Research

Kids Tim Tam slam in the name of science
Kids Tim Tam slam in the name of science 15-Aug-2019

CO2CRC attracted lots of attention at a Science Week event held at Gippsland Tech School, Morwell on 14 August 2019. The kids loved using a Tim Tam to learn how CO2 travels through porous rock (and eating the Tim Tam afterwards!)..

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

Monday 19 August 2019 It was a busy weekend at the Otway facility. Wireline logging operations started late Saturday night on CRC-5 and continued through to Sunday morning. This allowed us to identify the target injection zone and confirm the geological prognosis.   Tuesday..

Improving pore space utilisation
Improving pore space utilisation 18-Jun-2019

For CCS to achieve the required contribution to the Paris Agreement’s aim to keep the global temperature increase from anthropogenic CO2 emissions to 2°C or below, the annual net volume  of CO2 storage needs to increase dramatically. Internationally, this requires a significant increase in CCS i..

Save the date for CO2CRC’s CCUS Symposium 2019
Save the date for CO2CRC’s CCUS Symposium 2019 28-Mar-2019

CO2CRC's CCUS Symposium will be held from 19 – 20 November 2019 at RACV Torquay Resort, Victoria. Program and registration details to come.  For now, be sure to add the date to your diary!  ..

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..

Pulp fiction: What do cucumbers and pulp have in common?
Pulp fiction: What do cucumbers and pulp have in common? 15-Dec-2017

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 ..

CO2CRC’s Otway Stage 3 Project recognised by CSLF
CO2CRC’s Otway Stage 3 Project recognised by CSLF 11-Dec-2017

At the recent Ministerial Meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) in Abu Dhabi, CO2CRC's Otway Stage 3 Project was formally recognised by the CSLF. The Otway Stage 3 CO2 Storage Management and Subsurface M&V Project is the third CO2CRC project to be recognised by the CSLF...

130 metres of core recovered in CO2CRC’s latest research operation
130 metres of core recovered in CO2CRC’s latest research operation 11-May-2017

Last month CO2CRC drilled a 1,667 metre deep well over 30 days at its Otway Research Facility. The team successfully recovered 130 metres of core from the well. The three inch diameter core samples were taken at specified points during the coring operations. A core sample is a cylinder-shaped sect..

Guests view CO2CRC’s latest $45m research project
Guests view CO2CRC’s latest $45m research project 04-May-2017

During April CO2CRC welcomed more than 30 guests to its Otway Research Facility.  The visitors, from the University of Melbourne, Advisian, the Global CCS Institute, Southern Rural Water, Environment Protection Agency, Earth Resources Regulation and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Scien..