DOE awards $29.6 million to three carbon storage projects

(May 24 2018) The projects chosen will determine the feasibility for commercial-scale storage complexes that can hold 50+ million metric tons of carbon.

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.

$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.

“Early warning” CO2 monitoring technique

(Feb 16 2018) University of Edinburgh research showing how naturally occurring noble gases can be used to track the movement of carbon dioxide injected underground could provide a reliable monitoring technique for carbon storage operators.

DNV GL launches CCS certification framework

(Jan 17 2018) DNV GL has launched both a framework for certifying geological storage of carbon dioxide and a recommended practice for the design and operation of CO2 pipelines.

ELEGANCY – accelerating CCS deployment by combining CCS and hydrogen

(Nov 29 2017) The project will investigate how hydrogen production can be accommodated in a CCS system, thus reducing CO2 emissions.

Making progress in monitoring offshore CO2 storage using chemical tracers

(Nov 27 2017) The benefits of knowledge sharing within the international carbon capture and storage (CCS) community have been highlighted by a new research paper, which focuses on the use of chemical tracers in CO2 leakage monitoring for offsh...

DOE funding for offshore CO2 storage in Gulf of Mexico

(Nov 21 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected two projects to receive $8 million in federal funding to assess offshore geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) and technology development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Stanford studies geological CO2 storage with CT scanners

(Nov 10 2017) Stanford researchers are using CT scanners to help understand how CO2 behaves in geological subsurface storage projects.

CCB Kollsnes selected for CO2 receiving terminal

(Nov 10 2017) Gassnova and Statoil have concluded that a CO2 receiving terminal will be located at the premises of CCB Kollsnes AS in the Naturgassparken industrial area in the municipality of Øygarden by Bergen in Western Norway.

DOE invests $4m in safe geological storage projects

(Oct 27 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy has selected two projects to receive approximately $4 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development for the safe storage of CO2 in geologic formations.

Battelle completes 15 year CO2 Storage Project at Mountaineer Power Plant

(Oct 27 2017) One of the first tests for geologic storage of carbon dioxide at a commercial, coal-fired power plant has concluded, more than 15 years after it began, completing a journey from an initial exploratory well to successful operations and site closure.

Petra Nova captures over 1M tons of CO2

(Oct 24 2017) The world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture system has reached a major milestone, capturing more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR).


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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