Recent Papers – October 2010

The following papers on CCS-related topics have been published in SPE journals or included in OnePetro from conferences during the past three months.


Peer-Approved Papers


Extraction of Dissolved Methane in Brines by CO2 Injection: Implication for CO2 Sequestration
Ian Taggart, SPE, Consultant


Reusing O&G-Depleted Reservoirs for CO2 Storage: Pros and Cons

M. Loizzo and B. Lecampion, SPE; and T. Bérard, A. Harichandran, and L. Jammes, Schlumberger Carbon Services


Assessment of CO2 Storage in DF1-1 Gas Field South China Sea for a CCS Demonstration

L. Zhang, B. Niu, S. Ren, Y. Zhang, China University of Petroleum, P. Yi, H. Mi, Y. Ma, Zhanjiang, Branch Company of China National Offshore Oil Corporation


Simulation and Optimization of Trapping Processes for CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers

Long Nghiem, Vijay Shrivastava, Bruce Kohse, Mohamed Hassam, and Chaodong Yang, Computer Modelling Group Ltd.


Analysis of the Storage Capacity for CO2 Sequestration of a Depleted Gas Condensate Reservoir and a Saline Aquifer

M.A. Barrufet, A. Bacquet, G. Falcone, Texas A&M University


A Practical Way Out of the GHG Emissions Problem

Subodh Gupta, Cenovus Energy


Conference Papers


Model to Predict CO2 Leakage Rates Along a Wellbore

Qing Tao, SPE, Dean Checkai, SPE, Nicolas Huerta, SPE, and Steven L. Bryant, SPE, University of Texas at Austin


Assessing the Underground CO2 Storage Potential in a Highly Populated and Industrialized Area: The Case of Lombardia Region (Italy)

P. Macini, SPE, and E. Mesini, SPE, U. of Bologna, Italy; F. Moia and R. Guandalini, Erse, Italy; and D. Savoca, SPE, Environmental Quality Dept, Regione Lombardia, Italy


Comparison of Chemical and Hysteresis CO2 Trapping in the Nugget Formation

S. H. Behzadi, SPE, University of Wyoming


The Italian Contribution to the European Initiative for the Capture, Transport, and Storage of CO2

G. Cau, U. of Cagliari; G. Girardi, ENEA, Italy; P. Macini, SPE, and E. Mesini, SPE, U. of Bologna; and S. Persoglia, OGS, Italy


Drainage and Imbibition CO2/Brine Relative Permeability Curves at Reservoir Conditions for High-Permeability Carbonate Rocks

D. Brant Bennion, SPE, Weatherford Laboratories, and Stefan Bachu, Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures


A Carbon Footprint Management Program for Resource Consumption Cost Reduction

Clarence Rodrigues, Jeyalal Jeyaseelan and Sreeja Unnithan, The Petroleum Institute


Analytical Models to Select an Effective Saline Reservoir for CO2 Storage

Abhishek K. Gupta, SPE and Steven L. Bryant, SPE, The University of Texas at Austin


Demonstrating CO2 Sequestration as Part of a First Year Engineering Course

P.R. Neal, M. Ho, G. Fimbres-Weihs, F. Hussain, and Y. Cinar, The University of New South Wales


Enumerating Permeability, Surface Areas, and Residual Capillary Trapping of CO2 in 3D: Digital Analysis of CO2CRC Otway Project Core

Mark Knackstedt, SPE, Australian National University, Digitalcore; Tess Dance CO2CRC, CSIRO; M. Kumar, SPE, Digitalcore; H. Averdunk, Australian National University; L. Paterson, SPE, CO2CRC, CSIRO


Discrete Modeling and Simulation on Potential Leakage through Fractures in CO2 Sequestration

Da Huo, Bin Gong, Peking U.


CO2 Leakage From Heterogeneous Storage Formations

Ehsan Saadatpoor, SPE, Steven L. Bryant, SPE, and Kamy Sepehrnoori, SPE, University of Texas at Austin


Newly Added Papers from Other Societies in OnePetro

NACE 10334 Materials Optimization for CO2 Transportation in CO2 Capture and Storage

Bijan Kermani, KeyTech; Federico Daguerre, Tenaris Group