Dr. Shailesh Kumar Assistant Professor

  • Flow Assurance
  • Heavy Crude Oil-in-Water Emulsion
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Drilling Fluid Design and Analysis
  • Application of Nano-Particle in Petroleum Industry

Connect

Email: shailesh.petro@iipe.ac.in; shaileshkmpe@gmail.com


Education

Ph.D. (2018), Department of Petroleum Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad
Thesis: Studies on Efficient Transportation of Indian Heavy Crude Oils through Offshore Pipelines

B.Tech (2014), Petroleum Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Raebareli


Professional Experience

July 2019 onwards: Assistant professor, Petroleum Engineering, Indian Institute of Petroleum & Energy, Visakhapatnam, India

Jan 2019 - July 2019: Assistant Professor - Senior Scale, Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, India

July 2018 - Dec 2018: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India

July 2014 - Jun 2018: Junior/Senior Research Fellow, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, India


Teaching Engagements

  1. PE30003: Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing Technology, IIPE Visakhapatnam
  2. PTEG211: Drilling Engineering & Well Completion, UPES Dehradun
  3. PTE321: Natural Gas Processing, LPU Punjab
  4. PTE429: Biomass Conversion and Utilization, LPU Punjab
  5. PE30005: Reservoir Engineering Lab, IIPE Visakhapatnam
  6. Production Engineering Lab, IIPE Visakhapatnam
  7. PTE305: Drilling Fluids Lab, LPU Punjab
  8. CHM216: Classical and Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab, LPU Punjab
  9. EASC 202: Geology Lab II, UPES Dehradun
  10. GNEG 224: Fluid Mechanics Lab, UPES Dehradun

Member of Professional Bodies

  1. Professional member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) (Member ID: 3525501)
  2. Life member of The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) (Membership No.: L37039)

Research Projects

M.Tech thesis supervision

  1. Miss. Bipasha Banerjee, Application of Pour Point Depressants for Flow Improvement of Waxy Crude Oils, 2019.
  2. Mr. Arya Bhardwaj, Development of Drilling Fluid in presence of Naturally Extracted Nanoparticles, 2019.



Journal Publications

  • Shailesh Kumar and Vikas Mahto, “Emulsification of Indian heavy crude oil in water for its efficient transportation through offshore pipelines”, Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 115 (2016), 34–43. (Impact Factor: 3.037)
  • Shailesh Kumar and Vikas Mahto, “Emulsification of Indian heavy crude oil using a novel surfactant for pipeline transportation”, Petroleum Science. 14(2017), 372–382. (Impact Factor: 1.846)
  • Shailesh Kumar and Vikas Mahto, “Use of a novel surfactant to prepare oil-in-water emulsion of an Indian heavy crude oil for pipeline transportation”. Energy & Fuels. 31(2017), 12010-12020. (Impact Factor: 3.021) 



Conference Publications

  • Shailesh Kumar and Vikas Mahto, “Application of anionic surfactants for emulsification of an Indian heavy crude oil in water for transportation through offshore pipelines”, In: PEDJP-2017, 12-16 Feb, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, India. (International conference)
  • Shailesh Kumar, “Ultrasonic emulsification of an Indian heavy crude oil in water for transportation through offshore pipelines”, In: South Asia Regional Student Paper Contest, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), April, 2017. Mumbai, India.
  • Shailesh Kumar, Barasha Deka, and Vikas Mahto, “Application of a novel surfactant and ultrasonic waves for emulsification of an Indian heavy crude oil in water for pipeline transportation”, In: Mineral Processing Technology – 2018, 10-12 Oct, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad, India. (International Conference)
  • Shailesh Kumar, “Emulsification of an Indian Heavy Crude Oil in Water for Pipeline Transportation in Presence of Tri-triethanolamine Monosunflower Ester”, In: International Conference & Exhibition on Oil Field Chemicals & Treatments (OFCTC 2019), Mumbai, INDIA 18th- 19th July 2019. (International Conference)



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