Research

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Subsurface Applications 

  • Conventional oil and gas
  • Tight and shale oil and gas
  • Heavy-oil/bitumen/tarmat
  • Methane hydrates
  • Geothermal
  • Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
  • Subsurface environmental remediation
  • Nuclear waste storage
  • Groundwater (as a resource)
  • Geohazard identification and mitigation
  • Subsurface reserves (SEC reporting)
  • Fundamental processes
  • Knowledge transfer

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Technical Disciplines

  • Drilling engineering
  • Production engineering
  • Reservoir engineering
  • Petrophysics/formation evaluation
  • Data analytics and machine learning
  • Geomechanics/ rock mechanics
  • Geology
  • Geophysics/seismic interpretation
  • Geochemistry
  • Geostatistics
  • Computational sciences
  • Curriculum development/design

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Engineering Tools

  • Large scale simulation 
  • Pore-scale simulation 
  • Reduced-order models 
  • Analytical models
  • Macro-scale experiments 
  • Micro-scale experiments 
  • Fluid analysis 
  • Software development / deployment 
  • Design of experiments / uncertainty quantification
  • Subsurface visualization and interpretation 
  • Learning management systems