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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5 Things to Know About CO2-EOR

May 5, 2014

1. CO2-EOR substantially increases domestic energy reserves. CO2-EOR accounts more than 300,000 barrels of oil production per day, or around 5 percent of annual U.S. oil production, and the industry could grow considerably in the near-term. According to the National Energy Technology Laboratory, between 21 and 63 billion barrels of oil could be “economically-recovered” using […]

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Testimony on the benefits of CO2-EOR before House Subcommittee on Energy

July 25, 2013

On July 25, 2013, Judi Greenwald, Vice President for Technology and Innovation for the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, testified on the benefits of CO2-EOR before the Subcommittee on Energy of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Ms. Greenwald testified during the Subcommittee on Energy’s hearing entitled The Future […]

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Blog: Capturing CO2 from industrial sources for use in EOR is happening now, but more needs to be done

July 23, 2013

In announcing his climate action plan, President Obama highlighted a vital technology for reducing emissions: carbon capture and storage. I recently had the opportunity to tour a first-of-its-kind CCS operation at an Air Products plant in Port Arthur, Texas. Air Products has integrated state-of-the-art CO2 capture technology into an existing hydrogen plant. Despite being the most abundant element in […]

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NEORI discusses its recommendations with the Global CCS Institute

June 29, 2013

On June 26, the Global CCS Institute hosted a webinar exploring proposed incentives to support CO2 capture for use in enhanced oil recovery during budget constrained times. Patrick Falwell, Solutions Fellow with the Center for Climate Energy Solutions, discussed the details of NEORI’s proposals for enabling the expansion of CO2-EOR in the United States, while […]

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Press Release: NEORI Welcomes Bipartisan Legislation to Encourage American Oil Production Using Carbon Dioxide

September 20, 2012

Press Release September 20, 2012 Contact:  Laura Rehrmann, C2ES, 703-516-0621, rehrmannl@c2es.org Brad Crabtree, GPI, 701-647-2041, bcrabtree@gpisd.net NEORI Welcomes Bipartisan Legislation to Encourage American Oil Production Using Carbon Dioxide The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) welcomed today’s introduction of a bill to stimulate the expansion of enhanced oil recovery using carbon dioxide (CO2-EOR). CO2-EOR takes CO2 captured […]

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NEORI joins Senator Conrad to discuss CO2-EOR, a win-win-win opportunity for energy, the economy, and the environment

August 23, 2012

Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) was joined by Brad Crabtree, Policy Director of the Great Plains Institute, and NEORI participants representing Basin Electric Power Cooperative and C12, to discuss the exciting opportunity that CO2-EOR represents at an event in North Dakota. Earlier this year, Senator Conrad and other members of Congress welcomed recommendations from NEORI to […]

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CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery: Show Me the Money

August 16, 2012

Brad Crabtree, Policy Director of the Great Plains Institute, a co-convenor of the National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative (NEORI) with the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, is a panelist today at the Coal-Gen 2012 Conference in Louisville, KY. Crabtree will discuss NEORI and CO2-EOR as part of a panel discussion titled, “CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery: […]

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CCS to CCUS: NEORI at the Wyoming EOR Institute’s CO2 Conference

July 24, 2012

Richard Garrett, Energy and Legislative Advocate for the Wyoming Outdoor Council and NEORI participant, discussed the Council’s perspective on CO2-EOR and NEORI as part of a panel at the University of Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute’s 6th Annual CO2 Conference. Below are two excerpts of Mr. Garrett’s remarks.  Click here for the entirety of the remarks. […]

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Global CCS Institute Community blog features NEORI

July 6, 2012

A Global CCS Institute Community blog post features an in-depth conversation with Eileen Claussen and Judi Greenwald of C2ES (read parts one and two) on the promise of carbon capture, utilization, and storage and CO2-EOR.  Below is an excerpt: “This [NEORI's] approach shifts the CCS problem from a largely public cost, into one where the private sector has […]

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