The Working Party on Fossil Fuels (WPFF) provides advice to the IEA on: fossil fuel technology-related policies, trends, projects, programmes; strategies which address priority environmental protection and energy security interests, including adequate, flexible, and reliable supply of power and electrical service of Member countries; and carry out activities to meet those needs through international co-operation and collaboration facilitated by the IEA.
The Rotterdam CCS Network aims to scale up from a demonstration phase by 2015 (capturing 3 to 5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from various local sources) to a commercial phase handling up to 20 million tonnes of carbon dioxide annually by 2025.
This project has been cancelled. TransAlta intended to capture 1 million tonnes per annum of carbon dioxide from its Keephills 3 coal-based power plant. The carbon dioxide was to be used for enhanced oil recovery or sequestered locally.
SES 2011 (Sustainable Earth Sciences) is a unique newevent organized by EAGE in close cooperation with CO2GeoNet, IEAGHG, IGA(European Regional Branch) and House of Geoscience. The aim of these organizations is to create a platform for geoscientists to meet, learn anddiscuss about technologies for sustainable use of the deep sub-surface.