Department

Other

Nonproprietary Publications

2014

  1.  John Browning, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Frank Male, Gürcan Gülen, Katie Smye, Susan Horvath, Guin McDaid, Carl Grote, Amin Ettehad, Tad Patzek, Eric Potter, and Scott W. Tinker, "Marcellus Shale: Reserves and Production Forecast,"  O&G Journal, in preparation, 2014. 
  2. Patzek, T. W., "Fick’s Diffusion Experiments Revisited ," Advances in Historical Studies, in print, 2014.
  3. Patzek, T. W., Male, F. and Marder, M., “A simple model of gas production from hydrofractured horizontal wells in shales,” AAPG Bulletin, 2014 (in print). 
  4. Wei Yu, Kamy Sepehrnoori, Tadeusz W. Patzek, Paper SPE 170801:  "Evaluation of Gas Adsorption in Marcellus Shale  FILLIN "List all authors and companies," prepared for the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27–29 October 2014.
  5. B. A. Ogunyomi, T. Patzek, L. W. Lake, and C. S. Kabir , Paper SPE-171031-MS: "History Matching and Rate Forecasting in Unconventional Oil Producing Reservoirs Using an Approximate Analytical Solution to the Double Porosity Model,"  Paper prepared for the Eastern Regional Meeting held in Charleston, West Virginia, USA, 21–23 October 2014. Submitted to SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering-Reservoir Engineering. 
  6. Frank Male, Akand W. Islam, Tad W. Patzek, Michael P. Marder, Paper SPE168993-MS: "Analysis of Gas Production From Hydraulically Fractured Wells In The Haynesville Shale Using Scaling Methods," presented at the SPE Unconventional Resources Conference – USA, held in The Woodlands, Texas, USA, 1-3 April 2014.
  7. Frank Male, Akand W. Islam, Tad W. Patzek, Svetlana Ikonnikova, John Browning and Michael P. Marder,  "Analysis of gas production from hydraulically fractured wells in the Haynesville shale using scaling methods," submitted to the Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources, 2014.
  8. Akand Islam and Tad Patzek, "Slip in natural gas flow through nanoporous shale reservoirs,"  Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources,  volume 7, pages 49-54, 2014.
  9. Akand Islam, Aboulghasem Kazemi Nia Korrani, Kamy Sepehrnoori, Tad Patzek , Effects of geochemical reaction on double diffusive natural convection of CO2 in brine saturated geothermal reservoir," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 77 (2014) 519–528. 
  10. Ivana Fasciano, "Biocarburanti: un prezzo globale da pagare?, Martedì 15 Aprile 2014 07:03
  11. فشل تقدير النفط الصخري يطيح  حلم أميركا في الاستقلال,  Wednesday, 30 April, 2014.
  12. Maggie Overfelt, "A $15 trillion dream of GE-Silicon Valley hybrid," Special to CNBC.com Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
  13. Bloomberg, "Measurement casts doubt on US oil reserves," The New Zealand Herald, 3:00 PM Friday Apr 4, 2014.
  14. Keith Hartnett,  "Are U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Estimates Overblown?," The Wall Street Cheat Sheet, April 29, 2014.
  15. Peter Andrews, "Professori: Öljy loppuu laskettua aiemmin," Taloussanomat, Finland, April 3, 2014.
  16. Greg Zeman, "Domestic Oil Production Is Booming, So Why Are Gas Prices Still So High? MYSTERY SOLVED,"  Politix, April 4, 2014.  
  17. Jameson Berkow, "Energy Watch: Will the shale gas revolution be short-lived?,"  Western Bureau Chief, BNN 9:28 AM, E.T.  April 4, 2014 Energy & Resources.
  18. Asjylyn Loder, "Old Math Casts Doubt on Accuracy of Oil Reserve Estimates,"  Bloomberg, Apr 4, 2014 11:00 PM CT.
  19. Asjylyn Loder, "Old Math Casts Doubt on Accuracy of Oil Reserve Estimates,"  Bloomberg Business Week, Apr 3, 2014. Also MSN Money.
  20. Asjylyn Loder, "Shale oil may not be the magic pill for U.S. energy independence: It’s more expensive to produce it, experts say, and oil prices have to stay high to support operations,"  Portland Press Herald, 03/03/2014.
  21. Cindee Talley, "Horizontal Drilling: Is there a safer acid to use?"  High Plains Public Radio, Feb 27, 2014.
  22. Dave Fehling,  "Industry Looks for Safer Ways to Drill with Acid," AUDIO, February 20, 2014 | 6:30 AM, State Impact Texas.
  23. Dave Fehling, "Energy Industry Looks For Safer Ways To Drill With Acid," February 20, 2014 6:02:00 am, KUHF, News for Houston.
  24. Asjylyn Loder,  "Dream of US oil independence slams against shale costs." Fuelfix, Posted on February 27, 2014 at 7:30 am by Bloomberg in featured, Production.
  25. "La costosa extracción le pone paños fríos al sueño americano del shale," En Panorama Global, March 03, 2014.
  26. Sexta, "Custo de produção do óleo de xisto nos EUA já preocupa investidor," 28 Fevereiro 2014, 09:11.
  27. Asjylyn Loder, "Dream of U.S. Oil Independence Slams Against Shale Costs," Business week,  February 26, 2014.   
  28. Ramit Plushnick-Masti, "Lab study cuts fracking waste’s radioactivity," from Associated Press, Chem Info, Published: 2014.01.24 01:00 AM.
  29. Ramit Plushnick-Masti, "Lab study cuts fracking waste’s radioactivity," from Associated Press, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Published: 2014.01.24 09:35 AM.
  30. Ramit Plushnick-Masti, "Lab study cuts fracking waste’s radioactivity," from Associated Press, The Durango Herald, Published: 2014.01.15 07:19 AM.
  31. John Browning, Katie Smye, Scott W. Tinker, Susan Horvath, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Tad Patzek Gürcan Gülen, , Frank Male, Eric Potter, Forrest Roberts , and Qilong Fu, “Study develops Fayetteville shale reserves, production forecast, OGJ, 01/06/2014.

2013

  1. Amy Mall, "Newest evidence that oil and gas resources are finite and we need to focus on clean energy solutions," NRDC Staff Blog, Posted December 23, 2013.
  2. Mose Buchelle, "New Study Shows How Gas Production From “Fracked” Wells Slows Over Time,"  Interview by State Impact Texas, NPR, December 18, 2013.
  3. Holly Heinrich, "During Domestic Drilling Boom, Why Are Gas Prices Still High?," Interview by State Impact Texas, NPR, August 13, 2013.
  4. Anonymous, "UT Researchers Use Scaling Theory to Better Predict Gas Production," Focus Daily News, Dec 02, 2013.
  5. Azominig, "Simple Scaling Theory to Estimate Gas Production from Hydraulically Fractured Shale Wells," The A to Z of Mining, November 19, 2013 at 4:51 AM.  
  6. EurekAlert, "PNAS:新方法估计页岩地层的天然气产量 作者":EurekAlert 来源:2013-11-19 8:58:43.
  7. Gayathri Vaidyanathan, "SHALE GAS: Scientists get a handle on reading a fracked well's productivity,"  EnergyWire: Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
  8. Science News: "Researchers Use Simple Scaling Theory to Better Predict Gas Production in Barnett Shale Wells," Science Daily, Nov. 18, 2013.
  9. UT Press Release: "UT Researchers Use Simple Scaling Theory to Better Predict Gas Production in Barnett Shale Wells," Nov. 18, 2013.
  10. Luis Cueto-Felgueroso and Ruben Juanes, Commentary: "Forecasting long-term gas production from shale," PNAS 2013 110 (49) 19660-19661; published ahead of print November 25, 2013.  
  11. Patzek, T. W., Male, F. and Marder, M. "Gas production in the Barnett Shale obeys a simple scaling theory,"  PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1313380110, November 18, 2013.
  12. Patzek, T. W., Male, F. and Marder, M. "Supporting Materials to: Gas production in the Barnett Shale obeys a simple scaling theory,"  PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1313380110, November 18, 2013.
  13.  Opinion: "Dekarbonizacja- elitarna herezja XXI w./2/," (in Polish), Salon24, 17.11.2013, 18:59.
  14. Olivia Schultze, "Virtual information hub to put a cork in future oil spills," Activities & Organizations, The Daily Cougar,  November 14, 2013. 
  15. Reanna Zuniga, "UT named partner in Ocean Energy Safety Institute," The Daily Texan, Published on November 12, 2013 at 2:12 am.
  16. Ed Mayberry, "UH, UT And Texas A&M Collaborate In Investigating Offshore Safety Issues," KUHF News for Houston, November 11, 2013. 12:11:00 am.
  17. Rose Cahalan, "A Journey to the Arctic, Where Polar Bears Outnumber People, the Sun Never Sets, and the Frozen Tundra is a Geologist's Paradise," Alcalde, November/December 2013.
  18. Peter Behr, "NATURAL GAS: Deep-sea technologies proposed for shale drilling," Energy Wire, Tuesday, October 8, 2013.
  19. Patzek, T. W., "Life Itself," Blog, Jan. 20, 2013.
  20. S. Enayatpour, E. Van Oort, T. Patzek, SPE 166482: "FreezeFrac Improves the Productivity of Gas Shales,"  SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 30 September–2 October 2013.
  21. John Browning, Scott W. Tinker, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Gürcan Gülen, Eric Potter, Qilong Fu, Susan Horvath, Tad Patzek, Frank Male, William Fisher, Forrest Roberts and Ken Medlock, III, "BARNETT SHALE MODEL-2 (Conclusion): Barnett study determines full-field reserves, production forecast," OGJ, September 9, 2013.
  22. John Browning, Scott W. Tinker, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Gürcan Gülen, Eric Potter, Qilong Fu, Susan Horvath, Tad Patzek, Frank Male, William Fisher, Forrest Roberts and Ken Medlock, III, "BARNETT SHALE MODEL-1: Barnett study determines full-field reserves, production forecast," OGJ, p. 62, August 5, 2013.
  23. Saeid Enayatpour and Tad Patzek  ,URTeC 1620617: "Thermal Shock in Reservoir Rock Enhances the Hydraulic Fracturing of Gas Shales," SPE Unconventional Resources Technology Conference held in Denver, Colorado, USA, 12-14 August, 2013.
  24. White paper: "The Big Energy Question: Biofuels at a Crossroads, A Roundtable Discussion," hosted by National Geographic in partnership with Shell, National Geographic Society, Hubbard Hall 1146 16th Street NW, Washington, DC, June 26, 2013. For Patzek's response, see July 1, 2013, Net Ecosystem Productivity is Zero on Planet Earth, July 3, 2013 Satellites confirm: Industrial-scale agrofuels are not viable, July 6, 2013, The last chapter: Industrial agriculture, July 12, 2013 Where do you think you're going, humanity?  
  25. S. Enayatpour, T. Patzek, Finite Element Solution of Nonlinear Transient Rock Damage with Application in Geomechanics of Oil and Gas Reservoirs, Proceedings of the 2012 COMSOL Conference in Boston, Ma.
  26. Jennifer Dlouhy, "High costs raise new questions about Arctic drilling," FuelFix, Jan. 21, 2013.
  27. Jennifer Dlouhy, "As Shell looks to future, critics point to timing, risks," Anchorage Dail News, Jan. 20,2013.
  28. Clifford Kraus and John Broder, "As Shell’s Arctic Drilling Hopes Hit Snags, Its Rivals Watch," The New York Times, Jan. 17, 2011.
  29. Jason Plautz, "Federal Offshore Drilling Safety Committee May Disband Even as Concerns Mount," Inside Climate News, Jan. 9, 2013.
  30. Mark Drajem et al., "Shell przejdzie kolejną kontrolę władz USA," Bloomberg, Jan. 9, 2013.
  31. Václav Trejbal, "Potíže Shellu na Aljašce věstí zvýšené náklady arktické těžby ropy," Patria Online, Jan. 9, 2013.
  32. Jim Efstathiou Jr., "Rig Grounding Revives Debate Over Shell’s Arctic Drilling ," Bloomberg, Jan. 3, 2013.

2012

  1. Patzek, T. W., "A Look at the US Oil Boom - Without the Hype," OilPrice.com, Nov. 21, 2012.
  2. Patzek, T. W., in "Great Ideas on Energy: Better Fracking, Legal Scholarship, Pod Cars," The Alcalde, Nov. 2, 2012. 
  3. Mitchell Schnurman,  "Why Texas’ growth still draws high achievers,"  Dallas News, Published October 25, 2012.
  4. Ken Ward Jr. , "Coal's decline forewarned - minable seams running out, experts say," Charleston Gazette, Published Oct. 13, 2012.
  5. Jin, G., Patzek, T.W., and Silin, D.B., "Modeling the impact of rock formation history on the evolution of absolute permeability," Journal of Petroleum Engineering and Science, 100, pp. 153-161, 2012.
  6. John Moe, "Are Romney's drilling plans eco-friendly?" NPR,  Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, August 24, 2012.
  7. Kasia Klimasinska, "Delays Leave Shell With Only Weeks to Drill in Arctic," Bloomberg News, August 20, 2012.
  8. Kasia Klimasinska, "Delays Leave Shell With Only Weeks to Drill in Arctic," Bloomberg TV News, Aug 19, 2012 11:00 PM CT
  9. UPI, "Energy Resources: Short time frame for Shell in Alaska," Published: July 27, 2012 at 6:33 AM. 
  10. Patzek, T. W., Video interview for The Nation, "Tadeusz Patzek on America's Energy Future: 'We're Cornering Ourselves'," The Nation and On The Earth Productions, February 22, 2012.  
  11. Drew Finke, "Ask for more than either/or," The Daily Texan, published 4 Mar 2012 at 10:04 PM
  12. Amy Sherman, Politifact, "The Truth-O-Meter Says: The U.S. has a "record number of oil rigs operating right now – more working oil and gas rigs than the rest of the world combined." ,"  Tampa Bay Times, The Miami Herald, Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 2:40 p.m.
  13. Alana Rocha, "Gas prices climb for 20th straight day," YNN News, Austin, TX, February 27, 2012.
  14. James Howard Kunstler, "A fog of mendacity," Feb 28, 2012 12:00 am.
  15. "A Peak Oil Professor Debates Shell's Former CEO On The Subject Of Peak Oil," The Oil Drum, Business Insider, February 17, 2012.
  16. Alice Friedemann, "Peak Energy And Resources, Climate Change, And The Preservation Of Knowledge," CounterCurrents,  25 February, 2012.
  17. Forrest Wilder, "Questions for Tad Patzek, Peak Oil Expert and UT Petroleum Engineering Prof," Thursday, February 23, 2012.
  18. Liz Farmer, "Endowments help decrease UT's financial burdens," The Daily Texan, February 19, 2012.
  19. Donal, "Hofmeister-Patzek Debate," Dag Blog, February 17, 2012.
  20. Moss Buchele, "Ex-Shell CEO and Peak Oil Researcher Face Off Over America’s Energy Future," StateImpact, Texas, February 17, 2012.
  21. Patzek, T. W. and Hofmeister, John, “The World Oil Supply: Looming Crisis or New Abundance?” at the University Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, February 15, 2012
  22. Donal, "Keystone XL & $5.00 Gasoline," Bloomberg, 2/14/2012 - 9:50 am.
  23. Patzek, T. W., "Powering the World: Offshore Oil & Gas Production," LAMP Lecture, UT Austin, January 26, 2012.

2011

  1. Dan Vergano, "Global research to grow in 2012 amid innovation debate," USA Today, Science Fair, Dec 29, 2011.
  2. Mose Buchele, "A Deeper Understanding of Deepwater Drilling and Energy Dependence,"  State Impact, December 29, 2011 | 9:00 AM.
  3. Robert Bryce, "Another Failed Energy Loan ," National Review Online, December 8, 2011.
  4. Ken Duncan, "Council's decision was right,"  The Coloradoan, 12:01 AM, Nov. 28, 2011.
  5. "Book Takes Readers Behind the Scenes of the Deepwater Horizon Spill and World’s Energy Demand," Nov. 21, 2011.
  6. Aaron Glantz, "Republicans Set to Grill Energy Secretary Colleagues say Steven Chu supported Solyndra out of passion for Innovation,"  November 15, 2011 - 7:02 p.m. PST. Source: The Bay Citizen.
  7. Dan Vergano, "Report: U.S. firms lead Top 100 innovators list," USA Today, November 16, 2011.
  8. Alexa Jones, "Alternative alternative fuels," The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, November 07, 2011. 
  9. Di Luca Pardi, "Petrolio e complessità (quasi una recensione) Ugo Bardi ha parlato più volte di complessità e, proprio in relazione alla legge di Tainter, ha proposto un semplice modello che ne offre un’interpretazione fisica," Trend Online, 21 novembre, 2011, 17:00.
  10. John Daly, "U.S. Biofuel Production Increase - Fact or Wishful Thinking?," Oilprice.com, Tuesday, 25 October 2011 12:53.
  11. Anonymous ,"Uma história da complexidade energética," 5 de Outubro de 2011 - 10h03.  
  12. Gail Tverberg, " "Drilling Down": Tainter and Patzek Tell The Energy-Complexity Story, Our Finite World," Countercurrents.org, Oct. 5, 2011.
  13. Mueller, J., Baldauf, J. and Long, R., "Energy Experts Say DOE Oil & Gas Forecasts Are Dangerously Misleading," News distributed by PR Newswire iReach, Oct. 25, 2011.
  14. The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. "Information to identify the super performer scenario,"  Power Engineering, Oct. 25, 2011.
  15. Guest Editor, "Dure olie uit de diepzee", Sargasso, 5 October, 2011.
  16. Gail Tverberg, "Drilling Down: Tainter and Patzek tell the energy-complexity story," Posted on September 27, 2011. 
  17. Anonymous, "Drilling Down," Oil and Gas Online, September 22, 2011.
  18. Staff, "New Board Members Appointed," Posted By ASPO-USA on September 16, 2011.
  19. Barry Harrell, "Norway-based energy company, UT agree on $5 million research program," AMERICAN-STATESMAN, Published: 7:48 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. 
  20. Russell Gold, "Petrolíferas retomam exploração do Golfo do México," The Wall Street Journal Americas, September 15, 2011.
  21. Russell Gold, "Oil Drilling Rebounds in Gulf After Spill," The Wall Street Journal, September 15, 2011.
  22. Nathan Bernier, "Highest Paying Job Out of College? Petroleum Engineer,"  KUT, August 24, 2011 5:00 a.m., NPR Market Place, 6:30 p.m. 
  23. Patzek, T.W.,"Sustainability: How far are we from thou?," 96nd Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin Convention Center, August 10, 3:20pm (2011).
  24. Elizabeth Hinojos, "University partners with MIT to help prevent future oil spills, human-caused disasters," The Daily Texan, 19 Jul 2011 at 8:23 PM.
  25. Amelia Rufer, "Ethanol Ad Exaggerates," PolitiFact:  Monday, July 4th, 2011.
  26. Louis Jacobson, "Industry warns gas prices would rise 89 cents without ethanol,"  St. Petersburg Times, The Truth-O-Meter, politifact.com, Friday, July 1st, 2011 at 6:39 a.m. 
  27. Patzek, T. W., "Unconventional Resources in US: Potential & Lessons Learned," 22nd International Conference, Oil-Gas AGH 2011, Cracow, June 9.
  28. Patzek, T. W., "Physical Limitations on Mining Natural Earth Systems," 22nd International Conference, Oil-Gas AGH 2011, Cracow, June 10.
  29. Brian Farmer, "Fueling High Gas Prices,"  New American, Thursday, 23 June 2011, 00:00.
  30. Gina-Marie Cheeseman, "Senate Votes To End Ethanol Subsidies," Care2, The Environment and Wildlife Cause, June 17, 2011, 9:48 pm.
  31. Ewa Łosińska, "Pierwszy gaz z polskich łupków już za dwa lata? (First gas from the Polish shale just in two years?)," Rzeczypospolita, 09-06-2011
  32. Dave Cohen, "Peak Coal This Year?," Decline of the Empire, Posted, May 12, 2011.
  33. Dave Summers, "A Look at the Serious Energy Shortages in India and Pakistan," Oilprice.com, posted Friday, 06 May 2011 12:42.
  34. Mella McEwen, "Sanddune lizard listing highlights interdisciplinary nature of engineering," Midland Reporter-Telegram, Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 4:00 pm.
  35. Priya Lopes, "Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee Sets Goals, Agenda," Vadvert.co.uk, posted on 04 20, 2011.
  36. Mehiški Zaliv,  "Še vedno po nafto na velike globine,"  zurnal24, Posted 20 April 2011, 22:34.
  37. Melissa Gaskill, "Deepwater Horizon: one year on What is the state of the Gulf of Mexico one year after the Deepwater Horizon blowout began?" Nature, doi:10.1038/news.2011.246, Posted April 19, 2011.
  38. "A Look at Offshore Drilling and Environmental Regulations," C-SPAN Live video of the public meeting of the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee, April  18, 2011.
  39. Jennifer A. Dloughy, "Call goes out to add realism in safety drills - Panel's scientists weigh ideas to better prepare for emergencies," The Houston Chronicle, April 18, 2011, 9:43PM.
  40. Gonzalez, Angel, "Oil Firms to Deploy New Containment Device for Deepwater Spills," The Wall Street Journal, April 15, 2011. 
  41. Anonymous, "Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee Sets Goals," Agenda, April 20, 2011 
  42. Patzek, T. W., "Deep drilling reflects era's decline, Texas expert says," Special to the American Statesman, April 10, 2011, pp. D1 and D8.
  43. Patzek, T. W., "Natural gas, coal, frac water, and ignorance," Posted by admin on March 14, 2011, ASPO USA.
  44. Amy Thornton, "Professor appointed to ocean safety team after oil spill in Gulf," Daily Texan, Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2011
  45. Silin, D. B., Tomutsa, L., Benson, S. M. and · Patzek, T. W.,  "Microtomography and Pore-Scale Modeling of Two-Phase Fluid Distribution," Transport in Porous Media, 86:525-545, 2011.
  46. Ben Casselman and Russell Gold, "Device's Design Flaw Let Oil Spill Freely Government-Funded Study Finds Blowout Preventer Couldn't Handle Worst-Case Scenario in Gulf; BP Gets a Small Boost," The Wall Street Journal, March 24, 2011.
  47. "Engineering Department Chair Named to National Offshore Drilling Safety Advisory Committee," UT Austin Press Release, March 25, 2011
  48. Lopez, Piriya, "Salazar Names Members of Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee to Guide Oil and Gas Regulatory Program Reform," Vadvert.co.uk, Posted on 03 17, 2011.
  49. Snow, Nick, Share "Salazar picks Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee lineup," OG&J, Posted on 3/15/2011.
  50. Patzek, T. W. "Radioactivity of water produced after hydrofracturing deep natural gas in Pennsylvania," Posted on February 28, 2011.
  51. Brenneman, R., "The most important video to watch in 2011," eats shoots 'n leaves, Posted on February 9, 2011.
  52. Price, A., "UT shifts slowly from oil-black to green. Long wedded to petroleum industry, university has launched an array of environmental and alternative energy initiatives," American Statesman, Published: 7:51 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011.
  53. Faille, C., "Ethanol, the Next Generation: Why Corn Is Out and Cellulose Is In," DailyFinance, Posted 1:30 PM 02/02/11.
  54. Kjetil Malkenes Hovland, "Peak Coal i 2011," Takniskukeblad, Publisert: 04.01.2011 kl. 15:41.
  55. Ken Salazar, The Secretary of the Interior, Nomination Letter for the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee, Washington D. C., January 19, 2011.
  56. "Why are climate scientists ignoring peak oil and coal?" Ourfutureplanet, January 6, 2011.
  57. Anonymous spin with a changed title, "The Hype Surrounding Peak Coal," Posted on OilPrice.com on 11 January 2011 - 16:18.
  58.  Luis de Sousa,  "Peak Coal: the Olduvai perspective," posted by on January 10, 2011 - 11:49am.
  59. Deep Water – The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling, Report to the President, National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, 1/11/2011, page 229.

2010

  1. Patzek, T. W., "Peaks Everywhere," Invited Seminar at the Astronomy Department, UT Austin, November 2, 2010.
  2. Patzek, T. W., “A Probabilistic Model of the Switchgrass Ethanol Cycle,” Sustainability Journal 2, pp. 3158-3194, 2010.
  3. Patzek T. W. and Croft, G., “A Global Coal Production Forecast with Multi-Hubbert Cycle Analysis,” Energy, doi:10.1016/j.energy.2010.02.009, 35; pp 3109-3122, 2010.
  4. Patzek T. W. and Croft, G., “Supporting Online Materials to A Global Coal Production Forecast with Multi-Hubbert Cycle Analysis,” Energy, doi:10.1016/j.energy.2010.02.009, 35; 35 pp., 2010.
  5. Patzek, T. W., "U.S. Energy Demand, Offshore Oil Production and BP’s Macondo Well Spill," Invited Seminar at the Physics Department, UT Austin, September 12, 2010.
  6. Inman, M. "Mining the Truth on Coal Supplies," National Geographic News, September 8, 2010.
  7. Reis, P. "World's 'Peak Coal' Moment Has Arrived," The New York Times, Energy & Environment, September 29, 2010.
  8. Patzek, T. W., “Subsurface Sequestration of CO2 in the U.S. Is It Money Best Spent?” Natural Resources Research Journal, 19(1), 1-9, 2010.
  9. Silin, D. B., Tomutsa, L, Benson, S. M., and Patzek, T. W., “Microscale Imaging and Pore-Scale Modeling of Two-Phase Fluid Distribution,Transport in Porous Media, in print, August 2010.
  10. Holtzman, R., D. B. Silin, and T. W. Patzek, “Frictional Granular Mechanics: A Variational Approach,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 81(10), 1259-1280, 2010.
  11. Baum A. et al. "A Fresh Look at Energy, Materials, and Labor in Agriculture ," Nature Precedia, Posted 19 March 2010.
  12. Patzek, T. W., “Unconventional Gas Recovery in the U.S.,” Arch. Min. Sci., 55(1), 181 – 200, 2010.
  13. Patzek, T. W. Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, 06/09/10 Briefing, Video, Washington, D.C., June 2010.
  14. Patzek, T. W., “BP May Be Spilling Less Than Doomsayers Think,” Commentary by Tad W. Patzek (Bloomberg), June 22, 2010, Reprinted by Business Week.
  15. Multiple appearances on the BBC (“Panorama” TV documentary, 6/21/2010; several radio interviews); NPR (On Point (6/4/2010), Diane Rehm Show (6/1/2010), Morning Edition (6/16/2010); ABC (National Evening News with Diane Sawyer 3 times); CNN (360 With Allison Cooper, 6/12/2010); CNBC; CBS; KPFA Berkeley; Bing Gong Show on Point Reyes Community Radio; Radio talk shows in the U.S. and Canada, etc.
  16. Interviews for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Telegraph, Agence Frances Presse, Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, Danish Public Radio, and many others. A few examples are below.
  17. Patzek: How to assess the spill's impact,Tadeusz W. Patzek, SPECIAL TO BLOOMBERG NEWS, American Statesman, Published: 5:46 p.m. Thursday, June 24, 2010.
  18. Price, A.  UT academics talk about effects of Gulf oil spill Slick has consequences for the environment, future deep-water drilling, American Statesman, Published: 11:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2010.
  19. Price, A. Gulf oil spill keeping UT researchers busy Professors spring to action in aiding in disaster, American Statesman, Published: 0:41 p.m. Monday, June 21, 2010.
  20. More study of offshore drilling needed to prevent tragedy BP spill a result of lack of understanding of complex steps of deepwater procedure, American Statesman, Published: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 3, 2010.
  21. Kozusko, R., Oil spill, McChrystal and Korea Letters to the Editor, American Statesman, Published: 5:33 p.m. Monday, June 28, 2010.
  22. Mufson, S., Need for speed may be to blame in oil disaster. Records show corners may have been cut at Deepwater rig,  American Statesman, Published: 11:32 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2010.
  23. Conservation Column TERRY MOORE, From “Environmentalist” to “Orderly- Retreat-ist” Dr. Patzek’s Peaks and Greece’s Austerity Plan, March 10th Sierran, 2010.
  24. Patzek,T. W.,"Second-Generation Biofuels - A Weapon of Mass Distraction," March 10th Sierran, page 10, 2010.
  25. Patzek, T. W., "Peaks Everywhere," ASPO USA 2010 Peak Oil Conference, Washington, DC, October 7-9, 2010.
  26. Patzek, T. W., Senate Staff Briefing, Washington, DC, October 6, 2010.
  27. Tom Ashbrook, “America’s Oil Addiction,” NPR, On Point Radio, April 19, 2010.
  28. Diane Rehm, “Update on Gulf Oil Spill”, NPR, June 1, 2010.
  29. Gregory Kallenberg (Director),” Haynesville: A Nation’s Hunt for Energy,” Documentary film, Three Penny Productions, June 1, 2010.
  30. Tom Ashbrook, “Drastic Measures for the Gulf,” NPR, On Point Radio, June 3, 2010.
  31. Patzek, T. W., Stocker, M and Ott, R., "BP's Gulf of Mexico Disaster," West Marin Matters - Post Carbon, June 28, 2010.
  32. Deborah Amos, “Rig Explosion Is A Byproduct Of Complex Systems,” The Morning Edition, NPR, June 16, 2010.
  33. Hilary Andersson, “BP was told of oil safety fault weeks before blast,” BBC Panorama, Washington, June 21, 2010.
  34. Patzek, T. W. and Chapela, I., "Geoengineering - Boon or Boondogle?," West Marin Matters - Post Carbon, April 14, 2010.
  35. How Would Peak Oil Affect Your Life? By Matt Largey, KUT 90.5 FM, Tue, 12/28/2010 - 16:31.

2009

  1. Baum, A. W., Patzek, T. W., Bender, M., Renich, S. and Jackson, W., The Visible, Sustainable Farm: A Comprehensive Energy Analysis of a Midwestern Farm,” Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 28(4), p. 218–239, 2009.
  2. Holtzman, R., D. B. Silin, and T. W. Patzek, “Mechanical properties of granular materials: A variational approach to grain-scale simulations,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 33(3), 391-404, 2009.
  3. Croft, G. and Patzek, T. W., “Potential for Coal-to-Liquids Conversion in the U.S. – Resource Base,” Natural Resources Research Journal, 18(3). p. 173-180, 2009.
  4. Patzek, T. W. and Croft, G., “Potential for Coal-to-Liquids Conversion in the U.S. – Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis,” Natural Resources Research Journal, 18(3). p. 181-191, 2009.
  5. Patzek, T. W., “A First Law Thermodynamic Analysis of Biodiesel Production from Soybeans,” Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 29(3); pp 194 - 204, 2009.
  6. Croft, G. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 120174, “The Future of California's Oil Supply,” to be presented at the SPE Western Regional Meeting, San Jose, CA, 24-26 March 2009.
  7. Silin, D. B. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 124974, “Predicting Relative-Permeability Curves Directly From Rock Images,” 2009 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 4-7 October 2009.
  8. Silin D. B., Patzek, T. W. and Benson, S. M., “A one-dimensional model of vertical gas plume migration through a heterogeneous porous medium,” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 3, p. 300-310, 2009.
  9. Schwarz, K., Patzek, T. W. and Silin D. B., “Dispersion by wind of CO2 leaking from underground storage: Comparison of analytical solution with simulation,” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 3(4), p. 422 – 430, 2009.

2008

  1. Patzek, T. W, “Thermodynamics of Agricultural Sustainability: The Case of US Maize Agriculture,” Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 27(4) p. 272-293, 2008.
  2. Patzek, T. W. “Exponential growth, energetic Hubbert cycles, and the advancement of technology,” Arch. Min. Sci., 53(2), p. 131–159, 2008.
  3. David Pimentel, Tad Patzek, Florian Siegert, Mario Giampietro, and Helmut Haberl, “Biofuel in Question,” The New Scientist, 19 January 2008.
  4. Holtzman, R., Silin, D. B., and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 114223: “Micromechanics of Hydrate Dissociation in Marine Sediments by Grain-Scale Simulations,” presented at the 2008 SPE Western Regional and Pacific Section AAPG Joint Meeting held in Bakersfield, California, U.S.A., 31 March-2 April 2008.
  5. Patzek, T. W., “Can the Earth Deliver the Biomass-for-Fuel We Demand?” Chapter 2 in Biofuels, Solar and Wind as Renewable Energy Systems – Benefits and Risks, D. Pimentel, Editor, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2008.
  6. Patzek, T. W., "Food and Agrofuels," Woods Institute Lecture, Stanford University, CA, May 14, 2008, Video, 58 minutes.
  7. Patzek, T.W.,"Agriculture: Tendencies & Deficiencies," December 9, 2008, 12:00 – 14:00, International Conference: Natural Resources and the Caribbean: Governance, Social Cohesion and Sustainable Development Hayatt Cancun Caribe, Blvd. Kukulcan, Km. 10.5, Quintana Roo, cp. 77500, Mexico. 

July 2008, left Berkeley and joined The University of Texas in Austin

2007

  1. Patzek, T. W., “How Can We Outlive Our Way of Life?” Paper prepared for the Ministerial OECD Round Table on Sustainable Development, “Biofuels: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?” OECD Headquarters, Chȃteau de la Muette, 2 rue Andre Pascal, 75016 Paris, September 12, 2007.
  2. Patzek, T. W., OECD Dinner Speech at the Ministerial OECD Round Table on Sustainable Development, “Biofuels: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?” OECD Headquarters, Chȃteau de la Muette, 2 rue Andre Pascal, 75016 Paris, September 11, 2007.
  3. Patzek, T. W., “A First-Law Thermodynamic Analysis of the Corn-Ethanol Cycle,” Natural Resource Research, 15(4), 255-270, 2007.
  4. Patzek, Lucas, J. and Patzek, T. W., "The Disastrous Local and Global Impacts of Tropical Biofuel Production," Featured Story, Energy Tribune, March 2007 issue, pages 19-22.
  5. Holtzman, R., Silin, D. B., Patzek, T. W. (2007) The Strength of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments: A Grain-Scale Approach, Trans. AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract T43E-04.
  6. Silin, D. B., Holtzman, R., Patzek, T. W. (2007) Micromechanics of Hydrate-Bearing Sediments by Grain-Scale Simulations, Trans. AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract OS22A-07.
  7. Patzek, T. W. (2007) Can We Outlive Our Way of Life? Trans. AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract B41B-0468.
  8. Benito, P. and Patzek, T. W. (2007) Pore-Network Model Investigation of Stability & Scaling of Immiscible Displacement Fronts with Buoyancy Forces, Trans. AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract H44D-07.
  9. Patzek, T. W., “An Unstable Concoction of Interests,” Editorial, Daily Californian, March 9, 2007.
  10. Patzek, T. W., “The Cellulosic Ethanol Delusion,” Featured Story, Energy Tribune, p. 5, June 2007.
  11. Patzek, T. W., “The Future of Thought in O&G,” Guest Opinions, Energy Tribune, p. 23, July 2007.
  12. Patzek, T. W., “Industrial Agrofuels Have No Future; Does Food?” ET Focus, Energy Tribune, p. 24 -25, August 2007.
  13. Letter to Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman, IPCC, c/o World Meteorological Organization, 7bis Avenue de la Paix, C.P. 2300, CH - 1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland, “Concerns over notes on biofuels in IPCC AR4 Mitigation report and SPM,” by Professors David Pimentel, Tad Patzek, Florian Siegert, Mario Giampietro, and Helmut Haberl, October 30, 2007.
  14. Patzek, T. W., "Energy, Earth and Humans," CE170 Reader, U. C. Berkeley, 2007, Currently 421 pages.

2006

  1. Patzek, T. W., “Fick's Experiments Revisited,” never published; too far removed from current journal interests, but one editor tried to help seriously, 2006.
  2. Silin, D. B. and Patzek, T.W., “Pore space morphology analysis using maximal inscribed spheres,” Physica A, 371(2) p. 336-360, 2006.
  3. Silin, D. B., Korneev, V. A., Goloshubin, G. M., and Patzek, T. W., “A Low-Frequency Asymptotic Analysis of Seismic Reflection from a Fluid-Saturated Medium,” Transport in Porous Media, 62 (3) 283-305, 2006.
  4. Patzek, T. W., “The Real Biofuel Cycles,” Letter to Science, Science 312, 1747, June 26, 2006.
  5. Patzek, T. W., “The Real Biofuel Cycles,” Online Supporting Material to Science 312, 1747, June 26, 2006.
  6. Patzek, T. W., “A Statistical Analysis of the Theoretical Yield of Ethanol from Corn Starch,” Natural Resource Research, 15(3), 205-212, 2006.
  7. Pimentel, D. and Patzek, T. W., “Green Plants, Fossil Fuels, and Now Biofuels,” Bioscience, 56(11) 875, 2006.
  8. Pimentel, D. and Patzek, T. W., and Gerald, C., “Ethanol Production: Energy, Economic, and Environmental Losses,” Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 189:25-41, 2006.
  9. Patzek, T. W., “Corn Ethanol: Laundering Fossil Fuels, Bilking Taxpayers, Damaging the Environment,” Cover Story, Energy Tribune, pp. 11 -13, April 2006.
  10. Silin D. B., Patzek, T. W. and Benson, S. M., Paper SPE 103145: “Exact Solutions in a Model of Vertical Gas Migration,” 2006 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., 24-27 September 2006.
  11. Patzek, T.W., “The Earth, Biofuels, and Reality,” in the Proceedings of the Climate Change & the Future of the American West Conference, Natural Resources Law Center, University of Colorado, June 6-10, 2006.
  12. Martin Kaste, “Professor Attacks Enthusiasm for Bio-Fuels,” All Things Considered, NPR, February 2, 2006.
  13. CNBC/MSNBC, “Ethanol: The Ugly Truth,” Interview with Tad Patzek and David Pimentel, Jun 22, 2006.
  14. Patzek, T. W. Testimony of Tadeusz Patzek in the Matter of Hawaiian Electrical Company vs. The Life of the Land, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 15, 2006.

2005

  1. Patzek T. W. and Pimentel D., “Thermodynamics of Energy Production from Biomass,” Invited paper in Critical Reviews of Plant Sciences, 24 1-38, 2005.
  2. Pimentel, D. and Patzek, T. W., “Ethanol Production Using Corn, Switchgrass, and Wood; Biodiesel Production Using Soybean and Sunflower.Natural Resource Research 14 (1) 65–76, 2005.
  3. Juanes, R. A. and Patzek, T. W., “Multiscale-stabilized solutions to one-dimensional systems of conservation laws,” Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg. 194 2781–2805 2005.
  4. Patzek, T.W., "The United States of America Meets the Planet Earth," Presented at the National Press Club, Washington, D. C., August 23, 2005.
  5. Patzek, T. W., “Termodynámica de Produción de Energia a Partir de Biomasa," On-line Latin-American journal on Industrial Processes Engineering, Brazil, p. 13, February 2005, Available at http://www.revistavirtualpro.com.
  6. Patzek, T. W., “Termodynámica del Ciclo de Biocombustible de Etanol A Partir de Máiz,” VirtualPro, On-line Latin-American journal on Industrial Processes Engineering, Brazil, p. 14-15, February 2005. Available at http://www.revistavirtualpro.com.
  7. Patzek, T. W., and CE24 Freshmen, “Ethanol from Corn: Clean Renewable Fuel for the Future, or Drain on Our Resources and Pockets? Environment, Development and Sustainability 7 319-336, 2005.
  8. Patzek, T.W., Asoke De and Dmitriy B. Silin, “A process for waterflood surveillance and control,” U.S. Patent No 94,262, June 07, 2005.
  9. Silin, D. B, Holtzman, R., Patzek, T. W., and Brink, J. L. SPE 93879: “Monitoring Waterflood Operations: Hall’s Method Revisited,” 2005 SPE Western Regional Meeting, Irvine, CA, U.S.A., 30 March – 1 April 2005.
  10. Silin, D. B, Holtzman, R., Patzek, T. W., Brink, J. L., and Minner, M. L. SPE 95685: “Waterflood Surveillance and Control,” 2005 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, 9 – 12 October, 2005.
  11.  Elizabeth Svoboda, "UC scientist says ethanol uses more energy than it makes. A lot of fossil fuels go into producing the gas substitute," Special to The Chronicle Monday, June 27, 2005, Page A-4.
  12. Dianne Feinstein, “Turning Corn Into Ethanol May Not Be Worth It,” U.S. Senate speech, August 3, 2005.

2004

  1. Patzek T. W., “Thermodynamics of the Corn-Ethanol Biofuel Cycle,” Invited paper in the special issue of Critical Reviews of Plant Sciences, 23 6 519-567, 2004.
  2. Silin, D. B., Jin, G., and Patzek, T. W., “Robust determination of the pore-space morphology in sedimentary rocks,” Journal of Petroleum Technology, 69-70, May 2004.
  3. Silin, D. B. and Patzek, T. W., “On the Barenblatt model of non-equilibrium imbibition,” Transport in Porous Media, 54 297-322, 2004.
  4. Juanes, R. A. and Patzek, T. W., “Three-phase displacement theory: An improved description of relative permeabilities,” SPEJ, 9 3 302-313, September 2004.
  5. Al-Futaisi, A. and Patzek, T. W., “Secondary Imbibition in NAPL-invaded Mixed-Wet Sediments,” Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 74 1-4 p61-81, 2004.
  6. Juanes, R. and Patzek, T. W., “Relative permeabilities for strictly hyperbolic models of three-phase flow in porous media,” Transport in Porous Media, 57 125-152, 2004.
  7. Juanes, R. and Patzek, T. W., “Analytical solution to the Riemann problem of three-phase flow in porous media,Transport in Porous Media, 55 1 47-70, 2004.
  8. Juanes, R. and Patzek, T. W., “Multiscale finite element methods for miscible and immiscible flow in porous media,” J. Hydraulic Research, 42 Extra Issue 131–140, 2004.
  9. Guodong, J., Patzek, T. W., and Silin, D. B, Paper SPE 90084: “Direct Prediction of the Absolute Permeability of Unconsolidated and Consolidated Reservoir Rock,” SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 26–29 September 2004.
  10. Juanes, R, Patzek, T. W., and Knut, A. L., “Hyperbolic Systems of Three-Phase Flow in Porous Media,” Presented at the Gordon Conference Flow & Transport in Permeable Media, Oxford, U.K., July 15, 2004.
  11. Patzek, T. W. and CE24 Freshmen, "The Overall Energy Balance of a Hydrogen Bus in Berkeley," rejected by Science, Berkeley, CA, May 2004.
  12. Patzek, T. W. and Silin, D. B., “The Lost Hills Diatomite Water Injection Policy. Part I -- The Total Vertical Stress,” UC Oil Report, Berkeley, CA, 2004.
  13. Anna Oberthur, “LBL’s Switch to Ethanol Fuels Controversy, Berkeley Daily Planet,” CA, Sep. 17, 2004.
  14. Editorial, ”The Midwest’s favorite subsidy,” The Chicago Tribune, United States, Feb. 3, 2004.

2003

  1. Patzek, T. W., Silin, D. B., Benson, S. M. and Barenblatt, G. I., “On Vertical Diffusion of Gases in a Horizontal Reservoir,” Transport in Porous Media, 51 2 141-156, 2003.
  2. Barenblatt, G. I., Silin, D. B., and Patzek, T. W., “The Mathematical Model of Non-Equilibrium Effects in Water-Oil Displacement,SPEJ, 8 4 409-416, December 2003
  3. Al-Futaisi, A. and Patzek, T. W., “Impact of Wettability on Two-Phase Flow Characteristics of Sedimentary Rocks: A Quasi-Static Model,Water Resources Research J., 39 2 1042-1055, 2003.
  4. Al-Futaisi, A. and Patzek, T. W., “Extension of the Hoshen-Kopelman Algorithm to a Non-lattice Environment,” Physica A, 321 3-4 665-678, 2003.
  5. Al-Futaisi, A. and Patzek, T. W., “Three-Phase Hydraulic Conductance in Angular Capillaries,” SPEJ, 8 3 252-261, September 2003.
  6. Juanes, R., Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 83445: “Relative Permeabilities in Three-Phase Co-current Displacements with Gravity,” SPE Western Regional/AAPG Pacific Section Joint Meeting, Long Beach, California, U.S.A, 19-24 May 2003.
  7. Guodong, J., Patzek, T. W., and Silin, D. B, Paper SPE 83587: “Physics-based Reconstruction of Sedimentary Rocks,” SPE Western Regional/AAPG Pacific Section Joint Meeting, Long Beach, California, U.S.A, 19-24 May 2003.
  8. Silin, D. B, Guodong, J., and Patzek, T. W., SPE 84296: “Robust Determination of the Pore Space Morphology in Sedimentary Rocks,” Prepared for presentation at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., 5-8 October 2003.
  9. Juanes, R., Patzek, T.W., Paper SPE 84369: “Multiscale Numerical Modeling of Three-phase Flow,” SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., 5-8 October 2003.
  10. Patzek, T. W., "Fractals, Disorder, and Percolation in Rock-Fluid Systems," U.C. Berkeley, E240 Class Reader, 2003, currently 343 pages, to be published as a book.

2002

  1. Al-Futaisi, A. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 75193: “Three-Phase Hydraulic Conductance in Angular Capillaries,” Proceedings of the SPE/DOE 13th Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, 13-17 April, 2002.
  2. Juanes, R., A. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 75231: “Multiple-Scale Stabilized Finite Elements for the Simulation of Tracer Injections and Waterflood,” Proceedings of the SPE/DOE 13th Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, 13-17 April, 2002.
  3. Barenblatt, G. I., Patzek, T. W., Prostakishyn, V. M., and Silin, D. B., Paper SPE 75230: “Oil Deposits in Diatomites: A New Challenge for Subterranean Mechanics,” Proceedings of the SPE/DOE 13th Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, 13-17 April, 2002.
  4. Barenblatt, G. I., Silin, D. B., and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 75169: “The Mathematical Model of Non-Equilibrium Effects in Water-Oil Displacement,” Proceedings of the SPE/DOE 13th Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, 13-17 April, 2002.
  5. Juanes, R. A. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 77539: “Three-phase displacement theory: An improved description of relative permeabilities,” Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, Sept 29 –Oct 2, 2002.
  6. Brink, J. L., Patzek, T. W., Silin D. B. and Fielding E. J., Paper SPE 77646: “Lost Hills Field Trial - Incorporating New Technology for Reservoir Management,” Proceedings of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX, Sept 29 –Oct 2, 2002.

2001

  1. Patzek, T. W. and D. B. Silin, “Control of Fluid Injection into a Low-Permeability Rock. 1. Hydrofracture Growth,” Transport in Porous Media, 43 537-555, May 2001.
  2. Silin, D. B. and Patzek, T. W., “Control of Fluid Injection into a Low-Permeability Rock. 2. Optimal Control,Transport in Porous Media, 43 557-580, May 2001.
  3. Patzek, T. W. and Silin, D. B., “Shape Factor and Hydraulic Conductance in Noncircular Capillaries: I. One-Phase Creeping Flow,” J. Colloid and Interface Sci., 236 295-304 April 2001.
  4. Patzek, T .W. and Kristensen, J. G., “Shape Factor and Hydraulic Conductance in Noncircular Capillaries: II. Two-Phase Creeping Flow,” J. Colloid and Interface Sci., 236 305-317 April 2001.
  5. Patzek, T. W., "Verification of a Complete Pore Network Model of Drainage and Imbibition," SPE 71310, SPEJ, 6 2 144-156, June 2001.
  6. Silin D. B. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 71751: "Control of Water Injection into a Layered Formation," SPEJ, 6 3 253-261, September 2001.
  7. Silin, D. B. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 74709, “Support Operator Method in Identification of Permeability Tensor Orientation,” SPEJ, 6 4 385-398, December 2001.
  8. Patzek, T. W., Silin, D. B., and Barenblatt, G. I., “Impact of Rock Micro- and Macrostructure on the Behavior of Two-phase Flow,” Invited Paper, Presented at the 22nd Annual International Energy Agency Workshop and Symposium, Vienna, Austria, September 10-12, 2001.
  9. Patzek, T. W. Silin, D. B., and Fielding E., Paper SPE 71610, "Use of Satellite Radar Images in Surveillance and Control of a Two Giant Oilfields in California,” presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, September 30-October 2, 2001.

2000

  1. Rector III, J. W., Dong, Q. and Patzek, T. W., "Passive characterization of hydrofracture properties using signals from hydraulic pumps," J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering 27 1-2 49-58, June 2000.
  2. Patzek, T. W. and A. De, "Lossy Transmission Line Model of Hydrofractured Well Dynamics," J. of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 25 1-2, 59-77 January 2000.
  3. De, A. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 59295, "Waterflood Surveillance and Supervisory Control," 2000 SPE/DOE Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 3-5, 2000.
  4. Silin, D. B., and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 59300, "Control of Water Injection into a Layered Formation," 2000 SPE/DOE Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 3-5, 2000.
  5. Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 59312, "Verification of a Complete Pore Network Model of Drainage and Imbibition," 2000 SPE/DOE Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 3-5, 2000.
  6. Silin, D.  B. and Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 59372, "Support Operator Method in Identification of Permeability Tensor Orientation," 2000 SPE/DOE Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, OK, April 3-5, 2000.
  7. Patzek, T. W., Wilt, M. and Hoversten, M., Paper SPE 59295, “Using Crosshole Electromagnetics (EM) for Reservoir Characterization and Waterflood Monitoring,” 2000 SPE Permian Basin Oil and Gas Recovery Conference, Midland, Texas, 21–23 March, 2000.
  8. Patzek, T. W. and Silin, D. B., “Use of InSAR in Surveillance and Control of a Large Field Project,” Invited Paper No. 12, Presented at the 21st Annual International Energy Agency Workshop and Symposium, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 19-22, 2000.
  9. Patzek, T. W., “The Forensic Application of Contaminant Transport,” Chapter 6 in Practical Environmental Forensics, p. 123-147, Sullivan, P., Agardy, F. J., and Traub, R. K., John Wiley & Sons, 608 pages, December 2000.
  10. Sullivan, P., Patzek, T. W. and Zucker, D., “Environmental Extortion,” Chapter 14 in Practical Environmental Forensics, p. 349-400, Sullivan, P., Agardy, F. J., and Traub, R. K., John Wiley & Sons, 608 pages, December 2000.
  11. Patzek, T. W. and Juanes, R., "Introduction to Programming for Engineers and Scientists," E77N Class Reader, U.C. Berkeley, 2000, 2002, Currently 389 pages and a CD with the source code.

1999

  1. Patzek, T. W., "A Pore Network Model of Drainage and Imbibition," in the Proceedings of the 10th International Conference, "New Methods in Petroleum Geology, Drilling and Reservoir Engineering," AGH, Krakow, Poland, June 24-26, 1999.
  2. Patzek, T. W. and Silin, D. B., "Mathematical and Numerical Methods in Earth Sciences," U. C. Berkeley, E241 Class Reader, 1999, 2000, Currently 320 pages, to be published as a handbook.

1998

  1. Vegas-Landeau, M.A., R. Propp, P. Colella and T.W. Patzek, "A Sequential Explicit-Implicit Algorithm for Computing Discontinuous Flows in Porous Media," SPE 38457, SPEJ, 200-209, June 1998.
  2. Patzek, T. W. and D. M. Silin, Paper SPE 39698, “Control of Fluid Injection into a Low-Permeability Rock. 1. Hydrofracture Growth,” presented at the SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 19–22 April 1998.
  3. Patzek, T. W. and A. De, Paper SPE 46195, "Lossy Transmission Line Model of Hydrofractured Well Dynamics," presented at the 1998 Western Regional Meeting in Bakersfield, CA, May 10-13, 1998.
  4. Patzek, T. W. and D. B. Silin, "Control of Fluid Injection – Hydrofracture Growth," in the Proceedings of the 9th International Scientific and Technical Conference "New Methods and Technologies in Petroleum Geology, Drilling and Reservoir Engineering," Volume II, 311-317, AGH, Krakow, Poland, July 2-3, 1998.

1997

  1. Kovscek, A.R., T.W. Patzek and C.J. Radke, "Mechanistic Foam Flow Simulation in Heterogeneous and Multidimensional Media, SPE 39102, SPEJ, 4 2 511-526, December 1997.
  2. Kovscek, A. R., T. W. Patzek and M. Johnston, "Evaluation of Rock/Fracture Interactions during Steam Injection through Vertical Hydrofractures,” SPE Production and Facilities, 100-105, May 1997.
  3. Zwahlen, E. and T. W. Patzek, “Linear Transient Flow Solution for Primary Oil Recovery with Infill and Conversion to Water Injection,” In Situ, 21 4 297-330, September 1997.
  4. Cohen, D., T. W. Patzek and C. J. Radke, “Onset of Mobilization and the Fraction of Trapped Foam in Porous Media,” Transport in Porous Media, 33 1-32 1997.
  5. Nikravesh M., M. Soroush, M. Johnston and T. W. Patzek, “Design of Smart Wellhead Controllers for Optimal Fluid Injection Policy and Producibility in Petroleum Reservoirs: Neuro-Geometric Approach,” Paper SPE 37557, presented at the 1997 International Thermal Operations and Heavy Oil Symposium, 10-12 February, Bakersfield, CA.
  6. Nikravesh M., M. Soroush, M. Johnston and T. W. Patzek, Paper SPE 37445, “Design of Smart Wellhead Controllers for Optimal Fluid Injection Policy and Producibility in Petroleum Reservoirs: A Neural Network-Model Predictive Approach,” presented at the SPE Production Operations Symposium, March 9-11, 1997, Oklahoma City. OK.
  7. Zwahlen, E. D. and T. W. Patzek, Paper SPE 38290, “Linear Transient Flow Solution for Primary Oil Recovery with Infill and Conversion to Water Injection,” presented at the 1997 SPE Western Regional Meeting, Long Beach, California, 25–27 June 1997.
  8. Zwahlen, E. D. and T. W. Patzek, Paper SPE 38264, “A Comparison of Mapping Schemes for Reservoir Characterization,” presented at the 1997 SPE Western Regional Meeting, Long Beach, California, 25–27 June 1997.
  9. Patzek, T. W. and P. J. Sullivan, Paper SPE 38307, “Statistical Characterization of Metal-Contaminated Fills,” presented at the 1997 SPE Western Regional Meeting, Long Beach, California, 25–27 June 1997.

1996

  1. Touchard, G. G., T. W. Patzek and C. J. Radke, "A Physicochemical Explanation for Flow Electrification in Low Conductivity Liquids," IEEE Trans. On Industry Applications, 32 5 1996.
  2. Kovscek, A. R., M. Johnston and T. W. Patzek, “Interpretation of Hydrofracture Geometry Using Temperature Transients II: Asymmetric Hydrofractures,” In Situ, 20 3, 251-289, September 1996.
  3. Kovscek, A. R., Johnston, M., and Patzek, T. W., “Interpretation of Hydrofracture Geometry Using Temperature Transients I: Model Formulation and Verification,” In Situ, 20 3, 221-250, September 1996.
  4. Cohen, D., T. W. Patzek and C. J. Radke, “Two-Dimensional Network Simulation of Diffusion Driven Coarsening of Foam Inside a Porous Medium,” J. of Colloid and Interface Sci., 179, 357-373, May 1996.
  5. Ilderton, D., Patzek, T. W., Rector, J. W., and Vinegar, H. J., "Passive Imaging of Hydrofractures in the Diatomite," SPE Formation Evaluation J., 46-54, March 1996.
  6. Patzek, T. W., “Field Applications of Foam for Mobility Improvement and Profile Control," SPE Distinguished Lecture Paper, SPE Reservoir Eng. J., 79-85, May 1996.
  7. Nikravesh, M. A. R. Kovscek, T. W. Patzek and M. Soroush, “Identification and Control of Industrial-Scale Processes via Neural Networks,“ in the Proceedings of Chemical Process Control-CPCV Conference, Tahoe City, CA, January 5-12, 1996.
  8. Nikravesh, M., A. R. Kovscek and T. W. Patzek, Paper SPE 31103, “Prediction of Formation Damage During Fluid Injection in to Fractured Low Permeability Reservoirs Via Neural Networks,” in the Proceedings of the SPE Formation Damage Symposium, Lafayette, Louisiana, February 14-15, 1996.
  9. Kovscek, A. R., T. W. Patzek and M. Johnston, Paper SPE 35396, "Analysis of Hydrofracture Geometry and Matrix/Fracture Interactions during Steam Injection," in the Proceedings of the SPE/DOE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 21, 1996.
  10. Garg, A., E. Zwahlen and T. W. Patzek, “Experimental and Numerical Studies of One-Dimensional Imbibition in Berea Sandstone,” in the Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual American Geophysical Union Hydrology Days, pp. 171-183, Denver, CO, April 15-18, 1996.
  11. Nikravesh, M. A. R. Kovscek, A. S. Murer and T. W. Patzek, Paper SPE 35721, “Neural Networks for Field-Wise Waterflood Management in Low Permeability, Fractured Oil Reservoirs,” in the Proceedings of the 66th SPE Western Regional Meeting, Anchorage, AK, 22-24 May 1996.
  12. Garg, A., M. Nikravesh, A. R. Kovscek, L. M. Castanier and T. W. Patzek, Paper SPE 35737, "CT Scan and Neural Network Technology for Construction of Detailed Distribution of Residual Oil Saturation During Waterflooding," in the Proceedings of the 66th Western Regional Meeting, Alaska, USA, May 20-24, 1996.
  13. Nikravesh, M., A. R. Kovscek and T. W. Patzek, “Dividing Oil Fields into Regions with Similar Characteristic Behavior Using Neural Network and Fuzzy Logic Approaches,” in the Proceedings of the 1996 Biennial Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society - NAFIPS, M. H. Smith, M. E. Lee, J. Keller and J. Yen Editors, pp. 164-170, Berkeley, CA, June 19-22,1996.
  14. Vegas-Landeau, M. A., R. Propp, P. Colella and T. W. Patzek, Paper SPE 38457, “A Sequential Explicit-Implicit Algorithm for Computing Discontinuous Flows in Porous Media,” presented at the 1996 SPE International Student Contest, Denver, CO, June 1996 (First Award.)
  15. Nikravesh, M., A. Garg, A. R. Kovscek, L. M. Castanier and T. W. Patzek, “Neural Network and Its Application to CT Scanning,” in the Proceedings of Workshop on High Resolution X-Ray Computed Microtomography, LBNL, Berkeley, CA, August 12-13, 1996.
  16. Patzek, T. W., “Rigorous Modeling of Contaminant Removal from Subsurface by Soil Heating,” Extended Abstracts of the 1996 March Meeting of the APS, Paper C5.03, St. Louis, MO, March 18-22, 1996.

1995

  1. Basaran, O. A., T. W. Patzek, R. E. Benner and L. E. Scriven, "Nonlinear Oscillations and Breakup of Conducting Inviscid Drops in Externally Applied Electric Field," I&EC Research, Invited Paper in Special Issue Honoring 35 years of Transport Phenomena, IECR, 34, 3454-3465, 1995.
  2. Kovscek, A. R., T. W. Patzek, and C. J. Radke, "A Mechanistic Population Balance Model For Transient and Steady-State Foam Flow in Boise Sandstone," Chemical Engineering Science 50 23 3783-3799, 1995.
  3. Patzek, T. W., O. A. Basaran, R. E. Benner and L. E. Scriven, "Nonlinear Oscillations of Two-Dimensional Rotating Drops,'' Journal of Computational Physics, 116, 3-25, 1995.
  4. Kovscek, A. R., T. W. Patzek and M. Johnston, Paper SPE 29622, "Evaluation of Rock/Fracture Interactions During Steam Injection Through Vertical Hydrofractures," in the Proceedings of the SPE Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield, March 1995.
  5. Patzek, T. W., “Field Applications of Foam for Mobility Improvement and Profile Control," Unsolicited Paper SPE 29612, SPE Distinguished Lecture, July 1995.

1994

  1. Kovscek, A. R., T. W. Patzek, and C. J. Radke, Paper SPE 27789, "Mechanistic Prediction of Foam Displacement in Multidimensions: A Population Balance Approach," in the Proceedings of the SPE/DOE Ninth Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 17 - 20 April 1994.
  2. Ilderton, D., T. W. Patzek, J. W. Rector and H. J. Vinegar, Paper SPE 28383 , "Passive Imaging of Hydrofractures in the South Belridge Diatomite," in the Proceedings of 1994 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, 25-28 September, 1994.
  3. Grimaud, P. O., T. W. Patzek, C. J. Radke, G. G. Touchard, and H. Romat, " Soil Decontamination: Influence of an Electric Field on Oil Removal From Clay," in the Proceedings of the 1994 Annual Meeting of the Electrostatic Society of America, Stanford, CA, June 20-22, 1994.
  4. Touchard, G. G., T. W. Patzek and C. J. Radke, "A Physicochemical Explanation for Flow Electrification in Low Conductivity Liquids," in the Proceedings of the 1994 Annual Meeting of the I.E.E.E.-I.A.S, September 1994.
  5. Touchard, G. G., T. W. Patzek and C. J. Radke, "Laminar Flow Electrification in Metal Pipes," in Extended Abstracts of the AIChE 1994 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 7 - 12, 1994.
  6. Cohen D., T. W. Patzek and C. J. Radke, "Diffusional Stability of Stationary Foams Trapped in Porous Media," in Extended Abstracts of the AIChE 1994 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 7 - 12, 1994.

1993

  1. Patzek, T. W., "Self-Similar Collapse of Stationary Bulk Foams'', AIChE Journal, 39 10 1697-1707, 1993.
  2. Adenekan, A. E., T. W. Patzek and K. Pruess, "Modeling of Multiphase Transport of Multicomponent Organic Contaminants and Heat in the Subsurface: Numerical Model Formulation'', Water Resources Research Journal, 29 11 3727-3740, 1993.
  3. Adenekan, A. E. and T. W. Patzek,  Paper SPE 25257, "Cleaning up Spilled Gasoline with Steam: Compositional Simulations,'' in the Proceedings of 12th SPE Symposium on Reservoir Modeling, New Orleans, LA., February 28 -- March 03, 1993.
  4. Ilderton, D., T. W. Patzek, J. W. Rector and H. J. Vinegar, "Microseismic Imaging of Hydrofractures With the Aid of Conical Waves," Paper DL.1 in the Expanded Abstracts of the 63rd Annual Meeting and International Exposition of the Society of Exploration Geologists, Washington, D.C., September 26 - 30, 1993.
  5. Kovscek, A. R., T. W. Patzek, and C. J. Radke, Paper SPE 26402, "Simulation of Foam Displacement in Porous Media," in the Proceedings of the 68th Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition of the SPE, Houston, TX, 3 - 6 October, 1993.
  6. Patzek, T. W., "Rigorous Modeling of Removal of Organic Contaminants from the Subsurface by Soil Venting", in Extended Abstracts of the AIChE 1993 Annual Meeting, Paper 157a, St. Louis, Missouri, November 7 - 12, 1993.

1992

  1. Patzek, T. W., Paper SPE 24040, "Surveillance of South Belridge Diatomite,'' Proceedings of the Western Regional Meeting, 171-184, Bakersfield, CA, March 30 - April 1 (1992).
  2. Adenekan, A. E., and T. W. Patzek, "Removing Petroleum Hydrocarbons From Soil and Groundwater: Numerical Simulation,'' Preprints--Symposia 37, No. 3, 866-873, The American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 5-10, 1992.
  3. Adenekan, A. E. and T. W. Patzek, "Numerical Modeling of Multiphase Transport of Multicomponent Organic Contaminants and Heat in the Subsurface", Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Paper Number H42B-11, San Francisco, CA, December 7-11, 1992.

1991

  1. Patzek, T. W., R. E., Benner, O. A., Basaran and L. E. Scriven. "Nonlinear Oscillations of Inviscid Free Drops'', Journal of Computational Physics 97 2 489-515, 1991.
  2. Basaran, O. A. and T. W. Patzek, "Three-Dimensional Oscillations of Liquid Drops'', in Extended Abstracts of the AIChE 1991 Annual Meeting, Paper 110a, p. 213, Los Angeles, CA, November 17-22 (1991).

1990 Left Shell and joined The University of California, Berkeley, in July

1989

  1. Patzek, T. W. and M. T. Koinis, "Kern River Steam Foam Pilots'', Journal of Petroleum Technology, 42 4 486-496, 1989.
  2. Patzek, T. W. and N. A. Myhill,  Paper SPE 18786, "Simulation of the Bishop Steam Foam Pilot," in the Proceedings of the SPE California Regional Meeting, Bakersfield, CA, April 5 - 7, 1989.

1988

  1. Falls, A. H., G. J. Hirasaki, T. W. Patzek, D. A. Gauglitz, D. D. Miller and T. Ratulowski, "Development of a Mechanistic Foam Simulator: The Population Balance and Generation by Snap-Off", SPE Reservoir Engineering, 3 3 884-893, 1988.
  2. Patzek, T. W. and M. T. Koinis, Paper SPE/DOE 17380, "Kern River Steam Foam Pilots," in the Proceedings of SPE/DOE Enhanced Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 17 - 20, 1988.
  3. Patzek, T. W., "Modeling of Foam Flow in Porous Media by the Population Balance Method," Chapter 16 in the Surfactant-Based Mobility Control, D. H. Smith, Editor, American Chemical Society, Symposium Series, Volume 373, Washington, D.C., 1988.

1987 and earlier

  1. Patzek, T. W. and Scriven L. E., "Capillary Forces Exerted by Liquid Drops Caught Between Cylinders - A 3-D Meniscus Problem with Free Contact Lines", in the Proceedings of the Second International Colloquium on Drops and Bubbles, Le Croisette, D.H., ed., NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Publication 82-7, 1982.
  2. Patzek, T. W., R. E. Benner and L. E. Scriven, " Nonlinear Oscillations of Inviscid Free Drops", Paper AE7, Abstracts of the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, New Brunswick, New Jersey, November 21 - 23, 1982.
  3. Benner, R. E., T. W. Patzek and L. E. Scriven, "Nonlinear Oscillations of Translationally-Symmetric Inviscid Rotating Drops", Paper AE8, Abstracts of the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, New Brunswick, New Jersey, November 21 - 23, 1982.
  4. Basaran, O. A., T. W. Patzek, R. E. Benner and L. E. Scriven, "Deformation, Oscillation and Break-up of Charged Drops in Electric Field", Paper AE9, Abstracts of the 35th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, New Brunswick, New Jersey, November 21 - 23, 1982.
  5. Patzek, T. W. and L. E. Scriven, "Stability of Drops on or Between Cylinders", Paper AE6, Abstracts of the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Monterey, CA, November 25-27, 1981.
  6. Burghardt, A. and T. W. Patzek, "Mass and Energy Transport in the Porous Catalyst Pellet for Multicomponent and Multireaction Systems," (in Polish), Inżynieria Chemiczna i Procesowa (Chemical and Process Engineering, Quarterly of the Polish Academy of Sciences), 2 4 715-738, 1981.
  7. Burghardt, A. and T. W. Patzek, "Optimization of Cold-Shot Reactors - Part III", Inżynieria Chemiczna i Procesowa (Chemical and Process Engineering, Quarterly of the Polish Academy of Sciences), 10 4 703-726, 1980.
  8. Burghardt, A. and T. W. Patzek, "Optimization of Cold-Shot Reactors - Part II," Inżynieria Chemiczna i Procesowa (Chemical and Process Engineering, Quarterly of the Polish Academy of Sciences), 10 3 439-460, 1980.
  9. Burghardt, A. and T. W. Patzek, "Constrained Optimization of Cold-Shot Converters," The Chemical Engineering Journal, 16 153-164, 1978.
  10. Burghardt, A. and T. W. Patzek, "Optimization of Cold-Shot Reactors - Part I" (in Polish), Inżynieria Chemiczna (Chemical Engineering, Quarterly of the Polish Academy of Sciences), 6 1 41-69, 1976.