What is CarbFix?

CarbFix is the industrial process to capture CO2 and other sour gases from emission sources and permanently store it as rock in the subsurface. The process can furthermore be applied in relation to direct capture of CO2 from air. In the current CarbFix2 project, supported by The European Union, we are demonstrating how this secure, cost-effective and environmentally benign method to reduce atmospheric CO2 levels can be applied world-wide.

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Minister appoints a working group to secure the legal environment of the Carbfix process

The Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson, has appointed a working group to ensure that the Carbfix process complies with the European Directive on Carbon Capture and Storage, and will furthermore be included in the EU Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The working group will draft a bill of law on the subject.

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Carbfix nominated for an esteemed prize

The Carbfix process of permanent disposal of carbon into rock has been nominated for the international Keeling Curve Prize.

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Carbon dioxide injected

  Carbon dioxide injected today (metric tonnes)
  Carbon dioxide injected since 2014