General-purpose reservoir simulators: The TOUGH2 family Academic Article uri icon


  • TOUGH2 is a general-purpose fluid and heat flow simulator, with applications in geothermal reservoir engineering, nuclear waste disposal and environmental contamination problems. This article summarizes recent developments that enhance the useability of the code and provide a more accurate and comprehensive description of reservoir processes.

published proceedings

  • Bulletin. Geothermal Resources Council

author list (cited authors)

  • Pruess, K., Finsterle, S., Moridis, G., Oldenburg, C., & Wu, Y. S.

complete list of authors

  • Pruess, K||Finsterle, S||Moridis, G||Oldenburg, C||Wu, YS

publication date

  • February 1997