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

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15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Li, D., Zhang, L., Wang, J. Y. & Lu, D., Apr 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
11 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. M., Beck, J. R., Brand, E., Ziomek-Moroz, M. & Lvov, S. N., Dec 10 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 221, p. 96-106 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper Sulfate
Copper
Electrodes
Silver
Temperature
9 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
17 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., 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
7 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 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
24 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
13 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
11 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. K., 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
26 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., 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
1 Citation (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
23 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
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Zhou, Q., Dilmore, R., And, A. K. & Wang, J. Y., May 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
17 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
6 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
4 Citations (Scopus)
Extrapolation
Fluids
Capillarity
Phase behavior
Gases
25 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
63 Citations (Scopus)

Failure mechanisms of single-crystal silicon electrodes in lithium-ion batteries

Shi, F., Song, Z., Ross, P. N., Somorjai, G. A., Ritchie, R. O. & Komvopoulos, K., Jun 14 2016, In : Nature communications. 7, 11886.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Silicon
Lithium
electric batteries
Electrodes
lithium
9 Citations (Scopus)

Fast assessment of CO2 plume characteristics using a connectivity based proxy

Jeong, H. & Srinivasan, S., Jun 1 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 49, p. 387-412 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

connectivity
plume
Flow simulation
Physics
carbon sequestration
8 Citations (Scopus)

Fate of Sulfur during Entrained-Flow Gasification of Pittsburgh No. 8 Coal: Influence of Particle Size, Sulfur Forms, and Temperature

Krishnamoorthy, V. & Pisupati, S. V., Apr 21 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 4, p. 3241-3250 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Gasification
Sulfur
Particle size
Temperature
34 Citations (Scopus)

Fracture opening or self-sealing: Critical residence time as a unifying parameter for cement-CO2-brine interactions

Brunet, J. P. L., Li, L., Karpyn, Z. T. & Huerta, N. J., Apr 1 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 47, p. 25-37 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sealing
brine
residence time
Cements
cement
11 Citations (Scopus)

Fracture propagation model using multiple planar fracture with mixed mode in naturally fractured reservoir

Jang, Y., Kim, J., Ertekin, T. & Sung, W., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 144, p. 19-27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fracture propagation
Crack propagation
Hydraulics
fracture orientation
fracture network
3 Citations (Scopus)

Global Riemann solver and front tracking approximation of three-component gas floods

Khorsandi, S., Shen, W. & Johns, R. T., Jan 1 2016, In : Quarterly of Applied Mathematics. 74, 4, p. 607-632 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Front Tracking
Riemann Solver
Conservation
Hydrodynamics
Thermodynamics
106 Citations (Scopus)

High-Performance Lithium Metal Negative Electrode with a Soft and Flowable Polymer Coating

Zheng, G., Wang, C., Pei, A., Lopez, J., Shi, F., Chen, Z., Sendek, A. D., Lee, H. W., Lu, Z., Schneider, H., Safont-Sempere, M. M., Chu, S., Bao, Z. & Cui, Y., Dec 9 2016, In : ACS Energy Letters. 1, 6, p. 1247-1255 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium
Polymers
Metals
Coatings
Electrodes
5 Citations (Scopus)

High-Pressure Reactivity of Triptycene Probed by Raman Spectroscopy

Ray, P., Gray, J. L., Badding, J. V. & Lueking, A. D., Oct 27 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 120, 42, p. 11035-11042 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Raman spectroscopy
Carbon
reactivity
carbon
polymerization
8 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodesulfurization of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Decant Oils in a Laboratory Flow Reactor and Effect of Hydrodesulfurization on Subsequent Coking

Wincek, R. T., Abrahamson, J. P. & Eser, S., Aug 18 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 8, p. 6281-6289 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluid catalytic cracking
Hydrodesulfurization
Coking
Sulfur
Oils
58 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of Operational Flexibility on Electricity Generation Planning with Renewable and Carbon Targets

Palmintier, B. S. & Webster, M. D., Apr 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 7, 2, p. 672-684 13 p., 7350236.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Planning
Carbon
19 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of rail pressure and biodiesel fueling on the particulate morphology and soot nanostructures from a common-rail turbocharged direct injection diesel engine

Ye, P., Sun, C., Lapuerta, M., Agudelo, J., Vander Wal, R., Boehman, A. L., Toops, T. J. & Daw, S., Feb 1 2016, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 17, 2, p. 193-208 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fueling
Direct injection
Soot
Biodiesel
Diesel engines
17 Citations (Scopus)

In situ performance of various metal doped catalysts in micro-pyrolysis and continuous fast pyrolysis

Yildiz, G., Ronsse, F., Vercruysse, J., Daels, J., Toraman, H. E., Van Geem, K. M., Marin, G. B., Van Duren, R. & Prins, W., Apr 1 2016, In : Fuel processing technology. 144, p. 312-322 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyrolysis
Metals
Catalysts
Oils
Gases
7 Citations (Scopus)

Integration of pressure-transient data in modeling tengiz field, Kazakhstan-a new way to characterize fractured reservoirs

Pan, Y., Hui, M. H., Narr, W., King, G. R., Tankersley, T. H., Jenkins, S. D., Flodin, E. A., Bateman, P. W., Laidlaw, C. & Vo, H. X., Feb 1 2016, In : SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. 19, 1, p. 5-17 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

modeling
matrix
permeability
Transient analysis
well
20 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions and exchange of CO2 and H2O in coals: An investigation by low-field NMR relaxation

Sun, X., Yao, Y., Liu, D., Elsworth, D. & Pan, Z., Jan 28 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 19919.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nuclear magnetic resonance
coal
water
helium
adsorption

Investigation of subsequent deposit growth on pre-existing lubricant deposits: a substitutional growth model

Kouame, S. D. B., Vander Wal, R. L. & Perez, J., Aug 1 2016, In : Lubrication Science. 28, 5, p. 267-280 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lubricants
Deposits
Oxidation
Dehydrogenation
Stretching
11 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics of oxygen transfer reactions on the graphene surface: Part I. NO vs. O2

Oyarzún, A. M., Salgado-Casanova, A. J. A., Garciá-Carmona, X. A. & Radovic, L. R., Apr 1 2016, In : Carbon. 99, p. 472-484 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Graphene
Chemisorption
Oxygen
Adsorption
12 Citations (Scopus)

Lithofacies and pore characterization of the Lower Permian Shanxi and Taiyuan shales in the southern North China Basin

Tang, S., Zhang, J., Elsworth, D., Tang, X., Li, Z., Du, X. & Yang, X., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 36, p. 644-661 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic carbon
Porosity
Specific surface area
Pore size
Optical microscopy
9 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of Setschenow constants for six hydrophobic compounds in simulated brines and use in predictive modeling for oil and gas systems

Burant, A., Lowry, G. V. & Karamalidis, A. K., Feb 1 2016, In : Chemosphere. 144, p. 2247-2256 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brines
Solubility
Oils
Gases
Organic compounds
53 Citations (Scopus)

Methane adsorption measurements and modeling for organic-rich marine shale samples

Wang, Y., Zhu, Y., Liu, S. & Zhang, R., May 15 2016, In : Fuel. 172, p. 301-309 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Shale
Sorption
Adsorption
Organic carbon
40 Citations (Scopus)

Mining rate optimization considering the stockpiling: A theoretical economics and real option model

Zhang, K. & Kleit, A. N., Mar 1 2016, In : Resources Policy. 47, p. 87-94 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

theoretical economics
profit
economics
economic model
commodity price

Modeled response of ozone to electricity generation emissions in the northeastern United States using three sensitivity techniques

Couzo, E., McCann, J., Vizuete, W., Blumsack, S. & West, J. J., May 3 2016, In : Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 66, 5, p. 456-469 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electricity generation
ozone
nitrogen oxides
air quality