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2018

Lund Snee, Jens-Erik, and Zoback, M.D. 2018. State of stress in the Permian Basin, Texas and New Mexico: Implications for induced seismicity. The Leading Edge 37(2), 127–134, doi:10.1190/tle37020127.1. 

Ma, Xiaodong, and Zoback, M.D. In press. Static and dynamic response of Bakken cores to cyclic hydrostatic loading. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. doi: 10.1007/s00603-018-1443-z.

Rassouli, Fatemeh, and Zoback, M.D. In press. Comparison of short-term and long-term creep experiments in shales and carbonates from unconventional gas reservoirs. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering.

2017

Alt, Richard C., II, and Zoback, M.D. 2017. In-situ stress and active faulting in Oklahoma. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 107(1), doi:10.1785/0120160156.

Hakso, Alex, and Zoback, M.D. 2017. Utilizing multiplets as an independent assessment of relative microseismic location uncertainty. The Leading Edge 36(10), 829–836, doi:10.1190/tle36100829.1.

Jin, Lei, and Zoback, M.D. 2017. Fully coupled nonlinear fluid flow and poroelasticity in arbitrarily fractured porous media: A hybrid-dimensional computational model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 122, 7626–7658, doi:10.1002/ 2017JB014892.

Jin, Lei, Zoback, M.D., Pourpak, H., and Onaisi, A. 2017. Modeling dynamic shear rupture and microseismic source responses on discontinuities induced by quasi-static flow-driven stress in fractured porous media. In 51th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium, https://www.onepetro.org/conference-paper/ARMA-2017-0517.

Jin, Lei, and Zoback, M.D. In preparation. Computational modeling of induced seismicity and seismic wave propagation: Resolving fault fluid effect in fully dynamic spontaneous rupture.

Kuang, Wenhuan, Zoback, M.D., and Zhang, J. 2017. Estimating geomechanical parameters from microseismic plane focal mechanisms recorded during multi-stage hydraulic fracturing. Geophysics 82(1):KS1–KS11, doi:10.1190/GEO2015-0691.1.

Langenbruch, Cornelius, and Zoback, M.D. 2017. Response to Comment on How will induced seismicity in Oklahoma respond to decreased saltwater injection rates?" Science Advances 3(eaao2777):1–4.

Lund Snee, Jens-Erik, Zoback, M.D., and Walsh, F.R., III. 2017. Mapping relative principal stresses in the south-central United States with application to predicting fault slip potential. Poster presented at Schatzalp Workshop on Induced Seismicity, Davos, Switzerland, 16 March 2017. 

Lund Snee, Jens-Erik, and Zoback, M.D. State of stress in the Permian Basin, Texas and New Mexico: Implications for the potential of induced seismicity. Talk presented at the SEG/SPE Injection-Induced Seismicity Workshop—Intersection of Evolving Science and Regulation, Dallas, TX, 6 November 2017.

Ma, Xiaodong, and Zoback, M.D. 2017. Lithology variations and cross-cutting faults affect hydraulic fracturing of Woodford shale: A case study. SPE-184850-MS, SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference, Woodlands, TX, 24-26 January, 2017.

Ma, Xiaodong, and Zoback, M.D. 2017. Lithology-controlled stress variations and pad-scale faults: A case study of hydraulic fracturing in the Woodford shale, OklahomaGeophysics 82(6): ID35–ID44, doi:10.1190/GEO2017-0044.1.

Ma, Xiaodong, and Zoback, M.D. 2017. Laboratory experiments simulating poroelastic stress changes associated with depletion and injection in low-porosity sedimentary rocks. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 122: 26 p. doi:10.1002/2016JB013668.

Xu, Shaochuan, Rassouli, F.S., and Zoback, M.D. 2017. Utilizing a viscoplastic stress relaxation model to study vertical hydraulic fracture propagation in Permian Basin. URTeC Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Austin, Texas, USA, 24–26 July 2017, paper 2669793, pp. 787-791, doi:10.15530/urtec-2017-2669793.

Zoback, M.D. 2017. Managing the risk of induced seismicity. Talk presented at SEG/SPE Injection-Induced Seismicity Workshop—Intersection of Evolving Science and Regulation, Dallas, TX, 6 November 2017.

Zoback, M.D., Walsh, F.R., III, Sone, H., Kohli, A., Rassouli, F., Weingarten, M., and Xu, S. 2017. Assessing potential magnitudes of injection-induced seismicity. Talk presented at Schatzalp Workshop on Induced Seismicity, Davos, Switzerland, 15–17 March 2017.

2016

Langenbruch, C., and Zoback, M.D. 2016. How will induced seismicity in Oklahoma respond to decreased saltwater injection rates? Science Advances 2(11): e1601542–e1601542. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1601542.2.

Lund Snee, Jens-Erik, and Zoback, M.D. 2016. State of stress in Texas: Implications for induced seismicity. Geophysical Research Letters 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070974.

Lund Snee, Jens-Erik, Zoback, M.D., and Walsh, F.R., III. 2016. Crustal stress coherency at multiple scales: Utilization for assessing potential fault slip in response to fluid injection. American Geophysical Union Fall General Assembly 2016, abstract #NS43A-1922, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AGUFMNS43A1922L.

2015

Brown, Jeremy A., and Zoback, M.D. 2014. Fault Re-activation Potential and Stress Path Modeling of Paleogene Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico. 77th EAGE Conference and Exhibition.

Farghal, Noha S., and Zoback, M.D. 2015. Identification of slowly slipping faults in the Barnett Shale utilizing ant-tracking. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2015: pp. 4919-4923, doi:10.1190/segam2015-5811224.1.

Gensterblum, Yves, Ghanizadeh, A., Cuss, R.J., Amann-Hildenbrand, A., Krooss, B.M., Clarkson, C.R., Harrington, J.F., and Zoback, M.D. 2015. Gas transport and storage capacity in shale gas reservoirs – A review. Part A: Transport processes. Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources 12:87-122.

Goodarzi, S., Settari, A., Zoback, M.D., and Keith, D.W. 2015. Optimization of a CO2 storage project based on thermal, geomechanical and induced fracturing effects. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 134:49-59.

Hakso, Alex, Zoback, M.D., and Du, J. 2015. Utilization of Microseismic Multiplets to Detect Velocity Changes During Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing in the Barnett Shale. SEG Annual Meeting.

Jin, Lei, and Zoback, M.D. 2015. Identification of fault-controlled damage zones in microseismic data—An example from the Haynesville Shale. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts, 726-730, doi:10.1190/segam2015-5853108.1.

Jin, Lei, and Zoback, M.D. 2015. An analytical solution for depletion-induced principal stress rotations in 3D and its implications for fault stability. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.11380.45446.