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Dr. Chawarwan Khan

Dr. Chawarwan Khan

Dr. Chawarwan Khan

Adjunct Lecturer

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Professional Bodies

  1. Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

Research

  1. “Optimization of Dewatering Rates to Maximize CSG Production” – Chen, Z., Rudolph, V., Rufford, T., and Khan, C., (Technical Report), 85pp. Funded by Arrow Energy Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia, 2018.
  2. “Using Managed Aquifer Recharge for Carbon Storage: A Feasibility Study” – Khan, C., Pearce, J., Zhou, F., Wolhuter, A., Golding, S., Rudolph, V., Underschultz, J. (Technical Report), 112pp. Funded by Australian National Low Emissions Coal Research and Development (ANLEC R&D), Queensland, Australia, 2017.
  3. “Predicted Wandoan Water Quality Impacts of CO2 Injection with SO2 Co-contaminants” – Golding, D., Rudolph, V., Kirste, D., Khan, C., and Pearce, J., (Technical Report), 30pp. Funded by CTSCo Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia, 2014.
  4. “Geochemical and Geo-mechanical Testing of Near Wellbore CO2 Injectivity Improvement” – F Dawson, G., Biddle, D., Farquhar, S., Gao, J., Golding, S., Jiang, X., Keck, R., Khan, C., Law, A., Li, Q., Pearce, P., Rudolph, V., Watson, A., and Xing, H. (Technical Report), 140pp. Funded by Australian National Low Emissions Coal Research and Development (ANLEC R&D), Queensland, Australia, 2014.
  5. “Thermal Stimulation of Coal Seam Gas Fields” – Shukla, P., Khan, C., Dmyterko, A., Rudolph, V. (Technical Report), 40pp. Funded by Santos Ltd, Brisbane, Australia, 2013.

Publications

  1. Carbon Storage Potential of North American Oil &Gas Produced Water Injection with Surface Dissolution – Khan, C., Pearce, J., Golding, S., Rudolph, V., and Underschultz, J. Geosciences, 11 (2021), 123.
  2. Effect of Oxidation and Silane Surface Treatments of Coal Powders on Relative Permeability in Packed Coalbeds – Ge, L., Soares, F., Mahoney, S., Hamilton, K., Khan, C., Steel, K., Rufford, T., Rudolph, V.  Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 69 (2019) 102-931.
  3. Investigation of Thermal Stimulation of Coal Seam Gas fields for Accelerated Gas Recovery – Shahtalebi, A., Khan, C., Dmyterko, A., Shukla, P., Rudolph, V.  Fuel, 180 (2016), 301-313.
  4. Reservoir Simulation Study for CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifers – Khan, C., Ge, L., & Rudolph, V.   International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 5 (2015), 30-45.
  5. Carbon Dioxide Injection for Enhanced Gas Recovery and Storage (Reservoir Simulation) – Khan, C., Amin, R., & Madden, M. Egyptian Journal of Petroleum, 22 (2013), 225-245.
  6. Effects of CO2 and Acid Gas Injection on Enhanced Gas Recovery and Storage – Khan, C., Amin, R., & Madden, M. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 3(2013), 55-60.
  7. Reservoir Simulation for Enhanced Gas Recovery: An Economic Evaluation – Khan, C., Amin, A., Madden, G., & Evans, B. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 5 (2012), 42–50.
  8. Economic Modelling of CO2 Injection for Enhanced Gas Recovery and Storage: A Reservoir Simulation Study of Operational Parameters – Khan, C., Amin, R., & Madden, M. Energy and Environmental Research, 2 (2012), 65–82
  9. CO2 Capture and Storage Modelling for Enhanced Gas Recovery and Environmental Purposes – Khan, C., Amin, A., Madden, G. Petroleum and Mineral Resources, 81 (2011), 47–58.

Conference Referred Papers and Presentations

  1. Using Wastewater Injection for Carbon Storage – Khan, C., “SPE Virtual Workshop: Produced Water Treatment and Management (Onshore and Offshore)”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 26-28 April 2021.
  2. Optimisation of Dewatering Rates to Maximise Coal Seam Gas Production – Khan, C., Kuznetsov, D., Rufford, T., Rudolph, V., and Chen, Z. “SPE/AAPG/SEG Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Technology Conference”, Brisbane, Australia, 18 –19 November 2019.
  3. Effects of Effective Stress Changes on Coal Relative Permeability – Ge, L., Khan, C., Mohoney, S., Rufford, T., and Rudolph, V. “International Conference on Coal Science and Technology”, Melbourne, Australia, 27 September - 1 October 2015.
  4. Coalbed Methane Reservoir Simulation Study – Khan, C., “AAPG Asia Pacific Geoscience Technology Workshop (GTW) Opportunities and Advancements in Coal Bed Methane in the Asia Pacific”, Brisbane, Australia, 12-13 February 2015.
  5. Measurements of Gas-Liquid Relative Permeability of Queensland Coals – Ge, L., Khan, C., Rufford, T., and Rudolph, V. “AAPG Asia Pacific Geoscience Technology Workshop (GTW) Opportunities and Advancements in Coal Bed Methane in the Asia Pacific”, Brisbane, Australia, 12-13 February 2015.
  6. Thermal Stimulation of Coal Seam Gas Fields – Dmyterko, A., Shahtalebi, A., Khan, C., Shukla, P., and Rudolph, V. “Chemeca 14: Processing Excellence; Powering Our Future”, Perth, Australia, 28 September-1 October 2014.
  7. CO2 Capture and Storage Modelling for Enhanced Gas Recovery and Environmental Purposes – Khan, C. “1st International Conference on Petroleum and Mineral Resources”, Koya-Kurdistan, Iraq, 4-6 December 2012.
  8. Reservoir Simulation for Enhanced Gas Recovery: An economic Evaluation – Khan, C., “International Energy Agency Collaborative Project on Enhanced Oil Recovery; the 32nd Annual Symposium and Workshop”, Vienna, Austria, 17 - 19 October 2011.