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Oilfield chemical-formation interaction and the effects on petrophysical properties: a review. (2022)
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PERETOMODE, E., OLUYEMI, G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2022. Oilfield chemical-formation interaction and the effects on petrophysical properties: a review. Arabian journal of geosciences [online], 15(13), article 1223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-022-10469-9

Oil and gas recovery may cause formation damage during drilling, completion, and production phases. As a result of fundamental chemical, thermal, mechanical, and biological interactions, formation damage can occur due to impairment of permeability an... Read More about Oilfield chemical-formation interaction and the effects on petrophysical properties: a review..

The fate of waste drilling fluids from oil and gas industry activities in the exploration and production operations. (2022)
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NJUGUNA, J., SIDDIQUE, S., KWROFFIE, L.B., PIROMRAT, S., ADDAE-AFOAKWA, K., EKEH-ADEGBOTOLU, U., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K., MISHRA, A.K. and MOLLER, L. 2022. The fate of waste drilling fluids from oil and gas industry activities in the exploration and production. Waste management [online], 139, pages 362-380. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2021.12.025

Operational discharges from oil and gas exploration industry, accidental spillage, or improperly disposed drilling wastes has serious detrimental effects on human and the environment. The water- and oil-based fluids wastes are generated every year al... Read More about The fate of waste drilling fluids from oil and gas industry activities in the exploration and production operations..

The combined effect of fluid rheology, inner pipe rotation and eccentricity on the flow of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid through the annuli. (2021)
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SALUBI, V., MAHON, R. and OLUYEMI, G. 2022. The combined effect of fluid rheology, inner pipe rotation and eccentricity on the flow of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid through the annuli. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 211, article 110018. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.110018

The accurate prediction of the fluid dynamics and hydraulics of the axial or helical flow of non-Newtonian drilling fluids in the annuli is essential for the determination and effective management of wellbore pressure during drilling operations. Prev... Read More about The combined effect of fluid rheology, inner pipe rotation and eccentricity on the flow of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid through the annuli..

A new approach for quantitative mapping of retention mechanisms of associative polymers in porous media. (2021)
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AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2021. A new approach for quantitative mapping of retention mechanisms of associative polymers in porous media. Journal of molecular liquids [online], 343, article 117685. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2021.117685

The retention of associative polymer molecules poses a significant challenge for its transport in porous media, and this arises due to the hydrophobic interactions that exists between the retained molecules. The known experimental approach in literat... Read More about A new approach for quantitative mapping of retention mechanisms of associative polymers in porous media..

Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency. (2021)
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SALUBI, V., MAHON, R., OLUYEMI, G. and OYENEYIN, B. 2022. Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 208(part A), article 109281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.109281

Effective cuttings transport and accurate drilling hydraulics prediction remain issues of concern during drilling operations of horizontal, extended reach and multilateral wells. While several studies have adopted a two- or three-layered modelling ap... Read More about Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency..

Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide‑co‑acrylic acid) potassium salt. (2021)
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MAHON, R., BALOGUN, Y., OLUYEMI, G., and NJUGUNA, J. 2021. Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. SN applied sciences [online], 3(8), article 756. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-021-04654-w

The original version of this Article contained an error of judgement in the inclusion of the names of the polymers and their application. The names of the polymers and their application were included, however, due to potential issues relating to conf... Read More about Correction to: Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide‑co‑acrylic acid) potassium salt..

Effect of produced sand particles and fines on scale inhibitor: a review. (2021)
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ANYANWU, U.C. and OLUYEMI, G.F. 2021. Effect of produced sand particles and fines on scale inhibitor: a review. Colloids and interfaces [online], 5(3), article 35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/colloids5030035

Application of scale inhibitors in oil and gas production is aimed at mitigating scale blockage during production. Many experimental, mathematical, and numerical simulation modeling works have been carried out to evaluate behavior, performance, and i... Read More about Effect of produced sand particles and fines on scale inhibitor: a review..

Experimental investigation of the displacement flow mechanism and oil recovery in primary polymer flood operations. (2021)
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MAHON, R., OLUYEMI, G., OYENEYIN, B. and BALOGUN, Y. 2021. Experimental investigation of the displacement flow mechanism and oil recovery in primary polymer flood operations. SN applied sciences [online], 3(5), article 557. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-021-04360-7

Polymer flooding is a mature chemical enhanced oil recovery method employed in oilfields at pilot testing and field scales. Although results from these applications empirically demonstrate the higher displacement efficiency of polymer flooding over w... Read More about Experimental investigation of the displacement flow mechanism and oil recovery in primary polymer flood operations..

Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. (2021)
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BALOGUN, Y., IYI, D., FAISAL, N., OYENEYIN, B., OLUYEMI, G. and MAHON, R. 2021. Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 203, article ID 108645. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108645

Relative permeability is affected by several flow parameters, mainly the operating temperature and fluid viscosity. Fluid viscosities change with temperature, which correspondingly affects the relative permeability. Temperature is believed to have a... Read More about Experimental investigation of the effect of temperature on two-phase oil-water relative permeability..

Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. (2020)
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WUYEP, E., OLUYEMI, G., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2020. Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition. Arabian journal of geosciences [online], 13(23), article ID 1239. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-020-06176-y

The effects of chemical interaction of a biocide with formation rocks on the rock geomechanical properties are examined. A combination of analytical tests (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Analysis, X-Ray Powder Diffraction and Pa... Read More about Sand failure: effect of biocide on the geomechanical properties of outcrop carbonate rock under static condition..

A holistic approach to assessment of value of information (VOI) with fuzzy data and decision criteria. (2020)
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VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2020. A holistic approach to assessment of value of information (VOI) with fuzzy data and decision criteria. Decision making: applications in management and engineering [online], 3(2), pages 97-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31181/dmame2003097v

Classical decision and value of information theories have been applied in the oil and gas industry from the 1960s with partial success. In this research, we identify that the classical theory of value of information has weaknesses related with optima... Read More about A holistic approach to assessment of value of information (VOI) with fuzzy data and decision criteria..

Determination of a critical separation concentration for associative polymers in porous media based on quantification of dilute and semi-dilute concentration regimes. (2020)
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AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2020. Determination of a critical separation concentration for associative polymers in porous media based on quantification of dilute and semi-dilute concentration regimes. Journal of molecular liquids [online], 317, article ID 114142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2020.114142

Hydrophobic interactions are an inherent property of associative polymers which results in the formation of molecular aggregates. The loss of hydrophobic interactions under reservoir conditions have been reported, and this results in increased fluid... Read More about Determination of a critical separation concentration for associative polymers in porous media based on quantification of dilute and semi-dilute concentration regimes..

Sensitivity analysis applied to fuzzy inference on the value of information in the oil and gas industry. (2020)
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VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2020. Sensitivity analysis applied to fuzzy inference on the value of information in the oil and gas industry. International journal of applied decision sciences [online], 13(3), pages 344-362. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJADS.2020.10026404

Value of information is a widely accepted methodology for evaluating the need to acquire new data in the oil and gas industry. In the conventional approach to estimating the value of information, the outcomes of a project assessment relate to the dec... Read More about Sensitivity analysis applied to fuzzy inference on the value of information in the oil and gas industry..

Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. (2019)
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MAHON, R., BALOGUN, Y., OLUYEMI, G. and NJUGUNA, J. 2020. Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly (acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt. SN applied sciences [online], 2(1), article ID 117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1874-5

The application of superabsorbent polymer hydrogels in the oil and gas industry for reservoir and well management is gaining more traction. In this study, the swelling performance and adsorption kinetics of two commercial superabsorbent polymer hydro... Read More about Swelling performance of sodium polyacrylate and poly(acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) potassium salt..

Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part b: a review of modelling approach to flow in porous media. (2019)
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AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part b: a review of modelling approach to flow in porous media. Journal of molecular liquids [online], 293, article ID 111495. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111495

Polymer flow in porous media represents an entirely different scenario compared to bulk flow analysis using viscometers. This is due to the geometry and configuration of the medium which is made up of converging-diverging flow paths. In this article,... Read More about Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part b: a review of modelling approach to flow in porous media..

Evaluation of interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. (2019)
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WUYEP, E.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., YATES, K. and AKISANYA, A.R. 2020. Evaluation of interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks. Natural resources research [online], 29(2), pages 1239-1258. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-019-09523-3

Sand failure and production occurs when the formation stress exceeds the strength of the formation which is derived majorly from the natural material that cements the sand grain and cohesive forces. This study investigates the effects of scale inhibi... Read More about Evaluation of interactions between oilfield chemicals and reservoir rocks..

Fuzzy logic applied to value of information assessment in oil and gas projects. (2019)
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VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2019. Fuzzy logic applied to value of information assessment in oil and gas projects. Petroleum science [online], 16(5), pages 1208-1220. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12182-019-0348-0

The concept of value of information (VOI) has been widely used in the oil industry when making decisions on the acquisition of new data sets for the development and operation of oil fields. The classical approach to VOI assumes that the outcome of th... Read More about Fuzzy logic applied to value of information assessment in oil and gas projects..

Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part a: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. (2019)
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AFOLABI, R.O., OLUYEMI, G.F., OFFICER, S. and UGWU, J.O. 2019. Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part a: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 180, pages 681-698. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.06.016

Research advancement in polymer flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) has been growing over the last decade. This growth can be tied to increased funding towards the development of superior polymers such as hydrophobically associating polymers whe... Read More about Hydrophobically associating polymers for enhanced oil recovery, part a: a review on the effects of some key reservoir conditions..

A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry. (2019)
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VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2019. A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry. Decision making: applications in management and engineering [online], 2(2), pages 1-18. Available from: https:// doi.org/10.31181/dmame1902001v

Value of information is a widely accepted methodology for evaluating the need to acquire new data in the oil and gas industry. In the conventional approach to estimating the value of information, the outcomes of a project assessment relate to the dec... Read More about A fuzzy inference system applied to value of information assessment for oil and gas industry..

Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP). (2018)
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ANI, M., OLUYEMI, G., PETROVSKI, A. and REZAEI-GOMARI, S. 2019. Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP). Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 174, pages 833-843. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.11.024

The selection of an optimal model from a set of multiple realizations for dynamic reservoir modelling and production forecasts has been a persistent issue for reservoir modelers and decision makers. Current evidence has shown that many presumably goo... Read More about Ranking of geostatistical models and uncertainty quantification using signal detection principle (SDP)..