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The PTRC Welcomes Government of Canada Tax Incentives and Research Investment in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre is excited by the recent announcement in the Government of Canada’s 2021-22 Budget that two major incentive programs have been launched to support carbon capture, utilization and storage in Canada. The development of a tax incentive to encourage large-scale emitters to capture their CO2 emissions is an enormous leap forward for many industries that…

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Our latest webinar on CO2 storage containment

Canadian Experience in Intermediate and Deep Subsurface CO2 Monitoring and Storage: Assuring Public Confidence in Containment:

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PTRC Launches Its White Paper: CCS Potential in the Heavy Oil Regions of Saskatchewan and Alberta

PTRC is pleased to release its first White Paper on the potential for carbon capture utilization and storage in the heavy oil regions of Canada.  The White Paper, co-written by the PTRC's Director of Operations Erik Nickel and Manger of Operations Matt Nasehi, highlights the challenges and opportunities for CO2 storage in both deep saline formations and heavy oil reservoirs.  The…

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Aquistore has now stored 325,000 tonnes of CO2, equivalent to taking 81,000 cars off the road for one year

The Aquistore Project now has permanently stored 325 kT of CO2 from SaskPower's Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Unit.     

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