Dr. Nayan Medhi

Assistant Professor, Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (DUIET)
  • Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (DUIET)
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.E. in Mechanical Engineering (Honours).
  2. Master’s Degree: M.Tech. in Petroleum Exploration & Production.
  3. D.: Low Salinity Waterflooding EOR.

Professional Experience:

  • Teaching: 12 years (Dibrugarh University)
  • Industry: 1 year (Schlumberger Asia Services Limited)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Low Salinity Waterflooding (LSW)
  • Nanofluid
  • Production Engineering

International Award:

  • Best Oral Presentation Award for the paper entitled 'Experimental Study on a Green Enhanced Oil Recovery (GEOR) Method in a Sandstone Reservoir', International Conference on ‘Engineering Sciences and Technologies for Environmental Care (ESTEC-2020)’ Organized by CSIR- North East Institute of Science &Technology, Jorhat, Assam held from 20-22 February, 2020.

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Member of the ‘Centre for Technology Innovation and Incubation’ (CTII) of Dibrugarh University from 03.12.2020 to present.
  2. Head of the Department (HOD) In-charge of the Department of Petroleum Engineering, DUIET, Dibrugarh University from 28.10.2020 to present.
  3. Organised the National Conference ‘Recent Advancements and Emerging Challenges in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development’ (RESTS-2020) as Convener in Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University on 14th and 15th of July, 2020.
  4. Organised a ‘Faculty Development Program’ (FDP) on ‘Innovative Approaches in Teaching and Research’ as Co-coordinator from D.U.I.E.T., Dibrugarh University in Dr. S. S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, a Twining Activity with Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University from March 11-15, 2019.
  5. Organised a Start-up Conclave ‘Let’s Start-up: An Entrepreneurship Summit’ as Co-coordinator in Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University on May 2 & 3, 2019.
  6. Organised a Five Days ‘Short Term Training Program’ (STTP) on ‘Reservoir Modelling and Simulation in EOR Perspective’ as Event Coordinator in Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University from June 18-22, 2018.
  7. Organised a Four Days ‘Student Interaction and Faculty Meet’ program as Event Coordinator in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University from December 26-29, 2017.
  8. Organiser of the ‘24thNational Children's Science Congress’, 2016, A programme of National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  9. Department In-charge of the Department of Petroleum Engineering, DUIET, Dibrugarh University from 11.07.2012 to 01.05.2015.
  10. Academic Co-ordinator of the department for TEQIP-III.
  11. GATE Co-ordinator of the department for TEQIP-III
  12. Assistant Office-In-Charge for the 2nd& 4th Semester (Regular and Compartmental) and 6th Semester (Regular) B. Tech. Examinations, 2012.
  13. Appointed as a Member of the ‘Guidance & Counselling Cell’ of Dibrugarh University on 14.02.2012.

Life Member of Society: 

  1. Life Member of ‘Indian Society of Applied Geochemists’ (ISAG).
  2. Life Member of ‘Indian Science Congress Association’ (ISCA).
  3. Life Member of ‘Society of Petroleum Geophysicists’ (SPG).
  4. Life Member of ‘Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (IICHE) [Institutional]

Publications

PAPER PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS

  1. Medhi, N.*, 2020. Feasibility Study of Low Salinity Waterflooding in a part of Cambay Basin, India; Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, WorldResearchers Associations, Vol. 24(12), December 2020, ISSN: 0972-0626, pp. 125-133.
  2. Medhi, N.*, 2020. A Study on the Effects of Injection Brine Salinity on Oil Recovery based on Relative Permeability and Fractional Flow Curve in Geleki Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, India; Zeichen Journal, Volume 6, Issue 12, December 2020, ISSN: 0932-4747, pp. 89-100.
  3. Medhi, N.*, 2018. A Study on Fine’s Migration during Low Salinity Waterflooding in Geleki Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, Journal of Applied Geochemistry, Volume 20, No. 3, ISSN: 0972-1967, pp. 344-351.
  4. Makwana, V., K., Medhi, N.*, Karmakar S., Bhattacharya S., Agarwal N., 2017. Role of Surfactant and Salinity on Crude Oil-Water Interfacial Tension in a part of an Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 7, Issue 6, ISSN (O): 2249-3905, ISSN (P): 2349-6525 pp. 108-116.
  5. Kaushik, H., Prasad, N., Medhi, N.*, Rajkhowa A., Medhi, T., Baruah, A., Teron, T., 2016. A Study on Oil and Gas Processing Facility in a Part of Upper Assam Basin, Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology, Volume 6, Issue 3, ISSN 2231-1785 (online), ISSN 2321-5178 (print), pp. 1-6.
  6. Das, M., Medhi, N.*, 2015. Clay Minerals and its importance on Hydrocarbon Production Potential in a part of Geleki oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 5, Issue 11, ISSN 2249-3905, pp. 25-33.
  7. Medhi, N., Das, M.*, 2015. A study on the Low Salinity Waterflooding (LSW) in a part of a Depleted Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology, Volume 5, Issue 3, ISSN: 2231-1785 (online), ISSN: 2321-5178 (print), pp. 1-9.
  8. Medhi, N., Das, M.*, 2014. 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, Journal of Applied Geochemistry, Volume 16, No. 2., ISSN: 0972-1967, pp. 321-329.
  9. Das, M., Medhi, N.*, 2014. 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, Journal of Applied Geochemistry, Volume 16, No. 3., ISSN: 0972-1967, pp. 267-276.
  10. Medhi, N.*, Das, M. 2013. Formation of Gas Hydrates In High Pressure Gas lines - A Case Study, Journal of Earth Science, Volume 1, No. 1., ISSN: 2347-8942, pp. 59-63.

CHAPTER IN EDITED BOOK

  1. Book Chapter entitled ‘A Study on Abandoned Oil/Gas Wells as Sustainable Sources of Geothermal Energy’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has been published in the Book Emerging Renewable Energy Technologies, 2018, ISBN: 978-81-935731-5-0, Maliyata Offset Press, Mirza-781125, India.
  2. Paper entitled Experimental Analysis of Low Salinity Waterflooding in Tertiary Recovery Mode in Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin, India by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has been accepted for publication in the Conference Proceedings of 2nd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG 2019), Springer which will be published in the Scopus Indexed Springer Book Series ‘Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation’, ISSN: 2522-8714, IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development.

 

PAPER PRESENTATION IN SEMINARS/CONFERENCES

INTERNATIONAL:

  1.  Paper Entitled ‘Clay-Induced Formation Damage: Its Effects on Waterflood Performance during Green Enhanced Oil Recovery (GEOR) (GSE-111)’ by Nayan Medhi was presented in the International Online Conference on ‘Sustainable Research Technology & Development (IOSCRT-2020)’ Organized by Dr. SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India in collaboration with Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Assam, India, sponsored by TEQIP-III (MHRD, Govt. of India) during September 24-25, 2020.
  2. Paper Entitled 'Experimental Study on a Green Enhanced Oil Recovery (GEOR) Method in a Sandstone Reservoir' by Nayan Medhi was presented in the International Conference on ‘Engineering Sciences and Technologies for Environmental Care (ESTEC-2020)’ Organized by CSIR- North East Institute of Science &Technology, Jorhat, Assam held from 20-22 February, 2020.
  3. Paper Entitled ‘Low Salinity Waterflooding in Tertiary Recovery Mode in a part of Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin, India’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the ‘4th International Conference on Oil, Gas & Petrochemistry’, Madridge Conference, September 23-24, 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  4. Paper Entitled ‘Experimental Study on LoSal Enhanced Oil Recovery Mechanisms in a Part of an Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin, India’ by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi was presented by the second author in the ‘4th International Conference on Oil, Gas & Petrochemistry’, Madridge Conference, September 23-24, 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  5. Paper Entitled ‘A Study on Abandoned Oil/Gas Wells as Sustainable Sources of Geothermal Energy’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the ‘International Conference on Renewable & Alternate Energy (ICRAE-2018)’ Organized by the Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU), Guwahati, Assam, India from December 04-06, 2018.
  6. 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 was presented by the first author in the International Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences’, Organized by the Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, 26-28 February, 2018.
  7. 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)’, Organized by the VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India, 20-21 October, 2016.
  8. 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’, held at AMD Complex, Begumpet, Hyderabad, 23-25 October, 2013.
  9. 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’, held at AMD Complex, Begumpet, Hyderabad, 23-25 October, 2013.

 

NATIONAL:

  1. Paper entitled ‘Role of Polar Compounds in Crude Oil on Oil Recovery During Low Salinity Waterflooding: As Experimental Investigation’ authored by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the National Conference on ‘Recent Advancements and Emerging Challenges in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development (RESTS-2020)’ Organized by the Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.) in collaboration with DR. SSBUICET Panjab University in Virtual Mode under TEQIP-III during July 14th and 15th
  2. Paper entitled 'A study on the effects of Injection Brine Salinity on Fractional Flow Curve during Low Salinity Waterflooding in a part of Upper Assam Basin' authored by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the National Conference on ‘UPSTREAM PETROLEUM ENGINEERING-2019 (NCUPE 2019)’ Organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) in collaboration with Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) International on 2-3 November, 2019.
  3. 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’, Organized by the Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.
  4. 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’, Organized by the Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.
  5. 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 the Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, 30 March, 2016.
  6. 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’, Organized by the University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  7. 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’, Organized by the University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  8. 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 the Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, March 15-16, 2012.

 

INVITED LECTURES

  1. A presentation on ‘Low Saline Water Flooding for Enhancement of Oil Recovery’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented in Oil India Limited, Duliajan, February 18, 2017.
Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.E. in Mechanical Engineering (Honours).
  2. Master’s Degree: M.Tech. in Petroleum Exploration & Production.
  3. D.: Low Salinity Waterflooding EOR.

Professional Experience:

  • Teaching: 12 years (Dibrugarh University)
  • Industry: 1 year (Schlumberger Asia Services Limited)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Low Salinity Waterflooding (LSW)
  • Nanofluid
  • Production Engineering

International Award:

  • Best Oral Presentation Award for the paper entitled 'Experimental Study on a Green Enhanced Oil Recovery (GEOR) Method in a Sandstone Reservoir', International Conference on ‘Engineering Sciences and Technologies for Environmental Care (ESTEC-2020)’ Organized by CSIR- North East Institute of Science &Technology, Jorhat, Assam held from 20-22 February, 2020.

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Member of the ‘Centre for Technology Innovation and Incubation’ (CTII) of Dibrugarh University from 03.12.2020 to present.
  2. Head of the Department (HOD) In-charge of the Department of Petroleum Engineering, DUIET, Dibrugarh University from 28.10.2020 to present.
  3. Organised the National Conference ‘Recent Advancements and Emerging Challenges in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development’ (RESTS-2020) as Convener in Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University on 14th and 15th of July, 2020.
  4. Organised a ‘Faculty Development Program’ (FDP) on ‘Innovative Approaches in Teaching and Research’ as Co-coordinator from D.U.I.E.T., Dibrugarh University in Dr. S. S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, a Twining Activity with Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University from March 11-15, 2019.
  5. Organised a Start-up Conclave ‘Let’s Start-up: An Entrepreneurship Summit’ as Co-coordinator in Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University on May 2 & 3, 2019.
  6. Organised a Five Days ‘Short Term Training Program’ (STTP) on ‘Reservoir Modelling and Simulation in EOR Perspective’ as Event Coordinator in Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University from June 18-22, 2018.
  7. Organised a Four Days ‘Student Interaction and Faculty Meet’ program as Event Coordinator in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.), Dibrugarh University from December 26-29, 2017.
  8. Organiser of the ‘24thNational Children's Science Congress’, 2016, A programme of National Council for Science and Technology Communication, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  9. Department In-charge of the Department of Petroleum Engineering, DUIET, Dibrugarh University from 11.07.2012 to 01.05.2015.
  10. Academic Co-ordinator of the department for TEQIP-III.
  11. GATE Co-ordinator of the department for TEQIP-III
  12. Assistant Office-In-Charge for the 2nd& 4th Semester (Regular and Compartmental) and 6th Semester (Regular) B. Tech. Examinations, 2012.
  13. Appointed as a Member of the ‘Guidance & Counselling Cell’ of Dibrugarh University on 14.02.2012.

Life Member of Society: 

  1. Life Member of ‘Indian Society of Applied Geochemists’ (ISAG).
  2. Life Member of ‘Indian Science Congress Association’ (ISCA).
  3. Life Member of ‘Society of Petroleum Geophysicists’ (SPG).
  4. Life Member of ‘Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (IICHE) [Institutional]
Publications

Publications

 

PAPER PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS

  1. Medhi, N.*, 2020. Feasibility Study of Low Salinity Waterflooding in a part of Cambay Basin, India; Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, WorldResearchers Associations, Vol. 24(12), December 2020, ISSN: 0972-0626, pp. 125-133.
  2. Medhi, N.*, 2020. A Study on the Effects of Injection Brine Salinity on Oil Recovery based on Relative Permeability and Fractional Flow Curve in Geleki Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, India; Zeichen Journal, Volume 6, Issue 12, December 2020, ISSN: 0932-4747, pp. 89-100.
  3. Medhi, N.*, 2018. A Study on Fine’s Migration during Low Salinity Waterflooding in Geleki Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, Journal of Applied Geochemistry, Volume 20, No. 3, ISSN: 0972-1967, pp. 344-351.
  4. Makwana, V., K., Medhi, N.*, Karmakar S., Bhattacharya S., Agarwal N., 2017. Role of Surfactant and Salinity on Crude Oil-Water Interfacial Tension in a part of an Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 7, Issue 6, ISSN (O): 2249-3905, ISSN (P): 2349-6525 pp. 108-116.
  5. Kaushik, H., Prasad, N., Medhi, N.*, Rajkhowa A., Medhi, T., Baruah, A., Teron, T., 2016. A Study on Oil and Gas Processing Facility in a Part of Upper Assam Basin, Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology, Volume 6, Issue 3, ISSN 2231-1785 (online), ISSN 2321-5178 (print), pp. 1-6.
  6. Das, M., Medhi, N.*, 2015. Clay Minerals and its importance on Hydrocarbon Production Potential in a part of Geleki oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 5, Issue 11, ISSN 2249-3905, pp. 25-33.
  7. Medhi, N., Das, M.*, 2015. A study on the Low Salinity Waterflooding (LSW) in a part of a Depleted Oilfield of Upper Assam Basin, Journal of Petroleum Engineering & Technology, Volume 5, Issue 3, ISSN: 2231-1785 (online), ISSN: 2321-5178 (print), pp. 1-9.
  8. Medhi, N., Das, M.*, 2014. 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, Journal of Applied Geochemistry, Volume 16, No. 2., ISSN: 0972-1967, pp. 321-329.
  9. Das, M., Medhi, N.*, 2014. 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, Journal of Applied Geochemistry, Volume 16, No. 3., ISSN: 0972-1967, pp. 267-276.
  10. Medhi, N.*, Das, M. 2013. Formation of Gas Hydrates In High Pressure Gas lines - A Case Study, Journal of Earth Science, Volume 1, No. 1., ISSN: 2347-8942, pp. 59-63.

CHAPTER IN EDITED BOOK

  1. Book Chapter entitled ‘A Study on Abandoned Oil/Gas Wells as Sustainable Sources of Geothermal Energy’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has been published in the Book Emerging Renewable Energy Technologies, 2018, ISBN: 978-81-935731-5-0, Maliyata Offset Press, Mirza-781125, India.
  2. Paper entitled Experimental Analysis of Low Salinity Waterflooding in Tertiary Recovery Mode in Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin, India by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das has been accepted for publication in the Conference Proceedings of 2nd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences (CAJG 2019), Springer which will be published in the Scopus Indexed Springer Book Series ‘Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation’, ISSN: 2522-8714, IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development.

 

PAPER PRESENTATION IN SEMINARS/CONFERENCES

INTERNATIONAL:

  1.  Paper Entitled ‘Clay-Induced Formation Damage: Its Effects on Waterflood Performance during Green Enhanced Oil Recovery (GEOR) (GSE-111)’ by Nayan Medhi was presented in the International Online Conference on ‘Sustainable Research Technology & Development (IOSCRT-2020)’ Organized by Dr. SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India in collaboration with Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Assam, India, sponsored by TEQIP-III (MHRD, Govt. of India) during September 24-25, 2020.
  2. Paper Entitled 'Experimental Study on a Green Enhanced Oil Recovery (GEOR) Method in a Sandstone Reservoir' by Nayan Medhi was presented in the International Conference on ‘Engineering Sciences and Technologies for Environmental Care (ESTEC-2020)’ Organized by CSIR- North East Institute of Science &Technology, Jorhat, Assam held from 20-22 February, 2020.
  3. Paper Entitled ‘Low Salinity Waterflooding in Tertiary Recovery Mode in a part of Geleki Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin, India’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the ‘4th International Conference on Oil, Gas & Petrochemistry’, Madridge Conference, September 23-24, 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  4. Paper Entitled ‘Experimental Study on LoSal Enhanced Oil Recovery Mechanisms in a Part of an Oil Field of Upper Assam Basin, India’ by Minati Das and Nayan Medhi was presented by the second author in the ‘4th International Conference on Oil, Gas & Petrochemistry’, Madridge Conference, September 23-24, 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  5. Paper Entitled ‘A Study on Abandoned Oil/Gas Wells as Sustainable Sources of Geothermal Energy’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the ‘International Conference on Renewable & Alternate Energy (ICRAE-2018)’ Organized by the Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU), Guwahati, Assam, India from December 04-06, 2018.
  6. 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 was presented by the first author in the International Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences’, Organized by the Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, 26-28 February, 2018.
  7. 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)’, Organized by the VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India, 20-21 October, 2016.
  8. 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’, held at AMD Complex, Begumpet, Hyderabad, 23-25 October, 2013.
  9. 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’, held at AMD Complex, Begumpet, Hyderabad, 23-25 October, 2013.

 

NATIONAL:

  1. Paper entitled ‘Role of Polar Compounds in Crude Oil on Oil Recovery During Low Salinity Waterflooding: As Experimental Investigation’ authored by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the National Conference on ‘Recent Advancements and Emerging Challenges in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development (RESTS-2020)’ Organized by the Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology (D.U.I.E.T.) in collaboration with DR. SSBUICET Panjab University in Virtual Mode under TEQIP-III during July 14th and 15th
  2. Paper entitled 'A study on the effects of Injection Brine Salinity on Fractional Flow Curve during Low Salinity Waterflooding in a part of Upper Assam Basin' authored by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented by the first author in the National Conference on ‘UPSTREAM PETROLEUM ENGINEERING-2019 (NCUPE 2019)’ Organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) in collaboration with Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) International on 2-3 November, 2019.
  3. 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’, Organized by the Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.
  4. 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’, Organized by the Nagaland University, November 9-11, 2016.
  5. 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 the Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, 30 March, 2016.
  6. 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’, Organized by the University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  7. 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’, Organized by the University of Mumbai, 3-7 January, 2015.
  8. 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 the Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, March 15-16, 2012.

 

INVITED LECTURES

  1. A presentation on ‘Low Saline Water Flooding for Enhancement of Oil Recovery’ by Nayan Medhi and Minati Das was presented in Oil India Limited, Duliajan, February 18, 2017.
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