National Carbon Capture Center surpasses 100,000 hours of technology testing

(Dec 04 2017) The National Carbon Capture Center, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored research facility managed and operated by Southern Company has surpassed 100,000 hours of technology testing.


Four jurisdictions partner on carbon capture research, cooperation and Knowledge Sharing

(Dec 04 2017) Saskatchewan, Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming today jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS).


ELEGANCY – accelerating CCS deployment by combining CCS and hydrogen

(Nov 29 2017) The project will investigate how hydrogen production can be accommodated in a CCS system, thus reducing CO2 emissions.


Evaluation of novel hybrid membranes

(Nov 27 2017) Academics from Japan and Australia have assessed the effectiveness of novel hybrid materials known as mixed matrix membranes.


Making progress in monitoring offshore CO2 storage using chemical tracers

(Nov 27 2017) The benefits of knowledge sharing within the international carbon capture and storage (CCS) community have been highlighted by a new research paper, which focuses on the use of chemical tracers in CO2 leakage monitoring for offsh...


Surrey University develops 'supercatalyst' to recycle carbon dioxide and methane

(Nov 27 2017) The University of Surrey has developed a new and cost-effective catalyst to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change - carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).


Global Status of CCS Report: 2017

(Nov 23 2017) The Global CCS Institute's flagship report says Paris climate change targets cannot be met without CCS.


IEA holds global summit on carbon capture

(Nov 23 2017) The International Energy Agency held a high-level summit with energy ministers, government officials and chief executives of major energy companies to support a renewed push for investment in carbon capture, utilisation and storage.


DOE funding for offshore CO2 storage in Gulf of Mexico

(Nov 21 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected two projects to receive $8 million in federal funding to assess offshore geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) and technology development in the Gulf of Mexico.


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.



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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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