Upstream Oil & Gas | AIChE

Upstream Oil & Gas

  • Thursday, October 9 - CDT

  • Session Chairs:

    • Phaneendra Kondapi, KBR-Granherne
    • Hari Subramani, Chevron

    Session Description:

    This session presents expert papers on how chemical engineering principles are applied in the upstream oil and gas field and flow assurance. The session also interacts with industry experts in a panel setting on how chemical engineering fundamentals such as fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat/mass transfer and process chemistry must be understood and applied in order to recover oil and gas from a reservoir and export to the topsides without any flow related issues.

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    Comprehensive Optimization Methodology for Stimulation Design of  Unconventional Gas Reservoirs Srimoyee Bhattacharya, Shell
    Thermodynamic modeling of the phase behavior of asphaltenes in crude oils Francisco Vargas, Rice University
    Erosion in under-developed multiphase flows Damodaran Vedapuri, Tridiagonal Solutions
    Computational study of water wetting regimes established in horizontal oil-water flows: Flow regime maps and Corrosion Vedanth Srinivasan, ANSYS
    CFD modeling of water-in-crude oil emulsions Nathanael Inkson, Simon Lo, Alex Read, Thomas Eppinger - CD-adapco; Jose Plasencia, GE