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  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Damian Beauchamp

8 Rivers

President & Chief Development Officer

Damian is President and Chief Development Officer at 8 Rivers, whose technologies, projects, and business model innovations have raised over a $1B in capital and created >$2B in market-based value. Through his career he has developed an expertise in CCUS related project and technology development. Damian is also a member of the Board of Directors of NET Power. He was a co-author of the US National Petroleum Council’s comprehensive CCUS report Meeting the Dual Challenge A Roadmap to At-Scale Deployment of CCUS, which was commissioned by former US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry. He has serval awarded and pending patents in chemistry, chemical engineering, and other fields. Prior to joining 8 Rivers, he started two companies for which he has been featured in Forbes (Forbes 30U30) and Fortune magazines, while also having received several entrepreneurial awards along the way. His work in field of chemistry related to the solar energy conversion and storage into hydrogen and electrochemical potential (batteries) has been published and/or featured in Nature Chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Angewandte Chemie, and C&E News. Damian holds a master’s in chemistry from The Ohio State University during which time he received the SciFinder Future Leader in Chemistry Award a division of the American Chemical Society and won the US DOE Clean Energy Business Plan Prize. His bachelor’s in chemistry was earned magna cum laude from Kent State University while a National Science Foundation scholar. In 2016 he received the Outstanding New Professional Award from his alma mater.

Sessions With Damian Beauchamp

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 02:00pm - 02:30pm (CST) / 07/mar/2023 08:00 pm - 07/mar/2023 08:30 pm

    8 Rivers | Sour Gas to Sweet Gas Technology and its Role in Decarbonization

    8 Rivers' technology, TarT a low-cost solution for processing high-H₂S sour gas and works by separating H₂S and other sulfurous contaminants from sour natural gas, using CO₂ as a natural solvent. This process enables low-cost access to previously uneconomic or nonaddressable gas resources globally, which can lead to significant decarbonization.

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 10:00am - 03:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 04:00 pm - 08/mar/2023 09:00 pm

    HETI Energy Ventures Pitch Competition

    Over 15 startups and entrepreneurs will present to an audience of 1000+ investors, accelerators, and innovators for a chance to win one of many awards sponsored by our generous Energy Transition community.