In the past 3 months, five people have joined the EERC. We welcome them to the team!
On September 15, Assistant Director for Regulatory Compliance and Energy Policy at the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), Kevin C. Connors, was presented with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service. The Governor’s Awards recognize state team members who go above and beyond to serve North Dakotans and deliver on our shared purpose… Continue reading Governor’s Award Presented to Kevin Connors
EERC's Assistant Director for EHS, Christin Fine, was rated the top presentation at the 40th annual College and University Hazardous Materials Management Conference.
September 1 marks the first day for Tami Votava and Tom Erickson to step into their new roles as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and Vice President for Intellectual Property at the Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC).
This event was the first time since 2020 that EERC employees have been able to gather in person. The event celebrated our resiliency as a team and served as a catalyst to continued team building and further connection to our Core Values: Be Safe, Ethical, Engaged, Effective, and Professional.
In the past 3 months, 12 people have joined the EERC. We welcome them to the team! Sushanta BoseSenior Geoscientist Sushanta initially applied to the EERC because of his interest in the EERC's subsurface characterization projects. Prior to working at the EERC, he was a Senior Geologist ConocoPhillips. Sushanta grew up in Kolkata, India, and… Continue reading EERC Welcomes New Employees
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
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
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
As the weather warms up in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a new flock of Hawks ushers in the 2022 Energy Hawks Program. The program is a fully immersive internship experience hosted by the State Energy Research Center (SERC) at the EERC. During this program, students work closely with EERC engineers, research scientists, and project managers… Continue reading Welcoming a New Flock of Hawks