CO2 storage

It is undisputed that human beings are affecting the global carbon cycle. Fossil fuels (coal, crude oil, natural gas) are used for energy, heating, transport and industry.more

Pilot Site Ketzin

At the pilot site in Ketzin, 40 km west of Berlin, national and European projects coordinated by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ) have advanced our scientific understanding of how to store CO2 geologically, and researched the processes of underground CO2 injection and migration.more

News & Events

Project COMPLETE, 2014-2017

Project COMPLETE has been finalized. From now on, these web pages will be updated only sporadically.


Research works finalized, Pilot Site abandoned

In December 2017, researchers have completed their field campaigns and routine measurements at the...


Tasks performed in Autumn and Winter 2017

Recovered two Sidetracks of 40 m length, with good core recovery, Dismantling of the site almost...


The COMPLETE Research Project

was a follow-up project that has seamlessly continued with the previous research and development work conducted at the Ketzin pilot site. The project was funded by the BMBF (the German Ministry for Education and Research), by industry partners from Germany and from other countries; by CLIMIT (a Norwegian R & D program ) and by the GFZ Potsdam. Within the project, engineers and scientists from the fields of geology, geophysics,...more