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Collaborative Research on Carbon Sequestration in Saline Aquifers in China

Start Date: July 2009


Dongxiao Zhang (Director), Kristian Jessen, University of Southern California; Qingdong Cai (Co-Director), Bin Gong, Yi Zheng, Peking University; Yilian Li (Co-Director), Yanxin Wang, Jianmei Cheng, China University of Geosciences-Wuhan

Annual Reports


  • Javaheri, M. and K. Jessen. “Integration of counter-current relative permeability in the simulation of CO2 injection into saline aquifers,” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control (accepted, March 2011).
  • Jahangiri, H. R. and D. Zhang. “Ensemble based co-optimization of carbon dioxide sequestration and enhanced oil recovery,” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control (under review, 2011).
  • Omambia, A. N., Y. Li, and W. Zhang. “Numerical simulation of carbon dioxide injection in Wangchang Oilfield – Jianghan Basin, China.” Journal of American Science (accepted, 2010).
  • Jiang, Y., L. Li, W. Zhang, and G. B. Qiu. “Numerical Simulation of Potential Effects of CO2Leakage on Shallow Potable Aquifers.” Managing Groundwater and the Environment, IAHS Red Book publication (accepted, 2010).
  • Zhang, W., Y. Li, T. Xu, et al. “Numerical simulation on effects of convective mixing on long term CO2 geological storage in deep saline formations.” Environmental Earth Science (revised paper submitted, 2010).
  • Chen, C. and D. Zhang. “Pore-scale simulation of density-driven convection in fractured porous media during geological CO2 sequestration.” Water Resources Research (under review, 2010).
  • Chen, C. and D. Zhang. “Lattice Boltzmann simulation of the rise and dissolution of two-dimensional immiscible droplets.” Physics of Fluids, 21, 103301, doi:10.1063/1.3253385 (2009).


  • Jiang, L. Research on the Environmental Effects on the CO2 Geological Storage, 6, Jianghan Case[D], China University of Geosciences, 2010.
  • Qiu, G. Design of the Injection Technique of CO2 in Xingou Olifield of the Jianghan Basin [D], 6, China University of Geosciences, 2010.
  • Omambia, A. N. “Design of the Carbon Dioxide Injection in Wangchang Oilfield-Jianghan Basin, China [D], 6, China University of Geosciences, 2010.
  • Gong, B. and D. Huo. “Numerical Simulation on CO2 Leakage through Fractures along Wells using Discrete Fracture Modeling,” SPE133986, Presented at SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, October 18-20, 2009
  • Nattwongasem, D. and Jessen, K: “Residual Trapping of CO2 in Aquifers during the Counter-Current Flow”, Paper SPE 125029, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 4–7, 2009.
  • Gong, B., Huo, D., Discrete Modeling and Simulation on Potential Leakage Through Fractures and Wells in CO2 Sequestration, SPE135507, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Florence, Italy, September 19- 22, 2009.
Updated June 2012