Testimony on the benefits of CO2-EOR before House Subcommittee on Energy

by NEORI on July 25, 2013

On July 25, 2013, Judi Greenwald, Vice President for Technology and Innovation for the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, testified on the benefits of CO2-EOR before the Subcommittee on Energy of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

Ms. Greenwald testified during the Subcommittee on Energy’s hearing entitled The Future of Coal: Utilizing America’s Abundant Energy Resources.  Her testimony focused on how CO2-EOR offers the opportunity to transform CO2 from power plants and industrial facilities into a marketable commodity and create a domestic energy, economic, and environmental solution. Ms. Greenwald also explained how NEORI’s consensus recommendations seek to promote the long-term development of the CO2-EOR industry in the United States.

Others testifying at the hearing included:

  • Mr. Chris Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Department of Energy
  • Mr. Ben Yamagata, Executive Director, Coal Utilization Research Council
  • Mr. Don Collins, Chief Executive Officer, Western Research Institute

Click here to read the full testimony.

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