CPG

Location: PEGTC, Rm. 211

Alexandra Scerbacova

Post-Doc Fellow, CIPR

Educational Qualification

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Moscow, Russia), 2016
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (Moscow, Russia), 2018
  • Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Moscow, Russia) jointly with Curtin University (Perth, Australia), 2023

Research Interests

  • Enhanced oil recovery
  • Microfluidics
  • Huff-n-Puff

Selected Publications

  • Scerbacova A. et al. Rock–Fluid Interactions of Alkyl Ether Carboxylate Surfactants with Carbonates: Wettability Alteration, ζ-Potential, and Adsorption //Energy & Fuels. – 2023. – Т. 37. – №. 5. – С. 3723-3740.
  • Scerbacova A. et al. Application of alkalis, polyelectrolytes, and nanoparticles for reducing adsorption loss of novel anionic surfactant in carbonate rocks at high salinity and temperature conditions //Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. – 2022. – Т. 653. – С. 129996.
  • Scerbacova A. et al. Water-and surfactant-based huff-n-puff injection into unconventional liquid hydrocarbon reservoirs: Experimental and modeling study //Energy & Fuels. – 2023. – Т. 37. – №. 15. – С. 11067-11082.

Awards & Honors

  • Winner of SPE regional student paper contest (Russia and Caspian region) in PhD division, 2020 and 2022
  • Schlumberger Scholarship Award For the Academic Year 2016/2017
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