Media Coverage

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Texas opens more coastal waters for carbon storage wells

July 1st, 2024// The Texas Tribune


Green Climate Fund supports it's first CCS activity and a new centre of research in CCS is launched - CCS Developments with a global impact from Trinidad and Tobago

May 20, 2024 // IEAGHG News


New CCS Knowledge Shared at UTCCS-7 in Austin, Texas

January 30, 2024 //IEAGHG News 



Can Carbon Capture and Storage Decarbonise the Cement Sector in Developed and Emerging Economies?

December 3, 2023 // IISD Earth Negotiations Bulletin


Research aims to sequester carbon deep in the ocean off B.C. coast

November 2, 2023 // CBC News in Edmonton


Evaluating the Promise of Carbon Capture

October 26, 2023 // The Wall Street Journal On-Demand Webinar

Is Carbon Capture Essential to Fighting Climate Change?

May 5th, 2023 // Open to Debate


Supermajors frustrated by regulation barriers amid high CCS appetite

April 17th, 2023 // Upstream Research


GoMCarb Project Final Meeting – CCS in Offshore Gulf of Mexico

April 11th, 2023 // IEAGHG Blog


Texas Port Partners with UT Scientists to Store its Greenhouse Gas Emissions

March 29, 2023 // Jackson School of Geology


Gulf Coast Carbon Center’s Sponsors Meeting, February 2023

February 27, 2023 // IEAGHG Blog


Innovative Ways to Approach CO2 Storage

January 16, 2023 // The Global CCS Institute podcast "Capture. Store. Repeat."



Potential of CCS in Africa Highlighted During COP 27

November 16, 2022 // IISD SDG Knowledge Hub


Carbon Capture and Storage – Where is it in Africa and What Can Be Learned for Emerging Economies?

November 10, 2022 // IISD SDG Knowledge Hub


The Big Business of Burying Carbon

September 1st, 2022 // WIRED



Houston company could provide answer to Elon Musk's $100 million question

January 29, 2021 // Houston Chronicle



Texas GOP, Dems tried to solve a climate change problem together 10 years ago. Then it unraveled.

December 10, 2020 // Houston Chronicle


On Gulf Coast, is carbon storage the next big thing?

October 29, 2020 // Houston Chronicle



Research shows ramping up carbon capture could be key to mitigating climate change

December 9, 2019 // UT News

Could squeezing more oil out of the ground help fight climate change?

October 2, 2019 // Vox


Global students, experts studying carbon capture and storage at U of R

July 9, 2019 // Regina Leader-Post


Managing CO2 output

July 2019 // Southeast Texas Business Journal


Climate change: The problem Texas business leaders are afraid to name

June 21, 2019 // Houston Chronicle


“Carbon neutral oil” is promising, but far from guaranteed

June 20, 2019 // Houston Public Media


What to do about CO2? Try stuffing it into the Gulf of Mexico

June 6, 2019 // WIRED


Reproduction: The floor of the Gulf of Mexico could be future home to a lot of carbon

June 8, 2019 // Grist


Climate change partnership

May 11, 2019 // Spectrum News Austin


Partnership seeks to fight climate change and boost Caribbean nation’s economy

May 6, 2019 // UT News


Carbon sequestration series part II: discussing risks with Dr. Katherine Romanak

Apr. 21, 2019 // The American Shoreline Podcast Network


Carbon sequestration with Dr. Susan Hovorka

Feb. 25, 2019 // The American Shoreline Podcast Network


Renewables, nuclear, CCS to play role in decarbonized economy: experts

Feb. 7, 2019 // S&P Global Platts



Experts say government leadership, technology and individual action are key to climate change fight

Dec. 14, 2018 // Texas Standard


Everything must happen everywhere to tackle climate change

Nov. 29, 2018 // UK Geoenergy


Researcher receives award for contributions to carbon mitigation technology

Nov. 28, 2018 // The Daily Texan; U-Wire


Bureau of Economic Geology scientist recognized for greenhouse gas mitigation technology

Nov. 14, 2018 // EurekAlert; Scienmag; Bioengineer; Life Science Weekly


Carbon capture could help curb climate change. But will anyone foot the bill?

Nov. 5, 2018 // Marketplace


Inside a plan at UT to capture and store carbon—forever

July 1, 2018 // Alcalde


$2.5M grant funds real-time monitoring of underground carbon sequestration

March 14, 2018 // Penn State News; EurekAlert; US Fed News; States News Service; Scienmag; Carbon Capture Journal; US Official News



UT Bureau of Economic Geology granted $4 million to run carbon capture partnership

Dec., 4, 2017 // UT News; Targeted News Service; State News Service; Press Point Release


Petra Nova: producing power and trapping CO2 underground

Nov. 2017 // Jackson School of Geology


Could carbon capturing make "clean coal" a reality?

June 14, 2017 // PBS Newshour


UT scientists monitor country's first commercial CO2 sequestration operation

April 2017 // Jackson School of Geosciences News


Older Highlights

Susan Hovorka's feature in "The Future" issue exploring "who, besides Lance Armstrong, will lead the way"

Feb. 1, 2008 // Texas Monthly


Susan Hovorka on carbon capture and storage

Sept. 17, 2012 // EarthSky


CO2: commodity vs. waste

Apr. 5, 2014 // Texas CEO Magazine


Other Media Appearances

Elon Musk is building SpaceX's Mars rockets in a tiny Texas hamlet. But getting them off the ground there may be harder than he imagined.

June 5, 2019 // Business Insider

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