Unconventional Natural Gas Institute

Colorado School of Mines

MS Theses and PhD Dissertations



2017

Faisal Alhowaish, Summer 2017, Production Assessment of Eagle Ford Hydraulically Fractured Wells, MS Thesis. Member Download

Dina Hegazy, Spring 2017, An Experimental Study to Investigate the Effects of In Situ Stress State and Rock-Fluid Interactions on Propped Fracture Conductivity in the Vaca Muerta Formation, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Jessica Iriarte, Spring 2017, Flid, Shale, Proppant Interactions and the Degradation of Hydraulic Fracture Conductivity in teh Niobrara Formation , Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download


2016

Bekdar Baizhanov, Fall 2016, An Experimental Study of True-Triaxial Stress Induced Deformation and Permeability Anisotropy, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Ali Albinali, Summer 2016, Anomalous Diffusion Analytical Solution for Fractured Nano-Porous Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Aidil Adham, Summer 2016, Geomechanics Model for Wellbore Stability Analyses in Field X North Sumatra Basin, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Xiexiaomeng Hu, Summer 2016, A Coupled Geomechanics and Flow Modeling Study for Multistage Hydraulic Fracturing of Horizontal Wells in Enhanced Geothermal Systems Applications, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Theerapat Suppachoknirun, Summer 2016, Evaluation of Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing Techniques Using Unconventional Fracture Model for Production Optimization in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Binh T. Bui, Spring 2016, A Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Modeling for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Liquid Rich Unconventional Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Anton Deben Padin, Spring 2016, Experimental and Theoretical Study of Water and Solute Transport Mechanisms in Organic-Rich Carbonate Mudrocks, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation.Member Download

Nishant Kamath, Spring 2016, Full Waveform-Inversion in 2D VTI Media, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Andrew J. Rixon, Spring 2016, Real Time Triaxial Resistivity and Pore Pressure Penetration Measurements for Measuring Saturation and Electrical Property Alterations Under Stress, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Sebastian Ramiro Ramirez, Spring 2016, Petrographic and Petrophysical Characterization of Eagle Ford Shale in La Salle and Gonzales Counties, Gulf Coast Region, Texas,Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Benjaminn Zeidman, Spring 2016, Monte Carlo Simulations of Phase Distribution in Porous Materials, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation.Member Download



2015

Adel Alqahtani, Fall 2015,The Role of Rock Composition and Fabric as Controlling Factors for Acoustic and Geomechanical Characteristics of Organic-Rich Shales, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Jesse Hampton, Fall 2015, Non-destructive Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Hydraulic Fracturing Using Acoustic Emission, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Najeeb Alharthy, Spring 2015,Compositional Modeling of Multiphase Flow and Enhanced Oil Recovery Prospects in Liquid-Rich Unconventional Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Jennifer Curnow, Spring 2015, Coupled Geomechanics and Fluid Flow Model for Production Optimization in Naturally Fractured Shale Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Andrew Dietrich, Spring 2015,The Impact of Organic Matter on Geomechanics and Anisotropy in the Vaca Muerta Shale,Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis.Member Download

Mehdi Mokhtari, Spring 2015, Characterization of Anisotropy in Organic-Rich Shales: Shear and Tensile Failures, Wave Velocity and Permeability, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Tan Ngo, Spring 2015, Shale Gas Reservoir Estimates Based On Experimental Adsorption Data, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Tadesse Teklu, Spring 2015, Experimental and Numerical Study of Carbon Dioxide Injection Enhanced Oil Recovery in Low-Permeability Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download



2014

Luke Frash, Spring 2014, Laboratory-scale study of hydraulic fracturing in heterogeneous media for enhanced geothermal systems and general well stimulation,Colorado School of Mines, PhD dissertation Member Download

Abdelraof Almulhim, Spring 2014, Fluid Flow Modeling in Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing Patterns for Production Optimization in Shale Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Alex Gibson, Spring 2014, Paleoenvironmental analysis and reservoir characterization of the Late Cretaceous Eagle Ford Formation in Frio County, Texas, USA, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Talgat Kosset, Spring 2014, Wellbore Integrity Analysis for Wellpath Optimization and Drilling Risks Reduction: The Vaca Muerta Formation, The Neuquen Basin, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Chris McCullagh, Spring 2014, Application of Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) in Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Lei Wang, Fall 2014, Simulation of Slip Flow and Phase Change in Nanopores, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Maxwell Willis, Spring 2014, Upscaling Anisotropic Geomechanical Properties Using Backus Averaging and Petrophsical Clusters in the Vaca Muerta Formation, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download



2013

Mehmet Ali Torcuk, Spring 2013, Analytical and Numerical Solutions for Multiple-Matrix In Fractured Reservoirs: Application to Conventional And Unconventional Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Mohammed AlZahrani, Fall 2013, A High Field Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Experimental Study For Clay And Shale Swelling, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Perapon Fakcharoenphol, Fall 2013, A Coupled Flow and Geomechanics Model for Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery in Shale Formations, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Alan Haas, Fall 2013, External Detection and Localization of Well Leaks in Aquifer Zones, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Harry Mahardika, Fall 2013, Coupled Hydromechanical and Electromagnetic Responses in Unsaturated Porous Media : Theory, Observation, and Numerical Simulations, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Simone Steneicker, Fall 2013, A Correlation for Reservoir Characterization Using Recorded Real-Time Surface Drilling Parameters and Well Log Data, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Feng Xiao, Fall 2013, Pore-Scale Simulation Frameworks for Flow and Transport in Complex Porous Media, Colorado School of Mines, PhD Dissertation. Member Download

Cong Wang, Fall 2013, Trasient Analysis of Fracture Well in Shale Reservoirs, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download



2012

Vladimir Petunin, Spring 2012, Experimental Study of Stress Dependence of Porosity and Permeability in Sandstones, Carbonates and Fractured Rocks, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Sen Guan, Fall 2012, Modeling Geomechanical Property Changes Using Well Logging and Pressure Data In A CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Reservoir, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download

Tlek Kadyrov, Fall 2012, Integrated Wellbore Stability Analysis For Well Trajectory Optimization And Field Development: The West Kazakhstan Field, Colorado School of Mines, MS Thesis. Member Download






UNGI Alumni

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Aidil Adham
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Summer 2016)
Pertamina
Ali Albinali
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Summer 2016)
Aramco
Xiexiaomeng (Jack) Hu
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Summer 2016)
continuing MS EE
Theerapat Suppachoknirun
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Summer 2016)
PTTEP
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Binh Bui
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Spring 2016)
UNGI Postdoctoral Fellow
Nishant Kamath
Geophysics
(PhD, graduated, Spring 2016)
CWP Post Doctoral Fellow
Anton Padin Deben
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Spring 2016)
UNGI Visiting Scholar
Andrew Rixon
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2016)
Alpha M, LLC
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Jingwei Huang
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2016)
Masdar Institute, UAE
Sebastian Ramirez
Geology and Geological Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2016)
Continuing PhD at UT
Ben Zeidman
Chemical Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Spring 2016)
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Adel Alqahtani
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Fall 2015)
Aramco
Jesse Hampton
Civil and Environmental Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Fall 2015)
New England Research
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Najeeb Alharthy
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Spring 2015)
Shell
Jennifer Curnow
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2015)
Whiting Petroleum
Andrew Dietrich
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2015)
EnerVest
John Hood
Civil and Environmental Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2015)
Black and Veatch
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Mehdi Mokhtari
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Spring 2015)
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Tan Ngo
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2015)
EP Energy
Suhendro Suhendro
Petroleum Engineering
(ME, graduated, Spring 2015)
Pertamina
Tadesse Teklu
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Spring 2015)
Postdoctoral Fellow
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Luke Frash
Civil and Environmental Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Fall 2014)
DOE Los Alamos National Labs
Ariel Esposito
Civil and Environmental Engineering
(ME, graduated, Fall 2014)
Navigant
William Maercklein
Petroleum Engineering
(ME, graduated, Fall 2014)
BHP Billiton
Lei Wang
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Fall 2014)
Postdoctoral Fellow at CSM PE
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Abdelraof Almulhim
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2014)
Aramco
Alex Gibson
Geological Engineering
(MS, graduated,Spring 2014)
Apache Corporation
b>Seung Ha Hwang
Petroleum Engineering
(ME, graduated, Spring 2014)
Korea Gas Corporation
Talgat Kosset
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2014)
Nostrum Oil and Gas PLC, Kazakhstan
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Christopher McCullagh
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated,Spring 2014)
Schlumberger
Maxwell Willis
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated,Spring 2014)
Occidental Petroleum
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Mohammed Alzahrani
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Fall 2013)
Aramco
Chingiz Bopiyev
Petroleum Engineering
(ME, graduated, Fall 2013)
Tengizchevroil
Perapon Fakcharoenphol
Petroleum Engineering
(Ph.D, graduated, Fall 2013)
Shell Oil Company
Alan Haas
Geophysics
(Ph.D, graduated, Fall 2013)
HGI HydroGeophysics
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Temidayo Kola-Kehinde
Petroleum Engineering
(ME, graduated, Fall 2013)
ConocoPhillips
Harry Mahardika
Geophysical Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Fall 2013)
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Simone Steinecker
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Fall 2013)
BW Offshore, Norway
Feng Xiao
Petroleum Engineering
(PhD, graduated, Fall 2013)
ExxonMobil
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Cong Wang
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Fall 2013)
Continuing for Ph.D.
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Taehan Song
Petroleum Engineering
(ME, graduated, Spring 2013)
Korea Gas Corporation
Mehmet Ali Torcuk
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2013)
EOG and Continuing for Ph.D.
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Sen Guan
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Fall 2012)
Resolute Energy Corp
Tlek Kadyrov
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Fall 2012)
Nostrum Oil and Gas PLC, Kazakhstan
Felipe Silva Ardila
Petroleum Engineering
(ME, graduated, Fall 2012)
Schlumberger
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Vladimir Petunin
Petroleum Engineering
(MS, graduated, Spring 2012)
NITEC

© 2013 UNGI. Comments or inputs, please contact Binh Bui
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Dr. Hualin Liao
China University of Petroleum Shandong
(Visiting Scholar Mar 2012-Feb 2013)
Mustafa Hakimuddin
(Former Laboratory Engineer)
Aramco
Oscar Contreras
Petroleum Engineering
(exchange student University of Calgary-Fall 2011)
Chevron