Assistant Secretary Steven Winberg Leads Policy Group During CSLF Meeting in UAE

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks at the 7th Ministerial

On December 5, 2017, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy (ASFE) Steven Winberg led the Policy Group meeting at the 7th Ministerial Meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry represented the U.S. as co-chair of the ministerial meeting. 

Secretary Moniz Announces New Carbon Dioxide Storage Network at Multinational Carbon Sequestration Forum

The Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) Large-Scale Saline Storage Project Network will form a global network of large-scale carbon dioxide injection sites that can share best practices, operational experience, and key lessons to advance the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS).

World Energy Ministers to Meet on Carbon Capture & Storage

The 5th Ministerial Conference, coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF), will reaffirm that carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a critically important low-carbon technology with application beyond coal power generation, and will call upon CSLF Ministers to support more coordinated near-term global actions to further develop and deploy CCS.

CSLF Capacity Building Fund to Accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Demonstrations and Deployment

At the Fourth Ministerial Meeting in Beijing, China, the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) announced a new $3 million fund to help support nine capacity building projects in five emerging economies. The fund is part of the CSLF program to accelerate development and commercial deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) demonstrations.

Energy Ministers Endorse CCUS as Key to Combating Climate Change

Energy and environment ministers from the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) member nations affirmed that carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is an indispensible element of any effective response to climate change and urged the world to increase the number of large demonstrations to enable the deployment of CCUS commercially by the end of this decade.