UKCCSRC Biannual, Durham – 19-20 September 2012

The UKCCSRC Biannual Meeting took place on 19th & 20th September 2012 at Durham University. Approximately 120 delegates attended.

The agenda and available presentations can be downloaded here in the proceedings document

Meeting Presentations:

UKCCS Research Centre Launch – Jon Gibbins, UKCCS RC Director
CCS research funding update – Jacqui Williams, EPSRC
Keynote Presentation: Enhanced Oil Recovery – Jon Gluyas, Durham University
The Crown Estate CCS Programme – Ward Goldthorpe, The Crown Estate
CCS Cost Reduction Task Force – Ian Donaldson, The Crown Estate
CO2 Injection – UK/Canadian Opportunities – Stuart Gilfillan, University of Edinburgh
Recent DECC CCS Developments – Matthew Billson, Department of Energy and Climate Change
Parallel Sessions:

Session A

Recently Funded Capture Projects

New Approach to Extend Durability of Sorbent Powders for Multicycle High Temperature CO2 Capture in Hydrogen – Steve Milne, University of Leeds
Feasibility of a Wetting Layer Absorption Carbon Capture Process Based on Chemical Solvents – Martin Sweatman, University of Strathclyde

Natural Gas Programme Grants

Effective Adsorbents for Establishing Solids Looping as a Next Generation NG PCC Technology – Hao Liu, University of Nottingham
Adsorption Materials and Processes for Carbon Capture from Gas-Fired Power Plants (AMPGas) – Eleanor Campbell, University of Edinburgh
Gas-FACTS: Gas – Future Advanced Capture Technology Options – Jon Gibbins, University of Edinburgh
Computational Modelling and Optimisation of Carbon Capture Reactors – Sai Gu, Cranfield University

Session B

EOR Opportunities in the UK and Overseas Injection Collaborations

EOR Discussion – Stuart Haszeldine, University of Edinburgh and Tony Espie, BP Alternative Energy