Ahmed, W., Bhat, G. M., Hafiz,M., Hakhoo, N., Kanungo, S., McLennan, J., Richards, B., Thusu, B., Tran, T. (2023). Geomechanical characterization of the Barren Measure Formation in the Raniganj subbasin of Damodar Basin, India, GSI-D-23-00349R3

Billings, B., Powell, K., (2023). Are regulations enough to expand industrial demand response? A study of the impacts of policy on industrial demand response in the United States, The Electricity Journal, Volume 36, Issue 4, 107270, ISSN 1040-6190

Chen, Y., Immonen. J., Pinegar, L., Powell, K., (2023). Conversion of food waste to renewable energy: A techno-economic and environmental assessment, Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 385, 135741, ISSN 0959-6526

Davis, R., Panja, P., & McLennan, J. (2023). Integrated Workflow for Interpretation of Satellite Imageries using Machine Learning to Predict Algal Bloom in Utah Lake, USA, 75,102033, Ecological Informatics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2023.102033

Gao,T., Hedengren, J. D., Powell, K., Yao, J., (2023). A two-level optimization framework for battery energy storage systems to enhance economics and minimize long-term capacity fading, Journal of Energy Storage, Volume 63, 2023,106943, ISSN 2352-152X

Hedengren, J., Ho, A., Memmott, M., Powell, K., (2023). Exploring the benefits of molten salt reactors: An analysis of flexibility and safety features using dynamic simulation, Digital Chemical Engineering, Volume 7, 100091, ISSN 2772-5081

Jones, C., England, K., Simmons, S., Rose, P., Mella, M., Barker, B., McLennan, J., Moore, J. “Stimulation, Tracers and Geochemistry at Utah FORGE.”

McCormack, K. L., McLennan, J. D., Jagniecki, E. A., & McPherson, B. J. (2023). Discrete Measurements of the Least Horizontal Principal Stress from Core Data: An Application of Viscoelastic Stress Relaxation. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 1-15.

McCormack, K. L., Zoback, M. D., Frederiksen, A. W., & Dvory, N. Z. (2023). Shear-Wave Anisotropy Measurements in the Crust from Receiver Functions: An Interplay of Lower and Upper Crustal Anisotropy. Geosciences, 13(3), 79.

McCormack, K. L., Paulsson, B., Edelman, E., Moodie, N., He, R., & McPherson, B. J. (2023). The design of a Downhole Source Tomographic experiment for the detection of CO2 plumes in the subsurface. ARMA US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium.

McCormack, K. L. & Dvory, N. (2023). Adaptive model selection for the maximum magnitude event during injection. Seismological Society of America.

Moore, J., “Current Activities at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE): A Laboratory for Characterizing, Creating and Sustaining Enhanced Geothermal Systems.”

P. XING, B. DAMJANAC, Z. RADAKOVIC-GUZINA, M. TORRES, A. FINNILA, R. PODGORNEY, J. MOORE, J. MCLENNAN. “Comparison of Modeling Results with Data Recorded During Field Stimulations at Utah FORGE Site.”

Qin, Y., Li, J., Huang, L., Gao, K., Li, D., Chen, T., Bratton, T., El-kaseeh, G., Ampomah, W., Ispirescu, T., Cather, M., Balch, R., Zheng, Y., Tang, S., McCormack, K., & McPherson, B. (2023). Microseismic Monitoring at the Farnsworth CO2-EOR Field. Energies, 16(10), 4177.

S. SIMMONS, S. KIRBY. “Mantle Helium in Cold Ground Water in the North Milford Valley and the Implications for Geothermal Resources at Roosevelt Hot Springs and the Utah FORGE EGS Field Site.”

Sorkhabi, R., Panja, P., & Deo, M. (2023). Production Sweetspots of Eight US Shale Plays Constrained by Data Analytics of Normalized Production Index, Payzone Depth, and Initial GOR, Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), Denver, Colorado, 13-15 June 2023. https://doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2023-3866019

Sorkhabi, R. & Koppes, S. (2023) Robert Dietz: From ocean floor mapping to chasing meteorite impacts. GSA Today, vol. 33, no. 2 (February), pp. 18-19.

Sorkhabi, R. (2023) Max Steineke: California geologist who awakened the Arabian “elephants.” AAPG Explorer, vol. 22, no. 3 (March), pp. 16-21.

Sorkhabi, R. (2023) All geology is regional geology: Case-based education in geology. Professional Geologist, vol. 60, no. 3 (July-September), pp. 40-41.

Sorkhabi, R. (2023) Place-based education in geoscience. Professional Geologist, vol. 60, no. 2 (April-June), pp. 58-61.

Saha, D., Bhasin, V., Khalid, S., Smeriglio, N., Cuka, S., Bhattacharyya, D., Rodgers, J., Panja, P., Deo, M., & Apple, T. (2023). Adsorption of Rare Earth Elements in Carboxylated Mesoporous Carbon, 314, 123583, Separation and Purification Technology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2023.123583

Vega-Ortiz, C., Panja, P., McPherson, B. & McLennan, J. (2022). Injection of Flue Gas Improves CO2 Permeability and Storage Capacity in Coal: A Promising Technology, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Houston, Texas, 3–5 October, https://doi.org/10.2118/210419-MS

Vega-Ortiz, C., Panja, P., Deo, M. & McPherson, B. (2022). Decline Curve Analysis using Machine Learning Algorithms: RNN, LSTM, GRU, and Transformer, ARMA 23-0287, 57th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (ARMA 2023), Atlanta, Georgia, 25-28 June.

Vega-Ortiz, C., (2023) Chemical and geomechanical interactions in the transport and storage of CO2 in mudstone carbonaceous and mineral coal. Barros Sierra Auditorium. Earth Science Engineering Division. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFkmN_XqhAs


Alam, M., Manankandayalage, C., Mushfiq, M., Panja, P., Deo, M. (2022). Doping and Redoping Effects on Hybrid Polymer Membranes for Direct Air Capture of CO2, Carbon Management Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15-19 Aug.

Ampomah, W., McPherson, B., Balch, R., Grigg, R., & Cather, M. (2022). Forecasting CO2 Sequestration with Enhanced Oil Recovery. Energies, 15(16), 5930. doi.org/10.3390/en15165930

Asai, P., Podgorney, R., McLennan, J., Deo, M., & Moore, J. (2022). Analytical model for fluid flow distribution in an Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS). Renewable Energy. Vol. 193, pp. 821-831.

Asai, P., Jin, J., Deo, M., Miller, J. D., & Butt, D. (2022). Non-equilibrium molecular dynamics simulation to evaluate the effect of confinement on fluid flow in silica nanopores. Fuel, 317, 123373.

Balch, R., McPherson, B., Esser, R., El-Kaseeh, G., (2022) Promoting and Accelerating Decarbonized Energy in the Western United States – The Carbon Utilization and Storage Partnership. Proceedings of the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT-16) (23-24 Oct.), SSRN: ssrn.com/abstract=4296806

Gilmullina, A., Klausen, T. G., Doré, A. G., Sirevaag, H., Suslova, A., & Eide, C. H. (2023). Arctic sediment routing during the Triassic: sinking the Arctic Atlantis. Journal of the Geological Society, 180(1), jgs2022-018. doi.org/10.1144/jgs2022-018.

Jacobson, A. T., Chen, C., Dewey, J. C., Copeland, G. C., Allen, W. T., Richards, B, Kaszuba, J.P, van Duin, A.C., Cho, H., Deo, M., She, Y., Martin, T. P. (2022) Effect of nanoconfinement and pore geometry on point of zero charge in synthesized mesoporous siliceous materials, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science Open (JCIS ) , Vol. 8, 100069, ISSN 2666-934X.

Lundin, R.R., Doré, A.G., Naliboff, J. & Van Wijk, J., (2022). Utilization of continental transforms in break-up: observations, models, and a potential link to magmatism. In: Nemčok, M., Doran, H., Doré, A. G., Ledvényiová, L. and Rybár, S. (eds) Tectonic Development, Thermal History and Hydrocarbon Habitat Models of Transform Margins: their Differences from Rifted Margins. Geological Society Special Publication 524, London, Special Publications, 524. doi.org/10.1144/SP524-2021-119.

McCormack, K., Bratton. T., Chen, T., McPherson, B., (2022) Probabilistic assessment of uncertainties in induced seismic potential of the San Juan Basin CarbonSAFE Phase III deep saline carbon sequestration site, Authorea Preprints (Nov.)

McCormack, K., McPherson, B., (2022) Induced seismicity potential of the San Juan Basin CarbonSAFE deep saline carbon sequestration project based on probabilistic geomechanics, Authorea Preprints (Nov.) DOI: 10.1002/essoar.10508778.1

McCormack, K., Bratton. T., Chen, T., McPherson, B., (2022) Induced seismicity potential based on probabilistic geomechanics for the San Juan Basin CarbonSAFE project, Geophysics, (Nov.) DOI: 1/doi.org/10.1190/geo2021-0704.1

McLennan, J., England, K., Rose, P., Moore, J., and Ben B.. (2023). “Stimulation of a High-Temperature Granitic Reservoir at the Utah FORGE Site.” Paper presented at the SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference and Exhibition, The Woodlands, Texas, (Jan.) doi.org/10.2118/212346-MS

McLennan, J., Panja, P. (2022) Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas: Science & Technology Advancement, AIChE Annual Meeting, (Nov.)

McLennan, John. (2022) Utah FORGE Well 16A(78)-32 Stimulation Data (April, 2022). United States. doi.org/10.15121/1871203

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Panja, P., Velasco, R., Asai, P., & Deo, M. (2022). New Discrete Fracture Networks (DFN) Model with Coupled Geomechanics and Fluid Flow. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC). Houston, Texas, 20-22 June.

Panja, P., Alam, M., Deo, M. (2022). Performance Evaluation of Membrane Module for CO2 Separation from Ambient Air, AIChE Annual Meeting. Phoenix, 13-18 Nov. American Association of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. 13-18 November 2022

Panja, P., Jia, W., & McPherson, B. (2022). Prediction of well performance in SACROC field using stacked Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) network. Expert Systems with Applications, 205, doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2022.117670.

Panja, P., Jia, W. & McPherson, B. (2022). Convolutional Long Short-Term Memory (convLSTM) for Spatio-Temporal Forecastings of Saturations and Pressure in the SACROC Field, Carbon Management Project Review Meeting. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15-19 Aug.

Paronish, T., Crandall, D., Moore, J. E. , McKisic, T., Mitchell, N., Brown, S.R ., Tennant,B., Workman, S., Edelman,E., McPherson, B., Esser, R., (2022). Core Characterization of the Cane Creek Interval in the Paradox Formation from the State 16-2 Well, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), (26 July).

Phelan, Z., Xing, P., Panja, P., Moore, J., & McLennan, J. (2022). Prediction of Formation Properties Based on Drilling Data of Geothermal Wells at Utah FORGE Site Using Machine Learning, 56th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (ARMA 2022) OnePetro. Santa Fe, New Mexico, 26-29 June.

Rutledge, J. & Dyer, B, Bethmann, F., Meier, P., Pankow, K., Wannamaker, P., Moore, J. (2022). Downhole microseismic monitoring of injection stimulations at the Utah FORGE EGS Site. Proceedings of the 56th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium. Vol. 22. Santa Fe, New Mexico, 26-29 June.

Sorkhabi, R. & Stump, E. (2022). 5.5 Ma reactivation of the Main Boundary Thrust in Kumaun Himalaya: Evidence from fission-track dating. Himalayan Geology, Vol. 43, pp. 253-261.

Sorkhabi, R. (2022) Field Work and Field Trips. Professional Geologist, Vol. 59, no. 1 (Jan.-March), pp. 38-41.

Sorkhabi, R. (2022) Virtual Field Trips. Professional Geologist, Vol. 59, no. 2 (April-June), pp. 38-39.

Sorkhabi, R. (2022) Geosites and Field Trips. Professional Geologist, Vol. 59, no. 3 (July-Aug.), pp. 44-47.

Sorkhabi, R. (2022) Geoscience Education and Energy Transition. Professional Geologist, Vol. 59, no. 4 (Nov.-Dec.), pp. 48-51.

Sorkhabi, R. (2022) Peter Odell: The life and times of a petroleum economist. AAPG Explorer, Vol. 43 (8) (Aug.), pp. 18-23.

Sorkhabi, R. (2022) Peter Odell revisited: The life and times of a petroleum economist and implications for the 21st century energy industries. 2022 IMAGE (International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Energy) Conference, Houston, Texas 28 Aug. – 1 Sept. 2022.

Sorkhabi, R. & Palash, P. (2022) Production Performance of US Oil Shale Plays Related to Their Depth Profile and Initial Gas Oil Ratio (GOR). American Association of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. 13-18 November 2022

Tao, L., Han, J., Feng, Y. & McLennan, J.D. (2022). Study on the Alteration of Pore Parameters of Shale with Different Natural Fractures under Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Seepage. Minerals. Vol. 12. doi.org/10.3390/min12060660

Vega-Ortiz, C., Panja, P., McLennan, J. , McPherson, B. (2022). Injection of Flue Gas Improves CO2 Permeability and Storage Capacity in Coal: A Promising Technology, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE), Houston, Texas, 3-5 Oct.

Xiao, T., Tu, J., Wang, B., Esser, R., Bailey, T., Cather, M., Tian, H. & McPherson, B. (2023). Chemical impacts of subsurface CO2 and brine on shallow groundwater quality. Chemosphere, 138048. ISSN 0045-6535, doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.138048.

Xiao, T., Wang, B., Xu, L., Esser, R., Dai, Z., Cather, M., McPherson, B. (2022). Underground sources of drinking water chemistry changes in response to potential CO2 leakage. Science of the Total Environment 847, 157254 ISSN 0048-9697, doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.157254.

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