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Projects at the BedrettoLab
2017-01-01 - 2021-12-31
Bedretto Reservoir Project (BRP)
Currently, the largest project at the Bedretto Lab is the Bedretto Reservoir Project. It encompasses three sub-projects with complementary targets for the development of a large-scale deep ...
2017-02-02 - 2021-12-31
Validating of Technologies for Reservoir Engineering (VALTER)
The VALTER project comprises two large-scale in-situ experiments at different scales: in the Grimsel and Bedretto tunnels. ...
2019-01-01 - 2022-03-31
In situ stress variations near faults considering fault zone rock rheology - implications for reservoir stimulation and associated seismicity (SNF_Ma)
The project seeks a better understanding of the in situ stress spatial variations near fault zone from the far-field, to the damage zone and to the fault core. ...
2019-04-01 - 2025-03-31
Mitigating Induced Seismicity for Successful Geo-Resources Applications (MISS)
The MISS project aims to: perform controlled 50-100 meter scale fluid injection and fault stimulation experiments in basement rock at over 1000m depth actively pre-conditioning the stress ...
2019-10-01 - 2022-10-01
Creating a hierarchy of fracture network in enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) through innovative hydraulic fracturing stimulation (ETH Grant_Ma)
The proposed project seeks to demonstrate that the creation of a hierarchy of fracture network is necessary for an effective stimulation of the deep geothermal reservoirs (i.e., hot dry rocks). ...