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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..

CFD modelling and prototype testing of a vertical axis wind turbines in planetary cluster formation. (2021)
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DURKACZ, J., ISLAM, S., CHAN, R., FONG, E., GILLIES, H., KARNIK, A. and MULLAN, T. 2021. CFD modelling and prototype testing of a vertical axis wind turbines in planetary cluster formation. Energy reports [online], 7(Supplement 3): 6th International conference on advances on clean energy research 2021 (ICACER 2021), 15-17 April 2021, [virtual conference], pages 119-126. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2021.06.019

This study aims to improve the applicability of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) by investigating their feasibility in a novel planetary cluster configuration by observing its effect on efficiency and overall power density. Computational Fluid Dyn... Read More about CFD modelling and prototype testing of a vertical axis wind turbines in planetary cluster formation..

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. 2021. Effect of two-phase gas-liquid flow patterns on cuttings transport efficiency. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], In Press, 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..

A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. (2021)
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HAWEZ, H.K., SANAEE, R. and FAISAL, N.H. 2021. A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 95, article 104150. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104150

Naturally fractured reservoirs have been a source of challenging issues with regard to field development, well stability, drilling, and enhanced oil recovery, as a connected fracture system can totally dominate the flow patterns. Because of the high... Read More about A critical review on coupled geomechanics and fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoirs..

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 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..

The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. (2021)
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LIU, X., ZHU, G., ASIM, T., ZHANG, Y. and MISHRA, R. 2021. The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers. Energy [online], 221, article ID 119844. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2021.119844

Air caps are an effective way of ensuring uniformity of air flow in Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) boilers. Published literature on the design and configuration of these air caps is severely limited. In this study, extensive theoretical as well as e... Read More about The innovative design of air caps for improving the thermal efficiency of CFB boilers..

An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. (2020)
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OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. [2020]. An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. Catalysis today [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.006

Supplement to the depleting energy resources and the stringent environmental laws regarding the atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases, the development of clean and renewable sources of energy has been a great issue. Worldwide, energy usage is ste... Read More about An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes..

Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage. (2020)
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CRAIG, M. and ASIM, T. 2020. Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage. Energies [online], 13(19), article ID 4999. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en13194999

In this study, advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)-based numerical simulations have been performed in order to analyse fire propagation in a standard railway compartment. A Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) has been employed to mimic real world s... Read More about Numerical investigations on the propagation of fire in a railway carriage..

A strategic decision framework for a sustainable wastewater treatment and management in the oil producing region. (2020)
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HASHIM, I.A., HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and SURENDRAN, S. 2020. A strategic decision framework for a sustainable wastewater treatment and management in the oil producing region. Civil and environmental research [online], 12(8), pages 35-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7176/CER/12-8-04

The study aimed to investigate how managing the growing water demand and wastewater production by treating and reclaiming Water from the Wastewater in Delta State. Mainly to carry out a comparative feasibility study and develop a decision support sys... Read More about A strategic decision framework for a sustainable wastewater treatment and management in the oil producing region..

Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes. (2020)
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OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2020. Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes. Detritus [online], 12, pages 73-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31025/2611-4135/2020.13996

In order to meet the demands of growing economies while considering environmental implications, the use of clean and renewable sources of energy has increasingly become of interest. Biogas utilisation is a means by which these rising needs can be met... Read More about Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes..

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..

Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve. (2020)
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SINGH, D., ALIYU, A.M., CHARLTON, M., MISHRA, R., ASIM, T. and OLIVEIRA, A.C. 2020. Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 195, article ID 107557. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107557

For safety-critical industrial applications, severe-service valves are often used, and the conditions during operations can be either single phase or multiphase. The design requirements for valves handling multiphase flows can be very different to th... Read More about Local multiphase flow characteristics of a severe-service control valve..

Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. (2020)
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SURI, Y. ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. Journal of natural gas science and engineering [online], 80, article ID 103401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2020.103401

The effect of fracture roughness is investigated on proppant transport in hydraulic fractures using Joint Roughness Coefficient and a three-dimensional multiphase modelling approach. The equations governing the proppant transport physics in the fract... Read More about Effect of fracture roughness on the hydrodynamics of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures..

Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach. International journal of rock mechanics and mining sciences [online], 131, article ID 104356. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2020.104356

Numerically modelling the fluid flow with proppant transport and fracture propagation together are one of the significant technical challenges in hydraulic fracturing of unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs. The existing models either model the prop... Read More about Proppant transport in dynamically propagating hydraulic fractures using CFD-XFEM approach..

MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique. (2020)
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GHORI, M.U., NIRWAN, J.S., ASIM, T., CHAHID, Y., FARHAJ, S., KHIZER, Z., TIMMINS, P. and CONWAY, B.R. 2020. MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique. AAPS PharmSciTech [online], 21(5), article ID 142. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1208/s12249-020-01697-x

Mucoadhesion-based drug delivery systems have recently gained interest because of their bio-adhesion capability, which results in enhanced residence time leading to prolonged duration of action with the mucosal surface, potentially improving complian... Read More about MUCO-DIS: a new AFM-based nanoscale dissolution technique..

Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z., STEPHEN, K., DONALD, C., THOMPSON, M., DROUBI, M.G. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 245-266. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.06505

This paper compares the fluid flow phenomena occurring within a fractured reservoir for three different fracture models using computational fluid dynamics. The effect of the fracture-matrix interface condition is studied on the pressure and velocity... Read More about Numerical fluid flow modelling in multiple fractured porous reservoirs..

Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. (2020)
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SURI, Y., ISLAM, S.Z. and HOSSAIN, M. 2020. Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures. Fluid dynamics and materials processing [online], 16(2), pages 297-337. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2020.08421

The distribution of proppant injected in hydraulic fractures significantly affects the fracture conductivity and well performance. The proppant transport in thin fracturing fluid used during hydraulic fracturing in the unconventional reservoirs is co... Read More about Numerical modelling of proppant transport in hydraulic fractures..

A study of gas diffusion characteristics on nano-structured ceramic membranes. (2020)
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OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O. and GOBINA, E. 2020. A study of gas diffusion characteristics on nano-structured ceramic membranes. European journal of engineering and formal sciences [online], 4(1), pages 21-23. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26417/ejef.v4i1.p21-23

The use of membranes for gas upgrading has increasingly become of interest as it has shown great potential for efficient and affective gas purification and a pathway to green energy. The emission of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere has detrimental... Read More about A study of gas diffusion characteristics on nano-structured ceramic membranes..

Quantification of additive manufacturing induced variations in the global and local performance characteristics of a complex multi-stage control valve trim. (2020)
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SINGH, D., CHARLTON, M., ASIM, T., MISHRA, R., TOWNSEND, A. and BLUNT, L. 2020. Quantification of additive manufacturing induced variations in the global and local performance characteristics of a complex multi-stage control valve trim. Journal of petroleum science and engineering [online], 190, article ID 107053. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107053

Control valves that are used in severe service applications have trim cages that are geometrically quite complex. Most of these trims are manufactured using traditional manufacturing methods which are expensive and time-consuming. In order to reduce... Read More about Quantification of additive manufacturing induced variations in the global and local performance characteristics of a complex multi-stage control valve trim..