Malaysian and Austrian research institutes collaborate on BECCS

(Jul 30 2018) Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) has signed a cooperation agreement with International Institute for Applied System Analysis (IIASA) to work on bio-energy CCS.


ZEP report on role of CCUS in below 2 degrees scenario

(Jul 25 2018) The report concludes that CCS is available today, constitutes an essential part of the lowest cost solution, and is particularly necessary for reducing emissions from 'hard to mitigate' sectors such as industrial processes and distributed heating.


UK CCUS Cost Challenge Taskforce report

(Jul 23 2018) An independent report to government on progressing carbon capture, usage and storage in the UK has proposed a viable business plan but urgency is needed.


U.S. DOE awards funding to five more project

(Jul 23 2018) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected five additional projects to receive approximately $11.3 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development.


SCCS statement on Climate Committee report

(Jul 01 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage strongly welcomed the report by the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which urges swift action to support the delivery of carbon capture and storage (CCS) across the whole UK economy by 2026.


Carbon Capture Coalition expands with new Leadership Council

(Jun 19 2018) The Carbon Capture Coalition has formed a new group of private sector CEOs, labour, NGO and philanthropic leaders, and former state and federal officials committed to carbon capture technology development.


UK commits £21.5 million to CCUS innovation

(May 24 2018) The UK is to lead an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to remove carbon from emissions.


EU chief scientific advisors examine Carbon Capture and Utilisation

(May 24 2018) EU publishes an opinion on the potential of CCUS and the best way to implement it.


IHI Corporation to support MIT Energy Initiative

(May 21 2018) Tokyo-based IHI will join MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage.


Drax to pilot carbon storage project

(May 21 2018) Pilot could lead to Drax’s biomass power generation becoming carbon negative, putting Britain at the forefront of the race to develop BECCS.


Element Energy/ Vivid Economics report says CCS won’t work without public-private collaboration

(May 15 2018) A new report shows that improving the dialogue and collaboration between public and private stakeholders would be crucial in supporting the deployment of CCS.


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.



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Issue 63 - May - June 2018

The Oil & Gas Issue: CCS is back on the EU agenda and the oil & gas industry can help .. Industrial CO2 capture: the case of LNG plants .. ACT Acorn full-chain integrated project Hazelwood pilot - a new CO2 absorber offers cost reductions .. Offshor.....


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