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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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Enhanced Oil Recovery

Sasaki, K.

Project: Research project

Soil CO2 flux monitoring

Sasaki, K.

Project: Research project

Research Output 1982 2020

Applying the hydrodynamic model to optimize the production for crystalline basement reservoir, X field, Cuu Long Basin, Vietnam

Thai Ba, N., Vo Thanh, H., Sugai, Y., Sasaki, K., Nguele, R., Phi Hoang Quang, T., Luong Bao, M. & Le Nguyen Hai, N., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology. 10, 1, p. 31-46 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Crystalline materials
Flow of fluids
Stokes formula
crude oil
Stokes formula
crude oil

A new petrophysical modeling workflow for fractured granite basement reservoir in Cuu long basin, offshore Vietnam

Vo Thanh, H., Sugai, Y., Nguele, R. & Sasaki, K., Jun 3 2019, 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019. EAGE Publishing BV, (81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019).

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

artificial neural network

Characterization of natural surface CO2 flux: Implication for leakage detection monitoring at CO2 geological sites

Salmawati, Sasaki, K., Sugai, Y. & Nguele, R., Apr 2019, 14th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT-14). Elsevier, p. 1-6 6 p. 3366136

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