Carbon capture and sequestration

Battelle-led Team Successfully Completes Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership CCUS Research

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 2:37pm

Battelle and its team of partners have successfully concluded the carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) research associated with the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP), paving the way forward for commercial deployment.

Key Points: 
  • Battelle and its team of partners have successfully concluded the carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) research associated with the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (MRCSP), paving the way forward for commercial deployment.
  • We met all our objectives and stored more than two million tons of carbon dioxide in three phases, effectively and safely.
  • MRCI aims to advance CCUS research by addressing key technical challenges, obtaining and sharing data to support CCUS, facilitating regional infrastructure planning and performing regional technology transfer.
  • Meeting this demand for carbon dioxide storage will require characterization, qualification, and development of numerous storage sites associated with carbon capture.

TECO 2030 to cooperate with Chart Industries on developing marine carbon capture and storage solutions

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 11:00am

The agreement between TECO 2030 and Chart covers a period of three years and involves the joint development of onboard carbon capture solutions for ships using the Cryogenic Carbon Capture (CCC) technology developed by SES, which was acquired by Chart in December 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement between TECO 2030 and Chart covers a period of three years and involves the joint development of onboard carbon capture solutions for ships using the Cryogenic Carbon Capture (CCC) technology developed by SES, which was acquired by Chart in December 2020.
  • When fully developed, the carbon capture solution will become available as a key element in the TECO 2030 Future Funnel, an exhaust gas cleaning system for ships developed by TECO 2030.
  • Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is the process of capturing emitted CO2 and transporting it to a storage site to prevent it from entering the atmosphere as a greenhouse gas.
  • In addition to exhaust gas cleaning systems for ships, TECO 2030 is also developing hydrogen fuel cells for the maritime industry.

Chief Industries, Inc. and Catahoula Resources Announce Agreement to Advance Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Nebraska

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:15pm

Chief Industries, Inc. (Chief) and Catahoula Resources (Catahoula) have entered into an agreement to jointly develop carbon capture and permanent sequestration (CCS) within Nebraska.

Key Points: 
  • Chief Industries, Inc. (Chief) and Catahoula Resources (Catahoula) have entered into an agreement to jointly develop carbon capture and permanent sequestration (CCS) within Nebraska.
  • Catahoula and Chief are currently evaluating CCS infrastructure investments that will enhance the sustainability and improve the economics of ethanol production through low-cost carbon storage within Nebraska.
  • Allowing for the geologic storage of carbon dioxide will truly benefit the citizens and industries within our state, said Chief Industries, Inc. CEO, DJ Eihusen.
  • The use of proven carbon capture infrastructure targeting nearby, low-cost storage is a compelling plan for investment in the local economies of Nebraska, said Jeff Rawls, CEO of Catahoula Resources.

FS innovates with first BECCS (Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage) project in South America

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

The BECCS system will be installed at FS' Lucas do Rio Verde plant.

Key Points: 
  • The BECCS system will be installed at FS' Lucas do Rio Verde plant.
  • By implementing the BECCS system, the Company will be the first biorefinery globally to have a negative carbon footprint.
  • The adoption of the BECCS system is part of a set of actions established by FS in the Company's six long-term commitments ( FS 2030 Sustainability Commitment ).
  • Thus, FS reuses the waste generated by the production process and post-consumer waste and reduces raw material consumption.

Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sign Pioneering Deal Towards Delivery of the World's Largest Negative Emissions Project

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:12am

TOKYO, June 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use its carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR processTM, in what would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, June 10, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have agreed a long-term contract for Drax to use its carbon capture technology, the Advanced KM CDR processTM, in what would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world.
  • Drax is already the largest decarbonisation project in Europe, having converted its power station to use sustainable biomass instead of coal, reducing its emissions by more than 85%.
  • By deploying BECCS technology, Drax aims to go further - becoming carbon negative by 2030.
  • Drax is the first company to sign a contract to deploy carbon capture technology at scale in the UK.

Talos Energy And Storegga Form Carbon Capture And Storage Joint Venture Focused On The U.S. Gulf Coast And Gulf Of Mexico

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 7:58am

The joint venture combines the strengths of Talos's offshore operational and sub-surface expertise with Storegga's leading end-to-end CCS project experience.

Key Points: 
  • The joint venture combines the strengths of Talos's offshore operational and sub-surface expertise with Storegga's leading end-to-end CCS project experience.
  • Talos is designated as the operating partner of the joint venture.
  • The United States Gulf Coast is a prime location for offshore carbon capture projects in the U.S.
  • With a focus on environmental stewardship, we are also utilizing our expertise to reduce industrial emissions through our carbon capture and storage joint venture along the U.S. Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico.

Talos Energy And Storegga Form Carbon Capture And Storage Joint Venture Focused On The U.S. Gulf Coast And Gulf Of Mexico

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 7:58am

The joint venture combines the strengths of Talos's offshore operational and sub-surface expertise with Storegga's leading end-to-end CCS project experience.

Key Points: 
  • The joint venture combines the strengths of Talos's offshore operational and sub-surface expertise with Storegga's leading end-to-end CCS project experience.
  • Talos is designated as the operating partner of the joint venture.
  • The United States Gulf Coast is a prime location for offshore carbon capture projects in the U.S.
  • With a focus on environmental stewardship, we are also utilizing our expertise to reduce industrial emissions through our carbon capture and storage joint venture along the U.S. Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico.

Bechtel and Drax partner to explore global opportunities for new build Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 3:02pm

Bechtel, a world leader in engineering, construction and project management has entered into a strategic partnership with renewable energy company Drax, to explore options and locations to construct new Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) plants globally.

Key Points: 
  • Bechtel, a world leader in engineering, construction and project management has entered into a strategic partnership with renewable energy company Drax, to explore options and locations to construct new Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) plants globally.
  • By deploying BECCs' vital negative emissions technology, Drax aims to go further, by becoming a carbon negative company by 2030.
  • Drax Group's purpose is to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future and in 2019 announced a world-leading ambition to be carbon negative by 2030, using Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) technology.
  • It is also where Drax is piloting the ground-breaking negative emissions technology BECCS within its CCUS (Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage) Incubation Area.

Worldwide Biochar Industry to 2026 - Growing Demand from Agriculture - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 4:14pm

The special ability of Biochar is to retain nutrients and water in the surface soil horizons.

Key Points: 
  • The special ability of Biochar is to retain nutrients and water in the surface soil horizons.
  • Biochar benefits agriculture crops and plants by reducing nutrients leaching from the crop root zone and fertilizer requirements by improving land cultivation because biochar produces an effect called liming effect to balance acidic soil towards a neutral pH.
  • In developing countries, governments are encouraging people to use biochar for farming as it can minimize greenhouse gases like nitrous oxide and methane emissions.
  • Recently, the demand for biochar from both developed and developing is on a constant rise, with an increase in technological advancements in sustainable agriculture.

Pre-feasibility Study Looking to Progress CO2 Capture

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 10:42pm

This project is part of a broad study examining the viability of a regional commercial-scale geologic CO2 storage hub in the Southeastern U.S.

Key Points: 
  • This project is part of a broad study examining the viability of a regional commercial-scale geologic CO2 storage hub in the Southeastern U.S.
  • The project would represent a significant scale-up and is a natural progression in the maturation of carbon capture technology.
  • By bringing leadership, vision and experience based on its substantive learnings from both the fully integrated Boundary Dam 3 CCS Facility and its comprehensive second-generation CCS study ( Shand CCS Feasibility Study ), the Knowledge Centre is performing the carbon capture pre-feasibility study of the scenario.
  • The current pre-feasibility study to install post combustion CO2 capture on a Southern Company generating unit is part of the assessment required to confirm one of several point source emitters of CO2 for the storage site.