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Karsten Pruess's Publications

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  1. Kneafsey, T.J. and K. Pruess.  Laboratory Flow Experiments for Visualizing Carbon Dioxide-Induced, Density-Driven Brine Convection, Transport in Porous Media, DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9482-2, October 2009.
  2. Spycher, N. and K. Pruess.  A Phase-Partitioning Model for CO2-Brine Mixtures at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures: Application to CO2-Enhanced Geothermal Systems, Transport in Porous Media, DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9425-y, July 2009.
  3. Xu, T., P. Rose, S. Fayer and K. Pruess.  On Modeling of Chemical Stimulation of an Enhanced Geothermal System Using a high pH Solution with Chelating Agent, Geofluids, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp 167–177, 2009.
  4. Pruess, K.  Formation Dry-Out from CO2 Injection into Saline Aquifers: 2. Analytical Model for Salt Precipitation, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 45, W03403, doi:10.1029/2008WR007102, 2009.
  5. Pruess, K. and N. Müller.  Formation Dry-Out from CO2 Injection into Saline Aquifers: 1. Effects of Solids Precipitation and their Mitigation, Water Resour. Res.,Vol. 45, W03402, doi:10.1029/2008WR007101, 2009.
  6. Birkle, P., K. Pruess, T. Xu, R.A. Hernández-Figueroa, M. Diaz-López and E. Conteras-López.  Using Laboratory Flow Experiments and Reactive Chemical Transport Modeling for Designing Waterflooding of the Agua Fría Reservoir, Poza Rica-Altamira Field, Mexico, paper SPE 103869-PA, SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, pp. 1029–1045, December 2008.
  7. Bolshov, L., P. Kondratenko and K. Pruess.  Preface: Nonclassical Transport, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 1133–1134, doi: 10.2136/vzj2008.0109, November 2008.
  8. Bolshov, L., P. Kondratenko, K. Pruess and V. Semenov.  Non-classical Transport Processes in Geologic Media: Review of Field and Laboratory Observations and Basic Physical Concepts, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 1135–1144, doi: 10.2136/vzj2007.0153, November 2008.
  9. Bolshov, L., P. Kondratenko, L. Matveev and K. Pruess.  Elements of Fractal Generalization of Dual-Porosity Model for Solute Transport in Unsaturated Fractured Rocks Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 1152–1160, doi : 10.2136/vzj2007.0151, November 2008.
  10. Goloviznin, V.M., I.A. Korotkin, K. Pruess, V.N. Semenov and O.S. Sorokovikova.  Stochastic Models of Solute Transport in Highly Heterogeneous Geologic Media, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 1161–1171, doi : 10.2136/vzj2007.0150, November 2008.
  11. Pruess, K.  Leakage of CO2 from Geologic Storage: Role of Secondary Accumulation at Shallow Depth, Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 2. Issue 1, pp. 37–46, doi:10.1016/S1750-5836(07)00095-3, 2008.
  12. Pruess, K.  On CO2 Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Behavior in the Subsurface, Following Leakage from a Geologic Storage Reservoir, Env. Geol., Vol. 54, No. 8, pp. 1677–1686, DOI 10.1007/s00254-007-0945-x, June 2008.
  13. Pruess, K.  On Production Behavior of Enhanced Geothermal Systems with CO2 as Working Fluid, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 49, pp. 1446–1454, doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2007.12.029, 2008.
  14. Finsterle, S., C. Doughty, M.B. Kowalsky, G.J. Moridis, L. Pan, T. Xu, Y. Zhang, and K. Pruess.  Advanced Vadose Zone Simulations Using TOUGH, Vadose Zone J., 7:601–609, doi:10.2136/vzj2007.0059, 2008.
  15. Moridis, G.J., M.B. Kowalsky and K. Pruess.  Depressurization-Induced Gas Production From Class 1 Hydrate Deposits, SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, pp. 458–481, October 2007.
  16. Audigane, P., I. Gaus, I. Czernichowski-Lauriol, K. Pruess and T. Xu.  Two-Dimensional Reactive Transport Modeling of CO2 Injection in a Saline Aquifer at the Sleipner Site, North Sea, American Journal of Science, Vol. 307, pp. 974–1008, DOI 10.2475/07.2007.02, September 2007.
  17. Gherardi, F., T. Xu and K. Pruess.  Numerical Modeling of Self-limiting and Self-enhancing Caprock Alteration Induced by CO2 Storage in a Depleted Gas Reservoir, Chem. Geol., Vol. 244, pp. 103–129, 2007.
  18. Xu, T., J.A. Apps, K. Pruess and H. Yamamoto.  Numerical Modeling of Injection and Mineral Trapping of CO2 with H2S and SO2 in a Sandstone Formation, Chemical Geology, Vol. 242, pp. 319–346, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.03.022, 2007. (LBNL-57426)
  19. Pruess K. and N. Spycher.  ECO2N – A Fluid Property Module for the TOUGH2 Code for Studies of CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers, Energy Conversion and Management, doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2007.01.016, 2007.
  20. Pruess, K.  Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Using CO2 as Working Fluid – A Novel Approach for Generating Renewable Energy with Simultaneous Sequestration of Carbon, Geothermics, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 351–367, August 2006.
  21. Arthur, R., W. Zhou, T. Xu, K. Pruess and B. Stromberg,  Experimental Calibration of a Reactive-Transport Model of Buffer Cementation, Chinese J. of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2006.
  22. Xu, T., E. Sonnenthal, N. Spycher and K. Pruess.  TOUGHREACT—A Simulation Program for Non-isothermal Multiphase Reactive Geochemical Transport in Variably Saturated Geologic Media: Applications to Geothermal Injectivity and CO2 Geological Sequestration, Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 32, pp. 145–165, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2005.06.014, 2006. (LBNL-56740)
  23. Shan, C. and K. Pruess.  An Analytical Solution for Slug Tracer Tests in Fractured Reservoirs, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 41, W08502, doi:10.1029/2005WR004081, 2005.
  24. Pruess, K.  Numerical Studies of Fluid Leakage from a Geologic Disposal Reservoir for CO2 Show Self-Limiting Feedback between Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 32, No. 14, L14404, doi:10.1029/2005GL023250, July 2005. (LBNL-57362)
  25. Battistelli, A. and K. Pruess.  Modellistica della migrazione di contaminanti organici nel sottosuolo con il simulatore numerico composizionale TMVOC, Osservatorio Siti Contaminati, Vol. 1, pp. 94–120, 2005.
  26. Spycher, N. and K. Pruess.  CO2-H2O Mixtures in the Geologic Sequestration of CO2. II. Partitioning in Chloride Brines at 12–100 ˚C and up to 600 bar, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 69, No. 13, pp. 3309–3320, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2005.01.015, 2005. (LBNL-56334)
  27. Xu, T., J.A. Apps and K. Pruess.  Mineral Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide in a Sandstone-Shale System, Chemical Geology, Vol. 217, pp. 295–318, 2005. (LBNL-52566)
  28. Wu, Y.S., L. Pan and K. Pruess.  A Physically Based Approach for Modeling Multiphase Fracture-Matrix Interaction in Fractured Porous Media, Advances in Water Resources, Vol. 27, pp. 875 - 887, 2004. (LBNL-54749)
  29. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess.  Modeling Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Injection in Heterogeneous Porous Media, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 3, pp. 837 - 847, 2004.  (LBNL-52527)
  30. Pruess, K.  The TOUGH Codes—A Family of Simulation Tools for Multiphase Flow and Transport Processes in Permeable Media, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 3, pp. 738 - 746, 2004. (LBNL-53630)
  31. Todesco, M., J. Rutqvist, G. Chiodini, K Pruess and C. Oldenburg.  Modeling of Recent Volcanic Episodes at Phlegrean Fields (Italy): Geochemical Variations and Ground Deformation, Geothermics, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 531 - 547, August 2004. (LBNL-53603)
  32. Shan, C. and K. Pruess.  EOSN - A New TOUGH2 Module for Simulating Transport of Noble Gases in the Subsurface, Geothermics, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 521 - 529, August 2004. (LBNL-52431)
  33. Xu, T., Y. Ontoy, P. Molling, N. Spycher, M. Parini and K. Pruess.  Reactive Transport Modeling of Injection Well Scaling and Acidizing at Tiwi Field, Philippines, Geothermics, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 477 - 491, August 2004. (LBNL-53991)
  34. Pruess, K.  Special Issue: Selected papers from the TOUGH Symposium 2003, Berkeley, 12-14 May, 2003 - Preface, Geothermics, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 399 - 400, August 2004.
  35. Findikakis AN. Helmig R. Kitanidis P. Nimmo J. Pruess K. Rubin Y. Stauffer F. Tsang CF.  Summary of a Panel Discussion at the International Groundwater Symposium held on March 25-28, 2002 in Berkeley, California, USA, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 42 (Special Issue SI):III-IV, 2004.
  36. Pruess, K.  Numerical Simulation of CO2 Leakage from a Geologic Disposal Reservoir, Including Transitions from Super- to Sub-Critical Conditions, and Boiling of Liquid CO2, Soc. Pet. Eng. J., pp. 237 - 248, June 2004. (LBNL-52423)
  37. Xu, T, J.A. Apps, and K. Pruess.  Numerical Simulation of CO2 Disposal by Mineral Trapping in Deep Aquifers, Applied Geochemistry, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 917-936, June 2004. (LBNL-48399)
  38. Pruess, K., J. García, T. Kovscek, C. Oldenburg, J. Rutqvist, C. Steefel and T. Xu.  Code Intercomparison Builds Confidence in Numerical Simulation Models for Geologic Disposal of CO2, Energy, Vol. 29, Issues 9-10, pp. 1431-1444, doi:10.1016/j.energy.2004.03.077, July-August 2004. (also: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-52211)
  39. Pruess, K.  A Composite Medium Approximation for Unsaturated Flow in Layered Sediments, J. Contam. Hydr., Vol. 70, No. 3-4, pp. 225-247, doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2003.09.007, June 2004. (LBNL-49609)
  40. Oldenburg, C.M., S.W. Webb, K. Pruess and G.J. Moridis.  Mixing of Stably Stratified Gases in Subsurface Reservoirs: A Comparison of Diffusion Models, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 323 - 334, 2004.
  41. Lichtner, P.C., S. Yabusaki, K. Pruess and C.I. Steefel.  Role of Competitive Cation Exchange on Chromatographic Displacement of Cesium in the Vadose Zone Beneath the Hanford S/SX Tank Farm, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 3, pp. 203 - 219, 2004. (LBNL-55515)
  42. Kiryukhin, A., T. Xu, K. Pruess, J. Apps and I. Slovtsov.  Thermal-Hydrodynamic-Chemical (THC) Modeling Based on Geothermal Field Data, Geothermics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 349 - 381, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2003.09.005, 2004. (LBNL-55514)
  43. Su, G.W., J.T. Geller, J.R. Hunt and K. Pruess.  Small-Scale Features of Gravity-Driven Flow in Unsaturated Fractures, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 3, pp. 592 - 601, 2004. (LBNL-50691)
  44. Pruess, K. and T. Xu.  Numerical Simulation of Reactive Flow in Hot Aquifers (book review), Geothermics, Vol. 33, pp. 213 - 215, doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2003.08.006, 2004. (LBNL-55513)
  45. Todaka, N., C. Akasaka, T. Xu and K. Pruess.  Reactive Geothermal Transport Simulation to Study the Formation Mechanism of Impermeable Barrier between Acidic and Neutral Fluid Zones in the Onikobe Geothermal Field, Japan, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, Vol. 109(B5):5209, doi: 10.1029/2003JB002792, May 2004. (LBNL-52493)
  46. Oldenburg, C.M., S.W. Webb, K. Pruess and G.J. Moridis.  Mixing of Stably Stratified Gases in Subsurface Reservoirs: A Comparison of Diffusion Models, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 323 - 334, 2004. (LBNL-51545)
  47. Spycher, N., K. Pruess and J. Ennis-King.  CO2-H2O Mixtures in the Geological Sequestration of CO2. I. Assessment and Calculation of Mutual Solubilities from 12 to 100 °C and up to 600 bar, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 67, No. 16, pp. 3015 - 3031, doi:10.1016/S0016-7037(03)00273-4, 2003. (LBNL-50991)
  48. Webb, S.W. and K. Pruess.  The Use of Fick’s Law for Modeling Trace Gas Diffusion in Porous Media, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 327-341, 2003.
  49. Xu, T., J.A. Apps and K. Pruess.  Reactive Geochemical Transport Simulation to Study Mineral Trapping for CO2 Disposal in Deep Arenaceous Formations, J. Geoph. Res., Vol. 108, No. B2, doi: 10.1029/2002JB001979, 2003.
  50. Pruess, K., T. Xu, J. Apps and J. García.  Numerical Modeling of Aquifer Disposal of CO2, SPE Journal, pp. 49 - 60, 2003.
  51. Pruess, K., S. Yabusaki, C. Steefel and P. Lichtner.  Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer, and Solute Transport at Nuclear Waste Storage Tanks in the Hanford Vadose Zone, Vadose Zone J., Vol. 1, No. 1-2, pp. 68 - 88, August 2002.
  52. Pruess, K.  Numerical Simulation of Multiphase Tracer Transport in Fractured Geothermal Reservoirs, Geothermics, Vol. 31, pp. 475 - 499, 2002.
  53. Pruess, K. and J. García.  Multiphase Flow Dynamics During CO2 Injection into Saline Aquifers, Environmental Geology, Vol. 42, pp. 282 - 295, 2002.
  54. Wu, Y.S., K. Zhang, C. Ding, K. Pruess, E. Elmroth and G.S. Bodvarsson.  An Efficient Parallel-Computing Method for Modeling Nonisothermal Multiphase Flow and Multicomponent Transport in Porous and Fractured Media, Adv. Wat. Resour., Vol. 25, pp. 243 - 261, 2002.
  55. Battistelli, A. and K. Pruess.  Il codice TMVOC per la simulazione numerica del trasporto di composti organici nel sottosuolo in condizioni multifase, Bolletina della Società Italiana della Scienza del Suolo, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 723 - 731, 2001.
  56. Su, G.W., J.T. Geller, K. Pruess and J.R. Hunt.  Solute Transport Along Preferential Flow Paths in Unsaturated Fractures, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 37, No. 10, pp. 2481 - 2491, 2001.
  57. O’Sullivan, M.J., K. Pruess and M.J. Lippmann.  State of the Art of Geothermal Reservoir Simulation, Geothermics, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 395 - 429, 2001.
  58. Xu, T. and K. Pruess.  Modeling Multiphase Non-isothermal Fluid Flow and Reactive Geochemical Transport in Variably Saturated Fractured Rocks:  1. Methodology, American Journal of Science, Vol. 301, pp. 16-33, 2001.
  59. Xu, T.,  E. Sonnenthal, N. Spycher, K. Pruess, G. Brimhall, and J. Apps.  Modeling Multiphase Non-isothermal Fluid Flow and Reactive Geochemical Transport in Variably Saturated Fractured Rocks:  2. Applications to Supergene Copper Enrichment and Hydrothermal Flows, American Journal of Science, Vol. 301, pp. 34-59, 2001.
  60. Oldenburg, C.M., K. Pruess, and S. M. Benson.  Process Modeling of CO2 Injection into Natural Gas Reservoirs for Carbon Sequestration and Enhanced Gas Recovery, Energy & Fuels, Vol. 15, pp. 293-298, 2001.
  61. Xu, T. and K. Pruess.  On Fluid Flow and Mineral Alteration in Fractured Caprock of Magmatic Hydrothermal Systems, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 106, No. B2, pp. 2121 - 2138, 2001.
  62. Wu, Y.S. and K. Pruess.  Numerical Simulation of Non-Isothermal Multiphase Tracer Transport in Heterogeneous Fractured Porous Media, Adv. Wat. Resour., Vol. 23, pp. 699 - 723, 2000.
  63. Wu, Y.S. and K. Pruess.  Integral Solutions for Transient Fluid Flow Through a Porous Medium with Pressure-Dependent Permeabiliity, J. Rock Mechanics and Mining Sci., Vol. 37. No. 1-2, pp. 51 - 61, 2000.
  64. Geller, J.Y., H.Y. Holman, G. Su, M.E. Conrad, K. Pruess, and J.C. Hunter-Cevera.  Flow Dynamics and Potential for Biodegradation of Organic Contaminants in Fractured Rock Vadose Zones, J. Contam. Hydr., Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 63 - 90, 2000.
  65. Xu, T., S.P. White, K. Pruess and G.H. Brimhall.  Modeling of Pyrite Oxidation in Saturated and Unsaturated Subsurface Flow Systems, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 25 - 56, 2000.
  66. Oldenburg, C.M. and K. Pruess.  Simulation of Propagating Fronts in Geothermal Reservoirs with the Implicit Leonard Total Variation Diminishing Scheme, Geothermics, Vol. 29, pp. 1 - 25, 2000.
  67. Oldenburg, C.M. and K. Pruess.  Plume Separation by Transient Thermohaline Convection in Porous Media, Geoph. Res. Lett., Vol. 26, No. 19, pp. 2997 - 3000, October 1, 1999.
  68. Pruess, K., B. Faybishenko, and G.S. Bodvarsson.  Alternative Concepts and Approaches for Modeling Unsaturated Flow and Transport in Fractured Rocks, J. Contam. Hydr., Vol. 38, No. 1-3, pp. 281 - 322, 1999.
  69. Xu, T., K. Pruess and G. Brimhall.  An Improved Equilibrium-Kinetics Speciation Algorithm for Redox Reactions in Variably Saturated Subsurface Flow Systems, Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 25, pp. 655 - 666, 1999.
  70. Pruess, K.  A Mechanistic Model for Water Seepage through Thick Unsaturated Zones in Fractured Rocks of Low Matrix Permeability, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 1039 - 1051, 1999.
  71. Su, G., J.T. Geller, K. Pruess, and F. Wen.  Experimental Studies of Water Seepage and Intermittent Flow in Unsaturated, Rough-Walled Fractures, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 1019 - 1037, 1999.
  72. Wu, Y.S., K. Pruess and P. Persoff.  Gas Flow in Porous Media with Klinkenberg Effects, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 32, pp. 117 - 137, 1998.
  73. Persoff, P., G.J. Moridis, J. Apps and K. Pruess.  Evaluation Tests for Colloidal Silica for Use in Grouting Applications, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 264 - 269, September 1998.
  74. Oldenburg, C.M. and K. Pruess.  Layered Thermohaline Convection in Hypersaline Geothermal Systems, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 33, pp. 29 - 63, 1998.
  75. Moridis, G. and K. Pruess.  T2SOLV: An Enhanced Package of Solvers for the TOUGH2 Family of Reservoir Simulation Codes, Geothermics, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 415 - 444, 1998.
  76. Kneafsey, T.J. and K. Pruess.  Laboratory Experiments on Heat-Driven Two-Phase Flows in Natural and Artificial Rock Fractures, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 34, No. 12, pp. 3349 - 3367, 1998.
  77. Wu, Y.S. and K. Pruess.  A Numerical Method for Simulating Non-Newtonian Fluid Flow and Displacement in Porous Media, Adv. Wat. Resour., Vol. 21, pp. 351 - 362, 1998.
  78. Pruess, K.  On Water Seepage and Fast Preferential Flow in Heterogeneous, Unsaturated Rock Fractures. J. Contam. Hydr., Vol. 30, No. 3-4, pp. 333 - 362, 1998.
  79. Pruess, K.  On Vaporizing Water Flow in Hot Sub-Vertical Rock Fractures, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 28, pp. 335 - 372, 1997.
  80. Battistelli, A., C. Calore and K. Pruess.  The Simulator TOUGH2/EWASG for Modeling Geothermal Reservoirs with Brines and Non-Condensible Gas, Geothermics, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 437 - 464, 1997.
  81. Oldenburg, C.M., K. Pruess and B.J. Travis.  Reply to Comment on “Dispersive Transport Dynamics in a Strongly Coupled Groundwater-Brine Flow System,” Water Resour. Res., Vol. 32, No. 11, pp. 3411 - 3412, 1996.
  82. Pruess, K.  A Fickian Diffusion Model for the Spreading of Liquid Plumes Infiltrating in Heterogeneous Media. Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 1-33, 1996.
  83. Wu, Y.S. and K. Pruess.  Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids in Porous Media, Adv. Porous Media, Vol. 3, pp. 87 - 184, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1996.
  84. Oldenburg, C.M. and K. Pruess.  Mixing with First-Order Decay in Variable Velocity Porous Media Flow, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 22, pp. 161-180, 1996.
  85. Persoff, P. and K. Pruess. Two-Phase Flow Visualization and Relative Permeability Measurement in Natural Rough-Walled Rock Fractures, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 1175-1186, May 1995.
  86. Finsterle, S. and K. Pruess.  Solving the Estimation-Identification Problem in Two-Phase Flow Modeling. Water Resour. Res., Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 913-924, April 1995.
  87. Oldenburg, C.M. and K. Pruess.  Dispersive Transport Dynamics in a Strongly Coupled Groundwater-Brine Flow System. Water Resour. Res., Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 289-302, February 1995.
  88. Forsyth, P. A., Y.S. Wu and K. Pruess.  Robust Numerical Methods for Saturated-Unsaturated Flow with Dry Initial Conditions in Heterogeneous Media, Adv. Water Res., Vol.18, pp. 25 - 38, 1995.
  89. McGuinness, M.J., M. Blakeley, K. Pruess and M.J. O’Sullivan. Geothermal Heat Pipe Stability: Solution Selection by Upstreaming and Boundary Conditions, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 11, pp. 71 - 100, 1993.
  90. Adenekan, A.E., T.W. Patzek and K. Pruess.  Modeling of Multiphase Transport of Multicomponent Organic Contaminants and Heat in the Subsurface: Numerical Model Formulation, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 29, No. 11, pp. 3727-3740, 1993.
  91. Wu, Y. S., K. Pruess and Z. X. Chen.  Buckley-Leverett Flow in Composite Media, SPE Advanced Technology Series, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 36-42, 1993.
  92. Oldenburg, C. M. and K. Pruess.  On Numerical Modeling of Capillary Barriers,Water Resour. Res., Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 1045-1056, 1993.
  93. Pruess, K. and Y. S. Wu.  A New Semianalytical Method for Numerical Simulation of Fluid and Heat Flow in Fractured Reservoirs, SPE Advanced Technology Series, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 63-72, 1993.
  94. Falta, R.W., K. Pruess and D.A. Chesnut.  Modeling Advective Contaminant Transport During Soil Vapor Extraction, Ground Water, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 1011-1020, 1993.
  95. Wu, Y.S., K. Pruess, P.A. Witherspoon.  Flow and Displacement of Bingham Non-Newtonian Fluids in Porous Media, SPE Reservoir Engineering, pp. 369 - 376, August 1992.
  96. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess.  A Similarity Solution for Two-Phase Water, Air and Heat Flow Near a Linear Heat Source in a Porous Medium, J. of Geophys. Res., 97 (B2), 1821-1838, 1992.
  97. Falta, R. W., K. Pruess, I. Javandel and P. A. Witherspoon.  Numerical Modeling of Steam Injection for the Removal of Nonaqueous Phase Liquids from the Subsurface. 1. Numerical Formulation, Water Resour. Res., 28 (2), 433-449, 1992.
  98. Falta, R. W., K. Pruess, I. Javandel and P. A. Witherspoon.  Numerical Modeling of Steam Injection for the Removal of Nonaqueous Phase Liquids from the Subsurface. 2. Code Validation and Application, Water Resour. Res., 28 (2), 451-465, 1992.
  99. Pruess, K.  Grid Orientation and Capillary Pressure Effects in the Simulation of Water Injection into Depleted Vapor Zones, Geothermics, 20 (5/6), 257-277, 1991.
  100. Wu, Y.S., K. Pruess, P.A. Witherspoon.  Displacement of a Newtonian Fluid By a Non-Newtonian Fluid in a Porous Medium, Transport in Porous Media, 6, 115-142, 1991.
  101. Persoff, P., C.J. Radke, K. Pruess, S.M. Benson and P.A. Witherspoon.  A Laboratory Investigation of Foam Flow in Sandstone at Elevated Pressure, SPE Reservoir Engineering, 365-372, August 1991.
  102. Wu, Y.S. and K. Pruess.  An Analytical Solution for Wellbore Heat Transmission in Layered Formations, SPE Reservoir Engineering, 531-538, November 1990.
  103. Pruess, K.  Modeling of Geothermal Reservoirs:  Fundamental Processes, Computer Simulations and Field Applications, Geothermics, 19 (1), 3–15, 1990.
  104. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess, C. Haukwa and S.B. Ojiambo.  Evaluation of Reservoir Model Predictions for the Olkaria Geothermal Field, Kenya, Geothermics, 19 (5), 399-414, 1990.
  105. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess.  A Similarity Solution for Two-Phase Fluid and Heat Flow Near High-Level Nuclear Waste Packages Emplaced in Porous Media, Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 33 (6), 1205-1222, 1990.
  106. Pruess, K., and Y.W. Tsang.  On Two-Phase Relative Permeability and Capillary Pressure of Rough-Walled Rock Fractures, Water Resour. Res., Vol. 26, No. 9, pp. 1915-1926, September 1990.
  107. Pruess, K., J.S.Y. Wang and Y.W. Tsang.  On Thermohydrological Conditions Near High-Level Nuclear Wastes Emplaced in Partially Saturated Fractured Tuff. Part 1. Simulation Studies with Explicit Consideration of Fracture Effects, Water Resour. Res., 26 (6), 1235-1248, 1990.
  108. Pruess, K., J.S.Y. Wang and Y.W. Tsang.  On Thermohydrological Conditions Near High-Level Nuclear Wastes Emplaced in Partially Saturated Fractured Tuff. Part 2. Effective Continuum Approximation, Water Resour. Res., 26 (6), 1249-1261, 1990.
  109. Persoff, P., K. Pruess, S.M. Benson, Y.S. Wu, C.J. Radke, P.A. Witherspoon and Y.A. Shikari.  Aqueous Foams for Control of Gas Migration and Water Coning in Aquifer Gas Storage, Energy Sources, 12, 479-497, 1990.
  110. Cox, B.L., and K. Pruess.  Numerical Experiments on Convective Heat Transfer in Water-Saturated Porous Media at Near-Critical Conditions, Transport in Porous Media, 5 (3), 299-323, 1990.
  111. McKibbin, R. and K. Pruess.  Some Effects of Non-Condensible Gas in Geothermal Reservoirs with Steam-Water Counterflow, Geothermics, 18 (3), 367-375, 1989.
  112. Falta, R.W., K. Pruess, I. Javandel and P.A. Witherspoon.  Density - Driven Flow of Gas in the Unsaturated Zone Due to the Evaporation of Volatile Organic Compounds, Water. Res. Res., 25 (10), 2159-2169, 1989.
  113. Wu, Y.S. and K. Pruess.  A Multiple-Porosity Method for Simulation of Naturally Fractured Petroleum Reservoirs, SPE Reservoir Engineering, 3, 327-336, 1988.
  114. Pruess, K.  SHAFT, MULKOM, TOUGH: A Set of Numerical Simulators for Multiphase Fluid and Heat Flow, Geotermia, Rev. Mex. Geoenergia, 4 (1), 185–202, 1988.
  115. Verma, A. and K. Pruess.  Thermohydrologic Conditions and Silica Redistribution Near High-Level Nuclear Wastes Emplaced in Saturated Geological Formations, Journal of Geophysical Res., 93 (B2), pp. 1159-1173, 1988.
  116. Lam, S.T., A. Hunsbedt, P. Kruger and K. Pruess.  Analysis of the Stanford Geothermal Reservoir Model Experiments Using the LBL Reservoir Simulator, Geothermics, 17 (4), 595–605, LBL-25957, 1988.
  117. Doughty, C. and K. Pruess.  A Semi-Analytical Solution for Heat Pipe Effects Near High Level Nuclear Waste Packages Buried in Partially Saturated Geologic Media, Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 31 (1), 79-90, 1988.
  118. Tsang, Y.W. and K. Pruess.  A Study of Thermally Induced Convection Near a High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository in Partially Saturated Fractured Tuff, Water Resour. Res., 23 (10), 1958-1966, October 1987.
  119. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess, V. Stefansson, S. Björnsson and S.B. Ojiambo.  East Olkaria Geothermal Field, Kenya, 1. History Match with Production and Pressure Decline Data, J. of Geophys. Res., 92 (B1), 521-539, 1987.
  120. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess, V. Stefansson, S. Björnsson and S.B. Ojiambo.  East Olkaria Geothermal Field, Kenya, 2. Predictions of Well Performance and Reservoir Depletion, J. of Geophys. Res., 92 (B1), 541-554, 1987.
  121. Pruess, K., C. Calore, R. Celati and Y.S. Wu.  An Analytical Solution for Heat Transfer at a Boiling Front Moving Through a Porous Medium, Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 30 (12), 2595-2602, 1987.
  122. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess and M.J. Lippmann.  Numerical Evaluation of Geothermal Systems, Revista Brasilevia de Geofisica, 5, 311-318, 1987.
  123. D’Amore, F. and K. Pruess.  Correlations Between Stream Saturation, Fluid Composition and Well Decline in Vapor-Dominated Reservoir, Geothermics, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 167-183, 1986.
  124. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess and M.J. Lippmann.  Modeling of Geothermal Systems, J. Pet. Tech., 38 (10), 1007-1021, September 1986.
  125. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess and M.J. O’Sullivan.  Injection and Energy Recovery in Fractured Geothermal Reservoirs, Society of Petroleum Eng. J., 25 (2), 303-312, April 1985.
  126. Pruess, K. and T.N. Narasimhan.  A Practical Method for Modeling Fluid and Heat Flow in Fractured Porous Media, Society of Petroleum Engineers Journal, 25 (1), 14-26, February 1985.
  127. O’Sullivan, M.J., G.S. Bodvarsson, K. Pruess and M.R. Blakeley.  Fluid and Heat Flow in Gas-rich Geothermal Reservoirs, Soc. Pet. Eng. J., 25 (2), 215–226, 1985.
  128. Pruess, K. and G.S. Bodvarsson.  Thermal Effects of Reinjection in Geothermal Reservoirs with Major Vertical Fractures, J. Pet. Tech., 36 (10), 1567–1578, 1984.
  129. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess, V. Stefansson and E.T. Eliasson.  The Krafla Geothermal Field, Iceland, 2. The Natural State of the System, Water Resources Research, 20 (11), 1531-1544, 1984.
  130. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess, V. Stefansson and E.T. Eliasson.  The Krafla Geothermal Field, Iceland, 3. The Generating Capacity of the Field, Water Resources Research, 20 (11), 1545-1559, 1984.
  131. Pruess, K., G.S. Bodvarsson, V. Stefansson and E.T. Eliasson.  The Krafla Geothermal Field, Iceland, 4, History Match and Prediction of Individual Well Performance, Water Resources Research, 20 (11), 1561-1584, 1984.
  132. Pruess, K., O. Weres and R.C. Schroeder. Distributed Parameter Modeling of a Producing Vapor-Dominated Geothermal Reservoir -- Serrazzano, Italy, Water Resources Research, 19 (5), 1219-1230, October 1983.
  133. Pruess, K., M. Wilt, G.S. Bodvarsson and N.E. Goldstein.  Simulation and Resistivity Modeling of a Geothermal Reservoir with Waters of Different Salinity, Geothermics, 12 (4), 291-307, 1983.
  134. Pruess, K. Heat Transfer in Fractured Geothermal Reservoirs with Boiling, Water Resources Research, 19 (1), 201-208, February 1983.
  135. Bodvarsson, G.S., K. Pruess, M.J. Lippmann and S. Björnsson.  Improved Energy Recovery from Geothermal Reservoirs, J. of Petr. Tech., 34 (9), 1920-1928, September 1982.
  136. Miller, C.W., S.M. Benson, M.J. O’Sullivan and K. Pruess.  Wellbore Effects in the Analysis of Two-Phase Geothermal Well Tests, Society of Petroleum Engineers Journal, 22 (3), 309-320, June 1982.
  137. Pruess, K., and T.N. Narasimhan.  On Fluid Reserves and the Production of Superheated Steam from Fractured, Vapor-Dominated Geothermal Reservoirs, J. Geophys. Res., 87 (B11), 9329-9339, 1982.
  138. Pruess, K., G.S. Bodvarsson, R.C. Schroeder and P.A. Witherspoon.  Model Studies of the Depletion of Two-Phase Geothermal Reservoirs, Society of Petroleum Engineers Journal, 22 (2), 280-290, April 1982.
  139. Schroeder, R.C., M.J. O’Sullivan, K. Pruess, R. Celati and C. Ruffilli.  Reinjection Studies of Vapor-Dominated Systems, Geothermics, 11 (2), 93-120, 1982.
  140. Pruess, K.  Amplitude for Transitions between Molecular (Two-Center) Channels, Nucl. Phys. A330, 209, 1979.
  141. Baltz, A.J., S.K. Kauffmann, K. Pruess and N.K. Glendennning.  Long-Range Absorption and other Optical-Model Effects from Strong Inelastic Coupling, Nucl. Phys. A327, 221, 1979.
  142. Baltz, A.J., S.K. Kauffmann, K. Pruess and N.K. Glendennning.  Long-Range Absorption in the Heavy-Ion Optical Potential,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 40, 20, 1978.
  143. Pruess, K., L.A. Charlton, G. Delic and N.K. Glendenning.  Polarization of the Nuclear Wave Functions in 40Ca(16O,15N)41Sc and 208Pb(12C,11B)209Bi, Fizika (Yugoslavian Journal of Physics), Vol. 9, suppl. 2, 59, 1977.
  144. Pruess, K. and P. Lichtner.  Calculations of Single-Particle Polarization Using a Realistic Two-Center Shell Model, Nucl. Phys. A291, 475, 1977.
  145. Delic, G., K. Pruess, L.A. Charlton and N.K. Glendenning. Effect of Polarization of Shell-Model States in Reaction Calculations for 40Ca(16O,15N)41Sc, Phys. Lett. 69B, 20, 1977.
  146. Pruess, K.  Polarization of Single Particle States in Heavy-Ion Induced Nuclear Reactions within the Two-Center Shell Model, Nucl. Phys. A278, 124, 1977.
  147. Pruess, K. and P. Lichtner.  A New Approach to Antisymmetrization and Rearrangement in Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, Nucl. Phys. A269, 252, 1976.
  148. Pruess, K.  Effective Schroedinger Equations for the Elastic Interaction of Heavy Ions, Nucl. Phys. A170, 336, 1972.
  149. Pruess, K. and W. Greiner.  Potential for Fast and Slow Heavy-Ion Collisions within the Two-Center Shell Model, Phys. Lett. 33B, 197, 1970.

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Books and Book Chapters

  1. Pruess, K.  Numerical Codes for Continuum Modeling of Gas Transport in Porous Media, in C.K. Ho and S.W. Webb (eds.), Gas Transport in Porous Media, pp. 213–220, Springer, 2006.
  2. Pruess, K.  Numerical Simulations Show Potential for Strong Non-isothermal Effects During Fluid Leakage from a Geologic Disposal Reservoir for CO2, B. Faybishenko, P.A. Witherspoon and J. Gale (eds.), Dynamics of Fluids and Transport in Fractured Rock, Geophysical Monograph 162, pp. 81–89, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2005.
  3. Hovorka, S.D., C. Doughty, S.M. Benson, K. Pruess and P.R. Knox.  The Impact of Geological Heterogeneity on CO2 Storage in Brine Formations: A Case Study from the Texas Gulf Coast, in: S.J. Baines and R.H. Worden (eds.), Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Vol. 233, 2004.
  4. Pruess, K.  Two-Phase Unsaturated Flow at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: A Report on Current Understanding, in “Flow and Transport Through Unsaturated Fractured Rock”, D.D. Evans, T.J. Nicholson, and T.C. Rasmussen (editors), American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph 42, Second Edition, pp. 113 - 133, Washington, DC, 2001.
  5. Pruess, K. and J.S.Y. Wang.  Numerical Modeling of Isothermal and Nonisothermal Flow in Unsaturated Fractured Rock: A Review, in “Flow and Transport Through Unsaturated Fractured Rock”, D.D. Evans, T.J. Nicholson, and T.C. Rasmussen (editors), American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph 42, Second Edition, pp. 19 - 32, Washington, DC, 2001.
  6. Pruess, K.  Multiphase Flow in Fractured Rocks - Some Lessons Learned from Mathematical Models, in B. Faybishenko, P.A. Witherspoon, S.M. Benson (ed.), Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock, Geophysical Monograph 122, pp. 225 - 234, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2000.
  7. Finsterle, S., G. Björnsson, K. Pruess and A. Battistelli.  Evaluation of Geothermal Well Behavior Using Inverse Modeling, in B. Faybishenko, P.A. Witherspoon, S.M. Benson (ed.), Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock, Geophysical Monograph 122, pp. 377 - 387, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2000.
  8. Su, G.W., J.T. Geller, K. Pruess and J. Hunt.  Overview of Preferential Flow in Unsaturated Fractures, in B. Faybishenko, P.A. Witherspoon, S.M. Benson (ed.), Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rock, Geophysical Monograph 122, pp. 147 - 155, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2000.
  9. Rodwell, W.R., A.W. Harris, S.T. Horseman, Ph. Lalieux, W. Müller, L. Ortiz-Amaya, and K. Pruess.  Gas Migration and Two-Phase Flow Through Engineered and Geological Barriers for a Deep Repository for Radioactive Waste, Nuclear Energy Agency, Paris, France, 1999.
  10. Pruess, K.  Effective Parameters, Effective Processes: From Porous Flow Physics to In Situ Remediation Technology. in: H. Kobus, B. Barczewski, H.P. Koschitzky (eds.), Groundwater and Subsurface Remediation, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, pp. 183 - 193, 1996.
  11. Narasimhan, T.N. and K. Pruess.  MINC: An Approach for Analyzing Transport in Strongly Heterogeneous Systems, Groundwater Flow and Quality Modeling, E. Custodio, A. Gurgui and J. P. Lobo Ferreira, (ed.), D. Reidel Publishing Co., Dordrecht, 375-391, 1988.
  12. Pruess, K. and J.S.Y. Wang.  Numerical Modeling of Isothermal and Nonisothermal flow in Unsaturated Fractured Rock - A Review, in D. Evans and T. Nicholson, (eds.), Flow and Transport Through Unsaturated Fracture Rock, American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph 42, 11-21, 1987.
  13. Verma, A. and K. Pruess.  Effects of Silica Redistribution on Performance of High-Level Nuclear Waste Repositories in Saturated Geologic Formations, in C.F. Tsang (ed.), Coupled Processes Associated with Nuclear Waste Repositories, pp. 541 - 563, Academic Press, New York, 1987.
  14. Pruess, K.  Die Schwerionenforschung - Ein Beispiel für multidisziplinäre Nutzung von Großgeräten, in W. van den Daele, W. Krohn, P. Weingart (eds.), Geplante Forschung, Suhrkamp Publ. Co., Frankfurt 1979.
  15. Pruess, K.  Die Entwicklung der Niederenergie-Kernphysik in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, in G. Küppers, P. Stichel, P. Weingart (eds.), Wissenschaft zwischen autonomer Entwicklung und Planung, Science Studies Report 4, Bielefeld 1976.
  16. Pruess, K.  Kernforschungspolitik in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Suhrkamp Publ. Co., Frankfurt 1974.

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Invited Papers

  1. “Coupled processes in geologic storage of CO2,” Gordon Research Conference on “Flow and Transport in Permeable Media,” August 2006.
  2. "Numerical Modeling of CO2 Sequestration in Geologic Formations - Recent Results and Open Challenges," opening keynote address, XVI Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Copenhagen/Denmark, June 2006.
  3. "Geologic Storage of Greenhouse Gases: Multiphase and Non-isothermal Effects, and Implications for Leakage Behavior," Workshop on Coupled Modelling in Porous Media, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, September 2005.
  4. "Advances and Challenges in Numerical Modeling of Reactive Chemical Transport in Sulfur-Bearing Rock-Fluid Systems," AGU Spring Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May 2004.
  5. “A Composite Medium Approximation for Moisture Tension-Dependent Anisotropy in Unsaturated Layered Sediments,” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2001.
  6. “Modeling of Nonisothermal Multiphase Flows,” International Workshop on Subsurface Flow and Transport Phenomena, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, October 23 - 27, 2000.
  7. “Multiphase Flow in Fractured Rocks - Lessons Learned from Mathematical Models,” International Symposium on Dynamics of Fluids in Fractured Rocks, Berkeley, CA, February 10 - 12, 1999.
  8. “A Mechanistic Model for Fast Preferential Flow in Unsaturated Fractured Rock,” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 1997.
  9. “Incorporating Chemistry and Kinetics into Field-Scale Numerical Models,” DOE-BES Workshop on “Scaling in Geological Processes,” Bodega Bay, CA, September 1997.
  10. “Effective Parameters, Effective Processes: From Porous Flow Physics to In Situ Remediation Technology,” VEGAS Symposium, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 1995.
  11. “On the Validity of a Fickian Diffusion Model for the Spreading of Liquid Infiltration Plumes in Partially Saturated Heterogeneous Media,” Tenth International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Heidelberg, Germany, 1994.
  12. “Some Thoughts on Model Validation,” Geoval-90 Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, 1990.
  13. “Relative Permeability and Capillary Pressure in Rough-Walled Rock Fractures,” Society of Petroleum Engineer’s Forum on Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, Crested Butte, CO, 1989.
  14. “Modeling of Fluid and Heat Flow in Fractured Geothermal Reservoirs,” International Symposium on Geothermal Energy, Kumamoto and Beppu, Japan, 1988.
  15. “Modeling of Geothermal Reservoirs: Fundamental Processes, Computer Simulations, and Field Applications,” The 10th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, Auckland, New Zealand, 1988.
  16. “Modeling Studies of Multiphase Fluid and Heat Flow Processes in Nuclear Waste Isolation,” Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management, Materials Research Society Symposium XII, Berlin, Germany, 1988.
  17. “Modeling of Fluid and Heat Flow in Permeable Media with TOUGH and SHAFT79,” Installation Representatives Meeting, National Energy Software Center, Argonne, IL, 1987.
  18. “Numerical Modeling of Isothermal and Nonisothermal Flow in Unsaturated Fractured Rock - A Review,” AGU Fall Meeting, Special Symposium on Flow and Transport through Unsaturated Fractured Rocks, San Francisco, CA, 1986.
  19. “Vapor-Dominated Geothermal Reservoirs,” “ Numerical Reservoir Simulation,” “Modeling of Flow in Fractured Reservoirs,” lectures presented under the New Energy Specialist Invitation Program, New Energy Development Organization (NEDO), Tokyo, Japan, 1986.
  20. “Hydrology of Partially Saturated Fractured Media,” Workshop on Validation of Mathematical Models for Waste Repository Performance Assessment, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 1986.
  21. “Phase Transformation Effects Near High-Level Nuclear Wastes Emplaced in Partially Saturated Fractured Formations,” Workshop on Unsaturated Rock/Contaminant Transport, Tucscon, AZ, 1986.
  22. “Numerical Simulation of Flow in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs,” Society of Petroleum Engineers Forum on Naturally Fractured Reservoirs, Jackson Hole, WY, 1985.
  23. “Numerical Modeling of Fluid and Heat Flow in Vapor-Dominated Reservoirs with Non-Condensible Gases,” Workshop on the Application of Fluid Geochemistry to the Understanding and Prediction of the Longevity and Depletion of Exploited Geothermal Fields, Pisa, Italy, 1984.
  24. “Fluid and Heat Flow in Fractured Porous Media,” Gordon Research Conference on Modeling of Flow in Permeable Media, Andover, NH, 1982.
  25. “Modeling of Two-Phase Reservoirs,” Course on Geothermal Reservoir Assessment, Geothermal Resources Council, Sacramento, CA, 1980.
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Selected Conference Proceedings

  1. Pruess, K.  Thermal Effects During CO2 Leakage from a Geologic Storage Reservoir, Proceedings, 7th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies. Vancouver, Canada. September 5-9, 2004 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-55913, June 2004).
  2. Pruess, K.  Behavior of CO2 Injection Wells, Proceedings, Third Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Alexandria, VA, May 3-6, 2004.
  3. Shan, C. and K. Pruess.  Numerical Simulation of Noble Gases as Natural Tracers for Injection Returns and Reservoir Processes in Vapor-Dominated Systems, Proceedings, 28th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, January 27-29, 2003.
  4. Pruess, K. et al.  Code Intercomparison Builds Confidence in Numerical Models for Geologic Disposal of CO2, Proceedings, 6th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Kyoto, Japan, October 1-4, 2002.
  5. Pruess, K, C.F. Tsang, D. H.-S. Law and C.M. Oldenburg.  An Intercomparison Study of Simulation Models for Geologic Sequestration of CO2, Proceedings, First National Conference on Carbon Sequestration, Washington, DC, May 14-17, 2001.
  6. Pruess, K., T. Xu, J. Apps and J. García.  Numerical Modeling of Aquifer Disposal of CO2, Paper SPE-66537, Proceedings, SPE/EPA/DOE Exploration and Production Environmental Conference, San Antonio, TX, February 2001.
  7. Pham, M., C. Klein, S. Sanyal, T. Xu and K. Pruess.  Reducing Cost and Environmental Impact of Geothermal Power through Modeling of Chemical Processes in the Reservoir, Proceedings, Twenty-Sixth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, pp. 216 - 223, Stanford University, Stanford, California, January 29-31, 2001.
  8. Pruess, K. and J. Garcia.  A Systematic Approach to Local Grid Refinement in Geothermal Reservoir Simulation, Proceedings, World Geothermal Congress 2000, Japan, pp. 2809 - 2814, May-June 2000.
  9. Pruess, K., M.J. O’Sullivan, and B.M. Kennedy.  Modeling of Phase-Partitioning Tracers in Fractured Reservoirs, Proceedings, Twenty-Fifth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, pp. 167 - 173, Stanford University, January 2000.
  10. Battistelli, A., C. Calore and K. Pruess.  The EWASG Equation of State Module for the TOUGH2 Geothermal Reservoir Simulator. World Renewable Energy Congress V, Vol IV, pp. 2729-2732, Florence, Italy, 20-25 September, 1998.
  11. Pruess K. (ed.)  Proceedings of the TOUGH Workshop ‘98, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-41995, Berkeley, CA, May 1998.
  12. Pruess, K.  TOUGH2 - An Update, in: Proceedings, 19th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 211 - 216, November 1997.
  13. Pruess, K.  Numerical Simulation of Water Injection into Vapor-Dominated Reservoirs, Proceedings, World Geothermal Congress 1995, pp. 1673-1680, International Geothermal Association, May 1995.
  14. Pruess, K. (ed.).  Proceedings of the TOUGH Workshop ‘95, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Report LBL-37200, March 1995.
  15. Pruess, K.  On the Validity of a Fickian Diffusion Model for the Spreading of Liquid Infiltration Plumes in Partially Saturated Heterogeneous Media, in: Computational Methods in Water Resources X, Vol. 1, pp. 537 - 544, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London, 1994.
  16. Pruess, K. (ed.).  Proceedings of the TOUGH Workshop, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Report LBL-29710, Berkeley, CA, September 1990.
  17. Pruess, K.  A Quantitative Model of Vapor Dominated Geothermal Reservoirs as Heat Pipes in Fractured Porous Rock, Geothermal Resources Council, Transactions, 9, Part II, 353-361, August 1985.
  18. Verma, A.K., K. Pruess, C.F. Tsang and P.A. Witherspoon.  A Study of Two-Phase Concurrent Flow of Steam and Water in an Unconsolidated Porous Medium, Proc. 23rd National Heat Transfer Conference, Am. Society of Mechanical Engineers, Denver, CO, 135–143, 1985.
  19. Pruess, K., Y. W. Tsang and J. S. Y. Wang. Modeling of Strongly Heat Driven Flow in Partially Saturated Fractured Porous Media, International Association of Hydrologists (ed.), Memoires, XVII, 486–497, 1985.
  20. Pruess, K. and G.S. Bodvarsson.  A Seven-Point Finite Difference Method for Improved Grid Orientation Performance in Pattern Steam Floods, Proceedings, Seventh Society of Petroleum Engineers Symposium on Reservoir Simulation, pp. 175 - 184, San Francisco, CA, 1983.
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Selected Laboratory Reports (of over 200 reports)

  1. Pruess, K. and K. Zhang.  Numerical Modeling Studies of The Dissolution-Diffusion-Convection Process During CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory report LBNL-1243E, November 2008.
  2. Xu, T., E. Sonnenthal, N. Spycher and K. Pruess.  TOUGHREACT User’s Guide: A Simulation Program for Non-isothermal Multiphase Reactive Geochemical Transport in Variably Saturated Geologic Media, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-55460, September 2004.
  3. Pruess, K., J. García, T. Kovscek, C. Oldenburg, J. Rutqvist, C. Steefel and T. Xu.  Intercomparison of Numerical Simulation Codes for Geologic Disposal of CO2, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-51813, Berkeley, CA 94720, December 2002.
  4. Pruess, K.  Mathematical Modeling of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Geothermal Systems - An Introduction in Five Lectures, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-51295, Berkeley, CA, August 2002.
  5. Pruess, K. and A. Battistelli.  TMVOC, a Numerical Simulator for Three-Phase Non-Isothermal Flows of Multicomponent Hydrocarbon Mixtures in Saturated-Unsaturated Heterogeneous Media, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-49375, April 2002.
  6. Pruess, K.  Multiphase Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer at Hanford Single-Shell Tanks - A Progress Report on Modeling Studies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-45283, Berkeley, CA, April 2000.
  7. Pruess, K., C. Oldenburg and G. Moridis.  TOUGH2 User’s Guide, Version 2.0, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-43134, Berkeley, CA, June 1999.
  8. Pruess, K., A. Simmons, Y.S. Wu and G. Moridis.  TOUGH2 Software Qualification. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBL-38383, Berkeley, CA, February 1996.
  9. Falta, R.W., K. Pruess, S. Finsterle, and A. Battistelli.  T2VOC User’s Guide, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Report LBL-36400, Berkeley, CA, March 1995.
  10. Pruess, K.  TOUGH2 - A General Purpose Numerical Simulator for Multiphase Fluid and Heat Flow, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Report LBL-29400, Berkeley, CA, May 1991.
  11. Pruess, K.  TOUGH User’s Guide, Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report NUREG/CR-4645; also: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Report LBL-20700, Berkeley, CA, 1987.
  12. Pruess, K. and R.C. Schroeder.  SHAFT 79 User’s Manual, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Report LBL-10861, Berkeley, CA, March 1980.

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