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First evidence of potential recovery of shale gas in the UK has been

Cuadrilla today announced results from its flow-testing of the UK’s first ever horizontal shale gas exploration well, drilled through the shale rock more than 7,500 feet beneath the Preston New Road exploration site in Lancashire. Read the full article...

Concrete quality measurement workshop in UEF

Concrete quality measurement workshop in UEF The University of Eastern Finland (UEF), partner of S4CE, organized Concrete quality measurement workshop in Kuopio, Finland on January 18, 2019. This one-day workshop summoned fourteen researchers from two Universities...

MIRICO has produced a 3D animated video about its unique open path sensing technology

MIRICO has produced a 3D animated video to easily visualize how its unique open path sensing technology enables gas emissions quantification and localization at energy-related field sites. Watch the video below. [video width="1920" height="1080"...
Damien Weidmann (left) and Seppänen (right) at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

S4CE partners MIRICO and UEF visited Rutherford Appleton Laboratory to collaborate on the data analysis in gas sensing

In January 23, Aku Seppänen from S4CE partner UEF made a visit to Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. The visit was hosted by Damien Weidmann (MIRICO) with the purpose to initiate collaboration between MIRICO and UEF on the data analysis in gas sensing.   Picture:...

The S4CE consortium starts the new year enthusiastic and full of new ideas!

Last week (24-25th January 2019) members from all 22 S4CE partners met in London to discuss the project progress and define the strategy for the next period. We were pleased to see how the various pieces of research come together, and how each partner has taken...

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S4CE Cornwall site is ready to start drilling!

After years of waiting the first UK geothermal hot rocks energy project started drilling today in Cornwall. The rig, operated by British company Geothermal Engineering Ltd, on Tuesday starts what will be the deepest ever onshore well in the UK — at 4.5km it will be...

The IS-EPOS Platform welcomes the S4CE Project!

The IS-EPOS platform will be used for storage of new data acquired during the S4CE project. A preview providing some information on data from S4CE can be found by visiting the platform here. Check out our website to find out more about S4CE Data & IS-EPOS...

Shaleology forum 3rd edition!

The 3rd edition of the Shaleology forum is coming to the Geological Society London on Wednesday, 3rd October 2018. A number of speakers from Academia, Industry and Government will present the latest developments in the Shale Gas research, save...

Clariant announces cooperation with S4CE partner Haelixa

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced a cooperation with Haelixa, a Swiss startup with expertise in DNA-based tracers and a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich (Switzerland). As part of...

ICC 2018 in Energy Procedia

The International Carbon Conference 2018 will be held in Reykjavík, Iceland in September this year. The conference is a joint outreach meeting between five networks; CarbFix, S4CE, Metal-Aid, Deep Carbon Observatory and Carbon SAFE. The...

S4CE Partner MIRICO Ltd. Receives New Funding

DCO funding supported the development of a rugged, portable volcano monitoring device that helped launch the gas analysis instrument company MIRICO Ltd. Now, the company has received a £3.5 million (about US$4.75 million) investment to support...

S4CE Kick-off meeting in London

The S4CE Kick-Off meeting was held at UCL in London 4-5 September, 2017. This meeting was the first opportunity for the 23 consortium members from 10 academic institutions, 3 subsurface industry energy operators, 7 Industrial partners, and 3...

S4CE consortium visit to St. Gallen, Switzerland

Above: Field Site 4 “St.Gallen” (Switzerland) and participating S4CE partners during field site visit on Nov. 3rd, 2017 Within S4CE a one-day site visit to Field Site St.Gallen (Switzerland) took place on November 3rd,2017. During that day,...

S4CE consortium visit to NIS Rusanda field site

The S4CE project consortium visit to NIS oil and gas field Rusanda took place on 23-24 November 2017. The Rusanda field site is one of the four European sites at the core of S4CE project, where development and deployment of the novel...


Upcoming Events

2nd Annual Consortium Meeting in Italy

Start date: September 18, 2019 - End date: September 20, 2019

Past Events

S4CE Consortium Meeting in London

Start date: January 24, 2019 - End date: January 26, 2019

S4CE Consortium Meeting in London

Shaleology forum 3rd edition!

October 3, 2018

Time: 08:45-16:00

Watch the recording of this event here.

1st Annual Consortium Meeting in Reykjavík

Start date: September 10, 2018 - End date: September 14, 2018

Summer Challenge Engineering Solutions from Nature

Start date: June 12, 2018 - End date: July 31, 2018

Kick-off meeting in London

Start date: September 4, 2017 - End date: September 5, 2017

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