Ulrike Schacht

Dr Ulrike Schacht

Senior Research Fellow

Australian School of Petroleum

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences


Ulrike runs an extensive geochemical monitoring program focussing on the Otway Demonstration site for CO2 storage in Victoria, SE Australia. For this she receives financial support from the CO2CRC.

  • Geochemical Monitoring of CO2 storage sites (Environmental Monitoring)
  • Sandstone Petrology and CO2-related Diagenesis
  • CO2 Storage
  • 01/2002-12/2005 SFB 574 (Researcher)
  • since 01/2007 CO2CRC (Researcher and Project Leader)
  • 09/2011 CAGS Grant ($10k)
  • 05/2012 - 04/2014 Anlec R&D (Researcher)
  • 09/2012 ECMS Faculty Overseas Travel Grant
  • 03/2016 EIF Grant (>$150k laboratory equipment purchase)
  • 12/2016 ECMS Faculty Grant (<$5k laboratory equipment purchase)

Ulrike teaches into the following courses:

  • Fundamentals of Petroleum Geosciences (PetroGeo 4010, 7010)
  • Advanced Petroleum Geosciences (PetroGeo 7020)
  • Introduction to Petroleum Geosciences and the Oil Industry (PetroEng 1005)
  • Sedimentolology and Stratigraphy for Petroleum Engineers (PetroEng 2005) - Course Coordinator

Her teaching interests are:

  • Sandstone Petrology and Diagenesis
  • Reservoir Quality
  • Petroleum Chemistry
  • Generation and Migration of Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Position: Senior Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83138032
  • Email: ulrike.schacht@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4345
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Santos Petroleum Engineering, floor 1
  • Room: 1 02b
  • Org Unit: Australian School of Petroleum

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