Nathan Moodie

Post Doctoral Research Associate

Phone: (801) 581-5126
Fax: (801) 585-3540

Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS)

Permeability relationships between the injected carbon dioxide and the reservoir fluids in place

Multiphase flow simulation with CO2/Brine

Impact of relative permeability and capillary pressure functions have on simulation results.

Regional & Basin Experience

  • Gordon Creek/San Rafael Swell/Farnsworth

B.Sc. in Anthropology, University of Utah

M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, University of Utah

Ph.D in Civil Engineering, University of Utah


American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Intermountain section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

Moodie, N., Ampomah, W., Jia, W., Heath, J., McPherson, B., (2019) Assignment and Calibration of Relative Permeability by Hydrostratigraphic Units for Multiphase Flow Analysis, Case Study: CO2-EOR operations at the Farnsworth Unit, Texas. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 81: p. 103-114.

Moodie, N., McPherson, B., Lee, S-Y., Mandalaparty, P., (2014) Fundamental Analysis of the Impacts Relative Permeability has on CO2 Saturation, Distribution and Phase Behavior. Transport in Porous Media. 104(2)

Moodie, N., Pan, F., McPherson, B., Jia, W., (2016) Impacts of Relative Permeability Formulation on Forecasts of CO2 Phase Behavior, Phase Distribution, and Trapping Mechanisms in a Geologic Carbon Storage Reservoir. Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology. 7(2): p. 241-258