Welcome to the PCOR Partnership Video Clip Library






The video clip library is presented alphabetically by the title of each video clip.
Clip Title: About the Plains CO2 Reduction Partnership
Description: The purpose and mission of the PCOR Partnership are described.
Length: 00:59

Clip Title: A Postindustrial Economy: Household Energy in the U.S.
Description: Like other members of the postindustrial world, Americans have affordable energy at their fingertips. Where does it come from? What about its carbon footprint?
Length: 04:11

Clip Title: An Emerging Economy: Household Energy in India
Description: India is one of the few rapidly emerging economies on the planet. As India’s economy grows, its households are coming to depend on ready access to energy. What do they use for energy? What about its carbon footprint?
Length: 04:17

Clip Title: Balancing Energy and the Environment
Description: The effects of global carbon dioxide emissions on the environment are described, including methods of reducing those emissions.
Length: 02:54

Clip Title: Carbon Capture and Storage
Description: A means of managing industrial CO2 that builds on 40 years of experience
Length: 06:13

Clip Title: Carbon Reduction and Community Benefits
Description: How carbon dioxide reduction projects aid in sustaining and building up communities.
Length: 00:52

Clip Title: Carbon Sequestration in Developed Economies
Description: Reducing the carbon footprint of existing infrastructure is discussed.
Length: 01:10

Clip Title: Carbon Storage in the Landscape
Description: The locations and types of landscapes ideal for terrestrial sequestration are fleshed out.
Length: 01:45

Clip Title: Carbon-Based Fuels and Our Quality of Life
Description: Fossil fuels produce carbon dioxide. But they also support our quality of life.
Length: 01:43

Clip Title: Clean Development Mechanism Projects
Description: The Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism helps reduce carbon emissions while providing for clean energy projects in developing countries.
Length: 01:56

Clip Title: CO2 and Climate
Description: The effects of increased carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are discussed.
Length: 01:18

Clip Title: CO2 and the Greenhouse Effect
Description: Carbon dioxide and its function in the atmosphere are described.
Length: 01:40

Clip Title: CO2 EOR and Geologic CO2 Sequestration
Description: Enhanced oil recovery (EOR), also known as CO2 flooding, is presented along with its relationship to geologic sequestration.
Length: 03:13

Clip Title: CO2 Flooding and Geologic Sequestration
Description: EOR, also known as CO2 flooding, is presented along with its relationship to geologic sequestration.
Length: 01:00

Clip Title: CO2 Goes Canadian
Description: Using industrial CO2 from North Dakota to produce more oil in the Williston Basin
Length: 02:44

Clip Title: CO2 Management and the Future
Description: Affordable energy sources and technology will be a part of any solution to address the threat of climate change. The future of carbon management in a global climate is discussed.
Length: 02:43

Clip Title: CO2 Management in California Forests
Description: Forest management in northern California is helping to manage carbon emissions.
Length: 01:57

Clip Title: CO2 Offsets Through Reforestation in Mississippi
Description: Forest management in Mississippi is helping to manage carbon emissions.
Length: 04:11

Clip Title: Cutting Carbon: Society’s Options
Description: Societies make decisions that can reduce carbon output. Energy efficiency and conservation, alternative energy, and carbon capture and storage can make a difference.
Length: 02:50

Clip Title: Cutting Carbon: What Can I Do?
Description: Practical tips to cut energy use, reduce your household carbon footprint, and save money, too!
Length: 02:34

Clip Title: Drilling a Well
Description: The animated short describes the process for drilling wells to obtain oil or natural gas. This is very similar to the process that would be used to drill wells for CO2 injection and CO2 monitoring.
Length: 05:58

Clip Title: Ducks Unlimited and Terrestrial Carbon Credits
Description: The Ducks Unlimited programs for carbon dioxide management are discussed.
Length: 01:21

Clip Title: Emission Offsets and Carbon Credits
Description: A brief explanation of carbon credits and the process behind them is presented.
Length: 01:29

Clip Title: Emission Trading
Description: The process of emissions trading and its usefulness to the global economy is described.
Length: 01:58

Clip Title: Energy and Carbon: The Big Picture
Description: In the modern world, energy use and carbon footprint go hand in hand with quality of life. How can we maintain our quality of life, help other countries improve theirs, and keep carbon emissions under control?
Length: 02:34

Clip Title: Energy, CO2 and Our Carbon Footprint
Description: What is carbon dioxide? What is a carbon footprint?
Length: 01:11

Clip Title: Family Transportation and Carbon Footprint
Description: Compare the use and carbon footprints of transportation fuels for households in three economies: postindustrial, rapidly emerging, and developing.
Length: 03:37

Clip Title: Forest Fire Control and CO2 Management
Description: Methods of fire control in the forest around Redding, California, create terrestrial sequestration opportunities.
Length: 01:45

Clip Title: Geologic CO2 Sequestration
Description: How does geologic CO2 sequestration work?
Length: 02:50

Clip Title: Horizontal Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing
Description: This animated primer shows how hydraulic fracturing combined with horizontal drilling can get the oil or natural gas out of rocks like shale (with low permeability). When oil or natural gas is trapped in rocks like shale, oil producers use a technique called hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) to create cracks in the rock layer that oil or natural gas can move through.
Length: 06:30

Clip Title: Household Carbon Footprint: Heating and Cooking
Description: Compare the use and carbon footprint of heating and cooking fuels for households in three economies: postindustrial, rapidly emerging, and developing.
Length: 03:17

Clip Title: Household Electricity and Carbon Footprint
Description: Compare the use and carbon footprint of electricity for households in three economies: postindustrial, rapidly emerging, and developing.
Length: 04:22

Clip Title: Household Energy Around the World
Description: Whether you live in the United States, India, or Cameroon, you are using energy. But the amount of energy and where it comes from affects your carbon footprint.
Length: 05:34

Clip Title: Human CO2: Trends and Challenges
Description: How different countries around the world affect the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Length: 02:02

Clip Title: Humans and CO2 Emissions
Description: The human contributions to atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are described.
Length: 02:30

Clip Title: Introduction to Well Logs for Oil Production or CO2 Storage
Description: This animated primer describes the purpose, process, and interpretation of well logging data. How do we know about the layers of rock in a drill hole? Which ones contain water or oil? Which ones are good for CO2 sequestration? One way is to use a probe to “log” drill holes. As the probe moves up from the bottom to the top of a drill hole, it records different types of information on the rocks.
Length: 08:18

Clip Title: More Fuel; Less Carbon
Description: The case for continued need for fossil fuels.
Length: 03:11

Clip Title: More Oil from West Texas
Description: A brief history of oil production in West Texas. Using pressure, water, and geologic CO2 to get more oil out of the ground. Primary, secondary, and tertiary oil recovery are described and illustrated.
Length: 04:43

Clip Title: No-Till Farming and Carbon Storage
Description: Conservation farming practices are a means to sequester carbon in active fields.
Length:03:32

Clip Title: Putting Sequestration into Practice
Description: CO2 sequestration – what are the needs?
Length: 03:27

Clip Title: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint with Biomass Fuels
Description: A biomass power plant in northern California helps manage carbon.
Length: 01:54

Clip Title: Reforestation in Brazil
Description: Nature Conservancy reforestation projects in Brazil absorb atmospheric carbon.
Length: 04:41

Clip Title: Reservoir Geology 101: Fluid in the Rocks
Description: The basic components of geologic formations are described.
Length: 01:50

Clip Title: Sequestering Carbon in the Prairie
Description: The role of prairies sequestering carbon dioxide.
Length: 02:05

Clip Title: Sequestering Carbon in Wetlands
Description: The role of wetlands in managing carbon is described.
Length: 03:08

Clip Title: Sequestration Potential in the Prairies
Description: Soil has great potential for trapping carbon dioxide. Details of capture and release into the atmosphere are presented.
Length: 01:45

Clip Title: Sustainable Forestry and CO2
Description: Examples of how private companies are managing forests to improved carbon dioxide storage in the Redding, California, area are highlighted.
Length: 01:28

Clip Title: Terrestrial CO2 Sequestration
Description: The process of terrestrial sequestration and its components are explained.
Length: 01:30

Clip Title: The Developing World: Household Energy in Cameroon
Description: Developing countries are typified by small, mostly agrarian economies. Daily life in these countries is very different from life in the postindustrial world. But they, too, are slowly acquiring some modern conveniences. What do they use for energy? What about its carbon footprint?
Length: 03:51

Clip Title: The Phases of Oil Recovery – So Far
Description: Primary, secondary, and tertiary oil recovery are described and illustrated (Using pressure, water, and CO2)
Length: 02:40

Clip Title: The World's Finest Fire Extinguisher
Description: The discovery of natural underground CO2 deposits in New Mexico.
Length: 02:11

Clip Title: U.S. Carbon Market Developments
Description: This short clip describes the voluntary nature of carbon market activities in the United States.
Length: 00:54

Clip Title: Using Biomass to Reduce Emissions
Description: Waste biomass can be used in place of fossil fuels to help reduce carbon emissions to the atmosphere.
Length: 02:03

Clip Title: Value-Added Geologic Sequestration
Description: The concept of value-added sequestration and its financial gains are explored in this video.
Length: 02:09

Clip Title: What is Terrestrial CO2 Sequestration?
Description: Terrestrial sequestration is explained.
Length: 01:07