Topic: CO2

U.S. Can Curb Carbon Emissions While Boosting Domestic Oil Production, Report Says

May 23, 2011

Report urges U.S. to increase combination of carbon capture and storage with enhanced oil recovery to increase domestic oil production while curbing emissions of carbon dioxide.

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University Receives $19 Million to Monitor Carbon Storage Project

June 28, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin will receive up to $19 million from the U.S. Department of Energy and NRG Energy to design and oversee a monitoring plan for a carbon capture and storage demonstration project in southeast Texas.

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University Receives $6 Million to Assess Carbon Storage Sites in Gulf of Mexico

Sept. 24, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin will use $6 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Texas General Land Office to identify state-owned areas underlying the Gulf of Mexico where carbon dioxide (CO2) can be stored safely and economically.

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New Membrane Strips Carbon Dioxide from Natural Gas Faster and Better

Oct. 11, 2007

A modified plastic material greatly improves the ability to separate global warming-linked carbon dioxide from natural gas as the gas is prepared for use, according to engineers at The University of Texas at Austin who have analyzed the new plastic's performance.

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