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2013* | B. Vega, A. Dutta, A.R. Kovscek. CT Imaging of Low Permeability, Dual-Porosity Systems Using High X-Ray Contrast Gas. Transport in Porous Media, submitted 18 Mar 2013.

2013+* | R. Falta, L. Zuo, S.M. Benson. Migration of Exsolved CO2 Following Depressurization of Saturated Brines. Journal of Greenhouse Gas Science and Technology, submitted.

2013+* | P. García del Real, K. Maher, G.E. Brown, Jr., D.K. Bird. Thermal Fracturing of Crustal Ultramafic Rocks for Geologic CO2 Sequestration, submitted.

2013+* | N.C. Johnson, B. Thomas, K. Maher, R. Rosenbauer, D. Bird, G.E. Brown. Olivine dissolution and carbonation rates at 60°C and 100 bar, submitted.

2013+* | K. Maher, C.P. Chamberlain. A hydrologic thermostat for chemical weathering and the geologic carbon cycle, submitted.

2013 | C. Chang, E. Mallman, M.D. Zoback. Time-Dependent Subsidence Associated with Drainage-Induced Compaction in Gulf of Mexico Shales Bounding a Severely Depleted Gas Reservoir. AAPG Bull, submitted.

2013 | R. Heller, J. Vermylen, M.D. Zoback. Experimental Investigation of Matrix Permeability of Gas Shales. AAPG Bull, submitted.

2013 | H. Sone, M.D. Zoback. Mechanical Properties of Shale Gas Reservoir Rocks-Part 2: Ductile Creep, Brittle Strength, and Their Relation to the Elastic Modulus. Geophysics, submitted.

2013 | H. Sone, M.D. Zoback. Mechanical Properties of Shale Gas Reservoir Rocks-Part 1: Static and Dynamic Elastic Properties and Anisotropy. Geophysics, submitted.

2013+* | B. Li., H. Tchelepi, S.M. Benson. The Influence of Capillary Entry-Pressure Representation on the Rate of CO2 Solubility Trapping. Water Resources Research, accepted pending minor revisions.

2013+* | C.W. Strandli, S.M. Benson. Identifying Diagnostics for Reservoir Structure and CO2 Plume Migration from Multilevel Pressure Measurements. Water Resources Research, accepted pending minor revisions.

2013+* | R. Pini, S.M. Benson. Simultaneous Determination of Capillary Pressure and Relative Permeability Curves from Core-Flooding Experiments with Various Fluid Pairs. Water Resources Research, in press.

2013+* | K.C. Wilson, L.J. Durlofsky. Optimization of shale gas field development using direct search techniques and reduced-physics models. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, in press.

2013+* | K. Mosher, J. He, Y. Liu, E. Rupp, J. Wilcox. The Influence of Micro- and Mesoporosity on Methane Adsorption: Applications to Capacity Estimates in Coal and Gas Shale Systems. Int. J. Coal. Geol., in press.

2013* | A.R. Kovscek, L.M. Castanier, M.G. Gerritsen. Improved Predictability of In-Situ Combustion Enhanced Oil Recovery. SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, in press.

2013+* | C.W. Kuo, S.M. Benson. Analytical Study of Effects of Flow Rate, Capillarity and Gravity on CO2/Brine Multiphase Flow System in Horizontal Corefloods. SPEJ.SPE-153954-PA, in press, posted 18 April 2013.

2013+* | Y. Liu, J. Wilcox. Molecular Simulation Studies of CO2 Adsorption by Carbon Model Compounds for Carbon Capture and Sequestration Applications. Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(1), 95-101, invited to a special issue titled “Environmental and Geochemical Aspects of Carbon Sequestration."

2013+* | M. Krause, S.C. Krevor, S.M. Benson. A Procedure for the Accurate Determination of Sub-Core Scale Permeability Distributions with Error Quantification. Transport in Porous Media, DOI 10.1007/s11242-013-0161-y.

2013+* | K. Farhat, S.M. Benson. CO2 Interim Storage as a Tool for CO2 Market Development: An Inclusive Technical Assessment. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Volume 15, July 2013, Pages 200-212, ISSN 1750-5836, 10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.02.018.

2013* | P. Jordan, S.M. Benson. Carbon Capture and Storage Industry Worker Safety in the United States Projected from Analog Industry Experience. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Volume 14, May 2013, Pages 291-303, ISSN 1750-5836, 10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.06.009.

2013 | A. Agarwal, A.R. Kovscek. Solar-Generated Steam for Heavy-Oil Recovery: A Coupled Geomechanical and Reservoir Modeling Analysis. Proceedings of the SPE Western Regional Meeting, Monterey, California, USA, 19−25 April.

2013* | M. Firouzi, J. Wilcox. Slippage and Viscosity Predictions in Carbon Micropores and their Influence on CO2 and CH4 Transport. J. Chem. Phys., 064705, 138.

2012+* | R. Pini, S.C. R. Krevor, and S.M. Benson. Capillary pressure and heterogeneity for the CO2/water system in sandstone rocks at reservoir conditions, Advances in Water Resources 38 (2012) 48–59.

2012* | S.M. Benson, K. Bennaceur, P. Cook, J. Davison, H. de Coninck, K. Farhat, A. Ramirez, D. Simbeck, T. Surles, P. Verma, I. Wright. Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage. Global Energy Assessment: Toward a Sustainable Future, L. Gomez-Echeverri, T.B. Johansson, N. Nakicenovic, A. Patwardhan, (Eds.), IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria and Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

2012+* | D.A. Cameron, L.J. Durlofsky. Optimization of well placement, CO2 injection rates, and brine cycling for geological carbon sequestration. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 10, 100-112.

2012+* | Y. Fan, L.J. Durlofsky, H.A. Tchelepi. A fully-coupled flow-reactive-transport formulation based on element conservation, with application to CO2 storage simulations. Advances in Water Resources, 42, 47-61, DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.03.012.

2012* | G. Aouizerate, L.J. Durlofsky, P. Samier. New models for heater wells in subsurface formations, with application to the in-situ upgrading of oil shale. Computational Geosciences, 16, 519-533.

2012* | A. Arogunmati, J.M. Harris. An effective crosswell traveltime-estimation approach for quasi-continuous reservoir monitoringGeophysics 77, 17-26.

2012* | A.R. Kovscek. Emerging Challenges and Potential Futures for Thermally Enhanced Oil Recovery. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 98-99 130–143 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2012.08.004.

2012* | S.A. Aryana, A.R. Kovscek. Experiments and Analysis of Drainage Displacement Processes Relevant to Carbon-Dioxide Injection. Physical Review E. 86(6) 066310 (2012). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.066310.

2012 | J. Wilcox. Carbon Capture. Springer Publishing; ISBN: 978-1-4614-2214-3.

2012+* | Y. Liu, J. Wilcox. Molecular Simulation of CO2 Adsorption in Micro- and Mesoporous Carbons with Surface Heterogeneity. Int. J. Coal Geol., 104, 83-95, invited.

2012+* | A. Kirchofer, A. Brandt, S. Krevor, V. Prigiobbe, J. Wilcox. Impact of alkalinity sources on the life-cycle energy efficiency of mineral carbonation technologies. Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 8631.

2012+* | E. Sasmaz, A. Kirchofer, A.D. Jew, A. Saha, D.N. Abram, T.F. Jaramillo, J. Wilcox. Mercury Chemistry on Brominated Activated Carbon. Fuel, 99, 188-196.

2012* | M. Firouzi, J. Wilcox. Molecular modeling of carbon dioxide transport and storage in porous carbon-based materials, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat., 158, 195-203.

2012+* | Y. Liu, J. Wilcox. Effects of Surface Heterogeneity on the Adsorption of CO2 in Microporous Carbons, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46(3), 1940-1947.

2012 | M.D. Zoback, S.M. Gorelick. Earthquake triggering and large-scale geologic storage of carbon dioxide, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., v. 109, no. 26, 10164-10168, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1202473109.

2012 | M.D. Zoback, S.M. Gorelick. Response to Juanes et al.: Evidence that earthquake triggering could render long-term carbon storage unsuccessful in many regions. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., v.109, no. 52, E3624, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi.10.1073/pnas.1217264109.

2012 | S. Imbus, K. Dodds, C. Otto, R. Trautz, C. Christopher, A. Agarwal, S. M. Benson. CO2 Storage Contingencies Initiative: Detection, Intervention and Remediation of Unexpected CO2 Migration. Eleventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control, Kyoto, Japan, November 19-22, 2012.

2012+ | L. Zuo, S.M. Benson. Exsolution Enhanced Oil Recovery with Concurrent CO2 Sequestration. Eleventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control, Kyoto, Japan, November 19-22, 2012; Energy Procedia, (2013) 000–000.

2012+ | S. Krevor, R. Pini, S.M. Benson. Multiphase Flow Properties of the CO2/Brine System for Carbon Sequestration. Eleventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control, Kyoto, Japan, November 19-22, 2012l Energy Procedia, (2013) 000–000.

2012+ | B. Li, H. Tchelepi, S.M. Benson. The Influence of Capillary Entry-Pressure Representation on CO2 Solubility Trapping. Eleventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control, Kyoto, Japan, November 19-22, 2012; Energy Procedia, (2013) 000–000.

2012+ | R. Pini, S. Krevor, M. Krause, S.M. Benson. Capillary Heterogeneity in Sandstone Rocks During CO2/water Core-Flooding Experiments. Eleventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control, Kyoto, Japan, November 19-22, 2012. Energy Procedia, (2013) 000–000.

2012+ | C.W. Strandli, S.M. Benson. Diagnostics for Reservoir Structure and CO2 Plume Migration from Multilevel Pressure Measurements. Eleventh International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control, Kyoto, Japan, November 19-22, 2012. Energy Procedia, (2013) 000–000.

2012+ | C.A. Kang, A.R. Brandt, L.J. Durlofsky. Optimal heat management in an integrated fossil-renewable energy system with CO2 capture. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-11), Kyoto, Japan, Nov. 18-22.

2012+ | B. Li, H. Tchelepi, S.M. Benson. 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.

2012 | R. Falta, L. Zuo, S.M. Benson. Migration of exsolved CO2 following depressurization of saturated brines. Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2012, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 17-19, 2012.

2012 | Y. Wang, H. Hajibeygi, H.A. Tchelepi. Algebraic Multiscale Linear Solver for Heterogeneous Elliptic Problems. 13th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery (ECMOR XIII), Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.

2012 | R.M. Younis, H.A. Tchelepi. How Fast Is Your Newton-Like Nonlinear Solver. 13th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery (ECMOR XIII), Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.

2012 | T.T. Garipov, K.A. Levonyan, M.K.-F, H.A. Tchelepi. Coupled Geomechanics and Flow in Fractured Porous Media. 13th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery (ECMOR XIII), Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.

2012+ | B. Li, S. M. Benson, H.A. Tchelepi. Modeling Fine-Scale Capillary Heterogeneity in Multiphase Flow of CO2 and Brine in Sedimentary Rocks. International Conference on Water Resources, CMWR 2012, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, June 17-22, 2012.

2012 | M.D. Zoback, A. Kohli, I. Das, M. McClure. The importance of slow slip on faults during hydraulic fracturing of a shale gas reservoirs; SPE 155476. SPE Americas Unconventional Resources Conference held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA 5-7 June 2012.

2012+* | A. Esposito, S.M. Benson. Evaluation and Development of Options for Remediation of Leakage into Groundwater Aquifers from CO2 Storage Reservoirs. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, April 2012.

2012 | T. Clemens, K. Tsikouris, M. Buchgraber, L.M. Castanier, A.R. Kovscek. Pore-Scale Evaluation of Polymers Displacing Viscous Oil – Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Micromodel Experiments; SPE 154169. Proceedings of the Eighteenth SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 14–18 April 2012.

2012+ | K.C. Wilson, L.J. Durlofsky. Computational optimization of shale resource development using reduced-physics surrogate models; SPE 152946. SPE Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield, CA, March 19-23.

2012+ | C.A. Kang, A.R. Brandt, L.J. Durlofsky. Impact of CO2 emissions policy and system configuration on optimal operation of an integrated fossil-renewable energy; CMTC 151446. Carbon Management Technology Conference, Orlando, FL, Feb. 7-9.

2012+* | S.C.M. Krevor, R. Pini, L. Zuo, S.M. Benson. Multiphase Flow Properties of CO2 and Water in Sandstone Rocks at Reservoir Conditions. Water Resour. Res., DOI:10.1029/2011WR010859, in press, available on-line, January 12.