EGI Staff & Affiliate Scientist Publication Updates

By Informatics @ EGI in News

January 11th, 2021


EGI Scientists are active researchers, publishing and presenting not only through cost-shared research at EGI, but in peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences and presentations, and professional organizations.


Milind Deo

Goral, Jan & Deo, Milind. (2020). Nanofabrication of synthetic nanoporous geomaterials: from nanoscale-resolution 3D imaging to nano-3D-printed digital (shale) rock. Scientific Reports. 10. 10.1038/s41598-020-78467-z.

Panja, Palash & Goral, Jan & Deo, Milind & McLennan, John. (2020). Prediction of Geomechanical Properties from Elemental Analysis using Machine Learning Algorithm. Conference: 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium at: Golden, Colorado, USA, June 2020.

Rich Esser

Xiao, Ting & McPherson, Brian & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Dai, Zhenxue & Chu, Shaoping & Pan, Feng & Viswanathan, H.. (2020). Chemical Impacts of Potential CO2 and Brine Leakage on Groundwater Quality with Quantitative Risk Assessment: A Case Study of the Farnsworth Unit. Energies. 13. 6574. 10.3390/en13246574.

Xiao, Ting & Xu, Hao & Moodie, Nathan & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Zheng, Liange & Rutqvist, Jonny & Mcpherson, Brian. (2020). Chemical‐Mechanical Impacts of CO2 Intrusion Into Heterogeneous Caprock.

Jan Goral

Goral, Jan & Deo, Milind. (2020). Nanofabrication of synthetic nanoporous geomaterials: from nanoscale-resolution 3D imaging to nano-3D-printed digital (shale) rock. Scientific Reports. 10. 10.1038/s41598-020-78467-z.

Panja, Palash & Goral, Jan & Deo, Milind & McLennan, John. (2020). Prediction of Geomechanical Properties from Elemental Analysis using Machine Learning Algorithm. Conference: 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics SymposiumAt: Golden, Colorado, USA, June 2020.

Sid Green

Panja, Palash & Mclennan, John & Green, Sidney. (2020). Influence of permeability anisotropy and layering on geothermal battery energy storage. Geothermics. 90. 101998. 10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101998.

Wei Jia

Xiao, Ting & McPherson, Brian & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Dai, Zhenxue & Chu, Shaoping & Pan, Feng & Viswanathan, H.. (2020). Chemical Impacts of Potential CO2 and Brine Leakage on Groundwater Quality with Quantitative Risk Assessment: A Case Study of the Farnsworth Unit. Energies. 13. 6574. 10.3390/en13246574.

Xiao, Ting & Xu, Hao & Moodie, Nathan & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Zheng, Liange & Rutqvist, Jonny & Mcpherson, Brian. (2020). Chemical‐Mechanical Impacts of CO2 Intrusion Into Heterogeneous Caprock.

Shu Jiang

Kong, Xingxing & Fan, Hongjun & Dianshi, Xiao & Mu, Pengfei & Lu, Shuangfang & Jiang, Shu & Chen, Guohui. (2021). Improved Methane Adsorption Model in Shale by Considering Variable Adsorbed Phase Density. Energy & Fuels. 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c03501.

Chen, Guohui & Li, Chun & Lu, Shuangfang & Guo, Tonglou & Wang, Min & Xue, Qingzhong & Zhang, Tianyu & Li, Zhining & Sun, Yonghe & Liu, Jinzhong & Jiang, Shu. (2021). Critical factors controlling adsorption capacity of shale gas in Wufeng-Longmaxi formation, Sichuan Basin: evidences from both experiments and molecular simulations. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 103774. 10.1016/j.jngse.2020.103774.

Zhu, Deyu & Jiang, Zhenxue & Jiang, Shu & Yang, Wei & Song, Yan & Gao, Zhiye & Jiang, Tao & Cao, Xiangni & Li, Weibang & Zhang, Ye. (2021). Water-bearing characteristics and their influences on the reservoir capacity in terrestrial shale reservoirs: A case study of the lower Jurassic Ziliujing Formation in the Northeast Sichuan Basin, China. Marine and Petroleum Geology. 123. 104738. 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104738.

Chen, Lin & Jiang, Shu & Chen, Ping & Chen, Xiaohong & Zhang, Baomin & Zhang, Guotao & Lin, Weibing & Lu, Yongchao. (2020). Relative sea-level changes and organic matter enrichment in the Upper Ordovician-Lower Silurian Wufeng-Longmaxi Formations in the Central Yangtze area, China. Marine and Petroleum Geology. 124. 104809. 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2020.104809.

Zhang, Kun & Peng, Jun & Wang, Xin & Jiang, Zhenxue & Song, Yan & Jiang, Lin & Jiang, Shu & Xue, Zixin & Wen, Xinyu & Li, Xiaohui & Liu, Xiaoxue & Huang, Yizhou & Wang, Pengfei & Shan, Chang’an & Liu, Tianlin & Xie, Xuelian. (2020). Effect of organic maturity on shale gas genesis and pores development: A case study on marine shale in the upper Yangtze region, South China. Open Geosciences. 12. 1617-1629. 10.1515/geo-2020-0216.

Chen, Lei & Liu, Keyu & Jiang, Shu & Huang, Hexin & Tan, Jingqiang & Zuo, Luo. (2020). Effect of adsorbed phase density on the correction of methane excess adsorption to absolute adsorption in shale. Chemical Engineering Journal. 127678. 10.1016/j.cej.2020.127678.

Yin, Xiang-Dong & Jiang, Shu & Chen, Shi-Jia & Wu, & Gao, Wei & Gao, Ji-Xian & Shi, Xian & Science, Petroleum. (2020). Impact of rock type on the pore structures and physical properties within a tight sandstone reservoir in the Ordos Basin, NW China.

Zhang, Luchuan & Jiang, Shu & Dianshi, Xiao & Lu, Shuangfang & Zhang, Ren & Chen, Guohui & Qin, Yinglun & Sun, Yonghe. (2020). Controls on Pore Structures and Permeability of Tight Gas Reservoirs in the Xujiaweizi Rift, Northern Songliao Basin. Energies. 13. 5184. 10.3390/en13195184.

Kong, Xingxing & Dianshi, Xiao & Jiang, Shu & Lu, Shuangfang & Sun, Bin & Wang, Jingming. (2020). Application of the combination of high-pressure mercury injection and nuclear magnetic resonance to the classification and evaluation of tight sandstone reservoirs: A case study of the Linxing Block in the Ordos Basin. Natural Gas Industry B. 7. 433-442. 10.1016/j.ngib.2020.09.001.

Sudeep Kanungo

Kanungo, Sudeep & Bown, Paul & Gale, Andrew. (2020). Cretaceous (Albian-Turonian) calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the onshore Cauvery Basin, southeastern India. Cretaceous Research. 104644. 10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104644.

John McLennan

Panja, Palash & Mclennan, John & Green, Sidney. (2020). Influence of permeability anisotropy and layering on geothermal battery energy storage. Geothermics. 90. 101998. 10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101998.

Xing, P., McLennan, J. and Moore, J. (2020). In-Situ Stress Measurements at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Site. Energies, 13(21), p.5842.

Xing, P., Rickard, B., Winkler, D., Mann, M. and Mclennan, J. (2020). Interpretation of In-Situ Stresses at the Utah FORGE Site Using Pressure and Temperature Signatures. E-poster in 2020 GRC Annual Meeting.

Xing, P., Goncharov, A., Winkler, D., Rickard, B., Barker, B., Finnila, A., Ghassemi, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J. and Mclennan, J. (2020). Flowback Data Evaluation at FORGE. In54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. American Rock Mechanics Association.

Panja, Palash & Goral, Jan & Deo, Milind & McLennan, John. (2020). Prediction of Geomechanical Properties from Elemental Analysis using Machine Learning Algorithm. Conference: 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics SymposiumAt: Golden, Colorado, USA, June 2020.

Vega-Ortiz, C., Saunders, M., Vanden Berg, M. D., Omotilewua, O., McLennan, J. D. (2020) Coal Bed Methane Field Delineation and Reservoir Volumetric Estimation for CO2 Storage, Buzzard Bench Field, Emery County, Utah. AAPG-ACE (American Association of Petroleum Engineers, Annual Convention and Exhibition), Houston, Tx, USA, Sep 29-31, 2020.

Brian McPherson

Xiao, Ting & McPherson, Brian & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Dai, Zhenxue & Chu, Shaoping & Pan, Feng & Viswanathan, H.. (2020). Chemical Impacts of Potential CO2 and Brine Leakage on Groundwater Quality with Quantitative Risk Assessment: A Case Study of the Farnsworth Unit. Energies. 13. 6574. 10.3390/en13246574.

Xiao, Ting & Xu, Hao & Moodie, Nathan & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Zheng, Liange & Rutqvist, Jonny & Mcpherson, Brian. (2020). Chemical‐Mechanical Impacts of CO2 Intrusion Into Heterogeneous Caprock.

Joseph Moore

Xing, P., McLennan, J. and Moore, J. (2020). In-Situ Stress Measurements at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Site. Energies, 13(21), p.5842.

Xing, P., Goncharov, A., Winkler, D., Rickard, B., Barker, B., Finnila, A., Ghassemi, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J. and Mclennan, J. (2020). Flowback Data Evaluation at FORGE. In54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. American Rock Mechanics Association.

Nathan Moodie

Xiao, Ting & Xu, Hao & Moodie, Nathan & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Zheng, Liange & Rutqvist, Jonny & Mcpherson, Brian. (2020). Chemical‐Mechanical Impacts of CO2 Intrusion Into Heterogeneous Caprock.

Palash Panja

Panja, Palash & Mclennan, John & Green, Sidney. (2020). Influence of permeability anisotropy and layering on geothermal battery energy storage. Geothermics. 90. 101998. 10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101998.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Palash, Panja (2020) Data Analysis of the Permian Basin Welfcamp and Bone Spring Leads to Better Understanding of Production Sweetspots. 2020 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE-201730-MS 7

Panja, Palash & Goral, Jan & Deo, Milind & McLennan, John. (2020). Prediction of Geomechanical Properties from Elemental Analysis using Machine Learning Algorithm. Conference: 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics SymposiumAt: Golden, Colorado, USA, June 2020.

Manas Pathak

Pathak, Manas & Cosby, Tonya & Perrons, Robert K.. (2021) Artificial Intelligence in the E&P Industry: What Have We Learned So Far and Where to Next? Journal of Petroleum Technology, vol. 73, no. 1 (January). https://pubs.spe.org/en/jpt/jpt-article-detail/?art=7963

Rasoul Sorkhabi

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Lewis George Weeks and the “Oil Habitat” (Forerunner of “Petroleum System”) Paradigm. Oil-Industry History, vol. 21, pp. 97-126.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) 2020 Covid-10 pandemic, oil market crash, and prospects for the petroleum industry. Oil-Industry History, vol. 21, pp. 5-14.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Locating sweet spots: Shale petroleum systems. GeoExpro, vol. 17, no. 2 (May 2020), pp. 12-15.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) The Wilson Cycle and petroleum plays. GeoExpro, vol. 17, no. 6 (December), pp. 60-63.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) OPEC at 60. AAPG Explorer, vol. 41, no. 9 (September), pp. 16-17, 19.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Archibald Geikie (1835-1924): A pioneer Scottish geologist, teacher, and writer. GSA Today, vol. 30, no. 6 (June), pp. 34-36.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) How will the 2020 oil crisis end? First Break, vol. 38, no. 10 (October), pp. 31-34.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) 2020 crash and the shape of oil to come. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57 no. 3 (July-Sept. 2020), pp. 55-60

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) The oil price crash of 2020: causes, consequences and historical context. Geology Today, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 141-146.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul (2020) Online Teaching vs. Classroom Teaching. The Professional Geologist, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 50-51, 60.

Sorkhabi, Rasoul, and Palash, Panja (2020) Data Analysis of the Permian Basin Welfcamp and Bone Spring Leads to Better Understanding of Production Sweetspots. 2020 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, SPE-201730-MS 7

Carlos Vega-Ortiz

Vega-Ortiz, C., Saunders, M., Vanden Berg, M. D., Omotilewua, O., McLennan, J. D. (2020) Coal Bed Methane Field Delineation and Reservoir Volumetric Estimation for CO2 Storage, Buzzard Bench Field, Emery County, Utah. AAPG-ACE (American Association of Petroleum Engineers, Annual Convention and Exhibition), Houston, Tx, USA, Sep 29-31, 2020.

Ting Xiao

Xiao, Ting & McPherson, Brian & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Dai, Zhenxue & Chu, Shaoping & Pan, Feng & Viswanathan, H.. (2020). Chemical Impacts of Potential CO2 and Brine Leakage on Groundwater Quality with Quantitative Risk Assessment: A Case Study of the Farnsworth Unit. Energies. 13. 6574. 10.3390/en13246574.

Xiao, Ting & Xu, Hao & Moodie, Nathan & Esser, Rich & Jia, Wei & Zheng, Liange & Rutqvist, Jonny & Mcpherson, Brian. (2020). Chemical‐Mechanical Impacts of CO2 Intrusion Into Heterogeneous Caprock.

Pengju Xing

Xing, P., McLennan, J. and Moore, J. (2020). In-Situ Stress Measurements at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Site. Energies, 13(21), p.5842.

Xing, P., Rickard, B., Winkler, D., Mann, M. and Mclennan, J. (2020). Interpretation of In-Situ Stresses at the Utah FORGE Site Using Pressure and Temperature Signatures. E-poster in 2020 GRC Annual Meeting.

Xing, P., Goncharov, A., Winkler, D., Rickard, B., Barker, B., Finnila, A., Ghassemi, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J. and Mclennan, J. (2020). Flowback Data Evaluation at FORGE. In54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. American Rock Mechanics Association.

Xing, P., Suarez-Rivera, R. and Dontsov, E. (2020). Induced Fracturing During Coring and Core Retrieval in Unconventional Reservoirs. In 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. American Rock Mechanics Association.


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