Projects and Sponsors
Australian Research Council Discovery Project
o Quantification of Multiphysics phenomena of Gas flow in organic rich shales.
o Multiphysics instabilities during diagenesis of shale gas reservoirs.
o Deployment of Silica Gels for Improved CO2 Containment and Risk Mitigation, Coal Innovation NSW.
o Permeability Testing of Sediment Cores (using geo-centrifuge technique), State Government (WA), Department of Water.
o Shale gas development challenges in Australia, CSIRO.
o The fate of hydraulic fracturing fluid in shale Reservoirs, Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering.
Australian Coal Industry Research Program
o Development of a methodology for efficient design of the pattern of drainage holes based on stress variation and gas flow behaviour in coal seams, Australian Coal Industry Research Program.
o Parenting Geophysical Strata Rating (GSR) and numerical modelling for optimum characterisation of rock mass, Australian Coal Industry Research Program.
o Advances in sonic logs to predict the stress re-distribution in coal strata as a result of degassing/dewatering, Australian Coal Industry Research Program.
o New effective stress law for coal: experimental, theoretical and numerical development, Henan Fossil Fuel.
o Biot coefficient of shaly sandstones, Golder Associate.
o Sorption induced damage in coals, SCT Company.
o Productivity optimization of tight formations by multi-technique approach, INPEX Cooperation.