FE-819-17-FY17 Task 2
LANL-Sequestration Activities FY17
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Performer:  Los Alamos National Laboratory
Figure 1: Extrapolation of shale fracture information
from lab based experiments
Website:  Los Alamos National Laboratory
Award Number:  FE-819-17-FY17
Project Duration:  10/01/2016 – 09/30/2017
Total Award Value:  $1,250,000
DOE Share:  $1,250,000
Performer Share:  $0
Technology Area:  Geologic Storage (GS)/ Monitoring, Verification, Assessment, and Accounting (MVAA)
Key Technology:  Task 1: GS: Atmospheric Monitoring
Task 2: MVAA: Subsurface Monitoring
Task 3: GS: Fluid Flow, Pressure, and Brine Management
Task 4: MVAA: Subsurface
Location:  Los Alamos, New Mexico 

Task 2 - Novel methods to detect small leaks over large areas

Under Task 2, LANL is developing a new strategy for rapid detection of potential leaks using novel combinational methods based on coupling machine learning, physics-based simulation, and multiple types of field data sets including seismoacoustic and geochemical (both subsurface and atmospheric) data.