Tag Archives: carbon capture

I Have Hope: How Technology Will Help Solve Our Global Energy & Environmental Challenges

By Anonymous Summary: A look at three companies that are commercializing technologies that profitably eliminate waste streams and generate clean electricity, fuels, and chemicals. Discussion in a well-educated classroom of business and policy students can quickly grow discouraging as we talk about the failure of policy, rising global emissions, the coal build-out in China, and […]

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Can Vertical Integration Spur Investment?

By Jesse We often run into numerous problems in the search for a viable (and optimal) business model for innovative technologies. In this battle we tend to focus on the business as a standalone entity. For example, as we studied Brightsource we benchmarked concentrated solar vs photovoltaics, and when looking at Electric Vehicles we tried […]

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Can LCSF Credits Make Carbon Engineering’s Direct-Air-Capture Viable?

By Okan O. Carbon Engineer’s Direct-Air-Capture is a great solution to dealing with decentralized carbon emissions. However, it can only make a difference if it is economically viable. The Direct-Air-Capture model creates value by selling captured CO2 to enhance oil recovery projects and by selling California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCSF) credits. But how high […]

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Enabling Hydrocarbons

By Lee Reading tomorrow’s case (related to “EOR with CSS”, a.k.a. injecting CO2 to improve oilfield yield) got me wondering how often companies get away with implying (or explicitly claiming) positive environmental impacts when the opposite is actually true. As it stands today with how hydrocarbons are consumed, extraction technologies that reduce energy (or really […]

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How the oil and gas industry can contribute to significant CO2 reductions. Learnings from CCS ADM project.

By V. P. What the Oil and Gas service companies are known for is their expertise in exploring and producing oil- and gas fields. Hydrocarbons produced by the oil/gas companies generate big profits to its producers; create new workplaces in the economy, and convenience to drivers. At the same time, the hydrocarbons significantly contribute to […]

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Apathy and fatalism, the new norms in the climate change debate?

By Thomas After two years in the USA and a recent trip to China, I believe that society has turned its back on tackling climate change. During our recent class discussions on how companies and society can address this issue, I thought back to the most recent presidential debates. As you may recall, both President […]

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