Geoscience BC Energy and Water Research Featured at Technical Webinar with Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources

Vancouver, BC – January 14, 2022 – Geoscience BC and the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR) will jointly host a technical webinar to highlight the research of six Geoscience BC research projects featured in Geoscience BC’s Summary of Activities 2021: Energy & Water on February 14.

The energy and water research projects cover three of Geoscience BC’s strategic objectives from the Geoscience BC Strategic Plan 2018 - 2022: Facilitating Responsible Natural Resource Development, Advancing Science & Innovative Geoscience Technologies and Understanding Water.

The webinar is free to attend and is open to CSUR members and all other interested parties. It will feature six-10 minute presentations plus question and answer sessions with researchers.

When:  February 14, 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:50 am MST (9:00 am to 10:50 am PST)

Presenter:  Erik Eberhardt, University of British Columbia
Presentation: Development of an Induced Seismicity Susceptibility Framework and Map for NEBC using an Integrated Machine Learning and Mechanistic Validation Approach

Presenters: Pat Monahan
Presentation: Amplification of Seismic Ground Motion Hazard Mapping for the Fort St. John –Dawson Creek Area

Presenter: Honn Kao, Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada
Presentation: Comprehensive Investigation of Injection-Induced Earthquakes in Northeastern British Columbia

Presenter: Brad Hayes, Petrel Robertson Consulting
Presentation: Wastewater Disposal in the Maturing Montney Play Fairway of NEBC

Presenters: Roger Beckie, University of British Columbia
Presentation: Fugitive Gas in Near-Surface Groundwater of the Peace Region: Results from a Monitoring Network Study

Presenter: Joshua Zoshi, Saltworks Technologies
Presentation: Saltworks AirBreather Pilot

Registration is now open. Participants must register by 3:00 pm MST (2:00 pm PST) on February 11, 2022.

Register Here

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For more information, please contact:
Richard Truman
Geoscience BC