Stanford Unveils New Software Developed to Help Reduce Risk of Induced Seismicity

By Seth Whitehead Just a day after the United States Geological Survey (USGS) released a report that finds a 50 percent reduction in the number of U.S. citizens who live in areas with the potential for induced seismicity since 2016, a new tool has been introduced that can be used to further reduce the already declining risk.
Stanford University on Thursday unveiled its new Fault Slip Potential software, which it developed to help producers reduce the risk of triggering manmade earthquakes via wastewater injection from oil and gas production. Available for free download here, the software combines geo-mechanics and pore pressure modeling into an

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