Weekly News – 19th June

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By Timothy Wilson

19 June 2024

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Welcome to the weekly news. Here you can get this weeks CCUS and carbon management news and discover all the latest IEAGHG developments.


IEAGHG Report publicly available: ‘Techno-Economic Assessment of Electrochemical CO2 Conversion Technologies’

This study aims to assess the costs and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions performance of selected electrochemical CO2 conversion pathways. It applies a learning curve method to project costs up to 2050.

GHGT-17 Technical programme agenda released.

Explore all that the world’s largest conference on CCUS has to offer. The GHGT technical programme agenda has now been released.

New insight paper, now available: ‘2023 Annual Experience Sharing Report for Northern Lights Phase 1 Facilities’

The report’s aim is to enhance future projects by offering insights and learnings in crucial areas such as project implementation, safety, efficiency, and sustainability.

New insight paper, now available ‘Carbon capture and storage: where from and where to?’

This paper examined the subtleties of addressing climate change by highlighting the need to maintain a clear perspective on the implications of our technological choices.

Weekly Headlines

19 June – Mission Innovation Smart CDR Competition

The SMART-CDR Competition, part of the Mission Innovation Carbon Dioxide Removal Mission, is a new opportunity for students from around the world to propose innovative solutions for monitoring, verification, and reporting of C02 removal and compete to gain global recognition, participate in a global CDR conference, and win cash prizes.  

17 June – Ribbon Cutting At CWLP Carbon Capture Project In Illinois

Springfield, Illinois took a significant step forward in capturing carbon emissions from power plants this week. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the near completion of a major carbon capture project at City, Water, Light & Power (CWLP).

14 June – MWCEP receives Declaration of Greenhouse Gas Storage Formation for Cliff Head CO2 Storage Project

Pilot Energy Limited is pleased to announce that the WA 31-L joint venture’s application to Declare a Greenhouse Gas Storage Formation has been approved by the Commonwealth Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia, the Hon Madeleine King MP.

14 June – Houston Attracts Increasing Number of Carbon Capture Projects

A recent wave of decarbonization project announcements, including the expansion of a Norwegian company into Houston, demonstrates how the region has positioned itself as a hub for companies and collaborations advancing low-carbon solutions.

11 June – Carbon Capture Market Size to Grow USD 6.89 Billion by 2030 at a CAGR of 6.6%

The global market for Carbon Capture was estimated to be worth USD 4.41 Billion in 2023 and is forecast to a readjusted size of USD 6.89 Billion by 2030 with a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period 2024-2030.


IEAGHG International CCS Summer School

23-29 June 2024Darwin, Australia.

SAVE THE DATE: 7th International Workshop on Offshore Geologic CO2 Storage.

In-person and hybrid options available. Field trip on 19 September.

17-18 September 2024Port Arthur, Texas

GHGT-17: Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference

Registrations are now open.

20-24 October 2024Calgary, Canada.

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