Nano-sponges of solid acid transform carbon dioxide to fuel

(Aug 02 2020) Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research have developed nano solid acids that transform CO2 directly to fuel (dimethyl ether) and plastic waste to chemicals (hydrocarbons).

Fluor awarded FEED contract for Cal Capture project

(Aug 02 2020) The FEED is for California Resources Corporation’s (CRC) carbon capture and sequestration project, Cal Capture, at the 550-megawatt, natural gas-powered Elk Hills Power Plant in Tupman, California.

CO2CRC and NERA launch major study into Australian CCUS

(Jul 30 2020) NERA (National Energy Resources Australia) and CO2CRC have announced a new landmark study into CCUS to assist the nation’s energy resources sector reduce CO2 emissions while securing Australia’s energy future.

ExxonMobil and Berkeley make important advance in CO2 capture

(Jul 29 2020) Developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and ExxonMobil, the new technique uses a highly porous material called a metal-organic framework.

Researchers pinpoint how sorbent materials catch and release carbon dioxide

(Jul 29 2020) A paper from Arizona State University describes in detail what is happening with a sorbent material when it is dry, it binds to carbon in the air, and when it is wet, it desorbs the carbon.

Engineers look to improve CO2 storage in coal reserves

(Jul 23 2020) Cardiff University engineers are leading a pan-European project to explore the feasibility of enhancing carbon dioxide (CO2) storage in European coal seams.

$11.5 Million funding for FLExible Carbon Capture and Storage (FLECCS) program

(Jul 14 2020) The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $11.5 million in funding for 12 projects as part of Phase 1 of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) FLExible Carbon Capture and Storage (FLECCS) program.

Scotland and Malaysia study highlights role of subsurface saline aquifers for safe CO2 storage

(Jul 13 2020) A new study by scientists from Scotland and Malaysia has provided insights into the role of natural mechanisms within rocks deep below ground for securely storing anthropogenic carbon dioxide.

New Analysis Finds Opportunities for Carbon Capture, Storage

(Jul 10 2020) The Great Plains Institute (GPI) and the University of Wyoming’s Jeffrey Brown explore the planning of carbon dioxide transportation networks on a regional scale in a new analysis.

Carbon8 Systems commercially deploys CCUS systems at Vicat cement plant

(Jul 09 2020) The company has signed a commercial agreement with the Vicat Group cement company to deploy it's Co2ntainer system at a cement plant in France.

CO2 Capture Project releases fact sheet on application of piperazine solvent to flue gas

(Jul 09 2020) The latest project factsheet is available from the CCP (CO2 Capture Project) on its work in the application of the piperazine solvent with advanced stripper technology to achieve a high capture rate in low-CO2 flue gas.

Zero Emissions Platform and industry highlight CCS projects at EU meeting

(Jul 09 2020) The Zero Emissions Platform and industry stakeholders have presented shovel-ready CCS projects to Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans, highlighting their role in the economic recovery.

Artificial photosynthesis can convert waste carbon dioxide into formic acid used in industry

(Jul 06 2020) Researchers at Oslo University have developed a process that uses energy from the sun and a special enzyme to convert CO2 molecules into formic acid.

Size matters for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage

(Jul 06 2020) Research at University of Southampton has shown that Drax power station in North Yorkshire is the optimal size for carbon capture and storage facilities.

Carbon-loving materials designed to reduce industrial emissions

(Jul 06 2020) Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, demonstrated a novel fabrication method for affordable gas membranes that can remove carbon dioxide from industrial emissions.


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Issue 75 - May - June 2020

CCUS in EMEA: Aker Solutions’ CCUS tech certified by DNV GL for cement plant .. Converting CO2 into a valuable solid carbon resource .. LEILAC project scales up fourfold for Phase 2 CO2CRC Otway project: tracking CO2 plume migration .. Aquistore dem.....
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