School of GeoSciences

School of GeoSciences

Sampling CO2 at Cranfield CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery Field, Mississippi

Stuart M.V. Gilfillan

Senior Lecturer in Geochemistry

BSc (Hons) Earth Science, University of Glasgow
PhD: Deep Magmatic Degassing and the Colorado Uplift, University of Manchester

My research is primarily aimed at developing geochemical tracing tools for GeoEnergy applications. My early research focused on investigating the potential for noble gases and stable isotopes to be used as tracers for CO2 monitoring within CO2 storage sites and as early warning tracers of unplanned CO2 migration. More recently, I have been applying this knowledge to the environmental monitoring of both conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon extraction and geothermal energy provision, whilst maintaining an interest in the geochemical evolution of the Earth's mantle.

Contact Details

Room 306
School of GeoSciences
Grant Institute
James Hutton Road
The King's Buildings
Phone: +44 (0) 131 651 3462
Twitter: @stugilfillan
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