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$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground
$5M lab upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground 08-Nov-2016

Monday 7 November 2016 An X-ray microscopy laboratory at The Australian National University (ANU) was officially opened on Monday following a $5 million upgrade to help store carbon dioxide underground. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the CTLab at ANU would be an import..

New facility to create safe carbon storage
New facility to create safe carbon storage 28-Sep-2016

Wednesday 28 September 2016 CO2CRC Limited and The University of Melbourne will today open new $7.56 million emissions reduction laboratories aimed at providing clean, efficient and cost-effective energy for Australia.  Carbon capture and storage enables the capture of carbon dioxide from fuel ..

New carbon capture and storage laboratory opens at Federation University’s Gippsland Campus
New carbon capture and storage laboratory opens at Federation University’s Gippsland Campus 20-Sep-2016

CO2CRC Limited and Federation University Australia will officially open a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) laboratory at Federation University Australia’s Gippsland Campus on Friday 16 September at 3pm. The Hon Darren Chester, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Federal Member for..

The critical role of CCS
The critical role of CCS 16-Sep-2016

An independent report looking at the role Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) could play in reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the UK has been released. Chairman of the Parliamentary Advisory Group on Carbon Capture and Storage, Lord Oxburgh, wrote to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy an..

Policy levers required for business to invest in carbon capture and storage
Policy levers required for business to invest in carbon capture and storage 19-Aug-2016

Australian Energy Ministers are urged to keep their eye on the main goals - to provide safe, reliable and clean energy for Australia and export to the world. A diverse mix of energy technologies will be required to achieve these goals over the long term. As Ministers participating in the COAG En..

Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say
Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say 28-Jul-2016

CO2CRC Chief Executive, Tania Constable, was interviewed for ABC News Radio on 26 July 2016.  She talked about the experiments being undertaken at the Otway Research Facility, to confirm the safety and long-term viability of storing carbon dioxide deep underground. Read the full interview h..

CO2CRC and Canada’s Petroleum Technology Research Centre collaborate to accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage technology
CO2CRC and Canada’s Petroleum Technology Research Centre collaborate to accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage technology 06-Jul-2016

Australian and Canadian carbon capture and storage research leaders have quickly moved to establish a memorandum of understanding where internationally significant projects led by CO2CRC and the Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) will collaborate on a range of technologies to drive down the..

CO2CRC’s experiment safely stores 15,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas in South West Victoria
CO2CRC’s experiment safely stores 15,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas in South West Victoria 06-Apr-2016

After four years in the planning, a major milestone in an experiment to inject, monitor and verify the movement of carbon dioxide (CO2) 1.5 kilometres below the ground has just been completed. CO2CRC and its Australian and international research partners have safely injected 15,000 tonnes of CO2 ..

Carbon storage needed to meet reduction targets: report
Carbon storage needed to meet reduction targets: report 26-Nov-2015

Australia’s most in-depth study into the costs and performance of a range of electricity technologies confirms that carbon capture and storage (CSS) must be considered as a technology enabler and part of our emissions reduction strategy while Australia continues to utilise fossil fuels to 2030. ..