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Cancelled – Otway National Research Facility open day
Cancelled – Otway National Research Facility open day 19-Mar-2020

CO2CRC has decided to cancel the Otway National Research Facility open day planned for Saturday 18 April 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.  It's hoped the event will take place in September instead. Keep an eye on this web site for updates...

Industry joins forces to drive investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Australia
Industry joins forces to drive investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Australia 03-Mar-2020

For release on 4 March 2020 CO2CRC is today bringing together leading Australian energy and resources companies and advisory bodies at Australian Parliament House, Canberra. The inaugural CO2CRC CCS Policy Forum will be convened to develop a consensus industry view on a practical CCS policy fram..

Santos joins CO2CRC
Santos joins CO2CRC 02-Mar-2020

CO2CRC is pleased to welcome Santos Limited as its newest member company. CO2CRC CEO, David Byers, said “Santos is an Australian natural gas company and one of the leading LNG producers in the Asia-Pacific region with a strong commitment to a lower carbon future. It has a deep heritage in the C..

February 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now
February 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now 27-Feb-2020

Check out the February 2020 issue of CO2CRC Insights here. This month's newsletter covers: CLEAN ENERGY: Chief Scientist acknowledges critical role for carbon capture and storage POLICY: Morrison backs innovation in emissions battle COOPERATION: Australia and Japan sign agreement o..

CO2CRC talks producing hydrogen from coal on ABC Gippsland’s Breakfast radio program
CO2CRC talks producing hydrogen from coal on ABC Gippsland’s Breakfast radio program 24-Feb-2020

CO2CRC's Chief Operating Officer, Dr Matthias Raab, spoke on ABC Gippsland's Breakfast radio program on Friday 21 February. Matthias discussed CO2CRC's role in the Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) project.  The project is a world first trial into the feasibility of supplying clean hydrogen m..

CO2CRC research delivers insights into migration and monitoring of CO2 stored underground
CO2CRC research delivers insights into migration and monitoring of CO2 stored underground 17-Feb-2020

A CO2CRC research project, the Otway Stage 2C project, has provided important findings into carbon dioxide (CO2) injected deep underground as part of the emissions reduction technology known as carbon capture and storage (CCS). CO2CRC injected 15,000 tonnes of CO2 approximately 1,500 meters under..

Hydrogen refining plant delivered in project to provide clean hydrogen for Japan
Hydrogen refining plant delivered in project to provide clean hydrogen for Japan 13-Feb-2020

CO2CRC has completed the delivery of a hydrogen refining plant to AGL’s Loy Yang facility in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley.   The plant was delivered on trucks in four parts over December and February. The pilot plant has been designed to produce hydrogen from synthetic gas (syngas) produced by..

Australia’s Chief Scientist acknowledges carbon capture and storage is absolutely critical
Australia’s Chief Scientist acknowledges carbon capture and storage is absolutely critical 13-Feb-2020

CO2CRC has welcomed comments by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, at an address to the National Press Club yesterday in which he called for a technology-driven orderly transition to clean energy and the need for carbon capture and storage (CCS), alongside renewables, to decarbonise Aust..

Visit the Otway National Research Facility Open Day – Postponed due to COVID-19
Visit the Otway National Research Facility Open Day – Postponed due to COVID-19 22-Jan-2020

Otway National Research Facility Open Day: Our Open Day planned for April 18 has been cancelled due to COVID-19 We hope you can join us for an event later in 2020. Please call Shelly on 0458 462 063 if you have any questions ..