carbon capture and storage project News

  • Carbon capture and storage

    I am pleased to inform Parliament that today, the Prime Minister and I are signing a contract with Shell to take their world leading gas carbon capture and storage (CCS) project into the next stage of development. The Government has agreed a multi-million pound contract for engineering, design and financial work on the Peterhead CCS project in Aberdeenshire. The world’s first planned gas ...

  • Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage project

    Edward Davey is at Peterhead today (Feb. 24, 2014) announcing funding for the next stage of Shell’s Peterhead CCS project. Find out more: read the Peterhead press notice ...

  • The Quest for carbon capture and storage

    Shell today announced that it will go ahead with the first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for an oil sands operation in Canada. The Quest project will be built on behalf of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project joint venture owners (Shell, Chevron and Marathon Oil) and with support from the Governments of Canada and Alberta. "Carbon capture & storage (CCS) is critical to meeting the huge ...


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  • Accounting for Carbon Capture and Storage

    A new report recently released by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) provides the first-ever comprehensive framework for calculating carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reductions from carbon capture and storage (CCS). The framework equips policymakers and project developers with common methodologies for quantifying the emission impacts of CCS projects. CCS involves a suite of ...


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  • ADM Begins Operations for Second Carbon Capture and Storage Project

    Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) recently announced that the Illinois Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) project, a partnership to safely and permanently store more than 1 million tons of carbon dioxide a year, has begun operations. "2017 is a watershed year for carbon capture in the United States. On the heels of the successful opening of Petra Nova in Texas, the Illinois ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Deadline nears for Alberta`s carbon capture & storage projects

    In July 2008, the Government of Alberta issued an Invitation for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from the private sector for a new initiative titled: 'Carbon Capture and Storage Projects in Alberta.' Interested parties were invited to submit proposals summarizing the nature of the project, the parties that could be engaged in the project, the timeframe by which Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) ...


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  • IEA hails historic launch of carbon capture and storage project

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) today welcomed the launch of the world’s first large-scale power station equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, calling it a historic milestone along the road to a low-carbon energy future. The 110MW retrofit of SaskPower’s Boundary Dam coal-fired power plant in Saskatchewan, Canada will trap around 1 million tonnes of carbon ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Carbon Capture and Storage Industry Day

    In his first engagement on CCS since coming to office, the new Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey today reiterated the Coalition Government’s commitment to supporting carbon capture and storage. Speaking following CCS Industry Day, he said: “Since I first read about the technology back in 2005 I’ve held the view that carbon capture and storage is crucial to a low ...

  • Carbon capture and storage - reality or illusion

    Carbon capture and storage has become a hot topic in the business press recently, touted by some as the emission reducing key to continued use of fossil fuels, and panned by others as a great green scam perpetrated by the oil and gas industry. The truth is carbon capture and storage is anything but an illusion; but making it a commercial scale reality - at least in Canada - will require a great ...


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  • Is carbon capture and storage coming to Canada?

    According to a report just released by a government-commissioned panel, Canadian governments generally should spend close to $2 billion to encourage carbon capture and storage (CCS) systems to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The report echoes recent plans by the Government of Alberta to reduce its own greenhouse gas emissions in this ...


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  • Alberta approves Shell Canada`s carbon capture and storage project

    Alberta's Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) has issued Decision 2012 ABERCB 008, which includes conditions, for Shell Canada Limited's application for a carbon capture and storage project north of Edmonton. The hearing panel determined it is in the public interest to proceed with the project, noting the proposed reservoir is a suitable location for the long-term storage of carbon dioxide ...


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  • Air Liquide to Participate in Major U.S. Carbon Capture & Storage Project

    HOUSTON - Air Liquide Process & Construction, Inc. (Air Liquide), part of the Air Liquide Engineering & Construction organization, has been named by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to participate in the development of FutureGen 2.0 -- the world’s first full scale oxy-combustion power plant incorporating permanent CO2 capture and storage (CCS). The recently executed cooperative ...

  • Call for more investment in carbon capture and storage

    More investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) is urgently needed according to Herbert Huppert, director of the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He told environmentalresearchweb "While there are several projects in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia, there are no projects in ...


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  • Growth of carbon capture and storage stalled in 2011

    Funding for carbon capture and storage technology, a tool for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, remained unchanged at US$23.5 billion in 2011 in comparison to the previous year, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute. Although there are currently 75 large-scale, fully-integrated carbon capture and storage projects in 17 countries at various stages of development, only ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Ensuring safe carbon capture and storage in China

    Tsinghua University is partnering with WRI to develop guidelines for China’s deployment of CCS technology. Many have said that we can’t solve the climate change challenge without a solution for coal. Nowhere is this truer than in China, which already uses more coal than the U.S, the European Union and Japan combined. Many experts are now looking at carbon capture and storage—known as CCS—as the ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Growth of Carbon Capture and Storage Stalled in 2011

    Global funding for carbon capture and storage technology, a tool for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, remained unchanged at US$23.5 billion in 2011 in comparison to the previous year, according to a new report from the Worldwatch Institute. Although there are currently 75 large-scale, fully integrated carbon capture and storage projects in 17 countries at various stages of development, ...


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  • Carbon capture and storage FutureGen 2.0 project moves forward into second phase

    Following the successful completion of the first phase, the Energy Department today announced the beginning of Phase II of project development with a new cooperative agreement between the FutureGen Industrial Alliance and the Department of Energy for an innovative carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Illinois. "The Department of Energy is committed to the demonstration of carbon capture ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New CO2CRC carbon capture project commissioned

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) research has taken a major step forward with the commissioning of Australia’s most comprehensive post-combustion carbon dioxide (CO2) capture research facility,  the CO2CRC H3 Capture Project, at International Power’s Hazelwood Power Station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The project was launched by Victorian Energy and Resources Minister Peter Batchelor ...

  • Oil sands carbon capture and storage contract awarded

    Houston Texas-based KBR has announcedthat Shell Canada Energy has selected KBR to perform off-site modularization and pipe fabrication at their Edmonton Module Facility. This project will use Shell Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technologies to reduce CO2 emissions at Shell's Upgrader which upgrades oil originating from Shell's Athabasca Oil Sands operations. It is estimated that this ...


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  • Breakthrough industrial carbon capture, utilization and storage project begins full-scale operations

    The Energy Department’s Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Christopher Smith today attended a dedication ceremony at the Air Products and Chemicals hydrogen production facilities in Port Arthur, Texas. Supported by a $284 million Energy Department investment, the company has successfully begun capturing carbon dioxide from industrial operations and is now using that carbon for ...


    By US Department of Energy

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