Follow the links below for news and information about WESTCARB and for broader developments in the field of carbon capture, utilization and storage, primarily in North America.

November 5, 2015—Global Status of CCS: 2015 (report by the Global CCS Institute)

September 28, 2015—NETL's 2015 Carbon Storage Atlas Shows Increase in U.S. CO2 Storage Potential

August 1, 2015—SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Project Wins POWER's Highest Award

January 9, 2015—CCST Paper Finds that California Needs to Resolve Regulatory Uncertainties Surrounding Carbon Capture and Storage

January 8, 2015—Energy Department Project Captures and Stores One Million Metric Tons of Carbon

November 11, 2014—U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change and Clean Energy Cooperation

September 8, 2014—With Groundbreaking, Large-scale Carbon Capture Finds a Home in the Oil Patch

May 2013—WESTCARB Key Facts (Adobe Acrobat .pdf file)

May 10, 2013Breakthrough Industrial Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Project Begins Full-Scale Operations

November 1, 2012Carbon Capture Project Passes 100,000 Ton Milestone

September 18, 2012First-Generation Risk Profiles Help Predict CO2 Storage Site Obstacles

June 7, 2012New DOE "Best Practices" Manual Features Top Strategies for Carbon Storage Wells

January 5, 2012Depleted Gas Reservoirs Can Double as Geologic Carbon Storage Sites

June 22, 2011—Carbon Capture Projects Possible in Area (, Navajo County publishers)

May 23, 2011—SCS Energy Agrees to Take Over HECA and to Move Project Forward

January 25, 2011—H2 Fueled Energy Plant, Carbon Capture Project in Bakersfield's Backyard

January 20, 2011—Carbon Capture and Storage Can Help Reduce California GHG Emissions

November 22, 2010—EPA Finalizes Rules to Foster Safe Carbon Storage Technology Actions

October 7, 2009—Two Out of Three Not Good Enough for Carbon Sequestration Researchers (, Navajo County publishers)

September/October 2009—Exploring Geologic CO2 Storage in Arizona (article in Southwest Hydrology magazine)

August 3, 2009—Arizona Utilities CO2 Storage Pilot Now Drilling (Arizona Geology—the blog of the State Geologist of Arizona)





The Carbon Storage Newsletter, U.S. Department of Energy’s monthly e-periodical for carbon storage news.