Mengjiao Yu, PhD
Drilling and Well Completion
Fluid Rheology and Hydraulics
Shale and Shale Stability
Downhole and Surface Measurement
Large Scale Engineering Simulations
Math Modeling in Drilling Engineering
Dokhani, Vahid et al. “Investigating the Relation Between Sorption Tendency and Hydraulic Properties of Shale Formations.” Journal of Energy Resources Technology 140.1 (2018): 012902. Print.
Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Modeling in the Event of Lost Circulation and Its Application in Locating Loss Zones. Vol. 148, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2017, pp. 1–9.
Dokhani, Vahid, Mengjiao Yu, and Ben Bloys. “A Wellbore Stability Model for Shale Formations: Accounting for Strength Anisotropy and Fluid Induced Instability.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 32 (2016): 174–184. Print.
Dokhani, Vahid, Yue Ma, and Mengjiao Yu. “Determination of Equivalent Circulating Density of Drilling Fluids in Deepwater Drilling.” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 34 (2016): 1096–1105. Print.
Dokhani, Vahid, and Mengjiao Yu. “Effects of Sorptive Tendency of Shale on Borehole Stability.” Journal of Geological Resource and Engineering 5 (2016): 195–209. Print.
Equivalent Circulating Density Modeling of Yield Power Law Fluids Validated With CFD Approach. Vol. 140, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2016, pp. 16–27.
Laminar to Turbulent Transition of Yield Power Law Fluids in Annuli. Vol. 128, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2015, pp. 128–139.
Pressure Profile in Annulus: Solids Play a Significant Role. Vol. 137, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 2015, p. 064502.
The Effects of Drillstring-Eccentricity,-Rotation, and-Buckling Configurations on Annular Frictional Pressure Losses While Circulating Yield-Power-Law Fluids. Vol. 30, SPE Drilling & Completion, 2015, pp. 257–271.
The Role of Moisture Adsorption in Wellbore Stability of Shale Formations: Mechanism and Modeling. Vol. 27, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 2015, pp. 168–177.
Accurate Predictions of Velocity Profiles and Frictional Pressure Losses in Annular YPL-Fluid Flow. Vol. 53, Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 2014, pp. 355–363.
Buckling of Buoyancy-Assisted Tubulars. Vol. 29, SPE Drilling & Completion, 2014, pp. 372–385.
Effect of Drillstring Deflection and Rotary Speed on Annular Frictional Pressure Losses. Vol. 136, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 2014, p. 042909.
Experimental Study and Modelling of Barite Sag in Annular Flow. Vol. 53, Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 2014, pp. 365–374.
Numerical Simulation and Experiments of Barite Sag in Horizontal Annulus. Vol. 2, American Journal of Numerical Analysis, 2014, pp. 14–19.
Chen, G., R. Ewy, and M. Yu. Analytic Solutions With Ionic Flow for a Pressure Transmission Test on Shale. Vol. 72, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2010, pp. 158–165.
Ersoy, G., M. Yu, and C. Sarica. Modeling of Inversion Point for Heavy Oil-Water Emulsion Systems. SPE Projects, Facilities & Construction, 2009.
Transport of Small Cuttings in Extended-Reach Drilling. Vol. 23, SPE Drilling & Completion, 2008, pp. 258–265.
Chen, G., M. Chenevert, M. Sharma, and M. Yu. A Study of Wellbore Stability in Shales Including Poroelastic, Chemical, and Thermal Effects. Vol. 38, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2003, pp. 167–176.
Yu, M., M. Chenevert, and M. Sharma. Chemical–mechanical Wellbore Instability Model for Shales: Accounting for Solute Diffusion. Vol. 38, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2003, pp. 131–143.
“On the Instability of Cement-Fluid Interface and Fluid Mixing”. SPE Deepwater Drilling and Completions Conference, 2016.
“Feasibility Study of Applying Intelligent Drill Pipe in Early Detection of Gas Influx During Conventional Drilling”. SPE/IADC Drilling Conference, 2013.
“Cuttings Transport With Aqueous Foam at Intermediate Inclined Wells”. SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing Conference and Exhibition, 2004.
- Research and Thesis
- Drilling Engineering II
- Drilling Engineering II Lab
- Research and Dissertation
- Independent Study
- Advanced Drilling
- Society of Petroleum Engineers
Awards & Honors
- SPE Distinguished Lecturer
- Best Drilling Technology Finalist