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

Projects


Modelling the physics of granular rock compaction for characterisation of flow in reservoirs [Info sheet]

JP LathamJiansheng Xiang and Martin Blunt


 Global CO2 storage capacity: Modeling limitations of geography and injectivity [Info Sheet]

Sam Krevor


Unconventional Hydrocarbon Assesments [Info sheetInfo sheetInfo sheetInfo sheetInfo sheetInfo sheetInfo sheet‌]

 Mark Sephton


New shale gas reservoir assessments [Info sheet‌]

Mark Sephton & Craig P. Smalley


A new method to correlate petroleum with its source rocks [Info sheet‌]

Mark Sephton


A laboratory scale petroleum reservoir [Info sheet‌]

Mark Sephton


Hydrocarbon gases and their biological or non-biological sources - recognising the fingerprint of life [Info sheet‌]

Mark Sephton & Craig P. Smalley


Determining the magnetic signature of hydrocarbon-rich environments: A numerical approach [Info Sheet]

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


Semi-structured multigrid method for fast numerical simulation of porous media flow [Info sheet‌]

Dr. Pablo SalinasProf. Chris PainProf. Matthew Jackson


Dynamic semi-structured meshes for fast numerical simulation of porous media flow [Info sheet]

Dr. Pablo SalinasProf. Chris PainProf. Matthew Jackson


Locally discontinuous pressure formulation for highly heterogeneous reservoirs [Info sheet‌]

Dr. Pablo SalinasProf. Chris PainProf. Matthew Jackson


iCASE studentship with BP: Closing the digital rock divide in petrophysics for CO2 storage and hydrocarbon production [Info sheet]

Sam Krevor


Origins of deepwater anoxia in Lower Carboniferous basins of northern England Info sheet

Prof Mark SephtonProf Alastair Fraser

This research is based at Imperial London and the PhD Project is in the NERC Centre for Doctoral training CDT in Oil and Gas


Determining the magnetic signature of hydrocarbon-rich environments: A numerical approach [Info sheet]

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