U.S. DOE awards $20 million to help States deploy CCS

(Oct 17 2021) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $20 million in funding to four projects working to accelerate the regional deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS).


DTU researchers are testing new carbon capture method

(Oct 17 2021) Carbon capture today is mainly based on chemicals in liquid form. Now, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are testing carbon capture in a solid material.


Piñon Midstream CCS facility in New Mexico fully operational

(Oct 15 2021) The Dark Horse greenfield sour gas treating and carbon capture facility and its associated pipelines, compressor stations, and acid gas sequestration infrastructure were placed into service with the initial capacity fully subscribed.


Large-scale direct air capture to fuel plant planned for British Columbia

(Oct 15 2021) The facility will capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and is expected to produce up to 100 million litres of ultra-low carbon fuel each year


$4.5 Billion blue hydrogen clean energy complex in Louisiana

(Oct 15 2021) Air Products will build, own and operate the project, which will produce over 750 million standard cubic feet per day of blue hydrogen in Ascension Parish, Louisiana.


Maersk Drilling preferred contractor for Greensand project

(Oct 15 2021) In extension of its commitment to participating in Phase 2 of the Greensand offshore carbon storage project, Maersk Drilling has entered a framework agreement with the Nini Joint Venture.


University of Edinburgh launches fifth run of online CCS course

(Oct 15 2021) Leading up to COP26 later this month, the fifth run of the popular, free online course will offer insights into one of our most promising climate technologies.


UKCCSRC receives funding for new Network+ programme

(Oct 14 2021) The UK CCS Research Centre has received funding from the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), as part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Energy Programme.


Critical decarbonization technologies need 10x investment says WEF report

(Oct 14 2021) Innovative, early-stage technologies like hydrogen-based fuels, carbon capture and bioenergy are in urgent need of funding to scale globally and help organizations hit zero emission targets says a World Economic Forum report.


Use of natural gas will decline if we are to achieve 1.5°C

(Oct 14 2021) A review from Imperial College also concluded that carbon capture and storage (CCS) will be vital to achieving climate goals while still using natural gas.


Secretary of State highlights importance of CCUS at CCUS 2021

(Oct 13 2021) Speaking at the CCUS 2021 annual conference, UK Secretary of State Kwasi Kwarteng gave a keynote speech emphasising the vital role that CCUS will play in delivering the UK’s net zero target.


OGA grants carbon storage licence to Harbour Energy

(Oct 12 2021) The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded a carbon dioxide appraisal and storage licence to Harbour Energy.


Northern Lights awards CO2 carrier ship contract

(Oct 12 2021) Northern Lights has awarded contracts for building of two dedicated CO2 carriers to Dalian Shipbuilding Industry.


Scottish Cluster supports project to store CO2 emissions at Peterhead

(Oct 12 2021) Project Cavendish aims to establish a 700MW low carbon hydrogen production facility based in the Thames Estuary and is looking to use the Acorn CO2 transport and storage system by early 2027.


Global Status of CCS 2021

(Oct 12 2021) The Global CCS Institute's flagship report finds that the CCS project pipeline is growing more robustly than ever but deployment needs to be rapidly accelerated further.



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Issue 82 - July - Aug 2021

CCUS in Australia: Carbon Capture absorbent development at CSIRO Energy .. Santos CEO calls on Australia to be ‘CCS superpower’ .. Australia invests $50 million in six projects Mitsubishi: enabling the future of CCUS on the route to Net Zero .. Incr.....