Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Energy Resources Engineering

2014-15 Courses


All Publications


  • Pore-Scale Evaluation of Polymers Displacing Viscous Oil-Computational-Fluid-Dynamics Simulation of Micromodel Experiments SPE RESERVOIR EVALUATION & ENGINEERING Clemens, T., Tsikouris, K., Buchgraber, M., Castanier, L., Kovscek, A. 2013; 16 (2): 144-154
  • Improved Predictability of In-Situ-Combustion Enhanced Oil Recovery SPE RESERVOIR EVALUATION & ENGINEERING Kovscek, A. R., Castanier, L. M., Gerritsen, M. G. 2013; 16 (2): 172-182
  • A Study of Microscale Gas Trapping Using Etched Silicon Micromodels TRANSPORT IN POROUS MEDIA Buchgraber, M., Kovscek, A. R., Castanier, L. M. 2012; 95 (3): 647-668
  • Kinetics Oxidation of Heavy Oil. 1. Compositional and Full Equation of State Model ENERGY & FUELS Lapene, A., Debenest, G., Quintard, M., Castanier, L. M., Gerritsen, M. G., Kovscek, A. R. 2011; 25 (11): 4886-4895

    View details for DOI 10.1021/ef200365y

    View details for Web of Science ID 000297001400003

  • Combustion Kinetics of Heavy Oils in Porous Media ENERGY & FUELS Cinar, M., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. 2011; 25 (10): 4438-4451

    View details for DOI 10.1021/ef200680t

    View details for Web of Science ID 000296212900024

  • Predictability of Crude Oil In-Situ Combustion by the Isoconversional Kinetic Approach SPE JOURNAL Cinar, M., Hascakir, B., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. 2011; 16 (3): 537-547
  • In-Situ Combustion Dynamics Visualized With X-Ray Computed Tomography SPE JOURNAL Hascakir, B., Glatz, G., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. 2011; 16 (3): 524-536
  • A Microvisual Study of the Displacement of Viscous Oil by Polymer Solutions SPE RESERVOIR EVALUATION & ENGINEERING Buchgraber, M., Clemens, T., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. 2011; 14 (3): 269-280
  • Experimental and Numerical Analysis of In-Situ Combustion in a Fractured Core SPE JOURNAL Fadaei, H., Castanier, L., Kamp, A. M., Debenest, G., Quintard, M., Renard, G. 2011; 16 (2): 358-373
  • Super insulated wells to protect permafrost during thermal oil recovery INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OIL GAS AND COAL TECHNOLOGY Marques, C., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. 2011; 4 (1): 4-30
  • Isoconversional Kinetic Analysis of the Combustion of Heavy Hydrocarbons ENERGY & FUELS Cinar, M., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. 2009; 23 (8): 4003-4015

    View details for DOI 10.1021/ef900222w

    View details for Web of Science ID 000269088300023

  • Effects of Steam on Heavy Oil Combustion SPE RESERVOIR EVALUATION & ENGINEERING Lapene, A., Castanier, L. M., Debenest, G., Quintard, M., Kamp, A. M., Corre, B. 2009; 12 (4): 508-517
  • Laboratory investigation of the effect of solvent injection on in-situ combustion CRISTOFARI, J., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. SOC PETROLEUM ENG. 2008: 153-163
  • A laboratory investigation of temperatrue-induced sand consolidation Ross, C. M., Rangel-German, E. R., Castanier, L. M., Hara, P. S., Kovscek, A. R. SOC PETROLEUM ENG. 2006: 206-215
  • Multiphase-flow properties of fractured porous media JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Rangel-German, E., Akin, S., Castanier, L. 2006; 51 (3-4): 197-213
  • An investigation of the effect of oil composition on heavy-oil solution gas drive Tang, G. Q., Leung, T., Castanier, L. M., Sahni, A., Gadelle, F., Kumar, M., Kovscek, A. R. SOC PETROLEUM ENG. 2006: 58-70
  • Upgrading of crude oil via in situ combustion Castanier, L. M., Brigham, W. E. ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV. 2003: 125-136
  • Porosity and permeability evolution accompanying hot fluid injection into diatomite PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Diabira, I., Castanier, L. M., Kovscek, A. R. 2001; 19 (9-10): 1167-1185
  • Modifying in-situ combustion with metallic additives IN SITU Castanier, L. M., Brigham, W. E. 1997; 21 (1): 27-45
  • NONDESTRUCTIVE MEASUREMENTS OF FRACTURE APERTURE IN CRYSTALLINE ROCK CORES USING X-RAY COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH Johns, R. A., STEUDE, J. S., Castanier, L. M., Roberts, P. V. 1993; 98 (B2): 1889-1900
  • FURTHER CHARACTERIZATION OF SURFACTANTS AS STEAMFLOOD ADDITIVES IN SITU HAMIDA, F. M., DEMIRAL, B. M., Shallcross, D. C., Castanier, L. M., Brigham, W. E. 1992; 16 (2): 137-154
  • STEAM WITH ADDITIVES: FIELD PROJECTS OF THE EIGHTIES JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Castanier, L. M. 1989; 2 (2-3): 193-206
  • SELECTING FOAMING AGENTS FOR STEAM INJECTION IMPROVEMENT CHEMICAL ENGINEERING PROGRESS Castanier, L. M., Brigham, W. E. 1985; 81 (6): 37-40