Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

April 16, 2010 15:03 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Unique CO2 Technology Facility Officially Opens

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - On Monday, April 19, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, will open the CanmetENERGY CO2 Research Facility (CanCO2) at the Ottawa Research Centre in Bells Corners. The CanCO2 Research Facility is a trailer-mounted modular unit suitable for field testing and demonstrations of carbon capture and compression technology. 

Media are invited to tour the facility, and technical experts will be on site to answer questions. If there is sufficient demand, transportation will be provided via a hydrogen-powered bus from the Senate shuttle fleet.

Location: Natural Resources Canada
  Ottawa Research Centre
  1 Haanel Drive
  Bells Corners
  Ottawa, Ontario
Date and April 19, 2010
Time: 10:30–11:30 a.m. EDT
and RVSP:
Please contact 613-992-4447 by 3:00 p.m. Friday, April 16, to confirm if you wish to take advantage of round-trip bus transportation. Departure will be from 150 Wellington Street (National Press Building) at 9:45 a.m. sharp, so please arrive early.

Contact Information

  • Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Mary-Ann Dewey-Plante
    Press Secretary
    613-996-2007 or 613-218-6961
    Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    Media Relations