Month: July 2019

CO2CRC appoints Distinguished Scientists
CO2CRC appoints Distinguished Scientists 25-Jul-2019

CO2CRC today announced the appointment of Professors Peter Cook, Kelly Thambimuthu and John Kaldi as Distinguished Scientists at CO2CRC. “We are delighted to formalise appointments with Professors Cook, Thambimuthu and Kaldi. All three have made outstanding contributions to the field of carbon ..

Latest updates on the drilling for CO2CRC’s biggest project to date 22-Jul-2019

Tuesday 1 October 2019 We’ve reached another milestone with the final perforating run successfully completed in the monitoring well, CRC-6. This means we’ve now perforated all five stage 3 wells and avoided any damage to our primary seismic detection cable.  This gives us the best possible o..

“Our fixation on renewables narrows the options,” says David Byers in The Australian
“Our fixation on renewables narrows the options,” says David Byers in The Australian 22-Jul-2019

In an opinion piece in The Australian on Thursday 18 July 2019, CO2CRC's CEO, David Byers, discusses how our fixation on renewables narrows the options.  Forty years ago, oil, gas and coal supplied 80 per cent of the world’s energy. Forty years later, hydrocarbons still supply 80 per c..

Work starts at CO2CRC’s Otway National CCS Research Facility Stage 3 Project
Work starts at CO2CRC’s Otway National CCS Research Facility Stage 3 Project 17-Jul-2019

A drilling rig has arrived at CO2CRC’s Otway National CCS Research Facility, located at Nirranda South in south-west Victoria. This weekend it will start drilling four new 1600-metre-deep monitoring wells which will be equipped with the latest technologies in fibre optics sensing and subsurface ga..