Steve Larter

Associate Vice President at the University of Calgary

Role: Scientist

Site: CDL-Rockies

Stream: Economic Recovery, Energy

Dr. Steve Larter is a Canada Research Chair and a professor of petroleum geology in the Department of Geosciences as well as Associate Vice President (research innovation) at the University of Calgary. Dr. Larter 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 organic and petroleum geochemistry and more recently on studies of the deep subsurface biosphere, where his work helped define microbial processes in oilfields and the base of the deep crustal biosphere. He has also worked on transition technologies for zero-emission energy recovery.