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Save the date for CO2CRC’s CCUS Symposium 2019
Save the date for CO2CRC’s CCUS Symposium 2019 28-Mar-2019

CO2CRC's CCUS Symposium will be held from 19 – 20 November 2019 at RACV Torquay Resort, Victoria. Program and registration details to come.  For now, be sure to add the date to your diary!  ..

CO2CRC to investigate greenhouse gas emissions reduction in steel manufacturing
CO2CRC to investigate greenhouse gas emissions reduction in steel manufacturing 21-Mar-2019

CO2CRC has been awarded funding to conduct important research into reducing greenhouse gas emissions in steel production. The year-long study has been made possible by a grant from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment (Coal Innovation NSW Fund). The project will explore pathways for red..

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..