Dr. Chawarwan Khan

Dr. Chawarwan Khan

Dr. Chawarwan Khan

Adjunct Lecturer

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University
Masters of Science, Curtin University
Bachelor of Science, University of Sulaimani

Research

  1. Enhancing CSG well production through well bottom-hole pressure control. Research Project (Current): School of Chemical Engineering, UQ. Funded by APLNG, Arrow Energy, QGC, Santos, Queensland Government (Advance Queensland Research Fellowship).
  2. Optimisation of dewatering rates to maximise CSG production. Research Project (2018): School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, UQ. Funded by Arrow Energy Pty Ltd.
  3. Using managed aquifer recharge for carbon storage: A feasibility study. Research Project (2017): UQ Centre for Natural Gas. Funded by Australian National Low Emissions Coal Research and Development Ltd.
  4. Predicted wandoan water quality impacts of CO2 injection with SO2 co-contaminants. Research Project (2014): School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, UQ. Funded by Carbon Transport and Storage Company.
  5. Geochemical and geomechanical testing of near wellbore CO2 injectivity improvement. Research Project (2014): School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, UQ. Funded by Australian National Low Emissions Coal Research and Development Ltd.
  6. Thermal stimulation of coal seam gas fields. Research Project (2013): School of Chemical Engineering, UQ. Funded by Santos Ltd.

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Ge, L., Soares, F., Mahoney, S., Hamilton, K., Khan, C., Steel, K., Rufford, T., Rudolph, V., (2019), Effect of oxidation and silane surface treatments of coal powders on relative permeability in packed coal beds. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 69 (September 2019), 102-931, paper DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2019.102931.
  2. Shahtalebi, A., Khan, C., Dmyterko, A., Shukla, P., Rudolph, V., (2016), Investigation of thermal stimulation of coal seam gas fields for accelerated gas recovery. Fuel, 180 (September 2016), 301–313, paper DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.03.057.
  3. Khan, C., Ge, L., & Rudolph, V., (2015), Reservoir Simulation Study for CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifers. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 5(4), 30-45, paper DOI: ijastnet.com/journal/index/757.
  4. Dawson, G., Biddle, D., Khan, C., Jiang, X., Golding, S., & Rudolph, V., (2013), Berea Sandstone permeability pre and post reaction with supercritical CO2 in 1% NaCl brine. Mineralogical Society, 77(5), 952-952, paper DOI: doi.org/10.1180/minmag.2013.077.5.4
  5. Khan, C., Amin, R., & Madden, M., (2013), Carbon Dioxide Injection for Enhanced Gas Recovery and Storage (Reservoir Simulation). Egyptian Journal of Petroleum, 22(2), 225-245, paper DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpe.2013.06.002.
  6. Khan, C., Amin, R., & Madden, M., (2013)., Effects of CO2 and Acid Gas Injection on Enhanced Gas Recovery and Storage. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 3 (November 2012), 55-60, paper DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s13202-012-0044-8.
  7. Khan, C., Amin, A., Madden, G., & Evans, B. (2012), Reservoir Simulation for Enhanced Gas Recovery: An Economic Evaluation. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 5 (March 2012), 42–50, paper DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2012.01.010.
  8. Khan, C., Amin, R., & Madden, M. (2012). Economic Modelling of CO2 Injection for Enhanced Gas Recovery and Storage: A Reservoir Simulation Study of Operational Parameters. Energy and Environmental Research, 2(2), 65–82, paper DOI:10.5539/eer.v2n2p65
  9. Khan, C., Amin, R., Madden, G. (2012). CO2 Capture and Storage Modelling for Enhanced Gas Recovery and Environmental Purposes. WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences. 81 (12), 47-58, paper DOI: 10.2495/PMR120051

 

Conference Papers

  1. C., Khan, D., Kuznetsov., T., Rufford., V., Rudolph., Z., Chen., (2019), Optimisation of dewatering rates to maximise coal seam gas production. SPE/AAPG/SEG Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, 18-19 November, Brisbane, Australia, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Online document ID: URTEC-198210-MS.
  2. Khan, C., Ge, L., Mahoney, S., Rufford, T., & Rudolph, V., (2015), Coal bed methane reservoir simulation study. AAPG Asia Pacific Geoscience Technology Workshop (GTW), Opportunities and Advancements in Coal Bed Methane in the Asia Pacific, 12-13 February, Brisbane, Australia. Online corpus ID: 131472097.
  3. Ge, L., Khan, C., Rufford, T., & Rudolph, V. (2015). Measurements of gas-liquid relative permeability of Queensland coals. AAPG Asia Pacific Geoscience Technology Workshop (GTW), Opportunities and Advancements in Coal Bed Methane in the Asia Pacific, 12-13 February, Brisbane, Australia, Online. Online corpus ID: 131632877.
  4. Dmyterko, A., Shahtalebi, A., Khan, C., Shukla, P., & Rudolph, V., (2014), Thermal stimulation of coal seam gas fields. Chemeca 14: Processing Excellence; Powering Our Future, 28 September-1 October, Perth, WA, Australia. Online paper NO :1400.

 

Technical Reports

  1. Dawson, G., Biddle, D., Farquhar, S., Gao, J., Golding, S., Xu, J., Keck, R., Khan, C., Law, A. Li, Q., Pearce, J., Rudolph, V., Watson, A. and Xing, H. (2014). Geochemical and geomechanical testing of near wellbore CO2 injectivity improvement., Online report number: 7-1110-0101, Australian National Low Emissions Coal Research and Development, the University of Queensland School of Earth Sciences, Brisbane, viewed 12 October 2020.

Professional Bodies

Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)