CUSP Partners

CUSP is a Department of Energy-funded Regional Initiative established to accelerate onshore CCUS technology deployment in the Western Region of the United States. The CUSP project is a broad coalition of partners consisting of organizations throughout the western United States including academia, government agencies, national laboratories, and industry


Academic institutions / Research

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT)

Petroleum Recovery Research Center (PRRC)

University of Utah (UU)

Energy & Geoscience Institute (EGI)

University of Oklahoma (UO)

Colorado School of Mines (CSM)

The Desert Research Institute (DRI)

University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB)

Montana State University (MSU)

Stanford University (SU)

The University of Arizona (UA)

University of Wyoming (UW)

New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (NMBGMR)

Indiana University Bloomington (IU)

Carbon Solutions LLC

Solutions for low-carbon energy challenges

State Geological Survey

Utah Geological Survey

Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS)

Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)

Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS)

Washington Department of Natural Resources

Washington Geological Survey (WGS)

National Laboratories



Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI)

Industry partners

Targa Resources Corp.

Midstream energy infrastructure


Midstream service provider


Fiber Optic Sensing Solutions

Nikola Corp.

Electric vehicles and energy solutions

Utah Iron Ore Corp.

Owns and operates iron mines in southwestern Utah


Oil & natural gas company

Durango Midstream LLC

Oil & natural gas company

Riley Exploration Permian, Inc.

Oil & natural gas company

Enchant Energy Corp.

Energy provider

Piñon Midstream

Midstream Services Provider

CapturePoint LLC

CO2 EOR & Carbon Capture Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS) Platform

Tallgrass Operations, LLC

Energy infrastructure company

Escalante H2Power

Upcycles obsolete coal fired power plants into zero-emission hydrogen fired power generation plants

Geospace Technologies

Design, engineering, and manufacturing company


Engineering & Planning Services

LOGOS Resources II, LLC

Oil and gas production company

Premier Corex

Data-Driven Oil & Gas Industry

Sentinel Peak Resources

Oil & natural gas company

TC Energy Corp.

Natural gas company

Become a Partner!

The CUSP Partnership is addressing regional capture, transport, use, and storage challenges of CCS/CCUS projects. By joining the CUSP, you will gain access to the latest news on CCUS and get a unique opportunity to develop working relationships with CCUS stakeholders in the Western U.S. and beyond. Registration free of charge.