Every year, and as part of the NSERC / Energi Simulation Chair in Fundamental Rock Physics & Rock Mechanics research program, Geogroup and other research chairs have to present the progress of their work. The Geogroup research themes comprise of three aspects, focusing on the combination of rock mechanics, rock physics, and geophysics in an aim to study the responses to fracking by shale and tight oil and gas reservoirs.
During the 2019 Summit, Prof Giovanni Grasselli presented on the “Understanding Induced Seismicity in the Montney Play using Lab, Production and Theoretical Data”. A video can be found here (Video Courtesy of Energi Simulation)
Apart from the presentation, students work was presented in the form of posters. The following work was presented
Hydraulic Fracturing Under True Triaxial Laboratory Conditions – The Value of Understanding Your Reservoir Rock
Mapping Fracture Complexity in Shale Rock
Analysis of Seismic Hazards in The Montney Through Completions Data
Shear Dilation and Fluid Transmissivity of Rock Fractures Based on Quantified Surface Description
All the posters in the summit as well as some of these presentations can be found at the following link: