South African Centre for Carbon Capture & Storage

 



Completed Studies  

Name

Research Topic

Degree

Institution

Year Awarded

Violet Mookho Kholumo

Adsorption of Carbon Dioxide onto   South African Ash.

Masters

WITS

2010

Thembane Kelvin Mlambo

Improving geological saline reservoir   integrity through applied mineral carbonation engineering.

Masters

Pretoria

2010

Dustin Jooste

Towards a South African emissions   trading scheme: opportunities and challenges.

Masters

Stellenbosch

2010

Tshepo David Khoza

Electromagnetic and geological   modelling of potential carbon storage sites in South Africa.

Doctorate

WITS

2010

Yogandhri Naidoo

Investigation into mineral carbonation   as a form of geological sequestration of Carbon Dioxide.

Masters

WITS

2010

Ngqondi Nxokwana

Physicochemical properties of South   African shales in the context of geological CO 2 storage.

Masters

Pretoria

2010

Mariana Erasmus

The impact of CO 2 sequestration in South Africa and   the reactivity of the deep subsurface biome towards CCS.

Doctorate

Free State

2011

Nigel Hicks

Basin-scale assessment of the potential CO 2 storage   of the offshore Durban Basin, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Doctorate

KwaZulu-Natal

2013

Fillsmith Ndongani

Mineralogical and Geochemical investigations of the Saline   aquifers reservoirs in Zululand Basin.

Masters

Pretoria

2013

Brandon Landman

Investigations of the physical, mineralogical, chemical and   morphological properties of the Zululand Basin through the study of the ZA   borehole and core sample.

Masters

Pretoria

2014

Daniel Hugo

Investigations of the physical, mineralogical, chemical and   morphological properties of the Zululand Basin through the study of the ZC   borehole and core sample.

Masters

Pretoria

2014

Devon Bowen

An analysis of the depositional   environments and geological history of the Cretaceous geology in the Algoa   Basin region and the implications for reservoir and seal distribution and the   implications for the Pilot CO 2 Storage Project.

Masters

Cape Town

2014

Jade Holtman

Carbon Dioxide Storage in dry and in production oil and gas   wells in the Orange Basin located on the West coast of South Africa.

Masters

UWC

2015

Mzikayise Nkwane

Analysis of the impacts of CO2 leakage on groundwater and   surface water, via assessing water chemistries at the Bongwana fault analogue   with consideration of its application to the Zululand Basin PCSP area of   interest.

Masters

UKZN

2015

Keren Osler

Development of a novel adsorbent for CO 2 capture.

Masters

WITS

2016

Rowen Abraham

Geological, mineralogical and adsorption investigation of   various rock types extracted from a borehole core extracted from the   Willowvale area, Eastern Cape, in the context of carbon dioxide storage.

Masters

UJ

2016

Nomhle Ngwenya

A review of previous initiatives with the aim of developing the best   stakeholder engagement strategies that could be used for successful   implementation of carbon capture and storage in South Africa.

Honours

WITS

2018