Doctoral Student of Petroleum Engineering

 

Room: 223

Email: sle1@uwyo.edu

 

Education:

Bachelor of Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology, Vietnam, 2008 – 2013

Master of Petroleum Engineering, Inha University, South Korea, 2015 – 2017

Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming, 2017 – Present

 

Research Interests and Area of Specialization:

  • Enhanced oil recovery.
  • Phase behavior in nanopores.
  • Fluid flows in tight formations.

 

Current Research Project:

Gas injection for enhancing oil recovery in tight oil.

 

Previous Researches:

  • Chemical flooding for enhancing oil recovery.
  • CO2 flooding in conventional reservoirs.
  • Utilization of nano-particles to enhance light and highly viscous oil recovery.

 

Publications:

Ehsan E., Si L.V., Chon B.H., Choi H.J., Mahin S., Mostafa G. and Mahammad R. An experimental study on enhanced oil recovery utilizing nanoparticle ferrofluid through the application of a magnetic field. Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 58: 319-327 (2018).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Evaluating the critical performances of a CO2-enhanced oil recovery process using artificial neural network models. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 157: 207–222 (2017).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Effects of salinity and slug size in miscible CO2 water-alternating-gas core flooding experiments. Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 52: 99–107 (2017).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Effective prediction and management of a CO2 flooding process for enhancing oil recovery using artificial neural networks. Journal of Energy Resources Technology – Transaction of ASME, 140(3): 032906-032906-14 (2017)

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Numerical studies on the effects of various complicated barrier configuration on sweep efficiency in surfactant/polymer flooding. Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 38: 200–210 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Artificial neural network model for Alkali-surfactant-polymer flooding in viscous oil reservoirs: Generation and application. Energies, 9(12): 1081 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Chemical flooding in heavy-oil reservoirs: from technical investigation to optimization using response surface methodology. Energies, 9(9): 711 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. The performance of surfactant-polymer flooding in horizontal wells consisting of multilayers in a reservoir system. Energies, 9(4): 244 (2016).

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Investigation of sweep efficiency in surfactant-polymer flooding with existing a barrier between wells by using CMG (STARS) simulator. International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, 2016, In press.

Si L.V. and Chon B.H. Well-pattern investigation and selection by surfactant-polymer flooding performance in heterogeneous reservoir consisting of interbedded low-permeability layer. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 33: 3456–3464 (2016).