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Ovadia Shoham PhD

Floyd M. Stevenson Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Engineering College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering
918-631-3255
ovadia-shoham@utulsa.edu
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Ph.D., Tel Aviv University
M.S., University of Houston
B.S., Technion-Israel Institute of Technology


Production, Transportation and Separation of Multiphase Flow
Two Phase Flow Modeling

Production Engineering
Two Phase Flow Modeling


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles


Pereyra, Eduardo, and Ovadia Shoham. “Unified Maximum Particle Size Prediction for Turbulent Dilute Dispersions.” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 127 (2015): 190–195. Print.

Er, M et al. “Onset of Separated Water-Layer in Three-Phase Stratified Flow.” Springer International Publishing (2015): 177–194. Print.

Pereyra, Eduardo et al. “A Simplified Mechanistic Model for an Oil/Water Horizontal Pipe Separator.” Oil and Gas Facilities 2.03 (2013): 40–46. Print.

Morales, Rosanel et al. “Droplet Formation Through Centrifugal Pumps for Oil-in-Water Dispersions.” SPE Journal 18.01 (2012): 172–178. Print.

Pereyra, Eduardo et al. “State of the Art of Experimental Studies and Predictive Methods for Slug Liquid Holdup.” Journal of Energy Resources Technology 134.2 (2012): 023001. Print.

Pereyra, Eduardo et al. “A Methodology and Database to Quantify the Confidence Level of Methods for Gas–Liquid Two-Phase Flow Pattern Prediction.” Chemical Engineering Research and Design 90.4 (2012): 507–513. Print.

Pereyra, Eduardo et al. “Design and Performance of Gas–Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone/Slug Damper System.” Birkhäuser Boston (2011): 299–311. Print.

Erdal, F.M., and Shirazi, S.A., Mantilla, I. and Shoham, O. “CFD Study of Bubble Cary-Under in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Journal of Production and Facilities, November 2000, Vol. 15, No.4, pp. 217-221.

Mantilla, I., Shirazi, S.A., and Shoham, O., “Flow Prediction and Bubble Trajectory Model in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Separators, ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 1999, Vol. 121, pp. 9-14.

Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Shoham, O., and Kouba, G.E., “CFD Simulation of Single-Phase and Two-Phase Flow in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Journal, Vol. 2, December 1997, pp. 436-446.

Arpandi, I., Joshi, A.R., Shoham, O., and Shirazi, S.A., “Hydrodynamics of Two-Phase Flow in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators, SPE Journal, Vol. 1, December 1996, pp. 427-436.

Ansari, AM et al. “A Comprehensive Mechanistic Model for Upward Two-Phase Flow in Wellbores.” Old Production & Facilities 9.2 (1994): 143–151. Print.

Sarica, Cem, and Ovadia Shoham. “A Simplified Transient Model for Pipeline-Riser Systems.” Chemical engineering science 46.9 (1991): 2167–2179. Print.

Baghernejad, L. et al. “Co-Electrospinning Cellulose Acetate (CAc) and Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) (PVA) Composite Nanofibrous Membranes from One Polymer Solution.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2017): n. pag. Print.

Technical Report


Shoham, O. and Shirazi, S.A., “Design and Performance of Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Separators for Multiphase Production Systems,” Final Report to DOE - BDM, Delivery Order 0031 - Rev. A, Reporting Period: April 21, 1995 to April 20, 1996.

Conference Proceedings


Pereyra, Eduardo et al. “Integration Methodology of Separation Units Using Steady-State Particle Size Approach.” The Twenty-Fifth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference. 2015. Print.

Pereyra, Eduardo et al. “Transient Mechanistic Model for Slug Damper/Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Compact Separator System.” ASME 2009 28th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. 2009. 661–672. Print.

Erdal, F.M., Mantilla, I., Shirazi, S.A., and Shoham, O., “Simulation of Free Interface Shape and Complex Two-Phase Flow Behavior in a Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separator,” in Proceeding of the 1998 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM98-5206, Washington D.C., June 1998.

Motta, B.R., Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Shoham, O., and Rhyne, L.D., “Simulation of Single-Phase and Two- Phase Flow in Gas Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” in Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, FEDSM97-3554, Vancouver, Canada, June 1997.

Sarica, Cem et al. “Transient Analysis of Point Arguello Gas Pipeline Behavior.” SPE Production Operations Symposium. 1991. Print.

Sarica, Cem, Ovadia Shoham, and JP Brill. “Two-Phase Flow in Low-Velocity Hilly Terrain Pipelines.” SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. 1991. Print.

others, Ovadia Shoham, and JP Brill. “A New Approach for Finger Storage Slug Catcher Design.” Offshore Technology Conference. 1990. Print.

Others


Amey, M.J., Benard, A., Chase, G.G., Evans, E.A., Jayaraman, K., Mohan, R.S., Parks, S.M., Petty, C.A., Shoham, O., Shirazi, S.A., Wisecarver, K.D., and Zhuang, M.: “NSF Combined Research and Curriculum Development on Multiphase Transport Phenomena,” ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, 2002 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Vive L’ingenieur, 2002, pp. 9877-9886.

Mantilla, I., Shirazi, S.A., and Shoham, O., “Flow Prediction and Bubble Trajectory Model in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone (GLCC) Separators,” Paper No. ETCE99-6658, Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Energy Sources Technology Conference, Feb. 1999, Houston.

Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Mantilla, I., and Shoham, O., “CFD Study of Bubble Carry-under in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators, SPE/EPA Exploration and Production Environmental Conference, 1999, SPE 49309, pp. 125-135.

Erdal, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Mantilla, I., and Shoham, O., “Bubble Trajectory Analysis for Design of Gas Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Paper 49309, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering/General, New Orleans, October 1998.

Ferhat, F.M., Shirazi, S.A., Shoham, O. and Kouba, G.E., “CFD Simulation of Single-Phase and Two-Phase Flow in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE paper 36645, presented at the SPE Annual Meeting, Denver, October 1996.

Marti, S.K., Erdal, F.M., Shoham, O., and Shirazi, S.A., “Analysis of Gas Carry-Under in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclones,” in proceedings of the “Hydrocyclones 96” International Conference, Cambrige, England, April 1996.

Arpandi, I., Joshi, A.R., Shoham, O., and Shirazi, S.A., “Hydrodynamics of Two-Phase Flow in Gas-Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” SPE Paper 30683, in Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, Pi Production Operations and Engineering Annual Meeting, Dallas, October 1995.

Kouba, G.E., Shoham, O. and Shirazi, S.A., “Design and Performance of Gas Liquid Cylindrical Cyclone Separators,” in Proceedings of the BHR Group 6th International Meeting on Multiphase Flow, Gannes, France, June 7-9, 1995.


PE 3073 Production Engineering I
PE 4873 Research in Petroleum Engineering
PE 7053 Two Phase Flow Modeling
PE 7983 Research and Thesis
PE 9983 Research and Dissertation