1. Tangirala, S.K., Parisio, F., Vaezi, I., Vilarrasa, V., 2024. Effectiveness of injection protocols for hydraulic stimulation in enhanced geothermal systems. International Journal of Geothermal Research and its Applications, 120, 103018(link)

  2. Alcolea, A., Meier, P., Vilarrasa, V., Olivella, S., Carrera, J., 2024. Hydromechanical modeling of the hydraulic stimulations in borehole PX2 (Pohang, South Korea). International Journal of Geothermal Research and its Applications, 120, 103009(link)

  3. Sciandra, D., 2024. Multiscale subsurface characterization for geo-energy applications. PhD thesis, Thesis of Sciandra defended on February 9, 2024

  4. Vaezi, I., Alcolea, A., Meier, P., Parisio, F., Carrera, J., Vilarrasa, V., 2024. Numerical modeling of hydraulic stimulation of fractured crystalline rock at the bedretto underground laboratory for geosciences and geoenergies. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 176, 105689 (link)

  5. Boyet, A., 2024. Understanding and mitigating the post-injection seismicity induced by fluid injection in Enhanced Geothermal Systems. PhD thesis, Thesis of Aurégan defended on January 31, 2024

  6. Kivi, I.R., Vilarrasa, V., Kim, K.I., Yoo, H. and Min, K.B., 2024. On the role of poroelastic stressing and pore pressure diffusion in discrete fracture and fault setting‎ in triggering post-injection seismicity ‎in enhanced geothermal systems. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 175, 105673 (link)
  7. Wu, H., Rutqvist, J. and Vilarrasa, V., 2024. Analytical solution to quickly assess ground displacement for a pressurized or depleted deep reservoir intersected by a fault in a half space. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 174, 105641 (link)



  1. Vaezi, I., 2023. Process understanding of induced seismicity during stimulation of enhanced geothermal systems. PhD thesis, Thesis of Iman Vaezi defended on December 13, 2023

  2. Raza, H., Kivi, I.R., França, G.S. and Vilarrasa, V., 2023. Reservoir impoundment-triggered seismicity in Brazil: The case of M4.0 Nova Ponte earthquake. Scientific Reports, 13:22226 (link)

  3. Vafaie, A., Cama, J., Soler, J.M., Grgic, D. and Vilarrasa, V., 2023. Chemo-hydro-mechanical effects of CO2 injection into a permeable limestone. International Journal of Coal Geology, 278, 104359 (link)

  4. Boyet, A., De Simone, S. and Vilarrasa, V., 2023. Physics-based modeling to understand and to propose forecasting methods of induced seismicity. Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/022023010

  5. Tangirala, S.K., Vilarrasa, V. and Parisio, F., 2023. Hydraulic stimulation of tight geothermal reservoirs. In Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS): the future energy-road ahead, Taylor & Francis, eBook ISBN 9781003271475, link

  6. Kivi, I.R., Boyet, A., Wu, H., Walter, L., Hanson-Hedgecock, S., Parisio, F. and Vilarrasa, V., 2023. Global physics-based database of injection-induced seismicity. Earth System Science Data, (link)

  7. Boyet, A.; De Simone, S.; Ge, S.; Vilarrasa, V.; 2023. Poroelastic stress relaxation, slip stress transfer and friction weakening controlled post-injection seismicity at the Basel Enhanced Geothermal System. Nature Communications. (link)

  8. Vafaie, A; Cama, J; Soler, J.M.; Kivi, I.R.; Vilarrasa, V.; 2023. Chemo-hydro-mechanical effects of CO2 injection on reservoir and seal rocks: A review on laboratory experiments. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. (link)



  1. Sciandra, D., Kivi, I.R., Vilarrasa, V., Makhnenko, R.Y. and Rebscher, D., 2022. Hydro-Mechanical response of Opalinus Clay to the CO2 Long-term Periodic Injection Experiment (CO2LPIE) at the Mont Terri rock laboratory. Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, 8, 166. (link)

  2. Kivi, I.R., Makhnenko, R.Y., Oldenburg, C., ‎Rutqvist, J. and Vilarrasa, V., 2022. Multi-layered systems for permanent geologic storage of CO2 at ‎the gigatonne scale. Geophysical Research Letters, 49 (24) e2022GL100443 (link)

  3. Víctor Vilarrasa, Silvia De Simone, Jesus Carrera & Antonio Villaseñor. 2022. Multiple induced seismicity mechanisms at Castor underground gas storage illustrate the need for thorough monitoring. Nature Communications. (link)

  4. Kivi, I. R., Vilarrasa, V. and Makhnenko, R.Y., 2022. Two-phase flow mechanisms controlling CO2 intrusion into shaly ‎caprock. Transport In Porous Media, doi:10.1007/s11242-022-01748-w (link)

  5. Kivi, I. R., Pujades, E., Rutqvist, J. and Vilarrasa, V., 2022. Cooling-induced reactivation of distant faults during long-term geothermal energy production in hot sedimentary aquifers. Scientific Reports, 12:2065 (link)



  1. Míguez, H., Campoy, M., Pérez-Maqueda, L. A., Rodríguez González-Elipe, A., Granados, X., Vilarrasa, V., Obradors, X., Puig, T., Ripalda, J. M., Coll, M., Fontcuberta, J., Goñi, A., Lira-Cantú, M., Bernechea, M., Atiénzar, P. and Calvo, M., 2021. Volume 8: Clean, Safe and Efficient Energy. Challenge 1: Renewable Energy Production. In: CSIC Scientific Challenges: Towards 2030, ISBN Vol. 3: 978-84-00-10739-0 (book chapter)

  2. Abanades, C., Martínez-Berges, I., Coronado, J. M., Vilarrasa, V. and Martínez, A., 2021. Volume 8: Clean, Safe and Efficient Energy. Challenge 6: Decarbonizing energy sectors addicted to carbon: CCS and CCU. In: CSIC Scientific Challenges: Towards 2030, ISBN Vol. 3: 978-84-00-10739-0 (book chapter)

  3. Diaz, M., Romero de Pablos, A., Chica, A., Conesa, J.C., Coronado, J.M., Donázar, J. A., Dufour, J., Jordà, X., Martin, M., Orejas, A., Sastre, I., Sanchez Palencia, J., Pavone, V., del Rio, P., del Rio, J. C., Vilarrasa, V. and Gonzalez Garcia, M. I., 2021. Volume 8: Clean, Safe and Efficient Energy. Challenge 9: Social and Environmental Aspects of the Energy Transition. In: CSIC Scientific Challenges: Towards 2030, ISBN Vol. 3: 978-84-00-10739-0 (book chapter)

  4. Sun, X., Alcalde, J., Bakhtbidar, M., Elío, J., Vilarrasa, V., Canal, J., Ballesteros, J., Heinemann, N., Haszeldine, S., Cavanagh, A., Vega-Maza, D., Rubiera, F., Martínez-Orio, R., Johnson, G., Carbonell, R., Marzán, I., Travé, A. and Gómez-Rivas, E., 2021. Hubs and clusters approach to unlock the development of Carbon Capture and Storage – case study in Spain. Applied Energy, 300, 117418 (link)

  5. Zareidarmiyan, A., Parisio, F., Makhnenko, R., Salarirad, H. and Vilarrasa, V., 2021. How equivalent are equivalent porous media? Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL089163 (link)

  6. Vilarrasa, V., De Simone, S., Carrera, J. and Villaseñor, A., 2021. Unravelling the causes of the seismicity induced by underground gas storage at Castor, Spain. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL092038. (link)

  7. Wu, H., Vilarrasa, V., De Simone, S., Saaltink, M. and Parisio, F., 2021. Analytical solution to assess the induced seismicity potential of faults in pressurized and depleted reservoirs. Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth, 126, e2020JB020436. (link)



  1. Parisio, F. and Vilarrasa, V., 2020. Sinking CO₂ in supercritical reservoirs. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL090456. (link)
  2. Min, K.-B., Rutqvist, J. and Vilarrasa, V., 2020. Special Issue “Observations of Coupled Processes in Fractured Geological Media at Various Space and Time”. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 53: 4309-4311. (link)
  3. Zareidarmiyan, A., Salarirad, H., Vilarrasa, V., Kim, K.-I-, Lee, J. and Min, K.-B., 2020. Comparison of numerical codes for coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical simulations of fractured media. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 12(4): 850-865. (link)
  4. Delkhahi. B., Nassery, H.R., Vilarrasa, V., Alijani, F. and Ayora, C., 2020. Impacts of natural CO₂ leakage on groundwater chemistry of aquifers from the Hamadan Province, Iran. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 96: 103001. (link)
  5. Vilarrasa, V., Makhnenko, R. and Parisio, F., 2020. Geomechanics and Fluid Flow in Geothermal Systems. Geofluids, Article ID 6085738. (link)



        1. Parisio, F., Vilarrasa, V., Wang, W., Kolditz, O. and Nagel, T., 2019. The risks of long-term re-injection in supercritical geothermal systems. Nature Communications, 10: 4391
        2. Vilarrasa, V., Carrera, J., Olivella, S., Rutqvist, J and Laloui, L., 2019. Induced seismicity in geologic carbon storage. Solid Earth, 10: 871-892