Summary of Activities 2021: Energy & Water

ISSN 2562-2757 (Print) / ISSN 2562-2765 (Online)

Geoscience BC, Report 2022-02

Geoscience BC Summary of Activities 2021: Energy and Water, contains 10 papers from Geoscience BC-funded projects or scholarship recipients that are within Geoscience BC's strategic focus area of energy (including oil and gas, and geothermal) and water.  An additional 9 papers from ongoing Minerals geoscience projects can be found in the companion volume Summary of Activities 2021: Minerals.

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Summary of Activities 2021: Energy & Water
Individual Papers
(PDF document, 102 KB)
Note: Also contains the document title page, publishing information and table of contents
Identifying New Natural Resource Opportunities 
T. Wilson, C. Williams, E. Pelletier, D. Murfitt, K. Rakhit and H. Abercrombie
Northeastern British Columbia Lithium Formation-Water Database: Forging the Plan, Process and Path
(PDF document, 6.3 MB)
Advancing Science and Innovative Geoscience Technologies
J. Zoshi, B. Sparrow and H. Tsin
Novel Zero-Liquid-Discharge Pilot Project for Produced Water Management, Northeastern British Columbia
(PDF document, 1.4 MB)
S.J. Mackie, C.M. Furlong, P.K. Pedersen and O.H. Ardakani
Relation of Stratigraphy and Facies Heterogeneities to Hydrogen Sulphide Distribution in the Montney Formation of Northeastern British Columbia
(PDF document, 5.7 MB)
Facilitating Responsible Natural Resource Development
A. Mehrabifard and E. Eberhardt
Numerical Study on the Effects of Montney Formation Stiffness on Injection-Induced Seismicity in Northeastern British Columbia
(PDF document, 4.1 MB)
B. Wang, H. Kao, H. Yu, R. Visser and S. Venables
Comprehensive Physical Model for the Contrasting Seismogenic Behaviours of Injection Wells in the Kiskatinaw Seismic Monitoring and Mitigation Area, Northeastern British Columbia
(PDF document, 4.1 MB)
Z. Esmaeilzadeh and D.W. Eaton
Investigating Fault-Sealing Effects on Induced Seismicity and Pore Pressure Distribution in Northeastern British Columbia: Observations
(PDF document, 12 MB)
Enabling Clean Energy
M.J. Whiticar and E. Wiebe
BC Natural Gas Atlas: Description and Visualization Tools of Gas Geochemical Database for Northeastern British Columbia
(PDF document, 8.8 MB)
S.E. Grasby, A. Calahorrano-Di Patre, Z. Chen, J. Dettmer, H. Gilbert, C. Hanneson, M. Harris, S. Leiter, J. Liu, M. Muhammad, K. Russell, M.J. Unsworth, G.Williams-Jones and W. Yuan
Geothermal Resource Potential of the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt, Southwestern British Columbia: Phase 2
(PDF document, 2.1 MB)
C. Hanneson and M.J. Unsworth
Magnetotelluric Investigations of Geothermal Systems Centred in Southern British Columbia
(PDF document, 16 MB)
Understanding Water
S.L. Lapp, E.G. Johnson, D.L. Cottrell, W.T. Van Dijk, B.P. Shepherd and R.L. Rolick
Pilot Collaborative Water Monitoring Program, Northeastern British Columbia: Year One Update
(PDF document, 3.1 MB)