Robert L. Zeller III | AIChE
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.