Topics

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  • The uses of the subsurface for the energy transition: Offshore Wind Energy, CCUS, Energy Storage and Geothermal Energy;
  • The synergies between different uses of the subsurface: Integration and Cross-Uses;
  • The interactions between energy transition uses and the society and the environment: Environment & Sustainability and Solutions & Society.
  • New topic: Georesources in the future

 

Good to keep in mind for future editions, if you wish to submit a paper that you feel is relevant to this Energy Transition Conference but the related topic is not shown in this list, we still encourage you to submit your paper (using the closest suggested topic) which will be reviewed by our review committee. 

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • Data acquisition 
  • Geohazard risk monitoring and mitigation approaches
  • How can geophysics support geotechnics? High-resolution seismic acquisition and inversion, data extrapolation, synthetic CPT data
  • AI and Machine Learning 
  • Offshore wind farm monitoring and maintenance
  • Asset Management of multi-site portfolios with a mix of solar- and wind assets

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • Exploration and geographical mapping of CO2 storage resources
  • Geological storage characterization and CO2 storage resource estimation
  • Reservoir and pressure management
  • Assessment, mitigation and remediation of subsurface risks
  • Monitoring technologies for CCS
  • Lessons learned from active CO2 injection sites (large-scale, pilots, test-beds)
  • Carbon Utilization (e.g. CO2 EOR)
  • CCS Integrated project management: visualization to execution
  • Alternative storage types

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • Mineralogical, geochemical and diagenetic considerations for storage
  • Seal characterization and containment risk assessment (cyclic injection-depletion, caprock/salt geomechanics)
  • Storage site performace (e.g. fluid transport, mixing)
  • Hydrogen storage (salt caverns, pore storage in depleted reservoirs)
  • Compressed air storage
  • Underground thermal energy storage (including aquifer/borehole/cavern thermal energy storage)
  • (Geo)monitoring of energy storage sites

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • Geothermal resource mapping and assessment: approaches and criteria for Europe and beyond
  • High-resolution geothermal exploration and characterization: predicting reservoir performance and quality
  • Seismic risk assessment and mitigation: tools and solutions for enhanced geothermal systems
  • Processes, materials and equipment to mitigate the scaling and corrosion in the geothermal wells
  • Closed-loop technologies: more cost-efficient, more sustainable?
  • Green technologies for drilling and completion of geothermal wells
  • Ground source heat pumps: opportunity or competition in the geothermal industry?
  • Geomechanics, an enabling discipline for deep geothermal development

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • Mineral exploitation from geothermal resources: combined heat, power and metals
  • Dual play: hybrid oil and gas and geothermal energy solutions Re-use of oil and gas platforms and equipments
  • Integration of traditional and novel energy systems: technical and business examples
  • Geothermal with CCS and energy storage: the path to net-zero energy projects?
  • CCS and hydrogen (blue hydrogen)
  • Energy storage and hydrogen as enablers for intermittent renewables
  • Use of former mines for heat production and storage

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • 4D visualisation and planning for a sustainable use of the subsurface
  • Energy Transition subsurface modelling: overlaps and differences with O&G
  • Data mining and AI approaches for the ET
  • Play-based approaches for the ET
  • Cost-effective drilling and data acquisition for the ET: new technologies and best practices
  • Monitoring techniques across new energy applications

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • Sustainability of the alternative energy trends to enable the Energy Transition
  • Impact of alternative energy uses, resources and technologies on the environment
  • Trade-offs of alternative energy resources
  • What are the benefits and drawbacks of the Energy Transition on the ecosystem services?
  • What will be the energy demand and delivery over 100 years? - Predictions towards the future
  • What is the aim of the Energy Transition?
  • Risk assessment
  • Environmental footprint
  • Urban mining, recycling, and exploitation of unprofitable fields: what solutions for local georesource shortages?
 

The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:

  • Current economy and market dynamics in European Renewables
  • Risk mitigation and insurance: the right scheme for my market
  • Skills and expertises for the ET: transfer, upskill, or shift?
  • Regulatory framework: barriers and improvements
  • Application of renewables in the food-supply chain
  • Social Governance of the subsurface in an evolving world
  • Just Energy Transition and the Green New Deal
  • How geosciences can support the social license to operate
  • Non-technical risks (market development, public/regulatory acceptance and participation)
  • Technical projects with focus on public participation
  • Financing new energy projects
The following topics are highlighted (but not limited to) for your abstract submission:
  • Nuclear energy and the quest for the final storage of nuclear waste
  • Critical mineral supply: sustainable mining to enable the Energy Transition
  • Methane emissions: surface mapping and leak mitigation

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