C&PE Department

Publications

Books

Barati, R. and Alhubail, M. (2020); “Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources: Techniques for Reservoir Engineering Analysis” A Wiley-AGU Textbook, July 2020,  ISBN: 978-1-119-42032-3

Banerjee, S.; Barati, R.; and Patil, S. (2019) “Advances in Petroleum Engineering and Petroleum Geochemistry”, Proceedings of the 1st Springer Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG-1), Tunisia 2018, Springer, ISBN 978-3-030-01578-7.

Book Chapters

Barati, R. and Aghababa, H., "Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids and Production," Exploration and Production of Petroleum and Natural Gas, MNL7320140029, M. Riazi, Ed., ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016, pp. 351-372,  https://doi.org/10.1520/MNL7320140029 (Invited).

Reza Barati and Charles Chempakathinal Bose (2017). Improvement of Hydraulic Fracture Conductivity Using Nanoparticles, Advances in Natural Gas Emerging Technologies, (Ed.), InTech, DOI:10.5772/67022

Cudjoe, S. and Barati, R. (2018). “Carbon Dioxide Utilization and Sequestration in Kerogen Nanopores” Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration, Agarwal, R.K., InTech, September 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.78235.

Jia, B., Tsau, J.S., and Barati, R., 2019 “Multiphysical Flow Behavior in Shale and Permeability Measurement”, Petrophysical Characterization and Fluids Transport in Unconventional Reservoirs, Elsevier, In Pres.

Major Publications

Hooman Hosseini, Jyun Syung Tsau, John Wasserbauer, Saman A. Aryana, Reza Barati Ghahfarokhi, Synergistic foam stabilization and transport improvement in simulated fractures with polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles: Microscale observation using laser etched glass micromodels, Fuel, Volume 301, 2021, 121004, ISSN 0016-2361.

Cudjoe, S., Barati, R., Goldstein, R., Tsau, J.-S., Nicoud, B., Bradford, K., … Mohrbacher, D., An Integrated Workflow to Characterize Lower Eagle Ford Shale for Hydrocarbon Gas Huff-n-Puff Simulation, Fuel, Volume 289, 2021,119854, ISSN 0016-2361.

Cudjoe, S., Oraki, I., Barati, R., Tsau, J.-S., Zhang, C., Nicoud, B., … Mohrbacher, D., Assessing the Efficiency of Saturating Shale Oil Cores and Evaluating Hydrocarbon Gas Huff-n-Puff Using NMR. SPE Res Eval & Eng 24 (2021): 429–439.

Joel T. Tetteh, Sherifa E. Cudjoe, Saman A. Aryana, Reza Barati Ghahfarokhi, Investigation into fluid-fluid interaction phenomena during low salinity waterflooding using a reservoir-on-a-chip microfluidic model, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 196, 2021, 108074, ISSN 0920-4105.

Fu, Q., Cudjoe, S., Barati, R., Tsau, J.-S., Li, X., Peltier, K., … Bradford, K., Investigating the role of diffusion in hydrocarbon gas huff-n-puff injection- an Eagle Ford study, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Part of special issue SI: Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Technologies for Harsh Environments and Difficult Reservoir Conditions (Invited), Volume 198, 2021, 108146, ISSN 0920-4105.

Joel T. Tetteh, Patrick V. Brady, Reza Barati Ghahfarokhi, Review of low salinity waterflooding in carbonate rocks: mechanisms, investigation techniques, and future directions,
Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 2020, 102253, ISSN 0001-8686

Hooman Hosseini, Feng Guo, Reza Barati Ghahfaorkhi, Saman, Aryana; “Microfluidic Fabrication Techniques for High-Pressure Testing of Microscale Supercritical CO2 Foam Transport in Fractured Unconventional Reservoirs” Journal of Visualized Experiments, April 2020.

Mustafa M. Alhubail, Anil Misra, Belladonna Maulianda, Reza Barati; “Application of finite element discretization with weak formulation for simulation of acid fracturing in tight carbonate reservoirs”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 190, 2020, 107047, ISSN 0920-4105,

Maulianda, B., Savitri, C.D., Prakasan, A,, Atdayev, E., Yan. T.W., Yong, Y.K., Elrais, K.A. and Barati. R, Recent comprehensive review for extended finite element method (XFEM) based on hydraulic fracturing models for unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs. J Petrol Explor Prod Technol (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13202-020-00919-z

Negar Nazari, Hooman Hosseini, Jyun Syung Tsau, Karen Shafer-Peltier, Craig Marshall, Qiang Ye, Reza Barati Ghahfarokhi,  Development of highly stable lamella using polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles: An environmentally friendly scCO2 foam injection method for CO2 utilization using EOR, Fuel, Volume 261, 2020, 116360, ISSN 0016-2361,

Joel T. Tetteh, Sirwan Alimoradi, Patrick V. Brady, Reza Barati Ghahfarokhi, Electrokinetics at calcite-rich limestone surface: Understanding the role of ions in modified salinity waterflooding, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2019, 111868, ISSN 0167-7322, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111868.

Mews, K., Alhubail, M.M., and Barati, R.; “A Review of Brittleness Index Correlations for Unconventional Tight and Ultra-Tight ReservoirsGeosciences 2019, 9(7), 319; Special Issue on Digital Petroleum Geomechanics.

Jia, B; Tsau, J-S; and Barati, R., “Investigation of Shale Gas Production Behavior: Evaluation of Effects of Multiple Physics on the Matrix”, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering-Reservoir Engineering, In Press, July, 2019.

Jia, B; Tsau, J-S; and Barati, R., “Measurement of CO2 diffusion coefficient in the oil-saturated porous media”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 181, October, 2019, ISSN 0016-2361, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.106189.

Hooman Hosseini, Jyun Syung Tsau, Karen Shafer-Peltier, Craig Patrick Marshall, Qiang Ye, and Reza Barati Ghahfarokhi “Experimental and Mechanistic Study of Stabilized Dry CO2 Foam Using Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles Compatible with Produced Water to Improve Hydraulic Fracturing Performance” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Just Accepted Manuscript (May 8, 2019)

Eltom, E., Rankey, R., Hasiotis, S.T. and Barati, R., “Effect of bioturbation on petrophysical properties: Insights from geostatistical and flow simulation modeling”, Marine and Petroleum Geology, volume 10, pp 159-169, 2019.

Tayong, R.A., Alhubail, M.A., Maulianda, B., and Barati, R., “Simulating Yield Stress Variation along Hydraulic Fracture Face Enhances Polymer Cleanup Modeling in Tight Gas Reservoirs”, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Volume 65, May 2019, Pages 32-44.

Veisi, M., Johnson, S.J., Peltier, K., Berkland, C., Liang, J-T, and Barati, R., “Controlled Release of Poly(Vinyl Sulfonate) Scale Inhibitor to Extend  Reservoir Treatment Lifetime”,In Pres, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, September 2018.

Tetteh, J. T., & Barati, R. (2018, October 1). Crude-Oil/Brine Interaction as a Recovery Mechanism for Low-Salinity Waterflooding of Carbonate Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/194006-PA

Jia, B; Tsau, J-S; and Barati, R., “A review of the current progress of CO2 injection EOR and carbon storage in shale oil reservoirs”, In Pres, Fuel, Volume 236, 2019, Pages 404-427, ISSN 0016-2361, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2018.08.103.

Jia, B; Tsau, J-S; and Barati, R., “: Experimental and numerical investigations of permeability in heterogeneous fractured tight porous media” In Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Volume 58,, Pages 216-233, ISSN 1875-5100, August 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.08.011.

Jia, B., Tsau, J.-S., & Barati, R. (2018, August 1). Different Flow Behaviors of Low-Pressure and High-Pressure Carbon Dioxide in Shales. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/191121-PA

Bao Jia, Jyun-Syung Tsau, Reza Barati; "Role of molecular diffusion in heterogeneous, naturally fractured shale reservoirs during CO2 huff-n-puff", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 164, 2018, Pages 31-42, ISSN 0920-4105, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2018.01.032.

Chok Li Qi, Sia Chee Wee, Belladonna Maulianda, Reza Barati, Ahmad Zafri bin Bahruddin Eswaran Padmanabhan, Determination of solvation free energy of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the mixture of brine, Alfa Olefin Sulfonate (AOS) and CH4 after foam fracturing in the shale reservoirs on enhanced shale gas recovery (ESGR), Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 2018, ISSN 1875-5100, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.03.027.

Bao Jia, Jyun-Syung Tsau, Reza Barati, A workflow to estimate shale gas permeability variations during the production process, Fuel, Volume 220, 15 May 2018, Pages 879-889, ISSN 0016-2361, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2017.11.087.

Oraki Kohshou, I., Barati, R., Yorro, M.C. et al. Economic assessment and review of waterless fracturing technologies in shale resource development: A case study.  Journal of Earth Science, October 2017, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 933–948.  

Cudjoe, S., Barati, R. Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of CO2 Transport in Kerogen Nanopores—
An Evaluati
on of CO2 Sequestration in Organic-Rich Shales. Journal of Earth Science, October 2017, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 926–932.  

Nazari N, Tsau J-S, Barati R. CO2 Foam Stability Improvement Using Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles Prepared in Produced Water. Energies. 2017; 10(4):516

Mokhtari, M., Wood, D., Ghanizadeh, A., Kulkarni, P., Rasouli, V., Fathi, E., Saidian, M., Barati, R., Virtual Special Issue: Advances in the Petrophysical and Geomechanical Characterization of Organic-Rich Shales, Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering (2017)

N. Kalyanaraman, J.S. Tsau, and R. Barati, ” Stability Improvement of CO2 Foam for EOR Applications Using Polyelectrolytes and Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles” In Press, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, September, 2016.

A. Nawik, K. Taylor, and R. Barati, "An Environmentally Friendly Alternative for the Conventional Acids Used in Acid Fracturing of Carbonate Reservoirs" Manuscript accepted (peer-reviewed) to be published in proceedings of ASME 2016 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2016, June 19-24, 2016, Busan, South Korea

S. Cudjoe, M. Vinassa, J.H Gomes, and R. Barati  “A Comprehensive Approach to Weet-Spot Mapping for Hydraulic Fracturing and CO2 Huff-n-Puff Injection in Chattanooga Shale Formation” In Press, Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering, March 2016.

C. Bose, B. Fairchild, A. Gul, T. jones, and R. Barati, “Application of Nanoproppants for Fracture Conductivity Improvement by Reducing Fluid Loss and Packing of Micro-Fractures” Volume 27, Part 2, November 2015, Pages 424-431, ISSN 1875-5100 , Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering, May 2015.

R. Barati “Application of nanoparticles as fluid loss control additives for hydraulic fracturing of tight and ultra-tight hydrocarbon-bearing formations ” Volume 27, Part 3, November 2015, Pages 1321-1327, ISSN 1875-5100 , Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering, April 2015.

R. Barati and J.T. Liang; “A Review of the Polymeric Fracturing Fluid Systems Used for Hydraulic Fracturing of Oil and Gas Wells” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 131(16), April 2014.

Reza Barati and Chris Ouyang, “Effect of Shear Rate on the Activity of Enzymes Used in Hydraulic Fracture Cleanup of Tight Unconventional Reservoirs”. International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, January 2014, vol.7 no.4, pp. 363-374.

Reza Barati, Stephen J. Johnson, C. Stanley McCool, Don W. Green, G. Paul Willhite and Jenn-Tai Liang, "Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles for Protection and Delayed Release of Enzymes in Alkaline pH and at Elevated Temperature during Hydraulic Fracturing of Oil Wells", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 126(2):587-92, October 2012.

Reza Barati, Stephen J. Johnson, C. Stanley McCool, Don W. Green, G. Paul Willhite and Jenn-Tai Liang, "Fracturing Fluid Cleanup by Controlled Release of Enzymes from Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 121(30):1292-1298, August 2011.

Reza Barati, Richard D. Hutchins, Torsten Friedel, Joseph A. Ayoub, Marie N. Dessinges, Kevin W. England, "Fracture Impact of Yield Stress and Fracture-Face Damage on Production with a Three Phase 2D Model" SPE Production and Operations Journal, 24(2): 336-345, May 2009.

 

Minor Publications

Peer-Reviewed:

Baldwin, A., Lasecki, L., Mohrbacher, D., Porter, L., Tatarin, T., Nicoud, B., … Barati Ghahfarokhi, R. (2020, August 30). A Methodological Workflow for Assessment and Design of a Huff-N-Puff Hydrocarbon Gas Injection Pilot Test as an EOR Technique for Eagle Ford Shale Oil Reservoirs. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/200415-MS

Cudjoe, S., Fu, Q., Tsau, J.-S., Barati, R., Goldstein, R., Nicoud, B., … Mohrbacher, D. (2020, August 30). A Reconstructed Core-Scale Model of the Lower Eagle Ford Shale Through FIB-SEM, SEM-EDS, and Microscopy for Gas Huff-n-Puff Simulation. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/200379-MS

Tetteh, J. T., Aryana, S. A., & Barati Ghahfaorkhi, R. (2020, August 30). An Investigation into Fluid-Fluid Interaction Phenomenon During Low Salinity Waterflooding using a Reservoir-on-a-Chip Microfluidics Model. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/200380-MS

Cudjoe, S., Liu, S., Barati, R., Hasiuk, F., Goldstein, R., Tsau, J.-S., … Mohrbacher, D. (2019, September 23). Pore-Scale Characterization of Eagle Ford Outcrop and Reservoir Cores with SEM/BSE, EDS, FIB-SEM, and Lattice Boltzmann Simulation. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/195805-MS

Cudjoe, S., Barati, R., Goldstein, R., Tsau, J.-S., Nicoud, B., Bradford, K., … Mohrbacher, D. (2019, July 25). An Integrated Pore-Scale Characterization Workflow for Hydrocarbon Gas Huff-and-Puff Injection into the Lower Eagle Ford Shale. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. doi:10.105530/urtec-2019-442.

Cudjoe, S., Oraki, I., Barati, R., Tsau, J.-S., Zhang, C., Nicoud, B., … Mohrbacher, D. (2019, July 25). Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Estimation of Petrophysical Properties and Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Huff-n-Puff Gas Injection in Lower Eagle Ford Shale Oil Samples. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. doi:10.105530/urtec-2019-496.

Cudjoe, S., Barati, R., Marshall, C., Goldstein, R., Tsau, J.-S., Nicoud, B., … Mohrbacher, D. (2019, July 25). Application of Raman Spectroscopy in Investigating the Effect of Source and Temperature on the Maturity of the Organic Matter Exposed to Hydrocarbon Gas Injection. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. doi:10.105530/urtec-2019-501.

Fu, Q., Cudjoe, S., Barati, R., Tsau, J.-S., Li, X., Peltier, K., … Bradford, K. (2019, July 25). Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Diffusion-Based Huff-n-Puff Gas Injection into Lower Eagle Ford Shale Samples. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. doi:10.105530/urtec-2019-402.

Whatley, L., Barati, R., Kessler, Z., & Tsau, J.-S. (2019, March 29). Water-Based Drill-In Fluid Optimization Using Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles as a Fluid Loss Additive. SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry, 8-9 April, 2019, Galveston, Texas, USA.

Jia, B., Tsau, J.-S., & Barati, R. (2018, November 12). Measurement of CO2 Diffusion Coefficient in the Oil-Saturated Porous Media. Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, 12-15 November, Abu Dhabi, UAE. doi:10.2118/192703-MS.

Anandan, R., Johnson, S.J., and Barati, R., :” Polyelectrolyte Complex Stabilized CO2 Foam Systems for Improved Fracture Conductivity and Reduced Fluid Loss” Presented at the SPE International Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference and Exhibition, Muscat, Oman,  16-18 October, 2018.

Tayong, R.A., Alhubail, M.A., Maulianda, B., and Barati Ghahfarokhi, R., “Simulating Yield Stress Variation along Hydraulic Fracture Face Enhances Polymer Cleanup Modeling in Tight Gas Reservoirs” World Engineering Science and Technology Congress, International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology, August 13-15, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Alhubail, M.A., Misra, A., Maulianda, B., and Barati Ghahfarokhi, R., “Application of Finite Element Discretization with Weak Formulation for Simulation of Acid Fracturing” World Engineering Science and Technology Congress, International Conference on Oil & Gas Engineering and Technology, August 13-15, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Anandan, R., Johnson, S.J., and Barati, R., :” Polyelectrolyte Complex Stabilized CO2 Foam Systems for Hydraulic Fracturing Applications” Accepted for presentation at the SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference - North America, Midland, TX, 20-22 September, 2017.

Jia, B.; Tsau, J.S.; and Barati, R.,” Evaluation of Core Heterogeneity Effect on Pulse-Decay Experiment” Presented at the International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts held in Vienna, Austria, 27 August -1 September 2017.

Jia, B.; Tsau, J.S.; and Barati, R.,” Different Flow Behaviors of Low-pressure and High-pressure CO2 in Shales” Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference held in Austin, Texas, USA, 24-26 July 2017.

Jia, B., Tsau, J.S., Barati, R., “Role of Molecular Diffusion in Heterogeneous Shale Reservoirs during CO2 Huff-n-puff” prepared for presentation at the SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition held in Paris, France, 12-15 June 2017.

Jia, B.; Li, D.; Tsau, J.S.; and Barati, R.,” Gas Permeability Evolution During Production in the Marcellus and Eagle Ford Shales: Coupling Diffusion/Slip-flow, Geomechanics, and Adsorption/Desorption” Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference held in Austin, Texas, USA, 24-26 July 2017.

Kohshour, I. O., Leshchyshyn, T., Munro, J., Yorro, M. C., Adejumo, A. T., Ahmed, U., Barati, R., Kugler, I., M., Cullen, M., McAndrew, J., and Wedel, D. (2016, September 23). Examination of Water Management Challenges and Solutions in Shale Resource Development - Could Waterless Fracturing Technologies Work? Unconventional Resources Technology Conference.

Fred Markey, Tyler Betz, Jarand Gauteplass, Kyle Taylor, Daniel Ackwith, and Reza Barati "Examining Innovative Techniques for Matrix Acidizing in Tight Carbonate Formations to Minimize Damage to Equipment and Environment” UTReC: 1935101, presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, August 25-27, 2014.

R. Barati; “Nano-Particles as Fluid Loss Additives for Hydraulic Fracturing of Tight and Ultra-Tight Formations” Manuscript (peer-reviewed) published in proceedings of ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2014, June 8-13, 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA

Other Minor Publications:

Tetteh, J., Janjang, N. M., & Barati, R. (2018, August 16). Wettability Alteration and Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Low Salinity Waterflooding in Limestone Rocks: A Mechanistic Study. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/192425-MS

Jia, B., Tsau, J.-S., & Barati, R. (2018, October 5). Insights into the Gas Transmission Test at Multiscale Based on Discrete-Fracture Model and History Matching. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/191811-18ERM-MS.

Tetteh, J., Janjang, N. M., & Barati, R. (2018, August 16). Wettability Alteration and Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Low Salinity Waterflooding in Limestone Rocks: A Mechanistic Study. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/192425-MS

Nazari, N., Tsau, J.S., and Barati, R., “Improving CO2 Foam for EOR Applications Using Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles Tolerant of High Salinity Produced Water” SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 14-18 April 2018.

Hosseini, H., Tsau, J.S., and Barati, R., “Lowering Fresh Water Usage in Hydraulic Fracturing by Stabilizing scCO2 Foam with Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles Prepared in High Salinity Produced Water” SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control held in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, 7-9 February 2018.

Pandey, J.S., Nazari, N., Thomsen, K., and Barati, R., “A Novel Equipment-Friendly and Environment-Friendly Well Stimulation Fluid for Carbonate Reservoirs: Better Wormholes and Lower Corrosion at Reservoir Conditions” SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control held in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, 7-9 February 2018.

Veisi, M., Johnson, S.J., Peltier, K., Berkland, C., Liang, J-T, and Barati, R., “Application of Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles to Increase the Lifetime of Poly(Vinyl Sulfonate) Scale Inhibitor” SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control held in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, 7-9 February 2018

Tetteh, J. T., Rankey, E., & Barati, R., " Low Salinity Waterflooding Effect: Crude Oil/Brine Interactions as a Recovery Mechanism in Carbonate Rocks" Presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 24-26, 2017.

AlHubail, M.M.; Misra, A.; and Barati, R.,”A Novel Acid Transport Model with Robust Finite Element Discretization” Presented at the SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition held in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 24–27 April 2017

Barati, R.., Pennell, S., Matson, M., & Linroth, M. (2016, April 11). Overview of CO2 Injection and WAG Sensitivity in SACROC. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/179569-MS

Charles C Bose, SPE, Bader Alshatti AIR, SPE, Aadish Gupta, SPE, Levi Swartz, SPE, Reza Barati” Dual Application of Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles as Enzyme Breaker Carriers and Fluid Loss Additives for Fracturing Fluids” SPE 171571-MS, presented at the Unconventional Resources Conference, Calgary, Canada, September 30-31, 2014.

R. Barati, K. Taylor, D. Ackwith and T. Betz, "A New Environmentally- and Equipment-Friendly Blend for Matrix Acidizing and Acid Fracturing of Limestone Formations" AAPG Mid-continent Section Bi-Annual Meeting. "New Technologies in the Mid-Continent" October 12-15, 2013 / Wichita, Kansas.

R. Barati, R.D. Hutchins, "Parametric Study of the Fracture Clean-up Process in Tight Gas Reservoirs Using Numerical Simulation Techniques" Schlumberger Report May 2007.

R. Barati, D.W. Green, J.T. Liang, "Simulation of Gelled Polymer Treatments in The Arbuckle Formation" Paper SPE 100067 presented at the 2006 Annual IOR Conference, Tulsa, OK, April 24-27.

J. Moghadasi, M.Jamialahmadi, H., Muller-Steinhagen, A.Sharif, M.R. Izadpanah, R.Barati, "Formation Damage in Iranian Oil Fields" International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, 20-21 February 2002, Lafayette, Louisiana

Major Presentations

Liu, S., Zhang, C. and Barati, R.; “Pore-scale hydrodynamics evolution within carbonate rock during CO2 injection and sequestration” AGU Fall Meeting 2020.

Liu, S., Zhang, C. and Barati, R.; “Fast permeability estimation for sandstone and carbonate reservoir rocks by 3D Bayesian Convolutional Neural Network with uncertainty quantification”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 9-11, 2019.

Hosseini, H., Tsau, J-S, Peltier, T., and Barati, R.,; “Highly stable scCO2-high salinity brine interface for waterless fracturing using polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles”, 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2018.

Tetteh, J. and Barati, R.; “A Fluid/Fluid and Fluid/Rock Interpretation for a Comprehensive Understanding of Low Salinity Waterflooding in Limestone Rocks”, 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, August 19-23, 2018.

Tetteh, J. and Barati, R.; “The Influence of Fluid/Fluid Interaction on Improved Oil Recovery from Low Salinity Waterflooding in Limestone Rocks”, 13th International Symposium on Reservoir Wettability and its Effects on Oil Recovery, Austin, TX, May 8, 2018.

Jia, B.; Tsau, J.S.; and Barati, R.,” A Systematic Procedure to Describe Shale Gas Permeability Evolution during the Production Process”  AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 11-15, 2017

Hosseini, H.; Tsau, J.S., Barati, R., and Peltier, T.” CO2 Foam Fracturing Fluids Stabilized in High Salinity Environment Using Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles” Presented Poster, Kansas Governor’s Water Conference, November 2017.

Peltier, E.F., Randtke, S.J., Shafer-Peltier, K., Barati, R., Dollar, O., and Thompson, S., Produced water reuse options in Kansas: A case study at the food-energy-water nexus. Presented at the 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017.

Nazari, N., Tsau, J.S.; and Barati, R.; “CO2 foam: stability improving in high salinity produced water” Poster to be presented at the 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017.

Vinassa, M., Cudjoe, S. E., Gomes, J. H. B., & Ghahfarokhi, R. B. (2015, October 20). A Comprehensive Approach to Sweet-Spot Mapping for Hydraulic Fracturing and CO2 Huff-n-Puff Injection in Chattanooga Shale Formation. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.2118/175952-MS

N. Kalyanaraman, J.S. Tsau, and R. Barati, ” Stability Improvement of CO2 Foam for EOR Applications Using Polyelectrolytes and Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles” SPE paper prepared for the SPE  Asia Pacific Enhanced Oil Recovery Conference to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11 – 13 August, 2015.

C. Bose, A. Gul, B. Fairchild, T. Jones, and R. Barati” Nano-Proppants for Fracture Conductivity Improvement and Fluid Loss Reduction” Presented at the SPE Western Regional Meeting, Garden Grove, California, USA, 27–30 April 2015.

R. Barati and C. Ouyang, "Effect of Shear Rate on the Activity of Enzymes Used in Hydraulic Fracture Cleanup of Tight Unconventional Reservoirs", SPE 164541. Presented at the Unconventional Resources Conference-USA, Woodlands, Texas, USA, April 10-12, 2013.

R. Barati, "Minnelusa Core Analysis and Evaluation Project" Presented at the EOR Commission and Technical Advisory Board Meeting, July 26th 2012, Laramie,WY.

R. Barati, "Minnelusa Core Analysis and Evaluation Project" Presented at the EOR Commission and Technical Advisory Board Meeting, January 31st 2012, Denver, CO.

S. J. Johnson, R. Barati, S. McCool, D. W. Green, G. P. Willhite, J. Liang, "Polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles to entrap enzymes for hydraulic fracturing fluid cleanup," Symposium on Nanotechnology in the Oil and Geothermal Industry, American Chemical Society, Fall 2011 National Meeting & Exposition, August 28--September 1, 2011, Denver, CO.

R. Barati, "Minnelusa Consortium; EORI Collaboration in Solving the Challenges of Minnelusa Formation" Presented at the EOR Commission and Technical Advisory Board Meeting, July 19 2011, Laramie WY

R. Barati, R.D. Hutchins, T. Friedel, J.A. Ayoub, M. Dessinges, K.W. England, "Impact of Yield Stress and Fracture Face Damage on Production Using a Three-Phase, 2D Model" Paper SPE 111457 presented at the SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control held in Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A., 13-15 February 2008.

R.D. Hutchins and R. Barati, "Parametric Study of Factors Influencing Dynamic Fluid Loss Using a Novel Fluid Loss Additive" Schlumberger Report DL 11371, June 24, 2008.

J. Moghadasi, M.Jamialahmadi, H., Muller-Steinhagen, A.Sharif, M.R. Izadpanah, R.Barati, "A New Model to Describe Particle Movement and Deposition in Porous Media" Presented at the 5th International Chemical Engineering Conference Isfahan, Iran April 28-30, 2001.

J. Moghadasi, M. Jamialahmadi, H. Muller-Steinhagen, A. Sharif, M.R. Izadpanah,E. Motai and R. Barati, "Reduction of Permeability during Water Injection in Oil Reservoir," 5th International Chemical Engineering Congress, Isfahan, Iran, April 28-30, 2001.


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