Ronald W. Klusman
Emeritus Professor

Office: Coolbaugh 246
Campus: 303-273-3617
Email: rklusman@mines.edu

Bio
Dr. Klusman is semi-retired since 2001, but continuing research in gas microseepage from CO 2 sequestration projects. Significant research on environmental aspects of oil shale during the 1970s-early 1980s cycle of interest.

Selected publications

  • Klusman, R.W., 2006, Detailed compositional analysis of gas seepage at the National Carbon Storage Test Site, Teapot Dome, Wyoming, USA. Applied Geochemistry, v. 21, pp. 1498-1521.
  • Klusman, R.W., 2005, Baseline studies of surface gas exchange and soil gas composition in preparation for CO 2 sequestration research: Teapot Dome, Wyoming, USA. Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Bull., v. 89, pp. 981-1003.
  • Klusman, R.W., 2003, A geochemical perspective and analysis of a mature carbon dioxide EOR project as a prototype for carbon dioxide sequestration: Rangely field, Colorado USA. Ameri. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Bull., v. 87, pp. 1485-1507.
  • Klusman, R.W., 2003, Rate measurements and detection of gas microseepage to the atmosphere from an Enhanced Oil Recovery/sequestration project, Rangely, Colorado, USA. Applied Geochemistry, v. 18, pp. 1825-1838.
  • Klusman, R.W., 2003, Computer modeling of methanotrophic oxidation of hydrocarbons in the unsaturated zone from an Enhanced Oil Recovery/sequestration project, Rangely, Colorado, USA. Applied Geochemistry, v. 18, pp. 1839-1852.

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