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Simulating the seismic performance of a large-scale electric network in the U.S. Midwest

Edgar C. Portante, James A. Kavicky, Stephen F. Folga, Brian A. Craig, Leah E. Talaber, Gustav R. Wulfkuhle
2010 Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference  
The total megawatt equivalent of damage-prone power plants is assessed, as is an estimate of power flows that could be disrupted.  ...  the performance of surrounding regional electric networks.  ...  Appreciation also goes to Michael McLamore for coordinating the meetings with EN Engineering to obtain estimates of procurement times for replacing pertinent electric assets.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2010.5679037 dblp:conf/wsc/PortanteKFCTW10 fatcat:thpc47zvxjaxfftaekoc4oacti

Resilience-Based Design of Natural Gas Distribution Networks

G. P. Cimellaro, O. Villa, M. Bruneau
2015 Journal of Infrastructure Systems  
The pipeline network covers an area of 136 km 2 , with three metering pressure reduction (M/R) stations and 16 regulation groups.  ...  In this paper, a new performance index measuring the functionality of a gas distribution network has been proposed, which includes the restoration phase to evaluate the resilience index of the entire network  ...  of seismic risk.  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)is.1943-555x.0000204 fatcat:qtkyhaoppzbffn2rx7gvzedhki

Seismic Risk of Infrastructure Systems with Treatment of and Sensitivity to Epistemic Uncertainty

Francesco Cavalieri, Paolo Franchin
2020 Infrastructures  
The seismic hazard, the vulnerability assessment and the evaluation of the gas system's operational state are addressed with a simulation-based approach.  ...  The gas system's performance is assessed through a flow-based analysis.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/infrastructures5110103 fatcat:t3d7gx4gubhn7nhmbz4s7gquze

Effect of operating dump truck vibrations on bench stability in deep open pit mines

E. N. Chernykh, I. V. Zyryanov, G. V. Shubin, B. N. Zarovnyaev
2017 Gornyi Zhurnal  
The ISWG recognizes that management and mitigation of the risks associated with induced seismicity are best considered at the state level with specific considerations at local, regional, or cross-state  ...  It also is intended to summarize the range of approaches that have been used or are currently being used by states to manage and mitigate the risks associated with seismicity that may be induced by injection  ...  Induced Seismicity Primer Development Editorial Committee  ... 
doi:10.17580/gzh.2017.12.06 fatcat:v5fjdnhlwvbudl7zqzmqf2ocgi

Implementation of the integrated hydrocarbon reservoir management system by the example of exploiting Polish Lowland's natural gas reservoirs

Jacek Dudek, Daniel Podsobiński, Krzysztof Potera, Bartłomiej Kawecki, Grzegorz Paliborek, Krzysztof Pietrzyk, Piotr Wójcik
2019 AGH Drilling Oil Gas  
This paper presents the methodology of integration all of the above elements and the results of the IAM system implementation with further production forecasts, on the example of selected natural gas reservoirs  ...  Nowadays, because of the smaller and smaller chances of discovering new hydrocarbon deposits with abundant resources as well as significant technological advance, the proper strategy of reservoir management  ...  As the steady-state simulator PIPESIM makes possible to create static network model with determined boundary conditions in particular point of time what does not exclude the forecast of future system performance  ... 
doi:10.7494/drill.2019.36.1.31 fatcat:y37p7vpsardz7n6xshouiilmne

Analysis of the Passive Seismic Monitoring Performance at the Rousse CO2 Storage Demonstration Pilot

Xavier Payre, Christophe Maisons, André Marblé, Sylvain Thibeau
2014 Energy Procedia  
from induced seismicity, and assess injection-induced seismicity.  ...  A monitoring plan was designed, including the deployment of a hybrid multi-scale passive seismic monitoring network to address 3 monitoring objectives: watch seal integrity, distinguish natural seismicity  ...  The index seems to indicate an increase of seismicity associated to a nominal injection rate above 110 t/day followed by a steady state rate for the last injection phase (lower nominal rate of 75 t/day  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.469 fatcat:v3iaeuhf3fehxczkuuix6d5wpa

Complementary hydro-mechanical coupled finite/discrete element and microseismic modelling to predict hydraulic fracture propagation in tight shale reservoirs

Matthew Profit, Martin Dutko, Jianguo Yu, Sarah Cole, Doug Angus, Alan Baird
2015 Computational Particle Mechanics  
Hydraulic fracturing is an inherently coupled engineering problem with interactions between fluid flow and fracturing when the stress state of the reservoir rock attains a failure criterion.  ...  Microsesimic output can also be computed from changes of the effective stress in the geomechanical model and compared against field microseismicity.  ...  in both clean and proppant laden states, the initial stress state and the density of natural fractures in the reservoir.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40571-015-0081-4 fatcat:53nerchx6bdelah6wariguz4v4

Current challenges in monitoring, discrimination, and management of induced seismicity related to underground industrial activities: A European perspective

Francesco Grigoli, Simone Cesca, Enrico Priolo, Antonio Pio Rinaldi, John F. Clinton, Tony A. Stabile, Bernard Dost, Mariano Garcia Fernandez, Stefan Wiemer, Torsten Dahm
2017 Reviews of Geophysics  
associated with induced seismicity.  ...  Cases of induced seismicity have a global distribution and involve a large number of industrial operations, with many documented cases from as far back to the beginning of the twentieth century.  ...  risk for gas fields with medium or high potential of induced seismicity using a predefined risk matrix, and (3) full probabilistic seismic risk assessment and risk-management plan for gas fields with  ... 
doi:10.1002/2016rg000542 fatcat:5727pvflwjavdd7jco3uf23bca

Framework for modeling high-impact, low-frequency power grid events to support risk-informed decisions

Arun Veeramany, Stephen D. Unwin, Garill A. Coles, Jeffery E. Dagle, David W. Millard, Juan Yao, Cliff S. Glantz, Sri N.G. Gourisetti
2016 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
This study is focused on the development of an end-to-end HILF risk-assessment framework.  ...  of occurrence, treatment of the fragilities of critical assets to the stressors induced by such events, and through modeling grid network topology, the extent of damage associated with these scenarios  ...  This occurs when dynamic models search for stable steady-state solutions through tracking power flow over smaller time steps.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.06.008 fatcat:5q5ikjpehzcqhkykbqcmm7t2ky

Recent advances in risk assessment and risk management of geologic CO 2 storage

Rajesh J. Pawar, Grant S. Bromhal, J. William Carey, William Foxall, Anna Korre, Philip S. Ringrose, Owain Tucker, Maxwell N. Watson, Joshua A. White
2015 International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control  
containment & induced seismicity risks has improved. • New advances are being made in quantitative and semi-quantitative risk assessment. • Risk management approaches have been applied at commercial projects  ...  risk assessment approaches.  ...  With respect to the damage and nuisance risks, the foundation for induced seismicity risk assessment methods is a significant body of experience dealing with natural (tectonic) seismic hazards.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.06.014 fatcat:tjahi4srz5dnpjqg5rpxofktyi

Forecasting volcanic eruptions

R.S.J. Sparks
2003 Earth and Planetary Science Letters  
advances in computer power and speed, leading to improvements in data transmission, data analysis and modelling techniques.  ...  Ability to forecast is being advanced by new technology, such as broad-band seismology, satellite observations of ground deformation and improved field spectrometers for volcanic gas studies, and spectacular  ...  Acknowledgements The author thanks colleagues for comments on the subject of forecasting and help with illustrations, namely Brain Baptie, Costanza  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0012-821x(03)00124-9 fatcat:laxjljhdfrdf5iwmq5qdg4dk24

Numerical Verification of Engineering Decisions for Safety of Trunklines

Vadim Seleznev, Vladimir Aleshin
2010 Journal of KONBiN  
To perform such forecasting it is necessary (in addition to the development of pipeline project) to create a set of ad hoc computational technologies and high accurate computer simulators.  ...  The suggested method is based on computational prediction of designed pipeline behavior under rated operating conditions and in emergencies.  ...  of pipeline networks under rated and contingency conditions; control of oil and gas transmission through pipeline networks under rated and contingency conditions; technical pipeline network inspection  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10040-008-0178-4 fatcat:xjlcbhhrhfafni72t5dmljui3a

Risk assessment of CO2 injection processes and storage in carboniferous formations: a review

Manchao He, Sousa Luis, Sousa Rita, Gomes Ana, Vargas Euripedes, Na Zhang
2011 Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering  
Methodologies used for risk analysis are described in detail with particular emphasis on Bayesian network (BN).  ...  This paper also outlines the methodologies for the risk assessment involved in storage of CO 2 , with a particular focus on cases where the injection is made into unminable coal seams and in abandoned  ...  Acknowledgments The authors want to express their acknowledgments to the support from the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, China, for the research project "Risk assessment of CO 2 injection  ... 
doi:10.3724/sp.j.1235.2011.00039 fatcat:kuc2omnqrnen7ldhve5u4uvlue

Subsurface energy systems in China: production, storage and conversion

Olaf Kolditz, Heping Xie, Zhengmeng Hou, Patrick Were, Hongwei Zhou
2015 Environmental Earth Sciences  
They found that the existing infrastructure of the natural gas transportation pipeline network and underground gas storage (UGS) facilities in Germany provides an opportunity and huge capacity to feed,  ...  Bai et al. (2015b) assess the risk of abandoned wells affected by CO 2 storage operations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12665-015-4431-6 fatcat:tscxsw4p2na4vnwvlzzsplfhbi

Induced seismicity in geothermal reservoirs: A review of forecasting approaches

Emmanuel Gaucher, Martin Schoenball, Oliver Heidbach, Arno Zang, Peter A. Fokker, Jan-Diederik van Wees, Thomas Kohl
2015 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, the FP7 project GEISER of the European Commission (grant agreement no. 241321), and the Department of Energy's Geothermal  ...  The other stress sources are considered to be in a steady state and are used to quantify the natural stress.  ...  Evolving from the initial steady state of the reservoir, the transient state is modelled.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2015.08.026 fatcat:kacxo7mwunarjbyxyczn3e2yeq
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