Dr.  Robert Egert

Dr. Robert Egert

  • Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften -

    Geothermie und Reservoir-Technologie

     

    KIT- Karlsruher Institut für Technologie,

    Campus Süd

     

    Adenauerring 20b

    76131 Karlsruhe

Profile

Research topics: Multiscale and –physical modeling of thermo-hydro-(geo-)mechanical processes in the (fractured) reservoir rock

  • Linking and transfer of laboratory and field experimental data and numerical models
  • Geothermal reservoir modeling and engineering
  • Preferential fluid pathway formation in porous and fractured reservoir rocks
  • Non-reactive transport of heat and solutes

Projects:

  • F4aT: Laboratory for the analysis of Forced Fracture Fluid Flow and Transport
  • INSIDE: Induced seismicity and ground deformation as interference aspects of geothermal operations in the south Molasse basin

Teaching:

  • Transport of Heat and Fluids
  • Geothermics in the Rhine Graben

Responsibilities:

  • IT manager in the Geothermal Energy group
  • Management of the scientific library#

CV:

Since 2021 Research Fellow (KIT)
2017 - 2021 PhD thesis in geothermal energy (KIT)
2015 - 2016 M. Sc. Applied Geosciences (TU Darmstadt)
2011 - 2015 B. Sc. Applied Geosciences (TU Darmstadt)

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Referenced publications


2021
Stochastic 3D Navier‐Stokes Flow in Self‐Affine Fracture Geometries Controlled by Anisotropy and Channeling
Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2021. Geophysical research letters, 48 (9), e2020GL092138. doi:10.1029/2020GL092138
2020
The Potential of Depleted Oil Reservoirs for High-Temperature Storage Systems
Stricker, K.; Grimmer, J. C.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2020. Energies, 13 (24), Art.-Nr.: 6510. doi:10.3390/en13246510
2018
Triaxial testing and hydraulic–mechanical modeling of sandstone reservoir rock in the Upper Rhine Graben
Egert, R.; Seithel, R.; Kohl, T.; Stober, I.
2018. Geothermal Energy, 6 (1), Article no UNSP 23. doi:10.1186/s40517-018-0109-0

Conference contributions


2021
Challenges in geothermal reservoir modeling: from applications to future opportunities
Egert, R.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2021, December 3. Joint EAGE/BVG/FKPE Workshop Hydro- Thermal- Mechanical Modelling (THM) and Ground Truth (2021), Online, December 3, 2021
THM modeling of former hydrocarbon reservoirs for high-temperature heat storage
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2021, December 3. Joint EAGE/BVG/FKPE Workshop Hydro- Thermal- Mechanical Modelling (THM) and Ground Truth (2021), Online, December 3, 2021
Thermisch-Hydraulisch-Mechanische (THM) Modellierung von Hochtemperatur-Wärmespeicherung am Fallbeispiel DeepStor
Stricker, K. R.; Egert, R.; Grimmer, J. C.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Bauer, F.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2021, December 1. Der Geothermiekongress (DGK 2021), Essen, Germany, November 30–December 2, 2021
Thermo-hydraulic Modeling of an Enhanced Geothermal System in the Upper Rhine Graben Using MOOSE/TIGER
Egert, R.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.
2021. World Geothermal Congress 2020
Thermo-hydraulic Modeling of an Enhanced Geothermal System in the Upper Rhine Graben Using MOOSE/TIGER
Egert, R.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.
2021, July 6. World Geothermal Congress (WGC 2021), Reykjavik, Iceland, May 21–26, 2021
Numerische und chemische Modellierung der Speicherstrukturen im tiefen Tertiär / Numerical and chemical modeling of the deep tertiary reservoir structures
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2021, June 25. GeoTHERM - expo & congress (2021), Offenburg, Germany, June 24–25, 2021
Utilization of Former Hydrocarbon Reservoirs for High-temperature Heat Storage
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J. C.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholamikorzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2021, April 21. DGMK/ÖGEW Frühjahrstagung "Shaping the Energy Transitionwith Upstream and Storage Technologies" (2021), Online, April 21, 2021
2020
The potential of high-temperature storage systems in depleted oil reservoirs in the Upper Rhine Graben
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 16. 1st Geoscience & Engineering in Energy Transition Conference (GET 2020), Online, November 16–18, 2020
Numerische und experimentelle Untersuchungen der Hydraulik auf gescherten rauen Klüften bei hohen Geothermie-typischen Fließraten
Nitschke, F.; Egert, R.; Marchand, S.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 13. Der digital Geothermiekongress (DGK 2020), Essen, Germany, November 9–13, 2020
Wärmespeicherung in ehemaligen Kohlenwasserstofflagerstätten des Oberrheingrabens
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 11. Der digital Geothermiekongress (DGK 2020), Essen, Germany, November 9–13, 2020
Statistische Evaluierung von nichtlinearen Effekten auf rauen und gescherten Kluftoberflächen
Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2020, November 11. Der digital Geothermiekongress (DGK 2020), Essen, Germany, November 9–13, 2020
Potential für Wärmespeicherung in ehemaligen Kohlenwasserstofflagerstätten des Oberrheingrabens
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2020, October 28. 25. Dresdner Fernwärme-Kolloquium (2020), Online, October 27–28, 2020
Flow regime in self-affine fractures inferred from field observations and statistical analysis
Kohl, T.; Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.
2020, October 27. GSA 2020 Connects Online (2020), Online, October 26–30, 2020. doi:10.1130/abs/2020AM-358827
Heat storage in depleted hydrocarbon reservoirs of the Upper Rhine Graben
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Egert, R.; Bremer, J.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2020, October 8. 8th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2020), Online, October 7–8, 2020
Stochastic evaluation of the flow regime on rough and sheared fractures
Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2020, October 7. 8th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2020), Online, October 7–8, 2020
Utilization of abandoned hydrocarbon reservoirs for deep geothermal heat storage
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Meixner, J.; Dashti, A.; Egert, R.; Gholamikorzani, M.; Schaetzler, K.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2020, May 5. European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2020), Online, May 4–8, 2020. doi:10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-20723
Utilization of Abandoned Hydrocarbon Reservoirs for Deep Geothermal Heat Storage
Stricker, K. R.; Grimmer, J.; Meixner, J.; Dashti, A.; Egert, R.; Gholamikorzani, M.; Schätzler, K.; Schill, E.; Kohl, T.
2020. Upstream oil & gas talks climate and the energy transition : DGMK/ÖGEW-Frühjahrstagung, 75–84, Deutsche Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Erdöl, Erdgas und Kohle e.V. (DGMK)
2019
Numerical modeling of thermal front propagation caused by fluid injection in a fractured reservoir for forecasting thermal-induced seismicity
Goldberg, V.; Held, S.; Egert, R.; Kohl, T.
2019, October. 7th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2019), Karlsruhe, Germany, October 9–10, 2019
Linear vs. Nonlinear flow laws in sheared and rough self-affine fractures
Egert, R.; Nitschke, F.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Kohl, T.
2019, October. 7th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2019), Karlsruhe, Germany, October 9–10, 2019
2018
Thermo-hydraulic modeling of a deep fault-related fracture system in the Upper Rhine Graben using MOOSE/TIGER
Egert, R.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Held, S.; Stober, I.; Kohl, T.
2018. 6th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2018), Strasbourg, France, October 10–11, 2018
Hydro-thermal modeling of a deep fault-related fracture system in the Upper Rhine Graben (URG)
Egert, R.; Gholami Korzani, M.; Held, S.; Kohl, T.; Stober, I.
2018. The Geological Society of America 130th Annual Meeting (2018), Indianapolis, IN, USA, November 4–7, 2018. doi:10.1130/abs/2018AM-316951
2017
Numerische Simulation von Triaxialversuchen an Reservoirgesteinen des Oberrheingrabens
Egert, R.; Seithel, R.; Peters, M.; Stober, I.
2017. Der Geothermiekongress, München, Deutschland, 12. - 14. September 2017
Numerical simulation and evaluation of triaxial tests of reservoir rocks of the Upper Rhine Graben
Egert, R.; Seithel, R.; Peters, M.; Stober, I.
2017. 5th European Geothermal Workshop, Karlsruhe, Germany, 12th - 13th October 2017
Studying overpressure and stress heterogeneity above a deepgeothermal reservoir : a multi-physics rock mechanical approach
Seithel, R.; Egert, R.; Peters, M.; Kohl T.
2017. GeoProc 2017 : 6th International Conference on Coupled THMC Processes in Geosystems, Paris, France, 5th - 7th July 2017