PETER E ROSE portrait
  • Research Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
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Publications

  • Kuo, C.H. & Song, S.R.; Rose, P.E.; Liu, C.M. (2018). Reactive Tracer Experiments in a Low Temperature Geothermal Field, Yilan, Taiwan. Geothermics. Vol. 74, 298-304. Published, 01/17/2018.
  • Peter Rose (2017). Tracer Testing to Characterize Hydraulic Stimulation Experiments at the Raft River EGS Demonstration Site. GRC Transactions. Published, 05/17/2017.
  • "The Use of Amino-Substituted Naphthalene Sulfonates as Tracers in Geothermal Reservoirs", Proceedings 42nd Workshop on Geothermal Engineering, Stanford University. Published, 02/13/2017.
  • The use of conservative and reversibly adsorbing, reactive tracers for constraining fracture surface area in geothermal and shale-gas reservoirs, New Zealand Geothermal Workshop. Published, 11/24/2014.
  • Ambient changes in tracer concentrations from a multilevel monitoring system in basalt, Goundwater Monitoring and Remediation, pp. 1-10. Published, 07/17/2014.
  • The use of Amino G as a thermally reactive tracer for geothermal applications, Stanford Geothermal Workshop. Published, 02/12/2014.
  • Rose, P.E., Riasetto, D., Siy, Bartl, J.M., Reimus, P., Mella, M., Leecaster, K., and Petty, S. (2010) The potential for the use of colloidal-crystal quantum dots as tracers in geothermal and EGS reservoirs, GRC Transactions, Sacramento, California, vol. 33. Published, 10/2010.
  • Rose, P.E., Xu, T., Fayer, S., and Pruess, K. (2010) Chemical Stimulation for EGS: the Use of Chelating Agents at High pH for the Simultaneous Dissolution of Calcium Carbonate, Silicas, and Silicates: Proceedings World Geothermal Congress, Bali, Indonesia. Published, 04/2010.

Research Statement

My interests include the research and development of novel tracers and tracing techniques for characterzing flow processes and constraining fracture surface area in the subsurface, the development of robust and affordable mechanical tools for flow profiling in wellbores, and the development of effective and economical methods for extracting valuable metals from geothermal and petroleum reservoirs.

Research Keywords

  • wellbore-flow profiling
  • tracers
  • analytical chemistry
  • Rare Earth Elements

Presentations

  • Rose, P.E. (2018) “The Use of Conservative and Reversibly Adsorbing Tracers for Constraining Fracture Surface Area in Geothermal and Petroleum Reservoirs”, 23rd International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering CHISA, Prague, CZ. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/28/2018.
  • Tracer Testing to Characterize Hydraulic Stimulation Experiments at the Raft River EGS Demonstration Site. Other, Presented, 05/17/2017.
  • The Use of Amino-Substituted Naphthalene Sulfonates as Tracers in Geothermal Reservoirs, presented at the 42nd Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Stanford University. Other, Presented, 02/21/2017.
  • The Use of Amino-Substituted Naphthalene Sulfonates as Tracers in Geothermal Reservoirs. Other, Presented, 02/13/2017.
  • "The use of tracers in geothermal and petroleum reservoirs" . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/29/2015.
  • "The use of tracers for characterizing flow processes in tertiary recovery and unconventional systems". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/23/2015.
  • "The use of tracers for characterizing flow processes in shale-gas reservoirs". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/24/2015.
  • "The use of tracers for characterizing flow processes in shale-gas reservoirs" . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/12/2015.
  • "The use of tracers in geothermal reservoirs" . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/12/2015.
  • The use of conservative and reversibly-adsorbing, reactive tracers for constraining fracture surface area in geothermal and shale-gas reservoirs. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/25/2014.
  • The use of conservative and reversibly-adsorbing, reactive tracers for constraining fracture surface area in geothermal and shale-gas reservoirs. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/20/2014.
  • Tracer Technologies for Shale-Gas Applications-Presentation to Baker Hughes, Houston, TX. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/24/2014.
  • The Use of Conservative and Reactive Tracers for Characterizing Flow Processes in Engineered Geothermal Systems. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/17/2014.
  • Using Tracers to Constrain Fracture Surface Area in Shale Hydrofractures-Presentation to GDF Suez. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/20/2014.
  • Tracer Testing in Volcanic Geothermal Reservoirs, International Geothermal Conference Recent Developments and Concepts for the Sustainable Exploitation of Geothermal Resources in Indonesia . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/04/2013.
  • Tracer Technologies for Geothermal and Petroleum Applications, Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/28/2013.
  • Tracers and Tracing Methods for Engineered Geothermal Systems, International Workshop on Hot Dry Rock (HDR) Resource Exploration and Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) Engineering Jilin University Changchun City, China. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/09/2013.
  • The Geochemistry of Engineered Geothermal Systems-Chemical Stimulation through Mineral Dissolution, JASON Summer Study on Engineered Geothermal Systems. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/20/2013.
  • The Use of Butanols as Tracers at the Coso Geothermal Field. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Tracer Methods for Characterizing Fracture Creation in Engineered Geothermal Systems . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2012.
  • Quantum Dot Tracers for Use in Engineered Geothermal Systems DE-EE0002768 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Submitted, 05/2012.
  • Tracing Fluid Flow in Geothermal Reservoirs. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Rose, P.E., Leecaster, K., Mella, M., Ayling, B., and Bartl, M. (2011) Tracing Injection Fluids in Engineered Geothermal Systems, Proceedings, Annual Conference of the American Geophysical Union, December 4-9, San Francisco. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2011.
  • Rose, P.E., Leecaster, K., and Bartl, M. (2011) Tracing Injection Fluids in Engineered Geothermal Systems, Proceedings, AAPG Hedberg Conference, March 14-18, Napa, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2011.
  • Rose, P.E., Riasetto, D., Siy, Bartl, J.M., Reimus, P., Mella, M., Leecaster, K., and Petty, S. (2010) The potential for the use of colloidal-crystal quantum dots as tracers in geothermal and EGS reservoirs, GRC Transactions, Sacramento, California, vol. 33. Other, Presented, 10/2010.
  • Rose, P.E., Xu, T., Fayer, S., and Pruess, K. (2010) Chemical Stimulation for EGS: the Use of Chelating Agents at High pH for the Simultaneous Dissolution of Calcium Carbonate, Silicas, and Silicates: Proceedings World Geothermal Congress, Bali, Indonesia. Other, Presented, 04/2010.
  • Dissolution de minéraux pour la création de perméabilité dans des systèmes géothermaux améliorés . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/15/2008.

Research Groups

  • Jeff Oates, Undergraduate Student. 03/2012 - 09/15/2015.
  • Eric Brauser, Graduate Student. Chemical Engineering. 09/2010 - 06/2014.
  • Scott Clausen, Senior Associate. 10/2008 - 10/2015.
  • Mike Mella, Senior Associate. 10/2007 - present.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Australia and New Zealand
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Switzerland