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RECS 2010 Program Schedule July 18-28, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM Pamela Tomski, Founder and Director Updated: July 16, 2010
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 Welcome On behalf of the RECS 2010 sponsors — the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Alstom and the Global CCS Institute — thank you for your interest in the program and we look forward to your participation. Attached is the preliminary agenda, participant list and logistical information. Feel free to call Jennifer Wilson or me with any questions or if you need assistance. Miriam Okun (RECS 2009) will be assisting me on site. Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you in Albuquerque. Best regards, Pamela Transportation: Please take a taxi to and from the airport to the University of New Mexico (UNM) and submit your ground transportation costs for reimbursement. A receipt must be included in order to receive reimbursement. (Expense form attached.) BOARDING PASSES: Keep your boarding passes and submit them with your expense form. Important Information Attire / Weather: Dress is casual (shorts and t-shirts are fine). Albuquerque weather is typically sunny and dry, with daytime temperatures averaging 90ºF and evening temperatures about 65ºF. Afternoon thunderstorms are very common. Be aware of the high elevation (5000-6000 feet), which may cause mild altitude sickness. (Please be sure to stay well hydrated.) A package of information on safety precautions, procedures and treatments on the altitude, heat, sunburn, lightening, and tick and snakebites is available for review in the classroom. FIELD ACTIVITIES: Be sure to bring closed-toe shoes or boots, long pants and a casual shirt for the field. Sunscreen and a hat or sun visor are highly recommended. Meals: Meals at UNM are at the La Pasada Dining Hall (#77 on the campus map) during the following hours: Breakfast: 6:30 - 9:00 am Lunch: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Dinner: 5:00 - 6:30 pm You will be provided a meal card upon check-in. During the field trip, the RECS program will make arrangements for meals. Participants should cover all other food or meal options.
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 Miscellaneous: Bicycles and sporting equipment are available to rent at the east entrance to Johnson Center. Outdoor/Bike Shop Phone: 505-277-8182 Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (M–F) Important Information Guest passes are available for $5.00 per visit for the Johnson Center’s workout rooms and weight facilities. An attachment with the facilities’ hours is included: Johnson Center Phone: 505-277-4347 The Travelodge in Farmington, and the Holiday Inn in Durango have swimming pools if you’d like to bring a swimsuit. The pool at UNM is closed for renovation. The Albuquerque Isotopes (Minor League Baseball) – see home game schedule: http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/index.jsp?sid=t342 Emergency Phone Numbers: Pamela Tomski: 202-390-8896 Miriam Okun: 781-248-4885 On Campus UNM Police: 911 Ambulance / Fire: 911 NM Poison Control 505-843-2551 Police: 505-277-2241 Emergency phones are located around campus. You will automatically be connected to the campus police when you pick up the phone. These phones operate 24 hours a day.
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 Check-in at the Coronado Hall desk located next to the Redondo Village Apartments at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. Check desk will be open from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. (505 277 4311). After hours check in is at the Student Residence Center, which also has a 24-hour emergency desk (505 277 9203) 6:30 p.m. Welcome BBQ in the courtyard of Redondo Sunday, July 18 • Apartment facility features four single bedroom units with interior entrances, kitchen, living-dining area and segmented bathroom • Bed linens are provided • Bedrooms are individually air-conditioned and keyed for privacy and security • Bedrooms furnished with bed, desk & chair, stackable chest of drawers and bookcase • Stove, fridge and microwave • Wi-Fi is available • A coin-operated laundry room is located in the Redondo Village Apartment building • Redondo is located just east of Johnson Field • Classroom instruction will be held at the Student Union Building (SUB), Acoma A&B Rooms • Meals are at the La Posada Dining Hall
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 • 8:30 a.m. Climate Change: Global Catastrophe or Local Inconvenience – Mark Boslough, Ph.D., Physicist and Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories • 10:00 a.m. Break • 10:15 a.m. Welcome and RECS Overview – Pamela Tomski, Director, RECS and Managing Partner, EnTech Strategies, LLC • 10:30 a.m. Participant Introductions • 11:30 a.m. Overview of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Carbon Sequestration Program – Mark Ackiewicz, Program Manager, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy • 12:00 p.m. Introduction to the Stabilization Wedges Game (Princeton University’s Carbon Mitigation Initiative) – Brad Kelley, Virginia Tech and Southeast Partnership on Carbon Sequestration Education (SECARB-Ed) • 12:15 p.m. Lunch / Stabilization Wedges Game • 3:30 p.m. Group Presentations and Discussion • 5:00 p.m. CCS Regulatory Frameworks and Accounting Issues - Jason Deardorff, Geologist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Underground Injection Control - Region 8 (RECS 2007) • 6:15 p.m. Bus Departs Redondo for Sandia Peak Tramway • 7:00 p.m. Sandia Peak Tramway and Dinner at High Finance Restaurant Monday, July 19
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 8:30 a.m. Geologic CO2 Storage: Fundamental Processes, Site Selection and Characterization – Stefan Bachu, Ph.D., P. Eng., Distinguished Scientist, CO2 Storage, Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures 10:45 a.m Discussion 11:00 a.m. Break 11:15 a.m. Lab Research: Multiphase Flow of CO2 and Brine in Porous Media – Sam Krevor, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Researcher, Benson Lab, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University (RECS 2005) Tuesday, July 20 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Natural CO2 Analogs and CO2 Storage in Reactive Rock Formations (Basalt Case Studies) – Travis McLing, Carbon Sequestration Technical Lead, Idaho National Laboratory 2:15 p.m. Break 2:30 p.m. Wellbore Integrity: Impact of CO2 Saturated Brine on Fractures in Well Cement – Mileva Radonjic, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University 3:15 p.m. Introduction to Numerical Modeling and Application of Commercial Simulators for Fluid Flow in the Subsurface – Ernst van Nierop, Ph.D., Director of Engineering, C12 Energy 4:00 p.m. Break 4:15 p.m. CO2 Injection in Multiple Wells / Geologic Formations Coupled with Brine Production – Ben Court, Ph.D. Student and Researcher, Storage Group, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University (RECS 2007) Analytical Approaches to Addressing Wellbore Integrity – Michael Celia, Ph.D., (Via Skype) Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies, Professor and Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University 5:00 p.m. Group Exercise: Modeling
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 • 8:30 a.m. Geologic Storage Risk Assessment, Leak Detection and Mitigation – Grant Bromhal, Ph.D., Research Group Leader, Sequestration, Office of Research and Development, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy • 10:00 a.m. Break • 10:15 a.m. Large-Scale Geologic Storage Experience in a Deep Saline Formation: The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium’s (MGSC) Illinois Basin-Decatur Project --- Robert J. Finley, Ph.D., Director, Advanced Energy Technology Initiative, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, University of Illinois • 11:45 a.m. Discussion / Lunch • 12:45 p.m. Ensuring Protection of Groundwater Resources – J. Alexandra Hakala, Ph.D., Geosciences Division, Office of Research and Development, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy • 1:45 p.m. Break • 2:00 p.m. Southwest Partnership on Carbon Sequestration Pump Canyon CO2 Enhanced Coalbed Methane Recovery / CO2 Storage Demonstration Test Site: Activities and Lessons Learned – Karine Schepers, Sr. Reservoir Engineer, Advanced Resources International • 3:00 p.m. Field Monitoring Technologies and Methods – Rod Madsen, LI-COR • 3:30 p.m. Discussion Wednesday, July 21 4:30 p.m. DOE CCS Demonstration Projects – Joe Giove, Program Manager, DOE 6:15 p.m. Depart for Farmington, NM
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 • 7:15 a.m. Depart Hotel for PNM San Juan Generating Station • 8:00 a.m. PNM San Juan Generating Station: Power Plant Operations and Tour • 11: 30 a.m. Depart PNM – Lunch in Farmington • 1:00 p.m. Field Safety Training -- James Howard, Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE) Field Supervisor, San Juan Basin Unit, ConocoPhillips • 2:15 p.m. Depart for Field Activities • 3:15 p.m. Field Tour and Exercises: The SWP Pump Canyon CO2 Storage Test Site – Reid Grigg, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, SWP and Director, Gas Flooding Processes and Flow Heterogeneities Group at the Petroleum Recovery Research Center (PRRC), New Mexico Tech • – Soil Gas Sampling, Tracer Injection / Sorbent Tube Sampling -- Rodney Diehl, Ph.D., Physical Research Scientist, National Energy Technology Laboratory • – Well Site Monitoring: CO2 Sensors Calibration, Gas Sampling, Water Sampling of Produced Waters - Lee Harris, Research Scientist, PRRC, New Mexico Tech • – CO2 Flux Measurements – Rod Madsen, LI-COR • 6:00 p.m. Depart Field to Farmington • 7:15 p.m. Dinner Thursday, July 22 8:00 p.m. Natural Fractures and Core Samples – John Lorenz, Ph.D. and Scott Cooper, Ph.D. Fracture Studies, LLC
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 7:00 a.m. Depart Hotel for Field Site - Hogback Monocline Outcrop 7:30 a.m. Fractures Mapping Exercise at the Hogback Monocline Outcrop – John Lorenz, Ph.D. and Scott Cooper, Ph.D., Fracture Studies, LLC 10:30 a.m. Depart for McElmo Dome 1:30 p.m. McElmo Dome: Operations Overview and Plant Tour – TBD, Kinder Morgan 5:15 p.m. Depart McElmo Dome to Durango, CO Friday, July 23
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 Saturday, July 24 10:00 a.m. Archaeology of the Southwest U.S. - Jerry Fetterman, Ph.D., Woods Canyon Archaeology (Invited) 11:15 a.m. Depart for Mesa Verde National Park -- Geology Field Tour / Hike 3:00 p.m. Return to Albuquerque Sunday, July 25 Free Day 12:00 p.m. Bus departs to Santa Fe (Optional) 8:00 p.m. Bus departs to Albuquerque
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 8:30 a.m. CO2 EOR and Carbon Storage -- Mark Holtz, Director, International Business Development, EOR, Praxair, Inc. 9:45 a.m. CO2 Commodity Markets – Michael Moore, Vice President, BlueSource and Executive Director, North American Carbon Capture and Storage Association 10:30 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. Ratemaking 101 – Kim Wissman, Director, Department of Energy and Environment, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Executive Director, Ohio Power Siting Board 11:45 a.m. Lunch 12:45 p.m. Carbon Sequestration Atlas: Evaluating CCS Opportunities Worldwide -- Tim Carr, Ph.D., Marshall Miller Professor of Energy, Department of Geology and Geography, West Virginia University and Director, NATCARB 1:30 p.m. Integrated Assessment Modeling for CCS Systems Deployment – Peter Kobos, Ph.D., Economist, Earth Systems Department, Sandia National Laboratory 2:15 p.m. Discussion 2:30 p.m. Break Monday, July 26 2:45 p.m. CO2 Capture Technologies and Systems Integration – Fred Kozak, Program Manager, CO2 Capture, ALSTOM 3:45 p.m. Novel Concepts for CO2 Capture – Karma Sawyer, Ph.D., Fellow, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), U.S. Department of Energy 4:30 p.m. Air Capture – Tim Rappold, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, The Earth Institute, Columbia University (RECS 2009)
RECS 2010: July 18 - 28 8:30 a.m. Prospects for Energy and Climate Change Legislation in the U.S. Congress – Kathryn Clay, Ph.D., Director of Research, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and former Senate Energy Committee Staff 9:15 a.m. International Climate Change Negotiations: An Update on the Road to Cancun – Dan Reifsnyder, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Global Climate Change, U.S. Department of State Tuesday, July 27 10:00 a.m. Drivers for CCS in China and Implications for Climate Change Policy – Gang He, Research Associate, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University 10:30 a.m. Discussion 11:30 a.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Non-Technical Lessons Learned (and How to Address Them) from the WESTCARB CCS Projects -- John Henry Beyer, Ph.D., WESTCARB Program Manager, Geophysicist, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 1:45 p.m. Understanding Perceptions of Technology Risk and CCS -- Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, Ph.D. Candidate and Graduate Student Instructor, Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley (RECS 2008) 2:30 p.m. Break 2:45 p.m. Mesaba Energy Project & CCS Plan - Gordy Gray, Vice President, Development and Technical Services, Excelsior Energy 3:30 p.m. State CCS Regulatory and Public Engagement Developments – Darrick Eugene, General Counsel, North American Carbon Capture and Storage Association and Texas Capital Group 4:00 p.m. Exercise: CCS Deployment Game 6:00 p.m. BBQ at Redondo Courtyard 7:00 p.m. Albuquerque Isotopes Game Check out and Travel Wednesday, July 28
RECS 2010: Participants Mark Ackiewicz, Program Manager, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy Christopher Babel, Engineer, Leonardo Technologies, Inc. / National Energy Technology Laboratory’s Carbon Sequestration Program Support Patricia Berry, Geologist, Southern States Energy Board / Southeast Partnership on Carbon Sequestration Robert Brasington, Research Engineer, MIT Energy Initiative and Masters Student, Technology and Policy Program Terra Dalton, Masters Student in Geophysics, The Ohio State University Joe Giove, Program Manager, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (Field Guest) Julie Gouin, Kent State University Mary Kang, Ph.D. Student in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University Palwinder Kaur, Ph.D. (Chemist), Research Fellow, National Energy Technology Laboratory Elizabeth Keller, Energy Analyst & Project Manager, Public Interest Energy Research Program / WESTCARB, California Energy Commission Stephen Kelley, Geologist, Ohio Geological Survey / Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership and Masters Student in Geology, Western Michigan University Seong Jun Lee, Ph.D. Student in Civil Engineering / Southwest Partnership on Carbon Sequestration, University of Utah Mark McBride, Ph.D. Student, Qatar Carbonates & Carbon Storage Research Centre, Imperial College Erin Miller, Intern, The Bureau of Economic Geology’s Gulf Coast Carbon Center and Masters Student, The Jackson School of Geology at The University of Texas at Austin Jessie Peterson, Geologist, Carbon and Energy Management group of Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures Sean Porse, Geologist, Underground Injection Control Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Marco Robles, Engineer, Leonardo Technologies, Inc. / National Energy Technology Laboratory’s Carbon Sequestration Program Support Catherine Ruprecht, Masters Student in Hydrogeology, Clemson University Karma Sawyer, Ph.D., Fellow, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), U.S. Department of Energy Luo Shu, Ph.D. Student, Department of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University - Beijing Christin Strandli, Masters Student in Petroleum Engineering, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University Hui Su, Ph.D. Student in Natural Resource Economics, West Virginia University Deepak Tapriyal, Ph.D., Lead Research Scientist, National Energy Technology Laboratory Emma Wendt, Clean Technologies Group, Pacific Gas & Electric Nicholas Wolfe, University of Colorado, Denver (Recently completed Masters in the Global Energy Management Program) Assaf Wunsch, Ph.D. Student, Colorado School of Mines Chongwei Xiao, Ph.D., Researcher, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Lois Yoksoulian, Ph.D. Student in Geological Sciences, University of Kentucky Natalia Zakharova, Ph.D. Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Researcher, Borehole Research Group at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Zihan Zhu, Ph.D. Student, China University of Petroleum – Beijing