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July 29, 2009
The carousel, lifted by Apogee's balloon, carries sorbent tubes aloft to sample for tracer above the carbon dioxide injection area.
Bees, Balloons, Pollen Used as Novel CO2 Monitoring Approach

Researchers at the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory have discovered an innovative way to use bees, pollen, and helium-filled balloons to verify that no carbon dioxide (CO2) leaks from carbon sequestration sites.

July 20, 2009
Regional Partner Announces Plans for Carbon Storage Project Using CO2 Captured from Coal-Fired Power Plant

Southern Company and the Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership, one of seven members of the U.S. Department of Energy Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships program, have announced plans to store carbon dioxide captured from an existing coal-fired power plant.

June 29, 2009
New Zealand Joins International Carbon Storage Group

The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum today announced that New Zealand has become the newest member of the international carbon storage body.

June 25, 2009
DOE Partner Begins Carbon Storage Test

Washington, D.C. -- A Department of Energy sponsored project in Hopkins County, Kentucky has begun injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) into a mature oil field to assess the region's CO2 storage capacity and feasibility for enhanced oil recovery.

June 24, 2009
New Jersey Joins the Energy Department's Carbon Sequestration Regional Partnership Program

The State of New Jersey is the newest member of the U.S. Department of Energy's Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership program--the centerpiece of national efforts to validate and deploy carbon sequestration technologies.

June 15, 2009
DOE Seeks Proposals to Increase Investment in Industrial Carbon Capture and Sequestration Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement soliciting projects to capture and sequester carbon dioxide from industrial sources and to put CO2 to beneficial use.

June 11, 2009
DOE Selects Projects to Develop Pre-Combustion Carbon Capture Technologies for Coal-Based Gasification Plants

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the selection of nine projects that will develop pre-combustion carbon capture technologies that can reduce CO2 emissions in future coal-based integrated gasification combined cycle power plants.

May 27, 2009
DOE Establishes National Carbon Capture Center to Speed Deployment of CO2 Capture Processes

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the creation of a new National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) to develop and test technologies to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-based power plants.

May 22, 2009
DOE Regional Partnership Begins Core Sampling for Large-Volume Sequestration Test

The Plains CO2 Reduction Partnership, one of seven members of the U.S. Department of Energy's Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships program, has begun collecting core samples from a new characterization well near Spectra Energy's Fort Nelson natural gas processing plant in British Columbia, Canada.

May 21, 2009
DOE Study Monitors Carbon Dioxide Storage in Norway's Offshore Sleipner Gas Field

In a newly awarded project, researchers funded by the U.S. Department of Energy are partnering with European scientists to track injected carbon dioxide in the world's first and longest running carbon storage operation located at the Sleipner gas field in the North Sea.