UREP Colorado School of Mines

Publications

Albinali, A. Holy, R., Sarak, H., and Ozkan, E.: “Modeling of 1D Anomalous Diffusion In Fractured Nanoporous Media”, paper presented at the LOWPERM2015 Conference “Low Permeability Media and Nanoporous Materials. From Characterisation to Modelling: Can we do it better?” organized by IFP Energies Nouvelles, Rueil-Malmaison, France, 9-11 June 2015.

Parsa, E., Yin, X., and Ozkan, E.:”Direct Observation of the Impact of Nanopore Confinement on Hydrocarbon Gas Condensation”, poster presented at the LOWPERM2015 Conference “Low Permeability Media and Nanoporous Materials. From Characterisation to Modelling: Can we do it better?” organized by IFP Energies Nouvelles, Rueil-Malmaison, France, 9-11 June 2015.

Wang, L., Neeves, K. B., Yin, X., and Ozkan, E.: ”Experimental Study and Modelling of the Effect of Pore Size Distribution on Hydrocarbon Phase Behaviour in Nanopores”, poster presented at the LOWPERM2015 Conference “Low Permeability Media and Nanoporous Materials. From Characterisation to Modelling: Can we do it better?” organized by IFP Energies Nouvelles, Rueil-Malmaison, France, 9-11 June 2015.

Parsa, E., Yin, X., and Ozkan, E.: ”Direct Observation of the Impact of Nanopore Confinement on Petroleum Gas Condensation”, SPE-175118-MS, presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 28-30 September 2015, Houston, Texas, USA. dx.doi.org/10.2118/175118-MS.

Zhu, Z., Yin, X., and Ozkan, E.: ”Theoretical Investigation of the Effect of Membrane Properties of Nanoporous Reservoirs on the Phase Behavior of Confined Light Oil”, SPE-175152-MS presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 28-30 September 2015, Houston, Texas, USA. dx.doi.org/10.2118/175152-MS.

Ozkan, E.: “The Way Ahead for US Unconventional Reservoirs”, SPE 0314-037-TWA, October 2014. dx.doi.org/10.2118/0314-037-TWA.

Lei, W., Parsa, E., Gao, Y., Ok, J. T., Neeves, K., Yin, X., Ozkan, E.: “Experimental Study and Modeling of the Effect of Nanoconfinement on Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior in Unconventional Reservoirs”, paper SPE 169581-MS presented at the SPE Western North American and Rocky Mountain Joint Regional Meeting held in Denver, Colorado, 16-18 April 2014.

Albinali, A., Dahl, C.: “The Role of Hedging and Speculation in Recent Oil Price Formation Through Futures Market”, SPE Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium, Houston, Texas, 19-20 May, 2014, doi:10.2118/169851-MS.

Ozcan O., Sarak H., Ozkan E., Raghavan R.: "A Trilinear Flow Model for a Fractured Horizontal Well in a Fractal Unconventional Reservoir", paper SPE 170971 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27-29 October 2014.

Geren F., Firincioglu T., Karacaer C., Ozkan E.: "Modeling Flow in Nanoporous, Membrane Reservoirs and Interpretation of Coupled Fluxes", paper SPE 170976 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27-29 October 2014.

Wang L., Gao Y. Neeves K. Ozkan E., Yin X.: "Experimental Study and Modeling of the Effect of Pore Size Distribution on Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior in Nanopores", paper SPE 170894 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27-29 October 2014.

Wang L., Parsa E., Gao Y., Ok J.T., Neeves K., Yin X., Ozkan E.: "Experimental Study and Modeling of Nanoconfinement on Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior in Unconventional Reservoirs", paper SPE 169581-MS presented at the SPE Western North American and Rocky Mountain Joint Regional Meeting held in Denver, Colorado, USA, 16-18 April 2014.

Carratu J. C., Ozkan S., Ozkan E.: "Sensitivities of Fractured Horizontal Wells in Shale Gas Plays to Technical and Economic Parameters", paper SPE 169562-MS presented at the SPE Western North American and Rocky Mountain Joint Regional Meeting held in Denver, Colorado, USA, 16-18 April 2014.

Parsa E., Ozkan E., Lohmann M., Cathcart D., Lowery B.: "Enhanced Plunger Lift Performance Utilizing Reservoir Modeling ", paper SPE 164473 presented at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, 23-26 March 2013.

Cho Y., Ozkan E., Apaydin O.: "Pressure-Dependent Natural-Fracture Permeability in Shale and Its Effect on Shale-Gas Well Production", SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (May 2013) 216-228.

Ozkan S., Ozkan E.: "Integrating Price Path Uncertainty into Optimal Extraction Path Analysis of Unconventional Liquids Rich Reservoirs", paper SPE 164922 presented at the EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE Europec held in London, United Kingdom, 10-13 June 2013.

Firincioglu T., Ozgen C., Ozkan E.: "An Excess-Bubble-Point-Suppression Correlation for Black Oil Simulation of Nano-Porous Unconventional Oil Reservoirs ", paper SPE 166459 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 30 September-2 October 2013.

Ahmadi M., Gonzalez O.G., Ozkan E., Parsa E.: "Improving Well-Performance-Data Analysis in Laplace Space by Using Cubic Splines and Boundary Mirroring", paper SPE 159734 presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in San Antonio, Texas, USA, 8-10 October 2012.

Firincioglu, T., Ozkan, E., and Ozgen, C.: "Thermodynamics of Multiphase Flow in Unconventional Liquids-Rich Reservoirs," paper SPE 159869 to be presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in San Antonio, Texas, USA, 8-10 October 2012.

Cho, Y., Apaydin, O. G., and Ozkan, E.: "Pressure-Dependent Natural-Fracture Permeability in Shale and its Effect on Shale-Gas Well Production," paper SPE 159801 to be presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in San Antonio, Texas, USA, 8-10 October 2012.

Ozkan, S. Kurtoglu, B., and Ozkan, E.: "Long-Term Economic Viability of Production from Unconventional Liquids-Rich Reservoirs: The Case of Bakken Field," SPE Economics & Management (Oct. 2012) 215-221

Ozkan E.: "Oil and Gas Production from the Nano-Pores of Unconventional Reservoirs," paper presented at the 22nd Petroleum and Natural Gas Seminar, Istanbul Technical University, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey, June 21-22, 2012.

Brown, M., Ozkan, E., Raghavan, R., and Kazemi, H.: "Practical Solutions for Pressure-Transient Responses of Fractured Horizontal Wells in Unconventional Shale Reservoirs," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (Dec. 2011) 663-676, DOI 10.2118/125043-PA.

Apaydin, O. G., Ozkan, E., and Raghavan, R.: "Effect of Discontinuous Microfractures on Ultratight Matrix Permeability of a Dual-Porosity Medium," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (Aug. 2012) 473-485

Raghavan, R., and Ozkan, E.: "Flow in Composite Slabs," SPE Journal (June 2011) 374-387, DOI 10.2118/140748-PA.

Ozkan, E., Brown, M., Raghavan, R., and Kazemi, H.: "Comparison of Fractured Horizontal-Well Performance in Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (April 2011) 248-259.

Ozkan, E.: "On Non-Darcy Flow in Porous Media – Modeling Gas Slippage in Nano Pores," paper presented at the SIAM Conference on the Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences, Long Beach, California, March 21–24, 2011.

Ozkan, E., Raghavan, R., and Apaydin, O. G.: "Modeling of Fluid Transfer from Shale Matrix to Fracture Network," paper SPE 134830, to be presented at the 2010 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, Sept. 19–22, 2010.

Ozkan, E.: "Understanding and Modeling Fractured Horizontal Well Performance in Shale Reservoirs" presented at the 20th Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Seminar and Exhibition, Istanbul technical University, Maslak, Istanbul, Turkey, June 24-25, 2010.

Medeiros, F., Kurtoglu, B., Ozkan, E., and Kazemi, H.: "Analysis of Production Data From Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Wells in Shale Reservoirs," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (June 2010) 559-568.

Medeiros, F., Ozkan, E., and Kazemi, H.: "A Semi-Analytical Approach to Model Pressure-Transients in Heterogeneous Reservoirs," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (April 2010) 341-358.

Medeiros, F., Ozkan, E., and Kazemi, H.: "Productivity and Drainage Area of Fractured Horizontal Wells in Tight Gas Reservoirs," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (Oct. 2008) 902-911

Kurtoglu, B., Medeiros, F., Jr., Ozkan, E., and Kazemi H.: "Semianalytical Representation of Wells and Near-Well Flow Convergence in Numerical Reservoir Simulation," paper SPE 116136, presented at the 2008 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Denver, Colorado, Sept. 21–24, 2008.

Medeiros, F., Jr. and Ozkan, E.: "Semi-Analytical Simulation of Flow in Heterogeneous Reservoirs: Theory and Applications," paper presented at the 18th ITU Petroleum and Natural Gas Seminar and Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey, June 19-20, 2008.

Medeiros, F., Kurtoglu, B., Ozkan, E., and Kazemi, H.: "Pressure-Transient Performances of Hydraulically Fractured Horizontal Wells in Locally and Globally Naturally Fractured Formations," paper SPE-IPTC 11781, presented at the International Petroleum Technology Conference, Dubai, U.A.E., 4–6 December 2007.

Aguilar, C., Ozkan, E., Kazemi, H., Al-Kobaisi, M., and Ramirez, B.: "A Hybrid Numerical-Analytical Model of Finite-Conductivity Vertical Fractures Intercepted by a Horizontal Well," paper SPE 104581, presented in the SPE Middle East Oil Show, Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain, March 11-14, 2007.

Medeiros, F., Jr., Ozkan, E., and Kazemi, H.: "A Semianalytical, Pressure-Transient Model for Horizontal and Multilateral Wells in Composite, Layered, and Compartmentalized Reservoirs," paper SPE 102834, presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, Sept. 24-27, 2006.

Al-Kobaisi, M., Ozkan, E., and Kazemi, H.: "A Hybrid Numerical-Analytical Model of Finite-Conductivity Vertical Fractures Intercepted by a Horizontal Well," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (Aug. 2006) 345

Al-Khamis, M., Ozkan, E., and Raghavan, R.: "Analysis of Interference Tests With Horizontal Wells," SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, (Aug., 2005) 337.