Drs Kris Welkenhuysen

Geologist
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Key Publications
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.
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, 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

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.
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, 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.
26/10/2018 to 24/10/2022

Deep Geothermal Energy-Rollout

Summary

NWE has to reduce CO2 emission. One major source of CO2 is the production of electricity and heat by burning fossil fuels, which could be vastly replaced by using deep geothermal energy (DGE).

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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