Persistent Problems in Multiphase Flow in Porous Media: Modern Approaches to Modelling and Visualization of Flow from Pore to Laboratory and Field-Scales II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Florian Doster, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Ryan T Armstrong, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Primary Conveners:  Mark L Porter, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, United States
Co-conveners:  Ryan T Armstrong, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, Luis Cueto-Felgueroso, MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States and Florian Doster, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
OSPA Liaisons:  Luis Cueto-Felgueroso, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
A novel approach to model hydraulic and electrical conductivity in fractal porous media
Behzad Ghanbarian, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States, Hugh Daigle, University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States and Muhammad Sahimi, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
4:15 PM
Break up of connected non-wetting phase during CO2-brine and N2-water drainage core floods
Catriona Anne Reynolds, Imperial College London, Department of Earth Science and Engineering, London, SW7, United Kingdom and Sam C Krevor, Imperial College London, London, SW7, United Kingdom
4:30 PM
Challenges in modeling unstable two-phase flow experiments in porous micromodels
Andrea Ferrari1, Joaquin Jimenez-Martinez2, Tanguy Le Borgne2, Yves Meheust2 and Ivan Lunati1, (1)University of Lausanne, Institute of Earth Sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland, (2)University of Rennes, Geosciences Rennes, UMR CNRS 6118, Rennes Cedex, France
4:45 PM
Pore-Scale Study of the Effect of the Saturation History on Fluid Saturation and Relative Permeability of Three-Fluid Flow in Porous Media
Shao-Yiu Hsu, NCU National Central University of Taiwan, Jhongli, Taiwan, Jui Pin Tsai, National Chiao Tung Universit, Taipei, Taiwan and Liang-Cheng Chang, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
5:00 PM
Fluid trapping characteristics of immiscible displacement in fractures
Zhibing Yang1, Insa Neuweiler2, Yves Meheust3, Auli P Niemi1 and Fritjof Fagerlund1, (1)Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, (2)Leibniz University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany, (3)University of Rennes, Geosciences, UMR CNRS 6118, Rennes Cedex, France
5:15 PM
Foam flows in 2D porous media: intermittency and bubble fragmentation
Baudouin Géraud1, Siân A. Jones1, Benjamin Dollet1, Isabelle Cantat1 and Yves Meheust2, (1)University of Rennes, Institut de Physique de Rennes, UMR CNRS 6251, Rennes, France, (2)University of Rennes, Geosciences, UMR CNRS 6118, Rennes Cedex, France
5:30 PM
Flow rate dictates permeability enhancement during fluid pressure oscillations in laboratory experiments
Emily E Brodsky, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, Thibault Candela, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States, Derek Elsworth, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States and Chris Marone, Penn State Univ, University Park, PA, United States
5:45 PM
Pore-scale Evolution of Supercritical CO2 within Bentheimer Sandstone during Multiple Drainage-Imbibition Cycles
Anna L Herring, Linnea Andersson and Dorthe Wildenschild, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
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