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The Development of Sub-seismic Fractures around a Fault – The Causes and the Implications for Fluid FlowGold Open Access

Authors: D.C. Tanner and C.M. Krawczyk
Event name: 2nd EAGE International Conference on Fault and Top Seals - From Pore to Basin Scale 2009
Session: Fault Zone Architecture
Publication date: 21 September 2009
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20147226
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Abstract, PDF ( 1.97Mb )

Three parameters control the development of secondary sub-seismic fractures: Material properties, the fault displacement and its morphology. We demonstrate how restoring seismic faults with three dimensional geometrical kinematic modelling can generate information about the intensity and orientation of the fractures around the fault.

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