Calendar

June 2019

1719 June
 | Trondheim , Norway

10th Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage

19 June
 | Brussels, Belgium

Sustainable Energy Week - Geothermal energy: meeting financial and technical challenges

Sustainable Energy Week - Geothermal energy: meeting financial and technical challenges

The Renewable Energy Directive establishes an overall policy for production and promotion of energy from renewable sources in the EU ꟷ setting a target to fulfil at least 32% of renewable energy by 2030, including an annual increase of 1.3 percentage point of the share of renewables in heating and cooling. With its vast and largely untapped potential, geothermal energy is a renewable resource that offers a solution to meet this challenge—Geothermal technologies are suitable to provide heating/cooling in district heating, for industrial processes or in individual buildings, and for the supply of dispatchable, baseload and flexible renewable electricity.

As opposed to the exploitation of conventional sources, deployment of this renewable resource continues to remain a challenge often due to lack of awareness and large investment costs associated with drilling and operations of geothermal power plants. In particular for large projects, development risks are high due to uncertainty on the quality of the resource – which determines the output of the plant. To reduce cost and risk, innovation is a resource on the technical level. At the political and financial level, risk mitigation schemes have proven effective in driving down the cost of geothermal. Relying on different technologies, deep/shallow geothermal projects therefore provide a significant potential to generate and drain, or even better, store low temperature heat for domestic and commercial use.

Despite the offerings, such energy transitions not only necessitate techno-scientific advancements but also cultural, social and political choices – A regime shift often calling for a public debate. The workshop therefore, aims to create awareness about the maturation of the geothermal energy and its value to usher a clean and sustainable energy future whilst highlighting the environmental, financial and technical challenges and associated advancements in tapping this natural resource. Recent developments in identification of these challenges and their solutions, undertaken in the framework of different European funded projects on geothermal energy, will be presented.

September 2019

26 September
 | Florence, Italy

Fourth EAGE Conference on Petroleum Geostatistics

Call for Abstracts is now open!

The Call for Papers is open since 1 October 2018. We encourage you to submit your papers for oral or poster presentations at the conference in the following categories

Earth Modeling
Geophysics Inverse Problems
Dynamic/Production Data Inverse Problems
New Methods
Practical Experiences/Company Perspectives

Important Dates

Call for Papers open 1 October 2018
Registration open 1 March 2019
Call for Papers Deadline 15 April 2019
Notification of Programme 15 May 2019
Early Registration Deadline 15 July 2019
Petroleum Geostatistics 2-6 September 2019

812 September
 | Palermo, Italy

Fifth International Conference on Fault and Top Seals 2019

About the Conference

This is now the fifth EAGE conference to be held about fault and top seal analysis. Past conferences were highly successful in bringing together scientists from different industries (petroleum, CO2 storage and radioactive waste disposal) and academia, with a wide range of backgrounds (geology, petroleum engineering, petrophysics, geophysics, modelling, geomechanics and geochemistry) to share experiences in this field.

Nevertheless, predicting the behavior of fault and top seals remains a major uncertainty not just in the exploration, appraisal and production of conventional petroleum reservoirs but also in areas such as gas methane and CO2) storage and radioactive waste disposal. It is vital that we continue to share experiences of both successful and unsuccessful applications of fault and top seal analysis so that we can adapt our working practices in order to reduce this organizing committee will continue the tradition of ensuring that this is reflected in the oral and poster presentations.

812 September
 | The Hague, Netherlands

Near Surface Geoscience Conference and Exhibition 2019

- 25th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics
- 1st Conference on Geophysics for Geothermal and Renewable Energy Storage
- 1st Conference on Geophysics for Infrastructure Planning, Monitoring and BIM
- Exhibition

2425 September
 | Brussels, Belgium

EU shallow geothermal energy summit

November 2019

78 November
 | Paris, France

ENeRG workshop on Underground energy storage