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CCS Project Recent Updates

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

Articles are listed in chronological order.


News headline Project Date Project Location
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
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
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
Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Research, Development, and Demonstration at the U.S. Department of Energy US Projects 06/10/2013 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
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
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
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
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 October 1, 2014


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