Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS)

Gain an independent & comprehensive introduction to the CCUS supply chain, from capture, through transport to permanent storage or industrial utilisation end-use, including the key technologies, economics, market drivers & business risks.

2 days

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Members: £1,095 + VAT
Non-members: £1,350 + VAT
New for 2022

The UK government’s CCUS programme includes a £1 billion CCS Infrastructure Fund and the ambition to capture 20-30 million tonnes of CO2 across the economy by 2030

- UK Net Zero Strategy (Oct 2021)

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Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS)
£1,095.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£1,350.00 Plus vat


Gain an independent & comprehensive introduction to the CCUS supply chain, from capture, through transport to permanent storage or industrial utilisation end-use, including the key technologies, economics, market drivers & business risks.

Many believe that CCUS is essential in driving ‘net zero’ decarbonisation pathways, creating huge opportunities for players across a number of industry segments including oil and gas, industrial gas supply chains, industrial processes and low carbon technologies.

This course is intended for those in business, commercial and strategically focused roles within such sectors; in particular those responsible for environmental matters, business sustainability and business transformation.

You will leave with a clearly explained and independent perspective on how, where and why CCUS is happening now and could grow in future – covering the range of technological solutions and business drivers, including policy. 

In addition to reviewing existing CCUS approaches, the course will highlight new opportunities and integrated value creation possibilities through emerging carbon utilisation options. This will include how the fate of carbon capture links to other aspects of the clean energy transition, such as clean hydrogen production, industrial decarbonisation and the transition away from oil & gas. 

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at business-focused non-experts who want a solid, independent and wide-ranging understanding of the interconnected topics which determine the development of the CCUS industry. They need to understand the basics of the technologies, explained in language accessible to engineers and non-engineers alike, and made relevant to their roles such as in business development, finance and strategic planning.

As such, the course should be of particular interest to engineers who are involved in analysing the market opportunities arising from the UK’s CCUS policy support, or who are moving from another sector into a new, CCUS-related role.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to…

  • Quantify the scale of the growth potential of CCUS
  • List the industries and processes best suited to early adoption of CCUS
  • Gain a clear understanding of carbon capture technologies and their cost drivers 
  • Learn how carbon dioxide can be transported and stored
  • Identify the pros and cons of the different pathways of CCUS, including the relative emissions impacts of storage vs. utilisation
  • List the steps that are required to create a sustainable, end-to-end carbon calue chain
  • Review up-to-date examples of projects and strategies from around the world, and evaluate the lessons from them 
  • Understand the dynamics of the new competitive environment, including the importance of industrial clusters and hydrogen in CCUS deployment
Contributes 14 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Carbon emissions: reviewing the numbers, identifying the key emitters
  • CCUS in ‘net-zero’ scenarios and models 
  • Where is carbon capture already happening, and why?
  • Demystifying carbon capture technologies: solvents, sorbents, membranes and more
  • Post vs. pre-combustion carbon capture
  • Negative emissions technologies (NETs): Direct air carbon capture (DACC) & Bioenergy with carbon capture (BECCS)
  • The requirements for a carbon storage resource
  • Transporting carbon: the options and infrastructure requirements
  • Examining markets, business and economic drivers for carbon utilisation
  • Carbon utilisation and the ‘circular economy’
  • Hydrogen production and its integration with carbon capture and storage or utilisation
  • Geographic influences on CCUS deliverability and deployment: industrial clusters
  • Business models and barriers to investment in CCUS

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: A, B, C and E

  1. Knowledge and understanding - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimize the application of existing and emerging technology’ For Incorporated Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist mechanical engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology’
  2. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  3. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  4. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS).

  • John Massey

    John Massey

    Dr John Massey is an internationally renowned energy communicator and business educator, focused on the interconnected decarbonisation topics of renewable power, energy storage, CCUS and hydrogen.

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15-16 Jul 2024
28-29 Nov 2024 10% discount available until 28 September

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