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SHale gas Exploration and Exploitation induced Risks

Deliverables

Impact of well construction and fracture stimulation on baseline hydrogeological conditions and on drinking water aquifers

Impact of well construction and fracture stimulation on baseline hydrogeological conditions and on drinking water aquifers

Kick-off meeting report

Kick-off meeting report

Report on the assessment of the response of induced seismic process to operational parameter

Report on the assessment of the response of induced seismic process to operational parameter

Dissemination plan and guidelines for SHEER reports

Dissemination plan and guidelines for SHEER reports

High level conceptual models for each shale analog site for the determination of the potential impacts on groundwater resources

High level conceptual models for each shale analog site for the determination of the potential impacts on groundwater resources

Assessment of fulfilling the air quality criteria

Assessment of fulfilling the air quality criteria

Report on efficient monitoring setup and analysis algorithms for shale gas operations

Report on efficient monitoring setup and analysis algorithms for shale gas operations

Guidelines for the monitoring of shale gas exploration and exploitation induced environmental impacts

Guidelines for the monitoring of shale gas exploration and exploitation induced environmental impacts

Report on data availability, data comprehensiveness and Metadata

Report on data availability, data comprehensiveness and Metadata

Comparative analysis of the impacts of shale gas operations and the impacts of conventional gas and oil sources

Comparative analysis of the impacts of shale gas operations and the impacts of conventional gas and oil sources

Report on the estimation of seismic hazard related to shale gas operation

Report on the estimation of seismic hazard related to shale gas operation

Second year meeting and advisory board report

Second year meeting and advisory board report

Hydrogeological models to assess the potential for groundwater impairment for a selected ‘shale analog’ site

Hydrogeological models to assess the potential for groundwater impairment for a selected ‘shale analog’ site

Methodology of identification of air pollution episodes and their origin

Methodology of identification of air pollution episodes and their origin

Guidelines for risk management of shale gas exploration and exploitation

Guidelines for risk management of shale gas exploration and exploitation

Framework for holistic multi-risk assessment of shale gas operations: (1) Methods for identifying and structuring scenarios

Framework for holistic multi-risk assessment of shale gas operations: (1) Methods for identifying and structuring scenarios

First year meeting and advisory board report

First year meeting and advisory board report

The data management plan

The data management plan

Framework for holistic multi-risk assessment of shale gas operations: (2) Probabilistic framework

Framework for holistic multi-risk assessment of shale gas operations: (2) Probabilistic framework

Report on modelling of fracture processes and fluid migration

Report on modelling of fracture processes and fluid migration

Determination of background level of pollutants

Determination of background level of pollutants

Report on modeling the probability distribution use in seismic hazard analysis

Report on modeling the probability distribution use in seismic hazard analysis

Publications

Impact of magnitude uncertainties on seismic catalogue properties

Author(s): K M Leptokaropoulos, A K Adamaki, R G Roberts, C G Gkarlaouni, P M Paradisopoulou
Published in: Geophysical Journal International, Issue 213/2, 2018, Page(s) 940-951, ISSN 0956-540X
DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggy023

Horizontal respect distance for hydraulic fracturing in the vicinity of existing faults in deep geological reservoirs: a review and modelling study

Author(s): Rachel F. Westwood, Samuel M. Toon, Peter Styles, Nigel J. Cassidy
Published in: Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, Issue 3/4, 2017, Page(s) 379-391, ISSN 2363-8419
DOI: 10.1007/s40948-017-0065-3

Evolution of seismicity in relation to fluid injection in the North-Western part of The Geysers geothermal field

Author(s): Konstantinos Leptokaropoulos, Monika Staszek, Stanisław Lasocki, Patricia Martínez-Garzón, Grzegorz Kwiatek
Published in: Geophysical Journal International, Issue 212/2, 2017, Page(s) 1157-1166, ISSN 0956-540X
DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx481

Shale gas impacts on groundwater resources: Understanding the behavior of a shallow aquifer around a fracking site in Poland

Author(s): Nelly Montcoudiol, Catherine Isherwood, Andrew Gunning, Thomas Kelly, Paul L. Younger
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 125, 2017, Page(s) 106-115, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.08.083

Multi-hazard risk pathway scenarios associated with unconventional gas development: Identification and challenges for their assessment

Author(s): Alexander Garcia-Aristizabal, Paolo Capuano, Raffaella Russo, Paolo Gasparini
Published in: Energy Procedia, Issue 125, 2017, Page(s) 116-125, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.08.087

Relocation of clustered earthquakes in the Groningen gas field

Author(s): Lisanne Jagt, Elmer Ruigrok, Hanneke Paulssen
Published in: Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, Issue 96/05, 2017, Page(s) s163-s173, ISSN 0016-7746
DOI: 10.1017/njg.2017.12

Automated Full Waveform Detection and Location Algorithm of Acoustic Emissions from Hydraulic Fracturing Experiment

Author(s): José Ángel López Comino, Sebastian Heimann, Simone Cesca, Claus Milkereit, Torsten Dahm, Arno Zang
Published in: Procedia Engineering, Issue 191, 2017, Page(s) 697-702, ISSN 1877-7058
DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.05.234

Accurate estimation of seismic source parameters of induced seismicity by a combined approach of generalized inversion and genetic algorithm: Application to The Geysers geothermal area, California

Author(s): M. Picozzi, A. Oth, S. Parolai, D. Bindi, G. De Landro, O. Amoroso
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Issue 122/5, 2017, Page(s) 3916-3933, ISSN 2169-9313
DOI: 10.1002/2016jb013690

A Shallow Seismic Velocity Model for the Groningen Area in the Netherlands

Author(s): L. J. Hofman, E. Ruigrok, B. Dost, H. Paulssen
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Issue 122/10, 2017, Page(s) 8035-8050, ISSN 2169-9313
DOI: 10.1002/2017JB014419

Temporal static stress drop variations due to injection activity at The Geysers geothermal field, California

Author(s): M. Staszek, B. Orlecka-Sikora, K. Leptokaropoulos, G. Kwiatek, P. Martínez-Garzón
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, Issue 44/14, 2017, Page(s) 7168-7176, ISSN 0094-8276
DOI: 10.1002/2017GL073929

Induced seismicity response of hydraulic fracturing: results of a multidisciplinary monitoring at the Wysin site, Poland

Author(s): J. A. López-Comino, S. Cesca, J. Jarosławski, N. Montcoudiol, S. Heimann, T. Dahm, S. Lasocki, A. Gunning, P. Capuano, W. L. Ellsworth
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 8/1, 2018, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-26970-9

The November 2017 M w 5.5 Pohang earthquake: A possible case of induced seismicity in South Korea

Author(s): F. Grigoli, S. Cesca, A. P. Rinaldi, A. Manconi, J. A. López-Comino, J. F. Clinton, R. Westaway, C. Cauzzi, T. Dahm, S. Wiemer
Published in: Science, Issue 360/6392, 2018, Page(s) 1003-1006, ISSN 0036-8075
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat2010

Source Complexity of an Injection Induced Event: The 2016 M w 5.1 Fairview, Oklahoma Earthquake

Author(s): J. A. López-Comino, S. Cesca
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters, Issue 45/9, 2018, Page(s) 4025-4032, ISSN 0094-8276
DOI: 10.1029/2018gl077631

IS-EPOS: a platform for anthropogenic seismicity research

Author(s): Konstantinos Leptokaropoulos, Szymon Cielesta, Monika Staszek, Dorota Olszewska, Grzegorz Lizurek, Joanna Kocot, Stanisław Lasocki, Beata Orlecka-Sikora, Mariusz Sterzel, Tomasz Szepieniec
Published in: Acta Geophysica, 2018, ISSN 1895-6572
DOI: 10.1007/s11600-018-0209-z

A probabilistic tool for multi-hazard risk analysis using a bow-tie approach: application to environmental risk assessments for geo-resource development projects

Author(s): Alexander Garcia-Aristizabal, Joanna Kocot, Raffaella Russo, Paolo Gasparini
Published in: Acta Geophysica, 2018, ISSN 1895-6572
DOI: 10.1007/s11600-018-0201-7

SHEER “smart” database: technical note

Author(s): Szymon Cielesta, Beata Orlecka-Sikora, Monika Staszek, Paweł Urban, Dorota Olszewska, Elmer Ruigrok, Sam Toon, Matteo Picozzi, Grzegorz Kwiatek, Simone Cesca, José Angel López Comino, Catherine Isherwood, Nelly Montcoudiol, Janusz Jarosławski
Published in: Acta Geophysica, 2018, ISSN 1895-6572
DOI: 10.1007/s11600-018-0205-3

Tracking the development of seismic fracture network from The Geysers geothermal field

Author(s): Beata Orlecka-Sikora, Szymon Cielesta, Stanisław Lasocki
Published in: Acta Geophysica, 2018, ISSN 1895-6572
DOI: 10.1007/s11600-018-0202-6

Uncertainty in the Shale Gas Debate: Views From the Science–Policymaking Interface

Author(s): Constantin Marius PROFIROIU, Paolo GASPARINI, Valentina IVAN
Published in: Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences, 2015, Page(s) 144-161, ISSN 1842-2845

Interval Estimation of Seismic Hazard Parameters

Author(s): Beata Orlecka-Sikora, Stanislaw Lasocki
Published in: Pure and Applied Geophysics, 2016, ISSN 0033-4553
DOI: 10.1007/s00024-016-1419-4

How can we be sure fracking will not pollute aquifers? Lessons from a major longwall coal mining analogue (Selby, Yorkshire, UK)

Author(s): Paul L. Younger
Published in: Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Issue 106/02, 2016, Page(s) 89-113, ISSN 1755-6910
DOI: 10.1017/S1755691016000013

A sensitivity analysis of the effect of pumping parameters on hydraulic fracture networks and local stresses during shale gas operations

Author(s): Rachel F. Westwood, Samuel M. Toon, Nigel J. Cassidy
Published in: Fuel, Issue 203, 2017, Page(s) 843-852, ISSN 0016-2361
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2017.05.004

Seismic monitoring performance for hydraulic fracturing.

Author(s): López Comino, J. Á., Cesca, S., Kriegerowski, M., Heimann, S., Dahm, T., Mirek, J., Lasocki, S.,
Published in: 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, 2016

Preliminary results for Space-Time Clustering of Seismicity and its Connection to Stimulation Processes, in North-Western Geysers Geothermal Field

Author(s): Leptokaropoulos, K., Staszek, M., Lasocki, S., Kwiatek, G.,
Published in: 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, 2016

Automated detection and location of microseismicity of hydraulic fracturing experiment using continuous waveforms.

Author(s): López Comino, J. Á., Heimann, S., Cesca, S., , Milkereit, C., Dahm, T., and Zang, A
Published in: 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, 2016

Assessing the monitoring performance using a synthetic microseismic catalogue for hydraulic fracturing.

Author(s): López Comino, J. Á., Kriegerowski, M., Cesca, S., Dahm, T., Mirek, J., and Lasocki, S.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU2016-7 General Assembly 2016, 2016

Enhanced seismograms from vertical arrays

Author(s): Ruigrok, E., Paulssen, H., Dost, B
Published in: 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, 2016

Static stress drop of induced earthquakes in seismic hazard assessment: Preliminary results from The Geysers geothermal site.

Author(s): Staszek M., Orlecka-Sikora B., Kwiatek G.,
Published in: 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission, 2016

Multi-hazard risk assessment applied to hydraulic fracturing operations

Author(s): Garcia-Aristizabal, A., Gasparini, P., Russo, R., and Capuano, P
Published in: Vol. 19, EGU2017-9280, 2017, 2017

Monitoring performance for hydraulic fracturing using synthetic microseismic catalogue at the Wysin site (Poland).

Author(s): López-Comino, J. A., Cesca, S., Kriegerowski, M., Heimann, S., Dahm, T., Mirek, J. and Lasocki, S
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-1873, 2017, 2017

Using the velocity of seismic waves estimated from ambient seismic noise to assess the results of hydro-fracturing and the exploitation of shale-rock formations

Author(s): Marcak, H., Lasak, M., and Mirek, J.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 19, EGU2017-3238, 2017,, 2017

Shale gas impacts on groundwater resources: Insights from monitoring a fracking site in Poland.

Author(s): Montcoudiol, N., Isherwood, C., Gunning, A., Kelly, T. and Younger, P
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-7694, 2017

Inverting near-surface models from virtual source gathers.

Author(s): Ruigrok, R., Vossen, C. and Paulssen H.,
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-2309, 2017

Shale Gas Exploration and Exploitation Induced Risks - SHEER

Author(s): Capuano, P., Orlecka-Sikora, B., Lasocki, S., Cesca, S., Gunning, A., Jarosławski, J., Garcia-Aristizabal, A., Westwood, R. and Gasparini, P
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts,Vol. 19, EGU2017-9659, 2017

Preliminary results of assessment of impact of the shale gas exploration and exploitation activities on the quality of ambient air - analysis of Wysin, Poland case study, 2015-2017,

Author(s): Jarosławski, J. and Guzikowski, J.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 19, EGU2017-4909,, 2017

Monitoring environmental effects of shale gas exploitation at Wysin in Poland

Author(s): Lasocki, S., Mirek, J., Bialon, W., Cielesta, S., Lasak, M., Cesca, S., Lopez Comino, J. A., Dahm, T., Scarpa, R., Gunning, A., Montcoudiol, N., Isherwood, C., Jarosławski, J. and Guzikowski J
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-8388,, 2017

Propabilistic properties of injection induced seismicity-implications for the seismic hazard analysis,

Author(s): Lasocki, S., Urban, P., Kwiatek, G. and Martinez-Garzón P
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 19, EGU2017-3019-1,, 2017

P. Space-Time Evolution of Seismicity in North-Western Geysers Geothermal Field and its Connection to Stimulation Processes,

Author(s): Leptokaropoulos, K., Staszek, M., Lasocki, S., Kwiatek, G., and Martinez-Garzon,
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-2804,, 2017

Assessing the induced seismicity by hydraulic fracturing at the Wysin site (Poland)

Author(s): López-Comino, J. A., Cesca, S., Kriegerowski, M., Heimann, S., Dahm, T., Mirek, J. and Lasocki, S
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, , Vol. 19, EGU2017-1874-1,, 2017

Full waveform approach for the automatic detection and location of acoustic emissions from hydraulic fracturing at Äspö (Sweden)

Author(s): López-Comino, J. A., Cesca, S., Heimann, S., Grigoli, F., Milkereit, C., Dahm, T. and Zang, A.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, (2017). Vol. 19, EGU2017-1875, 2017

EPOS Thematic Core Service Anthropogenic Hazards for SHEER project: maintain, process and manage your project research data

Author(s): Orlecka-Sikora, B., Lasocki, S., Staszek, M., Olszewska, D., Kwiatek, G., Urban, P., Jarosławski, J., Cielesta, S., Mirek, J., Wiszniowski, J., Picozzi, M., Solaro, G., Cassidy, N., Toon, S., Cesca, S., Kuehn, D., Ruigrok, E., Gunning, A. and Isherwood C. Orlecka-Sikora, B., Lasocki, S., Staszek, M., Olszewska, D., Kwiatek, G., Urban, P., Jarosławski, J., Cielesta, S., Mirek, J., Wiszniowski, J.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts,Vol. 19, EGU2017-16734, 2017

Uncertainty of b-value estimation in connection with magnitude distribution properties of small data sets

Author(s): Leptokaropoulos, K., and A. Adamaki
Published in: 7th EAGE Workshop on Passive Seismic,, 2018

A correlation analysis between injection rates and magnitude distribution in The Geysers Geothermal Field

Author(s): Leptokaropoulos, K., M. Staszek, and S. Cielesta
Published in: 7th EAGE Workshop on Passive Seismic, 2018

The SHEER approach to shale gas exploration and exploitation associated risks

Author(s): Cielesta, S., S. Lasoski, K. Leptokaropoulos, and S. Cesca
Published in: 7th EAGE Workshop on Passive Seismic, 2018

Assessing potential shale gas impacts on groundwater resources: Recommendations for groundwater monitoring and definition of baseline conditions

Author(s): Montcoudiol, N., Banks, D., Gunning, A., Isherwood, C. and Kelly, T.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 20, EGU2018-12939,, 2018

Reducing the Risk of Felt Seismicity During Hydraulic Fracturing: How close is too close? An Analysis of the Effect of Operational Parameters on the Stress Change to Pre-existing Faults




The Mw 5.5 November 2017 South Korea Earthquake: an unusual event.

Author(s): Francesco Grigoli, Simone Cesca, Antonio P. Rinaldi, Andrea Manconi, Jose A. Lopez-Comino, John Clinton, Torsten Dahm, Rob Westaway, and Stefan Wiemer
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 20, EGU2018-15376, 2018

Results of a multidisciplinary monitoring of hydraulic fracturing stimulation in Poland,

Author(s): Cesca, S., López-Comino, J.A., Jarosławski J., Montcoudiol N., Heimann S., Dahm T., Lasocki S., Gunning, A. Capuano P., Ellsworth W. L
Published in: 78th Annual DGG meeting, 2018

Use of the Seismic Interferometry Method to Assess the Effects of Hydro-fracturing in Wysin Borehole

Author(s): H. Marcak, J. Mirek, M. Lasak
Published in: 7th EAGE Workshop on Passive Seismic, 2018

Classifications of acoustic emissions from hydraulic fracturing experiments at the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory (Sweden): From false event detection to network-based waveform clustering

Author(s): Niemz, P., Cesca, López Comino, Hammer, Grigoli, F., Dahm, T., Zang A
Published in: 78th Annual DGG meeting, 2018

Reducing the Risk of Felt Seismicity During Hydraulic Fracturing: How close is too close? An Analysis of the Effect of Operational Parameters on the Stress Change to Pre-existing Faults.




Assessing potential shale gas impacts on groundwater resources: recommendations for groundwater monitoring and definition of baseline conditions.




Incompatibility of anthropogenic seismicity with probabilistic models typically used in seismic hazard analysis: the case of Oklahoma earthquakes.




Induced seismicity response of hydraulic fracturing: results of a multidisciplinary monitoring at the Wysin site, Poland

Author(s): López Comino, J. A.; Cesca, S.; Jarosławski, J.; Montcoudiol, N.; Heimann, S.; Dahm, T.; Lasocki, S.; Gunning, A.; Capuano, P.; Ellsworth, W. L.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-8307, 2018

Multi-hazard risk assessment applied to hydraulic fracturing operations

Author(s): Garcia-Aristizabal, A.; Gasparini, P.; Russo, R.; Capuano, P.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 19, EGU2017-9280, Issue 2, 2017

Hybrid physical and stochastic modelling to assess the water pollution risk associated to unconventional hydrocarbon exploitation

Author(s): Garcia-Aristizabal, A.; Capuano, P.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-8205, Issue 1, 2018

Assessing the monitoring performance using a synthetic microseismic catalogue for hydraulic fracturing.

Author(s): López Comino, J. Á., Kriegerowski, M., Cesca, S., Dahm, T., Mirek, J., and Lasocki, S.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Issue Vol. 18, EGU2016-7, 2016

Detecting and locating acoustic emissions from hydraulic fracturing experiments at Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory (Sweden).

Author(s): López-Comino, J. A., Cesca, S., Heimann, S., Grigoli, F., Milkereit, C., Dahm, T. and Zang, A
Published in: 2nd Induced seismicity workshop, 2017

Assessing the monitoring performance and the induced seismicity by hydraulic fracturing at the Wysin site

Author(s): López-Comino, J. A., Cesca, SLópez-Comino, J. A., Cesca, S., Kriegerowski, M., Heimann, S., Dahm, T., Mirek, J. and Lasocki, S.Kriegerowski, M., Heimann, S., Dahm, T., Mirek, J. and Lasocki, S.
Published in: 2nd Induced seismicity workshop, 2017

Current state of the Groningen seismic network.

Author(s): Ruigrok, E., Spetzler, J., Dost, B., van den Hazel, G.-J., Domingo-Ballesta, J., Evers, L.,
Published in: 2nd Induced seismicity workshop, 2017

Detecting, locating and characterizing acoustic emissions of hydraulic fractures at Äspö (Sweden)

Author(s): López-Comino, J. A., Cesca, S., Heimann, S., Grigoli, F., Milkereit, C., Dahm, T. and Zang, A.
Published in: 77 Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), 2017

Hydrocarbon induced seismicity in Northern Netherlands

Author(s): Dost, B., Spetzler, J. and Ruigrok, E.,
Published in: SSA annual meeting, 2017

Temporal changes of static stress drop as a proxy for poroelastic effects at The Geysers geothermal field, California

Author(s): Staszek, M., Orlecka-Sikora, B., Lasocki, S., Kwiatek, G., Leptokaropoulos, K., and Martínez-Garzón, P.,
Published in: EGU General Assembly 2017, 2017

Long-period tilt-induced accelerations associated with hydraulic fracturing. Long-period tilt-induced accelerations associated with hydraulic fracturing.

Author(s): Milkereit, C., Dahm, T., Cesca, S., López-Comino, J. A., Nooshiri, N. and Zang, A.
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-14472, 2017

Advances in microseismic monitoring and understanding of hydraulic fracturing: the contribution of the SHEER EU project.

Author(s): Dahm, T., Cesca S., López-Comino J. A., Heimann S., Kühn D., Lasocki S. and Dost B
Published in: ransatlantic Knowledge Sharing Conference on Unconventional Hydrocarbons: Resources, Risks, Impact and Research Needs., 2017

Automated Full Waveform Detection and Location Algorithm of Acoustic Emissions from Hydraulic Fracturing Experiment.

Author(s): López-Comino, J. A., Heimann, S., Cesca, S., Milkereit, C., Dahm, T. and Zang, A.
Published in: EUROCK, 2017

Hydrocarbon induced seismicity in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Author(s): Dost, B., Ruigrok, E., Spetzler,
Published in: IAG-IASPEI, 2017

Identifying pathways for gas and fluid migration caused by fracking processes, with the use of criteria defined in equivalent dimension phase spaces

Author(s): Lasocki S., B. Orlecka-Sikora, K. M. Leptokaropoulos, G. Kwiatek, P. Martinez-Garzon, P. Capuano, and S. Cesca
Published in: IAG-IASPEI, 2017

Analysis of impact of the shale gas exploration and exploitation activities on the quality of ambient air – case study of Wysin, Poland.