T he Reservoir Simulation Research Group is focused on optimizing industry capacity to extract energy resources. Specifically, the group focuses on modeling and simulation of advanced energy recovery processes:


  • Simulator and Solver Development
  • Steam and Additive (Solvent, Gas, Chemical, Air and Foam) Injection
  • Shale, Tight Oil and Gas Reservoirs
  • Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)
  • Visualization, Analytics and Simulation
  • Cyclic Steam Stimulation (CSS)

Industrial Consortium

  • Alberta Innovates Energy Environment Solutions (AIEES)
  • Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF) (Informatics Circle of Research Excellence (iCORE) )
  • Alberta Advanced Education and Technology (AET)
  • Brion Energy
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation
  • CNOOC Nexen
  • Computer Modelling Group (CMG) Ltd.
  • Devon Energy
  • IBM Canada
  • IBM Alberta Centre for Advanced Studies
  • Imperial Oil
  • Kerui Group
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • Petro China
  • PetroChina-RIPED
  • Shell
  • Statoil
  • Suncor

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