The EERC, in partnership with Nuverra Environmental Solutions, the NDIC OGRP, and the NETL, were nominated as runner-up for iChemE Global Awards for produced water management project.
Midwest AgEnergy Group (MAG) held an open house on November 3 near its Blue Flint location in Underwood, N.D. Approximately 40 community members attended the event to learn about a carbon capture and storage project that is underway at the ethanol facility. The Blue Flint CO2 storage project involves injecting CO2 deep underground for permanent… Continue reading Midwest AgEnergy holds open house for CCS project
During the summer, the Red Trail Energy ethanol plant near Richardton, N.D., became the first facility in the state to commercially operate a carbon capture and storage facility. UND’s Energy & Environmental Research Center played an instrumental role in developing the project.
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
EERC was awarded $400,000 from the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s Oil and Gas Research Program (OGRP) for iPIPE 2.0, the next phase of the intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program (iPIPE).
Since its defederalization, the EERC has evolved to conduct research on all fossil fuels, as well as renewable and alternative fuels, and has become a progressive global leader in energy and environmental research.
The wealth of natural resources in the Williston Basin is the product of the geologic history of the region. Organic material deposited in the shallow seas that repeatedly covered the area has been transformed into oil and gas.
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
During a press conference on April 28th, Minnkota Power Cooperative's CEO, Mac McLennan, announced Minnkota's plan to co-develop carbon dioxide storage facilities with Summit Carbon Solutions near Center, North Dakota. During the press conference, many mentions about the EERC were included. Charlie Gorecki at Minnkota Power Cooperative press conference Among those asked to speak was… Continue reading CEO Speaks on Minnkota and Summit Partnership
On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, the Williston Basin Carbon Ore, Rare Earths, and Critical Minerals (CORE-CM) team shared its progress on the first phase of the CORE-CM Initiative.