Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

In print, in press, or accepted

  1. 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. Woods, A.W., M.A. Hesse, R. Berkowitz, and K.W. Chang (201x), Multiple steady states in exchange flows across faults and their impact on geological CO2 storage, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, submitted.
  2. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (201x), Absence of high Rayleigh number solute driven columnar exchange flow in a porous medium, Physical Review Letters, in preparation. 
  3. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (201x), Radius of review for geological carbon dioxide storage in a layered formation, Environmental Science & Technology, in preparation.
  4. Chang, K.W. and M.A. Hesse (201x), Solute driven exchange flow encountering geological barriers, Geophysical Research Letters, 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 (2013), Exchange flow with geological heterogeneity (talk), presented at the AGU fall meeting, H53M-08.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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. 
  6. 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.
  7. 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.