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.
Foam flow in porous media at the pore scale [Info Sheet - Foam flow in porous media at the pore scale]
Supervisors: Dr Pablo Brito-Parada and Prof. Stephen Neethling
Dynamic semi-structured meshes for fast numerical simulation of MultiPhase Modelling in Oil and Gas [Info Sheet - Semi Structured Meshes]
EPSRC CASE studentship sponsored by industrial partner BP PLC
Proposed Supervisors: Professor C. C. Pain, Dr P. Salinas, Dr A. I. Obeysekara and Dr A. Nicolle (BP)
Modelling the physics of granular rock compaction for characterisation of flow in reservoirs [Info sheet]
Hydrocarbon gases and their biological or non-biological sources - recognising the fingerprint of life [Info sheet]
Mark Sephton & Craig P. Smalley
Semi-structured multigrid method for fast numerical simulation of porous media flow [Info sheet]
Locally discontinuous pressure formulation for highly heterogeneous reservoirs [Info sheet]
Origins of deepwater anoxia in Lower Carboniferous basins of northern England Info sheet
This research is based at Imperial London and the PhD Project is in the NERC Centre for Doctoral training CDT in Oil and Gas.