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2017

Shear-induced permeability enhancement

Im, K., Elsworth, D. & Fang, Y., Jan 1 2017, 4th ISRM Young Scholars Symposium on Rock Mechanics, YSS 2017. International Society for Rock Mechanics, p. 383-385 3 p. (4th ISRM Young Scholars Symposium on Rock Mechanics, YSS 2017; vol. 2017-May).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

Hydraulic fracturing of MECBM reservoirs for nutrient delivery

Zhi, S. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The EGS collab project: Stimulation and simulation

EGS Collab Team, Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2019

Mechanistic analysis of shale permeability evolution data

Shi, R., Liu, J. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Permeability enhancement in gas shale due to nitrogen flooding

Schwartz, B. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

W-shaped permeability evolution of coal with supercritical CO2 phase transition

Zhi, S., Elsworth, D. & Liu, L., Jul 1 2019, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 211, 103221.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Permeability evolution in sorbing media: Analogies between organic-rich shale and coal

Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J. P. & Marone, C., Feb 1 2016, In : Geofluids. 16, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Production optimization in fractured geothermal reservoirs by coupled discrete fracture network modeling

Gan, Q. & Elsworth, D., Jul 1 2016, In : Geothermics. 62, p. 131-142 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

A relation to predict the failure of materials and potential application to volcanic eruptions and landslides

Hao, S., Liu, C., Lu, C. & Elsworth, D., Jun 16 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 27877.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
35 Scopus citations
2020

Determination of the critical flow pore diameter of shale caprock

Ma, C., Lin, C., Dong, C., Elsworth, D., Wu, S., Wang, X. & Sun, X., Feb 2020, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 112, 104042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Preliminary study on the feasibility of co-exploitation of coal and uranium

Cui, G., Wei, J., Feng, X. T., Liu, J., Elsworth, D., Chen, T. & Xiong, W., Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 123, 104098.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relationships between mechanical and transport properties in Marcellus shale

Schwartz, B., Elsworth, D. & Marone, C., Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 119, p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Laboratory evaluation of multiphase permeability evolution in tight sandstones: Impact of slickwater and friction reducers

Abaa, K., Wang, J. Y., Elsworth, D. & Ityokumbul, M. T., Jan 1 2016, Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Low Perm Symposium. Society of Petroleum Engineers, (Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Low Perm Symposium).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Friction-permeability relationships for reservoir caprocks

Fang, Y., Wang, C., Elsworth, D. & Ishibashi, T., Jan 1 2016, 50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 2388-2397 10 p. (50th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2016; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Types, characteristics and effects of natural fluid pressure fractures in shale: A case study of the Paleogene strata in Eastern China

Ma, C., Dong, C., Luan, G., Lin, C., Liu, X. & Elsworth, D., Aug 23 2016, In : Shiyou Kantan Yu Kaifa/Petroleum Exploration and Development. 43, 4, p. 580-589 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2019

Influencing factors and fracability of lacustrine shale oil reservoirs

Ma, C., Dong, C., Lin, C., Elsworth, D., Luan, G., Sun, X. & Liu, X., Dec 2019, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 110, p. 463-471 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Anomalous distribution of microearthquakes in the Newberry Geothermal Reservoir: Mechanisms and implications

Fang, Y., den Hartog, S. A. M., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. & Cladouhos, T., Sep 2016, In : Geothermics. 63, p. 62-73 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2019

Effects of roughness on permeability evolution and frictional behavior of fractures under shear

Fang, Y., Elsworth, D., Ishibashi, T. & Zhang, F., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Permeability and rigidity of green river shale before and after interaction with water

Yildirim, L. T. O., Elsworth, D. & Wang, J. Y., Jan 1 2019.

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Geomechanical evaluation of natural shear fractures in the EGS Collab experiment 1 test bed

Frash, L. P., Welch, N. J., Carey, J. W., Ajo-Franklin, J., Bauer, S. J., Baumgartner, T., Beckers, K., Blankenship, D., Bonneville, A., Boyd, L., Brown, S. T., Burghardt, J. A., Chen, T., Chen, Y., Condon, K., Cook, P. J., Dobson, P. F., Doe, T., Doughty, C. A., Elsworth, D. & 96 others, Feldman, J., Foris, A., Frash, L. P., Frone, Z., Fu, P., Gao, K., Ghassemi, A., Gudmundsdottir, H., Guglielmi, Y., Guthrie, G., Haimson, B., Hawkins, A., Heise, J., Herrick, C. G., Horn, M., Horne, R. N., Horner, J., Hu, M., Huang, H., Huang, L., Im, K., Ingraham, M., Johnson, T. C., Johnston, B., Karra, S., Kim, K., King, D. K., Kneafsey, T., Knox, H., Knox, J., Kumar, D., Kutun, K., Lee, M., Li, K., Lopez, R., Maceira, M., Makedonska, N., Marone, C., Mattson, E., McClure, M. W., McLennan, J., McLing, T., Mellors, R. J., Metcalfe, E., Miskimins, J., Morris, J. P., Nakagawa, S., Neupane, G., Newman, G., Nieto, A., Oldenburg, C. M., Pan, W., Pawar, R., Petrov, P., Pietzyk, B., Podgorney, R., Polsky, Y., Porse, S., Richard, S., Roberts, B. Q., Robertson, M., Roggenthen, W., Rutqvist, J., Rynders, D., Santos-Villalobos, H., Schoenball, M., Schwering, P., Sesetty, V., Singh, A., Smith, M. M., Sone, H., Strickland, C. E., Su, J., Ulrich, C., Uzunlar, N., Vachaparampil, A., Valladao, C. A., Vandermeer, W., Vandine, G., Vardiman, D., Vermeul, V. R., Wagoner, J. L., Wang, H. F., Weers, J., White, J., White, M. D., Winterfeld, P., Wood, T., Wu, H., Wu, Y. S., Wu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. Q., Zhou, J., Zhou, Q. & Zoback, M. D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2017

Geodetic imaging of thermal deformation in geothermal reservoirs - production, depletion and fault reactivation

Im, K., Elsworth, D., Guglielmi, Y. & Mattioli, G. S., May 15 2017, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 338, p. 79-91 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2019

Analysis of pressure/flow response data from the EGS Collab Project

Ingraham, M. D., Knox, H. A., Strickland, C. E., Vermeul, V. R., Burghardt, J. A., Ajo-Franklin, J., Bauer, S. J., Baumgartner, T., Beckers, K., Blankenship, D., Bonneville, A., Boyd, L., Brown, S. T., Burghardt, J. A., Chen, T., Chen, Y., Condon, K., Cook, P. J., Dobson, P. F., Doe, T. & 98 others, Doughty, C. A., Elsworth, D., Feldman, J., Foris, A., Frash, L. P., Frone, Z., Fu, P., Gao, K., Ghassemi, A., Gudmundsdottir, H., Guglielmi, Y., Guthrie, G., Haimson, B., Hawkins, A., Heise, J., Herrick, C. G., Horn, M., Horne, R. N., Horner, J., Hu, M., Huang, H., Huang, L., Im, K., Ingraham, M., Johnson, T. C., Johnston, B., Karra, S., Kim, K., King, D. K., Kneafsey, T., Knox, H., Knox, J., Kumar, D., Kutun, K., Lee, M., Li, K., Lopez, R., Maceira, M., Makedonska, N., Marone, C., Mattson, E., McClure, M. W., McLennan, J., McLing, T., Mellors, R. J., Metcalfe, E., Miskimins, J., Morris, J. P., Nakagawa, S., Neupane, G., Newman, G., Nieto, A., Oldenburg, C. M., Pan, W., Pawar, R., Petrov, P., Pietzyk, B., Podgorney, R., Polsky, Y., Porse, S., Richard, S., Roberts, B. Q., Robertson, M., Roggenthen, W., Rutqvist, J., Rynders, D., Santos-Villalobos, H., Schoenball, M., Schwering, P., Sesetty, V., Singh, A., Smith, M. M., Sone, H., Strickland, C. E., Su, J., Ulrich, C., Uzunlar, N., Vachaparampil, A., Valladao, C. A., Vandermeer, W., Vandine, G., Vardiman, D., Vermeul, V. R., Wagoner, J. L., Wang, H. F., Weers, J., White, J., White, M. D., Winterfeld, P., Wood, T., Wu, H., Wu, Y. S., Wu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. Q., Zhou, J., Zhou, Q. & Zoback, M. D., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2017

Permeability Evolution of Propped Artificial Fractures in Green River Shale

Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C., Saffer, D. & Cheon, D. S., Jun 1 2017, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 50, 6, p. 1473-1485 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Changes in pore structure of coal caused by coal-to-gas bioconversion

Zhang, R., Liu, S., Bahadur, J., Elsworth, D., Wang, Y., Hu, G. & Liang, Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 3840.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The role of numerical simulation in the design of stimulation and circulation experiments for the EGS Collab project

White, M., Fu, P., Huang, H., Ghassemi, A., Kneafsey, T., Blankenship, D., Ajo-Franklin, J., Bauer, S. J., Baumgartner, T., Bonneville, A., Boyd, L., Brown, S. T., Burghardt, J. A., Carroll, S. A., Chen, T., Condon, C., Cook, P. J., Dobson, P. F., Doe, T., Doughty, C. A. & 80 others, Elsworth, D., Frash, L. P., Frone, Z., Fu, P., Ghassemi, A., Gudmundsdottir, H., Guglielmi, Y., Guthrie, G., Haimson, B., Heise, J., Herrick, C. G., Horn, M., Horne, R. N., Hu, M., Huang, H., Huang, L., Johnson, T. C., Johnston, B., Karra, S., Kim, K., King, D. K., Knox, H., Kumar, D., Lee, M., Li, K., Maceira, M., Makedonska, N., Marone, C., Mattson, E., McClure, M. W., McLennan, J., McLing, T., Mellors, R. J., Metcalfe, E., Miskimins, J., Morris, J. P., Nakagawa, S., Neupane, G., Newman, G., Nieto, A., Oldenburg, C. M., Pawar, R., Petrov, P., Pietzyk, B., Podgorney, R., Polsky, Y., Porse, S., Roggenthen, B., Rutqvist, J., Santos-Villalobos, H., Schwering, P., Sesetty, V., Singh, A., Smith, M. M., Snyder, N., Sone, H., Sonnenthal, E. L., Spycher, N., Strickland, C. E., Su, J., Suzuki, A., Ulrich, C., Uzunlar, N., Valladao, C. A., Vandermeer, W., Vardiman, D., Vermeul, V. R., Wagoner, J. L., Wang, H. F., Weers, J., White, J., White, M. D., Winterfeld, P., Wu, Y. S., Wu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. Q., Zhou, J., Zhou, Q. & Zoback, M. D., Jan 1 2017, Geothermal Energy: Power To Do More - Geothermal Resources Council 2017 Annual Meeting, GRC 2017. Geothermal Resources Council, p. 967-984 18 p. (Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council; vol. 41).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

The effect of natural fractures on hydraulic fracturing propagation in coal seams

Wang, T., Hu, W., Elsworth, D., Zhou, W., Zhou, W., Zhao, X. & Zhao, L., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 150, p. 180-190 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations
2019

Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Modeling of Permeability Evolution in a CO2-Circulated Geothermal Reservoir

Tao, J., Wu, Y., Elsworth, D., Li, P. & Hao, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Geofluids. 2019, 5210730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2018

Coal permeability maps under the influence of multiple coupled processes

Zhang, S., Liu, J., Wei, M. & Elsworth, D., Feb 15 2018, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 187, p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2017

Shale Pore Characterization Using NMR Cryoporometry with Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane as the Probe Liquid

Zhang, Q., Dong, Y., Liu, S., Elsworth, D. & Zhao, Y., Jul 20 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 7, p. 6951-6959 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Key strata characteristics controlling the integrity of deep wells in longwall mining areas

Liang, S., Elsworth, D., Li, X., Fu, X., Sun, B. & Yao, Q., Mar 1 2017, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 172, p. 31-42 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2018

Magnitude and variation of the critical power law exponent and its physical controls

Zhou, S., Hao, S. & Elsworth, D., Nov 15 2018, In : Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 510, p. 552-557 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The impact of oriented perforations on fracture propagation and complexity in hydraulic fracturing

Liu, L., Li, L., Elsworth, D., Zhi, S. & Yu, Y., Nov 1 2018, In : Processes. 6, 11, 213.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2017

Weakening effects of microstructural tribological films in CO2-altered reservoirs and caprocks

Wang, C., Elsworth, D., Fang, Y., Liu, K. & Jia, Y., Jan 1 2017, 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 1047-1054 8 p. (51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Hydraulic fracturing with leakoff in a dual porosity medium

Wang, J. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2017, 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), Vol. 2. p. 1137-1148 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations
2019

Long-Term Evolution of Coal Permeability Under Effective Stresses Gap Between Matrix and Fracture During CO2 Injection

Wei, M., Liu, J., Shi, R., Elsworth, D. & Liu, Z., Dec 1 2019, In : Transport in Porous Media. 130, 3, p. 969-983 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Stress redistribution and fracture propagation during restimulation of gas shale reservoirs

Li, X., Wang, J. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 154, p. 150-160 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2019

An Experimental Study of Effect of High Temperature on the Permeability Evolution and Failure Response of Granite Under Triaxial Compression

Yang, S. Q., Tian, W. L., Elsworth, D., Wang, J. G. & Fan, L. F., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020
2019

A 3-D analytical model for multi-stage fractured shale gas reservoirs with damaged fractures

Zeng, J., Li, W., Liu, J., Leong, Y. K., Elsworth, D., Tian, J. & Guo, J., Jan 1 2019, Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Europec Featured at 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019. Society of Petroleum Engineers, (Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Europec Featured at 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

An introduction to the EGS Collab project

Dobson, P., Kneafsey, T. J., Blankenship, D., Valladao, C., Morris, J., Knox, H., Schwering, P., White, M., Doe, T., Roggenthen, W., Mattson, E., Podgorney, R., Johnson, T., Ajo-Franklin, J., Bauer, S. J., Baumgartner, T., Bonneville, A., Boyd, L., Brown, S. T., Brown, S. T. & 77 others, Burghardt, J., Carroll, S. A., Chen, T., Condon, C., Cook, P. J., Doughty, C. A., Elsworth, D., Frash, L. P., Frone, Z., Fu, P., Ghassemi, A., Gudmundsdottir, H., Guglielmi, Y., Guthrie, G., Haimson, B., Heise, J., Herrick, C. G., Horn, M., Horne, R. N., Hu, M., Huang, H., Huang, L., Johnston, B., Karra, S., Kim, K., King, D. K., Kumar, D., Lee, M., Li, K., Maciera, M., Makedonska, N., Marone, C., McClure, M. W., McLennan, J., McLing, T., Mellors, R. J., Metcalfe, E., Miskimins, J., Nakagawa, S., Neupane, G., Newman, G., Nieto, A., Oldenburg, C. M., Pawar, R., Petrov, P., Pietzyk, B., Polsky, Y., Porse, S., Rutqvist, J., Santos-Villalobos, H., Sesetty, V., Singh, A., Smith, M. M., Snyder, N., Sone, H., Sonnenthal, E. L., Spycher, N., Strickland, C. E., Su, J., Suzuki, A., Ulrich, C., Uzunlar, N., Vandermeer, W., Vardiman, D., Vermeul, V., Wagoner, J. L., Wang, H. F., Weers, J., White, J., Winterfeld, P., Wu, Y. S., Wu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. Q., Zhou, J., Zhou, Q. & Zoback, M. D., Jan 1 2017, Geothermal Energy: Power To Do More - Geothermal Resources Council 2017 Annual Meeting, GRC 2017. Geothermal Resources Council, p. 837-849 13 p. (Transactions - Geothermal Resources Council; vol. 41).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations
2018

Scale effects and strength anisotropy in coal

Song, H., Jiang, Y., Elsworth, D., Zhao, Y., Wang, J. & Liu, B., Jul 1 2018, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 195, p. 37-46 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Three stages of methane adsorption capacity affected by moisture content

Fan, K., Li, Y., Elsworth, D., Dong, M., Yin, C., Li, Y. & Chen, Z., Nov 1 2018, In : Fuel. 231, p. 352-360 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2017

Can mineralogical compositions predict frictional strength, stability and shear permeability of fractures?

Fang, Y., Elsworth, D., Wang, C. & Jia, Y., Jan 1 2017, 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017. American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), p. 1027-1035 9 p. (51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2017; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2018
9 Scopus citations

Hydraulic fracturing for improved nutrient delivery in microbially-enhanced coalbed-methane (MECBM) production

Zhi, S., Elsworth, D., Wang, J., Gan, Q. & Liu, S., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 60, p. 294-311 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2019

A strain based approach to calculate disparities in pore structure between shale basins during permeability evolution

Schwartz, B., Huffman, K., Thornton, D. & Elsworth, D., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 68, 102893.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Fracture evolution in artificial bedded rocks containing a structural flaw under uniaxial compression

Wang, D. J., Tang, H., Elsworth, D. & Wang, C., Feb 21 2019, In : Engineering Geology. 250, p. 130-141 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations