Institute updates

The US Department of Energy has selected ten fossil energy research projects under the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Representatives of government, business and the NGO community shared a stage at a recent conference to discuss how to advance carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) amidst a challenging political and business environment.

The Institute is delighted to welcome Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), an American global food processing and commodities trading company, as a member of the Institute.

The Global CCS Institute hosted an invitation-only workshop on 7-8 June at the Wye River Conference Center on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

The UK Government has released a suite of 86 Key Knowledge Deliverables developed under the 2013/2014 Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts covering the Peterhead and White Rose CCS projects.

The Global CCS Institute was a key participating partner at the mid-year Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) meetings held in London from 27-30 June 2016.

On 30 June, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. successfully captured its 3 millionth metric tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2) from two steam methane reformers (SMRs) located within the Valero Energy refinery at Port Arthur, Texas.

The Global CCS Institute hosted a 31 May parallel event to the Clean Energy Ministerial 7 (CEM7) in San Francisco to explore how carbon management technologies can bolster renewable energy adoption and help deliver on the climate goals set out in the Paris agreement.

Ron Munson, the Institute’s Principal Manager – Carbon Capture chaired a carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) symposium at the 22-25 May TechConnect World Innovation and Conference Expo in National Harbor, MD. 

The two-day CCUS workshop held in Guangzhou, China on 5-6 May 2016 was concluded with a significant message that China may become the global leader in CCS development.