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

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29 Citations (Scopus)

An equation-of-state model to predict surfactant/oil/brine-phase behavior

Ghosh, S. & Johns, R. T., Aug 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 4, p. 1106-1125 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase behavior
Equations of state
equation of state
brine
surfactant
4 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental study of deposition of suspended magnetite in high temperature-high pressure boiler type environments

Raman, B., Hall, D., Shulder, S. J., Caravaggio, M. F. & Lvov, S., Nov 5 2016, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 508, p. 48-56 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High pressure boilers
Ferrosoferric Oxide
boilers
Magnetite
magnetite

An investigation into the occurrence of hydrate-bearing sediments offshore the east coast of Trinidad and Tobago

Seales, M. B., Marcelle-De Silva, J., Ertekin, T. & Wang, J. Y., Oct 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 5, p. 1782-1792 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Hydrates
Coastal zones
natural gas
Natural gas
22 Citations (Scopus)

Anisotropy characteristics of coal shrinkage/swelling and its impact on coal permeability evolution with CO2 injection

Liu, S., Wang, Y. & Harpalani, S., Oct 1 2016, In : Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology. 6, 5, p. 615-632 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
swelling
Swelling
Anisotropy
anisotropy
24 Citations (Scopus)

Anomalous distribution of microearthquakes in the Newberry Geothermal Reservoir: Mechanisms and implications

Fang, Y., den Hartog, S. A. M., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. J. & Cladouhos, T., Sep 1 2016, In : Geothermics. 63, p. 62-73 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microearthquake
fluid injection
Fluids
seismicity
fluid
1 Citation (Scopus)

A parametric study of reservoir cooling for enhanced recovery by carbon dioxide flooding

Wang, Z., Khanzode, A. & Johns, R. T., Jun 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 3, p. 839-852 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enhanced recovery
Petroleum reservoirs
Carbon dioxide
flooding
carbon dioxide
11 Citations (Scopus)

Approaches to Develop Alternative Testing Strategies to Inform Human Health Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials

Stone, V., Johnston, H. J., Balharry, D., Gernand, J. M. & Gulumian, M., Aug 1 2016, In : Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis. 36, 8, p. 1538-1550 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructures
Health risks
Nanostructured materials
Risk assessment
Health
10 Citations (Scopus)

A relation to predict the failure of materials and potential application to volcanic eruptions and landslides

Hao, S., Liu, C., Lu, C. & Elsworth, D., Jun 16 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 27877.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Landslides
Volcanic Eruptions
15 Citations (Scopus)

A similarity method approach for early-transient multiphase flow analysis of liquid-rich unconventional gas reservoirs

Zhang, M., Becker, M. D. & Ayala H., L., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 28, p. 572-586 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiphase flow
Liquids
Gas oils
Gases
Bottom hole pressure
3 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of jet aircraft PM by TEM in APEX III

Huang, C. H., Bryg, V. M. & Vander Wal, R. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 140, p. 614-622 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soot
transmission electron microscopy
aircraft
climate effect
particulate matter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Atomistic modelling insight into the structure of lignite-based activated carbon and benzene sorption behavior

Huang, Y., Cannon, F. S., Guo, J., Watson, J. K. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 1 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 61, p. 56623-56637 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Lignite
Benzene
Activated carbon
Sorption
8 Citations (Scopus)

Atomistic simulation of coal char isothermal oxy-fuel combustion: Char reactivity and behavior

Xin, H., Wang, C., Louw, E., Wang, D. & Mathews, J. P., Oct 15 2016, In : Fuel. 182, p. 935-943 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Porosity
Graphite
Atoms
Carbon
21 Citations (Scopus)

Automated contact angle estimation for three-dimensional X-ray microtomography data

Klise, K. A., Moriarty, D., Yoon, H. & Karpyn, Z., Sep 1 2016, In : Advances in Water Resources. 95, p. 152-160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid
wetting
multiphase flow
wettability
porous medium
11 Citations (Scopus)

Biological Nitrogen Removal in a Photosequencing Batch Reactor with an Algal-Nitrifying Bacterial Consortium and Anammox Granules

Manser, N. D., Wang, M., Ergas, S. J., Mihelcic, J. R., Mulder, A., Van De Vossenberg, J., Van Lier, J. B. & Van Der Steen, P., Apr 12 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 3, 4, p. 175-179 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen removal
Batch reactors
Ammonia
Nitrogen
ammonia
56 Citations (Scopus)

Breakdown pressure and fracture surface morphology of hydraulic fracturing in shale with H2 O, CO2 and N2

Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. J., Saffer, D. & Cheon, D. S., Jun 1 2016, In : Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources. 2, 2, p. 63-76 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic fracturing
fracturing
Shale
hydraulics
Surface morphology
36 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and Comparison of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oils from Pinewood, Rapeseed Cake, and Wheat Straw Using 13C NMR and Comprehensive GC × GC

Negahdar, L., Gonzalez-Quiroga, A., Otyuskaya, D., Toraman, H. E., Liu, L., Jastrzebski, J. T. B. H., Van Geem, K. M., Marin, G. B., Thybaut, J. W. & Weckhuysen, B. M., Sep 6 2016, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4, 9, p. 4974-4985 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Straw
pyrolysis
straw
nuclear magnetic resonance
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the particulate emissions from the BP Deepwater Horizon surface oil burns

Gullett, B. K., Hays, M. D., Tabor, D. & Vander Wal, R. L., Jun 15 2016, In : Marine pollution bulletin. 107, 1, p. 216-223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

particulate emissions
polychlorinated dibenzodioxins
Particulate emissions
PCDD
polychlorinated dibenzofurans
7 Citations (Scopus)

Chemistry characterization of jet aircraft engine particulate matter by XPS: Results from APEX III

Vander Wal, R. L., Bryg, V. M. & Huang, C. H., Sep 1 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 140, p. 623-629 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

X-ray spectroscopy
particulate matter
engine
aircraft
lubricant
Coal
Carbon Monoxide
coal
reactivity
microstructure
41 Citations (Scopus)

Coal seam porosity and fracture heterogeneity of macrolithotypes in the Hancheng Block, eastern margin, Ordos Basin, China

Zhao, J., Xu, H., Tang, D., Mathews, J. P., Li, S. & Tao, S., Apr 1 2016, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 159, p. 18-29 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithotype
coal seam
Porosity
porosity
Coal
12 Citations (Scopus)

Compositional modeling of dissolution-induced injectivity alteration during CO2 flooding in carbonate reservoirs

Qiao, C., Li, L., Johns, R. T. & Xu, J., Jun 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 3, p. 809-826 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonates
Dissolution
flooding
dissolution
carbonate
14 Citations (Scopus)

Composition-transient analysis in shale-gas reservoirs with consideration of multicomponent adsorption

Li, D., Zhang, L., Wang, J. Y. & Lu, D., Apr 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 2, p. 648-664 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transient analysis
adsorption
Adsorption
Chemical analysis
gas
5 Citations (Scopus)

Conceptual model and numerical analysis of the Desert Peak EGS project: Reservoir response to the shallow medium flow-rate hydraulic stimulation phase

Benato, S., Hickman, S., Davatzes, N. C., Taron, J., Spielman, P., Elsworth, D., Majer, E. L. & Boyle, K., Sep 1 2016, In : Geothermics. 63, p. 139-156 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical analysis
induced seismicity
desert
Flow rate
Hydraulics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Constitution of Drop-Tube-Generated Coal Chars from Vitrinite- and Inertinite-Rich South African Coals

Louw, E. B., Mitchell, G. D., Wang, J., Winans, R. E. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 21 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 1, p. 112-120 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Coal
Nitrogen
X ray scattering
Minerals
5 Citations (Scopus)

Copper-Copper Sulfate Reference Electrode for Operating in High Temperature and High Pressure Aqueous Environments

Hall, D., Beck, J. R., Brand, E., Ziomek-Moroz, M. & Lvov, S., Dec 10 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 221, p. 96-106 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper Sulfate
Copper
Electrodes
Silver
Temperature
6 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a halite dissolution numerical model for hydraulically fractured shale formations (Part I)

Seales, M., Dilmore, R. M., Ertekin, T. & Wang, J. Y., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 15, p. 66-78 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium chloride
Shale
Numerical models
Dissolution
Fluids
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an electrical conductivity screening test for mine waste assessments

Rezaee, M., Warner, R. C. & Honaker, R. Q., Oct 1 2016, In : Chemosphere. 160, p. 13-21 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Conductivity
mine waste
Trace Elements
Oxidants
electrical conductivity
15 Citations (Scopus)

Dimensionless Equation of State to Predict Microemulsion Phase Behavior

Ghosh, S. & Johns, R. T., Sep 6 2016, In : Langmuir. 32, 35, p. 8969-8979 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microemulsions
Phase behavior
Equations of state
salinity
Oils

Discounting of medical savings accounts

Fan, M., Lei, Z. & Liu, G., May 1 2016, In : American Journal of Health Economics. 2, 2, p. 161-183 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Savings Accounts
Financial Management
Health Expenditures
Delivery of Health Care
Deductibles and Coinsurance
23 Citations (Scopus)

Distinct element modeling of strength variation in jointed rock masses under uniaxial compression

Wang, T., Xu, D., Elsworth, D. & Zhou, W., Mar 1 2016, In : Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources. 2, 1, p. 11-24 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inclination
Compaction
compression
Rocks
rocks
14 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic Management of NOx and SO2 Emissions in the Texas and Mid-Atlantic Electric Power Systems and Implications for Air Quality

McDonald-Buller, E., Kimura, Y., Craig, M., McGaughey, G., Allen, D. & Webster, M. D., Feb 2 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 3, p. 1611-1619 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric power systems
Air quality
air quality
Ozone
Particulate Matter
5 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of Market Power in ERCOT System: A Fundamental CSFE with Network Constraints

Diaz, C. A., Webster, M. D., Villar, J. & Campos, F. A., Mar 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 31, 2, p. 861-871 11 p., 7066987.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple zones
Coal gas
Natural gas
Decision making
Industry
23 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic Tensile Strength of Coal under Dry and Saturated Conditions

Zhao, Y., Liu, S., Jiang, Y., Wang, K. & Huang, Y., May 1 2016, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 49, 5, p. 1709-1720 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tensile strength
Tensile strength
Coal
coal
Digital cameras
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of additives on interfacial interactions for viscosity reduction of carbonaceous solid-water slurries

Mukherjee, A. & Pisupati, S. V., Sep 15 2016, In : Fuel. 180, p. 50-58 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Slurries
Viscosity
Water
Hydrophilicity
Zeta potential
8 Citations (Scopus)
Horizontal wells
Adsorption
Gas adsorption
Gases
Desorption
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of large gas-oil capillary pressure on production: A compositionally-extended black oil formulation

Nojabaei, B., Siripatrachai, N., Johns, R. T. & Ertekin, T., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 147, p. 317-329 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capillarity
capillary pressure
Gas oils
oil
gas
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of catalyst properties on hydrodesulfurization activity for sulfur removal from fluid catalytic cracking decant oils

Abrahamson, J. P., Wincek, R. T. & Eser, S., Sep 15 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 9, p. 7173-7179 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluid catalytic cracking
Hydrodesulfurization
Desulfurization
Oils
Sulfur
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of ligand chemistry and geometry on rare earth element partitioning from saline solutions to functionalized adsorbents

Noack, C. W., Perkins, K. M., Callura, J. C., Washburn, N. R., Dzombak, D. A. & Karamalidis, A., Nov 7 2016, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4, 11, p. 6115-6124 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rare earth elements
Sodium Chloride
Adsorbents
ligand
rare earth element
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of reservoir heterogeneity on scaling of effective mass transfer coefficient for solute transport

Leung, J. Y. & Srinivasan, S., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 192, p. 181-193 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solute transport
solute transport
mass transfer
Mass transfer
Higher order statistics
25 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical Corrosion of Ultra-high Strength Carbon Steel in Alkaline Brines Containing Hydrogen Sulfide

Feng, R., Beck, J., Ziomek-Moroz, M. & Lvov, S., Sep 10 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 212, p. 998-1009 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brines
Hydrogen Sulfide
Electrochemical corrosion
Hydrogen sulfide
Corrosion rate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Equilibrium Modeling of Combined Heat and Power Deployment

Govindarajan, A. & Blumsack, S. A., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Energy Engineering. 142, 3, 04015045.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

combined heat and power
electricity
modeling
Electricity
electricity supply
2 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating distance to water front for edge water using derivative of pressure transient data

Alrumah, M. & Ertekin, T., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology. 11, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Derivatives
Water
Numerical models
Planning
Monitoring
20 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of Pressure-Dependent Diffusive Permeability of Coal Using Methane Diffusion Coefficient: Laboratory Measurements and Modeling

Wang, Y. & Liu, S., Nov 17 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 11, p. 8968-8976 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Methane
Gases
Gas permeability
Diffusion in gases
15 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating fracture-fluid flowback in marcellus using data-mining technologies

Zhou, Q., Dilmore, R., And, A. K. & Wang, J. Y., May 1 2016, In : SPE Production and Operations. 31, 2, p. 133-146 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Data mining
Proppants
Fluids
Well completion
Recovery
15 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of coal macrolithotypes distribution by geophysical logging data in the Hancheng Block, Eastern Margin, Ordos Basin, China

Xu, H., Tang, D., Mathews, J. P., Zhao, J., Li, B., Tao, S. & Li, S., Aug 1 2016, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 165, p. 265-277 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
coal
basin
coalbed methane
Peat
6 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of Strength and Permeability in Stressed Fractures with Fluid–Rock Interactions

Zhong, Z., Elsworth, D. & Hu, Y., Feb 1 2016, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 173, 2, p. 525-536 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

permeability
Calcium Carbonate
healing
Minerals
Dissolution
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of the transport properties of fractures subject to thermally and mechanically activated mineral alteration and redistribution

Faoro, I., Elsworth, D. & Candela, T., Aug 1 2016, In : Geofluids. 16, 3, p. 396-407 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mineral alteration
permeability
dissolution
mineral
experiment
3 Citations (Scopus)
Extrapolation
Fluids
Capillarity
Phase behavior
Gases
21 Citations (Scopus)

Failure Mechanism of Coal after Cryogenic Freezing with Cyclic Liquid Nitrogen and Its Influences on Coalbed Methane Exploitation

Qin, L., Zhai, C., Liu, S., Xu, J., Tang, Z. & Yu, G., Oct 20 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 10, p. 8567-8578 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Liquid nitrogen
Freezing
Cryogenics
Compressive strength