University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Peter Eichhubl

Dr. Peter Eichhubl

Dr. Peter Eichhubl

Senior Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
Telephone
512-475-8829
Fax
512-471-0140
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  • Research Interests

    Fault and fracture mechanics

    Diagenesis and low-temperature geochemistry

    Fluid flow and transfer processes in sedimentary basins

  • Education

    M.S. Geology, University of Vienna, Austria

    Ph.D. Geology, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Selected Publications

    Fan, Z., Eichhubl, P., Gale, J. F. W., 2016, Geomechanical analysis of fluid injection and seismic fault slip for the MW4.8 Timpson, Texas, earthquake sequence, Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, v. 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JB012821

    Alzayer, Y., Eichhubl, P., and Laubach, S. E., 2015, Non-linear growth kinematics of opening-mode fractures: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 74, p. 31-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2015.02.003

    Fall, A., Eichhubl, P., Bodnar, R. J., Laubach, S. E., and Davis, J. S., 2015, Natural hydraulic fracturing of tight-gas sandstone reservoirs, Piceance Basin, Colorado: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, p. 61-75. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B31021.1

    Fall, A., Eichhubl, P., Cumella, S. P., Bodnar, R. J., Laubach, S. E., Becker, S. P., 2012, Testing the basin-centered gas accumulation model using fluid inclusion observations: southern Piceance Basin, Colorado: AAPG Bulletin, v. 96, p. 2297-2318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1306/05171211149

    Eichhubl, P., Hooker, J. N., and Laubach, S. E., 2010, Pure and Shear-Enhanced Compaction Bands in Aztec Sandstone: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 32, no. 12, p. 1873-1886. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2010.02.004

    Becker, S. P., Eichhubl, P., Laubach, S. E., Reed, R. M., Lander, R. H., and Bodnar, R. J., 2010, A 48 m.y. history of fracture opening, temperature, and fluid pressure: Cretaceous Travis Peak Formation, East Texas basin: Geological Society of America Bulletin, vol. 122, no. 7/8, p. 1081-1093. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B30067.1

    Eichhubl, P., Davatzes, N. C., and Becker, S. P., 2009, Structural and Diagenetic Control of Fluid Migration and Cementation along the Moab Fault, Utah: AAPG Bulletin, vol. 93, no. 5, p. 653-681.