Harshad Dixit , student of CoMES from the Integrated B.Tech (APE) + MBA (OG) , 2008-13 batch presented a paper at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) North Africa Technical Conference 2012, held in Cairo, Egypt. He co-author the paper titled “A New Approach for Wireline Formation Testers (WFT) Interval Pressure Transient Test (IPTT) Design”

This paper has also been patented provisionally in the USA while the application for the patent is under processing. This paper quantifies the effect of noise on IPTT reliability and provides operational mitigation methods by simulating the test before the job.