8152 Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes in Western Canada

Friday, February 17, 2012: 2:30 PM
Room 202-204 (VCC West Building)
John J. Clague , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
Dr. John Clague will provide an overview of the shale gas development in Canada, with particular focus on western Canada. Dr. Clague also will discuss documented seismicity induced by CO2 injection to enhance hydrocarbon recovery in the Rocky Mountain Foothills and comment on spatial and temporal relations between hydraulic fracturing and earthquakes in the Horn River area in northeastern British Columbia.