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Highlights from the “Accelerating CCUS Conference”
Highlights from the “Accelerating CCUS Conference”

12th December 2018

“CCUS has only one thing going for it – it can save the planet.” This bold statement by James Smith, co-chair of the UK CCUS Council, was one of the many memorable moments from the...

World’s largest capture pilot plant for cement commissioned in China
World’s largest capture pilot plant for cement commissioned in China

5th December 2018

The cement industry has made great strides in CCS deployment with the announcement of the commissioning of a 50,000 tpa CO2 capture plant in China. The plant is owed by a Hong Kong listed company...

The Institute at COP24
The Institute at COP24

28th November 2018

What is COP24 and why is the Institute involved?   The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations is the international platform where nations come together to...

The value of CCS
The value of CCS

26th November 2018

The debate around CCS has historically focussed on how its cost compares to the cost of other climate mitigation technologies, mainly in the context of power generation. The focus on cost, rather than value, has...

Topic(s): Economics

Migration-assisted storage: opportunities are (almost) endless
Migration-assisted storage: opportunities are (almost) endless

21st November 2018

In the pursuit of geological CO2 storage sites, migration assisted storage (MAS) offers the largest storage resource potential and spatial availability, globally. MAS can trap and immobilise CO2 in a formation without a physical structure...

Topic(s): CO2 storage

New large-scale CCS facilities added to Global CCS database
New large-scale CCS facilities added to Global CCS database

18th November 2018

Following significant developments of “the decarbonised hydrogen (H2)” as well as “hubs and clusters” in the UK and Netherlands, new large-scale CCS facilities have been included in the Institute database, with approvals from facility proponents....

Topic(s): Capacity development, Carbon capture, CO2 capture, CO2 hubs, CO2 storage, CO2 transport, CO2 utilisation, use and storage (CCUS)

Telling the Norwegian CCS Story | PART II: CCS: the path to a sustainable and emission-free cement industry
Telling the Norwegian CCS Story | PART II: CCS: the path to a sustainable and emission-free cement industry

15th November 2018

The Global CCS Institute in collaboration with Gassnova hosted the second webinar of its "Telling the Norwegian CCS Story" series. The second webinar presented Norcem's CCS project at their cement production facility in Brevik, in the...

Webinar Series: Telling the Norwegian CCS Story | PART I: CCS: the path to sustainable and emission-free waste management
Webinar Series: Telling the Norwegian CCS Story | PART I: CCS: the path to sustainable and emission-free waste management

18th October 2018

The Global CCS Institute in collaboration with Gassnova hosted the first webinar of its "Telling the Norwegian CCS Story". The first webinar focused on the Fortum Oslo Varme CCS project. This is one of the two...

Is the world ready for carbon capture and storage?
Is the world ready for carbon capture and storage?

16th October 2018

Our global ambition to avoid the serious impacts of climate change was confirmed with the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015. To meet the objectives of the agreement, we know that CCS will require...

Topic(s): Capacity development, CO2 storage, Economics, Education, law and regulation, Policy

China CCUS Forum 2018 held in Beijing
China CCUS Forum 2018 held in Beijing

18th September 2018

The 2018 Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) Forum was co-hosted by the Global CCS Institute and China University of Petroleum (Beijing), and held on 17-18 September in Beijing. The Forum brought governments, embassies, industry...

Topic(s): Carbon capture, Economics, Education, Engineering and project delivery, use and storage (CCUS)

Saga City: The world’s best kept secret (for now)
Saga City: The world’s best kept secret (for now)

18th September 2018

At Saga city, just 38 kilometres from Japan’s ancient city of Fukuoka, on the picturesque southern island of Kyushui, a CCU city of the future is emerging. Saga, a city of 240,000 people, is host...

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