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Sustainable Materials for Transitional and Alternative Energy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128243794, 9780128243992

Sustainable Materials for Transitional and Alternative Energy

1st Edition

Editors: Mufrettin Murat Sari Cenk Temizel Celal Hakan Canbaz Luigi A. Saputelli Ole Torsaeter
Paperback ISBN: 9780128243794
eBook ISBN: 9780128243992
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 17th February 2021
Page Count: 292
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Table of Contents

1. Smart and State-of-the-Art Materials in Oil and Gas Industry
2. Advanced Materials for Geothermal Energy Applications
3. Functional Green-Based Nanomaterials Towards Sustainable Carbon Capture and Sequestration
4. Nanocatalysts and Sensors in Coal Gasification Process
5. Advanced Materials for Next Generation Fuel Cells


Sustainable Materials for Transitional and Alternative Energy, a new release in the Advanced Materials and Sensors for the Oil and Gas Industry series, comprises a list of processes across the energy industry coupled with the latest research involving advanced nanomaterials. Topics include green-based nanomaterials towards carbon capture, the importance of coal gasification in terms of fossil fuels and advanced materials utilized for fuel cells. Supplied from contributing experts in both academic and corporate backgrounds, the reference contains a precise balance on the developments, applications, advantages and challenges remaining.

The book addresses real solutions as energy companies continue to deliver energy needs while lowering emissions. The oil and gas industry are shifting and implementing innovative ways to produce energy in an environmentally friendly way. One approach involves solutions developed using advanced materials and nanotechnology. Nanomaterials are delivering new alternatives for engineers making this a timely product for today’s market.

Key Features

  • Teaches readers about developments, workflows and protocols in advanced materials for today’s oil and gas sectors
  • Helps readers gain insights from an experienced list of editors and contributors from both academia and corporate backgrounds
  • Addresses environmental challenges in oil and gas through technological solutions in nanotechnology


Petroleum engineers; petroleum researchers; nanotech researchers in the oil and gas industry; geothermal engineers; material science researchers


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About the Editors

Mufrettin Murat Sari

Mufrettin Murat Sari is a Chemistry Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas, USA, and Life and Health Science Department, University of North Texas at Dallas. He has 20 years of experience in the fields of Materials Chemistry, Applied Biochemistry, and Nanotechnology. His research interests are micro/nanomaterials, nanofluids, nanopharmaceuticals, modified surfaces, and their biotechnological, engineering, and environmental applications. Previously, as main academic appointments, he was a teaching assistant at Hacettepe University, researcher at Criminal Department Research Center, Ankara, Turkey, professor at Military Academy, and visiting professor at Texas A&M University, College Station. He received a Ph.D. degree from Hacettepe University in 2005. He has around 40 scientific articles/proceedings, and other publications with hundreds of citations. Also, he joined Interfacial Phenomena in Nanotechnology and Biotechnology, IPNB, Research Group at Texas A&M University for postdoctoral study in 2015 and studied Design of 2-Dimensional Next Generation Thermal Interface Nanomaterials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Texas A&M University, Commerce, Texas, USA

Cenk Temizel

Cenk Temizel is a Sr. Reservoir Engineer with Saudi Aramco. He has around 15 years of experience in the industry working on reservoir simulation, smart fields, heavy oil, optimization, geomechanics, integrated asset modeling, unconventionals, EOR in the Middle East, the US and the UK. He was a teaching/research assistant at the University of Southern California and Stanford University before joining the industry. He serves as a technical reviewer for petroleum engineering journals. His interests include reaction kinetics/dynamics of fluid flow in porous media and enhanced oil recovery processes. He served as a session chair and member of organizing committees for several SPE conferences. He has around 100 publications and patents. He holds a BS degree (Honors) from Middle East Technical University – Ankara (2003) and an MS degree (2005) from University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA both in petroleum engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Celal Hakan Canbaz

Celal Hakan Canbaz is a Senior Reservoir Engineer with 16 years of experience. Previously, he had Reservoir Domain Champion position with Schlumberger in Middle East, Researcher position with The Petroleum Institute (former ADNOC Institution) and Research/Teaching Assistant position with Istanbul Technical University. He is an expert in SCAL analysis, reservoir wettability characterization, well testing analysis, perforation and testing design, multiphase flow meters, CO2/Oil/Water interactions, wellbore flow dynamics, and PVT data interpretation. He involved more than 30 projects with Shell, BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and Petrochina in Middle East. He is the 1st place winner of several paper contests in different SPE organizations (Turkey, UAE and Oman), author/co-author of more than 30 conference/journal papers, two books, a US Patent, and technical reviewer of several energy related journals. He holds a B.Sc. (2005) and M.Sc. (2008) degrees in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from ITU, and Ph.D. in Energy from Ege University, Turkey.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Luigi A. Saputelli

Luigi Saputelli is a Reservoir Engineering Expert Advisor with 30 years of experience as reservoir, drilling and production engineer in PDVSA, ADNOC, Hess and Halliburton. Saputelli is a researcher, lecturer, and active volunteer in the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) where he serves as JPT editor since 2012, Production and Operations Advisory Board since 2010, founding member of Real-time Optimization Interest Group and Petroleum Data-driven Analytics technical sections. He is recipient of the 2015 SPE International Production and Operations Award. He has published more than 100 industry papers on digital oilfield, reservoir management and real-time production optimization. He holds a BSc in Electronic Engineer from Universidad Simon Bolivar (1990), with a MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College (1996), and a PhD in chemical engineering from University of Houston (2003). He is also serving as managing partner in Frontender, a services firm in Houston.

Affiliations and Expertise

Reservoir Engineering Consultant, ADNOC, and Reservoir Engineering Technologist, Frontender Corp, USA

Ole Torsaeter

Ole Torsæter is Professor in reservoir engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), research associate at PoreLab a Norwegian Centre of Excellence and Adjunct Professor at the University of Oslo. He has been researcher or visiting professor with SINTEF, Phillips Petroleum, ResLab, New Mexico Tech, Texas A & M, University of Bordeaux and A*STAR, Singapore. Torsæter has supervised 220 Master- and 25 PhD-candidates, and he has published 200 research papers and the most recent are on nanofluids for EOR. Ole Torsæter has a Dr. degree from NTNU with a thesis on water imbibition in chalk where he showed that the Ekofisk Field was a good candidate for water flooding. Torsæter received the Darcy Technical Achievement Award from the Society of Core Analysts (2014), Distinguished Achievement Award (2016) and Management and Information Award (2018), both from SPE. Torsæter is member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Geoscience and Petroleum, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway