Program

The First International Symposium on
gApplication of Nano-geosciences in Petroleum Engineering (NanoGeoscience 2011)h


Tuesday, 13 December 2011


9:00-9:30ccRegistration

Opening

9:30-9:40ccOpening
  Toshifumi Matsuoka (Kyoto University)


Characterization of the Pore Structure and Multiphase Flow in Porous Media

Chairperson: Toshifumi Matsuoka and Sumihiko Murata

9:40-10:20 Amos Nur, Ingrain Inc. and Stanford University, USA
  Digital Rock Physics for Reservoir Characterization, simulation, and monitoring with focus on shales

10:20-10:40 Jianhui Yang and Edo Boek, Imperial College London, UK
  Pore scale simulation of flow in porous media

10:40-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:20 Hirotatsu Yamabe and Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University, Japan
  Lattice Boltzmann simulation of seismic stimulation for mobilization of water oil two-phase flow

11:20-11:40 Duoxing Yang, Institute of Crustal Dynamics, Chinese Earthquake Administration, China
  Numerical simulation of convection-dispersion in nanofluid saturated porous media

11:40-12:00 Mai Shimokawara, Hiromi Kaido and Yasuyuki Mino, JOGMEC, Japan
  Application of NMR for Core Analysis

12:00-13:30 Lunch


Special lecture on Nano Technology in Petroleum Engineering

Chairperson: Bo Peng and Jianchun Dai

13:30-14:10 Masaei Ito, Osamu Osawa, Toru Noguchi, Hiroyuki Ueki, Kenji Takeuchi and Morinobu Endo, Schlumberger & Shinshu University
  Novel solution with CNT nano-composities for HPHT sealing with Japanese innovative technology

14:10-14:30 Nguyen-Hong Minh and Trinh-Thanh Son, Vietnam Petroleum Institute, Vietnam
  VPI and possible research directions on nano-technologies

14:30-14:50 Coffee break


EOR techniques and its fundamentals

Chairperson: Satoru Takahashi and Keng C. Chou

14:50-15:20 Mingyuan Li, China University of Petroleum, China
  Property of a novel in-depth profile control agent for EOR

15:20-15:50 Alistair Fletcher, Parr Systems International and Curtin University of Technology, Australia
  Continuous flow loop adsorption apparatus for wetting characteristics of packs

15:50-16:10 Yasuyuki Mino, JOGMEC, Japan
  Wettability evaluation by Magnetic Resonance Imaging

16:10-16:30 Hiroaki Kadono, Akira Ueda, Yasuhiro Fukunaka and Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University, Japan
  The contact angle measurement of micro-drop under pressure by vertical shift interferometry

16:30-16:40 Coffee break

16:40-17:10 Bo Peng, China University of Petroleum, China
  Sulfonated Surfactants from Crude oil Residue and Its Application in EOR

17:10-17:40 Caetano R. Miranda, Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC), Brazil
  Functionalization of Silica Nanoparticles for Enhanced Oil Recovery

17:40-18:00 Makoto Kunieda, Yunfeng Liang and Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University,Japan
  Pressure profile of oil-water interface and its changes by additional CO2: a molecular dynamics study

18:30 Dinner




Wednesday, 14 December 2011


Special lecture on carbon bearing fluids in deep earth

Chairperson: Amos Nur and Caetano R. Miranda

9:00-9:40 Leonardo Spanu, University of California, Davis, USA
  Carbon bearing fluids at deep Earth Pressures and Temperatures


CO2 Geo-Sequestration

Chairperson: ibid.

9:40-10:20 Ian C. Bourg, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, USA
  Nanopore processes in sealing cap-rocks of carbon dioxide storage repositories

10:20-10:40 Osama Nishizawa, RITE, Japan
  Seismic anisotropy in phyllosilicate-rich rocks: an application of nano-geoscience to rock physics

10:40-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:20 Tiziana Vanorio and Amos Nur, Stanford University, USA
  Time-Lapse Evolution of Transport and Elastic Properties in Rocks upon CO2 Injection: Laboratory Experiments, Imaging, and Computing

11:20-11:40 Yuki Horiuchi , Shinya Tsuji and Ziqiu Xue, RITE; Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University, Japan
  Microbubble CO2 for Geo-Sequestration

11:40-12:00 Shinya Tsuji, Yunfeng Liang and Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University
  CO2/water/silica wettability at different pressures and the changes with salt concentrations

12:00-12:20 Kazuya Kobayashi, Yunfeng Liang and Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University
  Molecular Dynamics Study of Aqueous Solution of Electrolyte: Interfacial Properties of Salt-Water and Free Energy Evaluation

12:20-13:30 Lunch


Oil-Water-Rock Interactions (Molecular specific)

Chairperson: Mingyuan Li and Yasuhiro Fukunaka

13:30-14:10 Takashi Kakiuchi, Kyoto University, Japan
  Electrochemical Instability at the Oil-Water Interface

14:10-14:50 Keng C. Chou, University of British Colombia, Canada
  Interactions of molecules with mineral surfaces: a nonlinear optical study of oil sands surface chemistry

14:50-15:10 Naoya Nishi, Kyoto University, Japan
  Molecular Structure Studies at Heterogeneous Interface with Spring-8

15:10-15:30 Mia Ledyastuti, Yunfeng Liang and Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University, Japan
  The interfacial structure of toluene and heptane at binary solution-silica interfaces: a molecular dynamics study

15:30-15:50 Ryo Murakami, Konan University, Japan
  Stabilization of Emulsions by Colloidal Particles

15:50-16:10 Yohei Mikami, Yunfeng Liang and Toshifumi Matsuoka, Kyoto University, Japan; Edo S. Boek, Imperial College London, UK
  Molecular dynamics simulation on asphaltenes at oil-water interface

16:10-16:30 Coffee break


Flows in Fractured Media and Shale Gas Exploration

Chairperson: Sunao Takagi and Nguyen Hong Minh

16:30-16:50 Takashi Akai, JOGMEC, Japan
  TBA, on Shale Gas Explorations

16:50-17:10 Yuki Nishiiri, Mitsui Oil Exploration, Sohei Shimada, The University of Tokyo, Kotaro Ohga, Hokkaido University, Japan; Young-Shin Jun, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
  Adsorption of CO2 and CH4 on Various Shale Rocks

17:10-17:30 Hidekazu Yoshida, Nagoya University, Japan
  Fluid conducting fault zone and their long-term behavior in crystalline rocks -An example from orogenic field of Japan

17:30 -17:50 Tadayoshi Tarui, Sumihiko Murata and Tsuyoshi Ishida, Kyoto University, Japan
  Numerical study on oil recovery and two-phase behavior in a fracture

17:50 -18:10 Jianchun Dai, Schlumberger, Texas, USA
  Seismic guided drilling


Closing

18:10- Closing Remarks
  Komei Okatsu (JOGMEC)
  Amos Nur (InGrain Inc. and Stanford University)
  Toshifumi Matsuoka (Kyoto University)


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