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Jong-Won Choi
Postdoctoral Fellow

Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Email: jong.choi@beg.utexas.edu
Telephone: 512-471-3362
Fax: 512-471-0140


Academic Background
Georgia Institute of Technology: 2003-2011 (Ph.D.)

Research Topics
   1) Coupled mechanical and fluid flow modeling of geologic carbon sequestration
   2) Role of micro-cracking in controlling productivity of shale gas reservoirs

Peer Reviewed Articles:
Choi, J.–W., Nicot, J.-P., Hosseini, S.A., Clift, S.J., and Hovorka, S.D., CO2 Recycling Accounting and EOR Operation Scheduling to Assist in Storage Capacity Assessment at a U.S. Gulf Coast Depleted Reservoir, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control (in press).

Nicot, J.-P., Oldenburg, C.M., Houseworth, J.E., and Choi, J.-W., Analysis of potential leakage pathways at the Cranfield, MS, U.S.A. CO2 sequestration site, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control (in press).

Hosseini, S.A., H. Lashgari., Choi, J.–W., J.-P. Nicot, J. Lu, and S.D. Hovorka, Static and dynamic reservoir modeling for geological CO2 sequstration at Cranfield, Mississippi, U.S.A., International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control (in press).


Non-peer Reviewed Articles:
Andrews, J., Hovorka, S.D., and Choi, J.-W., CO2 sequestration in the Tuscaloosa formation, Cranfield Field, Mississippi: a custom software approach to visualizing 4D simulations: presented at the 62nd Annual Convention of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies and the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM, October 21-23, 2012.

Choi, J.-W., Duncan, I.J., and Rodin, G.J., Microcrack nucleation in porous solids under predominantly compressive stress state with applications to shale gas exploration, presented at the 46th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium held in Chicago, IL, USA June, 2012.

Choi, J.–W., Nicot, J.-P., and Hovorka, S.D., Numerical Investigations of CO2 Storage Capacity in a U.S. Gulf Coast Reservoir Coupling CO2 EOR and CO2 Sequestration (abs.), 62nd Annual Convention of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies and the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM, October 21-23, 2012.

Choi, J.-W., Nicot, J.-P., Meckel, T.A., Chang, K.-W., and Hovorka, S.D., Preliminary results of numerical investigations at SECARB Cranfield, MS, field test site (abs.): Eos, v. 89, no. 53, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract U41C-22, 2008.

Choi, J.-W., Nicot, J.-P., Meckel, T.A., and Hovorka, S.D., Numerical modeling of CO2 injection into a typical U.S. Gulf of Coast anticline structure: presented at the 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-10), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 19-23, 2010.

Duncan, I.J., Nicot, J.-P., and Choi, J.-W., Risk assessment for future CO2 Sequestration Projects Based CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery in the U.S.: presented at the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-9), Washington, D.C., November 16-20, 2008.

Hovorka, S.D., Choi, J.-W., Meckel, T.A, Trevino, R.H., Zeng, H., Kordi, M., Wang, F.P., Comparing carbon sequestration in an oil reservoir to sequestration in a brine formation- field study: presented at the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-9), Washington, D.C., November 16-20, 2008.

Hovorka, S.D., Meckel, T.A., Treviño, R.H., Nicot, J.–P., Choi, J.–W., Yang, C., Paine, J., Romanak, K., Lu, J., Zeng, H., and Kordi, M., Southeast Partnership Early Test Update – Cranfield field, MS: presented at the 8th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 4-7, 2009.

Nicot, J.-P., Hovorka, S.D., Choi, J.-W., Investigation of water displacement following large CO2 sequestration operations: presented at the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-9), Washington, D.C., November 16-20, 2008.

Nicot, J.-P., Choi, J.-W., Meckel, T.A., Chang, K.-W., Hovorka, S.D., and Solano, S., 2009, Results of numerical investigations at SECARB Cranfield, MS field test site, presented at the 8th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 4-7, 2009.

 


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