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CO2CRC to investigate greenhouse gas emissions reduction in steel manufacturing
CO2CRC to investigate greenhouse gas emissions reduction in steel manufacturing 21-Mar-2019

CO2CRC has been awarded funding to conduct important research into reducing greenhouse gas emissions in steel production. The year-long study has been made possible by a grant from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment (Coal Innovation NSW Fund). The project will explore pathways for red..

Well construction complete as part of research to improve knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour
Well construction complete as part of research to improve knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour 12-Mar-2019

Statement from David Byers, Chief Executive Officer, CO2CRC Well construction and logging has been successfully completed as part of a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility at Nirranda South in Victoria. This is a key milestone in the new Predictio..

Improving our knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour
Improving our knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour 12-Feb-2019

Statement from David Byers, Chief Executive Officer, CO2CRC An important milestone was reached last Friday with the beginning of drilling, coring and wireline logging operations on a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility at Nirranda South in Victoria. ..

Carbon capture and storage moves to centre stage
Carbon capture and storage moves to centre stage 30-Oct-2018

Unrealistic expectations about the feasibility of a 100% renewables future carry the risk of skewing public debate and could lead to a massive and costly misallocation of time and resources, according to Mr David Byers, CEO of Australia’s leading CCS research organisation, CO2CRC Limited, and co-C..

CCS – A vital energy game changer
CCS – A vital energy game changer 30-Oct-2018

The reason why massive investment in carbon capture and geological storage (CCS) is vital to achieving deep cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide has been emphasised this week by the release of the 2018 IPCC Special Report on projected impacts of global warming of 1.5° C above pre-industrial levels. ..

Carbon capture and storage a cost-effective option for Australia to reduce emissions and meet Paris targets
Carbon capture and storage a cost-effective option for Australia to reduce emissions and meet Paris targets 01-Oct-2018

Australia can cost effectively reduce its CO₂ emissions and get closer to its Paris climate change commitments by including carbon capture and storage in its mitigation strategy, according to organisers of the premier international technical conference on carbon capture and storage (CCS) to be hel..

Mr David Byers appointed CO2CRC Chief Executive
Mr David Byers appointed CO2CRC Chief Executive 19-Jun-2018

Statement from Martin Ferguson, Chair CO2CRC CO2CRC Chairman and former federal Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Byers as the CO2CRC’s new Chief Executive, effective 23 July 2018. David has extensive experience in the reso..

CO2CRC provides evidence to senate committee in support of expanding funding to CCS
CO2CRC provides evidence to senate committee in support of expanding funding to CCS 30-Apr-2018

In both its written submission and evidence provided to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee into the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill, CO2CRC provided strong financial, scientific and environmental reasoning why the exclusion on..

CO2CRC receives funding for NSW capture research
CO2CRC receives funding for NSW capture research 25-Aug-2017

CO2CRC has won a competitive $1.2m grant from the NSW government’s Coal Innovation Fund. The money will be used to develop cost effective carbon capture technology at the Vales Point power station in NSW. “The funding will enable us to work with the University of Melbourne to combine the adva..