Two Canadian firms and one from Utah received nearly $1.5 million, combined, from Alberta’s Climate Change and Emissions Management Corp. (CCEMC) to develop carbon capture projects in the province.
CO2 Solutions Inc. has been granted a patent from the US Patent Office over the use of carbonic anhydrase for the efficient capture of carbon dioxide from various gas streams with any aqueous solvent or solution.
CarbonCure Technologies Inc. landed an undisclosed investment from 350 Capital earlier this month. The Halifax-based firm has developed a process that permanently stores waste CO2 into precast concrete, making it stronger. The process also enables the production of less-energy intensive concrete.
Shell and its partners Chevron and Marathon Oil are going to build the world’s first oil sands carbon capture and storage project. Dubbed Quest, the CCS facility will be located at the Athabasca Oil Sands project in Alberta.