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https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-1291-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-1291-2022
Research article
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22 Aug 2022
Research article |  | 22 Aug 2022

3D deep geothermal reservoir imaging with wireline distributed acoustic sensing in two boreholes

Evgeniia Martuganova, Manfred Stiller, Ben Norden, Jan Henninges, and Charlotte M. Krawczyk

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We demonstrate the applicability of vertical seismic profiling (VSP) acquired using wireline distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) technology for deep geothermal reservoir imaging and characterization. Borehole DAS data provide critical input for seismic interpretation and help assess small-scale geological structures. This case study can be used as a basis for detailed structural exploration of geothermal reservoirs and provide insightful information for geothermal exploration projects.