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Sinisha Jikich

Lecturer
Chem/Petroleum Engineering

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(2014) Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)- Eastern North America Region "Reservoir Description and Dynamics" Award. For distinguished contribution to Petroleum Engineering in reservoir description and dynamics..

(2006) Fulbright Senior Specialist Award, Environmental Science, University of Belgrade, College of Mining and Geology, Serbia..

(2004) Fulbright Senior Specialist Award, Environmental Science, University of Miskolc, Hungary..

PhD, Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1992 - 1995

MS, Petroleum Engineering, University of Wyoming, 1986 - 1988

BS, Physics, University of Bucharest, 1967 - 1972

Romanov, V.N., Graeser, L.C., Jikich, S.A., Soong, Y., & Irdi, G.A. (2016). Coal–gas interaction: implications of changes in texture and porosity. International Journal of Coal Science & Technology, 3(1), 10-19.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s40789-015-0098-6.

McLendon, T., Soong, Y., Hedges, S., Jikich, S., & McLendon, W. (2015). Overview of technical advances that encourage domestic US tar sand development. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OIL GAS AND COAL TECHNOLOGY, 10(3), 233-249.Inderscience Publishers. doi: 10.1504/IJOGCT.2015.071505.

Jikich, S.A. (2014). Reservoir management: EOR: NETL develops advanced CO2 foam reservoir simulator. World Oil, 235(10), 103-106.

Jikich, S. (2013). Chemical EOR research unlocks production possibilities. Hart's E and P, (JUL).

Jikich, S. (2013). Designing chemical floods for Kansas reservoirs. Hart's E and P, (AUG).

Jikich, S.A. (2013). Next-generation surfactants improve chemical flooding: Lab results indicate 70% recovery. Hart's E and P, (SEP).

Smith, D.H., & Jikich, S.A. (2013). X-Ray CT Imaging of Coal for Geologic Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide. In Advances in Computed Tomography for Geomaterials. (pp. 389-396).John Wiley & Sons, Inc. doi: 10.1002/9781118557723.ch46.

Jikich, S. (2012). CO2 EOR: Nanotechnology for Mobility Control Studied. Journal of Petroleum Technology, 64(7).

Haljasmaa, I.V., McLendon, T.R., Jikich, S.A., Goodman, A., Siriwardane, H., Soong, Y., McIntyre, D.L., Bromhal, G.S., Irdi, G.A., & Dobroskok, A. (2011). North Dakota lignite and Pittsburgh bituminous coal: a comparative analysis in application to CO2 sequestration. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OIL GAS AND COAL TECHNOLOGY, 4(3), 264-281.Inderscience Publishers. doi: 10.1504/ijogct.2011.040839.

Jikich, S.A., McLendon, R., Seshadri, K., Irdi, G., & Smith, D.H. (2009). Carbon Dioxide Transport and Sorption Behavior in Confined Coal Cores for Carbon Sequestration. SPE RESERVOIR EVALUATION & ENGINEERING, 12(1), 124-136.Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). doi: 10.2118/109915-PA.

Bromhal, G.S., Sams, W.N., Jikich, S., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2005). Simulation of CO2 sequestration in coal beds: The effects of sorption isotherms. CHEMICAL GEOLOGY, 217(3-4), 201-211.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2004.12.021.

Sams, W.N., Bromhal, G., Jikich, S., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2005). Field-project designs for carbon dioxide sequestration and enhanced coalbed methane production. ENERGY & FUELS, 19(6), 2287-2297.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ef049667n.

Smith, D.H., Bromhal, G., Sams, W.N., Jikich, S., & Ertekin, T. (2005). Simulating Carbon Dioxide Sequestration/ECBM Production in Coal Seams: Effects of Permeability Anisotropies and Other Coal Properties. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 8(02), 156-163.Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). doi: 10.2118/84423-pa.

White, C.M., Smith, D.H., Jones, K.L., Goodman, A.L., Jikich, S.A., LaCount, R.B., DuBose, S.B., Ozdemir, E., Morsi, B.I., & Schroeder, K.T. (2005). Sequestration of carbon dioxide in coal with enhanced coalbed methane recovery - A review. ENERGY & FUELS, 19(3), 659-724.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ef040047w.

Popa, A., Hao, M., Cassidy, S.D., Cover, A., Shepherd, D., & Jikich, S. (2015). Clustering-Based Optimal Perforation Design Using Well Logs. In All Days, 2015-January.SPE. doi: 10.2118/177282-ms.

Jikich, S.A. (2012). Results of latest U.S. Department of Energy funded chemical enhanced oil recovery projects. In AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Bruff, M., & Jikich, S.A. (2011). Field Demonstration of an Integrated Water Treatment Technology Solution in Marcellus Shale. In All Days, (pp. 442-450).SPE. doi: 10.2118/149466-ms.

Jikich, S.A., McIntyre, D., Bromhal, G.S., & Crandall, D. (2010). Mechanical properties, flow properties, and heterogeneous CO2 sorption in confined powder river coal cores. In 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium - 5th US/Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Jikich, S.A., McLendon, T.R., & Smith, D.H. (2009). Permeability variations in an Upper Freeport coal core due to changes in effective stress and sorption. In Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 3, (pp. 1840-1856).

Haljasmaa, I., McLendon, R., Jikich, S., Siriwardane, H., Soong, Y., Irdi, G., & Dobroskok, A. (2008). Comparative study of lignite coals in application to CO 2 sequestration. In 25th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Proceedings.

Gorucu, F.B., Jikich, S.A., Bromhal, G.S., Sams, W.N., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2007). Effects of Matrix Shrinkage and Swelling on the Economics of Enhanced-Coalbed-Methane Production and CO2 Sequestration in Coal. In SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, 10(04), (pp. 382-392).Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). doi: 10.2118/97963-pa.

Gorucu, F.B., Jikich, S.A., Bromhal, G.S., Sams, W.N., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2007). Effects of matrix shrinkage and swelling on the economics of enhanced-coalbed-methane production and CO2 sequestration in coal. In SPE RESERVOIR EVALUATION & ENGINEERING, 10(4), (pp. 382-392). doi: 10.2118/97963-PA.

Jikich, S.A., McLendon, R.T., Seshadri, K., Irdi, G., & Smith, D. (2007). Carbon Dioxide Transport and Sorption Behavior in Confined Coal Cores for Enhanced Coalbed Methane and CO2 Sequestration. In All Days, 3, (pp. 1446-1462).SPE. doi: 10.2118/109915-ms.

Gorucu, F.B., Ertekin, T., Bromhal, G.S., Smith, D.H., Sams, W.N., & Jikich, S.A. (2005). A neurosimulation tool for predicting performance in enhanced coalbed methane and CO2 sequestration projects. In SPE Annual Technical Conference Proceedings.

Gorucu, F.B., Ertekin, T., Bromhal, G.S., Smith, D.H., Sams, W.N., & Jikich, S.A. (2005). A neurosimulation tool for predicting performance in enhanced coalbed methane and CO2 sequestration projects. In Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, (pp. 4429-4442).

Gorucu, F.B., Jikich, S.A., Bromhal, G.S., Sams, W.N., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2005). Matrix shrinkage and swelling effects on economics of enhanced coalbed methane production and CO 2 sequestration in coal. In SPE Eastern Regional Meeting.

Gorucu, F.B., Jikich, S.A., Bromhal, G.S., Sams, W.N., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2005). Matrix shrinkage and swelling effects on economics of enhanced coalbed methane production and CO2 sequestration in coal. In SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, (pp. 137-151). doi: 10.2523/97963-ms.

Smith, D.H., Bromhal, G., Sams, W.N., Jikich, S., & Ertekin, T. (2005). Simulating carbon dioxide sequestration/ECBM production in coal seams: Effects of permeability anisotropies and the diffusion-time constant. In SPE RESERVOIR EVALUATION & ENGINEERING, 8(2), (pp. 156-163). doi: 10.2118/84423-PA.

Jikich, S.A., Bromhal, G.S., Sams, W.N., Gorucu, F.B., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2004). Economics for enhanced coalbed methane (ECBM) and CO2 sequestration with horizontal wells. In SPE Eastern Regional Meeting.

Jikich, S.A., Bromhal, G.S., Sams, W.N., Gorucu, F.B., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2004). Economics for Enhanced Coalbed Methane (ECBM) and CO2 sequestration with horizontal wells. In Proceedings - Society of Petroleum Engineers Eastern Regional Meeting, (pp. 47-58). doi: 10.2523/91391-ms.

Neal Sams, W., Bromhal, G.S., Jikich, S.A., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2004). Using horizontal wells to sequester CO 2 and enhance coalbed methane recovery: A simulation study of operating procedures. In Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, (pp. 1529-1542).

Odusote, O., Ertekin, T., Smith, D.H., Bromhal, G., Sams, W.N., & Jikich, S. (2004). Carbon dioxide sequestration in coal seams: A parametric study and development of a practical prediction/screening tool using neuro-simulation. In SPE Annual Technical Conference Proceedings.

Odusote, O., Ertekin, T., Smith, D.H., Bromhal, G., Sams, W.N., & Jikich, S. (2004). Carbon dioxide sequestration in coal seams: A parametric study and development of a practical prediction/screening tool usina neuro-simulation. In Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, (pp. 1129-1149).

Sams, W.N., Bromhal, G.S., Jikich, S.A., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2004). Using horizontal wells to sequester CO 2 and enhance coalbed methane recovery: A simulation study of operating procedures. In SPE Annual Technical Conference Proceedings.

Jikich, S.A., Smith, D.H., Neal Sams, W., & Bromhal, G.S. (2003). Enhanced Gas Recovery (EGR) with Carbon Dioxide Sequestration: A Simulation Study of Effects of Injection Strategy and Operational Parameters. In SPE Eastern Regional Conference Proceedings, (pp. 31-39).

Smith, D.H., Sams, W.N., Bromhal, G., Jikich, S., & Ertekin, T. (2003). Simulating Carbon Dioxide Sequestration/ECBM Production in Coal Seams: Effects of Permeability Anisotropies and Other Coal Properties. In All Days, (pp. 3227-3241).SPE. doi: 10.2118/84423-ms.

Sams, W.N., Bromhal, G., Odusote, O., Jikich, S., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2002). Simulating carbon dioxide sequestration/ECBM production in coal seams: Effects of coal properties and operational parameters. In SPE Eastern Regional Conference Proceedings.

Sams, W.N., Bromhal, G., Odusote, O., Jikich, S., Ertekin, T., & Smith, D.H. (2002). Simulating Carbon Dioxide Sequestration/ECBM Production in Coal Seams: Effects of Coal Properties and Operational Parameters. In SPE Eastern Regional Conference Proceedings, (pp. 39-48).

Jikich, S.A., & Popa, A.S. (2000). Hyperbolic Decline Parameter Identification Using Optimization Procedures. In All Days, (pp. 131-136).SPE. doi: 10.2118/65634-ms.

Smith, D.H., & Jikich, S.A. (1994). Characterization of trapped gas saturation and heterogeneity in core samples using miscible-displacement experiments. In Proceedings - SPE Eastern Regional Conference and Exhibition, (pp. 51-55). doi: 10.2523/29161-ms.

Smith, D.H., & Jikich, S.A. (1993). Foams and surfactants for improved underground storage of natural gas by blockage of water coning. In Proceedings - SPE Eastern Regional Conference and Exhibition, (pp. 197-201). doi: 10.2523/26908-ms.