MRST - MATLAB Reservoir Simulation Toolbox

Papers by SINTEF
The following is a list of conference papers that either describe key functionality in MRST or use the software as a key research tool.

Refereed papers:

  1. O. Andersen, H.M. Nilsen, and X. Raynaud. Virtual element method for geomechanical simulations of reservoir models. Comput. Geosci., 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-017-9636-1
  2. 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
  3. K. Bao, K.-A. Lie, O. Møyner, and M. Liu. Fully implicit simulation of polymer flooding with MRST. Comput. Geosci., 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-017-9624-5
  4. O. Møyner and K.-A. Lie. A multiscale restriction-smoothed basis method for compressible black-oil models. SPE Journal, Vol. 21, No. 06, pp. 2079-2096, 2016. DOI: 10.2118/173265-PA
  5. S. Shah, O. Møyner, M. Tene, K.-A. Lie, and H. Hajibeygi. The multiscale restriction smoothed basis method for fractured porous media (F-MsRSB). J. Comput. Phys., Vol. 318, pp. 36-57, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcp.2016.05.001
  6. S. T. Hilden, O. Møyner, K.-A. Lie, and K. Bao. Multiscale simulation of polymer flooding with shear effects. Transport in Porous Media, Volume 113, Issue 1, pp. 111-135, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s11242-016-0682-2
  7. 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., 2015.
  8. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, and O. Andersen. Fully-implicit simulation of vertical-equilibrium models with hysteresis and capillary fringe. Comput. Geosci., 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9547-y
  9. O. Møyner and K.-A. Lie. A multiscale restriction-smoothed basis method for high contrast porous media represented on unstructured grids. J. Comput. Phys, Vol. 304, pp. 46-71, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcp.2015.10.010
  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. Comput. Geosci., 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-015-9487-6
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. M. Pal, S. Lamine, K.-A. Lie, and S. Krogstad. Validation of the multiscale mixed finite-element method. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, Vol. 77, Issue 4, pp. 206-223, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/fld.3978
  14. O. Møyner, S. Krogstad, and K.-A. Lie. The application of flow diagnostics for reservoir management. SPE J., 2014, DOI: 10.2118/171557-PA
  15. O. Møyner and K.-A. Lie. The multiscale finite-volume method on stratigraphic grids. SPE J., Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 816-831, 2014. DOI: 10.2118/163649-PA.
  16. O. Møyner and K.-A. Lie. A multiscale two-point flux-approximation method. J. Comput. Phys., Vol. 275, pp. 273-293, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcp.2014.07.003.
  17. K.-A. Lie, J. R. Natvig, S. Krogstad, Y. Yang, and X.-H. Wu. Grid adaptation for the Dirichlet-Neumann representation method and the multiscale mixed finite-element method. Comput. Geosci., Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 357-372, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-013-9397-4
  18. F. O. Alpak, M. Pal, and K.-A. Lie. A multiscale method for modeling flow in stratigraphically complex reservoirs. SPE J., Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 1056-1070, 2012. DOI: 10.2118/140403-PA
  19. 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., DOI: 10.1029/2012WR012264, in press.
  20. 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, accepted, August 2012.
  21. H. M. Nilsen, K.-A. Lie, and J. R. Natvig. Accurate modelling of faults by multipoint, mimetic, and mixed methods. SPE J.,Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 568-579, June 2012. DOI: 10.2118/149690-PA.
  22. K.-A. Lie, J. R. Natvig, and H. M. Nilsen. Discussion of dynamics and operator splitting techniques for two-phase flow with gravity. Int. J Numer. Anal. Mod. (Special issue in memory of Magne Espedal), Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 684-700, 2012.
  23. V. L. Hauge, K.-A. Lie, and J. R. Natvig. Flow-based coarsening for multiscale simulation of transport in porous media. Comput. Geosci.,  Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 391-408, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-011-9230-x
  24. E. Suwartadi, S. Krogstad, and B. Foss. Nonlinear output constraints handling for production optimization of oil reservoirs. Comput. Geosci., Vol. No. 2, pp. 499-517, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s10596-011-9253-3.
  25. 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.
  26. S. Krogstad, V. L. Hauge, and A. F. Gulbransen. Adjoint multiscale mixed finite elements. SPE J., Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 162-171, 2011. DOI: 10.2118/119112-PA
  27. E. Suwartadi, S. Krogstad, and B. Foss. Second-order adjoint-based control for multiphase flow in subsurface oil reservoirs. 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp.1866-1871, 15-17 Dec. 2010 DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2010.5716930.
  28. E. Suwartadi, S. Krogstad, and B. Foss. A Lagrangian-barrier function for adjoint state constraints optimization of oil reservoirs water flooding.  49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 3884-3889, 15-17 Dec. 2010. DOI: 10.1109/CDC.2010.5717749.

Proceedings papers:

  1. O. Møyner and H.A. Tchelepi. A multiscale restriction-smoothed basis method for compositional models. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, Montgomery, Texas, USA, 20-22 February 2017. DOI: 10.2118/182679-MS.
  2. O. Andersen, H. M. Nilsen, and X. Raynaud. Coupled geomechanics and flow simulation on corner-point and polyhedral grids. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, 20-22 February 2017, Montgomery, Texas, USA. DOI: 10.2118/182690-MS.
  3. K.-A. Lie, O. Møyner, and J. R. Natvig. A feature-enriched multiscale method for simulating complex geomodels. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, Montgomery, Texas, USA, 20-22 February 2017.  DOI: 10.2118/182701-MS.
  4. Ø. S. Klemetsdal, R. L. Berge, K.-A. Lie, H. M. Nilsen, and O. Møyner. Unstructured gridding and consistent discretizations for reservoirs with faults and complex wells. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, Montgomery, Texas, USA, 20-22 February 2017. DOI: 10.2118/182666-MS.
  5. K.-A. Lie, K. Kedia, B. Skaflestad, X. Wang, Y. Yang, X.-H. Wu, and N. Hoda. A general non-uniform coarsening and upscaling framework for reduced-order modeling. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, Montgomery, Texas, USA, 20-22 February 2017. DOI: 10.2118/182681-MS.
  6. 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. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-13, 14-18 November 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  7. 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, GHGT-13, 14-18 November 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  8. H.M. Nilsen, X. Raynaud and I. Larsen. Combining the modified discrete element method with the virtual element method for fracturing of porous media. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601757
  9. 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
  10. K. Bao, A. Lavrov and H.M. Nilsen. Numerical modelling of non-Newtonian fluid flow in fractures and porous media. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601773
  11. S. Krogstad, K.-A. Lie, H. M. Nilsen, C. F. Berg, and V. Kippe. Flow diagnostics for optimal polymer injection strategies ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 0.3997/2214-4609.201601874
  12. K.-A. Lie, O. Møyner, J. R. Natvig, A. Kozlova, K. Bratvedt, S. Watanable, and Z. Li. Successful application of multiscale methods in a real reservoir simulator environment. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601893
  13. K. Bao, K.-A. Lie, O. Møyner, and M. Liu Fully-implicit simulation of polymer flooding with MRST. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601880
  14. 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, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601823
  15. T. S. Mykkeltvedt, X. Raynaud, and K.-A. Lie. Fully-implicit higher-order schemes applied to polymer flooding. ECMOR XV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 29 August -- 1 September, 2016. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601848
  16. S. Krogstad, K.-A. Lie, O. Møyner, H. M. Nilsen, X. Raynaud, and B. Skaflestad. MRST-AD - an open-source framework for rapid prototyping and evaluation of reservoir simulation problems. Paper 173317-MS presented at the 2015 Reservoir simulation Symposium, Houston, Texas, USA, 23-25 February 2015. DOI: 10.2118/173317-MS
  17. O. Møyner and K.-A. Lie. A multiscale method based on restriction-smoothed basis functions suitable for general grids in high contrast media. Paper 173265-MS presented at the 2015 Reservoir simulation Symposium, Houston, Texas, USA, 23-25 February 2015. DOI: 10.2118/173265-MS
  18. K.-A. Lie, S. Krogstad, O. Møyner. Application of flow diagnostics and multiscale methods for reservoir management. Paper 173306-MS presented at the 2015 Reservoir simulation Symposium, Houston, Texas, USA, 23-25 February 2015. DOI: 10.2118/173306-MS
  19. 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
  20. O. Møyner. Construction of multiscale preconditioners on stratigraphic grids. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141775
  21. 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
  22. S. Krogstad, H.M. Nilsen and X. Raynaud. Reservoir management optimization using calibrated transmissibility upscaling. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141864
  23. A. F. Rasmussen and K.-A. Lie. Discretization of flow diagnostics on stratigraphic and unstructured grids. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI:10.3997/2214-4609.20141844
  24. S. T. Hilden, K.A. Lie, X. Raynaud. Steady state upscaling of polymer flooding. ECMOR XIV, Catania, Sicily, Italy, 8-11 September 2014. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20141802
  25. O. Møyner and K.-A. Lie. The multiscale finite volume method on unstructured grids. Paper SPE 163649 presented at the 2013 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 18-20 February 2013.
  26. M. Pal, S. Lamine, K.-A. Lie, and S. Krogstad Multiscale method for simulating two and three-phase flow in porous media. Paper SPE 163669 presented at the 2013 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 18-20 February 2013.
  27. J. R. Natvig, K.-A. Lie, S. Krogstad, Y. Yang, and X.-H. Wu. Grid adaption for upscaling and multiscale methods. Proceedings of ECMOR XIII, Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.
  28. S. Krogstad, K.-A. Lie, and B. Skaflestad. Mixed multiscale methods for compressible flow. Proceedings of ECMOR XIII, Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.
  29. M. Pal, S. Lamine, K.-A. Lie, and S. Krogstad. Multiscale methods for two and three-phase flow simulation in subsurface petroleum reservoirs. Proceedings of ECMOR XIII, Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.
  30. K.-A. Lie, H. M. Nilsen, A. F. Rasmussen, and X. Raynaud. An unconditionally stable splitting method using reordering for simulating polymer injection. Proceedings of ECMOR XIII, Biarritz, France, 10-13 September 2012.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. S. Krogstad. A sparse basis POD for model reduction of multiphase compressible flow. SPE 141973,  2011 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 21-23 February 2011. DOI: 10.2118/141973-MS
  34. F. O. Alpak, M. Pal, and K.-A. Lie. A multiscale method for modeling flow in stratigraphically complex reservoirs. SPE 140403, 2011 SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 21-23 February 2011. DOI: 10.2118/140403-MS
  35. E. Suwartadi, S. Krogstad, and B. Foss. Nonlinear output constraints handling for production optimization of oil reservoirs. Proceedings of ECMOR XII, Oxford, UK, 6-9 September 2010.

Published January 30, 2014