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PTRC seeks to be the incubator, accelerator and developer of research and innovation to reduce the carbon footprint and increase the production of subsurface energy.

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Talking Oil and Gas in a Time of Pandemic

Let me start this blog by saying that I turn 59 this year.  In the midst of this pandemic I…

Energy from the Earth: Expanding the role of the oilfield expert to new opportunities

New Opportunities for Oil and Gas Experts By Erik Nickel, Director of Operations, PTRC For…

ISO Standards for Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage: a critical requirement to facilitate global implementation of CCS

PTRC’s Manager of Operations, Matt Nasehi, is one of the Canadian representatives…

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    Total in-kind and cash funding for PTRC research since 1998


    Number of tonnes of CO2 stored at Aquistore


    Total Investment in Aquistore, the largest field laboratory in the world for the study of CO2 geological storage