Microseismic Monitoring and Subseismic Fault Detection in an Underground Gas Storage
D.A. Kraaijpoel, D.A. Nieuwland and B. Dost
Event name: 4th EAGE Passive Seismic Workshop
Session: Induced Seismicity
Publication date: 17 March 2013
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A natural gas field with an induced seismic history is being converted to an underground gas storage. Microseismic monitoring with a downhole tool detects hundreds of microseismic events. The events delineate a subseismic fault that coincides with a previously interpreted flow baffle.