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CeREES Centre for Geoenergy

 CeREES Centre for Geoenergy

CeREES Centre for Geoenergy

CeREES Centre for Geoenergy was founded in 2006, and is a part of the Durham Energy Institute. Since it began, CeREES has attracted £1.3M research income per annum. CeREES is the only research centre in the UK that works across all geoenergy themes, carrying out high level multidisciplinary research in Petroleum, Unconventional Hydrocarbons, Geothermal, Clean Coal, Resources from Waste and Carbon Capture and Storage.

CeREES links together research groups across Durham with appropriate institutions and organisations locally, nationally and internationally.


Our Mission: Work in partnership with industry, research councils, and government to achieve internationally excellent and world leading research in Geoenergy.

CeREES Geoenergy PhD Scholarship Programme trains and nurtures some of the highest calibre PhD researchers in Europe and provides a structured framework for entry into the energy industry. The Geo-Energy PhD Scholarship Programme is unique in the UK, as it provides additional monthly short courses taught by industry experts and is designed to provide regular interaction with industry professionals.

CeREES hosts the Geoenergy Database, a free database that provides an overview of global Geoenergy research.

Director: Professor Ken McCaffrey