CCS Storage Indicator (CCS-SI)

16th October 2018

Topic(s): Capacity development, Carbon capture use and storage (CCUS), Policy law and regulation

The availability of storage resources is the ultimate pre-requisite for CCS deployment. For global CCS deployment, each country needs to know where, and how much, CO2 can be stored. Each nation needs to characterise, explore and appraise a national portfolio of accessible, commercially-viable storage sites ready for CCS Facilities.

The CCS-SI tracks the development of storage resources for 80 countries. The 2018 scores confirm an overall improvement since the 2015 CCS-SI with twelve nations having mature, or near-mature, storage resources to enable wide-scale CCS.


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CCS Storage Indicator (CCS-SI)


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