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Journal Articles

2023

22. Sennaoui B., Pu H., Afari S., Malki M.L., Kolawole O. (2023). Pore- and Core-Scale Mechanisms Controlling Supercritical Cyclic Gas Utilization for Enhanced Recovery under Immiscible and Miscible Conditions in the Three Forks Formation. Energy & Fuels , 37(1), 459–476. [PDF]

2022

21. Kolawole O. (2022). Mechanistic Study of Microbial Altered Properties in Dolostones. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. [PDF]

20. Kolawole O., Millikan C., Kumar M., Ispas I., Weber J. (2022). Microbial Induced Mechano-Petrophysical Modified Properties to Improve Hydrocarbon Recovery in Carbonate Reservoirs. Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, 32, 100399. [PDF]

19. Ozotta O., Saberi M.R., Kolawole O., Malki M.L., Rasouli V., Pu H. (2022). Pore Morphology Effect on Elastic and Fluid Flow Properties in Bakken Formation using Rock Physics Modeling. Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, 8(6), 210. [PDF]

 

18. Ozotta O., Kolawole O., Malki M.L., Ore T., Gentzis T., Fowler H., Liu K., Ostadhassan M. (2022). Nano- to Macro-Scale Structural, Mineralogical, and Mechanical Alterations in a Shale Reservoir Induced by Exposure to Supercritical CO2. Applied Energy, 326, 120051. [PDF]

17. Eyitayo S.I., Lawal K.A., Watson M.C., Kolawole O., Abdullahi I., Yadua A.U., Okoh O.M., Matemilola S., Alabi T. (2022). Coupled Tripartite Investigation of Breaker Fluid Invasion and Impact on Hydrocarbon Recovery in Sandstone Reservoirs. Petroleum Research. [PDF]

16. Eyitayo S.I., Watson M.C., Kolawole O., Xu P., Bruant R., Henthorne L. (2022). External Utilization of Oil and Gas Produced Water: Why is the Industry Hesitant to Full-Scale Implementation?. Environment, Development and Sustainability. [PDF]

15. Kolawole O., Millikan C., Kumar M., Ispas I., Schwartz B., Weber J., Badurina L., Šegvić B. (2022). Impact of Microbial-Rock-CO2 Interactions on Containment and Storage Security of Supercritical CO2 in Carbonates. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 120, 103755. [PDF]

 

14. AlRassas A.M., Thanh H.V., Ren S., Sun R., Al-Areeq N.M., Kolawole O., Hakimi M.H. (2022). CO2 Sequestration and EOR via WAG Scheme in a Mixed Transgressive Sandstone-Carbonate Reservoir: Case Study of a Large Middle-East Oilfield. Energy & Fuels, 36(17), 10299-10314. [PDF]

13. Eyitayo S.I., Watson M.C., Kolawole O., Xu P., Bruant R., Henthorne L. (2022). Produced Water Treatment: Review of Technological Advancement in Hydrocarbon Recovery Processes, Well Stimulation, and Permanent Disposal Wells. SPE Production & Operations. [PDF]

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2021

12. Ozotta O., Ostadhassan M., Liu K., Liu B., Kolawole O., Hadavimoghaddam F. (2021). Reassessment of CO2 Sequestration in Tight Reservoirs and Associated Formations. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 206, 109071. [PDF]

11. Kolawole O., Ispas I., Kumar M., Huffman K. (2021). Biogeomechanical Alteration of Near-Wellbore Properties: Implications for Hydrocarbon Recovery. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 94, 104055[PDF]

10. Kolawole O., Ispas I., Kolawole F., Germay C., McLennan J.D. (2021). Mechanical Zonation of Rock Properties and the Development of Fluid Migration Pathways: Implications for Enhanced Geothermal Systems in Sedimentary-Hosted Geothermal Reservoirs. Geothermal Energy, 9(14)[PDF]

9. Kolawole O., Ispas I., Kumar M., Weber J., Zhao B., Zanoni G. (2021). How Can Biogeomechanical Alterations in Shales Impact Caprock Integrity and CO2 Storage?. Fuel, 291, 120149[PDF]

8. Onwumelu C., Kolawole O., Nordeng S. (2021). Maturation-Induced Modification of Organic Matter: Implications for CO2 Storage in ShalesFuel Communications, 7, 100009[PDF]

7. Kolawole O., Ispas I., Kumar M., Weber J., Zhao B. (2021). Time-Lapse Biogeomechanical Modified Properties of Ultra-Low Permeability Reservoirs. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 54(6), 2615–2641[PDF]

2020

6. Kolawole O., Ispas I. (2020). Scratch Test Utilization to Characterize Contrasting Geomechanical Properties in Enhanced Geothermal System. GRC Transactions, 44, 46-57[PDF]

5. Davis A., Kolawole O., Watson M., Onwumelu C. (2020). Optimal Field Development and Production Design for Unconventional Reservoirs: A Case Study from Central Sub-Basin, Permian Basin, New Mexico. Petroleum Research, 6(1)[PDF]

4. Kolawole O., Wigwe M., Ispas I., Watson M. (2020). How Will Treatment Parameters Impact the Optimization of Hydraulic Fracturing Process in Unconventional Reservoirs?. SN Applied Sciences, 2(11), 1865[PDF]

3. Kolawole O., Ispas I. (2020). Evaluation of Geomechanical Properties Via Scratch Tests: Where Are We and Where Do We Go from Here?. SN Applied Sciences, 2(10), 1633[PDF]

2. Kolawole O., Gamadi T., Bullard D. (2020). Artificial Lift System Applications in Tight Formations: The State of Knowledge. SPE Production & Operations, 35(02), 422-434[PDF]

2019

1. Kolawole O., Ispas I. (2019). Interaction Between Hydraulic Fractures and Natural Fractures: Current Status and Prospective Directions. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 10, 1613-1634[PDF]

Refereed Conference Papers

2023

21. Kolawole, O., Assaad, R.H., Ngoma, M.C., Ozotta, O. An Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Microbial-Induced Alteration of Rock Strength. American Society of Civil Engineers, Geo-Congress 2023: Rock Mechanics, Los Angeles, CA, In Press.

2022

20. Elwegaa K., Kolawole O., Ahmed S., Tomomewo O.S. (2022). A Non-Conventional Well Technology Approach to Improve Hydrocarbon Recovery from a Mature Field: Brown Field Case Study. SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Wheeling, WV, SPE-211881-MS.

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19. Kolawole O., Ispas I., Schwartz B. (2022). Impact of Biogeomechanical Process on CO2 Sequestration in Hydrocarbon-Depleted Carbonate Reservoirs. American Rock Mechanics Association, 56th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Santa Fe, NM ARMA-2022-0028.

18. Onwumelu C., Kolawole O., Bouchakour I., Ozotta O. (2022). Integrated Assessment of Interaction between Sc-CO2 and Shale during Thermal Maturation. American Rock Mechanics Association, 56th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Santa Fe, NM, ARMA-2022-0082.

17. Eyitayo S., Watson M.C., Kolawole O. (2022). Produced Water Treatment and Utilization: Challenges and Future Directions. SPE Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield, CA, SPE-209310-MS.

2021

16. Ozotta O., Malki M.L., Rasouli V., Pu H., Kolawole O. (2021). The Effect of Pore Morphology on Fracture Systems. ARMA/DGS/SEG International Geomechanics Symposium, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

15. Kolawole O., Kumar M., Ispas I., Huffman K. (2021). Impact of Integrated Biogeomechanics on CO2 Storage in Depleted Hydrocarbon Reservoirs: Insights from Wolfcamp Shale. American Rock Mechanics Association, 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, ARMA-2021-1100.

14. Kolawole O., Ispas I., Kumar M., Millikan C., Watson M., Gamadi T., Henderson S. (2021). Effect of Biogeomechanical Modified Near-Wellbore Properties on Hydrocarbon Recovery: Insights from Niobrara Shale. American Rock Mechanics Association, 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, ARMA-2021-1101.

13. Kolawole O., Anya A. (2021). Assessing Mechanical Integrity of Cementitious Materials: Microbial-Induced Precipitation vs Oil-Well Cement. American Rock Mechanics Association, 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, ARMA-2021-0014.

12. Ozotta O., Ostadhassan M., Rasouli V., Pu H. Malki M.L., Dawodu O.V., Kolawole O. (2021). Homogenization Models to Determine the Change in Elastic Properties Due to CO2 Injection. American Rock Mechanics Association, 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, ARMA-2021-1164.

11. Kolawole O. (2021). Measurement of Geomechanical Properties: Comparison Between Scratch Test and Uniaxial Compression Test Methods. American Rock Mechanics Association, 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, ARMA-2021-2139.

10. Onwumelu C., Bouchakour I., Nordeng S., Kolawole O. (2021). Analyses of Source Rock Microstructural and Elastic Properties: Case Study on Bakken Shales. American Rock Mechanics Association, 55th US Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, Houston, TX, ARMA-2021-1800.

9. Ozotta O., Ostadhassan M., Liu K., Lee H., Pu H., Kolawole O., Malki M.L. (2021). Time-dependent Impact of CO2-shale Interaction on CO2 Storage Potential. 15th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-15.

8. Tomomewo O.S., Mann D., Ellafi A., Jabbari H., Tang C., Ba Geri M., Kolawole O., Ispas I., Onwumelu C., Alamooti M. (2021). Creating Value for The High-Saline Bakken Produced Water by Optimizing its Viscoelastic Properties and Proppant Carrying Tendency with High-Viscosity Friction Reducers. Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield, CA, SPE-200809-MS.

2020

7. Kolawole O., Ispas I. (2020). Evaluation of Rock Mechanical Properties via Scratch Testing and its Impact on Energy Production: Comprehensive Review. 2nd International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, 205, 03005.

6. Onwumelu C., Kolawole O., Bouchakour I., Tomomewo O.S., Adeyilola A. (2020). Effective Correlation Between Petrophysical Characteristics of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Log and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Core Data. ARMA/DGS/SEG International Geomechanics Symposium. Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

 

2019

5. Kolawole O., Esmaeilpour S., Hunky R., Saleh L., Ali-Alhaj H.K., Marghani M. (2019). Optimization of Hydraulic Fracturing Design in Unconventional Formations: Impact of Treatment Parameters. Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, Mishref, Kuwait, SPE-198031-MS.

4. Kolawole O., Gamadi T., Bullard D. (2019). Comprehensive Review of Artificial Lift System Applications in Tight Formations. Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Charleston, WV, SPE-196592-MS.

3. Wigwe M., Kolawole O., Watson M., Ispas I., Li W. (2019). Influence of Fracture Treatment Parameters on Hydraulic Fracturing Optimization in Unconventional Formations. American Rock Mechanics Association, ARMA-CUPB Geothermal International Conference, China, ARMA-CUPB-19-3666.

2. Kolawole O., Ispas I. (2019). How Hydraulic Fractures Interact with Natural Fractures: A Review and New Observations. American Rock Mechanics Association, 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, New York, NY, ARMA-2019-0018.

2018

1. Kolawole O., Kovács-Federer G., Szabo I. (2018). Formation Susceptibility to Wellbore Instability and Sand Production in the Pannonian Basin, Hungary. American Rock Mechanics Association, 52nd U.S. Rock Mechanics/ Geomechanics Symposium, Seattle, WA, ARMA-2018-221.

Conference Abstracts/Presentations

2021

6. Bouchakour I., Onwumelu C., Kolawole O. (2021). Characterization of the Elastic Properties of Bakken Shales Using Nanoindentation and Homogenization Methods. American Geophysical Union, AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

5. Onwumelu C., Bouchakour I., Nordeng S., Kolawole O., Davis P., Enrriques A. (2021). Assessing the Effect of Thermal Maturation on the Mechanical Properties of Organic Matter in Bakken Shale Using Atomic Force Microscopy. American Geophysical Union, AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

4. Onwumelu C., Nordeng S., Bouchakour I., Kolawole O. (2021). Compensation Effect in Source Rock Kinetics: Influence of Bitumen Formation. Geological Society of America, GSA Connects 2021, Portland, OR.

2020

3. Kolawole O., Ispas I., Kumar M., Weber J. (2020). Effect of Biogeomechanical Altered Properties on Geologic Carbon Storage in Unconventional Reservoirs. American Geophysical Union, AGU Fall Meeting, #B095-0004

2. Onwumelu C., Kolawole O., Nordeng S. (2020). Impact of Maturation Processes on Organic Matter in Shales: Implication for Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Geological Society of America, GSA 2020 Connects Online, 52(6)

2018

1. Kolawole O. (2018). Wellbore instability and Sand Production Prediction in Pannonian Basin. 9th International conference Student petroleum congress & Career expo, Krakow, Poland.

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