Alternative Fuels, Carbon, Coal, Energy-Water, Oil & Gas, Research

Energizing North Dakota’s Future

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - June 27 marked the start of the 6 annual "Energizing North Dakota's Future." The event hosted at the EERC brought together experts from all energy sectors, along with legislators and state officials, to discuss critical energy topics. This year's event featured keynote addresses from U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer,… Continue reading Energizing North Dakota’s Future

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2022 Energy Champion Award Presented to Ron Ness

The EERC Energy Champion Award was created in 1986 to honor individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary personal commitment to energy and environmental research and development. Since then, the award has been presented 12 times to honorees who represent both public service and the private sector, most recently to North Dakota Petroleum Council's President, Ron Ness,… Continue reading 2022 Energy Champion Award Presented to Ron Ness

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An Introduction to the Bakken Formation

The Bakken Formation is located in western North Dakota, eastern Montana, and southern Saskatchewan, Canada, as a subsurface formation within the Williston Basin. The Williston Basin extends to southwestern Manitoba, east-central North Dakota, northwestern South Dakota, eastern Montana, and southern Saskatchewan. The central and deepest basement location is approximately 15,000 feet, near Williston, North Dakota.… Continue reading An Introduction to the Bakken Formation

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Hamling and Kalk Accept AVP for Strategic Partnerships Positions

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – John Hamling and Brian Kalk recently accepted positions with the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) as Associate Vice Presidents for Strategic Partnerships. John Hamling Hamling has worked at the EERC since 2009, most recently as Director for Subsurface Initiatives. In his new role, he will focus on partnerships with industry… Continue reading Hamling and Kalk Accept AVP for Strategic Partnerships Positions

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2022 PCOR Partnership Annual Meeting

Every year, the EERC and the PCOR Partnership partners gather at the PCOR Annual Meeting, which includes partner networking opportunities and discussion on the latest advancements in CO2 management on a regional level. Topics include recent program accomplishments; CO2 storage strategies and technologies; regulatory and infrastructure developments; and future carbon capture, utilization, and storage activities in the… Continue reading 2022 PCOR Partnership Annual Meeting