American Journal of Energy Engineering

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Investigation of Polysulfone Based Aluminium Oxide Coated Membrane for Separation of Crude Oil Emulsion in the Niger Delta

    Ngozi Claribelle Nwogu, Nkemakolam Chinedu Izuwa, Chioma Deborah Mbakaogu, Stanley Toochukwu Ekwueme

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: 1 October 2020
    Accepted: 19 October 2020
    Published: 16 December 2020
    Abstract: There is need for efficient separation of crude oil from its emulsion in oil and gas processes especially during production and refining activities. Among other methods used for crude oil emulsion demulsification, polymer membranes have attracted a lot of attention. The increasing interest in polymer membranes usage for ultrafiltration and micro fi... Show More
  • A Method for Diagnosing Formation Fluid Leakage During the Operation of Sucker Rod Pumps and a Device for Its Implementation

    Rzayev Abbas Heydar, Asadova Rena Sharif, Hagverdiyev Vugar Mamed, Gurbanov Zafar Gazanfar

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 40-44
    Received: 26 November 2020
    Accepted: 14 December 2020
    Published: 22 December 2020
    Abstract: The operation of oil sucker rod pumps (SRP) is known to be one of the most common and basic methods of oil production, especially for marginal wells. However, rapid wear of the plunger pair, tubing and sucker rods caused by friction, leading to a decline in equipment performance, as well as to labor intensity of replacement and repair of deep-well ... Show More