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2012-11-15 12:23:02

REGINA AND TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CSA Group, a leading developer of standards, codes and training programs, and the International Performance Assessment Centre for Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide (IPAC-CO2 Research Inc.), an environmental non-government organization (ENGO), today announced the world's first bi-national carbon capture and storage (CCS) standard for the geologic storage of carbon dioxide (CO(2)) for Canada and the United States. CCS is a process...

2012-08-15 06:21:52

REGINA, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Only two per cent of Canadians believe climate change is not occurring, a new important survey released today by IPAC-CO2 Research Inc. concluded. The survey comes on the heels of Alberta Premier Alison Redford's recent push for a National Energy Strategy, which would address the future of Canada's oil and gas industries, and its approach to carbon management. "Our survey indicates that Canadians from coast to coast overwhelmingly believe...

2012-07-16 06:23:17

REGINA, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Saskatchewan residents have strong but divided opinions about climate change and carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, concludes a public opinion survey commissioned by IPAC-CO2 Research Inc. released today. "Almost seven in ten (68%) residents are concerned about climate change," said Joe Ralko, Director of Communications for IPAC-CO2, who managed the survey. "However, there is no consensus on how to address the problem. That could be...

2012-04-23 02:21:47

REGINA, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Leaders from government, industry and academia are gathering today in Regina to discuss the future economic potential of Carbon Capture and Storage in Saskatchewan.  The meeting, hosted by the International Performance Assessment Centre for Geologic Storage of CO(2) (IPAC-CO2) and the Integrated CO(2) Network (ICO(2)N), aims to forge a thoughtful vision for potential CCS infrastructure and economic development in the province. "Carbon...

2012-02-08 08:05:00

CALGARY, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Public awareness and acceptance of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) as a tool to combat climate change is higher in Saskatchewan and Alberta than the rest of Canada, concludes a national survey released today by Carbon Management Canada (CMC) and the International Performance Assessment Centre for the Geological Storage of CO2 (IPAC-CO2). "As Canadians, we need to publicly discuss our transition to a low carbon future. This survey helps us...

2011-12-12 09:45:00

REGINA, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Carbon dioxide (CO(2)) is not leaking from depth on the farm owned by Cameron and Jane Kerr, IPAC-CO2 Research Inc. concluded in a 180-page report released today. "The CO(2) injected by Cenovus Energy as part of its enhanced oil recovery project is not the source of CO(2) found on the Kerr farm," said Dr. Carmen Dybwad, Chief Executive Officer of the environmental non-government organization. "The levels of natural CO(2) we found were normal."...

2011-11-28 09:30:00

REGINA, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Public awareness and acceptance of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) as a tool to combat climate change is higher in Saskatchewan than Europe, concludes a survey released today by IPAC-CO2 Research Inc. Formed in 2009, IPAC-CO2 works to gain public and regulator confidence in the geological storage of carbon dioxide as a sustainable energy and environmental option by providing independent performance assessments of carbon capture and storage (CCS)...

2011-11-04 07:00:00

REGINA, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The draft of the world's first standard for geologic storage of carbon dioxide now is available for public review. "We're very proud to provide the link for academics, individuals, researchers and scientists to the world's first standard for geologic storage of carbon dioxide on both our website (www.ipac-co2.com) and on our Twitter feed, @ipac-co2," said Carmen Dybwad, Chief Executive Officer of IPAC-CO2. Feedback can be provided online through...

2011-08-19 16:48:00

REGINA, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Carmen Dybwad, CEO of IPAC-CO2 Research Inc., welcomed today's announcement that the Government of Canada is moving forward with regulations for the coal-fired electricity sector. IPAC-CO2 works to gain public and regulator confidence in the geological storage of carbon dioxide as a sustainable energy and environmental option by providing independent performance assessments of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects. "This is great news for...

2010-06-16 04:30:00

To see the Social Media Release, please click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/csa-standards/deep-earth-storage-of-industrial-carbon-emissions TORONTO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ - CSA Standards, a leading developer of standards, codes and personnel certification programs, and the International Performance Assessment Centre for the geologic storage of Carbon Dioxide (IPAC-CO2 Research Inc.) today announced a joint agreement to develop Canada's first carbon capture and storage (CCS) standard for the...