Robert Zeller


Vice President, Low Carbon Venture

In his role as Vice President of Technology for Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, Dr. Zeller explores and advises on applications for cutting-edge technologies in carbon capture and utilization. Throughout his career, he has successfully driven chemical innovations from test tube to plant-wide deployment and business commercialization. Applying that knowledge and skill to carbon capture, utilization and storage and associated technologies is critical to his work with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures. He holds 10 U.S. patents with 6 more pending. Over the course of his 30 year career in the chemical industry, Rob has specialized in research and design, project and process engineering and manufacturing. During his tenure at OxyChem, Rob served in senior management positions leading teams focused on specialty chemical technology and manufacturing Chlor-Alkali, VCM and PVC. In 2017, he was recognized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and received their 2017 Management Award for his leadership and innovations in operational excellence. Rob has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas. He serves on Carbon Engineering's External Review Team and the Board of Directors for TerraLithium and Carbon Finance Labs.

Sessions With Robert Zeller

Monday, 1 March

  • 07:30am - 08:00am (CST) / 01/mar/2021 01:30 pm - 01/mar/2021 02:00 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    CCUS Emerging Business Models

    Panel Clean Tech Innovation & Technology Upstream Oil & Gas
    Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) is seen as playing a vital role in all decarbonization scenarios. Yet, CCUS as an answer to climate change is at a nascent stage: for example, in the United States, most CO2­ for CCUS comes from natural rather than anthropogenic sources. While there is certainly great potential for large-scale implementation of CCUS, many challenges still need to be overcome for this to happen. Today, the technological, competitive, and regulatory landscape is rapidly evolving.