Global Offshore Initiative

Program Overview

GCCC is pursuing various aspects of offshore carbon sequestration, including a global needs assessment and identifying synergies between an international community of parties interested in offshore storage.

GCCC was delighted to host the Second International Offshore Geologic CO2 Storage Workshop June 18-20, 2017 at the Center of Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship at Lamar University.

Workshop Agenda

Welcome - Susan Hovorka

Towards an International Collaboration on Offshore Storage
– Katherine Romanak, Susan Hovorka, Tip Meckel, Tim Dixon

Session 1- How to find storage offshore – mapping and screening for good sites: Chair, Susan Hovorka

Session 2. Technical Deep-dive Monitoring – How much is needed, how much do regulators need, limits of Monitoring: Chair, Tim Dixon

Session 3. Technical Deep-dive Environmental and overburden monitoring – Chair, Katherine Romanak

Session 4. Changing the Game for CO2-EOR Offshore: Chair, Paulo Negrais Seabra

Session 5. Infrastructure developments: Chair, Tip Meckel

Session 6. Panel discussion on US developments in offshore storage assessment: Chair, Lars Ingolf Eide


2nd Offshore Group

workshop sponsors

GCCC was delighted to host the first International Offshore Geologic CO
2 Storage Workshop April 19-21, 2016. Please see below for agenda and technical presentations.
Workshop Agenda

Workshop Report

Session 1 - Welcome and Goals
Session 2 - Current State of Knowledge
Session 3 - Country Status
Session 4 - Guided Activity
Session 5 - Recommendations and Next Steps
Session 6 - Posters


The GCCC Mission

The GCCC seeks to apply its technical and educational resources to implement geologic storage of anthropogenic carbon dioxide on an aggressive time scale with a focus in a region where large-scale reduction of atmospheric releases is needed and short term action is possible.