MRST - MATLAB Reservoir Simulation Toolbox

Literature
A number of articles have been published on the mathematics, capabilities and use of MRST-co2lab.  Below is a list of references.
  1. H. M. Nilsen, S. Krogstad, O. Andersen, R. Allen, K.-A. Lie. Using sensitivities and vertical-equilibrium models for parameter estimation of CO2 injection models with application to the Sleipner injection to measured data. GHGT-13, 14-18 November 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  2. R. Allen, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, K.-A. Lie. Categorization of Norwegian Continental Shelf formations in terms of geological CO2 storage potentials*. GHGT-13, 14-18 November 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland. (* revised version in which we have corrected inaccuracies in the calculation of overburden pressure that determine the optimal storage efficiency and whether an aquifer is constrained by leakage or pressure buildup)
  3. R. Allen, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, and K.-A. Lie. On obtaining optimal well rates and placement for CO2 storage. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 Aug-1 Sept, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601823
  4. O. Andersen, K.-A. Lie, and H. M. Nilsen. An open-source toolchain for simulation and optimization of aquifer-wide CO2 storage. Energy Procedia, Vol. 16, pp. 324-333, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.01.033
  5. K.-A. Lie, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, O. Møyner. A simulation workflow for large-scale CO2 storage in the Norwegian North Sea.  Computational Geosciences. 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9487-6
  6. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, and O. Andersen. Fully-implicit simulation of vertical-equilibrium models with hysteresis and capillary fringe. Computational Geosciences, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9547-y
  7. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, and O. Andersen. Robust simulation of sharp-interface models for fast estimation of CO2 trapping capacity. Computational Geosciences, 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9549-9
  8. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, and O. Andersen. Analysis of CO2 trapping capacities and long-term migration for geological formations in the Norwegian North Sea using MRST-co2lab. Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 79, pp. 15-26, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2015.03.001
  9. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, O. Møyner, and O. Andersen. Spill-point analysis and structural trapping capacity in saline aquifers using MRST-co2lab. Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 75, pp. 33-43, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2014.11.002.
  10. K.-A. Lie, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, and O. Møyner. A simulation workflow for large-scale CO2 storage in the Norwegian North Sea. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141877
  11. O. Andersen, H. M. Nilsen, and K.-A. Lie. Reexamining CO2 storage capacity and utilization of the Utsira Formation. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141877
  12. H. M Nilsen, P. A. Hererra, M. Ashraf, I. Ligaarden, M. Iding, C. Hermanrud K.-A. Lie, J. M. Nordbotten, H. K. Dahle, and E. Keilegavlen, Field-case simulation of CO2 -plume migration using vertical-equilibrium models. Energy Procedia 2011, DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2011.02.315.
  13. I. S. Ligaarden, and H. M. Nilsen. Numerical aspects of using vertical equilibrium models for simulating CO2 sequestration. Proceedings of ECMOR XII, Oxford, UK, 6-9 September 2010. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20144940
  14. H. M. Nilsen, A. R. Syversveen, K.-A. Lie, J. Tveranger, and J. M. Nordbotten. Impact of top-surface morphology on CO2 storage capacity. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 11, pp. 221-235, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.08.012
  15. S.E. Gasda, H.M. Nilsen, H.K. Dahle. Impact of structural heterogeneity on upscaled models for large-scale CO2 migration and trapping in saline aquifers Adv. Water Resour. 2013, vol. 62 part C, pp 520-532.  DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.05.003

Published January 31, 2016