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Unconventional Oil and Gas: Understanding and Monitoring Induced Seismic Activity

Published: 8 Nov 2016
Part of:
Business, industry and innovation
ISBN:
9781786523952

An independent research project into understanding and monitoring induced seismic activity.

93 page PDF

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93 page PDF

6.3MB

Contents
Unconventional Oil and Gas: Understanding and Monitoring Induced Seismic Activity
Data and Resources

93 page PDF

6.3MB

Data and Resources

The National Grid and other Ordnance Survey data © Crown Copyright and database rights 2016. Ordnance Survey Licence No. 100021290 EUL.

Faults other geological data for the UK are from the British Geological Survey DigMapGB series, © NERC 2016. Available at http://www.bgs.ac.uk/products/digitalmaps/digmapgb.html

Earthquake data for the UK is from the British Geological Survey UK Earthquake Catalogue © NERC 2016. Licensed under OGL (Open Government Licence) and available at http://earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk

Coal Mining Reporting Area data is published by the Coal Authority and licensed under OGL (Open Government Licence) and available at https://data.gov.uk/dataset/coal-mining-reporting-area

Earthquake data for the US is from the ANSS Comprehensive Earthquake Catalog (ComCat), credit: U.S. Geological Survey. Available at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/search/

Earthquake data for Canada from the National Earthquake DataBase ( NEDB), compiled by Natural Resources Canada, http://www.earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/stndon/NEDB-BNDS/index-en.php

Topography data for North America is from the Global 30 Arc-Second Elevation (GTOPO30) digital elevation model ( DEM) Credit: US Geological Survey, https://lta.cr.usgs.gov/GTOPO30

US shale gas plays is from U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series 69-Z, Map of assessed shale gas in the United States, 2012. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey. Available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds-069/dds-069-z

Well data for Alberta obtained from the Alberta Energy Regulator and available at https://www.aer.ca/data-and-publications.

Well data for British Columbia obtained from the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission and available at http://data.bcogc.opendata.arcgis.com.

Injected fluid volumes provided by Cuadrilla Resources, 2011. Previously published in de Pater and Baisch (2011).

Figure 3.11 showing areas impacted by induced earthquakes as well as the location of fluid injection wells, is published by the U.S. Geological Survey at https://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/induced. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, U.S.G.S. Open-File Report OFR-2016-1035

Figure 3.12 showing the intensity of potential ground shaking with a 1% probability of being exceeded in one year, is published by the U.S. Geological Survey at https://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/induced. Credit: U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, U.S.G.S. Open-File Report OFR-2016-1035

Plate boundary data is from "An updated digital model of plate boundaries"published by Bird (2003), doi:10.1029/2001GC000252

Smoothed maximum horizontal compressive stress, sH, direction obtained from the World Stress Map Release 2008 (Heidbach et al., 2010). Available at http://dc-app3-14.gfz-potsdam.de/pub/download_data/download_data.html


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