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Technical Program

Wednesday, 10 November

Napoleon Room

0800 to 0955

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Session Chairpersons:

George Koperna, Advanced Resources International
Iain Wright, BP

This session compiles highly regarded, multidisciplinary topics in one session to bring the attendee a unique cross-section of high-quality technical merit.

0800

 

Opening Comments • SPE 2011 President, Alain Labastie, Total

0815

139477

 

An Integrated Geomechanics Workflow for Caprock-Integrity Analysis of a Potential Carbon Storage • S. Khan, H. Han, S.A. Ansari, N. Khosravi, Schlumberger

0840

139706

 

Thermal Aspects of Geomechanics and Induced Fracturing in CO2Injection With Application to CO2 Sequestration in Ohio River Valley • S. Goodarzi, A. Settari, University of Calgary; M.D. Zoback, Stanford University; D. Keith, University of Calgary

0905

139596

Multiphase Analysis for CO2/Water Mixed-Gas Adsorption on Coals • S.A. Mohammad, R.L. Robinson, K.A.M. Gasem, Oklahoma State University

0930

139717

 

Storing CO2 With Next-Generation CO2-EOR Technology • R.C. Ferguson, V.A. Kuuskraa, T.S. Van Leeuwen, Advanced Resources International; D. Remson, US Department of Energy NETL

Napoleon Room

1020 to 1200

ACTIVE PROJECTS AND CASE STUDIES

Session Chairpersons:

Scott Imbus, Chevron ETC
Jorgen Naeumann, DONG Energy E&P

This session focuses on case studies and experience reporting from ongoing CO2 sequestration and utilization projects from around the globe. Come and hear what the "doers" have learned so far.

1020

139562

 

Design, Operations, and Interpretation of CO2 and Water Injection Test in Low-Permeability Saline Aquifer • V. Kumar, Shell; A.J. Garnett, Zerogen; G.K. Chinagandham, S.D. James, B. Trivedi, S. Salunke, N. Rao, Shell

1045

139661

 

Capture and Sequestration of CO2 Produced by In-Situ Combustion Pilot Project, Orinoco Oil Belt, Venezuela: A Mineral Carbonation Laboratory Assessment • M.A. Perez, M.V. Barrios, P.A. Vasquez, R.J. Losada, M.U. Salcedo, H. Perozo, P.C. Ortega, M.T. Diaz, PDVSA

1110

139599

Jiangsu Oilfield's Carbon Dioxide Cyclic Stimulation Operations: Lessons Learned and Experiences Gained • F. Yang, J. Deng, Y. Xue, Jiangsu Oilfield

1135

139746

 

Overview of the Midwest Geologic Sequestration Consortium Pilot Projects • S.M. Frailey, R.J. Finley, Illinois State Geological Survey

Napoleon Room

1315 to 1455

NON-TRADITIONAL BENEFICIAL USES

Session Chairpersons:

Bruce Kobelski, US Environmental Protection Agency
George Koperna, Advanced Resources International

This session explores the nontraditional beneficial uses of CO2 in terms of carbon storage by pulling together topics on enhanced gas to coalbed methane recovery and immiscible oil recovery.

1315

139672

Use of CO2 in Heavy-Oil Waterflooding • M. Nasehi, IPAC-CO2; K. Asghari, University of Regina

1340

139616

 

Unique CO2-Injection Experience in the Bati Raman Field May Lead to a Proposal of EOR/Sequestration CO2 Network in the Middle East • S. Sahin, U. Kalfa, D. Celebioglu, Turkish Petroleum

1405

139715

 

Experimental Evaluation of the Flue-Gas Injection of Barrancabermeja Refinery as EOR Method • J.E. Rivera de la Ossa, Ecopetrol; A. Bejarano Wallens, SPS Oil; A. Florez Anaya, Pacific Rubiales; N. Santos, Universidad de Santander

1430

139723

 

Enhanced Gas Recovery and CO2 Storage in Coalbed-Methane Reservoirs: Optimized Injected-Gas Composition for Mature Basins of Various Coal Rank • K.C. Schepers, A.Y. Oudinot, Advanced Resources International; N. Ripepi, Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research

Napoleon Room

1520 to 1700

RESERVOIR AND GEOLOGIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR CO2 STORAGE

Session Chairpersons:

Scott Frailey, Illinois State Geological Survey
Haroon Kheshgi, ExxonMobil

Laboratory experiments and numerical modeling papers show geologic heterogeneity and petrophysical and mechanical properties that impact storage mechanisms and operations.

1520

139512

 

CO2-Storage Engineering: Real Solution to Real Problems • V.A. Kuuskraa, G.J. Koperna, K.C. Schepers, Advanced Resources International

1545

139519

 

Use of Time-Lapse Seismic Data for Heterogeneity Characterization During CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifers • A. Rey, S.V. Taware, A. Datta-Gupta, Texas A&M University

1610

139641

 

Retardation of CO2 Due to Capillary Pressure Hysteresis: A New CO2 Trapping Mechanism • B. Altundas, T. Ramakrishnan, N. Chugunov, R. De Loubens, Schlumberger

1635

138476

 

Measurement of Carbon Dioxide Capillary Trapping in Core Analysis • C.H. Pentland, S. Iglauer, R. El-Maghraby, Imperial College; Y. Tsuchiya, H. Okabe, Japan Oil, Gas & Metals National; M.J. Blunt, Imperial College

Court Assembly & Versailles Ballroom

1700 to 1800

KNOWLEDGE SHARING POSTER SESSION

Session Chairpersons:

Jim Kirksey, Schlumberger
Jorgen Naeumann, Dong Energy

Poster sessions offer an interactive environment to promote valuable discussions.

 

138205

Investigation of CO2 Diffusivity in Heavy Oil Using X-Ray Computer-Assisted Tomography Under Reservoir Conditions • L. Song, A. Kantzas, University of Calgary; J.L. Bryan, TIPM Laboratory

 

139700

Saline Reservoir Storage in an Active Oil Field: Extracting Maximum Value From Existing Data for Initial Site Characterization, Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (SECARB) Phase IIII Anthropogenic CO2 Test at Citronelle Field • R.L. Petrusak, S. Cyphers, S.B. Bumgardner, Advanced Resource International; D. Hills, J. Pashin, Geological Survey Alabama; R.A. Esposito, Southern Company

 

139467

Increasing CO2-Storage Efficiency Through a CO2 Brine-Displacement Approach • O.A. Akinnikawe, A.S. Chaudhary, O.E. Vasquez, C.A. Enih, C.A. Ehlig-Economides, Texas A&M University

 

139765

CO2 EOR From Representative North Sea Oil Reservoirs • I. Akervoll, P.E. Bergmo, Sintef

 

139667

Tertiary Oil Recovery and CO2 Sequestration by Carbonated Water Injection (CWI) • N.I. Kechut, M. Riazi, M. Sohrabi, M. Jamiolahmady, Heriot-Watt University

 

139740

Novel CO2 Capture Process Suitable for Near-Term CO2 EOR • R. Jain, InnoSepra

 

139712

Impurities in CO2-Rich Mixtures Impact CO2 Pipeline Design: Implications for Calculating CO2 Transport Capacity • W. Jung, Texas A&M University; J. Nicot, The University of Texas at Austin

 

137884

Supercritical CO2/Methane Relative Permeability Investigation • H.H. Sidiq, R. Amin, Curtin University of Technology

 

139701

Numerical Simulation and Modeling of Enhanced Gas Recovery and CO2 Sequestration in Shale Gas Reservoirs: A Feasibility Study • A. Kalantari-Dahaghi, West Virginia University

 

139719

Influence of Thermo-Elastic Stress on CO2 Injection Induced Fractures During Storage • Z. Luo, S.L. Bryant, The University of Texas at Austin

 

139669

A Survey of CO2-EOR and CO2 Storage Project Costs • C.J. Jablonowski, A. Singh, The University of Texas at Austin

 

139665

Effects of CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers on Groundwater Supplies • J.E. Kalunka, T.C. LaForce, M.J. Blunt, Imperial College

 

139583

Effect of Aquifer Anisotropy, Brine Withdrawal, and Well Completion Strategy on CO2 Injectivity in Shallow Saline Aquifer • O.M. Tiamiyu, R. Nygaard, B. Bai, Missouri University of Science & Technology

 

139576

Permeability Estimation for Large-Scale Potential CO2 Leakage Paths in Wells Using a Sustained-Casing-Pressure Model • Q. Tao, D. Checkai, S.L. Bryant, The University of Texas at Austin

 

139521

Corrosion and Selection of Alloys for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Systems: Current Challenges • B. Chambers, Honeywell Corrosion Solutions; R.D. Kane, iCorrosion; M. Yunovich, Honeywell Corrosion Solutions

 

139481

Multicomponent Seismic Monitoring of CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery • R.D. Benson, Colorado School of Mines  

 

138258

Advancements in Technology and Process Approach Reduce Cost and Increase Performance of CO2 Flow Monitoring and Remediation • R.E. Sweatman, Halliburton; S.D. Marsic, G.R. McColpin, Pinnacle

 

139697

Workflows and Considerations for CO2 Injection in a Highly Depleted Gas Field in the Southern North Sea • C.M. Webster, S.J. Steele, Y. Zhang, D. Park, M.J. Haigh, Baker Hughes

Thursday, 11 November

Napoleon Room

0800 to 0940

REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS, ECONOMICS, AND RISK ANALYSIS OF GEOLOGIC STORAGE

Session Chairpersons:

Richard Esposito, Southern Company
David Riestenberg, Advanced Resources International

This session includes key cross-cutting presentations on risk, regulations, and economics that support near-term development of a commercial framework for safe, permanent, and affordable geologic storage of CO2.

0800

139635

 

Quantifying the Risk of CO2 Leakage Through Wellbores • M. Loizzo, A.O. Akemu, L. Jammes, J. Desroches, Schlumberger; S. Lombardi, A. Annunziatellis, Sapienza University of Rome

0825

139716

Perspectives on CCS Cost and Economics • H.S. Kheshgi, SPE, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering; N.A. Bhore, Exxon Mobil; R.B. Hirsch, ExxonMobil Gas and Power Marketing; M.E. Parker, ExxonMobil Production; G.F. Teletzke, SPE, ExxonMobil Upstream Research; H.Thomann, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering

0850

139729

Risk Assessment as a Framework for Decisions on Research and Data Collection for Nuclear Waste Repositories With Application to Carbon Sequestration Monitoring • R.P. Rechard, S.A. Mckenna, D.J. Borns, Sandia National Laboratories

0915

139621

 

Considerations for Implementation of the New Underground Injection Control Program for Carbon Dioxide Geologic Sequestration • J. Koplos, The Cadmus Group; J. Nogi, B.J. Kobelski, US Environmental Protection Agency

Napoleon Room

1005 to 1210

SITE SELECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION

Session Chairpersons:

Stefan Bachu, Alberta Innovates 
Jack Pashin, Geological Survey Alabama

This session will examine the latest developments in site selection and characterization for CO2 storage from the basin scale to site-specific.

1005

Speaker

DOE Revised Methodology for Development of Geologic-Storage Potential for CO2 Storage in Saline Formations and Unmineable Coal Seams • A. Goodman, US Department of Energy

1030

135595

 

Capacity and Constraints for Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Aquifers and Depleted Oil/Gas Reservoirs in Carbonate Environment • A. Gupta, Texas A&M University

1055

139555

 

CCS and CO2-Storage Possibilities in Hungary • P. Kubus, G. Palasthy, MOL Hungarian Oil & Gas

1120

139588

 

The Significance of Caprock Sealing Integrity for CO2 Storage • A. Busch, Shell; A. Amann, P. Bertier, M. Waschbuesch, B.M. Krooss, RWTH Aachen University

1145

139730

 

The Dynamic Aspect of Formation Storage Use for CO2 Sequestration • M. Winkler, R.H. Abernethy, M. Nicolo, H. Huang, A. Wang, S. Zhang, A. Simone, C.L. Clark, S. Crouch, H. De Groot; R. El Mahdy, M. Smith, S. Malik, S.J. Bourne, R. Pierpont, V.P. Hugonet, Shell

Napoleon Room

1330 to 1510

WELL INTEGRITY

Session Chairpersons:

Steven Bryant, University of Texas at Austin
Jim Kirksey, Schlumberger

Leakage along wellbores is a critical concern for long-term CO2 storage security. This session brings together insights from modeling, experiments, and field experience to help better understand the risk of leakage from large-scale sequestration operations.

1330

139668

Use of a Mechanistic Model To Forecast Cement-Sheath Integrity for CO2 Storage • A.P. Bois, CurisTec; A. Garnier, G. Galdiolo, J.B. Laudet, Total

1355

139506

 

Evaluating Old Wells for Conversion to CO2 Injectors: Experience From the Rousse Field • U. Miersemann, M. Loizzo, Schlumberger; P. Lamy, Total Exploration Production

1420

139713

 

The Effect of CO2-Saturated Brine on the Conductivity of Wellbore-Cement Fractures • T. Yalcinkaya, M. Radonjic, R.G. Hughes, C.S. Willson, K. Ham, Louisiana State University

1445

139693

 

Assessment of Leakage Pathways Along a Cemented Annulus • L. Deremble, M. Loizzo, B. Huet, B. Lecampion, D. Quesada, Schlumberger

Napoleon Room

1535 to 1715

MONITORING, VERIFICATION, AND ACCOUNTING (MVA) OF CO2 STORAGE

Session Chairpersons:

Scott Imbus, Chevron ETC
David Riestenberg, Advanced Resources International

Discover the potential of existing and emerging MVA technologies to improve our understanding of CO2 migration and containment in storage systems.

1535

139604

Interpretation of CO2-Sequestration-Induced Surface Deformation at Krechba, Algeria • E.J. Davis, S.D. Marsic, Pinnacle

1600

139709

 

Predicting the Migration of CO2 Plume Using Injection Data and a Distance-Metric Approach to Reservoir-Model Selection • S. Bhowmik, S. Srinivasan, The University of Texas at Austin

1625

139515

 

Improved Stress-Anisotropy Characterization Through Casing in a 43-Year-Old Well Using Sonic and Cement/Borehole Imaging Data • U. Miersemann, Schlumberger; P. Marchina, Total; C. Prinet, Total Exploration Production; M. Loizzo, Schlumberger

1650

139720

 

Above-Zone Pressure Monitoring as a Surveillance Tool for Carbon Sequestration Projects • T.A. Meckel, S.D. Hovorka, The University of Texas as Austin

Friday, 12 November

Napoleon Room

0800 to 0940

PROJECT DESIGN AND INTEGRATION

Session Chairpersons:

Haroon Kheshgi, ExxonMobil

Tip Meckel, The University of Texas at Austin

To improve the design of CCS projects and their execution, this session shares project design experience, analysis, and methods focusing on CO2 transport, injection, storage, and their integration.

0800

139643

 

Optimization of Geologic CO2 Storage in Heterogeneous Aquifers Through Improved Sweep Efficiency • H. Shamshiri, B. Jafarpour, Texas A&M University

0825

135485

Wellbore Dynamics of Carbon-Sequestration Injection-Well Operation • R.A. Mireault, R. Stocker, D.W. Dunn, M. Pooladi-Darvish, Fekete Associates

0850

139524

 

Experimental and Numerical Simulation of CO2 Injection Into Upper-Triassic Sandstones in Svalbard, Norway • R. Farokhpoor, O. Torsater, T. Baghbanbashi, Norwegian University of Science; A. Mork, E.G.B. Lindeberg, Sintef

0915

139498

 

CO2 Sequestration in Deepwater Subseabed Formations • N. Pilisi, I. Ceyhan, S. Vasantharajan, Blade Energy Partners

Napoleon Room

1005 to 1210

CO2-EOR

Session Chairpersons:

Scott Frailey, Illinois State Geological Survey
George Koperna, Advanced Resources International

Traditionally, miscible CO2-EOR is the single largest beneficial use for CO2. This session will look into flood optimization and the use of increased volumes of CO2, working toward improving geological storage.

1005

139580

 

Experimental Study on Optimum Half-Cycle Slug Size of Water Alternating Gas Under Tertiary Miscible Carbon Dioxide Flooding • L. Nuryaningsih, H. Jiang, H. Adidharma, University of Wyoming

1030

139516

 

Life Beyond 80: A Look at Conventional WAG Recovery Beyond 80% HCPV Injection in CO2 Tertiary Floods • D.H. Merchant, Merchant Consulting

1055

139738

 

Efficient Investigation of Uncertainties in Flood Design Parameters for Coupled CO2 Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery • Y. Ghomian, K. Sepehrnoori, G.A. Pope, The University of Texas at Austin

1120

139703

CO2 and C1 Gas Injection for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Fractured Reservoirs • H. Karimaie, O. Torsaeter, Norwegian University of Science & Technology

1145

139552

 

Improving the Recovery of CO2 Injection in Sarkan Oil Field Reservoir in Iran by Selecting the Reasonable Dispersivity Coefficient for Injection Process • M. Kamalipour, Iranian Central Oil Field; S. Farouq Ali, Heavy Oil Recover Technology; A. Shahrabadi, Research Institute of Petroleum Industry; M. Jamialahmadi, J. Nabimeybodi, University of Louisiana; A. Jannat Rostami, Iranian Central Oil Field