Natural Gas Resources

Natural Gas Resources

Shale Gas | Environmental | Other Natural Gas Related Resources

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

10122-47

Predicting Higher than Average Permeability Zones in Tight-Gas Sands, Piceance Basin: An Integrated Structural and Stratigraphic Analysis

Colorado School of Mines

10122-43

Diagnosis of Multi-Stage Fracturing in Horizontal Well by Downhole Temperature Measurement for Unconventional Oil and Gas Wells

Texas A&M University

10122-42

A Geomechanical Analysis of Gas Shale Fracturing and Its Containment

Texas A&M University

09122-02

Characterizing Stimulation Domains for Improved Well Completions in Gas Shales

Higgs-Palmer Technologies

09122-04

Marcellus Gas Shale Project

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

09122-06

Prediction of Fault Reactivation in Hydraulic Fracturing of Horizontal Wells in Shale Gas Reservoirs

West Virginia University Research Corporation

09122-07

Cretaceous Mancos Shale Uinta Basin, Utah: Resource Potential and Best Practices for an Emerging Shale Gas Play

Utah Geological Survey

09122-11

Simulation of Shale Gas Reservoirs Incorporating Appropriate Pore Geometry and the Correct Physics of Capillarity and Fluid Transport

Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma

09122-12

Integrated Experimental and Modeling Approaches to Studying the Fracture-Matrix Interaction in Gas Recovery from Barnett Shale

University of Texas at Arlington

09122-29

Using Single-Molecule Imaging System Combined with Nano-fluidic Chip to Understand Fluid Flow in Tight and Shale Gas Formation

Missouri University of Science and Technology

09122-30

Improving Reservoir Contact for Increased Production and Recovery of Gas Shale Reservoirs

TerraTek

09122-32

A Geomechanical Model for Gas Shales Based on the Integration of Stress Measurements and Petrophysical Data From the Greater Marcellus Gas System

The Pennsylvania State University

09122-41

Improved Drilling and Fracturing Fluids for Shale Gas Reservoirs

The University of Texas at Austin

08122-15

Novel Gas Isotope Interpretation Tools to Optimize Gas Shale Production

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

08122-48

Sustaining Fracture Area and Conductivity of Gas Shale Reservoirs for Enhancing Long-Term Production and Recovery

Texas A&M University and TerraTek

08122-55

Evaluation of Fracture Systems and Stress Fields within the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale and Characterization of Associated Water-Disposal Reservoirs: Appalachian Basin

Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin

07122-22

Petrophysical Studies of Unconventional Gas Reservoirs Using High-Resolution Rock Imaging

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Earth Sciences Division


Shale Gas and Other Natural Gas Resources

 

Environmental | Shale Gas | Other Natural Gas Resources

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

DE-FE0013723 Development of Nanoparticle-Stabilized Foams To Improve Performance of Water-less Hydraulic Fracturing The University of Texas at Austin
DE-FE0014066

Development and Validation of an Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Process for Source Water

Battelle

DE-FE0014055

Measurements and Modeling to Quantify Emissions of Methane and VOCs from Shale Gas Operations

Carnegie Mellon University

DE-FE0013689

Assessing Fugitive Methane Emissions Using Natural Gas Engines in Unconventional Resource Development

West Virginia University

DE-FE0013590

Continuous, Regional Methane Emissions Estimates in Northern Pennsylvania Gas Fields Using Atmospheric Inversions

The Pennsylvania State University 

02-10ER85986

Swellable Organosilica Materials to Clean Produced Water

Absorbent Materials Corporation

DE-FE0001240

Alaska North Slope Oil and Gas Transportation Support System

Geo-Watersheds Scientific

DE-FE0000975

Sustainable Management of Flowback Water During Hydraulic Fracturing of Marcellus Shale for Natural Gas Production

University of Pittsburgh

 DE-FE0000880

Risk Based Data Management System (RBDMS) and Cost Effective Regulatory Approaches (CERA) Related to Hydraulic Fracturing and Geologic Sequestration of CO2

Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC)

11123-03
Cost-Effective Treatment of Produced Water Using Co-Produced Energy Sources - Phase II: Field Scale Demo and Commercialization
Petroleum Recovery Research Center (PRRC)
11123-08
Basin-Scale Produced Water Management Tools and Options, Uinta Basin, Utah
Utah Geologic Survey

10122-07

NORM Mitigation and Clean Water Recovery from Marcellus Frac Water

GE Global Research

10122-19

Lowering Drilling Cost, Improving Operational Safety, and Reducing Environmental Impact through Zonal Isolation Improvement for Horizontal Wells Drilled in the Marcellus and Haynesville Shales

CSI Technologies, LLC

10122-20

Development of Non-Contaminating Cryogenic Fracturing Technology for Shale and Tight Gas Reservoirs

Colorado School of Mines

10122-39

Novel Engineered Osmosis Technology: A Comprehensive Approach to the Treatment and Reuse of Produced Water and Drilling Wastewater

Colorado School of Mines

09123-20

Creating Fractures Past Damage More Effectively With Less Environmental Damage

DaniMer Scientific, LLC

09123-11

Treatment and Beneficial Reuse of Produced Waters Using A Novel Pervaporation-Based Irrigation Technology

University of Wyoming


08123-10

Electrical Power Generation from Produced Water: Field Demonstration of Ways to Reduce Operating Costs of Small Producers

Gulf Coast Green Energy

08122-35

The Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Program

Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)

08122-36

Pretreatment and Water Management for Frac Water Reuse and Salt Production

GE Global Research

Shale Gas and Other Natural Gas Resources

Other Natural Gas Related Projects | Shale Gas | Environmental

Project Number

Project Name

Primary Performer

 DE-AC26-07NT42677

Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas & Other Petroleum Resources Program Consortium

Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA)

DE-FE0014144 "Nanite" for Better Well-Bore Integrity and Zonal Isolation

Oceanit

DE-FE0013902 Evaluation of Deep Subsurface Resistivity Imaging for Hydrofracture Monitoring GroundMetrics, Inc.

DE-FE0010808

New Generation Hydraulic Fracturing Model for Horizontal Wells

University of Texas at Austin

DE-FC26-09NT0005670

Fabry-Perot MEMS Accelerometers for Advanced Seismic Imaging

Lumedyne Technologies Incorporated

 
DE-FE0005961

RVA: 3-D Visualization and Analysis Software to Support Management of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources


University of Illinois/Illinois State Geological Survey
 
DE-FE0003616

Stripper Well Consortium


Pennsylvania State University

DE-FE0001175

Targeted Technology Transfer for Oil and Natural Gas

Petroleum Technology Transfer Council

11123-23
Field Demo of Eco-Friendly Propped Hydraulic Fractures
DaniMer Scientific, LLC
11123-15
Hybrid Rotor Compression for Multiphase and Liquids-Rich Wellhead Production Applications
OsComp Systems Inc.

09122-01

Gas Well Pressure Drop Prediction under Foam Flow Conditions

University of Tulsa

08122-53

Multiazimuth Seismic Diffraction Imaging for Fracture Characterization in Low-Permeability Gas Formations

Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin

08122-45

Coupled Flow-Geomechanical-Geophysical-Geochemical (F3G) Analysis of Tight Gas Production

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

08122-40

Stratigraphic Controls on Higher-Than-Average Permeability Zones in Tight-Gas Sands in the Piceance Basin

The Colorado School of Mines

07122-09

Application Of Natural Gas Composition To Modeling Communication Within And Filling Of Large Tight-Gas-Sand Reservoirs, Rocky Mountains

The Colorado School of Mines

07122-15

Reservoir Connectivity and Stimulated Gas Flow in Tight Sands

The Colorado School of Mines

07122-33

Advanced Hydraulic Fracturing Technology for Unconventional Tight Gas Reservoirs

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

07122-36

Novel Fluids for Gas Productivity Enhancement in Tight Formations

University of Tulsa

07122-41

Improved Reservoir Access Through Refracture Treatments in Tight Gas Sands and Gas Shales

University of Texas, Austin

07122-44

Gas Production Forecasting from Tight Gas Reservoirs: Integrating Natural Fracture Networks and Hydraulic Fractures

University of Utah

07122-45

Paleozoic Shale-Gas Resources of the Colorado Plateau and Eastern Great Basin, Utah: Multiple Frontier Exploration Opportunities
Well Database [xls]

Utah Geological Survey


Completed Shale Gas and Other Natural Gas Resources Projects

 
DE-FC26-00NT40978

Liquefaction of Coal Mine Methane to Produce LNG for Industrial and Transportation Applications


Appalachian-Pacific Coal Mine Methane Power Co, LLC



DE-FE0000804

Integration Of Water Resource Models With Fayetteville Shale Decision and Support Systems

University of Arkansas

DE-FC26-09NT0005680

Produced Water Treatment Catalog and Decision Tool

Arthur Langhus Layne, LLC

DE-FC26-00NT40978

Liquefaction of Coal Mine Methane to produce LNG for Industrial and Transportation Applications

Appalachian-Pacific Coal Mine Methane Power Co, LLC

DE-FE0000888 Water Management Strategies for Improved Coalbed Methane Production in the Black Warrior Basin Geological Survey of Alabama

DE-10ER85357

Unconventional High Temperature Nanofiltration for Produced Water Treatment

Eltron Research & Development Inc.

DE-FE0005975 Measuring Fracture Density and Orientation in Unconventional Reservoirs with Simple-source Vertical Seismic Profiles University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology

DE-NT0005682

Innovative Water Management Technology to Reduce Environmental Impacts of Produced Water

Clemson University


DE-NT0005683

North Slope Decision Support for Water Resource Planning and Management


University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-NT0005684

Using Artificial Barriers to Augment Fresh Water Supplies in Shallow Arctic Lakes

University of Alaska Fairbanks

DE-FE0000847

Pilot Testing: Pretreatment Options to Allow Re-Use of Frac Flowback and Produced Brine for Gas Shale Resource Development

Texas A&M University


DE-FE0000797

Comprehensive Lifecycle Planning and Management System for Addressing Water Issues Associated With Shale Gas Development in New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia

 
Arthur Langhus Layne, LLC

DE-FE0001466

Zero Discharge Water Management for Horizontal Shale Gas Well Development

West Virginia University


DE-FC26-09NT0005680

Produced Water Treatment Catalog and Precision Tool

Arthur Langhus Layne, LLC
 
DE-NT0005672

 
The Bakken-An Unconventional Petroleum and Reservoir System

 
Colorado Energy Research Institute, Colorado School of Mines

08122-05 Barnett and Appalachian Shale Water Management and Reuse Technologies Gas Technology Institute
07123-07 Reducing Impacts of New Pit Rules on Small Producers New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

07122-07

Novel Concepts for Unconventional Gas Development in Shales, Tight Sands and Coalbeds

Carter Technology

07122-12

An Integrated Framework for the Treatment and Management of Produced Water

Colorado School of Mines

07122-14

Comprehensive Investigation of the Biogeochemical Factors Enhancing Microbially Generated Methane in Coal Beds

The Colorado School of Mines

07122-16

New Albany Shale Gas

Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

07122-17

Geological Foundation for Production of Natural Gas from Diverse Shale Formations

Geological Survey of Alabama

07122-23

A Self-Teaching Expert System for the Analysis, Design and Prediction of Gas Production from Unconventional Gas Resources

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

07122-27

Enhancing Appalachian Coalbed Methane Extraction by Microwave-Induced Fractures

The Pennsylvania State University

07122-29

Gas-Condensate Productivity in Tight Gas Sands

Stanford University / Department of Energy Resources

07122-35

Optimizing Development Strategies to Increase Reserves in Unconventional Gas Reservoirs

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

07122-43

Optimization of Infill Well Locations in Wamsutter Field 

University of Tulsa

07122-38

Improvement of Fracturing for Gas Shales

University of Texas at Austin

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