School of Mining and Geosciences

  • Kazakhstan

Research Output 2004 2019

2017
9 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
4 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

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
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

Designing an optimal stope layout for underground mining based on a heuristic algorithm

Sandanayake, D. S. S., Topal, E. & Asad, M. W. A., Sep 1 2015, In : International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 25, 5, p. 767-772 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heuristic algorithms
heuristics
Copper deposits
Spatial distribution
Ores
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of gas lift allocation for improved oil production under facilities constraints

Ghassemzadeh, S., Pourafshary, P., Jung, S-Y., Lim, J-S. & Rashid, K., 2015, In : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Product Research and Development. 5, 3, p. 39-47 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas lifts
Oils
Simulators
Gases
Multiphase flow
7 Citations (Scopus)
Copper deposits
chronology
breccia
copper
Rocks
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)

Optimisation of waste rock placement using mixed integer programming

Li, Y., Topal, E. & Williams, D. J., 2014, In : Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology. 9009, February

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integer programming
Rocks
rock
open pit mine
Scheduling
2013

Geomechanics of thermal viscous oil production in sandstones

Shafiei, A. & Dusseault, M., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 103, p. 121 139 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Geomechanics
geomechanics
Sandstone
oil production
sandstone
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sustainability assessment methods in oil shale mine closure

Sabanov, S., Pastarus, J. R. & Shommet, J., Jan 1 2011, Proceedings of the 8th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environment, Technology and Resources. Rezekne Higher Education Institution, p. 271-275 5 p. (Vide. Tehnologija. Resursi - Environment, Technology, Resources; vol. 1).

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

oil shale
assessment method
sustainability
mining industry
life cycle
2010
48 Citations (Scopus)

A new MIP model for mine equipment scheduling by minimizing maintenance cost

Topal, E. & Ramazan, S., Dec 1 2010, European Journal of Operational Research. p. 1065-1071 7 p. (European Journal of Operational Research; vol. 207).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Integer programming
Trucks
Scheduling
Costs
Operating costs
2009

Continuous Gas Lift Optimization With a Novel Genetic Algorithm

Khamehchi, E., Rashidi, F., Karimi, B., Pourafshary, P. & Amiry, M., 2009, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. p. 587-594 8 p. (Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Gas lifts
Genetic algorithms
Gas supply
Multiphase flow
Tubing

Development and Validation of a Waste Rock Dumping Optimisation

Topal, E., Williams, D. J. & Zhang, N., 2009. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

rock
haulage
cost
dumping
environmental hazard

Nonlinear Approach for Oil Field Optimization Based on Gas Lift Optimization

Khamehchi, E., Rashidi, F., Karimi, B. & Pourafshary, P., Dec 2009, In : Oil Gas European Magazine. 35, 4, p. 181-186 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas lifts
Oil fields
Gas supply
Multiphase flow
Tubing
45 Citations (Scopus)

Priority Assessment of Investment in Development of Nanotechnology in Upstream Petroleum Industry

Pourafshary, P., Azimipour, S. S., Motamedi, P., Samet, M., Taheri, S. A., Bargozin, H. & Hendi, S. S., 2009, SPE Saudi Arabia Section Technical Symposium. (SPE Saudi Arabia Section Technical Symposium).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

nanotechnology
gas industry
oil industry
industry
technological change

RISK ANALYSIS OF THE PILLAR STRENGTH IN THE ESTONIA MINE

Pastarus, J-R., Sabanov, S., Shestakova, J. & Nikitin, O., Aug 4 2009, In : Environment. Technology. Resources. Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference. 1, p. 19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oil shale
pillar
bearing capacity
moisture content
risk assessment

RISK ANALYSIS OF THE PILLAR STRENGTH IN THE ESTONIA MINE

Pastarus, J. R., Sabanov, S., Shestakova, J. & Nikitin, O., 2009, Vide. Tehnologija. Resursi - Environment, Technology, Resources. Rezekne Higher Education Institution, p. 19-23 5 p. (Vide. Tehnologija. Resursi - Environment, Technology, Resources; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

oil shale
pillar
bearing capacity
moisture content
risk assessment
5 Citations (Scopus)

The Use of Capacitance-Resistive Model for Estimation of Fracture Distribution in the Hydrocarbon Reservoir

Delshad, M., Bastami, A. & Pourafshary, P., Apr 4 2009, SPE Saudi Arabia Section Technical Symposium. Society of Petroleum Engineers, (SPE Saudi Arabia Section Technical Symposium).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Capacitance
Hydrocarbons
Computer simulation
Drilling
Signal processing
704 Citations (Scopus)

When will fossil fuel reserves be diminished?

Shafiee, S. & Topal, E., Jan 2009, Energy Policy. p. 181-189 9 p. (Energy Policy; vol. 37).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

fossil fuel
coal
econometrics
gas
oil
2008
47 Citations (Scopus)

An econometrics view of worldwide fossil fuel consumption and the role of US

Shafiee, S. & Topal, E., Feb 2008, Energy Policy. p. 775-786 12 p. (Energy Policy; vol. 36).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

fuel consumption
econometrics
fossil fuel
import
coal production
26 Citations (Scopus)
Monte Carlo analysis
decision analysis
Mineral industry
Decision trees
simulation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Geological aspects of risk management in oil shale mining

Sabanov, S., Tohver, T., Väli, E., Nikitin, O. & Pastarus, J. R., Jan 1 2008, In : Oil Shale. 25, 2, p. 145-152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oil shale
oil shale
Risk management
geological feature
Deposits
3 Citations (Scopus)

Risk assessment of feasibility of roadheaders in estonian undergound mining

Sabanov, S., Nikitin, O. & Pastarus, J. R., Jan 1 2008, In : Oil Shale. 25, 2, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oil shale
Risk assessment
oil shale
risk assessment
Risk analysis

Risk assessment of seismic impact on the roof and pillars stability in Estonian underground

Sabanov, S., Pastarus, J. R., Nikitin, O. & Väli, E., Dec 1 2008, In : Estonian Journal of Engineering. 14, 4, p. 325-333 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk assessment
Roofs
Subsidence
Blasting
Room and pillar mining
1 Citation (Scopus)

Technological and environmental aspects of assessment of a combination of different mining methods used in estonian oil shale industry

Sabanov, S. & Sokman, K., Jan 1 2008, In : Oil Shale. 25, 2, p. 163-173 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oil shale
oil shale
Land use
land use
Eutrophication
2007

Analysis of earthquakes available influence on 'Estonia' mine underground construction stability

Nikitin, O., Sabanov, S. & Pastarus, J. R., Jan 1 2007, Environment. Technology. Resources - Proceedings of the 6th International Scientific and Practical Conference. Rezeknes Augstskola, p. 78-84 7 p. (Environment. Technology. Resources - Proceedings of the 6th International Scientific and Practical Conference).

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

Earthquakes
Subsidence
Roofs
Deforestation
Water levels
2 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the risk assessment methods of railway transport in estonian oil shale industry

Pastarus, J. R., Sabanov, S. & Tohver, T., Apr 20 2007, In : Oil Shale. 24, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

railway transport
Oil shale
oil shale
assessment method
Risk assessment

Production Technology Selection for Iranian Naturally Fractured Heavy Oil Reserves

Shafiei, A. & Dusseault, M., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

heavy oil
oil
carbonate rock
oil production
carbonate
3 Citations (Scopus)

The surface miner sustainable technology introduction for oil-shale mining in Estonia

Nikitin, O., Väli, E., Sabanov, S. & Pastarus, J. R., Jan 1 2007, Environment. Technology. Resources - Proceedings of the 6th International Scientific and Practical Conference. Rezeknes Augstskola, p. 55-61 7 p. (Environment. Technology. Resources - Proceedings of the 6th International Scientific and Practical Conference).

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

Oil shale
Miners
Quarries
Blasting
Risk analysis
2006
oil shale
environmental impact assessment
oil
environmental impact
chemical industry
2005
3 Citations (Scopus)

Concept of risk assessment for Estonian oil shale mines

Pastarus, J. R. & Sabanov, S., Jan 1 2005, Proceedings of the 5th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environment, Technology and Resources. Rezekne Higher Education Institution, p. 237-242 6 p. (Vide. Tehnologija. Resursi - Environment, Technology, Resources).

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

oil shale
risk assessment
assessment method
pillar
blasting
tunnel
water
hard rock
effect
excavation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Immediate roof stability analysis for new room-and-pillar mining technology in "Estonia" mine

Nikitin, O. & Sabanov, S., Jan 1 2005, Proceedings of the 5th International Scientific and Practical Conference on Environment, Technology and Resources. Rezekne Higher Education Institution, p. 262-269 8 p. (Vide. Tehnologija. Resursi - Environment, Technology, Resources).

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

advance rate
pillar
stability analysis
roof
emulsion
ground conditions
tunnel
water
drill and blast
construction method
2004

Implementing a production schedule at LKAB's Kiruna Mine

Kuchta, M., Newman, A. & Topal, E., Mar 2004, Interfaces. p. 124-134 11 p. (Interfaces; vol. 34).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

iron ore
caving
mill
cost
ore