Northern Lights project funding approved

(Dec 15 2020) The Norwegian Government has given the go ahead to the Northern Lights CO2 transport and storage project.


CO2CRC begins CO2 injection at Otway

(Dec 14 2020) CO2CRC’s Otway Stage 3 Project trials next generation subsurface monitoring and verification (M&V) technologies to reduce the costs for monitoring in industrial applications.


UK Government sets out plans for clean energy system

(Dec 14 2020) The energy white paper includes £1 billion for 'state-of-the-art carbon capture storage in four industrial clusters by 2030.'


Eni and Saipem sign MoU for decarbonization projects in Italy

(Dec 13 2020) The companies will cooperate on the identification and engineering of CCS projects particularly in industrial districts of Italy.


Neptune Energy to conduct feasibility study into Dutch North Sea CO2 storage

(Dec 13 2020) The plans are for a large-scale offshore Carbon Capture and Storage project in the Dutch North Sea, with the potential to safely store 120-150 million tonnes of CO2.


How clean electricity can upgrade the value of captured carbon

(Dec 13 2020) A team of researchers from University of Toronto Engineering has created a new process for converting carbon dioxide captured from smokestacks into commercially valuable products, such as fuels and plastics.


Building back better – Raising the UK’s climate ambitions for 2035

(Dec 09 2020) The UK Climate Change Committee (CCC) has presented the first ever detailed route map for a fully decarbonised nation. A world first.


Aker Carbon Capture and MAN Energy Solutions collaborate on CCS compression

(Dec 06 2020) The companies have signed a technology-cooperation agreement to develop energy-efficient compression solutions for carbon capture and storage applications with heat recovery.


Construction of Climeworks' direct air capture and storage plant Orca begins

(Dec 06 2020) The plant combines Climeworks' direct air capture technology with the underground storage of carbon dioxide provided by Carbfix on a much larger scale, capturing 4000 tons of CO2 per year.


STRATEGY CCUS completes first stakeholder workshops

(Dec 02 2020) Ensuring local support and building networks are paramount for successful deployment of CCUS and are an important element of STRATEGY CCUS, an ambitious three-year project funded by the European Union.


Project Greensand: North Sea reservoir and infrastructure certified for CO2 storage

(Nov 29 2020) The mission to store CO2 beneath the Danish North Sea has cleared the first major hurdle after the intended subsea reservoir was confirmed feasible for CO2 injection by independent certification body DNV GL.


Gassnova Report: Developing Longship – Key Lessons Learned

(Nov 26 2020) Gassnova has gathered its most important experiences from the six years planning of the CCS project 'Longship' in a new report


Silixa launches fibre-optic sensing-based monitoring solution for CCS

(Nov 24 2020) Carina® CarbonSecure™ is a distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) based solution for continuous or on-demand monitoring of all stages of carbon capture and storage.


UK Government’s 10 Point Plan sets out ambitious commitment for CCUS

(Nov 18 2020) The Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) has welcomed the plan which sets a target to capture 10 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2030.


Southampton solution for turning carbon emissions into plastics

(Nov 15 2020) Scientists from the University of Southampton have invented a hybrid catalyst platform that can efficiently and sustainably convert carbon dioxide into versatile plastic materials.



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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.....