Prof. Dr. Mustafa Verşan Kök President, Middle East Technical University - METU
Principal Member of Turkish Academy of Science - TÜBA
HONORARY DOCTORATE - KAZAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY
About Me

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Verşan Kök was born in 1960 and completed his primary school education in the International School of Prague in the Czech Republic. On graduation from Ankara Atatürk High School, he was admitted to Middle East Technical University and completed a B.Sc. in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering in 1983. Prof. Kök also received his Ph.D. degree in the field of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering in 1990 from Middle East Technical University. Between 1986-87 he has worked in SHELL company as a well-site operation engineer. In 1993, he joined CNRS in France and later in 1994, he joined ELF company research center for his Post-Doc research.

Between 2001 – 2006, Professor Kök held the post of Advisor to the President of TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) as well as National Contact Point (NCP) and Programme Committee member of Turkey for the EU 6thFramework Programme (FP6) under the priority of Sustainable Development, Global Change and Ecosystems and Joint Research Center (JRC).

Dr. Kök was awarded many national and international awards for more than 35 projects. In 2007 and 2008, Prof. Kök received Science Awards from the Turkish Mining Development Foundation and Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation. Dr. Kök, who has received more than 20 Outstanding Achievement awards, has received the International Leading Scientist and Engineer Award (OIC) in 2008 and has been conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree by the Kazan Federal University on February 28, 2019.

Dr. Kök has published 201 papers in SCI journals and 79 international conference papers. He has received more than 4.400 citations for his publications and has a current h-index of 42 (Scopus) and i-index of 112 (WoS h-index: 38).

Professor Kök was appointed as the Head of Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering in May 2015. In November 2015, he was elected as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Since 2016 to date, he serves as the President of Middle East Technical University.

Dr. Kök is the Principal Member of Turkish Academy of Science (TÜBA).

Job Experience
  • Present - August 2016

    President


    Middle East Technical University

  • August 2016 - November 2015

    Dean


    Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Engineering

  • November 2015 - May 2015

    Head of Department


    Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Petr. & Natural Gas Eng.

  • May 2015 - December 2014

    Visiting Professor


    CNRS- ICARE, Orleans-France

  • December 2014 - October 2006

    Professor


    Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Petr. & Natural Gas Eng.

  • October 2006 - October 2001

    Advisor to the President


    TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey)

Education
  • Post-Doc 1993-94

    CNRS-INSA (Institiute National Des Sciences Appliquees, Laboratoire de Thermochimie Minerale) Lyon, France

  • Ph.D 1990

    Dept. of Petroleum Eng.


    Middle East Technical University

  • M.S 1985

    Dept. of Petroleum Eng.


    Middle East Technical University

  • B.Sc 1983

    Dept. of Petroleum Eng.


    Middle East Technical University


Honorary Doctorate

  • 2019, Honorary Doctor of Kazan Federal University (KFU), Kazan, Russia
Science Awards

  • 2007 YMGV, Mining Development Foundation of Turkey
  • 2008 METU, Middle East Technical Univ., Foundation of Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar
Research and Promotional Awards

  • 1997 METU, Middle East Technical Univ., Foundation of Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar
  • 1998-1999 METU, Middle East Technical Univ., Foundation of Prof. Dr. Tarık Somer
  • 1999 TÜBİTAK, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey
  • 1999-2000 METU, Middle East Technical Univ.Foundation of Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar (Thesis of the Year)
Achievements Awards

  • 2002-2016 METU, Middle East Technical University, (Rank-1 in Academic Staff Evaluations in Faculty of Engineering between 2002-2014)
International Awards

  • Leading Scientist and Engineers of OIC Member States (OIC-Organization of Islamic Cooperation- 2008)
Honour Awards

  • ELF (Petroleum Company) and INSA (Research Institute) Scholarship; Received from ELF Petroleum Company-INSA Research Centre. October 1993 - October 1994, Lyon-France
  • ESEP (European Scientific Exchange Program Scholarship); Received from Royal Society of Britain, July-October 1995, University of Salford, Dept. of Chemical and Gas Engineering, UK
  • HAS (Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scholarship); Received from HAS, September-October 1996, Dept. of Chemistry, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
  • HAS (Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scholarship); Received from HAS, August 1997, Dept. of Chemistry, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
  • DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) Scholarship; Received from. DAAD, July-September 1998, Mineralogisches Institut Der Universitat, Karlsruhe -Germany
  • OMFB (Hungarian National Committee for Technological Development); Received from OMFB, July-August 1999, Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
  • DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Scholarship); Received from. DFG, June-August 2000, Mineralogisches Institut Der Universitat, Karlsruhe -Germany

Resarch
FP6 Projects

Integrating the Associated Candidate Countries into the 6th Framework Programme Through Networking Activities and Improved NCP Services

INTEGRATING-ACC, (October 2004 – April 2006)

Integrating of Associated Candidate Countries and New EU Member States in European Reseaerch Area by Environmental Approaches

ERA-ENV, (May 2005 – October 2006)

SME Action for the Environment in Candidate Countries

SAFE, (May 2005 – October 2006)

CO2 Capture and Storage Networking Extension to New Member States

CO2NET EAST, (October 2006 – October 2009)
International Projects

Fluidized Bed Combustion of Low Quality Lignites

NATO SFS Project TU-Energy II, (January 1990 - January 1992), Turkey

Determination of Wax Appearance Temperatures of Crude Oils by DSC, Thermomicroscopy and Viscometry; Characterisation of Precipitated Waxes on Cooling by DSC and Thermomicroscopy and Thermal Characteristics of Crude Oils Treated with Rheology Modifiers

Joint Project Between CNRS-INSA and ELF, (1 February 1994 - 1 June 1994), France

Pyrolysis and Combustion Analysis of Fossil Fuels

Technical University of Budapest, Department of Chemical Engineering, (September 1998 - October 2000), TUBITAK-OHMB, Hungary

Characterization of Crude Oils as Energy Sources

Technical University of Budapest, Department of Chemical Engineering, MAG-103M046, (October 2006 - October 2008), TUBITAK-OHMB, Hungary

Combustion Characterization of Different Rank Coal and Lignite Samples by DSC-PDSC and TG-MS

GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Healty, TBAG-107T305, (January 2008 - January 2010), TUBITAK-BMBF-IB, Germany

Analysis and Characterization of Solid Biomass Fuels by Thermal Analysis Techniques

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pisa-Italy, TBAG-107T888, March 2008 - March 2010, TUBITAK-CNR, Italy
Tubitak Projects

Co-ordinator Tubitak Projects

Combustion Characteristics of Oil Shales

TUBITAK Project, YDABÇAG-141, (September 1995 - September 1996)
Researcher Tubitak Projects

Thermal Analysis of Raw and Cleaned Coals

TUBITAK Project, YDABÇAG-117, (October 1995 - October 1996)
Co-ordinator Tubitak Projects

Rheological Behaviour of Bentonite Suspensions

TUBITAK Project, YDABÇAG-286, (August 1996 - August 1997)
Researche Tubitak Projectsr

Determination of Formation Damage for Limestone Formations and Its Effect on Petroleum Production

TUBITAK Project, YDABÇAG-507, (May 1997 - May 1998)
Researcher Tubitak Projects

An Evaluation of Oil Shale Fields of Turkey Using In-situ Recovery Techniques

TUBITAK Project, MISAG-141, (June 1999 - June 2000)
Co-ordinator Tubitak Projects

Determination of Rock Mechanics Parameters of Limestone Reservoir Rocks and Its Effect on Reservoir Parameters

TUBITAK Project, MISAG-153, (September 2000 - September 2001), Turkey
Researcher Tubitak Projects

Application of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Techniques in B. Kozluca Oil Field

TUBITAK Project, MISAG-154, (September 2000 – September 2001)
Researcher Tubitak Projects

Analysis of the Effect of Bubble Size and Texture of Foam Rheology: A New Model for Foam Characterization

TUBITAK Project, MISAG – 251, (March 2003 – December 2004)
Researcher Tubitak Projects

Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of Formation Damage Caused by Drilling Fluids

TUBITAK Project, YDABAG-103Y044, (July 2003 – December 2005)
Co-ordinator Tubitak Projects

Determination of Combustion Efficiency of Heavy Oil, Lignite and Oil Shale Mixtures and Investigations of Economical Usage Possibilities a Alternative Energy Sources

TUBITAK Project, TBAG-106T728, (October 2006 – October 2009)
Co-ordinator Tubitak Projects

Performance Analysis of Drilling Fluid Liquid Lubricants

Project, MAG-110M090, (November 2010 – November 2012)
Co-ordinator Tubitak Projects

Thermal Characterization of Turkish Crude Oils and Their SARA Fractions for the Purpose of In-situ Combustion Enhanced Oil Recovery Technique

Project, MAG-110M419, (July 2012 – July 2014)
Researcher Tubitak Projects

Türkiye Linyitlerinden Gazlaştırma Yoluyla Elektrik Üretilebilmesi için Gereken Teknolojileirin Geliştirilmesi

Proje: TÜBİTAK – TEYDEB 20921, (Mayıs 2013 – Haziran 2015), Financial Support: 4,200,000 TL
Researcher Tubitak Projects

Pulverize Kömür Yakıcılarının Geliştirilmesi ve Optimizasyonu

Proje: TÜBİTAK – TEYDEB 20906, (Mayıs 2013 – Haziran 2015), Financial Support: 2,100,000 TL
Co-ordinator Tubitak Projects

Comprehansive Approach to Torque Reduction and Loss Circulaiton Problems in Geothermal Wells in Terms of Drilling Fluids

Project, MAG-215M766, (May 2016 – May 2018) 279,900 TL
BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Combustion Kinetics of Limestone Packs Saturated with Five Different Crude Oils

M.Sc. Thesis, 1985, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Researcher BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

An Investigation of Self Ignition Risk, Hydraulic Fracturing and Rock Mechanics Parameters of Silopi Asphaltites

TKI Project, (January 1985 - July 1985), Project Code No. 85-03-05-01-010
Researcher BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Development of Data Bank for Petroleum Administrative by General Directorate of Petroleum Affairs of the Turkish Government

(April 1989-June 1991), Project Code. No. 89-03-06-01, 90-03-06-01
BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

DSC and TGA Investigation of Combustion Kinetics for Crude Oil Lignite Mixtures

Ph.D. Thesis, 1990, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Researcher BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Combustion Characteristics of Different Crude Oils in Limestone and Sandstone Matrix with Clay as Additive

NATO CRG-900826, (January 1991- January 1993)
Researcher BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Cloud Point Determination of Low oAPI Crude Oils

AFP Project, AFP-97-03-06-01, (June 1997 - June 1998)
Researcher BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Use of Surface Agents in Limestone Reservoirs to Decrease the CO2 Mobility: It’s Effect on Crude Oil Production Oils

AFP Project, AFP-98-03-06-01, (June 1998 - June 1999)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Determination of Wellbore Instability Mechanisms for the Characterization of Shale Formations

AFP Project, AFP-99-03-06-01, (June 1999 - June 2000)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Effect of Polymers on the Rheological Properties of Water Based Drilling

AFP Project, AFP-2000-03-06-01, (June 2000 - June 2001)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Rheology and Modeling of Water Based Drilling Fluids

AFP Project, AFP-2001-03-06-01, (June 2001 - June 2002)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Determination of Fluid Loss Properties of Water Base Drilling Fluids at High Pressure and High Temperature (HPHT) Conditions and Hydraulic Modeling

BAP Project, BAP-2002-03-06-03, (June 2002 - December 2003)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Application of Statistical Methods in Reserve Estimation

BAP Project, BAP-2002-07-02-00-112, (June 2002 - December 2003)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Rheology of Water Based Drilling Fluids and Cement Mixtures

BAP Project, BAP-2004-03-06-01, (April 2004 – December 2005)
Researcher BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Clean Energy Production from Bolu-Himmetoğlu and Ankara-Beypazarı Oil Shales Researcher

DPT Project, (May 2003 – May 2006)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Pore Throat Criteria Determination of Various Drilling Fluids

BAP Project, BAP-2006-03-06-01, (March 2006 – October 2007)
Co-ordinator BAP, DPT, AFP and Others

Saray Bölgesi Kömürlerinin Isısal Analizleri

BAP Project, BAP-2006-03-06-2014-01, (Ocak 2014 – Aralık 2014)
Publications
Journal Papers

Gasification Profiles of Thrace Region Coal under CO2, N2/CO2, and N2/Dry Air Environmentss

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Betül Yıldırım
Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering Vol. 175, 2019, 237-245

Thermal characterization of crude oils by pressurized differential scanning calorimeter (PDSC)

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev and Danis K. Nurgaliev
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 177, 2019, 540-543

Determination of SARA fractions of crude oils by NMR technique

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev and Danis K. Nurgaliev
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 179, 2019, 1-6

Effects of silica nanoparticles on the performance of water-based drilling fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Berk Bal
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 180, 2019, 605-614

A New Drilling Performance Benchmarking: ROP Indexing Methodology

Tuna Eren, Mustafa Verşan Kök
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 163, 2018, Pages 387 - 398

Oxidation Behavior of Light Crude Oil and Its SARA Fractions Characterized by TG and DSC Techniques: Differences and Connections

Cheng-dong Yuan, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, Dmitrii A. Emelianov, Aleksey A. Eskin, Ruslan N. Nagrimanov, Mustafa Verşan Kök, Igor S. Afanasiev, Gennadii D. Fedorchenko, and Elena V. Kopylova
Energy & Fuels, Volume 32, 2018, Pages 801 - 808

Application of Different EOR Techniques for the Energy and Recovery of Ashalca Oil Field

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev and Danis K. Nurgaliev
Energy Sources Part-A, Vol. 40-6, 2018, 645-653

Isoconversional Methods to Determine the kinetics of crude oils -Thermogravimetry approach

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev and Danis K. Nurgaliev
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 167, 2018, 480 - 485

Wax Appearance Temperature (WAT) Determinations of Different Origin Crude Oils by Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, and Danis K. Nurgaliev
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 168, 2018, 542-545

Fluid Migration and Rheological Properties of Different Origin G-Class Cements in Oil Well Drilling Applications

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Guray Karakaya
Int. Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Vol. 19, 2018, 449-457

Thermogravimetric and Mass Spectrometric (TG-MS) Analysis and Kinetics of Coal-Biomass Blends

Kandasamy Jayaraman, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Iskender Gokalp
Renewable Energy, Volume 110, 2017, Pages 293 - 300

Combustion Properties and Kinetics of Different Biomass Samples Using TGA-MS Technique

Kandasamy Jayaraman, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Iskender Gokalp
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 127, 2017, Pages 1361 - 1370

Characterization of Lignocellulose Biomass and Model Compounds by Thermogravimetry

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Emre Ozgur
Energy Sources, Volume 139, Issue 2, 2017, Pages 134 - 139

Crude Oil Characterization Using TGA-DTA, TGA-FTIR and TGA-MS Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev and Danis K. Nurgaliev
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 154, 2017, Pages 537 - 542

Thermal Characterization of Crude Oils in the Presence of Limestone Matrix by TGA-DTG-FTIR

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mikhail A. Varfolomeev and Danis K. Nurgaliev
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 154, 2017, Pages 495 - 501

Torque and Drag Field Applications in Horizontal Wells

Tuna Eren, Burak Kaan Caglayan and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Int. Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Volume 16, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 236 - 249

Pyrolysis Combustion and Gasification Studies of Different Sized Coal Particles using TGA-MS

Kandasamy Jayaraman, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Iskender Gokalp
Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 125, 2017, Pages 1446 - 1455

Chemical Evaluation and Kinetics of Siberian, North Regions of Russia and Republic of Tatarstan Crude Oils

Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, Ruslan N. Nagrimanov, Andrey V. Galukhin, Alexey V. Vakhin, Boris N. Solomonov, Danis K. Nurgaliev and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Part-A, Volume 38, Issue 8, 2016, Pages 1031 - 1038

Combustion Characteristics and Kinetics of Diesel and Canola Oil Samples

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ece Topa
Energy Sources, Part-A, Volume 38, Issue 7, 2016, Pages 967 - 974

Thermal Decomposition of Tatarstan Ashal’cha Heavy Crude Oil and Its SARA Fractions

Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, Andrey V. Galukhin, Danis K. Nurgaliev and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fuel, Volume 186, 2016, Pages 122 - 127

Thermal, Kinetics and Oxidation Mechanism Studies of Light Crude Oils in Limestone and Sandstone Matrix Using TG-DTG-DTA: Effect of Heating Rate and Mesh Size

Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, Danis K. Nurgaliev and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 34, Issue 19, 2016, Pages 1647 - 1653

Calorimetric Study Approach for Crude Oil Combustion in the Presence of Clay as Catalyst

Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, Danis K. Nurgaliev and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 34, Issue 19, 2016, Pages 1624 - 1630

Combustion Performance and Kinetics of Oil Shales

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Emre Özgür
Energy Sources, Part-A, Volume 38, Issue 8, 2016, Pages 1039 - 1047

Determination of Kinetic Parameters of Different Origin Coals Using Kinetic Software

Göker Ertunç and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 119, Issue 2, 2015, Pages 1407 - 1413

Renewable Energy Sources: Current Perspectives and Future Prospects in Turkey

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Part-A, Volume 37, Issue 1, 2015, Pages 1 - 10

Occurrence of Highly Organic-rich Sediments from Qalikuh Locality, Zagros Basin, South-west of Iran: A Possible Oil Shale Resource

Ali Rasouli, Ali Shekarifard, Farhang Jalali, Mustafa Verşan Kök, Manouchehr Daryabandeh and Mehrab Manouchehr
International Journal of Coal Geology, Volume 143, 2015, Pages 34 - 42

Thermal Characterization and Model Free Kinetic Application on Tar Sand Sample

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 33, Issue 6, 2015, Pages 741 - 749

Thermal Characterization and Model Free Kinetics of Biodiesel Sample

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ece Topa
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 122, Issue 11, 2015, Pages 955 - 961

Characterization and Kinetics of Siberian and Tatarstan Region Crude Oils Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, Ilnaz T. Rakipov, Dinis R. Isakov, Danis K. Nurgaliev and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 33, Issue 8, 2015, Pages 865 - 871

Contribution of Thermal Analysis and Kinetics of Siberian and Tatarstan Regions Crude Oils for In-situ Combustion Process

Mikhail A. Varfolomeev, Ruslan N. Nagrimanov, Andrey V. Galukhin, Alexey V. Vakhin, Boris N. Solomonov, Danis K. Nurgaliev and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 122, Issue 12, 2015, Pages 1375 - 1384

Carbon Capture and Storage: Current Perspectives, Re-use Activities and Future Prospects in Turkey

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Part-A, Volume 37, Issue 18, 2015, Pages 1979 - 1987

Effect of Pour Point Depressant on the Flow Behavior of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 36, Issue 2, 2014, Pages 167 - 172

Thermal Characterization of Different Origin Class-G Cements

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 115, Issue 2, 2014, Pages 1533 - 1539

Chemistry, Kinetics and Potential Utilization of Different Origin of Bentonite Samples

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 36, Issue 2, 2014, Pages 173 - 183

Thermal Characterization, Combustion and Kinetics of Different Origin Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Aslı Satı Gundogar
Fuel, Volume 123, Issue 5, 2014, Pages 59 - 65

Thermal Characterization of Crude Oils in Limestone Matrix of Different Particle Size

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 36, Issue 9, 2014, Pages 923 - 928

Geological and Thermal Characterization of Eskişehir Region Oil Shales

Mustafa Verşan Kök and İlker Şengüler
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 116, Issue 1, 2014, Pages 367 - 372

Wellbore Stability Assessment for Different Formations

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Tuğba Uyar
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 32, Issue 19, 2014, Pages 2355 - 2364

Shale Gas: Current Perspectives and Future Prospects in Turkey and World

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Şükrü Merey
Energy Sources, Part-A, Volume 36, Issue 22, 2014, Pages 2492 - 2501

An Experimental Study of Silicate-polymer Gel Systems to Seal Shallow Water Flow and Lost Circulation Zones in Top Hole Drilling

Ahmet Ay, Hakkı Gücüyener and Mustafa Verşan Kök
J. Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 122, 2014, Pages 690 - 699

Thermal Analysis and Kinetics of Biomass Samples

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Emre Özgür
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 106, 2013, Pages 739 - 743

Thermal Analysis and Rheological Study of Ocma Type Bentonite Used in Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 35, Issue 2, 2013, Pages 122 - 133

Thermal Characteristics and Kinetics of Crude Oil and SARA Fractions - Thermal Analysis Approach

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Kıymet Gizem Gül
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 569, 2013, Pages 66 - 70

Performance Analysis of Drilling Fluid Liquid Lubricants

Ahmet Sönmez, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Reha Özel
J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 108, 2013, Pages 64 - 73

DSC Study on Combustion and Pyrolysis Behavior of Turkish Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Aslı Satı Gundogar
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 116, 2013, Pages 110 - 115

Thermal Characterization of Sepiolite Samples

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 35, Issue 2, 2013, Pages 173 - 183

Combustion Characteristics and Kinetic Analysis of Turkish Crude Oils and Their SARA Fractions by DSC

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Kıymet Gizem Gül
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 114, Issue 1, 2013, Pages 269 - 275

Characterization of Tar Sand Sample Using Differential Scanning Calorimeter

İlker Şengüler and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 35, Issue 1, 2013, Pages 77 - 82

Turkey as a Major Transit Hub Country

Tayfun Umucu, Meliha Altunışık and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 34, Issue 4, 2012, Pages 377 - 384

Simultaneous Thermogravimetry-Calorimetric Study on the Combustion of Coal Samples: Effect of Heating Rate

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 53, Issue 1, 2012, Pages 40 - 44

Clean Coal and Carbon Capture -Storage Technology of Turkey

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Aslı Vural
Energy Sources, Volume 34, Issue 6, 2012, Pages 531 - 539

Thermal Behavior and Kinetics of Crude Oils at Low Heating Rates by Differential Scanning Calorimeter

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 96, Issue 4, 2012, Pages 123 - 127

Managed Pressure Drilling “Techniques, Equipments and Applications”

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Erdem Tercan
Energy Sources, Volume 34, Issue 7, 2012, Pages 591 - 601

Clay Concentration and Heating Rate Effect on Crude Oil Combustion by Thermogravimetry

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 96, Issue 4, 2012, Pages 134 - 139

Evaluation of Immiscible CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Technique for Heavy Oil Reservoirs

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Oytun Ors
Energy Sources, Volume 34, Issue 8, 2012, Pages 673 - 681

Thermal Analysis of Co-combustion of Oil Shale and Biomass Fuels

Emre Özgür, Sharon Miller, Bruce Miller and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Oil Shale, Volume 29, Issue 2, 2012, Pages 190 - 201

Progress and Recent Utilization Trends in Petroleum Recovery -Steam Injection and In-situ Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 32, Issue 24, 2012, Pages 2253 - 2259

The Application of Water-flood Technology for Different Oil Fields

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 33, Issue 5, 2011, Pages 377 - 382

Thermo-oxidative Characterization and Kinetics of Tar Sands

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy, Volume 36, Issue 8, 2011, Pages 5338 - 5342

Rheological Characterization and Parametric Analysis of Bentonite Sample

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 33, Issue 4, 2011, Pages 344 - 348

Characterization of Medium and Heavy Crude Oils Using Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 92, Issue 5, 2011, Pages 1026 - 1031

Investigation of the Applicability of In-Situ Thermal Recovery Technique to Beypazarı Oil Shale

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Suat Bagci
Energy Sources, Volume 33, Issue 3, 2011, Pages 183 - 193

Thermo-oxidative Reactions of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 105, Issue 8, 2011, Pages 411 - 414

Economical Evaluation of an Oil Field Reservoir

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 33, Issue 6, 2011, Pages 477 - 481

Geological Considerations for the Economic Evaluation of Turkish Oil Shale Deposits and Their Combustion – Pyrolysis Behavior

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 32, Issue 4, 2010, Pages 323 - 335

Effect of Different Clay Concentrations on Crude Oil Combustion Kinetics by Thermogravimetry

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Aslı Satı Gündoğar
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 99, Issue 3, 2010, Pages 779 - 783

Statistical Approach of Two-Three Parameters Rheological Models for Polymer Type Drilling Fluid Analysis

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 32, Issue 4, 2010, Pages 336 - 345

Characterization and Development of Drilling Fluid Type for an Oil Field

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 32, Issue 5, 2010, Pages 395 - 399

Optimization of Well Placement in Complex Carbonate Reservoirs Using Artificial Intelligence

Serhat Akın, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Irtek Uraz
Computers and Geosicence, Volume 36, Issue 6, 2010, Pages 776 - 785

Estimation of Filter Cake Thickness for Water-based Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök and A. Gürkan İşcan
Energy Sources, Volume 32, Issue 5, 2010, Pages 400 - 406

Investigation of Porosity and Permeability Impairment in Sandstones by X-Ray Analysis and Simulation

Gurkan Iscan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Faruk Civan
Energy Sources, Volume 31, Issue 5, 2009, Pages 387 - 395

Effect of Carboxyl methyl Cellulose (CMC) and Determination of Pore Throat Criteria for Water-Based Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Gurkan Iscan
Energy Sources, Volume 31, Issue 5, 2009, Pages 396 - 405

Effect of Pressure and Particle Size on the Thermal Cracking of Light Crude Oils in Sandstone Matrix

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 97, Issue 2, 2009, Pages 403 - 407

Application of Vapour Extraction (VAPEX) Process on Carbonate Reservoirs

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Yakut Yıldırım and Serhat Akın
Energy Sources, Volume 31, Issue 5, 2009, Pages 377 - 386

Trajectory Estimation in Directional Drilling Using Bottom Hole Assembly (BHA) Analysis

Serkan Dogay, Evren Özbayoğlu and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 31, Issue 7, 2009, Pages 553 - 559

Influence of Reservoir Rock Composition on the Combustion Kinetics of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 97, Issue 2, 2009, Pages 397 - 401

Performance Estimation of Water-flooding in Oil Recovery

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 31, Issue 7, 2009, Pages 560 - 567

Porosity and Permeability Determinations in Sandstone and Limestone Rocks Using Thin Section Analysis

A. Gürkan İşcan and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 31, Issue 7, 2009, Pages 568 - 575

Recent Developments in the Application of Thermal Analysis Techniques in Fossil Fuels

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 91, Issue 3, 2008, Pages 763 - 773

Reserve Estimation Using Geostatistics

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Buket Ülker
Energy Sources-A, Volume 30, Issue 1, 2008, Pages 93 - 100

Characterization, Correlation and Kinetics of Dolomite Samples as Outlined by Thermal Methods

Mustafa Verşan Kök and W. Smykaztz-Kloss
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 91, Issue 2, 2008, Pages 565 - 568

Application of Vapour Extraction (VAPEX) Process for Light Crude Oil

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Yakut Yıldırım and Serhat Akın
Energy Sources-A, Volume 30, Issue 1, 2008, Pages 20 - 26

Laboratory Steam Injection Applications for Oil Shale Fields of Turkey

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Günes Güner and Suat Bağcı
Oil Shale, Volume 25, Issue 1, 2008, Pages 37 - 46

Feasibility Study of Heavy Oil Field

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Çağdaş Acar
Energy Sources-A, Volume 30, Issue 3, 2008, Pages 189 - 199

Combustion Kinetics of Oil Shales by Reaction Cell Experiments

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Günes Güner and Suat Bağcı
Oil Shale, Volume 25, Issue 1, 2008, Pages 5 - 16

Data Base Development for Drilling Bit Selection

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Levent Güzeloğlu and Serhat Akın
Energy Sources-A, Volume 30, Issue 4, 2008, Pages 377 - 383

Non-isothermal Kinetic Analysis and Feasibility Studies of Medium Grade Crude Oil Field

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 91, Issue 3, 2008, Pages 745 - 748

Application of EOR Techniques for Oil Shale Fields

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Günes Güner and Suat Bağcı
Oil Shale, Volume 25, Issue 2, 2008, Pages 217 - 225

Investigation of the Influence of Pressure on the Combustion of Alpagut Lignite

Emre Altun and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 94, Issue 1, 2008, Pages 235 - 240

Oil Shale Kinetics by Differential Methods

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Gurkan İscan
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 88, Issue 3, 2007, Pages 657 - 661

Effects of Polymer and CMC Concentrations on Rheological and Fluid Loss Parameters of Water Based Drilling Fluids

A. Gürkan İşcan and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources-A, Volume 29, Issue 9, 2007, Pages 939 - 949

Non-isothermal DSC and TG/DTG Analysis of the Combustion of Silopi Asphaltites

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 88, Issue 3, 2007, Pages 663 - 668

Permeability Reduction Due to Formation Damage by Drilling Fluids

A. Gürkan İşcan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and A. Suat Bağcı
Energy Sources-A, Volume 29, Issue 10, 2007, Pages 851 - 859

Kinetics Analysis of Central Anatolia Oil Shales by Combustion Cell Experiments

Gürkan İşcan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Suat Bağcı
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 88, Issue 3, 2007, Pages 653 - 656

Effect of Walnut Shells on the Fluid Loss and Rheological Parameters of Water Based Drilling Fluids

A. Gürkan İşcan, Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources-A, Volume 29, Issue 11, 2007, Pages 1061 - 1068

Comparative Methods in the Determination of Wax Content and Pour Point of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Jean Marie Letoffe and Pierre Claudy
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 90, Issue 3, 2007, Pages 827 - 831

Improved Oil Recovery Application in Limestone Reservoirs Using Alkaline Solutions

Suat Bagci, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ulas Turksoy
Energy Sources-A, Volume 29, Issue 12, 2007, Pages 1139 - 1149

Alteration of Permeability by Drilling Fluid Invasion and Flow Reversal

Gurkan Iscan, Faruk Civan, Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 58, Issue 1&2, 2007, Pages 227 - 244

Heating Rate Effect on the DSC Kinetics of Oil Shales

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 90, Issue 3, 2007, Pages 817 - 821

Monte Carlo Simulation of Turkish Oil Fields

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Egemen Kaya and Serhat Akın
Energy Sources-B, Volume 1, 2006, Pages 207 - 211

Kinetics of Crude Oil Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cagdas Acar
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 83, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 445 - 449

Estimation of Expected Monetary Values of Selected Turkish Oil Fields

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Egemen Kaya and Serhat Akın
Energy Sources-B, Volume 1, 2006, Pages 213 - 221

Effect of Clay on Crude Oil Combustion by Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 84, Issue 2, 2006, Pages 361 - 366

An Experimental Investigation on the Chemical Stability of Selected Formation and Determination of the Proper Type of Water Base Drilling Fluids: Part-I, Descriptive Test

Selcuk Erkekol, I. Hakkı Gücüyener and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources-A, Volume 28, Issue 9, 2006, Pages 875 - 883

An Experimental Investigation on the Chemical Stability of Selected Formation and Determination of the Proper Type of Water Base Drilling Fluids: Part-II, Test Results

Selcuk Erkekol, I. Hakkı Gücüyener and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources-A, Volume 28, Issue 9, 2006, Pages 885 - 892

Oil Shales in the World and Turkey: Reserves, Current Situation and Future Prospects: A Review

N. Emre Altun, Cahit Hiçyılmaz, A. Suat Bağcı and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Oil Shale, Volume 23, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 211 - 227

Recovery Calculations of Oil Fields Using Predictive Models

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources-B, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2006, Pages 335 - 339

Estimation of Permeability and Rock Mechanical Properties of Limestone Reservoir Rocks under Stress Conditions by Strain Gauge

A. Gürkan İşcan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and A. Suat Bağcı
Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 53, Issue 1&2, 2006, Pages 13 - 24

Stochastic Approach in Reserve Estimation

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Buket Ülker
Energy Sources-B, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2006, Pages 327 - 334

Oil Shale Resources in Turkey (Editorial Board Paper)

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Oil Shale, Volume 23, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 209 - 210

Temperature Controlled Combustion and Kinetics of Different Rank Coals

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 79, 2005, Pages 175 - 180

Combustion Characteristics of Silopi Asphaltites

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Suat Bagci, Ezgi Ceylan and Oke Ozkilic
Energy Sources, Volume 27, Issue 5, 2005, Pages 417 - 422

Empirical Correlations for Estimating Filtrate Volume of Water Based Drilling Fluids

Evren Ozbayoglu, Cagrı Gunes, Esat C. Apak, Mustafa Verşan Kök and A. Gurkan Iscan
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 23, 2005, Pages 423 - 436

Effect of Polymers on the Rheological Properties of KCl/Polymer Type Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Tolga Alikaya
Energy Sources, Volume 27, Issue 5, 2005, Pages 405 - 416

Reservoir Analysis by Well Log Data

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Suat Bağcı, Bahadır Gökçal and Gizem Ersoy
Energy Sources, Volume 27, Issue 5, 2005, Pages 399 - 404

Light Crude Oil Combustion in the Presence of Limestone Matrix

Mustafa Verşan Kök, G. Pokol, C. Keskin and S. Bagci
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 75, 2004, Pages 781 - 786

Rheological and Thermal Analysis of Bentonites for Water Base Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 26, Issue 2, 2004, Pages 145 - 151

Combustion Characteristics of Lignite and Oil Shale Samples by Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök, G. Pokol, C. Keskin, J. Madarasz and S. Bağcı
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 76, 2004, Pages 247 - 254

Characterization and Kinetics of Light Crude Oil Combustion in the Presence of Metallic Salts

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Suat Bağcı
Energy & Fuels, Volume 18, Issue 5, 2004, Pages 858 - 865

On the Estimation of Kinetic Parameters of Organic Matters Using Linearization Methods

İrtek Uraz, Serhat Akın and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Computers & Geoscience, Volume 30, 2004, Pages 761 - 766

Combustion Reaction Kinetic Studies of Turkish Crude Oils

Suat Bağcı and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy & Fuels, Volume 18, Issue 5, 2004, Pages 1472 - 1481

Determination of Rheological Models for Drilling Fluids - A Statistical Approach

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Tolga Alikaya
Energy Sources, Volume 26, Issue 2, 2004, Pages 153 - 165

Effect of Heating Rate on Thermal Properties and Kinetics of Raw and Cleaned Coal Samples

Esber Ozbas, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 25, Issue 1, 2003, Pages 33 - 43

Effect of Particle Size and Heating Rate on the Pyrolysis of Silopi Asphaltites

Emre Altun, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cahit Hicyilmaz
Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Volume 67, 2003, Pages 359 - 379

Rheological Evaluation of Polymers as Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Tolga Alikaya
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 21, Issue 1&2, 2003

DSC Study of the Combustion Properties of Turkish Coals

Eser Ozbas, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cahit Hicyilmaz
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 71, 2003, Pages 849 - 856

Coal Pyrolysis: Thermogravimetric Study and Kinetic Analysis

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 25, Issue 10, 2003, Pages 1007 - 1014

Pyrolysis Kinetics of Oil Shales Determined by DSC and TG/DTG

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Reha Pamir
Oil Shale, Volume 20, 2003, Pages 57 - 68

Effect of Metal Oxide on Light Oil Combustion – TA and Kinetic Analysis

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 73, 2003, Pages 241 - 246

Oil Shale - Pyrolysis, Combustion and Environment

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 2, 2002, Pages 135 - 144

Thermal Analysis Applications in Fossil Fuel Science – Review

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 68, 2002, Pages 1061 - 1077

Personal Computer Application on Well Test Analysis Techniques

Serhat Akın and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 1, 2002, Pages 10 - 19

Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Dry Forward Combustion with Diverse Well Configuration

Serhat Akin, Suat Bagci and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy & Fuels, Volume 16, Issue 4, 2002, Pages 892 - 903

Combustion Kinetics of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 1, 2002, Pages 1 - 9

Effect of Particle Size and Heating Rate on the Combustion of Silopi Asphaltite

Emre Altun, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cahit Hicyilmaz
Energy & Fuels, Volume 16, Issue 3, 2002, Pages 785 - 790

End Effect Evaluation in Rheological Measurement of Drilling Fluids Using Couette Co-axial Cylinder Viscometer

İ. Hakkı Gücüyener, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Taner Batmaz
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 5, 2002, Pages 441 - 449

The Effect of Lime Addition on the Combustion Properties and Sulphur Contents of Three Different Coals

Kazim Esber Ozbas, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 7, 2002, Pages 643 - 653

Comparative Kinetic Analysis of Raw and Cleaned Coals

Kazim Esber Ozbas, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cahit Hicyilmaz
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 69, 2002, Pages 541 - 549

An Investigation into the Thermal Behaviour of Coals

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 10, 2002, Pages 899 - 906

Effect of Axial Stresses on Reservoir Rocks

Mustafa Verşan Kök, A. Gurkan Iscan and E. Buket Ulker
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 10, 2002, Pages 915 - 920

Thermogravimetry of Selected Bentonites

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 24, Issue 10, 2002, Pages 899 - 907

Calorific Value Determinations of Coals by Differential Thermal Analysis and ASTM Methods - Comparative Study

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cengizhan Keskin
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 64, Issue 3, 2001, Pages 1265 - 1270

Thermal Investigation of Seyitömer Oil Shale

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 369, Issue 1&2, 2001, Pages 149 - 155

Effect of Brine Composition on Oil Recovery by Waterflooding

Suat Bagci, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ulas Turksoy
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 19, Issue 3&4, 2001, Pages 359 - 372

Thermal Characterization of Dolomites

Mustafa Verşan Kök and W.Smykatz-Kloss
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 64, Issue 3, 2001, Pages 1271 - 1275

Comparative Combustion Kinetics for In-situ Combustion Process

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cengizhan Keskin
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 369, Issue 1&2, 2001, Pages 143 - 147

Catalytic Effect of Metallic Additives on the Combustion Properties of Crude Oil by Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök and A. Gurkan Iscan
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 64, Issue 3, 2001, Pages 1311 - 1318

Thermal and Geochemical Investigation of Seyitomer Oil Shale

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ilker Senguler, Heinz Hufnagel and Nurettin Sonel
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 371, Issue 1&2, 2001, Pages 111 - 119

An Investigation into the Combustion Curves of Lignites

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 64, Issue 3, 2001, Pages 1319 - 1323

Evaluation of Turkish Oil Shales-Thermal Analysis Approach

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Oil Shale, Volume 18, Issue 2, 2001, Pages 131 - 138

Effect of Different Binders on the Combustion Properties of Lignite, TG/DTG Study, Part I. Effect on Thermal Properties

Emre Altun, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 65, Issue 2, 2001, Pages 787 - 795

Effect of Different Binders on the Combustion Properties of Lignite, TG/DTG Study, Part II. Effect on Kinetics

Emre Altun, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Cahit Hicyilmaz
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 65, Issue 2, 2001, Pages 797 - 804

In-situ Combustion Laboratory Studies of Turkish Heavy Oil Reservoirs

Suat Bagci and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 74, 2001, Pages 65 - 79

Performance Prediction of In-situ Combustion Process

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 23, Issue 10, 2001, Pages 937 - 943

Effect of Cleaning Process on the Combustion Characteristics of Two Different Rank Coals

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Esber Ozbas
Energy and Fuels, Volume 15, Issue 6, 2001, Pages 1461 - 1468

Application of Predictive Enhanced Oil Recovery Models on a very Heavy Oil Field

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Serhat Akın
Energy Sources, Volume 23, Issue 10, 2001, Pages 907 - 916

Application of CT Imaging as an Alternative Tool for Cloud Point Determination

Özgen Karacan, Birol Demiral, Mustafa Verşan Kök
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 18, Issue 7&8, 2000, Pages 835 - 849

Effect of Cleaning Process on Combustion Characteristics of Lignite

Esber Ozbas, Cahit Hicyilmaz, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Sedat Bilgen
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 64, 2000, Pages 211 - 220

Wax Deposition in Horizontal Wells

Evren Ozbayoglu, Birol Demiral and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 18, Issue 1&2, 2000, Pages 177 - 193

Comparative Pyrolysis and Combustion Kinetics of Oil Shales

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Reha Pamir
Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Volume 55, Issue 2, 2000, Pages 185 - 194

Rheological Behavior of Bentonite Suspensions

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Taner Batmaz and I. Hakki Gücüyener
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 18, Issue 5&6, 2000, Pages 519 - 536

Paleotemperatue Analysis of Aliaga Geothermal Field

Ilker Senguler, Mehmet Sener and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy Sources, Volume 22, Issue 4, 2000, Pages 357 - 363

Well Test Model Identification by Artificial Neural Networks

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Erkan Karakaya
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 18, Issue 7&8, 2000, Pages 783 - 794

Comparision of Wax Deposition in Vertical and Horizontal Oil Production Wells

Evren Ozbayoglu, Birol Demiral and Mustafa Verşan Kök
In-Situ, Volume 24, Issue 1, 2000, Pages 1 - 19

Mathematical Modelling of Wax Deposition in Crude Oil Pipelines - Comparative Study

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Onder Saracoglu
Petroleum Science and Technology, Volume 18, Issue 9&10, 2000, Pages 1121 - 1149

Determination of Formation Damage in Limestone Reservoirs and It’s Effect on Production

Suat Bagci, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ulas Turksoy
Petroleum Science and Engineering, Volume 20, 2000, Pages 1 - 12

Behaviour and Effect of SARA Fractions of Oil During Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ozgen Karacan
SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, Volume 3, Issue 5, 2000, Pages 380 - 385

Dependence of Thermal Stability of an Engine Lubricating Oil on Usage Period

Ozgen Karacan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Uğur Karaaslan
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 55, 1999, Pages 109 - 115

Changes in Thermal Properties of Crude Oil Asphaltenes Induced by NaOH Treatment

Ozgen Karacan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Uğur Karaaslan
Fuel Processing Technology, Volume 59, 1999, Pages 13 - 21

Characterization of Oil Shales by High Pressure DSC

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Janih Sztatisz and Gyorgy Pokol
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 56, 1999, Pages 939 - 946

Feasibility Study of Crude Oil Fields by Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 56, 1999, Pages 947 - 951

Non-isothermal Pyrolysis and Kinetics of Oil Shales

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Reha Pamir
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 56, 1999, Pages 953 - 958

DSC and Rheometry Investigations of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök, J.M.Letoffe, P.Claudy
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 56, 1999, Pages 959 - 965

Particle Size Effect on the Oxidation Mechanisms of Lignite

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 336, Issue 1&2, 1999, Pages 121 - 125

Pyrolysis Analysis and Kinetics of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ozgen Karacan
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 52, 1998, Pages 781 - 788

Kinetic Analysis of Oxidation Behavior of Crude Oil SARA Constituents

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ozgen Karacan and Reha Pamir
Energy & Fuels, Volume 12, 1998, Pages 580 - 588

Effect of Particle Size on Coal Pyrolysis

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Esber Ozbas, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Ozgen Karacan
Journal of Applied and Analytical Pyrolysis, Volume 45, 1998, Pages 103 - 110

ASTM Kinetics of Oil Shales

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Reha Pamir
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 53, 1998, Pages 567 - 575

Thermogravimetric Behaviour of Some Turkish Lignites of Different Sizes

Esber Ozbas, Sedat Bilgen, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fizkochemiczne Problemy Metalurgii, Volume 32, 1998, Pages 149 - 156

Kinetic Analysis of Crude Oils by Weighted Mean Activation Energy Concept

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ender Okandan
Journal of Thermal Analysis, Volume 48, 1997, Pages 343 - 348

Pyrolysis Analysis of Crude Oils and Their Fractions

Ozgen Karacan, Mustafa Verşan Kök
Energy & Fuels, Volume 11, Issue 2, 1997, Pages 385 - 391

Thermal Characteristics of Crude Oils Treated with Rheology Modifiers

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Jean Marie Letoffe, Pierre Claudy, Didier Martin, Marc Garcin and J.L.Volle
Journal of Thermal Analysis, Volume 49, 1997, Pages 727 - 736

Thermal Analysis of Beypazari Lignite

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Journal of Thermal Analysis, Volume 49, 1997, Pages 617 - 625

Combustion Characteristics of Crude Oil-Limestone Mixtures – High Pressure Thermogravimetric Analysis and Their Relevance to In-situ Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ron Hughes and Dennis Price
Journal of Thermal Analysis, Volume 49, 1997, Pages 609 - 615

High Pressure DSC Applications on Crude Oil Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Janisz Sztatisz and György Pokol
Energy & Fuels, Volume 11, 1997, Pages 1137 - 1142

Effect of Particle Size on the Thermal and Combustion Properties of Coal

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Esber Ozbas, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Ozgen Karacan
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 302, Issue 1&2, 1997, Pages 125 - 130

Comparision of Wax Appearance Temperatures of Crude Oils by Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Thermomicroscopy and Viscometry

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Jean Marie Letoffe, Pierre Claudy, Didier Martin, Marc Garcin and J.L.Volle
Fuel, Volume 75, Issue 7, 1996, Pages 787 - 790

Kinetic Analysis of DSC and Thermogravimetry Data for Combustion of Lignite

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ender Okandan
Journal of Thermal Analysis, Volume 46, 1996, Pages 1657 - 1669

High Pressure TG Analysis of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ron Hughes and Dennis Price
Thermochimica Acta, Volume 287, 1996, Pages 91 - 99

Geological Considerations for the Economic Evaluation of Oil Shale Deposits

Mehmet Sener, Ilker Senguler, Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fuel, Volume 74, Issue 7, 1995, Pages 999 - 1004

Modelling of In-situ Combustion for Turkish Heavy Crude Oil Fields

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ramazan Öcalan
Fuel, Volume 74, Issue 7, 1995, Pages 1057 - 1060

Crude Oils: Characterization of Waxes Precipitated on Cooling by DSC and Thermomicroscopy

Jean Marie Letoffe, Pierre Claudy, Mustafa Verşan Kök, Marc Garcin and J.L.Volle
Fuel, Volume 74, Issue 6, 1995, Pages 810 - 817

Kinetic Analysis of In-situ Combustion Process with Thermogravimetric and Differential Thermogravimetric Analysis and Reaction Tube Experiments

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ender Okandan
Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Volume 31, Issue 6, 1995, Pages 63 - 73

In-situ Combustion Model Development and Its Applications for Laboratory Studies

Ramazan Ocalan, Mustafa Verşan Kök
Fuel, Volume 74, Issue 11, 1995, Pages 1632 - 1635

Pyrolysis and Combustion Studies of Fossil Fuels by Thermal Analysis Methods, 'Review'

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Reha Pamir
Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Volume 35, 1995, Pages 145 - 156

Thermal Analysis of Crude Oil-Lignite Mixtures by Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ender Okandan
Fuel, Volume 73, Issue 4, 1994, Pages 500 - 504

Use of Thermal Equipment to Evaluate Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Thermochimie Acta, Volume 214, 1993, Pages 315 - 324

Effect of Crude Oil Type and Heating Rate on Combustion of Crude Oil - Lignite Mixtures

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Ender Okandan
Fuel, Volume 71, December 1992, Pages 1499 - 1503
Conferance Papers

Characteriation and Kinetics of Coal Combustion: Effect of Particle Size.

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Betül Yıldırım
5th Central and Eastern European Conference on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2019, 27-30 August, Rome – İtaly.

Building a Value-creating Ecosystem on Campus: the METU Case

Mustafa Verşan Kök
2019 EUA Annual Conference , 9-12 April 2019, Paris - France

Analysis of Sinusoidal Buckling of Drill String in Vertical, Directional and Horizontal Wells Using Finite Element Method.

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Mehmet Cebeci and Hakkı Gücüyener
SPE-MEOS, Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, 18-21 March 2019, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Global Air Quality Issues – Turkey Approach.

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 7th International Symposium on Global Challange for Today’s Research Institues: Health, Energy & Environment and Agriculture, 11-14 October 2018, Beijing – China

Design and Development of data-Driven Screening Tools for Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes

Gamze Yalgın, Emre Artun and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 2018 Western Regional Meeting, Los Angeles, USA, 22-26 April 2018

Use of Calcium Carbonate as Loss Circulation Material in High Pressure High Temperature Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 3rd International Conference on Applied Mineralogy and Advanced Materials, Bari, Italy, 24-26 July 2018

Low Temperature Oxidation of Heavy Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers The 3rd International Workshop on Thermal Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery, Chengdu, Chine, 16-19 October 2018, Conference Organizer; Co-Chairman

Crude Oil Characterization Using Different Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers The 2nd International Workshop on Thermal Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery, Kazan, Russia, 19 - 23 June 2017, Conference Organizer; Co-Chairman

Rheological Properties and Model Description of Different Origin Clays Used in Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers ICC-2017, Granada, Spain, 7-11 September 2017

Catalytic Effect of Clay in Crude Oil Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers ICC-2017, Granada, Spain, 7-11 September 2017

Crude Oil Characterization Using Different Thermal Analysis Technique

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers The 1 st International Workshop on Thermal Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery, Kazan, Russia, 26 June – 01 July 2016, Conference Organizer; Co-Chairman

Thermo-physical Characterization of Crude Oils By TG-FTIR

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers The 3rd International Conference on Energy and Environment Research (ICEER-2016), Barcelona, Spain, 7-11- September 2016

Combustion Properties of Biomass Samples: Statistical Approach -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Emre Ozgur
Conference Papers 4thInternational Renewable Energy and Environment Conference - IREEC-2015, Prague, Czech Republic, 4-6 June 2015

Comparative Combustion Study of Raw and Clean Lignite Samples by TG-DTG-MS -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers CEEC-TAC3: 3 rd Central and Eastern European Conference on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Ljubljana, Slovenya, 25-28 August 2015

Thermo-physical Characterization of Crude Oils By TG-DTA and TG-FTIR -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers CEEC-TAC3: 3 rd Central and Eastern European Conference on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Ljubljana, Slovenya, 25-28 August 2015

Thermal Analysis and Combustion Calorimetry of Wood Lignin and its Pyrolysis Products, -Abstract-

Timur Musin, M.A. Varfolomeev, A.N. Grachev, Mustafa Verşan Kök and A.V. Gerasimov
Conference Papers CEEC-TAC3: 3 rd Central and Eastern European Conference on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Ljubljana, Slovenya, 25-28 August 2015

Kinetic Study of Light Crude Oil Combustion and Pyrolysis Using TG/DSC/MS Technique -Abstract-

M.A. Varfolomeev, R. Nagrimanov, A. Khachatrian, I. Rakipov, D. Nurgaliev, Mustafa Verşan Kök, A. Ushakova, V. Zatsepin, A. Dashevskii
Conference Papers CEEC-TAC3: 3 rd Central and Eastern European Conference on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Ljubljana, Slovenya, 25-28 August 2015

Simulation of Oil Generation from Oil Shale Resources

A. Rasouli, A. Shekaifard, J. Farahani and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 6thInter. Conf. and Exhibition EAGE (European Assoc. Geoscientist and Engineers), St. Petesburg, Russia, 7-10 April 2014

New Data from Oil Shales of Iran

A. Shekaifard, J. Farahani, M. Rashidi, M. Daryabandeh, R. Bagheri, Rahim, Mustafa Verşan Kök and M. Bjorøy
Conference Papers 32nd National & The 1st International Geosciences Congress 2014, Tehran, Iran, 16-19 February 2014

Thermal Analysis and Non-isothermal Kinetics of Cellulose, Using Thermogravimetry

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Emre Özgür
Conference Papers World Bioenergy 2014, Jönköping, Sweden, 3-5 June 2014

Thermal Characterization of SARA Fractions of Turkish Crude Oils by Combined Evolved Gas Analyses of TG/DTA-MS and TG/FTIR for the Purpose of In-situ Combustion Enhanced Oil Recovery Technique

Janos Madarasz, Gyorgy Pokol, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Gizem Gül
Conference Papers ESTAC-11, Helsinki, Finland, 17-21 August 2014

A Study to Determine the Cement Slurry Behaviour to Prevent the Fluid Migration

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Güray Karakaya
Conference Papers IPETGAS 2013, 19thInternational Petroleum and Natural Gas Kongress, Ankara, Turkey, 15-17 May 2013, Volume1, Pages 203-207

An Experimental Study of Silicate-Polymer Gel Systems to Seal Shallow Water Flow and Lost Circulation Zones in Top Hole Drilling

Ahmet Ay, Hakkı Gücüyener and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers IPETGAS 2013, 19 sup>thInternational Petroleum and Natural Gas Kongress, Ankara, Turkey, 15-17 May 2013, Volume 1, Pages 200-202

Tectono-Stratigraphical Characteristics of the Ulukisla (Nigde) Bituminous Shale Field and the Association of Bituminous Shale and Petroleum

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ilker Şengüler
Conference Papers International Oil Shale Symposium-2013, Tallinn, Estonia, 10-12 June 2013

Characterization of Turkish Crude Oils and Their SARA Fractions

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Gizem Gül
Conference Papers MEDICTA-2013, Athens, Greece, 12-15 June 2013

Thermal Characterization and Kinetics of Oil Shale Samples by DSC and TG-DTG

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ilker Şengüler
Conference Papers CEEC-TAC Conference, Vilnius, Litvania, 27-31 August 2013

Technical Innovations in Enhanced Oil Recovery

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers CCS and Optimizing Enhanced Oil Recovery, Abou Dhabi, UAE, 11-15 March 2012

Thermal Analysis and Characterization of Turkish Oil Shales

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Jordan International Oil Shale Symposium-2012, Dead Sea, Amman, Jordan, 7-10 May 2012

Geomechanical Wellbore Stability Assesment in Batı Gökçe Field -Abstract-

Tuğba Türkaslan Uyar and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 18thInternational Petroleum and Natural Gas Congress and Exhibition, Ankara, Turkey, 11-13 May 2011

Bitümlü Şist ve Biyokütlenin Beraber Yanmasının İncelenmesi -Abstract-

Emre Özgür, Sharon Miller, Bruce Miller and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 18thInternational Petroleum and Natural Gas Congress and Exhibition, Ankara, Turkey, 11-13 May 2011

Thermal Behaviour and Kinetics of Heavy Crude Oils in Limestone Matrix by Differential Scanning Calorimeter -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 10thMediterranean Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis, MEDICTA 2011, Porto, Portugal, 24-27 July 2011

Simultaneous Thermogravimetry-calorimeter Study on the Combustion of Coal Samples -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 1st Central and Eastern European Conf. for Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (CEEC-TAC-1), Craiova, Romania, 7-10 September 2011

Thermo-oxidative Reactions of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers ESTAC-10, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 22-27 August 2010

Co-combustion Performance of Oil Shale and Biomass Fuels

Emre Özgür, Sharon Miller, Bruce Miller and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers PCC-2010, Istanbul, Turkey, 11-14 Ekim 2010

Experimental and Numerical Investigationof Formation Damage Caused by Drilling Fluids

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Gurkan İscan
Conference Papers 9thOffshore Mediterranean Conference, OMC 2009, Ravenna, Italy, 25-27 March 2009

Effect of Clay Concentration on crude Oil Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Aslı Satı Gündoğar
Conference Papers 9thMediterranean Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis, MEDICTA 2009, Marseille, France, 15-18 June 2009

Analysis and Characterization of Solid Fuels by Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Roberto Tartarelli, Emre Özgür, Enrico Biagini and Marco Simoni
Conference Papers AICAT 2010, Trieste, Italy, 26-28 May 2009

CO2 Injection Process for Batı Raman Oil Field

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers CO2NET 2008 Annual Seminar, Warsaw, Poland, 22-24 April 2008

Present Status of Turkey in Carbon Capture and Storage

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Carbon Capture and Storage - Response to Climate Change, Zagreb, Croatia, 27-28 February 2007

Evaluation of Formation Damage of Turkish Southeastern Reservoirs Caused by Drilling Fluids

A. Gürkan İşcan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Heike Strauss
Conference Papers SPE 107452, 2007 SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference & Exhibition, Cairo, Egypt, 22-24 October 2007

CCS and Renewable Energy Potential of Turkey

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers CO2NET Annual Seminar on Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies, Lisbon, Portugal, 6-8 November 2007

Light Crude Oil Combustion in the Presence of Limestone Matrix -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers International Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Conference (TAC-2006), London, England 3-5 April 2006

Kinetic Aspect of Thermal Decomposition of Silopi Asphaltites – DSC and TG/DTG Study -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 9thEuropean Symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, KC-O-06, Krakow, Poland, 27-31 August 2006, Page 71

Oil Shale Kinetics by Differential Methods -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Gurkan İscan
Conference Papers 9thEuropean Symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, KC-O-07, Krakow, Poland, 27-31 August 2006, Pages 72

Kinetics Analysis of Central Anatolia Oil Shale by Combustion Cell Experiments -Abstract-

Gurkan İscan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Suat Bağcı
Conference Papers 9thEuropean Symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, KC-P-32, Krakow, Poland, 27-31 August 2006, Page 110

Evaluation of Oil Shale Resources in the World -Full Paper- Recent Trends in Oil Shale: Research and Applications

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers International Oil Shale Conference, (RTOS-2006), Amman, Jordan, 7-9 November 2006

Fossil Fuel Power Generations in Turkey -Abstract- Role of Fossil Fuel Power Generation Technologies in the Future European Energy System

Muammer Kaya and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers JRC Institute of Energy, Petten, Netherlands, 22-24 November 2006

Drilling Fluid Loss Circulation Additive: Evaluation of Walnut Shells

Suat Bağcı, Mustafa Verşan Kök, Gürkan Işcan
Conference Papers 15thInternational Petroleum and Natural Gas Congress and Exhibition, Ankara, Turkey, 11-13 May 2005

Investigation of Formation Damage Caused to Drilling Fluids in Porous Medium

Suat Bağcı, Mustafa Verşan Kök, Gürkan Işcan
Conference Papers 15thInternational Petroleum and Natural Gas Congress and Exhibition, Ankara, Turkey, 11-13 May 2005

Rheological Characterization of Foam Using Image Processing Techniques

Evren Ozbayoğlu, Serhat Akın, Tuna Eren, Hakkı Gücüyener and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 15thInternational Petroleum and Natural Gas Congress and Exhibition, Ankara, Turkey, 11-13 May 2005

Characterization of Crude Oils by Thermal Analysis Techniques -Abstract-

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Activities of the Swiss Society for Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Basel, Switzerland, 8-9 September 2005

Relative Permeability and Pore Size Distribution Trough Image Analysis of Thin Sections Under Capillary Pressure Approach

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Gürkan Işcan and Suat Bağcı
Conference Papers 5thInternational Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Thessaloniki, Greece, 14-20 April 2004

Liquid and Gas Pemeability Determination of Limestone Rocks to Determine Gas Slippage Effect by Different Gas Samples

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Gürkan Işcan and Suat Bağcı
Conference Papers 5thInternational Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Thessaloniki, Greece, 14-20 April 2004

Kireçtaşı ve Kumtaşı Hazne Kayaçlarında Gözeneklilik ve Geçirgenliğin İnce Kesit Analizi ile Belirlenmesi ve Karot Ölçüm Sistemi Uygulamaları

Gürkan Işcan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and A. Suat Bağcı
Conference Papers 14thInternational Petroleum Congress and Exhibition of Turkey, 2003

Thin Section Analysis and Effects of Geothermal Gradient to Determine Porosity and Permeability in Sandstone Rocks

Gürkan Işcan, Mustafa Verşan Kök and A. Suat Bağcı
Conference Papers THEME-1, Szeged, Hungary, O1-O6 May 2003

Combustion Properties and Combustible Sulphur Content Variations of Coals with the Addition of Lime

Cahit Hicyılmaz, Kazım E. Özbaş and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Proc. of X. Balkan Mineral Processing Congress, Varna, Bulgaria, June 2003

Application of In-situ Combustion Process for Shale Oil Recovery

Suat Bağcı, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Güneş Güner
Conference Papers Turkish Journal of Oil and Gas, Volume 9, Issue 3, 2003, Pages 12-19

Kömür Yıkamanın Yanma Kinetiği Açısından Faydaları

Esber Ozbas, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Türkiye 13. Kömür Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı, Ankara, 29-31 Mayıs 2002

Investigation of Limestone Formation Damage

Suat Bağcı and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Turkish Journal of Oil and Gas, Volume 8, Issue 1, 2002, Pages 13-23

Effect of Brine Composition and Alkaline Fluid on the Permeability Damage of Limestone Reservoirs

Suat Bagci, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ulas Turksoy
Conference Papers SPE 65394, SPE International Symposium on Oil Field Chemistry, Houston, USA, 13-16 February 2001

Investigation of Formation Damage in Limestone Medium

Suat Bagci and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 13thInternational Petroleum Congress and Exhibition of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, 2001, Pages 443-452

Catalytic Effects of Metal Oxides on Crude Oil Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök and A.Gurkan Işcan
Conference Papers 13thInternational Petroleum Congress and Exhibition of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey, 2001, Pages 415-422

Dry Forward Combustion with Diverse Well Configuration

Serhat Akin, Suat Bagci and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers SPE 62551, SPE/AAPG Western Regional Meeting, USA, 19-23 June 2000

Oxidation of Heavy Oil and Their SARA Fractions

Serhat Akin, Suat Bagci and Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ozgen Karacan
Conference Papers SPE 63230, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, USA, 01-04 October 2000

Mathematical Modeling of Wax Deposition in Crude Oil Pipelines

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Onder Saracoğlu
Conference Papers SPE 64514, SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, 16-18 October 2000

Application of EOR Techniques for Turkish Oil Fields – Economic and Technical Analysis

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Evren Özbayoğlu
Conference Papers Offshore Mediterranean Conference, Ravenna, Italy, 24-26 March 1999

Development of Drilling Fluid Programme for an Oil Field in Azerbaijan

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Evren Özbayoğlu and Taner Batmaz
Conference Papers Offshore Mediterranean Conference, Ravenna, Italy, 24-26 March 1999

Soma Linyitlerinin Yanma Etkinlikleri ve Yıkamanın Etkileri

Esber Ozbas, Cahit Hicyilmaz, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Sedat Bilgen
Conference Papers Türkiye’de Kömür Politikaları ve Temiz Kömür Teknolojileri Sempozyumu, 21-22 Ekim 1999

Evaluation of Turkish Oil Shales by Thermal Methods

Mustafa Verşan Kök, Reha Pamir, Ozgen Karacan, M.Sener and I. Senguler
Conference Papers 7thUNITAR, International Conference on Heavy Crude and Tar Sands, Beijing, China, 27-30 October 1998

Horizontal Modeling of Wax Deposition in Horizontal Wells

Evren Ozbayoglu, Birol Demiral and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 7thUNITAR, International Conference on Heavy Crude and Tar Sands, Beijing, China, 27-30 October 1998

Combustion Characterization of Cayırhan Lignites

Cahit Hicyilmaz, Esber Ozbas, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ozgen Karacan
Conference PapersTürkiye 11. Kömür Kongresi, Bartın, Amasra, 10-12 Haziran 1998

Thermogravimetric Behaviour of Some Turkish Lignites of Different Sizes

Esber Ozbas, Sedat Bilgen, Cahit Hicyilmaz and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Fizkochemiczne Problemy Metalurgii, Volume 32, 1998, Pages 149-156

Behaviour and Effect of SARA Fractions of Oil During Combustion

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ozgen Karacan
Conference Papers SPE Paper 37559, 1997 International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, Bakersfield, USA, 23-27 March 1997

Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers Bilim ve Teknik, Volume 26, Issue 302, January 1993, Pages 14-15

Oxidation Mechanism and Reaction Kinetics of Lignite Heavy Oil Mixtures

Fariborz Rashidi, Mustafa Verşan Kök, Murat Arikan and Ender Okandan
Conference Papers International Symposium on Heavy Oil and Residue Upgrading, China, May 1992

Effect of Heating Rate on Thermal Characteristrics and Kinetics of Crude Oils

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ender Okandan
Conference Papers 1992 New Orleans Annual Spring Meeting, New Orleans, USA, April 1992

Characterization and Combustion of Heavy Crude Lignite Mixtures

Ender Okandan and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers UNITAR/UNDP 5th International Conference on Heavy Crude and Tar Sands, Caracas, Venezuela, February 1992

Effect of Crude Oil Type and Heating Rate on Crude Oil-Lignite Mixtures

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ender Okandan
Conference Papers 1991 Eastern Oil Shale Symposium, Kentucky, USA, November 1991

Analysis of Combustion Reaction of Crude Oils by DSC and TGA

Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ender Okandan
Conference Papers 8. International Petroleum Congress of Turkey, April 1990

An Investigation of Applicability of Dry In-situ Combustion Process on Camurlu Crude Oil

Suat Bagci and Mustafa Verşan Kök
Conference Papers 7. International Petroleum Congress of Turkey, April 1987

Combustion Reaction Kinetics in Limestones Containing Heavy Oils

Suat Bagci, Mustafa Verşan Kök and Ender Okandan
Conference Papers SPE Paper 15737, 5th Middle East Technical Conference and Exhibitionof Bahrain, March 1987
Book Chapters

Chapter 3: Combustion Characteristics of Fossil Fuels by Thermal Analysis Methods

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Book Chapter Handbook of Combustion, Combustion Diagnostics and Pollutants, Volume 2, 2010, Pages 75–87

Chapter 15: Thermal Analysis and Rheology

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Book Chapter Handbook of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 5: Recent Advances, Techniques and Applications, Volume 5, 2008, Pages 579–596

Chapter 9: Fossil Fuels – Application of Thermal Analysis Techniques

Mustafa Verşan Kök
Book Chapter Handbook of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Volume 2: Application to Inorganic and Miscellaneous Materials, Volume 2, 2003, Pages 371–395

Teaching METU, Turkey
Prof. Dr.

  • Introduction to Petroleum Engineering, (Pet.E. 110)
  • Drilling Engineering I & II (Pet.E. 321 and Pet.E 322)
  • Petroleum Production Engineering I & II (Pet.E 331 and Pet.E 332)
  • Special Operations in Drilling (Pet.E 424)
  • Drilling Fluid Engineering (Pet.E. 426)
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Techniques (Pet.E 443)
  • Thermal Oil Recovery Techniques (Pet.E 446)
  • Petroleum Engineering Research (Pet.E 490)
  • Environmental Control in Petroleum Operations (Pet.E. 491)
  • Drilling Hydraulics (Pet.E 501)
  • Oil Shale Recovery (Pet.E 514)
  • Inst. Measurements in Pet. Eng. (Pet.E 552)
  • Advanced EOR Techniques (Pet E. 701)

M.Sc. Thesis

  1. Well Test Model Identification by Artificial Neural Networks, (Erkan Karakaya), June 1993
  2. Developing a Simplified Performance Predictive Model for In-situ Combustion Process, (Ramazan Ocalan), September 1993
  3. Thermal Characterisation of Oil Shales, (Reha Pamir), September 1997
  4. Rheological Behaviour of Bentonite Suspensions, (Taner Batmaz), December 1997
  5. Wax Deposition in Horizontal Wells, (Evren Özbayoğlu) June 1998 (co-supervisor)
  6. Mathematical Modelling of Wax Deposition in Crude Oil Pipeline Systems, (Önder Saracoğlu), December 1999
  7. Characterization of Crude Oils by Thermal Analysis Methods and the Effect of Pressure (Cengizhan Keskin), April 2001
  8. An Evaluation of Oil Shale Fields of Turkey Using In-situ Recovery Techniques (B.Güneş Güner), September 2001
  9. Effect of Polymers on the on the Rheological Properties of Water Base Drilling Fluids (Tolga Alikaya), September 2001
  10. Characterization of Shale Formations for Investigating Hole Stability Mechanisms (Selçuk Erkekol), December 2001
  11. Determination of Rock Mechanics Properties of Limestone Reservoir Rocks and Their Effects on Reservoir Parameters (A.Gürkan İşcan), December 2001
  12. Application of VAPEX Process on Carbonate Reservoirs (Yakut Yıldırım) September 2003
  13. Expected Monetary Values of Turkish Oil Fields Using Monte Carlo Simulation (Egemen Kaya) December 2003
  14. The Application of Novel Statistical Methods in Reservoir Characterizat. (E.Buket Ülker) January 2004
  15. Optimization of Well Placement in Complex Carbonate Reservoirs using Artificial Intelligence (İrtek Uraz) December 2004 (co-supervisor)
  16. Data Base Develop. for Drilling Bit Optimization Using Field Data (Levent Güzeloğlu) December 2005
  17. Trajectory Estimation in Directional Drilling Using BHA Analysis (Serkan Doğay) December 2007
  18. Characterization of Crude Oils by Non-isothermal Thermal Analysis and Kinetics (Aslı Satı Gündoğar) February 2010
  19. Clean Coal and Carbon Capture and Storage Technol. Roadmap of Turkey (Aslı Vural) February 2010
  20. Managed Pressure Drilling Techniques, Equipments and Applications (Erdem Tercan) March 2010
  21. Thermal Characterization and Kinetics of Biodiesel, Methanol Route Biodiesel, Canola Oil and Diesel-Biodiesel Blends at Different Heating Rates by TGA and DSC (H. Ece Topa) September 2010
  22. A Study to Determine the Cement Slurry Behaviour due to Fluid Migration (Güray Karakaya) December 2010
  23. Geomechanical Wellbore Stability Assessment for Sayındere, Karaboğaz, Karababa Formations in X-Field (TevhibeTuğba Uyar) June 2011
  24. Performance Analysis of Drilling Fluid Liquid Lubricants (Ahmet Sönmez) September 2011
  25. Development of Software for Determination of Kinetic Parameters in Thermal Analysis (Göker Ertunç) September 2011
  26. Thermal Characterization and Kinetic Analysis of SARA Fractions of Crude Oils by TGA and DSC Methods (Kıymet Gizem Gül) September 2011
  27. An Investigation of Activity Controlled Shale Inhibition (Ahmet Ay) September 2012
  28. Torque and Drag Field Case Applications for Deviated and Horizontal Wells (Burak Kağan Çağlayan) December 2014
  29. An Experimental Study of PArticler Size and Concentration Effect of calcium Carbonate on Rheological and Filtration Properties of drilling Fluids (Aydın Odabaşı) June 2015
  30. Thermal Analysis, Characterization and Gasification of Thrace Region Coal Samples (Betül Yıldırım) August 2015
  31. Effects of Nano-particles to the Performance of Drilling Fluids (Berk Bal) September 2017
  32. Finite Element Analysis of Method Sinusoidal Buckling Behavior of Drill String in Vertical Wellbores and Comparision with Analytical Solutions (Mehmet Cebeci) December 2017
  33. Developmentof a Screening Model for the Cyclic Steam Injection (CSI) process (Gamze Yalgın) January 2018
  34. A Technical Approach to Saudi Arabia Oil Supply Forecast and Potential Substitutes (Volkan Aslanoğlu) September 2019
  35. Effects of Nano-particles on the Physical Properties Oil Base Drilling Fluids (Emre Ergören, cont.,)
Ph.D. Thesis

  1. Combustion Characteristics of Raw and Cleaned Coals by Thermal Methods (Eşber Özbaş) May 2000 (co-supervisor)
  2. Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of Formation Damage Caused by Drilling Fluids (Gürkan İşcan) September 2006
  3. Turkey as a Major Gas Transit Hub Country (Tayfun Umucu) October 2008
  4. Determination of Combustion Efficiency of Solid and Biomass Fuels by Thermal Analysis Techniques (Emre Özgür, ÖYP) February 2014
  5. Variable-rate, variable-pressure Productıon from a Fractured Gas Well with LargeViscosity and Compressibility variation: Applicibility of Superposition Time (Kıymet Gizem Gül) September 2017
  6. Nanoparticle – Stabilized CO2 Foam to Improve Conventional CO2 EOR Process at Batı Raman Field (Esra Safran) September 2019
  7. Comprehensive Approach to Torque Reduction and Loss Circulation Problems in Geothermal Wells (Ahmet Sönmez) January 2020
  8. Development of AFE Estimation Based Quantitative Risk Assessment (TevhibeTuğba Uyar, cont.)
  9. Characterization of Nano-particles to the Performance of Drilling Fluids (Berk Bal, con’t.,)
  10. Data Mining Applications for Oil Fields (Ramazan Öcalan, con’t.,)

Contact Me

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Verşan KÖK President
Middle East Technical University (METU) Ankara-Turkey
Office: 90-312-210 2101
90-312-210 1105
kok@metu.edu.tr