2023 Joint Annual GoMCarb – SECARB Offshore Partnerships Meeting

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A group of attendees, after the meeting on April 5th, that were headed to the networking event at the Austin Core Research Center

Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration, Coffee, & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome, Safety Briefing & Overview of Day (Sue Hovorka from UT,
               Ben Wernette from SSEB)
9:10 – 10:30 AM Session 1 – Outreach and EEEJ – Chair: Ben Wernette

1.1      Incorporating EEJ into Offshore Outreach – Denise Hills, ARI
1.2      State of expectation on CCS Societal Considerations & Impacts: Enabling business offshore Gulf of Mexico – Ramon Gil-Egui, UT 
1.3      GoM Stakeholder Outreach Survey – Katherine Romanak, UT
1.4      Training a new generation of subsurface CCS professionals – Alex Bump, UT
1.5      Review of recent GCCC Publications relevant to offshore – Hailun Ni, UT

10:30 – 10:45 AM Break
10:45 – 11:45 AM Session 2 – Regulatory and Legislative – Chair: Katherine Romanak, UT

2.1      Legislation Update – Tip Meckel, UT
2.2      International Offshore Workshop Report– Katherine Romanak, UT
2.3      Lessons from the London Protocol – Tim Dixon, IEAGHG
2.4      Offshore Permitting in Europe – Ingvild Ombudstvedt, IOM Law (virtual)

11:45 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch & Poster Session
1:30 – 2:55 PM Session 3 – Infrastructure – Chair: Ramon Trevino, UT

3.1      Impact of CO2 Impurities on Corrosion of Infrastructure Transporting and Injecting Dense Phase CO2
               Jose Vera, DNV (presentation not available at this time)
3.2      Infrastructure variability on transects – Darshan Sachde, Trimeric (presentation not available at this time)
3.3      Modeling and Infrastructure Considerations for the Horn Mountain Field – Ann Oudinot, ARI
3.4      Subseabed system for CO2 injection into Horn Mountain – Kjartan Pedersen, Aker (virtual)
3.5      Development Case Studies for Offshore CO2 Storage and EOR in the GoM – Angus Marshall, Storegga

2:55 – 3:10 PM Break
3:10 – 4:15 PM  Session 4  Characterization & Assessment of Storage Opportunities – Project Progress –
               Chair: Tip Meckel

4.1       Offshore overview news: Who is doing what, where – Tip Meckel, UT
4.2       Lochridge projects (CarbonSafe Phase II) – Laszlo Benkovics, Repsol (presentation not available at this time)
4.3       Bayou Bend – Lianne Armpriester, Chevron (presentation not available at this time)
4.4       Port of Corpus Christi CarbonSAFE Phase II – Tip Meckel, UT 

4:30 PM Day ends
4:30 – 6:00 PM Networking Reception

Thursday, April 6th, 2023  

8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration, Coffee, & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 11:30 AM Session 5  Monitoring & Risk; Chair: Dave Riestenberg, ARI

5.1         Minimizing exposure to legacy wells – Alex Bump, UT
5.2         Assessing wellbore integrity risk in the Gulf of Mexico for Potential CO2 storage applications in depleted fields –
               Brigitte Petras, Battelle (virtual)

5.3         Presentation cancelled
5.4         Woolsey Mound, Carbon Storage and Risk Assessment – Camelia Knapp, OSU (virtual)

10:00 – 10:15 AM Break

5.5       Towards integrated seismic MVA for near-shore GCS: Characterizing passive acoustic emissions from seafloor gas leakage
               using DAS – Jonathan Ajo- Franklin, Rice Univ. (virtual) (presentation not available at this time)
5.6       High-resolution 3D (HR3D) seismic – Tip Meckel, UT
5.7       New Developments in CSEEP Attribution Method – Abdirahman Omar, Norce
5.8       Environmental MVA for the GoM – Katherine Romanak, UT
5.9       Coupled Wellbore-Reservoir Modeling to Evaluate CO2 Injection Rate Distribution Over Multilayer Storage Zones –
               Mohamed Abdelaal, LSU (virtual)

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch & Poster Session
1:30 – 4:30 PM Session 6 Characterization & Assessment of Storage Opportunities –
               Chair: George Koperna, ARI

6.1         Pressure space, capacity maps and achievable storage volumes – Alex Bump, UT
6.2         Reservoir Properties and Storage Resource in the Central Gulf of Mexico – Jack Pashin, OSU (virtual)
6.3         Atlantic CCS Assessment: An Introduction & Status Update – Dominic Smith, BOEM
6.4         Sandbox model results & implications for CO2 migration and trapping – Hailun Ni
6.5         Ripple-lamination, Sandbox Experiments – Jose Ubillus UT
6.6         Chandeleur Canyon, LA – Marcy Purkey Phillips, UT (presentation not available at this time)

2:55 – 3:10 PM Break

6.7         Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana – Yushan Li, UT
6.8         Capillary Pressure Measurements using Real Rock Micromodels – Shadya Taleb Restrepo, UT
6.9         Micromodels – Richard Larson, UT
6.10      On the impacts of reservoir heterogeneity for CO2 in an offshore saline reservoir – Ryan Pollyea, Virginia Tech
6.11       Large-Scale Subsurface Models – Reinaldo Sabbagh Maciel, UT
6.12       Injection boundaries: observations from hydrocarbon production and aquifer support offshore Corpus Christi –
               Chinemerem Okezie, UT

6.13       Offshore Pliocene – Ismail Faruqi, UT
6.14       Reservoir compartmentalization and its impact on storage project scale, offshore Corpus Christi – Charlie Zheng, UT  

4:30 PM Day Ends After Closing Remarks

Friday, April 7th, 2023

8:00 – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast & Coffee
9:00 – 10:20 AM Session 7 Automation, Machine Learning, & Data Management –
               Chair: Seyyed Hossieni, UT

7.1         BEG SMART Project – Hongsheng Wang, UT
7.2         Data analytics on BOEM dataset – Tim Leng, UT
7.3         Predicting CO2 solubility in Crude Oil with Data-Driven Machine Learning Models – Rupom Bhattacherjee, OSU (virtual)
7.4         NETL EDX group – Kelly Rose, DOE NETL
7.5         3-D CFD Modeling of Subsea CO2 Pipeline Leaks – Vinayak Rajan, Lamar Univ.

10:20 – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 –11:00 AM Closing Remarks by Benjamin Wernette (SSEB) and Susan Hovorka (UT)

Posters – In the Atrium at the Commons Conference Center

  1.          Where are you on CCS? – Dolores van der Kolk, UT
  2.          Overview of the SECARB Offshore Program – Ben Wernette, SSEB (presentation not available at this time)
  3.          EPA UIC Experience as a Guide to Class VI Permitting in State Waters – Angela Luciano, UT
  4.          CO2 Storage: Reinventing Petroleum Geoscience for New Applications – Alex Bump, UT
  5.          CCS – SCI: Enabling Business in the Gulf of Mexico – Ramon Gil-Egui, UT
  6.          Sand Tank Experiments – Jose Ubillus, UT
  7.          Regional mapping of confining zones (Anahuac and Amphistegina B) – Tucker Hentz, UT
  8.          A seismic-based CO2-sequestration regional assessment of the Miocene section, Gulf of Mexico, Texas and Louisiana –
                Michael DeAngelo, UT
  9.          Deep Saline Reservoir Modeling – Lars Koehn, Virginia Tech (presentation not available at this time)
  10.          Regulatory Workflow for Offshore Permitting – Brian Snyder, LSU (presentation not available at this time)


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