Presentations

Bromhal, G.; Dilmore, R. National Risk Assessment Partnership: New Technologies for Subsurface Risk. Presented at the 2017 Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation, Partnerships and Collaboration: Carbon Storage and Oil and Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, August 1-3, 2017.

 

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INDUCED SEISMICITY

2018

Edelman, E.; Burghardt, J. A.; McPherson, B. J. Experimental Investigation of Time-Dependent Deformation of Fluid Disposal Reservoir Caprocks. Presented at the 52nd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, Seattle, WA, June 17-20, 2018.

Guglielmi, Y.; Nussbaum, C.; Birkholzer, J.; De Barros, L.; Cappa, F.  Permeability Evolution Associated to Creep and Episodic Slow Slip of a Fault Affecting Clay Formations: Results from the In-Situ FS Fault Activation Experiment in Mt Terri (Switzerland). Presented at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 11-15, 2017.

Nussbaum, C.; Guglielmi, Y.; Jeanne, P.; Birkholzer, J. In-situ Observations of Fault Leakage During a Semi-Controlled Fault Activation (FS) Experiment, Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, Switzerland. Presented at the 15th Swiss Geosciences Meeting, Davos, Switzerland, November 17-18, 2017.

2017

Burghardt, J. Geomechanical Risk Analysis for Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the 51st U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 25-28, 2017; Paper 17-478.

Chen, T.; Zhang, M.; Huang, L, Fast detection and location of induced microseismicity for CO2 injection monitoring, Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Conference, Chicago, IL, April 10-13, 2017.

Guglielmi, Y. Fault Slip Experiments in Underground Research Laboratories. Presented at the 51st U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 25-28, 2017.

Guglielmi, Y.; Nussbaum, C.; Birkholzer, J.; De Barros, L.; Cappa, F.  Permeability Evolution Associated to Creep and Episodic Slow Slip of a Fault Affecting Clay Formations: Results from the In-Situ FS Fault Activation Experiment in Mt Terri (Switzerland). Presented at the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers/Society of Exploration Geophysicists (EAGE/SEG) Research Workshop 2017, Trondheim, Norwary, August 28-31, 2017.

Jeanne, P.; Guglielmi, Y.; Rutqvist, J.; Birkholzer, J.; Nussbaum, C.  Elastic Properties Ante- Syn- and Post Rupture Within a Small Fault Zone in Clay Formation. Presented at the 51st U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, June 25-28, 2017.

Kroll, K. Unraveling the significance of the Initial Conditions in Simulations of Induced Seismicity.  Invited seminar, Stanford Consortium for Induced and Triggered Seismicity, Stanford University, March 6, 2017.

Nussbaum, C.; Guglielmi, Y.; De Barros, L.; Birkholzer, J.  Imaging the Long-term Loss of Faulted Caprock Integrity - In-situ Experiments in the Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, Switzerland.  Presented at the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers/Society of Exploration Geophysicists (EAGE/SEG) Research Workshop 2017, Trondheim, Norway, August 28-31, 2017.

Roy, P.; Walsh, S.; Morris, J.; Carroll, S.; Hao, Y.; Iyer, J.; Torsater, M. Impact of Thermal Stresses on Wellbore Integrity during CO2 Injection. Poster presented at the AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14-18, 2015.

Rutqvist, J. Modeling Fault Activation and Seismicity in Geologic Carbon Storage and Shale-gas Fracturing – Under what conditions could a felt seismic event be induced? Invited presentation at the SEG 2017 Annual Meeting, Special Session on Injection-induced Seismicity, Houston, TX, September 26, 2017.

Singh, H.; Huerta, N. Detecting Subsurface Fluid Leaks in Real-Time Using Injection and Production Rates. Poster presented at the 2017 Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation, Partnerships and Collaboration: Carbon Storage and Oil and Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 1-3, 2017.

White, J. A. Pressure Analysis Toolkit. Presented at the 2017 Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation, Partnerships and Collaboration: Carbon Storage and Oil and Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 1-3, 2017.

White, J. A. National Risk Assessment Partnership: Induced Seismicity Working Group. Presented at the 2017 Mastering the Subsurface through Technology Innovation, Partnerships and Collaboration: Carbon Storage and Oil and Natural Gas Technologies Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 1-3, 2017.

2016

Garapati, N.; Randolph, J.; Finsterle, S.; Saar, M. O. Simulating Reinjection of Produced Fluids into the Reservoir. Presented at the 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Feb 22–24, 2016.

Kroll, K. A.; Richards-Dinger, K. B.; Dieterich, J. H.; White, J. A. Simulating Injection Induced Earthquakes: The Effects of Rate-and State-dependent Friction and Injection History. Presented at the SPE-SEG Workshop, Fort Worth, TX, March 28–30, 2016.

Nguyen, B. N. Three-Dimensional Analysis of a Faulted CO2 Reservoir Using an Eshelby-Mori-Tanaka Approach to Rock Elastic Properties and Fault Permeability. Invited presentation at the International Forum on Rock Mechanics Aspects of CO2 Geological Storage Geomechanics, Wuhan, China, May 23–24, 2016.

Rutqvist, J. Fault Activation and Induced Seismicity in Geologic Carbon Storage. Invited keynote presentation at the International Forum on CO2 Geological Storage Geomechanics, Wuhan, China, May 23–24, 2016.

Rutqvist, J. Modeling Injection-induced Seismicity Associated with Geologic CO2 Sequestration, Shale-gas Fracturing and Stimulation of a Geothermal Reservoir. Invited presentation at China University of Mining & Technology, Beijing, China, May 26, 2016.

Rutqvist, J. Modeling of Injection-Induced Fault Reactivation and Seismicity in Geologic Carbon Storage and Shale-gas Fracturing. Invited presentation at SPE/SEG Workshop: Injection Induced Seismicity-Engineering Integration, Evaluation and Mitigation, Fort Worth, TX, March 28–30, 2016.

2015

Bachmann, C. E.; Foxall, W.; White, J. A. Short Term Seismic Forecasting Tool – STSFT. Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18–20, 2015.

Bachmann, C. E.; White, J. A. Short Term Seismic Forecasting Tool – STSFT. Online presentation, NRAP Tool Webinar Series, Nov 30, 2015.

Bachmann, C.E.; Foxall, W.; Jeanne, P. Determining the Impact of Induced Seismicity – A Fully Integrated Modeling Approach. Presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015; Abstract #S13B-2839.

Huang, L.; Lin, Y.; Chen, T. Improving Velocity Models for Microseismic Imaging. Poster presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015; S21A-2672.

Moore, J.; Gill, M.; Crandall, D. Physical and Hydraulic Aperture Evaluation vs Shale Fractures Using Computed Tomography. Presented at the Shale at All Scales: Exploring Coupled Processes Workshop, Sandia National Laboratory, Sante Fe, NM, June 9–11, 2015.

Nguyen, B. N.; Hou, Z.; Bacon, D. H.; Murray, C. J. A Multiscale Geochemical-Mechanical Approach to Analyze CO2 Reservoirs. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

Nguyen, B. N.; Hou, Z.; Bacon, D. H.; White, M. D. Three-Dimensional Modeling of the Reactive Transport of CO2 and Its Impacts on Geomechanical Properties of Faulted Reservoir Rocks and Seals. Poster presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14–18, 2015; T23B-2935.

Rutqvist, J. Modeling Fault Reactivation, Induced Seismicity, and Leakage during Underground CO2 Injection. Invited keynote presentation at the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) Meeting, Leeds, U.K., Nov 3, 2015.

Stone, I.; Lee, R.; Bradley, C.; Larmat, C. Development of a Ground Motion Prediction Method for Carbon Dioxide Injection Induced Earthquakes. Presented at Seismological Society of America (SSA) 2015 Annual Meeting, Pasadena, CA, April 23, 2015; Abstract 15-188.

Sullivan, C. Continental Sequence Stratigraphy of the Mount Simon at the FutueGen2.0 Site in Morgan County, Illinois. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2015.

White, J. Microseismic Toolset for Fault Detection and Seismicity Mitigation. Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18–20, 2015.

White, J.; Carroll, S. Implications of Stress State Uncertainty on Caprock and Well Integrity. Presented at the 5th Annual Carbon Storage Research and Development (R&D) Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 18–20, 2015.

2014

Bachmann C. E.; Lindsey, N.; Foxall, W.; Robertson, M. Discrimination and Assessment of Induced Seismicity in Active Tectonic Zones: A Case Study from Southern California. Presented at the 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2014; Abstract #S54A-04.

Bachmann, C. E.; White, J. A. Short Term Seismic Forecasting Tool – STSFT. Online presentation, NRAP Tool Webinar Series, Nov 30, 2015.

Bachmann, C.; Foxall, W. Induced Seismicity of the Paradox Valley Brine Injection. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Bachmann, C.; Foxall, W. Induced Seismicity of the Paradox Valley Brine Injection. Presented at the 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15–19, 2014.

Bachmann, C.; Foxall, W.; Daley, T. Comparing Induced Seismicity on Different Scales. Presented at the 39th Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Feb 24–26, 2014; SGP-TR-202.

Buscheck, T. A.; White, J. A.; Chen, M.; Sun, Y.; Hao, Y.; Aines, R. D.; Bourcier, W. L.; Bielicki, J. M. Pre-injection Brine Production for Managing Pressure in Compartmentalized CO2 Storage Reservoirs. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Johnson, S.; Foxall, W.; Hutchings, L.; Savy, J. B. Assessing Risk Due to Injection-Induced Seismicity Prior to Operation. Presented at the 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15–19, 2014; Paper #H11M-01.

Johnson, S.; Settgast, R.; White, J.; Walsh, S. D.; Fu, O. Piercing the Darkness: Understanding Hydraulic Fracture Processes through High-Performance Computing, Multi-Physics Modeling, and Field Observations. Presented at the XX International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR 2014), Stuttgart, Germany, June 10–13, 2014.

Nguyen, B. N. Geomechanical Evaluation of Thermal Impact of Injection Temperature at the FutureGen 2.0 Site. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Nguyen, B. N. Investigation of Controls on Geomechanical Fault Strength Caused by Mineralogical Changes due to Injected CO2. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Nguyen, B. N.; Hou, Z.; Bacon, D. H.; Murray, C. J. Investigation of Controls on Geomechanical Fault Strength Caused by Mineralogical Changes Due to Injected CO2. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

Oldenburg, C. M.; Cihan, A.; Zhou, Q.; Fairweather, S.; Spangler, L. H. Delineating Area of Review in a System with Pre-injection Relative Overpressure. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Rinaldi, A. P.; Villarrasa, V.; Rutqvist, J.; Jeanne, P.; Cappa, F. 3D Modeling of Fault Reactivation during CO2 Injection. Presented at the 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15–19, 2014; Abstract H11K-05.

Rutqvist, J. J.; Cappa, F.; Rinaldi, A. P.; Godano, M. Dynamic Modeling of Injection-Induced Fault Reactivation and Ground Motion and Impact on Surface Structures and Human Perception. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

White, J. A.; Foxall, W. A Phased Approach to Seismicity Risk Management. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

White, J. A.; Foxall, W. A. Phased Approach to Induced Seismicity Risk Management during CO2 Storage. Presented at GHGT-12, Austin, TX, Oct 5–9, 2014.

Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T.; Oldenburg, C. Analysis of Injectivity at Four Representative Geological CO2 Injection Sites. Presented at the Thirteenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Storage Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 28–May 1, 2014.

2013

Bachmann, C. E. Induced Seismicity Research – What We Can Learn from Statistical Seismology. Presented at the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Seminar Series, Menlo Park, CA, Aug 7, 2013.

Bachmann, C.; Foxall, W. Induced Seismicity of the Paradox Valley Brine Injection. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013; Abstract #S33D-2481.

Bromhal, G. S.; White, J. Quantitative Risk Assessment Approaches for Induced Seismicity. Presented to the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on Earth Resources Induced Seismicity and Energy Technology, Washington, DC, Nov 13, 2013.

Chiaramonte, L.; White, J. A.; Hao, Y.; Ringrose, P. Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Mechanical Deformation due to CO2 Injection in a Compartmentalized Reservoir. Presented at the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 23–26, 2013.

Foxall, W.; Savy, J.; Johnson, S.; Hutchings, L.; Trainor-Guitton, W.; Chen, M. Simulation-Based Probabilistic Hazard and Risk Analysis for Seismicity Induced by Fluid Injection. Presented at the GEISER Final Conference, Napoli, Italy, May 30–31, 2013.

Jeanne, P.; Rinaldi A. P.; Rutqvist J.; Cappa F. Relation between Fault Zone Architecture, Earthquake Magnitude and Leakage Associated with CO2 Injection in a Multilayered Sedimentary System. Presented at the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 23–26, 2013; Paper #13-246.

Johnson, S.; Foxall, W.; Hutchings, L.; Savy, J. B. Assessing Risk Due to Injection-Induced Seismicity Prior to Operation. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013; Paper #H11M.

Kavousi, P.; Gao, D. Seismic Attribute-Assisted Reservoir Property Modeling using Sequential Gaussian Simulation: A Case Study from the Persian Gulf. Presented at the SEG International Exposition and 83rd Annual Meeting (SEG Houston 2013), Houston, TX, Sept 22-27, 2013.

Nguyen, B. N.; Hou, Z.; Bacon, D. H.; Murray, C. J.; White, J. A. Effects of Injected CO2 on Geomechanical Properties Due to Mineralogical Changes. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Pan, P. Z.; Rutqvist, J.; Feng, X. T.; Yan, F. The Influence of Caprock Initial Damage on Its Fracturing Process during CO2 Injection into a Brine Aquifer. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Rinaldi, A. P.; Rutqvist, J.; Jeanne, P.; Cappa, F. Geomechanical Effects on CO2 Leakage through Fault Zones during Large‐Scale Underground Injection. Presented at the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 23–26, 2013; Paper #13-255.

Rutqvist, J. Modeling of Induced Seismicity and Ground Vibrations Associated with Geologic CO2 Storage, and Assessing Their Effects on Surface Structures and Human Perception. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Trainor-Guitton, W.; Johnson, S.; White, J. A.; Foxall, W. Sensitivity Analysis of Fault Simulation Parameters for Induced Seismicity due to CO2 Injection. Presented at the 2013 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 9–13, 2013.

Walsh, S. D. C.; Smith, M. M.; Carroll, S. A. Decoupling Reaction and Deformation in Natural Fractures with X-Ray Micro-Tomography and Particle Image Velocimetry. Presented at the 47th U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, San Francisco, CA, June 23–26, 2013; Paper No. 13–445.

White, J. A.; Foxall, W.; Trainor-Guitton, W.; Johnson, S.; Savy, J. Probabilistic Seismic Risk Assessment for CCS. Presented at the IEAGHG Combined Meeting of the Modelling Network and the Risk Management Network, Trondheim, Norway, June 10–13, 2013.

2012

Bachmann, C. E.; Wiemer, S.; Allmann, B.; Cabrera, B. M.; Woessner, J. How the Use of Statistical Seismology Benefits Induced Seismicity Research. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Carroll, K. C.; Nguyen, B. N.; Murray, C. J.; Richmond, M. C. A Hydro-Geomechanical Evaluation of CO2 Leakage Uncertainty Quantification to Support Risk Assessment. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Foxall, W.; Johnson, S.; Hutchings, L.; Savy, J.; Hao, Y.; Richards-Dinger, K.; Dieterich, J. Seismic Hazard Assessment for Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Guglielmi Y.; Cappa F.; Derode B.; Jeanne P.; Rutqvist, J. Underground Testing of Permeability and Earthquake Nucleation in Fault Zones. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Murray, C. J.; Carroll, K. C.; Nguyen, B. N.; Richmond, M. C. Comparison of Three Levels of Constitutive Coupling for Hydro-Geomechanical Evaluation of CO2 Leakage to Support Risk Assessment. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Murray, C.; Carroll, K. C.; Nguyen, B. N.; Richmond, M. C. A Hydro-Geomechanical Evaluation of CO2 Leakage Uncertainty Quantification to Support Risk Assessment. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Nguyen, B. N.; Carroll, K. C.; Murray, C. J.; McKinley, M. I.; Richmond, M. C. Effects of Fault Width and Inclination on Fault Reactivation Induced by Underground Injection of CO2. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization & Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 30–May 2, 2012.

Pau, G. H.; Zhang, Y.; Finsterle, S. Reduced Order Models for Many‐Query Subsurface Flow Applications. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Rutqvist J.; Cappa F.; Mazzoldi A.; Rinaldi A. Geomechanical Modeling of Fault Responses and the Potential for Notable Seismic Events during Underground CO2 Injection. Presented at the 2012 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 3–7, 2012.

Rutqvist, J.; Cappa, F.; Mazzoldi, A.; Rinaldi, A. P. Geomechanical Modeling of Fault Responses and the Potential for Notable Seismic Events during Underground CO2 Injection. Presented at GHGT-11, Kyoto, Japan, Nov 18–22, 2012.

2011

Berryman, J. Effective Stress in Fractured Networks: Induced Seismicity during Fluid Injection and/or Fluid Sequestration. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Cappa F.; Rutqvist J. Impact of CO2 Geological Sequestration on the Nucleation of Earthquakes. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Carroll, K. C.; Nguyen, B. N.; Fang, Y.; Richmond, M. C.; Murray, C. J. Coupling of STOMP and ABAQUS for Hydro-Geomechanical Modeling of Fluid Flow and Rock Deformation Associated with Subsurface CO2 Injection. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Foxall, W.; Hutchings, L. J.; Johnson, S.; Savy, J. B. Physics-based Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis for Seismicity Induced by Fluid Injection. Presented at the 2011 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

Murakami, H.; Finsterle, S.; Zhou, Q.; Birkholzer, J. T. Uncertainty Quantification and Global Sensitivity Analysis of CO2 Migration and Pressure Buildup for a Hypothetical GCS Project in the Southern San Joaquin Basin in California. Presented at the Tenth Annual Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2–5, 2011.

White, J. A.; Lu, C.; Sun, Y.; Chiaramonte, L.; Hao, Y. Hazard Potential of Leaking Faults During Geologic Carbon Sequestration. Presented at the 2011 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5–9, 2011.

 

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