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Analysis of the seismic sequence associated with the gas injection in the Castor Project
Year:2018
Research Areas
  • Engineering
Information
Abstract
The aim of this paper is to analyse one case of induced seismicity associated with underwater gas storage operations observed in the Castor platform, located in the Valencia gulf, east Spain, near a complex and important geological structure. In September 2013, some injection operations of natural gas in Castor started, producing a series of seismic events around the reservoir area, which reached a maximum magnitude of up to 4.2. The larger magnitude events took place some days after the end of the injection. In this work, the recorded seismic sequence is analyzed with the aim of detecting changes in statistical parameters describing the earthquake sequence before and after the injection and identifying possible proxies, related with the bvalue and/or the cumulative seismic moment, to be used for monitoring the sequence evolution. Moreover, we explore the potential predictability of these statistical parameters, which can be used to control the field operations in injection fluid reservoirs.
International
No
Congress
3ª Reunión Ibérica sobre Fallas Activas y Paleosismología (Iberfault)At: Alicante, España.
960
Place
Alicante, España
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-84-09-02473-5
Start Date
11/06/2018
End Date
15/06/2018
From page
295
To page
298
Tercera reunión ibérica sobre fallas activas y paleosismología
Participants
  • Autor: Sandra Ruiz Barajas (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Belen Benito Oterino (UPM)
  • Autor: N. Sharma (Dpto. Física Università degli Studi Federico II, Italia)
  • Autor: V. Convertito (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia Osservatorio Vesuviano, Nápoles, Italia)
  • Autor: A. Zollo (Dpto. Física Università degli Studi Federico II, Italia)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Ingeniería Sísmica: Dinámica de Suelos y Estructuras
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Topográfica y Cartografía
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