Wood Group Kenny awarded subsea pipeline FEED contract for Peterhead

(Oct 18 2014) Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead CCS project in Aberdeenshire.

Net Power proceeds with demonstration plant

(Oct 16 2014) Net Power, Exelon Corporation, Toshiba and CB&I will build the plant which will test a novel natural gas power generation system.

Sub-seabed CO2 leak experiment shows minimal environmental impact and rapid recovery

(Oct 16 2014) The world-first experiment on a controlled sub-seabed CO2 leak showed minimal impact on wildlife limited to a small area.

CPS Energy agrees new power purchase agreement with Texas Clean Energy Project

(Oct 16 2014) A previous purchase power agreement between Summit Power Group and CPS Energy expired at the end of 2013; the parties have been in negotiations since.

Low cost carbon capture slurry developed

(Oct 16 2014) A new approach to carbon capture uses a mixture of solid and liquid in solution called a "slurry".

TCM releases amine CO2 capture benchmarks

(Oct 12 2014) Technology Centre Mongstad has completed the world’s first open-source, large-scale CO2 capture tests of amine solvent MonoEthanolAmine (MEA) on flue gas from a gas-fired power plant.

UW wins DOE grant for further study of Rock Springs Uplift

(Oct 12 2014) a new grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will allow an interdisciplinary team of University of Wyoming scientists to further study how injecting CO2 into the Rock Springs Uplift would affect underground conditions.

DNV GL releases experimental data on CO2 pipeline design

(Oct 10 2014) DNV GL has made new data available which will help make CO2 pipelines safer and more efficient.

Boundary Dam project launched

(Oct 03 2014) The world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage process on a coal-fired power plant was officially opened at Boundary Dam Power Station in Estevan, Saskatchewan.

Australian industry-led low emissions group

(Oct 03 2014) The industry roundtable will look at reducing emissions from fossil fuel use.

Copper foam turns CO2 into useful chemicals

(Oct 01 2014) Scientists at Brown University’s Center for Capture and Conversion of CO2 have discovered that copper foam could provide a new way of converting excess CO2 into useful industrial chemicals, including formic acid.

Chinese delegation visits the Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage

(Oct 01 2014) The Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage (CICCS) at Heriot-Watt University welcomed a Chinese delegation of the Euro-China Near Zero Emission Coal (NZEC) project on 24 September 2014.

CO2 Solutions announces testing program with EERC

(Sep 29 2014) CO2 Solutions Inc. has signed an agreement with the University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC).

Students discover their inner scientist at Mongstad

(Sep 29 2014) A group of students from Radøy Secondary School near Bergen got to test out life as a scientist as they took part in a CO2degees Education Workshop at TCM.

$5 million ensures continuation of Otway Project

(Sep 15 2014) The Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) has welcomed the announcement by Victoria’s Ministry for Energy and Resources of an additional $5 million for research in CO2 storage at the Otway site.


Issue 40 - July-Aug 2014

CCS in Australia - CarbonNet full-chain CCShub project - Updates from Otway and Callide projects - Funding for the CCS Flagships Program - Demonstrating CCS capture from industrial sources in the UK - CCS in the Netherlands and the future of ROAD - O.....

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