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Induced seismicity potential in energy technologies / Committee on Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies, Committee on Earth Resources, Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Other author/creatorNational Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoWashington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [2013]
Descriptionxiii, 248 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Induced Seismicity And Energy Technologies -- Introduction to Induced Seismicity and Study Background -- Earthquakes and Their Measurement -- Energy Technologies and Induced Seismicity -- Historical Induced Seismicity Related to Energy Activities -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- 2.Types And Causes Of Induced Seismicity -- Introduction -- Factors Affecting Initiation and Magnitude of a Seismic Event -- Seismicity Induced by Fluid Injection -- Seismicity Induced by Fluid Withdrawal -- Summary -- References -- 3.Energy Technologies: How They Work And Their Induced Seismicity Potential -- Geothermal Energy -- Conventional Oil and Gas Production Including Enhanced Oil Recovery -- Unconventional Oil and Gas Production Including Shale Reservoirs -- Injection Wells Used for the Disposal of Water Associated with Energy Extraction -- Carbon Capture and Storage -- Discussion -- References -- 4.Governmental Roles And Responsibilities Related To Underground Injection And Induced Seismicity -- Federal Authorities -- State Efforts -- Existing Regulatory Framework for Fluid Withdrawal -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- 5.Paths Forward To Understanding And Managing Induced Seismicity In Energy Technology Development -- Hazards and Risks Associated with Induced Seismicity -- Quantifying Hazard and Risk -- References -- 6.Steps Toward A "Best Practices" Protocol -- The Importance of Considering the Adoption of Best Practices -- Existing Induced Seismicity Checklists and Protocols -- The Use of a Traffic Light Control System -- Mitigating the Effects of Induced Seismicity on Public and Private Facilities -- References -- 7.Addressing Induced Seismicity: Findings, Conclusions, Research, And Proposed Actions -- Types and Causes of Induced Seismicity -- Energy Technologies: How They Work -- Oversight, Monitoring, and Coordination of Underground Injection Activities for Mitigating Induced Seismicity -- Hazards and Risk Assessment -- Best Practices -- APPENDIXES -- A.Committee and Staff Biographies -- B.Meeting Agendas -- C.Observations of Induced Seismicity -- D.Letters between Senator Bingaman and Secretary Chu -- E.Earthquake Size Estimates and Negative Earthquake Magnitudes -- F.The Failure of the Baldwin Hills Reservoir Dam -- G.Seismic Event Due to Fluid Injection or Withdrawal -- H.Pore Pressure Induced by Fluid Injection -- I.Hydraulic Fracture Microseismic Monitoring -- J.Hydraulic Fracturing in Eola Field, Garvin County, Oklahoma, and Potential Link to Induced Seismicity -- K.Paradox Valley Unit Saltwater Injection Project -- L.Estimated Injected Fluid Volumes.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Other formsAlso issued online.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2015301848
ISBN9780309253673 (pbk.)
ISBN0309253675 (pbk.)

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