Carbon Capture

Britain to see first carbon capture project

Britain to see first carbon capture project

Six oil and gas giants have announced plans to study the development of Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) in Britain, in what would be the first use of the technology in the country. The study will come under the investment branch of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), […]

The US plans fossil fuel side event at UN climate talks

The US plans fossil fuel side event at UN climate talks

The Trump administration has announced plans to hold a side event at next month’s UN climate talks to promote the use of fossil fuels, according to sources. During last year’s discussions in Bonn, Germany, the US administration a held similar event used to highlight the benefit of technologies that allow […]

OPEC General Secretary criticises IPCC report

OPEC General Secretary criticises IPCC report

OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo has criticised an UN report calling for radical action to fight climate change, stating it was ill-advised to say that the world’s future rested on renewables energy and that a “bombardment” of green advocacy could be damaging. The UN International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) […]

OGTC supports CCS start-ups

OGTC supports CCS start-ups

The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and Deep Science Ventures have collaborated to investigate ways for the industry to operate efficiently in a low carbon world, with the aim of establishing start-up companies based on the ideas. The initial nine months of the partnership will focus on three main […]

CCUS needed to fight climate change

CCUS needed to fight climate change

An article in Scientific American has underlined the importance of heavy investment in carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) in reducing emissions, alongside the use of renewables. The publication, that has featured contributions from the likes of Albert Einstein, noted that new improvements mean that the technology has become cheaper […]

IEA: Great incentives for CCUS investment needed

IEA: Great incentives for CCUS investment needed

In a new report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has called for greater global incentives for investment into carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) to help the world meet is climate change goals. The agency found that commercial incentives for CCUS could significantly reduce global emissions in the near future. […]

Global coal fleet continues to expand

Global coal fleet continues to expand

In its latest report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has highlighted the continued expansion of the global coal fleet in 2017, which largely came as a result of high demand in Asian markets. Governments in the Asian market, such as that of India, have outlined their commitment to the expansion […]

IEA supports new US carbon capture tax credit

IEA supports new US carbon capture tax credit

International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol has praised the 2018 federal budget that he says could lead to a breakthrough in carbon capture technologies and help the world achieve its Paris Agreement obligations. “There is one political move recently that I should say, I welcome this strongly,” Birol […]