Conformance Control and Enhanced Oil Recovery

Faculty members in petroleum engineering are internationally recognized for their expertise in the areas of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) methods and conformance control. Research interests include chemical methods; nano-particles; CO2 miscible and immiscible flooding; conformance control using preformed particle gels; low salinity and smart water flooding; unconventional reservoir EOR; and EOR data management using advanced soft-computing technologies.

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Dr. Baojun Bai

Lester R. Birbeck Endowed Professor, Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Water management, conformance control, Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR), CO2 EOR and Storage, fluid flow in porous media, and
unconventional oil and gas development.

For additional information regarding Dr. Bai's research, please visit his website, or select here for publications.

Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam

Assistant Professor, Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Enhanced oil recovery from unconventional and conventional resources, hydraulic fracture stimulation (proppant transport and fracture fluid evaluation), wellbore integrity, and production system modeling and optimization.

For additional information regarding Dr. Imqam's research, please see his website, or select here for his publications.

Dr. Mingzhen Wei

Associate Professor, Petroleum Engineering

Research Interests

Reservoir simulation, data mining, unconventional resources, and enhanced oil recovery.

For additional information regarding Dr. Wei's research, please see her website, or select here for publications.