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Durham University

Durham Energy Institute


Primary energy supply and security issues are at the heart of Geo-Energy research within the Durham Energy Institute. Whether it be oil, gas, coal, geothermal, 'unconventionals' or carbon capture and storage (CCS) we are tackling the problems that will allow clean sustainable energy supply to be delivered for our planet today and for generations to come.

The team works closely with co-researchers in chemistry, engineering, social sciences, anthropology and mathematics to describe and quantify risk and uncertainty whether applied to exploration, appraisal, development, production or remediation and waste (effluent) storage.

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