Publication Updates Q4 2021

By Informatics @ EGI in News

November 15th, 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 to professional organizations. EGI Scientists regularly collaborate on research with colleagues both within EGI and in industry.

Milind Deo

Rao, Q., Xia, Y., Li, J., Deo, M. & Li, Z. 2021. Flow reduction of hydrocarbon liquid in silica nanochannel: Insight from many-body dissipative particle dynamics simulations. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 344:117673. https://doi.org/j.molliq.2021.117673.

Jin, J., Asai, P., Wang, X., Miller, J.D. & Deo, M. 2021. Simulation and analysis of slip flow of water at hydrophobic silica surfaces of nanometer slit pores. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 626:127032. https://doi.org/j.colsurfa.2021.127032.

Wang, Y., Henriksen, T., Deo, M. & Mentzer, R.A. 2021. Factors contributing to US chemical plant process safety incidents from 2010 to 2020. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 71(6):104512. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2021.104512.

Asai, P., Panja, P., Velasco, R. & Deo, M. 2021. Flow of long chain hydrocarbons through carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Scientific Reports, 11:11015.

Mohammed, S., Asgar, H., Deo, M. & Gadikota G. 2021. Interfacial and Confinement-Mediated Organization of Gas Hydrates, Water, Organic Fluids, and Nanoparticles for the Utilization of Subsurface Energy and Geological Resources. Energy Fuels 35(6):4687–4710. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c04287.

Goral, J. & Deo, M.D. 2021. Nanofabrication of synthetic nanoporous geomaterials: from nanoscale-resolution 3D imaging to nano-3D-printed digital (shale) rock. Scientific Reports 10: 21596.

Velasco, R., Panja, P. & Deo, M.D. 2021. Moving boundary approach to forecast tight oil production. AIChE Journal 2021;67:e17012. https://doi.org/10.1002/aic.17012.

Li., J., Rao, Q., Xia, Y., Hoepfner M. & Deo, M. 2020. Confinement-mediated phase behavior of hydrocarbon fluids: Insights from Monte Carlo simulations. Langmuir, 36(26):7277-7288. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00652.

Xia, Y., Cho, H., Deo, M., Risbud, S.H., Bartl, M.H. & Sen, S. 2020. Layer by layer freezing of nanoconfined water. Scientific Reports, 10(1):1-8.

Wang, Y., Magda, J., Venkatesan, R., Sambath, K. & Deo, M.D. 2020. Experimental and theoretical investigation of waxy crude oil in steady pipe flows. Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 59(30):13783-13798. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.0c00769.

Xia, Y., Blumers, A., Li, Z., Luo, L., Tang, Y.H., Kane, J., Goral, J., Huang, H., Deo, M. & Andrew, M. 2020. A GPU-accelerated package for simulation of flow in nanoporous source rocks with many-body dissipative particle dynamics. Computer Physics Communications 247:106874. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2019.106874.

Goral, J., Panja, P., Deo, M., Andrew, M., Linden, S., Schwarz, J.O. & Wiegman, A. 2020. Confinement Effect on Porosity and Permeability of Shales. Scientific Reports, 10(1):1-11.

Goral, J., Deo, M., McLennan, J., Huang, H. & Matson, E. 2020. Macro and micro compression testing of shales. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 291:107034. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107034.

Panja, P., Asai, P., Velasco, R. & Deo, M. 2020. Pre-processing protocol for nonlinear regression of uneven spaced data. Journal of Modeling and Optimization, 12(1):23-37. https://doi.org/10.32732/jmo.2020.12.1.23.

Panja, P., Velasco, R. & Deo, M.D. 2020. Understanding and modeling of gas condensate flow in porous media. Advances in Geo-Energy Research, 4(2):173-186. https://doi.org/10.26804/ager.2020.02.06.

Panja, P., Pack, T.X. & Deo, M. 2020. Operational optimization of absorption column in capturing CO2 from flue gas in coal-fired power plant. Chemical Engineering Communication, 208(9):1344-1357. https://doi.org/10.1080/00986445.2020.1774375.

Anthony Doré

Schiffer, C., Doré, A.G., Foulger, G.R., Franke, D., Geoffrey, L., Gernigon, L. Holdsworth, R.E., Kusznir, N., Lundin, E.R., McCaffrey, K.J.W., Peace, A.L., Petersen, K.D., Phillips, T., Stephenson, R., Stoker, M.S. & Welford, K. 2020. Structural inheritance in the North Atlantic. Earth Science Reviews, 206:102975. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.102975.

Doré, A.G., Similox-Tohon, D., Rønning, K., Stoupakova, A., Ryseth, A.E., Forthun, T., Kåsli, K., Thiessen, O., Henriksen, L.B., Dahlgren, T., Rafaelsen, B. & Hansen, J.O. 2021. South-Central Barents Sea Composite Tectono-Sedimentary Element, offshore Norway and Russia. In: Drachev, S.S., Brekke, H., Henriksen, E. & Moore, T., ed. 2021. Sedimentary Successions of the Arctic Region and Their Hydrocarbon Prospectivity. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 57. https://doi.org/10.1144/M57-2017-42.

Glenn Johnson

Megson, D., Brown, D.T., Jones, G.R., Robson, M., Johnson, G.W., Tiktak, G.P., Sandau, C.D. & Reiner, E. 2021. Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) concentrations and profiles in marine mammals from the North Atlantic Ocean. Chemosphere. https://doi.org 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.132639. Accepted for Publication 10/19/21.

Johnson, G.W. 2021. Utility of Method 8082 data for PCB forensics at a site with limited congener data: A case study from the Lower Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, WA. SETAC North America 42nd Annual Meeting, November 14-18; online.

Johnson, G.W. 2021. Unmixing Mixtures in Environmental Forensics. Invited Presentation to SDLE Research Center at Case Western Reserve University, January 8; Cleveland (OH).

Sudeep Kanungo

Kanungo, S., Bown, P. & Gale, A. 2021. Taxonomic note – new Cretaceous nannofossil taxa from the onshore Cauvery Basin, southeastern India. Journal of Nannoplankton Research, 39(1):1-2.

Kanungo, S., Bown, P. & Gale, A. 2021. Cretaceous (Albian-Turonian) calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of the onshore Cauvery Basin, southeastern India. Cretaceous Research, 118:104644. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cretres.2020.104644.

Beti, D.R., Garel, S., Setoyama, E., Behar, F., Ring, T. & Kanungo, S. 2021. A new resource assessment workflow to achieve gas risk and phase-specific source potential indices. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 131:105136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105136.

John McLennan

Xing, P., McLennan, J., & Moore, J. 2021. Minimum in-situ stress measurement using temperature signatures. Geothermics, 98:102282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2021.102282.

Podgorney, R., Finnela, A., Simmons, S.F. & McLennan, J. 2021. A reference thermal-hydrologic-mechanical native state model of the Utah FORGE enhanced geothermal site. Energies, 14:4758-4764. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14164758.

Vega-Ortiz, C., Avendano-Petronilo, F., Richards, B., Sorkhabi, R., Torres-Barragan, L., Martínez-Romero, E. & McLennan, J. 2021. Assessment of carbon geological storage at Tula de Allende as a potential solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in central Mexico. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 109:103362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2021.103362.

Kolawole, O., Ispas, I., Kolawole, F., Germay, C. & McLennan, J.D. 2021. Mechanical zonation of rock properties and the development of fluid migration pathways: implications for enhanced geothermal systems in sedimentary‑hosted geothermal reservoirs. Geothermal Energy, 9:14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-021-00195-y.

Omotilewa, J.O., Panja, P., Vega-Ortiz, C. & McLennan, J. 2021. Evaluation of enhanced coalbed methane recovery and carbon dioxide sequestration potential in high volatile bituminous coal. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 91:103979. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.103979.

Guo, L., Zhang, J., Li, Y., McLennan, J., Zhang, Y. & Jiang, H. 2021. Experimental and numerical investigation of the influence of groundwater flow on the borehole heat exchanger performance: A case study from Tangshan, China. Energy and Buildings, 248:111199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111199.

Xing, P., Damjanac, B., Moore J. & McLennan J. 2021. Flowback test analyses at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Site. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 18 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-021-02604-x.

Sugiura, J., Lopez, R., Borjas, F., Jones, S., McLennan, J., Winkler, W., Stevenson, M. & Self, J. 2021. Oil and gas drilling optimization technologies applied successfully to unconventional geothermal well drilling. SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, September 21-23, Dubai (UAE). SPE-205965-MS. https://doi.org/10.2118/205965-MS.

Porllers, J., Panja, P., Sorkhabi, R., & McLennan, J. 2021. Integrated porosity methods for estimation of gas-in-place in the Muerto Formation of Northwestern Peru. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 202:108558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108558.

Panja, P., Green, S. & McLennan, J. 2021. Impact of heterogeneity in permeability on geothermal battery energy storage. Advances in Geo-Energy Research, 5(2):127-138. https://doi.org/10.46690/ager.2021.02.03.

Panja, P., Green, S., Deo., M., Allis, R., Newhart, R., Kitz, K., Moore, J. & McLennan, J. 2021. Multi-layer reservoir thermal energy storage in the Uinta Basin. 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18-21; online.

Gao, Y., Eve, R., Heller, R., Ispas, I., McLennan, J., & Detournay, E. 2021. A reinterpretation of fracture toughness from fluid injection testing. 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18-21; online.

Xing, P., Damjanac, B., Radakovic-Guzina, Z., Finnila, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J., & McLennan, J. 2021. Numerical simulation of hydraulic fracturing stimulation of the enhanced geothermal system well at Utah FORGE Site. 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 18-21; online.

Qu, H., Tang, S., Liu, Z., McLennan, J. & Wang R. 2021. Experimental investigation of proppant particles transport in a tortuous fracture. Powder Technology, 382:95-106.

Zhu, H., Tang, X., Song, Y., Li, K., Xiao, J., Dusseault, M.B. & McLennan, J.D. 2021. An infill well fracturing model and its microseismic events barrier effect: A case in Fuling shale gas reservoir. SPE Journal, 26(1):113-134.

McPherson, B.J.O.L., Vanden Berg, M., Esser, R., Jagniecki, E., Handwerger, D., Moodie, N., Winkler, D., McLennan, J.D., Jia, W. & Newell, P. 2020. Quantitative characterization and analysis of natural fractures to revitalize production from the unconventional Cane Creek Formation of the Paradox Basin. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts MR004-02.

Zhang, H., Zhongwei, H., Zhang, S., Yang, Z. & McLennan, J.D. 2020. Improving heat extraction performance of an enhanced geothermal system utilizing cryogenic fracturing. Geothermics, Volume 85:101816. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101816.

Wu, X., Huang, Z., Dai, X., McLennan, J., Zhang, S. & Li, R. 2020. Detached eddy simulation of the flow field and heat transfer in cryogenic nitrogen jet. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 150:119275. https://doi.org/10/1016/j.heatmasstransfer.2019.119275.

Xing, P., Winkler, D., Rickard, B., Barker, B., Finnila, A., Ghassemi, A., Pankow, K., Podgorney, R., Moore, J. & McLennan, J. (2020) Interpretation of in-situ injection measurements at the FORGE Site. Proceedings of the 45th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, 10-12; Stanford University, Stanford, (CA).

Goral, J., Deo, M., McLennan, J., Huang, H. & Matson, E. 2020. Macro and micro compression testing of shales. Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, 291:107034. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107034.

Xing, P., Goncharov, A., Winkler, D., Rickard, B. Barker, B., Finnila, A., Ghassemi, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J. & McLennan, J. 2020. Flowback data evaluation at FORGE. 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 28-July 1; online.

Panja, P., Goral, J., Deo, M. & McLennan J. 2020.) Prediction of geomechanical properties from elemental analysis using machine learning algorithm. 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 28-July 1; online.

Zhang, Y., Shen, Y., Ge, H., Liu, P., Wang, J., Zeng, H., Lei, Y. & McLennan, J.D. 2020. Experimental study of the effect of microscopic mechanical properties on the effectiveness of unpropped fractures in tight reservoirs. 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 28-July 1; online.

Panja, P., McLennan, J. & Green, S. 2020. Temperature and Pressure Profiles for Geothermal Battery Energy Storage in Sedimentary Basins. 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 28-July 1; online.

Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Ge, H., Lei, Y., Zeng, H., Jia, L., Chen, H., & McLennan, J.D. 2020. Influence of salinity change of fracturing fluid on rock mechanical properties and fracture diagnosis after fracturing in tight reservoirs. 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 28-July 1; online.

Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Ge, H., Tian, Y., Wang, J., McLennan, J.D., Yue, A. & Liu, T. 2020. Experimental study of the quantitative relationship between water uptake and fracture generation in tight reservoirs. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 199:108266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.108266.

Zhang, Y., Ge, H., Shen, Y., McLennan, J., Liu, D., Li, Q., Feng, D. & Jia, L. 2020. The retention and flowback of fracturing fluid of branch fractures in tight reservoirs. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 198:108228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.108228.

Panja, P., McLennan, J. & Green, S. 2020. Influence of permeability anisotropy and layering on geothermal battery energy storage. Geothermics, 90:101998. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101998.

Xing, P., McLennan, J. & Moore, J. 2020. In-situ stress measurements at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Site. Energies, 13:5832. https://doi.org/10.3390/en13215842.

Green, S., McLennan, J., Palash, P., Kitz, K. and Allis, R. & Moore, J. 2020. Geothermal battery energy storage. Renewable Energy, 164:777-790. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/.

Vega-Ortiz, C., Richards, B., McLennan, J.D., Levey, R. & Martínez-Romero, N. 2020. Analysis of mineralogy and porosity on a carbonaceous mudstone of the Pimienta Formation, western margin of the Tampico Misantla Basin, Mexico. Boletín de la Asociación Mexicana de Geólogos Petroleras, A. C. 42(1):34.

Joseph Moore

Calvin, W., Lautze, N., Moore, J., Thomas, D., Haskins, E. & Rasmussen, B. 2020. Petrographic and spectral study of hydrothermal mineralization in drill core from Hawaii: A potential analogue to alteration in the Martian subsurface. American Mineralogist, 105:1297-1305. https://doi.org/10.2138/am-2020-7125.

Moore, J. 2020. The Utah FORGE: An international laboratory for advancing enhanced geothermal development. AAPG Explorer.

Nadimi, S., Forbes, B., Moore J., Podgorney, R. & McLennan, J. 2020. Utah FORGE: Hydrogeothermal Modeling of a Granitic Based Discrete Fracture Network. Geothermics, 87:101853. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101853.

Nadimi, S., Forbes, B., Moore, J. & McLennan, J.D. 2020. Effect of natural fractures on determining closure pressure. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 10(2):711-728.

Xing, P., Winkler, D., Rickard, B., Barker, B., Finnila, A., Ghassemi, A., Pankow, K., Podgorney, R., Moore, J. & Mclennan, J., 2020. Interpretation of in-situ injection measurements at the FORGE Site. In Proc. 45th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering February 10-12; Stanford University, Stanford (CA).

Xing, P., McLennan, J. & Moore, J. 2020. In-situ stress measurements at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Site. Energies, 13:5832. https://doi.org/10.3390/en13215842.

Yuan, Y., Xu, T., Moore, J., Lei, Hongwu, & Feng, B. 2020. Coupled Thermo–Hydro–Mechanical Modeling of Hydro‑Shearing stimulation in an Enhanced Geothermal System in the Raft River Geothermal Field, USA. Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 53:5371–5388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-020-02227-8.

Li, D., Huang, L., Chi, B., Gao, K., Jones, C., & Moore, J. 2021. Elastic-waveform inversion and imaging of 2010 Walkaway VSP data from the Raft River Geothermal Field. Geothermics, 94:102095. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2021.102095.

Jones, C.G., Moore, J.N., & Simmons, S.F. 2021. X-ray diffraction and petrographic study of cuttings from Utah FORGE well 16A(78)-32. Geothermal Rising, Transactions 45.

Moore, J., Simmons, S., McLennan, J., Pankow, K., Xing P., Jones, C., Finnela., A., Wannamaker, P., & Podgorney, R. 2021. Current activities at the Utah Frontier Obsevatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE): A laboratory for characterizing, creating and sustaining enhanced geothermal systems. Geothermal Rising, Transactions, 45.

Rutledge, J., Pankow, K., Dyer, B., Wannamaker, P., Meier, P., Bethmann, F., Moore, J. 2021, Seismic monitoring at the Utah FORGE EGS Site. Geothermal Rising, Transactions, v. 45.

Simmons, S., Allis, R., Kirby, S., Moore, J., & Fischer, T. 2021. The chemical and physical evolution of the Roosevelt Hot Springs, Utah, USA, hydrothermal system in response to >30 years of geothermal production: Interpretation of native state hydrothermal conditions, production-injection induced effects, and evidence for EGS-type heat exchange. Geosphere, 30 pp. https://doi.org/10.1130/GES02438.1.

Wannamaker, P., Maris, V., Mendoza, K., & Moore, J. 2021. Deep heat fluid sources for Roosevelt Hot Springs hydrothermal system and potential heat for the Utah FORGE EGS from 3D FORGE and SubTER agnetotelluric coverage. Geothermal Rising, Transactions, 45.

Xing, P., McLennan, J., & Moore, J. 2021. Minimum in-situ stress measurement using temperature signatures. Geothermics, 98:102282. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2021.102282.

Michel Nemčok

Nemčok, M., Doran, H., Doré, A.G., Ledvényiová, L., & Rybár, S., editors, 2021. Tectonic development, thermal regimes and hydrocarbon habitat of transform margins, and their differences from rifted margins. Geological Society of London Special Publication, in press.

Nemčok, M., Doré, A. G., Doran, H. and Henk, A. 2021. Strike-slip terrains and transform margins: structural architecture, thermal regimes and petroleum systems. Monograph, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, in press.

Palash Panja

Panja, P. & Wood, D.A. 2021, Production decline curve analysis and reserves forecasting for conventional and unconventional gas reservoirs. In: Wood, D.A. & Cai, J. 2021. Sustainable Natural Gas Reservoir and Production Engineering. In press. ISBN: 9780128244951.

Asai, P., Panja, P., Velasco, R. & Deo, M. 2021. Flow of long chain hydrocarbons through carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Scientific Reports, 11:11015.

Omotilewa, J.O., Panja, P., Vega-Ortiz, C. & McLennan, J. 2021. Evaluation of enhanced coalbed methane recovery and carbon dioxide sequestration potential in high volatile bituminous coal. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 91:103979. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.103979.

Panja, P., Green, S. & McLennan, J. 2021. Impact of heterogeneity in permeability on geothermal battery energy storage. Advances in Geo-Energy Research, 5(2):127-138. https://doi.org/10.46690/ager.2021.02.03.

Porllers, J., Panja, P., Sorkhabi, R., & McLennan, J. 2021. Integrated porosity methods for estimation of gas-in-place in the Muerto Formation of Northwestern Peru. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 202:108558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108558.

Panja, P., Green, S. & McLennan, J. 2021. Influence of permeability anisotropy and heterogeneity on geothermal energy battery storage. Geothermics, 90:101998.

Sorkhabi, R. & Panja, P. 2021. Not all shales play the same game: Comparative analysis of US shale oil formation by reverse engineering and petroleum systems. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), July 26-28; Houston (TX). URTeC 5660. https://doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2021-5660. 15 pp.

Panja, P., Green, S., Deo, M., Allis, R., Newhart, R., Kitz, K., Moore, J. & McLennan, J. 2021. Multi-layer reservoir thermal energy storage in the Uinta Basin. 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (ARMA 2021), June 18-25; Houston (TX). ARMA-2021-0021.

Bryony Richards

Vega-Ortiz, C., Avendano-Petronilo, F., Richards, B., Sorkhabi, R., Torres-Barragan, L., Martínez-Romero, E. & McLennan, J. 2021. Assessment of carbon geological storage at Tula de Allende as a potential solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in central Mexico. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 109:103362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2021.103362.

Vega-Ortiz, C., Richards, B., McLennan, J.D., Levey, R. & Martínez-Romero, N. 2020. Analysis of mineralogy and porosity on a carbonaceous mudstone of the Pimienta Formation, western margin of the Tampico Misantla Basin, Mexico. Boletín de la Asociación Mexicana de Geólogos Petroleras, A. C. 42(1):34.

Eiichi Setoyama

Beti, D.R., Garel, S., Setoyama, E., Behar, F., Ring, T. & Kanungo, S. 2021. A new resource assessment workflow to achieve gas risk and phase-specific source potential indices. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 131:105136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105136.

Stuart Simmons

Simmons, S.F. 2020. Geothermal Resources: Encyclopedia of Geology, 2nd Ed. v. 5, p. 708-722.

Simmons, S.F., Tutolo, B., Barker, S.L., Goldfarb, R., & Robert, F. 2020. Hydrothermal gold deposition in epithermal, Carlin, and orogenic deposits geothermal resources. In: Sillitoe, R.H., Goldfarb, R.J., Robert, F., & Simmons, S.F. eds. 2020. Geology of the World’s Major Gold Deposits and Provinces Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication 23, p. 823-845.

Simmons, S.F., Allis, R.G., Kirby, S.M., Moore, J.N., & Fischer, T.P. 2021. Interpretation of hydrothermal conditions, production-injection induced effects, and evidence for enhanced geothermal system-type heat exchange in response to >30 years of production at Roosevelt Hot Springs, Utah, USA. Geosphere 17, 30 p. https://doi.org /10.1130 /GES02348.1.

Podgorney, R., Finnela, A., Simmons, S.F. & McLennan, J. 2021. A reference thermal-hydrologic-mechanical native state model of the Utah FORGE enhanced geothermal site. Energies, 14:4758-4764. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14164758.

Rasoul Sorkhabi

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Memorial to K.S. Valdiya (1937-2020). Geological Society of America Memorials, 50:13-24.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Critical Minerals from Sedimentary Basins. GEO ExPro, 18(2):26-28.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. The Supercontinent Cycle: Patterns and Impacts. GEO ExPro, 18(1):56-60.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Big questions in geoscience and challenges for the geoscience community. Current Science, 120(9):1426-1432.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. New prospects and trends in applied geoscience. The Professional Geologist, 58(3):56-61.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. William Rintoul: The encyclopedia of California oil history. AAPG Explorer, May 2021:14-17.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. From Edinburgh to Salt Lake City: Archibald Geikie's travels in the American west in 1879. Utah Historical Quarterly, 89(3):232-246.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Educator’s Corner: Best practices in online learning. The Professional Geologist, 58(1):40-43.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Educator’s Corner: Why history matters. The Professional Geologist, 58(2):42-44.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Educator’s Corner: The first day of class: How to turn the challenge into opportunity. The Professional Geologist, 58(3):44-46.

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Educator’s Corner: Changing face of geology textbooks. The Professional Geologist, 58(4):38-40.

Sorkhabi, R. & Panja, P. 2021. Not all shales play the same game: Comparative analysis of US shale oil formation by reverse engineering and petroleum systems. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), July 26-28 ; Houston (TX). URTeC 5660. https://doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2021-5660.

Porllers, J., Panja, P., Sorkhabi, R., & McLennan, J. 2021. Integrated porosity methods for estimation of gas-in-place in the Muerto Formation of Northwestern Peru. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 202:108558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108558.

Vega-Ortiz, C., Avendaño-Petronilo, F., Richards, B., Sorkhabi R., Torres-Barragán, L., Martínez-Romero, N. & McLennan, J. 2021. Assessment of carbon geological storage at Tula de Allende as a potential solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in central Mexico. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Contr

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Clarence Dutton and Wallace Stegner: The mapping of the American west from geology to conservation. International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Exploration (IMAGE), September 26-October 1; Denver (CO).

Sorkhabi, R. 2021. Post-Corona oil industry: Economic, environmental and technological challenges and prospects for geoscientists. International Meeting for Applied Geoscience & Exploration (IMAGE), September 26-October 1; Denver (CO).

Phil Wannamaker

Wannamaker, P., Maris,, V., Mendoza, K. & J. Moore, 2021. Deep heat and fluid sources for the Roosevelt Hot Springs hydrothermal system and potential heat for the Utah FORGE EGS from 3D FORGE and SubTER magnetotelluric coverage. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 45, 17 pp.

Wannamaker, P., Petrological systematics of the electrical resistivity structure of continental subduction arc-extensional backarc regimes including closure and stabilization: Invited webinar, MTNET webinar series, June 23, http://www.mtnet.info/EMinars/20210623_Wannamaker_EMinar.mp4.

Moore, J., Simmons, S., McLennan, J., Pankow, K., Xing, P., Jones, C., Finnela, A., Wannamaker, P., & Podgorney, R. 2021, Current activities at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE): A laboratory for characterizing, creating and sustaining enhanced geothermal systems. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 45, 13 pp.

Rutledge, J., Pankow, K., Dyer, B., Wannamaker, P., Meier, P., Bethmann, F. & Moore, J. 2021. Seismic monitoring at the Utah FORGE EGS Site: Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 45, 13 pp..

Wannamaker, P.E., Stodt, J.A., Hill, G.J., Maris, V. & Kordy M.K. 2021. Thermal regime and state of hydration of the Antarctic upper mantle from regional-scale electrical properties: Invited chapter, in Martin, A. & van der Wal, W., eds. 2021. The Antarctic Mantle, Geological Society of London Memoir Series, v. M56. https://doi.org/10.1144/M56-2020-4.

Wannamaker, P.E. 2021. Terrane assembly and lithospheric modification processes in Antarctica approached using magnetotelluric geophysics. IRIS Webinar Series, January 22, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqsnMZeRYjo.

Moore, J., McLennan, J., Pankow, K., Simmons, S., Podgorney, R., Wannamaker, P., Xing, P., Jones, C. & Rickard, W. 2020, The Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE): A dedicated laboratory for enhanced geothermal system development. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, 44, 1 pp.

Mendoza, K., Wannamaker, P., Maris V. & Moore, J. 2021. Toward constraining major fault zone and heat source structures beneath the mineral nountains and Roosevelt Hot Springs Area, Utah. Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 44, 1 p., 2020.

Wannamaker, P.E., Stodt, J.A., Hill, G.J., Maris, V. & Kordy, M.A. 2020. Thermal regime, legacy structures, upper mantle hydration and lithospheric-scale magmatic processes of the Antarctic interior from regional-scale electrical properties. American Geophysical Union 2020 Fall Meeting, Session T008-05, Dec. 8; online. https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10505070.1.

Wannamaker, P.E., Simmons, S.F., Miller, J.J., Hardwick, C.L., Erickson, B.A., Bowman, S.D., Kirby, S.M., Feigl, K.L. & Moore, J.N. 2020. Geophysical activities over the Utah FORGE site at the outset of Project Phase 3. In Proc. 45th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering February 10-12; Stanford University, Stanford (CA). SGP-TR-216, 14 pp.

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Xing, P., Damjanac, B., McLennan, J., & Moore, J. 2021. Flowback test analyses at the Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) Site. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering.

Xing, P., Winkler, D., Swearingen, L., Moore, J., & McLennan, J. 2021. In-situ stresses and permeability measurements from testings in injection well 16A(78)-32 at Utah FORGE Site. Geothermal Rising Conference, October 3-6; San Diego (CA).

Xing, P., Damjanac B., Radakovic-Guzina, Z., Finnila, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J., & McLennan, J. 2021. Numerical investigation of stimulation from the injection well at Utah FORGE Site. Geothermal Rising Conference, October 3-6; San Diego (CA).

Xing, P., Damjanac, B., Radakovic-Guzina, Z., Finnila, A., Podgorney, R., Moore, J., & McLennan, J. 2021. Numerical simulation of hydraulic fracturing stimulation of the enhanced geothermal system well at Utah FORGE Site. 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, June 21-25; online.


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