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Dr Abubakar Abbas is a Chartered Engineer, PhD graduate in Gas Engineering, Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA), with over a decade industrial and academic experience. With a passion for research in the field of Enhanced Oil Recovery, Enhance Gas Recovery, Natural Gas Processing and Treatment, Gas pipelines, LNG facilities, Flow Assurance, Process Design, Process Simulation and Troubleshooting. Substantial on-the-Job experience as Process and Pipeline Engineer at Trans-Sahara Gas Pipeline Project, Worleyparsons Exxon-Mobil Major Integrity Projects(MIPS), Escravos –Lagos Pipeline Project(ELP-II), Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Pipeline Project(AKK), as well as on-the-job experience in process modelling using OLGA, PROMAX, AspenHysys, PROMAX, Pipe phase, Pipenet, Flarenet, Pipesim, and Ansys Fluent. Abubakar has graduated two PhD students in the field of CO2 injection and Microbial EOR as the main supervisor, with third PhD graduate in the field Enhanced Gas Recovery as Co-Supervisor. He is also currently supervising 5 PhD students working on different areas such as Displacement efficiency of methane using CO2 for Enhanced Gas Recovery, CO2 bubble distribution in the Enhanced Oil Recovery, Low Salinity EOR in sandstone reservoirs, Gas Reservoir Estimation and Analysis, Descaling of Oil Production tubing, Natural Gas and LPG interchangeability among others. Also, he supervised over 85 M.Sc. projects till date with substantial relevance to industrial research problems solving contents. Abubakar has published several Journal papers in high ranking Journals, and working with many Oil & Gas, manufacturing companies on different collaborated industrial projects. He is currently Programme leader, M.Sc. Petroleum and Gas Engineering at the University of Salford, Manchester, UK, and an External Examiner to the Petroleum Engineering programme at London South Bank University (LSBU).
The Effect of Surfactant on Three-phase relative permeabilityin Water-Alternating-Gas Flooding Experiment