Fault lines are no barrier to safe CO2 storage

(Jan 27 2019) Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.

EU invests €9.3 million in developing CO2 transport infrastructure

(Jan 27 2019) EU Member States voted on a Commission proposal to invest almost €800 million in key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits.

New powder could help cut CO2 emissions

(Jan 27 2019) Scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a powder that could capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from factories and power plants.

ACT Acorn study: UK can support European decarbonisation

(Jan 23 2019) Results from an international joint research project show how the UK can support decarbonisation of some of Europe’s carbon-intensive regions from the early 2020s through the phased roll-out of a low-cost, low-risk North Sea CO2 ...

GTI and Carbon Clean Solutions awarded $2.9M DOE funding

(Jan 20 2019) The DOE Office of Fossil Energy has awarded $2.9 million to GTI and CCS-US, the U.S. subsidiary of CCSL, to develop and test a potentially transformational carbon capture technology.

Membranes to capture CO2 at coal-fired power plants

(Jan 20 2019) A computational modelling method may help to fast-track the identification and design of new carbon capture and storage materials.

“Flipped” Metal Oxide Cage can sort CO2 from CO

(Jan 20 2019) A Japanese research team led by Kanazawa University studied using a bowl of Vanadium to separate carbon dioxide from carbon monoxide.

California CCS Protocol takes effect under low carbon fuel standard

(Jan 20 2019) The Global CCS Institute has welcomed California’s Air Resources Board’s (ARB) decision to include a protocol for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in its Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), a rule which became effective on January 1, 2019.

A Happy New Year for CCUS?

(Jan 14 2019) With the turn of the year comes a time for reflection. For CCUS, 2018 might well be remembered as a real pivot point in the journey towards creating a truly commercial industry in the UK. Many of those who have been involved in t...

Equinor awarded permit for CO2 storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

(Jan 11 2019) The allocated area for storage of CO2 is located near the Troll oil and gas field and was announced in July 2018.

Occidental and Chevron invest in Carbon Engineering

(Jan 09 2019) Carbon Engineering Ltd. is a Canadian clean energy company backed by Bill Gates seeking to commercialize Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology.

Aker Solutions awarded Northern Lights contract

(Jan 08 2019) Aker Solutions has secured its first contract on Northern Lights, a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project initiated by Equinor with partners Shell and Total.

NARUC publishes study of Carbon Capture Technology and Policy

(Jan 06 2019) A new report from the U.S. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners examines the state of national carbon issues.

CCS projects selected for EU Horizon 2020 funding

(Dec 21 2018) The projects awarded the EU funding are expected to develop technologies for capturing, storing and conversion of CO2 and contribute to the transition to clean energy through researching its social aspects, modelling, building ed...

Scientists identify new minerals for carbon capture

(Dec 17 2018) Geologists at the University of Alberta show hydrotalcites are capable of carbon sequestration beneath the surface of mine tailings.

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Issue 67 - Jan - Feb 2019

CCUS in the UK: IEA and UK summit kick-starts a ‘new global era’ for CCUS .. UK plans first integrated CCUS project by mid 2020s and a carbon net-zero heavy industry hub by 2040 CATO event - significant progress for Dutch carbon capture .. Cost of .....

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