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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

7. January 2016

Field experiment „brine injection“ successfully completed

The scientific experiment "brine injection" ended successfully on 6th of January, 2016. Since...


3. December 2015

Seismic repeat survey completed

The third 3D seismic repeat survey for monitoring the CO2 stored in the Stuttgart-Formation was...


14. October 2015

Injection of brine at the pilot site

On October 12, 2015, another scientific experiment at the Pilot site Ketzin has been started. In...


COMPLETE Research Project

continues the previous research and development work on the Ketzin pilot site. The project is funded by the BMBF, industrial partners from Germany and abroad, CLIMIT (Norwegian R & D program ) and the GFZ. Within the project engineers and scientists from the fields of geology, geophysics, geochemistry and modeling of the GFZ are involved.more