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.
The Policy and Technical Groups of the CSLF meet regularly at times and places determined by its appointed representatives. The meetings, workshops and task force meetings allow Members to review the progress of CSLF-endorsed carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, identify promising directions for further research, and collaborate with all sectors of the international research community, including industry, academia, government and non-government organizations with regard to advancing CCS technology and policy.