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									          Government Policies and the Oil and Gas Industry’s Focus
            have Boosted Global Carbon Sequestration Activities
       Reference Code: GDGE0628VPT                                                                                                                          Publication Date: MAY 2010




                    1          Table of contents
                    1 Table of contents................................................................................................................................... 1
                     1.1 List of Figures ................................................................................................................................. 1
                    2 Summary............................................................................................................................................... 2
                    3 Government Policies and Oil and Gas Industry’s Focus have Boosted Global Carbon Sequestration
                      Activities ................................................................................................................................................ 2
                     3.1 Rising Carbon Emissions Have Triggered the Introduction of Carbon Policies Globally................. 3
                       3.1.1      US Clean Energy and Security Act........................................................................................ 3
                       3.1.2      European Commission’s Energy and Climate Change Package ........................................... 3
                     3.2 Emission Trading Schemes Have Encouraged Investments in Carbon Capture and Storage
                          Projects........................................................................................................................................... 4
                       3.2.1      US Policy Initiatives and Regional Partnerships Drive the Implementation of Carbon
                                  Sequestration Projects .......................................................................................................... 4
                       3.2.2      European Commission’s Energy and Climate Change Package Fortifies the Global CCS
                                  Initiatives................................................................................................................................ 5
                     3.3 The Increasing Role of Oil and Gas Companies in the Development of Carbon Capture and
                          Storage Projects ............................................................................................................................. 6
                    4 Appendix ............................................................................................................................................... 7
                     4.1 Methodology ................................................................................................................................... 7
                       4.1.1      Coverage ............................................................................................................................... 7
                       4.1.2      Secondary Research ............................................................................................................. 8
                       4.1.3      Primary Research.................................................................................................................. 8
                       4.1.4      Expert Panel Validation ......................................................................................................... 8
                     4.2 Contact Us ...................................................................................................................................... 8
                     4.3 Disclaimer ....................................................................................................................................... 9



                    1.1       List of Figures
                    Figure 1:       World, Major Sequestration Projects, 2009................................................................................ 3
                    Figure 2:       World, Investments in CCS Projects by Geography, 2009......................................................... 4
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