School of Mining and Geosciences

  • Kazakhstan

Research Output 1999 2020

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Stress dependency of permeability, porosity and flow channels in anhydrite and carbonate rocks

Zivar, D., Foroozesh, J., Pourafshary, P. & Salmanpour, S., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 70, 102949.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Channel flow
Core samples
Carbonates
Porosity
Rocks

The effect of cations on gelation of cross-linked polymers

SEDAGHATZADEH, M., SHAHBAZI, K., POURAFSHARY, P. & RAZAVI, S. A., Aug 1 2019, In : Petroleum Exploration and Development. 46, 4, p. 826-832 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gelation
Cations
Polymers
Gels
gel

Uncertainty in risk issues for carbon capture and geological storage: Findings from a structured expert elicitation

Larkin, P., Gracie, R., Shafiei, A., Dusseault, M., Sarkarfarshi, M., Aspinall, W. & Krewski, D., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management. 22, 3-4, p. 429-463 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Elicitation
Carbon
Uncertainty
Leakage
Injection

Use of an artificial crown pillar in transition from open pit to underground mining

Xu, S., Suorineni, F. T., An, L., Li, Y. H. & Jin, C. Y., May 1 2019, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 117, p. 118-131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pillar
Ores
Gold mines
instrumentation
Numerical methods

Using Intact Rock Brittleness for Assessing TBM Penetration

Yagiz, S. & Yazitova, A., Apr 5 2019. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

TBM
penetration
weak rock
hard rock
rock

碳酸盐岩储集层岩石物性变化与结构变形实验

Translated title of the contribution: Experimental investigation of changes in petrophysical properties and structural deformation of carbonate reservoirsSalimidelshad, Y., Moradzadeh, A., Kazemzadeh, E., Pourafshary, P. & Majdi, A., Jun 23 2019, In : Shiyou Kantan Yu Kaifa/Petroleum Exploration and Development. 46, 3, p. 542-551 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonates
carbonate
Porosity
porosity
Calcite
2018

A Bayesian approach for predicting rockburst

Adoko, A. C. & Zvarivadza, T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Rock bursts
rockburst
inference
underground structures
rocks
4 Citations (Scopus)

Accounting for a spatial trend in fine-scale ground-penetrating radar data: A comparative case study

Dagasan, Y., Erten, O. & Topal, E., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 118, 2, p. 173-184 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ground penetrating radar
kriging
comparative study
Radar
Ores
7 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of search strategies to design the cokriging neighborhood for predicting coregionalized variables

Madani, N. & Emery, X., Jul 6 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sampling
Model structures
sampling
comparison
effect
2 Citations (Scopus)

A feasibility study on confinement effect on blasting performance in narrow vein mining through numerical modelling

An, L., Suorineni, F. T., Xu, S., Li, Y. H. & Wang, Z. C., Dec 1 2018, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 112, p. 84-94 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blasting
feasibility study
blasting
modeling
Ores

Analysis of field test results for the oil shale mine ventilation simulation

Sabanov, S., Dec 20 2018, In : Oil Shale. 35, 4, p. 356-364 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mine ventilation
Oil shale
oil shale
Ventilation
ventilation
2 Citations (Scopus)

A new methodology for flexible mine design

Groeneveld, B., Topal, E. & Leenders, B., Jan 17 2018, Advances in Applied Strategic Mine Planning. Springer International Publishing, p. 191-216 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mining
methodology
Methodology
Uncertainty
Shareholders
3 Citations (Scopus)

A new model for open-pit production and waste-dump scheduling

Fu, Z., Asad, M. W. A. & Topal, E., Jun 8 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Engineering Optimization. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schedule
Scheduling
Net Present Value
Mixed Integer Programming
Integer programming
4 Citations (Scopus)

A new open-pit mine planning optimization method using block aggregation and integer programming

Mai, N. L., Topal, E. & Erten, O., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 118, 7, p. 705-714 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

open pit mine
Integer programming
Agglomeration
Planning
software
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new risk-based optimisation method for the iron ore production scheduling using stochastic integer programming

Mai, N. L., Topal, E., Erten, O. & Sommerville, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Resources Policy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

iron ore
scheduling
programming
open pit mine
planning process
1 Citation (Scopus)

An Illustration of Determining Quantitatively the Rock Mass Quality Parameters of the Hoek–Brown Failure Criterion

Wu, L., Adoko, A. C. & Li, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51, 4, p. 1063-1076 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rocks
rock
Tunnels
tunnel
Weathering
9 Citations (Scopus)

Application of predictive data mining to create mine plan flexibility in the face of geological uncertainty

Ajak, A. D., Lilford, E. & Topal, E., Mar 1 2018, In : Resources Policy. 55, p. 62-79 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

data mining
flexibility
uncertainty
clay
paradigm shift
5 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic parameter tuning of multiple-point statistical simulations for lateritic bauxite deposits

Dagasan, Y., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J., Erten, O. & Topal, E., May 1 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 5, 220.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bauxite deposits
bauxite
Tuning
Statistics
simulation

Capturing Hidden Geochemical Anomalies in Scarce Data by Fractal Analysis and Stochastic Modeling

Madani, N. & Sadeghi, B., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-15 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fractal analysis
anomaly
modeling
gold
spatial distribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of unconfined compressive strengths and acoustic emissions of Estonian oil shale and brittle rocks

Sabanov, S., Mar 20 2018, In : Oil Shale. 35, 1, p. 26-38 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kaiser effect
Oil shale
acoustic emission
oil shale
Acoustic emissions

Data Analytics Techniques for Performance Prediction of Steamflooding in Naturally Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs

Shafiei, A., Ahmadi, M. A., Dusseault, M., Elkamel, A., Zendehboudi, S. & Chatzis, I., Jan 26 2018, In : Energies. 11, 2, 29 p., 292.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Petroleum reservoirs
Carbonates
Crude oil
Steam
Recovery

Densities for ternary system of CaCl 2 -H 2 O-CO 2 at elevated P-T: An experimental and modeling approach

Bastami, A., Pourafshary, P. & Shafiei, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Energies. 11, 10, 2840.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ternary systems
Ternary
Modeling
Density Estimates
Model

Design and performance of smart water shock injection SWSI in carbonate reservoirs

Al-Kharusi, B., Pourafshary, P., Mosavat, N. & Al-Wahaibi, Y., Jan 1 2018, Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition 2018, CTCE 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers, (Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition 2018, CTCE 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbonates
Oils
carbonate
Water
oil
4 Citations (Scopus)
Wettability
Flooding
Experimental Investigation
Wetting
Carbonates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical modeling of the viscosity of supercritical carbon dioxide foam fracturing fluid under different downhole conditions

Ahmed, S., Elraies, K. A., Hashmet, M. R. & Alnarabiji, M. S., Apr 2018, In : Energies. 11, 4, 782.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fracturing fluids
Foam
Carbon Dioxide
Foams
Carbon dioxide

Modeling rock mass deformation modulus using adaptive techniques

Adoko, A. C. & Zvarivadza, T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Rocks
rocks
rock
splines
modeling

Natural Fractures Characterization and In Situ Stresses Inference in a Carbonate Reservoir—An Integrated Approach

Shafiei, A., Dusseault, M. B., Kosari, E. & Nouri Taleghani, M., Feb 1 2018, In : Energies. 11, 2, 26 p., 312.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbonates
Core analysis
Vertical
Drilling
Stress Field

Nonparametric Geostatistical Simulation of Subsurface Facies: Tools for Validating the Reproduction of, and Uncertainty in, Facies Geometry

Madani, N., Maleki, M. & Emery, X., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-20 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geometry
simulation
filter
variogram
mineral resource
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimising the long term mine landform progression and truck hour schedule in a large scale open pit mine using mixed integer programming

Li, Y., Topal, E. & Ramazan, S., Jan 17 2018, Advances in Applied Strategic Mine Planning. Springer International Publishing, p. 669-686 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Landforms
open pit mine
Mixed Integer Programming
Integer programming
Progression
4 Citations (Scopus)

Pilot Point Optimization of Mining Boundaries for Lateritic Metal Deposits: Finding the Trade-off Between Dilution and Ore Loss

Dagasan, Y., Renard, P., Straubhaar, J., Erten, O. & Topal, E., Apr 28 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trade-off
dilution
metal
borehole
simulated annealing
6 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of rock brittleness using genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization techniques

Yagiz, S., Ghasemi, E. & Adoko, A. C., Dec 1 2018, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 36, 6, p. 3767-3777 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

swarms
Brittleness
genetic algorithm
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Genetic algorithms

Real Option Identification Framework for Mine Operational Decision-Making

Ajak, A. D., Lilford, E. & Topal, E., Jul 10 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Natural Resources Research. p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision making
project
decision
index
analysis

Relationships between results of slake durability test and fractal dimension of aggregates (in Turkish with English Abstract)

Translated title of the contribution: Suda dagilmaya karsi duraylilik deney sonuçlari ile agregalarin fraktal boyutu arasindaki iliskilerZORLU, K. & Yagiz, S., 2018, In : Yerbilimleri Dergisi. 39, 2, p. 89-102 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

durability
weathering
rock
study application
carbonate rock
6 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial mapping of the rock quality designation using multi-Gaussian Kriging method

Madani, N., Yagiz, S. & Adoko, A. C., Nov 15 2018, In : Minerals. 8, 11, 530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rock quality designation
kriging
Rocks
Ore deposits
variogram
1 Citation (Scopus)

The comparison of two adopted face perpendicular preconditioning techniques

Sengani, F., Zvarivadza, T. & Adoko, A. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Mining Technology: Transactions of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold mines
gold mine
Rock bursts
rockburst
ground penetrating radar
1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of pH of the testing liquid on the degradability of carbonate rocks

Yagiz, S., Aug 1 2018, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. p. 2351 2363 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbonate rocks
carbonate rock
Carbonates
rocks
Rocks

Uncertainty quantification of rock quality designation at the Gazestan Phosphate deposit

Madani, N., Yagiz, S., Adoko, A. C. & Battalgazy, N., Jun 14 2018, Geometallurgy Conference: Back to the Future 2018. p. 207-220 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

rock quality designation
mineral processing
phosphate
kriging
hard rock
2 Citations (Scopus)
Iron ores
iron ore
Iron
iron
Analytical models
2017
14 Citations (Scopus)

Bayesian prediction of TBM penetration rate in rock mass

Adoko, A. C., Gokceoglu, C. & Yagiz, S., Aug 30 2017, In : Engineering Geology. 226, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TBM
penetration
Rocks
prediction
rock

Erratum to: Experimental investigation of immiscible supercritical carbon dioxide foam rheology for improved oil recovery (Journal of Earth Science, (2017), 28, 5, (835-841), 10.1007/s12583-017-0803-z)

Ahmed, S., Elraies, K. A., Foroozesh, J., Shafian, S. R. B. M., Hashmet, M. R., Hsia, I. C. C. & Almansour, A., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Earth Science. 28, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Earth science
rheology
foam
carbon dioxide
oil
17 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of associative polymer performance for CO2 foam enhanced oil recovery

Ahmed, S., Elraies, K. A., Tan, I. M. & Hashmet, M. R., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 157, p. 971-979 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

enhanced oil recovery
foam
Foams
polymer
Recovery
7 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of immiscible supercritical carbon dioxide foam rheology for improved oil recovery

Ahmed, S., Elraies, K. A., Forooozesh, J., Bt Mohd Shafian, S. R., Hashmet, M. R., Hsia, I. C. C. & Almansour, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Earth Science. 28, 5, p. 835-841 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rheology
foam
carbon dioxide
oil
viscosity

Experimental investigation of immiscible supercritical carbon dioxide foam rheology for improved oil recovery (vol 28, pg 835, 2017)

Ahmed, S., Elraies, K. A., Foroozesh, J., Shafian, S. R. B. M., Hashmet, M. R., Hsia, I. C. C. & Almansour, A., 2017, In : Journal of Earth Science. 28, 6, p. 1192-1192 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation and comparison of four stope boundary optimization algorithms in an existing underground mine

Erdogan, G., Cigla, M., Topal, E. & Yavuz, M., Aug 18 2017, In : International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. 31, 6, p. 389-403 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deposits
Planning
Stoping
stoping
Economics
Tunneling machines
Rocks
Specifications
Tunnels

Quantifying rock mass behavior around underground

Adoko, A. C., Phumaphi, P. T. & Zvarivadza, T., Jan 1 2017, 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 4. p. 2759-2767 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Excavation
excavation
Rocks
rocks
rock
8 Citations (Scopus)

Viscosity models for polymer free CO2 foam fracturing fluid with the effect of surfactant concentration, salinity and shear rate

Ahmed, S., Elraies, K. A., Hashmet, M. R. & Hanamertani, A. S., Dec 2017, In : Energies. 10, 12, 1970.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fracturing fluids
Salinity
Foam
Surfactant
Shear deformation