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   Publications(2016-2017):  

1.      Dai, Z.; A. T. Kan, W. Shi, N. Zhang, F. Zhang, F. Yan, N.  Bhandari, Z.  Zhang, Y. Liu, G. Ruan and M. B.  Tomson (2017) “ Solubility Measurements and Predictions of Gypsum, Anhydrite, and Calcite Over Wide Ranges of Temperature, Pressure, and Ionic Strength with Mixed Electrolytes”  Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 50(2) (2017) 2 327-339

2.      Djamali, E., M. B. Tomson and W. G. Chapman (2017) “Thermodynamic Properties and Solubility of Sodium and Potassium Chloride in Ethane-1, 2-diol/ Water Mixed Solvent Systems to High Temperatures” J. Chem. Eng. Data 2017, 62, 1326−13344

3.      Yan, F.,  Z. Dai, G. Ruan, H. Alsaiari, N. Bhandari, F. Zhang, Y. Liu, Z. Zhang, A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2017) “Barite Scale Formation and Inhibition in Laminar and Tturbulent Flow: A Rrotating Cylinder Approach” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 149 (2017) 183-192

4.      Zhang, F.,  Z. Dai, F. Yan, G. Ruan, N. Bhandari, Z. Zhang, Y. Liu, A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2017) “Acid/base and metal complex solution chemistry of sulfonated polyacrylate copolymer versus temperature and ionic strength” Applied Geochemistry 76 (2017) 1-8

5.      Zhang, F.,  Z. Dai, C. Yan, N. Bhandari, F. Yan,Y. Liu, Z. Zhang, G. Ruan, A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2017) “Barite-Scaling Risk and Inhibition at High Temperature” SPE-169771-PA SPE 2017 22:01 69-79

6.      Zhang, P., D. Shen, G. Ruan, A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2017) “Phosphino-polycarboxylic acid modified inhibitor nanomaterial for oilfield scale control: synthesis, characterization and migration” Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 45 (2017) 366–374

7.      Bhandari, N., G. Ruan, Y. Liu, F. Zhang, F. Yan, H. A Saiari, Z. Zhang, Z. Dai, Y. Lu, G. Deng, A. T. Kan, and M. B. Tomson (2017) “ Identification of New Chemical Formulation for Control of Metal Sulfides (FeS, ZnS and PbS) Scale Deposition” SPE-184526-MS SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry Montgomery, Texas April 3-5, 2017

8.      Dai, Z., F. Zhang, F. Yan, N. Bhandari, G. Ruan, Z. Zhang, Y. Liu, H.A. Alsaiari, Y. Lu, G. Deng, A.T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2017)  “A New Theoretical Model for the Induction Time and Scale Inhibitor Dosage Predictions for Calcite and Barite Over Wide Ranges of Temperature, Inhibition Concentration and Saturation Index” SPE-184547-MS SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry  Montgomery, Texas April 3-5, 2017

9.      Kan, A.T., M. Garcia-Bermudes, Z. Dai, Y. Liu, Y. Lu, N. Bhandari, F. M. Vargas and M. B. Tomson (2017) “Modeling H2S Partitioning in Deep Water Production System” SPE-184517-MS SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry  Montgomery, Texas April 3-5, 2017

10.     Liu, Y.,  Z. Zhang, N. Bhandari, F. Yan, F. Zhang, G. Ruan, Z. Dai, H.A. Alsaiari, Y. Lu, G. Deng, A.T. Kan and M.B. Tomson (2017) “Iron Sulfide Precipitation and Deposition under Different Impact Factors” SPE-184546-MS SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry  Montgomery, Texas April 3-5, 2017

11.    Ruan, G., A.T. Kan, Z. Dai, F. Yan, F. Zhang, N. Bhandari, H. AlSaiari, Y. Liu, Z. Zhang, Y. Lu, G. Deng and M.B. Tomson (2017) "Fast and Accurate Screening and Evaluation of Halite Scale Inhibitors by Two Novel   Static Bottle Testing Methods" SPE-184593-MS SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry Montgomery, Texas April 3-5, 201

12.    Yan, F., F. Zhang, N. Bhandari, G. Ruan, H. Alsaiari, Z. Dai, Y. Liu, Z. Zhang, Y. Lu, G. Deng, A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2017) “The Effect of Turbulence on Mineral Scale Control in Oilfield” SPE-184524-MS SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry Montgomery, Texas April 3-5, 2017

13.    Zhang, F.,  Z. Dai, Z. Zhang, H. Al-Saiari, F. Yan, N. Bhandari, G. Ruan, Y. Liu, Y. Lu, G. Deng, A.T. Kan, and M. B. Tomson (2017) “Scaling Risk and Inhibition Prediction of Carbonate Scale at High Temperature” SPE-184518-MS SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry  Montgomery, Texas April 3-5, 2017

14.    Bhandari, N., A. T. Kan, F. Zhang, Z. Dai, F. Yan, G. Ruan,  Z., Zhang, Y. Liu,  R. V. Eldik and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Mineral Precipitation Kinetics: Assessing the Effect of Hydrostatic Pressure and Its Implication on the Nucleation Mechanism” Cryst. Growth Des-2016,16, 4846-4854

15.    Huete-Perez, J.A., M. Ortega-Hegg, G. R. Urquhart, A. P. Covich, K. Vammen, B. E. Rittmann, J. C. Miranda, S. Espinoza-Corriols, A. Acevedo, M. L. Acosta, J. P. Gómez, M. T. Brett, M. Hanemann, A. Härer, J. Incer-Barquero, F. J. Joyce, J. W. Lauer, J. M. Maes, M. B. Tomson, A. Meyer, S. Montenegro-Guillén, W. L. Whitlow,  J. L. Schnoor and P. J. J. Alvarez (2016) “Critical Uncertainties and Gaps in the Environmental-and Social-Impact Assessment of the Proposed Interoceanic Canal through Nicaragua” BioScience (2016) 66(8): 632-645

16.    Liu, Y.,  A. T. Kan,  Z. Zhang, C. Yan, F. Yan, F. Zhang, N. Bhandari, Z. Dai, G. Ruan, L. Wang, J. Greenberg and M. B. Tomson (2016) “An Assay Method to Determine Mineral Scale Inhibitor Efficiency in Produced Water”  Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 143 (2016) 103-112

17.    Zhang, P., G. Ruan, D. Shen, A. T.  Kan and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Transport and return of an oilfield scale inhibitor reverse micelle nanofluid: impact of preflush and overflush”  RSC Adv., 2016,6, 66672-66681

18.    Zhang, P., D. Shen, A. T. Kan. and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Phosphino-polycarboxylic acid modified inhibitor nanomaterial for oilfield scale control: transport and inhibitor return in formation media” RSC Adv., 2016,6, 59195-59205

19.    Zhang, P., D. Shen, A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Mechanistic understanding of calcium–phosphonate solid dissolution and scale inhibitor return behavior in oilfield reservoir: formation of middle phase” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016,18, 21458-21468

20.   Zhang, P., G. Ruan,  A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Functional scale inhibitor nanoparticle capsule delivery vehicles for oilfield mineral scale control” RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 43016 - 43027

21.    Zhang, P.,  D. Shen, A.T. Kan, M. B. Tomson (2016) “Synthesis and laboratory testing of a novel calcium-phosphonate reverse micelle nanofluid for oilfield mineral scale control”  RSC Advances 2016, 6: 39883 - 39895

22.    Zhang, P., A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Enhanced transport of novel crystalline calcium-phosphonate scale inhibitor nanomaterials and their long term flow back performance in laboratory squeeze simulation tests” RSC Advances 2016, 6: 5259 – 5269

23.    Alsaiari, H.,  M. Al-Khaldi, I. Al-Taie, Q. Wang, G. Alabedi, F. Zhang, Z. Zhang,  N. Bhandari, G. Ruan, F. Yan, Y. Liu, A.T. Kan and M.B. Tomson (2016) “Effect of Crosslinkers on the Performance of Calcium Sulfate Scale Inhibitors at High Temperature: Impact of Zirconium” SPE-179878-MS SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

24.    Bhandari, N., A. T. Kan, G. G. Ruan, Y. Liu, F. Zhang, F. Yan, H. A. Alsaiari, Z. Zhang, Z. Dai, Y. Lu, G. Deng and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Iron Sulfide Scale Control: A Novel Chemical for Growth Inhibition and Dispersion” SPE-179872-MS SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

25.    Bhandari, N., et al, (2016) The Poster SPE 179872 “Iron Sulfide Scale Control: A Novel Chemical for Growth Inhibition and Dispersion” is the winner of the poster presentation at SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

26.    Bhandari, N., A. T. Kan, Z. Dai, F. Zhang, F. Yan, G. G. Ruan, H. A. Alsaiari, Z. Zhang, Y. Liu, Y. (Alex) Lu, G. Deng and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Effect of Hydrodynamic Pressure on Mineral Precipitation Kinetics and Scaling Risk at HPHT” SPE-179873-MSSPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

27.    Dai, Z., A. T. Kan, F. Zhang, F. Yan, G. Ruan, N. Bhandari, Z. Zhang, Y. Liu, H. A. Al-Saiari and M. B. Tomson (2016) “A Thermodynamic Model for the Solution Density and Mineral Solubility Predictions up to 250oC, 1,500 bars for Na-K-Mg-Ca-Ba-Sr-Cl-CO3-HCO3-SO4-CO2 aq Systems” SPE-179892-MS SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

28.    Kan, A.T. and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Scale control in oil and gas industries and new insight into carbonates and sulfates mineral nucleation, precipitation and inhibition” PAPER ID: 2419096 251st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, California, March 13-17, 2016

29.    Ruan, G.,  A. T. Kan, F. Yan, F. Zhang, N. Bhandari, H. A. Alsaiari, Z. Dai, Y. Liu, Z. Zhang and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Citrate Assisted Metal Phosphonate Colloidal Scale Inhibitors For Long-term Squeeze Treatments” SPE-179898-MS SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

30.    Yan, F., N. Bhandari, F. Zhang, G. Ruan, Z. Dai, Y. Liu, Z. Zhang, H. Alsaiari, A. T.  Kan and M. B. Tomson (2016) “ Scale Formation and Control Under Turbulent Conditions” SPE-179863-MS SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

31.    Zhang, F., C. J. Hinrichsen, A .T. Kan, W. Wang, W. Wei, Z. Dai, F. Yan, Y. Liu, N. Bhandari, Z. Zhang, G. Ruan, and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Calcium Sulfate Scaling Risk and Inhibition for a Steamflood Project” SPE-179875-MS SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016

32.    Zhang,  Z., Y. Liu, Z. Dai, N. Bhandari, F. Zhang, F. Yan, G. Ruan, H. Alsairi, Y. Lu, G. Deng, A. T. Kan and M. B. Tomson (2016) “Impact of Fe(III)/Fe(II) on scale inhibition” SPE-179905-MS SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 11–12 May 2016