KU Energy Council to discuss CO2 sequestration opportunities for Kansas at Wichita event
The business of carbon capture and storage in geologic formations is expected to grow dramatically over the next decade. In addition to aggressive international reduction targets CO2 is showing great promise aiding enhanced oil recovery. The University of Kansas has scheduled a half day short course designed to highlight the innovations and opportunities that CO2 sequestration represents for Kansans.
The event entitled: CO2 SEQUESTRATION--Innovation, Economics, Opportunity will be held Aug. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Bank of America Building in Wichita.
Scheduled afternoon topics include the very latest in sequestration innovations and projects, an overview of Kansas sequestration work, economic opportunities, and policy highlights.
Current scheduled speakers include: Michael E. Parker, P.E.--Technical Advisor for ExxonMobil Production Company, Martin Dubois, Ph.D. . Vice President of Geology and EOR for CAP CO2 LLC., Scott Frailey, Ph.D.--Illinois Geological Survey, and Richard Pancake, M.S.--Murfin Oil.
The afternoon's events kick off with a networking lunch at the Petroleum Club, after which participants will head downstairs to the Bank of America Center auditorium for four leading expert presentations. Each presentation is expected to last approximately 40 minutes with a 10 minute question and answer session.
Registration is $35 per attendee and includes lunch. For more information and to register please visit www.kuenergycouncil.ku.edu.
The University of Kansas Energy Council is the primary coordinating unit of energy related research and educational activities at KU. The Council's objectives include elevation of the importance of energy within the research and educational mission of the University of Kansas; cross-discipline collaboration in the research and development of new innovations in the capture and use of energy; and the application of these innovations in industry settings that will ultimately benefit the State of Kansas.
For more information please contact: Jeremy Viscomi, program officer at 785-760-3640.