USA

The UKCCSRC International Engagement Strategy picks out the USA as a country with high levels of CCS activity and so it is one of the Centre's priority countries when it comes to international engagement activities.

 

RCN-CCUS

In 2014, UKCCSRC and the Research Coordination Network on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (RCN-CCUS) signed an MoU, committing the two organisations to work collaboratively in the interest of furthering world-leading CCS Research. RCN-CCUS is based at Columbia University in New York. The agreement framework has meant that the UKCCSRC has been represented at key RCN-CCUS meetings in the US, and that UKCCSRC has been able to host experts from RCN-CCUS at flagship UK CCS meetings such as the UKCCSRC biannuals. 

 

International Research Collaboration Fund

The International Research Collaboration Fund provides a funding mechanism for UKCCSRC Academic Members wishing to undertake research collaboration with CCS organisations overseas. This fund has supported several CCS collaborations with institutions in the USA including; the Carbon Capture Simulation Initiative, US Department of Energy/NETL; and Utah State University's Department of Geology.

 

Early Career Researchers (ECRs)

The UKCCSRC ECR International Exchange Fund has provided a funding mechanism for ECRs planning visits to CCS organisations based in the USA (and around the world). To date, examples of US institutions that this fund has supported ECRs to visit include; University of Texas; and the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. 

 

 

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The UKCCSRC is very grateful to Dr Gerald R Hill, the Technical Coordinator for the Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership and Senior Technical Advisor, Southern States Energy Board , for...
The UKCCSRC's efforts to work collaboratively with international partners were strengthened today with the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) at the Centre's Biannual Meeting in Cardiff. The first...

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