Coronavirus Information for the UC San Diego Community

Our leaders are working closely with federal and state officials to ensure your ongoing safety at the university. Stay up to date with the latest developments. Learn more.

Geophysics seminar: Matthew Weingarten (SDSU) "The Evolving Picture of Injection-Induced Seismicity in the U.S. Mid-Continent"


 
10/02/2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Munk Conference Room
Event Description: 

Talk Abstract:

U.S. oil fields have been producing much more water than oil for decades. However, injection-induced seismicity has markedly increased coincident with the recent unconventional oil revolution. A key feature of this boom in production is that much of recent injection has occurred into non-producing horizons. Here, I’ll discuss a few recent projects addressing injection-induced seismicity in Oklahoma and other regions using statistical and physics-based approaches.

 

For more information on this event, contact: 
Francesca Silverii
Event Calendar: 
Geophysics
sharknado