Publications

2015

  • Cheng An, Masoud Alfi, Bicheng Yan, Kai Cheng, Zoya Heidari, John Killough 'Modeling of Magnetic Nanoparticle Transport in Shale Reservoirs (SPE-173282-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 23-25 February, Houston, Texas, USA [link]
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  • Jie He, John E Killough, Mohamed M. Fadlelmula, Michael Fraim 'A Unified Finite Difference Model for The Simulation of Transient Flow in Naturally Fractured Carbonate Karst Reservoirs (SPE-173262-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 23-25 February, Houston, Texas, USA [link]
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  • ZhiYong Song, Hongqing Song, Yang Cao, John Killough, Juliana Leung, Gang Huang, Sunhua Gao 'Numerical research on CO 2 storage efficiency in saline aquifer with low-velocity non-Darcy flow' Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering 23 (2015) 338-345 [link]
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2014

  • John Killough, 'Variable Fidelity Simulation of Flow in Porous Media', US Patent 20,140,032,193
  • Masoud Alfi, Bicheng Yan, Yang Cao, Cheng An, Yuhe Wang, John Killough, Jie He 'How to Improve our Understanding of Gas and Oil Production Mechanisms in Liquid-rich Shale (SPE-170959-MS)' in SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 27-29 October, Amsterdam, The Netherlands [link]
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  • Masoud Alfi, Bicheng Yan, Yang Cao, Cheng An, Yuhe Wang, John Killough 'Three-Phase Flow Simulation in Ultra-Low Permeability Organic Shale via a Multiple Permeability Approach (SPE-1895733-MS)' in SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, 25-27 August , Denver, Colorado, USA [link]
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2013

  • Yuhe Wang, John Killough, 'Solver Preconditioning Using the Combinatorial Multilevel Method (SPE-163589-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 18-20 February, The Woodlands, Texas, USA [link]
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  • Yuhe Wang, John Killough, 'A New Approach To Load Balance for Parallel Compositional Simulation Based on Reservoir Model Over-Decomposition (SPE-163585-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 18-20 February, The Woodlands, Texas, USA [link]
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  • Bicheng Yan, Yuhe Wang, John Killough, 'Beyond Dual-Porosity Modeling for the Simulation of Complex Flow Mechanisms in Shale Reservoirs (SPE-163651-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 18-20 February, The Woodlands, Texas, USA [link]
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  • Yuhe Wang, Bicheng Yan, John Killough, 'Compositional Modeling of Tight Oil Using Dynamic Nanopore Properties (SPE-166267-MS)' in SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 30 September-2 October, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA [link]
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  • Bicheng Yan, Masoud Alfi, Yuhe Wang, John Killough, 'A New Approach for the Simulation of Fluid Flow In Unconventional Reservoirs Through Multiple Permeability Modeling (SPE-166173-MS)' in SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 30 September-2 October, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA [link]
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  • Bicheng Yan, Yuhe Wang, John Killough, Yang Cao, 'Novel Approaches for the Simulation of Unconventional Reservoirs (SPE-168786-MS)' in Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, 12-14 August, Denver, Colorado, USA [link]
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  • Qianyao Li, Guan Qin, John Killough, Yuhe Wang, Chenji Wei, 'Experimental and Numerical Studies on the Micro-fractures and its Significance Toward Production of Shales: A Case Study (SPE-168786-MS)' in SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, 20-22 August, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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  • Chenji Wei, Guan Qin, Wei Guo, Bicheng Yan, John Killough 'Characterization and Analysis on Petrophysical Parameters of a Marine Shale Gas Reservoir (SPE-165380-MS)' in SPE Western Regional & AAPG Pacific Section Meeting 2013 Joint Technical Conference, 19-25 April, Monterey, California, USA
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  • Mohammadali Bayat, John Killough 'An Experimental Study of GPU Acceleration for Reservoir Simulation (SPE-163628-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 18-20 February, The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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  • John Killough, Graham Fleming, Colin Engle, Nigel Brock, 'Surface Facilities and Reservoir Modeling of a Middle Eastern Multi-reservoir Complex', International Journal of Engineering 1 (4), 2305-8269
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2012

  • Brad Browning, Walt Dobbs, John Killough, Amit Kumar, 'Coupled Surface/Subsurface Simulation of a Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Field' , International Journal of Engineering 1 (1), 2305-8269
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  • John Killough, 'Variable Fidelity Simulation of Flow in Porous Media' , WO Patent 2,012,141,686
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  • John Killough, 'Systems and Methods for Reservoir Simulation' , US Patent App. 13/545,610
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  • John Killough, 'Systems and Methods of Hydrocarbon Formation Modeling' , EP Patent 2,457,187
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2011

  • John Killough, 'Systems and Methods of Hydrocarbon Formation Modeling' , WO Patent 2,011,028,197
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  • Mehmet Tarman, Kefei Wang, John Killough, Kamy Sepehrnoori, 'Automatic Decomposition for Parallel Reservoir Simulation (SPE-141716-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 21-23 February, The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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2009

  • Bader S Al-Matar, Ashok Pathak, Dipak Mandal, John Killough, Graham Fleming, Colin Engle, Nigel Brock, Sanjeev Varma, 'Next-Generation Modeling of a Middle Eastern Multireservoir Complex' in SPE/EAGE Reservoir Characterization & Simulation Conference, 19 - 21 October, Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi, UAE
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  • John Killough, 'System and Method of Hydrocarbon Formation Modeling' , US Patent App. 13/391,927
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  • Kefei Wang, John Edwin Killough, Kamy Sepehrnoori, 'A New Upscaling Method of Relative Permeability Curves for Reservoir Simulation' in SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 4-7 October, New Orleans, Louisiana
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2008

  • Ron Mossbarger, Graham Fleming, John Killough, 'Designing Simulation Software for Multiple Reservoirs Producing to a Common Surface Facility' , First Break 26 (4)
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2005

  • Dave Hale, John Killough, Jeff Emanuel, 'Seismic Interpretation with Fluid Flow Simulation' , first break 23 (3)
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  • Kefei Wang, Kamy Sepehrnoori, John Killough, 'Ultrafine-Scale Validation of Upscaling Techniques (SPE-95774-MS)' in SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 9-12 October, Dallas, Texas
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2001

  • HA Jutila, AB Logmo-Ngog, R Sarkar, JE Killough, FC Ross, 'Use of Parallel Compositional Simulation to Investigate Productivity Improvement Options for a Retrograde-Gas-Condensate Field: A Case Study (SPE-66397-MS)' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 11-14 February, Houston, Texas
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1999

  • John Killough, Darrell Commander, 'Scalable parallel reservoir simulation on a Windows NT-based workstation cluster' in SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, 11-14 February, Houston, Texas
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1997

  • Edith Lagendijk, John Killough, Ulisses T Mello, 'Upscaling: A Tool from the Past' in SPE Reservoir Annual Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas
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  • Edith Lagendijk, John Killough, Ulisses T Mello, 'A Parallel Reservoir Simulator Based on Local Grid Refinement' in SPE Petroleum Computing Supershow
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1996

  • John Killough, John A Foster, James S Nolen, John R Wallis, Jason Xiao, 'Parallelization of a General-Purpose Reservoir Simulator' in 5th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery , 3-6 September, Austria
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  • May-Ru Chen, Richard Hinkley, John Killough, 'Computed Tomography Imaging of Air Sparging in Porous Media' , Water resources research 32 (10), 3013-3024
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1995

  • Gill Kohar, John Killough, 'An Asynchronous Parallel Linear Equation Solution Technique' , Symposium on reservoir simulation, 507-520
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  • Luc Anguille, John Killough, TMC Li, JL Toepfer, 'Static and Dynamic Load-balancing Strategies for Parallel Reservoir Simulation' , Symposium on reservoir simulation, 77-88
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  • Richard Hinkley, May-Ru Chen, John Killough, 'High Resolution, Two-and Three-dimensional Simulation of Air Sparging' in Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Chemicals in Ground Water: Prevention, Detection, and Remediation Conference and Exposition
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  • John Killough, Yogeshwar Sharma, Alain Dupuy, Robert Bissell, John Wallis, 'A Multiple Right Hand Side Iterative Solver for History Matching' , Symposium on reservoir simulation, 249-255
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  • John Killough, 'Ninth SPE Comparative Solution Project: a Reexamination of Black-oil Simulation' , Symposium on reservoir simulation, 135-147
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1994

  • Rao Bhogeswara, John Killough, 'Parallel Linear Solvers for Reservoir Simulation: A Generic Approach for Existing and Emerging Computer Architectures' in SPE Computer Applications
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  • RC Bissell, Yogeshwar Sharma, John Killough, 'History Matching Using the Method of Gradients: Two Case Studies' , SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 25–28 September, New Orleans, Louisiana
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1993

  • Alain Dupuy, John Killough, 'Fully Implicit Simulation on the Connection Machine' in SPE Symposium on Reservoir Simulation
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  • John Killough, 'Will Parallel Computing Ever Be Practical?' , Middle East Oil Show
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  • Richard E Hinkley, John Killough, Joseph D'Sa, Gary Hertfelder, 'Infiltration and Remediation Modeling of Insitue NAPL Transport Using a Three Phase Three Dimensional Simulator' in Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Chemicals in Ground Water: Prevention, Detection, and Remediation Conference and Exposition
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  • John Killough, 'Is Parallel Computing Ready for Reservoir Simulation? A Critical Analysis of the State of the Art' , SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 3-7 October , Houston, Texas
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1992

  • Marcelo Rame, John Killough, 'A New Approach to Flow Simulation in Highly Heterogeneous Porous Media' , SPE Formation Evaluation 7 (3)
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  • R Bhogeswara, John Killough, 'Domain Decomposition and Multigrid Solvers for Flow Simulation in Porous Media on Distributed Memory Parallel Processors' , Journal of scientific computing 7 (2), 127-162
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  • John Killough, Rao Bhogeswara, Marcelo Rame, 'Massively Parallel Processing and Reservoir Simulation: Current Status and a Look at the Future' in Offshore Technology Conference
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  • M Rame, N Vaidya, John Killough, 'An Operator-Splitting Method for Efficient Simulation of Flow in Heterogeneous Porous Media on Distributed Memory Architectures'
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  • R Hinkley, John Killough, 'Simulation of Multi-phase Contaminant Transport in the Vadose Zone: Model Case Studies and an Exploration of Air-phase Dynamics' in The 9th International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, Denver, Colorado
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  • Robert Bissell, John Killough, Y Sharma, 'Reservoir History Matching Using the method of Gradients on a Workstation' , European Petroleum Computer Conference
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1991

  • Marcelo Rame, John Killough, 'An Operator Splitting, Domain Decomposition Numerical Model for Contaminant Transport in Aquifer Flow' , Journal of Hazardous Materials 28 (1), 220-221
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  • Marcelo Rame, John Killough, 'A New Approach to the Simulation of Flows in Highly Heterogeneous Porous Media'
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  • John Killough, Rao Bhogeswara, 'Simulation of Compositional Reservoir Phenomena on a Distributed-memory Parallel Computer' , JPT Journal of petroleum technology 43 (11), 1368-1374
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1991

  • John Killough, Andrew P Westcott, 'Three-dimensional Modeling of Aquifer Contaminant Transport' , Journal of Hazardous Materials 24 (2), 302
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