Curtin University Oil and Gas Innovation Centre
Claus is the director of the Curtin University Oil and Gas Innovation Centre, https://cuogic.curtin.edu.au/. The Centre provides multi-disciplinary research and development expertise to the oil and gas industry’s technology challenges enhancing existing industry collaborations. One of its industry-driven themes is on Carbon Management, Late-Life-Planning and Decommissioning. Prior to joining Curtin he was for 9 years the Technology Manager at Shell in the Netherlands and Australia leading innovative upstream technology developments for its global operations. He has an extensive knowledge of industry operations and processes. He worked 15 years for CSIRO leading various research teams and programs on hydrodynamics, fluid flow in reservoirs, exploration and production as well as climate change mitigation technologies. He has a MSc in Geology and a PhD in Hydrogeology.