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  • BGS advice on gas storage

    The British Geological Survey (BGS) provides impartial and objective scientific advice on geological matters to a wide range of British and international stakeholders. Canatxx Gas Storage Limited proposes an underground gas storage facility in Preesall, Lancashire and BGS is providing scientific data on the rocks below the surface in which gas may be stored.Following recent press interest in a ...


    By British Geological Survey

  • White House Publishes Mid-Century Strategy For Deep Decarbonization

    On November 16, 2016, the White House filed the Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change under the Paris climate deal. The strategy highlights the role that U.S. government-funded research, development, and demonstration ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • E.ON gas storage examining CO2 storage options

    E.ON Gas Storage GmbH (EGS) has filed an application with the Lower Saxony mining, energy and geology office (LBEG) for permission to carry out geological investigations in the Weser area. Over the next five years it is to be examined whether geological conditions in that area are suitable for building an underground CO2 storage facility. This study is part of an E.ON programme for carbon capture ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Oil and Gas Wastewater Storage and Leaks

    A recent Associated Press analysis found that in oil- and gas-producing states, “more than 180 million gallons of wastewater spilled from 2009 to 2014 in incidents involving ruptured pipes, overflowing storage tanks, and even deliberate dumping.” Wastewater spills ...

  • Global Natural Gas Storage Market

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Markets and Technologies for Natural Gas Storage" new market research report to its store. This report provides: An assessment and quantification of the current global natural gas and LNG storage market and demand Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2011 and 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates ...

  • Monitoring CO2 storage in Australian gas field

    Australia has launched the first carbon sequestration project in the southern hemisphere with the help of technology developed by researchers at the US Department of Energy (DOE). The Otway Basin Pilot Project will inject and monitor carbon dioxide (CO2) in a depleted gas field in south-eastern Australia to demonstrate the feasibility of storing the greenhouse gas in the Waarre Formation of the ...

  • Changes to the regulation of underground gas storage in the UK

    A change in the regulation of underground gas storage has taken place. Gas storage in depleted reservoirs is now within the scope of the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 (COMAH). Previously, storage has been regulated by HSE under the Borehole Sites and Operations Regulations 1995. The UK became a net importer of natural gas in 2004. However a growing need to increase national ...

  • EBRD pioneers gas storage project in Croatia

    The EBRD is helping Croatia ensure security of energy supply by providing a €70 million senior corporate loan to Plinacro, a state-owned Croatian gas transmission operator, to acquire a gas storage facility in Okoli, near the capital Zagreb. Through this project the EBRD will contribute to increasing Croatia’s energy independence and securing a stable energy supply which will make the Croatian ...

  • Undergound Gas Storage (UGS) industry in Europe

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Europe Undergound Gas Storage Industry to 2013: Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts of All Active and Planned Undergound Gas Storage Sites in Europe" new market research report to its store. This profile is the essential source for top-level industry data and information relating to the UGS industry in Europe. It provides asset level information ...

  • EPA Updates Oil and Gas Standards for Storage Tanks

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued updates to its April 2012 oil and natural gas standards for storage tanks, which allow responsible oil and natural gas production while ensuring air emissions are reduced as quickly as possible. The updates will phase in emission control deadlines, starting with higher-emitting tanks first, and will provide the time needed to ramp up the ...

  • Europe Underground Gas Storage Industry - Details of All Operating and Planned Gas Storage Sites to 2017

    GlobalData’s energy offering, “Underground Gas Storage Industry Outlook in Europe, 2013 - Details of All Operating and Planned Gas Storage Sites to 2017” is the essential source for industry data and information relating to the gas storage industry in Europe. It provides asset level information relating to active and planned gas storage facilities in Europe. The profiles of ...

  • Underground Gas Storage Industry Outlook in Europe, 2012 - Details of All Operating and Planned Gas Storage Sites to 2015

    The report provides asset level information relating to active and planned gas storage facilities in Europe. The profiles of major companies operating in the North American underground gas storage industry are included in the report. The latest news and deals relating to the sector are also provided and analyzed. Scope - Updated information relating to all active and planned ...


  • Setting the standard for carbon storage

    CSA Standards, a leading developer of standards, codes and personnel certification programs, and the International Performance Assessment Centre for Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide (IPAC-CO2 Research Inc.) today announced a joint agreement to develop Canada"s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) standard for the geologic storage of industrial emissions. The CCS standard will be developed by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Government opens up carbon capture and storage demonstration to gas

    The Government today announced that the carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration programme - the three projects that will follow the first demonstration -  will be open to projects on gas-fired power plants as well as coal-fired power plants. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne said: “Today the Government is reasserting its mission to lead the world on CCS, by opening ...

  • Natural gas and renewable energy substitute coal in energy storage in Euskadi

    The Basque Energy Authority (EVE-EEE) has published new research on energy trends in Euskadi corresponding to 2013 wherein once again a drop in consumption was registered. This reduction was seen in all sources of energy and in all consumer sectors, with the exception of the transport sector that has maintained its upward trend of the past few years. Moreover, coal has been definitively relegated ...

  • Preesall underground gas storage facility receives planning consent

    The Energy Minister Lord Bourne today granted planning consent for the Preesall Underground Gas Storage Facility project. The facility is proposed to be constructed on the east side of the Wyre Estuary at Preesall in Lancashire and will be used to store and extract gas from local underground salt caverns. The project may create up to 300 jobs during construction and up to 40 permanent jobs once ...

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon dioxide storage 101

    Scientists and engineers will soon be able to receive advanced training and certification in burying and permanently storing underground the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide as part of a recent stimulus award from the Department of Energy. The DOE awarded nearly $1 million to the Seattle-based Environmental Outreach and Stewardship Alliance (EOS) to develop a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) ...

  • Oil and Gas Storage Industry to 2015 - Cost Reduction Strategies in the Form of Storage Facility Sharing to Boost the Market

    The current important trend in the oil and gas storage market is that as a result of increased logistics activity in the oil and gas sector due to increasing international and domestic trades, the demand for oil and gas storage capacity is witnessing a rise at the major global supply hubs. The trend is expected to continue, with the major terminal operators worldwide as the key beneficiaries. ...


  • Underground Gas Storage Industry Outlook in North America 2011 t0 2014

    GlobalDatas energy offering, Underground Gas Storage Industry Outlook in North America, 2011 Details of All Operating and Planned Gas Storage Sites to 2014 is the essential source for industry data and information relating to the gas storage industry in North America. It provides asset level information relating to active and planned gas storage facilities in North America. To Buy ...


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