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Papers 2007

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  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. Thompson, A. and Mackay, E.J.: "Modelling of Scale Deposition in the Reservoir using Streamline Simulation" paper SPE 107610 to be presented at the 7th SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, 30 May-1 June 2007.

  8.  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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

Papers 2006

  1. 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, SPE Prod. & Facilities, Volume 21, No. 4, p419-429, November 2006.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.
  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

Papers 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, e1347-e1353

  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.

Papers 2004

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Baraka-Lokmane, S. and Sorbie, K.S.: "Title 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  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.

Papers 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.

Papers 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.

Papers 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.

Papers 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.

Papers 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.

Papers 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.