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Espen Jettestuen

Senior Researcher

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Espen Jettestuen holds a PhD in solid state physics from the University of Oslo. His main research interests involve complex systems, where the topics of research have been mineral surface growth, reactive transport models, single and multi-phase flow, flow in porous media and fracture mechanics. He has experience in both using and developing numerical methods for scientific computation.

Espen Jettestuen


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Computational Geosciences and Modelling

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A node-splitting lattice spring model coupled with a J-integral formulation as a fracture criterion – International Journal of Fracture 2023
Solving the constitutive equation of dilute polymeric flows: A general Fokker-Planck approach for linear elastic dumbbell models – Physics of Fluids 2023
Dynamic Torque and Drag Model Coupled With Transient Hydraulic – 2023
Adaptive mesh refinement in locally conservative level set methods for multiphase fluid displacements in porous media – Computational Geosciences 2023
A generalized bodyforce scheme for lattice Boltzmann simulations of incompressible flow in complex geometries – Physics of Fluids 2023
Pore-scale Ostwald ripening of gas bubbles in the presence of oil and water in porous media – Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2023
Direct Pore-Scale Numerical Simulation of Microbially Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitation – Water Resources Research 2023
Smart Water flooding: Part 2: Important input parameters for modeling and upscaling workflow – Universitetet i Stavanger 2022
Limits to Crystallization Pressure – Langmuir 2022
A level set approach to Ostwald ripening of trapped gas bubbles in porous media – Transport in Porous Media 2022
A Discrete-Domain Approach to Three-Phase Hysteresis in Porous Media – Water Resources Research 2021
A locally conservative multiphase level set method for capillary-controlled displacements in porous media – Journal of Computational Physics 2021
Direct Coupling of Free Diffusion Models to Microscopic Models of Confined Crystal Growth and Dissolution – arXiv.org 2020
Microscopic modeling of contact formation between confined surfaces in solution – arXiv.org 2020
A multiphase level set approach to motion of disconnected fluid ganglia during capillary-dominated three-phase flow in porous media: Numerical validation and applications – Chemical Engineering Science (CES) 2019
Pore-Scale Level Set Simulations of Capillary-Controlled Displacement with Adaptive Mesh Refinement – Transport in Porous Media 2019
On the inclusion of mass source terms in a single-relaxation-time lattice Boltzmann method – Physics of Fluids 2018
Mineral Dissolution and Precipitation Rate Laws Predicted from Reactive Pore Scale Simulations – 2017
Footprints of spontaneous fluid redistribution on capillary pressure in porous rock – Geophysical Research Letters 2017
Pore-scale simulation of three-phase capillary pressure and trapping on 3D rock images – 2017
Integration of IOR Research Projects through Generic Case Studies – 2017
An improved lattice Boltzmann method for simulating advective–diffusive processes in fluids – Journal of Computational Physics 2017
Xurography for microfluidics on a reactive solid – Lab on a Chip 2017
Quantitative Image Analysis Phase II – The National IOR Centre of Norway 2016
IORSim - A Simulator for Fast and Accurate Simulation of Multi-phase Geochemical Interactions at the Field Scale – 2016
Microscopic modeling of confined crystal growth and dissolution – Physical Review E (PRE) 2016
Mechanisms for trapping and mobilization of residual fluids during capillary-dominated three-phase flow in porous rock – Water Resources Research 2016
A dissolution model that accounts for coverage of mineral surfaces by precipitation in core floods – Advances in Water Resources 2016
Reactive flow during water flooding – from pore to core Half-year progress report 2015 – JCR 2015
A node-splitting discrete element model for fluid-structure interaction – Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 2014
Reactive flow at pore and core scale using the lattice Boltzmann technique – International Research Institute of Stavanger 2014
JCR-7 Symposium 2014 Transaction - Reactive flow during water flooding – from pore2core – Join Chalk Research 2014
Reactive flow during water flooding – from pore to core, Quartely report 2, 2014 – Join Chalk Research 2014
Evolution of a fracture network in an elastic medium with internal fluid generation and expulsion – Physical Review E. Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 2014
Classification of fracture patterns by heterogeneity and topology – Europhysics letters 2014
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