Research

CURRENT PROJECTS 
DETECT - Determining the risk of CO2 leakage along fractures of the primary caprock using an integrated monitoring and hydro-mechanical-chemical approach

Investigators
Andreas Busch (PI), Nathaniel Forbes Inskip, Stephanie Zihms, Onoriode Esegbue, Florian Doster, Sebastian Geiger

Funding
£ 694,000 (total of ~£2,200,000 on a 80% funding basis)

Duration
2017-2020


Implication of mineralogical and petrophysical property changes on the mechanical integrity of reservoir and seal rocks for safe CO2 storage in a carbonate reservoir, offshore Malaysia

Investigators
Andreas Busch (PI), Sebastian Geiger, Sahriza Salwani BT Md Shah

Duration
2017-2020
Small Angle Scattering to analyse microporous materials

Investigators
Andreas Busch (PI), Amirsaman Rezaeyan, Jingsheng Ma

funded through several beam times by MLZ Garching
Fault stress field and frictional characteristics in Unconventional Gas Reservoirs and Coal Mines

Investigators
Andreas Busch (PI), Sabine den Hartog

Collaborator
Prof. Wei Li, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou

Funding
£ 11550

Duration
2019-2021
SECURe - Subsurface Evaluation of CCS and Unconventional Risks

Investigators
Andreas Busch (PI), Roberto Rizzo, Florian Doster, Sebastian Geiger

Funding
£ 232,000 (total of ~£8,900,000 on a 80% funding basis)

Duration
2018-2021

GWatt - Geothermal Power Generated from UK Granites

Investigators
Sabine den Hartog (PI), Dan Arnold, Andreas Busch, Sebastian Geiger

Funding
£ 509,000 (total of ~£1,500,000 on a 80% funding basis)

Duration
2019-2022
Characterization of porosity and permeability in reservoir seals using an experimental and upscaled modelling approach

Investigators
Andreas Busch (PI), James Buckman, Wan Muhammad Luqman bin Sazali

Duration
2020-2022