Dr Zhenjiang You

Dr Zhenjiang You
Research Fellow
Australian School of Petroleum
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

I am a Research Fellow in Australian School of Petroleum, the University of Adelaide.

Working in the Formation Damage & EOR Research Group at Australian School of Petroleum, I perform research on mathematical and numerical modelling of single- and multi-phase flow in porous media, formation damage in oil/gas/geothermal reservoirs and aquifers, low-salinity waterflooding, etc.

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Dr Zhenjiang You

I am a Research Fellow in Australian School of Petroleum, the University of Adelaide.

Working in the Formation Damage & EOR Research Group at Australian School of Petroleum, I perform research on mathematical and numerical modelling of single- and multi-phase flow in porous media, formation damage in oil/gas/geothermal reservoirs and aquifers, low-salinity waterflooding, etc.

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

Research Interests

  • Theoretical development and mathematical modelling

- Transport phenomena in porous media: multiphase flows

- Population balance models for suspension transport

- Stochastic modelling of flow in rocks

- Analytical and numerical methods

- Exact and asymptotic solutions

 

  • Engineering applications

- Fines migration induced formation damage in oil/gas/geothermal reservoirs and aquifers

- Drilling fluid invasion and external cake formation

- Well injectivity/productivity analysis

- Low-salinity waterflooding

- Unconventional resources and recovery

- Propagation of bacteria, viruses and contaminants in groundwater

 

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2009 Research Fellow University of Adelaide, Adelaide
2004 - 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow Flinders University

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2003 Zhejiang University China PhD
1998 Zhejiang University China BEng

Research Interests

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Naik, S., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2018). Productivity index enhancement by wettability alteration in two-phase compressible flows. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 50, 101-114.
DOI
2017 Xu, C., Kang, Y., Chen, F., & You, Z. (2017). Analytical model of plugging zone strength for drill-in fluid loss control and formation damage prevention in fractured tight reservoir. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 149, 686-700.
DOI Scopus1
2017 Bedrikovetsky, P., You, Z., Badalyan, A., Osipov, Y., & Kuzmina, L. (2017). Analytical model for straining-dominant large-retention depth filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 330, 1148-1159.
DOI Scopus1
2017 Liu, H., Zheng, J., Wang, K., & You, Z. (2017). Comments on “Comments on “Reply to comments on “Analytical derivation of Brooks–Corey type capillary pressure models using fractal geometry and evaluation of rock heterogeneity”””. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 159, 614-616.
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2016 You, Z., Yang, Y., Badalyan, A., Bedrikovetsky, P., & Hand, M. (2016). Mathematical modelling of fines migration in geothermal reservoirs. Geothermics, 59, 123-133.
DOI Scopus12 WoS6
2016 Xu, C., Kang, Y., You, Z., & Chen, M. (2016). Review on formation damage mechanisms and processes in shale gas reservoir: Known and to be known. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 36, 1208-1219.
DOI Scopus9
2016 Yang, Y., Siqueira, F., Vaz, A., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Slow migration of detached fine particles over rock surface in porous media. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 34, 1159-1173.
DOI Scopus6 WoS6
2016 Xu, C., Kang, Y., Chen, F., & You, Z. (2016). Fracture plugging optimization for drill-in fluid loss control and formation damage prevention in fractured tight reservoir. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 35(Part A), 1216-1227.
DOI Scopus1
2015 Naik, S., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Rate enhancement in unconventional gas reservoirs by wettability alteration. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 26, 1573-1584.
DOI Scopus11 WoS9
2015 You, Z., Bedrikovetsky, P., Badalyan, A., & Hand, M. (2015). Particle mobilization in porous media: temperature effects on competing electrostatic and drag forces. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(8), 2852-2860.
DOI Scopus18 WoS12
2015 Kalantariasl, A., Farajzadeh, R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Nonuniform external filter cake in long injection wells. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54(11), 3051-3061.
DOI Scopus15 WoS11
2015 Sacramento, R., Yang, Y., You, Z., Waldmann, A., Martins, A., Vaz, A., . . . Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Deep bed and cake filtration of two-size particle suspension in porous media. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 126, 201-210.
DOI Scopus14 WoS11
2014 Marquez, M., Williams, W., Knobles, M., Bedrikovetsky, P., & You, Z. (2014). Fines migration in fractured wells: Integrating modeling with field and laboratory data. SPE Production and Operations, 29(4), 309-322.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2014 You, Z., Osipov, Y., Bedrikovetsky, P., & Kuzmina, L. (2014). Asymptotic model for deep bed filtration. Chemical Engineering Journal, 258, 374-385.
DOI Scopus23 WoS12
2014 Oliveira, M. A., Vaz, A. S. L., Siqueira, F. D., Yang, Y., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2014). Slow migration of mobilised fines during flow in reservoir rocks: laboratory study. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 122, 534-541.
DOI Scopus26 WoS18
2014 Badalyan, A., You, Z., Aji, K., Bedrikovetsky, P., Carageorgos, T., & Zeinijahromi, A. (2014). Size exclusion deep bed filtration: experimental and modelling uncertainties. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85(1), 015111-1-015111-13.
DOI Scopus7 WoS9 Europe PMC1
2013 Yuan, H., You, Z., Shapiro, A., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2013). Improved population balance model for straining-dominant deep bed filtration using network calculations. Chemical Engineering Journal, 226, 227-237.
DOI Scopus17 WoS16
2013 You, Z., Bedrikovetski, P., & Kuzmina, L. (2013). Exact solution for long-term size exclusion suspension-colloidal transport in porous media. Abstract and Applied Analysis, 2013, 1-9.
DOI Scopus4 WoS4
2013 Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. -R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2013). Low cost flow rate estimate in separate layers along the gas wells from temperature and pressure profiles. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Journal, 53, 285-294.
2012 Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Determining gas rate distribution from temperature and pressure profiles in gas well. Thermal Science, 16(5), 1339-1343.
DOI
2012 You, Z., Badalyan, A., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Size-exclusion colloidal transport in porous media - stochastic modeling and experimental study. SPE Journal, 18(4), 620-633.
DOI Scopus27 WoS18
2012 Kaiser, A., You, Z., & Badalyan, A. (2012). Transport and straining of suspensions in porous media: Experimental and theoretical study. Thermal Science, 16(5), 1344-1348.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2012 Yuan, H., Shapiro, A., You, Z., & Badalyan, A. (2012). Estimating filtration coefficients for straining from percolation and random walk theories. Chemical Engineering Journal, 210, 63-73.
DOI Scopus28 WoS22
2012 Badalyan, A., Carageorgos, T., Bedrikovetski, P., You, Z., Zeinijahromi, A., & Kaiser, A. (2012). Critical analysis of uncertainties during particle filtration. Review of Scientific Instruments, 83(9), 1-9.
DOI Scopus9 WoS3 Europe PMC1
2012 Chalk, P., Gooding, N., Hutten, S., You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Pore size distribution from challenge coreflood testing by colloidal flow. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, 90(1), 63-77.
DOI Scopus33 WoS19

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Borazjani, S., Behr, A., Genolet, L., Kowollik, P., You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2017). Low-Salinity Fines-Assisted Waterflooding: Multiscale Analytical and Numerical Modelling. In Society of petroleum engineers. Abudahbi.
2016 Borazjani, S., Behr, A., Genolet, L., Van Der Net, A., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Analytical modelling of low-salinity waterflooding with fines migration. In 15th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, ECMOR 2016.
2016 Yang, Y., You, Z., Siqueira, F., Vaz, A., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). A new phenomenon of slow fines migration in oil and gas fields (laboratory and mathematical modelling). In Proceedings - SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control Vol. 2016-January.
2016 You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Identifying the source and magnitude of formation damage from pressure and temperature profiles. In Proceedings - SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control Vol. 2016-January.
2016 You, Z., Kalantariasl, A., Schulze, K., Storz, J., Burmester, C., Künckeler, S., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2016). Injectivity impairment during produced water disposal into low-permeability völkersen aquifer (compressibility and reservoir boundary effects). In Proceedings - SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control Vol. 2016-January.
2015 Naik, S., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Effect of wettability alteration on productivity enhancement in unconventional gas reservoirs: Application of nanotechnology. In Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition.
Scopus1
2015 You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Depth distribution of gas rates from temperature and pressure profiles in unconventional gas wells. In Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition.
2015 You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Prediction of gas rates from different layers by temperature distributions in wells: Application to unconventional fields. In Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference.
2015 You, Z., Badalyan, A., Yang, Y., Carageorgos, T., Schacht, U., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2015). New laboratory method to assess formation damage in geothermal wells. In SPE Journal. Budapest, Hungary.
2015 Carageorgos, T., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetsky, P., Hand, M., & Matthews, C. (2015). Laboratory study on formation damage in geothermal reservoirs due to fines migration. In World Geothermal Congress (pp. 1-7). Melbourne, Australia.
2015 Carageorgos, T., Badalyan, A., Beasley, T., Nguyen, D., Kashavarz, A., Schacht, U., . . . Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling of Fines Production from CSG Interburden Rocks. In Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015. Brisbane, Australia.
2015 Kalantariasl, A., Schulze, K., Storz, J., Burmester, C., Kuenckeler, S., You, Z., . . . Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Injectivity during PWRI and disposal in thick low permeable formations (Laboratory and Mathematical Modelling, Field Case). In SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Proceedings, EFDC Vol. 2015-January (pp. 636-657).
Scopus2
2015 Kalantariasl, A., Farajzadeh, R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2015). Mathematical modelling of non-uniform external cake profile in long injection wells. In SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Proceedings, EFDC Vol. 2015-January (pp. 740-764).
Scopus2
2014 Hand, M., Bedrikovetski, P., Huddlestone, C., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Brautigan, D., . . . Matthews, C. (2014). Case study: Reservoir quality in sedimentary geothermal settings in Australia. In Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council Vol. 38 (pp. 281-294).
2014 Carageorgos, T., Badalyan, A., You, Z., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetsky, P., Matthews, C., & Hand, M. (2014). A new experimental procedure for formation damage assessment in geothermal wells. In Proceedings of Thirty-Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Stanford, CA, USA.
2014 Yang, Y., You, Z., Bedrikovetsky, P., Sacramento, R., Vaz, A., Leibhson, A., . . . Zitha, P. (2014). External cake built of bisized particles in well injectivity and drilling. In SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference Proceedings Vol. 1 (pp. 392-408).
2014 Siqueira, F., Yang, Y., Vaz, A., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2014). Prediction of productivity decline in Oil and Gas wells due to fines migration: Laboratory and mathematical modelling. In Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, APOGCE 2014 - Changing the Game: Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions Vol. 1 (pp. 634-659).
Scopus1
2014 You, Z., Badalyan, A., Bedrikovetsky, P., Hand, M., & Matthews, C. (2014). Productivity decline in a Salamander geothermal well: experiment, modelling and case study. In APPEA Journal Vol. 54 (pp. 345-356).
2013 Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2013). Determining rate profile in gas wells from pressure and temperature depth distributions. In Society of Petroleum Engineers - International Petroleum Technology Conference 2013, IPTC 2013: Challenging Technology and Economic Limits to Meet the Global Energy Demand Vol. 6 (pp. 4679-4685). Beijing, China: International Petroleum Technology Conference.
DOI
2013 Marquez, M., Williams, W., Knobles, M., Bedrikovetski, P., & You, Z. (2013). Fines migration in fractured wells: Integrating modeling, field and laboratory data. In SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Proceedings, EFDC - Vol 1 Vol. 1 (pp. 236-261). USA: Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Scopus5
2013 Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2013). Low-cost flow-rate estimate in separate layers along gas wells from temperature and pressure profiles. In 2013 APPEA Conference and Exhibition (pp. 355-362). Australia: Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association.
2013 Kaiser, A., You, Z., Bedrikovetski, P., Badalyan, A., & Carageorgos, T. (2013). Experimental investigation for colloid migration in porous media under particle-rock repulsion. In 2013 APPEA Conference and Exhibition (pp. 1-4). Australia: Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association.
2013 You, Z., Bedrikovetski, P., & Hand, M. (2013). Mathematical modelling of formation damage in geothermal wells due to fines migration. In Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Australian Geothermal Energy Conference 2013 (pp. 129-134). Australia: Geoscience Australia.
2013 Badalyan, A., Carageorgos, T., You, Z., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetski, P., Matthews, C., & Hand, M. (2013). Analysis of Field Case in Salamander-1 Geothermal Well. In Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Australian Geothermal Energy Conference 2013 (pp. 15-20). Australia: Geoscience Australia.
2013 You, Z., Badalyan, A., Bedrikovetski, P., Hand, M., & Jenson, D. (2013). Productivity decline due to fines migration (modelling and field case study). In Society of Petroleum Engineers - International Petroleum Technology Conference 2013, IPTC 2013 Vol. 6 (pp. 1-8). China: SPE.
Scopus4
2012 Kaiser, A., McLindin, C., Saha, A., Le, K., You, Z., Badalyan, A., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Colloidal-suspension flow in rocks: a new mathematical model, laboratory study, IOR. In Proceedings of the SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia Vol. 1 (pp. 1-18). USA: SPE.
DOI
2012 You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). A new mathematical model for colloidal flow in rocks: Accounting for pore geometry and network topology in bimodal media. In Proceedings of the 2012 SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference, 12 IONC (pp. 1-18). CD: SPE.
DOI
2012 Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Improved determination of well rate from temperature and pressure distributions along the well. In Proceedings of the North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition 2012, NATC2012 Vol. 2 (pp. 0 pages). Cairo: SPE.
DOI Scopus1
2012 Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Treatment of temperature and pressure profiles along the wellbore to determine gas rate. In Proceedings of the SPE International Production and Operations Conference and Exhibition Vol. 1 (pp. 1-12). USA: SPE.
DOI
2012 Bedrikovetski, P., You, Z., Badalyan, A., Hand, M., Matthews, C., & Jenson, D. (2012). Formation damage in geothermal wells (Salamander field case). In Proceedings in the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition Vol. 2 (pp. 1-9). USA: SPE.
DOI
2012 You, Z., Kaiser, A., Badalyan, A., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Effect of nanoparticle transport and retention in oilfield rocks on the efficiency of different nanotechnologies in oil industry. In Proceedings of the SPE International Oilfield Nanotechnology Conference (pp. 1-16). CD: SPE.
DOI Scopus1
2012 McLindin, C., Saha, A., Le, K., Kaiser, A., You, Z., Badalyan, A., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Colloidal flow in aquifers during produced water disposal: Experimental and mathematical modelling. In Proceedings of the SPE Middle East Health, Safety, Security, and Environment Conference and Exhibition (pp. 1-25). USA: SPE.
2012 Kaiser, A., You, Z., Badalyan, A., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2012). Study of particle straining effect on produced water management and injectivity enhancement. In Proceedings of the SPE International Production and Operations Conference and Exhibition Vol. 2 (pp. 1-12). USA: SPE.
DOI
2012 Barrett, E., Abbasy, I., Wu, C. R., You, Z., & Bedrikovetsky, P. (2012). Direct averaging estimates of separate zone production in gas wells based on pressure and temperature profiles. In Proceedings of the SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, 2012 Vol. 2 (pp. 1-11). Perth, Australia: Society of Petroleum Engineers.
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2011 Chalk, P., Gooding, N., Hutten, S., You, Z., & Bedrikovetski, P. (2011). Laboratory and theoretical investigation of size exclusion suspension flow in rocks. In Society of Petroleum Engineers - 9th European Formation Damage Conference 2011 Vol. 2 (pp. 1327-1344). The Netherlands: Society of Petroleum Engineers.
DOI Scopus2

Conference Items

Year Citation
2015 You, Z., Badalyan, A., Yang, Y., Carageorgos, T., Schacht, U., Bedrikovetsky, P., & Hand, M. (2015). New laboratory method to assess formation damage in geothermal wells. Poster session presented at the meeting of SPE - European Formation Damage Conference, Proceedings, EFDC.

Mathematical and laboratory modelling of suspension flow in rocks, 2009–2011

Research and development of analytical model for prediction of the flow distribution within gas wells, 2010-2011

Modelling the capillary entrapment phenomena and integrity of geological reservoirs for clean energy, water and waste management technologies, 2010-2013

Development of innovative technologies for oil production based on the advanced theory of suspension flows in porous media, 2010-2013

Novel technology for enhanced coal seam gas production utilising mechanisms stimulated cleat permeability through graded particle injection, 2011-2014

Using nano technology for improved gas and oil recovery, 2012-2013

Prediction of injectivity decline during produced water reinjection, 2012–2014

Reservoir quality in sedimentary geothermal resources, 2012-2014

Fines migration in coal seam gas reservoirs, 2013–2015

Low Salinity Fines-Assisted Waterflooding: reservoir prediction tools & field study, 2014–2017

New nanotechnology controlling wettability in unconventional gas reservoirs, 2015-2018

Teaching Interests

  • Colloidal/suspension/nano transport in porous media

  • Mathematical modelling and fluid mechanics for petroleum industry

  • Fines migration and formation damage

  • Enhanced Oil/Gas Recovery

  • Petroleum Engineering Honours Project

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2017 Co-Supervisor Suspension-Colloidal Transport Media: Basic Equation, Analytical Model and Non-Linear Physics Effect Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Hao Zhang
2014 Co-Supervisor Nanoparticle and Proppant Injection to Improve Shale Gas and CBM Productivity Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Saurabh Naik

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2012 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Analytical Modelling of Fines Migration in Porous Media Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yulong Yang
Position
Research Fellow
Phone
83134290
Fax
8313 4345
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Santos Petroleum Engineering Building, floor 3
Room Number
3 07
Org Unit
Australian School of Petroleum

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