Dr. Abhijit Kakati

Assistant Professor

Key Research Areas :Rock-fluid interaction; Chemical enhanced oil recovery, Smart water flooding, Geo-storage of CO2

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1. Rahevar, S., Kakati, A., Kumar, G., Sangwai, J.S., Myres, M., Al-Yaseri, , "Controlled salinity water flooding and zeta potential: Insight into a novel enhanced oil recovery mechanism", Energy Reports, 9, 2557-2565, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352484723000963 [2023]

1. Sharma A, Kakati A, Sakthivel S, Jadhawar P, Sangwai JS, "Evaluation of ionanofluid for chemical-enhanced oil recovery for matured crude oil reservoirs", International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, 29, 4, 329-342, https://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1504/IJOGCT.2022.121266 [2022]

2. Chowdhury, S., Shrivastava, S., Kakati, A., Sangwai, J.S., "Comprehensive Review on the Role of Surfactants in the Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery Process", Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 61, 1, 21-64, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.iecr.1c03301 [2022]

3. Al-Yaseri, A., Yekeen, N., Mahmoud, M., Kakati, A., Xie, Q., Giwelli, A. , "Thermodynamic Characterization of H2-Brine-Shale Wettability: Implications for Hydrogen Storage at Subsurface", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 47, 53, 22510-22521, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360319922021243 [2022]

4. Al-Yaseri, A., Yekeen, N., Al-Mukainah, H.S., Kakati, A., Alfarge, D., Myers, M., "Rock-Wettability Impact on CO2-Carbonate Rock Interaction and the Attendant Effects on CO2Storage in Carbonate Reservoirs", Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 104, 104664, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875510022002529 [2022]

5. Kakati A., Achinta, Bera, A., Al-Yaseri, A.Z., "A Review on Advanced Nanoparticles-Induced Polymer Flooding for Enhanced Oil Recovery", Chemical Engineering Science , In Press, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009250922005784?utm_campaign=STMJ_AUTH_SERV_PUBLISHED&utm_medium=email&utm_acid=248202166&SIS_ID=&dgcid=STMJ_AUTH_SERV_PUBLISHED&CMX_ID=&utm_in=DM284894&utm_source=AC_ [2022]

6. Rana, J., Goindi, G., Kaur, N., Krishna, S., Kakati, A., "Synthesis and Application of Cellulose Acetate-Acrylic Acid-Acrylamide Composite for Removal of Toxic Methylene Blue Dye from Aqueous Solution", Journal of Water Process Engineering, 49, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214714422005463?dgcid=coauthor [2022]

1. Kakati, A., Kumar, G., Sangwai, J.S. , "Oil Recovery Efficiency and Mechanism of Low Salinity-Enhanced Oil Recovery for Light Crude Oil with a Low Acid Number", ACS Omega, 5, 1506-1518, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsomega.9b03229 [2020]

2. Kakati, A., Kumar, G., Sangwai, J.S. , "Low Salinity Polymer Flooding: Effect on Polymer Rheology, Injectivity, Retention, and Oil Recovery Efficiency", Energy & Fuels, 34, 5715-5732, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c00393 [2020]

3. Kumar, G., Kakati, A., Mani, E., Sangwai, J.S. , "Stability of Nanoparticle Stabilized Oil-in-Water Pickering Emulsion Under High Pressure and High Temperature Conditions: Comparison with Surfactant Stabilized Oil-in-Water Emulsion", Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01932691.2020.1730888 [2020]

1. Kakati, A., Sangwai, J.S. , "Wettability Alteration of Mineral Surface During Low-Salinity Water Flooding: Role of Salt type, Pure Alkanes, and Model Oils Containing Polar Components", Energy & Fuels, 32, 3127-3137, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03727 [2018]

2. Kumari, R., Kakati, A., Nagarajan, R., ,Sangwai, J.S., "Synergistic Effect of Mixed Anionic and Cationic Surfactant Systems on the Interfacial Tension of Crude Oil-Water and Enhanced Oil Recovery", Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/10.1080/01932691.2018.1489280 [2018]

1. Kakati, A., Sangwai, J.S. , "Effect of Monovalent and Divalent Salts on the Interfacial Tension of Pure Hydrocarbon-Brine Systems Relevant for Low Salinity Water Flooding", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 157, 1106-1114, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920410517306344 [2017]

1. Kirtivardhan and Abhijit Kakati, "Surfactant Selection for Foam Generation: Implications for CO2 Geo-Sequestration", Gas & Oil Technology Showcase and Conference, Dubai, UAE, SPE [2023]

1. Barman, G., Kakati, A., Sin-Liang, L., Dayasagar, B.S. , "Interpolation of Subsurface Isopach Maps Using Mathematical Morphology", IEEE Ocean 22, IEEE [2022]

1. Kumar, G., Kakati, A., Mani, E., Sangwai, J.S. , "Nanoparticle stabilized solvent-based emulsion for enhanced heavy oil recovery", SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference, SPE [2018]

1. Kakati, A., Kumar, G., Jha, N.K., Sangwai, J.S. , "Application of Low Salinity Water Flooding for Light Paraffinic Crude Oil Reservoir", SPE Symposium: Production Enhancement and Cost Optimisation, 7-8 November, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, SPE [2017]

1. Prasad, S., Kakati, A., Sangwai, S. , " Rheology of heavy crude oil and asphaltene-polymer composite blends", Rheology of Polymer Blends and Nanocomposites, Elsevier (2019)

2. Kakati, a., Sangwai, S., "Low Salinity Surfactant Flooding: Role of Surfactant and Salt", Surfactants in Upstream E&P,Springer (2021)