publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

Energy of injection-induced seismicity predicted from in-situ experiments

De Barros, Louis; Cappa, Frédéric; Guglielmi, Yves; Duboeuf, Laure; Grasso, Jean-Robert;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2019
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
International audience; The ability to predict the magnitude of an earthquake caused by deep fluid injections is an important factor for assessing the safety of the reservoir storage and the seismic hazard. Here, we propose a new approach to evaluate the seismic energy released during fluid injection by integrating injection parameters, induced aseismic deformation, and the distance of earthquake sources from injection. We use data from ten injection experiments performed at a decameter scale into fault zones in limestone and shale formations. We observe that the seismic energy and the hydraulic energy similarly depend on the injected fluid volume (V), as they b...
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free text keywords: [SDU.STU]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences, Article, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Other Physical Sciences, Multidisciplinary, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Science, lcsh:Q, Deformation (mechanics), Fault (geology), geography.geographical_feature_category, geography, Seismology, Induced seismicity, Seismic moment, Reservoir storage, Geology, Magnitude (mathematics), Seismic hazard, Fluid pressure
Funded by
EPOS Implementation Phase
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 676564
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
Validated by funder
Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure Alliance for Europe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 730900
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
Role of fluids and fault hydromechanics on seismic rupture
  • Funder: French National Research Agency (ANR) (ANR)
  • Project Code: ANR-13-JS06-0004
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