Varied CO2 injection rates can boost CO2 storage effectiveness

(Feb 10 2019) Varying the rate at which carbon dioxide is injected into geological storage sites can enhance not just their efficiency but also their ability to store the greenhouse gas securely, according to a new study from the University of Edinburgh.

Swansea plans large scale carbon sequestration field trials planned

(Feb 04 2019) Swansea University's Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) reveals plans for testing new technology to capture CO2 in full scale field trials.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DNV GL research sees long-term expansion of hydrogen use for energy

(Dec 05 2018) Hydrogen can play a significant role in decarbonizing world energy supply to mitigate climate change, according to a new research paper by DNV GL.

ETI report on brine production and its Impact on UK CO2 storage

(Nov 19 2018) The report concludes the savings to the UK from deploying brine production as part of a UK CCS rollout would be at least £2 billion.

Future of UK oil&gas is in offshore CO2 storage industry

(Oct 10 2018) Prof Stuart Haszeldine, SCCS Director, will tell the Scottish Affairs Select Committee that carbon capture and storage offers a lifeline to the UK oil and gas industry as it faces an unavoidable transition to a low-carbon economy...

UCalgary field research station to test nanoparticles to better monitor subsurface CO2

(Aug 28 2018) More than a dozen PhD students and postdocs from Norway have been learning about techniques being developed at the University of Calgary to use nanoparticles to monitor CO2 in the subsurface.

Alberta Carbon Trunk Line finance and construction agreement

(Aug 08 2018) Enhance Energy and Wolf Carbon Solutions have entered into a project development and coordination agreement for the construction and operation of the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line.

U.S. DOE awards $10.7m for carbon storage research

(Jul 26 2018) The projects will advance tools and methods for assessing the state of stress and geomechanical impacts within the subsurface associated with underground carbon storage.

WellDog, Virginia Tech and Carbon GeoCycle jointly verify CO2 geological storage

(Jul 01 2018) First direct verification of geologic sequestration of CO2 opens door for carbon sequestration efforts to proceed with greater confidence

Cellula Robotics awarded National Oceanography Center STEM-CCS Contract

(Jul 01 2018) The contract covers the design, build, testing and offshore support of a tool to place a seven meter curved pipe into the seabed to inject CO2.


Issue 66 - Nov - Dec 2018

CCS in Asia: CCUS projects and financial aspects in Asia and technology developments in India .. MN Dastur - gasification “better pathway to CCS in India” .. Mumbai conference - carbon capture making strides in India Update on CCS in Europe – report.....

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