Mohammad Nooraiepour

Postdoctoral Fellow - Section of Geology and Geophysics
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 Oslo

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Academic interests

  • Fluid Flow and Reactive Transport in Porous Media
  • Petrophysics, Rock Physics and Rock Mechanics

  • CO2-Brine-Rock Interactions (Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical)

Current Projects

2020-2024: Solid and Salt Precipitation Kinetics during CO2 Injection into Reservoir (EEA and Norway Grants— Polish National Science Centre & Research Council of Norway)

Positions held

2020-present: Postdoctoral Researcher

Past Project Involvements

2019-2020: WellFoss Project (Well fossilization for plugging and abandonment)

2016-2018: Protect Project (Protection of caprock integrity for large-scale CO2 storage)

2015-2016: SealCap Project (Shale rock properties and sealing capacity in the SW Barents Sea area)

2015-2018: FME SUCCESS Centre (Subsurface CO2 storage: critical elements and superior strategies)

Teaching

Contribution to teaching in the following courses:

2016-2019: GEO4/9250: Reservoir Geology

2016-2018: GEO4/9260: Reservoir Geophysics

Background

2019-2020: Researcher
Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo

2015-2018: Ph.D. Research Fellow
FME SUCCESS Centre (Subsurface CO2 storage: critical elements and superior strategies), Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo
Dissertation: Rock Properties and Sealing Efficiency in Fine-grained Siliciclastic Caprocks — Implications for CCS and Petroleum Industry

2012-2014: M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering
Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russia
Thesis: The use of effective porosity for enhanced characterization in geological models with an application for carbonate reservoirs

2010-2011: M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering
Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran

2006-2010: B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum University of Technology, Abadan, Iran
Thesis: Study the uncertainty associated with relative permeability using Genetic Algorithm

Tags: CO2 storage, Rock physics, Petroleum geology, Gas-fluid-rock interactions, Geochemistry

Publications

  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Masoudi, Mohammad; Shokri, Nima & Hellevang, Helge (2021). Probabilistic Nucleation and Crystal Growth in Porous Medium: New Insights from Calcium Carbonate Precipitation on Primary and Secondary Substrates. ACS Omega. ISSN 2470-1343. 6(42), p. 28072–28083. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.1c04147. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Masoudi, Mohammad & Hellevang, Helge (2021). Probabilistic nucleation governs time, amount, and location of mineral precipitation and geometry evolution in the porous medium. Scientific Reports. ISSN 2045-2322. 11. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-95237-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • Fazeli, Hossein; Nooraiepour, Mohammad & Hellevang, Helge (2020). Microfluidic Study of Fracture Dissolution in Carbonate-Rich Caprocks Subjected to CO2-Charged Brine. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. ISSN 0888-5885. 59(1), p. 450–457. doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b06048.
  • Hellevang, Helge; Wolff-Boenisch, Domenik & Nooraiepour, Mohammad (2019). Kinetic control on the distribution of secondary precipitates during CO2-basalt interactions. E3S Web of Conferences. ISSN 2267-1242. 98. doi: 10.1051/e3sconf/20199804006. Full text in Research Archive
  • Naseryan Moghadam, Javad; Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Hellevang, Helge; Mondol, Nazmul Haque & Aagaard, Per (2019). Relative permeability and residual gaseous CO2 saturation in the Jurassic Brentskardhaugen Bed sandstones, Wilhelmøya Subgroup, western central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Norwegian Journal of Geology. ISSN 2387-5844. 99(2). doi: 10.17850/njg005. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Mondol, Nazmul Haque & Hellevang, Helge (2019). Permeability and physical properties of semi-compacted fine-grained sediments – A laboratory study to constrain mudstone compaction trends. Marine and Petroleum Geology. ISSN 0264-8172. 102, p. 590–603. doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.01.019. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Haile, Beyene Girma & Hellevang, Helge (2018). Rock physics characterization and geomechanical properties of mudstones rich in siliceous ooze — A case study from the primary caprock for Skade Formation, North Sea, SEG Technical Program Extended Abstract 2018. SEGEAB. ISSN 978-5-8670-8577-3. p. 3724–3728. doi: 10.1190/segam2018-2991324.1.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Fazeli, Hossein; Miri, Rohaldin & Hellevang, Helge (2018). Effect of CO2 phase states and flow rate on salt precipitation in shale caprocks — a microfluidic study. Environmental Science and Technology. ISSN 0013-936X. 52(10), p. 6050–6060. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b00251. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Bohloli, Bahman; Park, Joonsang; Sauvin, Guillaume; Skurtveit, Elin & Mondol, Nazmul Haque (2018). Effect of brine-CO2 fracture flow on velocity and electrical resistivity of naturally fractured tight sandstones. Geophysics. ISSN 0016-8033. 83(1), p. WA37–WA48. doi: 10.1190/GEO2017-0077.1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Haile, Beyene Girma & Hellevang, Helge (2017). Compaction and mechanical strength of Middle Miocene mudstones in the Norwegian North Sea - the major seal for the Skade CO2 storage reservoir. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. ISSN 1750-5836. 67, p. 49–59. doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.10.016.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Mondol, Nazmul Haque; Hellevang, Helge & Bjørlykke, Knut (2017). Experimental mechanical compaction of reconstituted shale and mudstone aggregates: Investigation of petrophysical and acoustic properties of SW Barents Sea cap rock sequences. Marine and Petroleum Geology. ISSN 0264-8172. 80, p. 265–292. doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.12.003.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad & Mondol, Nazmul Haque (2016). Petrophysical and acoustic properties of mechanically compacted shales - evaluating two Barents Sea top seal sequences. In .., .. (Eds.), 7th EAGE Saint Petersburg International Conference and Exhibition. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE). ISSN 9781510822498. doi: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601220.

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  • Masoudi, Mohammad; Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Berntsen, Andreas Nicolas & Hellevang, Helge (2021). How to bridge between different time and length scales using a new probabilistic approach for mineral nucleation and growth.
  • Masoudi, Mohammad; Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Berntsen, Andreas Nicolas & Hellevang, Helge (2021). A new probabilistic nucleation model to predict crystal growth in porous medium.
  • Tjoflot, Gunn Kristin & Nooraiepour, Mohammad (2020). Porous Media Tea Time Talks – A new webinar series. [Internet]. https://www.mn.uio.no/geo/english/research/projects/saltprec.
  • Hellevang, Helge; Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Masoudi, Mohammad & Fazeli, Hossein (2020). Statistical Model for Mineral Nucleation and Growth.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Fazeli, Hossein; Miri, Rohaldin & Hellevang, Helge (2019). Formation dry-out and salt precipitation in porous and fractured media: Laboratory insights on physics and dynamics of CO2-induced halite accumulations.
  • Hellevang, Helge; Nooraiepour, Mohammad & Fazeli, Hossein (2018). CO2-H2O-basalt interactions – reactive transport experiments and simulations .
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Soldal, Magnus; Park, Joonsang; Mondol, Nazmul Haque; Hellevang, Helge & Bohloli, Bahman (2018). Geophysical Monitoring of Gaseous and Supercritical CO2 Fracture Flow Through a Brine-Saturated Shale Caprock.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Fazeli, Hossein & Hellevang, Helge (2018). Brine-CO2-Rock Geochemical Interactions: A novel HPHT microfluidic pressure vessel for lab-on-chip investigations.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Hellevang, Helge & Mondol, Nazmul Haque (2018). From field-scale to pore-scale: Investigation of caprock properties for CO2 sequestration.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Fazeli, Hossein; Miri, Rohaldin & Hellevang, Helge (2018). Geomaterial microfluidic experiment at reservoir conditions: Insights on salt precipitation in fractured shale caprocks during CO2 injection.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Fazeli, Hossein & Hellevang, Helge (2017). Effect of CO2 phase state and flow rate on salt formation in shale caprocks – a microfluidics study.
  • Park, Joonsang; Soldal, Magnus; Sauvin, Guillaume; Nooraiepour, Mohammad; Mondol, Nazmul Haque & Bohloli, Bahman (2017). On wave propagation in a CO2/Brine-saturated fractured core.
  • Bohloli, Bahman; Park, Joonsang; Sauvin, Guillaume; Grande, Lars; Soldal, Magnus & Nooraiepour, Mohammad [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). Triaxial testing and geophysical monitoring of reservoir and cap rock samples from UNIS CO2 LAB pilot, Longyearbyen Svalbard, Norway.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad & Mondol, Nazmul Haque (2017). Experimental mechanical compaction of reconstituted mudrocks from the SW Barents Sea: implication for exhumation estimation.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad (2016). Investigation of top seal integrity for subsurface geological CO2 storage.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad (2016). Crucial rock properties for sealing CO2 storage sites.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad & Mondol, Nazmul Haque (2016). Petrophysical and Acoustic Properties of Mechanically Compacted Shales - Evaluating Two Barents Sea Top Seal Sequences.
  • Nooraiepour, Mohammad (2018). Rock Properties and Sealing Efficiency in Fine-grained Siliciclastic Caprocks — Implications for CCS and Petroleum Industry. Universitetet i Oslo. ISSN 1501-7710.

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