South African Centre for Carbon Capture & Storage

 



Pilot Carbon Dioxide Storage Project

The Pilot Carbon Dioxide Storage Project (PCSP) is the first National andnInternational collaborative Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Research & Development project on the African Continent. The PCSP is a proof of concept for Carbon Capture & Storage in South Africa and is critical to addressing climate change. Read More...

CCS Study Tour to Canada

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre in conjunction with Sask Power hosted a delegation from SANEDI, UMkhanyakude Local House of Traditional Leaders, UMkhanyakude District Municipality, UMhlabuyalingana and Big5 Hlabisa Local Municipality. The visit was part of the CCS Study Tour which was aimed at exposing the stakeholders. Read More

 Pilot School Programme

SACCCS through its Stakeholder Engagement component has  established a Pilot School Programme (PSP) to conduct outreach activities for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Educators and Learners. The aim is to build understanding of Carbon Capture and Storage as one of the climate change mitigation measures as well as energy related topics. Read More...


 


CCS and climate Change News


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08/08/2019

Gorgon LNG plant begins long-delayed carbon capture and storage project

Oil and gas company Chevron says a long-delayed carbon capture and storage project has begun operating at one of the country’s largest liquefied natural gas developments.

The Gorgon LNG development in the Pilbara, promised as a landmark development in burying greenhouse gas to limit emissions from fossil fuels, was supposed to start along with gas production in 2016. But the project was repeatedly delayed, with the company blaming technical issues.

For more information [https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/aug/08/gorgon-lng-plant-begins-long-delayed-carbon-capture-and-storage-project]



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