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Resources - Reports, Manuscripts and Dissertations

Consortium Meetings Presentations (2014)

Consortium Meeting Presentations (2013)

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

  • Polymer Coated Nanoparticles for EOR, Hadi ShamsiJazeyi (Download)
  • Adsorption of Anionic and Cationic Surfactants on Carbonates, Kun Ma (Download)
  • Reducing Adsorption of Anionic Surfactants for EOR: Hadi ShamsiJazeyi (Download)
  • Precip. Asphaltene at High-Pressure and High- Temperature , by Mohammad Tavakkol (Download)
  • Asphaltene Dep. in Different Dep. Environ.: Part 1. Model Oil, by Mohammad Tavakkol (Download)
  • Asphaltene Dep. in Different Dep. Environ.: Part 2. Real Oil, by Mohammad Tavakkol (Download)
  • Investigation of Oil-Asphaltene Slurry Rheological Behavior, by Mohammad Tavakkoli (Download)
  • Effects of Hardness and Cosurfactant on Phase Behavior, by Maura Puerto (Download)
  • Adsorption of a Cationic Surfactant on Carbonate Minerals, by Leyu Cui (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

  • Foam for Mobility Control in EOR Processes, PhD thesis by Leyu Cui (Download)
  • Asphaltene Behavior in Crude Oil Systems, PhD thesis by Sai Panugant (Download)
  • 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)