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EAGE/SEG Research Workshop 2017 Geophysical Monitoring of CO₂ Injection: CCS and CO₂-EOR


28-31 August 2017
Trondheim, Norway

There has been a growing interest in the topic of this workshop as nations worldwide work towards reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. The workshop focus will be both on geophysical monitoring of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects (i.e. CO2 injection into saline formations) and Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) projects (i.e. CO2 injection and storage as part of EOR schemes). Since the 2009 workshop, there have been significant developments and improvement in monitoring approaches such as fibre-optic sensing (downhole and at surface), seismic methods (e.g. FWI, Broadband), gravity field monitoring, and satellite interferometry (InSAR).

This workshop will give researchers and site operators interested in geophysical monitoring technology a unique opportunity to find out more about the latest technological developments in the field. In addition to oral and poster presentations, there will be plenty of time dedicated to discussions and debate on the workshop topic.


Tom Daley (Chair) - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
Philip Ringrose (Co-chair) - Statoil/Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Ola Eiken - Quad Geometrics
Erika Gasperikova - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
William Harbert - US National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)/University of Pittsburgh
Martin Landro - Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Don Lawton - CREWES, University of Calgary
Roman Pevzner - Curtin University
Michel Verliac - Total
Don White - Natural Resources Canada


Event Overview/Program

In order to complement the workshop, an Icebreaker Reception will be organized, as well as a Workshop Dinner at a special location, where you will be able to get to know the other participants in an informal setting, and you will be able to relax from your busy schedule during the workshop.

A field excursion to study the geology and geophysics of the Trondheim Fjord area will be held on Friday, 1st of September 2017, immediately after the workshop.

Keep a close eye on our website to check for the most up-to-date information about the social programme.

28 August 2017
Icebreaker Reception (pm only)

29 August 2017
Workshop Day 1

30 August 2017
Workshop Day 2 & Workshop Dinner

31 August 2017
Workshop Day 3

September 2017
Field Trip 1

About Trondheim

Trondheim was founded by Viking King Olav Tryggvason in AD 997, and holds a special place in Norwegian culture and history. The city was the nation's first capital. The name Trondheim can be translated into 'the home of the strong and fertile ones'.

The distance between Trondheim's airport Værnes and the city is only 30 km, and there are airport shuttle busses to Trondheim scheduled every 30 minutes.


For additional information concerning EAGE/SEG Research Workshop 2017 Geophysical Monitoring of CO2 Injection: CCS and CO2-EOR, please contact:

Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Jill Abbott
Meeting Planner
Telephone: +1 918 497-5589

European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers

Petra Ucenic

Danielle Saris

Important Documents

Important Dates

Deadline Call for Abstracts
28 March 2017

Registration Open
1 April 2017

Deadline for Early Registration
15 July 2017

Deadline for Late Registration
15 August 2017

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