Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

In print, in press, or accepted

  1. Woods, A.W., M.A. Hesse, R. Berkowitz, and K.W. Chang (2015), Multiple steady states in exchange flows across faults and the dissolution of CO2, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 769, 229-241, doi:10.1017/jfm.2015.100 [link].
  2. Chang, K.W., M.A. Hesse, and J.-P. Nicot (2013), Reduction of lateral pressure propagation due to dissipation into ambient mudrocks during geological carbon dioxide storage, Water Resources Research, 49(5), 2573-2588, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20197 [link].

            * News coverage: NETL Carbon Storage Newsletter (May 2013)

Under review or revision, or in preparation

  1. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (201x), Scaling regimes in solute driven convection in porous media with dispersion, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, in preparation. 
  2. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (201x), Solute driven exchange flow encountering geological barriers, Advances in Water Resources, in preparation.
  3. Chang, K.W. and P. Segall (201x), Poroelastic response of basement faults to injection-induced overpressure, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, in preparation.
  4. Chang, K.W. and P. Segall (201x), Poroelastic stress induced by fluid injection-extraction, Environmental Science & Technology, in preparation.
  5. Chang, K. W. and P. Segall (201x), Role of the shaley layer below the storage formation on injection-induced poroelastic stressing, in preparation.

Conference articles

  1. Chang, K.W., M.A. Hesse, and J.-P. Nicot (2013), Dissipation of overpressure into ambient mudrocks during CO2 storage (talk), Energy Procedia (GHGT-11), 37, 4457-4464 [link].
  2. Chang, K.W., M.A. Hesse, J.-P. Nicot, and S.D. Hovorka (2010), Effects of adjacent mudrocks on CO2 injection pressure: model case based on a typical U.S. Gulf Coast salt diapir field under injection, Energy Procedia (GHGT-10), 4, 4567-4574 [link].
  3. Nicot, J.-P., J.-W. Choi, T.A. Meckel, K.W. Chang, S.D. Hovorka, and S. Solano (2009), Results of numerical investigations at SECARB Cranfield, MS field test site (talk), Proceedings of the 8th DOE/NETL conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  4. Chang, K.W. and S.L. Bryant (2009), The effect of faults on dynamics of CO2 plumes, Energy Procedia (GHGT-9), 1(1), l839-1846 [link].
  5. Chang, K.W., S.E. Minkoff, and S.L. Bryant (2009), Simplified model for CO2 leakage and its attenuation due to geological structures, Energy Procedia (GHGT-9), 1(1), 3453-3460 [link].
  6. Chang, K.W., S.E. Minkoff, and S.L. Bryant (2008), Modeling leakage through faults of CO2 stored in an aquifer (talk), SPE 115929-MS, Proceedings of  the SPE ATCE, Denver, CO [link].
  7. Chang, K.W. and S.L. Bryant (2007), Dynamics of CO2 plumes encountering a fault in the reservoir (talk), Proceedings of the 6th DOE/NETL conference, Pittsburg, PA.

Abstracts

  1. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (2014), Solute driven convection with dispersion, the AGU fall meeting, H33D-0841.
  2. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (2014), Exchange flow with geological barriers in a fault plane (invited talk), presented at the Ocean-Human-Climate and Ocean Resources Forum at KSEA US-Korea Conference 2014.
  3. Liang, Y., K.W. Chang, D.A. DiCarlo, and M.A. Hesse (2014), The effect of hydrodynamic dispersion on CO2 convective dissolution, presented at the SPE GCS Reservoir Study Group - Reservoir Technology Forum 2014.
  4. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (2013), Exchange flow with geological heterogeneity (talk), presented at the AGU fall meeting, H53M-08.
  5. Chang, K.W., M.A. Hesse, and A.W. Woods (2012), Exchange flow through multiple porous media (talk), presented at the AGU fall meeting, H53M-05.
  6. Choi, J.-W., K.W. Chang, J.-P. Nicot, and S.D. Hovorka (2012), Numerical investigations of CO2 storage capacity in U.S. Gulf Coast reservoir coupling CO2-EOR and CO2 sequestration, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, 62, 689.
  7. Chang, K.W., M.A. Hesse, and J.-P. Nicot (2011), Injection-induced overpressure dissipation in a layered system during geological CO2 storage (talk), presented at the AGU fall meeting, H51G-1272.
  8. Hesse, M.A., G. Stadler, and K.W. Chang (2011), Monitoring pressure evolution during geological CO2 storage (talk), presented at the 64th annual meeting of the APS division of fluid dynamics, Baltimore, MD. 
  9. Chang, K.W., M.A. Hesse, T.A. Meckel, and J.-P. Nicot (2010), Across-fault pressure perturbation induced by CO2 Injection, presented at the AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, 19, 43.
  10. Choi, J.-W., J.-P. Nicot, T.A. Meckel, K.W. Chang, and S.D. Hovorka (2008), Preliminary results of numerical investigations at SECARB Cranfield, MS field test site (talk), presented at the AGU fall meeting, U41C-22.

Other articles

  1. Chang, K.W. (2013), Carbon dioxide storage in geologically heterogeneous formations, Doctoral dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, 200 p. [link]
  2. Choi, J.-W, J.-P. Nicot, K.W. Chang, and T.A. Meckel (2010), SECARB Phase II numerical modeling, Cranfield Oilfield, MS: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Milestone Report, prepared for Department of Energy Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration, Partnership Phase II, Task 1.5, 159 p.
  3. Chang, K.W. (2007), A simulation study of injected CO2 in the faulted reservoir, Master thesis, The University of Texas at Austin, 206 p.