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Mineralogical and transport controls on the evolution of porous media texture using direct numerical simulation

Sergi Molins, David Trebotich, Gregory H. Miller, Carl I. Steefel
2017 Water Resources Research  
Acknowledgments This material is based upon work supported as part of the Center for Nanoscale Control of  ...  In the latter, pore-scale textural changes coexist and interact with larger-scale processes such as the rapid growth of high-flow velocity pathways in the porous medium domain.  ...  processes of flow and reactive transport.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2016wr020323 fatcat:uf3p4tf2ora65ly3knyhcx6tuq

Geophysical monitoring and reactive transport modeling of ureolytically-driven calcium carbonate precipitation

Yuxin Wu, Jonathan B Ajo-Franklin, Nicolas Spycher, Susan S Hubbard, Guoxiang Zhang, Kenneth H Williams, Joanna Taylor, Yoshiko Fujita, Robert Smith
2011 Geochemical Transactions  
Reactive transport modeling with TOUGHREACT successfully simulated the changes of the major chemical components during urea hydrolysis.  ...  Reactive transport modeling results, geophysical monitoring data and micro-CT imaging correlated well with reaction processes validated by geochemical data.  ...  Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research under Awards DE-AC02-05CH11231 to LBNL and DE-FG02-07ER64404 to Robert Smith (U. Idaho).  ... 
doi:10.1186/1467-4866-12-7 pmid:21943229 pmcid:PMC3224111 fatcat:j5uedkr4lbcddnqfsggh3qyti4

Pore Scale Modeling of Reactive Transport Involved in Geologic CO2 Sequestration

Qinjun Kang, Peter C. Lichtner, Hari S. Viswanathan, Amr I. Abdel-Fattah
2009 Transport in Porous Media  
This work may shed some light on the fundamental physics occurring at the pore scale for reactive transport involved in geologic C02 sequestration.  ...  The effects of porous media structure on reactive transport are investigated. The results are compared with continuum scale modeling and the agreement and discrepancy are discussed.  ...  However, the underlying physical properties/processes associated with various growth methods are not clear and need to be identified through high resolution microscopic experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11242-009-9443-9 fatcat:mhwqwb2mwzeidjhq4xi6gfniei

Reactive Transportmodelling and Long Term Behaviour of CO2Sequestration in Saline Aquifers

V. Lagneau, A. Pipart, H. Catalette
2005 Oil & Gas Science and Technology  
The simulations highlight the performance of the reactive transport codes, particularly the possibility to represent in detail a source (or sink) term with the dissolution of the CO 2 bubble (or the precipitation  ...  This study aimed at investigating the possible benefits of reactive transport modelling in the context of CO 2 sequestration.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This study was realized by Aurélie Pipart as a part of her post-graduate work, at the École des mines de Paris, with financial support of Électricité de France.  ... 
doi:10.2516/ogst:2005014 fatcat:47bcmhwgsva67btsjdde72sdlq

An Overview of the Status and Challenges of CO2 Storage in Minerals and Geological Formations

Peter Kelemen, Sally M. Benson, Hélène Pilorgé, Peter Psarras, Jennifer Wilcox
2019 Frontiers in Climate  
minerals, the permeability evolution, the pressure build-up in the reservoir, the large-scale impact of chemicophysical processes leading to clogging or cracking, the effects of potential geochemical  ...  According to the IPCC (IPCC Special Report, 2018), atmospheric warming should be <2 • C to avoid the most serious consequences associated with climate change.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We also acknowledge the committee and staff from National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report, Negative Emissions Technologies and Reliable Sequestration: A Research  ... 
doi:10.3389/fclim.2019.00009 fatcat:iufnuaff55fojnns5hrc2wrhbq

Diagenetic Influence on Fracture Conductivity in Tight Shale and CO2 Sequestration

Abiola Olabode, Mileva Radonjic
2014 Energy Procedia  
The presence of quartz in shale gives a reasonably high mechanical strength whereas clays make shale easily deformable with a potential to creep.  ...  Most sedimentary rock formations (tight or highly porous) have geochemical characteristics that can lead to significant reactive ion exchange processes in aqueous media in the presence of carbondioxide  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for this research work was generously provided by the Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University and the GDL Foundation, Austin TX.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.532 fatcat:ijsujwogonbx3mitnzi37v6chi

Review of pore network modelling of porous media: Experimental characterisations, network constructions and applications to reactive transport

Qingrong Xiong, Todor G. Baychev, Andrey P. Jivkov
2016 Journal of Contaminant Hydrology  
Pore network models have been applied widely for simulating a variety of different physical and chemical processes, including phase exchange, non-Newtonian displacement, non-Darcy flow, reactive transport  ...  Current applications of pore network models are considered, with special emphasis on the effects of adsorption, dissolution and precipitation, as well as biomass growth, on transport coefficients.  ...  Jivkov acknowledges the support of EPSRC via grant EP/K016946/1, "Graphene-based membranes", of EdF R&D for the Modelling & Simulation Centre, and of BNFL for the Research Centre for Radwaste & Decommissioning  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.07.002 pmid:27442725 fatcat:24i6r2wkh5ci7m2ckbybhmwhhe

Carbon dioxide sequestration in underground formations: review of experimental, modeling, and field studies

Shams Kalam, Teslim Olayiwola, Mohammed M. Al-Rubaii, Benedict I. Amaechi, Mohammad S. Jamal, Abeeb A. Awotunde
2020 Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology  
Some major challenges associated with CO2 injection have also been highlighted.  ...  A considerable amount of research has been conducted in simulating and modeling CO2 sequestration in the subsurface. This review highlights some of the latest contributions.  ...  Challenges associated with CO 2 sequestration Several challenges are associated with the implementation of a CO 2 sequestration project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13202-020-01028-7 fatcat:56rm73l7hzcpheeife4qxfolou

CO2–brine–caprock interaction: Reactivity experiments on Eau Claire shale and a review of relevant literature

Faye Liu, Peng Lu, Craig Griffith, Sheila W. Hedges, Yee Soong, Helge Hellevang, Chen Zhu
2012 International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control  
More attention is required on the potential pore scale reactions that may become significant given the long time scale associated with geological carbon storage.  ...  Carbonate and feldspar dissolution is reported in most studies, along with clay and secondary carbonate precipitation.  ...  Department of  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.01.012 fatcat:yqtsergvpjcnhdwpmsxi7o4zme

The Influence of Microporous Cements on the Pore Network Geometry of Natural Sedimentary Rocks

Paul-Ross Thomson, Alexander Hazel, Saswata Hier-Majumder
2019 Frontiers in Earth Science  
We investigate the pore network geometry and permeability of six natural sandstones and carbonate rocks.  ...  beyond the resolution of the image.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors acknowledge insightful suggestions from Yiqiao Wu on the pore network models of the carbonate rocks.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2019.00048 fatcat:5xt7qctm2reifnpetv5hgbkb6m

Reactive transport modeling: An essential tool and a new research approach for the Earth sciences

C STEEFEL, D DEPAOLO, P LICHTNER
2005 Earth and Planetary Science Letters  
in natural media, and scaling of reactive transport processes from the microscopic to pore to field scale.  ...  Active topics of research include the development of pore scale and hybrid, or multiple continua, models to capture the scale dependence of coupled reactive transport processes.  ...  Nicholas Woodward for providing financial support for this workshop and for ensuring that we followed through with a written product that summarized the principal issues that emerged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2005.09.017 fatcat:lqtptlgofrgrfl6xxb76l5ocky

Multi-scale Model of Reactive Transport in Fractured Media: Diffusion Limitations on Rates

Sergi Molins, David Trebotich, Bhavna Arora, Carl I. Steefel, Hang Deng
2019 Transport in Porous Media  
Reactive transport in fractured media is conceptualized as a multi-scale problem that couples a pore-scale component, which comprises Navier-Stokes flow, multi-component transport and aqueous equilibrium  ...  Discrepancies in effluent magnesium concentrations exemplify the limitations of the approach because the multi-scale model requires calibration of reactive surface areas as Darcy-scale continuum models  ...  In the pore space, terms associated with porous-media flow become negligible, and in the porous continuum, the terms associated with pore-scale flow become negligible.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11242-019-01266-2 fatcat:yepd74bfibdk7o6s7qurmoixpu

Thermal Instability of a Power-Law Fluid Flowing in a Horizontal Porous Layer with an Open Boundary: A Two-Dimensional Analysis

M. Celli, A. Barletta, S. Longo, L. Chiapponi, V. Ciriello, V. Di Federico, A. Valiani
2017 Transport in Porous Media  
Reactive transport in fractured media is conceptualized as a multi-scale problem that couples a pore-scale component, which comprises Navier-Stokes flow, multi-component transport and aqueous equilibrium  ...  Discrepancies in effluent magnesium concentrations exemplify the limitations of the approach because the multi-scale model requires calibration of reactive surface areas as Darcy-scale continuum models  ...  In the pore space, terms associated with porous-media flow become negligible, and in the porous continuum, the terms associated with pore-scale flow become negligible.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11242-017-0863-7 fatcat:jlibgvx7z5hfhmpxdcz2x6ikba

Mineral sequestration of carbon dioxide in a sandstone–shale system

Tianfu Xu, John A. Apps, Karsten Pruess
2005 Chemical Geology  
Numerical simulations were performed with the reactive fluid flow and geochemical transport code TOUGHREACT to analyze mass transfer between sandstone and shale layers and CO 2 immobilization through carbonate  ...  The limited information currently available for the mineralogy of natural high-pressure CO 2 gas reservoirs is also generally consistent with our simulation.  ...  DE-AC03-76SF00098 with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. [EO]  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2004.12.015 fatcat:3ny76a5bijeh7crywv2qjqgobe

A reactive transport model for geochemical mitigation of CO2 leaking into a confined aquifer

Jennifer L. Druhan, Stéphanie Vialle, Kate Maher, Sally Benson
2014 Energy Procedia  
Here we use the TOUGHREACT code to develop a series of two-dimensional reactive transport simulations of the hydrogeochemical characteristics of a newly formed CO 2 leak into an overlying aquifer.  ...  Results show that a decrease in permeability of several orders of magnitude can be achieved with a high molar volume sealant, such that CO 2 flux rate is decreased.  ...  Acknowledgements This study is part of a larger project, "Assessment of Leakage Detection and Intervention Scenarios for CO 2 Sequestration," supported by the CCP3; a joint industry project sponsored by  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.495 fatcat:6wf7y43r4nfl5poqsz3dymo5b4
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