Carbon capture, storage and use

The Carbon Capture Storage and Use theme assesses the technical and strategic issues surrounding carbon management for the gas E&P and LNG businesses. Effective management of carbon liabilities is vital, and requires the development of efficient and cost effective separation, handling and storage technologies. New uses of CO2 in sequestration processes are also being investigated.

Optimal carbon management also requires assessment of monitoring and verification techniques, improved understanding of product life cycle emissions, provision of evidence to inform strategic decisions on the development of CO2 infrastructure and translation of technical knowledge in response to rapidly evolving climate change mitigation policies.

    Women in Engineering Day: Q&A with Dr Julia Sachs

    22 June 2017

    For National Women in Engineering Day (23rd June), we asked Dr Julia Sachs, a researcher at the Sustainable Gas Institute, TEN questions about her career in the sector. Julia studied Engineering Cybernetics at the University of Stuttgart. Following her PhD, she is now working on a new energy systems model, MUSE in the Department of Chemical Engineering at […]

    • Climate change
    • Energy efficiency
    • Energy Modelling
    • Greenhouse gas emissions
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    Ryan Clark: Reducing emissions through biogas and CCS technology

    16 June 2017

    Capturing greenhouse gas emissions and injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) underground along with the increased use of renewables (such as biogas) all have the potential to reduce emissions while meeting our energy needs. Ryan Clark, a visiting researcher at Imperial College from the University of Regina in Canada has been investigating this area. Based in the department […]

    • biogas
    • Climate change
    • Video
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    White Paper 3 launch – ‘A greener gas grid: What are the options?’

    31 May 2017

    The Sustainable Gas Institute (SGI) will be launching its third report in their White Paper Series on the 20th July. There are an estimated 2.8 million km of gas transport pipelines globally supplying energy for heating and cooking. There are a number of ways to decarbonise existing gas networks. This comprehensive report evaluates the overall […]

    • gas networks
    • Low-carbon power
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    Women from Imperial College are finding innovative energy solutions

    8 March 2017

    As today is International Women’s Day (IWD), we wanted to celebrate the contribution women are making to tackling climate change. Dr Sara Budinis, a chemical engineer from Imperial College, provides her thoughts on the subject during Women@Imperial Week, an annual celebration of the achievements of female staff and students at Imperial past and present. What contributions have women made to […]

    • Climate change
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    VIDEO: Developing the natural gas section for a Global Energy Systems Model (MUSE)

    1 March 2017

    This short two-minute film features, Yingjian Guo, a PhD student at the Department of Chemical Engineering, at Imperial College. Yingjian’s PhD is looking at exploring the role of natural gas transport and distribution infrastructure in Future Low Carbon Energy Systems. In this short film (a series of three student films), Yingjian describes her motivations for […]

    • Energy Modelling
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