Stanford studies geological CO2 storage with CT scanners

(Nov 10 2017) Stanford researchers are using CT scanners to help understand how CO2 behaves in geological subsurface storage projects.


CCB Kollsnes selected for CO2 receiving terminal

(Nov 10 2017) Gassnova and Statoil have concluded that a CO2 receiving terminal will be located at the premises of CCB Kollsnes AS in the Naturgassparken industrial area in the municipality of Øygarden by Bergen in Western Norway.


Imperial develops new porous material for more efficient carbon capture

(Oct 30 2017) Researchers at Imperial College London have successfully produced porous boron nitride with four times better adsorption properties than before.


Carbon capture critical to Europe's economic future

(Oct 27 2017) Speaking at the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) CCS Forum at the Port of Rotterdam, Global CCS Institute CEO, Brad Page, said CCS is the solution to a raft of climate, economic and social problems.


Alberta carbon capture and storage Field Research Station opens

(Oct 27 2017) Collaborative CaMI site near Brooks advances low-carbon energy research and training opportunities.


DOE invests $4m in safe geological storage projects

(Oct 27 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has selected two projects to receive approximately $4 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development for the safe storage of CO2 in geologic formations.


Carbon capture experts create synergy at Thornton Science Park

(Oct 27 2017) Energy experts at the University of Chester have partnered up with a local business to lead the way on carbon capture research.


Battelle completes 15 year CO2 Storage Project at Mountaineer Power Plant

(Oct 27 2017) One of the first tests for geologic storage of carbon dioxide at a commercial, coal-fired power plant has concluded, more than 15 years after it began, completing a journey from an initial exploratory well to successful operations and site closure.


UK's Clean Growth Strategy shows welcome ambition but lacks firm commitment to CCS

(Oct 25 2017) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage welcomed the report but said it fell short of the Government commitment needed to support CCS.


Carbon capture: universities and industry work together to tackle emissions

(Oct 25 2017) An international collaboration between universities including Cambridge and industry will further develop carbon capture and storage technology.


Petra Nova captures over 1M tons of CO2

(Oct 24 2017) The world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture system has reached a major milestone, capturing more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR).


EU Commission recognises strategic importance of CCS projects

(Oct 24 2017) The EU has adopted a draft list of four projects of interest in cross-border CO2 transport.


Report by University College London: "The role of CCS in meeting climate policy targets"

(Oct 24 2017) The Global CCS Institute commissioned the independent report which examines policy issues in the deployment of CCS, in accordance with global commitments to limit temperature increases to below 2 and 1.5 degrees Celsius.


Decarbonising the global steel and cement sectors calls for more than zero carbon fuels

(Oct 22 2017) Deploying current technologies to decarbonise the steel and cement industries is likely not sufficient to meet the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C limit, according to a new Climate Action Tracker (CAT) study.


BHP partners with leading universities on CCS understanding

(Oct 17 2017) BHP Billiton, the global mining company, has entered a a global collaboration with top international universities to accelerate a deeper understanding of CCS in a range of subsurface locations.



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Issue 59 Sept- Oct 2017

CCS in the U.S.: Bipartisan support grows for CCS incentives to drive projects .. California extends cap & trade .. Kemper the death knell for CCS? NOT. Korea and China joint CO2 capture research project .. Japan’s big steps toward CO2-free hydroge.....


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