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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Acorn: Developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province

Alcalde, J., Heinemann, N., Mabon, L., Worden, R. H., de Coninck, H., Robertson, H., Maver, M., Ghanbari, S., Swennenhuis, F., Mann, I., Walker, T., Gomersal, S., Bond, C. E., Allen, M. J., Haszeldine, R. S., James, A., Mackay, E. J., Brownsort, P. A., Faulkner, D. R. & Murphy, S., 1 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 233, p. 963-971 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon capture
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
Hydrocarbons
infrastructure
Open Access
File
Recovery
Oils
Computer simulation
Computer systems
Mass transfer

Analysis of near-miscible CO2-WAG displacements: The distinction between compositional and interfacial tension effects

Wang, G., Pickup, G., Sorbie, K., Mackay, E. & Skauge, A., 10 Apr 2019, SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference 2019. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-193907-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Interfacial Tension
Surface tension
Oils
oil
preferential flow

Analytical and numerical solutions of chemical flooding in a layered reservoir with a focus on low salinity water flooding

Al-Ibadi, H., Stephen, K. & Mackay, E., 8 Apr 2019, 20th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Well flooding
flooding
Recovery
Flow of fluids
Water

Analytical solution of chemical flooding in heterogeneous non-communicating layers with a focus on low salinity water flooding

Al-Ibadi, H., Stephen, K. & Mackay, E., 3 Jun 2019, SPE Europec Featured at 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-195446-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Well flooding
flooding
Water
salinity
Solute transport

Automatic optimization of oilfield-scale-inhibitor squeeze treatments delivered by diving-support vessel

Vazquez, O., Ross, G., Jordan, M. M., Baskoro, D. A. A., Mackay, E., Johnston, C. & Strachan, A., Feb 2019, In : SPE Journal. 24, 1, p. 60-70 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

support vessel
diving
inhibitor
Costs
cost

Barium sulphate scaling and control during polymer, surfactant and surfactant-polymer flooding

Al Kalbani, M. M., Jordan, M. M., Mackay, E. J., Sorbie, K. S. & Nghiem, L., 8 Apr 2019, Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry 2019. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-193575-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Barium Sulfate
Barium
Surface-Active Agents
Polymers
Surface active agents

Coupling a cloud-based reservoir simulator and near wellbore modelling software for inorganic scale risk management

Ishkov, O., Vazquez, O. & Mackay, E., 3 Jun 2019, 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

risk management
Risk management
simulators
simulator
Simulators

Evaluation and Optimisation of Chemically Enhanced Oil Recovery in Fractured Reservoirs Using Dual-Porosity Models

Al-Rudaini, A., Geiger, S., Mackay, E., Maier, C. & Pola, J., 2019, SPE Europec featured at 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition. Society of Petroleum Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
dual porosity
enhanced oil recovery
shell
matrix
porosity

Geological heterogeneous effect on fluid flow and solute transport during low salinity water flooding

Al-Ibadi, H., Stephen, K. & Mackay, E., 2019, 4th EAGE Conference on Petroleum Geostatistics. EAGE Publishing BV, ThP02

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solute Transport
Solute transport
Salinity
Flooding
salinity

Impact of Temperature on Fluid-Rock Interactions During CO2 Injection in Depleted Limestone Aquifers: Laboratory and Modelling Studies

Jaafar Azuddin, F., Davis, I., Singleton, M., Geiger, S., Mackay, E. & Silva, D., 8 Apr 2019, SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-193562-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Calcium Carbonate
Limestone
Aquifers
Minerals
Rocks

Impact of Temperature on Scale Formation in Chalk Reservoirs

Ishkov, O., Guarnieri, R., Jordan, M. M. & Mackay, E., May 2019, In : SPE Production and Operations. 34, 2, p. 332-343 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of WAG design on calcite scaling risk in coupled CO2-EOR and storage projects in carbonate reservoirs

Rodrigues, H., Mackay, E. & Arnold, D., 10 Apr 2019, SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference 2019. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-193882-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Calcium Carbonate
Carbonates
Calcite
calcite
Gases
solute
flooding
salinity
advection-diffusion equation
oil

Magnesium depletion and impact on produced brine compositions in a waterflooded reservoir

Ishkov, O., Mackay, E., Jordan, M. & Blair, S., 8 Apr 2019, SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry 2019. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-193638-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Magnesium
Ions
Sulfates
Chemical analysis
Water injection

Novel Observations of Salinity Transport in Low-Salinity Waterflooding

Al-Ibadi, H., Stephen, K. & Mackay, E., Jun 2019, In : SPE Journal. 24, 3, p. 1108-1122 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Well flooding
salinity
Advection
Water
advection

Polymer flooding optimization, minimizing fouling in heat exchangers

Vazquez, O., Cooper, M., Al Kalbani, M., Beteta, A. & Mackay, E., 8 Apr 2019, 20th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fouling
fouling
Heat exchangers
flooding
polymer

The Impact of Micro- and Meso-Scale Heterogeneities on Surfactant Flooding in Carbonate Reservoirs

Pola, J., Geiger, S., Mackay, E., Bentley, M., Maier, C. & Al-Rudaini, A., 3 Jun 2019, SPE Europec featured at 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-195557-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

surfactant
flooding
carbonate
enhanced oil recovery
capillary pressure

The impact of reservoir heterogeneity in the modelling of scale inhibitor squeeze treatments

Uzoigwe, F., Mackay, E. J. & Vazquez, O., 5 Aug 2019, SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition 2019. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-198844-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

inhibitor
Oils
Rocks
Gravitational effects
Plant life extension
2018

An updated fractional flow model of low salinity water flooding with respect to the impact of salt diffusion

Al-Ibadi, H., Stephen, K. & Mackay, E., 2018, SPE Trinidad and Tobago Section Energy Resources Conference 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-191222-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

flooding
Salts
salt
Water
salinity

Automatic optimisation of oilfield scale inhibitor squeeze treatments

Vazquez, O., Mackay, E. & Jordan, M., 9 May 2018, In : SEG Global Meeting Abstracts. p. 77-80 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
File
inhibitor
Gas industry
gas industry
oil industry
brine

Carbonate and sulphide scale prediction modelling in auto-scaling processes: Procedure for the calculation of reservoir fluid compositions and scale profiles in production systems using topside data

Silva, D. J., Sorbie, K. S., Ness, G. & Mackay, E. J., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190711-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fluid composition
Carbonates
Sulfides
production system
sulfide

Comparison of Flow and Transport Experiments on 3D Printed Micromodels with Direct Numerical Simulations

Watson, F., Maes, J., Geiger, S., Mackay, E. J., Singleton, M., McGravie, T., Anouilh, T., Jobe, T. D., Zhang, S., Agar, S., Ishutov, S. & Hasiuk, F., 25 Aug 2018, In : Transport in Porous Media. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
transport process
geometry
simulation
manufacturing
experiment

Effect of squeeze treatment stages mixing during injection on lifetime

Vazquez, O., Mackay, E., Raga, M. & Ross, G., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190751-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tubing
inhibitor
slug
Rocks
effect

Effect of very Low pH on Degradation of Class G Cement: Implications for CO2 Geological Storage

Recasens, M., Garcia, S., Mackay, E. J., Boak, L. S. & Maroto-Valer, M. M., Oct 2018, 14th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-14.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

cement
degradation
brine
hydrocarbon reservoir
effect

Experimental investigation of CO2-brine-calcite interactions under reservoir conditions

Steel, L., Mackay, E. & Maroto-Valer, M. M., Jan 2018, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 169, p. 122-131 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Calcium Carbonate
Calcite
Minerals
Carbonation
Rocks

Extending reservoir knowledge from the produced data

Ishkov, O. & Mackay, E., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190753-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Oils
enhanced oil recovery
well
connectivity
Aquifers

Impact of polymer EOR and salinity on barium sulphate scale risk

Al Kalbani, M. M., Mackay, E. J., Sorbie, K. S. & Nghiem, L., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190724-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Barium Sulfate
enhanced oil recovery
barium
Barium
Polymers

Introduction of kinetic effects into the thermodynamic modelling of CaCO3 scale precipitation

Silva, D. J., Sorbie, K. S. & Mackay, E. J., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190737-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Calcium Carbonate
Calcite
thermodynamics
Thermodynamics
kinetics

Measurement Of Physical Dispersion In Random Correlated Permeability Fields And Its Application For Upscaling

Ghanbari, S., Mackay, E. J. & Pickup, G. E., 3 Sep 2018, 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

upscaling
Peclet number
permeability
transition zone
Dispersions

Multi-disciplinary approach to developing challenging heavy oilfields with basal aquifers

Law, S., McDonald, A., Castillo, E., Mackay, E. & Fellows, S., 2018, SPE Europec featured at 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190836-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aquifers
aquifer
Recovery
Water
compaction
File
Core samples
Gases
gas
modeling
oil

Non-chemical methods for downhole control of carbonate and sulphate scales - An alternative approach to scale management?

Heath, S., Ruslan, M. Z. B., Mckay, E. & Ishkov, O., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190706-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbonates
Sulfates
Brines
sulfate
carbonate

Novel Observations of Salt Front Behaviour in Low Salinity Water Flooding

Al-Ibadi, H., Stephen, K. D. & Mackay, E. J., 22 Apr 2018, SPE Western Regional Meeting, 22-26 April, Garden Grove, California, USA. 16 p. SPE-190068-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

flooding
salt
salinity
advection
solute transport

Reactive Transport Modelling of a Carbonate Reservoir under Seawater Injection

Hu, Y. & Mackay, E., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190757-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

reactive transport
Calcium Carbonate
Carbonates
Calcite
Seawater

Simulation of squeeze treatment/tracer programme designs

Vazquez, O., Giannakouras, I. & Mackay, E., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190752-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

tracer
simulation
Costs
well
Horizontal wells

Simulation study for scale management during shale gas production

Wang, X. & Mackay, E. J., 2018, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190717-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

formation water
gas production
fluid
Water
shale

Storage site selection process in the North Sea for the ACT ACORN CCS Project

Alcalde, J., Bond, C. E., James, A., Robertson, H., Dumenil, T., Pilbeam, D. C., Heinemann, N., Haszeldine, R. S., Ghanbari, S., Mackay, E. J., Faulkner, D. R., Allen, M. J. & Worden, R. H., 2018, In : Geophysical Research Abstracts . 20, 19050.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
File
site selection
containment
cost
methodology
project

The analysis of compositional effects on global flow regimes in CO2 near-miscible displacements in heterogeneous systems

Wang, G., Pickup, G. E., Sorbie, K. S. & Mackay, E. J., 2018, SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-190273-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fingering
Recovery
oil
upscaling
Mass transfer

The Impact of Near-Wellbore Refinement on Modelling Advanced and Smart Well Completions in Reservoir Simulation

Awid, A. E., Geiger, S. & Mackay, E. J., 2018, SPE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition 2018. Society of Petroleum Engineers , SPE-192253-MS

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Well completion
Reservoir management
Recovery
Flow control
Flow of fluids

Three-dimensional Printing for Geoscience: Fundamental Research, Education, and Applications for the Petroleum Industry

Ishutov, S., Jobe, D., Zhang, S., Gonzalez, M., Agar, S. M., Hasiuk, F. J., Watson, F., Geiger, S., Mackay, E. J. & Chalaturnyk, R., Jan 2018, In : AAPG Bulletin. 102, 1, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
education
rock
geomorphology
geomechanics
reactive transport
2017

Assessing Interactions between Multiple Geological CO2 Storage Sites to Optimize Capacity in Regionally Extensive Storage Sandstones

Akhurst, M., Mallows, T., Pearce, J. & Mackay, E., 1 Jul 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 114, p. 4571-4582 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sandstone
Monitoring
Planning
Aquifers
Risk assessment

Experimental Study of Wellbore Integrity for CO2 Geological Storage

Recasens, M., Garcia, S., Mackay, E., Delgado, J. & Maroto-Valer, M. M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 114, p. 5249-5255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cements
Abandoned wells
Gas condensates
Application programming interfaces (API)
Deterioration
Seawater
Minerals
Water injection
Barite
Temperature

Oil recovery potential for a heavy oil in unconsolidated sands under polymer flood in the UKCS

Law, S., Mackay, E. J. & Castillo, E., 24 Apr 2017, 19th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery 2017: Sustainable IOR in a Low Oil Price World. EAGE Publishing BV, Vol. 2. p. 1648-1661 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

heavy oil
continental shelf
Compaction
Sand
polymer

Optimization of Alkaline-Surfactant-Polymer (ASP) flooding minimizing risk of scale deposition

Vazquez, O., Fursov, I., Beteta, A. & Mackay, E., 24 Apr 2017, 19th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery: Sustainable IOR in a Low Oil Price World. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

surfactant
Surface active agents
flooding
polymer
Polymers

Scale risk management during CO2 WAG in carbonate formations

Ribeiro, A. S., Mackay, E. J., Guimarães, L. J. N., Jordan, M. & Fellows, S., 24 Apr 2017, 19th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery: Sustainable IOR in a Low Oil Price World. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Risk management
Carbonates
inhibitor
calcite
dissolution

Security of Storage in Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery

Stewart, R. J., Johnson, G., Haszeldine, S., Olden, P., Mackay, E., Mayer, B., Shevalier, M. & Nightingale, M., 1 Jul 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 114, p. 3870-3878 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Carbon dioxide
Recovery
Monitoring
Oils

The impact of vapor/liquid-equilibria calculations on scale-prediction modeling

Ribeiro, A. S., Silva, D., Mackay, E. J. & Sorbie, K. S., 1 Feb 2017, In : SPE Production and Operations. 32, 1, p. 64-72 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase equilibria
Equations of state
Solubility
Gas mixtures
Water