Study by RGL and University of Alberta published in Energy & Fuels journal

December 20, 2018

Calgary, AB – December 20, 2018 – One of the most trusted peer reviewed journals in the industry, Energy & Fuels, recently published research co-written by RGL and the University of Alberta. The paper “Probing the Interaction Mechanism between Oil-in-Water Emulsions and Electroless Nickel–Phosphorus Coating with Implications for Antifouling in Oil Production” is part of the 19th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling special issue.

The journal, which holds a 2017 Impact Factor of 3.024, publishes reports of research in the technical area defined by the intersection of the disciplines of chemistry and chemical engineering and the application domain of non-nuclear energy and fuels.

The paper is a product of the partnership RGL holds with the University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering dedicated to studying numerical/CFD in fluid mechanics, corrosion, flow measurement, sand control testing, and scaling/fouling.

Authors cited are Lu Gong, Xiaoyong Qiu, Ling Zhang, Jun Huang, Wenjihao Hu, Li Xiang, RGL Flow Control Engineering Manager Da Zhu, RGL Fundamental Research Manager Reza Sabbagh, RGL Petroleum/Geomechanics Engineer Mahdi Mahmoudi, Research and Development Manager Vahid Fattahpour, Jing-Li Luo, and Hongbo Zeng.
“Publishing articles in a highly influential journal is a very important criteria to evaluate the quality of the research,” said Zhu.

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