PNNL offers “fundamentals of carbon capture and storage”
Two day class July 31 - Aug. 1
June 26, 2012
Capturing and storing carbon dioxide, or CO2, away from the atmosphere as a way of reducing the impacts of climate change is an emerging field of scientific study, and it also could be a fantastic career opportunity. On July 31, nationally-renowned CO2 capture and storage, or CCS, experts will offer a comprehensive, two-day course about the subject at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Open to everyone, the course will review:
- The current and potential role CCS plays in mitigating climate change,
- Scientific, legal and political aspects of CCS,
- Technical and policy challenges influencing CCS technology,
- The operational components associated with starting and implementing a CCS project,
- Commercial scale-up of technology developed in the laboratory, and
- Moving from CCS to CCUS, or carbon capture utilization and storage, and doing more with the process.
The course is part of a series of educational seminars offered by the Carbon Tech Alliance, a public-private partnership designed to provide CCS training and education. Professionals can earn 1.4 continuing education credits for taking the course. To learn more about the coursework and/or register visit http://www.carbontechalliance.org/ or call Jessica Sandusky at (206) 528-3422. Registration closes July 25.
What: Fundamentals of carbon capture and storage
Who: Courses and instructors include CCS regulatory, industry and research experts; **a full list is below. The course is open to anyone interested in learning more about a career in CCS, or learning more about the science, policy and business behind CCS.
When: Tuesday, July 31 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 1 - 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
3230 Q Avenue (National Security Building)
Richland, WA 99354
**Onsite parking available
Cost: Free for students, faculty and veterans (contact Jessica Sandusky at firstname.lastname@example.org for free registration)
$225 for general public
To register visit http://www.carbontechalliance.org
Registration closes July 25
(Reporters are welcome to attend sessions free of charge but must register in advance with Franny White or Annie Haas.)
**Fundamentals of carbon capture and storage - courses and instructors
CO2 Capture and Storage 101: Forefront Technologies - (not confirmed) Jim Dooley, PNNL senior staff scientist at the Joint Global Change Research Institute
CO2 Capture and Storage Facility Siting and FutureGen 2.0 - Tom Anderson, environmental siting expert and scientist at PNNL
Public Perception of CCS - Lessons Learned and how it can Make or Break a Program - Gretchen Hund, policy expert and senior scientist at PNNL
Regulatory Aspects of CO2 Capture and Storage - (not confirmed) Bruce Kobelski, geologist and regulatory expert, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The Role of Risk Assessment in designing Monitoring, Verification, and Accounting Programs - Kenneth Hnottavange-Telleen, risk and performance manager, Schlumberger Carbon Services
Site Characterization: Approach for two very different storage targets - Basalts & Conventional sandstones - Charlotte Sullivan, senior scientist and expert in geologic sequestration at PNNL
CO2 Capture and Storage Research, Today and Tomorrow - Casie Davidson, PNNL senior research scientist
Tags: Energy, Environment, Emissions, Carbon Capture and Sequestration