Institute updates

The goal of a hydrogen society has spurred technical innovation in Japan. At the direction of the Japanese government, companies, research organisations and government departments have mobilised towards the ambitious goal of producing hydrogen for the nation.

On 8 June, Alex Zapantis, the Institute’s General Manager – Asia Pacific, presented at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Clean Energy Forum (CEF) in Manila, Philippines, via video link.

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.