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

SCCS statement on Climate Committee report

(Jul 01 2018) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage strongly welcomed the report by the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which urges swift action to support the delivery of carbon capture and storage (CCS) across the whole UK economy by 2026.

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.

'Electrogeochemistry' captures carbon, produces hydrogen

(Jun 26 2018) Researchers analyze global potential for 'negative emissions energy' using electricity from renewable sources to generate hydrogen fuel and capture carbon dioxide.

Occidental and White Energy to study feasibility of CO2 capture for EOR

(Jun 25 2018) The project would capture carbon dioxide at White Energy’s ethanol facilities in Hereford and Plainview, Texas, and transport it to the Permian Basin for use in enhanced oil recovery by Occidental.

Scottish researchers show safety of CO2 storage

(Jun 20 2018) The research shows that captured carbon dioxide can be stored safely for thousands of years by injecting the liquefied gas deep underground into the microscopic pore spaces of common rocks.

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.


Issue 63 - May - June 2018

The Oil & Gas Issue: CCS is back on the EU agenda and the oil & gas industry can help .. Industrial CO2 capture: the case of LNG plants .. ACT Acorn full-chain integrated project Hazelwood pilot - a new CO2 absorber offers cost reductions .. Offshor.....

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