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Technology Investment Roadmap identifies carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as a priority low emissions technology
Technology Investment Roadmap identifies carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as a priority low emissions technology 21-May-2020

CO2CRC welcomes the federal government’s embrace of science and technology as the pathway to accelerating low emissions technologies and its identification of CCUS as a priority low emissions technology. CO2CRC Chief Executive, Mr David Byers said that the Technology Investment Roadmap provides..

CO2CRC welcomes Federal Government’s technology neutral approach to support emissions reduction
CO2CRC welcomes Federal Government’s technology neutral approach to support emissions reduction 19-May-2020

CO2CRC welcomes the Federal Government’s response to the recommendations of the King Review including its recognition of the role of carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) in reducing Australia’s carbon emissions. “The Government’s technology neutral approach will enable Australia ..

CO2CRC takes 10 with the International CCS Knowledge Centre 06-May-2020

CO2CRC's CEO David Byers recently participated in the International CCS Knowledge Centre's video series: Lead. Care. Adapt - Take 10. David joined with Dr. Julio Friedmann in the virtual discussion. Dr Friedmann is known as the Carbon Wrangler and is a Senior Research Scholar and Lead of CaMR..

CO2CRC successfully tests new hybrid technology for post combustion capture
CO2CRC successfully tests new hybrid technology for post combustion capture 06-Apr-2020

CO2CRC and the University of Melbourne have conducted a successful trial of a newly developed membrane contactor technology. This could lead to substantial cost reductions in commercial-scale post-combustion capture (PCC) as part of the emissions reduction technology known as carbon capture and stor..

March 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now
March 2020 CO2CRC Insights newsletter out now 06-Apr-2020

Check out the March 2020 issue of CO2CRC Insights here. This month’s newsletter covers: NEWS: IEA warns we must not forget the ‘inescapable challenge’ of reducing emissions despite coronavirus POLICY: Angus Taylor outlines government’s technology investment roadmap INVESTMENT..

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 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..