Published Papers

Found 124 results

2019
Bérest P, Gharbi H, Brouard B, Brückner D, DeVries K, Hévin G, Hofer G, Spiers C, Urai J.  2019.  Very Slow Creep Tests on Salt Samples. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. :1-18.
2018
Bérest P, Brouard B, Zakharov V.  2018.  ‘’Tepid’’ Geysers above salt caverns. Comptes Rendus Mecanique de l'Académie des Sciences. 346(6):Pages423-431.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Reveillere A.  2018.  L’étanchéité des stockages. Le cas des cavernes dans le sel. Géologues, Revue Officielle de la Société Géologique de France, Géosciences appliquées.. :14-19.
Brouard B, Bérest P, Frangi A.  2018.  Failure mechanisms in a cycled gas cavern. 2018 X Mechanical Behavior Of Salt.
Brouard B, Zakharov V, Frangi A, Cremonesi M.  2018.  Introducing LOCAS 3D Application to the Geomechanical Modeling of an Oil-Storage Facility. SMRI Fall Meeting.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Dufresnoy M, Metz T.  2018.  Questions raised by Gas Caverns Thermodynamics. 9th Salt Symposium.
2017
Brouard B, Bérest P, Hertz E, Lheur C.  2017.  A cavern abandonment test at Gellenoncourt, Lorraine – An update. SMRI Fall Meeting. :161-175.
Bérest P, Karimi-Jafari M, Brouard B.  2017.  Geometrical versus rheological transient creep closure in a salt cavern. Comptes Rendus Mecanique. 345:735-741. Abstract
Manivannan S, Jacques A, Brouard B, Bérest P, Boutaud de la Combe J-L, Jaffrezic V, Fleury M.  2017.  A Novel Injectivity and Permeability Log for Tight Reservoirs. SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition. :SPE-185860-MS.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Checkai D, Gharbi H, Hart D, Zakharov V.  2017.  Salt-Fall Detection in Oil Storage Caverns. SMRI Fall Meeting. :177-185.
2016
Brouard B, Zakharov V, Daxner G.  2016.  Sounds Well System: Non-intrusive Monitoring of Leaching. SMRI Fall Meeting.
Bérest P, Sicsic P, Brouard B.  2016.  Thermomechanical effects of a depressurization in a CAES. 50th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium.
2015
Manivannan S, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2015.  Effects of changes in the pressure and temperature of the testing fluid during a liquid-liquid MIT. SMRI Fall Meeting. :3-19.
Thoraval A, Lahaie F, Brouard B, Bérest P.  2015.  A generic model for predicting long-term behavior of storage salt caverns after their abandonment as an aid to risk assessment. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 77:44-59. Abstract
Bérest P, Brouard B, Favret F, Hévin G, Karimi-Jafari M.  2015.  Maximum Pressure in Gas Storage Caverns. SMRI Spring Meeting. :25-41.
Wang L, Berest P, Brouard B.  2015.  Mechanical Behavior of Salt Caverns: Closed-Form Solutions vs Numerical Computations. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 48(6)
Berest P, Brouard B, Gharbi H.  2015.  Rheological and geometrical reverse creep in salt caverns. 2015 VIII Mechanical Behavior Of Salt. :199.
2014
Bérest P, Brouard B, Djizanne H, Hévin G.  2014.  Thermomechanical effects of a rapid depressurization in a gas cavern. Acta Geotechnica.
Djizanne H, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2014.  The Mechanical Stability of a Salt Cavern Used for Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES). SMRI Spring Meeting.
Djizanne H, Bérest P, Brouard B, Frangi A.  2014.  Blowout in salt caverns. Oil & Gas Science and Technology – Rev. IFP Energies nouvelles.
Bérest P, Brouard B.  2014.  Long-term behavior of salt caverns. 48th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium.
Bérest P, Béraud J-F, Gharbi H, Brouard B, DeVries K.  2014.  A very slow creep test on an Avery Island salt sample. 48th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium.
2013
Bérest P, Brouard B, Hertz E, Lheur C, Hévin G, de Laguérie P, Hardy J-M.  2013.  Cavern abandonment: three in situ tests. SMRI Fall Meeting.
Brouard B, Bérest P, de Greef V, Béraud J-F, Hertz E, Lheur C.  2013.  Creep closure rate of a shallow salt cavern at Gellenoncourt, France. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 62
Bérest P, Brouard B, Djizanne H, Hévin G.  2013.  Effects of a rapid depressurization in a salt cavern. The 3rd ISRM Symposium on Rock Mechanics.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Djizanne H, Hévin G.  2013.  Thermo-mechanical effects of a rapid depressurization in a gas cavern. 3rd Sino-German Conference.
Bérest P, Djizanne H, Brouard B, Frangi A.  2013.  A Simplified Solution For Gas Flow During a Blow-out in an H2 or Air Storage Cavern. SMRI Spring Meeting.
Bérest P, Brouard B.  2013.  Mines et cavités salines. Manuel de Mécanique des Roches. III:155-190.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Feuga B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2013.  Un effondrement à la mine de sel de Varangéville en 1873. Manuel de Mécanique des Roches. III:19-29.
2012
Brouard B, Bérest P, de Greef V, Gary G, Crabeil J-P.  2012.  Sounds good? Determination of a Gas/Brine Interface by an Acoustic Method at Manosque SMRI Fall Meeting.
Djizanne H, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2012.  Tensile Effective Stresses in Hydrocarbon Storage Caverns. SMRI Fall Meeting.
Djizanne H, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2012.  Effets mécaniques d'une détente dans une caverne de stockage de gaz. Journées Nationales de Géotechnique et de Géologie de l’Ingénieur JNGG2012.
Brouard B, Bérest P, Djizanne H, Frangi A.  2012.  Mechanical stability of a salt cavern submitted to high-frequency cycles. 7th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt.
Bérest P, Djizanne H, Brouard B, Hévin G.  2012.  Rapid depressurization: can they lead to irreversible damage? SMRI Spring Meeting.
Brouard B, Bérest P, de Greef V, Gary G, Gillard P, Valette M.  2012.  Set-up of a broken-casings detection system. SMRI Spring Meeting.
Bérest P, Béraud J-F, Bourcier M, Dimanov A, Gharbi H, Brouard B, DeVries K, Tribout D.  2012.  Very slow creep tests on rock samples. 7th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt.
Pellizzaro C, Bérest P, Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2012.  Nouvelles problématiques posées par le cyclage thermo-mécanique en cavités salines. Journées Nationales de Géotechnique et de Géologie de l’Ingénieur JNGG2012.
2011
Bérest P, Béraud J-F, de Greef V, Brouard B, Hertz E, Lheur C.  2011.  Creep closure rate of a shallow salt cavern. 12th Int. Congress on Rock Mechanics (ISMR).
Bérest P, Béraud J-F, de Greef V, Brouard B, Hertz E, Lheur C.  2011.  Creep closure rate of a shallow cavern. SMRI Spring Meeting.
Brouard B, Frangi A, Bérest P.  2011.  Mechanical Stability of a Cavern Submitted to High-Frequency Cycles. SMRI Spring Meeting. :99-116.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Hévin G.  2011.  Twelve-year monitoring of the Etrez salt cavern. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 48(1):168-173.
Karimi-Jafari M, Gatelier N, Brouard B, Bérest P, Djizanne H.  2011.  Multi-cycle gas storage in salt caverns. SMRI Fall Meeting. :142-159.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M, Pellizzaro C.  2011.  Thermomechanical aspects of high frequency cycling in salt storage caverns. International Gas Union Research Conference.
2010
Brouard B, Bérest P.  2010.  The Carresse abandonment field tests. SMRI Technical Class. :165-200.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Durup G, Hévin G.  2010.  The Etrez abandonment field tests. SMRI Technical Class.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Feuga B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2010.  L’effondrement de 1873 à la mine de Varangéville (The 1873 collapse at the Varangéville salt mine). Revue Française de Géotechnique. 131-132:105-117.
Jacques A, Brouard B, Bérest P, Boutaud de la Combe J-L.  2010.  A New Cost Effective Well Testing Methodology for Tight Gas Reservoirs. SPE Annual Technical Conference.
Bérest P, Hévin G, Brouard B.  2010.  A 12-year long cavern abandonment test. ICEM14, 14th Int. Conf. on experimental Mechanics. 6
Bérest P, Brouard B, Hévin G, Pellizzaro C.  2010.  12-year pressure monitoring in an idle salt cavern — The 1997-1998 Etrez abandonment test revisited. SMRI Spring Meeting. :233-244.
Bérest P, de Greef V, Béraud J-F, Lheur C, Hertz E.  2010.  A cavern abandonment program in a CSME cavern at Gellenoncourt (France). SMRI Spring Meeting. :215-231.
Bérest P, Brouard B.  2010.  Field testing issues relative to the long term abandonment of salt caverns. SMRI Technical Class. :31-49.
Lestringant C, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2010.  Thermo-mechanical effects in Compressed Air Storage (CAES). SMRI Fall Meeting. :29-44.
Brouard B.  2010.  Using LOCAS software to predict the long-term behavior of salt caverns. SMRI Technical Class. :91-124.
Bérest P, Béraud J-F, Brouard B, Blum P-A, Charpentier J-P, de Greef V, Gharbi H, Valès F.  2010.  Very slow creep tests on rock samples. ICEM14, 14th Int. Conf. on experimental Mechanics. 6
2009
Brouard B, Bérest P, Karimi-Jafari M.  2009.  The effect of small deviatoric stresses on cavern creep behavior. 9th Int. Symp. on Salt. :574-589.
Bérest P, Brouard B.  2009.  Why MIT interpretations can be wrong: apparent and actual leaks. 9th Int. Symp. on Salt. :548-567.
Brouard B, Lheur C, Hertz E, Bérest P, de Greef V, Béraud J-F.  2009.  A brine outflow test in a Gellenoncourt cavern. SMRI Spring Meeting. :105-120.
2008
Gatelier N, You T, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2008.  Adiabatic temperature changes in an oil-filled cavern. SMRI Fall Meeting. :81-104.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2008.  The effect of small deviatoric stresses on cavern creep behavior. SMRI Fall Meeting. :295-310.
Feuga B, Bérest P, Karimi-Jafari M, Brouard B.  2008.  Mechanical Behaviour of a Marly Floor in two Mines where Brine or Water was abundant. SMRI Spring Meeting. :19-40.
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2008.  Subsidence, sinkholes and craters above salt caverns. SMRI Spring Meeting. :269-278.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Feuga B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2008.  The 1873 collapse at the Varangéville salt mine (L’effondrement de 1873 à la mine de Varangéville). Actes des Journées Nationales de Géotechnique et de Géologie de l’Ingénieur, JNGG’08. :281-288.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Feuga B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2008.  The 1873 Collapse of the Saint-Maximilien Panel at the Varangéville Salt Mine. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 45(7):1025-1043.
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Brouard B, Van Sambeek L.  2008.  Interpretation of Mechanical Integrity Tests. ISRM International Symposium, ARMS5. :1263-1270.
2007
Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Durup G.  2007.  Pressure Build-up in a Sealed Cavern: Effect of a Gas Blanket. SMRI Spring Meeting. :179-188.
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2007.  Effect of natural convection on blanket dissolution rate in a cavern. SMRI Fall Meeting. :173-184.
Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P.  2007.  Onset of tensile effective stresses in gas storage caverns. SMRI Fall Meeting. :119-135.
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2007.  Thermal Effects in Salt Caverns. SMRI Spring Meeting. :179-188.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M, Van Sambeek L.  2007.  Transient behaviour of salt caverns. Interpretation of Mechanical Integrity Tests. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 44:767-786.
2006
Bérest P, Karimi-Jafari M, Brouard B, Durup G.  2006.  Brine Warming in a Sealed Cavern: What can be done? SMRI Fall Meeting. :61-80.
Brouard B, Bérest P, Caligaris C, Frangi A, Hévin G, Pichery T.  2006.  Numerical Computations of the Mechanical Behaviour of Cemented Casings Submitted to Large and Fast Pressure Variations. SMRI Fall Meeting. :217-232.
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2006.  Transient Behaviour of Salt Caverns. SMRI Fall Meeting. :253-270.
Bérest P, Karimi-Jafari M, Brouard B, Bazargan B.  2006.  In situ Mechanical Tests in Salt Caverns. SMRI Spring Meeting. :91-130.
Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Frangi A.  2006.  Using LOCAS Software to Better Understand the Behavior of Salt Caverns. SMRI Spring Meeting. :273-288.
Brouard B, Bérest P, Karimi-Jafari M.  2006.  Deep salt-cavern abandonment. 6th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt. :445-452.
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Brouard B, Van Sambeek L, Bazargan B.  2006.  Evaluation des fuites autour du cuvelage d'une cavité de stockage dans le sel. JNGG.
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Brouard B, Van Sambeek L.  2006.  Transient behaviour of salt caverns. 6th Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Salt.
2005
Karimi-Jafari M, Bérest P, Van Sambeek L, Brouard B, Bazargan B.  2005.  Interpretation of Mechanical Integrity Tests. SMRI Fall Meeting. :153-173.
Bérest P, Brouard B, de Greef V.  2005.  Permeability tests on hollow salt spheres. 7
Bérest P, Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2005.  Deep salt cavern abandonment. Post-Mining 2005.
Bérest P, Karimi-Jafari M, Brouard B, Bazargan B.  2005.  In situ mechanical tests in salt caverns. SMRI Spring Meeting.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Karimi-Jafari M.  2005.  Transient Behaviour of Underground Salt Caverns. McMat2005: 2005 Joint ASME/ASCE/SES Conference on Mechanics and Materials. :27-44.
2004
de Laguérie P, Héas J-Y, Fourmaintraux D, You T, Brouard B, Bérest P.  2004.  Decommissioning and abandonment procedure of LPG caverns at Carresse. SMRI Fall Meeting. :27-44.
Brouard B, Bérest P, Héas J-Y, Fourmaintraux D, de Laguérie P, You T.  2004.  An in situ creep test in advance of abandoning a salt cavern. SMRI Fall Meeting. :45-69.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Feuga B.  2004.  Dry Mine Abandonment. SMRI Spring Meeting. :287-315.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Feuga B.  2004.  Abandon des mines de sel : faut-il ennoyer ? Revue Française de Géotechnique. 106-107:53-72.
2003
Kurosé A, Bérest P, Brouard B.  2003.  Analytical methods for dynamic response of underground structures. VI Colloque National AFPS. :263-276.
Brouard B, Bérest P, Feuga B.  2003.  Abandon des mines de sel : faut-il ennoyer ? Conférence Après-Mines 2003.
Bérest P, Brouard B.  2003.  Safety of salt caverns used for underground storage. Oil & Gas Science and Technology. 58:361-384.
2002
Brouard B, Bérest P, Durup G.  2002.  LOSAC: a first salt cavern abandonment software. SMRI Spring Meeting.
Bérest P, Brouard B.  2002.  Safety of salt caverns used for underground storage. 8th Portuguese Congress for Geotechnique.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Durup G.  2002.  Tightness tests in salt-cavern wells. SMRI Spring Meeting. :1-27.
2001
Brouard B, Bérest P, Durup G.  2001.  In-situ salt permeability testing. SMRI Fall Meeting. :139-157.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Bergues J, Durup G.  2001.  Evolution de la pression dans une caverne remplie de fluide. 1st International Conference Albert Cacquot.
Bérest P, Bergues J, Brouard B, Durup G, Guerber B.  2001.  A salt cavern abandonment test. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. :357-368.
Bérest P, Brouard B.  2001.  Storage of tritiated water in salt caverns. 6th KIWIR - International Workshop on Key Issues in Waste Isolation Research. :497-511.
Bérest P, Brouard B, Durup G.  2001.  Tightness tests in salt-cavern wells. Oil & Gas Science and Technology. 56:451-469.
2000
Bérest P, Brouard B, Durup G.  2000.  Shut-in pressure tests - case studies. SMRI Fall Meeting. :105-125.
1999
Bérest P, Bergues J, Brouard B, Durup G, Guerber B.  1999.  A measurement of creep and permeability of a salt cavern. Compte-Rendu de l'Académie des Sciences. (série II b):103-108.