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Journal articles

Li J; Wang Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2021, 'Effects of moisture, salinity and ethane on the competitive adsorption mechanisms of CH4/CO2 with applications to coalbed reservoirs: A molecular simulation study', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 95, pp. 104151 - 104151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2021.104151

Li J; Wang Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2021, 'Insights into the Molecular Competitive Adsorption Mechanism of CH4/CO2 in a Kerogen Matrix in the Presence of Moisture, Salinity, and Ethane.', Langmuir, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02274

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S, 2021, 'Mixed-Mode Fracture Behaviour of Semicircular Bend Shale with Bedding Layer', Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, vol. 46, pp. 6967 - 6978, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13369-021-05376-2

Song H; Liang Z; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2021, 'Numerical modelling of hydraulic fracture propagation in poro-viscoelastic formation', Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2020.107640

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2020, 'Changes in Shale Rock Properties and Wave Velocity Anisotropy Induced by Increasing Temperature', Natural Resources Research, vol. 29, pp. 4073 - 4083, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11053-020-09693-5

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS; Song H, 2020, 'Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Bedding Layer Orientation on Fracture Toughness of Shale Rocks', Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol. 53, pp. 3625 - 3635, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00603-020-02131-1

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS; Yan H, 2020, 'Numerical simulation of mixed-mode hydraulic fracture propagation and interaction with different types of natural fractures in shale gas reservoirs', Environmental Earth Sciences, vol. 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12665-020-09028-w

Li J; Wang Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2020, 'Simulation of Adsorption-Desorption Behavior in Coal Seam Gas Reservoirs at the Molecular Level: A Comprehensive Review', ENERGY & FUELS, vol. 34, pp. 2619 - 2642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b02815

Liang Z; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2020, 'Experimental investigation of the primary and secondary creep behaviour of shale gas reservoir rocks from deep sections of the Cooper Basin', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2019.103044

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS; Chen X, 2020, 'Experimental study on mechanical and anisotropic properties of shale and estimation of uniaxial compressive strength', Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2020.1779873

Algazlan M; Pinetown K; Grigore M; Chen Z; Sarmadivaleh M; Roshan H, 2019, 'Petrophysical assessment of Australian organic-rich shales: Beetaloo, Cooper and Perth basins', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2019.102952

Hossain MM; Arns JY; Liang Z; Chen Z; Arns CH, 2019, 'Humidity Effects on Effective Elastic Properties of Rock: An Integrated Experimental and Numerical Study', Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, vol. 124, pp. 7771 - 7791, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2019JB017672

Suo Y; Chen Z; Yan H; Wang D; Zhang Y, 2019, 'Using cohesive zone model to simulate the hydraulic fracture interaction with natural fracture in poro-viscoelastic formation', Energies, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en12071254

Wu F; Wei X; Chen Z; Rahman SS; Pu C; Li X; Zhang Y, 2018, 'Numerical simulation and parametric analysis for designing High Energy Gas Fracturing', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 53, pp. 218 - 236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.02.011

Niu Y; Mostaghimi P; Shikhov I; Chen Z; Armstrong RT, 2018, 'Coal permeability: Gas slippage linked to permeability rebound', Fuel, vol. 215, pp. 844 - 852, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2017.11.082

Kanfar MF; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2017, 'Anisotropic diffusive-advective porochemoelasticity modeling for inclined boreholes', International Journal of Geomechanics, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000789

Kanfar MF; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2017, 'Analyzing wellbore stability in chemically-active anisotropic formations under thermal, hydraulic, mechanical and chemical loadings', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 41, pp. 93 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2017.02.006

Wang D; Chen M; Jin Y; Chen Z, 2016, 'Theoretical and experimental study on fracture network initiation and propagation in shale that considers the capillary effect', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 34, pp. 486 - 498, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2016.07.016

Kanfar MF; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2016, 'Fully coupled 3D anisotropic conductive-convective porothermoelasticity modeling for inclined boreholes', Geothermics, vol. 61, pp. 135 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2016.01.010

Kanfar MF; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2015, 'Risk-controlled wellbore stability analysis in anisotropic formations', Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 134, pp. 214 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2015.08.004

Kanfar MF; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2015, 'Effect of material anisotropy on time-dependent wellbore stability', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 78, pp. 36 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.04.024

Zhou F; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2015, 'Effect of hydraulic fracture extension into sandstone on coalbed methane production', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 22, pp. 459 - 467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2014.12.017

Chen Z; Zhou F; Rahman SS, 2014, 'Effect of cap rock thickness and permeability on geological storage of CO2: Laboratory test and numerical simulation', Energy Exploration and Exploitation, vol. 32, pp. 943 - 964, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/0144-5987.32.6.943

Aghighi MA; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2008, 'A Holistic Approach to the Design and Evaluation of Hydraulic-Fracture Trements in Tight Gas Reservoirs.', SPE Production and Operations, vol. 23, pp. 362 - 372

Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2007, 'Characterizing and modelling of fractured reservoirs with object-oriented global optimization', Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, vol. 46, pp. 39 - 45

Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2007, 'Practical application of hybrid modelling to naturally fractured reservoirs', Petroleum Science and Technology, vol. 25, pp. 1263 - 1277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10916460500423445

Rahman M; Suarez Y; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2007, 'Unsuccessful hydraulic fracturing cases in Australia: Investigation into causes of failures and their remedies', Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 57, pp. 70 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2005.07.009

Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2006, 'Integrated Conditional Global Optimization for Discrete Fracture Network Modelling', Computers and Geosciences, vol. 32, pp. 17 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2005.03.019

Teimoori Sangani A; Chen Z; Rahman SS; Tran T, 2005, 'Effective permeability calculation using boundary element method in naturally fractured reservoirs', Petroleum Science and Technology, vol. 23, pp. 693 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/LFT-200033029

Rahman M; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2005, 'Experimental investigation of shale memberane behaviour under tri-axial conditions.', Petroleum Science and Technology, vol. 23, pp. 1265 - 1282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/LFT-200035734

Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2005, 'Practical application of hybrid modelling to naturally fractured reservoirs', Petroleum Science and Technology, pp. 1 - 28

Teimoori Sangani A; Tran NH; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2004, 'Simulation of fluid flow in naturally fractured reservoir with the use of effective permeability Tensor', Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, vol. 28

Helstrup OA; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2004, 'Time-dependent wellbore instability and ballooning in naturallyfractured formations', Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 43, pp. 113 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2004.01.001

Helstrup OA; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2004, 'Time-Dependent Wellbore Instability and Balooning in Naturally Fractured Formations', Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, vol. 43, pp. 113 - 128

Rahman MK; Chen ZX; Rahman SS, 2003, 'Modeling time-dependent pore pressure due to capillary and chemical potential effects and resulting wellbore stability in shales', JOURNAL OF ENERGY RESOURCES TECHNOLOGY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, vol. 125, pp. 169 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.1595111

Valencia KL; Chen Z; Rahman MK; Rahman SS, 2003, 'An Integrated Model for the Design and Evaluation of Multiwell Hydraulic Fracture Treatments for Gas-Condensate Reservoirs', Proceedings - SPE International Improved Oil Recovery Conference in Asia Pacific, pp. 69 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.2523/84860-ms

Teimoori A; Chen Z; Rahman SS; Tran T, 2003, 'Calculation of Permeability Tensor Using Boundary Element Method Provides a Unique Tool to Simulate Naturally Fractured Reservoirs', Proceedings - SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, pp. 5035 - 5042, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/84545-ms

Rahman K; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2003, 'Modelling Time-Dependent Pore Pressure Due to Capillary and Chemical Potential Effects and Resulting Wellbore Stability in Shales', Journal of Energy Resources Technology - Transactions of the ASME, vol. 125, pp. 169 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.1595111

Chen Z; Nguyen D; Rahman SS, 2000, 'A 3-D Numerical Model for Designing and Planning of Matrix Acid Stimulation in Low-Permeability Rocks', SPE - Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference, pp. 437 - 447

Liu GH; Pang F; Chen ZX, 2000, 'Development of scaling laws for hydraulic fracture simulation tests', Journal of the University of Petroleum, China (Natural Science Edition), vol. 24, pp. 45 - 48

Chen Z; Narayan SP; Yang ZK; Rahman SS, 2000, 'An experimental investigation of hydraulic behaviour of fractures and joints in granitic rock', International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, vol. 37, pp. 1061 - 1071, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1365-1609(00)00039-3

Chen Z; Chen M; Huang R; Shen Z, 1997, 'Vertical growth of hydraulic fracture in layered formations', Shiyou Daxue Xuebao/Journal of the University of Petroleum China, vol. 21, pp. 23 - 26

Chen Zhixi ; Chen Mian ; Jin Yan ; Huang Rongzun , 1997, 'Determination of rock fracture toughness and its relationship with acoustic velocity', International journal of rock mechanics and mining sciences & geomechanics abstracts, vol. 34, pp. 701, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1365-1609(97)00148-2

Conference Papers

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S; Yan H, 2020, 'Simulation of mixed mode hydraulic fracture propagation in shale gas reservoirs', in Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development- Proceedings of the 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, ISRM 2019, pp. 3352 - 3359

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S; Xu W, 2018, 'Effects of formation properties and treatment parameters on hydraulic fracture geometry in poro-viscoelasticity shale gas reservoirs using cohesive zone method in a 3D model', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2018, ADIPEC 2018, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Abu Dhabi, UAE, presented at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 November 2018 - 15 November 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/192713-MS

Suo Y; Chen Z; Rahman S, 2018, 'Experimental and Numerical investigation of Fracture Toughness of Anisotropic Shale Rocks', in SPE/AAPG/SEG Unconventional Resources Technology Conference 2018, URTC 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.15530/urtec-2018-2902970

Song H; Liang Z; Chen Z; Doonechaly NG; Arns JY; Rahman SS, 2016, 'Thermal-stress induced fracture propagation by cold fluid - An improved hydraulic fracturing treatment for unconventional gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Conference

Song H; Liang Z; Chen Z; Doonechaly NG; Arns JY; Rahman SS, 2016, 'Thermal-stress induced fracture propagation by cold fluid - An improved hydraulic fracturing treatment for unconventional gas reservoirs', in Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Conference, http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/181799-ms

Zhou FD; Chen Z; Rahman SS, 2014, 'Hydraulic Fracturing Assessment by Integrating Mini/Main Frac and Production Data: Case Study for a Vertical Well from a Producing Indian Coalbed Methane Field', in Hydraulic Fracturing Assessment by Integrating Mini/Main Frac and Production Data: Case Study for a Vertical Well from a Producing Indian Coalbed Methane Field, Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014

Mao HJ; Yang CH; Wang CY; Chen Z, 2014, 'Laboratory Investigation of Fracture Propagation Process in Mudstone under Axial Loading Condition', in Laboratory Investigation of Fracture Propagation Process in Mudstone under Axial Loading Condition, Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at Energy Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, 03 November 2014 - 05 November 2014


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