UAlberta technology could recycle methane emissions and reduce hydrocarbon extraction

(Apr 27 2018) As part of the Future Energy Systems research initiative, University of Alberta biological sciences researcher Lisa Stein and chemical engineering researcher Dominic Sauvageau are genetically engineering non-hazardous bacteria th...


SoCalGas and Opus 12 develop technology to convert CO2 to methane

(Apr 27 2018) A new electrolyzer technology can convert the unwanted carbon dioxide in raw biogas directly to pipeline quality natural gas using renewable electricity, simplifying the process of storing surplus renewable electricity as renewable natural gas.


Shell publishes 'Sky' energy transition report

(Apr 27 2018) The Sky Scenario illustrates a technically possible, but challenging pathway for society to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.


Stanford researchers find carbon capture a financial opportunity for U.S. biofuels

(Apr 24 2018) With recent tax credits and other policies, removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it underground is not only possible but profitable for U.S. biofuel refineries.


Cement technology roadmap plots path to cutting CO2 emissions 24% by 2050

(Apr 15 2018) A combination of technology and policy solutions could provide a pathway to reducing direct carbon dioxide emissions from the cement industry according to the IEA and Cement Sustainability Initiative.


Carbon XPRIZE announces ten finalists

(Apr 15 2018) The 10 finalists, each taking home an equal share of a $5 million milestone prize, will demonstrate CO2 conversion in real world conditions.


Algae and BECCS to produce food, electricity and reduce CO2

(Apr 13 2018) The ABECCS system can act as a carbon dioxide sink while also generating food and electricity.


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.



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Issue 64 - July - Aug 2018

CCS in Australia - CS-Cap: Development of an SO2 tolerant post combustion CO2 capture process .. CSIRO pilot plant demo of aqueous ammonia CO2 capture How OGCI is trying to enable a commercial CCUS industry .. NET Power project achieves first fire .....


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