Download e-book for kindle: Microseismic Monitoring and Geomechanical Modelling of CO2 by James P. Verdon

By James P. Verdon

ISBN-10: 3642253873

ISBN-13: 9783642253874

ISBN-10: 3642253881

ISBN-13: 9783642253881

This thesis offers a powerful precis of the aptitude to take advantage of passive seismic the way to display screen the sequestration of anthropogenic CO2 in geologic reservoirs. It brings jointly leading edge learn in detailed components – seismology and geomechanics – and contains either info research and numerical modelling. the information come from the Weyburn-Midale venture, that's at present the biggest Carbon catch and garage (CCS) venture on the earth. James Verdon’s effects convey how passive seismic tracking can be utilized as an early caution process for fault reactivation and most sensible seal failure, that may bring about the get away of CO2 on the surface.

Show description

Read Online or Download Microseismic Monitoring and Geomechanical Modelling of CO2 Storage in Subsurface Reservoirs PDF

Similar geophysics books

Mechanics of Turbulence of Multicomponent Gases - download pdf or read online

Area exploration and complicated astronomy have dramatically accelerated our wisdom of outer house and made it attainable to check the indepth mechanisms underlying a number of common phenomena brought on by complicated interplay of physical-chemical and dynamical procedures within the universe. large breakthroughs in astrophysics and the planetary s- ences have ended in more and more complex types of such media as substantial molecular clouds giving delivery to stars, protoplanetary accretion disks linked to the sunlight system’s formation, planetary atmospheres and circumplanetary area.

Engineering Geology of Major Dams on the Columbia River by Richard W. Galster, Alan S. Imrie, John W. Sager, Fred J. PDF

Concerning the ProductPublished via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the sphere journey Guidebooks sequence. This expedition will stopover at dams built at the major stem of the Columbia River and a few of its significant tributaries throughout the half-century among 1933 and 1983. Engineering geology difficulties linked to siting, layout, and development of those tasks and the relation of the neighborhood geology to many of the websites could be mentioned.

Download e-book for iPad: Applied Geostatistics with SGeMS: A User's Guide by Nicolas Remy

The Stanford Geostatistical Modeling software program (SGeMS) is an open-source computing device package deal for fixing difficulties related to spatially comparable variables. It offers geostatistics practitioners with a simple interface, an interactive three-D visualization, and a big variety of algorithms. This sensible publication presents a step by step consultant to utilizing SGeMS algorithms.

New PDF release: Acoustic Investigation of Complex Seabeds

Offshore drilling and buildings require certain wisdom of the geophysical homes of the seabed and sub-seabed, as unforeseen gadgets can decelerate or halt tasks. This booklet provides the state of the art in acoustic exploration of the seabed and sub-seabed, from preliminary designs within the Eighties to advertisement contracting and operation of the Acoustic Corer™ within the final decade.

Extra info for Microseismic Monitoring and Geomechanical Modelling of CO2 Storage in Subsurface Reservoirs

Sample text

D) shows the error surface and cluster analysis. A good result will have one clearly defined error minimum picked splitting analysis windows. An F-test is used to normalised this surface such that a value of 1 represents the 95% confidence interval. The cluster analysis is also displayed to the right of this panel. The upper cluster analysis panel shows the results (ψ and δVS ) of the splitting measurement for each of the splitting analysis windows. The lower cluster analysis panel maps the results for each window in ψ − δVS space, highlighting the clusters identified by SHEBA.

When computing BN and BTh , μr = C66 11 r r r r r when computing BT v , μ = C44 and λ + 2μ = C33 ). Kfl and μfl are the bulk and shear moduli of the fluid (usually, μfl = 0), and ξ and a are the scalar density and average aspect ratio of the fracture set. The fracture density is a non-dimensional term given by the number of fractures in a volume and their average radius, ξ = Nr3 /V . For the assumption of isolated fractures made by Hudson (1981) to be valid, either the pore space and fractures must be hydraulically isolated (this is unrealistic for reservoir rocks), or the frequency of the propagating wave must be high enough that there is no time for the pressure gradient to be equalised.

The splitting parameters ψ and δVS for each raypath are calculated using the Christoffel equation. , Al-Harrasi et al. 2010). Because there will also be uncertainty regarding the event location, and therefore the angle of wave propagation through the rock, I also add noise of ±10◦ to the inclinations and azimuths of the synthetic data—this is done after the splitting operators have been computed. This then represents the ‘observed’ dataset, which I use to invert for the initial model parameters.

Download PDF sample

Microseismic Monitoring and Geomechanical Modelling of CO2 Storage in Subsurface Reservoirs by James P. Verdon

by Steven

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 25 votes