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Below is a collection of the latest postings in the CCS database.

Articles are listed in chronological order.

News Headline

Project Name

Date

Project Location

Boundary Dam project is reaping benefits

Boundary Dam

02/20/2015

Canada

Energy Quote of the Day: Big Oil Addresses Climate Change

 

02/19/2015

Canada

BD3 performing beyond expectations, says SaskPower

Boundary Dam

02/17/2015

Canada

Abu Dhabi’s carbon capture project on track

Abu Dhabi CCS Project

02/16/2015

UAE

DOE lends Shell a hand on carbon capture in Canada

Quest

02/09/2015

Canada

FutureGen coal CCS project scrapped after feds withdraw $1B funding

FutureGen

02/05/2015

US

DOE focusses on CCS with $560 million

 

02/04/2015

US

AUS $25 million for Otway project

Otway

02/02/2015

Australia

NCC Report: DOE must develop stronger policy to foster adequate carbon capture and storage

 

01/30/2015

US

How Teesside could become centre for carbon capture - and create thousands of jobs

Teesside

01/21/2015

UK

Teesside collective launches industrial CCS vision

Teesside

01/21/2015

UK

A Look Inside the First Commercial Coal Plant with Carbon Capture and Storage

Boundary Dam

01/13/2015

Canada

SaskPower’s $1.4B CCS plant named ‘Project of the Year’

Boundary Dam

01/12/2015

Canada

DOE Project Captures, Stores 1 Million Metric Tons of Carbon

Decatur

01/12/2015

IL, USA

White Rose CCS Project Awards Contracts

White Rose

01/07/2015

UK

White Rose CCS Project Development Consent Order accepted

White Rose

12/23/2014

UK

DECC funding for North Sea CO2 storage 'signals commitment to second phase CCS'

 

12/17/2014

UK

Shell Cansolv starts testing at TCM

Mongstad

11/29/2014

Norway

Testing underway in Norway for Peterhead CCS technology

Peterhead

11/28/2014

UK

Drax applies for new coal-fired power plant with CCS

White Rose

11/27/2014

UK

UAE’s carbon capture project to remove 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year

ESI

11/07/2014

Abu Dhabi

ADM carbon capture nears initial goal; second permit sought

Decatur

11/06/2014

IL, USA

WGK awarded FEED contract by Shell for world-first CCS pipeline

Peterhead

10/16/2014

UK

GHGT-12 Plenary talk by Saskpower on Boundary Dam [PDF]

Boundary Dam

10/05//2014

SA, Canada

First commercial-scale CCS plant comes online

Boundary Dam

09/29/2014

SA, Canada

U.S. EPA Approves Carbon Sequestration Permit in Decatur, Illinois

Decatur

09/26/2014

IL, USA

CO2 Solutions Announces Testing Program with Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)

Announced Project

09/26/2014

ND, USA

FutureGen Begins Construction, But Project Faces Some Hurdles

FutureGen

09/15/2014

IL, USA

NRG, JX Nippon, Hilcorp Team Up to Develop Post-Combustion Carbon-Capture Facility

W.A. Parish Petra Nova

09/08/2014

TX, USA

Oxy spinoff delays proposed energy plant

HECA

09/05/2014

CA, USA

Costs rise by another $30 million at Kemper plant

Kemper County

09/04/2014

MS, USA

EPA Grants First Underground Injection Permits to FutureGen for Illinois Project

FutureGen

09/02/2014

IL, USA

Carbon storage project lauded

Otway

08/30/2014

Australia

Shell fits final module on Alberta oil sands' first carbon capture project

Quest

08/24/2014

AL, Canada

Locals positive about carbon capture project

Peterhead

08/09/2014

UK

Shares in Drax fall 8% following subsidy appeal

White Rose

08/04/2014

UK

National Grid Carbon awards development contract for its CCS project

White Rose

07/31/2014

UK

Ill. Court Requires Utilities to Buy Power from Carbon Capture Plant

FutureGen

07/24/2014

IL, USA

Significant step forward for CCS as White Rose receives NER300 funding

White Rose

07/09/2014

UK

2Co Energy in talks to sell Don Valley CCS project

Don Valley

07/09/2014

UK

Energy Department Project Captures and Stores more than One Million Metric Tons of CO2

Port Arthur

06/24/2014

TX, USA

Intended showcase of clean-coal future hits snags

Kemper County

05/17/2014

MS, USA

Vattenfall abandons research on CO2 storage

Schwarze Pumpe

05/07/2014

Germany

We’re Drilling the First Well

Kevin Dome

05/05/2014

MT, USA

Ethanol plant gets key EPA permit for carbon sequestration

Decatur

04/18/2014

IL, USA

EU green light for UK carbon capture and storage project

White Rose

04/17/2014

UK

Southern agrees to coal research with Chinese firm

Kemper County

04/15/2014

MS, USA

Clean Coal: Carbon capture pilot begins at Polk IGCC plant

Polk

04/14/2014

FL, USA

EPA issues draft permits for carbon sequestration

FutureGen

04/012014

IL, USA

Pipeline approved for FutureGen CCS Project

FutureGen

02/25/2014

IL, USA

Shell signs agreement to advance major clean energy project at Peterhead

Peterhead

02/24/2014

UK

DOE issues final approval for Lake Charles CCS project funding

Lake Charles

01/04/2014

LA, USA

White Rose Awarded FEED study

White Rose

12/09/2013

UK

SaskPower CEO says ICCS project $115M over budget

Boundary Dam

10/18/2013

SA, Canada

B&W Begins Front-End Engineering and Design Work for FutureGen 2.0 Carbon Capture Project

FutureGen

10/04/2013

IL, USA

Kemper plant will not meet construction schedule

Kemper County

10/02/2013

MS, USA

Norway Drops ‘Moon Landing’ as Mongstad Carbon Capture Scrapped

Mongstad

09/20/2013

Norway

China CCUS workshop continues Sino-Australian cooperation

Jingbian

07/29/2013

China

DOE Regional Partnership begins Large-scale Injection in Michigan

Northern Reef Trend

07/09/2013

MI, USA

NER300 funding gets only one CCS applicant

White Rose

07/09/2013

UK

Miss. Power says more overruns likely at Kemper

Kemper County

07/01/2013

MS, USA

Tenaska drops Taylorville,Trailblazer advanced coal power projects

Taylorville

06/25/2013

TX, USA

B&W Taking ‘Phase by Phase’ Approach to FutureGen, Official says

FutureGen

06/21/2013

IL, USA

SOUTHERN CEO on Kemper: Company may have 'missed' this one'’

Kemper County

06/21/2013

MS, USA

Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Research, Development, and Demonstration at the U.S. Department of Energy

US Projects

06/10/2013

USA

ADM Wrapping up Surface Construction Work at Decatur Site

Decatur

05/31/2013

IL, USA

S&P Downgrades Southern Co's Outlook due to Kemper Woes

Kemper County

05/31/2013

MS, USA

UKCCSRC and SaskPower announce joint research programme for carbon capture and storage

Boundary Dam

05/24/2013

SA, Canada

Southern Co replaces executives in wake of Kemper cost overrun

Kemper County

05/20/2013

MS, USA

World Bank's IFC agrees to support Masdar projects

HPAD

05/17/2013

UAE

Southern Official backs Company's Investment in Kemper IGCC Plant

Kemper County

05/17/2013

MS, USA

DOE: Lousiana Capture Project would have few environmental impacts

Leucadia

05/10/2013

TX, USA

Breakthrough Industrial Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Project Begins Full-Scale Operations

Port Arthur

05/10/2013

TX, USA

Latest GCCSI reports on North West Sturgeon Refinery Project and Project Pioneer

Project Pioneer

04/30/2013

AL, Canada

Total’s pilot plant boosts carbon capture, storage

Lacq

04/30/2013

France

PGE ends Polish CCS Project; ‘Green Hydrogen’ also appears done

Belchatow

04/15/2013

Poland

KBR Canada wins module-building contract for Shell’s Quest carbon capture and storage project

Quest

04/04/2013

AL, Canada

Southern decides against federal loan for Kemper coal plant

Kemper County

04/03/2013

MS, USA

Preferred bidders announced in UK’s £1bn CCS Competition

Peterhead and White Rose

03/20/2013

UK

MISS. Power says Kemper on Budget; Sierra Club Questions Costs

Kemper County

03/15/2013

MS,USA

FutureGen alliance fights back, releases CO2 pipeline route

FutureGen

03/13/2013

IL,USA

Texas project takes step toward DOE funding

W.A.Parish

03/08/2013

TX, USA

B&W Signs Contract to Begin Second Phase of FutureGen 2.0 Carbon Capture Project

FutureGen

03/07/2013

IL, USA

Swan Hills Synfuels defers carbon capture project because of low natural gas prices

Swan Hills

02/25/2013

AL, Canada

Carbon Capture and Storage FutureGen 2.0 Project Moves Forward Into Second Phase

FutureGen

02/04/2013

IL, USA

Big piece of Estevan clean coal project moves into place at Boundary

Boundary Dam

01/30/2013

SA, Canada

Captain IGCC Project unlikely to move forward without UK funding

Captain

01/25/2013

UK

Breakthrough Large-Scale Industrial Project Begins Carbon Capture and Utilization

Port Arthur

01/25/2013

TX, USA

Alberici to install turbine for SaskPower carbon capture pilot project

Boundary Dam

01/19/2013

SA, Canada

IL. Regulators approve 20 year power contract for FutureGen

FutureGen

12/21/2012

IL, USA

SaskPower signs long-term CO2 contract with Cenovus

Boundary Dam

12/19/2012

SA, Canada

Callide Oxyfuel Project enters the world-first demonstration phase for the process of oxyfuel technology & CO2 liquefaction at Callide A Power Station

Callide-A

12/15/2012

Australia

Brussels’ CCS plans left in tatters as ArcelorMittal shelves carbon capture project

Florange Steel Mill

12/07/2012

Brussels

Chevron adds US$15bn to Gorgon LNG project cost estimate

Gorgon

12/06/2012

Australia

UK's failure to win CCS funding 'a slap in the face' for developers

Peterhead, White Rose, Teeside

12/03/2012

UK

Carbon Storage Partner Completes First Year of CO2 Injection Operations in Illinois

Decatur

11/19/2012

IL, USA

CCS competition shortlist announced

Peterhead, White Rose, Teeside

10/30/2012

UK

S. Korea Expands Role in U.K. Carbon Capture as 2Co Sells Stake

Don Valley

10/24/2012

UK

Chevron’s Gorgon Carbon Project on Track for Injection in 2015

Gorgon

10/23/2012

Australia

Report Names Yorkshire and Humber as Ideal CCS Location

White Rose

10/15/2012

UK

Fluor to Build Shell's Quest Carbon Capture Facility in Canada

Quest

10/09/2012

AL, Canada

Energy Department Announces Major Milestones for Decatur, Ill. Clean Coal Project

Decatur

09/19/2012

IL, USA

Shell starts quest for first carbon capture oil sands project

Quest

09/07/2012

AL, Canada

Foster Wheeler Awarded Feed Contract by Samsung C&T for 2Co Energy’s CCS Project in the UK

Don Valley

08/26/2012

UK

CCS Project at Plant Barry Begins Storing CO2 Underground

Plant Barry

08/22/2012

AL, USA

China buries 40,000 tons of carbon emissions underground

Ordos

08/10/2012

China

Urgent and Decisive’ Action Required on CCS Technology

Peterhead

08/07/2012

UK

IEPA withdraws Tenaska Taylorville permit

Taylorville

07/19/2012

IL, USA

Yorkshire leads race for €1.5bn EU carbon capture funding

Don Valley

07/13/2012

UK

Shell Canada's oil sands carbon capture storage project conditionally approved

Quest

07/11/2012

AL, Canada

Alstom advances CO2 capture program at Mongstad in Norway

Mongstad

07/02/2012

Norway

HECA newsletter Summer 2012 [PDF]

HECA

07/01/2012

CA, USA

Linde Gets 15% Stake in 2Co's U.K. Carbon-Capture Project

Don Valley

06/13/2012

UK

BOC buys stake in 2Co Energy’s carbon capture project in UK

Don Valley

06/13/2012

UK

Announcing Project Labor Agreement for HECA Project

HECA

05/31/2012

CA, USA

PGE Says Belchatow Carbon Capture Project Needs State Support

Belchatow

05/30/2012

Poland

Norway opens major facility to test carbon capture

Mongstad

05/07/2012

Norway

Hydrogen Energy California Project Moves Forward

HECA

05/03/2012

CA, USA

Illinois EPA Issues Taylorville Energy Center Final Air Permit

Taylorville

04/30/2012

IL, USA

Saskatchewan committed to proceeding with carbon-capture project

Boundary Dam

04/27/2012

SA, CA

TransAlta and partners bail out on carbon capture project

Pioneer

04/27/2012

AL, Canada

Queensland's Callide Power Plant Now Firing With Retrofitted CCS Technology, an Industrial Info News Alert

Callide-A

04/22/2012

Australia

CO2 injection plans moving along in Montana

Kevin Dome

04/20/2012

MT, USA

Carbon capture project inches closer to construction

Quest

04/11/2012

AL, Canada

Oxyfuel project 'fires up' in test

Callide-A

04/06/2012

Australia

The Teesside Low Carbon Consortium welcomes the launch of the UK CCS Commercialisation Programme

Teesside Low Carbon

04/03/2012

 

Mississippi allows Southern Co to keep building $2.8 billion coal plant

Kemper

03/30/2012

MS, USA

Samsung buys into UK carbon capture plant

Don Valley

03/28/2012

UK

Saline Carbon Capture and Storage Trial Two Successful

Otway

03/19/2012

Australia

Miss. Supreme Court reverses Southern Co coal project approval

Kemper

03/15/2012

MS,USA

Enel's Italian Porto Tolle coal conversion timeframe uncertain: CEO

Porto Tolle

03/09/2012

Italy

Carbon capture project moving right along

Boundary Dam

03/06/2012

SA, Canada

2Co, Progressive Energy Say Carbon-Capture Plants Pass EIB Test

Don Valley

03/06/2012

UK

Commission adopts its first Opinion on a draft permit for the permanent storage of CO2

ROAD (Maasvlakte)

02/29/2012

Netherlands

Tenaska Trailblazer front end engineering design (FEED) study

Trailblazer

02/15/2012

TX, USA

Summit’s Texas Clean Energy Project Reaches Major Milestone with Signed EPC and O&M Contracts

TCEP

02/14/2012

TX, USA

Carbon-storage experiment shows no leakage

Otway

01/31/2012

Australia

Foster Wheeler Wins PMC Contract for the 2Co Power (Yorkshire) Don Valley Power Project in the United Kingdom

Don Valley

01/31/2012

UK

Linklaters and Nabarro selected to advise on £5bn Euro power project

Don Valley

01/18/2012

UK

Masdar and ADNOC take carbon capture, usage and storage project forward at Emirates Steel's Mussafah facility

Masdar

01/18/2012

UAE

Don Valley Electricity Project to Enter UK Carbon Capture and Storage Contest

Don Valley

01/17/2012

UK

Utility to Purchase Electricity from Innovative DOE-Supported Clean Coal Project 

TCEP

01/17/2012

TX, USA

Illinois EPA Leaves CO2 Emissions Off Air Permit

Taylorville

01/13/2011

IL, USA

FutureGen completes CCS test storage well in Illinois

FutureGen

12/29/2011

IL, USA

CO2 stripper rolls into Boundary Dam

Boundary Dam

12/22/2011

SA, Canada

Otway project findings support geological CO2 storage

Otway

12/18/2011

Australia

Jacobs contracted for CO2 capture facility for CHP plant at Mongstad Refinery site in Norway

Mongstad

12/13/2011

Norway

CIUDEN Completes Initial Oxy-Combustion Testing Phase

Compostilla

12/11/2011

Spain

Vattenfall drops carbon capture project in Germany

Janschwalde

12/05/2011

Germany

UK's biggest carbon capture pilot project opens

Ferrybridge

11/30/2011

UK

Ameren Said to Be in Talks to Hand Over Carbon-Capture Project

FutureGen

11/29/2011

IL,USA

Illinois CO2 injection test commences

Decatur

11/20/2011

IL, USA

Alstom to do feasibility study for CCS at Daqing oil fields

Daqing

11/15/2011

China

DNV Issues First Certificate of Fitness for CO2 Storage

Quest

11/11/2011

AL, Canada

Clean coal project in liquidation

Zerogen

10/28/2011

Australia

Longannet carbon capture project cancelled

Longannet

10/19/2011

UK

Flagship UK carbon capture project 'close to collapse'

Longannet

10/06/2011

UK

Norway Says Mongstad CCS Test Center Cost Revised Up to NK5.77B

Mongstad

10/06/2011

Norway

Innovative Texas Clean Coal Project Takes Major Step Forward as DOE Issues Record of Decision

TCEP

09/29/2011

TX, USA

SCS Energy Closes deal to acquire HECA project in Kern County

HECA

09/28/2011

CA, USA

Clean coal project in Texas wins $450mn in federal help

TCEP

09/27/2011

TX, USA

Alstom & Datang Agree to Jointly Develop Carbon Capture Demonstration Projects in China

Daqing

09/21/2011

China

ERG Installs Flue Gas Desulphurization Unit at Ferrybridge Power Station

Ferrybridge

08/29/2011

UK

Illinois CCS demonstration begins construction

Decatur

08/26/2011

IL, USA

Southern gets $15M for carbon capture project

Plant Barry

08/15/2011

AL, USA

DOE project in Utah begins field operations

Wasatch Plateau (SWP)

08/14/2011

UT, USA

Shell Canada files paperwork for carbon capture project

Quest

08/02/2011

AL, Canada

Alberta officials contribute $285M to gasification project

Swan Hills

07/27/2011

AL, Canada

Summit: Project moving forward

TCEP

07/26/2011

TX, USA

Texas Clean Energy Project to Sell CO2 to Whiting Petroleum Corporation

TCEP

07/22/2011

TX, USA

ETI unveils £23.5m UK carbon capture and storage pilot

Announced Project

07/20/2011

UK

AEP shelves ambitious plan to limit carbon

Mountaineer

07/17/2011

WV, USA

Enel aims to switch oil plant to coal in June 2012

Porto Tolle

07/07/2011

Italy

Statoil announces Mongstad technology qualification gets underway

Mongstad

07/01/2011

Norway

China Energy, Seamwell to Build $1.5 Billion ‘Clean Coal’ Plant

Announced YiHe

06/24/2011

China

Shell gets C$865 million for Canadian CO2 project

Quest

06/24/2011

AL, Canada

DOE-sponsored IGCC Project in Texas takes important step forward

TCEP

06/22/2011

TX, USA

Aker and Kvaerner complete Mongstad amine plant

Mongstad

06/18/2011

Norway

Mitsubishi begins CO2 capture at plant Barry

Plant Barry

06/18/2011

AL, USA

New trials begin at Australian Otway Project

Otway

06/11/2011

Australia

Southern Energy's Plant Barry is successfully capturing CO2

Plant Barry

06/13/2011

AL, USA

Taylorville obtains clean coal approval from House committee

Taylorville

05/30/2011

IL,USA

Air Products signs 2 agreements to move project forward

Port Arthur

05/27/2011

TX, USA

SCS Energy agrees to take over HECA

HECA

05/23/2011

CA, USA

SNC-Lavalin will design Boundary Dam capture project

Boundary Dam

05/17/2011

SA, Canada

Porto Tolle project blocked in court

Porto Tolle

05/19/2011

Italy

2CO applies for NER300 funding for Don Valley

Don Valley

05/10/2011

UK

2CO acquires Hatfield from Powerfuel after Powerfuel entered into administration

Hatfield/ Don Valley

05/09/2011

UK

Vattenfall officially opens Buggenum

Buggenum

05/08/2011

Netherlands

Mountaineer project deemed a success

Mountaineer

05/05/2011

WV, USA

Shell begins production from Scotford Oil Sands upgrader

Quest

05/04/2011

AL, Canada

CO2 from trial Schwarze Pumpe injected at Ketzin

Ketzin

05/03/2011

Germany

Saskatchewan Government to give green light to $1billion project

Bow City

04/26/2011

SA, Canada

AEP Mountaineer financial shortfall highlights absence of carbon price

Mountaineer

04/16/2011

WV, USA

Fluor joins Canadian CCS Bow City project

Bow City

04/16/2011

AL, Canada

Carbon capture approval behind CCS project delay

Masdar UAE

04/11/2011

Abu Dhabi, UAE

RWE Goldenbergwerk 2015 CCS deadline cannot be met

Goldenbergwerk

04/01/2011

Germany

FutureGen still has legislative hurdles to face

FutureGen

04/06/2011

IL,USA

Callide Oxyfuel project starts commissioning with 'firing up'

Callide-A

04/06/2011

Australia

Denbury Enters into Kemper county CO2 Contract

Kemper

03/20/2011

MS, USA

Enel starts CO2 capture at Brindisi

Brindisi

03/07/2011

Italy

Decision to fund CCS at Mongstad delayed until 2016

Mongstad

03/01/2011

Norway

Enel to invest €1 billion ($1.38 billion) on CCS plant

Brindisi

03/01/2011

Italy

FutureGen selects Morgan County storage site

FutureGen

02/28/2011

IL, USA

AEP receives $4M from GCSSI for Mountaineer

Mountaineer

02/16/2011

WV, USA

Nuon commences CCS plant

Buggenum

02/09/2011

Netherlands

9 UK projects apply for EU NER300 CCS funding

Longannet

02/12/2011

UK

Petroleum Technology Research Center release Weyburn findings

Weyburn

01/19/2011

SA, Canada

Masdar delays $2.2 billion joint venture with BP

Masdar UAE

01/18/2011

UAE

EERC’s PCOR partnership demonstrates ability of Apache’s Zama Project to reduce GHG emissions

Zama

01/18/2011

ND, USA

Weyburn alleged leaking CO2 at surface questioned

Weyburn

01/13/2011

SA, Canada

Illinois Senate fails to pass Taylorville Energy Center legislation

Taylorville

01/12/2011

IL, USA

Alleged leaks from carbon storage project questioned

Weyburn

01/12/2011

SA, Canada

 

Date Modified February 25, 2015

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