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Geir Ersland

Associate Professor
  • E-mailGeir.Ersland@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 28 68
  • Visitor Address
    Allegt. 55
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN
Books
  • Ersland, Geir; Graue, Arne. 2010. Natural Gas Hydrates. 16 pages. ISBN: 978-953-307-112-1.
Journal articles
  • Almenningen, Stian; Betlem, Peter; Hussain, Arif; Roy, Srikumar; Senger, Kim; Ersland, Geir. 2019. Demonstrating the potential of CO2 hydrate self-sealing in Svalbard, Arctic Norway. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 89: 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.06.010
  • Almenningen, Stian; Fotland, Per; Fernø, Martin; Ersland, Geir. 2019. An experimental investigation of gas-production rates during depressurization of sedimentary methane hydrates. SPE Journal. doi: 10.2118/190811-PA
  • Almenningen, Stian; Gauteplass, Jarand; Hauge, Lars Petter; Barth, Tanja; Fernø, Martin; Ersland, Geir. 2019. Measurements of CH4 and CO2 relative permeability in hydrate-bearing sandstone. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 177: 880-888. doi: 10.1016/j.petrol.2019.02.091
  • Brattekås, Bergit; Seright, Randall S.; Ersland, Geir. 2019. Water Leakoff During Gel Placement in Fractures: Extension to Oil-Saturated Porous Media. SPE Production & Operations. doi: 10.2118/190256-PA
  • Brattekås, Bergit; Seright, Randy; Ersland, Geir. 2019. Water Leakoff during Gel Placement in Fractures: Extension to Oil-Saturated Porous Media. SPE Production & Operations. 12 pages. doi: 10.2118/190256-PA
  • Fredriksen, Sunniva; Alcorn, Zachary Paul; Frøland, Anders; Viken, Anita; Rognmo, Arthur Uno; Ersland, Geir; Seland, John Georg; Fernø, Martin; Graue, Arne. 2019. Surfactant Pre-Floods during CO2 Foam for Integrated Enhanced Oil Recovery in Fractured Oil-Wet Carbonates. SPE Journal. doi: https://doi.org/10.2118/190168-PA
  • Gauteplass, Jarand; Almenningen, Stian; Ersland, Geir; Barth, Tanja; Yang, Jinhai; Chapoy, Antonin. 2019. Multiscale investigation of CO2 hydrate self-sealing potential for carbon geo-sequestration. Chemical Engineering Journal. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.122646
  • Almenningen, Stian; Gauteplass, Jarand; Fotland, Per; Aastveit, Gry L.; Barth, Tanja; Ersland, Geir. 2018. Visualization of hydrate formation during CO2 storage in water-saturated sandstone. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 79: 272-278. doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.11.008
  • Almenningen, Stian; Iden, Eirik Johan; Fernø, Martin; Ersland, Geir. 2018. Salinity Effects on Pore-Scale Methane Gas Hydrate Dissociation. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. 123: 5599-5608. doi: 10.1029/2017JB015345
  • Gauteplass, Jarand; Almenningen, Stian; Ersland, Geir; Barth, Tanja. 2018. Hydrate seal formation during laboratory CO2 injection in a cold aquifer. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 78: 21-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.07.017
  • Almenningen, Stian; Flatlandsmo, Josef; Kovscek, Anthony R.; Ersland, Geir; Fernø, Martin. 2017. Determination of Pore-Scale Hydrate Phase Equilibria in Sediments Using Lab-on-a-Chip Technology. Lab on a Chip. 17: 4070-4076. doi: 10.1039/c7lc00719a
  • Almenningen, Stian; Fernø, Martin; Ersland, Geir; Flatlandsmo, Josef. 2016. Multiscale laboratory verification of depressurization for production of sedimentary methane hydrates. SPE Journal. 22: 138-147. doi: 10.2118/180015-PA
  • Hauge, Lars Petter; Gauteplass, Jarand; Ersland, Geir; Kovscek, Anthony R.; Fernø, Martin; Høyland, Marie Dahle. 2016. Pore-level hydrate formation mechanisms using realistic rock structures in high-pressure silicon micromodels. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 53: 178-186. doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.06.017
  • Birkedal, Knut Arne; Hauge, Lars Petter; Graue, Arne; Ersland, Geir. 2015. Transport mechanisms for CO2-CH4 exchange and safe CO2 storage in hydrate-bearing sandstone. Energies. 8: 4073-4095. doi: 10.3390/en8054073
  • Eide, Øyvind; Ersland, Geir; Brattekås, Bergit; Haugen, Åsmund; Graue, Arne; Fernø, Martin. 2015. CO2 EOR by Diffusive Mixing in Fractured Reservoirs. Petrophysics. 56: 23-31.
  • Haugen, Åsmund; Mani, Nima; Svenningsen, Sondre; Brattekås, Bergit; Graue, Arne; Ersland, Geir; Fernø, Martin. 2014. Miscible and immiscible foam injection for mobility control and EOR in fractured oil-wet carbonate rocks. Transport in Porous Media. 104: 109-131. doi: 10.1007/s11242-014-0323-6
  • Petrov, Oleg; Ersland, Geir; Balcom, Bruce. 2011. T-2 distribution mapping profiles with phase-encode MRI. Journal of magnetic resonance (San Diego, Calif. 1997 : Print). 209: 39-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jmr.2010.12.006
  • Brautaset, Amund; Ersland, Geir; Graue, Arne. 2010. In-situ phase pressures and fluid saturation dynamics measured in waterfloods at various wettability conditions. SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. 13: 465-472.
  • Ersland, Geir; Fernø, Martin; Graue, Arne; Baldwin, Bernie A.; Stevens, James C. 2010. Complementary imaging of oil recovery mechanisms in fractured reservoirs. Chemical Engineering Journal. 158: 32-38. Published 2010-03-15. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2008.11.049
  • Ersland, Geir; Husebø, Jarle; Graue, Arne; Baldwin, Bernie A.; Howard, James J.; Stevens, James C. 2010. Measuring Gas Hydrate formation and Exchange with CO2 in Bentheim Sandstone Using MRI Tomography. Chemical Engineering Journal. 158: 25-31. Published 2010-03-15. doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2008.12.028
  • Baldwin, Bernard A.; Stevens, Jim; Howard, James J.; Graue, Arne; Kvamme, Bjørn; Aspenes, Eirik; Ersland, Geir; Husebø, Jarle; Zornes, David R. 2009. Using magnetic resonance imaging to monitor CH4 hydrate formation and spontaneous conversion of CH4 hydrate to CO2 hydrate in porous media. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 27: 720-726. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2008.11.011
  • Ersland, Geir; Husebø, Jarle; Graue, Arne; Kvamme, Bjørn. 2009. Transport and storage of CO2 in natural gas hydrate reservoirs. Energy Procedia. 1: 3477-3484. doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2009.02.139
  • Husebø, Jarle; Ersland, Geir; Graue, Arne; Kvamme, Bjørn. 2009. Effects of salinity on hydrate stability and implications for storage of CO2 in natural gas hydrate reservoirs. Energy Procedia. 1: 3731-3738. doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2009.02.172
  • Kvamme, Bjørn; Graue, Arne; Buanes, Trygve; Kuznetsova, Tatiana; Ersland, Geir. 2009. Effects of solid surfaces on hydrate kinetics and stability. Geological Society Special Publication. 131-144. doi: 10.1144/SP319.11
  • Aspenes, Eirik; Ersland, Geir; Graue, Arne; Stevens, Jim; Baldwin, Bernard A. 2008. Wetting phase bridges establish capillary continuity across open fractures and increase oil recovery in mixed-wet fractured chalk. Transport in Porous Media. 74: 35-47. doi: 10.1007/s11242-007-9179-3
  • Graue, Arne; Kvamme, Bjørn; Baldwin, Bernard A.; Stevens, Jim; Howard, James J.; Aspenes, Eirik; Ersland, Geir; Husebø, Jarle; Zornes, David. 2008. MRI visualization of spontaneous methane production from hydrates in sandstone core plugs when exposed to CO2. SPE Journal. 13: 146-152. doi: 10.2118/118851-PA
  • Stevens, Jim C.; Baldwin, Bernard A.; Graue, Arne; Ersland, Geir; Husebø, Jarle; Howard, James J. 2008. Measurements of hydrate formation in sandstone. Petrophysics. 49: 67-73.
  • Kvamme, Bjørn; Graue, Arne; Kuznetsova, Tatiana; Buanes, Trygve; Ersland, Geir. 2007. Storage of CO2 in natural gas hydrate reservoirs and the effect of hydrate as an extra sealing in cold aquifers. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 1: 236-246. doi: 10.1016/S1750-5836(06)00002-8
  • Kvamme, Bjørn; Graue, Arne; Kuznetsova, T.; Buanes, Trygve; Ersland, Geir. 2006. Energy From Natural Gas Hydrate Combined With Reservoir Storage of CO2. WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on Environment and Development. 2.
  • Kvamme, Bjørn; Graue, Arne; Kuznetsova, Tatyana; Buanes, Trygve; Ersland, Geir. 2006. Exploitation of natural gas hydrate reservoirs combined with long term storage of CO2. WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on Environment and Development. 2: 699-710.
Reports and theses
  • Rasmussen Vadla, Erik; Ersland, Geir. 2015. An Experimental Study of Methane Hydrate Growth and Dissociation in Porous Media. UiB, Bergen. 75 pages.
  • Ersland, Geir. 2008. Studies of flow mechanisms and hydrate phase transitions in fractured rocks. 150 pages.
Book sections
  • Almenningen, Stian; Fotland, Per; Fernø, Martin; Ersland, Geir. 2018. An experimental investigation of gas production rates during depressurization of sedimentary methane hydrates. kapittel. In:
    • SPE, . 2018. SPE Europec featured at 80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 11-14 June, Copenhagen, Denmark. Society of Petroleum Engineers. ISBN: 978-1-61399-606-5.
  • Brattekås, Bergit; Ersland, Geir; Seright, Randall S. 2018. Solvent Leakoff During Gel Placement in Fractures: Extension to Oil-Saturated Porous Media. Konferanseartikkel. In:
    • Holtz, Mark. 2018. SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference. Society of Petroleum Engineers. 3650 pages. ISBN: 978-1-61399-570-9.

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