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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 126 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 10 Article
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 2 Paper
  • 2 Review article
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A review of the phenomenon of counter-current spontaneous imbibition: Analysis and data interpretation

Abd, A. S., Elhafyan, E., Siddiqui, A. R., Alnoush, W., Blunt, M. J. & Al Yafei, N., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 180, p. 456-470 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
imbibition
countercurrent
data interpretation
Petroleum industry
Capillarity

How a range of metal ions influence the interfacial tension of n-decane/carboxylic acid/water systems: The impact of concentration, molecular- and electronic structure

Olesen, K. B., Fogang, L. T., Palm-Henriksen, G., Al Yafei, N. & Sølling, T. I., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 182, 106307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acid water
carboxylic acid
Carboxylic acids
Molecular structure
Electronic structure

Numerical investigation on the effect of wettability and heterogeneity on viscous fingering and oil recovery

Abdulhussein, T., Elhafyan, E., Alnoush, W. & Alyafei, N., 3 Jun 2019, 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019. EAGE Publishing BV, (81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fingering
oil recovery
wettability
Wetting
Oils

Optimization of contact angle and interfacial tension measurements for fluid/rock systems at ambient conditions

Alnoush, W., Sayed, A. & Al Yafei, N., 1 Jan 2019, In : MethodsX. 6, p. 1706-1715 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surface Tension
Contact angle
Surface tension
Rocks
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of organic acids and salinity on the interfacial tension of n-decane/ water systems

Sayed, A. M., Olesen, K. B., Alkahala, A. S., Sølling, T. I. & Al Yafei, N., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 173, p. 1047-1052 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic acids
organic acid
Surface tension
salinity
Water
2018
14 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of relative permeability and capillary pressure from mass imbibition experiments

Al Yafei, N. & Blunt, M. J., 1 May 2018, In : Advances in Water Resources. 115, p. 88-94 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

imbibition
capillary pressure
permeability
experiment
quarry
4 Citations (Scopus)

Guidelines for Numerically Modeling Co- and Counter-current Spontaneous Imbibition

Khan, A. S., Siddiqui, A. R., Abd, A. S. & Al Yafei, N., 1 Jun 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Transport in Porous Media. p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetting
Water
Capillary flow
Saturation (materials composition)
Sensitivity analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)
Core analysis
Rocks
Capillary flow
Water
Capillarity
1 Citation (Scopus)
Boundary conditions
Water
Oils
Recovery
Core samples

Open source toolkit for micro-model generation using 3D printing

Seers, T. & Al Yafei, N., 1 Jan 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3D printers
Porous materials
porous medium
Printing
manufacturing
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analyzing the effect of wettability on oil recovery from a pore-level perspective using numerical simulation

Sayed, A., Ghani, M. A. & Al Yafei, N., 1 Jan 2017, 2nd EAGE Workshop on Well Injectivity and Productivity in Carbonates. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE, Vol. 2017-December.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

wettability
Wetting
Recovery
oil
Computer simulation

Investigation of the impact of voxel image subvolume size upon computed petrophysical properties of carbonate rocks imaged using X-ray computed microtomography

Seers, T., Al Yafei, N. & Khan, T., 1 Jan 2017, 2nd EAGE Workshop on Well Injectivity and Productivity in Carbonates. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE, Vol. 2017-December.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

carbonate rock
Carbonates
Rocks
permeability
X rays
2016
28 Citations (Scopus)

Analytical solutions for spontaneous imbibition: Fractional-flow theory and experimental analysis

Schmid, K. S., Al Yafei, N., Geiger, S. & Blunt, M. J., 1 Dec 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 6, p. 2308-2316 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

imbibition
Capillarity
capillary pressure
saturation
permeability
17 Citations (Scopus)
Sandstone
Limestone
pore space
limestone
sandstone
13 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Spontaneous Imbibition in Water-Wet Carbonates

Alyafei, N., Al-Menhali, A. & Blunt, M. J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Transport in Porous Media. 115, 1, p. 189-207 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capillarity
Carbonates
Water
Experiments
Rocks
19 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of wettability on capillary trapping in carbonates

Al Yafei, N. & Blunt, M. J., 1 Apr 2016, In : Advances in Water Resources. 90, p. 36-50 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wettability
trapping
saturation
carbonate
oil
2015
16 Citations (Scopus)

A Sensitivity Study of the Effect of Image Resolution on Predicted Petrophysical Properties

Al Yafei, N., Raeini, A. Q., Paluszny, A. & Blunt, M. J., 23 Oct 2015, In : Transport in Porous Media. 110, 1, p. 157-169 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium Carbonate
Image resolution
Sandstone
Limestone
Porosity
2013

Experiments and analysis of imbibition in carbonates

Anderson, R. A., Al Yafei, N. & Blunt, M. J. B., 2013, Saint Petersburg Russia - From Fundamental Science to Deployment: 17th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, IOR. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

imbibition
carbonate
experiment
oil
transfer function
6 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of micro-computed tomography image resolution on the predictions of petrophysical properties

Al Yafei, N., Gharbi, O., Raeini, A. Q., Yang, J., Iglauer, S. & Blunt, M. J., 2013, Society of Petroleum Engineers - International Petroleum Technology Conference 2013, IPTC 2013: Challenging Technology and Economic Limits to Meet the Global Energy Demand. Vol. 2. p. 1291-1298 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

image resolution
Image resolution
tomography
Tomography
Rocks