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International CCS conference is coming to Melbourne
International CCS conference is coming to Melbourne 01-Mar-2018

The 14th international conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, known as GHGT-14, is coming to Australia. The event, held every two years in a different country, is the main global forum to discuss the latest developments in CCS. The Melbourne Convention Centre will host the event from 22-..

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...

Something for everyone at Otway National Research Facility Open Day
Something for everyone at Otway National Research Facility Open Day 23-Nov-2017

Close to 100 people attended CO2CRC's Otway National Research Facility open day on Saturday 18 November 2017.  In beautiful sunny conditions they learnt about the role the facility is playing in building a low emissions future for Australia and the world through carbon capture and storage (CCS..

Pioneer in Storage Research Named as Inaugural Winner of the John Tyndall Award
Pioneer in Storage Research Named as Inaugural Winner of the John Tyndall Award 08-Nov-2017

Curtin University researcher, Associate Professor Roman Pevzner has won the CO2CRC 2017 John Tyndall Award for Excellence in CCS Research. Professor Pevzner, science leader of the Otway Stage 2C project, received the award for pushing the boundaries of CO2 monitoring, by detecting less than 5,000..

Open day at Otway Research Facility
Open day at Otway Research Facility 11-Sep-2017

Saturday 18 November 2017 from 10.30am – 3pm At its Otway National Research Facility CO2CRC is working to build a low emissions future for Australia and the world through carbon capture and storage (CCS). Come and find out why CCS is vital for reliable and affordable electricity for Australian..

CO2CRC helps bring AFL legend to Nirranda
CO2CRC helps bring AFL legend to Nirranda 07-Sep-2017

As part of its commitment to the communities of Nirranda and Nirranda South, CO2CRC joined with Origin Energy in June to bring Former AFL footballer Wayne Schwass to share his challenges with depression. Schwass, who was recruited from South Warrnambool, battled the illness during his 15-year, 2..

CO2CRC receives funding for NSW capture research
CO2CRC receives funding for NSW capture research 25-Aug-2017

CO2CRC has won a competitive $1.2m grant from the NSW government’s Coal Innovation Fund. The money will be used to develop cost effective carbon capture technology at the Vales Point power station in NSW. “The funding will enable us to work with the University of Melbourne to combine the adva..

Corangamite councillors visit Otway Research Facility
Corangamite councillors visit Otway Research Facility 17-Aug-2017

On 15 August 2017 councillors from Corangamite Shire Council visited CO2CRC's Otway Research Facility. Mayor Jo Beard and councillors Lesley Brown and Bev McArthur were shown around the facility by CO2CRC's Community Liaison Officer, Shelly Murrell. The councillors were able to view first-h..