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.
Pore-scale Imaging of Controlled-Salinity Waterflooding by X-Ray Tomography [Info Sheet - Controlled-Salinity Waterflooding ]
**Fully funded PhD studentship open for recruitment to commence study in October 2018**
Origins of deepwater anoxia in Lower Carboniferous basins of northern England [Info Sheet - Origins of deepwater anoxia in Lower Carboniferous]
This research is based at Imperial London and the PhD Project is in the NERC Centre for Doctoral training CDT in Oil and Gas.
Pore scale release and transport of oil by low salinity water
An iCASE Studentship with BP at Sunbury – 4 years funding with internship [Info sheet - EPSRC iCASE studentship at BP]
Closing the digital rock divide in petrophysics for CO2 storage and hydrocarbon production [Info sheet - Digital Rock Petrophysics]Sam Krevor
Understanding magnetic enhancement in hydrocarbon resevoirs [muxworthy-hydrocarbon-2018]
Adrian Muxworthy and Prof. Hans Machel (University of Alberta)
Determining the magnetic signature of hydrocarbon-rich environments: A numerical approach [muxworthy-williams-hydrocarbon-2018]
Adrian Muxworthy and Prof. Wyn Williams (University of Edinburgh)