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Study of reservoir induced seismicity

Study of reservoir induced seismicity

final technical report, August 1979

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Published by Woodward-Clyde Consultants in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydraulic structures -- Earthquake effects,
  • Reservoirs -- Earthquake effects -- United States.,
  • Dams -- Earthquake effects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Duane R. Packer ... [et al.]
    SeriesUSGS OFR -- 80-1092, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 80-1092
    ContributionsPacker, Duane R, Geological Survey (U.S.), Woodward-Clyde Consultants
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14219130M

    This book provides a quantitative introduction to the physics, application, interpretation, and hazard aspects of fluid-induced seismicity, focussing on spatio-temporal dynamics. Including many real data examples, this is a valuable reference for researchers and graduate students of geophysics, geomechanics and petrophysics, and a practical Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press. In general, the thesis work discusses reservoir characterization from two aspects: 1) understanding fractures and faults in reservoirs as seismic sources with induced seismicity, and then inferring other properties of the reservoirs, such as stress regime and velocity structure (Chapters 2, 3, 4); 2) understanding the fractures in reservoirs as.

    'Passive Seismic Monitoring of Induced Seismicity is a comprehensive textbook covering basic theoretical concepts of seismic and ancillary topics through to practical implementation in industrial settings. The book is an essential reference text on this topical technology.' Shawn Maxwell - Itasca Microseismic and Geomechanical EvaluationCited by: Assessment of Potential Strength of an Induced Earthquake by Using Fuzzy Multifactorial Evaluation.- Role of Dykes in Induced Seismicity at Bhatsa Reservoir, Maharashtra, India.- Speculation on the Causes of Continuing Seismicity Near Koyna Reservoir, India.- Seismicity of the Koyna Region and Regional Tectonomagmatism of the Western Margin.

    There are few books and long review articles on water reservoir induced seismicity, mining induced seismicity and even on volcanic seismicity but the subjects of induced seismicity following fluid extraction and nuclear explosion and seismicity associated with tidal stress in Earth have not received significant attention though there are research papers in relevant : $ This reality thus makes the study of the induced seismicity very important and this volume timely.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Source Parameters of Mining-induced Seismic Events: An Evaluation of Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Faulting Models for Assessing Damage Potential -- Induced Seismicity in the.


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Vol.The Nature of Reservoir-induced Seismicity In the case of protracted seismicity, modeling suggests that the pore pressure increase that causes the seismicity, is related to the frequency and amplitude of lake-level changes (ROELOFFS, ).

Peak changes in pore pressures occur directly beneath the lake and decrease away from it. 1 Introduction. Itoiz Reservoir in central-western Pyrenees, Spain, a region of low-level ambient seismicity, was the location of a M reservoir-induced earthquake in September (Ruiz et al. a,b).Following further impoundment (to ), the Cited by: Induced seismicity refers to typically minor earthquakes and tremors that are caused by human activity that alters the stresses and strains on the Earth's induced seismicity is of a low magnitude.

A few sites regularly have larger quakes, such as The Geysers geothermal plant in California which averaged two M4 events and 15 M3 events every year from to The temporal distribution of seismicity and reservoir-induced stresses but differ between shows a migration outward from the center of the the distinct fault zones, and (3) the seismicity.

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Reservoir Induced Earthquakes. • the types and causes of induced seismicity; • issues specific to each energy technology addressed in the study (geothermal energy, conventional and unconventional oil and gas production, injection wells for disposal of wastewater associated with energy development, and carbon capture and storage [CCS]).

Induced seismicity is shown to have (1) higher rate of background events (both absolute and relative to the total rate), (2) faster temporal offspring decay, (3) higher rate of repeating events. B.F. Howell Jr., in International Geophysics, Bock, Günter (–) German geophysicist who died prematurely in a plane crash on Nov.

6, He listed his seismological interests as (1) development of models on reservoir-induced seismicity, (2) investigation of the effect of subducting lithosphere on travel times of body waves, (3) study of the Earth's mantle using body waves and. Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies identifies gaps in knowledge and research needed to advance the understanding of induced seismicity; identify gaps in induced seismic hazard assessment methodologies and the research to close those gaps; and assess options for steps toward best practices with regard to energy development and.

The seismicity is likely to be more widespread and deeper for a larger reservoir than for a smaller one. The induced seismicity is observed both beneath the deepest part of the reservoir and in the surrounding areas.

The location of the seismicity is governed by the nature of faulting below and near the by: A workshop on Induced Seismicity was organized during the 27th General Assembly of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of Earth's Interior (IASPEI) in Wellington, New Zealand during JanuaryThis volume presents a collection of 16 papers accepted for publication.

Abstract. The study of reservoir-induced seismicity offers a controlled setting to understand the physics of the earthquake process. Data from detailed investigations at reservoirs in South Carolina suggested that the mechanism of transmission of stress to hypocentral locations is Cited by: reservoir induced seismicity has become a critical point of discussion.

A detailed understanding of the physical processes associated with reservoir induced seismicity is required for assessing and (eventually) mitigating the seismic risk. We present a hydro-mechanical model describing fluid injection induced seismicity.

The model is based on theCited by: 3. The phenomenon of dam-triggered earthquakes is known as reservoir-induced seismicity. It's not well-understood, but basically what happens is this: Advertisement. When a dam is built and the reservoir filled with water, the amount of pressure exerted on the earth in that area changes dramatically.

When the water level of a reservoir is raised Author: Julia Layton. In general, induced seismicity refers to seismic events that are a result of human activity. There are many different ways in which human activity can cause induced seismicity including geothermal operations, reservoir impoundment (water behind dams), waste water injections, and oil and gas operations such as hydraulic fracturing.

In the oil and gas industry, induced. Induced seismicity is related to stress changes in the reservoir and surrounding rocks that can be caused by various mechanisms ranging from pore pressure variations, to geochemical reactions, temperature effects, and either locking or reactivation of pre-existing faults.

Accordingly, the patterns of induced seismicity vary a lot for different fields or events within the same field over space. Induced seismicity has also been identified as a result of reservoir impoundment.

The first documented event swarm, culminating in an M b event on Octowas documented at the Manicouagan 3 reservoir in Quebec. Another induced event, M Loccurred near Mica, British Columbia on January 5, due to reservoir impoundment.

Moreover, previous works have also shown that the characteristics of induced seismicity depend not only on the injected volume, but also on the reservoir geological struct31,32, the depth Cited by: 4.

The potential for reservoir-induced seismicity, which is the triggering of earthquakes by the physical processes that accompany the impoundment of large reservoirs, was recognized during the seismic hazard studies for the original Auburn Dam.

It remains an important issue for the present project because of the potential to increase the. The ability of fluid-generated subsurface stress changes to trigger earthquakes has long been recognized.

However, the dramatic rise in the rate of human-induced earthquakes in the past decade has created abundant opportunities to study induced earthquakes and triggering processes. This review briefly summarizes early studies but focuses on results from induced earthquakes during the past   Recent research has demonstrated that when suitable physical measurements of rock properties are made, a fairly accurate model of induced seismicity can be obtained.

It appears possible to mitigate the hazard of RIS through manipulation of reservoir levels. The present volume is an updated and revised follow-up to the : The temporal distribution of induced seismicity following the filling of large reservoirs shows two types of response.

At some reservoirs, seismicity begins almost immediately following the first filling of the reservoir. At others, pronounced increases in seismicity are not observed until a number of seasonal filling cycles have by: