NEORI applauds introduction of bipartisan private activity bond legislation

November 19, 2015

The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) recognizes U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Rob Portman for their leadership and support for deployment of carbon capture technologies at power plants and industrial facilities. NEORI thanks the Senators for their introduction of legislation to authorize private activity bonds (PABs) for carbon capture projects. Access to tax-exempt private […]

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NEORI Welcomes SSEB Resolution

October 23, 2015

NEORI Welcomes SSEB Resolution The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) applauds the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) for its adoption of 6.0215 – Resolution Supporting Carbon Capture and Storage and Enhanced Oil Recovery, recognizing the economic and environmental benefits of carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) and calling for the President and Congress to […]

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NEORI Welcomes Western Governors’ Resolution

June 26, 2015

The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) applauds Western Governors for their adoption yesterday of Western Governors’ Association (WGA) Policy Resolution 2015-06, recognizing the economic and environmental benefits of carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) and calling for the President and Congress to provide incentives for capturing CO2 from power plants and industrial facilities for […]

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NEORI Welcomes Launch of Bipartisan Congressional CO2-EOR Caucus

March 18, 2015

The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) applauds the launch of the Congressional Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery (CO2-EOR) Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives. Reps. Michael Conaway (R-TX), Gregg Harper (R-MS), and Marc Veasey (D-TX) will serve as Caucus co-chairs and released the following joint press statement announcing the formation of the Caucus: U.S. […]

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NEORI Welcomes Proposed CCUS Tax Credits in President’s Budget

February 12, 2015

The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) applauds the inclusion of significant new and more workable federal tax credits for carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) in President Obama’s FY 2016 budget. NEORI supports policies that would meaningfully lower the economic barriers to utilizing carbon dioxide in enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR), an energy, economic, and […]

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NEORI Calls for Continued Efforts to Advance CO2-EOR in the New Congress

January 13, 2015

The industry, labor, environmental, and state representatives of the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) urge President Obama and Congressional leaders to support efforts to provide financial incentives to capture carbon dioxide from power plants and industrial facilities for use and safe storage through enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR). Following the introduction of legislation adopting its consensus recommendations in […]

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NEORI Hosts Capitol Hill Briefing: An Energy, Economic, and Environmental Solution for Our Nation

June 23, 2014

On June 26th, 2014, the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill entitled An Energy, Economic, and Environmental Solution for Our Nation: Using Captured Carbon Dioxide for Enhanced Oil Recovery. NEORI brings together industry, labor and environmental advocates, and state officials to foster increased domestic oil production through the capture, use and storage of […]

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Press Release: Coalition Welcomes Bill to Encourage U.S. Oil Production Using CO2

May 5, 2014

  Press Release May 5, 2014 Contact: Laura Rehrmann, C2ES, 703-516-0621, rehrmannl@c2es.org Brad Crabtree, GPI, 701-647-2041, bcrabtree@gpisd.net Coalition Welcomes Bill to Encourage US Oil Production Using Captured CO2 Tax incentive could spur additional 8 billion barrels of US oil production while safely storing 4 billion tons of CO2 WASHINGTON – The expansion and reform of an existing […]

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Questions & Answers on the Expanding Carbon Capture through Enhanced Oil Recovery Act of 2014

May 5, 2014

• Why is the Rockefeller bill needed? The Expanding Carbon Capture through Enhanced Oil Recovery Act of 2014 will greatly expand enhanced oil recovery using man-made carbon dioxide in the United States. A decades-old, proven commercial practice, carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) involves injecting CO2 into already developed oil fields to enhance production. CO2-EOR […]

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Statements of Support for CO2-EOR Legislation

May 5, 2014

Statements on the Expanding Carbon Capture through Enhanced Oil Recovery Act of 2014: “We commend Senator Rockefeller for his ongoing efforts to drive progress in advanced and near-zero-emission coal technologies.  Coal is an essential American resource – affordable, reliable and abundant.  With this bill, the Senator is seeking to establish a pathway to a better energy […]

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