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Multiphase Flow of CO2 and Water in Reservoir Rocks

Start Date: September 2011
Status: Completed
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Investigator

Sally Benson, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University

Annual Reports

Publications

Presentations

  • CO2 Storage Capacity Assessments and Uncertainty, BP Research Workshop on CO2 Storage, Sunbury, United Kingdom
  • Status and Opportunities in CO2 Capture and Storage, Annual Meeting, Global Family Offices, Monterey, California
  • Impact of Ostwald Ripening on the Stability of Trapped CO2, Department of Energy, Germantown, Maryland
  • Influence of Fine Scale Heterogeneity and Ostwald Ripening on Residual Gas Trapping, Annual Meeting, Nano-Scale Control of Geological CO2 Storage, Berkeley, California
  • Identifying and Managing Leaks from Subsurface Sources, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California
  • Technologies and Policies for Safe and Effective CO2 Storage, Initiative for the Cool Earth Forum, Tokyo Japan
  • Pressure Monitoring, Contingency Planning, and Mitigation of Leakage from CO2 Storage Projects, Research Institute for the Earth, Tokyo, Japan
  • CO2 Storage Research, ExxonMobil, Clinton, New Jersey
  • Highlights of CO2 Storage Research, Schlumberger, Boston, Massachusetts
  • "CO2 Capture, Reuse, and Storage." MRS Energy Summer School, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado
  • Fate and Transport of CO2 in Deep Geological Systems: A Decade of Learning, Gordon Conference on CO2 Capture and Storage
  • McLaughlin, Scott. Simulation of CO2 Exsolution for Enhanced Oil Recovery and CO2 Storage. Invited talk at the Stanford Center for Carbon Storage Annual Meeting, Stanford, May 2016
  • Zahasky, C. and Benson, S. Phase saturation, capillary heterogeneity, and tracer transport quantification using microPET in a heterogeneous sandstone core. International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts held in Snow Mass, Colorado, USA, 21-26 (August 2016)
  • Garing, C., De Chalendar, J., Voltolini, M, Ajo-Franklin, J. and Benson, S. X-ray microtomography imaging of immiscible fluids after imbibition: a multi- resolution dataset, 8th Annual Interpore Conference, Cincinnati, OH (2016)
  • Cameron, David. Detecting leak locations from pressure monitoring data assimilation. IEAGHG 10th monitoring network meeting, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, California (May 2015)
  • Garing, C., De Chalendar, J., Voltolini, M, Ajo-Franklin, J. and Benson, S. Multi-scale X-ray microtomography imaging of immiscible fluids after imbibition, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (2015)
  • Hingerl, F.F., Romanenko, K., Pini, R., Balcom, B., Benson, S. (2014). Development and Comparison of Techniques for Generating Permeability Maps using Independent Experimental Approaches. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna Austria.
  • Li, B., S.M. Benson, and H.A. Tchelepi (2014). Nonlinearity analysis of two-phase transport in porous media, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, April 27- May 2, Vienna, Austria.
  • Li, B. and Tchelepi, H.A., Nonlinear solver for two-phase flow in porous media under viscous and buoyancy forces, SUPRI-B Annual Affiliate Meeting, 2014.
  • Li, B. and Tchelepi, H.A., Nonlinearity analysis for two-phase flow in porous media, Stanford Center for Carbon Storage Annual Affiliate Meeting, 2014.
  • Hingerl F., K. Romanenko, R. Pini, B. Balcom and S. Benson (2013), Modeling and comparative study of fluid velocities in heterogeneous rocks, EGU General Assembly, Vienna (Austria), April 7-12.
  • Li, B. and , H.A., Tchelepi (2013), Nonlinearity of viscous, buoyancy, and heterogeneous capillary forces in porous media. 30th SUPRI-B Affiliate Meeting, Stanford University, Stanford (USA), May 6-7.
  • Pini R., F. Hingerl and S. Benson (2013), Simultaneous Determination of Capillary Pressure and Relative Permeability Curves from Core-Flooding Experiments with Various Fluid Pairs, EGU General Assembly, Vienna (Austria), April 7-12.
  • Pini, R., S. Krevor, M. Krause, S.M. Benson (2013). Capillary heterogeneity in sandstones rocks during CO2/water core-flooding experiments, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-11), Kyoto, Japan, November 18-22.
  • S. M. Benson (2013), "Mesoscale Investigations of the Influence of Capillary Heterogeneity on Multiphase Flow of Fluids in Rocks," Imperial College, London, U.K.
  • S. M. Benson (2013), "Mesoscale Investigations of the Influence of Capillary Heterogeneity on Multiphase Flow of Fluids in Rocks", SIAM Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • S. M. Benson (2013), "Research Needs and Opportunities in CO2 Storage," Uppsala University, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • S.M. Benson (2013), "CCS: When will it Be Ready?" UC Berkeley, BERC Energy Symposium.
  • B. Li., H. Tchelepi, and S. M. Benson, 2013. The Influence of Capillary Entry-Pressure Representation on the Rate of CO2 Solubility Trapping, Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2012 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 17-19, 2012
  • Zuo L., S.M. Benson (2013). Exsolution Enhanced Oil Recovery with Concurrent CO2 Sequestration, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-11), Kyoto, Japan, November 18-22.
  • Zuo, L., S. Benson (2013), CO2 Exsolution – A New Way to Control Mobility in Waterflooding, Stanford Center for Carbon Storage EOR workshop, Stanford University, Stanford (USA), January 23-24.
  • Zuo, L., S. Benson (2013). Mobility Control by CO2 Exsolution – Micromodel and Coreflooding Experiments, Permian Basin CCUS Forum: CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery - Operations in the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX (USA), March 25-26.
  • Benson, S.M., Hingerl, F., Pini, R. (2013). Emerging Methods in Sub Core-Scale Imaging and Characterization of the Influence of Heterogeneity on Flow in Rocks. AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA.
  • Hingerl, F.F., Romanenko, K., Pini, R., Balcom, B., Benson, S. (2013). Comparative and experimental modeling study of fluid velocities in heterogeneous rocks. AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA.
  • Pini, R., Hingerl, F., Benson, S.M., Druhan, Vandehey, N.T., Van Hise, A.T., O'Neil, J.P. (2013). Dynamic Imaging of Fluid Flow in Sandstones by Nuclear Emission Tomography. AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA.
  • Pini, R., Hingerl, F., Benson, S.M. (2013). Characterizing Meso-Scale Heterogeneities in Reservoir Rocks. International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, Napa Valley, USA.
  • Niemi, A., Bensabat, J., Edlmann, K., Pezard, P., Gouze, P., Lange, T., Ask, M., Benson, S., Hingerl, F., Tsang, C., Sharma, P., Sauter, M., Tatomir, A., Ghergut, J., Carrera, J., Fagerlund, F., Rasmusson, K., Rasmusson, M., Shtivelman, V. and the MUSTANG group. (2013). Pre-Injection Characterization Tests of Heletz (Israel) Site in Preparation of Small-Scale CO2 Injection Experiments (2013). Trondheim CCS Conference 2013, Trondheim, Norway.
  • Zuo, L., and S.M. Benson. "Mobility control by CO2 exsolution-micromodel and core flooding experiments", Permian Basin CCUS Forum, Odessa Texas, March 25-26, 2013.
  • Zuo, L., and S.M. Benson. "Water conformance and mobility control by CO2 exsolution", Collaborative symposium on CO2 EOR between universities in Texas and Norway, oil industry in Texas and Norway and other CO2 EOR stake holders, November 19-21, 2013.
  • Jacques de Chalendar. Stanford Center for Carbon Storage Annual Research Review, May 1st 2016. Long Term Stability of Carbon Storage - Assessing the Potential for Diffusion-Driven Remobilization in Porous Media
  • Jacques de Chalendar. Center for NanoScale Controls on Geologic CO2 Annual Meeting, October 27th 2016. Pore-scale Considerations on Ostwald Ripening in Rocks
  • Jacques de Chalendar. GHGT-13 - Trapping Mechanisms 1B - Poster session on November 17th 2016 and conference paper in Elsevier's Energy Procedia Pore-scale Considerations on Ostwald Ripening in Rocks
  • Jacques de Chalendar. AGU 2016 Fall Meeting - Session H51O - Talk on December 16th 2016. Experimental Investigation, Modeling and Simulation of Ostwald Ripening in the Context of Geologic Carbon Storage
  • Daniel Hatchell. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, November 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland. Examining the potential of immiscible CO2 for gravity-assisted enhanced oil recovery and storage.
  • Chris Zahasky, Society of Core Analysts, August 2016, Snowmass, CO. Phase Saturation Validation and Tracer Transport Quantification Using MicroPET in a Heterogeneous Sandstone Core
  • Chris Zahasky, SCCS Annual Affiliates Meeting, May 2017, Stanford, CA. Positron Emission Tomography for Sub-core Heterogeneity Characterization
  • Chris Zahasky, 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, November 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland. Using micro-positron emission tomography to quantify single and multiphase flow in heterogeneous reservoirs
  • Chris Zahasky, GCEP Annual Meeting, October 2016, Stanford, CA. Using micro-positron emission tomography to quantify single and multiphase flow in potential carbon storage reservoirs
  • Li, B., Benson, S.M., Tchelepi, H.A. (2012) Modeling fine-scale capillary heterogeneity in multiphase flow of CO2 and brine in sedimentary rocks. Proceedings of the XIX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, June 17-21.
  • Li, B., H.A .Tchelepi, S. Benson (2012), Sensitivity of long-term CO2 sequestration simulation result to the treatment of capillary entry pressure, 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-11), Kyoto (Japan), November 18-22.
  • S.M. Benson (2012), Prospects and Challenges for CO2 Storage, Brigham Young University, Utah.
  • S.M. Benson (2012), Invited Speaker, Mesoscale Science Workshop, SLAC National Laboratory, Mesoscale Investigations of Multiphase Flow.
  • S. M. Benson (2012), Carbon Capture and Storage, UKERC Energy Summer School, Warrick University, U.K.
  • Li, B., H.A .Tchelepi, S. Benson (2012), The Influence of Capillary Entry-Pressure Representation on the Rate of CO2 Solubility Trapping. GCEP Symposium, Stanford University, Stanford (USA), October 10-11.
  • Pini R., S. Krevor, S. Benson (2012), Capillary heterogeneity in sandstones rocks during CO2/water core-flooding experiments, GCEP Symposium, Stanford University, Stanford (USA), October 10-11.
  • Pini R., S. Krevor, M. Krause, S. Benson (2012), Capillary heterogeneity in sandstones rocks during CO2/water core-flooding experiments, Gordon Research Conference - Flow & Transport in Permeable Media, Les Diablerets (Switzerland), June 24-29.
  • Pini R. and S. Benson (2012), The effect of small- and core-scale heterogeneity on the multiphase flow properties of CO2 and water in sandstones, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), December 3-7.

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