Mauricio Prado, PhD

Mauricio Prado, PhD
Associate Professor of Petroleum Engineering
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Petroleum Engineering
918-631-5163 Stephenson Hall Room 2310

Education

PhD – The University of Tulsa MSc – Universidade Estadual de Campinas BSc – Instituto Militar de Engenharia

Research Interests

Artificial Lift
Dewatering and Boosting
Multiphase Flow
Production Optimization
Dynamic of Multiphase Flow in Pipes

Teaching Interests

Production Engineering and Artificial Lift
Fluid and Rock Properties
Multiphase Flow

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “Two-Phase Flow Modeling of Inducers,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 126, No. 2, 2004, pp. 140–148.

  • Harun, Amrin, Prado, M. G., Serrano, J.C. and Doty, D. R. “A Simple Model to Predict Natural Separation Efficiency in Pumped Wells,” SPE 81826, SPE Production and Facilities Journal (February 2003).

  • Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R. , “An Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in ESP Systems,” SPE Production and Facilities, Vol. 17, No. 2, May 2002, pp.78-83.

  • Xu, J., Shirazi, S.A., Doty, D.R., Prado, M.G., and Blais, R.N., “Prediction of Turbulent Friction in Rod-Pumped Wells,” SPE Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2000, pp. 182–190.

Conference Proceedings

  • Harum, A. F., Prado, M. G. and Doty, D. R.: “Design Optimization of a Rotary Gas Separator in ESP Systems”, SPE 80890 – 2003 Production and Operations Symposium – Oklahoma City – March 2003.

  • Harun, Amrin, Prado, M. G., Serrano, J. C. and Doty, D. R. “A Mechanistic Model to Predict Natural Gas Separation Efficiency in Inclined Pumping Wells”. – SPE 67184 – 2001 Production and Operations Symposium – March 2001, Oklahoma City.

  • Harun, Amrin, Prado, M. G., Serrano, J. C., Doty, D. “A Simple Model to Predict Natural Gas Separation Efficiency in Pumped Wells ”, SPE 63045 – SPE 2000 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition – October 2000 – Dallas.

  • Harun, Amrin, Prado, M. G., Shirazi, S. A., Doty, D. “An Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in an ESP Systems”, SPE 63044 – SPE 2000 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition – October 2000 – Dallas.

  • Harun, Amrin, Prado, M. G., Shirazi, S. A., Doty, D., “Two Phase Flow Modeling of Inducers,” Proceedings of ETCE/OMAE2000 Joint Conference Energy for the New Millennium, February 14–17, 2000, New Orleans, LA

Other

  • Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A., and Doty, D.R., “Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in ESP Systems, Proceedings – SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exibition, v PI, 2000, pp. 399-409.

  • Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “An Improved Model for Predicting Separation Efficiency of a Rotary Gas Separator in ESP Systems,” SPE Paper 63031, paper prepared for presentation at the 2000 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Dallas, Texas, 1–4 October 2000.

  • Harun, A.F.,Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “Two-Phase Flow Modeling of Induces,” Paper No. ETCE00-PROD-10033, Proceedings of the ETCE 2000 / OMAE 2000 Joint Conference of ASME Petroleum Division, February 14-17, 2000, Houston.

  • Harun, A.F., Prado, M.G., Shirazi, S.A. and Doty, D.R., “Two-Phase Flow Modeling of Induces,” paper presented at the ETCE/OMAE 2000 Joint Conference of ASME Petroleum Division, Paper No. PROD-10033, February 14-17, 2000, Houston.

Courses Taught

  • Rock Properties
  • Fluid Properties
  • Production Engineering II
  • Rock Properties Quiz