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Carbon Storage R&D Project Review Meeting


Meeting Summary


Tuesday, August 18, 2015




Session Geomechanics 1 Associated Storage (EOR) 1 Capacity/Storage Efficiency
P1 A Coupled Geomechanical, Acoustic, Transport and Sorption Study of Caprock Integrity in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Sequestration- Colorado School of Mines - Manika Prasad A Nonconventional CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery Target in the Illinois Basin:  Oil Reservoirs of the Thick Cypress Sandstone- University of Illinois - Nathan Webb Optimizing and Quantifying CO2 Storage Resource in Saline Formations and Hydrocarbon Reservoirs - Energy & Environmental Research Center – Wesley D. Peck
P2 Quantitative Characterization of Impacts of Coupled Geomechanics and Flow on Safe Permanent Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Fractured Reservoirs- Colorado School of Mines - Philip Winterfeld Bakken CO2 Storage and Enhanced Recovery Program— Phase II- Energy & Environmental Research Center - James Sorensen Enhanced Analytical Simulation Tool for CO2 Storage Capacity Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification- University of Texas at Austin - Seyyed Hosseini
P3 Geomechanical Monitoring for CO2 HUB Storage:  Production and Injection at Kevin Dome - Montana State University – Lee Spangler Improved Characterization and Modeling of Tight Oil Formations for CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential and Storage Capacity Estimation– Energy & Environmental Research Center - James Sorensen Commercial Scale CO2 Injection and Optimization of Storage Capacity in the Southeastern United States- Advanced Resources International, Inc.- George Koperna
P4 A Probabilistic Assessment of the Geomechanical Response to CO2 Injections in Large Igneous Provinces- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Ryan Pollyea Carbon Life Cycle Analysis of CO2-EOR For Net Carbon Negative Oil (NCNO) Classification- University of Texas at Austin - Vanessa Nunez-Lopez Resource Assessment- National Energy Technology Laboratory - Angela Goodman
P5 Geomechanical Properties of Mesozoic Rift Basins:  Applications for Geosequestration- Sandia Technologies LLC - Daniel Collins Identification of Residual Oil Zones in the Williston and Powder River Basins - Energy & Environmental Research Center – Wesley D. Peck Optimizing Accuracy of Determinations of Carbon Dioxide Storage Capacity and Permanence, and Designing More Efficient Carbon Dioxide Storage- University of Wyoming - Fred McLaughlin


Session Geomechanics 2 Associated Storage (EOR) 2 Modeling 1
P1 Integrated Characterization of CO2 Storage Reservoirs on the Rock Springs Uplift Combining Geomechanics, Geochemistry, and Flow Modeling- University of Wyoming - John Kaszuba Development of Swelling-Rate-Controllable Particle Gels to Enhance CO2 Flooding Sweep Efficiency and Storage Efficiency- University of Missouri Science and Technology - Baojun Bai Simplified Predictive Models for CO2 Sequestration Performance Assessment- Battelle Memorial Institute - Srikanta Mishra
P2 Characterizing and Interpreting the In Situ Strain Tensor During CO2 Injection- Clemson University - Larry Murdoch Optimizing CO2 Sweep Based on Geochemical and Reservoir Characterization of the Residual Oil Zone of Hess Seminole Unit- University of Texas at Austin - Ian Duncan Model Complexity and Choice of Model Approaches for Practical Simulations of CO2 Injection, Migration, Leakage, and Long-term Fate- Princeton University - Karl Bandilla
P3 Geomechanical Framework for Secure Carbon Dioxide CO2 Storage in Fractured Reservoirs and Caprocks for Sedimentary Basins in the Midwest United States- Battelle Memorial Institute - Joel Sminchak Carbon Use/Reuse
Bruce Brown
Optimal Model Complexity in Geological Carbon Sequestration:  A Response Surface Uncertainty Analysis- University of Wyoming - Mingkan Zhang
P4 Development of Geomechanical Screening Tools to Identify Risk:  An Experimental and Modeling Approach- University of Texas at Austin - Mary Wheeler Utilization of CO2 in High Performance Building and Infrastructure Products- Solidia - Nick DeCristofaro Science of CO2 Sequestration- Los Alamos National Laboratory - Rajesh Pawar
P5 Microseismic Toolset for Fault Detection and Seismicity Mitigation- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Josh White Catalytic Conversion of CO2 to Industrial Chemicals- National Energy Technology Laboratory - Douglas Kauffman ----



Wednesday, August 19, 2015




Session MVA Geophysics Wellbore Integrity Reservoir Management
P1 Monitoring the Extent of CO2 Plume and Pressure Perturbation- National Energy Technology Laboratory - Bill Harbert Statistical Analysis of CO2 Exposed Wells to Predict Long Term Leakage Through the Development of an Integrated Neural-Genetic-Algorithm- University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Boyun Guo  Economic and Regulatory Evaluation of Water Extraction - Argonne National Laboratory - Chris Harto
P2 Distributed Fiber Optic Arrays: Integrated Temperature and Seismic Sensing for Detection of CO2 Flow, Leakage and Subsurface Distribution- Electric Power Research Institute Inc. - Rob Trautz Wellbore and Seal Integrity- Los Alamos National Laboratory – Bill Carey Active CO2 Reservoir Management- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Tom Buscheck
P3 Pressure-Based Inversion and Data Assimilation System (PIDAS) for CO2 Leakage Detection- University of Texas at Austin - Alex Sun Systematic Assessment of Wellbore Integrity for Geologic Carbon Storage Projects Using Regulatory and Industry Information- Battelle Memorial Institute - Mark Moody Reservoir and Seal Performance- National Energy Technology Laboratory - Dustin Crandall
P4 ---- Implications of Stress State Uncertainty on Caprock and Well Integrity- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Josh White/Susan Carroll Optimization Framework for Improved CO2 Injectivity, Storage Permanence, Monitoring, and Utilization- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Jens Birkholzer


Session Geophysics 2 Tracers Geomechanics 3
P1 Field Testing of Emerging Technologies  - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Barry Freifeld D&D of MVA Tools -  Gas Detection from EOR and Coal Beds- Los Alamos National Laboratory - Sam Clegg Impact of Microstructure on the Containment and Migration of CO2 in Fractured Basalts- Washington University - Daniel Giammar
P2 Deep Controlled Source Electro-Magnetic Sensing:  A Cost Effective, Long-Term Tool for Sequestration Monitoring- Multi Phase Technologies LLC - Douglas LaBrecque and Russell Brigham Monitoring Groundwater Impacts  - National Energy Technology Laboratory - Christina Lopano Geomechanics of CO2 Reservoir Seals- University of Texas at Austin - Peter Eichhubl
P3 Scalable Automated, Semipermanent Seismic Method for Detecting CO2 Plume Extent During Geological CO2 Injection- Energy & Environmental Research Center – Shaughn Burnison Monitoring of Geological CO2 Sequestration Using Isotopes and PF Tracers- Oak Ridge National Laboratory - David Graham Enhanced Simulation Tools to Improve Predictions and Performance of Geologic Storage Coupled Modeling- Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Ruben Juanes
-- ---- Radiocarbon as a Reactive Tracer for Tracking Permanent CO2 Storage in Basaltic Rocks- Columbia University - Martin Stute Geophysical and Mineralogical Controls on the Rheology of Fracture Slip and Seal Breaching - Pennsylvania State University – Derek Elsworth



Thursday, August 20, 2015



Session Modeling 2 Geologic Storage 1 Real-Time Monitoring
P1 Reactive Transport Models with Geomechanics to Mitigate Risks of Carbon Dioxide Utilization and Storage- University of Utah - Milind Deo International Energy Agency (IEA) Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Weyburn-Midale CO2 Monitoring and Storage Program- Petroleum Technology Research Centre - Kyle Worth Real-Time In-Situ Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Network for Sensitive Subsurface Areas in Carbon Capture and Storage- Intelligent Optical Systems Inc. - Jesus Delgado-Alonso
P2 Multiscale Modeling of Carbon Dioxide Migration and Trapping in Fractured Reservoirs with Validation by Model Comparison and Real-Site Applications- Princeton University - Karl Bandilla Small-Scale Field Test Demonstrating CO2 Sequestration in Arbuckle Saline Aquifer and by CO2-EOR at Wellington Field, Sumner County, Kansas- University of Kansas Center for Research – Lynn Watney Advanced Monitoring Technologies- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Tom Daley
P3 CO2 Storage in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Susan Carroll Enhanced Coal Bed Methane Production and Sequestration of CO2 in Unmineable Coal Seams– CONSOL Energy Inc. - James Locke An Advanced Joint Inversion System for Carbon Dioxide Storage Modeling with Large Date Sets for Characterization and Real-Time Monitoring-Enhancing Storage Performance and Reducing Failure Risks under Uncertainties- Stanford University - Peter Kitanidis


Session Mitigation Geologic Storage 2 MVA Surface/Atmosphere
P1 Field Test and Evaluation of Engineered Biomineralization Technology for Sealing Existing Wells- Montana State University - Robin Gerlach Central Appalachian Basin Unconventional (Coal/Organic Shale) Reservoir Small Scale CO2 Injection Test- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Nino Ripepi Surface and Airborne Monitoring Technology for Detecting Geologic Leakage in a CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery Pilot, Anadarko Basin, Texas- Oklahoma State University - Jack Pashin
P2 Wellbore Seal Repair Using Nanocomposite Materials- University of New Mexico - John Stormont Shales as Seals and Unconventional Reservoirs for CO2- National Energy Technology Laboratory – Robert Dilmore Greenhouse Gas Laser Imaging Tomography Experiment (Green Lite) - Exelis, Inc.- Jeremy Dobler
P3 Novel Materials for Robust Repair of Leaky Wellbores in CO2 Storage Formations- University of Texas at Austin - Matt Balhoff Utilization in Unconventional Reservoirs- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Pete McGrail ----



Poster Presentations


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015