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:

 

WELLBORE AND SEAL INTEGRITY

2016

Iyer, J.; Walsh, S. D. C.; Hao, Y.; Morris, J. P.; Roy, P.; Carroll, S. A. Coupling Reactive Transport, Geochemistry, and Geomechanics to Model Changes in Cement Fracture Permeability Due to Exposure to CO2-rich Brine. Presented at the XXI International Conference on Computation Methods in Water Resources, Toronto, Canada, June 20–24, 2016.

Iyer, J.; Walsh, S. D. C.; Hao, Y.; Roy, P.; Morris, J. P.; Carroll, S. A. Coupling Reactive Transport, Geochemistry, and Geomechanics in Wellbore-cement/Carbonate-brine Systems. Presented at the Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation & Collaboration: Carbon Storage & Oil & Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 16–19, 2016.

Roy, P.; Walsh, S.; Morris, J.; Carroll, S.; Hao, Y.; Iyer, J.; Torsater, M.; Gawei, K.; Todorovic, J. Impact of Thermal Stresses on Wellbore Integrity. Presented at the Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation & Collaboration: Carbon Storage & Oil & Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 16–19, 2016.

Roy, P.; Walsh, S.; Morris, J.; Carroll, S.; Hao, Y.; Iyer, J.; Torsater, M.; Gawei, K.; Todorovic, J. Studying the Impact of Thermal Cycling on Wellbore Integrity during CO2 Injection. Presented at the 50th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, June 26–29, 2016.

2015

Carey, J. W. Wellbore and Seal Integrity. Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18-20, 2015.

Dilmore, R. NRAP Approach to Quantifying Wellbore Leakage Risk, Management and Mitigation Alternatives. Presented at the IEAGHG Risk Management Network and Environmental Research Network Combined Meeting, Southampton, UK, Sept 29–Oct 3, 2015.

Hao, Y.; Walsh, S.; Roy, P.; Sun, Y.; Carroll, S. Evaluation of Coupled Geochemical and Geomechanical Mechanisms Controlling CO2-brine Leakage along a Wellbore. Presented at the 8th Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage TCCS-8, Trondheim, Norway, June 16–18, 2015.

Huerta, N. Well Leakage Analysis Tool (WLAT): A Collection of Stand-alone Well Leakage Reduced Order Models. Online presentation, NRAP Tool Webinar Series, Nov 2, 2015.

Rod, K. A.; Um, W. Permeability Changes on Wellbore Cement Fractures Modified by Geochemical and Geomechanical Processes. Invited presentation at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Roy, P.; Walsh, S.; Morris, J.; Carroll, S.; Hao, Y.; Iyer, J.; Torsater, M.; Gawei, K.; Todorovic, J. Impact of Thermal Stresses on Wellbore Integrity during CO2 Injection. Presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015.

Zhang, L.; Dilmore, R.; Bromhal, G. Numerical Simulation of Pressure and CO2 Saturation above the Fractured Seal as a Result of CO2 Injection: Implications for Monitoring Network Design. Presented at IEAGHG Monitoring Network Meeting, Berkeley, CA, June 9–11, 2015.

2014

Birkholzer, J. T.; Cihan, A.; Bandilla, K. A Tiered Area-of-Review Framework for Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Birkholzer, J. T.; Cihan, A.; Bianchi, M. Optimization of Well Placement and Brine Extraction for Pressure Control Along Critically Stressed Faults. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

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

Carey, J. W. Experimental Study of the Geomechanical Behavior of Caprock and Wellbore Materials: Limited Fracture Permeability. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Carey, J. W.; Mori, H.; Brown, D.; Pawar, R. Geomechanical Behavior of Caprock and Cement: Plasticity in Hydrodynamic Seals. Presented at the 12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies (GHGT-12), Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Harp, D. Numerical Investigations of the Effects of CO2 Phase Change on Cemented Wellbore Leakage Rates. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Huerta, N.; Strazisar, B. R.; Bryant, S. L.; Hesse, M. A. Time-Dependent Fluid Migration from a Storage Formation Via Leaky Wells. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Kelkar, S.; Carey, J. W.; Dempsey, D.; Lewis K. Integrity of Pre-existing Wellbores in Geological Sequestration of CO2 – Assessment Using a Coupled Geomechanics-Fluid Flow Model. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Namhata, A. CO2 Leakage through Above Zone Monitoring Interval (AZMI): Model Development, Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis. Presented at the University Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.

Pugh, J.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Dafflon, B.; Esposito, R.; Hubbard, Newell, D.; Nico, P. S.; Spycher, N.; Tinnacher, R.; Trautz, R. C.; Varadharajan, C.; Wu, Y.; Zheng, L. Effects of CO2 Leakage into Drinking Water Aquifers: Lessons Learned from a Controlled CO2 Release Field Test. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Um, W.; Kabilan, S.; Fernandez, C. A.; Brown, C. F. Geochemical and Geomechanical Effects on Wellbore Cement Fractures. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

2013

Carroll, S.; Walsh, S. D. C.; Mason, H.; Du Frane, W. L. Geomechanical and Geochemical Influences on the Permeability of Wellbore Cement Fractures Exposed to CO2-Rich Brine: An Experimental and Modeling Study. Presented at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Nov 3–8, 2013.

Carroll, S.; Walsh, S. D. C.; Mason, H.; Du Frane, W. L. Geomechanical and Geochemical Influences on the Permeability of Wellbore Cement Fractures Exposed to CO2-Rich Brine: An Experimental and Modeling Study. Presented at Goldschmidt 2013, Florence, Italy, Aug 25–30, 2013.

Jung, H. B.; Kabilan, S.; Carson, J. P.; Kuprat, A. P.; Um, W.; Carroll, K. C.; Bonneville, A. H. R.; Fernandez, C. A. Coupled X-Ray Microtomography Imaging and Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling for Evaluation of Wellbore Cement Fracture Evolution. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Jung, H.; Um, W.; Brown, C. Wellbore Cement Alteration along the Fractured Cement-Basalt Caprock Interface under Geologic Carbon Sequestration Conditions. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, 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.

Mason, H.; Du Frane, W. L.; Walsh, S. D. C.; Dai, Z.; Maxwell, R. S.; Carroll, S. Accurate Measurement of Diffusion Profiles in Altered Wellbore Cement Using XMCT. Presented at Goldschmidt 2013, Florence, Italy, Aug 25–30, 2013.

Myint, P. C.; Walsh, S. D. C.; DuFrane, W. L.; Mason, H. H. E.; Hao, Y.; Carroll, S. A. Modeling of Wellbore Cement Core-Flood Experiments. Presented at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Nov 3–8, 2013.

Um, W.; Jung, H. B. Wellbore Cement Carbonation by Various Phases of Carbon Dioxide during Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the 9th Annual Washington Hydrogeology Symposium, Tacoma, WA, April 23–25, 2013.

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

2012

Cao, P.; Karpyn, Z.; Li, L. Evolution of Fractured Wellbore Cement under Dynamic Flow Conditions Relevant to Geological Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Carroll, S. A. Assessment of Potential CO2 Leakage on Groundwater Quality. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Delaney, D.; Purcell, C.; Mur, A.; Haljasmaa, I.; Soong, Y.; Harbert, W. The Use of Ultrasonic Seismic Wave Attenuation (Q) for Better Subsurface Imaging, Energy Exploration and Tracking of Sequestrated Carbon Dioxide. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Du France, W. L.; Mason, H. E.; Walsh, S. D. C.; Ruddle, D. G.; Carroll, S. A. Cement/Caprock Fracture Healing Experiments to Assess the Integrity of CO2 Injection Wells. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Jordan, P. D.; Carey, J. W. A Method for Predicting CO2 and Brine Leakage through Wellbores at Geologic CO2 Sequestration Sites. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Jordan, P. D.; Carey, J. W. Use of Well Blowout Data to Discriminate Well Defects due to Aging Versus Construction. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Jung, H. B.; Um, W. Experimental Study of Potential Wellbore Cement Carbonation by Various Phases of Carbon Dioxide during Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Jung, H. B.; Um, W.; Cantrell, K. J. Effect of Impurity Oxygen on Mobilization of Toxic Contaminants from a Seal Rock by Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Kelkar, S.; Pawar, R.; Zyloski, G. A.; Stauffer, P.; Viswanathan, H. Investigating the Role of Coupled Thermal-Hydrological-Mechanical (THM) Processes During Geological Sequestration of CO2. Presented at the 2012 AiChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct 28-Nov 2, 2012.

Lu, C.; Sun, Y.; Buscheck, T. A.; Hao, Y.; White, J. A; Chiaramonte, L.; Carroll, S. A. Model for CO2 Leakage through a Fault with Multiphase and Non-isothermal Effects. Presented at the XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne (CMWR 2012), IL, June 17–21, 2012.

Mazzoldi, A.; Picard, C.; Sriram, P. G.; Oldenburg, C. M. Safety Issues for Pipeline Transportation of Carbon Dioxide for GCS Projects. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Pan, L.; Oldenburg, C. M. T2Well—An Integrated Wellbore-Reservoir Simulator. Presented at TOUGH Symposium 2012, Berkeley, CA, Sept 17–19, 2012.

Pau, G.; Zhang, G.; Finsterle, S. Reduced Order Models for Subsurface Flow in iTOUGH2. Presented at TOUGH Symposium 2012, Berkeley, CA, Sept 17–19, 2012.

Strazisar, B. Predicting the Evolution of Wellbore Integrity and Its Impact on Storage Security. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Strazisar, B. Wellbores & Drilling. Presented at the 2nd Annual Energy & Innovation Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov 28–29, 2012.

Um, W; Jung, H. B.; Jansik, D. P. Cement Carbonation by Various Phases of Carbon Dioxide along the Wellbore. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Verba, C.; Kutchko, B.; Reed, M. H. Co-Sequestration Geochemical Modeling: Simple Brine Solution + CO2-O2-SO2. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Walsh, S. D. C.; Carroll, S. A.; Du Frane, W. L.; Sholokhova, Y. Geomechanical and Geochemical Influences on the Permeability of Wellbore Cement Fractures Exposed to CO2-Rich Brine. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Walsh, S. D. C.; Carroll, S. A.; Mason, H. E.; Du Frane, W. L. Quantifying Solid Deformation in Wellbore Cement with Particle-Image-Velocimetry and X-Ray Tomography. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 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.

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 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Zhang, L.; Dzomback, D.; Nakles, D.; Kutchko, B.; Lopano, C.; Strazisar, B. Evaluation of Effects on Pozzolan-Amended Cement Samples from Exposure to Mixtures of H2S and CO2 under Simulated Geologic Sequestration Conditions. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

2011

Chiaramonte, L.; White, J. A.; Lu, C.; Sun, Y.; Hao, Y. Impact of Fault Zone Characterization Uncertainties on Leakage Risk Assessment of CO2 Sequestration Sites. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Daley, T. M. Seismic Monitoring of Geologic Sequestration, Research and Development Symposium. Presented at 2011 SPE Conference, Austin, TX, July 7, 2011.

Strazisar, B.; Huerta, N.; Bryant, S.; Hesse, M. Experimental Evidence for Self‐Sealing Leakage Along Wellbores. Presented at the Geological CO2 Storage Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 24, 2012.

 

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