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Record interest in climate-related conference in Oslohttp://www.gassnova.no/en/record-interest-in-climate-related-conference-in-osloRecord interest in climate-related conference in Oslo2017-03-07T17:35:52ZThe world’s leading researchers in carbon capture, transport and storage - better known as CCS - have gathered today at the Soria Moria Hotel and Conference Centre in Oslo.
The test activity continues at TCMhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/the-test-activity-continues-at-tcmThe test activity continues at TCM2017-02-15T20:20:38ZTechnology Centre Mongstad (TCM) maintains a high level of activity through 2017 and Gassnova, Statoil and Shell intend to extend operations at the plant through 2020.
Step by step towards a better futurehttp://www.gassnova.no/en/step-by-step-towards-a-better-futureStep by step towards a better future2016-11-18T11:15:26ZGassnova's message is that the time is now for broad deployment of full-scale CCS. We must take action while it is still time to reach the climate goals.
Norway to develop industrial full-scale CCS project http://www.gassnova.no/en/norway-to-develop-industrial-full-scale-ccs-projectNorway to develop industrial full-scale CCS project 2016-11-15T14:34:50Z​An English full version of the Feasibility study on full-scale CCS project in Norway is now ready and published today, 15 November.
CCS: The time is nowhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/ccs-the-time-is-now-(2)CCS: The time is now2016-11-15T14:29:58ZGassnova CEO Trude Sundset at GHGT-13 in Lausanne, Switzerland: The time is now!
Crucial climate commitment in the 2017 budgethttp://www.gassnova.no/en/crucial-climate-commitment-in-the-2017-budgetCrucial climate commitment in the 2017 budget2016-10-07T11:19:20ZThe Government's budget proposal for 2017 includes funding for the continued planning of full scale CO2 capture plants on three industrial sites.
Good potential for succeeding with CCS in Norwayhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/good-potential-for-succeeding-with-ccs-in-norwayGood potential for succeeding with CCS in Norway2016-07-04T07:43:29ZToday the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy presents the feasibility study report on full-scale carbon capture, transport and storage (CCS) in Norway.
Oslo waste company aims for carbon capture projecthttp://www.gassnova.no/en/oslo-waste-company-aims-for-carbon-capture-projectOslo waste company aims for carbon capture project2015-11-04T11:57:45Z- Good cooperation with TCM via Gassnova is crucial for us to succeed, says Pål Mikkelsen, managing director of Oslo's Waste-to-Energy Agency (EGE), aiming for CO2 capture from a big waste incineration plant in Oslo.
Feasibility studies of full-scale CCShttp://www.gassnova.no/en/feasibility-studies-of-full-scale-ccsFeasibility studies of full-scale CCS2015-11-02T08:23:17ZGassnova and its partners are initiating feasibility studies – thus taking the next step in the work to achieve full-scale CCS projects in Norway.
Trude Sundset new CEO of Gassnovahttp://www.gassnova.no/en/trude-sundset-new-ceo-of-gassnovaTrude Sundset new CEO of Gassnova2015-10-28T19:23:17ZEffective today, the Board of Gassnova – the Norwegian state’s CCS enterprise – has appointed Trude Sundset as its new CEO.
DOE: We can link test centres globallyhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/doe-we-can-link-test-centres-globallyDOE: We can link test centres globally2015-10-14T17:26:00Z - It is interesting to see how TCM fits into a network of test centers globally. By collaborating we don't duplicate each others, but move up the chain and test at different scales, says Mohler.
Government boosts CCS investmentshttp://www.gassnova.no/en/government-boosts-ccs-investmentsGovernment boosts CCS investments2015-10-08T12:07:56ZThe proposed national budget for 2016, presented on Wednesday, indicates the Government's intention to continue climate efforts by increasing investments in CCS (carbon capture and storage).
CLIMIT Demo is an accelerator for CCShttp://www.gassnova.no/en/climit-demo-is-an-accelerator-for-ccsCLIMIT Demo is an accelerator for CCS2015-09-25T17:01:30ZAn external evaluation shows that CLIMIT Demo contributes to development of new concepts and to improving processes and products that would otherwise never have been realised. The Demo part has reduced the costs and risks associated with CCS.
American companies bound for Mongstadhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/american-companies-bound-for-mongstadAmerican companies bound for Mongstad2015-09-13T12:19:01ZGE, Alstom, and the University of Kentucky (UoK) may be on their way to TCM to test their CO2 technologies.
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is alive and wellhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/carbon-capture-and-storage-(ccs)-is-alive-and-well-0913-2982Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is alive and well2015-09-13T12:13:33ZThis week, the world's foremost CCS experts have been gathered at an international meeting at Høvik, outside Oslo, to discuss Norwegian and international developments in the field of CCS.
Fruitful US carbon capture cooperationhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/fruitful-us-carbon-capture-cooperationFruitful US carbon capture cooperation2015-07-13T08:15:09ZBoth Norway and the US are reaping major benefits from carbon capture collaboration projects. In two ongoing projects, Norcem, SINTEF and the US company RTI are gaining useful experience.
In control of CLIMIThttp://www.gassnova.no/en/in-control-of-climitIn control of CLIMIT2015-06-01T11:20:13ZNine representatives from industry and academia are responsible for determining what direction research, development and demonstration of CCS technology (carbon capture and storage) will take in Norway. And three new board members just joined the group.
Important contributions through technological developmenthttp://www.gassnova.no/en/important-contributions-through-technological-developmentImportant contributions through technological development2015-05-21T11:41:06ZThe programme's goal is to accelerate commercialisation of CCS through financial stimulation of research, development and demonstration of CCS technology.
CCS: Pre-feasibility study on potential full-scale projects in Norway deliveredhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/ccs-pre-feasibility-study-on-potential-full-scale-projects-in-norway-deliveredCCS: Pre-feasibility study on potential full-scale projects in Norway delivered2015-05-07T11:48:41ZOn May 4th Gassnova delivered its study on potential full-scale CCS projects in Norway to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. The pre-feasibility study shows that several industrial actors could be willing to continue studying the possibilites for CCS.
TCM paves the way for full-scale developmentshttp://www.gassnova.no/en/o2-technology-centre-mongstad-(tcm)-paves-the-way-for-full-scale-developmentsTCM paves the way for full-scale developments2015-05-05T17:21:45ZBoth companies that completed their testing campaigns at CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) in 2014 stated that the technology centre has been decisive in qualifying their technologies for full-scale development.
Important CCS milestoneshttp://www.gassnova.no/en/annual-report-2014Important CCS milestones2015-04-29T11:21:32ZWhile UN and IEA reports stress the importance of carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a climate measure, and we await stricter regulations in connection with the Paris climate summit, CCS has made important progress in 2014.
Ten years of CLIMIT have put Norway on the map for CCShttp://www.gassnova.no/en/Pages/Ten-years-of-CLIMIT-have-put-Norway-on-the-map-for-CCS.aspxTen years of CLIMIT have put Norway on the map for CCS2015-03-25T12:09:40ZTogether, Gassnova and the Research Council of Norway have contributed toward making CCS possible in practice on a large scale. Results from the CLIMIT programme were recently put to use in Canada. The next step is to realise CCS in Europe as well.
Ten years of CLIMIT have put Norway on the map for CCShttp://www.gassnova.no/en/ten-years-of-climit-have-put-norway-on-the-map-for-ccsTen years of CLIMIT have put Norway on the map for CCS2015-03-25T12:09:40ZTogether, Gassnova and the Research Council of Norway have contributed toward making CCS possible in practice on a large scale. Results from the CLIMIT programme were recently put to use in Canada. The next step is to realise CCS in Europe as well.
Three leading Norwegian industrial companieshttp://www.gassnova.no/en/three-leading-norwegian-industrial-companiesThree leading Norwegian industrial companies2015-03-25T11:59:44ZAker Solutions, Norcem and Reinertsen are blazing trails in the development of CCS, each in its own way. One is ready for the market, one is testing industrial use and one is testing brand new technology.
Shell Cansolv starts testing at TCMhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/shell-cansolv-start-testing-at-tcmShell Cansolv starts testing at TCM2014-11-26T18:19:13ZShell Cansolv has commenced the testing of its advanced CO2 capture process at Norway’s CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world’s largest carbon capture test facility.
Shell Cansolv starts testing at TCMhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/Pages/Shell-Cansolv-start-testing-at-TCM.aspxShell Cansolv starts testing at TCM2014-11-26T18:19:13ZShell Cansolv has commenced the testing of its advanced CO2 capture process at Norway’s CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world’s largest carbon capture test facility.
New acting Managing Director at TCMhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/director-tcmNew acting Managing Director at TCM2014-11-04T15:11:54ZEirik Harding Hansen is today seconded to TCM DA as acting Managing Director until a new general manager joins the company. Recruiting efforts are already underway.
Frank Ellingsen today steps down as Managing Director of TCM DAhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/frank-ellingsen-today-steps-down-as-ceo-of-tcm-daFrank Ellingsen today steps down as Managing Director of TCM DA2014-10-30T18:39:49ZFrank Ellingsen today steps down as Managing Director of CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM DA).
Government focuses on technology developmenthttp://www.gassnova.no/en/government-focuses-on-technology-developmentGovernment focuses on technology development2014-10-08T13:01:25ZThe need for technological development and cost reductions are key elements of the Government’s CCS strategy.
Sharing knowledge at the world’s most important CCS conferencehttp://www.gassnova.no/en/sharing-knowledge-at-the-world’s-most-important-ccs-conferenceSharing knowledge at the world’s most important CCS conference2014-10-07T13:36:17ZRepresentatives from Gassnova and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) are important contributors to the world’s largest and most important research conference for technology development with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Norway’s oil minister announced new test erahttp://www.gassnova.no/en/norways-oil-ministerNorway’s oil minister announced new test era2014-07-04T07:33:33ZTechnology Centre Mongstad (TCM) and Shell Cansolv have signed a contract for testing of Canvolv’s advanced CO2 capture process at the existing amine plant at TCM.
The CLIMIT programme is looking for ground-breaking CCS ideashttp://www.gassnova.no/en/the-climit-programme-is-looking-for-ground-breaking-ccs-ideasThe CLIMIT programme is looking for ground-breaking CCS ideas2014-03-10T13:02:12ZTechnology development continues to progress despite last autumn’s cancellation of the Mongstad full-scale capture facility. The budgets for research, development and demonstration of new CCS technology have increased in 2014.
Gassnova and CLIMIT launch new websiteshttp://www.gassnova.no/en/gassnova-and-climit-launch-new-websitesGassnova and CLIMIT launch new websites2014-01-13T12:28:36ZWelcome to our new websites featuring a new design and fresh content! Our ambition is to make these Norway's most comprehensive websites on the topic of CO2 capture and storage.
Gassnova invited to extraordinary parliamentary hearinghttp://www.gassnova.no/en/gassnova-invited-to-extraordinary-parliamentary-hearingGassnova invited to extraordinary parliamentary hearing2014-01-13T12:20:01ZThe Storting's Standing Committee on Scrutiny and Constitutional Affairs will hold an extraordinary parliamentary hearing on 20 and 23 January regarding the Office of the Auditor General's investigation of the State's work on CCS.
Highlights in CLIMIT 2013http://www.gassnova.no/en/highlights-in-climit-2013Highlights in CLIMIT 20132014-01-05T10:32:04ZThe projects in the CLIMIT programme are advancing the technology for capture, transport and storage of CO2. There is a clear shift in the international direction. The CLIMIT budget will increase by NOK 30 million to NOK 200 million next year.
Government to develop new CCS strategyhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/government-to-develop-new-ccs-strategyGovernment to develop new CCS strategy2014-01-05T10:28:13ZThe Norwegian Government is standing firm in its ambition to achieve at least one full-scale demonstration facility for carbon capture and storage (CCS) by 2020, and will now map what is needed to achieve this objective.
Government raises allocations to TCM and CLIMIThttp://www.gassnova.no/en/government-raises-allocations-to-tcm-and-climitGovernment raises allocations to TCM and CLIMIT2014-01-05T10:24:53ZIn its 2014 fiscal budget, the Government proposes an increase in allocations to Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) of NOK 150 million, while funding for the CLIMIT research programme will be boosted by NOK 30 million.
New Government continues CCS effortshttp://www.gassnova.no/en/new-government-continues-ccs-effortsNew Government continues CCS efforts2014-01-05T10:20:31ZThe Solberg Government maintains the ambition to realise at least one full-scale CCS demonstration facility by 2020, and will introduce wide-ranging efforts within technology development.
UN climate panel says climate change can be limitedhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/un-climate-panel-says-climate-change-can-be-limitedUN climate panel says climate change can be limited2014-01-05T10:14:23ZThe UN climate panel has more or less reached a consensus that climate change is created by human activity. Furthermore, the panel points out that these changes can be limited if greenhouse gas emissions are curbed as soon as possible.
Commitment to CCS remains stronghttp://www.gassnova.no/en/commitment-to-ccs-remains-strongCommitment to CCS remains strong2013-12-20T12:46:18ZThe government reported on Friday that work will cease on full-scale capture, transport and storage of CO2 at Mongstad. At the same time, the goal of realising at least one full-scale facility by 2020 is still in effect.
Report on CCS R&D activities in China and Japanhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/report-on-ccs-rd-activities-in-china-and-japanReport on CCS R&D activities in China and Japan2013-12-20T12:43:31ZGassnova has received a report on "Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage" (CCUS) in China and Japan. The Report covers R&D activities in the two countries within CCUS.
Groundbreaking First Demonstration Yearhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/groundbreaking-first-demonstration-yearGroundbreaking First Demonstration Year2013-12-20T12:41:55ZOne year on from its inauguration, CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) has announced achievements which prepare the ground for widespread CCS deployment to combat climate change.
BBC documentary on TCMhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/bbc-documentary-on-tcmBBC documentary on TCM2013-12-20T12:40:11ZAn episode of BBC Horizons featuring TCM was airing on BBC World News 20 April and 21 April, and is now available via the link below.
Gassnova Annual report 2012http://www.gassnova.no/en/gassnova-ccs-report-china-japanGassnova Annual report 20122013-12-20T12:34:02Z11042013 An alarming climate record characterised 2012: Never before has less ice been measured in the Arctic than in September. Scientists link the melting ice with higher temperatures and climate changes.
Tore Amundsen new CEO of Gassnovahttp://www.gassnova.no/en/tore-amundsen-new-ceo-of-gassnovaTore Amundsen new CEO of Gassnova2013-12-20T12:31:06Z06032013 Effective today, Tore Amundsen has been appointed new CEO of Gassnova, the Norwegian state enterprise for carbon capture and storage. Amundsen has filled the position since 1 January of this year.
CLIMIT summit 2013: An international conferencehttp://www.gassnova.no/en/climit-summit-2013-an-international-conferenceCLIMIT summit 2013: An international conference2013-12-20T12:29:32Z28022013 In just a few years, a determined and targeted commitment has enabled Norway to produce world-class research within Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).
CO2 capture technology vendors awarded contracts for concept phasehttp://www.gassnova.no/en/co2-capture-technology-vendors-awarded-contracts-for-concept-phaseCO2 capture technology vendors awarded contracts for concept phase2013-12-20T11:29:46Z23112012 Statoil and Gassnova have decided to enter into contracts for conceptual studies with all of the project's CO2 capture technology providers in the Technology Qualification Programme, for the Full-scale Carbon Capture Project at Mongstad (CCM).
Ready for the next full-scale technology qualification phase at Mongstadhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/ready-for-the-next-full-scale-technology-qualification-phase-at-mongstadReady for the next full-scale technology qualification phase at Mongstad2013-12-20T11:28:24Z18062012 Last autumn Statoil and Gassnova launched a technology qualification programme for full-scale carbon capture at Mongstad (CCM).
Opening of CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad by Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberghttp://www.gassnova.no/en/opening-of-co2-technology-centre-mongstad-by-prime-minister-jens-stoltenbergOpening of CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad by Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg2013-12-20T11:25:54Z10052012 7 May Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg opened the CO2 Technology Centre (TCM) at Mongstad. ” Today we are opening the world’s largest and most advanced laboratory for testing carbon capture technologies”, the Prime Minister said in his speech.
CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) opening 7 Mayhttp://www.gassnova.no/en/co2-technology-centre-mongstad-(tcm)-opening-7-mayCO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) opening 7 May2013-12-20T11:20:54Z01052012 On 7 May, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will conduct the official opening of CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad. More than 250 invited guests from around the world will participate in this event.

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