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Kids Tim Tam slam in the name of science
Kids Tim Tam slam in the name of science 15-Aug-2019

CO2CRC attracted lots of attention at a Science Week event held at Gippsland Tech School, Morwell on 14 August 2019. The kids loved using a Tim Tam to learn how CO2 travels through porous rock (and eating the Tim Tam afterwards!)..

First edition of monthly newsletter, CO2CRC Insights, out now
First edition of monthly newsletter, CO2CRC Insights, out now 12-Aug-2019

Check out the first issue of CO2CRC Insights here. This monthly newsletter will keep you updated on CCS in the news, developments in technology and explain an aspect of CCS each month...

CO2CRC appoints Distinguished Scientists
CO2CRC appoints Distinguished Scientists 25-Jul-2019

CO2CRC today announced the appointment of Professors Peter Cook, Kelly Thambimuthu and John Kaldi as Distinguished Scientists at CO2CRC. “We are delighted to formalise appointments with Professors Cook, Thambimuthu and Kaldi. All three have made outstanding contributions to the field of carbon ..

Latest updates on the drilling for CO2CRC’s biggest project to date 22-Jul-2019

Monday 19 August 2019 It was a busy weekend at the Otway facility. Wireline logging operations started late Saturday night on CRC-5 and continued through to Sunday morning. This allowed us to identify the target injection zone and confirm the geological prognosis.   Tuesday..

“Our fixation on renewables narrows the options,” says David Byers in The Australian
“Our fixation on renewables narrows the options,” says David Byers in The Australian 22-Jul-2019

In an opinion piece in The Australian on Thursday 18 July 2019, CO2CRC's CEO, David Byers, discusses how our fixation on renewables narrows the options.  Forty years ago, oil, gas and coal supplied 80 per cent of the world’s energy. Forty years later, hydrocarbons still supply 80 per c..

Work starts at CO2CRC’s Otway National CCS Research Facility Stage 3 Project
Work starts at CO2CRC’s Otway National CCS Research Facility Stage 3 Project 17-Jul-2019

A drilling rig has arrived at CO2CRC’s Otway National CCS Research Facility, located at Nirranda South in south-west Victoria. This weekend it will start drilling four new 1600-metre-deep monitoring wells which will be equipped with the latest technologies in fibre optics sensing and subsurface ga..

Improving pore space utilisation
Improving pore space utilisation 18-Jun-2019

For CCS to achieve the required contribution to the Paris Agreement’s aim to keep the global temperature increase from anthropogenic CO2 emissions to 2°C or below, the annual net volume  of CO2 storage needs to increase dramatically. Internationally, this requires a significant increase in CCS i..

Join us at the 5th Post Combustion Capture Conference, Japan, September 2019
Join us at the 5th Post Combustion Capture Conference, Japan, September 2019 17-Jun-2019

CO2CRC are sponsoring and speaking at the 5th Post Combustion Capture Conference.  This is being held in Kyoto, Japan, from 17-19 September 2019. Find out more and register here. Register before 1 July to receive the early bird rate.     ..

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..