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Located in Pau, Lacq's Research Center (PERL) was created more than 50 years ago to support the challenges linked to the discovery of the Lacq gas field. With 130 people spread over three sites and six hectares, themes of major importance for the Group are the core of its activity, in line with the objectives of the Group's climate strategy on promoting gas as a transitional energy and reducing CO2 emissions.

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Catherine Leroi

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The center has developed three fields of expertise: environmental footprint, physical chemistry and analysis and gas separation and treatment. This research work is carried out in partnership with national players such as Université de Pau & Pays de l'Adour, Université Pierre and Marie Curie or ENS Lyon and international ones, with the École polytechnique de Montréal .

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