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Multi-Scale Characterization of Petrophysical and Geomechanical Properties of Unconventional (Shale) Petroleum Geosystems

Micro-/Nanoscale-Resolution Imaging with Correlative X-ray and Electron Microscopy

Advanced Image Analysis and Modeling of Porous Media

Transport Phenomena in Porous Media

Digital Rock Physics

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of Utah

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, University of Utah

M.Sc. in Mining Engineering, University of Utah

M.Sc. in Energy Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology

B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology

Journal Papers:

  1. Goral, J., P. Panja, M. Deo, M. Andrew, S. Linden, J. Schwarz, and A. Wiegmann, 2020, Confinement Effect on Porosity and Permeability of Shales, Nature Scientific Reports, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-56885-y
  2. Goral, J., M. Deo, J. McLennan, E. Mattson, and H. Huang, 2020, Macro- and Micro-Compression Testing of Shales, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107034
  3. Xia, Y., A. Blumers, Z. Li, L. Luo, Y. Tang, J. Kane,  Goral, H. Huang, M. Deo, and M. Andrew, 2020, A GPU-Accelerated Package for Simulation of Flow in Nanoporous Source Rocks with Many-Body Dissipative Particle Dynamics, Computer Physics Communications, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2019.106874
  4. Goral, J., I. Walton, M. Andrew, and M. Deo, 2019, Pore System Characterization of Organic-Rich Shales using Nanoscale-Resolution 3D Imaging, Fuel, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2019.116049
  5. Goral, J., M. Andrew, T. Olson, and M. Deo, 2019, Correlative Core- to Pore-Scale Imaging of Shales, Marine and Petroleum Geology, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.08.009
  6. Xia, Y.,  Goral, H. Huang, I. Miskovic, P. Meakin, and M. Deo, 2017, Many-Body Dissipative Particle Dynamics Modeling of Fluid Flow in Fine-Grained Nanoporous Shales, Physics of Fluids, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4981136

Book Chapters:

  1. Goral, J., I. Miskovic, J. Gelb, and M. Marsh, 2016, Correlative X-ray and Electron Microscopy for Multi-Scale Characterization of Heterogeneous Shale Reservoir Pore Systems, AAPG Memoir 112: Imaging Unconventional Reservoir Pore Systems, DOI: 1306/13592018M1123694

Conference Papers:

  1. Goral, J., M. Andrew, and M. Deo, 2019, Correlative Multiscale Imaging of Mancos Shale, International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Beijing, China, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2523/IPTC-19056-MS
  2. Goral, J., M. Deo, J. McLennan, E. Mattson, and H. Huang, 2018, Micro- and Macro-Scale Geomechanical Testing of Woodford Shale, 52ndUS Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium in Seattle, Washington, USA, DOI: ARMA-2018-1220
  3. Goral, J., I. Miskovic, and M. Deo, 2017, Modeling and Simulation of Transport Phenomena in Organic-Rich Marcellus Shale Rock Matrix, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in San Antonio, Texas, USA, DOI:https://doi.org/10.2118/187141-MS
  4. Goral, J., I. Miskovic, J. Gelb, and M. Andrew, 2015, Correlative XRM and FIB-SEM for (Non)Organic Pore Network Modeling in Woodford Shale Rock Matrix, International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Dubai, UAE, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2523/IPTC-18477-MS
  5. Goral, J., I. Miskovic, J. Gelb, and J. Kasahara, 2015, Pore Network Investigation in Marcellus Shale Rock Matrix, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition in Brisbane, Australia, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2118/176988-MS
  6. Goral, J.and I. Miskovic, 2015, A Workflow for Multi-Scale Modeling and Simulation of Transport Phenomena in Woodford Shale Rock Matrix, Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) in San Antonio, Texas, USA, DOI: https://doi.org/10.15530/URTEC-2015-2152959

Other Publications:

  1. Goral, J., 2019, Nanoscale-Resolution Large-Area SEM Imaging and Characterization of Unconventional Reservoir Rocks, Energy & Geoscience Institute (EGI) Project Report
  2. Goral, J., M. Deo, and M. Andrew, 2018, Pore Network Modeling of Marcellus Shale using Digital Rock Analysis with Machine Learning Image SegmentationZEISS Application Note