Dr. Olga Koper

Battelle Laboratories

Day 1 - Flow Process and Fluids

Introduction to Flow and Process Chemistry
Rheology Basics
Polymers and Rheology
Lubricants and Emulsifiers: From Food, Cosmetics, Hydraulics
Smart Fluids and Complex Fluids
2 D Nanomaterials and Films
Coatings and 2D Flow Rheology
Flow Chemistry and Synthesis
Drilling Fluids
Completion Fluids
Hydraulic Fracturing
Flow Assurance and Artificial Lift Methods
Enhanced Oil Recovery

Day 2 - Methods and Measurements

Highly Viscous Media Processing
Principles of Smart Mixing
Granular Material Flow and Storage
Mixing and Formulation
Core Flooding and Permeability Testing
Phase Behavior: PVT and Pressure Testing
Flow Measurements and Monitoring
Advanced Sensors
Monitoring and Asset Integrity Management
Flow Simulation and Imaging
Advanced Analytical Methods
Advanced Spectroscopy and Microscopy

Dr. Peter Boul

Aramco Services Company

Dr. Peter Boul, Saudi Aramco Services
Ruela Pabalan, Solvay
Prof. Rigoberto Advincula, Case Western Reserve University
Prof. Jacinta Conrad, University of Houston
Dr. Mary Jane Felipe, Baker Hughes
Prof. Gordon Christopher, Texas Technological University
Prof. Rajesh Khare, Texas Tech University
Dr. Pawilai Chinwangso, MI Swaco Schlumberger
Dr. Olga Koper, Battelle Laboratories
Dr. Rosa Swartwout, Baker Hughes
Dr. Igor Kosacki, Honeywell

Prof. Lisa Biswal, Rice University

Prof. Debora Rodrigues, University of Houston


Prof. Gordon Christopher

Texas Tech University

This will be a two-day Conference-Training (Tutorial) meeting and premiere networking event that will draw participants from many in the industry: chemical companies, oil & gas companies, academia, process monitoring experts, chemical reaction engineers, formulators, analytical chemists

Certificate of Completion given,

Question and Answer Sessions.

Networking Opportunities - chemical R & D divisions, chemical companies, chemical suppliers, and other instrument companies

EXHIBITION New Instrumentation and Products from selected exhibitors (15 Exhibitor slots only).


Prof. Jacinta Conrad

University of Houston

Dr. Igor Kosacki

Honeywell Process Solutions

This conference and workshop will cover:

1. Introduction to Flow and Process Chemistry
2. Rheology Basics and the Viscoelastic Behavior
3. Polymers and Surfactants in Rheology
4. Lubricants and Emulsifiers: From Food, Cosmetics, Hydraulics
5. Smart Fluids and Complex Fluids
6. Supercritical Fluids
7. Introduction to Flow Chemistry, Synthesis and Microreactors
8. Overview of Fluids in Oil & Gas Upstream: Drilling Fluids, Completion Fluids, Hydraulic Fracturing, Flow Assurance, Enhanced Oil Recovery
9. Highly Viscous Media Processing and Principles of Smart Mixing
10. Bulk Handling and Granular Material Flow and Storage
11. Phase Behavior: PVT and Pressure Testing
12. Flow Measurements and Monitoring
13. Advanced Sensors and Gas Monitoring
14. Advanced Analytical Methods: Spectroscopy and Microscopy

15. Asset Integrity Management Principles

Prof. Rigoberto Advincula

Case Western Reserve Univ.

Prof. Debora Rodrigues

University of Houston 

Prof. Rajesh Khare

Texas Tech University