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..
In Quebec, Canada you can find the answer: Carbon Capture and Utilization. Three companies are working together to reduce CO2 emissions and increase crop yields. The Resolute Forest Projects mill, which produces a diverse range of products, including pulp, wood products, tissue paper, news print ..
23 February 2017 The executive director of the International Energy Agency has called on Australia to become a world leader in CCS technology. Dr Fatih Birol is in Australia this week and met with the Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, in Canberra on Wednesday m..
In an interview on the ABC's Insiders program on Sunday 19 February 2017, Energy and Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg, described CCS as "absolutely critical". Minister Frydenberg said that the government was focused on energy security and affordability, while accepting that we're moving to ..
With the reliability of the energy sector being questioned following recent blackouts in South Australia and high temperatures in New South Wales, CEO of CO2CRC, Tania Constable, has stated that power shortages demonstrate a need to explore alternative options, and not just renewables, to provide c..
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..
Congratulations to Professor John Kaldi, CO2CRC’s Chief Scientist. The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) has announced John as the recipient of its AAPG House of Delegates Distinguished Service Award ‐ 2016. Read more about John, an accomplished explorer, educator and scient..
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..
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 ..