education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles40
  • Baek, S., & Akkutlu, I. Y. (2021). Enhanced Recovery of Nanoconfined Oil in Tight Rocks Using Lean Gas (C2H6 and CO2) Injection. SPE Journal. 26(04), 2018-2037.
  • Baek, S., & Akkutlu, I. Y. (2019). Mean Free Path of Gas Molecules in Organic Nanochannels Using Molecular Simulations. SPE JOURNAL. 24(6), 2555-2573.
  • Kim, B. Y., Akkutlu, I. Y., Martysevich, V., & Dusterhoft, R. G. (2019). Monolayer Microproppant-Placement Quality Using Split-Core-Plug Permeability Measurements Under Stress. SPE Journal. 24(04), 1790-1808.
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  • Baek, S., & Yucel Akkutlu, I. (2019). CO2 Stripping of Kerogen Condensates in Source Rocks. SPE Journal. 24(03), 1415-1434.
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  • Alafnan, S., & Akkutlu, I. Y. (2018). Matrix–Fracture Interactions During Flow in Organic Nanoporous Materials Under Loading. Transport in Porous Media. 121(1), 69-92.
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  • Mitra, S., Chakraborty, S., Campos, M., Akkutlu, I., & Sigal, R. (2016). Chemically Reacting Flows at the Microscale. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook. 577-596. CRC Press.
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  • IYucel Akkutlu. (2016). New Considerations and Future Trends in Reservoir Technologies for Unconventional Resources Development. Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 24-24-15-24-24-15. CRC Press.
Conference Papers64
  • Alafnan, S., & Yucel Akkutlu, I. (2020). The Transport Mechanisms and Dynamics of Shale via Multiscale Multiphysics Pore Network Modeling. Journal of Energy Resources Technology. 142(9),
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  • Bui, K., Akkutlu, I. Y., Zelenev, A. S., Hill, W. A., Griman, C., Boudreaux, T. C., & Silas, J. A. (2019). Microemulsion Effects on Oil Recovery From Kerogen Using Molecular-Dynamics Simulation. SPE JOURNAL. 24(6), 2541-2554.
  • Baek, S., & Akkutlu, I. Y. (2019). Molecular simulation of kerogen oil recovery using lean gas injection. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 257,
  • Akkutlu, I. Y. (2018). Hydrocarbons extraction potential of carbon dioxide in source rocks. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 256,
  • Baek, S., & Akkutlu, I. Y. (2018). CO2Stripping of kerogen condensates in source rocks. Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Europec featured at 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018.
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I. Yucel
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Texas A&M University; Petroleum Engineering; 3116 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3116