IEA GHG Risk Management Network Meeting 2023

28. - 29. June 2023
Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Schottland, GB

Well integrity and risk management in a Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project.


  • IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme
  • Heriot Watt University


Tuesday 27 June

18:00 - 20:00 Registration and Welcome Reception
Drinks and canapes at the Lyell Centre with a tour of the research facilities (33 on site map), Heriot Watt

Wednesday 28 June

  • 08:30 - 17:45 Presentations at the Postgraduate Centre (18 on the site map)
  • 19:00 - 22:00 Conference Dinner at The Scotsman, Edinburgh

Thursday 29 June

09:00 – 17:00 Presentations at the Postgraduate Centre

Friday 30 June

Excursion (optional), walking tour of Arthurs Seat and gin and whisky tour at the Holyrood Distillery

Technical sessions will run broadly as follows (subject to change)

  • Session 1: Risk management of legacy wells in a CSS project – An industry perspective
  • Session 2: How to identify, evaluate and abandon well bores for the future?
  • Session 3: Long term well integrity – performance and risk assessment
  • Session 4: Well materials and testing
  • Session 5: Monitoring - strategies, cost, instrumentation
  • Session 6: Quantification and impact of CO2 leakage
  • Session 7: Communicating well related risks to regulators and other stakeholders - Panel Discussion
  • Session 8: Conclusions and Recommendations

Participant Information

Call for posters

Delegates planning to attend the meeting are invited to submit posters summarising relevant research that they are engaged in. Research should relate to the meetings themes.
Please submit an abstract via E-mail to Nicola Clarke summarising the research by no later than Friday 26th May 2023. Abstracts submitted after this date will not be considered.


  • Delegate rate: £200 for the 2 day meeting
  • Optional excursion: £50 (note places are limited to 50 and come on a first come first served basis)

Online Registration

Registrations will close on Friday 9th June, but early registration is advised.

Note the delegate fee is non-refundable but can be transferred to another person up to a week before the meeting.

Further information

Contact Address

IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme
Tel.: +44 (0) 1242 802911