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Posted: 10.04.2017
Click here to view news about HORNET, Aquistore and other summer actiivities. Read More
Posted: 08.03.2017
The PTRC is pleased to announce the release of the Aquistore Project's Annual Report for 2016.  Click on the image below to open the document as an interactive PDF. Read More
Posted: 08.02.2017
Find out more about the PTRC's latest news and activities.  Including a Q&A with our new CEO. Click here to view. Read More
Posted: 06.10.2017
  For Immediate Release, May 1, 2017 The Board of Directors of the Petroleum Technology Research Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of a new President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Dan MacLean, effective May 1, 2017. “Dan comes to the PTRC with more than 34 years of experience in upstream oil and gas exploration and development, both in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and in the Williston Basin,” notes PTRC Board Chair Brian Watt.  ... Read More
Posted: 05.01.2017
Two feature articles in the National Post's supplement Climate Change Innovation highlight the importance of Aquistore for meeting Canada and the world's CO2 mitigation goals.  You can find the articles on line by clicking on the images below.           Aquistore Article                                       Interview with Rick... Read More
Posted: 03.29.2017
Aquistore has surpassed the 100,000 tonne milestone, which is equivalent to 2.7 million tree seedlings planted over ten years. Read More
Posted: 02.15.2017
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Posted: 12.16.2016
The PTRC and SANEDI are pleased to announce the official signing of a memorandum of understanding to share knowledge and develop research initiatives on carbon capture and storage.  SANEDI, through its South African Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage, is in the process of developing its first CCS pilot Project.  PTRC, with its extensive knowledge of CCS through two projects (Weyburn-Midale and Aquistore) will offer an exchange of knowledge and ideas as SACCCS moves forward on its... Read More
Posted: 11.17.2016
The Petroleum Technology Research Centre and the Illinois State Geological Survey today confirmed at the Greenhouse Gas Technologies Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, that a collaborative agreement had been signed between the two groups to share research work and collaborate, going forward, on CO2 deep saline storage.  Each organization have been managing research into deep saline CO2 geological stroage projects that are seen by many as the most important such projects in the world.  For... Read More
Posted: 11.16.2016
Kyle Worth, presenting the latest research findings into the Aquistore Project, announced to a packed house at the Greenhouse Gas Technologies Conference in Lausanne Switzerland that over 100,000 tonnes of CO2 was now in the targetted reservoir.  For a full press release, click here. Read More
Posted: 11.15.2016
The PTRC was pleased to guide two Canadian Senators from the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources on a tour of the Aquistore research site on October 7, 2016.  Senators Dennis Patterson and Percy Mockler visited SaskPower's Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Facility, and then travelled the two kilometres to the Aquistore injection wells to learn about the extensive measurement and monitoring program being carried out at the site.  The senators were joined by local... Read More
Posted: 10.25.2016
PTRC’s Aquistore Project Announces First Year of Research Results at Annual General Meeting With over ten gigatonnes of global CO2 emissions each year coming from coal fired energy generation, carbon capture and storage is an important part the solution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The  Aquistore Project near Estevan Saskatchewan – the world’s first CO2 storage project from a coal-fired post-combustion power plant – is presenting results from the first year of measurement and... Read More
Posted: 08.16.2016
The 10th Annual IEAGHG Summer School, hosted by the BHP Billiton SaskPower CCS Knowledge Centre, is occurring on the University of Regina Campus from July 18th to 22nd. Built on the success of previous years’ schools held Perth Australia, Decatur Illinois, Austin Texas, Kloser Seeon Germany, and Svalbard Norway, the school has  select graduate students from around the world  participating in this study program.  Through presentations and workshops the students will investigate the science... Read More
Posted: 07.20.2016
Organizations announce agreement to undertake applied research and collaboration for carbon management. The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) and the CO2 Commonwealth Research Centre (CO2CRC) are pleased to announce the formal signing of a memorandum of understanding.  As a leader in the field of carbon management, PTRC manages all research associated with Aquistore - the world’s only integrated storage project associated with an industrial scale coal-fired power plant. Aquistore... Read More
Posted: 07.05.2016

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