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..
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..
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..
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 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..
CO2CRC announced today that it has made a final investment decision to proceed with its $45 million Otway Stage 3 Monitoring and Verification Project at the Otway National Research Facility in south-west Victoria. The decision follows the successful finalisation of all project-related technical and ..
UK experts and policymakers agree that carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) will be necessary to meet the UK’s existing climate change targets at least cost, and that the country could not credibly adopt a ‘net zero’ target, in line with the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, without the t..
Statement from David Byers, Chief Executive Officer, CO2CRC Cutting-edge scientific instrumentation will be deployed in Gippsland this week as part of a new approach to achieving pinpoint accuracy in measuring greenhouse gas emissions (primarily carbon dioxide) in the region. The deployment of..
On Wednesday 1 May students from Monash University and the University of Melbourne took a day trip to CO2CRC's Otway National Research Facility. Located in south-west Victoria, the facility is one of the largest carbon dioxide storage demonstration projects in the world. The students were give..