Randy Pratama

PhD student

Research topic: “Effect of Temperature, Phase Change and Chemical Additives on Wettability Alteration during Steam Applications in Sands and Carbonates

MSc Thesis

PhD Publications:

  1. Pratama, R. and Babadagli, T. 2020. Reconsideration of Steam Additives to Improve Heavy-Oil Recovery Efficiency: Can New Generation Chemicals be Solution for Steam Induced Unfavorable Wettability Alteration? Energy Fuels 34(7): 8283-8300.

  2. Pratama, R. and Babadagli, T. 2020. Wettability State and Phase Distributions during Steam Injection with and without Chemical Additives:  An Experimental Analysis Using Visual Micro-Models. Accepted for publication in SPE Res. Eval. and Eng.

  3. Pratama, R. and Babadagli, T. 2020. Tertiary Recovery Improvement of Steam Injection Using Chemical Additives: Pore Scale Understanding of Challenges and Solutions through Visual Experiments. SPE Western Reg. Meet., Bakersfield, CA, 27 April - 1 May.  SPE 200841.

  4. Pratama, R. and Babadagli, T. 2020. New Formulation for Thermally Stable and Cost-Effective Chemical Additive Using Tertiary Amines: Synthesis Procedure and Displacement Tests for Steam Applications.  SPE Annual Tech. Conf. and Exh., Denver, CO, 5-7 Oct. SPE 201769.

MSc Publications:

  1. Pratama, R.A. and Babadagli, T.: “Effect of Temperature, Phase Change and Chemical Additives on Wettability Alteration during Steam Applications in Sands and Carbonates,” SPE 191188, 2018 SPE Trinidad and Tobago Section Energy Resources Conf., Trinidad and Tobago, 25-26 June.

  2. Pratama, R.A. and Babadagli, T.: “Effect of Temperature, Phase Change and Chemical Additives on Wettability Alteration during Steam Applications in Sands and Carbonates,” accepted for publication in SPE Res. Eval. and Eng., 2019.

  3. Pratama, R. and Babadagli, T.: “Reconsideration of Steam Additives to Improve Displacement Efficiency: Can New Generation Chemicals be Solution for Steam Induced Unfavorable Wettability Alteration?,” SPE 195833, 2019 SPE Annual Tech. Conf. and Exh., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

  4. Pratama, R. and Babadagli, T.: “Wettability State and Phase Distributions during Steam Injection with and without Chemical Additives:  An Experimental Analysis Using Visual Micro-Models,” SPE 196253, 2019 SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conf. and Exh., Bali, Indonesia, 29-31 Oct.

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