Colmenares, L. and M.D. Zoback, Geomechanics and the Effectiveness of Wellbore Completion Methods of Coalbed Methane (CBM) Wells in the Powder River Basin: Implications for Water and Gas Production, in Special Publication of Wyoming Geological Survey,Report of Investigations 55, ed. M.D. Zoback, Chapter 6, pp. 127-157.
*Hagin, P.N. and M.D. Zoback, Viscous deformation of unconsolidated reservoir sands (Part I): Time-dependent deformation, frequency dispersion and attenuation, Geophysics, Vol. 69, No. 3(May-June 2004); P. 731-741.
Chan, A.W., Hagin, P.N. and Zoback, M.D., Viscoplastic Deformation, Stress and Strain Paths in Unconsolidated Reservoir Sands (Part 2): Field Applications Using Dynamic DARS Analysis, ARMA/NARMS 04-568, Presented at Gulf Rocks 2004, 6th North America Rock Mechanics Symposium (NARMS), Houston, TX June 5-9,2004
*Chanchani, S.K., M.D. Zoback and C. Barton, A case study of hydrocarbon transport along active faults and production-related stress changes in the Monterey formation, California, in Fracture and In-situ stress characterization of hydrocarbon reservoirs, Spec.Pub. Geol. Soc. London, ed.M. Ameen, 209, 17-26.
*Moos, D., P. Peska, T. Finkbeiner and M.D. Zoback, Comprehensive wellbore stability analysis using quantitative risk assessment, Jour. Petrol. Sci. and Eng., Spec. Issue on Wellbore Stability, eds. Bernt S. Aadnoy, and Seehong Ong, 38, 97-109.
Barton, C.A. and M.D. Zoback, Wellbore Imaging Technologies Applied to Reservoir Geomechanics and Environmental Engineering in Geological Applications of Well Logs, M. Lovell and N. Parkinson eds., AAPG Methods in Exploration, No. 13, 229-239
*Prejean, S., W. Ellsworth, M.D. Zoback and F. Waldhauser, Fault structure and kinematics of the Long Valley caldera region, CA, revealed by high-accuracy earthquake hypocenters and focal mechanism inversions, Jour. Geophys. Res., 107, no. B. 12, ESE 9-1 to 9-19.
*Zoback, M.D., C.A. Barton, M. Brudy, D.A. Castillo, T. Finkbeiner, B.R. Grollimund, D. B. Moos, P. Peska, C.D. Ward, D.J. Wiprut, Determination of stress orientation and magnitude in deep wells, Int'l Jour. Rock Mech. and Mining Sciences, 40, 1049-1076.
*Colmenares, L.B. and M.D. Zoback, A statistical evaluation of rock failure criteria constrained by polyaxial test data for five different rocks, International Jour. Rock Mech. Min. Sci., 39, 695-729.
*Flemings, P., B.B. Stump, T. Finkbeiner and M.D. Zoback, Overpressure and flow-focusing in the South Eugene Island field (offshore Louisiana): Theory, examples and implications, American Journal of Science, 302, 827-855.
Barton, C.A. and M.D. Zoback, Discrimination of Natural Fractures From Drilling-Induced Wellbore Failures in Wellbore Image Data--Implications for Reservoir Permeability, SPE 78599, in ""SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering"", June 2002, 249-254.
Wiprut, D. and M.D. Zoback, Fault reactivation, leakage potential, and hydrocarbon column heights in the northern North Sea, in Hydrocarbon Seal Quantification, A.G. Koestler, R. Hunsdale, eds., Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF), Special Publication No. 11, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 263 pp.