Steve Larter

Research Chair in Petroleum Geology, University of Calgary

Role: Scientist

Sites: CDL-Rockies, CDL-Vancouver

Streams: Climate, Energy, Minerals

Steve Larter is a former Canada Research Chair and a professor of geoscience in the department of geosciences as well as associate vice president (research innovation) at the University of Calgary. Steve worked in R&D in the oil and gas industry and also at the Universities of Oslo, Newcastle, and Calgary. His research has focused on carbon cycle geochemistry and more recently on studies of the deep subsurface biosphere, where his work helped define the base of the deep crustal biosphere. He has also worked on transition technologies for zero-emission energy recovery and was the founding scientific director of Carbon Management Canada. Steve has cofounded eight companies in the energy and environmental tech space.