Dr. William Ampomah

Lecturer


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    PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

    1. Moodie, N., Ampomah, W., Jia, W., Heath, J. and McPherson, B., 2019. Assignment and calibration of relative permeability by hydrostratigraphic units for multiphase flow analysis, case study: CO2-EOR operations at the Farnsworth Unit, Texas. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control81, pp.103-114.
    2. Soltanian, M.R., Hajirezaie, S., Hosseini, S.A., Dashtian, H., Amooie, M.A., Meyal, A., Ershadnia, R., Ampomah, W., Islam, A. and Zhang, X., 2019. Multicomponent Reactive Transport of Carbon Dioxide in Fluvial Heterogeneous Aquifers. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering.
    3. Dai, Z., Zhang, Y., Bielicki, J., Amooie, M.A., Zhang, M., Yang, C., Zou, Y., Ampomah, W., Xiao, T., Jia, W. and Middleton, R., 2018. Heterogeneity-assisted carbon dioxide storage in marine sediments. Applied Energy225, pp.876-883.
    4. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., Cather, M., Will, R., Gunda, D., Dai, Z., & Soltanian, M. R. (2017). Optimum design of CO2 storage and oil recovery under geological uncertainty. Applied Energy195, 80-92.
    1. Ampomah, W., Balch, R., Grigg, R. B., Cather, M., Gragg, E., Will, R. A., ... & Dai, Z. (2017). Performance assessment of CO2-enhanced oil recovery and storage in the Morrow reservoir. Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, 1-19.
    2. Kumar, A., Zorn, E., Hammack, R., Harbert, W., Ampomah, W., Balch, R., & Garcia, L. (2017). Passive seismic monitoring of an active CO2-EOR operation in Farnsworth, Texas. In SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2017(pp. 2851-2855). Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
    3. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., Cather, M., Rose-Coss, D., & Gragg, E. (2017). Numerical Simulation of CO2-EOR and Storage Potential in the Morrow Formation, Ochiltree County, Texas. SPE- 185086 presented in SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium. 27–31 March, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
    4. Ampomah W., R.S. Balch, R. Will, M. Cather, D. Gunda, Z. Dai (2017). “Co-optimization of CO2-EOR and Storage Processes under Geological Uncertainty” Energy Procedia, 114, 6928-6941. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1835
    5. D. White, R.P. Esser, B.P. McPherson, R.S. Balch, N. Liu, P.E. Rose, L. Garcia, and W. Ampomah (2016). “Interpretation of Tracer Experiments on Inverted Five-Spot Well- Patterns within the Western Half of the Farnsworth Unit Oil Field” Energy Procedia, 114, 7070-7095. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1849
    6. Zhenxue Dai, Hari Viswanathan, Ting Xiao, Richard Middleton, Feng Pan, William Ampomah, et.al. (2016). “CO2 Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery at Depleted Oil/Gas Reservoirs. Energy Procedia, 114, 6957-6967. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.08.034
    7. Zhenxue Dai, Ye Zhang, Philip Staffer, Ting Xiao, Minkan Zhang, William Ampomah, et al. (2016). “Injectivity Evaluation for Offshore CO2 Sequestration in Marine Sediments” Energy Procedia, 114, 2921-2932. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1420
    8. Ampomah, W., Balch, R., Cather, M., Rose-Coss, D., Dai, Z., Heath, J., Dewers, T. and Mozley, P., 2016. Evaluation of CO2 storage mechanisms in CO2 enhanced oil recovery sites: application to morrow sandstone reservoir. Energy & Fuels, 30(10), pp.8545-8555.
    9. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., Grigg, R. B., McPherson, B., Will, R. A., Lee, S.-Y., Dai, Z. and Pan, F. (2016), Co-optimization of CO2-EOR and storage processes in mature oil reservoirs. Greenhouse Gas Sci Technol. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ghg.1618
    10. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., Grigg, R. B., Will, R., Lee, S.Y. (2016): “Optimization of CO2-EOR Process in Partially Depleted Oil Reservoirs” paper SPE-180376-MS presented at SPE Western Regional Meeting held in Anchorage, Alaska, May 23-26. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/180376-MS
    11. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., Chen, H.Y., Gunda, D. and Cather, M. (2016): “Probabilistic Reserve Assessment and Evaluation of Sandstone Reservoir in the Anadarko Basin” paper SPE-179953-MS presented at SPE/IAEE Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium held in Houston-Texas USA, May 17-18, 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/179953-MS
    12. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., and Ross-Coss, D., Hutton, A., and Will, R., (2016): “An Integrated Approach for Characterizing a Sandstone Reservoir in the Anadarko Basin” paper OTC-26952-MS presented at Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston-Texas USA, May 2-5 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/180375-MS
    13. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., Grigg, R. B. Will, R., and M.D. White (2016): “Farnsworth Field CO2-EOR Project: Performance Case History” paper SPE-179528-MS at SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference held in Tulsa, OK, USA. April 11-13 2016. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.2118/179528-MS.
    14. Zhenxue Dai, Hari Viswanathan, Richard Middleton, Feng Pan, William Ampomah, Changbing Yang, Wei Jia, Ting Xiao, Si-Yong Lee, Brian McPherson, Robert Balch, Reid Grigg, and Mark White (2016). “CO2 Accounting and Risk Analysis for CO2 Sequestration at Enhanced Oil Recovery Sites” Environmental Science & Technology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.6b01744
    15. Pan, F., B. J. McPherson, Z. Dai, W. Jia, S. Lee, Ampomah, H. Viswanathan, R. Esser (2016). Uncertainty Analysis of Carbon Sequestration in an Active CO2-EOR Field, Int. J. of Greenh. Gas Control. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.04.010.
    16. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., Grigg, R. B., Will, R., Gunda D. (2016): “Performance of CO2-EOR and Storage Processes under Uncertainty: Case Study” paper SPE-180084-MS presented at SPE EUROPEC at 78th EAGE Conference held in Vienna, Austria, May 30- June 2 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/180084-MS
    17. Ross-Coss, D., Ampomah, W., Cather M., Balch, R. S., Mozley P (2016): “An Improved Approach for Sandstone Reservoir Characterization” paper SPE-180375-MS presented at SPE Western Regional Meeting held in Anchorage, Alaska, May 23-26. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/180375-MS
    18. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., and Grigg, R. B., Dai Z., and Pan F. (2015): “Compositional Simulation of CO2 Storage Capacity in Depleted Oil Reservoirs”. Paper CMTC-439476-MS presented at Carbon Management Technology Conference held in Sugarland, Houston-Texas USA, November 16-19 2015. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7122/439476-MS.
    19. Ampomah, W., Balch, R., and Grigg, R. (2015):” Analysis of Upscaling Algorithms in Heterogeneous Reservoirs with Different Recovery Processes,” paper SPE-173588-MS presented at the SPE Production Operations Symposium held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, March 1–5. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/173588-MS
    20. Gunda D., Ampomah, W., Grigg, R. B. and Balch, R. S. (2015): “Reservoir Fluid Characterization for Miscible Enhanced Oil Recovery” paper CMTC-440176-MS presented at Carbon Management Technology Conference held in Sugarland, Houston-Texas USA , November 16-19 2015. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7122/440176-MS
    21. Dai, Z., Viswanathan, H., Fessenden-Rahn, J., Middleton, R., Pan, F., Jia, W., Ampomah, W., Grigg, R. (2014). Uncertainty Quantification for CO2 Sequestration and Enhanced Oil Recovery. Energy Procedia, 63, 7685–7693. http://doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.802
    22. White, M. D., McPherson, B. J., Grigg, R. B., Ampomah, W., & Appold, M. S. (2014). Numerical Simulation of Carbon Dioxide Injection in the Western Section of the Farnsworth Unit. Energy Procedia, 63, 7891–7912. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.825
    23. Ampomah, W., Chen, H. Y., & Assad, J. (2014): “Comparison of Probabilistic Techniques in the Study of Fluid Effects on Seismic Properties” paper IPTC-17452-MS presented at International Petroleum Technology Conference held in Doha, Qatar. January 19-21 2014, Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2523/17452-M

     

    ABSTRACTS, REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

    1. William Ampomah (2018) “Assessment of CO2-EOR and storage in the Morrow Reservoir” presented at the 2018 AAPG Southwest Section Annual Convention – El Paso, Texas – April 7-10, 2018.
    2. William Ampomah (2018) “Co-Optimization Of CO2-EOR And Storage Processes Under Geological Uncertainty” presented at the 2018 AAPG Southwest Section Annual Convention – El Paso, Texas – April 7-10, 2018.
    3. Kutsienyo, E.J., Ampomah, W., Balch, R.S., Cather, M. and Luhmann, A.J., 2018, December. Three-Phase Compositional Simulation Modeling Coupled with Reactive Transport: Application to Farnsworth Field CO2-EOR and Storage Project. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
    4. Dewers, T.A., Rasmussen, L., Ampomah, W., Heath, J.E., Bower, E., Luhmann, A.J., Cather, M. and Mozley, P., 2018, December. Diagenetic Capillary Heterogeneity Influences Multiphase Flow, Enhanced Oil Recovery, and CO2 Storage in a Depleted Brownfield Reservoir. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
    5. Van Wijk, J., Malikmammadov, E., Ampomah, W. and Will, R.A., 2018, December. Thin-reservoir CO2-plume detection in Farnsworth Field, Texas, using fluid-substitution models. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
    6. Balch, R., Will, R., El-Kaseeh, G., Ampomah, W. and Czoski, P., 2018 Integration of Geophysical, Geological, and Engineering Data to Continuously Adapt and Evolve Models for Optimization and Risk Analysis of an Ongoing Carbon Storage/eor Project at Farnsworth Texas, USA. In 2018 AAPG International Conference and Exhibition.
    7. Rasmussen, L., Dewers, T., Heath, J., Luhmann, A., Ampomah, W., Cather, M., Mozley, P. and Grigg, R., 2018. Diagenetic Controls on Reservoir-Scale Enhanced Oil Recovery and CO2 Storage: A Case Study of the Morrow Sandstone, Farnsworth Unit, Texas. In ACE 2018 Annual Convention & Exhibition.
    8. William Ampomah and Robert Balch (2017). “Performance assessment of CO2-EOR and storage in the Morrow Reservoir” presented at the 3rd Biennial CO2 for EOR as CCUS conference at Rice U., Houston, TX, Oct. 4-5th, 2017.
    9. Ampomah, W., Balch, R.S., Cather, M. and Dai, Z., 2017, December. Integrated Reservoir Modeling of CO2-EOR Performance and Storage Potential in the Farnsworth Field Unit, Texas. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.
    10. Ampomah, W., Balch, R. S., and M. Cather, Grigg, R. B., (2017): “Study of CO2-EOR Performance in the Morrow Formation, Ochiltree County, Texas”. CMTC- 502863 presented at Carbon Management Technology Conference held in Houston-Texas USA, July 19 2017.
    11. William Ampomah (2017). Performance assessment and Co-optimization of CO2-EOR and storage in Mature Oil Reservoir. Schlumberger CO2 Sequestration SIG Webinar, July 27, 2017.
    12. William Ampomah, R.S. Balch, M. Cather (2017). Co-Optimization of CO2-EOR and Storage Process under Geological Uncertainty. Carbon Storage RD Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2, 2017.
    13. William Ampomah, R.S. Balch, M. Cather (2016). Numerical Optimization of CO2-EOR Process in Partially Depleted Oil Reservoirs. Carbon Storage RD Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 16-18, 2016.
    14. Ross-Coss, William Ampomah, R.S. Balch, Cather, M, Mozley, P. L. Rasmussen. (2016): “An Improved Approach for Sandstone Reservoir Characterization” Poster presented at 2016 NETL Carbon Storage review meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. August 16-18, 2016.
    15. Nathan D Moodie, William Ampomah, Wei Jia, Brian McPherson (2016): “Assignment and calibration of relative permeability by hydrostratigraphic units: a novel approach for multiphase flow analysis” Poster presented at 2015 NETL Carbon Storage review meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 16-18, 2016.
    16. Zhenxue Dai, Hari Viswanathan, Richard Middleton, Feng Pan, William Ampomah, Changbing Yang, Wei Jia, Si-Yong Lee, Brian McPherson, Reid Grigg, and Mark White (2015). A multi-scale approach for CO2 Accounting and Risk Analysis in CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Sites. AGU Fall Meeting, December 14-18 2015, San Francisco, California, USA.
    17. Feng Pan, Brian J. McPherson, Zhenxue Dai, Wei Jia, Si-Yong Lee, William Ampomah, Hari Viswanathan (2015). Quantitative Risk Assessment of CO2 Sequestration in a Commercial-Scale EOR Site. AGU Fall Meeting, December 14-18 2015, San Francisco, California, USA.
    18. Ampomah, R.B. Grigg, R.S. Balch, D. Gunda (2015). Integrating CO2 EOR and CO2 Storage in Farnsworth Field. Carbon Storage RD Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 12-14, 2015.
    19. Rose-Coss, D., Ampomah, W., Hutton, A., Balch, R., Cather, M., Grigg. R., and Mozley, P. (2015): “Geologic Characterization for CO2-EOR Simulation: a Case Study of the Farnsworth Unit, Anadarko Basin, Texas” Poster presented at 2015 NETL Carbon Storage review meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
    20. Rose-Coss Dylan, William Ampomah, Ashley C. Hutton, Evan Gragg, Peter Mozley, Robert S. Balch, and Reid Grigg. (2015) Geologic Characterization for CO2-EOR Simulation: A Case Study of the Farnsworth Unit, Anadarko Basin, Texas. Search and Discovery Article #80484 Posted October 19, 2015 presented May 31-June 3, 2015.
    21. William Ampomah, Sara Gallagher, Ashley Hutton, and Dylan Rose-Coss. (2014). Characterization of Farnsworth Unit, Ochiltree County, Texas. 2014 Carbon Storage RD Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 12-14, 2014

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