Publications

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Hakala, A.; Guthrie, G. Unconventional Resources Portfolio Annual Report; NETL-TRS-UCR-2013; NETL Technical Report Series, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Pittsburgh, PA, 2013; p 84.

Subsurface Fluid and Gas Migration

2018

Brown, S.; Crandall, D.; Moore, J.; Mackey, P.; Carr, T.; Panetta, B. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Utica Shale from the Herrick 3H Well; NETL-TRS-8-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 92. DOI: 10.18141/1433313.

Brown, S.; Crandall, D.; Moore, J.; Martin, K; Mackey, P.; Dinterman, P.; Carr, T. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Marcellus Formation from the Nathan Goff #55 Well; NETL-TRS-10-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 48. DOI: 10.18141/1436857.

Crandall, D.; Brown, S.; Moore, J.; Mackey, P.; Carr, T. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Marcellus Formation from the Whipkey ST 1 Well; NETL-TRS-12-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 52. DOI: 10.18141/1438190.

Crandall, D.; Brown, S.; Moore, J.; Martin, K.; Mackey, P.; Waggener, A.; Carr, T. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Marcellus Formation from the Dunham Pad A 4H Well; NETL-TRS-11-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 48. DOI: 10.18141/1436877.p>

Crandall, D.; Moore, J.; Brown, S.; Martin, K.; Mackey, P.; Paronish, T.; Carr, T.; Bowers, C. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of Core from the Coldstream 1MH Well; NETL-TRS-5-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 48. DOI: 10.18141/1432201.

Crandall, D.; Paronish, T.; Brown, S.; Martin, K.; Moore, J.; Carr, T. R.; Panetta, B. CT Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Marcellus Formation from the Tippens 6HS Well; NETL-TRS-3-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 32. DOI: 10.18141/1432206.

Mackey, P.; Paronish, T.; Brown, S.; Moore, J.; Crandall, D.; Dinterman, P.; Moore, J. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Rogersville Shale from the Smith #1 Well; NETL-TRS-16-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 48. DOI: 10.18141/1468399.

Mackey, P.; Paronish, T.; Brown, S; Crandall, D.; Dinterman, P.; Moore J. P.; Moore, J. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Salina Formation from the #36 Brine Well; NETL-TRS-21-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 64. DOE: 10.18141/1483799.

Moore, J.; Brown, S.; Crandall, D.; Workman, S.; Dinterman, P.; Moore, J. Computed Tomography of the Tuscarora Sandstone from the Preston 119 Well; NETL-TRS-9-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 92. DOI: 10.18141/1433314.

Paronish, T.; Mackey, P.; Crandall, D.; Moore, J.; Brown, S.; Carr, T.; Dinterman, P; Jarvis, K. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of the Marcellus Formation from the Armstrong #1 Well; NETL-TRS-17-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 60. DOI: 10.18141/1471662.

Paronish, T.; Mackey, P.; Crandall, D.; Moore, J.; Brown, S.; Carr, T.; Martin, K. Computed Tomography Scanning and Geophysical Measurements of Core from the Marcellus Shale Energy and Environment Laboratory; NETL-TRS-22-2018; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2018; p 56. DOI: 10.18141/1488537.

2017

Crandall, D.; Moore, J.; Rodriguez, R.; Gill, M.; Soeder, D.; McIntyre, D.; Brown, S. Characterization of Martinsburg Formation using Computed Tomography and Geophysical Logging Techniques; NETL-TRS-4-2017; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2017; p 68.

Soeder, D. J.; Wonnell, C. S.; Cross-Najafi, I.; Marzolf, K.; Freye, A.; Sawyer, J. F. Assessment of Gas Potential in the Niobrara Formation, Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota; NETL-TRS-1-2017; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2017; p 152.

2016

Eastman, H. S.; Murin, T. Geologic Characterization of Johnson County, Texas; NETL-TRS-17-2016; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2016; p 68.

Hammack, R. W.; Veloski, G. A. Methods for Finding Legacy Wells in Residential and Commercial Areas; NETL-TRS-5-2016; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Pittsburgh, PA, 2016; p 24.

Hammack, R. W.; Veloski, G. A.; Hodges, D. G.; White, C. M. Methods for Finding Legacy Wells in Large Areas; NETL-TRS-6-2016; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Pittsburgh, PA, 2016; p 28.

Li, Z.; Vandenbossche, J. M.; Iannacchione, A. T.; Brigham, J. C.; Kutchko, B. G. Theory-Based Review of Limitations with Static Gel Strength in Cement/Matric Characterization. SPE Drilling & Completion 2016, 31, 145–158.

Mordensky, S.; Lieuallen, A. E; Verba, C.; Hakala, A. 87Sr/86Sr Concentrations in the Appalachian Basin: A Review; NETL-TRS-3-2016; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Albany, OR, 2016; p 28.

Mordensky, S. P.; Rabjohns, K.; Harris, A.; Lieuallen, A. E.; Verba, C. Characterization of the Oriskany and Berea Sandstones: Evaluating Biogeochemical Reactions of Potential Sandstone–Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Interaction; NETL-TRS-13-2016; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Albany, OR, 2016; p 48.

Phan, T. T.; Capo, R. C.; Stewart, B. W.; Macpherson, G. L.; Rowan, E. L.; Hammack, R. W. Factors controlling Li concentration and isotopic composition in formation waters and host rocks of Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin. Chem. Geol. 2016, 420, 162–179.

Siriwardane, H.; Gondle, R.; Bromhal, G. Extent of Hydraulic Fractures in Shales; NETL-TRS-16-2016; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Morgantown, WV, 2016; p 52.

2015

Deng, H.; Fitts, J.; Crandall, D.; McIntyre, D.; Peters, C. Alterations of Fractures in Carbonate Rocks by CO2-Acidified Brines. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2015, 49, 10226–34.

Deng, H.; Fitts, J.; Crandall, D.; McIntyre, D.; Peters, C. Geochemical Alterations of Carbonate Fractures. Submitted to Environ. Sci. Technol., in review.

Dilmore, R. M.; Sams, J. I.; Glosser, D.; Carter, K. M.; Bain, D. J. Spatial and temporal characteristics of historical oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania: implications for new shale gas resources. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2015, 49, 12015–12023.

Mordensky, S.; Schubert, B.; Verba, C.; Hakala, A. 2H, 13C, 18O, 226Ra, and 228Ra Isotope Concentrations in the Appalachian Basin: A Review; NETL-TRS-8-2015; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Albany, OR, 2015; p 32.

Myshakin, E.; Siriwardane, H.; Lindner, E.; Sams, W. N.; King, S.; McKoy, M. Numerical Simulations of Brine Migration in Geological Formations above the Marcellus Zone using a Multilayer Discrete Fracture Network Model. Submitted to the Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, in press.

Noack, C. W.; Jain, J. C.; Stegmeier, J.; Hakala, J. A.; Karamalidis, A. K. Rare earth element geochemistry of outcrop and core samples from the Marcellus Shale. Geochemical Transactions 2015, 16.

Phan, T. T.; Capo, R. C.; Stewart, B. W.; Graney, J. R.; Johnson, J. D.; Sharma, S.; Toro, J. Trace metal distribution and mobility in drill cuttings and produced waters from Marcellus Shale gas extraction: Uranium, arsenic, barium. Appl. Geochem. 2015, 60, 89–103.

Sharma, S. A.; Bowman, L.; Schroeder, K. T.; Hammack, R. W. Assessing changes in gas migration pathways at a hydraulic fracturing site: Example from Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA. Applied Geochemistry 2015, 60, 51–58.

Su, X.; Wang, C.; Ohodnicki, P. R.; Brown, T.; Keller, M. Development of Fiber Optic Sensors for Downhole pH Measurement; NETL-TRS-7-2015; NETL Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Pittsburgh, PA, 2015; p 24.

Wang, C.; Ohodnicki, P. R.; Su, X.; Keller, M.; Brown, T. D.; Baltrus, J. P. Novel Silica Surface Charge Density Mediated Control of the Optical Properties of Embedded Optically Active Materials and Its Application for Fiber Optic pH Sensing at Elevated Temperatures. Nanoscale 2015, 7, 2527–2535.

Zhang, L.; Soeder, D. Modeling of Methane Migration in Shallow Aquifers from Gas Well Drilling. Groundwater 2015; Paper GW20141106 0318.

2014

Capo, R. C.; Stewart, B. W.; Rowan, E.; Kolesar Kohl, C. A.; Wall, A. J.; Chapman, E. C.; Hammack, R. W.; Schroeder, K. T. The Strontium Isotope Evolution of Marcellus Formation Produced Waters, Southwestern Pennsylvania. International Journal of Coal Geology 2014, 126, 57–63.

Hakala, J. A. Use of stable isotopes to identify sources of methane in Appalachian Basin shallow groundwaters: A review. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts. 2014, 16, 2080–2086.

Hammack, R.; Harbert, W.; Sharma, S.; Stewart, B.; Capo, R.; Wall, A.; Wells, A.; Diehl, R.; Blaushild, D.; Sams, J.; Veloski, G. An Evaluation of Fracture Growth and Gas/Fluid Migration as Horizontal Marcellus Shale Gas Wells are Hydraulically Fractured in Greene County, Pennsylvania; NETL-TRS-3-2014; EPAct Technical Report Series; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory: Pittsburgh, PA, 2014; p 76.

Kolesar Kohl, C. A.; Capo, R. C.; Stewart, B. W.; Wall, A. J.; Schroeder, K. T.; Hammack, R. W.; Guthrie, G. D. Strontium Isotopes Test Long-Term Zonal Isolation of Injected and Marcellus Formation Water after Hydraulic Fracturing. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014, 48, 9867−9873.

MacPherson, G. L.; Capo, R. C.; Stewart, B. W.; Phan, T. T.; Schroeder, K. T.; Hammack, R. W. Temperature-dependent Li isotope ratios in Appalachian Plateau and Gulf Coast Sedimentary Basin saline water. Geofluids 2014, 14, 419−429.

Sack, A. L.; Sharma, S. A multi-isotope approach for understanding sources of water, carbon and sulfur in natural springs of the Central Appalachian region. Environ Earth Sci. 2014, 71, 4715−4724.

Sharma, S. A.; Mulder, M. L.; Sack, A. L.; Schroeder, K. T.; Hammack, R. W. Isotope Approach to Assess Hydrologic Connections During Marcellus Shale Drilling. Groundwater 2014, 52, 424−433.

Zhang, L.; Anderson, N.; Soeder, D.; Dilmore, R.; Bromhal, G. Leakage detection of Marcellus Shale natural gas at an Upper Devonian gas production well: a 3-D numerical modeling approach. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2014, 48, 10795–10803.

2013

Chapman, E. C.; Capo, R. C.; Stewart, B. W.; Hedin, R. S.; Weaver, T. J.; Edenborn, H. M. Strontium isotope quantification of siderite, brine and acid mine drainage contributions to abandoned gas well discharges in the Appalachian Plateau. Applied Geochemistry 2013, 31, 109–118.

Wall, A. J.; Capo, R. C.; Stewart, B. W.; Phan, T. T.; Jain, J. C.; Hakala, J. A.; Guthrie, G. D. High throughput method for Sr extraction from variable matrix waters and 87Sr/86Sr isotope analysis by MC-ICP-MS. J. Anal. At. Spectrom. 2013, 28, 1338–1344.

2012

Chapman, E.; Capo, R.; Stewart, B.; Kirby, C.; Hammack, R. W.; Schroeder, K.; Edenborn, H. M. Geochemical and strontium isotope characterization of produced waters from Marcellus shale natural gas extraction. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 3545–3553.

Rivard, C.; Molson, J. W.; Soeder, D. J.; Johnson, E. G.; Grasby, S. E.; Wang, B.; Rivera, A. A review of the November 24-25, 2011 shale gas workshop, Calgary, Alberta – 2. Groundwater resources ; Open File 7096; Groundwater Resources and Shale Gas, Geological Survey of Canada, 2012; p 205.

Soeder, D. J. Shale Gas Development in the United States. In: Advances in Natural Gas Technology; Al-Megren, H. A. Ed.; InTech: Rijeka, Croatia, 2012; p 542.