US and Norway commit to CCS test network


The US and Norway have announced their commitment to support the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Test Centre Network.

The CCS Test Centre Network was first launched by the CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM, Norway), NCCC (US) and other carbon capture test facilities in late 2012.

The US and Norway have now affirmed their continued commitment to enhance the development of technologies that will merge the need for reliable and cost efficient power production with sustainable deployment at a large scale, to meet the world’s growing demand for energy.

Announced at the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum’s (CSLF) Ministerial Meeting, an international ministerial conference on carbon capture in Washington DC on 7th November 2013, US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Norweigan Minister for Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien agreed to strengthen cooperation between the test centres for carbon capture.

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