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Publications

Books

Christiansen, R. L.: Two-Phase Flow through Porous Media, KNQ (2001).

Chapters in Books
Christiansen, R. L.: "Relative Permeability and Capillary Pressure," for next edition of Petroleum Engineering Handbook.

Refereed Journals

Christiansen, R. L., and Bird, R. B.: "Dilute Solution Rheology: Experimental Results and Finitely Extensible Nonlinear Elastic Dumbbell Theory," J. Non-Newt. Fluid Mech., 3 (1977/1978) 161-177.

Christiansen, R. L.: "A Laser-Doppler Study of Viscoelastic Flow Past a Rotating Cylinder," Ind. Eng. Chem. Fundam., 24 (1985) 403-408.

Christiansen, R. L., and Haines, H. K.: "Rapid Measurement of Minimum Miscibility Pressure with the Rising-Bubble Apparatus," SPE Res. Eng., 2 (No. 4) (November 1987) 523-527.

Christiansen, R. L.: "Gas Flooding Experiments for the East Side of the Yates Field Unit," SPE Res. Eng., 5 (No. 1) (February 1990) 14-18.

Christiansen, R. L.: "Geometric Concerns for Accurate Measurement of Capillary Pressure Relationships with Centrifuge Methods," SPE Form. Eval., (December, 1992) 311-314.

Lederhos, J. P., Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E. D.: "A First Order Method of Hydrate Equilibrium Estimation and Its Use with New Structures," Fluid Phase Equilibria, 83 (1993) 445-454.

Bansal, V., Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E. D., Jr.: "Influence of Guest Vapor-Liquid Critical Point on Hydrate Formation Conditions," AIChE J., 39 (October, 1993) 1735-1737.

Lederhos, J. P., Long, J. P., Sum, A., Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E.D., Jr.: "Effective Kinetic Inhibitors for Natural Gas Hydrates," Chem. Eng. Sci., 5 (No. 8) (1996) 1221-1229

Elsharkaway, A. M., Poettmann, F. H., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Measuring CO2 Minimum Miscibility Pressures: Slim-Tube, or Rising-Bubble Method?," Energy & Fuels, 10 (No. 2) (1996) 443-449.

Batzle, M., Christiansen, R. L., and Han, D.-H.: "Reservoir Recovery Processes and Geophyscis," The Leading Edge (October 1998).

Fanchi, J. R., Christiansen, R. L., and Heymans, M. J.: "Estimating Oil Reserves of Fields with Oil-Water Transition Zones," SPE Res. Eval. & Eng. (August 2002) 311-316.

Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings (1990-Present)

Al-Mohdi, S., and Christiansen, R. L.: "The 'Spinning Disk' Approach to Capillary Pressure Measurement with a Centrifuge Experiment," Paper SCA-9834 in the Proceedings of the 1998 International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, The Hague, September 14-16.

Al-Omair, O., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Measurement of Capillary Pressure by Direct Visualization of a Centrifuge Experiment," Paper SCA-9838 in the Proceedings of the 1998 International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, The Hague, September 14-16.

Fanchi, J. R., Christiansen, R. L., and Heymans, M. J.: "An Improved Method for Estimating Oil Reserves in Oil-Water Transition Zones," Paper SCA-9936 in the Proceedings of the 1999 International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, Golden, Colorado, August 1-4.

Christiansen, R. L., Heymans, M. J., and Kumar, A. : "Transition Zone Characterization with Appropriate Rock-Fluid Property Measurements," Paper SCA-9939 in the Proceedings of the 1999 International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, Golden, Colorado, August 1-4.

Al-Omair, O. A., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Benefits of Saturation Profiles for Estimating Gas and Liquid Relative Permeabilities from Centrifuge Tests," Paper 2002-14 in the proceedings of the 2002 International Symposium of the Society of Core Analysts, Monterey, California, September 22-25.

Publications in Conference Proceedings (1990 - Present)

Christiansen, R. L., and Fanchi, J. R.: "Initiation and Propagation Mechanisms of Miscible Viscous Fingers," Paper 43f Presented at the 1990 AIChE Spring National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 18-22.

Fanchi, J. R., Shank, G. D., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Chaos: A Source of Miscible Viscous Fingering Instabilities," Paper CIM/SPE 90-99 Presented at the 1990 International Technical Meeting of the Petroleum Society of CIM and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 10-13.

Elsharkawy, A. M., Poettmann, F. H., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Measuring Minimum Miscibility Pressure: Slim-Tube or Rising-Bubble Method," Paper SPE/DOE 24114 Presented at the SPE/DOE Eighth Symposium on Enhanced Oil Recovery, Tulsa, April 22-24, 1992.

Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E. D., Jr.: "Mechanisms and Kinetics of Hydrate Formation," Presented at the International Conference on Natural Gas Hydrates sponsored by The New York Academy of Sciences, New Paltz, NY, 20-24 June 1993. Published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 715 (1994) 283-305.

Long, J., Lederhos, J., Sum, A., Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E. D., Jr.: "Kinetic Inhibitors of Natural Gas Hydrates," Presented at the 73rd Annual Convention of the Gas Processors Association, New Orleans, 7-9 March 1994.

Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E. D., Jr.: "Avoiding Hydrates in the Petroleum Industry: Kinetics of Formation," Paper SPE 27994 presented at the University of Tulsa Centennial Petroleum Engineering Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 29-31 August 1994.

Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E. D., Jr.: "A Compact Model for Hydrate Formation," Presented at the 74th Annual Convention of the Gas Processors Association, San Antonio, 13-15 March 1995.

Kalbus, J. S., Christiansen, R. L., and Sloan, E. D., Jr: "Identifying Inhibitors of Hydrate Formation Rate with Viscometric Experiments," Paper SPE 30642 presented at the 1995 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, October 22-25.

Kalbus, J. S., and Christiansen, R. L.: "New Data Reduction Developments for Relative Permeability Determination," Paper SPE 30799 presented at the 1995 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, October 22-25.

Al-Kraishi, A. A., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Dimensionless Groups for Interpreting Proppant Transport in Hydraulic Fractures," Paper 53262 Presented at the 1999 SPE Middle East Oil Show and Conference, Bahrain, 20-23 February.

Yamamoto, H., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Enhancing Liquid Lift from Low Pressure Gas Reservoirs," Paper SPE 55625 presented at the 1999 SPE Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Gillette, Wyoming, May 15-18.

Fanchi, J. R., Christiansen, R. L., and Heymans, M. J.: "An Improved Method for Estimating Oil Reserves in Oil-Water Transition Zones," Paper 59352 at the 2000 SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, April 3-5.

Christiansen, R. L., Heymans, M. J., and Fanchi, J. R. : "Estimating Oil Reserves in Oil-Water Transition Zones," Paper 59403 in the Proceedings of the 2000 SPE Asia-Pacific Conference, Yokohama, April 25-26.

Patents

Christiansen, R. L., and Kim, H.: "Method of Determining the Minimum Level of Gas Enrichment for a Miscible Flood," U. S. Patent No. 4,610,160 (September 9, 1986).

Christiansen, R. L., and Kim, H.: "Method of Determining the Minimum Level of Gas Enrichment for a Miscible Flood," U. S. Patent No. 4,621,522 (November 11, 1986).

Christiansen, R. L., and Kim, H.: "Apparatus and Method for Determining the Minimum Miscibility Pressure of a Gas in a Liquid," U. S. Patent No. 4,627,273 (December 9, 1986).

Christiansen, R. L.: "Method and Apparatus for Determining Distribution of Fluids in a Porous Sample," U. S. Patent No. 4,817,423 (April 4, 1989).

Haines, H. K., and Christiansen, R. L.: "Process for Enriching a Gas," U. S. Patent No. 5,019,279 (May 28, 1991).

Christiansen, R. L., and Smith, S. R.: "Sequentially Flooding a Subterranean Hydrocarbon-Bearing Formation with a Repeating Cycle of Immiscible Displacement Gases," U. S. Patent No. 5,232,049 (August 3, 1993).

Smith, S. R.., and Christiansen, R. L: "Method of Measuring Capillary Pressures," U. S. Patent No. 5,245,859 (September 21, 1993).

Christiansen, R. L., and Smith, S. R.: "Sequential Fluid Injection Process for Oil Recovery from a Gas Cap," U. S. Patent No. 5,267,615 (December 7, 1993).

Christiansen, R. L.: "Method and Apparatus for Enhancing Liquid Lift from Natural Gas Wells," Applied for U. S. Patent (May, 1999).


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