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Recent Papers – May 2013

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


Static and Dynamic Estimates of CO2-Storage Capacity in Two Saline Formations in the UK

M. Jin, SPE, G. Pickup, SPE, E. Mackay, SPE, A. Todd, SPE, and M. Sohrabi, SPE, Heriot-Watt University; A. Monaghan, British Geological Survey; and M. Naylor, University of Edinburgh


Design of Simultaneous Enhanced Oil Recovery and Carbon Dioxide Storage with Potential Application to Offshore Trinidad

Lorraine E. Sobers, University of the West Indies; and Martin Blunt and Tara C. LaForce, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Earth Science and Resource Engineering


Real-Time Evaluation of Carbon Dioxide Production and Sequestration in a Gas Field

M. Aschehong and C.S. Kabir, Hess Corporation


Approximate Analytical Solutions for CO2 Injectivity Into Saline Formations

Ehsan Azizi and Yildray Cinar, Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies, School of Petroleum Engineering, University of New South Wales


Rate-of-Return Requirement for Climate vs. Petroleum Projects

Magne Enhjellen, Petoro A/S, and Petter Osmundsen, University of Stavanger


Conference Papers


Experimental Analysis of Heavy Oil Recovery and CO2 Storage by Alternate Injection of Steam and CO2 in Deep Naturally Fractured Reservoir

Khosrow Naderi and Tayfun Babadagli, University of Alberta


Affecting Parameters in Density Driven Convection Mixing in CO2 Storage in Brine

Mansour Soroush, NTNU; Dag Wessel-Berg, SINTEF Petroleum; Ole Torsaeter, Amir Taheri and Jon Kleppe, NTNU


Developing CCS in the EU: Pioneering the Winding Road Towards the First CO2-Storage Permit

Erik Huber, Evert Holleman, Ivo Thonon and Ingmar Hans, Royal HaskoningDHV; Hans Schoenmakers and Marc Kombrink, ROAD/Maasvlakte CCS Project


Enhanced CO2 Storage In Deep Saline Aquifers By Nanoparticles: Numerical Simulation Results

Harpreet Singh, SPE, Seyyed A. Hosseini, SPE, Farzam Javadpour, SPE, The University of Texas at Austin


Comparison of WAG and Water Over Injection for Carbon Storage and Oil Recovery in a Heavy Oil Field

L. E. Sobers, SPE, University of the West Indies


The Influence of Pore Space Geometry on the Entrapment of Carbon Dioxide by Capillary Forces

Pentland, C.H., Shell Global Solutions International BV, Iglauer, S., Curtin University, Gharbi, O., Imperial College London, Okada, K., Tokushima University, Suekane, T., Tokyo Institute of Technology


Review of Gas Injection Projects in BP

James Brodie, Bharat Jhaveri, Tim Moulds, Sigrun Mellemstrand Hetland, BP


Optimization of WAG Process for Coupled CO2 EOR-Storage in Tight Oil Formations: An Experimental Design Approach

S.M. Ghaderi, University of Calgary, Penn West Exploration, SPE; C.R. Clarkson, University of Calgary, SPE; S. Chen, Penn West Exploration, SPE


CO2 EOR Scheduling by Analytical Model (CESAM)

Mikhail Tanakov,(*) SPE, and Arafat Al Yafei, SPE, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), UAE


Chemical Reaction Modeling in a Compositional Reservoir-Simulation Framework

Sara F. Farshidi1, Yaqing Fan2, Louis J. Durlofsky1, Hamdi A. Tchelepi1, 1Stanford University 2Shell International Exploration and Production


Experimental Investigations of CO2 Solubility and Variations in Petrophysical Properties due to CO2 Storage in Carbonate Reservoir Rocks

S.A. Shedid, British University Egypt; A.M. Salem, American university in Egypt (AUC)


A New Approach to Model Hysteresis and Its Impact on CO2-EOR Processes with Mobility Control Strategies

Mohammad R. Beygi, Mojdeh Delshad, Venkateswaran S. Pudugramam, Gary A. Pope, and Mary F. Wheeler, SPE, The University of Texas at Austin


Newly Added Papers from Other Societies


Impact of Boundary Conditions on the Evolution of Coal Permeability During CO2 Injection Under Variable Temperatures

HY. Qu, J. Liu., School of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering, The University of Western Australia; Z. Pan, L. Connell, CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering


Chemo-Mechanical Permeability Evolution In Wellbore-Cement Fractures Exposed to Carbon-Dioxide-Rich Brines

Walsh, S.D.C., Du Frane, W.L., Sholokhova, Y., Settgast, R., Johnson, S.M., Carroll, S.A., Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


Permeability Evolution In Dual Permeability Dual Stiffness Sorbing Media

Wang, Shugang, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering and G3 Center, Pennsylvania State University; Elsworth, Derek, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering and G3 Center, Pennsylvania State University; Liu, Jishan, School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia


Determination of Effective Flow Properties of Caprocks In the Presence of Multi-Scale Heterogeneous Flow Elements

Jingsheng Ma, SPE and Gary Couples, SPE, Heriot-Watt University, UK; Michael Drews, SPE, ConocoPhillips, former University of Newcastle, UK; Ă‚ Kuncho Kurtev, and Andy Aplin, SPE, University of Durham, former University of Newcastle, UK


The Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership: CO2 Sequestration Demonstration Projects Adding Value to the Oil and Gas Industry

Charles D. Gorecki, Edward N. Steadman, John A. Harju, James A. Sorensen, John A. Hamling, Lisa S. Botnen, Scott C. Ayash, and Katherine K. Anagnost, Energy & Envirnomental Reseach Center


Multiphase Flow Behavior of Supercritical CO2 in Sandy Sediments—Matching Analysis of Simulation and Experiment for Carbon Storage

T. Komai, Y. Sakamoto, Research Institute for Geo-resources and Environment; A. Tanaka, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)


Importance of Pressure Management in CO2 Storage

C. Hermanrud, Statoil ASA and University of Bergen; O. Eiken, O.R. Hansen, H. Nordgaard Bolaas, T. Simmenes, G. Teige, H. Hansen, S. Johansen, Statoil