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Subsurface Evaluation of Carbon capture and storage and Unconventional Risk

Objective

Subsurface Evaluation of CCS and Unconventional Risks (SECURe) will gather unbiased, impartial scientific evidence for risk mitigation and monitoring for environmental protection to underpin subsurface geoenergy development. The main outputs of SECURe will comprise recommendations for best practice for unconventional hydrocarbon production and geological CO2 storage.
The project will develop monitoring and mitigation strategies for the full geoenergy project lifecycle; by assessing plausible hazards and monitoring associated environmental risks. This will be achieved through a program of experimental research and advanced technology development that will be demonstrated at commercial and research facilities to formulate best practice. We will meet stakeholder needs; from the design of monitoring and mitigation strategies relevant to operators and regulators, to developing communication strategies to provide a greater level of understanding of the potential impacts.
The SECURe partnership comprises major research and commercial organisations from countries that host shale gas and CCS industries at different stages of operation (from permitted to closed). We will form a durable international partnership with non-European groups; providing international access to study sites, creating links between projects and increasing our collective capability through exchange of scientific staff.
SECURe will provide a legacy of:
1. A network of experimental and industrial field sites as a proving ground for cutting edge technologies and to enable knowledge transfer between sectors;
2. A platform for international cooperation;
3. A scientifically sound, unbiased and independent best practice for baselining, monitoring, mitigation and remediation – within a risk-assessment framework;
4. Models and best practice guidelines for engaging different stakeholders including citizens through participatory monitoring;
5. A formal continuous training programme for researchers and students.

Call for proposal

H2020-LCE-2017-RES-CCS-RIA
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Coordinator

UNITED KINGDOM RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Address
Polaris House North Star Avenue
SN2 1FL Swindon
United Kingdom
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 610 478,49

Participants (16)

BUREAU DE RECHERCHES GEOLOGIQUES ET MINIERES
France
EU contribution
€ 1 048 312,50
Address
3 Av Claude Guillemin
45060 Orleans
Activity type
Research Organisations
Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 492 672,50
Address
Oster Voldgade 10
1350 Kobenhavn K
Activity type
Other
INSTYTUT NAFTY I GAZU - PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT BADAWCZY
Poland
EU contribution
€ 436 436,25
Address
Ul. Lubicz 25A
31 503 Krakow
Activity type
Other
PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT GEOLOGICZNY - PANSTWOWY INSTYTUT BADAWCZY
Poland
EU contribution
€ 466 206,25
Address
Rakowiecka 4
00975 Warszawa
Activity type
Research Organisations
SINTEF AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 1 152 625
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
Activity type
Research Organisations
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 786 758,75
Address
University Park
NG7 2RD Nottingham
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 293 738,75
Address
Riccarton
EH14 4AS Edinburgh
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIWERSYTET IM. ADAMA MICKIEWICZA W POZNANIU
Poland
EU contribution
€ 153 125
Address
Ul. Henryka Wieniawskiego 1
61712 Poznan
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
IFP Energies nouvelles
France
EU contribution
€ 346 931,25
Address
Avenue De Bois Preau 1 & 4
92500 Rueil Malmaison
Activity type
Research Organisations
THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 281 675
Address
Old College, South Bridge
EH8 9YL Edinburgh
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 680 020
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
Activity type
Research Organisations
ERASMUS UNIVERSITEIT ROTTERDAM

Participation ended

Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
RISKTEC SOLUTIONS LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 312 218,75
Address
Wilderspool Park Greenall's Avenue
WA4 6HL Warrington Chesire
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM POTSDAM DEUTSCHESGEOFORSCHUNGSZENTRUM GFZ
Germany
EU contribution
€ 298 472,50
Address
Telegrafenberg 17
14473 Potsdam
Activity type
Research Organisations
TOTAL S.A.
France
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Place Jean Millier 2
92400 Courbevoie
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ERASMUS UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR CONTRACT RESEARCH AND BUSINESS SUPPORTBV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 90 937,50
Address
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50 M5-27
3062 PA Rotterdam
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)