Member countries

Currently, ECCSEL has five member countries.


The French Geological Survey (BRGM) is the coordinator of the French node of ECCSEL. The French node is composed of four research institutes (BRGM, IFPEN, INERIS, Andra) and two industrial companies (EDF, TOTAL).

Node responsible: Isabelle Czernichowski, BRGM -


NTNU (The Norwegian University of Science and Technology) has been the coordinator of the ECCSEL initiative and the coordinator of the Norwegian node since it was put on the official ESFRI Roadmap in 2008, until 2017 when ECCSEL ERIC was established as a legal entity.

Node responsible: Morten Grønli, NTNU - Morten.gronli


National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics - OGS is the coordinator of the Italian node. The Italian node is composed of 5 partners (OGS, Sotacarbo, ENEA, University of Bologna – DICAM, LEAP).

Node responsible : TBC, OGS

The Netherlands

Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) is the coordinator of the Dutch node. TNO is an independent research organisation and is the leading research institute in The Netherlands on CCUS.

Node responsible : Jan Hopman, TNO -


British Geological Survey (BGS) is the coordinator of the British node. BGS is a component Research Institute of UK Research and innovation and the oldest geological survey in the world.

Node responsible : Helen Taylor-Curran, BGS -