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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

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

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

solute
flooding
salinity
advection-diffusion equation
oil

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
2018

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

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
File
Core samples
Gases
gas
modeling
oil

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

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
2016

An engineering solution for CO2 injection in saline aquifers

Shariatipour, S. M., Mackay, E. J. & Pickup, G. E., Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 53, p. 98-105 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Aquifers
brine
aquifer
engineering
Submersible pumps

Automatic Optimisation of Oilfield Scale Inhibitor Squeeze Treatment Designs

Vazquez, O., Fursov, I. & Mackay, E., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 147, p. 302–307 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
slug
inhibitor
reactive transport
formation water
oil industry

Geochemical modelling of formation damage risk during CO2 injection in saline aquifers

Jin, M., Ribeiro, A. & Mackay, E., 16 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 35, Part A, p. 703–719 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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imbibition
capillary pressure
halite
aquifer
damage

Investigation of CO2 storage in a saline formation with an angular unconformity at the caprock interface

Shariatipour, S. M., Pickup, G. E. & Mackay, E. J., May 2016, In : Petroleum Geoscience. 22, 2, p. 203-210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Water
Barium
Gas lifts
Seawater
Two phase flow

Predicted and Observed Evolution of Produced-Brine Compositions and Implications for Scale Management

Hu, Y., Mackay, E., Ishkov, O. & Strachan, A., Aug 2016, In : SPE Production and Operations. 31, 3, p. 270-279 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Screening the geomechanical stability (thermal and mechanical) of shared multi-user CO2 storage assets: A simple effective tool applied to the Captain Sandstone Aquifer

McDermott, C., Williams, J., Tucker, O., Jin, M., Mackay, E. J., Edlmann, K., Haszeldine, R. S., Wang, W., Kolditz, O. & Akhurst, M., Feb 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 45, p. 43-61 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanical stability
Sandstone
Aquifers
Screening
Thermodynamic stability

Simulations of CO2 storage in aquifer models with top surface morphology and transition zones

Shariatipour, S. M., Pickup, G. E. & Mackay, E. J., 1 Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 54, Part 1, p. 117-128 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
transition zone
tilt
aquifer
simulation
trapping
2015

Impact of Maximum Allowable Cost on CO2 Storage Capacity in Saline Formations

Mathias, S. A., Gluyas, J. G., Goldthorpe, W. H. & Mackay, E. J., 17 Nov 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 22, p. 13510-13518 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
well
cost
Costs
methodology
two phase flow

Pore-to-Core-Scale Network Modelling of CO2 Migration in Porous Media

Bagudu, U., McDougall, S. R. & Mackay, E. J., Oct 2015, In : Transport in Porous Media. 110, 1, p. 41-79 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porous materials
Gravitation
Simulators
Pore size
Surface tension
Water injection
Ions
Barium
Magnesium
Water
2014

Geomechanical modelling of CO2 geological storage with the use of site specific rock mechanics laboratory data

Olden, P., Jin, M., Pickup, G., Mackay, E., Hamilton, S., Somerville, J. & Todd, A., Nov 2014, In : Petroleum Geoscience. 20, 4, p. 323-337 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Rock mechanics
rock mechanics
Rocks
Aquifers
modeling

Impact of sub seismic heterogeneity on CO2 injectivity

Jin, M., MacKay, E., Mathias, S. & Pickup, G., 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 63, p. 3078-3088 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
turbidite
permeability
simulation
sand
connectivity

The effect of aquifer/caprock interface on geological storage of CO2

Shariatipour, S. M., Pickup, G. E. & Mackay, E. J., 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 63, p. 5544-5555 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
aquifer
seismic data
plume
dissolution
sedimentary structure

Use of tracers to evaluate and optimize scale-squeeze-treatment design in the norne field

Vazquez, O., Mackay, E., Tjomsland, T., Nygård, O. & Storås, E., 1 Jan 2014, In : SPE Production and Operations. 29, 1, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tracer
well
inhibitor
potassium chloride
slug

Use of Tracers To Evaluate and Optimize Scale-Squeeze-Treatment Design in the Norne Field

Vazquez, O., Mackay, E., Tjomsland, T., Nygard, O. & Storas, E., 2014, In : SPE Production and Operations. 29, 1, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

A new stratigraphic trap for CO2 in the UK North Sea: Appraisal using legacy information

Wilkinson, M., Haszeldine, S., Mackay, E. J., Smith, K. & Sargeant, S., Jan 2013, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 12, p. 310-322 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aquifer
hydrocarbon reservoir
anhydrite
evaporite
dolomite

A statistical analysis of well production rates from UK oil and gas fields: implications for carbon capture and storage

Mathias, S. A., Gluyas, J. G., Mackay, E. J. & Goldthorpe, W. H., Nov 2013, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 19, p. 510-518 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas field
oil field
statistical analysis
well
carbon

Automatic isotherm derivation from field data for oilfield scale-inhibitor squeeze treatments

Vazquez, O., Corne, D., Mackay, E. J. & Jordan, M. M., Jun 2013, In : SPE Journal. 18, 3, p. 563-574 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inhibitor
isotherm
prediction
gas industry
oil industry

Automatic Isotherm Derivation From Field Data for Oilfield Scale-Inhibitor Squeeze Treatments

Vazquez, O., Corne, D., Mackay, E. J. & Jordan, M. M., Jun 2013, In : SPE Journal. 18, 3, p. 563-574 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modelling carbon dioxide storage within closed structures in the UK Bunter Sandstone Formation

Williams, J. D. O., Jin, M., Bentham, M., Pickup, G. E., Hannis, S. D. & Mackay, E. J., Oct 2013, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 18, p. 38-50 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bunter
carbon dioxide
dome
modeling
well

Produced-water-chemistry history matching using a 1D reactive injector/producer reservoir model

Vazquez, O., McCartney, R. A. & Mackay, E. J., Nov 2013, In : SPE Production and Operations. 28, 4, p. 369-375 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water chemistry
well
history
connectivity
seawater
turbidite
outcrop
permeability
gravel
simulation

The effect of geological structure and heterogeneity on CO2 storage in simple 4-way dip structures: a modelling study from the UK Southern North Sea

Williams, J. D. O., Bentham, M., Jin, M., Pickup, G. E., Mackay, E. J., Gammer, D. & Green, A., 2013, In : Energy Procedia. 37, p. 3980-3988 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geological structure
dip
dome
modeling
Bunter

Static and dynamic estimates of CO2-storage capacity in two saline formations in the UK

Jin, M., Pickup, G., Mackay, E., Todd, A., Sohrabi Sedeh, M., Monaghan, A. & Naylor, M., Dec 2012, In : SPE Journal. 17, 4, p. 1108-1118 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aquifer
trapping
geology
simulation
monitoring

Use of rock mechanics laboratory data in geomechanical modelling to increase confidence in CO2 geological storage

Olden, P., Pickup, G. E., Jin, M., Mackay, E. J., Hamilton, S. A., Somerville, J. M. & Todd, A. C., Nov 2012, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 11, p. 304-315 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rock mechanics
modeling
rock
aquifer
site characterization
2011

Comparison of numerical codes for geochemical modelling of CO2 storage in target sandstone reservoirs

Gundogan, O., Mackay, E. & Todd, A., Sep 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 89, 9, p. 1805-1816 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sandstone
modeling
formation water
mineral
containment

Defining simple and comprehensive assessment units for CO2 storage in saline formations beneath the UK North Sea and continental shelf

Wilkinson, M., Haszeldine, R. S., Hosa, A., Stewart, R. J., Holloway, S., Bentham, M., Smith, K., Swarbrick, R., Jenkins, S., Gluyas, J., Mackay, E. J., Smith, G. & Daniels, S., Apr 2011, In : Energy Procedia. 4, p. 4865-4872 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
continental shelf
hydrocarbon
power law distribution
sea
borehole

Geological storage of CO2: Site appraisal and modeling

Pickup, G. E., Jin, M., Olden, P., Mackay, E., Todd, A. C., Ford, J. R., Lawrence, D., Monaghan, A., Naylor, M., Haszeldine, R. S. & Smith, M., 2011, In : Energy Procedia. 4, n/a, p. 4762-4769 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

modeling
reservoir characterization
aquifer
appraisal
oil industry

Modeling the application of scale-inhibitor-squeeze retention-enhancing additives

Vazquez, O., Thanasutives, P., Elliasson, C., Fleming, N. & Mackay, E. J., Aug 2011, In : SPE Production and Operations. 26, 3, p. 270-277 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adsorption
Kaolinite
Calcium carbonate
Crosslinking
Calcium

What would be the impact of temporarily fracturing production wells during squeeze treatments?

Al-Rabaani, A. & Mackay, E. J., Aug 2011, In : SPE Production and Operations. 26, 3, p. 262-269 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inhibitor
well
fluid
pump
surface area
2009
diesel
simulator
fluid
isotherm
modeling