Tag: EOR

Could expensive oil rescue CCS? A talk with energy expert Michael Levi | Global CCS Institute

As oil prices continue to skirt all-time highs, there’s been a gusher of coverage about how oil producers are turning to ever more costly technologies—from going to ultra deep, to mining tar sands—to eek more oil from the earth. Against this…

Innovative funding for a groundbreaking CCUS plant: The financing behind TCEP’s polygen CCUS facility | Global CCS Institute

Over the past year, the Texas Clean Energy Project (TCEP) has emerged at the front of a small pack of US projects that aim to sell their CO2 to oil drillers. By doing so, TCEP may just re-write the rules of…

With key contracts signed, Summit Power’s Texas CCUS project on track for July groundbreaking | Global CCS Institute

The Texas Clean Energy Project, a 400-megawatt, coal-fired plant designed to perform carbon capture, use and storage recently cleared two key milestones and is moving towards a July groundbreaking. In February, TCEP inked a deal securing supplies of water and, on Valentine’s…

A recipe to jumpstart CCS in the US – the rewards of collaborating with China, 3 of 3 | Global CCS Institute

This is the third and final installment of a Q&A with John Thompson of the Clean Air Task Force. Previously we talked about Canada’s leadership in CCS and the problems posed by focusing on CCS liability in advance of scaling the technology. In this…

Can big oil jump-start CCS? Expanding enhanced oil recovery could absorb decades’ worth of U.S. coal-plant CO2 emissions | Global CCS Institute

Just how big is the potential to sequester power-plant CO2 emissions into the U.S. oil patch? In a word, “vast,” says a recent report released last month by MIT and The University of Texas at Austin that evaluated the capacity…