Russell T. Johns

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor and FCMG Chair in Fluid Behavior and Rock Interactions, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Victor and Anna Mae Beghini Faculty Fellow of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

Research Summary

Enhanced oil recovery, unconventional gas recovery, theory of gas injection processes, geothermal energy and well testing.

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Recent Publications

Impact of wettability on capillary phase trapping using pore-network modeling

Purswani, P., Johns, R. T. & Karpyn, Z. T., Feb 2024, In: Advances in Water Resources. 184, 104606.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Modeling of High-Pressure and High-Temperature Microemulsion Experiments using HLD-NAC-Based Equation of State

Magzymov, D., Johns, R. T., Hashim, H. & Dindoruk, B., Jun 2023, In: SPE Journal. 28, 3, p. 1202-1215 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Fluid-Fluid Interfacial Area and Its Impact on Relative Permeability: A Pore Network Modeling Study

Mukherjee, S., Johns, R. T., Foroughi, S. & Blunt, M. J., Apr 2023, In: SPE Journal. 28, 2, p. 653-663 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evaluation of machine learning methodologies using simple physics based conceptual models for flow in porous media

Magzymov, D., Ratnakar, R. R., Dindoruk, B. & Johns, R. T., Dec 2022, In: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 219, 111056.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Inclusion of variable characteristic length in microemulsion flash calculations

Magzymov, D. & Johns, R. T., Aug 2022, In: Computational Geosciences. 26, 4, p. 995-1010 16 p.

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Sensitivity Analysis of Fluid–Fluid Interfacial Area, Phase Saturation and Phase Connectivity on Relative Permeability Estimation Using Machine Learning Algorithms

Mukherjee, S. & Johns, R. T., Aug 2022, In: Energies. 15, 16, 5893.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Comparative Study of Traditional and Deep-Learning Denoising Approaches for Image-Based Petrophysical Characterization of Porous Media

Tawfik, M. S., Adishesha, A. S., Hsi, Y., Purswani, P., Johns, R. T., Shokouhi, P., Huang, X. & Karpyn, Z. T., Jan 25 2022, In: Frontiers in Water. 3, 800369.

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Effect of oil chemistry on the performance of low-salinity waterflooding in carbonates: An integrated experimental approach

Tawfik, M. S., Karpyn, Z. T. & Johns, R. T., Dec 1 2022, In: Fuel. 329, 125436.

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Multicomponent diffusion modeling of cyclic solvent injection in ultratight reservoirs

Cronin, M., Emami-Meybodi, H. & Johns, R. T., Jun 2021, In: SPE Journal. 26, 3, p. 1213-1232 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Measurement and modeling of minimum miscibility pressure: A state-of-the-art review

Dindoruk, B., Johns, R. & Orr, F. M., May 2021, In: SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. 24, 2, p. 367-389 23 p.

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Capillary contact angle for the quartz-distilled water-normal decane interface at temperatures up to 200 °C

Duffy, T. S., Li, J., Johns, R. T. & Lvov, S. N., Jan 20 2021, In: Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 609, 125608.

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Modeling Contact Angle vs. Temperature for the Quartz-Water-Decane System

Duffy, T. S., Gamwo, I. K., Johns, R. T. & Lvov, S. N., Dec 2021, In: SPE Journal. 26, 6, p. 3668-3680 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A new way of compositional simulation without phase labeling

Khorsandi, S., Li, L. & Johns, R. T., Apr 2021, In: SPE Journal. 26, 2, p. 940-958 19 p.

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Experimental analysis of alkali-brine-alcohol phase behavior with high acid number crude oil

Magzymov, D., Clemens, T., Schumi, B. & Johns, R. T., May 2021, In: SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. 24, 2, p. 390-408 19 p.

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Modeling the Effect of Reaction Kinetics and Dispersion during Low-Salinity Waterflooding

Magzymov, D., Purswani, P., Karpyn, Z. T. & Johns, R. T., Oct 2021, In: SPE Journal. 26, 5, p. 3075-3093 19 p.

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