Sustainable energy from the earth.
Leadership in innovation and research.
Collaboration with industry & governments.

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.

A Wild Swainson Hawk at the Aquistore Site


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OPTIMUM TALENT to lead search for new CEO at PTRC

As previously announced, Dan MacLean is retiring from PTRC at the end of 2021.  Optimum Talent…

PTRC’s CEO Dan MacLean Announces Retirement for December 31, 2021

Dan MacLean has informed the PTRC’s Board of Directors that he will be retiring at the end of…

University of Alberta Team Features Aquistore Geothermal Research at Energy Week

The University of Alberta's Dr. Alireza Rangriz Shokri, one of the key researchers conducting…

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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