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Small-scale stimulations starting today

Small-scale stimulations starting today

After a series of longer stimulation phases in spring, the BedrettoLab team is starting with two additional stimulations today.

First, the same procedure from the previous stimulation will be repeated to check if earlier results can be replicated and show to what end the reservoir is durable. The team will inject relatively small volumes of water in one intervall. In a subsequent repletion of the same injection protocol the process will be particularly densely monitored with active seismic measurements in addition to the regular passive seismic monitoring.

From the experience of the previous stimulations in this intervall, only small seismic events are expected to happen. As always, the usual safety layers are deployed. If predefined safety thresholds in magnitude or vibration are reached, the injection is halted and bleed off initiated.