Publications

Below you will find a wide range of articles by Prof. Bielicki, with his research group, and with his collaborators.  More information on the projects producing these papers can be found in the Research page.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (underline indicates student):

  1. Dai, Z., Zhang, Y., Stauffer, P., Bielicki, J., Zhang, M., Yang, C., Zhou, Y., Ampomah, W., Xiao, T., Soltanian, M. R.,  Middleton, R. (To Be Submitted). “Heterogeneity-Enhanced Gravitational Trapping Opens Vast Resources for CO2 Sequestration in Offshore Marine Sediments.” Environmental Science & Technology.
  2. Bielicki, J., Langenfeld, J.Tao, Z., Middleton, R., Menefee, A., and Clarens, A. (Under Review). “The Geospatial and Economic Viability of CO2 Storage in Hydrocarbon Depleted Fractured Shale Formations.” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.
  3. Wang, Y.Bielicki, J. (Under Review). “Acclimation and the Response of Hourly Electricity Loads to Meteorological Variables.” Energy.
  4. Tallis, H., Hawthorne, P., Polasky, S., Reid, J., Beck, M., Brauman, K., Bielicki, J., Binder, S., Burgess, M., Cassidy, E., Clark, A., Costello, C., Fargione, J., Game, E., Gerber, J., Isbell, F., Kisecker, K., McDonald, R., Metian, M., Molnar, J., Mueller, N., O’Connell, C., Ovando, D., Troell, M., Boucher, T., McPeek, B. (Under Review) “Meeting Economic Growth and Multiple Environmental Elements of Sustainable Development” Nature.
  5. Wang, Y., Sivandran, G., Bielicki, J. (Revised and Re-Submitted). “The Stationarity of Two Statistical Donwscaling Methods for Precipitation under Different Choices of Cross-Validation Periods.” International Journal of Climatology.
  6. Deng, H., Bielicki, J., Oppenheimer, M., Fitts, J., and Peters, C. (Accepted). “Leakage Risks of Geologic CO2 Storage and the Impacts on the Global Energy System and Climate Mitigation.” Climatic Change.
  7. Harp, D., Stauffer, P., O’Malley, D., Jiao, Z., Eganolf., E., Miller, T., Martinez, D., Hunter, K., Middleton, R., Bielicki, J., Pawar, R. (Accepted) “Development of Robust Pressure Management Strategies for Geologic CO2 Sequestration.” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.
  8. Buscheck, T., Bielicki, J., White, J., Sun, Y., Hao, Y., Bourcier, W., Carroll, S., and Aines, R. (2016) “Pre-Injection Brine Production in CO2 Storage Reservoirs: An Approach to Augment the Development, Operation, and Performance of CCS while Generating Water.” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 54(2), 499-512.
  9. Buscheck, T., Bielicki, J., Edmunds, T., Hao, T., Sun, Y., Randolph, J., and Saar, M. (2016). “Multi-Fluid Geo-Energy Systems: Using Geologic CO2 Storage for Geothermal Energy Production and Grid-Scale Energy Storage in Sedimentary Basins.” Geosphere, 12(3), 1-19.
  10. Bielicki, J., Pollak, M., Deng, H., Wilson, E., Fitts, J., and Peters, C. (2016)The Leakage Risk Monetization Model for Geologic CO2 Storage.” Environmental Science & Technology, 50(10), 4923-4931.
  11. Buscheck, T., White, J., Carroll, S., Bielicki, J., and Aines, R. (2016) “Managing Geologic Storage with Pre-Injection at  Brine Production: A Strategy Evaluated with a Model of CO2 Injection Snøhvit.” Energy & Environmental Science, 9(1), 1504-1512.
  12. Buscheck, T., and Bielicki, J. (2015). “Reducing Energy’s Footprint by Producing Water and Storing CO2.”  Cornerstone, 3(3), Autumn 2015. (editor-reviewed).
  13. Wattenberg, E., Bielicki, J., Suchomel, A.Sweet, J.Vold, E., and Ramachandran, G. (2015). “Assessment of Acute and Chronic Health Hazards of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 12(9), 611-624.
  14. Middleton, R., Levine, J., Bielicki, J., Visanawathan, H., Carey, J.W., and Stauffer, P. (2015). “Jumpstarting Commercial-Scale CO2 Capture and Storage with Ethylene Production and Enhanced Oil Recovery in the U.S. Gulf.” Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 5(3), 241-253.
  15. Bielicki, J., Peters, C., Fitts, J., and Wilson, E., (2015). “An Examination of Geologic Carbon Sequestration Policies in the Context of Leakage Potential.” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 37, 61-75.
  16. Adams, B., Kuehn, T., Bielicki, J., Randolph, J., and Saar, M. (2015). “A Comparison of the Electric Power Output of CO2 Plume Geothermal (CPG) and Brine Geothermal Systems for Varying Reservoir Conditions.” Applied Energy, 140, 365-377.
  17. Middleton, R., Clarens, A., Liu, X., Bielicki, J., and Levine, J. (2014). “CO2 Deserts: Implications of Existing CO2 Supply Limitations for Carbon Management.” Environmental Science & Technology, 48, 11713-11720.
  18. Paine, N., Homans, F., Pollak, M., Bielicki, J., and Wilson, E., (2014). “Why Rules Matter: Optimizing Pumped Hydroelectric Storage Under Different ISO Markets.” Energy Economics, 46, 10-19.
  19. Bielicki, J.Calas, G., Ha-Duong, M., Middleton, R. (2014). “National Corridors for Climate Change Mitigation: Managing Industrial CO2 Emissions in France.” Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 4(3), 262-277.
  20. Adams, B., Kuehn, T., Bielicki, J., Randolph, J., and Saar, M, (2014). “On the Importance of the Thermosiphon Effect in CO2 Plume Geothermal (CPG) Power Systems”. Energy., 69, 409-418.
  21. Bielicki, J., Pollak, M., Fitts, J., Peters, C., and Wilson, E. (2014). “Causes and Financial Consequences of the Impacts of Leakage from Geologic CO2 Storage Reservoirs.International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 20, 272-284.
  22. Haase, R., Bielicki, J., and Kuzma, J. (2013). “Innovation in Emerging Energy Technologies: A Case Study Analysis to Inform the Path Forward for Algal Biofuels.” Energy Policy, 61, 1595-1607.
  23. Parish, E., Efroymson, R., Dale, V., Dodder, R., Kline, K., McBride, A., Johnson, T., Hilliard, M., and Bielicki, J. (2013). “Comparing Scales of Environmental Effects from Gasoline and Ethanol Production.” Environmental Management. 51, 307-338.
  24. Efroymson, R., Dale, V., Kline, K., McBride, A., Bielicki, J., Smith, R., Parish, E., Schweizer, P. Kline, K., Shaw, D. (2013). “Environmental Indicators of Biofuel Sustainability: What About Context?Environmental Management. 51, 291-306.
  25. Johnson, T., Bielicki, J., Dodder, R., Hilliard, M., Kaplan, O., Miller, C.A. (2013). “Advancing Sustainable Bioenergy: Evolving Stakeholder Interests and the Relevance of Research.” Environmental Management. 51, 331-353.
  26. Lilliestam, J., Bielicki, J., and Patt, A. (2012). “Comparing Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) with Concentrated Solar Power (CSP): Potentials, Costs, Risks, and Barriers.” Energy Policy. 47, 447-455.
  27. Middleton, R., Kuby, M. and Bielicki. J.  (2012). “Generating Candidate Networks for Optimization: The CO2 Capture and Storage Optimization Problem.Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems. 36, 18-29.
  28. Dammel, J., Bielicki, J., Pollak, M., and Wilson, E. (2011). “A Tale of Two Technologies: Hydraulic Fracturing and Geologic Carbon Sequestration.Environmental Science & Technology, 45, 5075-5076.
  29. Kuby, M., Bielicki, J., and Middleton, R. (2011). “The Optimal Spatial Deployment of CO2 Capture and Storage with a Price on Carbon.International Regional Science Review, 3, 285-305.
  30. Middleton, R., and Bielicki, J. (2009). “A Scaleable Infrastructure Model for Carbon Capture and Storage: SimCCS.Energy Policy, 37, 1052-1060.
  31. Palumbo, R., Lede, J., Boutin, O., Ricart, E., Steinfeld, A., Moller, S., Weidenkaff, A., Fletcher, E., and Bielicki, J. (1998). “The Production of Zn from ZnO in a High Temperature Solar Decomposition Process – The Scientific Framework for the Process.Chemical Engineering Science. 53(14), 2503-2517.

Conference Papers and Proceedings:

  1. Hunter, K., Bielicki, J., Middleton, R., Stauffer, P., Harp, D., Pawar, R., and Martinez, D. (2016). “Integrated CO2 Storage and Brine Production.”  13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  2. Ogland-Hand, J., Bielicki, J., and Buscheck, T. (2016). “The Value of CO2-Bulk Energy Storage to Reducing CO213th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  3. Langenfeld, J., Bielicki, J., Tao, Z., Middleton, R., Menefee, A., and Clarens, A. “Response of Integrated Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Systems in Saline Aquifers and Fractured Shale Formations to Changes in Capture Costs.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  4. Langenfeld, J., and Bielicki, J. (2016). “Assessment of Integrated Carbon Dioxide Capture, Utilization and Storage Systems in Geothermal Reservoirs.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  5. Bielicki, J., Deng, H., Fitts, J., Peters, C., and Wilson, E. (2016). “Monetizing Leakage Risk with Secondary Trapping in Intervening Strategraphic Layers.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  6. Garapati, N., Adams, B., Bielicki, J., Schädle, P., Randolph, J., Kuehn, T., and Saar, M. (2016). “A Hybrid Geothermal Energy Conversion Technology – A Potential Solution for Shallow Geothermal Resources.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  7. Middleton, R., Levine, J., Bielicki, J., and Stauffer, P. (2016). “Industrial CO2 and Carbon Capture: Near-Term Benefit, Long-Term Necessity.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  8. Buscheck, T., Bielicki, J., and Randolph, J. (2016). “CO2 Earth Storage: Enhanced Geothermal Energy and Water Recovery and Energy Storage.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  9. Buscheck, T., Bielicki, J., White, J., Sun, Y., Hao, Y., Bourcier, W., Carroll, S., and Aines, R. (2016). “Managing Geologic CO2 Storage with Pre-Injection Brine Production in Tandem Reservoirs.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  10. Dai, Z., Zhang, Y., Stauffer, P., Xiao, T., Zhang, M., Ampomah, W., Yang, C., Zhou, Y., DIng, M., Middleton, R. Soltanian, M. R.,  Bielicki, J., (2016). “Injectivity Evaluation for Offshore CO2 Sequestration in Marine Sediments.”13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies. November 14-18, 2016. Lausanne, Switzerland. Forthcoming in Energy Procedia.
  11. Bielicki, J., Adams, B., Choi, H., Jamiyurasuren, B., Saar, M., Taff, S., Buscheck, T., Ogland-Hand, J., (2016). “Sedimentary Basin Geothermal Resource for Cost-Effective Generation of Renewable Electricity from Sequestered Carbon Dioxide.” Proceedings of the 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford CA, February 22-24, 2016. SGP-TR-209.
  12. Bielicki, J., Blackwell, D., Harp, D., Karra, S., Kelley, S., Kelley, R., Middleton, R., Person, M., Sutula, G. (2016). “Hydrogeologic Windows and Estimating the Prospectivity of Geothermal Resources.”  Proceedings of the 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford CA, February 22-24, 2016. SGP-TR-209.
  13. Patel, I., Bielicki, J.,  Buscheck, T., (2016). “A Reduced Form Representation of Temperature Drawdown in Sedimentary Basin Geothermal Reservoirs for the Development of Optimal Management Strategies.” Proceedings of the 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford CA, February 22-24, 2016. SGP-TR-209.
  14. Ogland-Hand, J., Bielicki. J., Buscheck, T. (2016). “The Value of Bulk Energy Storage in Sedimentary Basin Geothermal Resources for Reducing CO2 Emissions.” Proceedings of the 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford CA, February 22-24, 2016. SGP-TR-209.
  15. Person, M., Kelley, S., Kelley, R., Karra, S., Harp, D., Witcher, J., Bielicki, J.Sutula, G., Middleton, R., Pepin, J. (2015). “Hydrogeologic Windows: Detection of Blind and Traditional Geothermal Play Fairways in Southwestern New Mexico Using Conservative Element Concentrations and Advective-Diffusive Solute Transport.”  39th Geothermal Resources Council,  Annual Meeting. Reno NV. September 20-23. GRC Transactions, 39, 751-759.
  16. Buscheck, T., Bielicki, J., Chen, M., Sun, Y., Hao, Y., Edmunds, T., Saar, M., and Randolph, J. (2015). “Multi-Fluid Sedimentary Geothermal Energy Systems for Dispatchable Renewable Electricity.” Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015. Melbourne Australia, 19-25 April 2015.
  17. Saar, M., Buscheck, T., Jenny, P., Garapti, N., Randolph, J., Karvounis, D., Chen, M., Sun, Y., and Bielicki, J. (2015). “Numerical Study of Multi-Fluid and Multi-Level Geothermal Fluid Systems.” Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015. Melbourne Australia, 19-25 April 2015.
  18. Bielicki, J., Middleton, R., Levine, J., and Stauffer, P. (2014). “An Alternative Pathway for Stimulating Regional Deployment of Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage.” Energy Procedia, 63, 7215-7224.
  19. Deng, H., Bielicki, J., Oppenheimer, M., Fitts, J., and Peters, C. (2014). “Policy Implications of Monetized Leakage Risk from Geologic CO2 Storage Reservoirs.” Energy Procedia, 63, 6852-6863. 
  20. Tao, Z., Bielicki, J., Clarens, A. (2014). “Physicochemical Factors Impacting CO2 Sequestration in Depleted Shale Formations: The Case of the Utica Shale.” Energy Procedia, 63, 5153-5163.
  21. Buscheck, T., White, J., Chen, M., Sun, Y., Hao, Y., Aines, R. Bourcier, W., and Bielicki, J. (2014). “Pre-Injection Brine Production for Managing Reservoir Pressure in Compartmentalized CO2 Storage Reservoirs.” Energy Procedia, 63, 5333-5340.
  22. Bielicki, J., Clarens, A., Middleton, R., Liu, X., Barbosa de Carvalho, M., Giovanini Junior, N. (2014). “Shifting Sands in a CO2 Desert: Replacing Extracted CO2 with Byproduct CO2 for Use in Enhanced Oil Recovery.” Energy Procedia, 63, 6557-6564.
  23. Buscheck, T., Bielicki, J., Chen, M., Sun, Y., Hao, Y., Edmunds, T., Saar, M., and Randolph, J. (2014). “Integrating CO2 Storage with Geothermal Resources for Dispatchable Renewable Electricity.” Energy Procedia, 63, 7619-7630.
  24. Edmunds, T., Sotorrio, P., Bielicki, J., and Buscheck, T. (2014). “Geothermal Power for Integration of Intermittent Generation.” 38th Geothermal Resources Council. Annual Meeting. September 28-October 1, 2014. Portland, OR.
  25. Buscheck, T., Bielicki, J., Randolph, J., Chen, M., Hao, Y., Edmunds, T., and Sun, Y. (2014).Multi-Fluid Geothermal Energy Systems in Stratigraphic Reservoirs: Using Brine, N2, and CO2 for Dispatchable Renewable Power Generation and Bulk Energy Storage.” Proceedings of the 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford CA, February 24-26, 2014. SGP-TR-202.
  26. Buscheck, T., Chen, M., Hao, Y., Bielicki, J., Randolph, J., Sun, Y., and Choi, H., (2013). “Multi-Fluid Geothermal Energy Production and Storage in Stratigraphic Reservoirs.” Geothermal Research Council. Annual Meeting. September 29 – October 2, 2013.
  27. Pollak, M., Bielicki, J., Dammel, J., Wilson, E., Fitts, J., and Peters, C. (2013). “The Leakage Impact Valuation (LIV) Method for Leakage from Geologic CO2 Storage Reservoirs.Energy Procedia, (37) 2819-2827.
  28. Bielicki, J., Pollak, M., Wilson, E., Fitts, J., and Peters, C. (2013). “A Methodology for Monetizing Basin-Scale Leakage Risk and Stakeholder Impacts.Energy Procedia. (37), 4665-4672.
  29. Randolph, J., Saar, M., and Bielicki, J. (2013). “Geothermal Energy Production at Geologic CO2 Sequestration sites: Impact of Thermal Drawdown on Reservoir Pressure.Energy Procedia (37), 6625 – 6635.
  30. Buscheck, T., Chen, M., Lu, C., Sun, Y., Hao, Y., Celia, M., Elliot, T., Bielicki, J., and Choi, H. (2013) “Analysis of Operational Strategies for Utilizing CO2 for Geothermal Energy Production.”  Proceedings of the 38th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford CA, February 11-13, 2013. SGP-TR-198
  31. Middleton, R., Keating, G., Pawar, R., Stauffer, P., and Bielicki, J. (2011). “Jumpstarting CCS using Oil Refinery CO2 for Enhanced Oil Recovery.Energy Procedia, 4, 2185-2191.
  32. Kuby, M., Middleton, R., Keating, G., and Bielicki, J. (2011). “Analysis of Cost Savings from Networking Pipelines in CCS Infrastructure Systems.Energy Procedia, 4, 2393-2400.
  33. Middleton, R., and Bielicki, J. (2009). “A Comprehensive Carbon Capture and Storage Infrastructure Model.Energy Procedia, 1(1), 1691-1698.
  34. Bielicki, J. (2009). “Spatial Clustering and Carbon Capture and Storage Deployment.Energy Procedia, 1(1), 1611-1616.
  35. Stephens, J., Bielicki, J., and Rand, G. (2009). “Learning about Carbon Capture and Storage: Changing Stakeholder Perception with Expert Information.Energy Procedia 1(1), 4655-4663.
  36. Bielicki, J. (2008). “Returns to Scale for Carbon Capture and Storage Infrastructure and Deployment,” DOE-NETL Seventh Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA May 5-8., 2008

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