ETI insight says costs can be reduced without new capture technology platforms

(May 24 2016) Existing technology and a co-ordinated, co-located series of deployments can cut CCS costs says a report from the UK Energy Technologies Institute.

PTRC and University of Alberta agree collaboration

(May 22 2016) They have agreed to collaborate on CCUS research in Mexico.

Former BP Executive joins Global CO2 Initiative

(May 18 2016) Dr. Issam Dairanieh, the former head of the corporate venture capital team at BP, will lead a new initiative focused on converting carbon emissions into valuable commercial products.

University of Queensland project looks at rock reactivity

(May 16 2016) Scientists are using laboratory and modelling experiments to determine the effect of injecting CO2 into different rocks.

NETL launches a University coalition for fossil energy research

(May 16 2016) The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected Pennsylvania State University as the lead institution to establish the University Coalition for Fossil Energy Research.

Clean coal essential to meet 2 degrees targets

(May 13 2016) The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed the publication of a report by the Coal Industry Advisory Board to the International Energy Agency (CIAB) on the role of coal in energy security.

UK CO2 storage asset reaffirmed

(May 12 2016) ETI project confirms there are no major technical hurdles to storing industrial scale CO2 offshore in the UK with sites able to service mainland Europe.

CO2 Solutions to provide CO2 to beverage industry

(May 05 2016) CO2 Solutions has formed an alliance with Mojonnier Limited to provide lower cost CO2 for beverages.

$2.4m for U.S.-China CCS Centre

(May 05 2016) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the University of Kentucky's Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) a five-year renewal of its United States-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) grant.

The role of hydrogen in creating low carbon cities

(May 05 2016) All-Energy conference highlights role of hydrogen in low carbon emissions.

PHYCO2 completes Phase 1 algae trial

(May 03 2016) PHYCO2 and Michigan State University (MSU) have proved performance of their bioreactor to grow algae and capture CO2 without sunlight.

Improving CO2 storage using hospital scanner

(May 02 2016) Researchers at the University of Bergen (UiB) have identified PET scanning as an effective tool for improved oil production and CO2 storage.

Devising an efficient market for CO2 emissions

(Apr 29 2016) Selina Cai, an assistant professor of industrial engineering who specializes in operations research at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, is developing models that demonstrate how the CCS market would work.

Researchers assess attitudes to North Sea energy future

(Apr 28 2016) New research in Scotland has stressed the need for a clear government policy which positions Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) in the North Sea as part of a managed transition towards a low-carbon economy in the UK.

UK Government should set power sector carbon intensity target

(Apr 27 2016) A UK Energy and Climate Change Committee report says the Government should set a power sector carbon intensity target of 100 gCO2/kWh for 2030.


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