Using Biomineralization Sealing for Leakage Mitigation in Shale during CO2 Sequestration

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-SC0010099
Agency Tracking Number: 213852
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2014
Solicitation Year: 2014
Solicitation Topic Code: 17a
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0001072
Small Business Information
Montana Emergent Technologies, Inc.
160 West Granite St., Butte, MT, 59701-9260
DUNS: 078572874
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robin Gerlach
 Dr.
 (406) 994-1840
 robin_g@coe.montana.edu
Business Contact
 Dwight Hiebert
Title: Dr.
Phone: (406) 498-8312
Email: rhiebert@mt-emergent.com
Research Institution
 Montana State University
 P.O. Box 173980
Room 366 EPS
Bozeman, MT, 59717-3980
 () -
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Leaky wells are a problem in the oil & amp; gas as well as the geologic carbon sequestration industry. We are developing biologically produced minerals (biocement) to seal potential leakage pathways to ensure environmentally friendly production and storage operations.

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