At GeoInterpol, we're dedicated to powering a sustainable future through cutting-edge seismic monitoring and geoscience consultancy. Based in the Netherlands, our mission is to advance the safe and efficient exploitation of subsurface reservoirs, contributing to the global effort of environmental preservation and energy transition.

 

Our team of seasoned consultants brings unparalleled expertise to the table, with a broad spectrum of experience in geothermal energy, CCS, oil and gas, wastewater disposal, and salt cavern storage. We stand at the forefront of seismic evaluation and safety analysis, ensuring that every project not only meets but exceeds the highest standards of environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance.

 

Our vision

Our core focus lies in delivering bespoke seismic monitoring solutions. Whether it's harnessing the power of geothermal energy, managing carbon sequestration projects, or ensuring the integrity of salt cavern storage facilities, our approach is rooted in precision and innovation. We provide comprehensive lifecycle management, from reservoir characterization to ongoing surveillance, guaranteeing the safety, permanence, and efficiency of your subsurface projects..

Precision: Tailored Seismic Solutions

Understanding the intricacies of subsurface environments is crucial for mitigating risks and maximizing outcomes. GeoInterpol leverages the latest in seismic technology and data processing to provide in-depth insights that inform strategic decision-making. Our solutions are designed to be cost-effective, catering to operators, governmental agencies, and stakeholders invested in the responsible development of subsurface resources.

Respond: Mitigating Geological Risks

Prosper: Commitment to Excellence

Embracing the challenges of a changing world, GeoInterpol is your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of subsurface reservoir exploitation. We are committed to excellence, safety, and environmental sustainability, ensuring that your projects contribute positively to a Net-Zero carbon emissions future.

 

Experience 

Patents & Technical Publications 

 

Yang, W., & Zhang, X. Estimation of formation properties based on borehole fluid and drilling logs. US20170260855A1. Granted Aug. 6, 2019

Zhang, X. & Holland, M.  Corrective Scaling of Interpreted Fractures based on the Microseismic Detection Range Bias Correction. Us Application Number 14/577751. Granted Feb. 05, 2019.

Holland, M., Zhang, X., & van der Zee, W. Generation of fracture networks using seismic data. US 20140372094(A1). Granted Apr. 04, 2017

Zhang, X. (2017) , Microseismic in underground reservoir fracture network evaluation, dialogue between earthquake seismologist and reservoir engineer. 2017 SEG Microseismic Workshop: Technologies & Applications. Hefei, China

Zhang, X. & Holland, M (2016)., Using Microseismic to Interpret Hydraulic Fracturing Stimulation Efficiency: A 3D Dynamic Approach. 2016 Sixth EAGE Workshop on Passive Seismic. Muscat, Oman

Zhang, X., Holland, M., van der Zee, W., & Moos, D. (2014). Microseismic Estimates of Stimulated Rock Volume Using a Detection Range Bias Correction: Theory and Case Study. Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE-168580-MS.

Zhang, X., Holland, M., Moos, D., & van der Zee, W. (2014). Using Microseismic to Estimate Stimulation Efficiency, Application and Drawbacks. 2014 International Geophysical Conference & Exposition, Beijing, China.

Zhang, X., Holland, M., Moos, D., & van der Zee, W. (2013). Microseismic to Stimulated rock volume, a quantitative approach. SEG Workshop The Role of Geoscience in Unlocking Unconventional Reservoirs. Dubai, UAE.

Arts, R., Zhang, X., Verdel, A., Santonico, D., Meekes, J., Noorlandt, R., Vandeweijer, V. (2013). Experiences with a Permanently Installed Seismic Monitoring Array at the CO2 Storage Site at Ketzin (Germany). - A Status Overview -. Energy Procedia, 37, 4015 - 4023.

Zhang, X., & Paulssen, H. (2012). Geodynamics of the Gulf of California from surface wave tomography. Phys. Earth Planet. In., 192-193, 59-67. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2011.12.001

Santonico, D., Zhang, X., Verdel, A., Meekes, J., & Arts, R. (2012). The First Results of Continuous Passive Surface Seismic Monitoring at the CO2 Injection Site of Ketzin. 74th EAGE Conference & Exhibition. Vienna, Austria.

Meekes, J., Zhang, X., & AbdulFattah, R. (2011). Computer modeling and laboratory exper-iments of a specific Borehole to Surface Electrical Monitoring Technique (BSEMT) for moni-toring reservoirs dynamics. 73rd EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating. Vienna, Austria.

Zhang, X., Brouwer, J., Meekes, S., & Arts, R. (2011). Passive Seismic Monitoring in Two Carbon Sequestration Sites, a Data Driven Approach. 73rd EAGE Conference & Exhibition in-corporating SPE EUROPEC. Vienna, Austria.

Zhang, X., Paulssen, H., Lebedev, S., & Meier, T. (2009). 3D shear velocity structure beneath the Gulf of California from Rayleigh wave dispersion. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 279, 255-262. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.01.003

Zhang, X., Paulssen, H., Lebedev, S., & Meier, T. (2008). Relation between the upper mantle seismic, thermal and compositional structure in the Gulf of California. Geophysical Research Abstracts. 10. 1607-7962/gra/EGU2008-A-07422, EGU. Vienna, Austria:

Zhang, X., Paulssen, H., Lebedev, S., & Meier, T. (2007). Surface wave tomography of the Gulf of California. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L15305. doi:10.1029/2007GL030631.

Gao Mengtan, YuYanxiang, & ZhangXiaomei. (2002). Three-dimensional simulation of ground motion in Beijing area, (in Chinese). Earthquake Research in China, 18(4), 356-364.

Zhang, X., Gao, M., & Xu, G. (2000). Discussion on Several Major Parameters in Seismic Zonation. Journal of Earthquake Prediction Research, 8, 2000.

 

As a proud member of the Dutch Geothermal Association, GeoInterpol specializes in providing expert consulting services for induced seismic issues related to Dutch geothermal projects. Our offerings span seismic hazard and risk analysis, seismic network design, and advanced data processing and interpretation.

 

Please note that our current projects are subject to confidentiality agreements with our clients and, as such, cannot be publicly displayed on our website. We deeply value the privacy and trust inherent in our partnerships, committing ourselves to the highest standards of discretion and integrity. Instead, we offer insight through a pseudo case study, utilizing real data and providing step-by-step analyses in our geothermal showcase. For the showcase details, please

 

 

 

 

Below, we also present distinguished projects and publications by our consultants, completed before their tenure at Geointerpol. These works underscore the depth and breadth of experience our team brings to our clients, uniquely positioning us to address the challenges and opportunities within the geothermal sector.

All rights and recognitions associated with these legacy projects are attributed to the respective companies.

 

Experience 

 

•MoveCBM (Monitoring and verification of CO₂ storage and ECBM in Poland), TNO

•CO2SINK (CO₂ injection in a saline aquifer in Ketzin, Germany), TNO

•GEISER (Geothermal Engineering Integrating Mitigation of Induced Seismicity in Reservoirs),TNO

•CATO (the Dutch national program of CO₂ capture, transport and storage),TNO

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