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Now in its sixth year, the Global Status of CCS 2015 profiles two large-scale CCS projects that became operational in 2015 – the Canadian Quest project and the Uthmaniyah CO2-EOR Demonstration Project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

28 October 2015:  Teesside Collective’s vision to create Europe’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) equipped industrial zone received a major boost today, with the news that a major industrial player has joined the project.

16 June, 2015: Current investment levels in carbon capture and storage (CCS) need to be increased for the technology to play its part in tackling climate change, finds two reports out this week.

9 February 2015: Dr Elizabeth Burton, General Manager – The Americas of the Global CCS Institute said: “The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that federal funding of the FutureGen 2.0 Project will be suspended.

12 November 2014: On 11 November, United States President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China issued a joint announcement on climate change cooperation.

November 5, 2014: A global report launched today in Abu Dhabi finds that the only low-carbon technology option for industrial and many power applications, carbon capture and storage (CCS), is now on the cusp of widespread deployment.

2 November 2014: The world’s most authoritative study into the impacts of climate change, produced by over 800 leading scientists for the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), makes it clear that carbon emissions from

SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA, October 2, 2014 – The eyes of the world’s energy industry are on SaskPower’s Boundary Dam power project in Canada today as it becomes the first large-scale power plant to capture and store its carbon emissions.

Joint media release: Leaders from the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) community have welcomed today’s announcement from the European Commission, that the UK based White Rose CCS Project will be awarded up to €300 million in funding as part of the second round of NER300.

The UK Government has awarded funding for an advanced engineering study for the first full-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project on a gas-fired power station.