Outer Limits Geophysics

Outer Limits Publications

Highlighted papers and technical reports authored by Outer Limits staff

For a full list of publications, see Mike Kendall's and James Verdon's Research Outputs Database entries.
  1. Verdon J.P., S.A. Horne, A. Clarke, A.L. Stork, A.F. Baird, J-M. Kendall, 2020. Microseismic monitoring using a fibre-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensor (DAS) array: Geophysics 85, 1MJ-Z13
    DOI: 10.1190/geo2019-0752.1

  2. Kettlety T., J.P. Verdon, M. Werner, J-M. Kendall, 2020. Stress transfer from opening hydraulic fractures controls the distribution of induced seismicity: Journal of Geophysical Research 125, e2019JB018794
    DOI: 10.1029/2019JB018794

  3. Clarke H., J.P. Verdon, T. Kettlety, A.F. Baird, J-M. Kendall, 2019. Real time imaging, forecasting and management of human-induced seismicity at Preston New Road, Lancashire, England: Seismological Research Letters 90, 1902-1915
    DOI: 10.1785/0220190110

  4. Hicks S.P., J.P. Verdon, B. Baptie, R. Luckett, Z.K. Mildon, T. Gernon, 2019. A shallow earthquake swarm close to hydrocarbon activities: discriminating between natural and induced causes for the 2018-19 Surrey, UK earthquake sequence: Seismological Research Letters 90, 2095-2110
    DOI: 10.1785/0220190125

  5. Verdon J.P., B.J. Baptie, J.J. Bommer, 2019. An improved framework for discriminating seismicity induced by industrial activities from natural earthquakes: Seismological Research Letters 90, 1592-1611
    DOI: 10.1785/0220190030

  6. Kettlety T., J.P. Verdon, M.J. Werner, J-M. Kendall, J. Budge, 2019. Investigating the role of elastostatic stress transfer during hydraulic fracturing-induced fault activation: Geophysical Journal International 217, 1200-1216
    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggz080

  7. Kendall J-M. A. Butcher, A.L. Stork, J.P. Verdon, R. Luckett, B.J. Baptie, 2019. How big is a small earthquake? Challenges in determining microseismic magnitudes: First Break 37, 51-56

  8. Gajek W., M. Malinowski, J.P. Verdon, 2018. Results of the downhole microseismic monitoring at a pilot hydraulic fracturing site in Poland, Part II: shear wave splitting analysis: Interpretation 6, SH49-SH58
    DOI: 10.1190/int-2017-0207.1

  9. Verdon J.P., J. Budge, 2018. Examining the capability of statistical models to mitigate induced seismicity during hydraulic fracturing of shale gas reservoirs: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, in press
    DOI: 10.1785/0120170207

  10. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, A. Butcher, R. Luckett, B.J. Baptie, 2018. Seismicity induced by longwall coal mining at the Thoresby Colliery, Nottinghamshire, U.K.: Geophysical Journal International 212, 942-954
    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx465

  11. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, S.P. Hicks, P. Hill, 2017. Using beamforming to maximise the detection capability of seismometer arrays deployed to monitor oilfield activities: Geophysical Prospecting 65, 1582-1596
    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12498

  12. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, A.C. Horleston, A.L. Stork, 2016. Subsurface fluid injection and induced seismicity in southeast Saskatchewan: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 54, 429-440.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.04.007

  13. Verdon J.P., 2016. Using microseismic data recorded at the Weyburn CCS-EOR site to assess the likelihood of induced seismic activity: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 54, 421-428.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.03.018

  14. Verdon J.P., A.L. Stork, R.C. Bissell, C.E. Bond, M.J. Werner, 2015. Simulation of seismic events induced by CO2 injection at In Salah, Algeria: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 426, 118-129.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.029

  15. Stork A.L., J.P. Verdon, J-M. Kendall, 2015. The microseismic response at the In Salah Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) site: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control,, 32, 159-171.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.11.014

  16. Verdon J.P., 2014. Significance for secure CO2 storage of earthquakes induced by fluid injection: Environmental Research Letters, 9, 064022.
    DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/6/064022

  17. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, A.L. Stork, R.A. Chadwick, D.J. White, R.C. Bissell, 2013. A comparison of geomechanical deformation induced by 'megatonne' scale CO2 storage at Sleipner, Weyburn and In Salah: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, E2762-E2771.
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1302156110

  18. Verdon J.P., A. Wuestefeld, 2013. Measurement of the normal/tangential compliance ratio (ZN/ZT) during hydraulic fracture stimulation using shear wave splitting data: Geophysical Prospecting, 61, 461-475.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2012.01132.x

  19. Baird A.F., J-M. Kendall, J.P. Verdon, A. Wuestefeld, T.E. Noble, Y. Li, M. Dutko, Q.J. Fisher, 2013. Monitoring increases in fracture connectivity during hydraulic stimulations from temporal variations in shear-wave splitting polarization: Geophysical Journal International, 195, 1120-1131.
    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt274

  20. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, D.J. White, D.A. Angus, 2011. Linking microseismic event observations with geomechanical models to minimise the risks of storing CO2 in geological formations: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 305, 143-152.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.048

  21. Al-Harrasi O.H., J-M. Kendall and M. Chapman, 2011. Fracture characterisation using frequency-dependent shear wave anisotropy analysis of microseismic data: Geophysical Journal International, 185(2), 1059-1070.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.04997.x

  22. Chambers K., J-M. Kendall, S. Brabdsberg-Dahl, J. Rueda, 2010. Testing the ability of surface arrays to monitor microseismic activity: Geophysical Prospecting, 58, 821-830.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2010.00893.x

  23. Verdon J.P., J-M. Kendall, S.C. Maxwell, 2010. A comparison of passive seismic monitoring of fracture stimulation due to water versus CO2 injection: Geophysics, 75(3), MA1-MA7.
    DOI: 10.1190/1.3377789

  24. Jones G.A., D. Raymer, K. Chambers and J.-M. Kendall, 2010. Improved microseismic event location by inclusion of a priori dip particle motion: a case study from Ekofisk: Geophysical Prospecting, 58(5), 727-737.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2010.00873.x

  25. Wuestefeld A., O. Al Harrasi, J.P. Verdon, J. Wookey, J-M. Kendall, 2010. A strategy for automated analysis of passive microseismic data to image seismic anisotropy and fracture characteristics: Geophysical Prospecting, 58(5), 755-773.
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2010.00891.x

  26. Chambers K., J-M. Kendall, 2008. A practical implimentation of wavefront construction for 3D isotropic media: Geophysical Journal International, 173, 1030-1038: DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03790.x

  27. Kendall J-M., A. Al-Anboori, 2008. Passive seismic monitoring of reservoirs: A case study from Oman. In M. Payne, W. Abriel (eds.), Reservoir Geophysics, Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
    DOI: 10.1190/1.9781560802174


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