IEA to produce world’s first comprehensive net- zero roadmap

(Jan 18 2021) The new special report, "The World’s Roadmap to Net Zero by 2050", will set out in detail what is needed from governments, companies, investors and citizens to fully decarbonise the energy sector.

Dastur to evaluate feasibility of India's largest CCUS project

(Jan 15 2021) Dastur has been selected to lead the design and feasibility study for a CCUS project at the 13.7 million tons per annum Koyali refinery of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

Chevron invests in carbon capture startup

(Jan 15 2021) The investment is in San Jose-based Blue Planet Systems Corporation, a startup that manufactures and develops carbonate aggregates and carbon capture technology intended to reduce the carbon intensity of industrial operations.

New process more efficiently recycles excess CO2 into fuel

(Jan 12 2021) A new study introduces an electrochemical reaction, enhanced by polymers, to improve CO2-to-ethylene conversion efficiency over previous attempts.

Researchers Synthesize Light Aromatics from CO2 Hydrogenation

(Jan 12 2021) Aromatics are usually produced from petroleum via chemical conversion processes, which are energy-intensive and accompanied by high CO2 emissions.

Haldor Topsoe and Aker Carbon Capture to cooperate on low-carbon hydrogen

(Jan 10 2021) Aker Carbon Capture and Haldor Topsoe have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention to offer a complete solution for low-carbon hydrogen production.

O.C.O secures enhanced range of materials for carbon capture

(Jan 10 2021) A much wider range of residual and industrial materials will be permitted for processing by O.C.O Technology's Accelerated Carbonation Technology.

New method to make carbon spheres developed

(Jan 07 2021) A fast, green and one-step method for producing porous carbon spheres which capture CO2 has been developed by Swansea University researchers.

Congress acts to boost CCUS in year-end spending package

(Dec 22 2020) The Carbon Capture Coalition said the Omnibus Spending Bill passed by Congress includes its top priorities.

Finding the best model for hollow fiber membrane contactors

(Dec 21 2020) Research led by The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering analyzes modelling techniques for carbon capture technology.

Braskem studies sustainable plastic production from CO2 capture and use

(Dec 21 2020) Braskem joined the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to research a development route for ethylene, a raw material used in the production of thermoplastic resins, using CO2 emitted in industrial processes.

New net zero requirement for UK oil and gas industry

(Dec 20 2020) A revised Strategy from the Oil & Gas Authority has been submitted for laying in the UK parliament, featuring for the first time an obligation on the oil and gas industry to support the UK’s net zero target.

Carbon dioxide capture solution progressing at the Port of Gothenburg

(Dec 18 2020) At the Port of Gothenburg's Energy Port, various locations suitable for building a future facility for intermediate storage and liquefaction of carbon dioxide are being investigated.

Carbon Clean and Veolia to develop CCUS projects in India

(Dec 18 2020) The newly established company Veolia Carbon Clean will first develop two CCUS and compressed biogas (CBG) projects in India, using Carbon Clean’s patented CDRMax and MethPure technologies.

HeidelbergCement to install the world's first full-scale CCS facility in a cement plant

(Dec 15 2020) The Brevik full-scale carbon capture and storage facility is the first in the world on a cement plant.


Issue 78 - Nov - Dec 2020

CCUS in Asia: Japan’s Tomakomai project - achievements and future outlook .. China’s policy framework to achieve ‘historic ambition’ of net-zero emissions Norway launches £2.1 billion ‘Longship’ project .. Rystad: Europe could see $35 billion in CCS.....