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Well construction complete as part of research to improve knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour
Well construction complete as part of research to improve knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour 12-Mar-2019

Statement from David Byers, Chief Executive Officer, CO2CRC Well construction and logging has been successfully completed as part of a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility at Nirranda South in Victoria. This is a key milestone in the new Predictio..

Global CCS Institute releases key messages
Global CCS Institute releases key messages 18-Feb-2019

The Global CCS Institute has released key messages which answer common questions, dispel myths and provide facts about CCS.  Find them here. ..

Improving our knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour
Improving our knowledge of stored carbon dioxide behaviour 12-Feb-2019

Statement from David Byers, Chief Executive Officer, CO2CRC An important milestone was reached last Friday with the beginning of drilling, coring and wireline logging operations on a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at CO2CRC’s Otway Research Facility at Nirranda South in Victoria. ..

Open day at CO2CRC Otway National Research Facility
Open day at CO2CRC Otway National Research Facility 07-Nov-2018

Saturday 17 November 2018 from 10.30am – 3pm Tour our facility and learn how carbon dioxide can be safely stored geologically to reduce emissions from industry and power generation. There'll be: Guided tours on the hour from 11am Free barista-made coffee A free gourmet barbeque lunch..

Carbon capture and storage moves to centre stage
Carbon capture and storage moves to centre stage 30-Oct-2018

Unrealistic expectations about the feasibility of a 100% renewables future carry the risk of skewing public debate and could lead to a massive and costly misallocation of time and resources, according to Mr David Byers, CEO of Australia’s leading CCS research organisation, CO2CRC Limited, and co-C..

CCS – A vital energy game changer
CCS – A vital energy game changer 30-Oct-2018

The reason why massive investment in carbon capture and geological storage (CCS) is vital to achieving deep cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide has been emphasised this week by the release of the 2018 IPCC Special Report on projected impacts of global warming of 1.5° C above pre-industrial levels. ..

Carbon capture and storage a cost-effective option for Australia to reduce emissions and meet Paris targets
Carbon capture and storage a cost-effective option for Australia to reduce emissions and meet Paris targets 01-Oct-2018

Australia can cost effectively reduce its CO₂ emissions and get closer to its Paris climate change commitments by including carbon capture and storage in its mitigation strategy, according to organisers of the premier international technical conference on carbon capture and storage (CCS) to be hel..

Mr David Byers appointed CO2CRC Chief Executive
Mr David Byers appointed CO2CRC Chief Executive 19-Jun-2018

Statement from Martin Ferguson, Chair CO2CRC CO2CRC Chairman and former federal Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Byers as the CO2CRC’s new Chief Executive, effective 23 July 2018. David has extensive experience in the reso..

CO2CRC provides evidence to senate committee in support of expanding funding to CCS
CO2CRC provides evidence to senate committee in support of expanding funding to CCS 30-Apr-2018

In both its written submission and evidence provided to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee into the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Amendment (Carbon Capture and Storage) Bill, CO2CRC provided strong financial, scientific and environmental reasoning why the exclusion on..