DOE announces $9m for CO2 storage with EOR projects

(Apr 11 2018) Up to $9 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development are available for "Developing Technologies for Advancement of Associated Geologic Storage in Basinal Geo-Laboratories."


New research gives precise look at underground CO2 abatement process

(Apr 08 2018) New research by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis sheds light on what happens underground when CO2 is injected into basalt.


Paris targets can be met if fossil fuel producers pay for CO2 storage

(Apr 05 2018) A new study by SCCS scientists suggests that the Paris Agreement’s climate targets can be met rapidly if fossil fuel producers are obliged to pay for the storage of progressively increasing amounts of carbon emissions resulting from their products.


NETL releases Carbon Capture Simulation Toolset as open source software

(Apr 03 2018) The CCSI Toolset is a suite of computational tools and models designed to help maximize learning and reduce cost and risk during the scale-up process for carbon capture technologies.


Total joins CO2 Solutions' Valorisation Carbone Québec project

(Apr 03 2018) Total has joined the Valorisation Carbone Québec (“VCQ”) Project as its first industrial partner.


CleanO2 carbon capture unit installed this week at LUSH Cosmetics headquarters in Vancouver

(Mar 26 2018) The pilot program uses first-in-the-world carbon capture technology that takes the extra heat and emissions released from commercial-sized boilers and furnaces and turns it into something useful.


$2.5M grant funds real-time monitoring of underground carbon sequestration

(Mar 26 2018) Researchers from Penn State, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the University of Texas at Austin are partnering on a new $2.5-million project to illuminate what happens to carbon dioxide during underground sequestration.


SaskPower CCS surpasses 2 million tonnes

(Mar 26 2018) Since operations began in October 2014, the carbon capture and storage (CCS) process at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Power Station has prevented a total of more than two million tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.


$7m DOE funding for pre-combustion research

(Mar 07 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced up to $7 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development into 'Transformational Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture Technologies'.


Models show how to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 C

(Mar 06 2018) There are several ways to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C by 2100, and new research led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) shows under what conditions this could happen.


UK’s first carbon capture utilisation demonstration plant opens

(Mar 01 2018) Econic Technologies has opened a demonstration plant in the North of England to show customers how its catalysts enable the production of polyols for greener plastics.


Preem assesses carbon capture from Lysekil refinery

(Mar 01 2018) Preem has started a CLIMIT supported carbon capture (CCS) study on their refinery in Lysekil.


Carbon capture and storage has essential role in Scotland

(Mar 01 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage has welcomed the Scottish Government's publication of its Climate Change Plan, setting out its specific policies and proposals for meeting Scotland’s climate change targets.


U.S. DOE invests $17.6m in reducing CO2 capture costs

(Feb 26 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected six projects to receive $17.6 million in federal funding under the Office of Fossil Energy’s Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies funding opportunity announcement.


Carbon Capture Coalition launched to further adoption of CCS

(Feb 26 2018) The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative has rebranded as the Carbon Capture Coalition and added new members including Shell and NET Power.



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Issue 62 - Mar - Apr 2018

CCS in the U.S.: Expanded tax credit could boost projects and start a CCS gold rush .. Moody’s: Coal will continue secular decline without CCS .. Capturing and using CO2 from ethanol STEMM-CCS: improving the safety of offshore CO2 storage .. Energy .....


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