CO2QUEST Forum on Recent Developments of CCS Implementation

(Aug 03 2015) CO2QUEST is co-organising the 2nd International Forum on Recent Developments of CCS Implementation workshop with EC FP7 project IMPACTS.

IEAGHG technical review on regional CCS implementation

(Aug 03 2015) A new study aims to characterise key countries and regions worldwide where CCS could play an important part of mitigation efforts, based on national circumstances and priorities.

Obama to announce carbon pollution standards for power plants

(Aug 03 2015) President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will release the final Clean Power Plan, a historic step in the Obama Administration’s fight against climate change.

How can the UK decarbonise industry?

(Jul 24 2015) The UK has put together plans for eight of its most energy intensive industries to decarbonise by 2050. But the plans need to avoid making UK industry uncompetitive with plants in other parts of the world

U.S. DOE selects projects for funding

(Jul 18 2015) The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected four projects to receive funding through NETL’s Carbon Storage program.

CO2 Solutions reports initial results from pilot

(Jul 18 2015) The demonstration of enzyme-based CO2 capture technology has performed in line with expectations.

Heat buckyballs to help environment

(Jul 18 2015) Rice University scientists have published a new study that shows how chemical changes affect the abilities of enhanced buckyballs to confine greenhouse gases.

Alberta's CCS Carbon Offset Protocol Published

(Jul 18 2015) Alberta has published the world's first carbon offset policy for CCS.

CO2 geological storage project enters final phase

(Jul 11 2015) The final phase of a project on the geological storage of carbon dioxide at Ketzin/Havel has started with the abandonment of the first of five wellbores.

UK business school backs US-China CCS partnership

(Jul 11 2015) The University of Edinburgh Business School is placing its academic expertise at the heart of a new agreement between industry and academic partners in the US and China, to support the development of new carbon capture, utilisati...

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?


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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