Norway's increased efforts on carbon capture and storage

(Oct 15 2018) In the national budget for 2019, the Norwegian government proposes to allocate about NOK 670 million to work on CCS. This is an increase of more than NOK 160 million compared to the final budget for 2018.


Reducing CO2 emissions could help power plants use less water

(Oct 15 2018) A Carnegie Mellon University team has found that a switch from coal to natural gas could reduce water use.


U.S. carbon capture network could double global CO2 headed underground

(Sep 30 2018) With the right public infrastructure investment, the United States could as much as double the amount of carbon dioxide emissions currently captured and stored worldwide within the next six years, according to an analysis by Prin...


Psychologists test societal acceptance of underground storage of CO2

(Sep 23 2018) Leiden psychologists Emma Mors and Christine Boomsma examined the public perception and acceptance around the capture and storage of carbon dioxide as part of the ALIGN CCUS European research programme.


Cash, carbon, crude: Stanford study highlights way to coax emissions back into oil reservoirs

(Sep 23 2018) A new analysis looks at what it would take for oil companies to start pumping millions of tons of carbon dioxide into their wells to boost crude production – and what it would mean for the climate.


Oil and Gas Climate Initiative welcomes Chevron, ExxonMobil and Occidental Petroleum

(Sep 20 2018) The addition of three US companies expands the OGCI's representation to around 30% of global oil and gas production.


With urgent action UK could achieve net zero emissions by 2050

(Sep 12 2018) A joint report by the Royal Academy of Engineering and Royal Society presents an ambitious plan for how the UK can lead the way in deploying greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.


CO2 Capture Project report on role of CCS in the energy transition

(Sep 07 2018) The report provides current views and projections for the role of CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) in the energy sector and what aspects need to be evaluated for CCS to play a significant role in the energy transition.


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.



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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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