Geohydromodellierung

Dr. Wolf Tilmann Pfeiffer

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.362
Telefon: +49 431 880-2909
Telefax: +49 431 880-4376
wolf.pfeiffer@ifg.uni-kiel.de

Field of work

  • Numerical simulation of multiphase flow & transport processes in porous media
  • Model development for geo-energy storage applications
  • Investigation of induced thermal-, hydraulic, mechanical and chemical effects due to underground gas storage operations

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 05/2017
    Post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Geosciences, Kiel University
  • 11/2012 – 05/2017
    Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute of Geosciences, Kiel University
    Thesis: Hydrogen Energy storage in porous geological formations - Investigation of storage dimensioning, induced effects and monitoring methods 
    Project: ANGUS+
  • 10/2010 – 10/2012
    M.Sc. Geoscience, Kiel University
    Thesis: Einfluss von kleinskaligen geologischen Strukturen auf die Phasenausbreitung von CO2 in tiefen salinaren Formationen.
  • 10/2007 – 04/2010
    B.Sc. Geoscience, Kiel University
    Thesis: Implementierung eines Programms zur Berechnung von analytischen Lösungen des Stofftransportes im Grundwasser.

Publications

 

Journal articles

Pfeiffer, W. T., Bauer, S. (2019). Comparing simulations of hydrogen storage in a sandstoneformation using heterogeneous and homogenousflow property models. Petroleum Geoscience 25: 325–336. doi.org/10.1144/petgeo2018-101. Available at: https://pg.lyellcollection.org/content/25/3/325/tab-article-info
Pfeiffer, W. T., Beyer, C., & Bauer, S. (2017). Hydrogen storage in a heterogeneous sandstone formation: dimensioning and induced hydraulic effects. Petroleum Geoscience. doi:10.1144/petgeo2016-050. Available at: http://pg.lyellcollection.org/content/early/2017/03/07/petgeo2016-050
Pfeiffer, W. T., al Hagrey, S. A., Köhn, D., Rabbel, W., & Bauer, S. (2016). Porous media hydrogen storage at a synthetic, heterogeneous field site: numerical simulation of storage operation and geophysical monitoring. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(16), 1177. doi:10.1007/s12665-016-5958-x. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-5958-x
Pfeiffer, W. T., Graupner, B., & Bauer, S. (2016). The coupled non-isothermal, multiphase-multicomponent flow and reactive transport simulator OpenGeoSys–ECLIPSE for porous media gas storage. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(20), 1347. doi:10.1007/s12665-016-6168-2. Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-6168-2
Bauer, S., Pfeiffer, T., Boockmeyer, A., Dahmke, A., & Beyer, C. (2015). Quantifying Induced Effects of Subsurface Renewable Energy Storage. Energy Procedia, 76, 633–641. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.07.885. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610215016616
Pfeiffer, W. T., & Bauer, S. (2015). Subsurface Porous Media Hydrogen Storage – Scenario Development and Simulation. Energy Procedia, 76, 565–572. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.07.872. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610215016483
 

Conference contributions

Pfeiffer, W. T. & Bauer, S. (2018). Hydraulic effects during large-scale hydrogen storage in porous formations. International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics in Lausanne, Switzerland. Available at: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-99670-7_35
Pfeiffer, W. T., Kluger M., Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2018). Comparison of (semi)analytical and numerical simulations of underground gas storage. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 20: EGU2018-17569. EGU General Assembly 2018 in Vienna, Austria. Available at: https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2018/EGU2018-17569.pdf
Pfeiffer, W. T., & Bauer, S. (2017). H2 Storage Simulations Using Effective Hydraulic Properties – Comparison with Heterogeneous Cases. Proceedings of the Fourth Sustainable Earth Sciences Conference in Malmö, Sweden. Available at: http://earthdoc.org/publication/publicationdetails/?publication=90085
Pfeiffer, W. T., Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2017). Simulation of thermal effects during high and low frequency gas storage operations in porous formations. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 19: EGU2017-15332. EGU General Assembly 2017 in Vienna, Austria. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/EGU2017-15332.pdf
Dethlefsen, F., Pfeiffer, W. T., & Schäfer, D. (2016). Exemplifying the Effects of Parameterization Shortcomings in the Numerical Simulation of Geological Energy and Mass Storage. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 18: EGU2016-4944. EGU General Assembly 2016 in Vienna, Austria. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-4944.pdf
Kabuth, A., Dahmke, A., al Hagrey, S. A., Berta, M., Dörr, C., Koproch, N., & Bauer, S. (2016). Integrating experimental and numerical methods for a scenario-based quantitative assessment of subsurface energy storage options. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 18: EGU2016-15244. EGU General Assembly 2016 in Vienna, Austria. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-15244.pdf
Pfeiffer, W. T., Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2016). Site specific comparison of H2, CH4 and compressed air energy storage in porous formations. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 18: EGU2016-12679. EGU General Assembly 2016 in Vienna, Austria. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-12697.pdf
Bauer, S., Beyer, C., Pfeiffer, W. T., Boockmeyer, A., Popp, S., Delfs, J.-O., & Dahmke, A. (2015). Quantifying induced effects of subsurface renewable energy storage. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17: EGU2015-11568. EGU General Assembly 2015 in Vienna, Austria. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2015/EGU2015-11568.pdf
Bauer, S., Pfeiffer, W. T., & Wang, B. (2015). Simulation of Porous Medium Hydrogen Storage – Estimation of Storage Capacity and Deliverability for a North German anticlinal Structure. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2015 in San Francisco, USA. Available at: https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/66159
Dethlefsen, F., Bauer, S., Nolde, M., Pfeiffer, T., Schäfer, D., & Dahmke, A. (2015). Exemplifying the concept of subsurface land-use planning. 3. International Symposium on Energy Challenges Mechanics in Aberdeen, Scotland. Available at: http://nscj.co.uk/ecm3/sessions/018_FrankDethlefsen.pdf
Pfeiffer, W. T., Li, D., Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2015). Feasibility and induced effects of subsurface porous media hydrogen storage. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17: EGU2015-12108. EGU General Assembly 2015 in Vienna, Austria. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2015/EGU2015-12108.pdf
Pfeiffer, W. T., Li, D., Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2015). Porous Media Hydrogen Storage - Dimensioning and Induced Hydraulic, Thermal and Chemical Effects. The Third Sustainable Earth Sciences Conference and Exhibition in Celle, Germany. Available at: http://www.earthdoc.org/publication/publicationdetails/?publication=82969
Wang, B., Pfeiffer, W. T., & Bauer, S. (2015). Pressure Response of Compressed Air Energy Storage in Porous Formations - Design of Underground Storage Operation. The Third Sustainable Earth Sciences Conference and Exhibition in Celle, Germany.  Available at: http://www.earthdoc.org/publication/publicationdetails/?publication=82970
Wang, B., Pfeiffer, W. T., Li, D., & Bauer, S. (2015). A Feasibility Study on Operating Large Scale Compressed Air Energy Storage in Porous Formations. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2015 in San Francisco, USA. Available at: https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/69241
Pfeiffer, W. T., & Bauer, S. (2014). Wasserstoffspeicherung in porösen Medien – Rahmenbedingungen, Parametrisierung und Prozesssimulationen. Tagung der Fachsektion Hydrogeologie e. V. in der DGGV e.V. in Bayreuth, Germany. Available at: http://www.bayceer.uni-bayreuth.de/fhdgg2014/de/prog/bayconf/beitrag_detail.php?id_obj=11462
Pfeiffer, W. T., Li, D., Dethlefsen, F., & Bauer, S. (2014). Thermal and hydraulic effects in the subsurface related to large scale hydrogen storage operations. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2014 in San Francisco, USA. Available at: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014AGUFM.H23A0850P
 

Book chapters

Pfeiffer, W. T. & Bauer, S. (2018). Hydraulic effects during large-scale hydrogen storage in porous formations. In Ferrari, A., & Laloui, L. (Eds.), Energy Geotechnics: Thermo-Hydro-Chemo-Mechanical Behaviour of Geomaterials (pp. 276–283). Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering. Available at: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-99670-7_35
 
Pfeiffer, W. T., Beyer, C., Graupner, B., & Bauer, S. (2015). Multiphase Flow and Transport with OGS-ECLIPSE. In O. Kolditz, H. Shao, W. Wang, & S. Bauer (Eds.), Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Fractured Porous Media: Modelling and Benchmarking (pp. 213–219). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11894-9_9. Available at: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-11894-9_9