Associate Professor Reza Barati, PhD

School of Engineering - Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
Associate Professor
Primary office:
785-864-1232
Learned Hall
Room 4146C


Summary

The Unconventional Resources Lab

Education

  • PhD Petroleum Engineering - University of Kansas 2010
  • MS Petroleum Engineering - University of Kansas 2006
  • BS Chemical and Petroleum Engineering - Petroleum University of Technology 2001

Research Interests

  • Hydraulic fracturing and acidizing of unconventional reservoirs
  • Characterization and simulation of tight oil and gas reservoirs
  • Oilfield nanoparticles
  • CO2 EOR-Mobility and conformance control
  • Enhanced water-flooding through modifications of injection-brine

Teaching

Spring 2013

C&PE 628: Petroleum Engineering Design

Fall 2013

C&PE 528: Well Logging

Spring 2014

C&PE 628: Petroleum Engineering Design/ Reservoir Characterization and Simulation 

Fall 2014

C&PE 528: Well Logging

Spring 2015

C&PE 628/715: Petroleum Engineering Design/ Reservoir Characterization and Simulation 

Summer 2015

C&PE 771: Advance Reservoir Engineering: Reservoir Simulation
C&PE 327: Reservoir Engineering I

Fall 2015

C&PE 528: Well Logging

Spring 2016

C&PE 628/715: Petroleum Engineering Design/ Reservoir Characterization and Simulation 

Summer 2016

C&PE 771: Advance Reservoir Engineering: Reservoir Simulation
C&PE 327: Reservoir Engineering I

Fall 2016

C&PE 625/715: Unconventional Resources
C&PE 528: Well Logging

Selected Publications

Bose, C. Fairchild, B. Gul, A. Jones, T. & Barati, R. (in press). Application of Nanoproppants for Fracture Conductivity Improvement by Reducing Fluid Loss and Packing of Micro-Fractures. Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering. DOI:10.1016/j.jngse.2015.05.019 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S187551001500222X

Barati, R. (in press). Application of nanoparticles as fluid loss control additives for hydraulic fracturing of tight and ultra-tight hydrocarbon-bearing formations. Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering. DOI:10.1016/j.jngse.2015.03.028 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875510015001286

Barati, R. & Aghababa, H. (2016). Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids and Production. In M. Riazi (Ed.), Petroleum and Natural Gas: Characterization, Processing and Production. ASTM International .

Selected Presentations

Barati, R., Pennell, S., Matson, M. & Linroth, M. (04/09/2016 - 04/13/2016). Overview of CO2 Injection and WAG Sensitivity in SACROC. SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium. Tulsa, OK, USA

Vinassa, M., Cudjoe, S., Gomes, J. & Barati, R. (10/20/2015 - 10/22/2015). A Comprehensive Approach to Sweetspot Mapping for Hydraulic Fracturing and CO2 Huff-n-Puff Injection in Chattanooga Shale Formation. SPE Unconventional Resources Conference. Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Kalyanaraman, N., Arnold, C., Tsau, J. & Barati, R. (08/11/2015 - 08/13/2015). Stability Improvement of CO2 Foam for EOR Applications Using Polyelectrolytes and Polyelectrolyte Complex Nanoparticles. SPE Asia Pacific Enhanced Oil Recovery Conference . Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Available Here

Bose, C., Fairchild, B., Gul, A., Jones, T. & Barati, R. (04/27/2015 - 04/30/2015). Nano-Proppants for Fracture Conductivity Improvement and Fluid Loss Reduction. SPE Western Regional Meeting. Garden Grove, California, USA. Available Here

 

 


Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Deadline to apply to 3MT | October 14th First Heat will take place on Thursday, October 24th 

Mark B. Shiflett Lecture on Refrigerants | Thursday, October 17th | Hancock Ballroom @ The Oread

Research Connections & Networking Event | Monday, October 21st | 11am - 12pm | 1131 Learned Hall

Special Seminar with Boelo Schurr from the University of Twente | Friday, October 25th | 1:00 - 1:50PM | 2420 LEEP2

Hospitality Suite at the Annual AIChE Conference | Sunday, November 10th | 7:30 - 9:30PM | Blue Spring Room, Hyatt Regency Orlando

Nick Reding's Final Thesis Defense | Monday, November 25th | 9:00 - 10:00AM | 1 Eaton (Dean's Conference Room)


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