Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage
|Research Institute:||Earth and Planetary Science|
|Research Groups:||Earth Resources|
Movement and geochemistry of fluids in porous and fractured sedimentary rocks. Storage of carbon dioxide in hydrocarbon fields, aquifers and coal, and geological sequestration. Establishing a new industry in Carbon Capture and Storage, in the UK, EU and worldwide. Radioactive waste disposal, Low, Intermediate and High level, spent fuel. Energy sources and policy in the UK and EU. Modelling of sedimentary basins. Porosity permeability of oil and gas reservoirs, diagenesis of sediments. Counteracting and adapting to climate change, bio-char, black carbon, soil charcoal.
Geology, geochemistry and basin modelling relating to site selection and performance safety for disposal of radioactive and toxic wastes in the UK and worldwide deep below ground in porous and fractured aquifers.
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