overview

My research focuses on studying the coupled flow and geomechanics in hydrate, shale and tight gas, and geothermal reservoirs; hydraulic fracturing, Hydro-shearing, Coupled geomechanic-geophysical modeling; reservoir simulation, and computational geomechanics.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles23
  • Kim, J., Moridis, G. J., & Martinez, E. R. (2016). Investigation of possible wellbore cement failures during hydraulic fracturing operations. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 139, 254-263.
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  • Seol, J., Kil, Y., Kim, J., Choi, J., & Kang, I. (2015). Geochemical characterization of an organic-rich carbonate from the Grosmont Formation, Alberta, Canada. Geosciences Journal. 19(2), 205-217.
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  • Kim, J., & Moridis, G. J. (2015). Numerical analysis of fracture propagation during hydraulic fracturing operations in shale gas systems. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 76, 127-137.
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  • Kim, J., Sonnenthal, E., & Rutqvist, J. (2015). A sequential implicit algorithm of chemo-thermo-poro-mechanics for fractured geothermal reservoirs. Computers & Geosciences. 76, 59-71.
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Chapters1
  • Kim, J., & Um, E. S. (2018). A Framework of Integrated Flow–Geomechanics–Geophysics Simulation for Planar Hydraulic Fracture Propagation. Hydraulic Fracture Modeling. 21-39. Elsevier.
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Conference Papers21
  • Um, E. S., & Kim, J. (2016). Application of electrical and electromagnetic geophysical methods for detecting hydraulically-active fractured zones. 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. 3, 2451-2458.
  • Park, J., Kim, J., & Zhu, D. (2016). Assessment of potential fault activation in Tarim Basin during hydraulic fracturing operations by using rigorous simulation of coupled flow and geomechanics. Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Asia Pacific Hydraulic Fracturing Conference.
  • Park, J., & Kim, J. (2016). Importance of fluid compressibility and multi-phase flow in numerical modeling of hydraulic fracture propagation. 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. 4, 2843-2850.
  • Martinez Rodriguez, E., Kim, J., & Moridis, G. J. (2016). Numerical investigation of potential cernent failure along the wellbore and gas leak during hydraulic fracturing of shale gas reservoirs. 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. 3, 2247-2257.
  • Martinez Rodriguez, E., Kim, J., & Moridis, G. J. (2016). Numerical modeling of microearthquakes by using coupled geomechanics simulation for planar fracture propagation. 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. 3, 1815-1824.
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
jihoon.kim@tamu.edu
First Name
Jihoon
Last Name
Kim
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Petroleum Engineering; 3116 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3116
USA