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
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
 (406) 994-1840
Business Contact
 Dwight Hiebert
Title: Dr.
Phone: (406) 498-8312
Research Institution
 Montana State University
 P.O. Box 173980
Room 366 EPS
Bozeman, MT, 59717-3980
 () -
 Nonprofit college or university
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.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

Agency Micro-sites

SBA logo
Department of Agriculture logo
Department of Commerce logo
Department of Defense logo
Department of Education logo
Department of Energy logo
Department of Health and Human Services logo
Department of Homeland Security logo
Department of Transportation logo
Environmental Protection Agency logo
National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo
National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government