Combat climate change through technology


News 2011

  • TCM presentation at Global CCSI event in Durban


    Technology Manager Olaf Falk-Pedersen presented CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad at the Global CCS Institute's well-visited CCS seminar at COP17 today.

  • TCM participating in climate conference


    CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad exhibits at the UN climate conference (COP17) in Durban, and will also organize an open meeting with the Global CCS Institute to raise awareness of carbon capture and storage (CCS) as an important climate mitigation tool.

  • Discharge permit granted


    The Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency (Klif) has granted CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) a discharge permit for its operations.


  • Prominent visit from the Middle East


    Today a high level delegation led by the Minister of Energy from the United Arab Emirates visited CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), the world's largest and most complex test center for CO2 capture.

  • South-African Energy Minister visited TCM


    The Energy Ministers of South-Africa and Norway visited Technology Center Mongstad (TCM) on Friday. They were both impressed by the scale and complexity of the carbon capture  facilities which will soon come onstream at Mongstad, Norway.

  • No environmental impact


    Research results presented at a workshop meeting at Mongstad last week confirms that emissions from TCM will not have any negative environmental consequences.

  • Financial Times video from Technology Center Mongstad


    Click on the link below to see the FT video  from Techology Center Mongstad at the website of Financial Times,

  • Amine-based plant complete


    The construction of the amine plant at Technology Centre Mongstad is now complete, and the equipment test period has started. The world’s largest facility for testing and improving CO2 capture is soon ready for startup.

  • Minister of Trade and Industry visited TCM


    - The main focus is to test how this technology can be optimized so that cost efficiency and profitability in CO2 capture can be implemented in other places around the world, said minister Trond Giske during his TCM visit Friday.

  • Completion of TCM is drawing nearer


    - We are now 77% finished with the total project, and commissioning will start in a few weeks, says Statoil’s project manager Sverre Overå.

  • Houston skyline

    TCM at the world’s largest oil conference


    If you’re in Houston, don’t miss the opportunity to have a virtual tour through the CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) at booth 5041. TCM will also present its project at a Topical Luncheon on Tuesday and at a CCS conference on Thursday

  • The operators arrive at TCM


    The whole operating organization of CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) is now recruited and in about a month they have all started their jobs to prepare for TCMs operational phase. Construction is now 70 percent complete.

  • European CCS experts visited TCM


    Some of the most respected CCS experts from ten European countries visited CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad this week. They were very impressed by the scale and the complexity of the facilities under construction.

  • Industrial utilization of CO2 at Mongstad


    Today a working group in the Bergen region signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for utilization of up to 30,000 tonnes of CO2 from Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) for industrial use.

  • Ecuadorian visit to TCM


    Last week, TCM was visited by a high level delegation that included representatives from the Ministry of Oil and Energy in Ecuador.

  • Abu Dhabi invited to TCM participation


    Norwegian Deputy Minister of Petroleum and Energy Per Rune Henriksen has invited the Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Head of Masdar to visit Mongstad and to participate in  Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM).

  • Ban Ki Moon visited TCM in Abu Dhabi today


    UN General Secretary Ban Ki Moon today learned about some of Norway’s efforts to combat climate change through when he visited the exhibition stand of Technology Centre Mongstad.

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