How Does Rock Type and Lithology Affect Drilling Fluid’s Filtration and Plastering? – Chinedum Ezeakacha and Saeed Salehi (University of Oklahoma); Hongfeng Bi (Grace Instrument)
Thermo-Poro-Elastic Modeling of Time-Dependent Wellbore Strengthening and Casing Smear – Raj Kiran
One paper was presented at the SPE OKC Oil & Gas Symposium, March 27-31:
Salehi, S., Ali, N., Khattak, M. Jamal, Rizvi, H. (2017). “Applicability of Geopolymer Materials for Well P&A Applications” SPE OKC Oil and Gas Symposium, USA Vol. SPE185106.
The following journal papers were published:
Salehi, S., Khattak, M. J., Rizvi, H., Karbalaei, S. F., & Kiran, R. (2017). Sensitivity analysis of fly ash geopolymer cement slurries: Implications for oil and gas wells cementing applications. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 37, 116-125.
Ezeakacha, C. P., *Salehi, S., & Hayatdavoudi, A. (2017). Experimental Study of Drilling Fluid’s Filtration and Mud Cake Evolution in Sandstone Formations. Journal of Energy Resources Technology. 2017; 139(2):022912-022912-8. doi:10.1115/1.4035425.
Salehi, S., Khattak, M. J., Bwala, A. H., & Karbalaei, S. F. (2017). Characterization, morphology and shear bond strength analysis of geopolymers: Implications for oil and gas well cementing applications. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering.
Salehi, S., and Kiran, R. 2016. Integrated Experimental and Analytical Wellbore Strengthening Solutions by Mud Plastering Effects, ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 138(3), 032904 (Jan 11, 2016) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.4032236.
Visit with OU faculty and students working on the Human Factors in Oil & Gas Operations project at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, May 1-4. The group will be showcasing their work and presenting during the conference.