University of Southern California Reservoir Monitoring Consortium The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering USC
Publications

 

Long, W., Chai, D. and Aminzadeh, F. (2017), Pseudo Density Log Generation Using Artificial Neural Network" Journal of Petroleum Technology, Special Issue on Intelligent Field Technology, Vol. 69, No. 5.

Desi, K., Aminzadeh, F.,., 2016, Flowback of  Fracturing Fluids with upgraded visualization of hydraulic Fracturing and its Implication of on Overall Well Performance, Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 3-4, pp 250-.261.

Jabbari, N., Aminzadeh, F., de Barros, F., 2016, Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment, Risk Assessment for Groundwater Contamination Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Vol.30, doi:10.1007/s00477-016-1280-0

 Katz, S., Aminzadeh, F., Long, W., Chilingar, G., .Lackpour, M., 2016, Rock Permeability Forecasts Using Machine Learning and Monte Carlo Committee Machines, Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp 182-.200

Goebel, T.,H. W., Hosseini, S. M., Cappa, F. Hauksson, E.,  Ampuero; J. P.,  Aminzadeh; F. and Saleeby, J. B. 2016, Wastewater disposal and earthquake swarm activity at the southern end of the Central Valley, California, Geophysical Research Letter,  43, doi:10.1002/2015GL066948.

Jabbari, N., Aminzadeh, F., de Barros, F., 2015, Assessing the Groundwater Contamination Potential from a Well in a Hydraulic Fracturing Operation, Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering, Vol.3, Issue 1, pp 66-79

Goebel T.H.W., Aminzadeh, F.,  Haffener, J. and Chen X., 2016, Statistical seismicity analyses methods for the detection of fault activation during fluid injection, the SEG Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Tost, B.; Rose, K.; Aminzadeh, F.; Ante, M., 2016, Kick Detection at the Bit: Early Detection using Borehole Geophysics, Symposium on Applications of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP), March 20-24, 2016.

Khush, D., Aminzadeh, F. 2016, Characterization of Flow-back of Fracturing Fluids with Upgraded Visualization of Hydraulic Fracturing Treatment and its Implications on Overall Well Performance accepted for oral presentation at 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego, California from March 13-17 2016

 Xue, C.., Aminzadeh, F., 2016,  Subsalt Modelling in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico by joint-using Petrel and OpendTect,  SPE-180412-MS,  Western Regional Meeting of SPE, Alaska, May 23-26, 2016 

Walker, R., Aminzadeh, F. 2016, Dynamic Stress Considerations for Induced Seismicity,  accepted for oral presentation at the Western Regional Meeting of SPE, Alaska, May 23-26, 2016

Hosseini, M.., Aminzadeh, F. 2016, Effects of the Earth Characteristics on Induced Seismicity Potential, accepted for oral presentation at the Western Regional Meeting of SPE, Alaska, May 23-26, 2016 

Long W., Chai, D., Aminzadeh, F. 2016, Pseudo Density Log Generation Using Artificial Neural Network, SPE-180439-MS Western Regional Meeting of SPE, Alaska, May 23-26, 2016 

Aminzadeh , F. and Iovenitti, J.2015, Use of Microseismicity to Predict Permeability in Geothermal Systems,  4th International Geothermal Workshop Bandung, Indonesia, March 16-20, 2015.

Hosseini, M. S., and Aminzadeh, F. Effect of the Earth Characteristics on Induced Seismicity Potential by Hydraulic Fracturing: Controlling Parameters and Interpretations" Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, April 21-23, 2015. .

Aminzadeh, F., 2015 Induced Seismicity and Hydraulic Fracturing, Invited Paper, Western Regional Meeting of SPE, Anaheim, CA, April  27-30, 2015,  

Walker, R. Okaya, D., Sumy, D., and Aminzadeh, F., 2015, Shedding Light on Complex Fault Structure with Improved Earthquake Catalog Resolution near the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Deoth Borehole Array, Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, April 21-23, 2015.

Smillie. A., Satar, S.,, Saptadji, N.,   Aminzadeh, F.,  and Setianingsih, R, 2015,  Capacity Building in the Geothermal Sector in Indonesia, a Unique Collaboration, World Geothermal Congress, Australia, April 19-24, 2015 

 

Novel Fracture Zone Identifier Attribute using Geophysical and Well Log Data for Unconventional Reservoirs
Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F. 
Submitted to Interpretation Journal (2015)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation 2014

A Geomechanical Approach for Microseismic Fracture Mapping
Hosseini, M. S., Aminzadeh, F. 
AAPG/SEG/SPWLA Hedberg Conference (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

An Extended Finite Element Method Based Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing
Khodabakhshnejad, A.,  and Aminzadeh, F. 
AAPG/SEG/SPWLA Hedberg Conference (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Azimuthal Attenuation Attributes Applied To Integrated Fractured Reservoir Characterization By Using 3-D Prestack Seismic Data
Yong, A.,  Aminzadeh, F.
Pacific Coast American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting in Bakersfield (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Effect of Fluid Rheology and Reservoir Compressibility on Microseismicity during Hydraulic Fracturing
Hosseini, S. M., Neuhaus, C. W., & Aminzadeh, F. 
Society of Petroleum Engineers (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Effective Utilization of Smart Oil Fields Infrastructure toward Optimal Production and Real-Time Reservoir Surveillance
Al-Yateem, K. S.,  Al-Amri, M. A., Aminzadeh, F., Ahyed,  R. A., Al-Khelaiwi, F. T., 
Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology (2014) 
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Effective Utilization of Smart Oil Fields Infrastructure towards Optimal Production and Real Time Reservoir Surveillance
Aminzadeh, F., Yateem, K.,  Al-Amri, M. 
International Petroleum Technology Conference (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Novel Hybrid Artificial Neural Network Based Autopicking Workflow for Passive Seismic Data
Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F., Karrenbach, M.
Geophysical Prospecting (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

P-Wave Attenuation Variation with Offset and Azimuth Analysis in Fractured Reservoirs
Yong A., Aminzadeh, F.
84th SEG Annual Meeting in Denver (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Risks and Impact Assessment for Deepwater and Ultra-Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Resources
Rose, K., Aminzadeh, F., Sim, L., Ghanem, R., Disenhof, C., Bauer, J., MacKenzie, Mark-Moser, Thimmisetty, C.,  Jabbari, N., Khodabakhshnejad, A.
Offshore Technology Conference in Houston (2014)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Seismic Events and Hydraulic Fracturing Activities
Aminzadeh, F., Tiwari, A., Walker, R.
AGU meeting in San Francisco (2014)
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2013

A New Approach Towards Optimized Passive Seismic Survey Design With Simultaneous Borehole And Surface Measurements
Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F.
PSAAPG / SPE / PSSEPM / PCS-SEG Conference in Monterey (2013)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

An Integrated Methodology for Sub-Surface Fracture Characterization using Microseismic data: A Case Study at the NW Geysers
Aminzadeh, F., Tafti, T. A., Maity, D. 
Computer and Geosciences Journal (2013)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Distributed Acoustic (Passive Fiber Optics) Sensors in the Petroleum Industry: State of the Art
Cannon, R. T., Aminzadeh, F. 
Society of Petroleum Engineers Digital Energy Conference in Woodlands (2013)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation 

Dynamic Characterization of Fracture Network Using Seismic, Microseismic & Well Log Data
Aminzadeh, F.
AAPG workshop on Fracture Monitoring Using Passive Seismic in Dubai
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Fracture Characterization in Unconventional Reservoirs Using Active and Passive Seismic Data With Uncertainty Analysis Through Geostatistical Simulation
Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F.
SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans (2013)
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Integrated Fracture Characterization And Associated Error Evaluation Using Geophysical Data For Unconventional Reservoirs
Maity, D., Chen, Q., Aminzadeh, F.
PSAAPG / SPE / PSSEPM / PCS-SEG Conference in Monterey (2013)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

Integrated Reservoir Characterization for Unconventional Reservoirs using Seismic, Microseismic and Well Log Data
Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F.
Ph.D Defense (2013) Software Package
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Optimal Wireless Sensor Networks for Reliable Low Cost Smart Oilfields
Purohit, A. D., Aminzadeh, F.
Society of Petroleum Engineers Digital Energy Conference in Woodlands (2013)
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Study of Interaction between Hydraulic Fracturing Induced and Natural Fracture by Applying Fractal Analysis, and Reservoir Simulation to Microseismic Data
Tafti, T. A., Malek, M., Aminzadeh, F.
Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans (2013)
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Use of Microseismicity for Determining the Structure of the Fracture Network of Large-Scale Porous Media
Tafti, T. A., Sahimi, M., Aminzadeh, F., Sammis, C. G.
Physical Review Letter E (2013)
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2012

Combining Absorption and AVO Seismic Attributes Using Neural Networks to High-Grade Gas Prospects
Rahimi, A., Aminzadeh, F., Clifford, A.
SPE Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield (2012)
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Framework for Time Lapse Fracture Characterization using Seismic, Microseismic & Well Log data
Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F.
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (2012)
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Reservoir Characterization of an Unconventional Reservoir by Integrating Microseismic, Seismic, and Well Log Data
Maity, D., Aminzadeh, F.
SPE Western Regional Meeting held in Bakersfield, California (2012)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

2011

Artificial Neural Network based Autopicker for Microearthquake Data
Maity, D.
SEG Annual Meeting, San Antonio (2011)
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Integrated Workflow for Characterizing Fracture Network in Unconventional Reservoirs using Microseismic Data
Tafti, T., Aminzadeh, F. 
University of Southern California (2011)
Abstract     Full Article     Presentation

The Implication of Using State-of-the-Art Technologies in Oil Fields
Al-Yateem, K., Aminzadeh, F., Dasgupta, S. 
Saudi Aramco Journal of Technology (2011)
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2010

Analysis of microseimisicty using fuzzy logic and fractals for fracture network characterization
Aminzadeh, F., Tafti, T., Maity, D., Boyle, K., Sahimi, M., Sammis, C.
American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco (2010)
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