Since 1999, a total of seven microseismic (MS) projects have been executed in PDO. These were deployed with a range of monitoring objectives including hydraulic fracturing, reservoir compaction and steam injection. In three of the cases, the projects have proved successful. For the rest of the projects however, they either failed or gave inconclusive results. The failures have been due to bad planning and management and/or equipment failure. But, in both successes and failures, PDO have gathered a wealth of knowledge and experience which are now being incorporated in the planning of upcoming MS projects. From these seven projects we share some of our key learnings with examples.<br>


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