Call for Abstracts

Symposium Theme:

The Role of Geomechanics for Efficient and Sustainable Energy Supply

IGS will provide a platform to:
  • Exchange geomechanics experience and know-how among technology developers, providers, and practitioners
  • Connect global geomechanics expertise and knowledge for energy future
  • Provide world-class geomechanics training to next generation professionals and students

We invite oral and poster abstracts for the below technical topics:

  • CO2 Sequestration and Utilization
  • Subsurface Hydrogen and Energy Storage
  • Fundamental Geomechanics
    • In-Situ Stress
    • Pore Pressure Prediction
    • Rock Measurements and Characterization
    • Time Dependent and Viscoplastic Rock Behavior
    • Rock Physics, Digital Rock
    • Shear Physics and Frictional Dynamics
    • Structural Geomechanics, Tectonics
    • Fault Hydromechanical Behavior – In Situ Data and Modelling
    • Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Geomechanics
  • Petroleum Geomechanics
    • Geomechanics for Carbonates
    • Geomechanics for Tight Reservoirs and Unconventionals
    • Integrated Studies (geology, geophysics, geomechanics, engineering)
    • Seismic Geomechanics
    • Drilling Geomechanics
    • Well Integrity
    • Completion Geomechanics
    • Hydraulic Fracturing (Modeling, Lab, Monitoring, Diagnostics, Operations)
    • Natural Fracture Characterization
    • 3D Reservoir Geomechanics for Field Development
    • Production and Depletion Geomechanics
  • Mining Rock Mechanics
    • Sustainable Mining of Rare Earth Elements 
    • Ore Genesis And Critical Elements and Rock Mass Variability
    • Groundwater Resource Management
    • Zero Waste Mining and the Circular Economy
    • In-Situ Mining
    • Trends Of Deeper, Hotter and Robotic Mining/Excavation
    • Underground Batteries – Pumped Hydro and Compressed Air Energy Storage
    • Surface Mining and In-Pit Waste Disposal
  • Geomechanics for Geothermal and New Energies Systems
    • Deploying Geothermal Energy: Opportunities and Challenges in the Middle East and Africa
    • Geothermal Resource Development: Case Studies and Future Technologies
    • Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS): Design and Engineering
    • Retrofitting Oil and Gas Wells – The New Frontier?
    • Joint Development of Geothermal and Solution Mining

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