Drs Kris Welkenhuysen

Geologist
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Key Publications
M. Makarewicz, Welkenhuysen, K. , Dhaenens, D. , and Piessens, K. , Measuring the amount of CO2 in oversaturated waters by mass balance: an overview of trials and errors, in 5th International Geologica Belgica Meeting 2016, 2016.
K. Welkenhuysen, Piessens, K. , Ramírez, A. , and Swennen, R. , CO2-enhanced oil recovery in the North Sea region and its importance for Belgium, in 5th International Geologica Belgica Meeting 2016, 2016.
K. Welkenhuysen, Brüstle, A. - K. , Piessens, K. , Ramírez, A. , and Swennen, R. , Reservoir capacity assessment and ranking of potential targets for geological storage of CO2 in Austria, in 5th International Geologica Belgica Meeting 2016, 2016.
K. Welkenhuysen, Brüstle, A. - K. , Bottig, M. , Ramírez, A. , Swennen, R. , and Piessens, K. , A techno-economic approach for capacity assessment and ranking of potential options for geological storage of CO2 in Austria, Geologica Belgica, vol. 19, pp. 237-249, 2016.
Key Projects
Interpretatie van boringen van de uitbreiding van VMM-Water Meetnet-1 (2007-2008)
Quasi-3D, Onder-Rupeliaan-Tongeriaan model (SCK-CEN, 2008-2009)
PSS-CCS phase I (Belspo, 2005-2007)
PSS-CCS phase II (Belspo, 2009-2011)
PSS-CCS BeNe (Belspo, 2009-2010)
ACCESS (EU Europe-Aid 2010-2012)
CGS Europe (EU FP7 2010-2013)
CO2StoP (EU 2012-2013)
Doctoral research CCS (2011-)
Monitoring natural CO2 and CO2-rich water releases in Spa (2012-)
Professional experiences

01/10/2006 > 28/02/2007: Scientific collaborator

KU Leuven, laboratory of stratigraphy

01/02/2007 > ongoing: Geologist

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences – Geological Survey of Belgium
Academic training

01/02/2011 > ongoing: PhD research

KU Leuven and Utrecht University

01/09/2004 > 31/07/2006: Licentiaat/master in de geologie

Licentiaat/master in de geologie
KU Leuven

01/09/2002 > 30/09/2004: Kandidaat in de geologie

Kandidaat in de geologie
KU Leuven

2016

M. Makarewicz, Welkenhuysen, K. , Dhaenens, D. , and Piessens, K. , Measuring the amount of CO2 in oversaturated waters by mass balance: an overview of trials and errors, in 5th International Geologica Belgica Meeting 2016, 2016.
K. Welkenhuysen, Piessens, K. , Ramírez, A. , and Swennen, R. , CO2-enhanced oil recovery in the North Sea region and its importance for Belgium, in 5th International Geologica Belgica Meeting 2016, 2016.
K. Welkenhuysen, Brüstle, A. - K. , Piessens, K. , Ramírez, A. , and Swennen, R. , Reservoir capacity assessment and ranking of potential targets for geological storage of CO2 in Austria, in 5th International Geologica Belgica Meeting 2016, 2016.
K. Welkenhuysen, Brüstle, A. - K. , Bottig, M. , Ramírez, A. , Swennen, R. , and Piessens, K. , A techno-economic approach for capacity assessment and ranking of potential options for geological storage of CO2 in Austria, Geologica Belgica, vol. 19, pp. 237-249, 2016.

2012

K. Welkenhuysen, Vancampenhout, P. , and Deceukelaire, M. , Quasi-3D model van de formatie van Maldegem, de groep van Tongeren en de groep van Rupel, vol. 311. Jennerstraat 13, 1000 Brussel: Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen, Belgische Geologische Dienst, 2012, p. 46.

2009

K. Welkenhuysen and Deceukelaire, M. , Tertiair lithostratigrafische interpretatie op basis van geofysische boorgatmetingen van de boringen van meetnet 1VMM: afdeling water uitgevoerd in 2005-2006, vol. 306. Jennerstraat 13, 1000 Brussel: Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen, Belgische Geologische Dienst, 2009, p. 210.
01/01/2009 to 31/12/2012

PSS-CCS: Policy Support System for Carbon Capture and Storage

While Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) seems to be a viable option from a technical, geological and economic point of view, the critical question that remains is how and at which cost CCS can be implemented at a large scale in the near future.

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