Publications

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Journal Articles

  1. You, J. and Lee, K. 2021. A Pore–Scale Investigation of Surface Roughness on the Evolution of Natural Fractures During Acid Dissolution using DBS Method. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108728.
  2. You, J. and Lee, K. 2021. Pore-Scale Study to Analyze the Impacts of Porous Media Heterogeneity on Mineral Dissolution and Acid Transport Using Darcy–Brinkmann–Stokes Method. Transport in Porous Media. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-021-01577-3.
  3. You, J. and Lee, K. 2021. Analyzing the Dynamics of Mineral Dissolution During Acid Fracturing by Pore–Scale Modeling of Acid–Rock Interaction. SPE Journal. https://doi.org/10.2118/200406-PA.
  4. Xiong, X. and Lee, K. 2020. Data-Driven Modeling to Optimize the Injection Well Placement for Waterflooding in Heterogeneous Reservoirs Applying Artificial Neural Networks and Reducing Observation Cost. Energy Exploration & Exploitation. https://doi.org/10.1177/0144598720927470.
  5. Lee, K. 2020. Data-Driven Models to Predict Hydrocarbon Production from Unconventional Reservoirs by Thermal Recovery. Journal of Energy Resources Technology. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4047309.
  6. Lee, K. 2020. Characterization of Kerogen Content and Activation Energy of Decomposition Using Machine Learning Technologies in Combination with Numerical Simulations of Formation Heating. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.106860.
  7. Reagan, M.T. Moridis, G.J. Keen, N.D. Lee, K. et al. 2019. Transport and Fate of Natural Gas and Brine Escaping from a Hydrocarbon Reservoir Through a Failed Deepwater Well in the Oceanic Subsurface of the Gulf of Mexico. Transport in Porous Media. 127(2): 459-480.
  8. Anyenya, G.A. Braun, R.J. Lee, K. et al. 2018. Design and Dispatch Optimization of a Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Assembly for Unconventional Oil and Gas Production. Optimization and Engineering. 19(4): 1037-1081.
  9. Jung, Y. Doughty, C. Borgia, A. Lee, K. et al. 2018. Pressure Transient Analysis during CO2 Push-Pull Tests into Faults for EGS Characterization. Geothermics. 75: 180-191.
  10. Lee, K. Finterle, S. and Moridis, G.J. 2018. Analyzing the Impact of Reaction Models on the Production of Hydrocarbons from Thermally Upgraded Oil Shales. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 168: 448-464.
  11. Lee, K. Finterle, S. and Moridis, G.J. 2018. Estimating the Reaction Parameters of Oil Shale Pyrolysis and Oil Shale Grade Using Temperature Transient Analysis and Inverse Modeling. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 165: 765-776.
  12. Lee, K. Oldenburg, C.M. Doughty, C. et al. 2018. Simulations of Carbon Dioxide Push-Pull into a Conjugate Fault System Modeled after Dixie Valley— Sensitivity Analysis of Significant Parameters and Uncertainty Prediction by Data-Worth Analysis. Geothermics. 74: 121-134.
  13. Lee, K. Moridis, G.J. and Ehlig-Economides, C.A. 2017. Numerical Simulation of Diverse Thermal In-situ Upgrading Processes for the Hydrocarbon Production from Kerogen in Oil Shale Reservoirs. Energy Exploration & Exploitation. 35(3): 315-337.
  14. Lee, K. Moridis, G.J. and Ehlig-Economides, C.A. 2017. Compositional Simulation of Hydrocarbon Recovery from Oil Shale Reservoirs with Diverse Initial Saturations of Fluid Phases by Various Thermal Processes. Energy Exploration & Exploitation. 35(2): 172-193.
  15. Lee, K. Moridis, G.J. and Ehlig-Economides, C.A. 2016. In-situ Upgrading of Oil Shale by Steamfrac in Multistage Transverse Fractured Horizontal Well System. Energy Sources Part A : Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 38(20): 3034-3041.
  16. Lee, K. Moridis, G. J. and Ehlig-Economides, C. A. 2016. A Comprehensive Simulation Model of Kerogen Pyrolysis for the In-situ Upgrading of Oil Shales. SPE Journal. 21(05): 1612-1630.
  17. Lee, K. Bahk, J. And Choe, J. 2015. Numerical Modeling for Temperature and Pressure Distributions in Gas Hydrate Bearing Sediments while Drilling. Energy Sources Part A : Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 37(4): 372-383.
  18. Khurshid, I. Lee, K. and Choe, J. 2013. Analyses of Thermal Disturbance in Drilling Deep and High Temperature Formations. Energy Sources Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. 35(16): 1487-1497.
  19. Lee, K. and Choe, J. 2011. Numerical Modeling of the Effect of Seawater and Circulation Rates for Seafloor Mudline Temperature. Geosystem Engineering. 14(3): 153-156.
  20. Ryu, J. Lee, K. Bahk, J. and Choe, J. 2010. Wellbore Stability Analysis for Hydrate Bearing Sediments using a Bonded Particle Model. The Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering (Korean). 47(2): 191-198.

Technical Reports

  1. Oldenburg, C. Daley, T. Borgia, A. Doughty, C. Jung, Y. Lee, K. Zhang, R. Altundas, B. Chugunov, N. 2018. On Carbon Dioxide Injection into Faults and Fracture Zones for Better Characterization of Permeable Flow Paths in Enhanced Geothermal Systems (LBNL Report).
  2. Foxall, W. Doughty, C. Lee, K. Nakagawa, S. Daley, T. Burton, E. Layland-Bachmann, C. Borglin, S. Freeman, K. Ajo-Franklin, J. Jordan, P. Kneafsey, T. Oldenburg, C. and Ulrich, C. 2017. Investigation of Potential Induced Seismicity Related to Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in California. CEC-500-2017-028.

Conference Proceedings & Presentations

  1. You, J. and Lee, K. 2021. Pore–Scale Numerical Investigations of the Impact of Mineral Dissolution and Transport in Naturally Fractured Systems During CO2–enriched Brine Injection. Paper will be presented at SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry. The Woodlands, Texas U.S.A.
  2. You, J. and Lee, K. 2020. Analyzing the Dynamics of Mineral Dissolution During Acid Fracturing by Pore–Scale Modeling of Acid–Rock Interaction. Paper presented at SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference. Tulsa, Oklahoma U.S.A.
  3. Lee, K. 2019. Characterization of Type and Maturity of Organic Matter in Source Rock by In-situ Electrical Heating and Temperature Transient Analysis. Paper presented at SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry. Galveston, Texas U.S.A.
  4. Lee, K. Oldenburg, C.M. Doughty, C. Jung, Y. Borgia, A. Pan, L. Zhang, R. Daley, T.M. Altundas, B. and Chugunov, N. 2018. CO2 Push–Pull into the Dual Faults of the Dixie Valley Geothermal System: Sensitivity and Data–Worth Analyses for Reducing Prediction Uncertainty of CO2 Distribution. In TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California U.S.A.
  5. Reagan, M.T. Moridis, G.J. Keen, N.D. Lee, K. Natter, M. Bjerstedt, T. and Shedd, W.W. 2018. Transport and Fate of Gas and Oil Escaping through a Deep-Water and Well in the Oceanic Subsurface of the Gulf of Mexico. In TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California U.S.A.
  6. Lee, K. 2018. A comprehensive simulation model for solvent-aided thermal recovery of heavy oil and bitumen—Analyzing the impact of diverse factors on productivity and product selectivity. Paper presented at InterPore 2018 Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana U.S.A.
  7. Oldenburg, C. Borgia, A. Zhang, R. Jung, Y. Lee, K. et al. 2018. Modeling Studies of CO2 Injection for Imaging and Characterizing Faults in Geothermal Systems. Paper presented at 43rd Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, California U.S.A.
  8. Zhang, R. Borgia, A. Daley, T.M. Oldenburg, C. Jung, Y. Lee, K. Doughty, C. Altundas, B. Chugunov, N. and Ramakrishnan, T.S. 2017. Modeling of Time-Lapse Multi-Scale Seismic Monitoring of CO2 Injected into a Fault Zone to Enhance the Characterization of Permeability in Enhanced Geothermal Systems. In AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana U.S.A.
  9. Borgia, A. Oldenburg, C. Zhang, R. Jung, Y. Lee, K. et al. 2017. Carbon Dioxide Injection for Enhanced Characterization of Faults and Fractures in Geothermal Systems. Paper presented at 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, California U.S.A.
  10. Lee, K. and Moridis, G.J. 2015. A New Simulation Model of Kerogen Pyrolysis for the In-situ Upgrading of Oil Shales. Paper presented at 2015 TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California U.S.A.
  11. Oldenburg, C. Lee, K. and Rutqvist, J. 2015. Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Natural Gas Reservoirs: Pressure Rise Due to CO2-CH4 Mixing. Paper presented at 2015 TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California U.S.A.
  12. Pau, G. Finsterle, S. Lee, K. Parashar, R. and Zhang, Y. 2015. Fast Method to Predict Oil Production from Fractured Reservoir. Paper presented at 2015 TOUGH Symposium, Berkeley, California U.S.A.
  13. Oldenburg, C. Lee, K. and Rutqvist, J. 2015. On Pressure Rise in Natural Gas Reservoirs Due to CO2-CH4 Mixing. Paper presented at The Conference at the Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania U.S.A.
  14. Lee, K. Moridis, G.J. and Ehlig-Economides, C.A. 2015. A Comprehensive Simulation Model of Kerogen Pyrolysis for the In-situ Upgrading of Oil Shales. Paper presented at Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, Texas U.S.A. Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE-173299-MS.
  15. Lee, K. Moridis, G.J. and Ehlig-Economides, C.A. 2014. Oil Shale In-situ Upgrading by Steam Flowing in Vertical Hydraulic Fractures. Paper presented at the Unconventional Resources Conference, Woodlands, Texas U.S.A. Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE-169017-
  16. Hazra, K. Lee, K. Ehlig-Economides, C.A. et al. 2013. Comparison of Heating Methods for In-Situ Oil Shale Extraction. Paper presented at the IOR 2013-From Fundamental Science to Deployment. ISBN 2214-4609.
  17. Tovar, F. Lee, K. Gonzales, F. et al. 2013. Horizontal Hydraulic Fracture Design for Optimal Well Productivity in Anisotropic Reservoirs with Different Aspect Ratios. Paper presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado U.S.A. Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE-168688-MS.
  18. Lee, K. Bahk, J. and Choe, J. 2011. Numerical Simulation of Pressure and Temperature Distributions in Gas Hydrate Bearing Sediments. Paper presented at the KSGE Conference, Jeollabuk-do, Korea. The Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering.
  19. Khurshid, I. Lee, K. Bahk, J.et al. 2010. Heat Transfer and Well Bore Stability Analysis in Hydrate Bearing Zone in the East of Sea South Korea. Paper presented at the Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas U.S.A. Society of Petroleum Engineers OTC-20582-MS.
  20. Khurshid, I. Lee, K. Bahk, J.et al. 2010. Subsurface Temperature Model for Simulating Downhole Thermal Conditions during Drilling and Its Validation. Paper presented at the KSGE Conference, Jeju-do, Korea. The Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering.
  21. Lee, K. Jin, J. Bahk, J.et al. 2009. Wellbore Stability Analysis of Gas Hydrate Bearing Sediments in Ulleung Basin, Korean East Sea. Poster presented at the KSGE Conference, Kangwon-do, Korea. The Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering.
  22. Lim, J. Lee, K.Y. Jin, J. Lee, K. et al. 2009. Facies Simulation and Reservoir Characterization for Oil Sand Reservoirs. Paper presented at the KSGE Conference, Seoul, Korea. The Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering.
  23. Ryu, J. Lee, K. Bahk, J. et al. 2009. Wellbore Stability Analysis for Hydrate Bearing Sediments using a Bonded Particle Model. Paper presented at the KSGE Conference, Seoul, Korea. The Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering.
  24. Jin, J. Lee, K.Y. Lim, J. Jeong, H. Lee, K. et al. 2009. Factors Affecting SAGD Production and Considerations for Raising Productivity. Paper presented at the KSGE Conference, Seoul, Korea. The Korean Society for Geosystem Engineering.