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A dynamic fractal permeability model for heterogeneous coalbed reservoir considering multiphysics and flow regimes

Tian, J., Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Leong, Y. K., Li, W. & Zeng, J., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fractals
Fractal dimension
Gases
Pore pressure
Pore structure

Analysis of pressure/flow response data from the EGS Collab Project

Ingraham, M. D., Knox, H. A., Strickland, C. E., Vermeul, V. R., Burghardt, J. A., Ajo-Franklin, J., Bauer, S. J., Baumgartner, T., Beckers, K., Blankenship, D., Bonneville, A., Boyd, L., Brown, S. T., Burghardt, J. A., Chen, T., Chen, Y., Condon, K., Cook, P. J., Dobson, P. F., Doe, T. & 98 others, Doughty, C. A., Elsworth, D., Feldman, J., Foris, A., Frash, L. P., Frone, Z., Fu, P., Gao, K., Ghassemi, A., Gudmundsdottir, H., Guglielmi, Y., Guthrie, G., Haimson, B., Hawkins, A., Heise, J., Herrick, C. G., Horn, M., Horne, R. N., Horner, J., Hu, M., Huang, H., Huang, L., Im, K., Ingraham, M., Johnson, T. C., Johnston, B., Karra, S., Kim, K., King, D. K., Kneafsey, T., Knox, H., Knox, J., Kumar, D., Kutun, K., Lee, M., Li, K., Lopez, R., Maceira, M., Makedonska, N., Marone, C., Mattson, E., McClure, M. W., McLennan, J., McLing, T., Mellors, R. J., Metcalfe, E., Miskimins, J., Morris, J. P., Nakagawa, S., Neupane, G., Newman, G., Nieto, A., Oldenburg, C. M., Pan, W., Pawar, R., Petrov, P., Pietzyk, B., Podgorney, R., Polsky, Y., Porse, S., Richard, S., Roberts, B. Q., Robertson, M., Roggenthen, W., Rutqvist, J., Rynders, D., Santos-Villalobos, H., Schoenball, M., Schwering, P., Sesetty, V., Singh, A., Smith, M. M., Sone, H., Strickland, C. E., Su, J., Ulrich, C., Uzunlar, N., Vachaparampil, A., Valladao, C. A., Vandermeer, W., Vandine, G., Vardiman, D., Vermeul, V. R., Wagoner, J. L., Wang, H. F., Weers, J., White, J., White, M. D., Winterfeld, P., Wood, T., Wu, H., Wu, Y. S., Wu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. Q., Zhou, J., Zhou, Q. & Zoback, M. D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

research facilities
injection
plugging
communicating
boreholes

A numerical approach to upgrade the estimation of gas diffusion coefficient in coal matrix

Liu, P., Liu, S. & Yin, G., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

gaseous diffusion
Diffusion in gases
Coal
coal
diffusion coefficient

Attenuation compensation for time-reversal imaging in VTI media

Bai, T., Zhu, T. & Tsvankin, I., Jan 1 2019, p. 256-260. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

attenuation
symmetry
wave equation
wave equations
elastic media

Discussion on the effective stress coefficient in unconventional fracture-matrix gas transport

Wang, Y., Liu, S., Yue, W. & Zhao, Y., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

gas transport
effective stress
permeability
Gases
matrix

Dynamic water vapor sorption on Marcellus shales: Equilibrium, thermodynamic and kinetic analyses

Sang, G., Liu, S. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

shales
Steam
thermodynamic equilibrium
sorption
water vapor

Economic nano-additive to improve cement sealing capability

Tabatabaei, M., Dahi Taleghani, A. & Alem, N., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Cements
Economics
Nanoparticles
Crack initiation
Surface properties

Effects of roughness on permeability evolution and frictional behavior of fractures under shear

Fang, Y., Elsworth, D., Ishibashi, T. & Zhang, F., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

roughness
permeability
Surface roughness
shear
shearing

EGS Collab project: Status, tests, and data

Kneafsey, T. J., Dobson, P. F., Ajo-Franklin, J. B., Guglielmi, Y., Valladao, C. A., Blankenship, D. A., Schwering, P. C., Knox, H. A., White, M. D., Johnson, T. C., Strickland, C. E., Vermuel, V. R., Morris, J. P., Fu, P., Mattson, E., Neupane, G. H., Podgorney, R. K., Doe, T. W., Huang, L., Frash, L. P. & 127 others, Ghassemi, A., Roggenthen, W., Ajo-Franklin, J., Bauer, S. J., Baumgartner, T., Beckers, K., Blankenship, D., Bonneville, A., Boyd, L., Brown, S., Brown, S. T., Burghardt, J. A., Chen, T., Chen, Y., Condon, K., Cook, P. J., Crandall, D., Dobson, P. F., Doe, T., Doughty, C. A., Elsworth, D., Feldman, J., Foris, A., Frash, L. P., Frone, Z., Fu, P., Gao, K., Ghassemi, A., Gudmundsdottir, H., Guglielmi, Y., Guthrie, G., Haimson, B., Hawkins, A., Heise, J., Horn, M., Horne, R. N., Horner, J., Hu, M., Huang, H., Huang, L., Im, K. J., Ingraham, M., Jayne, R. S., Johnson, T. C., Johnston, B., Karra, S., Kim, K., King, D. K., Kneafsey, T., Knox, H., Knox, J., Kumar, D., Kutun, K., Lee, M., Li, K., Lopez, R., Maceira, M., Mackey, P., Makedonska, N., Marone, C. J., Mattson, E., McClure, M. W., McLennan, J., McLing, T., Medler, C., Mellors, R. J., Metcalfe, E., Miskimins, J., Moore, J., Morris, J. P., Nakagawa, S., Neupane, G., Newman, G., Nieto, A., Oldenburg, C. M., Pan, W., Paronish, T., Pawar, R., Petrov, P., Pietzyk, B., Podgorney, R., Polsky, Y., Popejoy, J., Porse, S., Roberts, B. Q., Robertson, M., Roggenthen, W., Rutqvist, J., Rynders, D., Santos-Villalobos, H., Schoenball, M., Schwering, P., Sesetty, V., Sherman, C. S., Singh, A., Smith, M. M., Sone, H., Soom, F. A., Strickland, C. E., Su, J., Templeton, D., Thomle, J. N., Ulrich, C., Uzunlar, N., Vachaparampil, A., Valladao, C. A., Vandermeer, W., Vandine, G., Vardiman, D., Vermeul, V. R., Wagoner, J. L., Wang, H. F., Weers, J., White, J., White, M. D., Winterfeld, P., Wood, T., Workman, S., Wu, H., Wu, Y. S., Wu, Y., Yildirim, E. C., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. Q., Zhou, J., Zhou, Q. & Zoback, M. D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

stimulation
Crystalline rocks
Black Hills (SD-WY)
Geothermal energy
Experiments

Evolution of coal permeability to gaseous CO2 and supercritical CO2, N2 and He under in-situ stresses

Zhi, S. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Helium
Coal
in situ stress
coal
helium

Expanded dimensionality for image spectroscopy via machine learning

Salvador, M., Cervone, G. & Xu, F., Jan 1 2019, p. 148-152. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Radiance
radiance
Dimensionality
Spectroscopy
Machine Learning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fractal mechanical network based time domain viscoacoustic wave equation

Xing, G. & Zhu, T., Jan 1 2019, p. 3994-3998. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

wave equation
wave equations
fractals
seismic waves
mathematical models

Gas saturated coal failure envelope establishment through single core multistage triaxial loading tests

Fan, L. & Liu, S., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

loading test
Coal
coal
envelopes
Gases

Geomechanical evaluation of natural shear fractures in the EGS Collab experiment 1 test bed

Frash, L. P., Welch, N. J., Carey, J. W., Ajo-Franklin, J., Bauer, S. J., Baumgartner, T., Beckers, K., Blankenship, D., Bonneville, A., Boyd, L., Brown, S. T., Burghardt, J. A., Chen, T., Chen, Y., Condon, K., Cook, P. J., Dobson, P. F., Doe, T., Doughty, C. A., Elsworth, D. & 96 others, Feldman, J., Foris, A., Frash, L. P., Frone, Z., Fu, P., Gao, K., Ghassemi, A., Gudmundsdottir, H., Guglielmi, Y., Guthrie, G., Haimson, B., Hawkins, A., Heise, J., Herrick, C. G., Horn, M., Horne, R. N., Horner, J., Hu, M., Huang, H., Huang, L., Im, K., Ingraham, M., Johnson, T. C., Johnston, B., Karra, S., Kim, K., King, D. K., Kneafsey, T., Knox, H., Knox, J., Kumar, D., Kutun, K., Lee, M., Li, K., Lopez, R., Maceira, M., Makedonska, N., Marone, C., Mattson, E., McClure, M. W., McLennan, J., McLing, T., Mellors, R. J., Metcalfe, E., Miskimins, J., Morris, J. P., Nakagawa, S., Neupane, G., Newman, G., Nieto, A., Oldenburg, C. M., Pan, W., Pawar, R., Petrov, P., Pietzyk, B., Podgorney, R., Polsky, Y., Porse, S., Richard, S., Roberts, B. Q., Robertson, M., Roggenthen, W., Rutqvist, J., Rynders, D., Santos-Villalobos, H., Schoenball, M., Schwering, P., Sesetty, V., Singh, A., Smith, M. M., Sone, H., Strickland, C. E., Su, J., Ulrich, C., Uzunlar, N., Vachaparampil, A., Valladao, C. A., Vandermeer, W., Vandine, G., Vardiman, D., Vermeul, V. R., Wagoner, J. L., Wang, H. F., Weers, J., White, J., White, M. D., Winterfeld, P., Wood, T., Wu, H., Wu, Y. S., Wu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. Q., Zhou, J., Zhou, Q. & Zoback, M. D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

test stands
shear
evaluation
hydraulics
experiment

Indicator-based data assimilation with localization for updating models using limited ensemble size

Kumar, D. & Srinivasan, S., Jan 1 2019, p. 278-282. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Model Updating
Data Assimilation
data assimilation
Ensemble
Update
shear strength
microanalysis
Shear strength
roughness
permeability

Mapping natural fracture networks using stochastic and machine learning approaches

Chandna, A. & Srinivasan, S., Jan 1 2019, p. 250-254. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Stochastic Networks
fracture network
Machine Learning
artificial neural network
Artificial Neural Network

Mechanistic analysis of shale permeability evolution data

Shi, R., Liu, J. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Shale
Swelling
Pore pressure
Macros
Sorption
Cryogenic liquids
Coal
Liquid nitrogen
liquid nitrogen
coal

Modeling of anisotropic sorption-induced coal deformations

Liu, A. & Liu, S., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

volumetric strain
Coal
coal
sorption
Sorption

Modeling of wave propagation in a transversely isotropic attenuative medium based on fractional Laplacian

Zhu, T. & Bai, T., Jan 1 2019, p. 3818-3822. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

isotropic media
wave equation
wave propagation
wave equations
operators

Multiphase permeability evolution in low permeability sandstones from surfactant-treated fractring fluids

Abaa, K., Wang, J. Y., Elsworth, D. & Ityokumbul, M., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Sandstone
Surface active agents
Fracturing fluids
Fluids
Gas permeability
Geomechanics
geomechanics
Coal
Pore structure
hydrostatics

Permeability and rigidity of green river shale before and after interaction with water

Yildirim, L. T. O., Elsworth, D. & Wang, J. Y., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Shale
rigidity
Rigidity
rivers
shale

Permeability damage of coal for guar gel fracturing operation

Huang, Q. & Liu, S., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fracturing (fossil fuel deposits)
Coal
fracturing
coal
permeability

Permeability enhancement in gas shale due to nitrogen flooding

Schwartz, B. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Nitrogen
Pore pressure
Sorption
Gas permeability
Shale

Proppant transport in a propagating hydraulic fracture and the evolution of transport properties

Wang, J., Elsworth, D. & Denison, M. K., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Proppants
hydraulics
Transport properties
transport properties
Hydraulics

Solving fractional Laplacian viscoelastic wave equations using domain decomposition

Xue, Z., Baek, H., Zhang, H., Zhao, Y., Zhu, T. & Fomel, S., Jan 1 2019, p. 3943-3947. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

spectral methods
wave equation
wave equations
decomposition
parallel computing
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Continuous and Predictive Viscosity Model Coupled to a Microemulsion Equation-Of-State

Khodaparast, P. & Johns, R. T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Microemulsions
Equations of state
equation of state
viscosity
Viscosity
3 Citations (Scopus)

A new way of compositional simulation without phase labeling

Khorsandi, S., Li, L. & Johns, R. T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Equations of state
Labeling
permeability
equation of state
Recovery
Coal
coal
microstructure
scanning electron microscopy
Microstructure
1 Citation (Scopus)

Co-evolution of fracture permeability and friction in rocks from the egs collab experiment 1 site

EGS Collab Team, Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

coevolution
permeability
friction
Rocks
rocks

Co-evolution of friction and permeability in a propped fracture under constant shear and implication to induced seismicity

Zhang, F., Fang, Y., Elsworth, D. & Wang, C., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

induced seismicity
Proppants
coevolution
permeability
friction
3 Citations (Scopus)

Conductivity evolution of proppant-filled hydraulic fractures

Wang, J., Elsworth, D. & Ma, T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Proppants
hydraulics
conductivity
Hydraulics
transmissivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Coupled capillary pressure and relative permeability using an equation-of-state approach

Li, L. & Johns, R. T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Capillarity
capillary pressure
Equations of state
equation of state
permeability

Crystallization behavior of sheared polyamide 66

Rhoades, A. M., Gohn, A. M., Seo, J., Colby, R. & Androsch, R., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Nylons
Crystallization
Polyamides
Optical microscopy
Nucleation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a long term hydraulic fracture and flow system

EGS Collab Team, Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

hydraulics
pump
Hydraulics
Pumps
pumps

Determination of shale matrix permeability through dynamic methane production experiments using variable pressure gradients

Fan, K., Li, Y., Elsworth, D., Dong, M., Yu, H., Yin, C. & Li, Y., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Shale
Pressure gradient
Methane
Experiments
Gases
4 Citations (Scopus)

Diffusion-dominated proxy model for solvent injection in ultra-tight oil reservoirs

Cronin, M., Emami-Meybodi, H. & Johns, R. T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Recovery
oil
primary production
Darcy law
Oils

Evolution of permeability in sand injectite systems

Hu, Y., Gan, Q., Hurst, A. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Sand
permeability
sand
Flow of fluids
fracture network
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental design for hydrofracturing and fluid flow at the DOE EGS collab testbed

EGS Collab Team, Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Testbeds
experimental design
Design of experiments
fluid flow
Flow of fluids
2 Citations (Scopus)

Extension of HLD-NAC flash calculation algorithm to multicomponent mixtures of microemulsion and excess phases

Khorsandi, S. & Johns, R. T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Microemulsions
surfactant
partitioning
Surface active agents
polymer

Frictional and sealing behavior of Marcellus shale

Li, Z. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

sealing
Quartz
Shale
shale
permeability

Gas sorption characteristics of tectonically deformed coals and their implications on gas drainage and outburst control

Yang, Y., Liu, S., Zhao, W. & Wang, L., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Coal
drainage
outburst
coal
sorption

Hydraulic fracture modeling in support of EGS collab treatment designs

EGS Collab Team, Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

hydraulics
Hydraulics
Hydraulic fracturing
fracturing
stress field

Hydraulic fracturing of MECBM reservoirs for nutrient delivery

Zhi, S. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

coalbed methane
Hydraulic fracturing
fracturing
nutrients
hydraulics
incandescence
Soot
tires
soot
Tires
1 Citation (Scopus)

Laboratory validation of fracture caging for hydraulic fracture control

EGS Collab Team, Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

hydraulics
Hydraulics
stimulation
well
Well pressure

Microwave plasma processing of methane: Optical diagnostics and carbon characterizations

Vander Wal, R. L., Sengupta, A., Musselman, E., Zeller, K. & Skoptsov, G., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Plasma applications
Coal
Methane
coal
Carbon
1 Citation (Scopus)

Minimum miscibility pressure calculation for oil shale and tight reservoirs with large gas-oil capillary pressure

Zhang, K., Nojabaei, B., Ahmadi, K. & Johns, R. T., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Oil shale
Petroleum reservoirs
Capillarity
Gas oils
Solubility