Carbon Capture Latest News 10-16-2014


Welcome to the Carbon Capture Report, a free service of the University of Illinois that tracks daily global mainstream and social media coverage of climate change and all 15 core energy sectors and energy industries and offers analytical reports, person, organization, location, and news outlet biographical profiles, interactive timelines and maps, and numerous otheranalytical features to help translate the deluge of daily news into a wealth of actionable insight.

You are currently signed up for the Carbon Capture Latest News and today's issue summarizes global coverage for 10/16/2014.

At-A-Glance Vitals
Quick summary of yesterday's news:

Total Coverage    40
Total Word Count    33,008
News[VIEW]    40 (100.00%)
Unique News Stories    35
Blog Posts[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Tweets[VIEW]    0 (0.00%)
Videos[VIEW]    13 videos from 12 users totaling 2 Hours / 52.10 Minutes
Bookmarks[VIEW]    0 from 0 users
Twitter Details    0 Twitters totaling followers, 0 hashtags, 0 replies, 0 retweets, 0 users replied to, 0 users retweeted, and 0 total links




GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE
The map below shows all geographic mentions across both mainstream and social media coverage.




TOP NAMES OF THE DAY
The following people, organizations, and locations dominated the global conversation yesterday. Click on each to view its full profile, with interactive timelines, maps, dashboards, and a complete list of coverage. Note that even if you have filters enabled, these lists reflect ALL news and social media coverage.

Top person names mentioned in today's news:

Matthew Hancock    8 (20.00%)
Bob Macdonald    8 (20.00%)
Ed Davey    4 (10.00%)
Bob Sallinger    3 (7.50%)
Owen Paterson    3 (7.50%)
Paul Koberstein    3 (7.50%)
David Cameron    2 (5.00%)
Top organization names mentioned in today's news:

Wood Group Kenny    10 (25.00%)
Commercialisation Programme    7 (17.50%)
Southern Energy    6 (15.00%)
Department Of Energy    4 (10.00%)
European Commission    4 (10.00%)
Wood Group Kenny Regional    4 (10.00%)
Audubon Society Of Portland    3 (7.50%)




Below are the top 25 articles of yesterday, ranked in order of their overall potential and actual impact on the global media ecosystem surrounding this topic.

First-of-a-Kind' Clean Power Plant Moves Forward · Environmental Management & Sustainable Development News · Environmental Leader

... NET Power says it has secured funding and agreements for its $140 million demonstration power plant, which it says produces no greenhouse gas emissions and includes full carbon capture without requiring expensive, efficiency-reducing carbon capture equipment. The company says the 50 MWt natural gas generation system is the first of a kind. The project is funded by a combination of cash and ...

(323 words by environmentalleader.com


NET Power Announces Launch Of Breakthrough Clean Power Project - MarketWatch

... plant will validate the world's first natural gas power generation system that produces no air emissions and includes full CO2 capture without requiring expensive, efficiency-reducing carbon capture equipment. "This program highlights the private sector's unique ability to develop breakthrough technologies without having to settle for anything less than compelling economics," said NET Power ...

(942 words by marketwatch.com


Carbon Reduction and Technology Advancement | The Energy Collective

... importantly, show much higher contributions of particulate matter exposure (see graphic B) . Perhaps surprisingly, this holds true for both examined scenarios - with or without CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) . This indicates that natural gas is not as 'clean' as the current US government often reports. 2. Wind and solar power plants tend to require more bulk materials (iron, copper, ...

(1261 words by theenergycollective.com


Wood Group Kenny awarded subsea pipeline FEED contract for carbon capture and storage... -- ABERDEEN, Scotland, Oct. 16,2014 /PRNewswire/ --

... ABERDEEN, Scotland , Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire . The project, the world's first full-chain CCS project on a gas-fired power station, is being developed by Shell, with strategic support from Scottish and ...

(422 words by prnewswire.com


Keeping the lights on - The Ecologist
(2 Additional Articles)

... would mean building new nuclear at the rate of 1.2GW a year for the next 36 years. Put simply, that's a new Hinkley Point every three years. In addition UK policy requires building Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) plants which take CO2 emissions from gas and coal and buries them in the ground. But these are fuelled by gas or coal at the rate of 1.5GW a year. While nascent, this technology is ...

(5245 words by theecologist.org


OilVoice | Wood Group Kenny awarded subsea pipeline FEED contract for carbon capture and storage project
(2 Additional Articles)

... Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire. The project, the world's first full-chain CCS project on a gas-fired power station, is being developed by Shell, with strategic support from Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE). The scope of the six-month ...

(346 words by oilvoice.com


Project to remove 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide | GulfNews.com

... The largest project of its scale in the region the carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) project will start capturing carbon and injecting into oil fields for oil exploration from 2016, Arafat Al Yafei, manager CO2 and Nitrogen Development Department at Adnoc, said. Adnoc and Masdar signed a joint venture agreement for the project in 2013 and jointly awarded a Dh450 million engineering, ...

(93 words by gulfnews.com


Wood Group to help develop CCS project in Scotland - UPI.com

... ABERDEEN, Scotland, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Oil services company Wood Group Kenny said Thursday it secured an engineering contract to help develop a Scottish carbon capture and storage facility. "We are leading the way in Europe in developing this innovative low-carbon technology," British Business Minister Matthew Hancock said in a statement. Wood Group Kenny was selected to lead front-end engineering ...

(191 words by upi.com


Wood Group to design carbon capture pipelines | Herald Scotland

(329 words by heraldscotland.com


Coal is cleaner option and gives us energy independence' - Yorkshire Post

... chose to ignore in preference to this mess. Britain has three billion tonnes of coal reserves and already had the best coal miners and collieries in the world. With her world-leading Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology, around 90 per cent of harmful emissions can be 'captured' and, guess what, Britain has enough room in depleted oil-fields to safely store over three centuries of these ...

(390 words by yorkshirepost.co.uk


Five Best Ideas of the Day: October 16 - TIME

... D.C. 1. Accountability in education is essential and non-negotiable, and testing works. Just not in reading. By Robert Pondiscio in Flypaper from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute 2. Carbon capture technology is costly, but could be an interim solution for climate change. And a carbon tax could pay for it. By David Biello in Yale Environment 360 3. Immersive public art is improving lives and ...

(470 words by time.com


Aberthaw Power Station under renewed threat of closure after named as one of the dirtiest in Europe - Wales Online

... (FGD) to cut sulphur emissions by 95%, steam turbine retrofit and dynamic classifiers - providing greater efficiency and lower Co2 emissions and the development of a pilot carbon capture plant. Tyrone O'Sullivan, who led the workers' buyout of the last deep mine in Wales, Tower Colliery, near Hirwaun, said the future of Aberthaw must not be put at risk. He said a challenge to ...

(465 words by walesonline.co.uk


SaskPower carbon capture project - energy saviour or pig in a poke? : Beacon News

... They had assembled at SaskPower's Boundary Dam coal-fired electrical generating plant near Estevan to witness the christening of the world's largest commercial-scale, post-combustion carbon capture project. It was show time. At stake were the reputations of the Wall government, the federal government, which kicked in $240 million, SaskPower, and the whole idea of carbon capture and storage ...

(1018 words by beaconnews.ca


CCS project a bold move

... Steelman is executive director of the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan. The first commercial-scalecarbon capture and storage project was launched this month by SaskPower at its Boundary Dam generating plant. The $1.4-billion facility reduces the carbon footprint of the coal power facility by 90 per cent, the equivalent of the emissions from 250,000 ...

(561 words by thestarphoenix.com


Is carbon capture and storage a reality, or just a dream? : Renew Economy

... Renewable energy is one solution. But given ongoing debate about supplying enough energy for a growing population, and replacing old fossil fuel energy generators, options such as carbon capture and storage have been hailed as another. Recently the largest carbon capture and storage program yet began operation at SaskPower's Boundary Dam project in Saskatchewan, Canada. The project ...

(1097 words by reneweconomy.com.au


Carbon Capture and Storage Technology (CCS) Used in U.S.? | Wall Street Daily

... Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has long been weighed down by exorbitant costs, making it an industry that's been stuck on the launch pad for more than a decadedespite spending $20 billion on technology. Now, U.S. utilities could be required to install CCS technology in all newly built, coal-fired power plants, according to a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ...

(758 words by wallstreetdaily.com


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

... Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The project, the world's first full-chain CCS project on a gas-fired power station, is being developed by Shell, with strategic support from Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE). The scope ...

(268 words by eaem.co.uk


EU pushes back deadlines in green energy funding scheme - thenews.com.pk

... LONDON: European government officials have approved a proposal to delay deadlines for final investment decisions and the operational launch of Europe's first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage plant and 40 renewable energy projects. The measure, proposed by the European Commission following pressure from seven EU member states including Britain, France and Germany, throws a lifeline ...

(226 words by thenews.com.pk


Research project launched into risks from offshore CO2 pipelines

... Oil and gas industry stakeholders have commissioned a joint industry project to demonstrate that carbon dioxide pipelines for carbon captureprojects can be operated safely with a full understanding of associated risks. Offshore carbon dioxide (CO2) pipelines could potentially pose a risk for offshore infrastructures, ships and the marine environment, so DNV GL have been asked to initiate the ...

(415 words by offshore-publication.com


RIGZONE - Wood Group Kenny Wins FEED Contract for CCS Project Offshore Scotland

... Wood Group Kenny has won the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The project, which is being developed by Royal Dutch Shell plc supported by Scottish and Southern Energy, will be the world's first full-chain CCS project on a gas-fired power station. A total of 80 ...

(216 words by rigzone.com


Wood Group wins carbon capture contract - Energy Voice

... Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has landed the front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire. A team of 80 engineers from WGK's Aberdeen and London offices will support the six month project. The firm will design the new carbon dioxide (CO2) export pipeline for the scheme, which will include ...

(287 words by energyvoice.com


Say g'bye to summer hummersonce global climate warms
(3 Additional Articles)

... Oswego. As with reducing our own individual carbon footprint, small things can add up to big things, Sallinger says. Naturescaping our yards and neighborhoods can assist with carbon sequestration and also provide habitat for wild birds passing through our landscape. On a larger scale, he urges people to get involved by advocating for the protection and restoration of the most important ...

(880 words by pmgnews.com


Demo plant first to produce zero emissions - FierceEnergy

... plant will validate the world's first natural gas power generation system that produces no air emissions and includes full CO2 capture without requiring expensive, efficiency-reducing carbon capture equipment. The plant will be sited in Texas, using a new supercritical CO2 turbine, and will demonstrate NET Power's Allam Cycle technology, which uses carbon dioxide as a working fluid to ...

(377 words by fierceenergy.com


Fossil fuel toxic triangle plea « Shropshire Star
(2 Additional Articles)

... electricity generation projects up to 2020 as we move to a low carbon energy supply. "Our planning policy prevents any new coal power station being built unless equipped with carbon capture and storage, while the emissions performance standard limits carbon emissions from new fossil fuel plants. "Unabated coal is expected to account for only around 1% of total electricity generation ...

(677 words by shropshirestar.com


John Wood share price: Group Unit Wins Subsea Contract For Peterhead Project

... Project LONDON (Alliance News) - A subsidiary of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) on Thursday said it has won a contract to handle the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage project in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Wood Group Kenny, the subsea, pipeline and riser engineering unit of the FTSE 250-listed oil services company, will develop a landfall system for ...

(222 words by invezz.com


Is Soil Carbon Enough?

... A quick list of regenerative organic practices include: cover crops, mulching, composting, no-till, and planned grazing of livestock. "When coupled with the management goal of carbon sequestration," said the white paper, "these practices powerfully combine with the spirit of organic agriculture to produce healthy soil, healthy food, clean water and clean air using inexpensive inputs local to ...

(1306 words by resilience.org


Wood Group wins carbon capture contract - ARC Helps Clients Get Value from Technology

... Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has landed the front end engineering design (FEED) contract for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Aberdeenshire. A team of 80 engineers from WGK's Aberdeen and London offices will support the six month project. The firm will design the new carbon dioxide (CO2) export pipeline for the scheme, which will include a ...

(156 words by arcweb.com