Funding for Tomakomai CCS demonstration
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) commissioned the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project, which came online in 2016 near the site of a coastal oil refinery. The Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project is led by Japan CCS Co. Ltd (JCCS), established in 2008 by various Japanese companies interested in advancing and testing CCUS technology and safety in the country. The objective of JCCS is to implement and demonstrate CCUS projects in Japan, and to investigate associated technologies through international collaboration. METI awarded the project to JCCS in 2012.
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