Source: Petroleum Industry and Climate Change – Aberdeen Climate Action
As part of the development of my CCS seminar I’ve been looking into the financial side of these developments. Specifically the ‘R&D’ funding provided by both the EU and the UK government for ‘commericalising’ CCS. There’s a lot of money being spent – but we still don’t have a commercial CCS project in the UK.
You know when you think something would be straight forward to do, but the more you look into it the more you realise it is really, really difficult? I thought I could build a simple climate model to test some theories and predictions. Turns out climate models are really really complicated, and my coding skills […]
I won’t deny that this post is based on issues which are close to home. My home to be precise. Across the road they are digging up an old rubbish dump for future development. The view is not terribly inspiring – despite the golden morning sunshine. The fact that there will be new houses just […]
I’ve decided to take the plunge and develop a course on Carbon Capture and Storage. Having been involved in a number of projects (all of which so far have failed to come to fruition) I felt it was time to take a fresh look at how we approach identifying and developing CCS sites.
Walking though the city today on the way to work I turned a corner to be buffeted by a gale blowing down the street between the office blocks. Strong wind ranks as one of my most unpleasant weather types – I’d rather have heavy rain or snow. But it occurs to me that there is […]
I pass this advert every day on my way home from work. It’s wrong. While I’m not questioning Shell’s ability to inject 2,700 tonnes of CO2 into the Goldeneye field – I think their idea of what this looks like is more than a bit wrong. The diameter of the ball is about the […]