Renewable energy to power oil and gas rigs?

The Oil and Gas Authority has started ‘significant work’ on how it can support the low carbon energy transition

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BP, Drax, Shell and Tata Steel join UK carbon capture Advisory Group

They will provide advice on the potential incentives and regulations needed for the development of a new CCUS market in Britain

US invests $24m in carbon capture research and development

The project will address scientific challenges and knowledge gaps associated with reducing the cost of the technology

Drax becomes ‘world’s first’ bioenergy plant to capture carbon

The £400k pilot is using C-Capture’s innovative technology to capture a tonne of CO2 a day from the gases produced when power is generated using biomass

UK and Norway to collaborate on CCUS

They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to take the nations further towards their clean growth goals

Swiss firm raises $30.8m to suck carbon from air

Climeworks has set a goal to capture 1% of global carbon emissions by 2025 through its technology

Canadian firm granted $375k for carbon capture technology

The government says the project in Quebec City could cut costs for future commercial projects

Forests storing greenhouse gases ‘crucial to tackling climate change’

UK scientists say replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations that capture carbon could instead increase the amount of emissions

UK must act now to deliver low cost carbon capture technology, says taskforce

It is urgently calling for a policy framework and criteria early next year

UK MPs launch inquiry into carbon capture and storage

They will examine the government’s commitment to deploying the technology and whether it has a ‘Plan B’ to meet climate targets should the desired cost reductions not materialise