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Kyuro Sasaki is a professor of Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University(KU), Japan  since 2005. He had taught at Mining College, Akita University for 20 years, and moved to KU. He holds BS, MS and PhD degrees from Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan. His research interests are mineral resources production, fluid mechanics and heat & mass transfer phenomena and economic optimization in Mining and Petroleum Industries. He has published several papers on Mine Ventilation, Open-pit Optimization, SAGD, Methane Hydrate Production Method and Enhanced Coal Bed Methane Recovery, CO2 Geological Storage, Spontaneous Combustion of Coal and Mine Ventilation, etc.  He recently forcuses on studying Geological CO2 Storage  and CO2 Monitoring System.

Education/Academic qualification

Fluids Engineering, PhD, Hokkaido Universitey

Apr 1 1981Mar 20 1984

External positions

Professor, Akita University

Apr 1 2001Jul 31 2005

Adjunct Professor, University of Alberta

Nov 1 1999Aug 31 2002

Associate Professor, Akita University

Oct 1 1992Mar 31 2001

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Soil CO2 flux monitoring

Sasaki, K.

Project: Research project

Enhanced Oil Recovery

Sasaki, K.

Project: Research project

Research Output 1982 2019

Dual role of citric acid as a binding inhibitor of anionic surfactant with bivalent cations and co-surfactant on bio-surfactant EOR

Miyazaki, N., Sugai, Y., Sasaki, K., Okamoto, Y. & Ouyang, C., Jan 1 2019, Society of Petroleum Engineers - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018, ADIPEC 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers

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

Oil well flooding
Petroleum reservoir evaluation
Aluminum Hydroxide
Carbon capture

An object-base modeling and simulation of CO2 plume dynamic in saline formation in Nam Vang Field, Cuu Long Basin, Vietnam

Vo Thanh, H., Sugai, Y. & Sasaki, K., Dec 4 2018, 24th Formation Evaluation Symposium of Japan. Society of Petrophysicists and Well-Log Analysts, p. 1-6 6 p. SPWLA-JFES-2018-F

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


Effect of surfactants and their blend with silica nanoparticles on wax deposition in a Malaysian crude oil

Hao Lim, Z., Said-Al Salim, H., Ridzuan, N., Nguele, R. & Sasaki, K., Jul 2018, In : Petroleum Science. 15, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of gas production rate from methane hydrate layers by a system with multiple dual horizontal wells

Sasaki, K., Ono, S., Sugai, Y., Ebinuma, T., Yamaguchi, T. & Narita, H., Jan 1 2018, Canadian International Petroleum Conference 2008. Petroleum Society of Canada (PETSOC)

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

Horizontal wells
gas production