Tag - World-Class Research Center for Liquid Hydrocarbons

Breakout session in petroleum science held as part of OIC Scientific Youth Congress

The event took place on 27 - 28 November. The session attracted young researchers from Russia, Indonesia, Pakistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Nigeria. During the first day, KFU's Junior Research Associate Ameen Al-Muntaser presented his report, and the participants toured the Geological Museum and the Center for Liquid Hydrocarbons' laboratories. The second day featured presentations in front of...

Fourth test conducted with UniCat catalyst in Samara Oblast

The In-Situ Combustion Lab continues its field testing in Samara Oblast. Commissioned by RITEK, KFU scientists arrived at Aksyonov oil field on 22 November to organize a field test of a catalyst precursor based on iron, nickel, and cobalt. Lab Head Alexey Vakhin comments, "The effectiveness of this catalyst precursor in regard to oil refining was...

Center for Liquid Hydrocarbons pitches projects at RITEK’s 15th R&D Competition for Young Scientists

The event was held on 15 - 17 November. The nominations were as follows: Recovery, refining and transportation of associated gas and natural gas; Oil recovery and enhanced oil recovery; Geology and geophysics; Well drilling; Industrial and environmental safety; Mechanics, power engineering, energy efficiency; Economics, planning and investment; Metrology, automation, IT and communications; HR policies, motivation, and labor relations. Senior Research Associate of the Laboratory...

Kazan University partook in Thermal Oil Recovery 2023 conference in Ankara, Türkiye

A sizable Kazanian delegation visited the country on 20 – 22 November, including Vice-Rector for Earth Sciences Danis Nurgaliev and Chair of the Department of Petroleum Engineering Mikhail Varfolomeev. Since 2016, TheOR has become an established presence in the oil industry, attracting many experts from dozens of countries. This sixth iteration took place in Türkiye. Previous...

Center for Liquid Hydrocarbons developing nanotechnology for oil recovery

The Laboratory of Enhanced Oil Recovery has studied the influence of sodium metal nanoparticles on oil recovery. Unfavorable geological conditions and low economic efficiency of oil production intensify innovation activities for the creation and further application of new technologies. Among the technological innovations are nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, in particular, organic dispersion of metallic sodium nanoparticles. It...

Institute research presented at conference in Moscow

The conference, titled Science Policies: Achievements, Problems, and Prospects (part of the Boiling Point cycle), was organized to celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Directorate of Research and Technology Programs, a subsidiary of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia and held at NUST MISIS. KFU was represented by Head of the Laboratory of...

Institute of Geology and Petroleum Technologies represented at the Companion Event of the Congress of Young Scientists

The conference was organized at Perm State University of Humanities and Pedagogy on 4 – 6 October. Among the topics were environmental issues of the Kama Region, regional infrastructure, synergy between education and the industry, and new energy sources. Four workgroups comprising experts from various fields were formed, and each group was to defend its own project...

Center for Liquid Hydrocarbons presented its work at ADIPEC 2023 in Abu Dhabi

The annual oil and gas forum was held on 2 - 5 October. The 2023 event became the largest ever, having been attended by 160,000 visitors, comprising 350 thematic sessions with 1,600 contributors, including over 40 ministers and 120 executives of the energy sector. ADIPEC is organized by ADNOC, Ministry of Energy of UAE, and Society...

Institute projects represented at RAO/CIS Offshore in Saint-Petersburg

The forum took place on 26 - 29 September. The conference on oil and gas projects of the Russian Arctic and offshore areas is organized on odd years. It features representatives of governments, businesses, and research centers of the Commonwealth of Independent States. KFU's sizable delegation comprised Vice-Rector for Earth Sciences Danis Nurgaliev, Deputy Director of...

Statistical research advances understanding of oil displacement

Center for Liquid Hydrocarbons submitted a new paper to Geoenergy Science and Engineering. The search for a solution to the problem of representativeness of core material sizes, on which pore space structure studies, filtration characteristics measurement, and chemical studies are carried out, has been going on for several decades. The most widespread today is the deterministic approach,...