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NERA and CO2CRC announce industry-led project to reduce emissions and unlock Australia’s energy potential through long-term CCUS solution
NERA and CO2CRC announce industry-led project to reduce emissions and unlock Australia’s energy potential through long-term CCUS solution 31-Jul-2020

NERA (National Energy Resources Australia) and CO2CRC have announced a new landmark study into Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) to assist the nation’s energy resources sector reduce CO₂ emissions while securing Australia’s energy future. The study is being undertaken in two p..

CO2CRC welcomes bipartisan support for Carbon Capture and Storage.
CO2CRC welcomes bipartisan support for Carbon Capture and Storage. 24-Jun-2020

CO2CRC welcomes Federal Labor’s support for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a key technology for reducing Australia’s carbon emissions while maintaining economic prosperity. CO2CRC Chairman, Martin Ferguson AM said: “The Federal Labor Party’s support for methodologies for the gene..

Technology Investment Roadmap identifies carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as a priority low emissions technology
Technology Investment Roadmap identifies carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as a priority low emissions technology 21-May-2020

CO2CRC welcomes the federal government’s embrace of science and technology as the pathway to accelerating low emissions technologies and its identification of CCUS as a priority low emissions technology. CO2CRC Chief Executive, Mr David Byers said that the Technology Investment Roadmap provides..

CO2CRC welcomes Federal Government’s technology neutral approach to support emissions reduction
CO2CRC welcomes Federal Government’s technology neutral approach to support emissions reduction 19-May-2020

CO2CRC welcomes the Federal Government’s response to the recommendations of the King Review including its recognition of the role of carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) in reducing Australia’s carbon emissions. “The Government’s technology neutral approach will enable Australia ..

CO2CRC successfully tests new hybrid technology for post combustion capture
CO2CRC successfully tests new hybrid technology for post combustion capture 06-Apr-2020

CO2CRC and the University of Melbourne have conducted a successful trial of a newly developed membrane contactor technology. This could lead to substantial cost reductions in commercial-scale post-combustion capture (PCC) as part of the emissions reduction technology known as carbon capture and stor..

Industry joins forces to drive investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Australia
Industry joins forces to drive investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Australia 03-Mar-2020

For release on 4 March 2020 CO2CRC is today bringing together leading Australian energy and resources companies and advisory bodies at Australian Parliament House, Canberra. The inaugural CO2CRC CCS Policy Forum will be convened to develop a consensus industry view on a practical CCS policy fram..

Santos joins CO2CRC 02-Mar-2020

CO2CRC is pleased to welcome Santos Limited as its newest member company. CO2CRC CEO, David Byers, said “Santos is an Australian natural gas company and one of the leading LNG producers in the Asia-Pacific region with a strong commitment to a lower carbon future. It has a deep heritage in the C..

CO2CRC research delivers insights into migration and monitoring of CO2 stored underground
CO2CRC research delivers insights into migration and monitoring of CO2 stored underground 17-Feb-2020

A CO2CRC research project, the Otway Stage 2C project, has provided important findings into carbon dioxide (CO2) injected deep underground as part of the emissions reduction technology known as carbon capture and storage (CCS). CO2CRC injected 15,000 tonnes of CO2 approximately 1,500 meters under..

Hydrogen refining plant delivered in project to provide clean hydrogen for Japan
Hydrogen refining plant delivered in project to provide clean hydrogen for Japan 13-Feb-2020

CO2CRC has completed the delivery of a hydrogen refining plant to AGL’s Loy Yang facility in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley.   The plant was delivered on trucks in four parts over December and February. The pilot plant has been designed to produce hydrogen from synthetic gas (syngas) produced by..