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Wyoming Issues Draft Injection Well Permit for Tallgrass CCS Project
Wyoming Issues Draft Injection Well Permit for Tallgrass CCS Project

11th June 2024

On June 8, 2024, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a draft Class VI injection well permit under the federal Underground Injection Control (UIC) program for the Juniper I-1 well application submitted by...

Illinois Legislature Passes Sweeping CCS Safety Bill, Pauses CO2 Pipeline Development
Illinois Legislature Passes Sweeping CCS Safety Bill, Pauses CO2 Pipeline Development

31st May 2024

This week, the Illinois State Legislature passed the “SAFE CCS Act,” SB1289, which outlines a series of CCS provisions for the state. The SAFE CCS Act addresses pore space ownership and severability, unitization, protections for...

US Government Releases Statement and Principles for Voluntary Carbon Markets, Announces Semifinalists in Carbon Dioxide Removal Purchase Pilot Prize
US Government Releases Statement and Principles for Voluntary Carbon Markets, Announces Semifinalists in Carbon Dioxide Removal Purchase Pilot Prize

31st May 2024

On Tuesday, May 28th, 2024, the US Department of Treasury, together with the Secretaries of the US Department of Agriculture, US Department of Energy, and National Economic and Climate Advisors, jointly released a policy statement...

US DOE Announces up to $524 Million to Expand Nation’s CO2 Transportation System
US DOE Announces up to $524 Million to Expand Nation’s CO2 Transportation System

21st May 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) released two funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) totaling up to $524 in support of expanding carbon transport systems in the United States. ...

Australian Federal Budget Makes Inclusions for CCS
Australian Federal Budget Makes Inclusions for CCS

16th May 2024

The Australian Treasurer, Dr Jim Chalmers, handed down the Federal Budget 2024-25 this week. The budget outlines the government's financial plan, highlighting key priorities, spending allocations, and forecasts.   Importantly, the budget included AU$22.7bn, committed...

G7 Countries Reaffirm Net-Zero Ambition, Acceleration of Carbon Management
G7 Countries Reaffirm Net-Zero Ambition, Acceleration of Carbon Management

7th May 2024

In a communiqué issued following a two-day Climate, Energy and Environment Ministers’ Meeting convened under Italy’s 2024 G7 Presidency April 29-30 in Turin, ministers from the G7 group (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United...

CCUS Handbook for Policymakers Launched by US Government
CCUS Handbook for Policymakers Launched by US Government

3rd May 2024

On Monday, April 29, 2024, the US Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) and the US Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) jointly launched a new CCUS handbook for policymakers. The...

Industry Association Releases New Guidance for Pipeline Public Engagement
Industry Association Releases New Guidance for Pipeline Public Engagement

1st May 2024

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has released a new recommended practice (RP) for pipeline public engagement, RP 1185. The guidance was developed in coordination with federal, state, and local governments, tribal governments, public interest groups,...

European Commission Makes New Funds Available for Carbon Management Under the LIFE Programme
European Commission Makes New Funds Available for Carbon Management Under the LIFE Programme

29th April 2024

On 18 April 2024, the European Commission launched a new call for proposal in the field of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation under the Programme for Environment and Climate Action (LIFE), making new funds available...

CCS is a Critical Component of the EPA’s Final Rules for Carbon Emissions Reductions from Fossil Fuel Power Plants
CCS is a Critical Component of the EPA’s Final Rules for Carbon Emissions Reductions from Fossil Fuel Power Plants

27th April 2024

On April 25th, the US EPA issued New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHGs) from existing coal-fired power plants and new base-load gas-fired plants, mandating they capture 90% of their carbon dioxide...

European Parliament Adopts the Net-Zero Industry Act
European Parliament Adopts the Net-Zero Industry Act

26th April 2024

On 25 April, the European Parliament formally approved during the plenary session the provisional agreement reached with the EU Council in February 2024 on the Net-Zero Industry ACT (NZIA), a key legislation expected to strengthen the competitiveness and...

Danish Energy Agency Allocates New Funds to Support the Capture and Storage of Biogenic CO₂ in Denmark
Danish Energy Agency Allocates New Funds to Support the Capture and Storage of Biogenic CO₂ in Denmark

25th April 2024

On 17 April, the Danish Energy Agency awarded funding to three companies, namely BioCirc CO₂ ApS, Bioman ApS, and Carbon Capture Scotland, to support carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects expected to contribute to the...

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