John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

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2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

A local-global pattern matching method for subsurface stochastic inverse modeling

Li, L., Srinivasan, S., Zhou, H. & Gómez-Hernández, J. J., Aug 1 2015, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 70, p. 55-64 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pattern matching
Statistics
conductivity
Geologic models
modeling
45 Citations (Scopus)

A mechanistic model for wettability alteration by chemically tuned waterflooding in carbonate reservoirs

Qiao, C., Li, L., Johns, R. T. & Xu, J., Aug 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 4, p. 767-783 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Well flooding
wettability
Wetting
Carbonates
carbonate
28 Citations (Scopus)

Amorphous ultrathin TiO2 atomic layer deposition films on carbon nanotubes as anodes for lithium ion batteries

Xie, M., Sun, X., Zhou, C., Cavanagh, A. S., Sun, H., Hu, T., Wang, G., Lian, J. & George, S. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 162, 6, p. A974-A981

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Atomic layer deposition
Carbon nanotubes
Anodes
Amorphous carbon
23 Citations (Scopus)

A new method for accurate and rapid measurement of underground coal seam gas content

Wang, L., Cheng, L. B., Cheng, Y. P., Liu, S., Guo, P. K., Jin, K. & Jiang, H. N., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 26, p. 1388-1398 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gases
Coal
Coal mines
Desorption
Coal bed methane
4 Citations (Scopus)

Anisotropic dispersion and upscaling for miscible displacement

Adepoju, O. O., Lake, L. W. & Johns, R. T., Jun 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 3, p. 421-432 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

upscaling
permeability
dispersivity
simulation
Autocorrelation
47 Citations (Scopus)

A novel shortcut nitrogen removal process using an algal-bacterial consortium in a photo-sequencing batch reactor (PSBR)

Wang, M., Yang, H., Ergas, S. J. & van der Steen, P., Dec 15 2015, In : Water Research. 87, p. 38-48 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nitrogen removal
Batch reactors
Photosynthesis
nitrogen
Biomass
17 Citations (Scopus)

An update on the mechanism of the graphene-NO reaction

Oyarzún, A. M., Radovic, L. R. & Kyotani, T., May 1 2015, In : Carbon. 86, p. 58-68 11 p., 9644.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Chemisorption
Graphene
Monomers
Carbon Monoxide
5 Citations (Scopus)

Application of multiple-mixing-cell method to improve speed and robustness of compositional simulation

Rezaveisi, M., Johns, R. T. & Sepehrnoori, K., Jun 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 3, p. 565-578 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

simulation
phase equilibrium
Phase equilibria
simulator
interpolation
5 Citations (Scopus)

A production type-curve solution for coalbed methane reservoirs

Thararoop, P., Karpyn, Z. & Ertekin, T., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 9, p. 136-152 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porosity
Two phase flow
Coal bed methane
Specifications
Fluids
10 Citations (Scopus)

Are there carbon savings from U.S. biofuel policies? The critical importance of accounting for leakage in land and fuel markets

Bento, A. M., Klotz, R. & Landry, J. R., Jan 1 2015, Energy Journal, 36, 3, p. 75-109 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Biofuels
Carbon
Ethanol
Taxation
Leakage
44 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the occurrence and promising recovery methods of rare earth elements from coal and coal by-products

Zhang, W., Rezaee, M., Bhagavatula, A., Li, Y., Groppo, J. & Honaker, R., Nov 2 2015, In : International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization. 35, 6, p. 281-294 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

recovery method
Coal
Rare earth elements
Byproducts
rare earth element
17 Citations (Scopus)

A study on initiation of ash agglomeration in fluidized bed gasification systems

Khadilkar, A. B., Rozelle, P. L. & Pisupati, S. V., Jul 15 2015, In : Fuel. 152, p. 48-57 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Gasification
Fluidized beds
Agglomeration
Slags
25 Citations (Scopus)

Breakdown pressures due to infiltration and exclusion in finite length boreholes

Gan, Q., Elsworth, D., Alpern, J. S., Marone, C. J. & Connolly, P., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 127, p. 329-337 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boreholes
Infiltration
infiltration
borehole
fluid
34 Citations (Scopus)
sodium chloride
Carbon Dioxide
Sodium Chloride
solubility
aqueous solution
24 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of an entrained flow reactor for pyrolysis of coal and biomass at higher temperatures

Tchapda, A. H. & Pisupati, S. V., Sep 16 2015, In : Fuel. 156, p. 254-266 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Tars
Temperature
19 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of mineral composition and its influence on microstructure and sorption capacity of coal

Deng, C., Tang, D., Liu, S., Xu, H. & Tao, S., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 25, p. 46-57 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorption
Minerals
Coal
Microstructure
Chemical analysis
93 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical-structural properties of South African bituminous coals: Insights from wide angle XRD-carbon fraction analysis, ATR-FTIR, solid state 13C NMR, and HRTEM techniques

Okolo, G. N., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Everson, R. C., Roberts, M. J., Bunt, J. R., Sakurovs, R. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 22 2015, In : Fuel. 158, p. 779-792 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Structural properties
Infrared spectroscopy
11 Citations (Scopus)

CO2 dissolution in the presence of background flow of deep saline aquifers

Emami-Meybodi, H., Hassanzadeh, H. & Ennis-King, J., Apr 1 2015, In : Water Resources Research. 51, 4, p. 2595-2615 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

convection
dissolution
aquifer
Rayleigh number
brine
24 Citations (Scopus)

CO2 enhanced oil recovery and storage using a gravity-enhanced process

Li, L., Khorsandi, S., Johns, R. T. & Dilmore, R. M., Nov 1 2015, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 42, p. 502-515 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

enhanced oil recovery
Gravitation
gravity
Recovery
oil
6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative analysis of the solution of linear continuous inverse problems using different basis expansions

Fernández-Muñiz, Z., Fernández-Martínez, J. L., Srinivasan, S. & Mukerji, T., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 113, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inverse problem
pixels
expansion
pixel
parameterization
8 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of reduced and conventional two-phase flash calculations

Gorucu, S. E. & Johns, R. T., Apr 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 2, p. 294-305 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decomposition
Fluids
Gibbs free energy
Phase equilibria
decomposition
14 Citations (Scopus)

Construction Strategy for Atomistic Models of Coal Chars Capturing Stacking Diversity and Pore Size Distribution

Wang, CA., Watson, J. K., Louw, E. & Mathews, J. P., Aug 20 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 8, p. 4814-4826 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Pore size
Helium
Microporosity
Order disorder transitions
93 Citations (Scopus)

Convective dissolution of CO2 in saline aquifers: Progress in modeling and experiments

Emami-Meybodi, H., Hassanzadeh, H., Green, C. P. & Ennis-King, J., Jan 9 2015, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 40, p. 238-266 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquifers
Dissolution
dissolution
aquifer
modeling
6 Citations (Scopus)

Corresponding states interpretation of adsorption in gate-opening metal-organic framework Cu(dhbc)2(4,4'-bpy)

Sircar, S., Pramanik, S., Li, J., Cole, M. W. & Lueking, A. D., May 5 2015, In : Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. 446, p. 177-184 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metals
Adsorption
Adsorbates
Compressibility of gases
Gases
26 Citations (Scopus)

Deactivation behavior of Pd/C and Pt/C catalysts in the gas-phase hydrodechlorination of chloromethanes: Structure-reactivity relationship

Martin-Martinez, M., Álvarez-Montero, A., Gómez-Sainero, L. M., Baker, R. T., Palomar, J., Omar, S., Eser, S. & Rodriguez, J. J., Jan 2015, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 162, p. 532-543 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methyl Chloride
Methylene Chloride
Dichloromethane
Gases
Metals
9 Citations (Scopus)

Density-based production-data analysis of gas wells with significant rock-compressibility effects

Zhang, M. & Ayala H., L., May 1 2015, In : SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. 18, 2, p. 205-213 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas well
compressibility
Compressibility
Rocks
Gases
17 Citations (Scopus)

Density functional theory molecular modelling and experimental particle kinetics for CO2-char gasification

Roberts, M. J., Everson, R. C., Domazetis, G., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Jones, J. M., Van Sittert, C. G. C. E., Okolo, G. N., Niekerk, D. V. & Mathews, J. P., Aug 8 2015, In : Carbon. 93, p. 295-314 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular modeling
Gasification
Discrete Fourier transforms
Density functional theory
Kinetics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Deposit formation from lubricant degradation: A uniform layer deposition model

Kouame, S. D. B., Wal, R. L. V. & Perez, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Lubrication Science. 27, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lubricants
Deposits
Degradation
Aging of materials
Functional groups
7 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of Rare Earth Elements in Hypersaline Solutions Using Low-Volume, Liquid-Liquid Extraction

Noack, C. W., Dzombak, D. A. & Karamalidis, A., Apr 29 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 16, p. 9423-9430 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rare earth elements
Brines
rare earth element
Strategic materials
liquid
6 Citations (Scopus)
Swelling
Coal
Water
Porosity
Iterative methods
5 Citations (Scopus)

Direct microplasma analysis of coals and sorbents for C, H, N, S and mineral element concentrations

Gaddam, C. K. & Vander Wal, R. L., Apr 1 2015, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 143, p. 11-21 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorbents
Minerals
Coal
coal
Chemical elements
5 Citations (Scopus)
Innovative behavior
State-owned enterprises
Private enterprise
Innovation
Interest rates
7 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic impacts on the survivability of shale gas wells piercing longwall panels

Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Li, X., Fu, X., Yang, D., Yao, Q. & Wang, Y., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 26, p. 1130-1147 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piercing
Compaction
Longwall mining
Shale gas
Roofs
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Clamping pressure and temperature on the performance of a CuCl(aq)/HCl(aq) electrolyzer

Khurana, S., Hall, D., Schatz, R. S. & Lvov, S., Jan 1 2015, In : ECS Electrochemistry Letters. 4, 4, p. F21-F23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytic cells
Contact resistance
Bolts
Temperature
Torque
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of heterogeneity in coal ash chemical composition on the onset of conditions favorable for agglomeration in fluid beds

Khadilkar, A. B., Rozelle, P. L. & Pisupati, S. V., Jan 1 2015, In : Energies. 8, 11, p. 12530-12545 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agglomeration
Ashes
Slags
Coal ash
Fluid
8 Citations (Scopus)
Underwater acoustics
bituminous coal
Coal
Bituminous coal
cavitation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of hydrophobicity on viscosity of carbonaceous solid-water slurry

Mukherjee, A., Rozelle, P. & Pisupati, S. V., Sep 1 2015, In : Fuel processing technology. 137, p. 124-130 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrophobicity
asphalt
Viscosity
Water
Slurries
59 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of nanostructure, oxidative pressure and extent of oxidation on model carbon reactivity

Jaramillo, I. C., Gaddam, C. K., Vander Wal, R. L. & Lighty, J. A. S., May 1 2015, In : Combustion and Flame. 162, 5, p. 1848-1856 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructures
Carbon
reactivity
Oxidation
oxidation
4 Citations (Scopus)
bituminous coal
Coal
Bituminous coal
cavitation
Cavitation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical kinetics of CuCl(aq)/HCl(aq) electrolyzer for hydrogen production via a Cu-Cl thermochemical cycle

Hall, D. M., LaRow, E. G., Schatz, R. S., Beck, J. R. & Lvov, S. N., 2015, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 162, 1, p. F108-F114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrogen production
Hydrogen production
Platinum
platinum
cycles
6 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical kinetics of the hydrogen reaction on platinum in concentrated HCl(aq)

Hall, D., Beck, J. R. & Lvov, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Electrochemistry Communications. 57, 1, p. 74-77 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Voltammetry
Platinum
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
Hydrogen
Kinetics
31 Citations (Scopus)

Energy storage systems in energy and ancillary markets: A backwards induction approach

Cho, J. & Kleit, A. N., Jun 1 2015, In : Applied Energy. 147, p. 176-183 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy storage
market
energy
Costs
Profitability
8 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating zonal electricity supply curves in transmission-constrained electricity markets

Sahraei-Ardakani, M., Blumsack, S. & Kleit, A., Feb 1 2015, In : Energy. 80, p. 10-19 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Natural gas
Coal
Electric loads
Taxation
29 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation and modeling of coal pore accessibility using small angle neutron scattering

Zhang, R., Liu, S., Bahadur, J., Elsworth, D., Melnichenko, Y., He, L. & Wang, Y., Dec 1 2015, In : Fuel. 161, p. 323-332 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Neutron scattering
Anthracite
Bituminous coal
Scattering
11 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of carbon dioxide trapping due to capillary retention in saline aquifers

Li, X., Akbarabadi, M., Karpyn, Z. T., Piri, M. & Bazilevskaya, E., Nov 2015, In : Geofluids. 15, 4, p. 563-576 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trapping
carbon dioxide
aquifer
saturation
brine
42 Citations (Scopus)
Fracturing fluids
Shale
Gases
Rocks
Fracturing (fossil fuel deposits)
17 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental studies and modeling of CO2 solubility in high temperature aqueous CaCl2, MgCl2, Na2SO4, and KCl solutions

Zhao, H., Dilmore, R. M. & Lvov, S., Jul 1 2015, In : AIChE Journal. 61, 7, p. 2286-2297 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnesium Chloride
Solubility
Temperature
Salts
Pressure
4 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Studies of High Efficiency Combustion with Fumigation of Dimethyl Ether and Propane into Diesel Engine Intake Air

Prabhakar, B., Jayaraman, S., Vander Wal, R. L. & Boehman, A., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 137, 4, 041505.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fumigation
Air intakes
Propane
Diesel engines
Ethers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study on permeability evolution in propped shale fracture

Hou, L., Elsworth, D., Sun, B. & Wang, J., Jun 1 2015, In : Xinan Shiyou Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Southwest Petroleum University. 37, 3, p. 31-37 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale
shale
experimental study
permeability
Swelling

Exploring shipping inefficiencies in global liquified natural gas trade patterns

Shcherbakova, A. V., Kleit, A. N. & Dhanurendra, B., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Energy Markets. 8, 2, p. 67-86 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Freight transportation
Liquefied natural gas
Natural gas
Global positioning system
Inefficiency