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Researchers win award
Researchers win award 11-Jun-2019

Researchers from Curtin University took out an award at the recent EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers) Annual Conference. Anton Egorov and co-authors received the Louis Cagniard Award for best poster presentation for their poster titled "A Feasibility Study of Time-Lapse..

CCUS: third time lucky for UK?
CCUS: third time lucky for UK? 13-May-2019

UK experts and policymakers agree that carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) will be necessary to meet the UK’s existing climate change targets at least cost, and that the country could not credibly adopt a ‘net zero’ target, in line with the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, without the t..

Students view CO2CRC’s world renowned research facility
Students view CO2CRC’s world renowned research facility 07-May-2019

On Wednesday 1 May students from Monash University and the University of Melbourne took a day trip to CO2CRC's Otway National Research Facility. Located in south-west Victoria, the facility is one of the largest carbon dioxide storage demonstration projects in the world. The students were give..

Save the date for CO2CRC’s research symposium 2019
Save the date for CO2CRC’s research symposium 2019 28-Mar-2019

CO2CRC's Research 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!  ..

Global CCS Institute releases key messages
Global CCS Institute releases key messages 18-Feb-2019

The Global CCS Institute has released key messages which answer common questions, dispel myths and provide facts about CCS.  Find them here. ..

Open day at CO2CRC Otway National Research Facility
Open day at CO2CRC Otway National Research Facility 07-Nov-2018

Saturday 17 November 2018 from 10.30am – 3pm Tour our facility and learn how carbon dioxide can be safely stored geologically to reduce emissions from industry and power generation. There'll be: Guided tours on the hour from 11am Free barista-made coffee A free gourmet barbeque lunch..

Wayne Schwass, former AFL footballer, to share depression battle at Nirranda
Wayne Schwass, former AFL footballer, to share depression battle at Nirranda 20-Jun-2017

AFL great Wayne Schwass will visit Nirranda in south-west Victoria on Thursday 22 June to speak about his mental health challenges. Schwass, who was recruited from South Warrnambool, battled depression during his 15-year, 282-game league career with North Melbourne and Sydney. Sc..

Otway Research Facility becomes a temporary home
Otway Research Facility becomes a temporary home 09-May-2017

CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility was humming with activity throughout March and April as a rig was brought in to drill a new $7.5 million well. The drilling program ran 24 hours a day with crews working 12 hour shifts. An onsite rig camp provided accommodation and sustenance to over 40 highly skil..

Gas industry says it holds key to low emission future with pipe storage
Gas industry says it holds key to low emission future with pipe storage 27-Mar-2017

An article in The Courier Mail says that Australia's vast network of gas pipelines could store up to six billion Tesla Powerwall batteries worth of energy for use when renewable sources are not generating electricity, the gas industry says. A report from a broad collection of companies in the..