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Alan J Cohen

Internationally recognized executive and geoscientist, Dr. Alan J Cohen serves PETROLERN LLC as Director of technology partnerships and business development for geothermal, carbon storage, and oil and gas. He has over 35 years of experience in leadership and senior advisory positions in upstream oil and gas E&P operations, green energy solutions, R&D and technology maturation in the geosciences and engineering, and in midstream. He served as Senior Executive at the US Department of Energy ($90MM budget), was CTO at two technology companies, and Chief Geophysicist at Royal Dutch Shell - North and South America. He was Adjunct Professor - Geology at University of Louisiana.

Now working technology partnerships and commercialization in: real-time subsurface monitoring, novel downhole tools, physics-based machine learning, and greener energy solutions. Has done business development and led projects on all continents in over 30 countries. Alan holds a PhD and MS (Physics) from Harvard University and BSc (Chemistry) from McGill. Patent co-inventor on de-risking the conversion of fossil energy to geothermal power or heat.

All Video Presentations from Alan J Cohen

Profitable Geothermal Energy Generation from Reconverted Late-Stage Oil Industry Wells
Geothermal Energy Case Studies 1: Exploiting newly abandoned or late-life E&P wells
Friday, October 15, 2021

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