MRST - MATLAB Reservoir Simulation Toolbox

Geological CO2 storage modelling in MRST
The following is a list of papers that  describe modeling of geological storage using MRST

Basic functionality and models

  1. 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 & Geoscience, Vol. 75, pp. 33-43, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2014.11.002
  2. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, and O. Andersen. Robust simulation of sharp-interface models for fast estimation of CO2 trapping capacity in large-scale aquifer systems. Comput. Geosci., Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 93-113, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9549-9.
  3. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, and O. Andersen. Fully-implicit simulation of vertical-equilibrium models with hysteresis and capillary fringe. Comput. Geosci., Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 49-67, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9547-y

Applications, case studies, and more advanced models

  1. O. Andersen and H.M. Nilsen. Investigating simplified modeling choices for numerical simulation of CO2 storage with thermal effects.  International Journal of Greenhouse Gas control, Vol. 72 pp. 49-64, 2018.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.03.011
  2. O. Møyner and H. M. Nilsen. Multiresolution coupled vertical equilibrium model for fast flexible simulation of CO2 storage. arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.08735, 2017
  3. R. Allen, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, and K.-A. Lie. Ranking and categorizing large-scale saline aquifer formations based on optimized CO2 storage potentials and economic factors. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 65, pp. 182-194, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.07.023
  4. R. Allen, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, and K.-A. Lie. On obtaining optimal well rates and placement for CO2 storage. Comput. Geosci., 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-017-9631-6
  5. 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. Energy Procedia, Vol. 114, pp. 3476-3495, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1478
  6. R. Allen, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, K.-A. Lie. Categorization of Norwegian Continental Shelf formations in terms of geological CO2 storage potentials. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies. Energy Procedia, 114C, pp. 4566-4577, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1579
  7. 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 August -- 1 September. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601823
  8. I. Aavatsmark, B.K. Kometa, S. E. Gasda, T.H. Sandve, H.M. Nilsen. A generalized cubic equation of state with application to pure CO2 injection in aquifers. Comput. Geosci., June 2016, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 623–635. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9537-0
  9. K.-A. Lie, H. M. Nilsen, O. Andersen, and O. Møyner. A simulation workflow for large-scale CO2 storage in the Norwegian North Sea. Comput. Geosci. June 2016, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 607–622. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9487-6
  10. 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 & Geoscience, Vol. 79, pp. 15-26, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2015.03.001
  11. K.-A. Lie, H. M. Nilsen, and O. Andersen. 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
  12. 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:10.3997/2214-4609.20141809
  13. O.A. Andersen, H.M. Nilsen and S.E. Gasda. Modelling geomechanical impact of CO2 injection and migration using precomputed response functions. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August - 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601760
  14. S. E. Gasda, H. M. Nilsen, H. K. Dahle, and W. G. Gray. Effective models for CO2 migration in geological systems with varying topography. Water Resour. Res., Volume 48, Issue 10 October 2012 DOI: 10.1029/2012WR012264.
  15. S. E. Gasda, H. M. Nilsen, and H. K. Dahle. Upscaled models for CO2 migration in geological formations with structural heterogeneity. Proceedings of ECMOR XIII, Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.
  16. 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
  17. A. R. Syversveen, H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, J. Tveranger, and P. Abrahamsen. A study on how top-surface morphology influences the CO2 storage capacity. In "Geostatistics Oslo 2012", Quantitative Geology and Geostatistics, Springer Verlag, Vol. 17, pp.481-492, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4153-9_39.
  18. H. M. Nilsen, P. A. Herrera, M. Ashraf, I. S. 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. Energi Procedia, Vol. 4, pp. 3801-3808, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2011.02.315

Published February 18, 2017