ADNOC and Eni collaborate on CCUS development

(Jan 21 2020) The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed a strategic framework agreement with Italy’s energy company, Eni, to explore new opportunities for collaboration in carbon capture utilization and storage.

New screening processes will help accelerate carbon capture research

(Jan 19 2020) University of Alberta researchers are helping make carbon capture more efficient, screening 120,000 carbon capturing solids in hours—instead of thousands of years.

Atkins report calls for energy ‘sea change’ to achieve UK Net Zero

(Jan 19 2020) The government’s Net Zero 2050 target won’t be achieved without substantial changes to the UK’s energy mix including an urgent boost to CCS.

Standardized testing eliminates amine-based CCS barriers

(Jan 13 2020) The International CCS Knowledge Centre is in the process of developing a skid – a portable testing apparatus, that is expected to be ready to launch in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Norway budget proposes 628 million NOK for CCS

(Jan 09 2020) The Government of Norway has continued its commitment to CCS and a full scale CO2 capture, transport and storage project.

Consortium studies feasibility of capturing and storing CO2 from Colorado cement plant

(Jan 07 2020) Svante, LafargeHolcim, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Total have launched a joint study to assess the viability and design of a commercial-scale carbon-capture facility at the Holcim Portland Cement Plant in Colorado.

Liquid Wind secures EU funding for CO2 to fuel technology

(Jan 06 2020) The company will convert waste carbon dioxide (using carbon capture) and renewable electricity into renewable liquid fuel, e-methanol, providing a viable and cost-effective alternative to fossil-origin fuels particularly for ship...

Addressing committed emissions in both US and China requires carbon capture and storage

(Jan 05 2020) In a Viewpoint Article recently published in Environmental Science & Technology, Haibo Zhai outlines how the U.S. and China, the world's two largest emitters, should address their committed emissions.

Offshore energy integration key to UK net zero target

(Jan 05 2020) Innovative partnering between oil and gas, renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture can accelerate energy transition says UK Oil and Gas Authority report.

Capturing CO2 from trucks and reducing their emissions by 90%

(Jan 02 2020) Researchers at EPFL have patented a new concept that could cut trucks’ CO2 emissions by almost 90%.

A long, hard look underground is required to reach net zero says report

(Dec 16 2019) Advances and investment in geothermal energy, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) are “critical” to moving the UK towards its target, according to a new report published in Petroleum Geoscience.

New material design tops carbon capture from wet flue gases

(Dec 15 2019) Chemical engineers at EPFL have designed a material that can capture carbon dioxide from wet flue gasses better than current commercial materials.

UW Energy Resources Council seeks proposals for coal CCS pilot

(Dec 15 2019) The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) is seeking proposals from research and technology providers for a coal-based pilot project capturing at least 75% Co2.

ArcelorMittal Europe sets target to cut carbon emissions by 30% by 2030

(Dec 15 2019) The target is in line with an ambition announced in May this year to be carbon neutral in Europe by 2050 to contribute to the European Commission’s Green Deal.

Research shows ramping up carbon capture could be key to mitigating climate change

(Dec 15 2019) A study from the University of Texas at Austin makes the case that trapping emissions underground could go a long way toward solving the problem.


Issue 72 - Nov - Dec 2019

CCUS in Asia - Decarbonisation of Indian industry: Transitioning to a sustainable, low-carbon economy .. Dalmia Cement and Carbon Clean Solutions build carbon capture plant Siemens and Evonik convert CO2 to fuel using bacteria .. Putting CO2 to Use.....

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