Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Jonny Rutqvist's Publications

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Refereed Journals

    1. Rutqvist J., Vasco D., and Myer L. Coupled reservoir-geomechanical analysis of CO2 injection and ground deformations at In Salah, Algeria. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2009.10.017. (2009).
    2. Cappa F., Rutqvist J., and Yamamoto K. Modeling crustal deformation and rupture processes related to upwelling of deep CO2 rich fluids during the 1965-1967 Matsushiro Earthquake Swarm in Japan. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114:  B10304, doi:10.1029/2009JB006398.(2009). 
    3. Liu H-H. and Rutqvist J. A new coal-permeability model: Internal swelling stress and fracture-matrix interaction. Transport in Porous Media. DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9442-x (2010). 
    4. Chijimatsu M.,  Börgesson L., Fujita T., Jussila P., Nguyen S., Rutqvist J., and Jing L. Model development and calibration for the coupled thermal, hydraulic and mechanical phenomena of the bentonite. Environ Geol, 57, 1255–1261 (2009).
    5. Rutqvist J., Moridis G.J., Grover T., and Collett T. (2009) Geomechanical response of permafrost-associated hydrate deposits to depressurization-induced gas production. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 67 (2009) 1–12.
    6. Nguyen T.S., Börgesson L., Chijimatsu M., Hernelind J., Jing L., Kobayashi A., and Rutqvist J  Fujita T., Jussila P., Nguyen S., Rutqvist J., and Jing L. A case study on the influence of THM coupling on the near field safety of a spent fuel repository in sparsely fractured granite. Environ Geol, 57, 1239–1254 (2009). 
    7. Hudson J A, Bäckström A, Rutqvist J, Jing L, Backers T, Chijimatsu M, Christiansson R, Feng X-T, Kobayashi A, Koyama T, Lee H-S, Neretnieks I, Pan P-Z, Rinne M, Shen B-T Characterising and modelling the excavation damaged zone (EDZ) in crystalline rock in the context of radioactive waste disposal. Environ Geol, 57, 1275–1297 (2009).
    8. Rutqvist J. and Moridis G.J. Numerical Studies on the Geomechanical Stability of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments. Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE Journal  14: 267-282. SPE-126129 (2009).  
    9. Rutqvist J., Börgesson L., Chijimatsu M., Hernelind J., Jing L., Kobayashi A. and Nguyen S. Modeling of damage, permeability changes and pressure responses during excavation of the TSX tunnel in granitic rock at URL, Canada. Environ Geol, 57:1263–1274 (2009).
    10. Rutqvist J., Bäckström A., Chijimatsu M., Feng X-T, Pan P-Z., Hudson J, Jing L., Kobayashi A., Koyama T., Lee H-S, Huang X-H, Rinne M.  and Shen B.  Multiple-Code Simulation Study of the Long-term EDZ Evolution of Geological Nuclear Waste Repositories. Environ Geol, 57, 1313–1324.(2009). 
    11. Rutqvist J., Barr D., Birkholzer J.T.,  Fujisaki K., Kolditz O., Liu Q-S, Fujita T., Wang W., Zhang C.-Y.  A comparative simulation study of coupled THM processes and their effect on fractured rock permeability around nuclear waste repositories. Environ Geol, 57, 1347–1360 (2009).
    12. Wessling S., Junker R., Rutqvist J.,  Silin D., Sulzbachera H., Tischnerc T., and Tsang C.-F.. Pressure analysis to determine the hydromechanical fracture behaviour in stimulated tight sedimentary geothermal reservoirs. Geothermics 38, 211–226 (2009). .
    13. Liu H.H., Rutqvist J., Berryman JC. On the relationship between stress and elastic strain for porous and fractured rock. Int J Rock Mech & Min Sci 46, 289-296 (2009).
    14. Min K.-B., Rutqvist J., and Elsworth D. Chemically and mechanically mediated influences on the transport and mechanical characteristics of rock fractures. Int J Rock Mech & Min Sci 46 80-89 (2009).
    15. Rutqvist J, Freifeld B, Min K-B, Elsworth D,  Tsang Y (2008) Analysis of thermally induced changes in fractured rock permeability during eight years of heating and cooling at the Yucca Mountain Drift Scale Test. Int J Rock Mech & Min Sci 45, 1373–1389 (2008).
    16. Rutqvist J., Barr D., Birkholzer J.T., Chijimatsu M., Kolditz O., Liu Quansheng, Oda Y, Wang, Wengqing and Zhang Chenyuan. Results from an international simulation study on coupled thermal, hydrological, and mechanical (THM) processes near geological nuclear waste repositories. Nuclear Technology, 163, 101-109 (2008).
    17. Cappa F., Guglielmi Y., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F., and Thoraval A, Estimation of fracture flow parameters through numerical analysis of hydromechanical pressure pulses, Water Resour. Res., 44, W11408, doi:10.1029/2008WR007015 (2008).
    18. Tsang C.-F., Birkholzer J., and Rutqvist J. A Comparative Review of Hydrologic Issues Involved in Geologic Storage of CO2 and Injection Disposal of Liquid Waste. Journal of Environmental Geology 54:1723–1737 (2008).
    19. Zhou Q.-L., Birkholzer J., Tsang, C.-F., and Rutqvist, J. A Method for Quick-Assessment of CO2 Storage Capacity in Closed and Semi-Closed Porous Formations. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 2: 626–639 (2008).
    20. Guglielmi Y., Cappa F., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F. and A. Thoraval. Mesoscale characterization of coupled hydromechanical behavior of a fractured-porous slope in response to free water-surface movement. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 45, 862–878 (2008).
    21. Rutqvist J., Birkholzer J.T., and Tsang C.F. Coupled Reservoir-Geomechanical Analysis of the Potential for Tensile and Shear Failure Associated with CO2 Injection in Multilayered Reservoir-Caprock Systems. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 45, 132-143 (2008).
    22. Fransson Å, Tsang C.-F., Rutqvist J. and Gustafson G. A New Parameter to Assess Hydromechanical Effect in Single-hole Hydraulic Testing and Grouting. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 44, 1011-1021 (2007).
    23. Rutqvist J., Birkholzer J., Cappa F., and Tsang C.-F. Estimating Maximum Sustainable Injection Pressure during Geological Sequestration of CO2 using Coupled Fluid Flow and Geomechanical Fault-slip Analysis. Energy Conversion and Management 48, 1798–1807 (2007).
    24. Daley T.M., Schoenberg M.A., Rutqvist J., and Nihei K.T. Fractured reservoirs: An analysis of coupled elastodynamic and permeability changes from pore-pressure variation.  Geophysics, 71, pp. O33-O41 (September-October 2006).
    25. Cappa F., Guglielmi Y., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F., and Thoraval A. Hydromechanical modeling of pulse tests that measure both fluid pressure and fracture-normal displacement at the Coaraze Laboratory site, France. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 43, 1062-1082 (2006).
    26. Rutqvist J., Barr D., Datta R., Gens A., Millard M., Olivella S.,  Tsang C.F. and Tsang Y. Coupled thermal-hydrological-mechanical analysis of the Yucca Mountain Drift Scale Test – comparison of field results to predictions of four different models. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 42, 680-697 (2005).
    27. Rutqvist J., Chijimatsu M., Jing L., De Jonge J., Kohlmeier M., Millard A., Nguyen T.S., Rejeb A., Souley M.,  Sugita Y. and Tsang C.F. Numerical study of the THM effects on the near-field safety of a hypothetical nuclear waste repository – BMT1 of the DECOVALEX III project. Part 3: Effects of THM coupling in fractured rock Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 42, 745-755 (2005).
    28. Alonso E.E., Alcoverro J., Coste F., Malinsky L., Merrien Soukatchoff V., Kadiri I., Nowak T., Shao H., Nguyen T.S., Selvadurai A.P.S., Armand G., Sobolik S.R., Itamura C.M., Stone C.M., Webb S.W., Rejeb A., Tijani M., Maouche Z., Kobayashi A., Kurikami H., Ito A., Sugita Y., Chijimatsu M., Börgesson L., Hernelind J., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.F. and Jussila P. The FEBEX Bechmark test. Case Definition and comparison of modelling approaches. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 42, 611-638 (2005).
    29. Min KB, Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F. and Jing L. Thermally induced mechanical and permeability changes around a nuclear waste repository – a far-field study based on equivalent properties determined by a discrete approach. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 42, 765-780 (2005).
    30. Chijimatsu M., Nguyen T.S., Jing L., De Jonge J., Kohlmeier M., Millard A., Rejeb A., Rutqvist J., Souley M., and  Sugita Y. Numerical study of the THM effects on the near-field safety of a hypothetical nuclear waste repository – BMT1 of the DECOVALEX III project. Part 1: Conceptualization and characterization of the problems and summary of results. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 42, 720-730 (2005).
    31. Millard A., Rejeb A., Chijimatsu M., Jing L., De Jonge J., Kohlmeier M., Nguyen T.S., Rutqvist J., Souley M., and  Sugita Y. Numerical study of the THM effects on the near-field safety of a hypothetical nuclear waste repository – BMT1 of the DECOVALEX III project. Part 2: Effects of THM coupling in continuous and homogeneous rock. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 42, 731-744 (2005).
    32. Todesco M, Rutqvist J, Chiodini G, Pruess K, Oldenburg C.M. Modeling of recent volcanic episodes at Phlegrean Fields (Italy): geochemical variations and ground deformation. Geothermics 33 pp. 531-547 (2004).
    33. Min KB, Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F., and Jing L. Stress-dependent permeability of fracture rock masses: a numerical study. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci, 41, 1191-1210 (2004).  
    34. Pruess, K., García J, Kovscek J.T., Oldenburg C, Rutqvist J., Steefel C. and Xu T.  Code Intercomparison Builds Confidence in Numerical Simulation Models for Geologic Disposal of CO2., Energy  29, pp. 1431-1444  (2004).
    35. Rutqvist J. and Stephansson O. The role of hydromechanical coupling in fractured rock engineering. Hydrogeology Journal  11:7–40 (2003).
    36. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.F. Analysis of thermal-hydrologic-mechanical behavior near an emplacement drift at Yucca Mountain. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 62–63, 637–652 (2003).
    37. Rutqvist J., Y.-S. Wu, C.-F. Tsang, and G. Bodvarsson A Modeling Approach for Analysis of Coupled Multiphase Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer, and Deformation in Fractured Porous Rock Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 39, 429-442 (2002).
    38. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.-F. A study of caprock hydromechanical changes associated with CO2 injection into a brine aquifer. Environmental Geology, 42, 296-305 (2002).
    39. Rutqvist J., Börgesson L., Chijimatsu M., Nguyen T. S., Jing L., Noorishad J., and Tsang C.-F. Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical Analysis of a Heater Test in Fractured Rock and Bentonite at Kamaishi Mine – Comparison of Field Results to Predictions of Four Finite Element Codes. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 38, 129-142 (2001).
    40. Rutqvist J., Börgesson L., Chijimatsu M., Kobayashi A., Nguyen T. S., Jing L., Noorishad J., and Tsang C.-F. Thermohydromechanics of Partially Saturated Geological Media – Governing Equations and Formulation of Four Finite Element Models. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 38, 105-127 (2001).
    41. Nguyen T.S., Börgesson L., Chijimatsu M., Rutqvist J., Fujita T., Hernelin J., Kobayashi A., Onishi Y., Tanaka M. and Jing L. Hydro-mechanical response of a fractured rock mass to excavation of a test pit – The Kamaishi Mine Experiment in Japan. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 38, 79-94 (2001).
    42. Börgesson L., Chijimatsu M., Nguyen T.S., Rutqvist J. and Jing L. Thermo-hydro-mechanical characterization of a bentonite-based buffer material by laboratory tests and numerical back analyses. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 38, 105-127 (2001).
    43. Rutqvist J., Stephansson O. and Tsang C.-F. Uncertainty in estimate of maximum principal stress from hydraulic fracturing due to the presence of the induced fracture. Int. J. Rock Mech. & Min. Sci. 37, 107-120 (2000).
    44. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J., Stephansson O. and Tsang C.-F. Determination of fracture storativity in hard rocks using high pressure testing. Water Resources Research. 34 (10) 2551-2560    (1998).
    45. Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F. and Stephansson O. Hydraulic field measurements of incompletely closed fractures in granite. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. 34, p. 411 paper no. 267 (1997).
    46. Rutqvist J. and Stephansson O. Cyclic hydraulic jacking to determine virgin stress normal to a fracture. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. 33, 695-711 (1996).
    47. Rutqvist J. Hydraulic pulse testing of single joints in porous and deformable rocks. Quartely Journal of Engineering Geology, 29 181-192 (1996).
    48. Rutqvist J. Determination of hydraulic normal stiffness of fractures in hard rock from hydraulic well testing. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr 32, 513-523 (1995).
    49. Makurat A, Ahola M., Khair. K. Noorishad J., Rosengren L. and Rutqvist J. The DECOVALEX Test-Case one. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. 32. 399-408 (1995). 
    50. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J., Stephansson O. and Tsang C. -F. Theoretical and field studies of coupled hydromechanical behaviour of fractured rocks - 2. Field experiment and modelling. Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. 29, 411-419 (1992).

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      Book Chapters

      1. Rutqvist J.,  Barr D.,  Birkholzer J.T., Fujisaki K., Kolditz O., Liu Quan-Sheng, Fujita T., Wang Wenqing, Zhang Cheng-Yuan. Comparative Simulation Study on THM-Induced Changes in Hydrological Properties of Fractured Rock near Nuclear Waste Repositories. In: Shao J-F, Burlion N, editors. Thermo-Hydromechanical and Chemical Coupling in Geomaterials and Applications. Willey, Hoboken, USA, p. 669–678 (2008).
      2. Rutqvist J., Bäckström A., Chijimatsu M., Feng X.-T., Pan P-Z, Hudson J., Jing L., Kobayashi A., Koyama T., Lee H.-S., Huang X.-H., Rinne M., Shen B., Sonnenthal E. Assessment of modeling approaches for analysis of coupled THMC processes in the EDZ of geological nuclear waste repositories. In: Shao J-F, Burlion N, editors. Thermo-Hydromechanical and Chemical Coupling in Geomaterials and Applications. Willey, Hoboken, USA, p. 687–696 (2008).
      3. Feng X-T, Rutqvist J, and Pan P-Z. Numerical study of the influence of fractures on the EDZ around a nuclear waste emplacement drift. In: Shao J-F, Burlion N, editors. Thermo-Hydromechanical and Chemical Coupling in Geomaterials and Applications. Proc. 3rd International Symposium GeoProc’2008. Willey, Hoboken, USA, p. 363–371 (2008).
      4. Tsang C.-F., Doughty C., Rutqvist J. and Xu, T. Modeling to Understand and Simulate Physico-chemical Processes of CO2 Geological Storage. In: Wilson E. and Gerard D., editors Carbon Capture and Sequestration-Integrating Technology, Monitoring, Regulation.  Blackwell Publishing, 35–72 (2007).
      5. Tsang C.-F., Rutqvist J., and Min K.B. Fractured Rock Hydromechanics: from Borehole Testing, Solute Transport, to CO2 Storage, In Rock Physics and Geomechanics in the Study of Reservoirs and Repositories, Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 284, 15–34 (2007).
      6. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.F. Coupled hydromechanical effects of CO2 injection. In: Tsang C.F., Apps J.A., editors. Underground Injection Science and Technology. Elsevier, 649–679 (2005).
      7. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.-F. A fully coupled three-dimensional THM analysis of the FEBEX in situ test with the ROCMAS code: prediction of THM behaviour in a bentonite barrier. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 143–148 (2004).
      8. Rutqvist J., Rejeb A., Tijani M. and Tsang C.-F. Analyses of coupled hydrological-mechanical effects during drilling of the FEBEX tunnel at Grimsel. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 131–136 (2004).
      9. Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F. and Tsang Y. Analysis of stress- and moisture-induced changes in fractured rock permeability at the Yucca Mountain drift scale test. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 161–166 (2004).
      10. Rutqvist J., Chijimatsu M., Jing L., Millard A., Nguyen T.S., Rejeb A., Sugita Y. and Tsang C.F. Evaluation of the impact of thermal-hydro-mechanical processes in bentonite and near-field rock barriers of a nuclear waste repository in a sparsely fractured hard rock. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 217–224 (2004).
      11. Liu H.H., Rutqvist J., Zhou G. and Bodvarsson G.S. Upscaling of normal stress-permeability relationship for fracture network obeying the fractional levy motion. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 263–268 (2004).
      12. Millard A. and Rutqvist J. Comparative analyses of predicted and measured displacements during the heating phase of the Yucca Mountain Drift Scale Test. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 187–192 (2004). 
      13. Millard A., Rejeb A., Chijimatsu M., Jing L., de Jounge J., Kohlmeier M., Nguyen T.S., Rutqvist J., Souley M., and Sugita Y. Evalutation of THM coupling on the safety assessment of a nuclear waste repository in a sparsely fractured rock. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 211–216 (2004).
      14. Chijimatsu M., Jig L., Millard A., Nguyen T.S., Rejeb A., Rutqvist J., Souley M. and Sugita Y. Building confidence in the mathematical model by calibration with a T-H-M field experiment. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 193–198 (2004). 
      15. Min K.B., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.F. and Jing L. A block-scale stress-permeability relationship of fracture network. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 269–274 (2004).
      16. Nguyen T.S., Chijimatsu M., de Jounge J. Jing L., Kohlmeier M., Millard A., Rejeb A., Rutqvist J., Souley M. and Sugita Y. Implication of coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes on the safety of a hypothetical nuclear fuel waste repository. In: Stephansson O, Hudson JA, Jing L, editors. Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-Systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications. Elsevier Geo-Engineering Book Series, Oxford, p. 225–230 (2004).
      17. Rutqvist J., Follin S., Khair K., Nguyen S. and Wilcock P. Experimental investigation and mathematical simulation of a borehole injection test in deformable rocks. In coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes of fractured media (Eds. Stephansson, Jing and Tsang) Elsevier. 425-448 (1996).
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      Conference Proceedings

        1. Rutqvist J. (2009) Status of TOUGH-FLAC and recent applications. Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 14-16, 2009.
        2. Rutqvist J., Ijiri Y., and Yamamoto H., (2009) Implementing the Barcelona Basic Model into TOUGH-FLAC for analysis of the geomechanical behavior of unsaturated soils. Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 14-16, 2009.
        3. Liu, H.H. and Rutqvist J. (2009). A dual-continuum approach for modeling coupled hydromechanical processes, Proceedings. TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 14-16, 2009.
        4. Leung C.T.O., Rutqvist J., Zimmerman R. W., and Hoch A R. (2009) The use of TOUGH-FLAC for coupled hydro-mechanical modeling of fractured rock masses. Proceedings, TOUGH Symposium 2009, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, September 14-16, 2009.
        5. Rutqvist J. (2009) Estimating stress-versus-permeability relationships of fractured rock using data from in situ experiments and effects of chemical-mechanical coupling. In proceedings of the International Conference on Rock Joints and Jointed Rock Masses, Tucson, Arizona, Jan 4-10 (invited).
        6. Rutqvist J., Vasco D., and Myer L. 2009. Coupled reservoir-geomechanical analysis of CO2 injection at In Salah, Algeria. 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-9), Washington D.C., Nov 16-20, 2008. Energy Procedia, Volume 1, Issue 1, February 2009, Pages 1847-1854. 
        7. Rutqvist J., Moridis G., Grover T., and Collet T. Geomechanical response of known permafrost hydrate deposits to depressurization-induced production. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH 2008), Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA, July 6-10, (2008).
        8. Guglielmi Y., Cappa F., Gaffet S., Monfret T., Virieux J., Rutqvist J., and Tsang C.-F., A new approach for very large broadband geophysical monitoring of rock slopes deformations: The "High-Pulse Poroelasticity Protocol" (HPPP). China slope The 10th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON LANDSLIDES AND ENGINEERED SLOPES, June 30 – July 4, 2008 Xi’am, China, Notification Paper No. C135.
        9. Wu Y.S., Rutqvist J., Karasaki K., Lei Q., Xiong W., Yuan J., Liu M., Di Y. A Mathematical Model for Rock Deformation’s Effect on Flow in Porous and Fractured Reservoirs. Proceedings of the 42th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, June 29-July 2, 2008: American Rock Mechanics Association ARMA, Paper No. 142. (2008).
        10. Min K.-B., Rutqvist J., and Elsworth D. Chemically- and Mechanically-mediated Influences on Rock Fractures and their Implications on Thermomechanical Loading Cycle. Proceedings of the 42th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, June 29-July 2, 2008: American Rock Mechanics Association ARMA, Paper No. 254. (2008).
        11. Guglielmi Y., Cappa F., Virieux J., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F., and Thoraval A. A new in-situ approach for hydromechanical characterization of mesoscale fractures: the High-Pulse Poroelasticity Protocol (HPPP). Proceedings of the 42th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, June 29-July 2, 2008: American Rock Mechanics Association ARMA, Paper No. 254. (2008).
        12. Rutqvist J. and Oldenburg CM. Analysis of injection-induced micro-earthquakes in a geothermal steam reservoir, Geysers Geothermal Field, California. Proceedings of the 42th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, June 29-July 2, 2008: American Rock Mechanics Association ARMA, Paper No. 151. (2008).
        13. Rutqvist J. and Moridis G. Development of a Numerical Simulator for Analyzing the Geomechanical Performance of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments. Proceedings of the 42th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, June 29-July 2, 2008: American Rock Mechanics Association ARMA, Paper No. 139. (2008).
        14. Rutqvist J., Freifeld B., Min K.-B., Elsworth D. and  Tsang Y. Coupled Analysis of Change in Fracture Permeability during the Cooling Phase of the Yucca Mountain Drift Scale Test. Proceedings of the 42th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, San Francisco, California, USA, June 29-July 2, 2008: American Rock Mechanics Association ARMA, Paper No. 138. (2008).
        15. Rutqvist J., Grover T. and Moridis G. Coupled Hydrological, Thermal and Geomechanical Analysis of Wellbore Stability in Hydrate-Bearing Sediments. OTC-19572. Paper presentation at the 2008 Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 4–8 May 2008.
        16. Rutqvist J. and Oldenburg C. Analysis of cause and mechanism for injection-induced seismicity at the Geysers geothermal field, California Geothermal Research Council, Annual Meeting, Sparks, Nevada, September 30–October 3, 2007, GRC Transactions, Vol 31, 2007.
        17. Rutqvist J. and Moridis G. Numerical Studies on the Geomechanical Stability of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments. OTC-18860. Paper presentation at the 2007 Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 30 April–3 May 2007.
        18. Rejeb A. and  Rutqvist J. Spatio-temporel evolution of the Excavation damaged Zone (EDZ): Lessons learned from the French Tournemire site in indurated clay. Proc. of 11 th Congress of the ISRM, Volume 2, pp.1031 - 1034, July, 9-13, 2007, Lisbon, Portugal. 2007.
        19. Rutqvist J., Majer E., Oldenburg C., Peterson J., and Vasco D. Integrated modeling and field study of potential mechanisms for induced seismicity at The Geysers Geothermal Field, California. Geothermal Research Council, Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, September 10–13, GRC Transactions, Vol 30, 2006.
        20. Rutqvist J., Birkholzer J.T., Tsang C.-F. Modelling Hydrological and Geomechanical Processes Related to CO2 Injection in a Faulted Multilayer System. 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT8), Trondheim, Norway, June 19-22, 2006.
        21. Rutqvist J., Birkholzer J.T., Cappa F., Oldenburg C., Tsang C.-F. Shear-slip analysis in multiphase fluid-flow reservoir engineering applications using TOUGH-FLAC. Proceedings of the TOUGH symposium 2006, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, May 15–17 (2006).
        22. Rutqvist J., Birkholzer J.T., Chijimatsu M., Kolditz O., Liu Quan-Sheng, Oda Y., Wang W. and Zhang Cheng-Yuan. Results from an international simulation study on coupled thermal, hydrological, and mechanical (THM) processes near geological nuclear waste repositories. Proceedings of the 11th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWM), April 30 – May 4, 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 755-762 (2006).
        23. Birkholzer J.T., Rutqvist J., Sonnenthal E.L., Barr D., Chijimatsu M., Kolditz O., Liu Q., Oda Y., Wang W., Xie M., Zhang C. Geomechanical/geochemical modeling studies conducted within the international DECOVALEX project. Proceedings of the 11th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWM), April 30 – May 4, 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 747-754 (2006).
        24. Yamamoto K., Koide H., Tosha T., Aoyagi R., Nakanishi S., Todaka N., Benson S., Rutqvist J., and Lewicki J. Natural analogue study for geological sequestration of CO2 at the Matsushiro earthquake fault zone, Japan: CO2 Seepage Mechanism. 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Trondheim, Norway, June 19-22, 2006.
        25. Birkholzer J., Pruess K., Lewicki J., Rutqvist J., Tsang C-F and Karimjee A. Large release from CO2 storage reservoirs: analogs, scenarios, and modeling needs. 8th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Trondheim, Norway, June 19-22, (2006).
        26. Birkholzer J.T., Barr D., Rutqvist J., Sonnenthal E. Motivation, description, and summary status of geomechanical and geochemical modeling studies in Task D of the international DECOVALEX-THMC project. In Proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006, p. 91-96 (2006). 
        27. Nguyen T.S., Borgesson L., Chijimatsu M., Fujita T., Hernelind J., Jussila P., Rutqvist J., and Jing L. Influence of coupled THM phenomena on the safety of a spent fuel repository: A near-field study. In Proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006. P.  141-149, (2006).
        28. Guglielmi Y., Cappa F., Rutqvist J., C-F Tsang, and Thoraval A. Field and numerical investigations of free-water surface oscillation effects on rock slope hydromechanical behaviour – consequences for rock slope stability analyses. In Proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006. p.  174-182, (2006).
        29. Chijimatsu M., Börgesson L., Fujita T., Hernelind J., Jussila P., Nguyen T.S., Rutqvist J., and Jing L. Model calibration of small and large-scale laboratory THM experiments of the MX-80 Bentonite. In Proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006. p.  254-260, (2006).
        30. Rutqvist J., Feng X.-T., Hudson J., Jing L., Kobayashi A., Koyama T., Pan P.-Z., Lee H.-S., Rinne M., Sonnenthal E., Yamamoto Y. Multiple-code benchmark simulation study of coupled THMC processes in the excavation disturbed zone associated with geological nuclear waste repositories. In Proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006. p.  397-402, (2006).
        31. Rutqvist J., Birkholzer J.T., Chijimatsu M., Kolditz O., Quansheng Liu, Y. Oda, Wenqing Wang, and Chengyuan Zhang. Comparative simulation study of coupled THM processes in the near back-filled and and open-drift nuclear waste repositories in Task D of the international DECOVALEX project. In proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006. p.  428-433, (2006).
        32. Cappa F., Guglielmi Y., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F. Thoraval A. A new in situ test for determination of rock-fracture hydromechanical properties: the “hydromechanical pulse injection test (HMPIT)” In Proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006. p.  428-433, (2006).
        33. Xie M., Sonnenthal E., Wang W., Kolditz O., Birkholzer J.T., Rutqvist J., Oda Y., Chijimatsu M. Geochemical predictions for a hypothetical repository located in crystalline rock – comparative evaluation of different research teams. In Proceedings of the GEOPROC2006 International symposium: 2nd International Conference on Coupled Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in Geosystems and Engineering, HoHai University, Nanjing, China, May 22-25, 2006. p.  403-410, (2006).
        34. Rutqvist J., Tsang CF, and Tsang Y. Analysis of Coupled Multiphase Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Mechanical Deformation at the Yucca Mountain Drift Scale Test. Proceedings of the 40th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 25-29 June, 2005: American Rock Mechanics Association ARMA, Paper No. 893. (2005).
        35. Cappa F., Guglielmi Y., Gaffet S., Thoraval A., Rutqvist J., Tsang C-F., 2005. In situ characterization of a single fracture hydromechanical behavior from hydraulic pulse tests coupled to simultaneous pressure - normal displacement measurements. In: Konecny P. (eds), Proceedings of the International Symposium of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, Eurock 2005, Brno, Czech Republic. Balkema, 69-75.
        36. Min K.B., Jing L., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.F. and Stephansson O. Representation of fractured rock massses as equivalent continua using a DFN-DEM approach. The 11th International Conference of IACMAG, Turin, Italy, June 19-24, 2005. (2005).
        37. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.-F. TOUGH-FLAC: A numerical simulator for analysis of coupled thermal-hydrologic-mechanical processes in fractured and porous geological media under multi-phase flow conditions. Proceedings of the TOUGH symposium 2003, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, May 12–14 (2003).
        38. Bodvarsson G.S., Birkholzer J.T., Finsterle S., Liu H.H., Rutqvist J. and Wu Y.S. The use of TOUGH2/iTOUGH2 in support of the Yucca Mountain Project: Successes and limitations. Proceedings of the TOUGH symposium 2003, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, May 12–14 (2003).
        39. Todesco, M., Rutqvist J., Pruess, K., Olden­burg, C. Multi-phase fluid circulation and ground deformation: a new perspective on bradyseismic activity at the Phlegrean Fields (Italy). Proceedings of the 28th Workshop on Geothermal Research Engineering, Stanford, CA, USA. (2003).
        40. Pruess, K., Bielinski, A., Ennis-King, J., Fabriol, R., Le Gallo, Y., Garcia, J., Jessen, K., Kovscek, T., Law, D., Lichtner, P., Oldenburg, C.M., Pawar, R., Rutqvist, J., Steefel, C., Travis, B., Tsang, C.-F., White, S. and Xu, T.. Code intercomparison builds confidence in numerical models for geologic disposal of CO2. Sixth International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-6). Kyoto, Japan Abs. (2002).
        41. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J. and Tsang C.F. Coupled analysis of a THM field experiment in unsaturated buffer-rock system. Rock Mechanics in the National Interest: Proceedings of the 38th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, DC Rocks 2001, Washington D.C., 7-10 July, 2001 A. A. Balkema publisher, pp. 623-630 (2001).
        42. Rutqvist J., Tsang. C.F, Ekman D. and Stephansson O. Evaluation of in situ hydromechanical properties of rock fractures at Laxemar in Sweden. Proceeding of the 1st asian rock mechanical symposium: ARMS ’97, Seoul, Korea. A. A. Balkema publisher, 619-624 (1997).
        43. Rutqvist J. and Stephansson O. Influence of fracture aperture and normal stiffness on the reopening pressure in classical hydraulic fracturing stress measurements. Proceeding of the International symposium on rock stress, Kumamoto, Japan. A. A. Balkema publisher 127-132 (1997).
        44. Tsang C.F. and Rutqvist J. Progress in coupled analysis of a thermohydromechanical experiment in fractured rocks. Proceeding of the Ninth International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics. Beijing, China 1187-1192 (1997).
        45. Ekman D., Rutqvist J. and Ljunggren C. Determination of hydromechanical parameters down to 1340 m depth in borehole KLX02 in Laxemar, Sweden. Swedish Rock Engineering Research (SveBeFo). Paper presented at the annual Rock Mechanics Meeting in Stockholm March 1997 (1997).
        46. Rutqvist J. A method to determine stress-transmissivity relationship of joints from hydraulic field testing. Proc. 8th International Congress on Rock Mechanics, Tokyo. Balkema, Rotterdam. Vol. 1, 755-758 (1995).
        47. Rutqvist J. and Stephansson O. Hydraulic borehole injection tests for determination of mechanical parameters of rocks. Swedish Rock Engineering Research (SveBeFo). Paper presented at the annual Rock Mechanics Meeting in Stockholm March, 1995. 265-284 (1995).
        48. Stephansson O., Jing L. and Rutqvist J. DECOVALEX - Coupled HTM modelling for nuclear waste repositories. The Finnish Symposium on Rock Mechanics 1992. (Kuula, Posa and Suominen Eds) (1992).
        49. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J., Stephansson O. and Tsang C.F. Modelling of hydrothermo-mechanical effects in a fracture intersecting a nuclear waste deposition hole. Proceedings of the International High-Level Radioactive Waste management Conference, Las Vegas, USA. 547-554 (1991).
        50. Rutqvist J. och Stephansson O. Hydraulic injection tests and modelling with ROCMAS - A new method for determination of mechanical parameters of rocks. Swedish Rock Engineering Research (SveBeFo). Paper presented at Rock Mechanics Meeting in Stockholm March 21, 1991. 45-53 (1991).
        51. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J., Ljunggren C., Stephansson O. and Tsang C.F. Theoretical and field investigation of fracture hydromechanical response under fluid injection. Proceeding of the International Society of Rock Mechanics Conference on Rock Joints, Loen, Norway. (1990).
        52. Rutqvist J., Digby P., Stephansson O. and Singh U. Simulation of borehole breakouts with a damage model. Proceedigs of the International Symposium on Rock at Greta Depth, Pau, France. Balkema, Rotterdam, 1439-1445 (1990).

          Abstracts

          1. Guglielmi Y., Cappa F., Rutqvist J., Wang J.S. Hydromechanical Imaging of Fractured-Porous Rocks Properties and Coupled Processes. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H21J-06, (2009).
          2. Chiaramonte L., Kowalsky M.B., Rutqvist J., and Moridis G.J. Design of a potential long-term test of gas production from a hydrate deposit at the PBU-L106 site in North Slope, Alaska: Geomechanical system response and seismic monitoring.  American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract OS24A-08, (2009).
          3. Cappa F., Rutqvist J., and Yamamoto K. Crustal deformation and rupture processes related to upwelling of deep CO2-rich fluids during the 1965-1967 Matsushiro Earthquake Swarm in Japan: A hydromechanical model with multiphase flow.  American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract T53C-1604, (2009).
          4. Rutqvist J. and Vasco D. Numerical Analysis of Deep Underground CO2 Injection and Ground Surface Deformations at In Salah, Algeria. 8th annual conference on carbon capture and sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 4 to 7, 2009.
          5. Liu H.H. and Rutqvist J. (2009). Use of a Dual-Continuum Approach for Modeling Coupled Hydro-mechanical Processes of CO2 Injection at In Salah, Algeria. 8th annual conference on carbon capture and sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 4 to 7, 2009.
          6. Siriwardane H., Morris J.P., Rutqvist J., Zyvoloski G., Bromhal G., Guthrie G. (2009). National Risk Assessment Program: Geomechancics Group. 8th annual conference on carbon capture and sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 4 to 7, 2009.
          7. Guglielmi Y., Cappa F., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.F., and Gaffet S. (2008). In-situ ultra low frequency poroelastic response of a natural macro-fracture. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract NS51A-05H, (2008).
          8. Rutqvist J. and Vasco D. (2008). Coupled Reservoir-Geomechanical Analysis of CO2 Injection Performance at In Salah, Algeria. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H14C-02, (2008). 
          9. Wang Y. and Rutqvist J. (2008). Inverse model of fully coupled fluid flow and stress in fractured rock masses. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract NS51A-02, (2008).
          10. Vasco, D.W., Ferretti A., Novali F., and Rutqvist J. (2008). Monitoring CO2 injection from space: Using Interferometric Synthetic Radar to image subsurface volume and pressure change. Presentation at The 33rd International Geological Congress, Oslo August 6-14.
          11. Birkholzer, J.T., Zhou, Q., Rutqvist, J., Zhang, K., Tsang, C.-F. (2008): Large-Scale Hydrological Evaluation of CO2 Injection-Storage and Modeling of Impact on Groundwater Systems, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2006-2007, LBNL-771E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          12. Rutqvist, J., Birkholzer, J.T., Tsang, C.-F. (2008): Coupled Reservoir-Geomechanical Analysis of Geomechanical Damage Associated with CO2 Geological Storage, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2006-2007, LBNL-771E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
          13. Rutqvist J., and Moridis J.T. (2008). A Numerical Model for Analysis of the Geomechanical Performance of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2006-2007, LBNL-771E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
          14. Rutqvist J., and Oldenburg C. (2008) Simulations of Induced Seismicity by Injection and Production at The Geysers Geothermal Field, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2006-2007, LBNL-771E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          15. Rutqvist J., Cappa F., Lewicki J., and Benson S. (2008) Analysis of Fault Rupture and CO2 Upwelling during the 1960s Matsushiro Earthquake Swarm as a Natural Analogue of CO2 Storage and Leakage, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2006-2007, LBNL-771E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          16. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.-F. (2006). Coupled Thermal-Hydrological-Mechanical Modeling of an In Situ Experiment in Fractured Rock, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2004-2005, LBNL-59633, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          17. Birkholzer, J.T., Rutqvist, J., Sonnenthal, E., Tsang, C.-F. (2008): Geomechanical/Geochemcial Modeling Studies Conducted with the International Cooperative DECOVALEX-THMC Project, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2006-2007, LBNL-771E, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          18. Rutqvist J. Stress-versus-permeability Relationships of Fractures from In Situ Experiments. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H13J-05, Invited presentation, (2007).
          19. Guglielmi Y., Cappa F., Virieux J., Rutqvist J., and Tsang C.-F. A new approach for very large broadband geophysical monitoring of rock deformation into deep boreholes: The high-pulse poroelasticity protocol (HPPP).  American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H13J-04, (2007).
          20. Zhou Q, Birkholzer J.T., Tsang C.-F., and Rutqvist J.  Quick Assessment of CO2 Storage Capacity in Pressure-Constrained Saline Aquifers with Different Hydrogeologic Properties. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H13F-1662, (2007).
          21. Zhou Q, Birkholzer J.T., Rutqvist J., and Tsang C.-F. (2007): Sensitivity Study of CO2 Capacity in Brine Aquifers with Closed Boundaries: Dependence on Hydrogeologic Properties, Proceedings 6th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2007.
          22. Birkholzer J., Tsang C.-F. and J. Rutqvist. A Comparative Review of Hydrologic Issues Involved in Geologic Storage of CO2 and Injection Disposal of Liquid Waste 12th International Congress on Energy and Mineral Resources Oviedo, October 7-11, 2007.
          23. Yamamoto K., Aoyagi R., Koide H., Tosha T., Nakanishi S. Todaka N., Benson S., Rutqvist J., and Lewicki J. Matsushiro earthqauke swarm (1965-1967) as natural analogue of CO2 storage and leakage. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H21A-1359, (2006).
          24. Rutqvist J., Birkholzer JT, Tsang C-F. Modeling of geomechanical processes during injection in a multilayered reservoir-caprock system and implications on site characterization, Proceedings CO2SC 2006, International Symposium on Site Characterization for CO2 Geological Storage, Berkeley CA, March 20-22, 2006.
          25. Birkholzer J.T., Pruess K., Lewicki J.L., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F., and Karimjee A. (2006). Large releases from CO2 storage reservoirs:  Analogues, scenarios, and modeling needs, Proceedings Petrobras International Seminar on Carbon Sequestration and Climate Change, October 2006, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
          26. Birkholzer J.T., Pruess K., Lewicki J.L., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F., and Karimjee A. (2006). Large Releases from CO2 Storage Reservoirs:  A Discussion of Natural Analogs, FEPS, and Modeling Needs, Proceedings Fifth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, May 2006, Washington, D.C., USA.
          27. Birkholzer J.T., Rutqvist J., and Tsang C.-F. (2005). CO2 Injection in a Faulted Multi-Layer System: Simulation of Hydrological and Geochemical Processes. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract GC13A-1212.
          28. Cappa F., Guglielmi Y., Rutqvist J., Tsang C.-F., and Thoraval A. In situ coupled hydromechanical effects in a high-permeability deformable fracture: Numerical analysis of pulse test signals. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H24C-06, (2005).
          29. Tsang C.-F., Cappa F., Rutqvist J., Guglielmi Y., and Thoraval A. Experimental and modeling investigation of direct and indirect hydromechanical coupling effects in a multi-permeability fractured aquifer. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract H21C-1357, (2005).
          30. Rutqvist J., and Tsang C.-F. (2003) Coupled Thermal-Hydrological-Mechanical Analysis with TOUGH-FLAC, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2002-2003, LBNL-53859, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          31. Tsang Y., Mukhopadhyay S., Rutqvist J., Sonnenthal E., and Spycher N. (2003) Yucca Mountain Heater Test Cooling Phase, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2002-2003, LBNL-53859, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          32. Daley, T.M., Schoenberg M.,, Rutqvist J. and Nihei K. (2003) Fractured Reservoir Modeling: Coupled Seismic and Fluid Response, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2002-2003, LBNL-53859, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          33. Rutqvist J., Todesco M., Tsang C.-F. Application of a model for multiphase fluid flow, heat transport, and mechanical deformation to surface deformations associated with volcanic activities. American Geophysical Union (AGU), EOS Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meeting, Suppl., Abstract G42A-0044, (2003).
          34. Daley T.M., Schoenberg M.A., Rutqvist J., Nihei KT. Coupled modeling of time-lapse change in seismic propagation and permeability in fractured reservoirs due to fluid injection. Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meeting, Abstract S41E-0134 (2003).
          35. Tsang, Y.,  Mukhopadhyay S., Rutqvist J., Sonnenthal E., and Spycher N., 2003. The cooling phase of the Yucca Mountain heater test. IAEA Waste Management Research. Berkeley, CA. LBNL-53875 Abs.
          36. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.-F. (2002) Modeling of coupled thermal-hydrologic-mechanical processes at Yucca Mountain, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2000-2001, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.  
          37. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.-F. (2002) Modeling of Hydromechanical Changes Associated with Brine Aquifer Disposal of  CO2, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2000-2001, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          38. Rutqvist J., Wu Y.S., Tsang C.-F., and Bodvarsson G. (2002) Coupling of TOUGH2 and FLAC3D for Coupled THM Analysis with Multi-phase Flow, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Research Summaries 2000-2001, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          39. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.F. Modeling of Multi-phase Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer and Rock Deformation during CO2 Injection in Deep Aquifers (Abstract). Presented at the 2001 AAPG (The Americal Association of Petroleum Geologists) Annual Convention, June 3-6, Denver, Colorado (2001). 
          40. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J. and Tsang C.-F. (2000) Coupled analysis of a THM field experiment in unsaturated buffer-rock system. Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Annual Report 1998-1999, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          41. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J. and Tsang C.-F. (2000) Testing of a coupled THM model for unsaturated media against laboratory experiments, Abstract in Earth Sciences Division Annual Report 1998-1999, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          42. Noorishad J., Rutqvist J., and Tsang C.-F. (2000) A coupled THM model for unsaturated geological media Abstract in Earth Sciences Division, Annual Report 1998-1999, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.
          43. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.F. Application of the ROCMAS code to coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical problems. Proceeding of the International Symposium on dynamics of fluids in fractured rocks-Concepts and resent advances (Ed. Faybishenko) pp. 232-233 (1999).
          44. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.F. A study of memory-retention in variable-rate pressure transient tests for injection wells in non-homogeneous injection zone with formation damage. 98 annual forum of the ground water protection council (GWPC), Sacramento, California,  September 19-23 (1998).

          Thesis Works

          1. Rutqvist J. Coupled stress-flow properties of rock joints from hydraulic field testing. Doctoral Thesis TRITA-AMI PHD 1002, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, (1995).
          2. Rutqvist J. Modelling and field testing of coupled hydromechanical behaviour of rock joints. Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. Licentiate Thesis: 1990:17L (1990).
          3. Rutqvist J. och Sjöberg J. The hangingwall of Kaptensmalamen. An analysis of the hangingwall problems in the city of Malmberget. Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. Masters Thesis: 1987:153 E. P. 430 (1987).

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          Reports

            1. Rutqvist J. and Tsang C.-F. Review of SKB’s Work on Coupled THM Processes Within SR-Can: External review contribution in support of SKI’s and SSI’s review of SR-Can. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate (SKI) Technical Report 2008:08 (2008). 
            2. Elsworth, D., Rutqvist J., K-B Min, A. Grader, C.J. Marone, and E. Sonnenthal, (2007). Integrated assessment of critical chemical and mechanical processes affecting drift performance: laboratory and modeling studies, DOE-RW-0594, LBNL-63656, p. 119-120.
            3. Birkholzer J., Rutqvist J., and Sonnethal E. (2007). Task D: Long-Term Permeability/Porosity Changes in the EDZ and Near Field due to THM and THC Processes in Volcanic and Crystalline-Bentonite Systems. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate (SKI) Technical Report 2007:10 (2007).
            4. Majer, E. ;Peterson, J. ;Stark, M. ;Smith, B. ;Rutqvist, J. ;Kennedy, M. Integrated High Resolution Microearthquake Analysis and Monitoring for Optimizing Steam Production at The Geysers Geothermal Field, California. Report submitted to the State of California, California Energy Commission April 26, (2004). LBNL-55295.
            5. Wu Y-S., Sonnenthal E., Rutqvist J., Zhang K., Mukhopadhyay S, Dobson P., and  Zhang G. Mountain-scale coupled processes (TH/THC/THM), MDL-NBS-HS-000007 Rev 01. Bechtel SAIC. Las Vegas NV LBID-2521 (2004).
            6. Rutqvist J. Drift Scale THM Model. MDL-NBS_HS_000017 REV 00 ICN01. Bechtel SAIC, Las Vegas, NV, LBID-2477 (2003). 
            7. G.S. Bodvarsson, J. Wang, A. Unger, J. Liu, Y-S. Wu, J. Hinds, C. Haukwa, E. Sonnenthal, C-F. Tsang, J. Rutqvist. "Unsaturated Zone Flow." In Chapter 3 of Supplemental Science and Performance Analyses, Consisting of Volume 1, Scientific Bases and Analyses, TDR-MGR-MD-000007, REV 00. CRWMS M&O: Las Vegas, Nevada. (2001).
            8. Pruess, K., Garcia, J., Kovscek, T., Oldenburg, C., Rutqvist, J., Steefel, C. and Xu, T. Intercomparison of numerical simulation codes for geologic disposal of CO2. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Technical Report, LBNL-44203. p. 86, (2002).
            9. S. Finsterle, G.S. Bodvarsson, C.F. Ahlers, G. Li, C-F. Tsang, Y. Tsang, E.L. Sonnenthal, J. Rutqvist (In Preparation). "Seepage." In Chapter 4 of Supplemental Science and Performance Analyses, Consisting of Volume 1, Scientific Bases and Analyses, TDR-MGR-MD-000007, REV 00. CRWMS M&O: Las Vegas, Nevada.(2001).
            10. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J. and Tsang C.-F. Coupled Analysis of a Thermohydromechanical Experiment in Rock at Kamaishi Mine-Final Report. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate (SKI) Technical Report 99:50. Also a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Technical Report, LBNL-44203. p. 103, (1999).
            11. Rutqvist J., Ekman D. and Stephansson O. Drilling KLX02 –Phase 2 Lilla Laxemar, Oscarshamn. High pressure hydraulic injection in deep boreholes for hydromechanical characterization of hard rocks. Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB) Research Report U-97-26. 169 p. (1997)
            12. Rutqvist J. Experiments and numerical analyses of the borehole injection test (TC6). In DECOVALEX - Report of Phase III. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate. SKI Technical Report: 95:80 (1995).
            13. Jing L., Rutqvist J., Stephansson O., Tsang C.-F. and Kautsky F. DECOVALEX - Mathematical models of coupled T-H-M processes for nuclear waste repositories. Report of Phase III. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate. SKI Technical Report 95:80 (1995).
            14. Jing L., Rutqvist J., Stephansson O., Tsang C.-F. and Kautsky F. DECOVALEX - Mathematical models of coupled T-H-M processes for nuclear waste repositories. Report of Phase II. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate. SKI Technical Report: 94-16. (1994).
            15. Jing L., Rutqvist J., Stephansson O., Tsang C.-F. and Kautsky F. DECOVALEX - Mathematical models of coupled T-H-M processes for nuclear waste repositories. Report of Phase I. Swedish Nucelar Power Inspectorate. SKI Technical Report: 93-31. (1993).
            16. Rutqvist J. Test Case 6 - Borehole Injection Test. DECOVALEX Secretariat Doc93/139. Division of Engineering Geology, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1993).
            17. Rutqvist J and Makurat A. Test Case 1:2, Coupled stress-flow test, Phase 2, DECOVALEX Secretariat Doc92/111. Engineering Geology, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1992).
            18. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J., Stephansson O. and Tsang C.F. Modelling of hydrothermo-mechanical response of rock mass around a nuclear waste deposition hole.  Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate. SKI Technical Report: 91:2 (1991).
            19. Rutqvist J. Test Case 1, Coupled stress-flow model, DECOVALEX Secretariat Doc91/105. Engineering Geology, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (1991).
            20. Rutqvist J., Noorishad J., Stephansson O. and Tsang C.F. Modelling and field investigation of hydromechanical response of a fracture. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate: Technical Report (1990).
            21. Rutqvist J. Hydromechanical modelling of a single fracture. Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate, Technical Report, SKI  TR 89:5. (1989).
            22. Chizari H., Månsson A., Rutqvist J. och Strömberg S. A comparison of mining methods for narrow orebodies of gold in the Falu Mine. Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. Project report 1987:03. P. 88. (1987).
            23. Rutqvist J. och Sjöberg J. D.S.R. Deformation, fracturing, collapse during sublevel caving in the city of Malmberget. LKAB i Malmberget, Sweden. Technical Report MG86-182. P. 125. (1986).

            Invited Talks

            2010
            • Modeling of Coupled Multiphase Fluid Flow and Geomechanical Processes Associated with Geologic CO2 Sequestration”. Keynote Lecture at the Research Institute of Innovative technology for the Earth (RITE) Technical Workshop on Geomechanics and CO2 Sequestration, Kyoto, Japan, January 22, 2010.
            2009
            • “Copled Hydro-Geomechanical Modeling of Geological Carbon Sequestration Systems”. The 2009 Philomathia Forum on Energy and Environment: Berkeley-Stanford-Beijing U.S.-China Workshop on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, Peking University, Beijing, China, November 11-12, 2009.
            • “Geomechanical modeling and geophysics associated with CO2 sequestration.” The Society of Exploratory Geophysicists (SEG) Summer workshop in Banff, Canada, August 23-27, 2009.
            •  “Modeling of Coupled Thermal-Hydrological-Mechanical (THM) Processes of Fractured Rocks for Multiphase Flow Applications at Four Major Field Sites.” Seoul National University and Korean Institute of Geology, Mining and Materials, Seoul and Taejon, South Korea, March 24, 2009.
            • “Coupled THM Processes Associated with Geologic CO2 Storage”. The Ohio State University Conference on Advancing the Science of Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Columbus, Ohio, March 8-10, 2009.
            • “Analysis of Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical Processes in Porous and Fractured Rocks and Geomechanical Performance of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments.” StatoilHydro’s Gas Recovery Workshop, Oslo, Norway, 5-6 March, 2009.
            • “Geomechanical Modeling Associated with Geological CO2 Sequestration.” The 1st Workshop of The International Energy Agency (IEA) CO2 Modeling Network, Orleans, France, February 8 to 14, 2009. 
            • Estimating stress-versus-permeability relationships of fractured rock using data from in situ experiments and effects of chemical-mechanical coupling.” Special Lecture at the International Conference on Rock Joints and Jointed Rock Masses, Tucson, Arizona, Jan 4-10, 2009.
            2007
            • “Stress-versus-permeability Relationships of Fractures from In Situ Experiments.” American Geophysical Union (AGU), Fall Meeting, San Francisco December 15, 2007.
            2006
            • “TOUGH-FLAC: A Computer Simulator for Analysis of Coupled THM Processes under Multi-phase Conditions with Applications to CO2 Sequestration.” Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc., Tokyo, Japan, September 8, 2006.
            2005
            • “TOUGH-FLAC: A Computer Code for Soil and Rock Mechanics Coupled with Multiphase Fluid Flow.” University of Nice, France, November 3, 2005.

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