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Mike Monea, President, Carbon Capture and Storage Initiatives for SaskPower and Colin Imrie, Scottish Government presented recent developments at SaskPower's Boundary Dam project and work on Scotland's CO 2 storage capacity, respectively, on 15 October 2012 at the University of Edinburgh. The Boundary Dam Integrated CCS Demonstration Project is one of the world's first and largest integrated Carbon Capture and Storage demonstration projects at Boundary Dam Power Station in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada. The project will transform Unit 3 at Boundary Dam Power Station into a reliable, long-term producer of 100 megawatts of clean base-load electricity, while enhancing provincial oil production and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by capturing one-million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. The $1.24 billion government-industry partnership between...Read more
A UK delegation, consisting of Trevor Drage (University of Nottingham), Professor Jon Gibbins (University of Edinburgh), Stuart Haszeldine (University of Edinburgh), Mohamed Pourkashanian (University of Leeds), David Reiner (University of Cambridge), Jacqui Williams (EPSRC), Richard Smith and Jim Cooper (Howden Group), Alan Brewin (National Physical Laboratories) and David J Evans (British Geological Survey) visited a number of institutes in western Canada from 20-24 August 2012 in order to further knowledge and ties with Canadian universities and industries carrying out work into CCS. Places visited: Calgary - Carbon Management Canada Edmonton - Alberta Innovates Technology Futures Regina - Petroleum Technology Research Centre Ottawa - CanmetENERGY Agenda UKCCSRC presentation . Presentations available: Calgary Pipeline Engineering Capabilities and Initiatives at the University of...Read more