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.

Climeworks raises USD 30.8 million to commercialize carbon dioxide removal technology

(Sep 03 2018) The company has raised CHF 30.5 million (USD 30.8 million) in equity funding from a group of existing and new private investors, as well as from Zurich Cantonal Bank.

CO2 separating membranes developed at Imperial could make carbon capture more efficient

(Aug 31 2018) The membrane, developed by researchers at Imperial College London performs better than traditional materials when used for carbon dioxide capture from power plants.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Inventys raises $11m

(Jul 23 2018) Inventys, has secured US$11M with lead investment from OGCI Climate Investments, alongside existing investors The Roda Group and Chevron Technology Ventures, as part of a planned US$21M Series C Financing Round.

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.

Defining opportunity – how OGCI is trying to enable a commercial CCUS industry

(Jul 04 2018) Collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders, and supported by ten major oil and gas companies, the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) aims to be a catalyst for a commercial CCUS industry.

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


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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