Fifth Annual Meeting

August 24 - 25, 2010

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 Tuesday and Wednesday, August 24 - 25, 2010, in Austin, Texas. The first day of the meeting was optional and was intended for software and toolkit demonstrations.

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Tuesday, August 24th (Software Demonstrations)

Tuesday, August 24th (Software Demonstrations)

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Welcome and Overview of Gas Flooding Website and Toolkits 

Lecture on “Reduced Methods for Two and Three-Phase Compositional Simulation”

Russell T. Johns
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Toolkit Demonstrations

Kaveh Ahmadi
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner at UT Club

Wednesday, August 26th (Technical Presentations)


Wednesday, August 26th (Technical Presentations)

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Coffee and continental 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 (Improvement to Mixing Cell Model) 

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

CO2 Flooding in Carbonates 

Ashwin Venkatraman, Larry Lake, and Russell T. Johns
9:45 am - 10:15 am

Prediction of the Optimum WAG Performance

Rouzbeh Ghanbarnezhad and Larry Lake
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 11:15 am

Three-Phase Capillary/Capillary Equilibrium in Oil-Wet Media (Project Completion)

Mohammad Mirzaei and David DiCarlo
11:15 am - 11:45 am

The Effect of Wettability on Three-Phase Relative Permeability During Gravity Drainage

Hassan Dehghanpour and David DiCarlo
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Foams and Emulsions Stabilized with Nanoparticles for Potential Conformance Control Applications

David Espinosa, Chun Huh, Steve Bryant, and Keith Johnston
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Upscaling of Miscible Gas Floods

Olaoluwa Adepoju, Larry Lake, and Russell T. Johns
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Asphalene modeling using the SAFT EOS

Saeedeh Mohebbinia, Kamy Sepehrnoori, and Russell T. Johns
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Miscible Gas Flooding in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs

Ali Moinfar, Russell T. Johns, and Kamy Sepehrnoori
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Analytical Modeling of Three Phase Coning (Undergraduate Research Assistant)

Chonpati Phaiboonpalayoi and Russell T. Johns
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Wrap Up and Discussion of JIP Direction

Russell T. Johns and All
4:00 pm End of Meeting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Optional Laboratory Tours and Follow Up Discussions in CPE Building