Teesside Collective blueprint for industrial CCS in the UK

(Jul 01 2015) Teesside Collective in the UK has published a viable end-to-end plan for Europe’s first Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage network.

National Oceanography Centre submarine CO2 leak study released

(Jul 01 2015) The results from the world's first experiment into the realistic simulation of the potential environmental impact of a submarine CO2 leakage have been published.

Jacobs providing technical advice to support DECC’s CCS Commercialisation Programme

(Jun 25 2015) Jacobs Engineering Group's Consultancy business has been awarded a contract by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to provide technical advisory services to DECC’s Office of Carbon Capture & Storage (OCCS).

Amber Rudd: White Rose / Peterhead FID “Last quarter 2015”

(Jun 25 2015) UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Amber Rudd says she expects Final Investment Decision from the companies involved in White Rose and Peterhead CCS projects in the last quarter of 2015, and the government to mak...

Can we calculate CCS ROI using just the CO2 emission reduction graph?

(Jun 24 2015) Can we make a helpful estimate of what return on investment an investor would get on a CCS investment today, based on knowing the reduction in emission that country wants to make, and various assumptions?

ETI seeks partners for power with CCS concept

(Jun 21 2015) The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is seeking co-venturers to develop an investable concept for major new power generation capacity fitted with carbon capture and storage.

CO2 EOR gives 7x returns

(Jun 19 2015) UK CO2 EOR gives “7x financial multiplier” back to the UK economy based on money invested by the UK [government] Treasury, according to a Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage study, which also looked at public perception, viabilit...

CCS needs greater investment

(Jun 16 2015) Current investment levels in carbon capture and storage need to be increased for the technology to play its part in tackling climate change, finds two reports.

EU needs to increase CCS investment to meet climate targets

(Jun 16 2015) European Union countries need to significantly increase investments in CCS and show much greater urgency and determination to develop and deploy the technology, according to a new report.

CO2-EOR in the North Sea can accelerate CCS

(Jun 16 2015) Linking the development of enhanced oil recovery in the North Sea to low-carbon electricity can bring significant benefits to the wider UK economy while accelerating carbon storage and providing the most cost-effective pathway to...

IEA Clean Coal Centre report looks at microalgae for CO2 capture from flue gas

(Jun 16 2015) A new IEA CCC report looks at whether microalgae can be used to remove CO2 from the flue gas of coal-fired power plant.

Fabricom and CCS TLM partner on CCS consultancy

(Jun 12 2015) CCS TLM and Fabricom have formed a strategic alliance to deliver integrated, full value chain services and solutions to the CCS sector.

Oil and gas majors call for carbon pricing

(Jun 07 2015) BG Group, BP, Eni, Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil and Total called to governments around the world and to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce carbon pricing systems.

DNV releases data to enhance CO2 pipeline safety

(Jun 07 2015) The DNV GL led CO2PIPETRANS joint industry project (JIP) has just released a third batch of valuable experimental data that will greatly assist in the design process of CO2 pipelines.

AGL and Air Liquide partner to reduce carbon emissions

(Jun 07 2015) AGL Energy Limited (AGL) has partnered with Air Liquide to recover carbon dioxide at its Torrens Island power station site in Adelaide.


Issue 45 - May-June 2015

CCS in Canada: CCUS technology breakthroughs at the University of Regina, Aquistore begins CO2 commissioning, CMC Research Institutes’ Field Research station, Alberta keeps its place at the forefront of CCS deployment. EPRI’s Carbon Capture Technolog.....

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