DNV GL launches CCS certification framework

(Jan 17 2018) DNV GL has launched both a framework for certifying geological storage of carbon dioxide and a recommended practice for the design and operation of CO2 pipelines.


Shell Cansolv testing carbon capture at SaskPower facility

(Jan 09 2018) Cansolv Technologies is set to use SaskPower’s carbon capture test facility over the coming year to further explore existing and new capture chemistry.


A biological solution to carbon capture and recycling?

(Jan 08 2018) Scientists at the University of Dundee have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or recycling carbon dioxide.


Making carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from methane

(Jan 05 2018) Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is partnering with a development team to advance a new process that converts natural gas to hydrogen, carbon fiber, and carbon nanotubes.


Great Plains Institute releases report on CO2 capture from ethanol

(Jan 03 2018) The report is titled, "Capturing and Utilizing CO2 from Ethanol: Adding Economic Value and Jobs to Rural Economies and Communities While Reducing Emissions."


NETL carbon capture system using supersonic expansion

(Jan 03 2018) NETL researchers have patented a cost effective CO2 separation technology.


Ohio State chemical looping for CO2 negative electricity

(Jan 03 2018) Engineers at The Ohio State University are developing technologies that have the potential to economically convert fossil fuels and biomass into useful products including electricity without emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.


CCS gets boost from Scotland’s first Energy Strategy

(Jan 03 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage welcomed the Scottish Government's first Energy Strategy which includes CCS as a priority.


MHI to license CO2 capture technology to Russian chemical firm

(Jan 03 2018) Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has concluded an agreement to license technology for its flue gas carbon dioxide capture plant to PJSC Metafrax, a major Russian chemical company.


MHI completes installation of CO2 capture unit at Nippon Ekitan's Mizushima Plant

(Jan 03 2018) It will capture CO2 from Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation's (MCC) Mizushima Plant, and feed it to Nippon Ekitan's new liquefied carbonic acid gas production facility.


New technique could make captured carbon more valuable

(Dec 15 2017) Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory have developed an efficient process for turning captured carbon dioxide into syngas, a mixture of H2 and CO that can be used to make fuels and chemicals.


Acorn CCS project gets under way

(Dec 07 2017) Scotland's Acorn Project Project has begun a feasibility study after concluding funding from the European Union’s funding round Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT).


Westec successfully passes key milestone with CO2 capture technology

(Dec 04 2017) The pilot-scale project has completed the initial testing phase, using independent testing at the SINTEF facility in Norway.


MIT develops method to convert carbon dioxide into useful compounds

(Dec 04 2017) MIT researchers have developed a new system that could potentially be used for converting power plant emissions of carbon dioxide into useful fuels.


Artificial photosynthesis gets big boost from new catalyst

(Dec 04 2017) Researchers have created a new catalyst that brings them one step closer to artificial photosynthesis — a system that would use renewable energy to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into stored chemical energy.



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Issue 60 Nov - Dec 2017

CCS in the UK: UK restarts CCS ambitions with Clean Growth Strategy .. £129 billion net economic benefit of CCS to UK .. Econic turning waste CO2 into plastics Testing CO2 monitoring at CMC’s Field Research Station in Canada .. aCQurate project dev.....


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