People and publications

People

– Heads of the project: Professor Christopher C. Pain and Professor Matthew D. Jackson

– Lead developers of IC-FERST: Dr. Pablo Salinas

– Lead geologist and surface-based developer: Dr. Carl Jacquemyn

– Current people on the team: Dr. A. Obeysekara, J. Al-Kubaisy, G. Regnier, V. Santos, Dr. H. Hu, M. Kerhouant, A. Nadimy, J. Aniket, L. Via-estrem, Dr. J.P. Latham, and Dr. J. Xiang.

How to cite IC-FERST

Cite Jackson et al. 2015 for the overview, Salinas et al. 2017 for the formulation and Jacquemyn et al. 2019 for the surface-based modelling.

Key publications

Reservoir Modeling for Flow Simulation by Use of Surfaces, Adaptive Unstructured Meshes, and an Overlapping-Control-Volume Finite-Element Method
M.D. Jackson, J.R. Percival, P. Mostaghimi, B. Tollit, D. Pavlidis, C.C. Pain, J. Gomes, A.H. Elsheikh, P. Salinas, A. Muggeridge and M. Blunt; SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (2015) doi: 10.2118/163633-PA

Improving the Robustness of the Control Volume Finite Element Method with Application to Multiphase Porous Media Flow
P.Salinas, D. Pavlidis, Z. Xie, A. Adam, C. Pain and M.D. Jackson; Int J Numer Meth Fluids. (2017) doi: 10.1002/fld.4381

Surface-Based Geological Reservoir Modelling Using Grid-Free NURBS Curves and Surfaces
Jacquemyn, C., Jackson, M.D. and Hampson, G.J.; Math Geosci 51, 1–28 (2019) doi: 10.1007/s11004-018-9764-8

A discontinuous control volume finite element method for multi-phase flow in heterogeneous porous media
P.Salinas, D. Pavlidis, Z. Xie, H. Osman, C. Pain and M.D. Jackson; Journal of Computational Physics (2018) doi: 10.1016/j.jcp.2017.09.058

The shape and motion of gas bubbles in a liquid flowing through a thin annulus
Q. Lei, Z. Xie, D. Pavlidis, P. Salinas, J. Veltin, O. K. Matar, C. C. Pain, A. H. Muggeridge, A. J. Gyllensten and M. D. Jackson Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2018) doi: 10.1017/jfm.2018.696

Is Cell-to-Cell Scale Variability Necessary in Reservoir Models?
Osman, H., Graham, G.H., Moncorge, A., Jacquemyn, C., Jackson, M.D.; Math Geosci (2020) doi: 10.1007/s11004-020-09877-y

Vanishing artificial diffusion as a mechanism to accelerate convergence for multiphase porous media flow
P.Salinas, C. Pain, H. Osman, C. Jacquemyn, Z. Xie, and M.D. Jackson; Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2020) doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2019.07.004

A Force-Balanced Control Volume Finite Element Method for Multiphase Porous Media Flow Modelling
J.L.M.A. Gomes, D. Pavlidis, P. Salinas, Z. Xie, J.R. Percival, Y. Melnikova, C.C. Pain, M.D. Jackson; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids (2016) doi: 10.1002/fld.4275

A robust mesh optimisation method for multiphase porous media flows
P.Salinas, D. Pavlidis, Z. Xie, H. Osman, C. Pain and M.D. Jackson; Computational geosciences (2018) doi: 10.1007/s10596-018-9759-z

Improving the convergence behaviour of a fixed-point-iteration solver for multiphase flow in porous media
P.Salinas, D. Pavlidis, Z. Xie, A. Adam, C. Pain and M.D. Jackson; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids (2016) doi: 10.1002/fld.4357

Modelling stress-dependent single and multi-phase flows in fractured porous media based on an immersed-body method with mesh adaptivity
A. Obeysekara, Q. Lei, P. Salinas, D. Pavlidis, J.P. Latham, J. Xiang and C.C. Pain; Computers and Geotechnics (2018) doi: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2018.07.009

A balanced-force control volume finite element method for interfacial flows with surface tension using adaptive anisotropic unstructured meshes
Z. Xie, D. Pavlidis, P. Salinas, J.R. Percival, C.C. Pain and O.K. Matar; Computers and Fluids (2016) doi: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2016.08.005

Higher-order conservative interpolation between control-volume meshes: Application to advection and multiphase flow problems with dynamic mesh adaptivity
A. Adam, D. Pavlidis, J.R. Percival, P.Salinas, Z. Xie, F. Fang, C. Pain A.H. Muggeridge and M.D. Jackson; Journal of Computational Physics (2016) doi: 10.1016/j.jcp.2016.05.058

For more publications visit the personal webpages of any of the people involved in the project.