Up to 10 gigatonnes CO2 a year could be stored according to study

(Nov 08 2019) Capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into commercial products, such as fuels or construction materials, could become a new global industry, according to a study by researchers from UCLA, the University of Oxford and five other institutions.


CarbFix project turns CO2 into rock

(Nov 08 2019) Scientists have successfully captured otherwise emitted CO2, and turned it into carbonate minerals deep underground in less than 2 years.


SaskPower Boundary Dam captures 3 Million tonnes of CO2

(Nov 08 2019) As of November 4, 2019, SaskPower’s Carbon Capture and Storage facility near Estevan has captured more than three million tonnes of carbon dioxide.


On the road to Paris: The shifting landscape of carbon dioxide reduction

(Nov 08 2019) Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that current forecasts call for the U.S. electric power sector to meet the 2020 and 2025 CO2 reduction requirements in the Paris Agreement.


Carbon Capture Coalition Members write to Congress in support of the USE IT Act

(Nov 08 2019) Forty members of the Carbon Capture Coalition have sent a letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees to express the Coalition’s support for retaining the USE IT Act in the final v...


ExxonMobil, FuelCell Energy expand agreement for carbon capture technology

(Nov 07 2019) The companies have signed a new, two-year expanded joint-development agreement to develop carbonate fuel cell technology for the purpose of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial facilities.


Carbon capture, usage and storage “absolutely essential to meet the net zero target”

(Nov 07 2019) Ambition, leadership and scale are essential if the UK is going to capitalise on the opportunities presented by CCUS, delegates heard at an event sponsored by DNV GL, BP, Drax, ERM and Shell.


Roadmap for zero carbon Humber by 2040

(Nov 05 2019) A new report providing the most detailed assessment yet of how the UK can develop the world’s first zero carbon industrial cluster has been published.


U.S. DOE awards $4M for projects to collaborate internationally

(Nov 04 2019) $4 million was awarded in federal funding for national laboratories to collaborate with international partners on seven projects out of the 12 that were selected as a part of the Accelerating Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies (ACT) Initiative.


UK launches net zero-emission cluster competition funding

(Oct 31 2019) The Industrial Decarbonisation challenge will commit £170 million towards deploying technologies like carbon capture and hydrogen networks in industrial clusters, supporting the Industrial Clusters Mission to establish the world’...


Gas, renewables and CCS must work together says DNV GL report

(Oct 30 2019) Gas and renewables must work together alongside greater uptake of carbon capture and storage (CCS) to secure a rapid energy transition, according to a new forecast of the energy transition by DNV GL.


MIT engineers develop a new way to remove carbon dioxide from air

(Oct 28 2019) The process, based on passing air through a stack of charged electrochemical plates, could work on the gas at any concentrations, from power plant emissions to open air.


Aker Solutions targets growth in low carbon

(Oct 28 2019) Aker Solutions aims to generate about half of its revenue from renewable or distinct low carbon solutions by 2030, according to the company's 20/25/30 strategy.


Atmospheric pressure controls greenhouse gas emissions from leaky oil and gas wells

(Oct 21 2019) Decreases in atmospheric pressure can lead to a 20-fold increase in fugitive greenhouse gas emissions associated with leaking hydrocarbon wells, a new study in Nature has shown.


Drilling complete at Otway low cost CO2 monitoring project

(Oct 21 2019) A 59-day drilling program has been successfully completed at CO2CRC’s Otway National CCS Research Centre, located at Nirranda South in south-west Victoria.



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Issue 71 - Sept - Oct 2019

CCUS in Canada: International CCS Knowledge Center - the business case for CCS .. Canada could play leading role in carbon conversion industry .. LafargeHolcim cement CO2 emissions re-use .. CMC Research Institutes’ Field Research Station Chevron''s.....


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