Research Paper Project Management
The Effect of PMBOK Knowledge Areas on Critical Success Factors in Oil and Gas Projects in Iran: A SEM Modelling

Mahdi Rostami; Mohammad Amin Ahangari

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 1-10

  AbstractThe complicated nature of oil and gas projects demands the deployment of integrated and effective project management methodologies to achieve the project objectives including the scope, cost and timing of the project. However, the availability of alternative methods such as PMI/PMBOK, IPMA, and ...  Read More

Research Paper Accounting
Optimization of Three Phases Horizontal Separator Using the Genetic Algorithm (G.A.) Method to Reduce Manufacturing Costs and Promote the Phase Separation Process in the Petroleum Industry

Vahab Montazeri; Atefeh Ghazi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 11-26

   AbstractIt is essential to separate two immiscible liquids from gas to produce the light liquid, heavy liquid, and vapor phases. The separation of water from hydrocarbons is a practical example in the oil industry. For such separation in industry, three phase separator is used. In this study, different ...  Read More

Research Paper Petroleum Engineering – Reservoir
Determination of Diffusion Coefficient During Gas Injection in Heavy Oil Hydrocarbons

Mehdi Bahari Moghaddam; Seyyed Alireza Kamani

Volume 11, Issue 4 , October 2022, Pages 27-50

  An essential transport characteristic that links a substance's molar (mass) flux to its concentration gradient is the molecular diffusion coefficient. For modeling and performance forecasting of solvent-aided recovery processes of heavy oils such as VAPEX and SAGD; a reliable and accurate estimation ...  Read More