Presentations

Bromhal, G.; Dilmore, R. National Risk Assessment Partnership: New Technologies for Subsurface Risk. Presented at the 2017 Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation, Partnerships and Collaboration: Carbon Storage and Oil and Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, August 1-3, 2017.

 

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RESERVOIR PERFORMANCE

2016

Crandall, D.; Moore, J.; Stadelman, M.; Gill, M. Fracture Shearing Impact on Fluid Flow. Invited presentation at the GSA2016 Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Sept 25–28, 2016.

2015

Borgia, A.; Oldenburg, C. M.; Zhang, R.; Pan, L. Simulations of CO2 Push-pull in Fractures to Enhance Geophysical Contrast for Characterizing EGS Sites. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J.; Bianchi, M. Pressure Management during Geological CO2 Sequestration: Optimal Well Placement and Brine Extraction in a Heterogeneous Reservoir. Poster presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Cihan, A.; Siirila-Woodburn, E. R.; Birkholzer, J. T. Determining the Area of Review (AoR) in Carbon Capture and Storage: A Tiered, Probabilistic Methodology to Generate Risk Map. Presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Commer, M.; Finsterle, S.; Zhang, Y.; Hoversten, M. Joint Inversion of Hydrological and Geophysical Data for Enhanced Reservoir Characterization during Enhanced Oil Recovery. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Crandall, D. Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18–20, 2015.

Dai, Z.; Viswanathan, H. S.; Pan, F.; Ampomah, W.; Yang, C.; Jia, W.; Lee, S. Y.; McPherson, B. J.; Grigg, R.; White, M. D. A Multi-scale Approach for CO2 Accounting and Risk Analysis in CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Sites. Invited presentation at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Huang, X.; Zhu, J.; Li, J. Experimental Study on Flow Friction and Heat Transfer Performance of a Single Rough Fracture in Granitic Rock under Confining Pressure. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Jeanne, P.; Rutqvist, J. Stress Field Respond to Massive Injection of Cold Water into a Geothermal Reservoir: TOUGH‐FLAC Simulation. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Kim, K.; Rutqvist, J.; Nakagawa, S.; Houseworth, J.; Birkholzer, J. Discrete Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing Processes in a Complex Pre-existing Fracture Network. Poster presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Kim, K.; Rutqvist, J.; Nakagawa, S.; Houseworth, J.; Birkholzer, J. Simulations of Fluid‐Driven Fracturing within Discrete Fracture Networks Using TOUGH‐RBSN. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

King, S. NRAP REV Tool Webinar. Online presentation, NRAP Tool Webinar Series, Oct 26, 2015.

Lindner, E. NRAP Seal Reduced-Order-Model (NSealR): A Method to Evaluate Uncertainties in Caprock Flow. Online presentation, NRAP Tool Webinar Series, Oct 20, 2015.

Liu, Y.; Pau, G.; Finsterle, S. Bayesian Parameter Inversion with Implicit Sampling for a Vadose Zone Hydrological Model. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Namhata, A.; Dilmore, R. M.; Oladyshkin, S.; Zhang, L.; Nakles, D. V. Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis of Subsurface Fluid Migration in the Above Zone Monitoring Interval of a Geologic Carbon Storage. Presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Namhata, A.; Karamalidis, A. K.; Dilmore, R.; Nakles, D. V. Development of an Integrated Assessment Model for CO2 Storage: Overview and Areas of Future Development. Presented at GSA2015, Baltimore, MD, Nov 1–4, 2015.

Namhata, A.; Karamalidis, A. K.; Dilmore, R.; Nakles, D. V. An NRAP Perspective of CO2 Storage Modeling: Overview and Areas of Development. Presented at GSA2015, Baltimore, MD, Nov 1–4, 2015.

Namhata, A.; Oladyshkin, S.; Zhang, L.; Dilmore, R.; Nakles, D. V. Leakage Characterization through Above Zone Monitoring Interval: Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis. Presented at the 14th Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference (CCUS), Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Namhata, A.; Oladyshkin, S.; Zhang, L.; Dilmore, R.; Nakles, D.V. Modeling CO2 Leakage through Above Zone Monitoring Interval: Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis. Presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage, Easton, MA, May 31–June 5, 2015.

Oldenburg, C. M. On Pressure Rise in Natural Gas Reservoirs due to CO2-CH4 Mixing. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Oldenburg, C. M.; Lee, K. J.; Rutqvist, J. Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Natural Gas Reservoirs: Pressure Rise due to CO2-CH4 Mixing. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Pan, L.; Spycher, N.; Doughty, C.; Pruess, K. ECO2N V2.0: Enhancements for Modeling CO2-H2O‐NaCl System in TOUGH2. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Pau, G.; Finsterle, S.; Lee, K. J.; Parashar, R.; Zhang, Y. Fast Method to Predict Oil Production from Fractured Reservoir. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Pawar, R.; King, S. Reservoir ROM Generation (RROM-Gen) Tool: A Utility Program to Prepare Reservoir Simulation Data for Use in the NRAP-IAM-CS. Online presentation, NRAP Tool Webinar Series, Dec 7, 2015.

Rinaldi, A. P.; Rutqvist, J.; Finsterle, S.; Liu, H. H. Inverse Modeling of Coupled Fluid Flow and Geomechanics with iTOUGH2‐PEST and TOUGH‐FLAC: Application to In Salah CO2 Storage Site. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Rutqvist, J. Extension of the TOUGH-based Geomechanics Models. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Shahkarami, A.; Mohaghegh, S.; Bromhal, G. S. Application of Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining Techniques for Fast Track Modeling of Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide – Case Study of SACROC Unit. Presented at the SPE Digital Energy Conference and Exhibition, The Woodlands, TX, March 3–5, 2015.

Siirila-Woodburn, W. E.; Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T. Determining the Area of Review (AoR) in Carbon Capture and Storage: A Tiered, Probabilistic Methodology to Generate Risk Map. Presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15–19, 2015.

Spycher, N. F.; Oldenburg, C. M. Simulating CO2‐brine‐rock Interactions Including Mercury and H2S Impurities in the Context of CO2 Geologic Storage. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Stadelman, M.; Bromhal, G. S.; Moore, J.; Gill, M.; Crandall, D. Direct Measurement of Changes to a Sheared Shale Fracture. Presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Vasco, D. W. Estimating Flow Properties from the Onset of Time-Lapse Changes. Invited presentation at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15–19, 2015.

Wainwright, H.; Finsterle, S. Global Sensitivity and Data‐worth Analyses in iTOUGH2. Poster presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

Zhang, L.; Dilmore, R.; Bromhal, G. Effect of Boundary Openness, Domain Size and Relative Permeability on Pressure and CO2 Saturation Predictions by Numerical Simulation under Geologic Carbon Storage Conditions. Presented at TOUGH Symposium 2015, Berkeley, CA, Sept 28–30, 2015.

2014

Amini, S. New Modeling Techniques for Uncertainty Analysis of CO2 Sequestration Project. Presented at the SPE Intelligent Energy Conference & Exhibition, Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 1–3, 2014.

Amini, S.; Mohaghegh, S.; Gaskari, R.; Bromhal, G. S. Pattern Recognition and Data-Driven Analytics for Fast and Accurate Replication of Complex Numerical Reservoir Models at the Grid Block Level. Presented at the SPE Intelligent Energy Conference and Exhibition, Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 1–3, 2014.

Azzolina, N. A. Statistical Analysis of CO2 EOR Production and Injection Data to Examine On-Going and Ultimate CO2 EOR Incidental Storage. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Azzolina, N. A.; Nakles, D. V.; Gorecki, C. D.; Ayash, S. C.; Peck, W. D.; Melzer, L. S.; Chatterjee, L. S. A Statistical Analysis of a Large Set of Individual CO2 EOR Projects with an Emphasis on CO2 Retention and Storage. Presented at the 20th Annual CO2 Flooding Conference, Midland, TX, Dec 11–12, 2014.

Bromhal, G. S.; Birkholzer, J.; Mohaghegh, S. D.; Sahinidas, N.; Wainwright, H.; Zhang, Y.; Amini, S.; Zhang, Y.; Shahkarami, A. Evaluation of Rapid Performance Reservoir Models for Quantitative Risk Assessment. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Cantrell, K. Impacts of CO2 from Subsurface Storage Reservoirs to Aquifers: A Summary of the Experimental and Modeling Work Conducted with Representative Aquifer Materials. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Bianchi, M. A Constrained Differential Evolution Algorithm for Reservoir Management: Optimal Placement and Control of Wells for Geological Carbon Storage with Uncertainty in Reservoir Properties. Presented at the 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2014.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Bianchi, M. Targeted Pressure Management During CO2 Sequestration: Optimization of Well Placement and Brine Extraction. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Binachi, M.; Trevisan, L.; Zhou, Q.; Illangasekae, T. A Connectivity-Based Upscaling Approach for Modeling Two-Phase Flow in Heterogeneous Geological Formations. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

DuFrance, W.; Vericella, J.; Duoss, E.; Smith, M.; Aines, R.; Roberts, J. Smart Tracers for Geothermal Reservoir Assessment. Presented at the 38th Annual Meeting, Geothermal Resource Council, Portland, OR, Sept 28–Oct 1, 2014.

Liu, X.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Illman, W. Geostatistical Reduced-Order Models in Highly-Parameterized Inverse Problems. Presented at the XX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR 2014), Stuttgart, Germany, June 10–14, 2014.

Pan, L. On Pressure in a Cap-Rock Fracture Filled with Buoyant Carbon Dioxide. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Qafoku N.; Zheng, L.; Bacon, D. H.; Lawter, A. R.; Wang, G.; Cantrell, K. J.; Brown, C. F. Impacts of Leaking CO2 from Subsurface Storage Reservoirs to Aquifers: A Summary of the Experimental and Modeling Work Conducted with Representative Aquifer Materials. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Sirwardane, H. Impact of Geochemical Changes on the Geomechanical Response of Overburden during Long-Term CO2 Storage. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Trevisan, L.; Pini, R.; Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T. Experimental Investigation of Supercritical CO2 Trapping Mechanisms at the Intermediate Laboratory Scale in Well-Defined Heterogeneous Porous Media. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Wainwright, H. M.; Zhang, Y.; Finsterle, S. A.; Birkholzer, J. T. Uncertainty Quantification in CO2 Storage Systems: Impacts of Different CO2 Storage Scenarios. Presented at the XX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR 2014), Stuttgart, Germany, June 10–13, 2014.

Zhang, L.; Soong, Y.; Dilmore, R.; Lopano, C. Numerical Simulation of Porosity and Permeability Evolution of Mount Simon Sandstone under Geological Carbon Sequestration Conditions. Presented at the 2014 Carbon Storage R&D Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 12–14, 2014.

Zhang, Y.; Oladyshkin, S.; Liu, Y.; Pau, G. Geostatistical Reduced-Order Models in Highly-Parameterized Inverse Problems. Presented at the XX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR 2014), Stuttgart, Germany, June 10–13, 2014.

2013

Bromhal, G.; Carroll, S. A; Li, L. Rock-Fluid Interactions and Carbon Storage Risk. Presented at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Nov 3–8, 2013.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Illangasekare, T.; Zhou, Q. A Theoretical Approach Representing Hysteresis in Capillary Pressure-Saturation Relationship Based on Connectivity in Void Space. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Trevisan, L.; Zhou, Q.; Illangasekare, T. H. A Theoretical Approach Based on Description of Void Space Connectivity for Representing Hysteretic Capillary Pressure‐Saturation Relationship. Presented at the Modflow and More 2013: Translating Science into Practice, Golden, CO, June 2–5, 2013.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J.; Bianchi, M.; Zhou, Q.; Illangasekare, T. H.; Trevisan, L. A New Connectivity-Based Upscaling Methodology for Multi-Scale Two-Phase Flow Processes in Heterogeneous Geological Formations. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference , Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Crandall, D. Dynamic Rock Physics Properties Applied to CO2 Injection Reservoir Models. Presented at the 2013 SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Pittsburgh PA, Aug 20–22, 2013.

Deng, H.; Fitts. P.; Peters, C. A.; Li, L.; Crandall, D.; Bromhal, G. Experimental Study of Reactive Flow in an Eau Claire Fracture Exposed to CO2-rich Brine. Presented at the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 23–26, 2013.

Jordan, P. D.; Gillespie, J. M. Produced Water Disposal in the Southern San Joaquin Basin: A Direct Analog for Brine Leakage in Response to Carbon Storage. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Keating, E. H. Insights into CO2 Leakage Pathways and Groundwater Impacts from Studies at a Natural Analog Site near Springerville, Arizona. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture Utilization & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Keating, E. H. Preliminary Findings at a Natural CO2 Reservoir in Springerville-St. Johns, Arizona: Insights into Natural CO2 Leakage Pathways and Impacts on Shallow Groundwater Quality. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture Utilization & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Keating, E. H.; Pawar, R. J. Overview of Potential CO2/Brine Leakage Rates along Faults. Presented at the IEAGHG Combined Meeting of the Modelling Network and the Risk Management Network, Trondheim, Norway, June 10–13, 2013.

Liu, X.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. Aquifer Characterization with Hydraulic Tomography and Geostatistical Inversion. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Parthasarathy, H.; Lopano, C.; Hakala, J. A.; Dzombak, D.; Karamalidis, A. Dissolution of Arsenic and Iron from Reservoir and Caprocks of Geologic Carbon Dioxide Storage Sites. Presented at Goldschmidt 2013, Florence, Italy, Aug 25–30, 2013.

Shahkarami, A. Fast Track Modeling of Short and Long Term Pressure and Saturation Distribution in a CO2 Storage Project. Abstract submitted to the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Shahkarami, A.; Mohaghegh, S. D.; Gholami, V.; Haghighat, S. A.; Moreno, D. CO2 Sequestration Modeling Using Pattern Recognition and Data Mining; Case Study of SACROC Field. Presented at the 2013 Carbon Management Technology Conference (CMTC 2013), Alexandria, VA, Oct 21–23, 2013.

Shao, H.; Kukkadapu, R. K.; Krogstad, E. J.; Newburn, M. K.; Cantrell, K. J. Leaching of Toxic Metals from Geologic CO2 Sequestration Reservoir Materials and the Impact of Oxygen. Poster presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Siriwardane, H. Influence of Geochemical Changes on the Geomechanical Response of Overburden during Geologic Sequestration. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Wainwright, H. M.; Finsterle, S.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. Improved Understanding of Global Sensitivity Analysis: Applications to CO2 Storage Systems. Presented at Modflow and More 2013 Conference, Colorado School of Mines Campus in Golden, CO, June 2–5, 2013.

2012

Amini, S. Uncertainty Analysis of Otway CO2 Sequestration Project. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Birkholzer, J. T.; Bromhal, G.; Doughty, C.; Murakami, S.; Mohaghegh, S.; Zyvoloski, G. Predicting Key Reservoir Relationships for Storage Security (with Reduced Order Models). Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Bromhal, G. S. Comparison of CO2 Storage Resource Methodologies. Presented at the 2012 AiChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28–Nov 2, 2012.

Bromhal, G. S.; Amini, S.; Mohaghegh, S. D.; Gaskari, R. Uncertainty Analysis of Otway CO2 Sequestration Projects. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Cihan, A., Zhou, Q., Birkholzer, J.T. Analytical Solutions for Pressure Perturbation and Fluid Leakage through Aquitards and Wells in a Multilayered System, Eos Trans. PPresented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Crandall, D. Fracture Flow. Presented at the 2nd Annual Energy & Innovation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov 28–29, 2012.

Crandall, D. Multiphase Flow in Fractured Porous Media. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting of the International Society for Porous Media, West Lafayette, IN, May 14–16, 2012.

Deng, H.; Ellis, B. R.; Peters, C. A.; Fitts, J.; Crandall, D.; Bromhal, G. Modification of Fracture Hydraulic Properties by CO2-Acidified Brine Flow. Presented at the 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AiChE) Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 29, 2012.

Hseen, B.; Burgess, W.; Tapriyal, D.; Morreale, B.; Enick, R.; Wu, Y.; McHigh, M. Viscosity of Hydrocarbons at Temperatures to 533 K and Pressures to 276 Mpa: Experiment and Prediction. Presented at the ISSF 2012 - 10th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, San Francisco, CA, May 13, 2012.

Jung, Y.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. Early Detection of Brine or CO2 Leakage through High-Permeability Pathways Using Pressure-Based Observation Data. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Jung, Y.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. Early Detection of Brine and CO2 Leakage through Abandoned Wells Using Pressure and Surface Deformation Monitoring Data. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Karamalidis, A. A Multi-Model Predictive System to Optimize Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the 2nd Annual Energy & Innovation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov 28–29, 2012.

Karamalidis, A. Geochemical reactions of the Lower Tuscaloosa sandstone of the SECARB Partnership at Cranfield with Natural Brine under CO2 Sequestration Conditions. Presented at the 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 26-29, 2012.

Karamalidis, A. Investigation of Arsenopyrite Dissollution Kinetics Using a Flow-through Mini-column System. Presented at the 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 26-29, 2012.

Karamalidis, A. Reservoir Fluid Behavior in Deep Formations: Equations of State. Presented at the 2nd Annual Energy & Innovation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov 28–29, 2012.

Keating, E. H. Insights into CO2 Leakage Pathways and Groundwater Impacts from Studies at a Natural Analog Site near Springerville, Arizona. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Keating, E. H. Preliminary Findings at a Natural CO2 Reservoir in Springerville-St. Johns, Arizona: Insights into Natural CO2 Leakage Pathways and Impacts on Shallow Groundwater Quality. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Keating, E.; Newell, D.; Viswanathan, H.; Carey, J. W.; Pawar, R. Preliminary Findings at a Natural CO2 Reservoir in Springerville-St. Johns, Arizona: Insights into Natural CO2 Leakage Pathways and Impacts on Shallow Groundwater Quality. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Kelkar, S.; Karra, S.; Pawar, R.; Zyvoloski, G. Modeling Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Processes Including Plastic Deformation in Geological Porous Media. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Liu, X.; Zhou, Q.; Kitanidis, P. K.; Birkholzer, J. T. Fast Iterative Implementation of Nonlinear Geostatistical Inverse Modeling. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Lu, C.; Sun, Y.; Buscheck, T. A.; Hao, Y.; White, J.; Chiaramonte, L. Uncertainty Quantification of CO2 Leakage Through a Fault with Multiphase and Geo-Mechanical Effects. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Ramirez, A. Reservoir Model Optimization Using the Seismic Response to CO2 Injection and Stochastic Inversion. Presented at the 2012 AiChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28–Nov 2, 2012.

Sahinidas, N. Uncertainty Quantification in CO2 Sequestration Using Surrogate Models from Polynomial Chaos Expansion. Presented at the 2012 AiChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28–Nov 2, 2012.

Siriwardane, H. A Numerical Approach to Detect the Presence or Activation of a Caprock Fracture During CO2 Injection. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Siriwardane, H. Modeling of Pressure and Displacement Signatures for Detecting a Fracture in the Caprock During Geologic Sequestration. Presented at the the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Siriwardane, H. Modeling of Pressure and Displacement Signatures for Detecting a Fracture in the Caprock during Geologic Sequestration. Presented at the 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28–Nov 2, 2012.

Small, M. A Multi-Model Predictive System for Carbon Dioxide Solubility in Saline Formation Waters. Presented at the 243rd ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 25–29, 2012.

Wainwright, H. M.; Finsterle, S.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. Uncertainty Quantification of the CO2 Storage System for a Hypothetical GCS Project in the Southern San Joaquin Basin in California. Presented at the XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR 2012), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne, IL, June 17–21, 2012.

Wainwright, H. M.; Finsterle, S.; Jung, Y.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. iTOUGH2 Global Sensitivity Analysis Module: Applications to CO2 Storage Systems. Presented at TOUGH Symposium 2012, Berkeley, CA, Sept 17–19, 2012.

Walsh, S. D. C.; Du Frane, W. L.; Sholokhova, Y.; Settgast, R.; Johnson, S. M.; Carroll, S. A. Chemo-Mechanical Permeability Evolution in Wellbore-Cement Fractures Exposed to Carbon-Dioxide-Rich Brines. Presented at the 46th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Chicago, IL, June 24–27, 2012.

Yan, Z. Surrogate Model Based Optimal Design of Carbon Capture Process. Presented at the 2012 AiChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28–Nov 2, 2012.

Zhang, L.; Dzombak, D. A.; Nakles, D. V.; Hawthorne, S. B.; Kutchko, B.; Lopano, C.; Strazisar, B.; Li, L.; Brunet, L. Integrity of Reservoir Seals: Acid Gas Interactions with Pozzolan-Amended Wellbore Cement under Geologic Sequestration Conditions. Presented at the 2012 AiChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 29–Nov 2, 2012.

2011

Amini, S. Uncertainty Analysis of CO2 Sequestration Projects Using Surrogate Reservoir Modeling. Presented at the SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Columbus, OH, Aug 17–19, 2011.

Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Zhou, Q.; Trevisan, L.; Illangasekare, T. H.; Rodriguez, D.; Sakaki, T. A Numerical Modeling Study of Effect of Heterogeneity on Capillary Trapping of Geologically Sequestrated CO2. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Murakami, H.; Finsterle, S.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. Uncertainty Quantification and Global Sensitivity Analysis of CO2 Migration and Pressure Buildup for a Hypothetical GCS Project in the Southern San Joaquin Basin in California. Presented at the Tenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2–5, 2011.

Murray, C. J.; Hou, Z.; Rockhold, M. L. CO2 Leakage Risk in 3D Heterogeneous Formations. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Purcell, C. C.; Mur, A. J.; Delany, D.; Haljasmaa, I. V.; Soong, Y.; Harbert, W. Use of Various Rock Physics Models Combined with a Rock Physics Database to Better Characterize Velocity Dispersion Effects in Potential Enhanced Oil Recovery, Carbon Sequestration and Hydrothermal Sites. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Trevisan, L. T.; Illangasekare, H.; Rodriguez, D.; Sakaki, T.; Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Zhou, Q. Experimental Methods for the Simulation of Supercritical CO2 Injection at Laboratory Scale Aimed to Investigate Capillary Trapping. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Trevisan, L. T.; Illangasekare, T. H.; Rodriguez, D.; Sakaki, T.; Cihan, A.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Zhou, Q. Improved Understanding of Migration and Entrapment of Supercritical CO2 in Deep Geologic Formations: Intermediate Scale Testing and Modeling. MODFLOW and More 2011: Integrated Hydrologic Modeling, Golden, CO, June 5–8, 2011.

Varadharajan, C.; Nico, P.; Pugh, J.; Zheng, L.; Wu, Y.; Spycher, N.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Hubbard, S.; Trautz, R. C. Evaluating the Effects of CO2 Intrusion on Trace Metal Mobility in Groundwaters. Presented at the Tenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2–5, 2011.

2010

Bromhal, G. S.; Siriwardane, H.; Gondle, R. Modeling of Fluid Pressure and Overburden Response Caused by Activation of a Dormant Fracture in Caprock. Presented at the 2010 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 13–17, 2010.

Cihan A.; Illangasekare, T.; Birkholzer, J.; Zhou, Q.; Derrick, R. Intermediate-Scale Investigation of Capillary and Dissolution Trapping during CO2 Injection and Post-Injection in Heterogeneous Geological Formations. Presented at the 2010 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 13–17, 2010.

Karamalidis, A. Comparing Carbon Dioxide Solubility Models for the Suitability for Use in Carbon Sequestration Resource Estimates. Presented at the 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, Aug 22–26, 2010.

King, S.; Sams, N.; Gyovai, K.; Bromhal, G. S.; Crandall, D. Recent Advances in the Freely Available Discrete Fracture Reservoir Simulator, NFFLOW. Presented at the 2010 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 13–17, 2010.

2009

Yang, Y.; Vouzis, P.; Sahinidas, N. Risk Assessment in CO2 Geologic Sequestration. Presented at 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, Nov 8–13, 2009.

 

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