Browsing Chemical & Petroleum Engineering-Scholarly Publications by Issue Date

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  • Use of Microcomputers in Monitoring Instruments, Data Acquisition, Analysis and Control 

    Barron, R; Akinola, A. A.; Reid, D (Microprocessors and Microsystems, 1983)
    The microprocessor is ideally suited to automating the collection of data, the control of processes and the measurement of important parameters in industry. A number of applications are presented here, where development ...
  • Automation of a Dust Sampling Train. 

    Akinola, A. A.; Muir, D. M. (Journal of Modelling, Design and Management of Engineering Systems,, 2007)
    The accuracy of measuring the concentration of particulate matter in flue gas streams by a dust sampling train can be significantly improved or minimized by automating the sampling process using a microprocessor based ...
  • The Application of Peng Robinson Equation of State to Predict Natural Gas Behaviour in Oil based Drilling Fluid 

    Adeyanju, Olusiji; Olafuyi, Olalekan (Department of Civil and Environmental System Engineering, University of Benin., 2008-06)
    A major problem associated with the use of oil base drilling fluid is the increased difficulty of detecting gas which enters the borehole and dissolves in the drilling fluid. Previous authors have made computer-simulated ...
  • New Multi-Solid Thermodynamic Model for Improved Cloud Point Prediction of Waxy Crudes 

    Adeyanju, O.; Oyekunle, L. (Petroleum & Coal Publisher, 2010-07)
    A thermodynamic framework is developed for calculating the cloud point also known as WAT (Wax Appearance Temperature) or WDT (Wax Disappearance Temperature) in petroleum mixtures. The method involves the use of experimental ...
  • Modeling of Gas-Liquid Stratified Flow in an Inclined Well-Bore and Bends 

    Adeyanju, O.; Oyekunle, L. (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2010-10)
    Multiphase flows modeling in wellbore has always been a problem to the petroleum industry operators. Correlations are presently in use in the petroleum industry, and most of these correlations are obsolete as their application ...
  • Experimental Studies of Sand Production from Unconsolidated Sandstone Petroleum Reservoirs in Niger-Delta 

    Adeyanju, O.; Olafuyi, O. (Faculty of Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 2011-06)
    Production of sand during oil and gas exploration causes severe operational problem for oil and gas explorers especially companies producing from unconsolidated formations. Most reservoirs in the Niger-Delta fall in this ...
  • Simulation of Paraffin Deposition in Petroleum Reservoirs 

    Adeyanju, O; Oyekunle, L. (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2011-07)
    Paraffin deposition within petroleum reservoir during crude oil production can cause a decrease in reservoir performance, consequently the need to predict wax deposition is a major concern to all petroleum producers. The ...
  • Thermodynamic Prediction of Paraffin wax precipitation in Crude oil Pipelines” Petroleum Science and Technology 

    Adeyanju, Olusiji; Oyekunle, Layioye (Taylor & Francis Production, 2011-07)
    Crude oils are generally very complex chemical systems consisting predominantly of hundreds to thousands of hydrocarbon compounds from simple lowmolecular-weight paraffins to high-molecular-weight waxes. At low temperatures ...
  • Computational Accuracy in Calculating In-Duct Iso-Kinetic Sampling Rates in A Sampling Train Using a Microprocessor 

    Akinola, A. A. (Journal of Engineering Research, 2011-09)
    The microprocessor is the heart of many automated devices in use at the present time. These microprocessors are used mainly in devices where repeated and rapid rates of calculations are required. To achieve' rapid rates ...
  • A New Unified Model for Predicting non-Newtonian Viscosity of Waxy Crudes 

    Adeyanju, Olusiji; Oyekunle, Layioye (Taylor & Francis Production, 2012-04)
    Viscosity determination in the non-Newtonian regime has always been a major problem in the oil industry. This is due to its dependence on the wax precipitated shear and thermal history of the crude oil. The present shear ...
  • A New Unified Model for Predicting non-Newtonian Viscosity of Waxy Crudes 

    Adeyanju, Olusiji; Oyekunle, Layioye (Taylor & Francis Production, 2012-04)
    Viscosity determination in the non-Newtonian regime has always been a major problem in the oil industry. This is due to its dependence on the wax precipitated shear and thermal history of the crude oil. The present shear ...
  • Hydrodynamics of Sand-Oil-Gas Multiphase Flow in a Deviated Petroleum Well 

    Adeyanju, O. (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2012-05)
    A calculation method for predicting pressure profiles along the wellbore based on easily obtainable wellhead parameter has been the preferred method. But, the predictive capability of the existing correlations is a thing ...
  • An Experimental study of Rheological Properties of Nigeria Waxy Crude Oil 

    Adeyanju, Olusiji; Oyekunle, Layioye (Taylor & Francis Production, 2012-08)
    Nigerian crude oils are known for their good quality (low sulfur, high American Petroleum Institute gravity). However, similar to any other paraffinic-based crudes, most Nigerian crudes contain moderate to high contents ...
  • Modeling and Simulation of Scale Deposition during Water-flooding in Porous Media 

    Adeyanju, O. (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2012-11)
    Mineral scale deposition within the reservoir due to incompatibility of the injected and the formation water can cause a significant decrease in reservoir performance. Few documentations of the damage cause by scale ...
  • Computer Aided Design of Circular Clarifiers, 

    Odediran, E. T.; Ayo, D. B.; Akinola, A. A. (Journal of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, 2013)
    An algorithm was developed for the design of primary circular clarifier for Wastewater treatment. Three computer programs were developed using Microsoft Excel, FoxPro and MATLAB respectively, all based on the algorithm. ...
  • Experimental Study of Wax Deposition in a Single Phase Sub-Cooled Pipelines 

    Adeyanju, O.; Oyekunle, L. (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013-08)
    The ability to determine the severity of wax deposition is an extremely important issue, particularly in the design and development of deepwater oilfields. Though much progress has been made in the last decades to better ...
  • Optimization of Natural Gas Transport in Pipeline 

    Adeyanju, O.; Oyekunle, L. (Centre for Advanced Training and Research, 2013-10)
    Transportation of natural gas is a very important aspect of the oil and gas industry and as such, it must be done with a much efficiency. Pipelines has been recognized as the most economic, effective and safest way of ...
  • A Proposal for the Management of Plastic Packaging Waste 

    Akinola, A. A.; Adeyemi, I. A.; Adeyinka, F. M. (Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 2014)
    An Environmental Impact Assessment study was performed using the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) technique for a range of plastic packaging waste disposal technologies, to determine which waste management strategy has the ...
  • Refractance Window™ Drying of Red Onions (Allium Cepa) 

    Akinola, A. A.; Lawal, S. O.; Osiberu, A. S. (Journal of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, 2014)
    A Refractance Window dryer was fabricated and used to study the drying characteristics of red onions (Allium Cepa). The data for the drying of the 1mm, 2mm and 3mm sized shreds of red onions were obtained experimentally ...
  • A New Model for the Prediction of Real Time Critical Drawdown Sand Failure in Petroleum Reservoirs 

    Adeyanju, Olusiji; Oyekunle, Layioye (Taylor & Francis Production, 2014-07)
    Petroleum producers are now realizing the risk of failure in petroleum reservoirs and consequently sand production is now a dreaded process in the industry. As a result, failure analysis of reservoirs rocks for sanding ...