Steve Murphy has been working in the emerging CO2 transportation and storage space since co-founding CO2DeepStore in 2007. The team formed Pale Blue Dot Energy in 2013 to provide strategy advice to clients involved in the energy transition. Steve has led many significant studies in CCS, including the Teesside ICCS project and the ETI CO2 storage appraisal project. He is currently the Project Director for the Acorn project which was recently awarded ~ €2.4m funding through the ACT co-fund programme. Steve has degrees in Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering and Business coupled with 33 years of broad experience in the offshore sector.