Publications:

 

2017

 

Assessment of Desalination Technologies for Treatment of a Highly Saline Brine From a Potential CO2 Storage Site

Kaplan, R., D. Mamrosh, H. Salih, S. Dastgheib, “Assessment of Desalination Technologies for Treatment of a Highly Saline Brine From a Potential CO2 Storage Site”, Desalination, 2017, Vol 404, Issue C.

 

Integrated Hybrid Cooling, Direct-Contact Condenser, and H2S Abatement to Lower Operating Costs and Increase Injection

McIntush, K., D. Mamrosh, C. Beitler, K. Kitz, “Integrated Hybrid Cooling, Direct-Contact Condenser, and H2S Abatement to Lower Operating Costs and Increase Injection”, Presented at the Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, 1-4 October 2017, Salt Lake City, UT, GRC Transactions, Vol. 41, 2017, pp 2488-2507.

 

Use of Caustic Scrubbers on Vent Streams from Molten Sulfur Storage and Shipping Equipment

McIntush, K.E., D. Mamrosh, D. Sachde, C. Beitler, “Use of Caustic Scrubbers on Vent Streams from Molten Sulfur Storage and Shipping Equipment”, Presented at the 2017 Brimstone Sulfur Recovery Symposium, 26-29 September 2017, Vail, CO.

 

Characteristics of Sour Flare Gas Streams that Impact H2S Treatment Technologies

McIntush, K., D. Mamrosh, D. Sachde, C. Beitler, “Characteristics of Sour Flare Gas Streams that Impact H2S Treatment Technologies”, presented at the 2017 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 19-21 March 2017, paper AM-17-60.

 

2016

 

Early-Phase Evaluation of CO2 Recovery at Geothermal Facilities

McIntush, K., K. Fisher, D. Mamrosh, R. McKaskle, C. Beitler, T. Fridriksson, P. Audinet, A Merino, “Early-Phase Evaluation of CO2 Recovery at Geothermal Facilities”, Presented at 40th Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, 23-26 October 2016, Sacramento, CA, GRC Transactions Vol. 40, 2016, pp. 73-83.

 

Alternatives to Flare Gas Recovery for Sour Gas

McIntush, K., Mamrosh, D., Jones, R., Beitler, C.A., “Alternatives to Flare Gas Recovery for Sour Gas”, presented at the 2016 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 13-15 March 2016, paper AM-16-44.

 

Screening of Options for LPG Recovery from Refinery Fuel Gas Streams

McIntush, K., Mamrosh, D., Wallace, C., “Screening of Options for LPG Recovery from Refinery Fuel Gas Streams”, presented at the 2016 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 13-15 March 2016, paper AM-16-65.

 

Acid Gas Relief Challenges in the Natural Gas Treatment Industry

Piggott, B., R. McKaskle, T. Kerr, A. Ryan, “Acid Gas Relief Challenges in the Natural Gas Treatment Industry”, presented at the Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference 2016, Norman, OK, 21-24 February 2016.

 

Evaluation of Amine Reclaimer Operation and Waste Disposal from Post-Combustion CO2 Capture

Sexton, A.J., Fisher, K., Beitler, C., Dombrowski, K., Youngerman, J., Rochelle, G., Chen, E., Nielsen, P., Davison, J., Singh, P.,  “Evaluation of Amine Reclaimer Operation and Waste Disposal from Post-Combustion CO2 Capture”, presented at Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference 2016, Norman, OK, 21-24 February 2016.

 

2015

 

Process Engineering Perspectives on CO2 Capture Technology Development

Sexton, A., A. Douglas, K. Fisher, R. McKaskle, “Process Engineering Perspectives on CO2 Capture Technology Development”, Presented at the Carbon Management Technology Conference, November 2015, Sugarland, TX.

 

Early-Phase Evaluation of CO2 Recovery at Geothermal Facilities

Mamrosh, D., Fisher, K., McIntush, K., McKaskle, R., Beitler, C. “Early-Phase Evaluation of CO2 Recovery at Geothermal Facilities”, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), The World Bank, October 2015.

 

Use of a Waste Heat Boiler to Capture Energy from Flammable Noncondensable Gas at Geothermal Power Plants

Avery, J., B. Benn, K.E. McIntush, D. Mamrosh, C. Beitler, “Use of a Waste Heat Boiler to Capture Energy from Flammable Noncondensable Gas at Geothermal Power Plants”, Presented at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, September 2015.

 

Molten Sulfur Storage Tank Loading and Vapor Ejection Systems Review

McIntush, K.E., D. Mamrosh, C. Beitler, “Molten Sulfur Storage Tank Loading and Vapor Ejection Systems Review”, Presented at the 2015 Brimstone Sulfur Symposium, September 2015, Vail, CO.

 

2014

 

Caustic Scrubber Designs for H2S Removal from Refinery Gas Streams

Mamrosh, D.L., K.E. McIntush, K. Fisher, “Caustic Scrubber Designs for H2S Removal from Refinery Gas Streams”, presented at the 2014 AFPM Annual Meeting, AM-14-48, March 2014.

 

Evaluation of reclaimer sludge disposal from post-combustion CO2 capture

Sexton, Andrew, K. Dombrowski, P. Nielsen, G. Rochelle, K. Fisher, J. Youngerman, E. Chen, P. Singh, J. Davison, "Evaluation of reclaimer sludge disposal from post-combustion CO2 Capture", Energy Procedia 63 (2014) 926-939.

 

Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide and Recovery of Carbon Dioxide from Geothermal Non-Condensable Gas Using Water

Mamrosh, Darryl, Ken McIntush, Austyn Douglas, Kevin Fisher, Bjarni Juliusson, Ingvi Gunnarsson, Sigurdur Markusson, Kristin Matthiasdottir, Magnus Arnarson, "Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide and Recovery of Carbon Dioxide from Geothermal Non-Condensable Gas Using Water", presented at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, 2014.

 

2013

 

Caustic Scrubber Design for Refinery Fuel Gas, Sour Water Stripper Gas, and Other Refinery Applications

Mamrosh, D.L., K.E. McIntush, K. Fisher, C.M. Beitler, “Caustic Scrubber Design for Refinery Fuel Gas, Sour Water Stripper Gas, and Other Refinery Applications”, presented at Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference 2013, Norman, OK, February 2013.

 

Proposed Alternative Method for Calculating Emissions from Hydraulic Fracturing Operations (Full Paper)  (Abstract)

Sexton, Andrew, Hinman, Lee (2014). “Proposed Alternative Method for Calculating Emissions from Hydraulic Fracturing Operations.” Presented at the 20th Integrated Petroleum Environmental Consortium (IPEC) Conference.

 

2012

 

Degradation Products of Volatile Emissions in Post-Combustion Amine CO2 Capture Processes

Sexton, Andrew J., Fisher, Kevin S.  “Degradation Products and Volatile Emissions in Post-Combustion Amine CO2 Capture Processes”, Presented at the Eleventh Annual Conference on Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30 –May 3, 2012.

 

Design and Performance of CO2 Injection Equipment: MGSC Validation Phase Enhanced Oil Recovery Sites II and III

McKaskle, R., and A. Sexton, “Design and Performance of CO2 Injection Equipment: MGSC Validation Phase Enhanced Oil Recovery Sites II and III”, Illinois State Geological Survey, Open File Series 2012-7, 17 pp., 2012.

 

Design, Startup, and Operation of a 50 MWe CO2 Sequestration System

McKaskle, R., K. Fisher, R. Jones, S. Frailey, “Design, Startup, and Operation of a 50 MWe CO2 Sequestration System”, Presented at Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference and Published in Conference Proceedings, May 2012.

 

Hydrocarbon Solubility in Glycol and Amine Solutions  (Full Paper)  (Abstract)

Mamrosh, D., K. Fisher, “Hydrocarbon Solubility in Glycol and Amine Solutions”, RR-206, Project 975-5, Gas Processors Association, May 2012.

 

Preparing Solubility Data for Use by the Gas Processing Industry: Updating Key Resources

Mamrosh, D., K. Fisher, J. Matthews, “Preparing Solubility Data for Use by the Gas Processing Industry: Updating Key Resources", presented at 2012 GPA Convention, New Orleans, LA, April 2012.

 

Screening of H2S Abatement Options for Geothermal Noncondensable Gas at Bjarnarflag

Mamrosh, D.L., K.E. McIntush, C.M. Beitler, S.H. Markússon, K. Einarsson “Screening of H2S Abatement Options for Geothermal Noncondensable Gas at Bjarnarflag”, presented at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, October 2012.

 

Solubility of CO2 and H2S in EG and TEG  (Full Paper)  (Abstract)

Mamrosh, D., K. Fisher, “Solubility of CO2 and H2S in EG and TEG”, RR-209, Project 975-8, Gas Processors Association, July 2012.

 

Unit 14 / Sulphur Springs H2S Abatement Process Screening & Stretford Improvements Study – Part 3

Benn, B., K.E. McIntush, C.M. Beitler, D.L. Mamrosh, O.E. Hileman, “Unit 14 / Sulphur Springs H2S Abatement Process Screening & Stretford Improvements Study – Part 3”, presented at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, October 2012.

 

2011

 

Unit 14 / Sulphur Springs H2S Abatement Process Screening & Stretford Improvements Study – Part 2

Benn, B., K.E. McIntush, C.M. Beitler, D.L. Mamrosh, O.E. Hileman, “Unit 14 / Sulphur Springs H2S Abatement Process Screening & Stretford Improvements Study – Part 2”, presented at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting, October 2011.

 

Evaluation of Concentrated Piperazine for CO2 Capture from Coal-Fired Flue Gas

Sexton, Andrew J. “Evaluation of Concentrated Piperazine from Coal-Fired Flue Gas”, Presented at the 2011 NETL CO2 Capture Technology Meeting, August 23, 2011.

 

Methanol Solubility in Natural Gas  (Full Paper)  (Abstract)

Mamrosh, D., K. Fisher, “Methanol Solubility in Natural Gas”, RR-208, Project 975-7, Gas Processors Association, July 2011.

 

Oxygen Removal in Natural Gas Systems

Jones, R.A., McIntush, K.E., Wallace, C.B., “ Oxygen Removal from Natural Gas Systems, 61st Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, Norman, Oklahoma, 20-23 February 2011

 

When is CO2 more hazardous than H2S

Tyndall, K., K. McIntush, J. Lundeen, K. Fisher, C. Beitler, "When is CO2 more hazardous than H2S", Hydrocarbon Processing, January 2011, Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 45-48.

 

2010

 

Evaluation, Selection, and Implementation of CO2 Removal Technology at a Complex Gas Production Site

Marsh, M.J., J.P. Farone, B.D. Piggott, C.B. Wallace, “Evaluation, Selection, and Implementation of CO2 Removal Technology at a Complex Gas Production Site”,  Proceedings of the 60th Annual Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, Norman, Oklahoma, 21-24 February 2010, pp. 221-232.

 

Overview of the Design and Troubleshooting Efforts at Regency's Waha and Tilden Acid Gas Injection Facilities

McIntush, K.E., C.A.M. Beitler, C. Wallace, D.T. Miller, D. Wentworth, P.F. Ellis, "Overview of the Design and Troubleshooting Efforts at Regency's Waha and Tilden Acid Gas Injection Facilities", Presented at the 2010 Vail Sulfur Recovery Symposium, 13-17 September 2010, Vail, CO.

 

Oxygen Removal in Natural Gas Systems  (Full Paper)  (Abstract)

Jones, R.A., McIntush, K.E., Wallace, C.B., "Oxygen Removal in Natural Gas Systems", Gas Processors Association Research Report RR-201, GPA Research No: 073, 26 February 2010.

 

Screening Processes for Removal of H2S from Enhanced Oil Recovery CO2 Streams

McIntush, K.E., C. Beitler, M. Swadener, C. Wallace, "Screening Processes for Removal of H2S from Enhanced Oil Recovery CO2 Streams", Proceedings of the 60th Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, 21 February to 24 February 2010, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, pp. 365-389.

 

Selenium Speciation and Partitioning in Wet FGD Systems

Blythe, Gary, Mandi Richardson, Paul Chu, Charles Dene, Dirk Wallschlager, Katherine Searcy, and Kevin Fisher, "Selenium Speciation and Partitioning in Wet FGD Systems", paper accepted for Publication at the 2010 Power Plant Air Pollutant Control "MEGA" Symposium, Baltimore, MD August 30 - Sept 2, 2010.

 

System Solves Processing Challenges

Marsh, M.J., J.P. Farone, B.D. Piggott, C.B. Wallace "System Solves Processing Challenges", American Oil & Gas Reporter, October 2010, Vol. 53, No. 11, pp. 104-110.

 

Systems Analysis of Ionic Liquids Sorbents for CO2 Capture

Myers, Duane, Kevin Fisher, Carrie Beitler, and Andrew Sexton, “Systems Analysis of Ionic Liquids Sorbents for CO2 Capture”, Presented at the 9th Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 10-13, 2010.

 

Unit 14 / Sulphur Springs H2S Abatement Process Screening and Stretford Improvements Study – Part 1

Benn, B., K. McIntush, C.M. Beitler, D.L. Mamrosh, and O.E. Hileman, “Unit 14 / Sulphur Springs H2S Abatement Process Screening and Stretford Improvements Study – Part 1”, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, v. 34, pp 1209 – 1212, 2010 Annual Meeting, 24-27 October 2010.

 

2009

 

Carboxylate Platform: The MixAlco Process Part 2: Process Economics

Granda C.B.; M.T. Holtzapple; G Luce; K Searcy; D.L. Mamrosh; “Carboxylate Platform: The MixAlco Process Part 2: Process Economics;” Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol.; Jan 28, 2009.

 

Catalysts and Inhibitors for MEA Oxidation

Sexton, Andrew J., Gary T. Rochelle. “Catalysts and Inhibitors for MEA Oxidation”, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Washington, DC, Energy Procedia, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 1179-1185, 2009.

 

Comparison of Source Specific CO2 Capture Processes

McKaskle, R., K. Fisher, A. Sexton, "Comparison of Source Specific CO2 Capture Processes", Presented at Society of Petroleum Engineers International Conference on CO2 Capture, Storage, and Utilization, San Diego, California, Nov. 3, 2009.

 

Design and Troubleshooting of Acid Gas Injection Facilities at Regency's Waha and Tilden Sites

McIntush, K.E., C.A.M. Beitler, C. Wallace, D.T. Miller, D. Wentworth, P.F. Ellis, "Design and Troubleshooting of Acid Gas Injection Facilities at Regency's Waha and Tilden Sites", Proceedings of the 59th Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, 22 February to 25 February 2009, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, pp. 227-254.

 

Modeling Direct Injection of H2S Scavenger in Pipelines: Laboratory Investigations and Improved Computer Model

Leppin, D., K. Fisher, and D. Matonis, “Modeling Direct Injection of H2S Scavenger in Pipelines: Laboratory Investigations and Improved Computer Model”, Presented at the 88th Annual GPA Convention, San Antonio, TX, March 8 – 11, 2009.

 

Use of Caustic in a Short Contact Time Approach to Selectively Scrub H2S from CO2-Contaminated Gas Streams

Mamrosh, D.L., C.M. Beitler, K.E. McIntush,  K.S. Fisher, and S. Stem,  "Use of Caustic in a Short Contact Time Approach to Selectively Scrub H2S from CO2-Contaminated Gas Streams”, Proceedings of the 59th Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, 22 February to 25 February 2009, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, pp. 445-459.

 

2008

 

CO2 Injection Surface Facility Design - MGSC Assessment of Geological Carbon Sequestration Options in the Illinois Basin: Phase III

Jones, R.A., "CO2 Injection Surface Facility Design - MGSC Assessment of Geological Carbon Sequestration Options in the Illinois Basin: Phase III", Presented at the 14th Annual CO2 Flooding Conference, Midland, TX, 11-12 December 2008.

 

Consider improved scrubbing designs for acid gases

Mamrosh, D., C. Beitler, K. Fisher, S. Stem, “Consider improved scrubbing designs for acid gases”, Hydrocarbon Processing, January 2008, pp. 69-74.

 

Evaluation of VOC Emission Controls for Oil and GasProduction Storage Tanks

McKaskle, R., K. Fisher, K. Searcy, C. Rueter, “Evaluation of VOC Emission Controls for Oil and GasProduction Storage Tanks”, Presented at the 87th Annual GPA Convention, Dallas, Texas, Mar. 3, 2008.

 

Revised from 2007:  Sharing Best Practices for Optimization of Beavon Stretford TGUs

McIntush, K.E., N.A. Hatcher, J.A. Stavros, T.A. Andreatta, B. Christlieb, "Revised from 2007:  Sharing Best Practices for Optimization of Beavon Stretford TGUs”, Proceedings of the 58th Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, 24 February to 27 February 2008, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, pp. 429-460.

 

Study Evaluates Storage Tank VOC Emissions Reduction (Parts 1 and 2)

McKaskle, R., K. Fisher, K. Searcy, C. Rueter, "Study Evaluates Storage Tank VOC Emissions Reduction (Parts 1 and 2)", Oil and Gas Journal, Aug. 25, 2008 and Sep. 8, 2008.

 

2007

 

Advanced Amine Solvent Formulations and Process Integration for Near-Term CO2 Capture Success

Fisher, K.S., K. Searcy, G.T. Rochelle, S. Ziaii, C. Schubert, “Advanced Amine Solvent Formulations and Process Integration for Near-Term CO2 Capture Success”, Final Report for DOE Grant DE-FG02-06ER84625, June 2007.

 

Flammability of Mixtures of CO2 and Hydrocarbons

MacCallum, R.N., K.E. McIntush, K.S. Fisher, "Flammability of Mixtures of CO2 and Hydrocarbons”, Proceedings of the 57th Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, 25 February to 28 February 2007, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, pp. 282-297.

 

2006

 

Design of a CO2 Injection System for Sequestration and Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery Testing

McKaskle, R., K. Fisher, S. Frailey, “Design of a CO2 Injection System for Sequestration and Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery Testing”, Poster Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Conference on Carbon Capture & Sequestration, Alexandria, VA, May 2006.

 

Evaluation of CO2 Capture Options from Ethanol Plants

Finley, Robert, Kevin Fisher, Ray McKaskle, “Evaluation of CO2 Capture Options from Ethanol Plants”, Illinois State Geological Survey, DOE Award #: DE-FC26-05NT42588, 2006.

 

2005

 

Analysis of the Market for New Sulfur Recovery Technologies

McIntush, Kenneth E., Kevin S. Fisher, Joseph E. Lundeen, and Jim Keogh, “Analysis of the Market for New Sulfur Recovery Technologies”, Proceedings of Natural Gas Technologies 2005 Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2005.

 

Application of Direct-Injection Scavenging to Treatment of Sour Storage Field Withdrawal Gas

Jamal, Aqil, Dennis Leppin, and Kevin Fisher, “Application of Direct-Injection Scavenging to Treatment of Sour Storage Field Withdrawal Gas”, (Abstract Only), Proceedings of Natural Gas Technologies 2005 Conference, Orlando, Florida, 2005.

 

Construction of the First New Glycerol Dehydration System in the Last 15 Years at Denbury’s Gluckstadt Facility

Fisher, Kevin S., Joe Lundeen, Carrie Beitler, Charles B. Wallace, Randy Holt, and Don Purvis, “Construction of the First New Glycerol Dehydration System in the Last 15 Years at Denbury’s Gluckstadt Facility”  Proceedings of Natural Gas Technologies 2005 Conference, Orlando, Florida, February 2005.

 

Design of Direct-Injection H2S Scavenging Systems

Fisher, Kevin S., Aqil Jamal, Dennis Leppin, “Design of Direct-Injection H2S Scavenging Systems”,  Paper presented at the 55th Annual Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference, Norman, Oklahoma, 2005.

 

Integrating MEA Regeneration with CO2 Compression and Peaking to Reduce CO2 Capture Costs

Fisher, Kevin S., Carrie Beitler, Curtis Rueter, Katherine Searcy, Gary Rochelle, and Majeed Jassim. “Integrating MEA Regeneration with CO2 Compression and Peaking to Reduce CO2 Capture Costs.” Final Report under DOE Grant DE-FG02-04ER84111, June 9, 2005.

 

2004

 

Design Guidelines for Optimum Scrubber Equipment Redundancy

Blythe, G., K. Searcy, B. Forbes, and G. DeWolf. “Design Guidelines for Optimum Scrubber Equipment Redundancy.” EPRI Report 1004292. September 2004.

 

Use of Glycerol (Glycerin) to Dehydrate CO2 Above the Critical Pressure at Denbury’s Mississippi Facilities

Fisher, Kevin S., Joe Lundeen, Carrie Beitler, Charles B. Wallace, Randy Holt, and Don Purvis, “Use of Glycerol (Glycerin) to Dehydrate CO2 Above the Critical Pressure at Denbury’s Mississippi Facilities”, Paper Presented at the 10th Annual CO2 Flooding Conference, Midland, TX, Dec. 2004.

 

2003

 

Developing and Demonstrating the CrystaSulf Process

Dalrymple, Dennis A., David W. DeBerry, Carrie Beitler, David M. Seeger, Kevin S. Fisher, and Kenneth E. McIntush, “Developing and Demonstrating the CrystaSulf Process”, Gas Technology Institute Report GRI-03/0088, April, 2003.

 

GTI Directs Research Towards Direct-Injection H2S Scavengers

Fisher, K.S., D. Leppin, R. Palla, A. Jamal, “GTI Directs Research Towards Direct-Injection H2S Scavengers,” OIPA WellHead magazine, August 2003, p. 14.

 

Nonaqueous H2S Removal Process

Lundeen, Joe and Wentworth, Craig, “Nonaqueous H2S Removal Process,” Hydrocarbon Engineering, February 2003, pp 83-88.

 

Process Engineering for Natural Gas Treatment using Direct-Injection H2S Scavengers

Fisher, K.S., D. Leppin, R. Palla, A. Jamal, “Process Engineering for Natural Gas Treatment using Direct-Injection H2S Scavengers”, GasTIPS, Spring 2003, Vol 9, Number 2, pp. 12-17.