Turgay Ertekin to kick off Energy Institute Seminar Series on Jan. 22

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Energy Institute Energy Exchange Seminar Series kicks off the spring semester on Jan. 22 with a presentation from Turgay Ertekin.

Ertekin, professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering and department head, Energy and Mineral Engineering, will present "Redesigning Coalbed Methane Reservoir Engineering: A Reflective Analysis." The lecture will cover the developments that have occurred during Penn State's 35 years of research in the area of coalbed methane reservoir engineering.

Energy Exchange is a seminar series hosted by the EMS Energy Institute as part of its outreach mission. The seminars focus on highly relevant energy topics especially in the area of fossil fuels. Energy topics discussed include new innovations in carbon dioxide utilization, clean coal, petroleum and natural gas, and fuel cells. Speakers include Penn State faculty as well as government and industry professionals.

The seminars are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every other Wednesday in C213 Coal Utilization Laboratory at the EMS Energy Institute. Refreshments will be available a half-hour before the lecture. Seminars are open to everyone.

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Last Updated January 09, 2015