Summit Carbon Solutions develops 'world's largest' CCS project

(Feb 22 2021) Summit Carbon Solutions will lower the carbon footprint of biorefineries and other carbon dioxide emission sources throughout the Midwestern region of the United States.

Swansea University and Hanson collaborate on green hydrogen demo

(Feb 22 2021) Researchers at the Energy Safety Research Institute at Swansea University have installed a green hydrogen demonstration unit at Hanson’s Regen GGBS plant in Port Talbot, South Wales.

Europe needs to change course to hit 2030 emissions target

(Feb 22 2021) The base case forecast of a Wood Mackenzie report, ‘Fast and furious: Europe’s race to slash emissions by 2030’, sees the EU falling short of its goal, delivering only a 46% reduction over 1990 levels.

Qatar Petroleum world's largest LNG project includes substantial CCS

(Feb 22 2021) The North Field East Project's CCS system will integrate with a wider CCS scheme in Ras Laffan, which will be one of the largest in the world.

ENGIE and Equinor join forces in the development of low-carbon hydrogen

(Feb 18 2021) The partners will investigate the production and market potential for hydrogen from natural gas whereby the CO2 will be captured and stored permanently offshore.

AGR signs agreement with Gassnova for Longship CCUS project

(Feb 17 2021) AGR will act as technical advisors to Gassnova by offering technical expertise across geoscience, reservoir, drilling and well engineering disciplines in addition to facilities and cost engineering.

New mix could double concrete’s carbon uptake

(Feb 17 2021) Purdue University engineers discovered that adding only small amounts of nano-titanium dioxide nearly doubles concrete’s absorption of CO2.

Kobe Steel verifies CO2 reduction process

(Feb 16 2021) The results indicate that the technology can reduce CO2 emissions from blast furnaces by approximately 20% compared to a conventional method.

LafargeHolcim and Schlumberger New Energy join for CCS project

(Feb 11 2021) The two companies will study the feasibility of capturing carbon from two LafargeHolcim cement plants, based in Europe and North America, using Schlumberger’s carbon sequestration technologies.

Veolia and Carbon Clean to start first carbon capture trials in UK Energy Recovery Facilities

(Feb 07 2021) The companies have been working in partnership for four years, and the new joint project will investigate how the technology can work effectively on Energy from Waste (EfW) plants.

Measurement needs to enable Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage

(Feb 07 2021) The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) report, ‘Energy Transition: Measurement needs for carbon capture usage and storage,’ outlines crucial measurement needs and challenges that will require addressing.

CCSA welcomes new staff member Olivia Powis as Head of UK Office

(Feb 07 2021) Olivia joins the CCSA from the National Infrastructure Commission, where she worked as Senior Policy Advisor for just under two years.

Svante raises $75 Million to decarbonize cement and hydrogen production

(Feb 07 2021) Svante has successfully closed a $75 million equity financing, the largest private investment into point source carbon capture globally to date.

Viridor joins Carbon Capture and Storage Association in sector first

(Feb 07 2021) Viridor has become the first in the waste recycling sector to join the Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA), emphasising the company’s commitment to pursuing net zero goals.

Subsea 7 Norway and Aibel win Northern Lights contracts

(Feb 07 2021) The contracts are for pipelaying and subsea installation and a subsea control system located on the Oseberg A platform.


Issue 78 - Nov - Dec 2020

CCUS in Asia: Japan’s Tomakomai project - achievements and future outlook .. China’s policy framework to achieve ‘historic ambition’ of net-zero emissions Norway launches £2.1 billion ‘Longship’ project .. Rystad: Europe could see $35 billion in CCS.....