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S4CE is organising a Summer School “No Risk, no Energy” in Salerno, Italy 16-18 September 2019

S4CE is organising its second summer school "No Risk, no Energy", September 16-18, 2019, UNISA Campus, dedicated to graduates, PhD students, Post-docs (max 25). Priliminary information can be found on the website at The deadline to...

S4CE member and Managing Director of GEL, Ryan Law, will speak at the Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, 19th June 2019

Ryan Law, S4CE member and Managing Director of Geothermal Engineering Ltd  is invited as a speaker at the Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, 17-21 June 2019. Ryan will speak about innovations enabling the wider use of geothermal energy and the contribution of H2020...

S4CE partner TWI published a press release regarding their work on new systems for failure detection in geothermal well casings

Read the full press release that TWI published on their website regarding S4CE here: The press release was also shared from the following web...

An article about the H2020 ShaleXenvironmenT project results has been published on CORDIS

The ShaleXenvironmenT project was established to better understand the environmental impacts of shale gas extraction in Europe. The main project findings and achievements of the ShaleXenvironmenT consortium are summarised in the CORDIS article here:...

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...

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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

1st Review Meeting in London, 20-21 May 2019

Start date: May 20, 2019 - End date: May 21, 2019

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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