PhD Opportunity: Oilfield Scale

HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY – Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering FAST Research Group / Energi Simulation Chair REF: EGIS2021-FAST SUPERVISORS: Professor Eric Mackay and Professor Ken Sorbie. The flow of fluids from subsurface rocks via wells can be hindered by the precipitation of mineral scales.   Scale deposits – such as calcium carbonate and barium sulphate – cause production […]


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Oilfield Scale Management Workshop

Duarte Silva, Giulia Ness, Ken Sorbie, Mike Singleton and Eric Mackay delivered a half day workshop at the Hilton Treetops Hotel in Aberdeen on 29 January, introducing the key elements of the FAST7 JIP (April 2019 – March 2022) and FASTrac one-to-one studies, and presenting four case studies in which the FAST JIP and FASTrac […]


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Prof. Kenneth S. Sorbie Receives Production and Operations Award from Society of Petroleum Engineers

Richardson, TX (11 October 2017) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently honored Prof. Kenneth S. Sorbie with the SPE Production and Operations Award at SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held 9-11 October in San Antonio, TX. Sorbie is Professor at Heriot-Watt University. Sorbie is being recognized for his significant contributions to the […]


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