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Resources - Reports, Manuscripts and Dissertations

Consortium Meeting Presentations (2012)

Consortium Meeting Presentations (2011)

Reports

Department of Energy (DOE)


Surfactant Based Enhanced Oil Recovery and Foam Mobility Control

  • 1st Annual Report - June 2004 (Download)
  • 2nd Annual Report - June 2005 (Download)
  • 3rd Semi-annual Report - February 2006 (Download)
  • 3rd & Final Annual Report - October 2006 (Download)

Fluid-Rock Characterization for NMR Well Logging and Special Core Analysis

  • 1st Annual Report - November 2005 (Download)
  • 2nd Annual Report - February 2007 (Download)
  • 3rd and Final Annual Report - April 2008 (Download)

Integrated, Multi-Scale Characterization of Imbibition and Wettability Phenomena 
Using Magnetic Resonance and Wide-Band Dielectric Measurements (with UT)

  • Final report - September 2007 (Download)

Detection and Production of Methane Hydrates

Surfactant Titrations

  • Surfactant Titration Manual by Dr. Yu Bian (Download)
  • Acid Number Titration Manual by Dr. Yu Bian (Download)

Book Chapters

  • Application of the PC-SAFT Equation of State to Asphaltene Phase Behavior by Dr. David Ting (Download)

Manuscripts

  • Effects of Hardness and Cosurfactant on Phase Behavior, by Maura Puerto (Download)
  • Adsorption of a Cationic Surfactant on Carbonate Minerals, by Leyu Cui (Download)
  • Asphaltene Behavior in Crude Oil Systems, PhD thesis by Sai Panugant (Download)
  • Polydisperse behavior of asphaltenes during precipitation, by Mohammad Tavakkoli (Download)
  • Property Scaling Relations for Nonpolar Hydrocarbons, by Sai Panugant (Download)
  • SAFT model for upstream asphaltene applications, by Sai Panugant (Download)
  • PC-SAFT Characterization of Crude Oils and Asphaltene, by Sai Panuganti (Download)
  • Tar Mat from Asphaltene Compositional Grading, by Sai Ravindra Panuganti, et al.(Download)
  • Carbon Capture, High Pressure Stripper, by Sumedh Warudkar, et al. (Download)
  • Carbon Capture, Low Pressure Stripper, by Sumedh Warudkar, et al. (Download)
  • Sacrificial Agent for Surfactant Adsorption, by Hadi Shams Jazaya, et al. (Download)
  • Surfactant Flooding Low Salinity, Fractured Carbonate Reservoir, by Aparna Raju Sagi, et al. (Download)
  • Estimation of Foam Parameters, Part 3, by Kun Ma, et al. (Download)
  • Simulation of Foam Flow: Dry-Out Effect, by Kum Ma,et al. (Download)

    Determination of Anhydrite in Reservoirs for EOR by Jose Lopez, et al. (
    Download)
  • Methane Hydrate at PETM by Guangsheng Gu, et al. (Download)
  • Sulfate, Alkalinity, & Isotope Profiles in Methane Hydrate Systems by Sayantan Chatterjee, et al. (Download)
  • Wettability Alteration of Clays in Solid Stabilized Emulsions by Dr. Tianmin Jiang, et al. (Download)
  • Low IFT, Wettability, & Foam in Heterogeneous Systems by Dr. Robert Li, et al. (Download)
  • Viscosity of Live BItumen from NMR by Dr. Elton Yang, et al. (Download)
  • Methane Hydrate in Heterogeneous Systems by Sayantan Chatterjee, et al. (Download)
  • Separation of Produced Emulsions from Surfactant EOR by Dr. Olina Raney, et al. (Download)
  • Effects of clay wettability and process variables on diluted bitumen emulsion by Dr. Tianmin Jiang, et al. (Download)
  • Analytical Theory for Sulfate-Methane Transition to Gas Hydrate Saturation by Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar, et al. (Download)
  • Surfactant Systems For EOR In High-temperature, High-salinity Environments, by Dr. Maura Puerto, et al. (Download)
  • One-Third Rule for Hydrocarbons by Dr. Francisco Vargas, et al. (Download)
  • Kaolinite Zeta Potential by Dr. Tianmin Jiang, et al. (Download)
  • Saturation Profiles via NMR Imaging by Dr. Michael Rauschhuber, et al. (Download)
  • ASP Processes: A Wide Range of Conditions for Good Recovery by Dr. Shunhua Liu, et al. (Download)
  • Flow Assurance by Dr. Doris Golzales, et al. (Download)
  • Asphaltene Stability by Dr. Francisco Vargas, et al. (Download)
  • Modeling Asphaltene Phase Behavior in Crude Oil Systems by Dr. Francisco Vargas, et al. (Download)
  • Silicate and pH for removal of rag layer by Dr. Tianmin Jiang, et al. (Download)
  • Viscometer for Opaque, Sealed Microemulsion Samples by Jose Lopez, et al. (Download)
  • A Review of Surfactant EOR by Dr. George Hirasaki, et al. (Download)
  • Methods for removal rag layer containing clay solids using silicate and pH by Dr. Tianmin Jiang, et al. (Download)
  • Effect of Overpressure on gas Hydrate Distribution by Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar, et al. (Download)
  • Modeling Study of CO2 Induced Asphaltene Precipitation by Dr. Doris Gonzalez, et al. (Download)
  • NMR Measurement of BItumen at Different Temperatures by Dr. Elton Yang, et al. (Download)
  • Foam Mobility Control for Surfactant EOR by Dr. Robert Li, et al. (Download)
  • Sulfate-Methane Transition as Hydrate Proxy by Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar, et al. (Download)
  • Sulfate-Methane Transition as Hydrate Proxy by Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar, et al. (Download)
  • Paramagnetic Relaxation in Sandstones by Dr. Vivek Anand, et al. (Download)
  • Foam sweep in fractures for enhanced oil recovery by Dr. Wei Yan, et al. (Download)
  • Emulsion Drop Size from NMR by Dr. Clint Aichele, et al. (Download)
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  •  Asphaltene Precipitation due to Composition Changes by Dr. Doris Gonzalez, et al. (Download)
  • CO2 Induced Asphaltene Precipitation by Dr. Doris Gonzalez, et al. (Download)
  • Diluted Bitumen w/o Emulsion Stability and Characterization by NMR by Dr. Tianmin Jiang, et al. (Download)
  • Generalization of Gas Hydrate Distribution and Saturation in Marine Sediments by Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar, et al. (Download)
  • Favorable Attributes Of Alkali-Surfactant-Polymer Flooding by Dr. Shunhua Liu, et al. (Download)
  • Upscaling of Foam Mobility Control to Three Dimensions by Dr. Busheng Li, et al. (Download)
  • Effect Of Drilling-Mud Base-Oil Contamination On Crude Oil T 2 Distributions by Dr. Arjun Kurup, et al. (Download)
  • Diffusional Coupling Between Micro And Macroporosity For NMR Relaxation In Sandstones And Grainstones by Dr. Vivek Anand, et al. (Download)
  • Foam for Controlling Water Production by Dr. Vikram Bhide, et al. (Download)
  • Effects of OBM Invasion on Irreducible Water Saturation: Mechanisms and Modifications of NMR Interpretation by Dr. Jason Chen, et al. (Download)
  • Study of Wettability Alteration from NMR: Effect of OBM on Wettability and NMR Responses by Dr. Jason Chen, et al. (Download)
  • Wettability Alteration and Spontaneous Imbibition in Oil-Wet Carbonate Formations by Dr. Leslie Zhang, et al. (Download)
  • Surface Chemistry of Oil Recovery From Fractured, Oil-Wet, Carbonate Formations by Dr. Leslie Zhang, et al. (Download)
  • NMR Diffusion Editing for D-T2 Maps: Application to Reconition of Wettability Change by Dr. Mark Flaum, et al. (Download)
  • Core And Log NMR Measurements Indicate Reservoir Rock Is Altered By OBM Filtrate by Dr. John Shafer, et al. (Download)
  • Chemically induced destabilization of water-in-crude oil emulsions by Dr. Alejandro Pena, et al. (Download)
  • Enhanced characterization of oilfield emulsions via NMR diffusion and transverse relaxation experiments by Dr. Alejandro Pena, et al. (Download)
  • NMR Properties of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids by Dr. Martin Hurlimann, et al. (Download)
  • Wettability, Saturation, and Viscosity from NMR Measurements by Dr. Robert Freedman, et al. (Download)
  • CPMG relaxation by diffusion with constant magnetic field gradient in a restricted geometry: numerical simulation and application by Dr. Gigi Zhang, et al. (Download)
  • Internal Gradients in Porous Media by Dr. Gigi Zhang, et al. (Download)
  • Modeling of Asphaltene Phase Behavior with the SAFT Equation of State by Dr. David Ting, et al. (Download)
  • Prediction of Asphaltene Instability under Gas Injection with the SAFT EOS by Dr. Doris Gonzalez, et al. (Download)
  • Surface Chemistry of Oil Recovery From Fractured, Oil-Wet, Carbonate Formations by Dr. Leslie Zhang, et al. (Download)
  • Vorticity Alignment and Negative Normal Stresses in Sheared Attractive Emulsions by Dr. Alberto Montesi, et al. (Download)

Dissertations

  • Hydrate Distribution in Heterogeneous Marine Sediments, thesis, Sayantan Chatterjee (Download)
  • Alkanolamine absorption process to economize carbon capture - Sumedh Warudkar (Download)
  • Transport of Surfactant and Foam in Porous Media for EOR - Kun Ma (Download)
  • Pore Structure Characterization by NMR and Tracer Analysis - Neeraj Rohilla (Download)
  • Foam for Mobility Control in ASP EOR Processes - Dr. Wei Yan. (Download)
  • Profiling Relaxation Time and Diffusivity Distribution with Low Field NMR - Dr. Michael Rauschhuber (Download)
  • Viscosity & NMR Relaxation of Heavy Oil - Dr. Elton Yang (Download)
  • Foam Mobility Control in Surfactant EOR - Dr. Robert Li (Download)
  • NMR Response of Liquids and Natural Gas Mixtures - Dr. Arjun Kurup (Download)
  • Accumulation of gas hydrates in marine sediments - Dr. Gaurav Bhatnagar (Download)
  • Characterization and Rheology of Emulsions from Deepwater Fields - Mohammed AlWadani (Download)
  • Alkaline Surfactant Polymer Enhanced Oil Recovery Process - Dr. Shunhua Liu (Download)
  • NMR Well Logging: Diffusional Coupling and Internal Gradients in Porous Media - Dr. Vivek Anand (Download)
  • Fluid-Rock Characterization using NMR Diffusion Editing - Dr. Mark Flaum (Download)
  • Thermodynamic Stability and Phase Behavior of Asphaltenes in Oil and of
    Other Highly Asymmetric Mixtures - Dr. David Ting (Download)
  • Dynamic Aspects of Emulsion Stability - Dr. Alejandro Pena (Download)