Blackpool, 5-7 June 2017
White Tower Restaurant, Pleasure Beach


June, 5th
1. State Of The Project After The Second Year - Paolo Capuano (AMRA/UNISA)
2. WP2 The SHEER Database - Beata Orlecka-Sikora, Monika Staszek & WP2 Team (Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences/IGF-PAS)
3. WP6 Air Quality Impact - Janusz Jarosławski (IGF-PAS)
4. A Summary of WP5 - Andrew Gunning (RSKW)
5. Results from baseline and post-frac monitoring - Nelly Montcoudiol (University of Glasgow)
6. Constructing the Geological Model - Catherine Isherwood (RSKW)
7. Task 5.3: Recommendations for best practice - Dr Neil Burnside (University of Glasgow)
8. Overview of WP7 activities: Status - Alexander Garcia-Aristizabal (AMRA)
9. Multi-hazard risk assessment of hazard risk assessment of shale gas operations - Alexander Garcia-Aristizabal (AMRA)
10. Comparison of socio-economic impacts of conventional and unconventional sources - Raffaella Russo (AMRA)
11. Assessing risk pathway scenarios for groundwater pollution: the case of abandoned wellbores - Andrew Gunning, Partner, (RSKW Ltd) Alexander Garcia (AMRA)
12. Towards the development of a “virtual site” for testing multi- hazard risk modelling capacities - Paolo Capuano, Alexander Garcia, Raffaella Russo (AMRA)

June, 6th
1. Last 12 months of WP4 – Simone Cesca (GFZ Potsdam)
2. Assessment of the detection performance of the SHEER seismic monitoring network at the Wysin site, NE Poland - José Ángel López Comino (GFZ Potsdam)
3. Network optimization for monitoring induced seismicity in noisy sedimentary basins – Elmer Ruigrok (KNMI)
4. Detection, location and migration of AEs induced by hydraulic fracturing: the Aspö mine (Sweden) experiment - Simone Cesca (GFZ Potsdam)
5. Estimation of seismic source parameters of induced seismicity: application to The Geysers geothermal area, California - Matteo Picozzi, Aldo Zollo, Simona Colombelli (University of Naples Federico II)
6. Investigation for correlation patterns among seismic and operational parameters in the North-western Geysers Geothermal Field - Kostas Leptokaropoulos (IGF-PAS)
7. Temporal static stress drop variations variations in relations to technological activity at The Geysers geothermal field, California - Monika Staszek, Beata Orlecka-Sikora, Konstantinos Leptokaropoulos, Grzegorz Kwiatek and Patricia Martínez-Garzón (IGF-PAS)
8. Inter-event time distribution of seismicity induced by hydraulic fracturing operations fracturing operations Alexander Garcia-Aristizabal (AMRA)
9. Using interferometry method for velocity changes assessment in Wysin site NE Poland - Henryk Marcak, Janusz Mirek, Mateusz Lasak, Mateusz Lasak – (IGF-PAS)
10. Parametric Modelling of Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas - Sam Toon & Rachel Westwood (Keele University)
11. Best practices for monitoring the environmental impacts of shale gas operations - Raffaella Russo (AMRA)
12. Do we need environmental monitoring? A cost-benefit analysis of the Wysin site, WP8.2 MS16 - Thomas Kelly (RSKW)
13. 8 3. Community & Stakeholder Engagement & Dissemination - Glenda Jones, Sam Toon & Rachel Westwood (Keele University)
14. Measuring, Monitoring, Mitigating and Managing the Environmental Impact of Shale Gas - Ed Hough (M4ShaleGas)
15. Assessment of deep subsurface hydro‐mechanical and transport processes for reducing the environmental footprint of shale gas development – Chris McDermott (FracRisk)

Blackpool conference title

Part of the Second Annual SHEER meeting, the SHALE OIL AND GAS - RISK MANAGEMENT AND MITIGATION Conference will take place on 7th June 2017 in Blackpool, UK.

Themes covered include:
  • Induced Seismicity
  • Water 
  • Air Quality
  • Risk Management
Keynote speakers from academia and industry


Limited free tickets available, so register today!
Tickets include full access to all the talks, lunch and refreshments during the day

Recommended for:
Utilities, Investors, Technical Experts, Government & Regulators, Operators & License Holders, Local Planning Authorities, Drilling Contractors, Risk Management, Academia, R&D

Where is the conference being held?
The conference is being held in Blackpool, UK. We will notify you of the exact location by email nearer the date.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Car parking is available at the conference venue at £4 per day

Can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Yes of course! Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes you must bring you printed ticket to the event along with photo id.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
No. The name on the ticket must match the name of the person attending. This is for security purposes.