Organization profile

Organisation profile

Welcome to the Centre for Gas Hydrate Research. Based at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, we are a multidisciplinary research group focused primarily on applied research into gas hydrates and their industrial/environmental importance. Formed in 1986, our current team of 16 research staff and students encompasses a variety of different expertise (chemical and petroleum engineering, chemistry, physics, geology, geophysics), with our research work covering a wide range of areas, including flow assurance in the oil/gas industry (hydrates, wax, salt, asphaltene precipitation problems), gas hydrates in the natural environment (e.g. geohazards, potential as an energy resource), and positive applications of hydrates (e.g. gas separation, storage and transportation, CO2 sequestration). We work closely with both industrial and government sponsors with the aim of delivering high-quality, novel, applied research solutions for the energy and enviromental sciences.

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    Research Output

    Multiscale investigation of CO2 hydrate self-sealing potential for carbon geo-sequestration

    Gauteplass, J., Almenningen, S., Ersland, G., Barth, T., Yang, J. & Chapoy, A., 1 Feb 2020, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 381, 122646.

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    An Experimental Investigation on the Kinetics of Integrated Methane Recovery and CO2 Sequestration by Injection of Flue Gas into Permafrost Methane Hydrate Reservoirs

    Hassanpuryouzband, A., Yang, J., Okwananke, A., Burgass, R., Tohidi, B., Chuvilin, E., Istomin, V. & Bukhanov, B., 7 Nov 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 16206.

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  • Prizes

    Donald W. Davidson Award

    Ross Anderson (Recipient), 20 Jul 2011

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 2 Publication peer-review
    • 1 Editorial activity

    Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering (Journal)

    Antonin Chapoy (Editorial board member)
    1 Jan 2015

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

    Fluid Phase Equilibria (Journal)

    Antonin Chapoy (Peer reviewer)
    20042018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data (Journal)

    Antonin Chapoy (Peer reviewer)
    20042018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review