Second Annual Meeting

November 15 - 16, 2007

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering (CPE) Building
2601 Speedway | Austin, Texas 78712 | 512-471-3161 
Brons Conference Room (CPE 2.236) 
The University of Texas at Austin

The Gas Flooding Research Project annual technical meeting was held on Thursday and Friday, November 15-16, 2007, in Austin, Texas. The first day of the meeting was optional and was intended for software and toolkit demonstrations.

Please note: password required to view presentations.


Thursday, November 15th (Software Demonstrations)


Thursday, November 15th (Software Demonstrations)

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Welcome and Overview of Gas Flooding Website and Toolkits

​Russell T. Johns
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Break
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Development of Simulation Toolkit (UTCOMP Update)

Ryosuke Okuno
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner at the UT Club

Friday, November 16th (Technical Presentations)


Friday, November 16th (Technical Presentations)

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Coffee and light breakfast
8:30 am - 8:45 am

Project Update, Accomplishments, and Deliverables

Dr. Russell T. Johns
8:45 am - 9:15 am

Development of Miscibility for Various Oils and Injection Mixtures, Including Sour Gas

Kaveh Ahmadi and Russell T. Johns
9:15 am - 9:45 am

Advanced Design of WAG Processes - Mixing in Reservoirs

Gholamreza Garmeh and Russell T. Johns
9:45 am - 10:15 am

Optimizing Technology Selection, Capital Investment, and Production Decisions for EOR

Chris Jablonowski and Quoc Nguyen
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Advanced Phase Behavior Modeling for Compositional Simulation

Ryosuke Okuno, Kamy Sepehrnoori, and Russell T. Johns
11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Compositional Simulation Using a Simplified Phase Behavior Model

Meghdad Roshanfekr, Yinghui Li, and Russell T. Johns
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Interaction of Rock, CO2, and Water on the Miscible Process

Rouzbeh Ghanbarnezhad, Larry Lake, and Steve Bryant
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Inexpensive pH-triggered Polymer Microgels for Deep Conformance Control

Steve Bryant
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Proposal: Stabilization of CO2 Foam with Silica-Based Nanoparticles
CO2/Water Dispersions Stabilized Nanoparticles for CO2 Flooding

Water-in-Carbon dioxide Emulsions Stabilized with Hydrophobic Silica Particles

Elliott Hu, Chun Huh, Steve Bryant, and Keith Johnston
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Proposal 1: Compositional Gravity Drainage

Proposal 2: The Effect of Wettability on Three-Phase Relative Permeability

David DiCarlo
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Wrap Up and Discussion of JIP Direction

Russell T. Johns and All
3:30 pm End of Meeting
3:40 pm - 4:40 pm
Optional Laboratory Tours and Follow Up Discussions in CPE Building