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Progress Review of STAR Grant Research on Carbon Geosequestration

January 7 - 8, 2013
EPA Headquarters
Room 1153
1201 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

AGENDA

Print Version (PDF) (2 pp, 32 K)


Monday, January 7, 2013

Welcome and Introduction
Barbara Klieforth, ORD / STAR Program
STAR Carbon Geosequestration Projects Progress Review (PDF) (14 pp, 784 K)

10:00am-10:20am

Larry Murdoch, Clemson University
Risks Posed by Brines Containing Dissolved CO2 (PDF) (19 pp, 3.28 MB)

10:20-10:40am

Bruce Kobelski,
OW/Underground Injection Control Program & Class VI Wells (PDF) (37 pp, 2.0 MB)

10:40-11:00am

Break & Poster Set-Up
Rooms 1151 and 1155

11:00-11:20am

Qiang Yang, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
Groundwater geochemistry in field injection and lab incubation experiments simulating CO2 leakage into shallow aquifers in Newark Basin (PDF) (18 pp, 1.04 MB)

11:20-11:40am

Eli Deuker, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
Microbial succession and stimulation following CO2 injection into a Newark Basin Test well (PDF) (18 pp, 931 K)

11:40-12:00pm

Lunch Break & Poster Session

12:00-1:30pm

Jeff McDonald, EPA Region 5
EPA Regional Perspective (PDF) (7 pp, 298 KB)

1:30-2:00pm

Ed Mehnert, University of Illinois at Champaign
Uncertainties Associated with Geologic Carbon Sequestration in Deep Saline Aquifers (PDF) (17 pp, 1.7 MB)

2:00-2:20pm

Peter Berger, University of Illinois at Champaign
CO2 Batch Experiments with Reservoir and Seal Rocks (PDF) (22 pp, 5.9 MB)

2:20-2:40pm

Mike Kolian,
OAR / GHG Reporting (PDF) (18 pp, 1.4 MB)

2:40-3:00pm

Break

3:00-3:30pm

Sue Hovorka, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin
Development of Site-specific Monitoring Standards (PDF) (35 pp, 1.1 MB)

3:30-4:00pm

J.P. Nicot, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin
Pressure-Anomaly Based Leakage Detection (PDF) (29 pp, 2.3 MB)

4:00-4:30pm

Poster Session

4:30-6:00pm

Dinner Nearby

7:00pm

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Brief Introduction
Barbara Klieforth, ORD

9:00-9:05am

Glenn Paulson, Science Advisor to the EPA Administrator
Unconventional Oil and Gas—Health-Related Actions by The Federal Government (PDF) (62 pp 2.5 MB)

9:05-10:10am

Break

10:10-10:30am

Brian McPherson, University of Utah
Aquifer Risk Assessment Framework (PDF) (35 pp 3.3 MB)

10:30-11:00am

John McCray, Colorado School of Mines
Water quality implications of brine and CO2 leakage on underground sources of drinking water (PDF) (39 pp 3.5 MB)

11:00-11:20am

Reed Maxwell, Colorado School of Mines
Towards an understanding of uncertainty, heterogeneity and reactive transport in a human health risk framework for CO2 sequestration impacts on shallow groundwater (PDF) (54 pp 7.8 MB)

11:20-11:40am

Lunch & Poster Session

11:40-1:00pm

Mike Celia, Princeton University
Hierarchical Modeling Framework (PDF) (26 pp 1.4 MB)

1:00-1:20pm

Wrap Up

1:20-2:00pm

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