Papers

Horizontal respect distance for hydraulic fracturing in the vicinity of exisiting faults in deep geological reservoirs: a review and modelling study

Research paper by Rachel Westwood, Samuel Toon, Peter Styles and Nigel Cassidy. Published in Geochanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, 2017.


An assessment of the footprint and carrying capacity of oil and gas well sites: The implications for limiting hydrocarbon reserves

Research paper by Sarah Clancy, Fred Worrall, Richard Davies and Jon Gluyas. Published in Science of the Total Environment, 2017.


Assessing the fugitive emission of CH4 via migration along fault zones

Research paper by Ian Boothroyd, Sam Almond, Fred Worrall and Richard Davies. Published in Science of the Total Environment, 2016. 


Investigating the Traffic Related Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Operations

Research paper by Paul Goodman, Fabio Galatioto, Neil Thorpe, Anil Namdeo, Richard Davies, Roger Bird. Published in Environment International, 2016. 


Fugitive emissions of methane from abandoned, decommissioned oil and gas wells

Research paper by Ian Boothroyd, Sam Almond, Suzane Qassim, Fred Worrall and Richard Davies. Published in Science of the Total Environment, 2016.


Anthropogenic earthquakes in the UK: A national baseline prior to shale exploitation

Research paper by Miles Wilson, Richard J. Davies, Gillian Foulger, Bruce Julian, Peter Styles, Jon Gluyas and Sam Almond. Published in Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2015. 


Framing Fracking: Exploring public perceptions of hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom

Research paper by Laurence Williams, Phil Macnaghten, Richard Davies and Sarah Curtis. Journal article published in Public Understanding of Science, 2015. 


The flux of radionuclides in flowback fluid from shale gas exploitation

Research paper by Sam Almond, Sarah Clancy, Richard Davies, Fred Worrall. Published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2014.  


Oil and gas wells and their integrity: Implications for shale and unconventional resource exploitation

Review paper by Richard Davies, Sam Almond, Rob Ward, Rob Jackson, Charlotte Adams, Fred Worrall, Liam Herringshaw, John Gluyas, Mark Whitehead. Published in Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2014. 


Induced Seismicity and Hydraulic Fracturing for the Recovery of Hydrocarbons

Review paper by Richard J. Davies, Gillian Foulger, Annette Bindley, and Peter Styles. Published in Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2013. 


‌Hydraulic Fractures: How Far Can They Go?‌‌

Review paper by Richard J. Davies, Simon Mathias, Jennifer Moss, Steinar Hustoft, and Leo Newport. Published in Marine and Petroleum Geology, 2012. 


How should fracking research be funded?

Case study by Richard J. Davies and Liam G. Herringshaw. Published in Research Ethics, 2015.