Become a CSLF member 

National governmental entities that are significant producers or users of fossil fuels that have a commitment to invest in carbon capture and storage (CCS) research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) activities can apply for CSLF membership. 

To apply, send a letter of application to the CSLF Secretariat that 

  • demonstrates the entity is a significant producer or user of fossil fuels and/or that have the potential for carbon capture; 
  • describes the entity’s existing national vision and/or plan regarding CCS technologies;
  • describes an existing national commitment to invest resources on RD&D activities in CCS technologies;
  • describes the entity’s commitment to engage the private sector in the development and deployment of CCS technologies; and 
  • describes specific projects or activities proposed that will be undertaken within the framework of the CSLF. 

The letter must be signed by the responsible Minister from the applicant country. 

The letter of application will be circulated to the Members of the CSLF Policy Group for consideration. The application will then go forward for a decision at the next scheduled meeting of the Policy Group in accordance with Article 3.2 of the CSLF Charter

National governmental entities that submit a successful application will be offered membership. The offer of membership can be accepted by signing the Charter in Counterpart at the Ministerial level and delivering it to the Secretariat. (A notarized "true copy" of the signed document is acceptable in lieu of the original.) Membership is confirmed upon receipt by the Secretariat of the signed Charter. 

View sample membership package.

Become a CSLF stakeholder 

Organizations that are affected by (and can affect) CSLF goals form an essential component of CSLF activities. Their views and contributions are important to the success of the CSLF.

Learn from the academic community 

The academic community plays a vital role to advance CCS technologies through a wide range of educational programs that support the development of the next generation of scientists, engineers, and policy makers.