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

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15 Citations (Scopus)

CO2 gas fracturing: A novel reservoir stimulation technology in low permeability gassy coal seams

Cao, Y., Zhang, J., Zhai, H., Fu, G., Tian, L. & Liu, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Fuel. 203, p. 197-207 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Gases
Methane
Boreholes
Drainage
17 Citations (Scopus)

Compositional simulation of hydraulically fractured tight formation considering the effect of capillary pressure on phase behavior

Siripatrachai, N., Ertekin, T. & Johns, R. T., Aug 1 2017, In : SPE Journal. 22, 4, p. 1046-1063 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capillarity
capillary pressure
Phase behavior
simulation
Fluids
6 Citations (Scopus)

Controls of hydrocarbon generation on the development of expulsion fractures in organic-rich shale: Based on the Paleogene Shahejie Formation in the Jiyang Depression, Bohai Bay Basin, East China

Ma, C., Elsworth, D., Dong, C., Lin, C., Luan, G., Chen, B., Liu, X., Muhammad, J. M., Muhammad, A. Z., Shen, Z. & Tian, F., Sep 1 2017, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 86, p. 1406-1416 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

expulsion
hydrocarbon generation
Paleogene
China
shale
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-effective treatment of swine wastes through recovery of energy and nutrients

Amini, A., Aponte-Morales, V., Wang, M., Dilbeck, M., Lahav, O., Zhang, Q., Cunningham, J. A. & Ergas, S. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Waste Management. 69, p. 508-517 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

struvite
life cycle
cost analysis
nutrient
cost
15 Citations (Scopus)

Coupled Interfacial Tension and Phase Behavior Model Based on Micellar Curvatures

Torrealba, V. A. & Johns, R. T., Nov 28 2017, In : Langmuir. 33, 47, p. 13604-13614 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase behavior
Surface tension
interfacial tension
curvature
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)
gas flow
Flow of gases
dual porosity
Gases
liquid
1 Citation (Scopus)

Deregulation and investment in generation capacity: Evidence from nuclear power uprates in the United States

Lei, Z., Tsai, C. H. & Kleit, A. N., May 1 2017, In : Energy Journal. 38, 3, p. 113-139 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deregulation
Nuclear energy
Boiling water reactors
Pressurized water reactors
Nuclear power
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a data-driven forecasting tool for hydraulically fractured, horizontal wells in tight-gas sands

Kulga, B., Artun, E. & Ertekin, T., Jun 1 2017, In : Computers and Geosciences. 103, p. 99-110 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Horizontal wells
Sand
well
sand
gas
8 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersion-driven instability of mixed convective flow in porous media

Emami-Meybodi, H., Sep 1 2017, In : Physics of Fluids. 29, 9, 094102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

convective flow
Alberta
quasi-steady states
aquifers
free convection
17 Citations (Scopus)

Displacement efficiency for low-salinity polymer flooding including wettability alteration

Khorsandi, S., Qiao, C. & Johns, R. T., Apr 1 2017, In : SPE Journal. 22, 2, p. 417-430 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wettability
Wetting
flooding
polymer
salinity
12 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic control of runway configurations and of arrival and departure service rates at jfk airport under stochastic queue conditions

Jacquillat, A., Odoni, A. R. & Webster, M. D., Jan 1 2017, In : Transportation Science. 51, 1, p. 155-176 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Airports
airport
flight
Dynamic programming
programming
5 Citations (Scopus)
Underwater acoustics
bituminous coal
Coal
Bituminous coal
cavitation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of microstructure on water imbibition in sandstones using X-ray computed tomography and neutron radiography

Zhao, Y., Xue, S., Han, S., Chen, Z., Liu, S., Elsworth, D., He, L., Cai, J., Liu, Y. & Chen, D., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 7, p. 4963-4981 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutron radiography
neutron radiography
radiography
imbibition
sandstones
7 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical Control of Copper Intercalation into Nanoscale Bi2Se3

Zhang, J., Sun, J., Li, Y., Shi, F. & Cui, Y., Mar 8 2017, In : Nano letters. 17, 3, p. 1741-1747 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intercalation
intercalation
Copper
copper
Atoms
139 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing ionic conductivity in composite polymer electrolytes with well-aligned ceramic nanowires

Liu, W., Lee, S. W., Lin, D., Shi, F., Wang, S., Sendek, A. D. & Cui, Y., Mar 27 2017, In : Nature Energy. 2, 5, 17035.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic conductivity
Electrolytes
Nanowires
Polymers
Composite materials
10 Citations (Scopus)

Equation of state for relative permeability, including hysteresis and wettability alteration

Khorsandi, S., Li, L. & Johns, R. T., Dec 1 2017, In : SPE Journal. 22, 6, p. 1915-1928 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wettability
hysteresis
Equations of state
equation of state
Hysteresis
incident
performance
Resource allocation
resources
statistical method
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of Pressure Filtration of Coal Refuse Slurry: A Fractional Factorial Design Approach

Raman, G. S. S. & Klima, M. S., Jun 11 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
refuse
slurry
coal
Fluxes
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of Friction and Permeability in a Propped Fracture under Shear

Zhang, F., Fang, Y., Elsworth, D., Wang, C. & Yang, X., Jan 1 2017, In : Geofluids. 2017, 2063747.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

friction
permeability
crushing
striation
grain size
condensate
Capillarity
capillary pressure
liquid
Liquids
19 Citations (Scopus)
hysteresis
Hysteresis
Sorption
Desorption
desorption
23 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evaluation of CO2 enhanced recovery of adsorbed-gas from shale

Liu, J., Yao, Y., Liu, D. & Elsworth, D., Jun 15 2017, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 179, p. 211-218 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enhanced recovery
Shale
shale
Recovery
Gases
6 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study on coal pore structure deterioration under freeze–thaw cycles

Zhai, C., Wu, S., Liu, S., Qin, L. & Xu, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 76, 15, 507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Pore structure
coal
Deterioration
experimental study
11 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study on the effect of inherent moisture on hard coal adsorption–desorption characteristics

Wang, L., Chen, E. T., Liu, S., Cheng, Y. P., Cheng, L. B., Chen, M. Y. & Guo, H. J., Jul 1 2017, In : Adsorption. 23, 5, p. 723-742 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anthracite
Anthracite
Coal
moisture
coal
11 Citations (Scopus)

Factors controlling the mechanical properties degradation and permeability of coal subjected to liquid nitrogen freeze-thaw

Qin, L., Zhai, C., Liu, S. & Xu, J., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 4019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Permeability
Nitrogen
Freezing
Fractals
2 Citations (Scopus)
Geologic models
connectivity
plume
Monitoring
Flow simulation
17 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility investigation of cryogenic effect from liquid carbon dioxide multi cycle fracturing technology in coalbed methane recovery

Xu, J., Zhai, C., Liu, S., Qin, L. & Sun, Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Fuel. 206, p. 371-380 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fracturing (fossil fuel deposits)
Carbon Dioxide
Cryogenics
Carbon dioxide
Recovery
14 Citations (Scopus)

Fractal evolution under in situ pressure and sorption conditions for coal and shale

Zhang, R., Liu, S. & Wang, Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 8971.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Small Angle Scattering
Fractals
Coal
Methane
Neutrons
38 Citations (Scopus)

Frictional stability-permeability relationships for fractures in shales

Fang, Y., Elsworth, D., Wang, C., Ishibashi, T. & Fitts, J. P., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 3, p. 1760-1776 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shales
Shale
permeability
shale
Rivers
7 Citations (Scopus)

Geodetic imaging of thermal deformation in geothermal reservoirs - production, depletion and fault reactivation

Im, K., Elsworth, D., Guglielmi, Y. & Mattioli, G. S., May 15 2017, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 338, p. 79-91 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reactivation
depletion
Imaging techniques
contraction
Subsidence
10 Citations (Scopus)

High-Temperature Electrochemical Corrosion of Ultra-High Strength Carbon Steel in H2S-Containing Alkaline Brines

Feng, R., Beck, J., Ziomek-Moroz, M. & Lvov, S., Jul 1 2017, In : Electrochimica Acta. 241, p. 341-352 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brines
Electrochemical corrosion
Corrosion rate
High strength steel
Carbon steel
5 Citations (Scopus)

Impacts of advanced diesel combustion operation on soot nanostructure and reactivity

Yehliu, K., Lilik, G. K., Vander Wal, R. L., Sun, C. & Boehman, A. L., Aug 1 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 5-6, p. 532-542 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
Nanostructures
Exhaust gas recirculation
Fuel injection
Diesel engines
15 Citations (Scopus)

Improved quantification of curvature in high-resolution transmission electron microscopy lattice fringe micrographs of soots

Wang, C., Huddle, T., Huang, C. H., Zhu, W., Vander Wal, R. L., Lester, E. H. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 1 2017, In : Carbon. 117, p. 174-181 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Defects
Carbon black
Climate change

Influence of stratigraphic conditions on the deformation characteristics of oil/gas wells piercing longwall pillars and mining optimization

Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Fu, X., Li, X. & Yao, Q., Jun 1 2017, In : Energies. 10, 6, 775.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piercing
Gas oils
Coal mines
Mining
Hydrocarbons
16 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of weakening minerals on ensemble strength and slip stability of faults

Wang, C., Elsworth, D. & Fang, Y., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 9, p. 7090-7110 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Talc
talc
Minerals
slip
minerals
10 Citations (Scopus)

Initialization of phase-field fracture propagation in porous media using probability maps of fracture networks.

Lee, S., Wheeler, M. F., Wick, T. & Srinivasan, S., Mar 1 2017, In : Mechanics Research Communications. 80, p. 16-23 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porous materials
Crack propagation
propagation
hydraulics
deflection
14 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of coal components of Late Permian different ranks bark coal using AFM and Micro-FTIR

Wang, S., Liu, S., Sun, Y., Jiang, D. & Zhang, X., Jan 1 2017, In : Fuel. 187, p. 51-57 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Atomic force microscopy
Textures
Functional groups
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
2 Citations (Scopus)
arsenopyrite
Arsenic
carbon sequestration
arsenic
Dissolution
8 Citations (Scopus)

Key strata characteristics controlling the integrity of deep wells in longwall mining areas

Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Li, X., Fu, X., Sun, B. & Yao, Q., Mar 1 2017, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 172, p. 31-42 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longwall mining
longwall mining
well
Coal
coal seam
18 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetic parameter estimation model for anaerobic co-digestion of waste activated sludge and microalgae

Lee, E., Cumberbatch, J., Wang, M. & Zhang, Q., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 228, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinetic parameters
Parameter estimation
activated sludge
digestion
kinetics

Long-term economic sensitivity analysis of light duty underground mining vehicles by power source

Schatz, R. S., Nieto, A. & Lvov, S., May 1 2017, In : International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 27, 3, p. 567-571 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensitivity analysis
sensitivity analysis
Economics
economics
diesel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Market deregulation and nuclear safety

Lei, Z. & Tsai, C. H., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Energy Economics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deregulation
Nuclear reactors
Plant shutdowns
Safety
Safety performance
4 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement and Modeling of Setschenow Constants for Selected Hydrophilic Compounds in NaCl and CaCl2 Simulated Carbon Storage Brines

Burant, A., Lowry, G. V. & Karamalidis, A., Jun 20 2017, In : Accounts of Chemical Research. 50, 6, p. 1332-1341 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brines
Organic compounds
Carbon
Free energy
Salts
5 Citations (Scopus)

Model development of proppant transport through hydraulic fracture network and parametric study

Chang, O., Dilmore, R. & Wang, J. Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 150, p. 224-237 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proppants
fracture network
Hydraulics
fracture geometry
saltation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling effect of geochemical reactions on real-reservoir-fluid mixture during carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery

Venkatraman, A., Dindoruk, B., Elshahawi, H., Lake, L. W. & Johns, R. T., Oct 1 2017, In : SPE Journal. 22, 5, p. 1519-1529 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

enhanced oil recovery
Gibbs free energy
Carbon dioxide
Phase behavior
carbon dioxide
7 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling shortcut nitrogen removal from wastewater using an algal-bacterial consortium

Arashiro, L. T., Rada-Ariza, A. M., Wang, M., Van Der Steen, P. & Ergas, S. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Water Science and Technology. 75, 4, p. 782-792 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nitrogen removal
Batch reactors
Wastewater
wastewater
Biomass
4 Citations (Scopus)

Model selection for CO2 sequestration using surface deformation and injection data

Nwachukwu, A., Min, B. & Srinivasan, S., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 56, p. 67-92 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbon sequestration
Geologic models
Flow simulation
Carbon capture
plume
197 Citations (Scopus)

Nanoscale Nucleation and Growth of Electrodeposited Lithium Metal

Pei, A., Zheng, G., Shi, F., Li, Y. & Cui, Y., Feb 8 2017, In : Nano letters. 17, 2, p. 1132-1139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium
Nucleation
lithium
Metals
nucleation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Nanostructure and burning mode of light-duty diesel particulate with conventional diesel, biodiesel, and intermediate blends

Strzelec, A., Vander Wal, R. L., Lewis, S. A., Toops, T. J. & Daw, C. S., Aug 1 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 5-6, p. 520-531 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiesel
Nanostructures
Oxidation
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Trajectories
4 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen-selective adsorption in RPM3-Zn metal organic framework

Wang, C. Y., Wang, L., Belnick, A., Wang, H., Li, J. & Lueking, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 165, p. 122-130 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metals
Oxygen
Adsorption
Kinetics
Nitrogen