Using Biomineralization Sealing for Leakage Mitigation in Shale during CO2 Sequestration

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Award Year:
2014
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
DE-SC0010099
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
213852
Solicitation Year:
2014
Solicitation Topic Code:
17a
Solicitation Number:
DE-FOA-0001072
Small Business Information
160 West Granite St., Butte, MT, 59701-9260
Hubzone Owned:
Y
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
078572874
Principal Investigator:
Robin Gerlach
Dr.
(406) 994-1840
robin_g@coe.montana.edu
Business Contact:
Dwight Hiebert
Dr.
(406) 498-8312
rhiebert@mt-emergent.com
Research Institute:
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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