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 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..
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..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
CO2CRC’s largest emissions reduction research project has kicked-off this week in Nirranda South, Western Victoria. The first stage of a $42 million carbon capture and storage (CCS) project will commence with the drilling of a new appraisal well at CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility. The projec..