University of Nottingham


GeoMechanics is one of our twelve capability areas. Below are the GERC affiliated grants that are supporting our scientific research within this theme.  

Energy Research Accelerator (ERA)
Funding Mode Funding Duration Funding Total Grant Code 
Innovate UK  2016 - 2021 £2,500,000 n/a

Find out more about ERA 

CONTAIN: The impact of hydrocarbon depletion on the treatment of caprocks within performance assessment for CO2 injection schemes
Funding Mode  Funding DurationFunding TotalGrant Code
 EPSRC Oct 2013 - Sept 2017  £925,473  EP/K036025/1

Main Investigators: Harrington, Whitmarsh, Zimmerman, Paluszny Rodriguez and Graham 


Fault Seal Controls on Storage Capacity
Funding Mode Funding DurationFunding TotalGrant Code
NERC  2013 - 2016 £188,000 n/a

Main Investigators: Williams G, Williams G, Evans and Chadwick     Read more about this project on UKCCSRC  


ULTimateCO2: Understanding the long-term fate of geologically stored CO2
 Funding Mode Funding Duration Funding Total Grant Code
 European Commission  2012 - 2015  £444,000  281196

Main Investigators: Pearce, Bateman and Graham     ULTimateCO2 website 

GeoEnergy Research Centre