Petroleum Engineering
1. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22050/ijogst.2021.276860.1587

Abstract
  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

Petroleum Engineering
2. 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