CCUS and Oil and Gas Technologies Integrated Review Meeting, August 26-30, 2019, USA Pittsburgh

This meeting will provide attendees with a chance to share in the knowledge and insights gained by more than 200 Department of Energy-sponsored research projects from the Department’s Carbon Capture, Utilization, Storage, and Oil and Natural Gas Programs. A mixture of plenary, multi-topic breakout, and interactive poster sessions will provide opportunities for discussion and collaboration on the subject research efforts, both domestic and international. Read more here

CSLF Task Force Report on Improved Pore Space Utilisation

The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) Technical Group’s Task Force was formed to investigate Improved Pore Space Utilisation. The mandate of the task force was to investigate the current status of techniques that have the potential to improve how well the capacity of reservoirs for CO2 storage are utilized. The Final Report from the task force on Improved Pore Space Utilisation has now been completed and can be found here

Video highlights of the Conference GHGT-14 held in Melbourne, Australia from October 22-25, 2018

The 4-day conference included 71 technical sessions, 7 panel discussions, over 350 oral presentations, and over 400 posters, and presented many opportunities for the CCUS community to discuss, connect and collaborate.Delegates also had the opportunity to visit the CO2CRC’s Otway National Research Center in Australia, where researcher sare conducting CO2 injection tests and associated monitoring and analysis studies.

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UK CCUS Initiative Webinar, 14 March 2019– 9:00 a.m. EDT (UTC-4)

In support of a new initiative launched at the Ninth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM9), the Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Initiative, you are invited to join the United Kingdom (UK) for the webinar “Progressing CCUS in the UK and Accelerating CCUS Globally: The UK CCUS Action Plan and Outcomes from the Global CCUS Summit”. Read more here

Report on Webinar 3, 13 February 2019, ALIGN-CCUS- Preparing for large-scale transport for offshore CO2 storage

The ALIGN-CCUS (ALIGN) project, funded by ERANET ACT, is a joint industry-led research initiative to accelerate the demonstration and implementation of the next-phase of European CCUS projects by addressing specific R&D gaps across the CCUS chain. This was the third webinar on the project. Read more

Trondheim CCS Conference, 17-19 June 2019

The bi-annual Trondheim CCS Conference series – TCCS – is one of the leading scientific CCS technology Conferences. Its objective is to bring forward, present and discuss current work undertaken within R&D institutions, universities and in industry.

Since the start in 2003, the Conference grown from a meeting for a select few, to be an important meeting place for 350-400 CCS experts from all over the world. As 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary of TCCS, there will be a special programme on technological issues and social events. The Conference is hosted jointly by SINTEF and NTNU, and is organized by the Norwegian CCS Research Centre (NCCS).

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Mid-year Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), April 25–26, Champaign, Illinois, United States

The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) is a Ministerial-level international climate change initiative that is focused on the development of improved cost-effective technologies for carbon capture and storage (CCS). It also promotes awareness and champions legal, regulatory, financial, and institutional environments conducive to such technologies. For more information on the CSLF and the Mid-year Meeting read here

Workshop Announcement: Underground laboratories for CO2 geological storage research, 5-6 June 2019, Nancy, France

ECCSEL4, the European Research Infrastructure on CO2 Capture and Storage, is organising this workshop to encourage researchers to use the LS-Andra Underground Research Lab.

This workshop is organised by the French node of ECCSEL in collaboration with the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the French Club CO25, and the University of Lorraine. For more information read here

Gathering all ERA NET Coordinators from the 'Secure, clean and efficient energy' Societal Challenge of Horizon 2020

The meeting took place in Brussels on January 30th 2019,  where the Coordinators provided information to the EC project officers and SET Plan group on how the respective ERANET has contributed to the SET Plan implementation plan. The ACT’s Coordinator presentation can be viewed here.

 

Report from the 3rd ACT Sharing Knowledge Workshop (KSW) 2018

After the 1st and the 2nd Knowledge Sharing Workshops which took place 14 November 2016 in Lausanne (Switzerland) and 24 October 2017 in Bucharest (Romania), respectively, the ACT consortium organized the 3rd Workshop 13 November 2018 in Niederaußem, Germany at the facilities of RWE.

To download the report click here

To read the brief outcome of the workshop and view the presentations follow the link

ACT Acorn: International collaboration shows how UK’s assets can accelerate Europe’s transition to sustainable future

The groundbreaking Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project has today released findings from its international joint research project, which show how the UK can support decarbonisation of some of Europe’s carbon-intensive regions from the early 2020s through the phased roll-out of a low-cost, low-risk North Sea CO2 transport and storage infrastructure. Read more

ACT Acorn: Invitation to attend presentation of outputs on January 23rd in Westminster, London

A presentation of the outputs of the ACT Acorn project will be held on January 23rd in Westminster, London. This project explores the feasibility of developing a carbon capture and storage cluster including hydrogen infrastructure and CO2 storage for the decarbonisation of industry, heat and transport, building out from existing carbon capture infrastructure in Scotland.

To view invitation click here

To register use the following link: https://act-acorn-catalyst.eventbrite.co.uk