TCM shares expertise with ROAD

(Feb 12 2016) Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) and SINTEF shared some important lessons learned with the key project partners in Holland's planned fullscale CCS project, ROAD.


Carbon dioxide stored underground can find multiple ways to escape

(Feb 12 2016) Multiple escape pathways exist due to chemical reactions between carbon dioxide, water, rocks and cement from abandoned wells, according to Penn State researchers.


President’s FY 2017 budget requests $170.3 million for carbon capture R&D

(Feb 11 2016) President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget includes $878 million for the Office of Fossil Energy.


Future of carbon capture and storage in the UK inquiry

(Feb 10 2016) UK Parliament has released a critical report looking at the future of CCS in light of the Government's cancellation of CCS funding.


Inaugural Legal Fellow appointed by Global CCS Institute

(Feb 05 2016) International experts are being recruited to help advance CCS in Asia Pacific, with the introduction of a CCS Fellowship Programme by the Global CCS Institute.


BHP Billiton and SaskPower Establish Carbon Capture and Storage Knowledge Centre

(Feb 05 2016) BHP Billiton will contribute C$4 million per year for five years to fund the Knowledge Centre, which will operate as a not-For-profit Canadian Corporation in Regina, Saskatchewan.


Fifth carbon budget allows for greater ambition set out in Paris Agreement

(Jan 29 2016) The UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) leaves the targets unchanged after COP21.


£40 per household now or £200 per household each year from 2050

(Jan 29 2016) Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage Director Stuart Haszeldine says the failure to deliver CCS will have wide and costly consequences across the UK economy.


NETL capture tech used in commercial biomass conversion

(Jan 22 2016) The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has granted a license for two patented sorbent technologies that capture CO2 from streams of mixed gases.


Nurturing a market for waste CO2

(Jan 21 2016) A pilot project on the University of Illinois campus will explore methods to capture carbon dioxide from the gas- and coal-fired Abbott power plant.


What next for CCS, and why it still matters

(Jan 13 2016) Matthew Billson, Co-Programme Director of Energy 2050 at the University of Sheffield and former Head of CCS Strategy at DECC takes a look at where CCS in the UK is heading after the axing of £1bn funding.


CCEMC Grand Challenge deadline extended

(Jan 12 2016) The second round of the $35 million CCEMC Grand Challenge is now open for submissions until 5 p.m. ET February 1, 2016.


Global learning needed to save CCS

(Jan 11 2016) David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School says global learning is needed to save carbon capture and storage from being abandoned.


$2.5m for Notre Dame study into ionic liquids

(Jan 08 2016) Joan Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant.


Aquistore receives $2.5M in US DOE funding for monitoring

(Jan 07 2016) The funds will be used to develop an intelligent CO2 monitoring system.



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Issue 48 - Nov-Dec 2015

CCS in Asia: China’s low carbon policy objectives and international CCS project collaborations .. CCS projects and research in Taiwan and South Korea Special report from the Dutch CCS Symposium - Global status of CCS: 2015 and World Energy Outlook .....


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