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Elsworth, Derek
• Geomechanics of unconventional reservoirs • Computational geomechanics • Proppant and reservoir diagenesis • Energetic (gas)-fracturing • Permeability evolution in shale and coal • Induced seismicity • CCS and enhanced gas recovery


Dike intrusion as a trigger for large earthquakes and the failure of volcano flanks  Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 100 (B4), 6005-6024, 1995
Evolution of permeability in a natural fracture: Significant role of pressure solution  Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 109 (B3), 2004
Failure of volcano slopes  Geotechnique 47 (1), 1-31, 1997
How sorption-induced matrix deformation affects gas flow in coal seams: a new FE model  International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 45 (8), 1226-1236, 2008
Multiporosity/multipermeability approach to the simulation of naturally fractured reservoirs  Water Resources Research 29 (6), 1621-1634, 1993
Research Centers
Center for Geomechanics, Geofluids, and Geohazards
EMS Energy Institute
Rock Mechanics Laboratory
CO2 Capture,Use and Sequestration
Coal Utilization
Earthquake Physics
Fluid Rock Interactions
Reservoir Geomechanics
Market Centers
Biomass Energy
Electric Power and Grid
Oil and Gas
Institute for Natural Gas Research