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OPPORTUNITY ALERT: CCEMC Funding Opportunities in Alberta, Canada

In recognition of the Province of Alberta, Canada's desire to play a global environmental leadership role, the government developed the Carbon Capture and Storage program.   As you...

CGS Europe releases report on CO2 storage opportunities in Europe

19 March - CGS Europe has participated with 34 research institutes around Europe to create an overview of the many potential CO2 storage pilot projects across Europe. The report presents 22...

CCS back on the radar as climate change talks resume for COP 20

13 March - The latest round of U N climate talks kicked off on March 10 in Bonn with CCS positioned to stand shoulder to shoulder with renewables and energy efficiency within the clean energy...

UK Freezes CO2 Tax in £7 Billion Plan to Cut Power Cost

19 March - Chancellor George Osborne froze a tax on carbon emissions from electricity generation starting in April 2016 as part of a  £7 billion plan to cut consumer energy bills. The...

Technip Wins FEED Contract for First CCS Project in Scotland

05 March - Technip has been awarded a contract by Shell UK Limited to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) for the onshore elements of the Peterhead Gas CCS demonstration.  To read...

Auction cuts to breathe new life into EU carbon markets

03 March - The long-awaited “backloading” of European Union carbon allowance auctions was due to start on 12 March, marking the first time that governments would sell fewer permits than required...

Europe's scaled back plans for carbon capture

28 February - Once aiming to lead the world in developing technology to capture and bury emissions underground, Europe has been singled out as a laggard region as projects in North America and...

Cross-Government Carbon Capture and Storage R&D Programme 2011-2015: list of projects

27 February - Details of the majority of the projects awarded grants through the UK CCS Programme: April 2011 - March 2015 can be seen here: 

£60m Funding for CCS Inovation

In the Chancellor’s Budget today, he announced a further £60m of additional funding for CCS innovation.  We will look to invest this in existing projects in our £125m programme (which...

Government announces FEED study funding for the Peterhead CCS Project

  24 February - Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Edward Davey has announced the signing of a contract with Shell to take their gas CCS project into the next stage of...

Technology Centre Mongstad to establish CCS benchmark

  24 February - The Technology Centre Mongstad will today announce that it has started the world's first large scale tests to use the amine solvent Monoethanolamine (MEA) to capture...

Boundary Dam - Unit 3 won't be finished by April 1

  27 February - SaskPower has confirmed that the rebuild of Unit 3 at the Boundary Dam Power Station won't be finished before the initial target date of April 1. The Unit 3 rebuild is...

University of Aberdeen scientists join UK’s largest carbon capture and storage research partnership

  27 February – Carbon capture and storage (CCS) researchers from the University of Aberdeen have joined Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage (SCCS), the UK’s largest grouping of...

Secretary of State announces award of FEED contract and funding to the Peterhead CCS Project

Today, the Secretary of State signed awarded funding to Shell UK Ltd to take forward Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) work for the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project. This...

Costain claims carbon capture 'breakthrough'

10 February - Costain has developed an innovative way of separating carbon dioxide from natural gas which it says is cheaper than other methods. Using in-house process design capability,...

Refrigeration Technology Could Kick-Start Carbon Dioxide Storage

19 February - When CO2-rich gases are compressed and refrigerated, the carbon dioxide turns into a liquid—like steam on a cold bathroom mirror—and can be drawn off. Calculations performed by...

Cabinet boost for carbon capture scheme

17 February – Energy Secretary Ed Davey is believed to be poised to travel to Peterhead to sign off the next stage of the town’s ambitious carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. To read the...

Still time to research CCS

07 February – The UKCCSRC’s second open call for research proposals was launched on the 1st of February. Up to £2m will be made available to support the delivery of CCS research by UK...

Report Launch - Global Status of CCS : February 2014

18 February - GCCSI is pleased to launch their latest report, The Global Status of CCS: February 2014. The report provides an overview of the latest information and analysis about the status of...

Advanced EOR 2014

Advanced EOR 2014 25-26 June, Aberdeen - Hosted by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, this event covers all aspects of enhanced oil recovery, including the potential for the UK’s CCS...
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