NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 200 company, NRG creates value through best in class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers, large and small, we continually innovate, embrace and implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy and @NRGMedia.
Title Sponsor of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE
COSIA (Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance) is an alliance of Canada’s largest oil sands producers, collaborating on innovations to accelerate the pace of environmental performance improvement in Canada’s oil sands. Since its formation in 2012, COSIA has shared 936 distinct environmental technologies and innovations that cost over $1.3 billion to develop. COSIA has some of the best minds on the planet working on technologies to enable the responsible and sustainable development of oil sands in the areas of water, land, tailings and greenhouse gases. For more information, please visit www.cosia.ca.
COSIA (Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance)
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (Canadian Natural) is a senior independent oil and natural gas exploration, development and production company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. With operations located in Western Canada, the U.K. portion of the North Sea and Offshore Africa, the Company has a strong, diversified asset base comprised of a balanced portfolio of heavy, light and synthetic crude oil and natural gas.
Sponsor of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil company. It is committed to applying fresh, progressive thinking to safely and responsibly unlock energy resources the world needs. Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The company also has 50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the symbol CVE and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. The company’s enterprise value is approximately $21 billion. For more information, cenovus.com.
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Cenovus Energy Inc.
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent exploration and production company based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. We explore for, produce, transport and market crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas and bitumen on a worldwide basis, with operations and activities around the globe. In Canada, we can trace our history back over 100 years. With our Canadian headquarters in Calgary, Alberta, we are one of the top producers of natural gas in the country and the second largest steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) producer in the oil sands. We also have exploration assets in Canada’s Arctic and offshore East Coast. For more, visit conocophillips.ca.
Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) is a leading independent energy company engaged in finding and producing oil and natural gas. Based in Oklahoma City and included in the S&P 500, Devon operates in several of the most prolific oil and natural gas plays in the U.S. and Canada and is the second-largest oil producer among North American onshore independents. Devon's Canadian operations are based in Calgary, Alberta and the company is one of Canada's top heavy oil producers with operations in the Athabasca region of northeastern Alberta.
Devon Energy Corp.
After more than a century, Imperial continues to be an industry leader in applying technology and innovation to responsibly develop Canada’s energy resources. As Canada’s largest petroleum refiner, a major producer of crude oil and natural gas, a key petrochemical producer and a leading fuels marketer from coast to coast, our company remains committed to high standards across all areas of our business.
Nexen Energy ULC is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the United States and Western Canada. A wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited Nexen has three principal businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands, and shale gas / oil. For information, visit www.nexencnoocltd.com.
Nexen Energy ULC
Suncor Energy is Canada's leading integrated energy company. Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. A member of Dow Jones Sustainability indexes, FTSE4Good and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed on the UN Global Compact 100 stock index and the Corporate Knights' Global 100. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.
ANA is Japan’s five-star international airline with 83 international routes and 116 domestic routes. Founded in 1952, ANA bridges the divide between places, people and their cultures. The airline prides itself on providing passengers with a unique and flawless journey through the airline’s relentless drive towards excellence, innovation and creativity. To learn more, click here.
General Foundation Partner
The Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC) is a public-private partnership designed to foster the next generation of energy technology. The ITC will provide space for researchers to test Carbon Capture, Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS) technologies using actual coal based flue gas from the Dry Fork Station near Gillette.
Partner and Supporter of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE
Wyoming Integrated Test Center
The Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre is the first demonstration scale CO2 test facility attached to an operating natural gas-fueled power plant where multiple carbon utilization technologies can be concurrently tested under real world conditions. Operated by InnoTech Alberta, a subsidiary of Alberta Innovates, the Centre focuses on the development and deployment of technologies that can turn CO2 into valuable products.
Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre
The team at 350Solutions has been evaluating and developing innovative technologies that impact our environment for over 60 years combined. We’ve developed testing protocols for innovations that have not yet been rigorously tested. We’ve managed multi-million dollar demonstration programs for new innovations. And we’ve been on the developer’s side, too — working from proof of concept to large demonstrations.
AFARA collaborates to build resilient, sustainable companies and economies. We are a multidisciplinary team who work closely with our clients to solve complex problems, make better decisions, and convert those decisions into actions to deliver resilient, sustainable outcomes. Our clients include governments, oil and gas companies, diversified forestry products companies, and not-for-profit organizations.
Calgary Economic Development is a not-for-profit corporation that works with business, government and community partners to position Calgary as the location of choice for the purpose of attracting business attraction & investment, fostering trade and developing Calgary’s workforce. As conduit, connectors and catalyst, we collaborate to accelerate purposeful diversification, embrace shared prosperity and build a strong community.
Calgary Economic Development
CMC Research Institutes (CMC) is a not-for-profit organization working to eliminate industrial greenhouse gas emissions by accelerating technology development. To achieve this goal, CMC designs, creates and operates research institutes that function as innovation clusters to catalyze and deliver multi-sectoral emission reduction technologies.
CMC Research Institutes
Enviro Innovate spearheads an international clean-tech cluster that is attracting startups and established enterprises looking to commercialize or acquire innovative clean technologies. Working in collaboration with Enviro Ambient, Queen’s University, Air Liquide, Carbonomics, DuPont Canada, Foley Hoag, KPM, WorleyParsons and the City of Kingston, Enviro Innovate is able to draw on the experience and expertise of a multitude of relationships and resources to assist early–stage companies to commercialize next–generation, globally–applicable, clean-tech products. Our partners envision a continuing focus on carbon capture and carbon conversion research after the Carbon XPRIZE competition, which will incentivize the development of new and emerging CO2 conversion technologies, accelerating them from laboratory testing to demonstration under real-world conditions and ultimately to world-leading businesses.
As a leading technology transfer and commercialization centre, Innovate Calgary works closely with startups, entrepreneurs, researchers and investors from the advanced tech sector to take innovation and ideas to the next stage of growth. Innovate Calgary has been successfully contributing to the growth and acceleration of the advanced technology sector for 35 years. Our integrated approach to commercialization focuses on facilitating connections among stakeholders and offering a comprehensive range of programs and services to achieve success.
The Kinetica Innovation Centre at SAIT (KICS) is a facility and program that helps clean energy technology innovators design, prototype and test their proprietary technologies. The 2,200-square-foot facility is located on the SAIT campus and offers a combination of co-working wet and technical lab space, a rigorous prototype development program and access to SAIT testing facilities and Innovate Calgary’s programs.
Kinetica Ventures bridges the energy industry and tech innovators to accelerate world-class energy technologies. We support industry partners by working with technology developers who have emerging innovation that addresses industry’s key challenges, lowers costs and improves competitive advantages. This unique industry-driven program works closely with key energy sector partners in four areas: hydrocarbon recovery; energy transport; carbon capture, reuse and disposal; and renewable energy. Kinetica Ventures is powered by Innovate Calgary.
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