Tag: CCS

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 […]

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 […]

G7 countries spend $100 billion on fossil fuels despite climate pledges

G7 countries spend $100 billion on fossil fuels despite climate pledges

A new study has found that G7 countries spend at least $100 billion each year on supporting fossil fuels, while they limit the economic growth of developing countries by encouraging them to reduce fossil fuel subsidies. The Group of Seven (G7) is made up of the UK, Canada, France, Germany, […]

CCS project in the north-east reaches halfway point

CCS project in the north-east reaches halfway point

A feasibility study into a potential carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility in the north-east is “50% complete” and Acorn, the company behind the project, said it could be even greater than previous CCS plans at the site. Acorn, who are assessing the plans to build a CCS project at […]

New global CCS alliance set to be unveiled

New global CCS alliance set to be unveiled

A major international initiative to galvanise investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) is set to be announced by some of the biggest consumers of fossil fuels. The annual Clean Energy Ministerial, this year hosted in Copenhagen, will provide the forum for the unveiling of the plan, which would see […]

US leading the way in carbon capture technologies

US leading the way in carbon capture technologies

Recent legislation supported by the Trump administration has meant energy rich states, such as North Dakota, can look to become leaders in oil and clean coal production through the use of carbon capture technologies. North Dakota, with the help of state subsidies, has become the first state to gain an […]

Wyoming facility to test Japanese carbon capture technologies

Wyoming facility to test Japanese carbon capture technologies

The Wyoming Integrated Test Centre near Gillette is to test carbon capture technologies that have been developed in Japan, according to Governor Matt Mead. It has been announced that the Japanese Ministry of Environment has agreed to allow the Japanese Coal Energy Centre and Kawasaki Heavy Industries to use its […]

Academics call for greater use of CCS

Academics call for greater use of CCS

Professor Stuart Haszeldine of Edinburgh University, and director of SCCS, has called for the greater use of carbon capture technologies across the fossil fuel industry to help reduce carbon emissions. The professor highlights that while the use of fossil fuels continues to grow, despite the increase in clean energies and […]