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S4CE contributed to Deep Carbon: Past to Present book – Chapter 12 The Influence of Nanoporosity on the Behavior of Carbon-Bearing Fluids

Prof. Striolo is a long-time collaborator of Prof. David Cole, of the Ohio State University, and together in the frame of S4CE they contributed to the new book Deep Carbon: Past to Present from the Deep Carbon Observatory (October 2019)  Deep Carbon: Past to Present...

ARMINES-Subatech was in Russia for the 10th Scientific and Engineering Conference

During his participation in the 10th Scientific and Engineering Conference on "Supercritical Fluids: Fundamentals, Technologies, Innovations", Prof. Andrey Kalinichev from ARMINES Subatech (Nantes, France) gave a lecture on "Supercritical carbon dioxide in the...

Workshop “Geothermal Energy: Opportunities and Challenges” with TWI, S4CE and Geo-Coat

The workshop "Geothermal Energy: Opportunities and Challenges" funded from the collaborative projects S4CE and Geo-Coat took place at TWI on the 10th of October 2019. The workshop aimed to identify challenges with geothermal exploitation and demonstrate the...

First MIRICO system deployment for fugitive gas emission measurement at Hellisheiði

As part of S4CE, the very first test deployment of MIRICO multi beam open path gas sensor is taking place at the Hellisheiði CarbFix site in collaboration with Reykjavik Energy. The system designed for harsh field environment made it without issues to Hellisheiði, and...

Summer school No Risk No Energy – Testimony

S4CE Summer School "No risk, no energy" took place at the University of Salerno (Unisa) in the broader framework of S4CE commitment on training the next generation of scientists who will be in charge of the sustainable deployment of geo-energy operations. The summer...

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Summer school No Risk No Energy – Testimony

S4CE Summer School "No risk, no energy" took place at the University of Salerno (Unisa) in the broader framework of S4CE commitment on training the next generation of scientists who will be in charge of the sustainable deployment of geo-energy operations. The summer...

Geothermal Resources Council publish about S4CE and TWI work

Geothermal Resources Council has published an article regarding S4CE and the work that TWI is performing in the project. "S4CE: Science for Clean Energy project seeks to develop a scientific workflow for informing policy makers and the wide public By TWI Ltd.,...

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...

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2nd Annual Consortium Meeting in Italy

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

From the 17th to the 20th of September, more than 60 partners involved in S4CE gathered for the 2nd Annual Consortium Meeting organised by S4CE partner UNISA in Salerno, Italy.

Results and technologies developed in the frame of the project within the last months were presented. It was also the occasion to track the roadmap for the last 12 months of the project and reinforce the common purpose and goal of the consortium. S4CE demonstrated that a lot has been done to build up a strong network. S4CE Advisory Board Members acknowledged the complexity of S4CE Consortium and the unique set of field sites represented, each at different stages of development. They also encouraged the partners and congratulated on the success to date.

S4CE came a long way and is now fully productive. It is a great demonstration of capacity building across Europe, with a large portfolio of instruments and software tools being developed. These innovations can be combined to build assets that will be used in the implementation of subsurface operations. Further, this Consortium Meeting marked the starting point of ethics discussions for sub-surface operations that we will build in and integrate with S4CE activities.

The project will continue its work and assemble what is being produced in a coherent way to increase awareness of ethical questions and formulate recommendations to society. Watch that space!

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

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

S4CE Consortium Meeting in London

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

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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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