Jihoon Kim and George Moridis. Computers and Geosciences. October 2013.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has developed and demonstrated a new coupled fluid flow, heat flow and geomechanical computer simulator. This simulator can now be used to simulate hydraulic fracturing of tight and shale gas systems. This work was done as part of EPA's Study of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.