Stefan Miska, PhD

Stefan Miska, PhD
Jonathan B. Detwiler Professor of Petroleum Engineering
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Petroleum Engineering
918-631-5167 North Campus Room 207

Education

Doctor of Technical Sciences – University of Mining and Metallurgy MS – University of Mining and Metallurgy

Research Interests

Drilling Hydraulics
Drillstring, Tubing and Casing Mechanics
Drilling Optimization
Geomechanics

Teaching Interests

Drilling
Well Completions
Geomechanics

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Chen, Yuanhang et al. “Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Modeling in the Event of Lost Circulation and Its Application in Locating Loss Zones.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 148 (2017): 1–9. 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.
  • 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.
  • Transport of Small Cuttings in Extended-Reach Drilling. Vol. 23, SPE Drilling & Completion, 2008, pp. 258–265.
  • Using Foam in Horizontal Well Drilling: A Cuttings Transport Modeling Approach. Vol. 46, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2005, pp. 267–282.
  • A Comparative Study of Hydraulic Models for Foam Drilling. Vol. 41, Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, 2002.
  • Yuan, H., C. Sarica, S. Miska, and J. Brill. An Experimental and Analytical Study of Single-Phase Liquid Flow in a Horizontal Well. Vol. 119, Journal of energy resources technology, 1997, pp. 20–25.

Conference Proceedings

  • “On the Instability of Cement-Fluid Interface and Fluid Mixing”. SPE Deepwater Drilling and Completions Conference, 2016.
  • Karimi Vajargah, A et al. “Feasibility Study of Applying Intelligent Drill Pipe in Early Detection of Gas Influx during Conventional Drilling.” SPE/IADC Drilling Conference. 2013. Print.

  • Volk, Michael, Miska, Stephen, Iwata, Masaru, Logan, Matt, Henshaw, John, and Birt, Franklin, “Small-Scale Technology for Pipeline Monitoring and Inspection.” Proceedings of the NACE 2012 Corrosion Conference, Salt Lake City.

  • “Cuttings Transport With Aqueous Foam at Intermediate Inclined Wells”. SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing Conference and Exhibition, 2004.

Courses Taught

  • Research and Thesis
  • Research and Dissertation
  • Advanced Drilling
  • Geomechanics