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UEST appoints Dr Leonhard Ganzer as Managing Director

UEST appoints Dr Leonhard Ganzer as Managing Director. In this role, he will drive subsurface technologies and lead hydrogen & CO2 related activities.

Underground Energy Storage Technologies (UEST) appoints Dr Leonhard Ganzer as Managing Director

UEST announces the appointment of Dr Leonhard Ganzer effective November 2022. In this role, he will be responsible for driving subsurface technologies and will lead the hydrogen and CO2 related activities.

With Leonhard Ganzer, UEST gains an exceptional expert and leader in underground energy. He started his career in HOT Engineering and is currently head of the Institute of Subsurface Energy Systems at the Technical University Clausthal in Germany focusing on underground hydrogen storage, CO2 injection, carbon capture and storage (CCS) or usage (CCU).

He is experienced in leading roles of R&D projects and technology development for underground storage of hydrogen or CO2. He also acts as expert for the Austrian mining authority for underground gas storage projects.

“I am delighted that Leonhard has been appointed Managing Director” says Dr Diethard Kratzer, CEO & Founder, The HOT Energy Group and UEST, “His considerable experience in underground energy systems coupled with his outstanding leadership capabilities make him the perfect candidate for this position”.


UEST appoints Dr Leonhard Ganzer as Managing Director

About Underground Energy Storage Technologies (UEST)

UEST is a strategic partnership of The HOT Energy Group, RED Drilling & Services and Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz (CAC) and acts as Centre of Excellence. This consortium fuses the individual partners’ decades of specialised know-how and expertise in underground storage technologies.

UEST delivers high-end and cutting-edge solutions for natural gas, carbon dioxide and hydrogen storage – from prospect assessment and operational planning, drilling, workover and well engineering solutions.


Contact us today to discuss how your underground energy storage projects can benefit from UEST’s decades of expertise!

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