3rd Biennial CO2 for EOR as CCUS Conference

Rice University, Houston,TX, Oct. 4-6th 2017

Collaborative Symposium on CO2 EOR between Universities in Texas and Norway, oil industry in Texas and Norway and other CO2 EOR stake holders

CCUS 2015
2015 conference – From left: Mike Moore, Arne Graue, Chuck McConnell, Vello Kuuskraa, Steve Melzer and Fred Eames

Symposium Objectives

  1. Accelerate CO2 Research Collaboration between Norway and Texas
  2. Provide opportunity for experts in industry and academia to collectively discuss CO2 research
  3. Provide Post docs and PhD students with current research status and the way forward
  4. Provide oil industry an opportunity to communicate needs to the next generation engineers
  5. Emphasize CO2 as mean to mitigate negative climate effects in oil production

Sponsored by

Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, International Energy Agency (IEA), US Dept. of Energy (USDOE), Norwegian Research Council (NRC), Statoil, Schlumberger and BP.

Venue: Rice University, BRC-Auditorium, 6500 Main St., Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 4th-6th, 2017

Provided by: NorTex Petroleum Cluster and Petroleum Research School of Norway
Co-hosted by: Rice University and Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Houston

Tentative program

Conference fee

The conference is free of charge. Travel expenditure and hotel accommodations will be covered for students approved as attendees.

Student application

The first application deadline is Jun. 2nd 2017, and the second application deadline is Aug. 25th 2017 (limited number of participants).

General attendants registration

Final registration deadline for general attendants is Sep. 22nd 2017.

Professionals and Faculty Registration

Hotel booking

For Professionals and Faculty:

Please make your own hotel reservations. The selected conference hotel is:

The Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center Address: 6633 Travis Street, Houston, TX 77030. Phone: +1-713-313-4655 Fax: +1-713-313-4650

Other hotels within 5 min walking distance from the venue:

Wyndham Houston – Medical Center Hotel and Suites Address: 6800 Main Street; Houston, TX 77030. Phone: 1-713-528-774

Best Western Plaza Hotel & Suites At Medical Center Address: 6700 Main Street Houston, TX 77030. email: 44520@hotel.bestwestern.com Phone: (713)522-2811

For Students:

We have made block reservations for student attendees at The Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center within 2 min walking distance from the venue.

For US students: travel expenditure and hotel accommodation from Oct. 4th-6th will be covered according to the NorTex regulations.

For Norwegian students: Due to the distance of travel, you may also apply for hotel accommodation in order to attend the SPE ATCE in San Antonio, TX, the week after. Thus, travel expenditure and hotel accommodation from Oct. 9th – Oct. 13th will be covered according to the NorTex regulations. More information will be provided if your application is approved.