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2010-11-11 11:33:17

Leaks from carbon dioxide injected deep underground to help fight climate change could bubble up into drinking water aquifers near the surface, driving up levels of contaminants in the water tenfold or more in some places, according to a study by Duke University scientists. Based on a year-long analysis of core samples from four drinking water aquifers, "We found the potential for contamination is real, but there are ways to avoid or reduce the risk," says Robert B. Jackson, Nicholas...

2010-10-24 00:14:28

Kilimanjaro is developing CO2 air capture technologies to efficiently and economically capture CO2 directly from the air, transforming it into a valuable product stream New York, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2010 Kilimanjaro Energy, a leader in the capture of atmospheric CO2 for use in energy applications, has announced the close of a Series A round of venture financing. The financing round was led by ARCH Venture Partners, with additional participation from existing investors. The Company is...

2010-10-14 13:25:04

Oil recovery using carbon dioxide could lead to a North Sea oil bonanza worth £150 billion ($ 240 billion) "“ but only if the current infrastructure is enhanced now, according to a new study published today by a world-leading energy expert. A new calculation by Durham University of the net worth of the UK oil field shows that using carbon dioxide (CO2) to enhance the recovery from our existing North Sea oil fields could yield an extra three billion barrels of oil over the next 20...

2010-10-13 23:01:00

LAGOS, Nigeria, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal announced today that it will receive $37.8 million in political risk insurance from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), to support the company's construction and operations of three Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation plants for Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC), an affiliate of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, S.A (CCH). The construction, which is being carried out by ContourGlobal Solutions, Nigeria, a subsidiary...

2010-10-04 15:31:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce delivered the keynote address on 'The Future of Fossil Fuels' at the Global Energy Future Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis, calling on the assembled international academic and governmental leaders to "put people first" by supporting policies that prioritize eliminating global energy poverty by 2050. Boyce said coal is a global "future fuel," citing three global...

2010-09-28 17:43:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance has signed a $553 million cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) associated with FutureGen 2.0, the first large-scale oxy-combustion repowering project in the world that will use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. FutureGen 2.0 is supported by a $1 billion commitment in federal funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the construction of a near-zero emissions...

2010-09-23 16:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc (MHIA) is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with Southern Company, they have begun a program to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from Georgia Power Plant Yates located near Newnan, Ga. The pilot-scale project at Yates, which uses a mobile version of the KM-CDR CO2( )capture process developed by Kansai Electric and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan (MHI), will provide additional process...

2010-09-23 12:20:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ridgeway Arizona Oil Corp. (Ridgeway), a wholly owned subsidiary of Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. (TSX-V), (the "Company") is pleased to announce the initial investigation and evaluation of the St Johns Dome as a potential site for low-temperature CO(2)-based geothermal power production technologies. Ridgeway has been informed that its joint venture partner, GreenFire Energy, has received notice of the award of a $2.0 million grant from the U. S....

2010-09-23 09:11:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company has captured carbon dioxide from one of its power plants for the first time, a milestone that significantly advances the development of technology considered crucial to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power generation. The research accomplishment was achieved this month at subsidiary Georgia Power's Plant Yates near Newnan, Ga. The pilot-scale project at Plant Yates, which uses a capture system developed by Mitsubishi Heavy...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FutureGen Alliance Board of Directors has appointed Kenneth K. Humphreys as its new Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Michael J. Mudd, who recently announced his retirement. Mr. Humphreys will lead the Alliance as it restructures its partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the State of Illinois to help build the world's first near-zero emissions coal-fueled power plant using carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology....


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