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The critical role of CCS
The critical role of CCS 16-Sep-2016

An independent report looking at the role Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) could play in reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the UK has been released. Chairman of the Parliamentary Advisory Group on Carbon Capture and Storage, Lord Oxburgh, wrote to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy an..

Policy levers required for business to invest in carbon capture and storage
Policy levers required for business to invest in carbon capture and storage 19-Aug-2016

Australian Energy Ministers are urged to keep their eye on the main goals - to provide safe, reliable and clean energy for Australia and export to the world. A diverse mix of energy technologies will be required to achieve these goals over the long term. As Ministers participating in the COAG En..

CO2CRC, UKCCSRC, & NCCS to host reception at GHGT-13, the major CCS conference for 2016
CO2CRC, UKCCSRC, & NCCS to host reception at GHGT-13, the major CCS conference for 2016 02-Aug-2016

GHGT-13, the 13th conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT) will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland from 14 to 18 November 2016. As part of the event CO2CRC, and co-hosts UKCSSRC and Norway CCS (NCCS), will hold a reception for Academic Members, Associate Members, linked projects and ..

Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say
Greenhouse gas emissions can be stored underground for 1,000 years, researchers say 28-Jul-2016

CO2CRC Chief Executive, Tania Constable, was interviewed for ABC News Radio on 26 July 2016.  She talked about the experiments being undertaken at the Otway Research Facility, to confirm the safety and long-term viability of storing carbon dioxide deep underground. Read the full interview h..

Congratulations SaskPower on capturing one million tonnes of CO2
Congratulations SaskPower on capturing one million tonnes of CO2 22-Jul-2016

On 20 July 2016, SaskPower captured their one millionth tonne of CO2 at the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project in Canada. CO2CRC’s Chief Scientist, John Kaldi, was present on the day. John was there as part of the IEAGHG International CCS Summer School which toured t..

Congratulations to Professor John Kaldi, CO2CRC’s Chief Scientist, on his award
Congratulations to Professor John Kaldi, CO2CRC’s Chief Scientist, on his award 14-Jul-2016

Congratulations to Professor John Kaldi, CO2CRC’s Chief Scientist. The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) has announced John as the recipient of its AAPG House of Delegates Distinguished Service Award ‐ 2016. Read more about John, an accomplished explorer, educator and scient..

CO2CRC and Canada’s Petroleum Technology Research Centre collaborate to accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage technology
CO2CRC and Canada’s Petroleum Technology Research Centre collaborate to accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage technology 06-Jul-2016

Australian and Canadian carbon capture and storage research leaders have quickly moved to establish a memorandum of understanding where internationally significant projects led by CO2CRC and the Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) will collaborate on a range of technologies to drive down the..

CO2CRC’s experiment safely stores 15,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas in South West Victoria
CO2CRC’s experiment safely stores 15,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas in South West Victoria 06-Apr-2016

After four years in the planning, a major milestone in an experiment to inject, monitor and verify the movement of carbon dioxide (CO2) 1.5 kilometres below the ground has just been completed. CO2CRC and its Australian and international research partners have safely injected 15,000 tonnes of CO2 ..

Carbon storage needed to meet reduction targets: report
Carbon storage needed to meet reduction targets: report 26-Nov-2015

Australia’s most in-depth study into the costs and performance of a range of electricity technologies confirms that carbon capture and storage (CSS) must be considered as a technology enabler and part of our emissions reduction strategy while Australia continues to utilise fossil fuels to 2030. ..