Mohan Kelkar, PhD, JD

Mohan Kelkar, PhD, JD
Professor Emeritus of Petroleum Engineering
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Petroleum Engineering
918-631-3036 Stephenson Hall Room 2335

Education

PhD – University of Pittsburgh MS – University of Pittsburgh JD – The University of Tulsa BS – University of Bombay

Research Interests

Integrated Reservoir Modeling
Liquid Loading

Teaching Interests

Petroleum Economics and Property Evaluation
Unconventional Resources
Geostatistics
Integrated Reservoir Modeling

Publications

Journal Articles

  • SkopichA., PereyraE., SaricaC., and KelkarB. Pipe-Diameter Effect on Liquid Loading in Vertical Gas Wells. Vol. 30, SPE Production & Operations, 2015, p. 164-76.
  • SkopichA., PereyraE., SaricaC., and KelkarB. Pipe-Diameter Effect on Liquid Loading in Vertical Gas Wells. Vol. 30, SPE Production & Operations, 2015, pp. 164–176.
  • LuoS., KelkarB., PereyraE., and SaricaC. A New Comprehensive Model for Predicting Liquid Loading in Gas Wells. Vol. 29, SPE Production & Operations, 2014, p. 337-49.
  • JiangW., SaricaC., OzkanE., and KelkarB. Investigation of the Effects of Completion Geometry on Single-Phase Liquid Flow Behavior in Horizontal Wells. Vol. 123, Journal of energy resources technology, 2001, p. 119-26.

Conference Proceedings

  • OyewoleA., KelkarB., PereyraE., and SaricaC. “Well Performance Modeling in Unconventional Oil and Gas Wells”. SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 2018.
  • TangY., OzkanE., KelkarB., and YildizT. “Fast and Accurate Correlations to Compute the Perforation Pseudoskin and Productivity of Horizontal Wells”. SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 2001.
  • TangY., OzkanE., KelkarB., SaricaC., and YildizT. “Performance of Horizontal Wells Completed With Slotted Liners and Perforations”. SPE/CIM International Conference on Horizontal Well Technology, 2000.

Other

  • KelkarB., and SaricaC. Gas Well Pressure Drop Prediction under Foam Flow Conditions. RPSEA, 2015.

Courses Taught

  • Integrated Reservoir Modeling