Journal of
Petroleum and Gas Engineering

  • Abbreviation: J. Petroleum Gas Eng.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2677
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPGE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 110

Table of Content: November, 2013; 4(7)

November 2013

Prediction of drilling pipe sticking by active learning method (ALM)

Stuck piping is a common problem with tremendous impact on drilling efficiency and costs in oil industry. Generally, the stuck pipe troubles are solved after their occurrences by using some standard techniques; here we attempt to predict the causes of occurrence of such problems to eschew risks and excessive drilling costs. If these risks are identified in advance, better solutions can be provided to reduce the...

Author(s): Morteza Elahi Naraghi, Peyman Ezzatyar, Saeid Jamshidi

November 2013

The perspective of Nigeria’s projected demand for petroleum products

Nigeria is Africa's energy giant, and the most prolific oil-producing country in the continent. Export of petroleum is the mainstay of the Nigerian economy and the major source of revenue for the country. The petroleum and natural gas sector accounted for about 19.39% of the nations GDP in 2009. The sector also contributed over 95 and 70% of export earnings and total government revenue, respectively. Nevertheless,...

Author(s): A. H. Isa, S. Hamisu, H. S. Lamin, M. Z. Ya’u and J. S. Olayande