Robert L. Zeller III | AIChE

Robert L. Zeller III

Vice President of Technology
Oxy Low Carbon Ventures

Dr. Robert L. Zeller III, P.E., is the Vice President of Technology for Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation.  OLCV is developing and commercializing new products and technologies using captured carbon dioxide to:

• Leverage and grow Occidental’s CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) infrastructure and expertise for economic and social benefit  

• Partner with existing CO2 emitting industrial sources to economically capture CO2 with commercially available technology for Occidental’s EOR use 

• Lead and support the development of innovative new carbon capture technologies to drive cost efficiency  

• Develop and commercialize synergistic new products and technologies using captured CO2

• Economically lower Occidental’s carbon footprint from its operations by utilizing renewable power sources

Rob has over 30 years of Manufacturing, R&D, and Engineering experience.  He completed his B.S. and M.S. degrees at the University of Akron and earned his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University, all in Chemical Engineering.