Publications List

2017

  1. Verri, G., Sorbie, K. S., Singleton, M. A., Hinrichsen, C., Wang, Q., Chang, F. F., & Ramachandran, S.: “Iron Sulfide Scale Management in High-H2S and -CO2 Carbonate Reservoirs” paper published in SPE Production and Operations (2017), 32(3), 305-313. DOI:10.2118/179871-PA
  2. Ishutov, S., Jobe, D., Zhang, S., Gonzalez, M., Agar, S.M., Hasiuk, F.J., Geiger, S., Watson, F., Mackay, E. and Chalaturnyk, R.: “3D Printing for Geoscience: Fundamental Research, Education, and Applications for the Petroleum Industry” AAPG Bulletin (2017)  DOI: 10.1306/0329171621117056
  3. Hu, Y. and Mackay, E.J.: “Modelling of Geochemical Reactions Occurring in the Gyda Field under Cold Seawater Injection Based on Produced Water Chemistry Data and Implications for Scale Management” paper SPE 179911 in SPE Production & Operations (2017)  DOI: 10.2118/179911-PA.
  4. Hu, Y., Mackay, E., Vazquez. O. and Ishkov, O.: “Streamline Simulation of Barium Sulphate Precipitation Occurring within the Reservoir Coupled with Analyses of Observed Produced Water Chemistry Data to Aid Scale Management” paper SPE 174235 in SPE Production & Operations (2017).  DOI:  10.2118/174235-PA
  5. Steel, L., Mackay, E.J. and Maroto-Valer, M.: “Experimental Investigation of CO2-Brine-Calcite Interactions under Reservoir Conditions” Fuel Processing Technology 169 122–131 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2017.09.028
  6. Alduailej, Y., Graham, A., Oduro, H., Sorbie, K.S.: “Oxidation of Sulphides and it’s Effect on Sulphide Scale Formation” paper presented at the 28th International Oil Field Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 26-29 March 2017.
  7. Vazquez, O., Hu, Y., Mackay, E.J. and Ishkov, O.: “Identification of Water Samples Transported through the Reservoir and Identification of Geochemical Reactions occurring in Ekofisk” presented at the 28th International Oil Field Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 26-29 March 2017.
  8. Vazquez, O., Ross, G., Jordan, M.,  Baskoro, D.A.A., Mackay, E., Johnson, C. and Strachan, A.: “Automatic Optimisation of Oilfield Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments delivered by DSV” paper SPE 184535 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry held in Montgomery, Texas, USA, 3-5 April 2017.
  9. Al-Harbi, B.G., Graham, A.J., Sorbie, K.S.: “Zinc and Lead Interactions in Combined Sulphide Scales” paper SPE 184509 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry held in Montgomery, Texas, USA, 3-5 April 2017.
  10. Ribeiro, A.S., Mackay, E.J., Guimaraes, L.J.N, Jordan, M. and Fellows, S.: “Scale Risk Management during CO2 WAG in Carbonate Formations” paper Tu P022 presented at the 19th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery in Stavanger, Norway, 24-27 April 2017.
  11. Vazquez, O., Fursov, I., Beteta, A. and Mackay, E.J.: “Optimization of Alkaline-Surfactant-Polymer (ASP) Flooding Minimizing Risk of Scale Deposition” paper We A13 presented at the 19th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery in Stavanger, Norway, 24-27 April 2017.
  12. Ishkov, O., Guarnieri, R., Jordan, M. and Mackay, E.: “Impact of Temperature on Scale Formation in Chalk Reservoirs” paper SPE 185772 presented at SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition, Paris, France, 12-15 June 2017.
  13. Verri, G., Sorbie, K. S. & Silva, D.: “A rigorous general workflow for accurate prediction of carbonate and sulphide scaling profiles in oil and gas wells” published in Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 156, p. 673-681 9 p. (July 2017)
  14. Carvalho, S., Palermo, L., Boak, L. S., Sorbie, K. S. & Lucas, E.: “Influence of Terpolymer Based on Amide, Carboxylic, and Sulfonic Groups on the Barium Sulfate Inhibition” paper published in Energy and Fuels. 31, 10, p. 10648-10654 7 p. (19 Oct 2017).

2016

  1. Valiakhmetova, A., Sorbie, K.S., Boak, L.S., Shaw, S.S.: “Solubility and Inhibition Efficiency of Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor_Calcium_Magnesium Complexes for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Treatment” paper presented at the SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, 24-26 February 2016, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE-178977-MS.
  2. Arab, M. M., Sorbie, K. S. & Singleton, M.: “Mutual Solvent Driven Inorganic Precipitation in the Pre-Flush Stage of Squeeze Treatments” paper presented at the SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, 24-26 February 2016, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE-179033-MS.
  3. Vazquez, O., Herrero, P., Mackay, E. J. & Jordan, M.: “Non-Aqueous vs Aqueous Overflush Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatment in an Oilfield Offshore Norway”. Feb 2016 In the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 138, p. 1-10.
  4. Vazquez, O., Fursov, I. and Mackay, E.J.: “Automatic Optimisation of Oilfield Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments” paper 25 presented at the 27th International Oil Field Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 14-16 March 2016.
  5. Farooqui, N.M, Sorbie, K.S. & Boak, L.S.: “The Solubility and Dissolution of PPCA_ca Complex in Precipitation Squeeze Processes” paper presented at the SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, 11-12 May 2016. SPE-179894-MS.
  6. Graham, A. J., Singleton, M., Sorbie, K. S. & Collins, I. R.: “A Systematic Investigation of Factors Affecting the Formation of Zinc Sulfide ZnS” paper presented at the SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, 11-12 May 2016. SPE-179910-MS
  7. Jordan, M.M., Ishkov, O., Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Squeeze Placement Options in Subsea Multi-Lateral Horizontal Wells Completed with Sliding Sleeve Technology” paper presented at the SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, 11-12 May 2016. SPE-179890-MS.
  8. Ribeiro, A.S, Silva, D., Mackay, E.J. & Sorbie, K.S.: “The Impact of Vapour-Liquid Equilibria VLE Calculations on Scale Prediction Modelling” paper presented at the SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, 11-12 May 2016. SPE-179885-MS.
  9. Ribeiro, A., Mackay, E.J. and Guimarães, L.: “Predicting Calcite Scaling Risk Due To Dissolution and Re-precipitation in Carbonate Reservoirs During CO2 Injection” paper SPE 179884 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 11-12 May 2016.
  10. Silva, D., Sorbie, K.S. and Mackay, E.J.: “Modelling CaCO3 Scale in CO2 Water Alternating Gas (CO2-WAG) Processes” paper SPE 179893 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 11-12 May 2016.
  11. Hu, Y. and Mackay, E.J.: “Analysis of Mineral Reactions Occurring in the Gyda Field under Seawater Injection with the Help of Geochemical Non-isothermal Model” paper SPE 179911 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 11-12 May 2016.
  12. Verri, G., Sorbie, K.S., Singleton, M.A., Hinrichsen, C., Wang, Q., Chang, F.F & Ramachandran, S.: “Iron Sulphide Scale Management in High H2S and CO2 Carbonate Reservoirs” paper presented at the SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, 11-12 May 2016. SPE-179871-MS.
  13. Jordan, M.M. and Mackay, E.J.: “A Retrospective Review of 10 Years of Scale Management in a Deepwater Field: From Capex to Plateau Production” paper SPE 179886 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 11-12 May 2016.
  14. Steel, L., Liu, Q., Mackay, E. and Maroto-Valer, M. M.: “CO2 Solubility Measurements in Brine under Reservoir Conditions: A Comparison of Experimental and Geochemical Modelling Methods” paper GHG-15-0049.R1, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology 6 1-21 (2016). DOI: 10.1002/ghg
  15. Mackay, E. J., Jordan, M. & Geiger, S.: “Impact of In-Situ Reactivity on Scale Management in Sandstone and Carbonate Reservoirs”: 78th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2016, 30 May – 2 June, Vienna, Austria.
  16. Wang, X. and Mackay, E.J.: “What is the Fate of Fracture Fluid during Shale Gas Production?” paper We P6 02 presented at the 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, 30 May – 2 June 2016.
  17. Hu, Y. and Mackay, E.J.: “Modelling of geochemical reactions during Smart Water injection in carbonate reservoir” paper SBT2 16 presented at the 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, Vienna, Austria, 30 May – 2 June 2016.
  18. Hu, Y., Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J. and Strachan, A.: “Predicted and Observed Evolution of Produced Brine Compositions, and Implications for Scale Management” (August 2016) paper SPE 169765 SPE Production & Operations, 270-279. DOI: 10.2118/169765-PA
  19. Jin, M., Ribeiro, A. & Mackay, E.J.: “Geochemical Modelling of Formation Damage Risk During CO2 Injection in Saline Aquifers” in the Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 16 August 2016.
  20. Vazquez, O., Fursov, I. & Mackay, E.J.: “Automatic Optimisation of Oilfield Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatment Designs” in the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 147, p302-307, Nov 2016.
  21. Valiakhmetova, A., Sorbie, K.S., Boak, L.S., Shaw, S.S.: “Solubility and Inhibition Efficiency of Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor_Calcium_Magnesium Complexes for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Treatment” in the journal SPE Production & Operations Journal, Nov 2016, SPE-178977-PA.

2015

  1. Shaw, S. S. & Sorbie, K. S.: “Structure and stoichiometry of mixed divalent metal (Ca2+/Mg2+/Sr2+/Ba2+) phosphonate scale inhibitor complexes for application in precipitation squeeze processes” published Jan 2015 for Corrosion 2015, Dallas, USA 15/03/15-19/03/15.
  2. Shaw, S. S. & Sorbie, K. S.: “Structure, Stoichiometry, and Modeling of Mixed Calcium Magnesium Phosphonate Precipitation Squeeze-Inhibitor Complexes” Feb 2015 In: SPE Production and Operations. 30, 1, p. 6-15 10 p.
  3. Shaw, S. S. & Sorbie, K. S. Synergistic Properties of Phosphonate and Polymeric Scale-Inhibitor Blends for Barium Sulfate Scale Inhibition” Feb 2015 In : SPE Production and Operations. 30, 1, p. 16-25 10 p.
  4. Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M.: “Reservoir Simulation and Near-Well Bore Modelling to Aid Scale Management in a Subsea Gulf of Mexico Field” paper presented at NACE Corrosion 2015, Dallas, Texas, USA, 15-19 March 2015.
  5. Farooqui, N., Sorbie, K.S., Palermo, L., Lucas, E.: “The Effect of Molecular Weight Distribution on the Inhibition Efficiency Performance of Polymeric Scale Inhibitors during Retention” paper presented at NACE Corrosion 2015, Dallas, Texas, USA, 15-19 March 2015.
  6. Vazquez, O., Herrero, P., Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M., van den Hack, J.: “Non-aqueous vs Aqueous Overflush Scale Inhibitor Squeezing in the ENI Norge Goliat Field”, paper presented at the 26th NIF Oilfield Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 22-25 March 2015.
  7. Farooqui, N.: “Study of Ca_PPCA complex of the Polymeric Scale Inhibitor for Precipitation Squeeze Treatment” paper presented at the Oil Field Chemistry Symposium 2015, Geilo Norway, 22-25 March 2015.
  8. Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J., Vazquez, O., Jordan, M.M.: “Reservoir Simulation and Near-Well Bore Modelling to Aid Scale Management in a Low Temperature Development and Multilateral Wells” paper SPE173739-MS presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Texas, USA, 13-15 April 2015.
  9. Shields, R.A., Chapman, E., Merecer, D., Jerauld, G., Sorbie, K.S., Mogford, D., Cable, A.; “Polymer Flooding for EOR in the Schiehallion Field – Porus Flow Rheological Studies of High Molecular Weight Polymers” presented at the 18th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Dresden, Germany, 14-16 April 2015.
  10. Hu, Y., Mackay, E.J., Vazquez, O., Ishkov, O.: “Comparison of Streamline Reservoir Simulation of Brine Flow, Mixing and Barium Sulphate Induced Formation Damage with Observed Produced Water Chemical Data to Aid Scale Management”, paper SPE 174235 presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference held in Budapest, Hungary, 3-5 June 2015.
  11. Farooqui, N., Sorbie, K.S., Boak, L.S.: “Molecular Weight Effects in Polymeric Scale Inhibitor Precipitation Squeeze Treatments” paper SPE-174214-MS presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference held in Budapest, Hungary, 3-5 June 2015.
  12. Sazali, R.A., Sorbie, K.S., Boak, L.S.: “The Effect of pH on Silicate Scaling” SPE-174193-MS paper presented at presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference held in Budapest, Hungary, 3-5 June 2015.
  13. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M.: “Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatment Design in an Acid Stimulated Carbonate Reservoir”, paper SPE-174270-MS presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference held in Budapest, Hungary, 3-5 June 2015.
  14. Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J., Sorbie.: “The Analysis of Chemical Processes in Reservoirs on the Basis of the Identification of Injection-Water Fraction in Produced Brine” SPE Production & Operations 360, p 229-235, August 2015.
  15. Sazali, R.A., Sorbie, K.S., Boak, L.S.: “Quantifying the Severity of Silicate Scaling Using ICP-OES Analysis” paper presented at RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry Conference XIV: Oilfield Chemistry, Manchester, UK, 2-4 November 2015.
  16. Jordan, M.M., Mackay, E.J.: “Predicting and Managing Inorganic Scale Associated with Produced Water from EOR Projects”, paper SPE-177144-MS presented at the SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference held in Quito, Ecaudor, 18-20 November 2015.
  17. Vazquez, O., Young, C., Demyanov, V., Arnold, D.: “Produced-Water-Chemistry History Matching in the Janice Field”. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, Nov 2015.
  18. Vazquez, O., Herrero, P., Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M.: “Non-aqueous vs Aqueous Overflush Scale Inhibitor Squeeze treatment in an oilfield offshore Norway” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 138 (2016) 1-10. Available online 08.12.15.

2014

  1. Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M., Ishkov, O. and Vazquez, O.: “Reservoir Simulation, Ion Reactions and Near-Well Bore Modeling to Aid Scale Management in a Subsea Gulf of Mexico Field”, paper SPE 168139 to be presented at the SPE International Symposium & Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, 26-28 February 2014.
  2. Okocha, C., Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Prediction for Iron, Zinc and Lead Sulphides and Its Relation to Scale Test Design” Paper 3766 to be presented at NACE Corrosion 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 9-13 March 2014.
  3. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S.: “Structure and Stoichiometry of Mixed Calcium−Magnesium−Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor Complexes for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Processes” Paper 3865, presented at NACE Corrosion 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 9−13 March 2014.
  4. Farooqui, N., Sorbie, K.S.: “Polyphosphino Carboxylic Acid (PPCA) Scale Inhibitor for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Treatments: The Effect of Molecular Weight Distribution” Paper 4100, presented at NACE Corrosion 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 9−13 March 2014.
  5. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S.: “Synergistic Properties of Phosphonate and Polymeric Scale Inhibitor Blends for Barium Sulphate Scale Inhibition” Paper NACE 3867, presented at NACE Corrosion 2014, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 9−13 March 2014.
  6. Vazquez, O., Rohde, H.C, Algrøy, T.: “Scale Squeeze Treatment Design Optimisation for an Off-Shore Norwegian Sector Field”, paper 18 to be presented at the 24th NIF Oilfield Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 17-20 March 2014.
  7. Mackay, E.J. and Martins de Souza, A. P.: “Modelling of CO2 and Seawater Injection in Carbonate Reservoirs to Evaluate Inorganic Scaling Risk” paper SPE 169766 to be presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 14-15 May 2014.
  8. Sørhaug, E., Jordan, M.M., McCartney, R.A., Mackay, E.J., Stalker, R. and Green, J.J.: “Selection Of A Scale Control Strategy On A Sub-sea Developed Field In The North Sea And How Of 6 Different Companies Contributed” paper SPE 169788 to be presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 14-15 May 2014.
  9. Thomas, W. S., Sorbie, K. S. & Singleton, M.: “Coupled adsorption/precipitation tests with a phosphonate inhibitor and carbonate substrate” 2014 SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Oilfield Scale 2014. Richardson, Texas: Society of Petroleum Engineers , p. 408-419 12 p.
  10. Hu, Y., Ishkov, O. and Mackay, E.J.: “Predicted and Observed Evolution of Produced Brine Compositions, and Implications for Scale Management” paper SPE 169765 to be presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 14-15 May 2014.
  11. Vazquez, O., Mehta, R., Mackay, E.J., Linares-Samaniego, S., Jordan, M.M. and Fidoe, J.: “Post-frac Flowback Water Chemistry Matching in a Shale Development” paper SPE 169799 to be presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 14-15 May 2014.
  12. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S. “Structure, Stoichiometry, and Modelling of Mixed Calcium Magnesium Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor Complexes for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Processes” Paper SPE 169751-MS, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 14-15 May 2014.
  13. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S.: “Synergistic Properties of Phosphonate and Polymeric Scale Inhibitor Blends for Barium Sulphate Scale Inhibition” Paper SPE 169752-MS, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 14-15 May 2014.
  14. Farooqui, N., Sorbie, K.S.: “Oilfield Scale Inhibitors for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Treatments: Solubility of the Ca_PPCA Complex” Paper SPE 169792-MS, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 14-15 May 2014.
  15. Okocha, C., Sorbie, K. S., Hurtevent, C., Baraka-Lokmane, S. & Rossiter, M. “Sulphide scale (PbS/ZnS) formation and inhibition tests for a gas condensate field with severe scaling conditions” 2014 SPE International Conference and : Exhibition on Oilfield Scale 2014. Richardson, Texas: Society of Petroleum Engineers , p. 640-657 18 p.
  16. Okocha, C. & Sorbie, K. S.: “Sulphide scale co-precipitation with calcium carbonate” 2014 SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control 2014. Richardson, Texas: Society of Petroleum Engineers , p. 757-781 25 p.
  17. Vazquez, O., Corne, D., Mackay, E.J. and Jordan, M.M.: “Automatic Isotherm Derivation from Field Data for Oilfield Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments” (June 2013) paper SPE 154954 SPE Journal 18(3), 563-574. DOI: 10.2118/154954-PA
  18. Vazquez, O., McCartney, R., and Mackay, E.J.: “Produced Water Chemistry History Matching Using a 1D Reactive Injector Producer Reservoir Model” (November 2013) paper SPE 164113 SPE Production & Operations 28(4), 369-375. DOI: 10.2118/164113-PA
  19. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J., Tjomsland, T., Nygård, O., and Storås, E.: “Use of Tracers To Evaluate and Optimize Scale Squeeze Treatment Design in the Norne Field” (February 2014) paper SPE 164114 SPE Production & Operations 29(1), 5-13. DOI: 10.2118/164114-PA
  20. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S. 2014. Structure, Stoichiometry, and Modelling of Calcium Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor Complexes for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Processes. Paper SPE 164051-PA, SPE Production and Operations, Vol. 29, No. 02, p.X139-151

2013

  1. Pereverzeva, D., Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J. and Strachan, A.: “Optimisation of Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments in Fractured Wells” presented at the 24th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 17-20 March 2013.
  2. Boak, L.S. “a Review of Factors That Impact Scale Inhibitor Mechanisms” presented at the 24th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 17-20 March 2013.
  3. Vazquez, O., McCartney, R., and Mackay, E.J.: “Produced Water Chemistry History Matching Using a 1D Reactive Injector Producer Reservoir Model” paper SPE 164113 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 8-10 April 2013.
  4. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J., Tjomsland, T., Nygård, O., and Storås, E.: “Use of Tracers To Evaluate and Optimize Scale Squeeze Treatment Design in the Norne Field” paper SPE 164114 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 8-10 April 2013.
  5. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S. “Structure, Stoichiometry, and Modelling of Calcium Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor Complexes for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Processes” Paper SPE 164051-MS, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 8-10 April 2013.
  6. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Consumption in Long-Term Static Barium Sulphate Inhibition Efficiency Tests” Paper SPE 164052-MS, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 8−10 April 2013.
  7. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Consumption in Long-Term Static Barium Sulphate Inhibition Efficiency Tests” Paper SPE 164052-PA, SPE Production and Operations, Vol. 28, No. 4, p.376−386, November 2013.
  8. Shaw, S.S., and Sorbie, K.S.: “Experimentally Determined Stoichiometry, Chemical Formulae, and Modelling of Calcium Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor Complexes” Presented at the RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry Conference XIII: Oilfield Chemistry, Manchester, UK, 4−6 November 2013.
  9. Farooqui, N., Sorbie, K.S.: “ Phase Behaviour of Poly-Phosphino Carboxylic Acid (PPCA) Scale Inhibitor for Application in Precipitation Squeeze Treatments” Presented at the RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry Conference XIII: Oilfield Chemistry, Manchester, UK, 4−6 November 2013.

2012

  1. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E. And Sorbie, K., (2012): “A two-phase near-wellbore simulator to model non-aqueous scale inhibitor squeeze treatments” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 82–83, February–March 2012, pp. 90–99.
  2. Vazquez, O., Corne, D., Jordan, M., Mackay, E., (2012): “Automatic Isotherm Derivation from Field Data for Oilfield Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments” paper SPE 154954 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 30-31 May.
  3. Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J. and Jordan, M.M.: “Modelling of Enhanced Scale Control via Inhibition of Stimulation Fluids for Deepwater Developments”, paper SPE 155112 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 30-31 May 2012.
  4. Gomes, R.M., Mackay, E.J. Deucher, R., Bezerra, M.C., Rosário, F. and Jordan, M.M.: “Impact of Reservoir Reactions on Thermodynamic Scale Predictions”, paper SPE 155255 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 30-31 May 2012.
  5. S.S.Shaw and K.S.Sorbie: “The Effect of pH on Static Barium Sulphate Inhibition Efficiency and Minimum Inhibitor Concentration of Generic Scale Inhibitors”, Paper SPE 155094, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 30-31 May 2012.
  6. S.S.Shaw, T.D.Welton and K.S.Sorbie: “The Relation between Barium Inhibition by Phosphonate Scale Inhibitors and the Structures of Phosphonate-Metal Complexes”, Paper SPE 155114, presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 30-31 May 2012.
  7. Ibrahim, J., Sorbie, K. S. & Boak, L. S.: “Coupled adsorption/precipitation experiments: 1. Static results”, Paper SPE-155109-MS presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 30-31 May 2012.
  8. Ibrahim, J., Sorbie, K. S. & Boak, L. S.: “Coupled adsorption/precipitation experiments: 2. “Non-Equilibrium Sand Pack Treatments”, Paper SPE-155109-MS presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 30-31 May 2012.
  9. Arnold, D., Vazquez, O., Demyanov, V., Christie, M. A., (2012): “Use of Water Chemistry Data in History Matching of a Reservoir Model” paper SPE 154471 presented at the SPE EUROPEC/EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Copenhagen, Denmark, 4–7 June.
  10. Mackay, E.J., Ginty, W. and Jones, T.: “Oilfield Scale Management in the Siri Asset: Paradigm Shift Due to the Use of Mixed PWRI / Seawater Injection”, paper SPE 154534 presented at SPE EUROPEC, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4-7 June 2012.
  11. S.S. Shaw, K.S. Sorbie and L.S. Boak: “The Effects of Barium Sulphate Saturation Ratio, Calcium and Magnesium on the Inhibition Efficiency: I: Phosphonate Scale Inhibitors”, Paper SPE 130373, Published in SPE Production and Operations, Vol. 27, No. 3, p306−317, August 2012 DOI: 10.2118/130373-PA
  12. S.S. Shaw, K.S. Sorbie and L.S. Boak: “The Effects of Barium Sulphate Saturation Ratio, Calcium and Magnesium on the Inhibition Efficiency: II: Polymeric Scale Inhibitors”, Paper SPE 130374, Published in SPE Production and Operations, Vol. 27, No. 4, p390−403, November 2012 DOI: 10.2118/130374-PA
  13. Fawzy, T. and Mackay, E.J.: “The Application of Streamline Reservoir Simulation Calculations to the Management of Oilfield Scale” paper SPE 160699 presented at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11-14 November 2012.

2011

  1. Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “The Analysis of Chemical Processes in Reservoirs Based on the Identification of Injection Water Fraction in Produced Brine” paper SPE 141400 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, The Woodlands, Texas, 11-13 April 2011.
  2. Vazquez, O., Skrepnyuk, K. and Stephen, K., (2011), “Pseudo-Adsorption Isotherm Matching for Oil Field Scale Squeeze Treatments using a Simple Genetic Algorithm”, presented at the 22nd NIF Oilfield Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway.
  3. Al-Rabaani, A. and Mackay, E.J.: “What Would Be the Impact of Temporarily Fracturing Production Wells During Squeeze Treatments?” paper SPE 98774 SPE Production & Operations (August 2011) 26 (3) 262-269. DOI: 10.2118/98774-PA
  4. Vazquez, O., Thanasutives, P., Eliasson, C., Fleming, N., and Mackay, E.: “Modelling the Application of Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Retention Enhancing Additives” paper SPE 141384 SPE Production & Operations (August 2011) 26 (3) 270-277. DOI: 10.2118/141384-PA
  5. Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Control in Fields with Mixed PWRI / Seawater Injection” in Lakatos, I. (ed.): Progress in Oilfield Chemistry (2011) 9 91-109 – Innovative Solutions in Oil and Gas Recovery, Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest.
  6. Mavredaki, E., Neville, A. & Sorbie, K. S.: “Initial stages of barium sulfate formation at surfaces in the presence of inhibitors” Nov 2011 In : Crystal Growth and Design. 11, 11, p. 4751-4758 8 p.

2010

  1. Shields, R. A., Bourne, H., Vazquez, O., Sorbie, K.S., Singleton, M.A.: “Dynamic Scaling Evaluation in Gravel Packs Using Low-Sulphate Seawater”, paper SPE 128002 presented at the SPE International Symposium and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, 10-12 February 2010.
  2. Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Control in Fields with Mixed PWRI / Seawater Injection”, paper 7 presented at the 21st International Oil Field Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 15-17 March 2010.
  3. Vazquez, O., Aboobaker, A., Stephen, K.: “Developments in the Automation of the History Matching Process for Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Modelling”, paper 8 presented at the 21st International Oil Field Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 15-17 March 2010.
  4. Sorbie, K. S.: “A General Coupled Kinetic Adsorption/Precipitation Transport Model for Scale Inhibitor Retention in Porous Media: I. Model Formulation”, paper SPE 130702 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  5. Vazquez, O., Sorbie, K.S., Mackay, E.J.: “A General Coupled Kinetic Adsorption/Precipitation Transport Model for Scale Inhibitor Retention in Porous Media: II. Sensitivity Calculations and Field Predictions”, paper SPE 130703 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  6. Shaw, S. S., Sorbie, K.S., Boak, L.S.: “The Effects of Barium Sulphate Saturation Ratio, Calcium and Magnesium on the Inhibition Efficiency: I Phosphonate Scale Inhibitors”, paper SPE 130373 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  7. Shaw, S. S., Sorbie, K.S, Boak, L.S.: “The Effects of Barium Sulphate Saturation Ratio, Calcium and Magnesium on the Inhibition Efficiency: II Polymeric Scale Inhibitors”, paper SPE130373 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  8. Okocha, C., Sorbie, K.S.: “Effects of Sulphide Scales (PbS, ZnS & FeS) on BaSO4 Crystal Growth and Dissolution”, paper SPE 130391 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  9. Boak, L. S., Sorbie, K.S.: “New Developments on the Analysis of Scale Inhibitors”, paper SPE 130401 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  10. Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J., Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatment Efficiency in Unfractured and Fractured Wells”, paper SPE 131273 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  11. Vazquez, O., van Ommen, T., Chen, P., Selle, O.M., Juliussen, B., Kolstø, E., Gustavsen, Ø.: “Modelling a Series of Non-Aqueous Field Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments in the Heidrun Field”, paper SPE131496 presented at the SPE International Conference on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 May 2010.
  12. Rakhimov, A., Vazquez, O., Sorbie, K.S., Mackay, E.J.: “Impact of Fluid Distribution on Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments in Pattern Floods and Fractured Wells”, SPE EUROPEC/EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain, 14-17 June 2010.

2009

  1. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J.: “Towards Automation of the History Matching Process for Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Modelling”, paper 23 presented at the 20th International Oil Field Chemistry Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 22-25 March 2009.
  2. Mohammed, M. A., Sorbie, K.S.: “Spectroscopic Determination of Naphthenic Acid Composition from Various Calcium Naphthenates Field Deposits”, paper SPE 121633 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Texas, USA, 20-22 April 2009.
  3. Ishkov, O., Mackay, E.J.: “Reacting Ions Method to Identify Injected Water Fraction in Produced Brine”, paper SPE121701 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Texas, USA, 20-22 April 2009.
  4. Mohammed, M. A., Sorbie, K.S.: “Spectroscopic Determination of Naphthenic Acid Composition from Various Calcium Naphthenates Field Deposits”,paper SPE 121633 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Texas, USA, 20-22 April 2009.
  5. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J.: “Modelling the Placement of Scale Squeeze Treatments in Heterogeneous Formations with Pressurised Layers”, paper SPE 121856 presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, 27-29 May 2009.
  6. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J.: “Impact of Mutual Solvent Preflush on Scale Squeeze Treatments: Extended Squeeze Lifetime and Improved Well Clean-up Time”, paper SPE 121857 presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, 27-29 May 2009.

2008

  1. Al Riyami, M., Mackay, E.J., Deliu, G, McElhiney, J. and Jordan, M.M.: “When Will Low Sulphate Seawater No Longer Be Required on the Tiffany Field?”, paper SPE 112537 presented at the SPE Formation Damage Conference, Lafayette, Louisiana, 13-15 February 2008.
  2. Fannir, J., Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J. and Maxwell, S.: “Is Oilfield Souring Impacted by Minerals and Mineralization?” presented at the 19th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 9-12 March 2008.
  3. Jordan, M.M., Mackay, E.J. and Vazquez, O.: “The Influence of Overflush Fluid Type on Scale Squeeze Life Time – Field Examples and Placement Simulation Evaluation” paper No 08356 presented at the Annual Spring Meeting of NACE International, CORROSION/2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, 16-20 March 2008.
  4. Jordan, M.M., Collins, I.R. and Mackay, E.J.: “Low Sulfate Seawater Injection for Barium Sulfate Scale Control: A Life-of-Field Solution to a Complex Challenge”, paper SPE 98096 SPE Prod. & Facilities (May 2008) 23 (2).
  5. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J. and Jordan, M.M.: “Modelling the Impact of Diesel vs Water Overflush Fluids on Scale Squeeze Treatment Lives using a Two-Phase Near- Wellbore Simulator” paper SPE 114105 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 28-29 May 2008.
  6. Patroni, J., Mackay, E.J., Vazquez, O., Boak, L., Singleton, M. and Ross, G.: “The Cost and Value of Field, Laboratory, and Simulation Data for Validating Scale Inhibitor Treatment Models” paper SPE 114106 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 28-29 May 2008.
  7. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J., Al Shuaili, K., Sorbie, K.S. and Jordan, M.M.: “Modelling a Surfactant Preflush with Non-Aqueous and Aqueous Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments” paper SPE 113212 presented at the SPE EUROPEC, Rome, Italy, 9-12 June 2008.
  8. Mavredaki, E., Neville, A., Sorbie, K.S.: “Study of BaSO4 Formation Kinetics and Inhibition Effect of Polyphosphino-Carboxylic Acid (PPCA) with Synchrotron X-Ray Diffracttion (SXRD)”, paper SPE 114039 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 28-29 May 2008.
  9. Kahrwad, M., Sorbie, K.S., Boak, L.S.: “Coupled Adsorption/Precipitation of Scale Inhibitors: Experimental Results and Modelling”. paper SPE 114108 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 28-29 May 2008.
  10. Cheong, W.C., Neville, A.Gaskell, P.H., Abbott, S.J.: “Using Nature to Provide Solutions to Calcareous Scale Deposition”, paper SPE 114082 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 28-29 May 2008.
  11. Patroni Zavala, J.A., Mackay, E.J., Vazquez, O., Boak, L.S, Singleton, M.A.: “The Cost and Value of Field, Laboratory, and Simulation Data for Validating Scale Inhibitor Treatment Models”, paper SPE 114106 presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Conference, Aberdeen, UK, 28-29 May 2008.

2007

  1. Vazquez, O., Singleton, E.J., Sorbie, K.S. and Weare, R.: “Sensitivity Study on the Main Factors Affecting a Polymeric RPM Treatment in the Near-Wellbore Region of a Mature Oil-Producing Well” paper SPE 106012, presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 28 February -2 March 2007.
  2. Mackay, E.J.: “Limiting Scale Risk at Production Wells by Management of PWRI Wells” paper SPE 96741, presented at the 2007 SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 28 February -2 March 2007.
  3. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K. S.: “Modelling of Non-Aqueous and Aqueous Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments” paper SPE 106422, presented at the 2007 SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 28 February -2 March 2007.
  4. Jordan, M. M. and Mackay, E. J.: “Scale Control in Chalk Reservoirs: The Challenge of Understanding the Impact of Reservoir Processes and Optimizing Scale Management via Chemical Placement and Retention – from the Laboratory to the Field” paper SPE 105189, presented at the 15th SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show, Bahrain, 11-14 March 2007.
  5. Sorbie, K.S. and Mackay, E.J.: “Oilfield Scale Management in the 21st Century” paper CMDX2007-0107 to be presented at the 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry that will take place in, Manama, Bahrain, 26-28 March 2007.
  6. Vazquez, O., Shields, R., Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Modelling the Transport and Retention of Non-Aqueous Scale Inhibitor in Corefloods” presented at the 18th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 25-28 March 2007.
  7. Al-Rabaani, A. and Mackay, E.J.: “What Would Be the Impact of Temporarily Fracturing Production Wells During Squeeze Treatments?” paper SPE 98774 to be published in SPE Prod. & Facilities.
  8. Kavle, V., Al-Alawi, K., Elmsallati, S., Mackay, E.J. and Davies, D.: “Impact of Intelligent Wells on Oilfield Scale Management” paper SPE 100112 to be published in SPE Prod. & Facilities.
  9. Sorbie, K.S., Mackay, E.J., Collins, I.R. and Wat, R.: “Placement Using Viscosified Non Newtonian Scale Inhibitor Slugs: The Effect of Shear-Thinning” paper SPE 100520 to be published in SPE Prod. & Facilities.
  10. Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Adsorption onto Minerals in Oilfield Well Treatments”, invited keynote paper: Proc. SEIC Conference, Ferrara, Italy, 27 August – 2 September 2005.
  11. Inches, C.E., Sorbie, K.S., Christophe, C. and Papirer, L.: “Thermal Stability of Selected Green Scale Inhibitors” presented at the 18th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 25-28 March 2007.
  12. Boak, L.S., Sorbie, K.S. and Ziadi, C.: “Barite Deposition Kinetic Studies: Flow Cell Experimental Results and Modelling” presented at the 18th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 25-28 March 2007.

2006

  1. Graham, A.L., Boak, L.S., Neville, A., and Sorbie, K.S.: “How Minimum Inhibitor Concentration (MIC) and Sub-MIC Concentrations Affect Bulk Precipitation and Surface Scaling Rates”, paper SPE 93311 SPE Prod. & Facilities (February 2006) 21 (1) 19-25.
  2. Jordan, M.M., Collins, I.R. and Mackay, E.J.: “Low Sulfate Seawater Injection for Barium Sulfate Scale Control: A Life-of-Field Solution to a Complex Challenge”, paper SPE 98096 presented at the SPE Formation Damage Conference, Lafayette, Louisiana, 15-17 February 2006.
  3. Al-Rabaani, A. and Mackay, E.J.: “What Would Be the Impact of Temporarily Fracturing Production Wells During Squeeze Treatments?”, paper SPE 98774 presented at the SPE Formation Damage Conference, Lafayette, Louisiana, 15-17 February 2006.
  4. Chen, T., Neville, A., Sorbie, K.S. and Zhong, Z.: “Using Synchrotron Radiation (WAXS) to Study the Inhibiting Effect of Polyphosphonocarboxylic Acid (PPCA) on CaCO3 Scale Formation” paper 06386 presented at NACE CORROSION/2006, San Diego, California, 12-16 March 2006.
  5. Inches, C.E., Sorbie, K.S. and El Doueiri, K.: “Green Inhibitors: Mechanisms in the Control of Barium Sulfate Scale” paper 06485 presented at NACE CORROSION/2006, San Diego, California, 12-16 March 2006.
  6. Baraka-Lokmane, S. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Effect of phosphonate scale inhibitor (DETPMP) concentration, application pH and adsorption on inhibitor and cation return concentrations in carbonate cores” European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 206, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April 2006.
  7. Chekani, M. and Mackay, E.J.: “Impact on Scale Management of the Engineered Depressurisation of Waterflooded Reservoirs: Risk Assessment Principles and Case Study”, paper SPE 86472 SPE Prod. & Facilities (May 2006) 21 (2) 174-181.
  8. Kavle, V., Al-Alawi, K., Elmsallati, S., Mackay, E.J. and Davies, D.: “Impact of Intelligent Wells on Oilfield Scale Management” paper SPE 100112 to be presented at the EAGE Conference and Exhibition / SPE EUROPEC 2006, Vienna, Austria, 12-15 June 2006.
  9. Chen, T., Neville, A., Sorbie, K.S. and Zhong, Z.: “Using Synchrotron Radiation Wide-Angle X-Ray Scattering (WAXS) To Study the Inhibition Effect of DiEthyleneTriaminePenta (MethylenePhosphonic Acid) (DETPMP) on CaCO3 Scale Formation” paper SPE 100440 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  10. Bedrikovetsky, P., Mackay, E.J., Monteiro, R., Patricio, F. and Rosário, F.F.: “Injectivity Impairment due to Sulphate Scaling during PWRI: an Analytical Model” paper SPE 100512 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  11. Boak, L.S. and Sorbie, K.S.: “The Kinetics of Sulphate Deposition in Seeded and Unseeded Tests” paper SPE 100513 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  12. Baraka-Lokmane, S. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Core Floods in Carbonate Cores: Chemical Interactions and Modelling” paper SPE 100515 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  13. Mackay, E.J., Sorbie, K.S., Kavle, V., Sørhaug, E. Melvin, K., Sjursæther K. and Jordan, M.M.: “Impact of In Situ Sulphate Stripping on Scale Management in the Gyda Field” paper SPE 100516 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  14. Shepherd, A.G., Thomson, G., Westacott, R., Sorbie, K.S., Turner, M. and Smith, P.C.: “Analysis of Organic Field Deposits: New Types of Calcium Naphthenate Scale or the Effect of Chemical Treatment?” paper SPE 100517 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  15. Shields, R.A., Sorbie, K.S., Singleton, M.A. and Guan, H.: “Analysis of the Mechanism of Transport and Retention of Non-Aqueous Scale Inhibitor Treatments in Cores Using Novel Tracer Techniques” paper SPE 100518 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  16. Sorbie, K.S., Mackay, E.J., Collins, I.R. and Wat, R.: “Placement Using Viscosified Non Newtonian Scale Inhibitor Slugs: The Effect of Shear-Thinning” paper SPE 100520 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  17. Vazquez, O., Mackay, E.J and Sorbie, K.S.: “Development of a Non-Aqueous Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Simulator” paper SPE 100521 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  18. Bedrikovetsky, P., Mackay, E.J., Monteiro, R., Gladstone, P.M. and Rosário, F.F: “Laboratory-Based Prediction of Sulphate Scaling Damage” paper SPE 100611 presented at the SPE 8th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 31 May – 1 June 2006.
  19. Chen, T., Neville, A. and Yuan M.: “Influence of Mg2+ on CaCO3 Formation – Bulk Precipitation and Surface Deposition” Chemical Engineering Science. (2006) 61 (16) 5318-5327.

2005

  1. Chen, T., Neville, A. and Yuan M., “Assessing the Effect of Mg2+ on CaCO3 Scale Formation-Bulk Precipitation and Surface Deposition” Journal of Crystal Growth, (2005) 275/1-2, e1341-e1347
  2. Chen, T., Neville, A. and Yuan M., “Calcium Carbonate Scale Formation — Assessing the Initial Stages of Precipitation and Deposition” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, (2005) 46, 185-194
  3. Chen, T., Neville, A., Yuan M. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Influence of PPCA Inhibitor on CaCO3 Scale Surface Deposition and Bulk Precipitation at Elevated Temperature”, Progress in Natural Science, (2005) Special issue, Green Chemistry and Future Energy, 35-41
  4. Graham, A.L., Boak, L.S., Neville, A., and Sorbie, K.S.: “How Minimum Inhibitor Concentration (MIC) and Sub-MIC Concentrations Affect Bulk Precipitation and Surface Scaling Rates” paper SPE 93311 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 2-4 February 2005.
  5. Mackay, E.J., Al-Mandhari, S., Peacock, J. and Hammond, B.: “Improved Accuracy of Modelling for Optimisation of Squeeze Design” paper SPE 93375 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 2-4 February 2005.
  6. Shepherd, A.G., Thomson, G., Westacott, R., Neville, A. and Sorbie, K.S.: “A Mechanistic Study of Naphthenate Scale Formation” paper SPE 93407 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 2-4 February 2005.
  7. Al-Alawi, K., Elmsallati, S., Mackay, E.J. and Davies, D.: “Impact of Intelligent Wells on Scale Management” presented at the 16th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 14-16 March 2005.
  8. Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M., Feasey, N., Shah, D., Kumar, P. and Ali, S.: “Integrated Risk Analysis for Scale Management in Deepwater Developments” paper SPE 87459, SPE Journal of Production Technology (August 2004) 58 (8) 49-51. Also in SPE Prod. & Facilities (May 2005) 20 (2) 138-154.
  9. Sorbie, K.S. and Gdanski, R.D.: “A Complete Theory of Scale-Inhibitor Transport and Adsorption/Desorption in Squeeze Treatments” paper SPE 95088 presented at the SPE 7th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 11-12 May 2005.
  10. Boak, L.S., Al-Mahrouqi, H., Inches, C., Mackay, E.J., Bezerra, M.C., Sorbie, K.S. and Mota, R.: “What Level of Sulphate Reduction is Required to Eliminate the Need for Scale Inhibitor Squeezing?” paper SPE 95089 presented at the SPE 7th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 11-12 May 2005.
  11. Sorbie, K.S. and Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Inhibitor Placement: Back to Basics – Theory and Examples” paper SPE 95090 presented at the SPE 7th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 11-12 May 2005.
  12. Daher, J.S., Adilson, J.T., Rosário, F.F., Bezerra, M.C., Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Evaluation of Inorganic Scale Deposition in Unconsolidated Reservoirs by Numerical Simulation” paper SPE 95107 presented at the SPE 7th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 11-12 May 2005.
  13. Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Inhibitor Application in Injection Wells to Protect Against Damage to Production Wells: When does it Work?” paper SPE 95022 presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, 25-27 May 2005.
  14. Jordan, M.M. and Mackay, E.J.: “Integrated Field Development for Effective Scale Control Throughout the Water Cycle in Deep Water Subsea Fields” paper SPE 94052 presented at the EAGE Conference and Exhibition / SPE EUROPEC 2005, Madrid, Spain, 13-16 June 2005.
  15. Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Adsorption onto Minerals in Oilfield Well Treatments”, invited keynote paper: Proc. SEIC Conference, Ferrara, Italy, 27 August – 2 September 2005.
  16. Mackay, E.J. and Jordan, M.M.: “Impact of Brine Flow and Mixing in the Reservoir on Scale Control Risk Assessment and Subsurface Treatment Options: Case Histories”, Journal of Energy Resources Technology (September 2005) 127 201-213.
  17. Jordan, M.M. and Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Control in Deepwater Fields” World Oil (September 2005) 226 (9) 75-80.
  18. Sorbie, K.S., Shepherd, A., Smith, P.C., Turner, M. and Westacott, R.E.: “Naphthenate Formation in Oil Production: General Theories and Field Observations”, presented at the RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry VIII Conference, Manchester, UK, 31 October – 2 November 2005.

2004

  1. Guan, H., Sorbie, K.S., Yuan, M.D. and Smith, K.: “Non-Aqueous Squeeze Treatments in Sandstones: Coreflood Studies and Modeling”, paper no. 04386, presented at NACE CORROSION/2004, New Orleans, Louisiana, 28 March – 1 April 2004.
  2. Chen, T., Neville, A. and Yuan M., “Effect of PPCA and DETPMP Inhibitor Blends on CaCO3 Scale Formation” paper SPE 87442 presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  3. Graham, A.L., Vieille, E., Neville, A., Boak, L.S. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Inhibition of BaSO4 at a Hastelloy Metal Surface and in Solution: The Consequences of Falling Below the Minimum Inhibitor Concentration (MIC)”, paper SPE 87444 presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  4. Hua, G., Sorbie, K.S. and Mackay, E.J.: “The Comparison of Non-aqueous and Aqueous Scale Inhibitor Treatments: Experimental and Modeling Studies”, paper SPE 87445 presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  5. Baraka-Lokmane, S. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Core Floods in Carbonate Cores: the Influence of pH on Phosphonate-Carbonate Interactions” paper SPE 87448, presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  6. Feasey, N., Jordan, M.M., Mackay, E.J. and Collins, I: “The Challenge That Completion Types Present to Scale Squeeze Chemical Placement. A Novel Solution Using a Self-Diverting Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Process”, paper SPE 86478 presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  7. Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M., Feasey, N., Shah, D., Kumar, P. and Ali, S.: “Integrated Risk Analysis for Scale Management in Deepwater Developments” paper SPE 87459 presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  8. Ragulin, V.V., Mikhailov, A., Latipov, O., Voloshin, A.I., Tyabayeva, N.E. and Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Management of Production Wells via Inhibitor Application in Supporting Injection Wells” paper SPE 87461, presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  9. Sorbie, K.S. and Laing, N.: “How Scale Inhibitors Work: Mechanisms of Selected Barium Sulphate Scale inhibitors Across a Wide Temperature Range” paper SPE 87470, presented at the SPE 6th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 26-27 May 2004.
  10. Chekani, M. and Mackay, E.J.: “Impact on Scale Management of the Engineered Depressurisation of Waterflooded Reservoirs: Risk Assessment Principles and Case Study”, paper SPE 86472 presented at the SPE Formation Damage Conference, Lafayette, Louisiana, 18-20 February 2004.

2003

  1. Dyer S. J. and Graham G. M.: “Thermal Stability of Generic Barium Sulphate Scale Inhibitor Species Under Static and Dynamic Conditions”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 37(3-4) (2003), 171-181.
  2. Dyer S. J., Graham G. M. and Arnott C.: “Naphthenate Scale Formation – Examination of Molecular Controls in Idealised Systems”, SPE 80395, 5 th SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 29-30 January 2003.
  3. Graham, G. M., Juhász, A., Thomson, G., Sheed, J., Fourgeot, S.: “Svers – Secondary Phase Formation and Mineral Conversion”, SPE 80232, SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 20-21 February 2003.
  4. Graham, G. M., Mackay, E .J., Juhász, A and Hua, G.: “Non-Aqueous Scale Inhibitor Applications – Core Flood and Modelling Studies”, SPE 80396, 5 th SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Scale , Aberdeen, Scotland, 29-30 January 2003.
  5. Graham, G. M. and Hennessy, A. J. B.: “Scale Inhibitor Surface Interactions Using Synchrotron Radiation Techniques”, RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry VIII Conference, Manchester, UK, 3-5 November 2003.
  6. Guan, H., Graham, G. M., Juhász, A.: “Investigation of Wettability Alteration Following Scale Inhibitor Adsorption onto Carbonate and Clastic Reservoir Core Material – Static Tests and ESEM Studies”, SPE 80231, SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 20-21 February 2003.
  7. Jones, C., Mackay, E. J., Al-Mayahi, N. and Cameron, J. A.: “Productivity, Water Breakthrough and Ultimate Recovery in Horizontal Wells with a Range of Completion Types” OTC 15150, Offshore Technology Conference , Houston, Texas, 5-8 May 2003.
  8. Juhász, A., Graham, G. M., Thomson, G., Sheed, J.: “High Temperature (374°F, 190°C) Core Flooding Experiments for the Selection of Appropriate Scale Inhibitor Products for Potential Application as Downhole Squeeze Treatments in High Temperature Reservoirs”, Progress in Mining and Oilfield Chemistry, Vol. 5 – Sharp Focusing the Remaining Hydrocarbon Potential, Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest 2003.
  9. Liang, N., Graham G. M. and Dyer S. J.: “Barium Sulphate Inhibition in Subsea Systems – The Impact of Cold Seabed Temperatures on the Performance of Generically Different Scale Inhibitor Species”, SPE 80229, SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry , Houston, Texas, 20-21 st February 2003.
  10. Mackay, E. J., Collins, I. R., Jordan, M. M. and Feasey, N.: “PWRI: Scale Formation Risk Assessment and Management”, SPE 80385, 5 th SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 29-30 January 2003.
  11. Mackay, E. J. and Graham, G. M.: “The Use of Flow Models in Assessing the Risk of Scale Damage”, SPE 80252, SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 20-21 February 2003.
  12. Mackay, E. J.: “Modelling of In-Situ Scale Deposition: the Impact of Reservoir and Well Geometries and Kinetic Reaction Rates”, SPE 81830, SPE Prod. & Facilities, 18 (1) (2003), 45-56.
  13. Mackay, E. J.: “Predicting In-Situ Sulphate Scale Deposition and the Impact on Produced Ion Concentrations”, Trans IChemE, 81 (A) (2003) 326-332.
  14. Mackay, E. J. and Al-Mayahi, N.: “What Controls Scale Inhibitor Placement?”, 14 th International Oil Field Chemistry Symposium , Geilo, Norway, 24-26 March 2003.
  15. Mackay, E. J. and Jordan, M. M.: “SQUEEZE Modelling: Treatment Design and Case Histories”, SPE 82227, SPE European Formation Damage Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands, 13-14. J., Jordan, M. M. and Torabi, F.: “Predicting Brine Mixing Deep Within the Reservoir, and the Impact on Scale Control in Marginal and Deepwater Developments”, SPE 85104, SPE Prod. & Facilities, 18 (3) (2003), 210-220.
  16. Mackay, E. J. and Jordan, M. M.: “Natural Sulphate Ion Stripping During Seawater Flooding in Chalk Reservoirs”, RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry VIII Conference, Manchester, UK, 3-5 November 2003.
  17. Voloshin, A. I., Ragulin, V. V., Tyabayeva, N. E., Diakonov, I. I. and Mackay, E. J.: “Scaling Problems in Western Siberia”, SPE 80407, 5 th SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Scale , Aberdeen, Scotland, 29-30 January 2003.

2002

  1. Neville, A., Bepoix, M., Noble, M.J., Graham, G.M. and Morizot, A.P.: “Assessing the Formation of Electrodeposited Calcareous Scales in Uninhibited and Inhibited Conditions” paper SPE 74653 to be presented at the SPE 4th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2002.
  2. Mackay, E.J.: “How is Scale Prevention Affected by the Late Field Depressurisation of Waterflooded Reservoirs?” paper SPE 74654 to be presented at the SPE 4th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2002
  3. Wattie, I., Wolf, N. and Graham, G.M.: “Decision Analysis Applied to Oilfield Scale Treatment” paper SPE 74671 to be presented at the SPE 4th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2002.
  4. Wattie, I., Wolf, N. and Graham, G.M.: “Decision Analysis Applied to Oilfield Scale Treatment” paper SPE 74671 to be presented at the SPE 4th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2002.
  5. Labille, S., Neville, A. and Graham, G.M.: “An Assessment of an Electrochemical Pre-Treatment for the Prevention of Carbonate Scale Formation on Metal Surfaces” paper SPE 74676 to be presented at the SPE 4th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2002.
  6. Mackay, E.J., Agiddi, D. and Graham, G.M.: “Modelling of In-Situ Scale Deposition: the Impact of Reservoir and Well Geometries and Kinetic Reaction Rates” paper SPE 74683 to be presented at the SPE 4th International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2002.
  7. Graham, G.M. and Juhász, A.: “Modification of Surface Wettability Following Chemical (Scale Inhibitor) Adsorption in Chalk and Dolomite Cores – Stimulation vs. Damage” paper SPE 73716 to be presented at the SPE International Symposium & Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, 20-21 February 2002.
  8. Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M. and Torabi, F.: “Predicting Brine Mixing Deep Within the Reservoir, and the Impact on Scale Control in Marginal and Deepwater Developments” paper SPE 73779 to be presented at the SPE International Symposium & Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, 20-21 February 2002.
  9. Wahid, F., Graham, G.M., Thompson, G.B.: “An Analysis of the Effect of Divalent Cation Substitution in Barium Sulphate Lattice by Computer Modelling” to be presented at the 13th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 18-20 March 2002.
  10. “Predicting In-Situ Sulphate Scale Deposition and the Impact on Produced Ion Concentrations” to be presented at the 13th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 18-20 March 2002.
  11. Hennessy, A., McMahon, C. and Graham, G.M.: “A Study of ex-Situ and in-Situ X-Ray Diffraction on Barium Sulphate Formed under Varying Conditions” poster to be presented at the 13th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 18-20 March 2002.
  12. Dyer, S.J., Anderson, C. and Graham, G.M.: “Structural Controls on the Thermal Stability of Amine Methyl Phosphonate Scale Inhibitors” poster to be presented at the 13th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 18-20 March 2002.
  13. Graham G.M. and McMahon C.P: “The effect on Scale Inhibitor Performance Against Bulk (Homogeneous) and Surface (Heterogeneous) Scale Nucleation and Growth by the addition of Film Forming Corrosion Inhibitors” paper No. 02315 to be presented at the Annual Spring Meeting of NACE International, CORROSION/2002, Denver, Colorado, April 7-14, 2002.
  14. Graham, G.M., Mackay, E.J., Dyer, S.J. and Bourne, H.M.”The Challenges for Scale Control in Deepwater Production Systems – Chemical Inhibition and Placement Challenges” paper No. 02316 to be presented at the Annual Spring Meeting of NACE International, CORROSION/2002, Denver, Colorado, April 7-14, 2002.

2001

  1. Graham, G.M., Boak, L.S. and Hobden, C.M.: “Examination of the Effect of Generically Different Scale Inhibitor Species (PPCA and DETPMP) on the Adherence and Growth of Barium Sulphate Scale on Metal Surfaces” paper SPE 68298 presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.
  2. Paulo, J., Mackay, E.J., Menzies, N.A. and Poynton, N.: “Implications of Brine Mixing in the Reservoir for Scale Management in the Alba Field” paper SPE 68310 presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.
  3. Graham, G.M., Dyer, S.J., Shone, P., Mackay, E.J and Juhász, A.: “High Temperature (374F, 190C) Core flooding Experiments for the Selection of Appropriate Scale Inhibitor Products for Potential Application as Downhole Squeeze Treatments in High Temperature Reservoir Environments” paper SPE 68314 presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.
  4. Mackay, E.J.: “Squeeze Modelling: Current Best Practice and New Capabilities” paper SPE 68326 presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.
  5. Labille, S., Morizet, A.P., Graham, G.M., and Neville, A.: “An Electrochemistry Approach for the Protection of Metal Pipelines from the Formation and Growth of Carbonate Scale Under Both Bulk “Jar Test” and Dynamic “Tube Blocking” Conditions” paper SPE 68328 presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.
  6. Graham, G.M., Boak, L.S. and Hobden, C.: “Examination of the Affect of Generically Different Scale Inhibitor Species (PVS, PPCA, DETPMP) on the Adherence and Growth of Barium Sulphate Scale on Metal Surfaces”, paper SPE 68298, presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.
  7. Graham, G.M., Frigo, D.M., McCracken, I.R., Graham, G.C., Davidson, W. J., Kapusta, S. and Shone, P.: “The Influence of Corrosion Inhibitor / Scale Inhibitor Interference on the Selection of Chemical Treatments Under Harsh (HP/HT/HS) Reservoir Conditions” paper SPE 68330 presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.
  8. Graham, G.M., Dyer, S.J., Shone, P., Mackay, E.J. and Juhász, A.: “Comparative Core Flooding and Field Application Implications for Scale Inhibitor Downhole Squeeze Treatments in High Temperature (374F) Reservoirs” paper SPE 65008 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 13-16 February 2001.
  9. Graham, G.M., Mackay, E.J., Wattie, I. and Boak, L.S.: “Scale Inhibitor Selection Criteria for Downhole (SQUEEZE) Application in a High Volume Horizontal Wells in a Fractured Chalk Reservoir” paper SPE 65025 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 13-16 February 2001.
  10. Robertson, E., Mackay, E.J., Jordan, M.M. and Graff, C.J.: “Design of Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments in Fractured Wells: Analysis and Field Application” paper SPE 65371 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 13-16 February 2001.
  11. Anderson, C.E., Ross, G. and Graham, G. M.: “Automated Instrumental Analysis Of Residual Polymeric Scale Inhibitor Species” presented at the 12th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 1-4 April 2001.
  12. McMahon, C.P. and Graham G.M.: “The Influence of Corrosion Inhibitor Interactions on the Performance of Scale Inhibitors Against Bulk (Homogeneous) and Surface (Heterogeneous) Scale Nucleation and Growth” presented at the 12th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 1-4 April 2001.
  13. Morizot, A.P., Labille, S., Neville, A. and Graham G.M.: “An Approach for the Protection of Metal Surfaces from the Formation and Growth of Carbonate Scale in Both “Jar Tests” and “Tube Blocking” Tests” presented at the 12th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 1-4 April 2001.
  14. Paulo, J. and Mackay, E.J.: “Modelling of In-Situ Scale Deposition” presented at the 12th International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 1-4 April 2001.
  15. Boak, L.S., Graham G.M., and Hobden, C.M.: “The Effect of a Polymeric and a Phosphonate Scale Inhibitor on the Adherence and Growth of BaSO4 on Hastelloy C276” paper A1450 presented at the 13th International Conference on Crystal Growth, Kyoto, Japan, July 2001.
  16. Hennessy, A. and Graham G.M.: “The Effect of Additives on the Co-Crystallisation of Calcium and Barium Sulphate” paper A1395 presented at the 13th International Conference on Crystal Growth, Kyoto, Japan, July 2001.
  17. Paulo, J., Mackay, E.J., Menzies, N.A. and Poynton, N.: “Brine Mixing Complicates Alba Field Scale Management” Oil & Gas Journal (August 27, 2001) 79-91.
  18. Morizot, A.P., Labille, S., Neville, A. and Graham, G.M.: “Using Electrochemical Pre-Treatments for the Protection of Metal Surfaces from the Formation and Growth of Calcium Carbonate Scale” presented at the RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry VII Conference, Manchester, UK, 12-14 November 2001.
  19. Graham, G.M., Dyer, S.J., Shone, P., Mackay, E.J. and Juhász, A.: “High Temperature (374F, 190C) Core flooding Experiments for the Selection of Appropriate Scale Inhibitor Products for Potential Application as Downhole Squeeze Treatments in High Temperature Reservoir Environments”, paper SPE 68314, presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2001.

2000

  1. Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Brine Mixing in Waterflooded Reservoirs and the Implications for Scale Prevention”, paper SPE 60193 presented at the SPE 2nd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 January 2000.
  2. Chen, P., Graham, G. M. and Sorbie K. S.: “Non-Equilibrium Retention of Penta-Phosphonate (DETPMP), Hexa Phosphonate (TETHMP and Polycarboxylate (PPCA): Examination of the Controlling Effect of Flow Rate on Inhibitor Return Concentrations”, paper SPE 60211, presented at the SPE 2nd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 January 2000.
  3. Graham, G. M., Dyer, S. J. and Shone, P.: “Potential Application of Amine Methylene Phosphonate Based Inhibitor Species in HP/HT Environments for Improved Carbonate Scale Inhibitor Performance” paper SPE 60217, presented at the SPE 2nd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, UK, 26-27 January 2000.
  4. Hill, P. I., Graham, G. M., Coleman J. R. and Dyer S. J.: “Iron Release Following Mineral Dissolution Following Scale Inhibitor Application in North Alaskan Reservoir” paper SPE 58727, presented at the SPE International Formation Damage Control Conference, Lafayette, Louisiana, 21-22 February 2000.
  5. Dyer, S. J. and Graham G. M.: “The Influence of Iron on Scale Inhibitor Performance and Carbonate Scale Formation” presented at the 11th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Fagernes, Norway, 20-22 March 2000.
  6. Chen, P. and Graham, G. M.: “Examination of the influence Flow Rate on Inhibitor Return Concentrations in Non-Equilibrium Core flooding of Generically Different Scale Inhibitors Applied in Both Adsorption and Precipitation Treatments”, presented at the 11th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Fagernes, Norway, 20-22 March 2000.
  7. Mackay, E.J.: “Impact of Temperature on Chemical Placement in Squeeze Treatments”, presented at the 11th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Fagernes, Norway, 20-22 March 2000.
  8. Mackay, E.J., Matharu, A.P., Sorbie, K.S., Jordan, M.M., and Tomlins, R.: “Modelling Scale-Inhibitor Treatments in Horizontal Wells: Application to the Alba Field,” paper SPE 63013, SPE Prod. & Facilities (May 2000) 15 (2) 107-114.
  9. Sorbie, K.S. and Mackay, E.J.: “Mixing of Injected, Connate and Aquifer Brines in Waterflooding and its Relevance to Oilfield Scaling”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering (July 2000) 27 (1-2) 85-106.
  10. Mackay, E.J.: “Modelling Chemical Displacement in Corefloods and the Near-Well Formation to Optimise Treatments and Minimise Environmental Damage”, presented at the 7th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, Baveno, Italy, 5-8 September 2000.
  11. Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Modelling Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments in High Crossflow Horizontal Wells,” paper SPE 50418 / CIM 98-116, The Canadian Journal of Petroleum Technology (October 2000) 39 (10), 47-51.
  12. Sorbie, K.S., Graham, G.M. and Jordan, M.M.: “How Scale Inhibitors Work and How This Affects Test Methodology”, paper no. OFC-1 presented at the 4th Intl. Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry, Manama, Bahrain, 30 October?1 November 2000.
  13. Graham, G.M. and Mackay, E.J.: “Scale Inhibitor Selection Criteria for Downhole (SQUEEZE) Application in a high Volume Horizontal Wells in a Fractured Chalk Reservoir”, paper no. OFC-2 presented at the 4th Intl. Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry, Manama, Bahrain, 30 October?1 November 2000.
  14. Zhang, H., Mackay, E.J., Chen, P. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Non-Equilibrium Adsorption and Precipitation of Scale Inhibitors: Corefloods and Mathematical Modelling”, paper SPE 64755 presented at 7th International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition in China, Beijing, China, 7-10 November 2000.
  15. Paulo, J., Mackay, E.J., Menzies, N.A. and N. Poynton: “Implications of Brine Mixing in the Reservoir for Scale Management in the Alba Field”, paper SPE 68310, presented at the SPE 3rd International Symposium on Oilfield Scale, Aberdeen, Scotland, 30-31 January 2000.

1999

  1. Wattie, I., Graham, G. M. and Sorbie, K. S.: “Scale Inhibitor Selection for Application in a Chalk Reservoir”, presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Symposium, Aberdeen, UK, 27-28 January 1999.
  2. Coleman, J., Graham, G. M., Dyer, S. J., Hill, P. I. And Sorbie, K. S.: “Iron Release Following Scale Inhibitor Application and Mineral Dissolution in a North Alaskan Reservoir ? Some Field Applications”, presented at the SPE Oilfield Scale Symposium, Aberdeen, UK, 27-28 January 1999.
  3. Jordan, M.M., Edgerton, M., and Mackay, E.J.: “Application of Computer Simulation Techniques and Solid Diverter to Improved Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments in Horizontal Wells”, paper SPE 50713 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 16-19 February 1999.
  4. Dyer, S. J., Graham, G. M. and Sorbie, K. S.: “Factors Affecting the Thermal Stability of Conventional Scale Inhibitors for Application in HP/HT Reservoirs”, paper SPE 50717 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 16-19 February 1999.
  5. Boak, L. S., Graham, G. M. and Sorbie, K. S.: “The Influence of Divalent Cations on the Performance of BaSO4 Scale Inhibitor Species”, paper SPE 50771 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry, Houston, Texas, 16-19 February 1999.
  6. Mendoza, A., Graham G. M. and Sorbie K.S.: “Sulphate Scale Dissolution: Examination of the Factors Controlling the Effectiveness of EDTA and DTPA based on Scale Dissolvers and their Comparative Effectiveness against Different Sulphate Minerals”, presented at the 10th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Fagernes, Norway, 28 February – 3 March 1999.
  7. Graham, G. M., Hill, P. H., Sorbie, K. S., Carbonne, L. and Stott, L.: “The Mechanism of Formation Damage and Recovery Following chemical Squeeze Application in Low Permeability Water Sensitive Reservoirs”, presented at the 10th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Fagernes, Norway, 28 February – 3 March 1999.
  8. Mackay, E.J and Jordan, M.M.: “Evaluation of Scale Squeeze Placement Software and an Application to a Horizontal Well Using Reservoir Simulation Calculations”, presented at the 10th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Fagernes, Norway, 28 February – 3 March 1999.
  9. Farquhar, M. L., Graham, G. M. and Wogelius, R. A.: “An Introduction to Synchrotron Radiation: Techniques Available and Potential Uses in Identifying Fundamental reaction Mechanisms Involved in Scale Formation and Inhibition”, presented at the 10th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Fagernes, Norway, 28 February – 3 March 1999.
  10. Graham, G. M., and Hennessey, A.: “Scale Inhibitor Interactions Using Synchrotron Radiation Techniques”, presented at the British Association for Crystal Growth (BACG) meeting held in Cambridge, UK, 17 September 1999.
  11. Menzies, N.A., Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Modelling of Gel Diverter Placement in Horizontal Wells”, paper SPE 56742 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 3-6 October 1999.
  12. Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Evaluation of Simulation Techniques for Modelling Squeeze Treatments”, paper SPE 56775 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 3-6 October 1999.

1998

  1. Graham, G.M., Dyer, S. Sablerolle, W., Graham, G.C. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Practical Solutions to Scaling ion HP/HT and High Salinity Reservoirs”, presented at the 4th International Conference on Solving Oilfield Scaling, organised by IBC Technical Services Ltd., Aberdeen, UK, 28-29 January 1998.
  2. Jordan M.M., Graham, G.M., Sorbie, K.S., Matharu, A., Tomlins, R. and Bunney, J.: “Scale Dissolver Application: Production Enhancement and Formation Damage Potential” paper SPE 39449 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, 18-19 February 1998.
  3. Mackay, E.J., Matharu, A.P., Sorbie, K.S., Jordan, M.M., and Tomlins, R.: “Modelling of Scale Inhibitor Treatments in Horizontal Wells: Application to the Alba Field”, paper SPE 39452 presented at the SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, 18-19 February 1998.
  4. Dyer, S.J., Graham, G.M., Shone, P. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Scale Control Under HP/HT Reservoir Conditions”, presented at the 9th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 22-25 March 1998.
  5. Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Simulation of Scale Inhibitor Treatments in Horizontal Wells Using Existing Full Field Models”, presented at the 9th NIF International Oil Field Chemical Symposium, Geilo, Norway, 22-25 March 1998.
  6. Mackay, E.J., Graham, G.M. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Modelling of Scale Inhibitor Treatments in Horizontal Wells”, presented at the 1998 Technical Exchange Meeting, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia, 11-13 May 1998.
  7. Graham, G.M., Dyer, S., Sorbie, K.S., Sablerolle, W., Shone, P. and Frigo, D.: “Scale Inhibitor Selection for Continuous and downhole squeeze Application in HP/HT conditions”, paper SPE 49197, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 27-30 September 1998.
  8. Mackay, E.J. and Sorbie, K.S.: “Modelling Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments in High Crossflow Horizontal Wells”, paper SPE 50418 presented at the 3rd SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Horizontal Well Technology, Calgary, Alberta, 1-4 November 1998.