Soil Remediation Using Nano Zero-valent Iron Synthesized by an Ultrasonic Method

Mir Roozbeh Jamei; Mohammadreza Khosravi Nikou; Bagher Anvaripour

Volume 1, Issue 1 , November 2012, , Pages 1-12

  A new method for the synthesis of nano zero-valent iron (nZVI) was developed in the present study. Ultrasonic waves, as a novel method, were used to synthesize the nanoparticles. The morphology and surface compositions of the particles were characterized by using FESEM, XRD, BET, and particle size analyzer. ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering
A Thermal Maturity Analysis of the Effective Cretaceous Petroleum System in the Southern Persian Gulf Basin

Majid Alipour; Bahram Alizadeh; Ali Chehrazi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 1-17

  Commercial hydrocarbon discoveries in the Cretaceous of the southern Persian Gulf basin provide direct evidence that there is an effective petroleum system associated with the Cretaceous series. The revised models of thermal maturity in this region are needed to investigate lateral and stratigraphic ...  Read More

Studying the Influence of Factors Affecting Participant’s Motivation and Job Satisfaction on the Effectiveness of On-the-job Training in the Iranian Oil Industry

Hamid Rezaee; Maria Hamidian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 1-13

  The present paper examines the effect of two effective factors, namely motivation and job satisfaction, on the effectiveness of on-the-job training (OJT) in the Iranian Oil Industry. Therefore, two main hypotheses and six submain hypotheses were defined and all were confirmed. The population of the study ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering
Analyzing the Illumination and Resolution in Seismic Survey Designing

Sadegh Saffarzadeh; Abbdolrahim Javaherian; Hossein Hasani; Maryam Sadri

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 1-12

  Seismic modeling aids the geophysicists to have a better understanding of the subsurface image before the seismic acquisition, processing, and interpretation. In this regard, seismic survey modeling is employed to make a model close to the real structure and to obtain very realistic synthetic seismic ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering – Production
Application of Nanoparticles for Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery

Alimorad Rashidi; Alireza Solaimany Nazar; Hamideh Radnia

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 1-19

  In this paper, the potentials of using particles, especially nanoparticles, in enhanced oil recovery is investigated. The effect of different nanoparticles on wettability alteration, which is an important method to increase oil recovery from oil-wet reservoirs, is reviewed. The effect of different kinds ...  Read More

Enhanced Removal of Pb+2 from Wastewater Using Combination of Ultrasound and nZVI Methods

mirroozbeh jamei; mohammad khosravi nikou

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 1-11

  This research reported a new method of removal of Pb+2from water by using a nano zero valent iron (nZVI) assisted ultrasonic wave. At first, nZVI was synthesized by an ultrasound assisted method. Particles morphology and surface composition were characterized by FESEM, XRD, and EDX. The XRD patterns ...  Read More

Chemical Engineering
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 , January 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

Chemical Engineering – Gas Processing and Transmission
Removal of H2S and Mercaptan from Outlet Gases of Kermanshah Refinery Using Modified Adsorbents (Bentonite and Sludge)

Omid Jalalvandi; Firooz Kheradmand; Farhad Salimi; Farhad Golmohammadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 1-14

  In this work, adsorbents, namely bentonite and sludge, modified by iron and copper were used to remove the H2S and mercaptan from Kermanshah refinery. The used adsorbents are inexpensive materials, which substantially decrease the operational costs. The structure of the adsorbents was analyzed using ...  Read More

Chemical Engineering
An Experimental Study on the Operating Parameters of Ultrasound-assisted Oxidative Desulfurization

Seyede Leila Ebrahimi; Mohammadreza Khosravi-Nikou; Seyed Hassan Hashemabadi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 1-17

  In this research, the effects of important parameters, including the molar ratio of acetic acid to sulfur(S) , sonication time, temperature, and hydrogen the molar ratio of peroxide to sulfur on the performance of ultrasound-assisted oxidative desulfurization were studied using the response surface method ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering
Chemometrics-enhanced Classification of Source Rock Samples Using their Bulk Geochemical Data: Southern Persian Gulf Basin

Majid Alipour; Bahram Alizadeh; Scott Ramos; Behzad Khani; Shohreh Mirzaie

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 1-17

  Chemometric methods can enhance geochemical interpretations, especially when working with large datasets. With this aim, exploratory hierarchical cluster analysis (HCA) and principal component analysis (PCA) methods are used herein to study the bulk pyrolysis parameters of 534 samples from the Persian ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering
An Experimental Study on Evaluation of Factors Influencing the Viscosity and Viscoelastic Properties of Waxy Crude Oil

Yavar Karimi; Ali Reza Solaimany Nazar

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-15

  The influences of several operating factors on the viscosity of the Isfahan refinery waxy crude oil sample are studied through conducting some rheological shear rotational tests. The Taguchi design method is adopted to determine the impact of factors such as shear rate, temperature, cooling rate, wax ...  Read More

Petroleum Engineering
Implementing Direct and Indirect Wireline Methods in Determination of Total Organic Carbon: A Case Study from a West African Hydrocarbon Field

Amir Gharavi; Mohamed Hassan; Hesam Zarehparvar Ghoochaninejad; John Fianu; Michael Kenomore; Amjad Shah; James Buick

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 1-12

  Since the development bloom in unconventional reservoirs in North America, total organic carbon (TOC) has become a more essential parameter, as the indicator of the efficiency of these reservoirs. In this paper, by using conventional well logs and NMR log data, the TOC content of an unconventional reservoir ...  Read More

Chemical Engineering – Gas Processing and Transmission
Simulation and Economic Analysis of Combined Desalinated Water and Power Generation from Associated Gases of Cheshmeh Khosh

Mostafa Jafari; Mahya Nezhadfard; Amirhossein Khalili-Garakani

Volume 10, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-14

  Flaring of gas often having high heating value results in considerable economic and energy losses in addition to significant environmental impacts. Power generation through combined gas and steam turbine cycles may be considered as a suitable flare gas recovery process. Thermal sea-water desalination ...  Read More