Nayan Medhi

Nayan Medhi
Nayan Medhi
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Assistant Professor
DUIET

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : BE in 'Mechanical Engineering'
  2. Master’s Degree : M.Tech. in 'Petroleum Exploration & Production'
  3. Ph.D.: Petroleum Exploration and Production

Professional Experience:

  • Industry: 1 year
  • Teaching: 8 years

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery, Production Engineering, LSW.

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Department In-charge of the Department of Petroleum Engineering, DUIET,  Dibrugarh University from 11.07.2012 to 01.05.2015.
  2. Assistant Office-In-Charge for the 2nd & 4th Semester (Regular and Compartmental) and 6th Semester (Regular) B. Tech. Examinations, 2012.
  3. Appointed as a Member of the Guidance & Counselling Cell of Dibrugarh University on 14.02.2012.
  4. Organiser of the 24th National Children's Science Congress, 2016. A programme of National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  5. TEQIP Academic Co-ordinator from 17.10.2017 to present.

Extension Service:

  1. Editor of the ‘Euro Asia Research and Development Association’ (EARDA) for one year.
  2. Life Member of ‘Indian Society of Applied Geochemists’ (ISAG) with effect from 25.06.2014.
  3. Life Member of ‘Indian Science Congress Association’ (ISCA) with effect from 26.09.2014.

Publications

Research Publications:

A) PUBLISHED JOURNALS:

INTERNATIONAL

  1. Paper entitled ‘Clay Minerals and its importance on Hydrocarbon Production Potential in a part of Geleki oilfield of Upper Assam Basin’ by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi has published in 'International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences', Volume 5, Issue 11 (November 2015), ISSN 2249-3905, pp. 25-33.
  2. Paper entitled ‘A study on the Low Salinity Waterflooding (LSW) in a part of a Depleted Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in STM Journal ‘Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology’, Volume 5, Issue 3 (2015), ISSN: 2231-1785 (online), ISSN: 2321-5178 (print), pp. 1-9.
  3. Paper entitled ‘A Study on Oil and Gas Processing Facility in a  Part of Upper Assam Basin’ by Himangka Kaushik, Nitish Prasad, Nayan Medhi, Anirban Rajkhowa,  Tanbi Medhi, Antoni Baruah and Thong Teron has published in ‘Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology’, Volume 6, Issue 3 (2016), ISSN 2231-1785 (online), ISSN 2321-5178 (print), pp. 1-6.
  4. Paper entitled ‘Role of Surfactant and Salinity on Crude Oil-Water Interfacial Tension in a part of an Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin’ by Vishal Kumar Makwana, Nayan Medhi, Sabyasaachi Karmakar, Sumedha Bhattacharya and Niket Agarwal has published in ‘International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences’, Volume 7, Issue 6 (June 2017), ISSN (O):2249-3905, ISSN (P): 2349-6525, pp. 108-116.

NATIONAL :

  1. Paper entitled “Formation of Gas Hydrates In High Pressure Gas lines – A Case Study” by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in the National Journal 'Journal of Earth Science', Vol-1, No.-1. ISSN: 2347-8942 (2013), pp. 59-63.
  2. Paper entitled 'A study on the interaction between the injection water and reservoir minerals and their effects on reservoir characteristics in Tipam reservoir sand of Geleki oilfield of Upper Assam Basin' by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in the National  Journal ‘Journal of Applied Geochemistry’, Vol.16, No.2. ISSN: 0972-1967 (2014), pp. 321-329.
  3. Paper entitled 'A study on the effects of Crude Oil/Brine /Rock interaction on oil recovery during Low Saline Waterflooding in a part of Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin' by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi has published in the National  Journal ‘Journal of Applied Geochemistry’, Vol.16, No.3. ISSN: 0972-1967 (2014), pp. 267-276.

 B) PUBLISHED IN CONFERENCE/PROCEEDINGS/WORKSHOP/ SYMPOSIUM:

INTERNATIONAL:

  1. The abstract of the paper entitled 'A study on the interaction between the injection water and reservoir minerals and their effects on reservoir characteristics in Tipam reservoir sand of Geleki oilfield of Upper Assam Basin' by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in the proceedings of the International Symposium on 'Role of Earth System Sciences and Human Prosperity', Hyderabad, October 23-25, 2013.
  2. The abstract of the paper entitled 'A study on the effects of Crude Oil/Brine /Rock interaction on oil recovery during Low Saline Waterflooding in a part of Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin' by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi has published in the abstract volume of the International Symposium on 'Role of Earth System Sciences and Human Prosperity', Hyderabad, October 23-25, 2013.
  3. The abstract of the paper entitled ‘Experimental Study on the Impact of different Surfactants on the Interfacial Tension of Upper Assam Basin Crude oil', by Sumedha Bhattacharya, Sabyasaachi Karmakar, Vishal Kumar Makwana, Niket Agarwal and Nayan Medhi has published in the abstract volume of the International Conference on Separation Technologies in Chemical, Biochemical, Petroleum and Environmental Engineering (TECHNOSCAPE 2016), 20th-21st October, 2016, VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India.

NATIONAL:

  1. The abstract of the paper entitled “Formation of Gas Hydrates In High Pressure Gas lines – A Case Study” by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in the proceedings of the National Seminar on “Multidisciplinary Approach in Sedimentary Basin Studies”- Organized by Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, March 15-16, 2012.
  2. The abstract of the paper entitled “A study on Low Saline Waterflooding (LSW) in a part of Brown Field of Upper Assam Basin” by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in the proceedings of 102nd Indian Science Congress, University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  3. The abstract of the paper entitled “Role of Clay Minerals on Hydrocarbon Production Potential in a part of Tipam Reservoir Sand of Geleki Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin” by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi has published in the proceedings of 102nd Indian Science Congress, University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  4. The abstract of the paper entitled ‘Clay Minerals and its Effects on Wettability Alteration during Low Saline Waterflooding in a part of Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in the proceedings of the UGC SAP (DRS-II) Sponsored Seminar on Recent Developments in Geo-Scientific Studies on Shillong-Mikir Massif, Upper Assam and Eastern Himalayas Organized by Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, 30 March, 2016.
  5. The abstract of the paper entitled ‘A Study on Wettability alteration during Low Salinity Waterflooding (LSW) in a Sandstone Reservoir’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has published in the proceedings of National Seminar on Geology, Geochemistry, Tectonics, Energy and Mineral Resources of Northeast India, Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.
  6. The abstract of the paper entitled ‘A study on Physico-Chemical aspects of Clay Migration and its role on Oil Recovery in a Part of Upper Assam Basin’ by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi has published in the proceedings of National Seminar on Geology, Geochemistry, Tectonics, Energy and Mineral Resources of Northeast India, Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.

C) PAPER PRESENTED IN SEMINARS/SYMPOSIUM/CONFERENCE:
INTERNATIONAL:

  1. Paper entitled ‘A study on the interaction between the injection water and reservoir minerals and their effects on reservoir characteristics in Tipam reservoir sand of Geleki oilfield of Upper Assam Basin’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the International Symposium on Role of Earth System Sciences and Human Prosperity, Hyderabad, October 23-25, 2013.
  2. Paper entitled ‘A study on the effects of Crude Oil/Brine /Rock interaction on oil recovery during Low Saline Waterflooding in a part of Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin’ by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi was presented by the first author in the International Symposium on Role of Earth System Sciences and Human Prosperity, Hyderabad, October 23-25, 2013.
  3. Paper entitled ‘Experimental Study on the Impact of different Surfactants on the Interfacial Tension of Upper Assam Basin Crude oil', by Sumedha Bhattacharya, Sabyasaachi Karmakar, Vishal Kumar Makwana, Niket Agarwal and Nayan Medhi was presented by the first four authors in the International Conference on Separation Technologies in Chemical, Biochemical, Petroleum and Environmental Engineering, (TECHNOSCAPE 2016), 20th-21st October, 2016, VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India.
  4. Paper Entitled ‘Effects of Crude Oil/Brine/Rock (COBR) Interaction on Oil-Water Interfacial Tension in a Sandstone Reservoir’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has been accepted for Oral Presentation by the first author in the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences, 26-28 February, 2018, Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University.

NATIONAL:

  1. Paper entitled ‘Formation of Gas Hydrates In High Pressure Gas lines – A Case Study’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the National Seminar on Multidisciplinary Approach in Sedimentary Basin Studies Organized by Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, March 15-16, 2012.  
  2. The paper entitled ‘A study on Low Saline Waterflooding (LSW) in a part of Brown Field of Upper Assam Basin’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in 102nd Indian Science Congress, University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  3. The paper entitled ‘Role of Clay Minerals on Hydrocarbon Production Potential in a part of Tipam Reservoir Sand of Geleki Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin’ by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi was presented by the second author in 102nd Indian Science Congress, University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  4. Paper entitled ‘Clay Minerals and its Effects on Wettability Alteration during Low Saline Waterflooding in a part of Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the UGC SAP (DRS-II) Sponsored Seminar on “Recent Developments in Geo-Scientific Studies on Shillong-Mikir Massif, Upper Assam and Eastern Himalayas” Organized by Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, 30 March, 2016.
  5. Paper entitled ‘A Study on Wettability alteration during Low Salinity Waterflooding (LSW) in a Sandstone Reservoir’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the National Seminar on Geology, Geochemistry, Tectonics, Energy and Mineral Resources of Northeast India, Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.
  6. Paper entitled ‘A study on Physico-Chemical aspects of Clay Migration and its role on Oil Recovery in a Part of Upper Assam Basin’ by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi was presented by the second author in the National Seminar on Geology, Geochemistry, Tectonics, Energy and Mineral Resources of Northeast India, Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.

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