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Fundamentals of Carbon Capture and Storage

American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Monday, 28 March 2022, 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.  |  Houston, Texas

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Who Should Attend

Students, young & experienced professionals, and practitioners


Fundamentals of Carbon Capture & Storage, networking, introduce new clean energy job opportunities for geologists and engineers

Course Content

The course will cover all aspects of a CCS project including carbon capture, transportation, geologic site characterization, Class VI permitting, storage operations, legal & regulatory issues, economic incentives.


11:30 am–12:30 pm Networking Lunch
12:30 pm–1:30 pm CO2 Capture
John Carrol, Southern Company (National Carbon Capture Center), Principal Engineer
This session will cover fundamentals of capture and ongoing R&D, emerging technologies, current and potential future costs of capture, Front End Engineering Design (FEED) Studies.
1:30 pm–2:30 pm CO2 Transportation
Dan Cole, Vice President of CCUS Commercial Development, Denbury Inc.
This session will provide an overview of the siting, permitting, and construction of CO2 pipelines, costs, and projected infrastructure requirements for widespread commercial infrastructure.
2:30 pm–3:30 pm Storage in Geologic Formations
Dr. Jack Pashin, Oklahoma State University – Professor and Devon Chair of Basin Research
Dave Riestenberg, Vice President of Geologic Investigations - Advanced Resources International
This session will cover site characterization, storage capacity estimation, storage O&M, and monitoring technologies.
3:30 pm–4:30 pm Legal, Incentives, and Permitting
Dr. Richard A. Esposito, R&D Program Manager - Southern Company
Tiraz Birdie, Geologic Carbon Sequestration Specialist, TBirdie Consulting
This session will cover an overview of Class VI UIC permitting requirements, incentives such as the 45Q tax credit, access to pore space, and long-term liability.
4:30 pm–5:30 pm Question and Answer Session


Attendee Limit:
Educational Credits:
.5 CEU
Networking Lunch
Mid-afternoon Refreshments
CEU Credits


Fundamentals of Carbon Capture and Storage
Hilton University of Houston
4450 University Dr
Houston, Texas 77204
United States


Richard Esposito Richard Esposito 2022-2022 R&D Program Manager - Geosciences & Carbon Management, Research & Development, Southern Company, USA