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GCCC Research Themes

Research Themes 2015-2018

Theme A: How Much, How Far, How Fast?

Theme B: Evolution of Fluid Chemistry from Deep Reservoir to Near-surface: Implications for Geological Carbon Sequestration

Theme C: Unconventional EOR

Theme D: Commercialization of Monitoring Methods: How to Make Monitoring Cost-effective and More Reliable?

Theme E: Offshore Storage Source-Sink Synergies (OS4)

Theme F: Knowledge Sharing

Research Themes 2011-2014

Theme 1: Reliable Capacity Estimation

Theme 2: Unconventional EOR

Theme 3: Monitoring Optimization

Theme 4: Analog Studies

Theme 5: Outreach

Research Themes 2009-2011

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Theme 1: Educate the Next Generation of Carbon Management Professionals and Regulators

Theme 2: Develop Selection Criteria for Commercial CO2 Sequestration

Theme 3: Define an Adequate and Reliable Monitoring and Verification Strategy Applicable to Long Term Storage

Theme 4: Evaluate Sources of Risk and Potential Liability Associated with CO2 Sequestration

Theme 5: Evaluate Economic Potential of CO2 to Enhance Oil and Gas Recovery in the Gulf Coast

Theme 6: Develop Market Framework and Economic Models for CO2 Capture and Storage in the Gulf Coast

Theme 7: Provide Service and Training to Partners

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