SUBSURFACE TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING CHALLENGES AND R&D OPPORTUNITIES: STRESS STATE AND INDUCED SEISMICITY

The U.S. Department of Energy is seeking to understand the broader technical challenges related to subsurface technology and engineering for energy applications such as oil and gas, carbon storage, geothermal, and waste disposal.  This briefing will aim to facilitate a dialogue with industry on what they perceive as the key challenges and opportunities regarding stress state and induced seismicity.

Speakers

Thomas Goebel

Applied Seismology Consultant
University of Southern California

William Leith

Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards
United States Geological Survey
Dr. William Leith is a seismologist and the Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards at the... more

Kris Nygaard

Senior Stimulation Consultant
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
K. J. (KRIS) NYGAARD is the Senior Stimulation Consultant at ExxonMobil. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical... more

Austin Holland

State Seismologist
Oklahoma Geological Survey
Austin Holland is the Oklahoma State Seismologist and has been with the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS)... more