Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale

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

Ph.D ,  Thesis title - Studies on Efficient Transportation of Indian Heavy Crude Oils through Offshore Pipelines, Department of Petroleum Engineering, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad

Area of Specialization

Flow Assurance problems, Emulsification of crude oil-in-water, Synthesis and characterization of surfactants/flow improvers, Petroleum production engineering

Drilling fluid design and analysis, Enhanced oil recovery

Research & Publications: 

International Journals-

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: 2.795)

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: 1.624)

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: 3.024)

International Conferences-

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.

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.

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.