Small Scale Field Test--Presentations

updated Feb. 2018

Fracture mapping and feasibility of monitoring CO2 in situ from seismic data at the Mississippian Carbonate Reservoir, Wellington oil field, south-central Kansas, by Brandon L. Graham, Lauren P. Haga, Keith A. Nolte, Georgios P. Tsoflias, and W. Lynn Watney. Given at the annual DOE NETL meeting in Pittsburgh, PA in August 2017

Monitoring seismicity near an active CO2 EOR injection, by Keith A. Nolte, Georgios P. Tsoflias, Tandis S. Bidgoli and W. Lynn Watney. Given at the annual DOE NETL meeting in Pittsburgh, PA in August 2017

A new earthquake monitoring method? Change in shear-wave anisotropy as a tool to monitor induced seismicity in Kansas and Oklahoma, by Keith A. Nolte, George P. Tsoflias, Tandis S. Bidgoli, and W. Lynn Watney. Talk given at the American Geophysical Union in New Orleans, LA, in December 2017

Understanding injection-induced seismicity: Temporal link between pore pressure increase and shear-wave anisotropy, by Keith A. Nolte, Georgios P. Tsoflias, Tandis S. Bidgoli and W. Lynn Watney. Given at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists workshop for injection-induced seismicity in Dallas, TX on November 6-8, 2017

Shear-wave anisotropy reveals pore fluid pressure-induced seismicity in the U.S. midcontinent, by Keith A. Nolte, George P. Tsoflias, Tandis S. Bidgoli, W. Lynn Watney. Published in Science Advances, December 2017. [DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700443, available online]

US EPA Class VI CO2 Injection Permit—Requirements and Lessons Learnt from the Wellington, Kansas, Project, by Tiraz Birdie, Jennifer Hollenbach, Lynn Watney, Eugene Holubnyak, Mina Fazelalavi, Tandis Bidgoli, and Dana Wreath, presented at U.S. DOE Annual Review meeting in Pittsburgh, August 3-5, 2017.

Assessing Induced Seismicity Risk at the Wellington Geologic Sequestration Site, by Tiraz Birdie, Eugene Holubnyak, Lynn Watney, Tandis Bidgoli, Jennifer Hollenbach, and Mina Fazelalavi, presented at U.S. DOE Annual Review meeting in Pittsburgh, August 3-5, 2017.

Small scale field test demonstrating CO2 sequestration in Arbuckle saline aquifer and by CO2-EOR at Wellington field, Sumner County, Kansas: DE-FE0006821, by W. Lynn Watney, Yevhen (Eugene) Holubnyak, Tiraz Birdie, and Jennifer Hollenbach, presented at U.S. DOE Annual Review meeting in Pittsburgh, August 3-5, 2017. (revised Oct. 31, 2017)

Integrated CCS for Kansas (ICKan), by Tandis Bidgoli and Martin Dubois, presented at U.S. DOE Annual Review meeting in Pittsburgh, August 3-5, 2017. Part of the Survey's ICKan project.

Monitoring seismicity near an active CO2 EOR injection, by Keith A. Nolte, Georgios P. Tsoflias, Tandis S. Bidgoli, and W. Lynn Watney, presented at U.S. DOE Annual Review meeting in Pittsburgh, August 3-5, 2017.

Fracture mapping and feasibility of monitoring CO2 in situ from seismic data at the Mississippian Carbonate Reservoir, Wellington oil field, south-central Kansas, by Brandon L. Graham, Lauren P. Haga, Keith A. Nolte, Georgios P. Tsoflias, and W. Lynn Watney, presented at U.S. DOE Annual Review meeting in Pittsburgh, August 3-5, 2017.

Monitoring induced seismicity in southern Sumner County, South Central Kansas, by Zalma P. Molina, Keith A. Nolte, and Georgios P. Tsoflias, presented at Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium (KICC) Annual Review Meeting, March 5-7, 2017 at the University of Kansas.

Geochemical Monitoring Survey Results from CO2-EOR at Wellington Field in South Kansas, by Yevhen Holubnyak, Lynn Watney, Brent Campbell, Christa Jackson, and John Victorine, presented at Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Conference, Chicago, Il, April 10-13th, 2017

Calculation of CO2 Storage Capacity for Arbuckle Group in Southern Kansas: Implications for a Seismically Active Region, Yevhen Holubnyak, Eugene Williams, Lynn Watney, Tandis Bidgoli, Jash Rush, Mina FazelAlavi, Paul Gerlach, presented at 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 18, 2016

Pilot Scale CO2 EOR in Mississippian Carbonate Reservoir at Wellington Field in South-Central Kansas, by Yevhen Holubnyak, Lynn Watney, Jason Rush, Mina FazelAlavi, and Dana Wreath, presented at 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 18, 2016

Reservoir Modeling of CO2 Injection in Arbuckle Saline Aquifer at Wellington Field, Sumner County, Kansas, by Yevhen Holubnyak, Willard Watney, Tiraz Birdie, Jason Rush, and Mina FazelAlavi. Kansas Geological Survey Open-file Rept. 2016-29

Inaccuracy of End Points of CO2-Brine Relative Permeability Curves, by Mohsen FazelAlavi, Mina FazelAlavi, and Maryam FazelAlavi. Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, June 14-16, 2016, Tysons, VA. (Acrobat PDF, 4 MB)

Pilot Scale CO2 EOR at Wellington Field in South-Central Kansas, by Yevhen Holubnyak, Lynn Watney, Jason Rush, Mina Fazelalavi, and Dana Wreath. Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, June 14-16, 2016, Tysons, VA. (Acrobat PDF, 4 MB)

Lessons Learned from Waste Water Disposal in Kansas: Applications for CO2 Geological Storage, by Yevhen Holubnyak, Lynn Watney, and Tandis S. Bidgoli. Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, June 14-16, 2016, Tysons, VA. (Acrobat PDF, 5 MB)

Geologic Carbon Sequestration Research in Kansas: Subsurface Storage Capacities and Pilot Tests for Safe and Effective Disposal, by W. Lynn Watney and others. Environmental Engineering Conference, Lawrence, Kansas, April 20, 2016. (Acrobat PDF, 10 MB)

Geologic Carbon Sequestration Research in Kansas: Subsurface Storage Capacities and Pilot Tests for Safe and Effective Disposal, by W. Lynn Watney and others. Kansas NextStep Oil and Gas Seminar, Hays, Kansas, April 5-7, 2016. (Acrobat PDF, 13 MB)

Induced Seismicity--Physical Mechanisms and Temporal Trends in Kansas, by Tiraz Birdie and Lynn Watney. Kansas Hydrology Seminar, November 20th 2015. (Acrobat PDF, 3.1 MB)

Technical Economic and Regulatory Challenges Facing Large Scale Adaption of Carbon Geologic Sequestration, by Tiraz Birdie, Lynn Watney, and Jennifer Hollenbach. Carbon Management Technology Conference, November 18th 2015. (Acrobat PDF, 3.3 MB)

Advanced Subsurface Characterization for CO2 Geologic Sequestration and Induced Seismicity Evaluations, by Tiraz Birdie, Lynn Watney, Aimee Scheffer, Jason Rush, Eugene Holubnyak, Mina Fazelalavi, John Doveton, Jennifer Raney, Saugata Datta, Dennis Hedke, and Jennifer Roberts. Carbon Management Technology Conference, November 19th 2015. (Acrobat PDF, 2.5 MB)

Advanced Subsurface Characterization for CO2 Geologic Sequestration and Induced Seismicity Evaluations, by Tiraz Birdie, Lynn Watney, Aimee Scheffer, Jason Rush, Eugene Holubnyak, Mina Fazelalavi, John Doveton, Jennifer Raney, Saugata Datta, Dennis Hedke, and Jennifer Roberts. Carbon Management Technology Conference, November 19th 2015. (Acrobat PDF, 2.5 MB)

CO2-EOR in the Wellington Field, Sumner County, South Central Kansas, by W. Lynn Watney. 2015 KU TORP Improved Oil Recovery Conference, May 4, 2015. (Acrobat PDF, 26 MB)

Modeling CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifer and Depleted Oil Reservoir to Evaluate Regional CO2 Sequestration Potential of Ozark Plateau Aquifer System, South-Central Kansas, by W. Lynn Watney and Jason Rush. Wrap-up presentation, DOE-NETL, Pittsburgh, PA, February 12, 2015. (Acrobat PDF, 17 MB)

Small Scale Field Test Demonstrating Sequestration in Arbuckle Saline Aquifer and by CO2-EOR at Wellington Field, Sumner County, Kansas, by W. Lynn Watney, Jason Rush, and Jennifer Raney. Presentation given at U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory FY15 Carbon Storage Peer Review March 2-6, 2015. (Acrobat PDF, 9 MB)

Small scale field test demonstrating CO2 sequestration in arbuckle saline aquifer and by CO2-EOR at Wellington field, Sumner County, Kansas, by W. Lynn Watney, Jason Rush, and Jennifer Raney. Presentation given at NETL Carbon Storage R&D Project Review Meeting, Aug. 12-14, 2014. (Acrobat PDF, 5 MB)

Small scale field test demonstrating CO2 sequestration in Arbuckle saline aquifer and by CO2-EOR at Wellington field, Sumner County, Kansas, presentation given at DOE Carbon Storage R&D Project Review Meeting, Aug. 21-23, 2012. (Acrobat PDF, 4 MB)

Business Implications of A Class VI Permit--The Long View? A Kansas Perspective, presentation given in Golden, CO, April 4-5, at the Colorado School of Mines. (Acrobat PDF, 8 MB)

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