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Personal Statement

Gareth is a geologist with broad interests in energy geosciences. He has experience from both industry and academia in the fields of geochemistry and structural geology applied to carbon dioxide storage and negative emission technologies, geothermal energy, energy storage and oil, gas and mineral production. He enjoys inter-disciplinary research where he brings subsurface expertise and knowledge to wider research engaging with energy and associated waste production in a carbon constrained world.

Teaching Interests

Gareth currently teaches Geological Engineering (CL314). He also has wider teaching interests and experience in: Field Geology, Digital Mapping, Structural Modelling, Isotope Geochemistry, Climate Change, Geology of Western Canada.

Research Interests

Geomechanics, Structural Geology, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Discrete Fracture Network modelling, Fault Seal Analysis, Monitoring Measurement and Verification (CCS), Negative emissions, CCS, Geothermal Energy, Energy decarbonisation, Energy storage, Uncertainty in geological data.

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Research Output

Appraisal of CO2 storage potential in compressional hydrocarbon-bearing basins: global assessment and case study in the Sichuan Basin (China)

Sun, X., Alcalde, J., Gomez-Rivas, E., Struth, L., Johnson, G. & Trave, A., 4 Mar 2020, In : Geoscience Frontiers. 28 p.

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    Fault seal modelling - the influence of fluid properties on fault sealing capacity in hydrocarbon and CO2 systems

    Karolytė, R., Johnson, G., Yielding, G. & Gilfillan, S. M. V., 8 Apr 2020, In : Petroleum Geoscience. 126.

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  • Activities

    • 3 Invited talk
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Visiting an external organisation

    Pressure, Faults & CO2 Leakage: Learning from onshore analogues

    Jen Roberts (Invited speaker), Gareth Johnson (Contributor)
    11 Feb 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Energy Conversations: Decarbonising residential heat – how can we make the transition to low-carbon heat?

    Christian Calvillo Munoz (Organiser), Antonios Katris (Organiser), Oluwafisayo Titilope Alabi (Organiser), Gareth Johnson (Organiser), Janette Webb (Speaker), Jamie Stewart (Speaker), Fabrice Leveque (Speaker), Paul Gilbert (Speaker), Erica Marshall Cross (Speaker), Alf Young (Chair)
    10 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course