Episode 134: How to lower risk and operate more efficiently

Thomas Finkbeiner discusses geomechanics from the November 2021 special section in The Leading Edge.

In this episode, Thomas highlights the link between geophysics and geomechanics in developing renewable and unconventional resources, explores case studies presented in the special section, shares the current state of research on induced seismicity during CO2 injection, and illustrates how geomechanics impacts the entire life cycle of a reservoir. No matter your subject matter expertise, this conversation impacts all topics regarding the oil and gas industry.

Thomas Finkbeiner is a Research Professor at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia) – affiliated with the Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center in the division of physical sciences and engineering. He holds a Ph.D. in geophysics and seismology from Stanford University.

Seismic Soundoff · 134: How to lower risk and operate more efficiently

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