Bui Thanh Binh

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Name: Binh T. Bui

Title: Dean
Department: Petroleum Engineering Department
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Fax: (254) 3.733579
Address: Petroleum Faculty, Petrovietnam University, 762 Cach Mang Thang Tam street, Long Toan Ward, Ba Ria City, Vietnam.
Research Interests: I write computer code to solve petroleum engineering related problems in (but not limited to): Geomechanics, coupled reservoir simulation, transport in porous media and wellbore, rheology, and unconventional reservoir.
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Degree

Degree Field Institution Year
Ph.D.

Petroleum Engineering

Minor: Mechanical Engineering

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

May, 2016
M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering

The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma

May, 2012
B.Sc. Exploration Drilling Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Hanoi, Vietnam July, 2008

Experiences (Academic)

Institution Designation Year/Period FT/PT
PetroVietnam University, Vung Tau, Vietnam Faculty member 2022 - Present FT
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA

Research Associate/ Adjunct professor

2017 - 2020 FT
Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Petroleum department Faculty member 2016 - 2017 FT
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, USA TA and RA 2012 - 2016 FT
The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA TA and RA 2010 - 2012 FT
Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Petroleum department Faculty member 2009 - 2010 FT

Experiences (non-Academic)

Organization Designation Year/Period FT/PT
Lao Cai Mining and Mineral Processing Joint Stock Company Board member 2020-2022 FT
Aramco Services Company, Houston Research Center Student intern 2014 FT

Own Thesis

Title Type Institution Year
A multi-physics model for enhanced oil recovery in liquid-rich unconventional reservoirs Ph.D. CSM 2012-2016
Determination of Viscoelastic Properties of Drilling Fluids M.Sc. TU 2010-2012

Societies

Name Country Membership Year/Period
The Scientific Research Honor SocietySigma Xi USA Member 2019 - Present
Applied Mathematics (SIAM) USA Member 2015 - Present
American Society of Rock Mechanics (ARMA) USA Member 2012 - Present
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) USA Member 2010 - Present
SEG research committee USA Member 2019 - Present

Courses 

Institution Course No. Course Name Level Last Time
PetroVietnam University - Introduction to Petroleum Industry Undergrad 2022-present
PetroVietnam University - Reservoir Simulation Undergrad 2022-present
PetroVietnam University - Petroleum Engineering Numerical Methods Undergrad 2022-present
PetroVietnam University - Geomechanics Undergrad 2022-present
PetroVietnam University - Petroleum project evaluation    
Hanoi University of Mining and Geology - Enhanced Oil Recovery Undergrad 2016
Hanoi University of Mining and Geology - Reservoir Engineering Undergrad 2017
Hanoi University of Mining and Geology - English for Petroleum Engineer Undergrad 2010, 2016
Hanoi University of Mining and Geology - Fundamental of Petroleum Engineering Undergrad 2009, 2010
PetroVietnam University - Transport in Porous Media Grad 2022-present
Colorado School of Mines PEGN 590 Reservoir Geomechanics Grad 2019
Colorado School of Mines PEGN 593 Advanced Well Integrity Grad 2019

Thesis supervision

Thesis Title Type Role Year
A Coupled Geomechanics, Thermal and Fluid Flow Model for Wellbore Integrity Analysis. Akezhan Orynbassar, Colorado School of Mines. M.Sc. Co-advisor 2021
An Integrated Reservoir Modeling Sensitivity Study for the Hydraulic Fracturing Optimization in the Eagle Ford and Niobrara Formations. Vincent A. Rignol, Colorado School of Mines. M.Sc. Co-advisor 2020
The Effect of Capillary Condensation on the Geomechanical and Acoustic Properties of Tight Formations. Aamer Albannay, Colorado School of Mines. Ph.D. Co-advisor 2019

Honors and Rewards 

Name Details Year
Silver medal National Olympic Contest in Mechanics (Theoretical Mechanics) organized by Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training 2006
Distinguished student Hanoi University of Mining and Geology 2005/2006

Patent

No. Information
 1 Albannay A., Katsuki D., and Bui B.T. 2020 Systems and Methods of Measuring the Dewpoint Pressure and Characterizing Phase Behavior in Nanopore Rocks. File No. 4843-191-PROV.

Books 

No. Information
1 Cao, L.N. and Bui B.T. 2010. Exploration Drilling, Textbook, Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, Vietnam.
2 Tutuncu, A.N., Bui B.T. and Suppachoknirun, T. 2017. A Fully Coupled Geomechanics and Fluid Transport Model for Natural and Hydraulic Fracture Interaction and Re-fracturing in Shale Formations, Chapter 10, Hydraulic Fracture Modeling. Elsevier.

Workshop and Presentation

No. Information
1 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2015. Multi-scale and Multi-physics Modeling for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Liquid Rich Unconventional Reservoirs. Section 3: Building Earth Model Beyond Imaging for Formation Evaluation. SEG 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
2 Current development of unconventional resources and ongoing researches. Oil & Gas Vietnam Expo (OGAV 2023), October 2022, Vung Tau, Vietnam
3 Effect of Capillary Condensation on the Transport an Acoustic Properties of Shale: Some recent progress. March 2023, Chulalongkorn University. Bankok, Thailand
4 The success and future outlook of unconventional resource development: Implication for renewable energy. May 2023, Chulalongkorn University. Bankok, Thailand
5 Effect of Capillary Condensation on the Transport an Acoustic Properties of Shale. Rice University, August 2018, Houston, Texas, USA.

Conferences & Journal

No. Information
1 Adekunle, O.O., Bui, B.T. and Katsuki, D. 2022. Effects of Chemical Osmosis on the Elastic Properties of the Pierre Shale. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences,155 (2022): 105110.
2 Bui B.T. 2020. Evaluation of Low Salinity Water Injection Improved Oil Recovery in Liquid Rich Unconventional Reservoirs. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering Journal, 54 (7): 3541-3567.
3 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2018. Interfacial-induced Transport in Shale: A Pore-scale Study. Petroleum Science and Engineering Journal, 171: 1409-1419.
4 Bui B.T and Tutuncu A.N., 2018, Modeling the Swelling of Shale Matrix in Unconventional Reservoirs. Petroleum Science and Engineering Journal,165: 596-615.
5 Bui B.T and Tutuncu A.N., 2017. Contribution of Osmotic Transport on Oil Recovery from Rock Matrix in Unconventional Reservoirs. Petroleum Science and Engineering Journal,157: 392-408.
6 Nguyen, P.V. and Bui B.T., 2017, Mud Weight Window for HPHT Zone in the Hai Thach Field, Vietnam, Journal of Mining and Earth Science, 58(3): 1-15.
7 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2016. A Generalized Rheological Model for Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids with Cubic Splines, SPE-169527-PA, SPE Drilling & Completion Journal, 31(01): 26-39.
8 Bui B.T., Liu H.H., Chen J.H. and Tutuncu A.N. 2016. Effect of Capillary Condensation on Gas Transport in Shale: A Pore-Scale Model Study, SPE-179731-PA, SPE Journal, 21(02): 601-612.
9 Tutuncu A.N., and Bui B.T. 2016. A Coupled Geomechanics and Fluid Flow Model for Induced Seismicity Prediction in Oil and Gas Operations and Geothermal
10 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2015. Effect of Capillary Condensation on Geomechanical and Acoustic Properties of Shale Formations, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 26: 1213-1221.
11 Bui B.T., Saasen, A., Maxey, J., Ozbayoglu, M., Miska, S., Yu, M., and Takack, N., 2012, Viscoelastic Properties of Oil-based Drilling Fluids, Nordic Rheology Society, 20: 33-47.
12 Albannay A.,Bui B.T.,andKatsuki D. 2021. The Effect of Capillary Condensation on the Geomechanical and Acoustic Properties of Tight Formations: An Experimental Investigation. PaperURTEC-2021-5371-MSpresented at theSPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, USA.
13 Albannay A.,Bui B.T.,andKatsuki D. 2021. The Effect of Capillary Condensation on the Geomechanical and Acoustic Properties of Tight Formations: An Experimental Study. PaperSPE-207914-MSpresented at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
14 Vincent R. and Bui B.T. 2020. The Key Factors for Refracturing Success: A Simulation Study. Paper ARMA-2020-0009presented at the 53rd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Golden, Colorado,USA.
15 Adekunle O and Bui B.T. 2020. Effects of Chemical Osmosis on the Elastic Rock Properties of Pierre Shale. Paper ARMA-1979 presented at the 53nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Golden, Colorado, USA.
17 Tutuncu A.N. and Bui B.T. 2019. A Comparative Study of Organic Richness and Maturity Impact on Anisotropic Geomechanical Properties in Shale Reservoirs. Paper URTEC-428 presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, CO. USA.
18 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2019. A Multi-Physics Model for Low Salinity Water Injection to Improve Oil Recovery in Liquid-Rich Shale Formations. Paper ARMA-19-2092 presented at the 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, New York. USA.
19 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2018. A Coupled Geomechanical and Fluid Flow Model for Evaluating Impact of Drilling Fluid Imbibition in Reservoir Shale Formations. Paper ARMA-18-228 presented at the 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Seattle, Washington. USA.
20 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2018. Interfacial-induced Transport in Pore. 2018 SPE-KSA Annual Technical Symposium & Exhibition, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
21 Adekunle O.O., Katsuki D., Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2018. An Experimental Investigation of Shale Osmotic Behavior on Geomechanical Property Alterations under Triaxial Stress State. Paper ARMA-18-1020 presented at the 52nd US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Seattle, Washington, USA.
22 Bui B.T and Tutuncu A.N. 2017. Contribution of Osmotic Transport on Oil Recovery from Rock Matrix in Unconventional Reservoirs. Presented at the 6th Biot Conferences on Poromechanics. Paris, France.
23 Tutuncu A.N., Katsuki, D., Bui B.T., Padin, A., McDowell, B. 2016. Coupling Geomechanics and Petrophysical Measurements for Production Enhancement in Organic-rich Shales. Paper URTEC-2461986-MS present at the Unconventional Resource Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
24 Tutuncu A.N. and Bui B.T. 2015. Coupled Geomechanical and Fluid Flow Modeling for Injection Induced Seismicity Prediction. Present at the 85th SEG Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
25 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2014. Rock-Fluid Interaction Impact on Geomechanical and Acoustic Properties of Shale Reservoirs: Anisotropic Grain Contact Adhesion Model. Paper URTEC-1921938-MS presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA.
26 Mokhtari, M., Bui B.T. and Tutuncu, A.N. 2014. Tensile Failure of Shales: Impacts of Layering and Natural Fractures. Paper SPE-169520-MS presented at the SPE Western North American and Rocky Mountain Joint Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA.
27 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu, A.N. 2014. A Generalized Rheological Model for Drilling Fluids Using Cubic Splines. Paper SPE-169527-MS presented at the SPE Western North American and Rocky Mountain Joint Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA
28 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu A.N. 2013. Modeling the Failure of Cement Sheath in anisotropic Stress Field, Paper SPE-167178-MS presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
29 Bui B.T. and Tutuncu, A.N. 2013. Creep-Recovery Test: A Critical Tool for Rheological Characterization of Drilling Fluids, Paper URTEC-1571583-MS presented at Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA.
30 Bui B.T. 2012. Modeling the Effect of Pipe Rotation on Pressure Loss through Tool-joint, Paper SPE 157982, SPETT 2012 Energy Conference and Exhibition, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

Professional Activities

No. Description
1 Guest editor of the special issue on “Applications of Fractals and Fractals Dimensions in Geomechanics”, Fractal and Fractional journal
2 American Rock Mechanics Association (AMRA) 2020 conference organizing committee.
3 Technical editor for AAPG Bulletin.
4 Technical editor for Energies.
5 Technical editor for Petroleum Science and Engineering journal.
6 Technical editor for the SPE Journals: SPE Drilling and Completion journal, SPE journal, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering-Formation Evaluation journal…
7 Technical reviewer for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering journal.
8 Technical reviewer for Energy and Engineering Science journal.
9 Technical reviewer for journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering (certificate of outstanding contribution).
10 Technical reviewer for journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology
11 Technical reviewer for Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences journal
12 And other journals.