Geohydromodellierung

Dr. Wolf Tilmann Pfeiffer

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

Field of work

  • Numerical simulation of multiphase flow & transport processes in porous media
  • Code development & optimization
  • 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., 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, Wolf Tilmann, Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2017). Simulation of thermal effects during high and low frequency gas storage operations in porous formations. In Geophysical Research Abstracts (Vol. 19, pp. EGU2017-15332). EGU General Assembly 2017, Wien, AT. 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. In Geophysical Research Abstracts (Vol. 18, pp. EGU2016-4944). EGU General Assembly 2016, Wien, AT. 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. In Geophysical Research Abstracts (Vol. 18, pp. EGU2016-15244). EGU General Assembly 2016, Wien, AT. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-15244.pdf
Pfeiffer, Wolf Tilmann, Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2016). Site specific comparison of H2, CH4 and compressed air energy storage in porous formations. In Geophysical Research Abstracts (Vol. 18, pp. EGU2016-12679). EGU General Assembly 2016, Wien, AT. 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. In Geophysical Research Abstracts (Vol. 17, pp. EGU2015-11568). EGU General Assembly 2015, Wien, AT. 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. In American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2015 Abstracts. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, 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, Aberdeen, UK. Available at: http://nscj.co.uk/ecm3/sessions/018_FrankDethlefsen.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, Celle, DE doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201414259. Available at: http://www.earthdoc.org/publication/publicationdetails/?publication=82969
Pfeiffer, Wolf Tilmann, Li, D., Wang, B., & Bauer, S. (2015). Feasibility and induced effects of subsurface porous media hydrogen storage. In Geophysical Research Abstracts (Vol. 17, pp. EGU2015-12108). EGU General Assembly 2015, Wien, AT. Available at: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2015/EGU2015-12108.pdf
Wang, B., Pfeiffer, W. T., & Bauer, S. (2015). Pressure Response of Compressed Air Energy Storage in Porous Formations - Design of Underground Storage Operation. In The Third Sustainable Earth Sciences Conference and Exhibition. The Third Sustainable Earth Sciences Conference and Exhibition doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201414260. Available at: http://www.earthdoc.org/publication/publicationdetails/?publication=82970
Wang, Bo, Pfeiffer, W. T., Li, D., & Bauer, S. (2015). A Feasibility Study on Operating Large Scale Compressed Air Energy Storage in Porous Formations. In American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2015 Abstracts. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA. Available at: https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/69241
Pfeiffer, Wolf Tilmann, & Bauer, S. (2014). Wasserstoffspeicherung in porösen Medien – Rahmenbedingungen, Parametrisierung und Prozesssimulationen. In Tagung der Fachsektion Hydrogeologie in der DGG - Abstracts. Tagung der Fachsektion Hydrogeologie in der DGG, Bayreuth, DE. Available at: http://www.bayceer.uni-bayreuth.de/fhdgg2014/de/prog/bayconf/beitrag_detail.php?id_obj=11462
Pfeiffer, Wolf Tilmann, Li, D., Dethlefsen, F., & Bauer, S. (2014). Thermal and hydraulic effects in the subsurface related to large scale hydrogen storage operations. In American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2014 Abstracts. 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA. Available at: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014AGUFM.H23A0850P

 

Book chapters

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