In addition to conducting research and providing technical assistance on projects, the MRCI works as a resource for those operating in the growing CCUS arena by sharing news and information in a timely fashion with our partners and supporters.

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USEA Webinar on CCUS Permitting in 2024 set for Feb.

Join the United States Energy Association’s (USEA) esteemed Program Director Mike Moore for his first Fireside Chat of 2024, What Does the US Regulatory and Permitting Landscape Look Like for CCUS in 2024, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. EST February 14, 2024. Joining Mike will be industry experts Fred Eames and Chuck McConnell. The three will cover

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Class VI Permit Issued to Wabash Valley Resources

On Wednesday January 24, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Class VI permit to Wabash Valley Resources, accelerating carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the MRCI region. This Class VI permit will allow Wabash Valley Resources to construct two carbon dioxide (CO2) storage wells to capture CO2 from their gasification plant in West

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EPA Gives Louisiana Primacy over Class VI Wells

On December 28, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave Louisiana the primary regulatory authority (primacy) over Class VI wells, the wells used to inject carbon dioxide underground. Louisiana is the third state to be granted primacy after Wyoming was granted primacy in 2020 and North Dakota in 2018. With primacy, Louisiana has the

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Upcoming Webinars on COP28 by the IEAGHG

Our friends at the International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas R&D Program (IEAGHG) are hosting two upcoming webinars related to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28, which took place November 30-December 12 in Dubai. COP28 Reflections, a conversation with IEAGHGs Tim Dixon and CCSAs Ruth Herbert 9 am – 10 am EST, Tuesday, December 19,

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Opportunity to Learn About Underground Hydrogen Storage in Depleted Reservoirs

Tune in to this United States Energy Association webinar from 2 – 3 p.m. (eastern) December 7, as Battelle Reservoir Geologist Priya Ravi Ganesh presents a study that establishes a foundational perspective for policy makers and market-makers with a high-level assessment of the current state of understanding of the potential and challenges for repurposing depleted

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