Oscar Grijalva Meza

Scientific Staff

Department

Drilling and Production

Vita

  • 2006-2009 B.Sc. Verfahrenstechnik – Universidad Valle del Bravo (Mexiko)
  • 2012-2015 M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering – Technische Universität Clausthal
  • 2015- Today  PhD in Petroleum Engineering – Technische Universität Clausthal

Memberships

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • DGMK German Society for Petroleum and Coal Science and Technology (DGMK)
  • Asociación de Ingenieros Petroleros de México (AIPM) – Tampico Delegation
  • Colegio de Ingenieros Petroleros de México (CIPM) – Mexico City Section

Fields of Responsibility

  • Staff member at the ITE OCTG Make-Up & Break-Out Center
  • Test and validation trials on OCTG Premium Connections in accordance with ISO 13679 and API standardization
  • Unterstützung bei der Vorbereitung von röhrenförmigen Prüfkörper zwecks Test-und Validierungsversuchen gemäß ISO 13679 und API Normung
  • Assistance in the preparation of tubular specimens for testing and validation according to ISO 13679 and API standardization
  • Responsible and instructor at the ITE Drilling Simulator
  • ITE Well Control Course

Fields of Research

  • Assessment of General Wear and Cold Sensing (Galling Sensitivity) on Metal Seals Premium Threaded Connector
  • Analysis and interpretation of screw-on and screw-off data (Make Up Curves) OCTG threaded connectors (Premium Connections)
  • Tribotechnical aspects of tightness and durability Premium threaded connectors for gas and high temperature drilling
  • Casing Thread Connectors for Extreme Deep Drilling and Production Applications (Casing Drilling, Deep Geothermal, Hydraulic Fracturing Stimulation, Deepwater Drilling, etc.)
  • Special completion technologies (gas drilling, thermal drilling)
  • Well Integrity
  • Casing Drilling

Teaching

  • ITE Assistant Lecturer
    • Advanced HC Conditioning and Processing I (Summer Term)
    • Enhanced Production (Summer Term)
    • Erdöl/Erdgasproduktion (Winter Term)
    • Health, Safety and Environmental Management (Winter Term)
    • Offshore Production and Structures (Winter Term)
  • Universidad Anáhuac/IEST (Mexiko) Assistant Lecturer:
    • IC-102M Temas Fundamentales de Ingeniería de Yacimientos (Fundamentals of Reservoir Engineering - Winter Term)
    • IC-105M Perforación Avanzada (Advanced Drilling Engineering - Summer Term)

Publications

  • A. Asgharzadeh, O. Grijalva, et.al. (2019). New Concept for Multiaxial Fatigue Rigs in Reconstructing Combined Loads to Investigate Fatigue Life of Casing Connections in Casing Drilling Applications. Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition, 27-29 March, Ravenna, Italy. OMC-2019-0856
  • Asgharzadeh, O. Grijalva, et.al. (2018). General Review and New Approach to Investigate OCTG Multiaxial Fatigue During Drilling. DGMK/ÖGEW-Frühjahrstagung 2018, Fachbereich Aufsuchung und Gewinnung, Celle. ISBN 978-3-941721-86-9
  • O. Bello, J. Oppelt, O. Grijalva (2018). Drilling Systems Design and Operational Management: Leveraging the Value of Advanced Data-Driven Analytics. Oil&Gas European Magazine (international edition of the “Erdöl Erdgas Kohle” Magazine from the DGMK e.V.). ISSN 0342-5622
  • O. Grijalva, K.Kamp, R. Freifer. (2018). Well Control for Drilling with Casing: Theoretical and Experimental Insights into Hydraulic Behavior in Small Annular Clearances. SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Conference and Exhibition 2018, 29-31 January 2018 held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. SPE-189366-MS (https://doi.org/10.2118/189366-MS)
  • O. Grijalva, S. Sinaga (2018). Overview of Lubrication Regimes and Contact Pressure Distribution in Proprietary Tubular Connections for Special Drilling Environments. SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Conference and Exhibition 2018, 29-31 January 2018 held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. SPE-189367-MS (https://doi.org/10.2118/189367-MS)
  • O. Grijalva, T. Yaqoob, O. Bello, J. Oppelt, J. Holzmann, F. Boulakhrif (2017). Combined Investigation of Effects of Contact Stresses, Pore Size and Rotary Dynamics on Mud Plastering in Prevention of Lost Circulation in Weak Zones during Casing Drilling. The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2017, 13-16 November 2017 held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. SPE-188182-MS (https://doi.org/10.2118/188182-MS)
  • O. Grijalva (2017). Well Integrity in the Times of ISO 13679 and Premium Connections: Experiences and Way Forward. SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference 2017, 15-18 October 2017 held in Kuwait City, Kuwait.  SPE-187597-MS (https://doi.org/10.2118/187597-MS)
  • O. Grijalva. (2017). Zu den Tribosystemen von metallischen Dichtungen an Ölfeldrohren für Gasbohrungen: Theoretische-mathematische Einblicke und deren Einfluss auf kritische Ölfeldaktivitäten. 58. Tribologie Fachtagung 2017, 25-27 September 2017 held in Göttingen, Germany.
  • O. Bello, T. Yaqoob, H. Udo, J. Oppelt, J. Holzmann, A. Asgharzadeh, O. Grijalva, M. Spinneker (2017). Drilling Systems Design and Operation Management: Leveraging the Value of Advanced Data-Driven Analytics. Celle Drilling 2017, 11-12 September 2017 held in Celle, Germany.
  • A. Asgharzadeh, O. Bello, C. Paz, O. Grijalva, F. Boulakhrif, J. Holzmann, J. Oppelt (2017). A Deeper Insight into Mathematical Modeling of Axial Vibrations in Tri-Cone Bits toward Optimizing the RPM for Higher ROP. Celle Drilling 2017, 11-12 September 2017 held in Celle, Germany.
  • A. Asgharzadeh, O. Bello, R. Freifer, J. Holzmann, J. Oppelt, O. Grijalva(2017). A Study of Water Jet Techniques in Radial Jet Drilling: Establishing Efficacious Communication Between Wellbore and Reservoir. Offshore Mediterranean Conference & Exhibition, OMC 2017, Ravenna, Italy.  OMC-2017-698, ISBN 978-8-89404-30-0
  • O. Grijalva, A. Asgharzadeh, N. Perozo, J. Oppelt, J. Holzmann, C. Paz (2017). OCTG Advancements in Casing Drilling: Where We Have Been and Where Are We Going?. SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium 2017, 27-31 March 2017 held in Oklahoma City, USA. SPE-185102-MS (https://doi.org/10.2118/185102-MS)
  • O. Grijalva, C. Paz, J. Oppelt, J. Holzmann, N.Perozo (2016). Technological Improvements in OCTG Premium Casing Connections and Advancements in Design Paradigms to Address the Challenges Present During the Exploitation of Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources: A Critical Review. The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2016, 7-10 November 2016 held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. SPE-183199-MS (https://doi.org/10.2118/183199-MS)
  • O. Grijalva, A. Ramirez (2016) . Programa Piloto de Integración de la Opinión Pública en Proyectos de Explotación de Gas no Convencional en México (Pilot Program for Stakeholders Integration within E&P Shale Gas Developments in Mexico). Congreso Mexicano del Petroleo 2016, 7-11 June 2016 held in Monterrey, Mexico.
  • N. Perozo, O.Grijalva, C.Teodoriu, J. Oppelt, J. Holzmann, C. Paz (2016). A Novel Testing Facility for Coiled Tubing Fatigue Evaluation Under Deep Drilling Conditions. SPE Western Regional Meeting 2016, 23-26 May 2016 held in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. SPE-180483-MS (https://doi.org/10.2118/180483-MS)

Contact

Telephone: +49 5323 72 5016
Telefax: +49 5323 72 3146
oscar.grijalva.meza@tu-clausthal.de

Consultation hours:
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 10 - 12 o'clock
Wednesday 14 - 16 o'clock

Address

Institute of Subsurface Energy Systems
Agricolastraße 10
Building C 21, Room H 108
38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld