The department has a very active programme in Petroleum Engineering research and benefits from strong links with industry and conducts significant industry funded research. For more information on petroleum research in the department see our research pages


The laboratory scale petroleum reservoir [details‌]

Mark A. Sephton


Closing the digital rock divide in petrophysics for CO2 storage and hydrocarbon production [Info Sheet - Petrophysics‌]

Sam Krevor, Ann Muggeridge


Pore Scale X-ray Imaging of the Distribution of Minerals in Permeable Rocks [Info Sheet - Pore Scale X-Ray‌]

Sam Krevor


FULLY FUNDED PhD: Optimizing the injection brine composition for controlled salinity waterflooding [Info Sheet - Waterflooding]

Matthew Jackson, Bilal Rashid (BP) and Kevin Webb (BP)


Understanding magnetic enhancement in hydrocarbon resevoirs [‌‌muxworthy-hydrocarbon-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and Prof. Hans Machel (University of Alberta)


Determining the magnetic signature of hydrocarbon-rich environments: A numerical approach [muxworthy-williams-hydrocarbon-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and Prof. Wyn Williams (University of Edinburgh)