CCS Research Facilities

The is a partial list of CCS Research Facilities in the UK. We need your help to include more information about these facilities so please contact Steph Wright (Capture/Cross Cutting) or Ciara O'Connor (Storage) if you can help. 

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Complete suite of characterization techniques for solid adsorbents

 


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Adsorption fundamentals lab including:  complete suite of characterization techniques for solid adsorbents – these systems have been used in several collaborative research projects to test over 200...

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Two dual piston pressure / vacuum swing adsorption rigs and a six column VSA/PSA system.

 

 

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Adsorption Processes lab including:
• 2 Dual Piston PSA: Dual Piston Pressure/Vacuum Swing Adsorption (PSA/VSA) rigs have been designed in-house....

Bench scale Quickfit™ equipment allows for reaction of samples (rock, soils, metal fittings, etc.) with fluids and carbon dioxide, to investigate the role of CO₂ in leaching metals and metallic elements from samples.

The equipment has previously been used to...


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The Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage (CICCS) at Heriot-Watt University has extensive state-of-the-art laboratory facilities covering the whole CCS chain, including equipment for capture, transport, storage, utilization and monitoring. The main equipment is listed below....

Circulating Fluidised Bed Rig: The rig consists of a pilot scale circulating fluidised bed with 30cm slow bed and 15cm riser. A riser with a larger diameter can alternatively be used to investigate scale up features. The equipment is used...

The CO₂ Simulation Group has undertaken static and dynamic modeling and simulation for numerous national and international projects. Ongoing projects include CO₂MultiStore, examining potential multi-user interactions in the connected Captain Sandstone formation, as well as CO₂-EOR in dedicated North Seas...

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