Defining opportunity – how OGCI is trying to enable a commercial CCUS industry

(Jul 04 2018) Collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders, and supported by ten major oil and gas companies, the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) aims to be a catalyst for a commercial CCUS industry.


WellDog, Virginia Tech and Carbon GeoCycle jointly verify CO2 geological storage

(Jul 01 2018) First direct verification of geologic sequestration of CO2 opens door for carbon sequestration efforts to proceed with greater confidence


SCCS statement on Climate Committee report

(Jul 01 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage strongly welcomed the report by the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which urges swift action to support the delivery of carbon capture and storage (CCS) across the whole UK economy by 2026.


Cellula Robotics awarded National Oceanography Center STEM-CCS Contract

(Jul 01 2018) The contract covers the design, build, testing and offshore support of a tool to place a seven meter curved pipe into the seabed to inject CO2.


'Electrogeochemistry' captures carbon, produces hydrogen

(Jun 26 2018) Researchers analyze global potential for 'negative emissions energy' using electricity from renewable sources to generate hydrogen fuel and capture carbon dioxide.


Occidental and White Energy to study feasibility of CO2 capture for EOR

(Jun 25 2018) The project would capture carbon dioxide at White Energy’s ethanol facilities in Hereford and Plainview, Texas, and transport it to the Permian Basin for use in enhanced oil recovery by Occidental.


Scottish researchers show safety of CO2 storage

(Jun 20 2018) The research shows that captured carbon dioxide can be stored safely for thousands of years by injecting the liquefied gas deep underground into the microscopic pore spaces of common rocks.


Carbon Capture Coalition expands with new Leadership Council

(Jun 19 2018) The Carbon Capture Coalition has formed a new group of private sector CEOs, labour, NGO and philanthropic leaders, and former state and federal officials committed to carbon capture technology development.


“CCS will never fly!” - How the oil & gas industry can contribute to EU CCS

(Jun 12 2018) National governments, EU institutions and industry all need to work together to prepare for the deployment of CCS solutions. The oil & gas industry can help. By François-Régis Mouton, IOGP’s Director EU Affairs


ArcelorMittal and LanzaTech break ground on blast furnace carbon capture project

(Jun 11 2018) ArcelorMittal has begun construction of new premises at its site in Ghent, Belgium, to house a pioneering new installation which will convert carbon-containing gas from its blast furnaces into bioethanol.


NET Power project achieves first fire milestone

(Jun 02 2018) NET Power has successfully achieved first fire of its supercritical carbon dioxide demonstration power plant and test facility located in La Porte, Texas.


UK commits £21.5 million to CCUS innovation

(May 24 2018) The UK is to lead an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to remove carbon from emissions.


EU chief scientific advisors examine Carbon Capture and Utilisation

(May 24 2018) EU publishes an opinion on the potential of CCUS and the best way to implement it.


DOE awards $29.6 million to three carbon storage projects

(May 24 2018) The projects chosen will determine the feasibility for commercial-scale storage complexes that can hold 50+ million metric tons of carbon.


IHI Corporation to support MIT Energy Initiative

(May 21 2018) Tokyo-based IHI will join MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage.



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Issue 63 - May - June 2018

The Oil & Gas Issue: CCS is back on the EU agenda and the oil & gas industry can help .. Industrial CO2 capture: the case of LNG plants .. ACT Acorn full-chain integrated project Hazelwood pilot - a new CO2 absorber offers cost reductions .. Offshor.....


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