2019 Poster Sessions

Schedule of Presentations

POSTER SESSION 1 – MONDAY MORNING

LOCATION: Buckeye 1 & 2

8:30 – 11:30 am

Utilizing Technology in Modern Exploration and Production

An Efficient Repeating Signal Detector That Uses Machine Learning to Improve Detection of Induced Seismicity
Sutton Chiorini, Robert Skoumal and Michael R. Brudzinski
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Application of Log-Based Transforms to Characterize Mechanical Properties of Silurian-Aged Carbonate and Evaporate Formations within the Northern Niagaran Pinnacle Reef Trend, Michigan
Z. Cotter, S. Raziperchikolaee and A. Haagsma
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Alaskan Unconventional Shale Core Characterization
Dustin Crandall and Shuvajit Bhattacharya
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Secondary Porosity Prediction in Complex Carbonate Reefs Using 3D CT Scan Image Analysis and Machine Learning
Autumn Haagsma, Mackenzie Scharenberg, Laura Keister, Jared Schuetter and Neeraj Gupta
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How Polishing Related Surface Roughness of Rock Minerals Control its Wettability
Konstantinos Kasamias and Kuldeep Chaudhary
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Silurian Tuscarora Sandstone in Western West Virginia: Will It Work as a Geothermal Reservoir Rock?
Ronald R. McDowell, J. Eric Lewis, Gary W. Daft, Philip A. Dinterman, Sarah R. Brown and Jessica P. Moore
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Rapid Core Characterization and Database Management
Thomas Paronish, Dustin Crandall, Paige Mackey, Jonathan Moore and Sarah Brown
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Using Landscape Evolution Modeling to Evaluate Pote
Nicholas T. Ferry, Daniel M. Sturmer and Dylan J. Ward
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POSTER SESSION 2 – MONDAY AFTERNOON

LOCATION: Buckeye 1 & 2

2:00 – 5:00 pm

Reservoir Characterization: Studies and Case Histories

Porosity Decrease in the Trenton Limestone of Williams County, Ohio
Mason Harris, Ann E. Cook, Christopher B.T. Waid and Erika Danielsen
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Varimax-Rotated Visible Derivative Reflectance Spectroscopy of the Utica Shale/ Point Pleasant Formation in Ohio
Julie M. Bloxson and Beverly Z. Saylor
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Seal Capacity of Upper Ordovician Units in the Midwest Region: A Quantitative Approach Using Mercury Injection Capillary Pressure
Cristian R.Medina, Maria Mastalerz, Richard W.Lahann and John A Rupp
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A Study on the Origins of Permeability within the Point Pleasant Formation, Eastern Ohio
Zachary L. Fernandes, Adeline R. Evans, and Dr. Jeffry D. Grigsby
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Deconvolving Biogeochemical Controls on Source Rock Reservoir Development Using a Quantitative Multivariate Approach: A Case Study from the Late Ordovician Utica-Point Pleasant Formation
Samantha R. Ritzer, Jochen J. Brocks, and Erik A. Sperling
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Evaluation of Production Data and Reservoir Compartmentalization for the Trenton-Black River Reservoirs in the Albion-Scipio Field, Southern Michigan
Jennifer L. Trout and William B. Harrison, III
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A New Petrophysical Model for Shale Gas Reservoir Evaluation
Guochang Wang
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Horizontal Wells: Design, Drilling, Completion, Hydraulic Fracturing and Production Techniques

Horizontal Reservoir Value Increased by Enhanced Geological Knowledge
David Williamson, Keith Kimme, Charles H. Smith and Tiffani Kennedy
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POSTER SESSION 3 – TUESDAY MORNING

LOCATION: Buckeye 1 & 2

8:30 – 11:30 am

Energy Sustainability and the Environment

Impact of Methane on Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Within Multiscale and Hierarchical Fluvial Architecture
Reza Ershadnia, Sassan Hajirezaei, Naum I. Gershenzon, Robert W. Ritzi Jr. and Mohamad Reza Soltanian
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Reaction Path Geochemical Modeling as an Essential and Inexpensive Tool in Evaluating Mineral Carbonation-Type Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Projects
Daniel M. Sturmer
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Regional Geology of the Eastern USA

Characterization of Surficial Sediments from a Modern Delta Wetland
Alexander M. Brown, Deon Knights, Audrey H. Sawyer, Derek E. Sawyer, Douglas A. Edmonds and Rebecca T. Barnes
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CO2 Storage Resource Assessment and 3-D Property Modeling of the Middle Cambrian Mt. Simon Sandstone in Illinois
Mansour Khosravi, Jared T. Freiburg, Charles C. Monson and James R. Damico
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Curious Case of Lack of Strata Assignable to the Pterospathodus celloni Superzone (Telychian, Llandovery, Silurian) in the Eastern Portion of the Midwestern Basins and Arches Region (New York, Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana)
Mark A. Kleffner and Stig M. Bergström
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Precambrian Hydrocarbon Rift Basin Potential, Western North Carolina
Jeffrey C. Reid and Kenneth B. Taylor
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Silurian Through Middle Devonian Far-Field Tectonics During the Appalachian Orogen in Ohio
Michael P. Solis and Julie M. Bloxson
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Recent Advances and Case Studies in Enhanced Recovery of Oil and Gas

Secondary Recovery Efforts in the Richfield Member (Lucas Formation, Detroit River Group) at Winterfield Field, Clare County, Michigan
Ayu Nurhidayati, Elizabeth Gaines, Peter Voice* and William B. Harrison III
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POSTER SESSION 4 – TUESDAY AFTERNOON

LOCATION: Buckeye 1 & 2

2:00 – 5:00 pm

Case Studies and Current Research on Environmental Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing, Wastewater Disposal, and Minerals Extraction

Identification of the Causes and Extent of Elevated Methane Concentrations in the Groundwater of Eastern Kentucky
Cristopher Alvarez Villa, Andrea M. Erhardt, Alan Fryar, Thomas M. Parris, Junfeng Zhu and Steven E. Webb
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Comparative Geochemistry of Flowback Fluids from the Utica and Marcellus Formations
Susan A. Welch, Julia M Sheets, Reb Daly, Andrea Hanson, Anthony Lutton, John Olesik, and David R. Cole
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Factors Influencing the Likelihood of Hydraulic Fracturing Induced Seismicity in Oklahoma
Rosamiel Ries, Michael R. Brudzinski, Robert J. Skoumal, Brian S. Currie and J. Connor Cunningham
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Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production from Unconventional Reservoirs

Abiogenic Methanogenesis Associated with Geocatalysis: Evidence from Biomarker Transformations and Isotopic Variations Across a Maturity Transect of the Devonian New Albany Shale
Kelsey E. Doiron, Simon C. Brassell, Arndt Schimmelmann, Peter E. Sauer, Agnieszka Drobniak and Maria Mastalerz
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Hydraulic Fracture Induced Seismicity in the Eagle Ford Shale
Shannon L. Fasola, Michael R. Brudzinski, Robert J. Skoumal and Teresa Langenkamp
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Total Organic Carbon Trends in 3-D Space using Data Analytic Modeling Approaches for Prediction of Organic Matter Variability in the New Albany Shale Group of Central and Southern Illinois
Mansour Khosravi and Donna C. Willette
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Fractures and Vein-Fill Evolution of the Middle Devonian Marcellus Shale
Natalie Odegaarden and Tim Carr
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Cross-comparison of Stacked Unconventional Plays of Delaware and Appalachian Basins: Reservoir Characteristics and Production Profiles
Olga Popova, Emily Geary, April Patel, Gary Long, Jeffrey Little, Steven Grape and Elizabeth Panarelli
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