Post Tagged with: "EERC"

The UND Energy & Environmental Research Center is considered a leader in developing carbon capture, utilization and storage technologies that have application around the world. Photo courtesy EERC.

UND EERC librarian wins national award

August 19, 2020 at

Rosemary Pleva Flynn led team compiling hundreds of terms, thousands of citations over six-year project

The U.S. Department of Energy will provide Minnkota Power Cooperative with $9.8 million for Project Tundra, a project in which UND's Energy & Environmental Research Center is involved. Photo courtesy Minnkota Power Cooperative.

DOE funds projects involving EERC

October 17, 2019 at

Carbon capture, utilization and storage technologies focus of research

The UND Energy & Environmental Research Center has been awarded two Department of Energy contracts to study enhanced oil recovery from conventional rock formations in North Dakota and Montana. Photo by Agustinus Zandy/EERC.

Squeezing oil from rock

August 13, 2019 at

UND’s EERC gets two new DOE contracts totaling $16 million to study enhanced oil recovery

Charles Gorecki, director of subsurface research and development with the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center for the past four years, will succeed Tom Erickson as EERC CEO beginning Aug. 1. Photo by Kari Suedel/EERC.

Gorecki selected to lead UND EERC

July 9, 2019 at

Charles Gorecki will succeed current CEO Tom Erickson beginning Aug. 1

On Tuesday, Tom Erickson, CEO of UND's Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), announced his transition to lead the new State Energy Research Center of North Dakota. Photo by Kari Suedel/EERC.

EERC Director Tom Erickson to lead new State Energy Research Center

June 11, 2019 at

Longtime EERC leader, UND alum announces transition to head up exploratory research center to benefit North Dakota’s economy and environment

Tom Erickson, CEO at the UND Energy & Environmental Research Center, shows the Presidential Medal he received Monday from University President Mark Kennedy. Photo by Patrick C. Miller/UND Today.

Rewarded for greater service

June 4, 2019 at

EERC CEO Tom Erickson receives the UND President’s Medal

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Big deal on Capitol Hill

May 21, 2019 at

EERC’s John Harju testimony before Congress on curbing climate change attracts bipartisan raves

Cool technology

Cool technology

January 24, 2019 at

UND’s EERC receives $1.8 million from Department of Defense to demo water-saving technology

There are 27,000 miles of pipeline in North Dakota, most of them “gathering pipelines” that bring oil to a central spot. iPIPE, the Intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program, a consortium of oil companies and the EERC, is a program that selects and tests new technology to detect and prevent pipeline links. Image courtesy of EERC.

iPIPE: Taking a bite out of leaks

June 25, 2018 at

UND’s EERC uses ‘Shark Tank’-like approach in search of emergent technologies to reduce pipeline spills

Speaking to an audience at the Fargo Civic Center, UND President Mark Kennedy made his case for statewide research investment concerning UAS development. While other states have the means, North Dakota has the collaborative spirit, according to Kennedy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

Kennedy: research universities key to staying ahead of unmanned curve

June 5, 2018 at

UND President among featured speakers at regional Drone Focus Conference in Fargo

Jason Laumb and the EERC, are working with industry partners on a $6-million project to determining the cost of installing a carbon-capture system at a coal-powered utility plant, the Milton R. Young Station power plant near Center, N.D., northwest of Bismarck. The idea is to use such a facility to caputure carbon dioxide and use it to enhance oil recovery by injecting it deep into the ground, where it would be forever stored. Image courtesy of Kari Suedel of the EERC.

Drilling into a new economy?

April 12, 2018 at

EERC scientist, industry partners go big with $6M carbon-capture project that could lead to new jobs and enhance oil recovery

Kerryanne Leroux, an EERC senior chemical engineer and oilfield operations team lead, is heading up research on a  private-public research partnership involving carbon-capture techniques at a Richardton, N.D.-based ethanol plant.

Catch and decrease

March 22, 2018 at

EERC partners with private industry on energy sustainability research in southwestern North Dakota

EERC's Ted Aulich (center) and fellow UND scientists, such as Julia Zhao and John Hurley, are working on a three-year, $3.2-million research project to reducing the amount of energy needed to produce ammonia and associated carbon dioxide emissions. Image courtesy of a Kari Suedel,   EERC.

Harnessing value by keeping it local

March 13, 2018 at

New project, spearheaded by UND’s EERC, could produce ammonia locally while saving energy and decreasing emissions

A research team in the UND Department of Petroleum Engineering, led by Hadi Jabbari (front center) is digging deep into this challenging resource and developing ways to get more oil out—part of a host of strategies collectively called Enhanced Oil Recovery, or EOR. Image courtesy of Juan Pedraza.

Injecting more life in the Bakken

February 20, 2018 at

UND research developing better extraction methods to prolong lifespan of one of the world’s largest oil reserves

Dan Laudal (left) holds Cerium Oxide and Steve Benson (right) hold a sample of Neodymium Oxide. Both samples are rare earth elements that are  extracting from Lignite Coal. Lignite coal can produce 14 rare earth elements that can be used for defense and other technology.  (Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today)

Technological gold

September 14, 2017 at

UND receives federal grant to extract rare earth elements from North Dakota lignite coal