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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..

Finkel Review enables carbon capture and storage
Finkel Review enables carbon capture and storage 13-Jun-2017

Australia’s leader in carbon capture and storage research, CO2CRC, applauds the Finkel Review as a pragmatic approach to energy security and emissions reduction, that sees an expanded role for carbon capture and storage. “The report goes a long way to level the playing field for all low emiss..

CO2CRC feature in energy special on ABC’s Q&A
CO2CRC feature in energy special on ABC’s Q&A 13-Jun-2017

CO2CRC staff attended the ABC's Q&A program on Monday 12 June 2017.  Dr Max Watson, Robert Hilkes, Fiona Koelmeyer and Justine Loe had front row seats at the program's special on Australia's energy future. CO2CRC posed two questions to the panel. Max asked "The International Energy A..

Commonwealth legislation to support financing of CCS
Commonwealth legislation to support financing of CCS 30-May-2017

CO2CRC welcomes today’s announcement by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, Commonwealth Minister for the Environment and Energy, that carbon capture and storage (CCS) will now be eligible for funding by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). Until now the CEFC Act considered carbon capture and sto..

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..

Visit us at APPEA
Visit us at APPEA 11-May-2017

Be sure to visit the CO2CRC stand at APPEA, on at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 14-17 May.  You'll find us near Industry Display A and Catering Station 1, where you see the CO2CRC logo below. Come and talk to us about our latest research, aimed at reducing long-term monitoring ..

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..

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..

Reducing carbon emissions will take a global effort, UK and Australia renew their commitment.
Reducing carbon emissions will take a global effort, UK and Australia renew their commitment. 04-May-2017

Australia and the UK renew their efforts on carbon capture and storage (CCS) research, to advance the technologies which can prevent carbon dioxide produced from energy generation and heavy industrial processes from reaching the atmosphere and are vital to the global effort of reducing CO2 emissions..