Carbon Capture Coalition expands with new Leadership Council

(Jun 19 2018) The Carbon Capture Coalition has formed a new group of private sector CEOs, labour, NGO and philanthropic leaders, and former state and federal officials committed to carbon capture technology development.

“CCS will never fly!” - How the oil & gas industry can contribute to EU CCS

(Jun 12 2018) National governments, EU institutions and industry all need to work together to prepare for the deployment of CCS solutions. The oil & gas industry can help. By François-Régis Mouton, IOGP’s Director EU Affairs

ArcelorMittal and LanzaTech break ground on blast furnace carbon capture project

(Jun 11 2018) ArcelorMittal has begun construction of new premises at its site in Ghent, Belgium, to house a pioneering new installation which will convert carbon-containing gas from its blast furnaces into bioethanol.

NET Power project achieves first fire milestone

(Jun 02 2018) NET Power has successfully achieved first fire of its supercritical carbon dioxide demonstration power plant and test facility located in La Porte, Texas.

UK commits £21.5 million to CCUS innovation

(May 24 2018) The UK is to lead an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to remove carbon from emissions.

EU chief scientific advisors examine Carbon Capture and Utilisation

(May 24 2018) EU publishes an opinion on the potential of CCUS and the best way to implement it.

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.

IHI Corporation to support MIT Energy Initiative

(May 21 2018) Tokyo-based IHI will join MITEI’s Low-Carbon Energy Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage.

New catalyst developed at U of T upgrades CO2 into renewable hydrocarbons

(May 21 2018) The process developed at the University of Toronto converts CO2 into ethylene using sunlight as an energy source.

Drax to pilot carbon storage project

(May 21 2018) Pilot could lead to Drax’s biomass power generation becoming carbon negative, putting Britain at the forefront of the race to develop BECCS.

Element Energy/ Vivid Economics report says CCS won’t work without public-private collaboration

(May 15 2018) A new report shows that improving the dialogue and collaboration between public and private stakeholders would be crucial in supporting the deployment of CCS.

Federal Funding to Expand UK CAER Carbon Capture Research

(May 01 2018) The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) was one of nine organizations selected to receive Phase I funding of a three-phase project as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fossil Fuel Large-Scale Pilot program.

UAlberta technology could recycle methane emissions and reduce hydrocarbon extraction

(Apr 27 2018) As part of the Future Energy Systems research initiative, University of Alberta biological sciences researcher Lisa Stein and chemical engineering researcher Dominic Sauvageau are genetically engineering non-hazardous bacteria th...

SoCalGas and Opus 12 develop technology to convert CO2 to methane

(Apr 27 2018) A new electrolyzer technology can convert the unwanted carbon dioxide in raw biogas directly to pipeline quality natural gas using renewable electricity, simplifying the process of storing surplus renewable electricity as renewable natural gas.

Shell publishes 'Sky' energy transition report

(Apr 27 2018) The Sky Scenario illustrates a technically possible, but challenging pathway for society to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement.


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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