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The Carbon Sequestration Initiative -- CSI

The Carbon Sequestration Initiative (CSI) was an industrial consortium formed to investigate carbon capture and storage technologies. The consortium operated for 16 years, from July 2000 through June 2016.

The Consortium objectives included:

  • Provide an objective source of assessment and information about carbon sequestration.

  • Establish a members' information network to provide timely updates on relevant activities and new findings.

  • Explore the societal and technical aspects of carbon sequestration.

  • Educate a wider audience on the possibilities of carbon sequestration.

  • Link industry to expanding government activities on these topics.

  • Stimulate and seed new research ideas.

  • Create an annual forum for strategic thinking and identification of new business opportunities.