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Krevor, S., Blunt, M.J., Benson, S.M., Pentland, C.H., Reynolds, C., Al-Menhali, A., Niu, B. Capillary trapping for geologic carbon dioxide storage - From pore scale physics to field scale implications (2016) International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 40, pp. 221-237.

Lammers, L.N., Brown, G.E., Bird, D.K., Thomas, R.B., Johnson, N.C., Rosenbauer, R.J., Maher, K. Sedimentary reservoir oxidation during geologic CO2 sequestration (2015) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 155, pp. 30-46.

Li, B., Benson, S.M. Influence of small-scale heterogeneity on upward CO2 plume migration in storage aquifers (2015) Advances in Water Resources, 83, pp. 389-404.

Mishra, S., Ganesh, P.R., Schuetter, J., He, J., Jin, Z., Durlofsky, L.J. Developing and validating simplified predictive models for CO2 geologic sequestration (2015) Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition,2015-January, pp. 5387-5419.

Pellow, M.A., Emmott, C.J.M., Barnhart, C.J., Benson, S.M. Hydrogen or batteries for grid storage? A net energy analysis (2015) Energy and Environmental Science, 8 (7), pp. 1938-1952.

Rabinovich, A., Itthisawatpan, K., Durlofsky, L.J. Upscaling of CO2 injection into brine with capillary heterogeneity effects (2015) Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering,134, pp. 60-75.

Vega, B., Ross, C.M., Kovscek, A.R. Imaging-Based characterization of calcite-Filled fractures and porosity in shales (2015) SPE Journal, 20 (4), pp. 810-823.

Yang, F., Hingerl, F.F., Xiao, X., Liu, Y., Wu, Z., Benson, S.M., Toney, M.F. Extraction of pore-morphology and capillary pressure curves of porous media from synchrotron-based tomography data (2015) Scientific Reports, 5, art. no. 10635.

Yang, Y., Yang, F., Hingerl, F.F., Xiao, X., Liu, Y., Wu, Z., Benson, S.M., Toney, M.F., Andrews, J.C., Pianetta, P. Registration of the rotation axis in X-ray tomography (2015) Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 22 (2), pp. 452-457.

Zoback, M.D., Gorelick, S.M. To prevent earthquake triggering, pressure changes due to CO2 injection need to be limited (2015) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112 (33), p. E4510.


Bao, Z., Benson, S.M., Cui, Y., Dionne, J.A., Maher, K., Boerjan, W., Halpin, C., Nelson, R., Nichols, D., Ralph, J., Ramakrishnan, T.S. In search of clean, affordable energy (2014) Oilfield Review, 26 (1), pp. 4-15.

Bazilian, M., Brandt, A.R., Billman, L., Heath, G., Logan, J., Mann, M., Melaina, M., Statwick, P., Arent, D., Benson, S.M. Ensuring benefits from North American shale gas development: Towards a research agenda (2016) Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources, 7, pp. 71-74.

Benson, S.M. Negative-emissions insurance (2014) Science, 344 (6191), p. 1431.

Carbajales-Dale, M., Barnhart, C.J., Benson, S.M. Can we afford storage? A dynamic net energy analysis of renewable electricity generation supported by energy storage (2014) Energy and Environmental Science, 7 (5), pp. 1538-1544.