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5.1 BOOKS/TEXTBOOKS/MONOGRAPHS/CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

1. V. Alvarado and E. Manrique, Elsevier Inc. (Gulf Professional Publishing), expected publication in 2019, “Enhanced Oil Recovery Handbook: Methods, Simulations and Modeling”, ISBN 9781482230864.
2. T.E. Lehmann and V. Alvarado, CRC Press, 2015, peer-reviewed chapter “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Upstream Applications: Crude Oil Characterization, Water-Oil Interface Behavior and Porous Media” in “Advances in Analytical Methods in Petroleum Upstream Applications”, pp. 139–158, ISBN: 978-1-4822-3086-4
3. V. Alvarado and E. Manrique, Elsevier Inc. (Gulf Professional Publishing), 2010, “Enhanced Oil Recovery: Field Planning and Development Strategies”, ISBN 978-1-85617-855-6. Also translated into Russian, ISBN 978-5-903363-14-8 and into Portuguese,
4. C. Alvarez, E. Manrique, V. Alvarado, A. Samán, L. Surguchev, T. Eilertsen, WAG pilot at VLE field and IOR opportunities for mature fields at Maracaibo Lake, Progress in Mining and Oilfield Chemistry, Vol. 3, István Lakatos (ed): Recent Advances in Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery, Budapest 2001.

5.2 JOURNAL ARTICLES

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5.2.1 Published and In Press
1. T.M. Reilly, M.I. Mohamed, T.E. Lehmann and V. Alvarado*, (2018), “Amphiphilic Phase Behavior Analysis with NMR”, accepted, Journal of Molecular Fluids.
2. M. Moradi, G. Garcia-Olvera, B. Morin, J. Oakey and V. Alvarado*, (2018), “Crude oil-water interfacial elasticity: an alternative enhanced-oil recovery mechanism in low-salinity waterflooding”, Vol. 23, pp. 803-818, SPE Journal. DOI: 10.2118/169127-PA
3. X. Wang, K. van ‘t Veld*, P. Marcy, S. Huzurbazar, and V. Alvarado*, (2018), “Economic Co-optimization of Oil Recovery and CO2 Sequestration”, Vol. 222C, pp. 132-147, Applied Energy.
4. H. Wang and V. Alvarado*, (2018), “Diffusion coefficient in bulk brine and glass beads using the PFG-NMR method to characterize porous media”, Vol. 49, pp. 250-259, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.jngse.2017.10.013
5. D. Grana*, J. Kaszuba, V. Alvarado, S. Verma, M. Prasad and M. Wheeler, (2017), “Introduction to special section: Multidisciplinary studies for geologic and geophysical characterization of CO2 storage reservoirs”, Vol. 5(4), pp. SSi-SSii, Interpretation. DOI: 10.1190/INT-2017-0906-SPSEINTRO.1
6. E.A. Taborda*, C.A. Franco, V. Alvarado and F.B. Cortés, (2017), “A New Model for Describing the Rheological Behavior of Heavy and Extra-Heavy Crude Oils in the Presence of Nanoparticles”, Vol. 10(12), pp. 1-13, Energies. DOI: 10.3390/en10122064
7. P. Hoyer and V. Alvarado*, (2017), “Stability of liquid bridge with elastic interface”, Vol. 7, pp. 49344 - 49352, RSC Advances. DOI: 10.1039/c7ra09657g
8. L. J. Giraldo, M. A. Giraldo, S. Llanos, G. Maya, R. Zabala, C. A. Franco, V. Alvarado, F. B. Cortés*, (2017), “The Effects of SiO2 Nanoparticles on the Thermal Stability and Rheological Behavior of Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide based Polymeric Solutions”, Vol. 159, pp. 841-852, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2017.10.009
9. R.V. Ponce, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado*, (2017), “Water-alternating-macro emulsion reservoir simulation through capillary-number dependent modeling”, Vol. 39, pp. 4135–4145, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering. DOI: 10.1007/s40430-017-0885-7
10. G. Garcia-Olvera and V. Alvarado*, (2017), “Interfacial Rheological Insights of Sulfate-Enriched Smart-Water at Low- and High-Salinity in Carbonates”, Vol 207, pp. 402-412, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2017.06.094
11. X. Wang and V. Alvarado*, (2017), “Effects of Low-salinity waterflooding on capillary pressure hysteresis”, Vo. 207, pp. 336-343, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2017.06.095
12. D. Grana*, S. Verma, J. Pafeng, X. Lang, H. Sharma, W. Wu, E. Campbell-Stone, K. Ng, V. Alvarado, S. Mallick, and J. Kaszuba, (2017), “A rock physics and seismic reservoir characterization study of the Rock Springs Uplift, a CO2 sequestration site in Southwestern Wyoming”, Vol. 63, pp. 296-309, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.06.004
13. E. A. Taborda, V. Alvarado* and F. B. Cortés*, (2017), “Effect of SiO2-Based Nanofluids in the Reduction of Naphtha Consumption for Heavy and Extra-Heavy Oils Transport: Economic Impacts on the Colombian Market”, Vol. 148, pp. 30-42, Energy Conversion & Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2017.05.055
14. E. A. Taborda, C. A. Franco, M. A. Ruiz, V. Alvarado* and F. B. Cortés*, (2017), “Anomalous Heavy-oil Rheological Thinning Behavior upon Addition of Nanoparticles: Departure from Einstein’s Theory”, Vol. 204, pp. 648-657, Chemical Engineering Communications. DOI: 10.1080/00986445.2017.1302943
15. E. A. Taborda, C. A. Franco, M. A. Ruiz, V. Alvarado* and F. B. Cortés*, (2017), “Experimental and Theoretical Study of Viscosity Reduction in Heavy Crude Oils by Addition of Nanoparticles”, Vol. 31, pp. 1329-1338, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b02686
16. G. Garcia-Olvera, T. M. Reilly, T. E. Lehmann and V. Alvarado*, (2017), “Physicochemical constraints on surfactant blends under harsh conditions and evaluation of a proposed solution”, Vol. 31, pp. 95-106, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b01413
17. E. A. Taborda, V. Alvarado*, C. A. Franco, S. A. Lopera, and F. B. Cortés*, (2017), “Rheological Demonstration of Alteration in the Heavy Crude Oil Fluid Structure upon Addition of Nanoparticles”, Vol 189, pp. 322-333, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.10.110
18. M. Moradi and V. Alvarado*, (2016), “Influence of Aqueous-Phase Ionic Strength and Composition on the Dynamics of Water–Crude Oil Interfacial Film Formation”, Vol 30(11), pp. 9170–9180, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b01841
19. K. Mouzakis, A.K. Navarre-Sitchler*, G. Rother, J.L. Banuelos, X. Wang, J. Kaszuba, Q.R.S. Miller, V. Alvarado, J. McCray, J. Heath, (2016), “An experimental study of porosity changes in caprocks exposed to supercritical CO2. I. Evolution of mineralogy, pore connectivity, pore size distribution, and surface area”, Vol 33(10), pp. 725-735, Environmental Engineering Science. DOI: 10.1089/ees.2015.0588
20. Q.R.S. Miller, X. Wang, J. Kaszuba*, K. Mouzakis, A.K. Navarre-Sitchler, V. Alvarado, J. McCray, G. Rother, J.L. Banuelos, J. Heath, (2016), “An experimental study of porosity changes in shale caprocks exposed to CO2-saturated brine II. Insights from aqueous geochemistry”, Vol 33(10), pp. 736-744, Environmental Engineering Science. DOI: 10.1089/ees.2015.0592
21. B. Morin, Y. Liu, V. Alvarado, J. Oakey*, (2016), “A Microfluidic Flow Focusing Platform to Screen the Evolution of Crude Oil-Brine Interfacial Elasticity”, Vol 16, pp. 3074-3081, Lab on a Chip. DOI: 10.1039/C6LC00287K
22. G. Garcia-Olvera, T. M. Reilly, T. E. Lehmann and V. Alvarado*, (2016), “Effect of Asphaltenes and Organic Acids on Crude Oil-Brine Interfacial Visco-Elasticity and Oil Recovery in Low-Salinity Waterflooding”, Vol. 185, pp. 151-163, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.07.104
23. E. A. Taborda, C. A. Franco, S. A. Lopera, V. Alvarado and F. B. Cortés*, (2016), “Effect of Nanoparticles/Nanofluids on the Rheology of Heavy Crude Oil and Its Mobility on Porous Media at Reservoir Condition”, Vol. 184, pp. 222-232, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.07.013
24. X. Wang, L. Fu, and V. Alvarado*, (2016), “Analysis of Capillary Pressure and Relative Permeability Hysteresis under Low-Salinity Waterflooding Conditions”, Vol. 180, pp. 228-243, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.04.039
25. P. Hoyer, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado*, (2016), “Snap-off in Constricted Capillary with Elastic Interface”, Vol. 28, pp. 012104, Physics of Fluids. DOI: 10.1063/1.4939150
26. G. Garcia-Olvera, T. Reilly, T. E. Lehmann, L. Wang and V. Alvarado*, (2016), “Surfactant Behavior Analysis in EOR blends Using 1-D 1H NMR”, Vol. 30 (1), pp. 63–71, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b01840
27. M. Moradi, M. Kazempour, J. French and V. Alvarado*, (2014), “Crude Oil-in-Water Emulsion Flooding for EOR”, Vol. 154, pp. 38-45, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2014.06.025
28. S. Raziperchikolaee, V. Alvarado and S. Yin*, (2014), “Micro-scale coupled modeling of fluid flow-geomechanics-seismicity: relationship between transport and seismic source response in deformed fracture”, Vol. 110, pp. 6958-6975, Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth. DOI: 10.1002/2013JB010758
29. R.V. Ponce, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado, (2014), “Oil recovery modeling of macro emulsion flooding at low capillary number”, Vol. 119, pp. 112-122, Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2014.04.020
30. S. Raziperchikolaee, V. Alvarado and S. Yin*, (2014), “Prediction of transport properties of deformed fractured rock by hydro-mechanical coupled modeling”, Vol. 104(1), pp. 1-23, Transport in Porous Media. DOI 10.1007/s11242-014-0317-4
31. S. Raziperchikolaee, V. Alvarado* and S. Yin, (2014), “Effect of fracture roughness on seismic source and fluid transport responses”, Vol. 41(5), pp. 1530-1536, Geophysical Research Letters. DOI: 10.1002/2013GL058683
32. A. Padhi, S. Mallick*, S.H. Behzadi and V. Alvarado, (2014),“A practical approach to efficiently model the seismic signature of patchy saturation for time lapse monitoring of carbon sequestrated deep saline reservoirs”, Vol. 114, pp. 445-455, Applied Energy. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.10.016
33. M. Moradi, E. Topchiy, T.E. Lehmann* and V. Alvarado*, (2013), “Impact of Ionic Strength on Partitioning of Naphthenic Acids in Water-Crude Oil Systems - Determination through High-Field NMR Spectroscopy”, Vol. 112, pp. 236-248, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2013.05.024
34. G.B.L. Nogueira, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado*, (2013), “Dynamic network model of mobility control in emulsion flow through porous media”, Vol. 98(2), pp. 427-441, Transport in Porous Media. DOI: 10.1007/s11242-013-0151-0
35. B.S. Engelke, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado*, (2013), “Conceptual Representation of Macro-scale Oil-Water Emulsions through Relative Permeability Curves”, Vol. 27(4), pp. 1967–1973, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/ef301429v
36. M. Kazempour, C. Gregersen and V. Alvarado*, (2013), “Mitigation of Anhydrite Dissolution in Alkaline Floods through Injection of Conditioned Water”, Vol. 107, pp. 330-342, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2012.10.003
37. S. Raziperchikolaee, V. Alvarado, S. Yin*, (2013), “Effect of hydraulic fracturing on CO2 storage capacity and efficiency of stimulated saline aquifers”, Vol. 102, pp. 1091-1104, Applied Energy. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.06.043
38. X. Wang, V. Alvarado, N. G. Swoboda-Colberg, J. Kaszuba*, (2013), “Reactivity of heterogeneous dolomite in water-saturated supercritical carbon dioxide: Significance for carbon capture and storage and for enhanced oil recovery”, Vol. 65, pp. 564–573, Energy Conversion & Management. DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2012.07.024
39. M. Kazempour, E.J. Manrique*, V. Alvarado*, J. Zhang and M. Lantz, (2013), “Role of Active Clays on an ASP Formulation Performance in a Sandstone Formation”, Vol. 104, pp. 593-606, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2012.04.034
40. C. Gregersen, M. Kazempour and V. Alvarado*, (2013), “ASP Design for the Minnelusa Formation under Low-Salinity Conditions: Impacts of Anhydrite on ASP Performance”, Vol. 105, pp. 368-382, Fuel. DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2012.06.051
41. S.H. Behzadi, V. Alvarado*, (2012), “Upscaling of upward CO2 migration in 2D system”, Vol. 46, pp. 46-54, Advances in Water Resources. DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.06.003
42. R.V. Guillen, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado*, (2012), “Pore scale and macroscopic displacement mechanism in emulsion flooding”, Vol. 94(1), pp. 197-206, Transport in Porous Media. DOI: 10.1007/s11242-012-9997-9
43. V.R. Guillen, M.V. Romero, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado*, (2012), “Capillary-driven mobility control in macroemulsion flow in porous media”, Vol. 43, pp. 62-65, International Journal of Multiphase Flow. DOI:10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2012.03.001
44. M. Kazempour, E. Sundstrom and V. Alvarado*, (2012), “Effect of Alkalinity on Oil Recovery during Polymer Floods in Sandstones”, Vol. 15(2), pp. 195-209, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering. DOI: 10.2118/141331-PA
45. M. Kazempour, E. Sundstrom and V. Alvarado*, (2012), “Geochemical Modeling and Experimental Evaluation of High-pH Floods: Impact of Water-Rock Interactions in Sandstone”, Vol. 92, pp. 216-230, Fuel. DOI:10.1016/j.fuel.2011.07.022
46. X. Wang and V. Alvarado*, (2012), “Effects of Aqueous-Phase Salinity on Water-in-Oil Emulsion Stability: Bottle Test Determination”, Vol. 33(2), pp. 165-170, Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology. DOI:10.1080/01932691.2010.548689
47. S.H. Behzadi, V. Alvarado* and R. Lynds, (2012), “CO2 Saturation Distribution in Eolian Systems”, Vol. 11, pp. 110-116, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2012.08.004
48. S.H. Behzadi, V. Alvarado* and S. Mallick, (2011), “CO2 Saturation, Distribution and Seismic Response in 2-dimensional Permeability Model”, Vol. 45(21), pp. 9435–9441, Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1021/es201969a
49. M.V. Romero, M.S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado*, (2011), “Experiments and Network Model of Flow of Oil-in-Water Emulsion in Porous Media”, Vol. 84, pp. 046305-1, Physical Review E. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.00.006300
50. X. Wang and V. Alvarado*, “Kaolinite and silica dispersions in low-salinity environments: impact on a water-in-crude emulsion stability”, (2011), Vol. 4, pp. 1763-1778, Energies. DOI:10.3390/en4101763
51. V. Alvarado*, X. Wang and M. Moradi, (2011), “Role of Acid Components and Asphaltenes in Wyoming Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsions”, Vol. 25, pp. 4606-4613, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/ef2010805
52. M. Kazempour and V. Alvarado*, (2011), “Geochemically-based modeling of pH-Sensitive Polymer Injection in Berea sandstone”, Vol. 25, pp. 4024–4035, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/ef200773h
53. V. Alvarado*, X. Wang and M. Moradi, (2011), (Invited), “Stability Proxies for Water-in-Oil Emulsions in Aqueous-Based EOR”, Vol. 4, pp. 1058-1086, Energies. DOI:10.3390/en4071058
54. M. Moradi, V. Alvarado* and S.V. Huzurbazar, (2011), “Effect of Salinity on Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsion Stability: Evaluation of Drop-Size Distribution Proxy”, Vol. 25, pp. 260-268, Energy & Fuels. DOI:10.1021/ef101236h (among most read in June, 2011)
55. X. Wang, A. Brandvik and V. Alvarado*, (2010), “Probing Interfacial Water-in-Crude Oil Emulsion Stability Controls using Electrorheology”, Vol. 24, pp. 6359-6365, Energy & Fuels. DOI: 10.1021/ef1008874
56. S.H. Behzadi and V. Alvarado*, (2010), “Impact of Three-Phase Relative Permeability Model on Recovery in Mixed Media: Miscibility, IFT and Hysteresis Issues”, Vol. 24, pp. 5765-5772, Energy & Fuels. DOI:10.1021/ef100743d
57. V. Alvarado* and E. Manrique, (Invited), (2010), “Enhanced Oil Recovery: Status and Opportunities”, Energies, Vol. 3(9), pp. 1529-1575. DOI:10.3390/en3091529. (2nd prize of "Energies Best Paper Award 2014")
58. X. Wang and V. Alvarado*, (2009), “Direct Current Electro-rheological Stability Determination of Water-in-Oil Emulsions”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 113, pp. 13811-13816. DOI: 10.1021/jp9030078.
59. T. Peña, M. S. Carvalho, and V. Alvarado*, (2009), “Snap-off of oil drops immerse in water flowing through a constricted capillary”, AIChE Journal, Vol. 55, No. 8, pp. 1993-1999. DOI: 10.1002/aic.11839.
60. E. Manrique, M. Izadi, C. Kitchen and V. Alvarado*, (2009), “Effective EOR Decision Strategies with Limited Data: Field Cases Demonstration”, SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering, Vol. 12(4), pp. 551-561. DOI: 10.2118/113269-PA.
61. S. Cobos, M. S. Carvalho* and V. Alvarado, (2009), “Flow of oil-water emulsions through constricted capillary”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 35, pp. 507-515. DOI:10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2009.02.018.
62. F. A. V. Artola, V. Alvarado, and W. Figueiró*, (2008), “Time-Lapse critical reflection: does it really work in the context of low porosity and high effective pressure conditions?”, Revista Brasileira de Geofísica (Brazilian Journal of Geophysics), Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 327-330.
63. C. S. Claudino, W. M. Figueiró*, F. A. V. Artola, V. Alvarado, and B. H. M. Martins, (2008), “Time-lapse Seismic Modeling using Flow Simulation in Reservoirs”, Revista Brasileira de Geofísica (Brazilian Journal of Geophysics)., Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 195-209.
64. F. A. V. Artola* and V. Alvarado, (2006), “Sensitivity Analysis of Gassmann’s fluid substitution equations: Some implications in feasibility studies of time-lapse seismic reservoir monitoring”, Journal of Applied Geophysics, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 47-62.
65. V. Alvarado*, (2005), “Scaling Behavior of a Convection-Dispersion Process in Hierarchical Networks”, Physical Review E, Vol. 71, 036304.
66. Y. Meléan and V. Alvarado*, (2003), “Simulación Estocástica del Transporte de Trazadores a través de Medios Porosos en Condiciones Bifásicas”, Ciencia (Science, Venezuela), Vol. 11, pp. 230-234.
67. V. Alvarado*, (2002), “Stochastic-perturbation analysis of solute transport through porous media with spatially variable retardation factor”, Ciencia (Science, Venezuela), Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 375-381.
68. V. Alvarado* and E. Manrique, (2000), “Tracer Technology: A Tool for Process Monitoring and Reservoir Characterization”, Visión Tecnológica (Technologic Vision, Venezuela), Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 65-74.
69. E. Medina, R. Paredes, R. Angulo, V. Alvarado* and J. Valbuena, (1999), “Escalamiento de Propiedades de Transporte en Medios Porosos”, Acta Científica (Scientific Act, Venezuela), Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 18-25.
70. V. Alvarado*, L. E. Scriven, and H. T. Davis, (1998), “Stochastic-perturbation Analysis of a Dispersion-Reaction Equation: Effects of Spatially Varying Reaction Rates. Transport in Porous Media”, Vol. 32, pp. 139-161.
71. R. Paredes* and V. Alvarado, (1998), “Scaling of Heterogeneous distributions of conductances: Renormalization versus Exact Results”, Physical Review E, Vol. 58, pp. 771-778.
72. Y. Kutsovsky*, V. Alvarado, L. E. Scriven, H. T. Davis, and B. Hammer, (1998), “Paramagnetic Tracer Concentration Evolution by NMR Relaxation-Time Mapping: Application to Aris-Taylor Dispersion, Magnetic Resonance Imaging”, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 63-71.
73. V. Alvarado, H. T. Davis*, and L. E. Scriven, (1997), “Effects of Pore-Level Reaction on the Dispersive Response and Dispersion Equations in Porous Media”, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 52, No. 17, pp. 2865-2881.
74. Y. Kutsovsky*, V. Alvarado, L. E. Scriven, H. T. Davis, and B. Hammer, (1996), “Dispersion of Paramagnetic Tracers in Bead Packs by T1 Mapping: Experiments and Simulations, Magnetic Resonance Imaging”, Vol. 14, No. 7/8, pp. 833-839.

5.2.2 Submitted and undergoing review
75. H. Wang, V. Alvarado*, E. Campbell, D. Grana and J. Kaszuba, “Low-Field Nuclear magnetic resonance characterization of Carbonate and Sandstone Reservoirs from Rock Spring Uplift of Wyoming”, under review, Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth.
76. X. Wang, P. Marcy, S. Huzurbazar, N. Jones and V. Alvarado*, “Sensitivity Study on Storage of CO2 in Saline Aquifer with Fracture-Surrogate Models Based on the Tensleep Formation”, under review, Water Resources Research.
77. H. Yu; K. Ng*, J. Kaszuba, D. Grana, V. Alvarado, E. Campbell, “Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Compliant Pores on Reservoir Rocks under Hydrostatic and Triaxial Compression Stress States”, under review, Canadian Geotechnical Journal.
78. H. Wang, E.A. Taborda, F.B. Cortés and V. Alvarado*, “Influence of SiO2 Nanoparticles on the NMR-T2 and Diffusion Responses of Heavy Crude Oils”, submitted to Fuel.
79. T.M. Reilly, T. E. Lehmann and V. Alvarado*, “Naphthenic Acids’ Role on the Relationship between Visco-elasticity and IFT”, to be submitted to Fuel.
80. H. Yu; K. Ng*, J. Kaszuba, D. Grana, V. Alvarado, E. Campbell, “A generalized power-law failure criterion for rocks”, submitted Canadian Geotechnical Journal.
81. H. Yu; K. Ng*, J. Kaszuba, D. Grana, V. Alvarado, E. Campbell, “A New Methodology of Estimating Elastic Constants and Crack Propagation Thresholds in Brittle Rock”, submitted to Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 5.2.3 In preparation
82. H. Wang, V. Alvarado*, E. Campbell, D. Grana and J. Kaszuba, “Carbonic Acid Induced Single-Phase Flow Properties Alteration”, in preparation.
83. S. Raziperchikolaee, V. Alvarado* and S. Yin*, “Assessment of permeability during rock deformation and failure through dynamic pore network model”, in preparation.
84. M. Oliveira, T.M. Reilly, V. Alvarado* and F.B. Cortés, “TD-NMR Emulsion Stability Analysis on the Influence of Silica Nanoparticles”, in preparation.
85. T.M. Reilly, M.I. Mohamed, V. Alvarado*, “Smart Water Flooding in Berea Sandstone: Mechanisms Contrast at Low and High Temperature”, in preparation.
86. T.E. Lehmann*, E. Topchyi, M. Harpster, T.M. Reilly, V. Alvarado, “Demonstration through NMR on the Influence of Hydrogen Bonding and Polymer Anchoring Points in Polymer Dispersions”, in preparation.
87. L. Ye, M. Harpster, V. Alvarado*, T.E. Lehmann*, “Connection between the Rheological Response and Microstructure of Polymer Dispersions”, in preparation.
88. Alvarado* and A. Brandvik, “Pendant Drop Evaluation of Enhanced Crude Oil-Water Interfacial Elasticity in Low-ionic Strength Environments”, in preparation.
89. S. Raziperchikolaee, V. Alvarado* and S. Yin*, “Detailed acoustic emissions source mechanism analysis through micromechanics-seismicity coupled modeling”, in preparation.
90. M. I. Mohamed and V. Alvarado*, “Smart Water Flooding in Berea Sandstone: Is Wettability Alteration the Sole Mechanism at Play?”, in preparation.
91. X. Wang, T.M. Reilly, K. Meyers, B. Medina and V. Alvarado*, “Effect of Sulfate in Smart Waterflooding: Carbonate versus Sandstone”, in preparation.


5.3 PROCEEDINGS/TRANSACTIONS

5.3.1 Peer Reviewed
1. R.V. Ponce Flores, M.S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Modeling of Macro-Emulsion Flooding with Capillary-Driven Effects, COBEM-2015-2602, 2015.
2. R.V. Ponce Flores, M.S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Emulsion Flow Model Based on Mobility Control and
Displacement Efficiency Effects, COBEM-1263, 2013.
3. B.S. Engelke, M.S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Oil-Water Emulsions Injection as an Enhanced Oil Recovery Method, ENCIT2012-0397, 14th Brazilian Congress of Thermal Sciences and Engineering - ENCIT2012, 2012.
4. M. Moradi, M. Kazempour and V. Alvarado, Crude Oil-in-water Emulsion Flooding for EOR, F028, 74th EAGE Conference & Exhibition/SPE EUROPEC, 2012.
5. H. Behzadi, V. Alvarado, A. Padhi and S. Mallick, CO2 Saturation, Distribution and Seismic Response in 2D dimensional permeability model, Expanded Abstract, TLP.2, Annual International Meeting of SEG, 2011.
6. A. Padhi, S. Mallick, P.K. Mukhopadhyay, H. Behzadi and V. Alvarado, Seismic signature of a patchy saturation and its implication to time-lapse monitoring of carbon-sequestrated deep saline reservoirs, Expanded Abstract, accepted, Annual International Meeting of SEG, 2011.
7. R.V. Ponce F., M.S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Modeling oil displacement by emulsion injection, 21st International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM), COBEM-22721, 2011.
8. S. Mallick, P.K., Mukhopadhyay, A. Padhi, and V. Alvarado, Prestack Waveform Inversion – the present state and the road ahead, PAPR1203, Expanded Abstract, Annual International Meeting of SEG, 2010.
9. P.K. Mukhopadhyay, S. Mallick, A. Padhi, and V. Alvarado, Time-lapse monitoring carbon sequestrated brine aquifers- a feasibility study, PAPR821, Expanded Abstract, Annual International Meeting of SEG, 2010.
10. S.H. Behzadi and V. Alvarado, Impact of Three-phase Relative Permeability Model on Recovery in Mixed Media – Miscibility, IFT and Hysteresis Issues, Extended Abstract 7882, EAGE 2010.
11. V. R. Guillen, M. S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Visualization of oil displacement by water and oil-water emulsion injection, 20th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM), COBEM2009-1192, 2009.
12. M. I. Romero, M. S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Network model of emulsion flow in porous media,20th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM), COBEM2009, 2009.
13. F. A. V. Artola, W. Figueiró, and V. Alvarado, Time lapse critical reflection: sensitivity and uncertainty analysis, 77th Annual International Meeting, SEG, Expanded Abstract, 2984-2988, 2007.
14. T. Peña, M. S. Carvalho, and V. Alvarado, Snap-off of an oil drop immerse in water flowing through a constricted capillary, 19th International Congress of Mechanical Eng. (COBEM), COBEM2007-2442, 2007.
15. S. Cobos, M. S. Carvalho, and V. Alvarado, Flow of drops immersed in a liquid phase through capillary tubes, 19th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM), COBEM2007-1738, 2007.
16. V. R. Guillen, M. S. Carvalho, and V. Alvarado, Oil Displacement by Oil-Water Emulsion Injection in Coreflooding Experiments, 19th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM), COBEM2007-1522, 2007.
17. C. S. Claudino, W. M. Figueiró, F. A. V. Artola, V. Alvarado, and B. H. M. Martins, Modelagem sísmica time-lapse com base em simulacão de fluxo em reservatórios, Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of The Brazilian Geophysical Society, 2007.
18. F. A. V. Artola, V. Alvarado, and W. Figueiro, Reflexão Crítica Time Lapse: Sensibilidade e Análise de Incerteza da Variação da Velocidade da Onda P devido a Substituição de Fluidos, a Partir da Variação do Afastamento Crítico, Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of The Brazilian Geophysical Society, 2007.
19. S. Cobos, M. S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Visualization of Emulsions through a Pore-Throat Capillary Model, 18th International Congress of Mechanical Engineering (COBEM), COBEM2005-1607, 2005.
20. P.A. Díaz, V. Alvarado, M.I. Rodríguez, Dissolution of calcite in CaCO3-CO2-H2O systems in porous media, Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, WRI-10, 2001.

5.3.2 Non peer-reviewed
21. T. Reilly, B. Medina, T.E. Lehmann, V. Alvarado*, Select Naphthenic Acids Beneficially Impact Oil-Water Dynamics During Smart Waterflooding, SPE-191455-MS, 2018.
22. M. Mohamed, V. Alvarado, Smart Water Flooding in Berea Sandstone at Low Temperature: Is Wettability Alteration the Sole Mechanism at Play?, SPE-187311-MS, 2017.
23. G. Garcia-Olvera, T. Reilly, T.E. Lehmann, V. Alvarado, Analysis of Physico-Chemical Constraints on Surfactant Blends for Offshore Reservoirs, OTC-26929-MS, 2016. (Invited)
24. X. Wang, V. Alvarado, Effects of Low-Salinity Waterflooding on Capillary Pressure Hysteresis, SPE-179562-MS, 2016
25. G. Garcia-Olvera, V. Alvarado, The Potential of Sulfate as Optimizer of Crude Oil-Water Interfacial Rheology to Increase Oil Recovery During Smart Water Injection in Carbonates, SPE-179544-MS, 2016.
26. V. Alvarado, G. Garcia-Olvera, E.J. Manrique, Considerations of Adjusted Brine Chemistry for Waterflooding in Offshore Environments, OTC-26123, 2015.
27. G. Garcia-Olvera, P. Hoyer, V. Alvarado, Impact of Polar Components on Crude Oil-Water interfacial Film Formation: A Mechanisms for Low-Salinity Waterflooding, SPE-170807-MS, 2014.
28. K. van ‘t Veld, V. Alvarado, X. Wang, Economic Co-optimization of Oil Recovery and CO2 Sequestration, SPE-170880-MS, 2014.
29. M. Moradi, G. Garcia-Olvera, B. Morin, J. Oakey, V. Alvarado*. Interfacial Visco-Elasticity of Crude Oil - Brine: An Alternative EOR Mechanism in Smart Waterflooding, SPE-169127-MS, 2014.
30. M. Yu, Y. Chang, P. Marcy, S. Huzurbazar, V. Alvarado. Sensitivity Study on Storage of CO2 in Saline Aquifer with Fracture-Surrogate Models Based on the Tensleep Formation, SPE-169522-MS, 2014.
31. T. E. Lehmann, M. Moradi, E. Topchiy, V. Alvarado Determination of naphthenic acids partitioning in water-crude oil systems through 1-D high-field NMR spectroscopy, 246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Division of Energy and Fuels, Analytical Methods in Petroleum Upstream Applications, 20244, 2013.
32. V. Alvarado and E.J. Manrique, Engineering Design Challenges and Opportunities beyond Waterflooding in Offshore Reservoirs, OTC-24105, 2013.
33. S.H. Behzadi and V. Alvarado*, New Upscaling Procedure for Capillary Dominant Buoyancy-Driven Displacement, SPE-158603, 2012.
34. M. Kazempour, E. Sundstrom and V. Alvarado, Geochemical modeling and experimental evaluation of high-pH floods: Impact of water-rock interactions in sandstone, SPE-143479, 2011.
35. V. Alvarado and S. Mallick, Multiphase flow simulation modeling of CO2 storage for monitoring purposes, 1715, 10th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2-5, 2011.
36. S. Mallick and V. Alvarado, Seismic signature of a carbon-sequestrated brine reservoirs, 1488, 10th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2-5, 2011.
37. M. Kazempour, E. Sundstrom and V. Alvarado, Effect of Alkalinity on Oil Recovery during Polymer Floods in sandstone, SPE-141331, 2011.
38. S.H. Behzadi and V. Alvarado*, Selection of Three-Phase Relative Permeability Model for Mixed-Wet Reservoirs, SPE-132849-PP, 2010.
39. E. Manrique*, C. Thomas, R. Ravikiran, M. Izadi, M. Lantz, J. Romero and V. Alvarado, EOR: Current Status and Opportunities, SPE 130113, 2010.
40. G. Thyne*, V. Alvarado and G. Murrell, Evaluation of Chemical Flooding in the Minnelusa Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming, Annual AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, Denver, CO, 7-10 June, 2009.
41. X. Wang and V. Alvarado*, Effect of Salinity and pH on Pickering Emulsion Stability, paper SPE 115941, 2008.
42. G. Thyne, G.R. Murrell, V. Alvarado*, Screening Strategy for Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery in Wyoming Basins, SPE 115940, 2008.
43. S. Cobos, V. Alvarado and M.S. Carvalho*, Flow of oil-water emulsion through constricted capillary tubes, The XVth International Congress on Rheology, Monterrey, CA, August 3-8, 2008.
44. E. Manrique, M. Izadu, C. Kitchen and V. Alvarado*, Effective EOR Decision Strategies With Limited Data: Field Cases Demonstration, SPE 113269, 2008.
45. S. Cobos*, M. S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Experimental study of emulsion flow through a pore-throat capillary model, 11th Brazilian Congress of Thermal Sciences and Engineering (ENCIT), CIT06-0664, 2006.
46. T. Peña*, M. S. Carvalho and V. Alvarado, Visualization of emulsion generation mechanism in pore-neck glass models, 11th Brazilian Congress of Thermal Sciences and Engineering (ENCIT), CIT06-0399, 2006.
47. V. Alvarado*, E.-M. Reich, Y. Yunfeng, and K. Potsch, Integration of a Risk Management Tool and an Analytical Simulator for Assisted Decision-Making in IOR, SPE 100217, 2006.
48. V. Alvarado*, E.-M. Reich, Y. Yunfeng, and K. Potsch, Integration of a Risk Management Tool and an Analytical Simulator for Assisted Decision-Making in IOR, SPE 100271, 2006.
49. L. Surguchev*, E. Manrique and V. Alvarado, Improved Oil Recovery, 18th World Petroleum Congress, 58, 2005.
50. F. Artola*, S. Fontoura, V. Alvarado, Sensitivity Analysis in Various Inversion Schemes for Evaluation Saturation and Pressure changes in the Context of 4D Seismic Studies, SBGf, Salvador 2005.
51. V. Alvarado*, F. Artola, O. García, S. Fontoura, Study of Scale Constraints in Reservoir Simulation for Feasibility Studies in Time-Lapse Seismology, 31-012, Proceedings of XV CILAMCE, 2004.
52. M. T. Stirpe, J. Guzman UCV, E. Manrique, V. Alvarado*, Cyclic Water Injection Simulations for Evaluations of its Potential in Lagocinco Field, SPE 89378, 2004.
53. V. Alvarado*, Y. Vasquez, L. M. Nordeide, E. Manrique, An Approach for Full-Field EOR Simulations based on Fast-Evaluation Tools, 24th Annual Workshop & Symposium, IEA Collaborative Project on EOR, 2003.
54. E. Manrique*, A. Ranson, V. Alvarado, Perspective of CO2 Injection in Venezuela, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Workshop & Symposium, IEA Collaborative Project on EOR, 2003.
55. V. Alvarado*, M. Stirpe, C. La Roque, R. Ponce, M. Farias, Streamline Simulation for Enhanced-Oil Recovery, Review and Laboratory Tests, Proceedings of INGEPET, EXPL-4-VA-84, 2002.
56. V. Alvarado*, A. Ranson, K. Hernández, E. Manrique, J. Matheus, T. Liscano, N. Prosperi, Selection of EOR/IOR Opportunities Based on Machine Learning, SPE 78332, 2002.
57. C. Ovalles*, A. Fonseca, A. Lara, V. Alvarado, K. Urreachaga, A. Ranson and H. Mendoza, Opportunities of Downhole Dielectric Heating in Venezuela: Three Case Involving Medium, Heavy and Extra-Heavy Crude Oil Reservoirs, SPE 78980, 2002.
58. K. Y. Hernández, T. Liscano, E. A. Ranson, E. Manrique, J. Matheus and V. Alvarado*, Use of Machine Learning for EOR Method Selection in Venezuelan Reservoirs, 23rd Annual Workshop and Symposium Collaborative Project on EOR, W17, 2002.
59. C. Alvarez*, E. Manrique, V. Alvarado, A. Samán, L. Surguchev, T. Eilertsen, WAG pilot at VLE field and IOR opportunities for mature fields at Maracaibo Lake, SPE 72099, 2001.
60. A. Fonseca, V. Alvarado, C. Ovalles*, H. Franco and N. Urbano, Numerical Simulation of Electromagnetic Heating for EOR, FPM-4, Proceedings of LACAFLUM 2001.
61. V. Alvarado*, E. Manrique, F. R. Ponce y P. C. López, Computer-Aided Analysis of Tracer Dispersion in Composite Core: Tests of Two- and Three-Phase Flow Experiments, SPE 65374, 2001.
62. V. Alvarado* and A. A. Rodríguez, Pore Network Model of a Bubble-Driven Drainage Process, SPE 54001, 1999.
63. R. Angulo*, V. Alvarado, and H. Gonzalez, Fractal Dimension from Mercury Intrusion Capillary Tests and Imaging Processing, SPE 23695, 1992.
64. V. Alvarado*, J. Guzman, and I. Kancev, Oil Reservoir Sandstone Evaluation with Digital Backscattered Electron Imaging, SPE 23667, 1992.


5.4 Other
1. T. M. Reilly and V. Alvarado, (18-043) Organic Acid-Based Enhanced Waterflooding (provisional patent application submitted Spring 2018)
2. Update on activities of the Chemical Flooding Laboratory. The Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute Newsletter, 2(1), September 2010.
3. An update on activities of the Chemical Flooding Laboratory. The Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute Newsletter, 1(2), December 2008.
4. Four reports with Norwest-Questa Engineering Corporation.
5. Four reports for Petrobras, Feasibility of Time-lapse seismic.
6. S. Nivarthi, R. Kumar, V. Alvarado, Y. Kutsovsky, H. T. Davis, D. Kroll, and R. Maier, Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Taylor-Aris Dispersion, AHPCRC Preprint 97-014, 1997.
7. V. Alvarado, H. T. Davis and L. E. Scriven, Effects of Pore-Level Reaction on Dispersion in Porous Media, AHPCRC Preprint 96-050, 1996
8. More than 25 internal reports at PDVSA-Intevep, Los Teques, Venezuela.
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