Dr James P Verdon

MA (Cambr), MSci (Cambr), PhD(Bristol)

  • BS8 1RJ

20072020

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Research Output

2020

Characteristics of microseismic data recorded by distributed acousticsensing systems in anisotropic media

Baird, A. F., Stork, A. L., Horne, S. A., Naldrett, G., Kendall, J-M., Wookey, J., Verdon, J. P. & Clarke, A., 1 Jul 2020, In : Geophysics. 85, 4, p. KS139-KS147 9 p.

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Green, yellow, red, or out of the blue? An assessment of Traffic Light Schemes to mitigate the impact of hydraulic fracturing-induced seismicity

Verdon, J. P. & Bommer, J., 22 Aug 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Seismology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

High resolution imaging of the M​L​ 2.9 August 2019 earthquake in Lancashire, UK, induced by hydraulic fracturing during Preston New Road PNR-2 operations

Kettlety, T., Verdon, J. P., Butcher, A. C., Hampson, M. & Craddock, L., 1 Sep 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Seismological Research Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Microseismic monitoring using a fibre-optic Distributed Acoustic Sensor (DAS) array

Verdon, J. P., Horne, S. A., Clarke, A., Stork, A. L., Baird, A. F. & Kendall, J-M., 16 Mar 2020, In : Geophysics. p. 1-96 96 p.

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2019

An Improved Framework for Discriminating Seismicity Induced by Industrial Activities from Natural Earthquakes

Verdon, J., Baptie, B. & Bommer, J., 17 Apr 2019, In : Seismological Research Letters.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

APPLICATION OF MACHINE LEARNING TO MICROSEISMIC EVENT DETECTION IN DISTRIBUTED ACOUSTIC SENSING (DAS) DATA

Stork, A. L., Baird, A. F., Horne, S. A., Naldrett, G., Lapins, S., Kendall, J. -M., Wookey, J., Verdon, J. P., Clarke, A. & Williams, A., 21 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Geophysics. p. 1-53 53 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

A shallow earthquake swarm close to hydrocarbon activities: discriminating between natural and induced causes for the 2018–19 Surrey, UK earthquake sequence

Hicks, S., Verdon, J., Baptie, B., Luckett, R., Mildon, Z. & Gernon, T., 10 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Seismological Research Letters.

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How big is a small earthquake? Challenges in determining microseismic magnitudes

Kendall, J. M., Butcher, A., Stork, A., Verdon, J., Luckett, R. & Baptie, B., 1 Feb 2019, In : First Break. 37, 2, p. 51-56 6 p.

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Investigating the role of elastostatic stress transfer during hydraulic fracturing-induced fault activation

Kettlety, T., Verdon, J., Werner, M., Kendall, J. M. & Budge, J., May 2019, In : Geophysical Journal International. 217, 2, p. 1200-1216 17 p., ggz080.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
191 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling of fibre-optic DAS response to microseismic arrivals in anisotropic media

Baird, A. F., Stork, A. L., Horne, S., Naldrett, G., Kendall, J. M., Wookey, J. M., Clarke, A. & Verdon, J. P., 3 Jun 2019, 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019: Micro and Passive Seismic I. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE, 5 p.

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Real time imaging, forecasting and management of human-induced seismicity at Preston New Road, Lancashire, England

Clarke, H., Verdon, J. P., Kettlety, T., Baird, A. F. & Kendall, J-M., 1 Sep 2019, In : Seismological Research Letters. 90, 5, p. 1902-1915 14 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Stress transfer from opening hydraulic fractures controls the distribution of induced seismicity

Kettlety, T., Verdon, J. P., Werner, M. J. & Kendall, J. M., 7 Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth.

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2018

Examining the Capability of Statistical Models to Mitigate Induced Seismicity during Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Gas Reservoirs

Verdon, J. & Budge, J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 108, 2, p. 690-701 12 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
294 Downloads (Pure)

Results of the downhole microseismic monitoring at a pilot hydraulic fracturing site in Poland, Part II: shear wave splitting analysis

Gajek, W., Malinowski, M. & Verdon, J., 8 Jun 2018, In : Interpretation.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
278 Downloads (Pure)

Seismic Imaging of Rock Disturbance in Excavated Slopes

Butcher, A., Stork, A., Koe, A., Verdon, J. & Kendall, J. M., 9 Sep 2018, 24th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Seismicity induced by longwall coal mining at the Thoresby Colliery, Nottinghamshire, U.K.

Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. M., Butcher, A., Luckett, R. & Baptie, B. J., 1 Feb 2018, In : Geophysical Journal International. 212, 2, p. 942-954 13 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
278 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Examining the capability of statistical models to mitigate induced seismicity during hydraulic fracturing of shale gas reservoirs

Verdon, J. & Kendall, J., 2017, 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2017 - Workshops. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Geophysical investigations to assess the extent of disturbance in excavated rock faces at hinkley point C

Stork, A. L., Butcher, A. C., Verdon, J. P. & Koe, A., 1 Jan 2017, 23rd European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

1 Citation (Scopus)

Local Magnitude Discrepancies for Near-Event Receivers: Implications for the U.K. Traffic-Light Scheme

Butcher, A., Luckett, R., Verdon, J., Kendall, J. M., Baptie, B. & Wookey, J., Apr 2017, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 107, 2, p. 532-541 10 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
326 Downloads (Pure)

Natural earthquakes as proxies for induced seismic hazard and risk: comparing peak and cyclic inelastic response

De Luca, F., Kythreotis, S., Werner, M. & Verdon, J., 13 Jan 2017, World Conferences on Earthquake Engineering: online proceedings. 12 p. 1837

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Using beam-forming to maximise the detection capability of small, sparse seismometer arrays deployed to monitor oilfield activities

Verdon, J., Kendall, J. M., Hicks, S. & Hill, P., 1 Nov 2017, In : Geophysical Prospecting. 65, 6, p. 1582-1596 15 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
264 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Carbon capture and storage, geomechanics and induced seismic activity

Verdon, J. P. & Stork, A. L., Dec 2016, In : Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 8, 6, p. 928–935 8 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
250 Downloads (Pure)

Reservoir stress path and induced seismic anisotropy: results from linking coupled fluid-flow/geomechanical simulation with seismic modelling

Angus, D. A., Fisher, Q. J., Segura, J. M., Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. M., Dutko, M. & Crook, A. J. L., Nov 2016, In : Petroleum Science. 13, 4, p. 669-684 16 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
244 Downloads (Pure)

Subsurface fluid injection and induced seismicity in southeast Saskatchewan

Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. -M., Horleston, A. C. & Stork, A. L., Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 54, 2, p. 429-440 12 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
275 Downloads (Pure)

Using beam forming to maximise event detection using small broadband seismometer arrays

Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. M., Hicks, S. P. & Hill, P., 2016, 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016: Efficient Use of Technology - Unlocking Potential. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Using microseismic data recorded at the Weyburn CCS-EOR site to assess the likelihood of induced seismic activity

Verdon, J., Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 54 Part 2, p. 421–428 8 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
259 Downloads (Pure)

Water, oceanic fracture zones and the lubrication of subducting plate boundaries-insights from seismicity

Schlaphorst, D., Kendall, J. M., Collier, J. S., Verdon, J. P., Blundy, J., Baptie, B., Latchman, J. L., Massin, F. & Bouin, M. P., Mar 2016, In : Geophysical Journal International. 204, 3, p. 1405-1420 16 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
433 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Geomechanical simulation of microseismic events induced by CO2 injection at in Salah, Algeria

Verdon, J. P., Stork, A. L., Bissell, R. C., Bond, C. E. & Werner, M. J., 1 Jan 2015, 77th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2015: Earth Science for Energy and Environment. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE, p. 4202-4206 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Integrated hydro-mechanical and seismic modelling of the Valhall reservoir: A case study of predicting subsidence, AVOA and microseismicity

Angus, D. A., Dutko, M., Kristiansen, T. G., Fisher, Q. J., Kendall, J. M., Baird, A. F., Verdon, J. P., Barkved, O. I., Yu, J. & Zhao, S., 2015, In : Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. 2, p. 32-44 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)

Physical and statistical modeling of injection induced seismicity

Verdon, J. P., Stork, A. L., Bissell, R. C. & Bond, C. E., 2015, p. 4877-4881. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

Seismic characterization of fracture compliance in the field using P- and S-wave sources

Foord, G., Verdon, J. & Kendall, J. M., 1 Dec 2015, In : Geophysical Journal International. 203, p. 1726-1737 12 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
276 Downloads (Pure)

Simulation of seismic events induced by CO2 injection at In Salah, Algeria

Verdon, J. P., Stork, A. L., Bissell, R. C., Bond, C. E. & Werner, M. J., 5 Sep 2015, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 426, p. 118-129 12 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
331 Downloads (Pure)

The microseismic response at the In Salah Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) site

Stork, A. L., Verdon, J. P. & Kendall, J. M., 1 Jan 2015, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 32, p. 159-171 13 p.

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46 Citations (Scopus)
351 Downloads (Pure)

UK public perceptions of shale gas hydraulic fracturing: The role of audience, message and contextual factors on risk perceptions and policy support

Whitmarsh, L., Nash, N., Upham, P., Lloyd, A., Verdon, J. P. & Kendall, J. -M., 15 Dec 2015, In : Applied Energy. 160, p. 419-430 12 p.

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67 Citations (Scopus)
319 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Assessing the effect of velocity model accuracy on microseismic interpretation at the In Salah carbon capture and storage site

Stork, A. L., Verdon, J. P. & Kendall, J. M., 1 Jan 2014, In : Energy Procedia. 63, p. 4385-4393 9 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating fracture-induced anisotropy using borehole microseismic data

Kendall, J. M., Verdon, J. & Baird, A., Feb 2014, In : CSEG Recorder. 39, 02, p. 56-63 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

87 Citations (Scopus)

Field estimates of fracture compliances using active & passive seismics

Baird, A. F., Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. M., Foord, G., Stork, A. & Usher, P. J., 1 Jan 2014, 5th EAGE Passive Seismic Workshop: From Wish List to To-Do List. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Measuring shear-wave splitting using seismic anisotropy

Yousef, B. M., Angus, D. A., Hildyard, M. W., Verdon, J. P. & Perry, M., 2014, 76th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2014: Experience the Energy - Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2014. EAGE Publishing BV, p. 4992-4996 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Microseismic waveforms and velocity heterogeneity: Towards full-waveform location algorithm

Angus, D., Aljaafari, A., Usher, P. & Verdon, J., 2014, Society of Petroleum Engineers - European Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition 2014: Unlocking European Potential. Society of Petroleum Engineers, Vol. 1. p. 408-414 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Reducing velocity model uncertainty and improving microseismic event location accuracy: Crosswell seismic tomography using a repeatable downhole sparker source

Wills, W. & Verdon, J., 2014, 5th EAGE Passive Seismic Workshop: From Wish List to To-Do List. EAGE Publishing BV

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Seismic waveforms and velocity model heterogeneity: Towards a full-waveform microseismic location algorithm

Angus, D. A., Aljaafari, A., Usher, P. & Verdon, J. P., 1 Dec 2014, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 111, p. 228-233 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)

Significance for secure CO2 storage of earthquakes induced by fluid injection

Verdon, J. P., 1 Jun 2014, In : Environmental Research Letters. 9, 6, 064022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

41 Citations (Scopus)

The robustness of seismic moment and magnitudes estimated using spectral analysis

Stork, A. L., Verdon, J. P. & Kendall, J-M., Jul 2014, In : Geophysical Prospecting. 62, 4, p. 862–878 17 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
442 Downloads (Pure)

Using geomechanical models to simulate induced seismicity: Application to CO2 storage at In Salah, Algeria

Verdon, J. P., Stork, A. L., Bissell, R. C. & Bond, C. E., 1 Jan 2014, Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 84th Annual Meeting SEG 2014. Society of Exploration Geophysicists, p. 4559-4563 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2013

A comparison of geomechanical effects at three 'megatonne' CO2 storage sites - Sleipner, Weyburn and in Salah

Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. M., Stork, A. L., Chadwick, R. A., White, D. J. & Bissell, R. C., 1 Dec 2013, Sustainable Earth Sciences, SES 2013: Technologies for Sustainable Use of the Deep Sub-Surface.

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A comparison of geomechanical effects at three 'Megatonne' CO2 storage sites - Sleipner, Weyburn and in Salah

Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. M., Stork, A. L., Chadwick, R. A., White, D. J. & Bissell, R. C., 2013, 75th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2013 Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2013: Changing Frontiers. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE, p. 5128-5132 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Comparison of geomechanical deformation induced by megatonne-scale CO2 storage at Sleipner, Weyburn, and In Salah

Verdon, J. P., Kendall, J. M., Stork, A. L., Chadwick, R. A., White, D. J. & Bissell, R. C., 23 Jul 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 30, p. E2762-E2771 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

97 Citations (Scopus)

Correlation between spatial and magnitude distributions of microearthquakes during hydraulic fracture stimulation

Verdon, J. P., Wuestefeld, A., Rutledge, J. T., Main, I. G. & Kendall, J. M., 2013, 75th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Conference and Exhibition 2013 Incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2013: Changing Frontiers. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE, p. 5374-5378 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Earthquakes induced by fluid injection - Implications for secure CO2 storage

Verdon, J. P. & Kendall, J. M., 1 Jan 2013, International Workshop on Geomechanics and Energy: The Ground as Energy Source and Storage. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Fractal dimension of microseismic events via the two-point correlation dimension, and its correlation with b values

Verdon, J. P., 2013, 4th EAGE Passive Seismic Workshop. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)