# Ninth Year Annual Report:

Carbon Storage: Publications

Bachu, S. and M.A. Celia (2009),
"Assessing the Potential for CO_{2}
Leakage, Particularly through Wells,
from CO_{2} Storage Sites", in *The
Science and Technology of Carbon
Sequestration*, AGU Monograph.

Celia, M.A. and J.M. Nordbotten
(2009), "Practical Modeling
Approaches for Geological Storage of
Carbon Dioxide", *Ground Water*,
47(5), 627-638.

Celia, M.A., J.M. Nordbotten, B.
Court, M. Dobossy, and S. Bachu (in
review), "Field-scale Application of a
Semi-analytical Model for
Estimation of Leakage Potential
along Old Wells", *International
Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control*.

Class, H., A. Ebigbo, R. Helmig, H.
Dahle, J.M. Nordbotten, M.A. Celia,
P. Audigane, M. Darcis, J. Ennis-
King, Y. Fan, B. Flemisch, S. Gasda,
M. Jin, S. Krug, D. Labregere, A.
Naderi, R.J. Pawar, A. Sbai, S.G.
Thomas, and L. Trenty (2009), "A
Benchmark Study on Problems
Related to CO_{2} Storage in Geological
Formations: Summary and
Discussion of the Results",
*Computational Geosciences*, 13, 409-
434.

Crow, W., J.W. Carey, S. Gasda, D.B.
Williams, and M. Celia (2009),
"Wellbore Integrity Analysis of a
Natural CO_{2} Producer", International
*Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control*,
published online 26 November 2009.

Debenedetti, P. G. and S. Sarupria, S.
(2009), "Hydrate Molecular Ballet,"
*Science* 326 (5956), 1070-1071.

Duguid, A. and G.W. Scherer (in
press) "Degradation of Oilwell
Cement Due to Exposure to
Carbonated Brine", Int. J.
*Greenhouse Gas Control*.

Duguid. A. and G.W. Scherer (in preparation)," "Degradation of Oilwell Cement Due to Exposure to Carbonated Brine at the Cement- Rock Interface."

Ellis, B.R., L.E. Crandell, and C.A.
Peters (2009), "Limitations for Brine
Acidification due to SO2 co-
Injection in Geological Carbon
Sequestration", *International Journal
for Greenhouse Gas Control*,
published online 21 December 2009.

Gasda, S.E., J.M. Nordbotten, and
M.A. Celia (2009), "Vertical
Equilibrium with Sub-scale
Analytical Methods for Geological
CO_{2} Sequestration", *Computational
Geosciences*, 13, 469-481.

Gasda, S.E., J.M. Nordbotten, and
M.A. Celia (in review), "Verticallyaveraged
Approaches for CO_{2}
Injection with Solubility
Trapping", *Water Resources
Research*.

Goumiri, I. and J.H. Prevost
(submitted), "Cell to Node
Projections: An Assessment of
Error", *Int. J. Numerical Methods in
Engineering*.

Huet, B.M., J.H. Prevost and G.W.
Scherer (in press) "Quantitative
Reactive Transport Modeling of
Portland Cement in CO_{2} Saturated
Water", *Int. J. Greenhouse Gas
Control*.

Keilegavlen, E., J. M. Nordbotten
and I. Aavatsmark (2009), "Sufficient
Criteria are also necessary for
Control Volume Methods," *Applied
Mathematics Letters*, 22(8), 1178-
1180.

Motley, M.R. and J.H. Prevost (in
press) "Simulation of Transient Heat
Conduction using One-Dimensional
Mapped Infinite Elements", *Int. J.
Numerical Methods in Engineering*.
Nordbotten, J.M., D. Kavetski, M.A.
Celia, S. Bachu (2009), "Model for
CO_{2} Leakage including Multiple
Geological Layers and Multiple
Leaky Wells," Environmental
Science and Technology, 43, 743-
749.

Nordbotten, J. M. (2009), "Adaptive
Variational Multiscale Methods for
Multi-phase Flow in Porous Media,
*SIAM Multiscale Modeling and
Simulation*, 7(3), 1455-1473.

Nordbotten, J. M. (2009), Multiscale
methods for multiphase flow in
porous media, In M. Berkovier, M. J.
Gander, R. Kornhuber, O. Widlund
(Eds.), Domain Decomposition
Methods in Science and Engineering
XVIII, *Lecture Notes in
Computational Science and
Engineering* Vol 70, 39-50.

Nordbotten, J. M. (2009), Variational
and heterogeneous multiscale
methods, *Proceedings of ENUMATH
2009*, Uppsala, Sweden, June 29-July
3.

Nordbotten, J.M., J.P. Nogues, and
M.A. Celia (2009), "Appropriate
Choice of Average Pressure for
Upscaling Relative permeability in
Dynamic Flow Conditions," *SPE
Journal*, published online 17
December 2009.

Person, M., A. Banerjee, J. Rupp, C.
Medina, P. Lichtner, C. Gable, R.
Pawar, M. Celia, J. MacIntosh, and
V. Bense (in press), "Assessment of
Basin-scale Hydrologic Impacts of
CO_{2} Sequestration, Illinois Basin",
*International Journal of Greenhouse
Gas Control*.

Peters, C.A. (2009), "Accessibilities
of Reactive Minerals in Consolidated
Sedimentary Rock: An Imaging
Study of Three Sandstones",
*Chemical Geology*, 265 (1-2), 198-
208.

Preisig, M. and J.H. Prevost
(submitted), "Stabilization
procedures in coupled poroelasticity
problems: a critical assessment",
*Computer Methods in Applied
Mechanics and Engineering*, 2009.

Pruess, K., J. M. Nordbotten, K.
Zhang (2009), Numerical simulation
studies of the long-term evolution of
a CO_{2} plume under a sloping
caprock, *Proceedings of the TOUGH
Symposium 2009*, Lawrence
Berkeley National Laboratory,
California, USA, September 14-16.

Scherer, G.W. and B. Huet (2009),
"Carbonation of Wellbore Cement
by CO_{2} Diffusion from Caprock", *Int.
J. Greenhouse Gas Control* 3, 731–
735.

Scherer, G.W., B. Kutchko, N.
Thaulow, A. Duguid, B. Mook (in
press), "Structure and Composition
of Cement from a Well at Teapot
Dome: Implications for Geologic
Sequestration", *Int. J. Greenhouse
Gas Control*.

Scherer, G.W., J.H. Prévost, and Z.-
H. Wang (2009), "Bending of a
Poroelastic Beam with Lateral
Diffusion", *Int. J. Solids and
Structures* 46, 3451–3462.

Scherer, G.W., J.H. Prévost, and Z.-
H. Wang (2009) "Finite-Element
Analysis of the Bending of a
Saturated Beam", pp. 890-895 in
*Poromechanics IV, Proc. Fourth Biot
Conf. on Poromechanics*, New York,
eds. H.I. Ling, A. Smyth, R. Betti
(DEStech Publications, Lancaster,
PA).

Z.H. Wang, J.H. Prevost and O.
Coussy (2009), "Bending of Fluid-
Saturated Linear Poroelastic Beams
with Compressible Constituents",
*Int. J Numerical and Analytical
Methods in Geomechanics*, 33, 2009,
pp. 425-447.

Webb, M.B., S. H. Garofalini, and G.
W. Scherer (2009), "Use of a
Dissociative Potential to Simulate
Hydration of Na+ and Cl- ions", *J.
Phys. Chem*. B, 113 (2009) 9886–
9893.

Xu, S. G.C. Simmons, T.S.
Mahadevan, G.W. Scherer, S.H.
Garofalini, C. Pacheco (2009),
"Transport of Water in Small Pores,"
*Langmuir* 25 (9), 5084-509