM) is ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering – Exploration
3. Facies interpretation from well logs applied to Calub-Hilala field within Ogaden Basin, Ethiopia

Samuel Getnet Tsegaye

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021


  The lithofacies and environments of deposition interpretations of the Calub-Hilala field towards central trough of Ogaden Basin have been carried out. Geophysical well logs from three deep exploration wells; Calub-1, Bodle-1 and Hilala-2 were used. A methodology was piloted in establishing the sedimentary ...  Read More

Research Paper Chemical Engineering – Gas Processing and Transmission
4. Simulation of H2S solubility in three acetate-based ionic liquids using PC-SAFT EoS together with RETM

Alireza Afsharpour

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021


  In current work, Perturbed Chain- Statistical Associating Fluid Theory (PC-SAFT) EoS together with the Reaction Equilibrium Thermodynamic Model (RETM) was employed to correlate H2S solubility in three carboxylate ionic liquids including [emim][Ace], [bmim][Ace] and [hmim][Ace]. The RETM proposes a chemical ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering
5. Preparation of Nickel Oxide Supported Zeolite catalyst (NiO/Na-ZSm-5) for Asphaltene Adsorption: A Kinetic and Thermodynamic Study

Mohsen Mansouri; Mehdi Parhiz; Behrouz Bayati; Yaser Ahmadi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021


  One of the important issues in oil industry is related to asphaltene precipitation during different stages, and using nanoparticles is known as a common method for solving this problems. Although nickel oxide and zeolite have been addressed in previous researches for solving asphaltene precipitation ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering
6. Simulation Study of Nanoparticle Transport in Porous Media: Effects of Salinity and Reservoir Parameters

Saeid Norouzi Apourvari; Mehdi Rezaei Abiz; Saeed Jafari; Mahin Schaffie

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021


  Although experimental studies confirmed the effectiveness of nanoparticles in enhanced oil recovery applications, no comprehensive investigation has been carried out to reveal the effect of different subsurface factors on this improvement. Proper application of nanoparticles mainly depends on their ability ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering – Production
7. The role of effective thickness of the Asmari Formation zones on oil production

Behzad Orangii; Mohammad Ali Riahi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2021


  This paper investigates the role of the effective thickness of the Asmari reservoir formation zones on oil production in one of the Iranian carbonate oil fields. Effective thickness is a term that includes the total gross thickness of rocks by lithofacies for a selected wellbore. The lithology of the ...  Read More

Chemical Engineering
1. Impact of H2S Content and Excess Air on Pollutant Emission in Sour Gas Flares

Ahmed Zoeir; Alireza Tabatabaei Nejad; Elnaz Khodapanah

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 1-10


  In sour gas flares,  content like any other components in inlet gas influences adiabatic flame temperature, which, in turn, impacts on the pollutant emission. Wherever flame temperature increases, the endothermic reaction between  and  is accelerated, which means higher  emission ...  Read More

2. Gas-liquid Relative Permeability Estimation in 2D Porous Media by Lattice Boltzmann Method: Low Viscosity Ratio 2D LBM Relative Permeability

Sadegh Mahmoudi; Abdonabi Hashemi; Shahin Kord

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2013, , Pages 34-49


  This work is a primary achievement in studying the CO2 and N2–oil systems. To predict gas-liquid relative permeability curves, a Shan-Chen type multicomponent multiphase lattice Boltzmann model for two-phase flow through 2D porous media is developed. Periodic and bounce back boundary conditions ...  Read More

3. Application of Natural Sorbents in Crude Oil Adsorption

Reza Behnood; Bagher Anvaripour; Nematollah Jaafarzade Haghighi Fard; Masoumeh Farasati

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 1-11


  In last decades, oil spill pollution has become an important issue of concern due to its serious environmental impacts; therefore, necessary actions should be taken to prevent or reduce these types of pollution and their environmental consequences. Natural organic sorbents are emerging as proper choices ...  Read More

4. Modeling and Simulation of Claus Unit Reaction Furnace

Maryam Pahlavan; Mohammad Ali Fanaei

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 42-52


  Reaction furnace is the most important part of the Claus sulfur recovery unit and its performance has a significant impact on the process efficiency. Too many reactions happen in the furnace and their kinetics and mechanisms are not completely understood; therefore, modeling reaction furnace is difficult ...  Read More

5. Determination of Pore Pressure from Sonic Log: a Case Study on One of Iran Carbonate Reservoir Rocks

Morteza Azadpour; Navid Shad Manaman

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 37-50


  Pore pressureis defined as the pressure of the fluid inside the pore space of the formation, which is also known as the formation pressure. When the pore pressure is higher than hydrostatic pressure, it is referred to as overpressure. Knowledge of this pressure is essential for cost-effective drilling, ...  Read More

Research Paper Chemical Engineering
1. Study on Effect of inhibitor on wax precipitation in Iranian oil fields by using differential scanning calorimetry and microscopy

behrouz Bayati; mohsen mansouri; Hossein Hejazi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 July 2021


  In this study, effect of ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) as an inhibitor on wax appearance temperature (WAT) of crude oil in the Iranian oil field has been investigated using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) method. The effect of EVA on the morphology of crude oil wax crystals has been investigated ...  Read More

Research Paper
2. Experimental investigation of permeability reduction due to migration of non-swelling clay minerals

Siavash Ashoori; Ehsan Safavi; Jamshid Moghaddasi; Parvin Kolahkaj

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 July 2021


  AbstractFormation damage is being reported during the secondary and tertiary stages of reservoir lifespan. One of the unpleasant sequences of formation damage caused by fine particles is permeability reduction due to pore plugging and bridging. The fine particles might exist initially in a porous medium, ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering – Reservoir
3. Investigating The Permeability Prediction Using Geometric Properties of Micro Computed Tomography Images by Linear Regression Models

Mohammad Ashrafi; Seyyed Alireza Tabatabaei-Nejad; Elnaz Khodapanah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 August 2021


  Challenges on rock absolute permeability prediction from tiny sample when laboratory apparatus is not applicable and without pore network modelling is remarkable. This prediction using the characterization of micro-computed tomography images have been studied in this paper. Twenty series of 2D micro ...  Read More

Research Paper Hydrocarbon Reservoirs Management
4. Geochemical Investigation of Trace Metals in Crude Oils from Some Producing Oil Fields in Niger Delta, Nigeria

TEMPLE N CHIKWE; Mudiaga Onojake

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 August 2021


  The concentrations of trace metals in crude oil samples obtained from eight producing fields from Niger Delta Nigeria were analyzed using a 700 model Perkin Elmer Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer. Results showed the following ranges for the trace metals, Cu (0.01- 0.04 mg/kg); Fe (0.05 – 5.90 ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering
5. Detection of heavy bitumen contaminations with using corrected Rock-Eval pyrolysis data

Meisam Hemmati; Yaser Ahmadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 August 2021


  The Rock-Eval pyrolysis is a thermal method that is widely used by the petroleum geologist for evaluation of source rock characteristics and obtain geochemistry parameters. However, there are misconceptions and misuse in exceptional cases which could lead to erroneous conclusions in using Rock-Eval pyrolysis ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering
6. Investigation of origin, sedimentary environment and preservation of organic matter: A case study in Garau Formation

Meisam Hemmati; Yaser Ahmadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 August 2021


  Knowing the characteristics of suitable environments for precipitation of oil prone source rocks facilitates oil explorations and leads to development of oil fields. The current study investigates the organic matter properties and sedimentary environment conditions of the Garau Formation in various outcrop ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering
7. Evaluation of a novel mechanistic approach to predict transport of water and ions through shale

Nima Hamidian Shoormasti; Seyyed Alireza Tabatabaei-Nezhad; seyyedalireza Tabatabaei-Nezhad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 September 2021


  Prediction of transport parameters is an important issue in shale formations. A unique and novel method to address this subject is the Revil model (Revil et al. 2011) which has been updated here for multivalent salts. The updated model for water and ion transport through shale has been evaluated against ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering
8. Relation between asphaltene adsorption on the nanoparticles surface and asphaltene precipitation inhibition during real crude oil natural depletion tests

Yaser Ahmadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 September 2021


  Using nanoparticles for adsorbing asphaltene was known as one of efficient methods among researchers for upgrading of real oil samples in comparison to other expensive mechanical treatments or even solvents (such as n-pentane and n-heptane) and surfactants. In this study, Nickel zeolite oxide nanoparticles ...  Read More

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