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Bruhn, D.F. (author), Águstsson, K. (author), Zang, A. (author), Rachez, X. (author), Wiemer, S. (author), Van Wees, J.D. (author), Calcagno, P. (author), Huenges, E. (author)
GEISER was a European project on understanding and mitigation of induced seismicty in geothermal operations. The project involved several European research institutions as well as industry and was funded by the European Commission within FP7. GEISER addressed a better understanding of the key parameters that control induced seismicity in...
conference paper 2014
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Limberger, J. (author), Calcagno, P. (author), Manzella, A. (author), Trumpy, E. (author), Boxem, T. (author), Pluymaekers, M.P.D. (author), van Wees, J.D. (author)
In this study the resource base for EGS (enhanced geothermal systems) in Europe was quantified and economically constrained, applying a discounted cash-flow model to different techno-economic scenarios for future EGS in 2020, 2030, and 2050. Temperature is a critical parameter that controls the amount of thermal energy available in the...
article 2014
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Pluymaekers, M.P.D. (author), van Wees, J.D. (author)
A resource and performance assessment methodology has been developed to designate prospective high permeable clastic aquifers and to assess the amount of potential geothermal energy in the Netherlands. It builds from the wealth of deep subsurface data from oil and gas exploration and production which is publicly and digitally available. The...
conference paper 2014
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Wassing, B.B.T. (author), van Wees, J.D. (author), Fokker, P.A. (author)
We constructed a coupled model to obtain a better understanding of the role of pore pressure changes in causing fracture reactivation and seismicity during enhanced geothermal systems operation (EGS). We implemented constitutive models for fractures in a continuum approach, which is advantageous because of the ease of integration in existing...
article 2014
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Fokker, P.A. (author), van Wees, J.D. (author)
We investigated the impact of the exploitation of a geothermal well doublet on surface movement. We found that the largest effect should be expected from the progressive cooling of the reservoir, through the thermo-elastic coupling. The absolute value of the expected subsidence is low, but possibly measureable if circumstances are favourite. In...
conference paper 2014
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Limberger, J. (author), van Wees, J.D. (author)
For the assessment of geothermal resources in Europe we constructed a digital 3D temperature model of the European crust and sedimentary basins, incorporating publicly available temperature data. Using European crustal thickness models and indirect parameters such as surface heat flow measurements, temperatures were calculated for regions where...
conference paper 2014
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Abdul Fattah, R. (author), Meekes, S. (author), van Wees, J.D. (author)
article 2014
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van Wees, J.D. (author), Kramers, L. (author), Mijnlieff, H.F. (author), de Jong, S. (author), Scheffers, B. (author)
There is a clear synergy possible in geothermal and hydrocarbon exploration if wells are targeted in a double play concept. In the Netherlands, clastic aquifers which have been explored extensively by the hydrocarbon industry and are now targeted for geothermal energy qualify well for a double play. Through a simple example we demonstrate...
conference paper 2014
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van Wees, J.D. (author), Neele, F. (author)
Geothermal Energy and CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) are both considered major contributors to the global energy transition. Their success critically depends on subsurface resource quality, which in turn depends on specific subsurface parameters. For CCS and Geothermal Energy these in some respect overlap and others differ. Here, an overview is...
conference paper 2013
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Urpi, L. (author), Blöcher, G. (author), Zimmermann, G. (author), van Wees, J.D. (author), Fokker, P. (author)
Stress shadowing and the ratio of shear to normal stress in the rock surrounding a newly created tensile fracture are investigated. Shearing on plane of weakness near the stimulated volume can be inhibited or promoted by change in poro- and thermo-elastic stress, while pore pressure increase tends to promote failure, via reduction of effective...
conference paper 2013
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