Case Studies — (E)Mission Failure

December 5, 2023By Oil Change InternationalBlog Post

Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski Many of the largest CCS projects in the world overpromise and under-deliver, operating far below capacity. An analysis by OCI of six of the leading CCS plants in the US, Australia, and the Middle East reveals that they are all either operating significantly below capacity, ranging from an estimated 10 to … Read More

Carbon Capture’s Publicly Funded Failure

November 30, 2023By Oil Change InternationalBlog Post, Briefings, Resources

Governments have spent over $20 billion – and have approved up to $200 billion more – of public money on carbon capture and storage (CCS), providing a lifeline for the fossil fuel industry. Almost 80% of operating carbon capture capacity globally sends captured CO2 to produce more oil via Enhanced Oil Recovery, while many of the world’s largest CCS projects overpromise and underdeliver.

We Won’t Be Tricked: How the fossil fuel industry is using the dangerous “abatement” distraction to stay in business

November 30, 2023By Oil Change InternationalBriefings, Fossil Gas, Global Industry, Resources

Oil and gas companies, and some governments, are more interested in looking like they’re acting on climate change than actually acting. They spend billions on smoke and mirrors such as “carbon capture and storage,” “certified gas,” ammonia co-firing, and hydrogen when in reality, they are trying to build escape hatches to continue their dirty business as usual.