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Announcements

The MRCI currently consists of nearly 40 members. All are contributing technical knowledge, expertise and cost sharing in various amounts. MRCI team members are categorized broadly into two groups, the research partner team and the industry partner team.

US Senate Hearing on CO2 Utilization Technologies Thursday, April 22

At 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 22, the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing to examine the opportunities and challenges that exist for advancing and deploying carbon and carbon-dioxide (CO2) utilization technologies in the United States. The hearing can be viewed LIVE via webcast beginning at 10 a.m.

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2021 MRCI Partners Meeting Presentations

The Midwest Regional Carbon Initiative team would like to thank everyone who participated in our first virtual partners meeting February 18th.   The interest was overwhelming with ~250 participants during the three hour web conference. The meeting covered a wide range of topics from a panel of CCUS industry leaders and experts.  The agenda, speaker information, and

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Machine Learning to Solve CCUS Challenges

Machine learning is a hot topic across multiple disciplines, especially as databases become larger and more available. MRCI is exploring applications to help solve subsurface challenges such as CO2 storage quantities, enhanced oil recovery potential, data integration, and improved geologic characterization. Machine learning and data analytics concepts can be overwhelming, but Battelle Senior Research Leader,

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MGSC Transitions to MRCI

MGSC Nearing Completion After 17 Years of Research, One Million Tonnes of CO2 Stored The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC) is nearing completion after 17 years of productive research on CCUS in the Illinois Basin. The Illinois Basin – Decatur Project (IBDP), the MGSC Phase III project, successfully stored one million tonnes of CO2 in

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Illinois Storage Corridor

ISGS Awarded Phase III CarbonSAFE Project in Illinois Basin The Illinois State Geological Survey recently was awarded a Phase 3 CarbonSAFE project: the Illinois Storage Corridor (ISC). The objective of the $25M project is to accelerate commercial deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) within the Illinois Basin, a region having demonstrated effective geologic

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2019 MRCSP Annual Partners Meeting

MRCSP Annual Partners Meeting Held in Columbus to Celebrate 17 Years of CCUS Progress The annual MRCSP partners meeting was held in Columbus, Ohio November 4th-5th, 2019. The meeting hosted a diverse set of speakers covering a broad range of topics including lessons learned and best practices from the MRCSP, the evolving policy and industry

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