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Mr. Robert C.L Klenner
POSITION: Principal Geoscientist

Rob Klenner is a Principal Geoscientist at the EERC, where he leads geological evaluations for CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR), CO2 storage, and unconventional hydrocarbon recovery projects and geomodeling and simulation efforts. He holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in Geology from UND.

Prior to his current position at the EERC, Mr. Klenner served as a Senior Geoscientist with Baker Hughes, a GE Company, where he was the reservoir analytics leader, creating subsurface machine learning solutions and services. Prior to that, he served as Lead Geoscientist with GE Global Research, where he was a key member of the team that initiated the reservoir program at the Oil and Gas Technology Center. He also served as a Geoscientist at the EERC and a Geophysicist Intern at The Geysers, the world's largest geothermal field, for Calpine Corporation.

Mr. Klenner's principal areas of interest and expertise include reservoir modeling, petrophysics, unconventional resources, petroleum geology, geothermal energy, machine learning, and commercialization of research and development. He has authored or coauthored publications in the fields of CO2 storage, EOR, geothermal energy, and machine learning solutions for upstream oil and gas.