The MRCI currently consists of nearly 40 members. All are contributing technical knowledge, expertise and cost sharing in various amounts. MRCI team members are categorized broadly into two groups, the research partner team and the industry partner team.

West Virginia Senate Passes Bill to Set State Standards for CCS

Earlier this week, the West Virginia Senate voted unanimously (33-0 with one absence) to pass legislation to set standards and practices for CO2 sequestration throughout the state – securing West Virginia’s early entry into CCS activity in the United States. The bill passed the WV House of Delegates last week. The bill now heads to

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Tune in to Episode 3 of the eGeos/MRCI Podcast Now!

Episode 3 of the 2022 eGeos Podcast, brought to you by the Midwest Regional Carbon Initiative, is out now! LISTEN NOW  In this episode, host Rachelle Kernen has a conversation with Kristin Carter, Assistant State Geologist of the Pennsylvania Geological Survey and manager of its Economic Geology Division. The pair discuss challenges facing CCUS in

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Equinor Partners with Battelle to Create Decarbonization Hub in Appalachian Basin

Equinor, a global broad energy company headquartered in Houston, Texas, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Battelle to advance development of a decarbonized regional energy cluster in the tri-state region of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. This partnership will enable the timely and progressive development of one of the first low-carbon industrial regions in

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Episode 2 of the eGeos/MRCI podcast out now!

Episode 2 of the 2022 eGeos Podcast, brought to you by the Midwest Regional Carbon Initiative, is out now! LISTEN NOW  This episode introduces listeners to the four Regional Initiatives to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Deployment, A DOE-funded project with the collective objective to identify and help address regional storage and transport

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MRCI Teams Up with eGeos to Launch CCUS Podcast

  The Midwest Regional Carbon Initiative team recently joined forces with eGeos, a virtual forum for energy geoscientists and the creative energy behind the popular eGeos podcast, to bring listeners a year-long podcast that will take a deep-dive into the fast-developing topic of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage. Expected to drop the second and last Fridays

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Slides From MRCI Fall 2021 Stakeholder Meeting Now Available

In mid-November, the MRCI hosted its second Stakeholder meeting. While on-going pandemic concerns resulted in the event pivoting to online once more, that didn’t stop a record number of attendees from dialing in and learning the latest about CCUS in the region. Nine experts from across a broad range of fields weighed in on the

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