McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering 918-631-2972
Ph.D., The University of Tulsa
M.S., Middle East Technical University
B.S., Middle East Technical University
Fluid and Solid Mechanics
Directional Horizontal Drilling
The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.
Erge, Oney et al. "Equivalent Circulating Density Modeling of Yield Power Law Fluids Validated with CFD Approach." Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 140 (2016): 16–27. Print.
Erge, Oney et al. "Laminar to Turbulent Transition of Yield Power Law Fluids in Annuli." Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 128 (2015): 128–139. Print.
Zhang, Feifei et al. "Pressure Profile in Annulus: Solids Play a Significant Role." Journal of Energy Resources Technology 137.6 (2015): 064502. Print.
Erge, Oney et al. "The Effects of Drillstring-Eccentricity,-Rotation, and-Buckling Configurations on Annular Frictional Pressure Losses While Circulating Yield-Power-Law Fluids." SPE Drilling & Completion 30.03 (2015): 257–271. Print.
Osgouei, Reza et al. "Pressure Drop Estimation in Horizontal Annuli for Liquid–Gas 2 Phase Flow: Comparison of Mechanistic Models and Computational Intelligence Techniques." Computers & Fluids 112 (2015): 108–115. Print.
Arslan, Mehmet et al. “Buckling of Buoyancy-Assisted Tubulars.” SPE Drilling & Completion 29.04 (2014): 372–385. Print.
Erge, Oney et al. “Effect of Drillstring Deflection and Rotary Speed on Annular Frictional Pressure Losses.” Journal of Energy Resources Technology 136.4 (2014): 042909. Print.
Sorgun, M et al. “Mathematical Modeling of Turbulent Flows of Newtonian Fluids in a Concentric Annulus with Pipe Rotation.” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects 34.6 (2012): 540–548. Print.
Ozbayoglu, Mehmet et al. “Hole-Cleaning Performance of Gasified Drilling Fluids in Horizontal Well Sections.” SPE Journal 17.03 (2012): 912–923. Print.
Sorgun, Mehmet, Ismail Aydin, and Mehmet Ozbayoglu. “Friction Factors for Hydraulic Calculations Considering Presence of Cuttings and Pipe Rotation in Horizontal/Highly-Inclined Wellbores.” Journal of petroleum science and engineering 78.2 (2011): 407–414. Print.
Ozbayoglu, Mehmet et al. “Critical Fluid Velocities for Removing Cuttings Bed inside Horizontal and Deviated Wells.” Petroleum Science and Technology 28.6 (2010): 594–602. Print.
Ozbayoglu, Mehmet et al. “Hole Cleaning Performance of Light-Weight Drilling Fluids during Horizontal Underbalanced Drilling.” Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology 49.04 (2010): 21–26. Print.
Ozbayoglu, Mehmet, and MA Ozbayoglu. “Estimating Flow Patterns and Frictional Pressure Losses of Two-Phase Fluids in Horizontal Wellbores Using Artificial Neural Networks.” Petroleum Science and Technology 27.2 (2009): 135–149. Print.
Ozbayoglu, Mehmet, S Akin, and T Eren. “Image Processing Techniques in Foam Characterization.” Energy Sources, Part A 29.13 (2007): 1175–1185. Print.
Ozbayoglu, Mehmet et al. “Using Foam in Horizontal Well Drilling: A Cuttings Transport Modeling Approach.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 46.4 (2005): 267–282. Print.
Ozbayoglu, Mehmet et al. “A Comparative Study of Hydraulic Models for Foam Drilling.” Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology 41.06 (2002): n. pag. Print.
Karbasforoushan, Hanieh et al. "On the Instability of Cement-Fluid Interface and Fluid Mixing." SPE Deepwater Drilling and Completions Conference. 2016. Print.
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.
Eren, Tuna, Mehmet Ozbayoglu, and others. “Real Time Optimization of Drilling Parameters during Drilling Operations.” SPE Oil and Gas India Conference and Exhibition. 2010. Print.