Prof. Jon Gluyas

Executive Director - Durham Energy Institute

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Prof. Jon Gluyas serves as the Executive Director of the Durham Energy Institute. He is also the Ørsted/Ikon Chair in Geoenergy, Carbon Capture & Storage in the Department of Earth Sciences at Durham University.

Prof. Gluyas has experience working in both the oil industry and academia, currently researching carbon capture and storage, geothermal energy and petroleum geosciences, and has a technical background combining geoscience and reservoir engineering to redevelop old or abandoned fields. Between 2001 and 2009, he co-founded two oil companies, one with $300 million in initial equity. His recent involvement in the field of geothermal energy includes drilling the 3 most recent deep geothermal wells in the UK.

Prof. Gluyas is also a member of SES 2019’s advisory board.