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.

 

Find a detailed list of Phase 1 Presentations at each of the category links below:

 

GROUNDWATER PROTECTION

2016

Bacon, D. Applicability of AIM to the IBDP Site. Poster presented at the 2016 Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation and Collaboration: Carbon Storage and Oil and Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 16–19, 2016.

Qafoku, N. L.; Zheng, L.; Bacon, D. H.; Lawter, A. R.; Brown, C. F. A Critical Review of the Impacts of Leaking CO2 Gas and Brine on Groundwater Quality. Presented at the Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Tysons, VA, June 14, 2016.

Yang, X.; Sun, Y.; Mansoor, K.; Buscheck, T.; Carroll, S. Using Magnetotellurics to Detect CO2 and Brine Leakage in Underground Sources of Drinking Water. Presented at the 2016 Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation and Collaboration: Carbon Storage and Oil and Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 16–19, 2016.

2015

Bacon, D. H.; Carroll, S. A.; Keating, E. H.; Mansoor, K.; Zheng, L. Aquifer Impact Model (AIM) Webinar. Online presentation, NRAP Tool Webinar Series, Nov 9, 2015.

Bacon, D. H. CO2 Storage by Adsorption on Organic Matter and Clay Gas Shale. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Bacon, D. H.; Carroll, S. A.; Keating, E. H.; Mansoor, K.; Zheng, L. NRAP Aquifer Impact Model (AIM). Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18–20, 2015.

Bacon, D. H.; Keating, E. H.; Carroll, S.; Mansoor, K.; Sun, Y.; Zheng, L.; Harp, D. R.; Dai, Z. Applications of Reduced Order Models for Groundwater Impacts Due to Leaking Brine or Carbon Dioxide. Invited presentation at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Bacon, D. H.; Qafoku, N. P.; Zheng, L.; Lawter, A. R.; Brown, C. F. Impacts of Leaking CO2 Gas and Brine on Groundwater Quality: Experimental and Modeling Results. Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18–20, 2015.

Bandilla, K. Model Complexity and Choice of Model Approaches for Practical Simulations of CO2 Injection, Migration, Leakage, and Long-term Fate. Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18-20, 2015.

Brown, C. A New Non-Aqueous Fracturing Technology for Eliminating Water Requirements. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Keating, E. Detection of CO2 Leaks in Shallow Aquifers above Sequestration Reservoirs: A Numerical Study Comparing Water Quality Sampling and Pressure Monitoring. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Last, G. V.; Schmick, M. T. Impurities in Major Non-Power-Related Carbon Dioxide Source Streams. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Sullivan, C. Results of Three Component VSP Acquisition at the FutureGen 2.0 Site, Morgan County, Illinois. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Wang, G.; Um, W.; Brown, C. F.; Rod, K. A. Partitioning of Organic Compounds between Crude Oil and Water under Supercritical CO2 Condition. Poster presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Yang, Y.; Dilmore, R.; Mansoor, K.; Carroll, S.; Bromhal, G.; Small, M. Groundwater Monitoring Network Design for Geologic Carbon Sequestration Sites. Presented at the IEAGHG Monitoring Network Meeting, Berkeley, CA, June 9–11, 2015.

2014

Bacon, D. H.; Dai, Z.; Zheng, L. Geochemical Impacts of Carbon Dioxide, Brine, Trace Metal and Organic Leakage into an Unconfined, Oxidizing Limestone Aquifer. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Bianchi, M.; Zheng, L.; Mansoor, K.; Sun, Y.; Spycher, N.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Carroll, S. Reduced Order Models for Prediction of Groundwater Quality Impacts from CO2 and Brine Leakage. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5-9, 2014.

Cantrell, K. J.; Brown, C. F. Source Term Modeling for Evaluating the Potential Impacts to Groundwater of Fluids Escaping from a Depleted Oil Reservoir Used for Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Carroll, S. A.; Keating, E.; Mansoor, K.; Dai, Z.; Sun, Y.; Trainor-Guitton, W.; Brown, C. F.; Bacon, D. H. Key Factors for Assessing Potential Groundwater Impacts Due to Leakage from Geologic Carbon Sequestration Reservoirs. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Keating, E.; Dai, Z.; Dempsey, D.; Pawar, R. Effective Detection of CO2 Leakage: A Comparison of Groundwater Sampling and Pressure Monitoring. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Keating, E.; Dai, Z.; Pawar, R. Detection of CO2 Leaks in Shallow Aquifers above CCS Sequestration Reservoirs: A Numerical Study Comparing Water Quality Sampling and Pressure Monitoring. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Keating, E.; Newell, D.; Pawar, R. Further Insights into Interconnections between the Shallow and Deep Systems from a Natural CO2 Reservoir near Springerville, Arizona. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Last, G. V.; Murray, C. J.; Botta, Y.; Brown, C. F. Threshold Values for Identification of Contamination Predicted by Reduced Order Models. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Lawter, A. R.; Qafoku, N.; Shao, H.; Brown, C. F. Evaluating and Predicting Impacts of CO2 and CH4 Intrusion into a Confined Sandstone Aquifer: Fate of As and Cd. Invited presentation at the 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15–19, 2014.

Mansoor, K.; Carroll, S. A.; Sun, Y. The Role of Wellbore Remediation on the Evolution of Groundwater Quality from CO2 and Brine Leakage. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Qafoku, N.; Lawter, A.; Shao, H.; Wang, G.; Brown, C. F. Evaluating Impacts of CO2 Gas Intrusion into a Confined Sandstone Aquifer: Experimental Results. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Shao, H.; Qafoku, N.; Lawter, A. R.; Bowden, M. E.; Brown, C. F. Geochemical Impacts of Leaking CO2 from Subsurface Storage Reservoirs on the Fate of Metal Contaminants in an Overlying Aquifer. Presented at the 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15–19, 2014.

Thibeau, S.; Bachu, S.; Birkholzer, J.; Holloway, S.; Neele, F.; Zhou, Q. Using Pressure and Volumetric Approaches to Estimate CO2 Storage Capacity in Deep Saline Aquifers. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Zheng, L.; Bianchi, M.; Mansoor, K.; Sun, Y.; Spycher, N. Birkholzer, J. T.; Carroll, S. Reduced Order Models for Prediction of Groundwater Quality Impacts from CO2 and Brine Leakage. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

2013

Bacon, D. H.; Dai, Z.; Zhang, L. Geochemical Impacts of Carbon Dioxide, Brine and Trace Metal Leakage into an Unconfined, Oxidizing Limestone Aquifer. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Bacon, D.; Dai, Z.; Zheng, L. Environmental Impacts of CCS Carbon Sequestration and Storage. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Bryce, D.; Thompson, C. J.; Shao, H.; Cantrell, K. J. Determination of Organic Partitioning Coefficients in Water-Supercritical CO2 Systems by Simultaneous In Situ UV and Near-Infrared Spectroscopies. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Chen, F.; Wiese, B.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Kowalsky, M. B. Numerical Modeling of the Pumping Tests at the Ketzin Pilot Site for CO2 Injection: Model Calibration and Heterogeneity Effects. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Commer, M.; Kowalsky, M. B.; Dafflon, B.; Wu, Y.; Hubbard, S. Strategies for Improving the Resolution of Electrical and Electromagnetic Geophysical Measurements for Three-Dimensional Inverse Modeling of CO2 Movement. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 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.

Last, G.V.; Murray, C. J.; Jordan, P. D.; Brown, C. F.; Sharma, M. Threshold Values for Identification of Contamination Predicted by Reduced Order Models. Presented at the 9th Annual Washington Hydrogeology Symposium, Tacoma, WA, April 23–25, 2013.

Murray, C. J.; Last, G. V.; Brown, C. F.; Jordan, P. D.; Sharma, M. No-Impact Threshold Values for Identification of Contamination Predicted by Reduced Order Models. Online presentation, DOE-NRAP and EPA Online Conference, Sept 11, 2013.

Pan, P. Z.; Rutqvist, J.; Feng, X. T.; Yan, F. The Influence of Caprock Initial Damage on Its Fracturing Process during CO2 Injection into a Brine Aquifer. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Qafoku, N. P.; Bacon, D. H.; Lawter, A. R.; Brown, C. F. Geochemical Impacts of Leaking CO2 from Subsurface Storage Reservoirs to an Unconfined Carbonate Aquifer: Experimental and Modeling Results. Presented at the 9th Annual Washington Hydrogeology Symposium, Tacoma, WA, April 23–25, 2013.

Qafoku, N.; Bacon, D. H.; Shao, H.; Lawter, A. R.; Wang, G.; Brown, C. F. Experimental and Modeling Results on Geochemical Impacts of Leaking CO2 from Subsurface Storage Reservoirs to an Unconfined Oxidizing Carbonate Aquifer. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Qafoku, N.; Lawter, A.; Wang, G.; Bowden, M.; Brown, C. Batch and Column Studies to Estimate Geochemical Impacts of Leaking CO2 from Subsurface Storage Reservoirs to an Unconfined Carbonate Aquifer. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Shao, H.; Qafoku, N.; Zheng, L.; Lawter, A. R.; Wang, G.; Brown, C. F. Impact of Leaking CO2 from Subsurface Storage Reservoirs to a Confined Sandstone Aquifer. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Shao, H.; Qafoku, N.; Zheng, L.; Lawter, A. R.; Wang, G.; Brown, C. F. Evaluating and Predicting Impacts of CO2 Intrusion into a Confined Sandstone Aquifer. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Shao, H.; Thompson, C. J.; Cantrell, K. J. Evaluation of Experimentally Measured and Calculated pH for Rock-Brine-CO2 Systems at Geologic CO2 Sequestration Conditions. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Spycher, N.; Zheng, L.; Bianchi, M.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Nico, P. S.; Pugh, J. D.; Tinnacher, R. M.; Trautz, R.C.; Varadharajan, C. Integrating Modeling and Field Studies to Assess Impacts of CO2 Leakage on Shallow Groundwater Quality. Presented at the Le Studium International Conference on Geochemical Reactivity of CO2 in Geologic Sequestration, Orleans, France, Feb 25, 2013.

Walsh, S. D. C.; Smith, M. M.; Carroll, S. A. Decoupling Reaction and Deformation in Natural Fractures with X-Ray Micro-Tomography and Particle Image Velocimetry. Presented at the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 23–26, 2013.

Zhong, L.; Cantrell, K. J.; Shewell, J. L. Evaluation of Experimentally Measured and Calculated pH for Rock-Brine-CO2 Systems at Geologic CO2 Sequestration Conditions. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

Zhong, L.; Cantrell, K.; Mitroshkov, A.; Shewell, J. Mobilization and Transport of Organic Compounds from Storage Rocks in Geological Carbon Sequestration Sites. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 13–16, 2013.

2012

Bacon, D. H.; Hou, Z.; Dai, Z.; Zheng, L. Groundwater Quality Impacts Related to CO2, Brine and Trace Metal Leakage into a Shallow, Unconfined Limestone Aquifer. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Birkholzer, J. T.; Pugh, J.; Varadharajan, C.; Zheng, L.; Bianchi, M.; Nico, P.; Spycher, N.; Newell, D.; Esposito, R.; Trautz, R. Effect of Dissolved CO2 on Shallow Groundwater – An Integrated Study with Field and Laboratory Experiments and Reactive Transport Modeling. Presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Flow and Transport in Permeable Media, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, June 24–29, 2012.

Brown, C.; Bacon, D. H.; Qafoku, N.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Spycher, N.; Zheng, L.; Carroll, S. A.; Mansoor, K.; Sun, Y.; Keating, E. H.; Dai, Z.; Viswanathan, H.; Hakala, A.; Lopano, C. Development of the Methodology Needed to Quantify Risks to Groundwater at CO2 Storage Sites. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Harvey, O. R.; Qafoku, N. O.; Wilkins, M. J.; Cantrell, K. J.; Brown, C. F. CO2-stimulated Methanogenesis and Its Impact on Metal Mobility in Sulfidic Systems. Poster presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Hou, Z.; Murray, C. J.; Rockhold, M. L. CO2 Migration in Intact Caprock and Leakage Risk in Three-Dimensional Heterogeneous Formations. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Hou, Z.; Murray, C. J.; Rockhold, M. L. Evaluating the Effect of 3D Heterogeneity in Caprock Permeability on CO2 Leakage Risk. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture Utilization & 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, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Last, G. V.; Murray, C. J.; Jordan, P. D.; Brown, C. F.; Sharma, M. No-Impact Threshold Values for Identification of Contamination Predicted by Reduced Order Models. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Mukhopadhyay, S.; Bacon, D.; Doughty, C.; Hosseini, S. A.; Gosink, L.; Lin, G.; Nicot, J. P.; Nirkholzer, J. The Sim-SEQ Initiative: A Model Comparison Study for Geologic Carbon Storage. Presented at the 7th CO2GeoNet Open Forum/CGS Europe Workshop, San Servolo, Venice, Italy, April 17–19, 2012.

Shao, H.; Cantrell, K. J.; Thompson, C. J.; Qafoku, N.; Felmy, A. R. In-situ pH Measurement under Geologic CO2 Sequestration Conditions – Method Development and Application. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Tinnacher, R. M.; Varadharajan, C.; Zheng, L.; Spycher, N. F.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Trautz, R. C.; Pugh, J. D.; Esposito, R. A.; Nico, P. S. Evaluation of Potential pH-Driven Metal Release Due to Elevated Groundwater CO2 Concentrations. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Trautz, R.; Zheng, L.; Wu, Y.; Varadharajan, C.; Spycher, N.; Pugh, J.; Nico, P.; Newell, D.; Hubbard, S.; Esposito, R.; Dafflon, B.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Bianchi, M. Evaluation of Dissolved CO2-Induced Metals Mobilization in Groundwater Using a Controlled Release Experiment. Presented at the TOUGH Symposium 2012, Berkeley, CA, Sept 17–19, 2012.

Trautz, R.; Zheng, L.; Wu, Y.; Varadharajan, C.; Spycher, N.; Pugh, J.; Nico, P.; Newell, D.; Hubbard, S.; Esposito, R.; Dafflon, B.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Bianchi, M. Evaluation of Dissolved CO2‐Induced Metals Mobilization in Groundwater Using a Controlled Release Experiment. Presented at GHGT-11, Kyoto, Japan, Nov 18–22, 2012.

Varadharajan, C.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Esposito, R.; Nico, P.; Pugh, J.; Spycher, N.; Trautz, R.; Zheng, L. Effects of Dissolved CO2 on Mobility of Naturally Occurring Trace Metals in Groundwater Using Laboratory Leaching Experiments. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Zheng, L.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Apps, J.; Zhang, Y.; Spycher, N. Background Groundwater Quality Data - Generic Background Groundwater Analyses for Aquifers Across U.S. and Two Specific Aquifers. Presented at NRAP Technical Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 24, 2012.

Zheng, L.; Tinnacher, R.; Varadharajan, C.; Spycher, N.; Bianchi, M.; Nico, P.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Trautz, R. C.; Puch, J. Numerical Interpretation of Laboratory and Field Data Showing CO2 Induced Groundwater Changes. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Zhong, L.; Cantrell, K. J.; Mitroshkov, A. V.; Shao, H. Mobilization of Organics from Depleted Oil Reservoir Rocks by scCO2. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

2011

Brown, C. F.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Carroll, S.; Hakala, A.; Keating, E. H.; Lopano, C. L.; Newell, D. L.; Spycher, N. Development of the Methodology Needed to Quantify Risks to Groundwater at CO2 Storage Sites. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Carroll, S. Uncertainty Quantification of Geochemical impacts of CO2 Leakage into Aquifers. Presented at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA, March 27–31, 2011.

Carroll, S. A.; Mansoor, K.; Sun, Y.; Jones, E. D.; Hao, Y. Uncertainty Quantification and Assessment of CO2 Leakage in Groundwater Aquifers. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Mansoor, K.; Yunwei, S.; Carroll, S. A.; Jones, E. Uncertainty Reduction and Risk Assessment of Modeling of CO2 Leakage and Transport in Groundwater Aquifers. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Trautz, R. C.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Esposito, R.; Hubbard, S.; Nico, P.; Pugh, J.; Spycher, N.; Varadharajan, C.; Wu, Y.; Zheng, L. An Integrated Field Experiment for Measuring Dissolved CO2-Induced Metals Mobilization in Groundwater. Presented at the Tenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2–5, 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.

 

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