OGCI and Shell CEO talk carbon capture at Offshore Europe in Aberdeen

(Sep 16 2017) There were some discussions about carbon capture at Offshore Europe, the oil and gas trade show in Aberdeen on September 5-8 – including some thoughts from Shell’s CEO Ben van Beurden, and an update from Gerard Moutet, Executive ...


Canada invests $950k in carbon capture facility

(Sep 15 2017) The investment in state-of-the-art equipment for the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute will help the CCCI to develop and scale up capture and conversion technologies as developers move them closer to market.


CO2 Solutions looks at commercial mining project

(Sep 11 2017) CO2 SOlutions will conduct a preliminary engineering study to assess the viability of applying its enzymatic carbon capture technology in a potential 32-tonne per day CO2 capture project for an undisclosed client in the mining and metals industry.


University of Kentucky receives CO2 capture grant

(Sep 10 2017) The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research has received a $300,000 grant through the Shanxi Research Institute for Clean Energy of Tsinghua University in China.


FuelCell Energy works with NRG Energy Center on project

(Sep 01 2017) The NRG Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, owned by NRG Yield, will host a fuel cell power plant under a previously awarded U.S. Department of Energy contract.


Leaks will not sink carbon capture and storage

(Sep 01 2017) A Princeton University study shows CO2 storage would not be prone to significant leakage or high costs related to fixing leaks.


Indian Oil and LanzaTech to build gas to bioethanol refinery

(Aug 31 2017) Indian Oil Corporation Limited and LanzaTech ave signed a Statement of Intent to construct the world’s first refinery off gas-to-bioethanol production facility in India.


Econic Technologies develops tunable catalyst for CO2 conversion

(Aug 30 2017) The catalyst, developed by a team of British scientists, converts CO2 into polyols, a key building block in polyurethane plastics.


DOE invests $4.8 million in projects to advance beneficial use of CO2

(Aug 10 2017) The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected an additional five projects to receive $4.8 million to investigate novel uses of carbon dioxide captured from coal-fired power plants.


Swayana to introduce LanzaTech technology to South Africa

(Aug 06 2017) Swayana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with LanzaTech to collaborate on developing projects for the production of ethanol and higher value products from waste gases in the ferroalloy and titania smelting sectors.


Photo-activated catalyst grabs CO2 to make ingredients for fuel

(Jul 30 2017) Scientists have developed a light-activated material that can chemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide without generating unwanted byproducts.


New membranes help reduce CO2 emissions

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Twente and the German research centre Jülich are collaborating on developing membranes for an efficient separation of gases, to use for the production of oxygen or hydrogen.


Ancient biology meets modern ingenuity

(Jul 30 2017) The University of Queensland and LanzaTech are studying bacteria that can capture CO2.


Can a "low carbon fuel standard" be a CCS commercial mechanism?

(Jul 30 2017) The UK government announced plans this morning to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from sale from 2040. That's a clear regulatory driver to reduce CO2 emissions from vehicles. Although not everybody will want an electric car. By Karl Jeffery.


Inexpensive and proven water ‘fingerprint’ technique supports deployment of subsurface CO2 storage

(Jul 30 2017) Scottish scientists have found cost-effective and reliable way to monitor the underground storage of carbon dioxide.



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Issue 58 July - Aug 2017

CCS in Australia: Loy Yang post combustion carbon capture PICA pilot plant .. Otway project moves to Phase 3 .. CarbonNet progresses to commercial phase .. Australian carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage: are we there yet? New test campaign at Tec.....


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