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

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30 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
12 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
20 Citations (Scopus)

Flow rate dictates permeability enhancement during fluid pressure oscillations in laboratory experiments

Candela, T., Brodsky, E. E., Marone, C. & Elsworth, D., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 120, 4, p. 2037-2055 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pressure oscillations
fluid pressure
permeability
flow velocity
oscillation
18 Citations (Scopus)

Fracture permeability and relative permeability of coal and their dependence on stress conditions

Alexis, D. A., Karpyn, Z. T., Ertekin, T. & Crandall, D., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 10, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Carbon dioxide
Pore pressure
Helium
Gases
39 Citations (Scopus)

Geological and hydrological controls on water coproduced with coalbed methane in Liulin, eastern Ordos basin, China

Li, Y., Tang, D., Xu, H., Elsworth, D. & Meng, Y., Feb 1 2015, In : AAPG Bulletin. 99, 2, p. 207-229 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coalbed methane
Coal
coal seam
Water
basin
270 Citations (Scopus)

Highly thermally conductive and mechanically strong graphene fibers

Xin, G., Yao, T., Sun, H., Scott, S. M., Shao, D., Wang, G. & Lian, J., Sep 4 2015, In : Science. 349, 6252, p. 1083-1087 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Graphite
Fibers
Thermal conductivity
Strength of materials
Tensile strength
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of FDA actions, DTCA, and public information on the market for pain medication

Bradford, W. D. & Kleit, A. N., Jan 1 2015, In : Health Economics (United Kingdom). 24, 7, p. 859-875 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Labeling
United States Food and Drug Administration
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Pain
Pharmaceutical Preparations
8 Citations (Scopus)

Importance sampling in stochastic programming: A Markov chain Monte Carlo approach

Parpas, P., Ustun, B., Webster, M. & Tran, Q. K., Mar 1 2015, In : INFORMS Journal on Computing. 27, 2, p. 358-377 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic programming
Importance sampling
Markov processes
Monte Carlo methods
Decision making
6 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of gas packing and orientation on FTIR activity for CO chemisorption to the Cu paddlewheel

Wang, C. Y., Ray, P., Gong, Q., Zhao, Y., Li, J. & Lueking, A. D., Sep 7 2015, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 17, 40, p. 26766-26776 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Chemisorption
chemisorption
Fourier transforms
Gases
44 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of maceral composition on the structure, properties and behaviour of chars derived from South African coals

Roberts, M. J., Everson, R. C., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Van Niekerk, D., Mathews, J. P. & Branken, D. J., Feb 15 2015, In : Fuel. 142, p. 9-20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Chemical analysis
Molecules
Atoms
Nitrogen
38 Citations (Scopus)

In situ observations on the coupling between hydraulic diffusivity and displacements during fault reactivation in shales

Guglielmi, Y., Elsworth, D., Cappa, F., Henry, P., Gout, C., Dick, P. & Durand, J., Nov 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 120, 11, p. 7729-7748 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic equipment
fault displacement
shales
Pressurization
reactivation
30 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions of Illinois No. 6 bituminous coal with solvents: A review of solvent swelling and extraction literature

Mathews, J. P., Clifford, C. E. & Painter, P., Mar 19 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 3, p. 1279-1294 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Swelling
Ashes
Pyridine
17 Citations (Scopus)

Interparticle interactions in highly concentrated coal-water slurries and their effect on slurry viscosity

Mukherjee, A. & Pisupati, S. V., Jun 18 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 6, p. 3675-3683 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Slurries
Viscosity
Water
Surface chemistry
41 Citations (Scopus)
algae
Micractinium
Anaerobic digestion
anaerobic digestion
activated sludge
32 Citations (Scopus)
anthracite
Anthracite
gas flow
Flow of gases
permeability
11 Citations (Scopus)

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) of a high-pressure CO2-water mixture: Application to carbon sequestration

Goueguel, C., McIntyre, D. L., Singh, J. P., Jain, J. & Karamalidis, A. K., Sep 1 2015, In : Applied Spectroscopy. 68, 9, p. 997-1003 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
aquifers
Aquifers
leakage
3 Citations (Scopus)

Linear vs. radial boundary-dominated flow: Implications for gas-well-decline analysis

Vardcharragosad, P., Ayala, L. F. & Zhang, M., Oct 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 5, p. 1053-1066 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radial flow
gas well
Gases
radial flow
Hydraulic fracturing
11 Citations (Scopus)
health and safety
Health
industry
Industry
Mineral industry
29 Citations (Scopus)

Low cost and environmentally benign crack-blocking structures for long life and high power Si electrodes in lithium ion batteries

Ling, M., Zhao, H., Xiao, X., Shi, F., Wu, M., Qiu, J., Li, S., Song, X., Liu, G. & Zhang, S., Feb 7 2015, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 3, 5, p. 2036-2042 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbopol 940
Gum Arabic
Esterification
Cracks
Electrodes
8 Citations (Scopus)

Market power in power markets: An analysis of residual demand curves in California's day-ahead energy market (1998-2000)

Lo Prete, C. & Hobbs, B. F., Jan 1 2015, Energy Journal, 36, 2, p. 191-218 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Costs
Elasticity
Energy market
Power market
Demand curve
11 Citations (Scopus)

Matrix effect of sodium compounds on the determination of metal ions in aqueous solutions by underwater laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Goueguel, C., McIntyre, D. L., Jain, J., Karamalidis, A. K. & Carson, C., Jul 1 2015, In : Applied Optics. 54, 19, p. 6071-6079 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium compounds
sodium compounds
Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
Metal ions
23 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement and modeling of CO2 solubility in natural and synthetic formation brines for CO2 sequestration

Zhao, H., Dilmore, R., Allen, D. E., Hedges, S. W., Soong, Y. & Lvov, S., Feb 3 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 3, p. 1972-1980 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brines
carbon sequestration
solubility
Solubility
modeling
5 Citations (Scopus)

Methane dry reforming over ni supported on pine sawdust activated carbon: Effects of support surface properties and metal loading

García, R., Soto, G., Escalona, N., Sepúlveda, C., Orellana, M. J., Morales, N., Radovic, L. R., Buitrago-Sierra, R., Rodriguez-Reinoso, F. & Sepúlveda-Escribano, A., May 1 2015, In : Quimica Nova. 38, 4, p. 506-509 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Methane
Reforming reactions
Activated carbon
Surface properties
15 Citations (Scopus)
Rankine cycle
Gasification
carbon sequestration
Carbon dioxide
well
11 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the impact of geochemical reactions on hydrocarbon phase behavior during CO2 gas injection for enhanced oil recovery

Venkatraman, A., Lake, L. W. & Johns, R. T., Sep 5 2015, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 402, p. 56-68 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oil recovery
gas injection
Phase behavior
Hydrocarbons
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple-mixing-cell method for three-hydrocarbon-phase displacements

Li, L., Khorsandi, S., Johns, R. T. & Ahmadi, K., Dec 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 6, p. 1339-1349 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
hydrocarbon
Solubility
method
Labeling
3 Citations (Scopus)

Nuclear Renewable Energy Integration: An Economic Case Study

Sabharwall, P., Bragg-Sitton, S., Boldon, L. & Blumsack, S. A., Oct 1 2015, In : Electricity Journal. 28, 8, p. 85-95 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nuclear energy
energy source
renewable energy
Fossil fuels
alternative energy
61 Citations (Scopus)

Organic-Inorganic Heterointerfaces for Ultrasensitive Detection of Ultraviolet Light

Shao, D., Gao, J., Chow, P., Sun, H., Xin, G., Sharma, P., Lian, J., Koratkar, N. A. & Sawyer, S., Jun 10 2015, In : Nano letters. 15, 6, p. 3787-3792 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
ultraviolet radiation
Graphene
graphene
Self assembled monolayers
13 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of a liquid tin anode solid oxide fuel cell operating under hydrogen, argon and coal

Khurana, S., Labarbera, M., Fedkin, M. V., Lvov, S., Abernathy, H. & Gerdes, K., Jan 15 2015, In : Journal of Power Sources. 274, p. 1049-1054 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tin
Coal
Argon
solid oxide fuel cells
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
19 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability evolution of propped artificial fractures in coal on injection of CO2

Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Liu, J., Pone, D. & Mathews, J. P., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 133, p. 695-704 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Injection (oil wells)
Proppants
Coal
permeability
coal
15 Citations (Scopus)

Pore development during gasification of South African inertinite-rich chars evaluated using small angle X-ray scattering

Coetzee, G. H., Sakurovs, R., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Morpeth, L., Everson, R. C., Mathews, J. P. & Bunt, J. R., Oct 11 2015, In : Carbon. 95, p. 250-260 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steam
X ray scattering
Gasification
Pore size
Coal
1 Citation (Scopus)
Costs
Electric power utilization
Decomposition
Industry
9 Citations (Scopus)

Production-data analysis of gas reservoirs with apparent-permeability and sorbed-phase effects: A density-based approach

Vardcharragosad, P. & Ayala H., L. F., Feb 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 1, p. 99-111 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

permeability
Desorption
desorption
Gases
gas
30 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid decompression and desorption induced energetic failure in coal

Wang, S., Elsworth, D. & Liu, J., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 7, 3, p. 345-350 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decompression
Desorption
desorption
energetics
Coal
14 Citations (Scopus)

Rare earth element geochemistry of outcrop and core samples from the Marcellus Shale

Noack, C. W., Jain, J. C., Stegmeier, J., Hakala, J. A. & Karamalidis, A., Jun 26 2015, In : Geochemical Transactions. 16, 1, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Core samples
Geochemistry
Shale
Rare earth elements
shale

Rate-time forecasting of gas reservoirs with significant transient flow: A density-based method

Vardcharragosad, P. & Ayala H., L., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 11, p. 111-126 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gases
Radial flow
Horizontal wells
Hydrocarbons
Economics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction of caking propensity in large (millimeter-sized) South African coal particles with potassium carbonate impregnation to expand fixed- and fluidized-bed gasification feedstock suitability

Coetzee, S., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Bunt, J. R., Mathews, J. P., Strydom, C. A. & Schobert, H. H., Jul 16 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 7, p. 4255-4263 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potash
Coal
Gasification
Impregnation
Fluidized beds
2 Citations (Scopus)

Revealing climate change opinions through investment behavior: Evidence from Fukushima

Lei, Z. & Shcherbakova, A. V., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 70, p. 92-108 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

profitability
climate change
coal
energy
regional climate

Review of battery safety for emergency communication and tracking systems for underground mining operations

Beck, J., Nieto, A. & Lvov, S., Jan 1 2015, In : International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering. 6, 1, p. 72-86 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communication
safety
Communication
Charging (batteries)
battery
197 Citations (Scopus)

Seismicity triggered by fluid injection-induced aseismic slip

Guglielmi, Y., Cappa, F., Avouac, J. P., Henry, P. & Elsworth, D., Jun 12 2015, In : Science. 348, 6240, p. 1224-1226 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid injection
seismicity
microearthquake
induced seismicity
dilatancy
31 Citations (Scopus)

Self-healing of cement fractures under dynamic flow of CO2-rich brine

Cao, P., Karpyn, Z. & Li, L., Jun 1 2015, In : Water Resources Research. 51, 6, p. 4684-4701 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

brine
cement
permeability
residence time
fracture flow
3 Citations (Scopus)

Solar resource-reserve classification and flow-based economic analysis

Brownson, J., Gardner, D. & Nieto, A., Jun 1 2015, In : Solar Energy. 116, p. 45-55 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic analysis
Economics
Solar energy
Energy conversion
Minerals
33 Citations (Scopus)

Stabilizing an amorphous V2O5/carbon nanotube paper electrode with conformal TiO2 coating by atomic layer deposition for lithium ion batteries

Xie, M., Sun, X., Sun, H., Porcelli, T., George, S. M., Zhou, Y. & Lian, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 4, 2, p. 537-544 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Atomic layer deposition
Amorphous carbon
Carbon nanotubes
Coatings
7 Citations (Scopus)

State-of-health of a CuCl electrolyzer during a 168-h test

Khurana, S., Hall, D. M., Schatz, R. S., Fedkin, M. V. & Lvov, S. N., Jan 5 2015, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 40, 1, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytic cells
electrolytic cells
health
Health
impedance
53 Citations (Scopus)

Swelling of clay minerals in unconsolidated porous media and its impact on permeability

Aksu, I., Bazilevskaya, E. & Karpyn, Z., Sep 1 2015, In : GeoResJ. 7, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

swelling
clay mineral
porous medium
permeability
clay