This class is being rescheduled.

Intro to Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage

Virtual, Instructor-Led

Event Summary

This course is designed to provide the fundamentals of Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage.
Carbon capture technologies and storage are playing an important role in the efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Understanding the wide range of governmental policies, technical issues, and stakeholder concerns will be necessary in order to address the effective utilization or sequestration of CO2 to protect public health, safety, and the environment.

Attendees will receive 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) upon approval.

Learning Objectives

  • Why Carbon Capture Utilization & Storage (CCUS) is Important
  • Policy Drivers
  • Fundamentals of CCUS
  • UIC Permitting and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Capture, Storage and Transmission Opportunities and Challenges


Who Should Attend

  • Geoscientists
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Landmen
  • Engineers
  • Operations
  • Sustainability
  • Government Regulatory Affairs

Meet Your Instructors

Sheldon Murphy, M.Sc.
Associate Geologist, Montrose Environmental Group

Sheldon Murphy is an Associate Geoscientist for Montrose Environmental Group with 32 years of professional experience. He is responsible for project management, CCUS ongoing initiatives, and works with the upstream E&P oil and gas industry. Prior to this role, he held the position of Senior Petrophysicist at Repsol Oil and Gas, where his responsibilities included characterizing unconventional and conventional resources, with a primary focus on shale gas, including the Marcellus and Utica Shales in the Appalachian Basin. Sheldon led the groundwater protection team that was dedicated to improving drilling practices, well integrity, optimizing wellbore construction, and safeguarding drinking water to uphold successful environmental stewardship.

Prior to Repsol, Sheldon was a senior geologist at Talisman Energy & Exco Resources, where he played a pivotal role in unconventional horizontal shale development through geologic assessment and well site wireline logging. Earlier in his career, he was a geologist at CONSOL Energy, where he managed multiple drilling projects and assessed coal resources for longwall development. Sheldon’s career began as a geologist at the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, where he participated in multiple activities ranging from orphan well mapping, fieldwork, K-12 education initiatives and developed GIS methods for coal bed mapping.

Sheldon earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Geology from West Virginia University and has multiple certifications in petrophysics, well log analysis, geology, hydrogeology, and well completions.


John Bolakas, MBA, M.Sc., PG, LSRPSr.
Principal, Project Director & Energy Executive, Montrose Environmental Group

Professional Geologist and Licensed Site Remediation Professional with over 30 years of experience in environmental liability management, site remediation, and business decision analysis.

Master of Business Administration in Energy to further provide solutions to complex energy and environmental matters, including compliance and due diligence associated with ESG.


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Registration Information
Member $295
Non-Member $495

3% fee applied if paying by a credit card

Who can attend?

SGA Cancellation Policy "C"

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