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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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Women in Petroleum Engineering

Just a month before International Women in Engineering Day, it is my turn to write a blog post. I…

PTRC-CMC Webinar Presentations on Intermediate and Deep Subsurface C02 Containment are Now Available

The PDF versions of each presentation given at the April 14th webinar "Canadian Experience in…

The PTRC Welcomes Government of Canada Tax Incentives and Research Investment in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre is excited by the recent announcement in the Government of…


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    $251M

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

    370K

    Number of tonnes of CO2 stored at Aquistore

    $50M

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