Using time-lapse three-dimensional vertical seismic profiling to monitor injected fluids during geologic carbon sequestration

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Publication Year: 

2014

Abstract: 

The objectives of time-lapse 3D-VSP at the Marvin Blan No. 1 research well were to test the feasibility of using well-based 3D-VSP’s to verify the CO2 plume emplacement location (both vertically and horizontally) within the Gunter Sandstone reservoir, Cambrian-Ordovician Knox Group, as well as attempt to monitor any initial local migration of those injected fluids into high-permeability zones or fractures.

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  • Report

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  • critical issues, database publication, CO2 sequestration, climate, kentucky