Dr Zhenjiang You

Senior Lecturer

School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Overview

Research Interests

  • Theoretical development and mathematical modelling of flow in porous media
    Transport phenomena in porous media: multiphase flows; Hydraulic fracturing; Population balance models for suspension transport; Stochastic modelling of flow in rocks; Analytical and numerical methods; Exact and asymptotic solutions
  • Engineering applications
    Proppant injection in unconventional reservoirs; Fines migration induced formation damage in oil/gas/geothermal reservoirs and aquifers; Drilling fluid invasion and external cake formation; Well injectivity/productivity analysis; Low-salinity waterflooding; Unconventional resources and recovery; Propagation of bacteria, viruses and contaminants in groundwater

Publications

  • Yang, Y., Siqueira, F. D., Vaz, A., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Zeinijahromi, A., Carageorgos, T. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2018). Fines Migration in Aquifers and Oilfields: Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling. In Flow and Transport in Subsurface Environment (pp. 3-67) Singapore: Springer Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-8773-8_1

  • You, Zhenjiang, Badalyan, Alexander, Yang, Yulong and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2018). Formation Damage Challenges in Geothermal Reservoirs. In Formation Damage During Improved Oil Recovery (pp. 447-497) Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-813782-6.00012-9

  • Russell, Thomas, Chequer, Larissa, Borazjani, Sara, You, Zhenjiang, Zeinijahromi, Abbas and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2018). Formation Damage by Fines Migration. In Formation Damage During Improved Oil Recovery (pp. 69-175) Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-813782-6.00003-8

  • Bedrikovetsky, Pavel, You, Zhenjiang, Badalyan, Alexander, Osipov, Yuri and Kuzmina, Liudmila (2017) Analytical model for straining-dominant large-retention depth filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 330 1148-1159. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2017.08.031

  • You, Zhenjiang, Bedrikovetsky, Pavel, Badalyan, Alexander and Hand, Martin (2015) Particle mobilization in porous media: temperature effects on competing electrostatic and drag forces. Geophysical Research Letters, 42 8: 2852-2860. doi:10.1002/2015GL063986

  • You, Zhenjiang, Osipov, Yuri, Bedrikovetsky, Pavel and Kuzmina, Liudmila (2014) Asymptotic model for deep bed filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 258 374-385. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2014.07.051

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

  • Yang, Y., Siqueira, F. D., Vaz, A., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Zeinijahromi, A., Carageorgos, T. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2018). Fines Migration in Aquifers and Oilfields: Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling. In Flow and Transport in Subsurface Environment (pp. 3-67) Singapore: Springer Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-8773-8_1

  • You, Zhenjiang, Badalyan, Alexander, Yang, Yulong and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2018). Formation Damage Challenges in Geothermal Reservoirs. In Formation Damage During Improved Oil Recovery (pp. 447-497) Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-813782-6.00012-9

  • Russell, Thomas, Chequer, Larissa, Borazjani, Sara, You, Zhenjiang, Zeinijahromi, Abbas and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2018). Formation Damage by Fines Migration. In Formation Damage During Improved Oil Recovery (pp. 69-175) Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-813782-6.00003-8

  • Bedrikovetsky, Pavel, You, Zhenjiang, Badalyan, Alexander, Osipov, Yuri and Kuzmina, Liudmila (2017) Analytical model for straining-dominant large-retention depth filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 330 1148-1159. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2017.08.031

  • You, Zhenjiang, Bedrikovetsky, Pavel, Badalyan, Alexander and Hand, Martin (2015) Particle mobilization in porous media: temperature effects on competing electrostatic and drag forces. Geophysical Research Letters, 42 8: 2852-2860. doi:10.1002/2015GL063986

  • You, Zhenjiang, Osipov, Yuri, Bedrikovetsky, Pavel and Kuzmina, Liudmila (2014) Asymptotic model for deep bed filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 258 374-385. doi:10.1016/j.cej.2014.07.051

Book Chapter

  • Yang, Y., Siqueira, F. D., Vaz, A., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Zeinijahromi, A., Carageorgos, T. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2018). Fines Migration in Aquifers and Oilfields: Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling. In Flow and Transport in Subsurface Environment (pp. 3-67) Singapore: Springer Singapore. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-8773-8_1

  • You, Zhenjiang, Badalyan, Alexander, Yang, Yulong and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2018). Formation Damage Challenges in Geothermal Reservoirs. In Formation Damage During Improved Oil Recovery (pp. 447-497) Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-813782-6.00012-9

  • Russell, Thomas, Chequer, Larissa, Borazjani, Sara, You, Zhenjiang, Zeinijahromi, Abbas and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2018). Formation Damage by Fines Migration. In Formation Damage During Improved Oil Recovery (pp. 69-175) Kidlington, Oxford United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-813782-6.00003-8

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • You, Zhenjiang and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2018). Well productivity impairment due to fines migration. In: Proceedings - SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control. SPE International Conference and Exhibition on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States, (). 7-9 February 2018.

  • Wang, Keke, Peng, Xiaolong, Du, Zhimin, Haghighi, Manicher, You, Zhenjiang and Yu, Lu (2016). An improved grid generation approach for discrete fracture network modelling using line fracture concept for two-phase flow simulation. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016, Perth, WA Australia, (1-19). 25-27 October 2016. doi:10.2118/182260-MS

  • Borazjani, S., Behr, A., Genolet, L., Van Der Net, A., You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Analytical modelling of low-salinity waterflooding with fines migration. In: 15th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. ECMOR 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (). 29 August - 1 September 2016.

  • Badalyan, A., Beasley, T., Nguyen, D., Keshavarz, A., Schacht, U., Carageorgos, T., You, Z., Bedrikovetsky, P., Hurter, S. and Troth, I. (2016). Laboratory and mathematical modelling of fines production from CSG interburden rocks. In: Proceedings of the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016, Perth, Australia, (). 25-27 October 2016. doi:10.2118/182295-MS

  • Xu, Chengyuan, Kang, Yili, Li, Daqi, You, Zhenjiang and Luo, Yaohua (2016). Mathematical model and experimental study on drill-in fluid loss control and formation damage prevention in fractured tight reservoir. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016, Perth, WA, (). October 25, 2016-October 27, 2016.

  • Yang, Y., You, Z., Siqueira, F. D., Vaz, A. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Modelling of slow fines migration and formation damage during rate alteration. In: , , (). .

  • Naik, Saurabh, You, Zhenjiang and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2016). Prevention of water-blocking formation damage in gas reservoirs wettability alteration, analytical modelling. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2016, Perth, WA, Australia, (). 25-27 October 2016.

  • Naik, Saurabh, You, Zhenjiang and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2015). Effect of wettability alteration on productivity enhancement in unconventional gas reservoirs: application of nanotechnology. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition. SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, (1-17). 9-11 November 2015. doi:10.2118/177021-MS

  • Kalantariasl, Azim, Schulze, Kai, Storz, Jöerg, Burmester, Christian, Kuenckeler, Soeren, You, Zhenjiang, Badalyan, Alexander and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2015). Injectivity during PWRI and disposal in thick low permeable formations (Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling, Field Case). In: SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Proceedings, EFDC. SPE European Formation Damage Conference and Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary, (636-657). 3-5 June 2015. doi:10.2118/174185-MS

  • Kalantariasl, Azim, Farajzadeh, Rouhi, You, Zhenjiang and Bedrikovetsky, Pavel (2015). Mathematical modelling of non-uniform external cake profile in long injection wells. In: SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Proceedings, EFDC. SPE European Formation Damage Conference and Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary, (740-764). 3-5 June 2015. doi:10.2118/174184-MS

  • You, Zhenjiang, Badalyan, Alexander, Yang, Yulong, Carageorgos, Themis, Schacht, Ulrike, Bedrikovetsky, Pavel and Hand, Martin (2015). New laboratory method to assess formation damage in geothermal wells. In: SPE European Formation Damage Conference and Exhibition 2015. SPE European Formation Damage Conference and Exhibition 2015, Budapest, Hungary, (981-1001). 3-5 June 2015. doi:10.2118/174199-MS

  • Hand, Martin, Bedrikovetski, Pavel, Huddlestone, Cameron-Holmes, Badalyan, Alex, You, Zhenjiang, Brautigan, David, Dillinger, Antoine, Carageorgos, Themis, Farouq, Hani Abul Khair and Matthews, Chris (2014). Case study: Reservoir quality in sedimentary geothermal settings in Australia. In: , , (281-294). .

  • Yang, Y., You, Z., Bedrikovetsky, P., Sacramento, R., Vaz, A., Leibhson, A., Waldman, A. and Zitha, P. L.J. (2014). External cake built of bisized particles in well injectivity and drilling. In: SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference Proceedings. SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference 2014, Maracaibo, Venezuela, (392-408). 21-23 May 2014.

  • Marquez, M., Williams, W., Knobles, M., Bedrikovetsky, P. and You, Z. (2014). Fines migration in fractured wells: integrating modeling, field and laboratory data. In: SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Proceedings, EFDC. SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, (236-261). 5-7 June 2013. doi:10.2118/165108-PA

  • Siqueira, F. D., Yang, Y., Vaz, A., You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2014). Prediction of productivity decline in oil and gas wells due to fines migration: Laboratory and mathematical modelling. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, APOGCE 2014 - Changing the Game: Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition - Changing the Game: Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions, APOGCE 2014, Adelaide, SA, Australia, (634-659). 14-16 October 2014. doi:10.2118/171475-MS

  • Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2013). Determining rate profile in gas wells from pressure and temperature depth distributions. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - International Petroleum Technology Conference 2013, IPTC 2013: Challenging Technology and Economic Limits to Meet the Global Energy Demand. International Petroleum Technology Conference, Beijing, China, (4679-4685). 26-28 March 2013. doi:10.2523/IPTC-17041-MS

  • You, Z., Badalyan, A., Bedrikovetsky, P., Hand, M. and Jenson, D. (2013). Productivity decline due to fines migration (modelling and field case study). In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - International Petroleum Technology Conference 2013, IPTC 2013: Challenging Technology and Economic Limits to Meet the Global Energy Demand. International Petroleum Technology Conference, Beijing, China, (4783-4790). 23-26 March 2013.

  • You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). A new mathematical model for colloidal flow in rocks: accounting for pore geometry and network topology in bimodal media. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference 2012. SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference and Exhibition, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, (1-18). 12-14 June 2012. doi:10.2118/152026-MS

  • Aji, K., McLindin, C., Saha, A., Le, K., You, Z., Badalyan, A. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Colloidal-suspension flow in rocks: a new mathematical model, laboratory study, IOR. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia 2012, OGWA - EOR: Building Towards Sustainable Growth. SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia, Muscat, Oman, (63-80). 16-18 April 2012. doi:10.2118/152025-MS

  • Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Direct averaging estimates of separate zone production in gas wells based on pressure and temperature profiles. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2012, APOGCE 2012. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Perth, Australia, (849-859). 22-24 October 2018.

  • You, Z., Aji, K., Badalyan, A. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Effect of nanoparticle transport and retention in oilfield rocks on the efficiency of different nanotechnologies in oil industry. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference 2012. SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference and Exhibition, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, (397-411). 12-14 June 2012. doi:10.2118/157097-MS

  • Bedrikovetsky, P., You, Z., Badalyan, A., Hand, M., Matthews, C. and Jenson, D. (2012). Formation damage in geothermal wells (Salamander field case). In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition 2012, APOGCE 2012. SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, Perth, Australia, (840-848). 22-24 October 2012. doi:10.2118/158739-MS

  • Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Improved determination of well rate from temperature and pressure distributions along the well. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition 2012, NATC 2012: Managing Hydrocarbon Resources in a Changing Environment. North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt, (755-772). 20-22 February 2012. doi:10.2118/150868-MS

  • Aji, K., You, Z., Badalyan, A. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Study of particle straining effect on produced water management and injectivity enhancement. In: SPE Production and Operations Symposium, Proceedings. SPE International Production and Operations Conference & Exhibition, Doha, Qatar, (1242-1253). 4-16 May 2012. doi:10.2118/157399-MS

  • Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Treatment of temperature and pressure profiles along the wellbore to determine gas rate. In: SPE Production and Operations Symposium, Proceedings. SPE International Production and Operations Conference & Exhibition, Doha, Qatar, (68-79). 14-16 May 2012. doi:10.2118/152039-MS

  • Chalk, P., Gooding, N., Hutten, S., You, Z. and Bedrikovetsky, P. (2011). Laboratory and theoretical investigation of size exclusion suspension flow in rocks. In: Society of Petroleum Engineers - 9th European Formation Damage Conference 2011. SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, (1327-1344). 7-10 June 2011.

  • Huilgol, R. R. and You, Z. (2008). Operator-splitting schemes for the flows of compressible viscoplastic fluids. In: The XVth International Congress on Rheology - The Society of Rheology 80th Annual Meeting. 15th International Congress on Rheology, , , (261-263). August 3, 2008-August 8, 2008. doi:10.1063/1.2964656

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.