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Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership 2007 Annual Meeting
October 18-19, 2007
EERC
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Meeting Summary
The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership 2007 Annual Meeting was held at the EERC on, October 18 and 19, 2007. The meeting attracted 96 attendees (32 more than in 2006) representing 13 states and three Canadian provinces; 45% of the participants represented industry, 31% research and academia, and 24% government and regulatory agencies, which prompted fruitful discussions.

The meeting provided our partners with a progress update of Year 2 of the PCOR Partnership Phase II Program and an update on Phase II Field Validation Test sites. The meeting also featured overviews of carbon market trading, proposed regulatory frameworks, and the future activities for Phase III.

View the Final Agenda

Speakers
 We were privileged to have a number of expert speakers from various industries associated with carbon sequestration. The speakers included:


  • Ray Hattenbach, Vice President,
    Blue Source, LLC
    Ed Steadman, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • John Litynski, U.S. Department of Energy, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Steven Smith, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Doug Nimchuk, Apache Canada Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
  • Bill Jackson, Manager, Apache Canada Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
  • Kristine Haug, Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Lisa Botnen, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Dwight Peters, Schlumberger Carbon Services, Sugar Land, Texas
  • Robert Gleason, U.S. Geological Survey - Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota
  • Randy Renner, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Melanie Jensen, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Michael Jones, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

  • Curtis Jabs, Basin Electric Power Cooperative
    Aaron Koopman, Ramgen Power Systems, Inc., Bellevue, Washington
  • Kevin Bliss, Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, Washington, D.C.
  • Lynn Helms, North Dakota Industrial Commission Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division, Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Tiffany McCormick Potter, Point Carbon, Washington, D.C.
  • Ray Hattenbach, Blue Source, LLC, Centennial, Colorado
  • Dan Daly, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Erin O'Leary, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Curtis Jabs, Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bismarck, North Dakota
  • Steve Melzer, Melzer Consulting, Midland, Texas

 We are currently making plans for the next annual meeting. Please send your thoughts on a location and dates to Stephanie Wolfe at swolfe@undeerc.org or contact her by phone at (701) 777-5229.

For more information about the PCOR Partnership or on becoming a partner, contact:

Ed Steadman
Senior Research Advisor
PCOR Partnership Program Manager
(701) 777-5279
esteadman@undeerc.org

John Harju
Associate Director for Research
(701) 777-5157
jharju@undeerc.org

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