Dr. Peter Eichhubl

Peter Eichhubl
Senior Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924

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Research Interests

Fault and fracture mechanics

Diagenesis and low-temperature geochemistry

Fluid flow and transfer processes in sedimentary basins


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.