Drilling Technology Laboratory Publications

Sule, I.O., Khan, F. and Butt, S., 2018. Experimental investigation of gas kick effects on dynamic drilling parameters. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, pp.1-12.

Sule, I., Khan, F., Butt, S. and Yang, M., 2018. Kick control reliability analysis of managed pressure drilling operation. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 52, pp.7-20.

Xiao, Y., Hurich, C. and Butt, S.D., 2018. Assessment of rock-bit interaction and drilling performance using elastic waves propagated by the drilling system. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 105, pp.11-21.

Xiao, Y., Hurich, C., Molgaard, J. and Butt, S.D., 2018. Investigation of active vibration drilling using acoustic emission and cutting size analysis. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.

Qiu, H., Yang, J. and Butt, S., 2018. Investigation on bit stick-slip vibration with random friction coefficients. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.

Su, K., Butt, S., Yang, J. and Qiu, H., 2017. Coupled dynamic analysis for the riser-conductor of deepwater surface BOP drilling system. Shock and Vibration.

Ahammad, M.J., Alam, J.M., Rahman, M.A. and Butt, S.D., 2017. Numerical simulation of two-phase flow in porous media using a wavelet based phase-field method. Chemical Engineering Science, 173, pp.230-241.

Ahammad, M.J., Rahman, M.A., Zheng, L., Alam, J.M. and Butt, S.D., 2017. Numerical investigation of two-phase fluid flow in a perforation tunnel. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering.

Su, K., Yang, J. and Butt, S., 2018. An Innovative Device to Enhance Conductor Bearing Capacity in Deepwater Drilling Operations. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 140(1), p.011302.

Sarker, M., Rideout, D.G. and Butt, S.D., 2017. "Dynamic model for 3D motions of a horizontal oilwell BHA with wellbore stick-slip whirl interaction", Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 157, pp.482-506.

Qiu, Hongyuan., Yang, Jianming., Butt, Stephen., and Zhong, Jinghan., 2017. "Investigation on random vibration of a drillstring", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 406, 13 October 2017, Pages 74-88, ISSN 0022-460X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2017.06.016.

Abugharara, A. N., Hurich, C. A., Molgaard, J., and Butt, S. D., 2017. “Implementation of Circular Wave Measurements and Multiple Drilling Parameter Analysis in Rock Anisotropy Evaluation”, Proceeding of the ASME 2017, 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, drilling symposium, OMAE2017, June 25-30, 2017, Trondheim, Norway.

Abugharara, A. N., Hurich, C. A., Molgaard, J., and Butt, S. D., 2017. “Study of The Influence of Shale Anisotropy Orientation on Directional Drilling Performance in Shale”, Proceeding of the ASME 2017, 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, drilling symposium, OMAE2017, June 25-30, 2017, Trondheim, Norway.

Sarker, M., Rideout, D. G., & Butt, S. D. (2016). "Dynamic Model for Longitudinal and Torsional Motions of a Horizontal Oilwell Drillstring with Wellbore Stick-slip Friction". Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 

Abugharara, A. N., Alwaar, M. A., Hurich, A. C., and Butt, S.D., “Laboratory Investigation on Directional Drilling Performance in Isotropic and Anisotropic Rocks.” The 50th US Rock mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium, American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, USA, 26-29 June 2016.

Abugharara, A. N., Alwaar, A. M., Hurich, C. A., and Butt, S. D, 2016, “Baseline Development on Rock Anisotropy Investigation Utilizing Empirical Relationships Between Oriented Physical and Mechanical Measurement and Drilling Performance”, The 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Drilling Symposium, OMAE, June 19-24, 2016, Busan, South Korea. 

Qiu, Hongyuan, Jianming Yang, and Stephen Butt. (2016), "Stick-Slip Analysis of a Drill String Subjected to Deterministic Excitation and Stochastic Excitation." Shock and Vibration. 

Butt, S. D., Chapter 6 – Drilling Technology Methods, Refereed chapter in ASTM Publication MNL73 Exploration and Production of Petroleum and Natural Gas, in pres. 

Xiao, Y., Abugharara, A. N. and Butt, S. D. “Micro-seismic Evaluation of Fracturing in cores during Tri-axial compression tests”, in Proc., International Symposium of the Society of core analysts, St. John’s, NL, August 16-21.

Abimbola M., Khan F., Khakzad N. and Butt S. D. “Safety and Risk analysis of Managed Pressure Drilling operation using Bayesian network” Safety Science 76 (2015) 133-144.

Ghasemloonia, A., Rideout, D. G. and Butt S. D. (2015), “A Review of Drill-string Vibration Modeling and Suppression methods", ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology

Wang L., Yang J., Butt S. D. and Qiu H. (2015) “Investigation on Effect of Downhole Vibration Force on Drilling Performance with a Dynamic BHA Model”, OMAE 2015-41226.

Abimbola M., Khan F., Garanitya V. and Butt S. D. “Failure analysis of the Tripping operation and its impact on well control” OMAE 2015 - 42245.

Rabbi, S. F., Sarkar, M. M., Rideout, G., Butt, S. D. and Rahman M. A. (2015) “Analysis of a Hysteresis IPM motor drive for Electrical Submersible pumps in harsh Atlantic Offshore Environments”, OMAE 2015-41955.

Arvani F., Rideout G. and Butt S. D. (2015) “Dynamic Model of a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit in Deep Water Environments for Drilling Simulation”, OMAE 2015-42385.

Rahman M. A., Butt S. D., Alam J. M., Imtiaz S., Hunt M. and Shahwan M. (2015) “Experimental and Numerical Investigations of bubble Dynamics in Porous and Non-Porous media”, OMAE 2015-42257.

Xiao, Y., Zhong, J., Hurich, C. and Butt, S. D. (2015) “Micro-Seismic Monitoring of PDC bit drilling performance during Vibration Assisted Rotary Drilling”, in Proc., 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geo-Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Reyes, R., Kyzym, I., Rana, P. S., Molgaard, J. and Butt, S. D. (2015) “Cutting Analysis for Rotary Drilling Penetration Mechanisms and Performance Evaluation”, ARMA 15-764, in Proc., 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geo-Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Rana, P. S., Abugharara, A. N., Molgaard, J. and Butt, S. D. (2015) “Experimental Evaluation of passive-Vibration Assisted Rotary Drilling (p-VARD) tool to Enhance Drilling Performance”, ARMA 15-492, 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geo-Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Rideout, D. G., Ghasemloonia, A., Arvani F. and Butt S. D. (2014), “Three-dimensional Multi-Body Bond Graph Model for Prediction and Control and Vibrations in long shafts”, Int. J. Simulation and Process Modeling.

Butt, S. D., “Overview: Advanced Drilling and Geomechanics Research at Memorial University”, Geological Association of Canada, NL Branch Annual Meeting, Feb. 17, 2014.

Arvani, F., Sarker, M., Rideout, D. G. and Butt S. D. (2014) “Design and Development of an Engineering Drilling Simulator and applications for Offshore Drilling for MODU’s and deep-water environments. Society of Petroleum Engineers AGM, doi: 10.2118/170301-MS.

Zheng, J., Qiu, H., Jianming, Y. and Butt, S. D. “Fatigue life prediction of Drill-string subjected to random Loading”, IMECE2014-36009, ASME 2014 IMECCE, Montreal, Nov. 14-20, 2014.

Babapour, S. and Butt, S. D. (2014) “ Investigation of Enhancing Drill cuttings Cleaning and Penetration Rate using Cavitation Pressure Pulses, 48th US Rock Mechanics/Geo-mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Nandan, A., Imtiaz, S. and Butt, S. D. “Robust Control of Managed Pressured Drilling”, (140329-002), Oceans/IEEEE 2014 Conference, St. John’s, NL, 2014.

Nandan, A., Imtiaz, S. and Butt, S. D. (2014). “Control of Bottom-hole Presure in Managed Pressure Drilling using IMC controller", SPE Arctic Technology Conference 2014, p 584-590, 2014.

Qiu H., Yang J. and Butt S. D. “Stick-Slip analysis of a drill string”, CSME International Conference, June 1-4 (2014), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Khorshidian, H., Butt, S. D. and Arvani, F. (2014) “Influence of High Velocity Jet on Drilling Performance of PDC bit under Pressurized Condition", 48th US Rock Mechanics/Geo-Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Sarker, M., Rideout, D. G. and Butt, S. D. (2014), “Dynamic Modeling of Horizontal Shafts, with Annular Surface Contact and Friction-Application to Oil-well Drilling", IMECE2014-37198, ASME 2014 IMECE, Montreal, Nov. 14-20, 2014.

Jahromi E. K., Rideout G., Arvani F. and Butt S. D (2013). “Experimental Characterization of a Rubber Isolator for Dynamic Simulation of Vibration Attenuation in a Sonic Head Drilling Machine ", CMVA-2011.

Ghasemloonia, A., Rideout, D. G. and Butt S. D (2013). “Coupled Transverse Vibration Modeling of Drill-string subjected to Torque and Spatially varying axial load”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineers Science, v 227, n 5, p 946-960, May 2013.

Ghasemloonia, A., Rideout, D. G. and Butt S. D. (2013), “Vibrations Analysis of a Drill-string in Vibration-Assisted Rotary Drilling: Finite element modeling with Analytic Validation", J. Energy Resour. Technol., 135 (3), 2013.

Lei, W., Butt, S. D. and Yang, J. “Dynamic analysis of Bottom-hole Assembly with external Vibrating Force Excitation”, ASME 2013, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2013, November 15-21, 2013, San Diego, California, USA.

Ghasemloonia, A., Rideout, D. G., Butt, S. D. (2012). “Analysis of Multi-Mode Nonlinear Coupled Axial-Transverse Drillstring Vibration in Vibration Assisted Rotary Drilling”, Journal of Petroleum Science Engineering, 116, 36-49.

Sarker, M., Rideout, D. G. and Butt, S. D. (2012) “Advantages of an LQR controller for Stick-Slip and Bit-Bounce mitigation in an Oil-well Drill-string”, 2012 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2012-87856, Houston, TX, November 9-15.

Sarker, M., Rideout, D. G. and Butt, S. D. (2012) “Dynamic model of an Oil-well Drill-string with Stick-Slip and Bit Bounce interactions”, International conference on Bond Graph Modeling, Genoa, Italy, July 8-11, 2012.

Khorshidian, H., Mozaffari, M. and Butt, S. D. (2012) “The Role of Natural Vibrations in Penetration Mechanism of a single PDC cutter”, ARMA 12-09, in Proc., 46th US Rock Mechanics/Geo-Mechanics Symposium, Chicago, IL, USA, June 24-27, 2012.

Babatunde, Y., Butt, S. D., Molgaard, J. and Arvani, F. “Investigation of the effects of Vibrations Frequencies on Rotary Drilling Penetration rate, using diamond drag bit”, 45th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, USA, June 26-29, 2011.

Abtahi, A., Butt, S. D., Molgaard, J. and Arvani, F. “Wear Analysis and Optimization on Impregnated diamond bits in Vibrations Assisted Rotary Drilling”, 45th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, USA, June 26-29, 2011.

Akbari, B., Butt, S. D., Munaswamy, K. and Arvani, F. “Dynamic single PDC cutter Rock Drilling Modeling and simulations Focusing on Rate of Penetration Using Distinct Element Method", 45th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, USA, June 26-29, 2011.

Arvani, F., Rideout, D. G. and Butt, S. D. (2011) “Bond Graph Modeling of Hydraulic Vibrations system: Simulation and Control”, International Conference on Integrated Modeling and analysis in Applied control and automation (IMAACA 2011), Rome, Italy, September 28-30.

Ghasemloonia, A., Rideout, D. G. and Butt S. D. “The Effect of Weight on Bit on the Contact Behavior of Drill-sting and wellbore”, 9th International Conference of Bond Graph Modeling (ICBGM2010) Orlando, USA, 2010.

Sazidy, M. S., Rideout, D. G., Butt, S. D. and Arvani, F. “Modeling Percussive Drilling Performance using simulated Visco-Elastio-Plastic Rock Medium”, ARMA 10-434, 44th US ROCK Mechanics Symposium and 5th US-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, Salt Lake City, June 27-30, 2010.

Li, H., Butt, S. D., Munaswamy, K. and Farid, A. “Experimental Investigation of Bit vibration on rotary drilling Penetration rate” ARMA 10-426, 44th US ROCK Mechanics Symposium and 5th US-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, Salt Lake City, June 27-30, 2010.

 

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