International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology

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Editor in Chief: Prof. M.R. Riazi
ISSN online: 1753-3317
ISSN print: 1753-3309
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IJOGCT is a multidisciplinary refereed journal that is concerned with exploration, production, processing and refining, storage and transportation, economical, managerial, business, environmental, safety and security issues related to oil, natural gas, coal and petrochemicals as well as manufacturing and refining of biofuels.


 Topics covered include

  • Exploration, geological studies, reserves estimation
  • Production/recovery methods, drilling technology, subsea engineering
  • Production rates, forecasting future demand
  • Heavy oil, oil sand/shale recovery/processing, oil/gas field processing
  • Petroleum refining, coal liquid/hydrogen production, petrochemical industry
  • Ultra low sulphur fuels, LNG, CNG and LPG, natural gas processing
  • Gasoline from natural gas/coal liquid, biorefining, biofuels
  • Nano/biotechnology, computerisation/automation, modelling/simulation
  • Refinery process optimisation, management of refining industry, major oil companies
  • Fuel quality/specifications, storage, transportation
  • Environmental issues, carbon management, sequestration, storage
  • Oil spill occurrence, monitoring, clean up methods, contingency plans
  • Fuel prices, future market fluctuations, forecasting, safety/security
  • Business/international trade regulations, political/governmental/economic issues
  • Biofuels vs fossil fuels; future technology, business

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Oil, natural gas and coal are the main forms of fossil hydrocarbon type fuels that contribute to more than 80% of world energy consumption and it seems that at least throughout the most of this century they will remain as the main sources of energy. With increase in demand of energy, economical production of clean and high quality fuels from available resources is desirable more than ever before. In addition, biofuels are a promising future fuel and will play an important role in providing energy when fossil fuel production cannot match the world demand. The objective of IJOGCT is to provide a single reference that addresses all issues related to fossil type fuels and their derived products especially with regard to environmental and economical constraints as well as biofuels.


IJOGCT provides a unique resource to professionals, academics, researchers, and managers working in the fields of petroleum oil, natural gas and coal and biofuel industries, businesses and management from all over the world.


IJOGCT publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, industrial reports, management reports, book reviews, research notes, and news. Special issues to important topics related to oil, gas and coal technology and related industries, biofuels, businesses and policies will be published.



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Editor in Chief

  • Riazi, M.R., Kuwait University, Kuwait

    Associate Editors

    • Kodera, Yoichi, National Institute of Advanced IndustrialScience and Technology (AIST), Japan
    • Ozbayoglu, Evren M., University of Tulsa, USA
    • Romero-Zeron, Laura, University of New Brunswick, Canada

    Editorial Board Members

    • Agarwal, Avinash K, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
    • Ahmed, Ramadan, University of Oklahoma, USA
    • Aksoy, C. Okay, Dokuz Eyll University, Turkey
    • Aminian, Kashy, West Virginia University, USA
    • Artun, Emre, Quantum Reservoir Impact, USA
    • Baratieri, Marco, Free University of Bolzano, Italy
    • Battistelli, Alfredo, SAIPEM S.p.A., Italy
    • Cai, Jianchao, China University of Geosciences at Wuhan, China
    • Chen, Zhongwei, University of Queensland, Australia
    • Chiaramonti, David, University of Florence, Italy
    • Daigle, Hugh, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    • Daramola, Michael O., University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    • Elkamel, Ali, University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Enweremadu, Christopher C., University of South Africa, South Africa
    • Fabiano, Bruno, DICheP - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica e di Processo "G.B. Bonino", Italy
    • Gu, Yongan (Peter), University of Regina, Canada
    • Gupta, Rajender, University of Alberta, Canada
    • Kaiser, Mark J., Louisiana State University, USA
    • Karpuz, Celal, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
    • Li, Huazhou, University of Alberta, Canada
    • Liu, Gang, China University of Geosciences, China
    • Mochida, Isao, Kyushu University, Japan
    • Mohaghegh, Shahab D., West Virginia University, USA
    • Piller, Marzio, University of Trieste, Italy
    • Pisupati, Sarma V., Penn State University, USA
    • Prasad, Vinay, University of Alberta, Canada
    • Rana, Mohan S., Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), Kuwait
    • Saikia, Binoy K., CSIR-NEIST, India
    • Zendehboudi, Sohrab, Kuwait University, Kuwait


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    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

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