Fortune 500 and leading energy, power system, paper/packaging/forestry, pipeline, financial and management consulting companies have joined to form the North American Carbon Capture & Storage Association (NACCSA), the first of its kind organization in North America dedicated to addressing the issues and offering solutions surrounding carbon capture and storage. Founding member companies include: BlueSource, LLC; Halliburton; International Paper; Keener Oil & Gas Company; Kinder Morgan; MissionPoint Capital Partners; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Peabody Energy; PetroSource Energy Company; Ramgen Power Systems; Schlumberger; ScottMadden Inc.; and Shell. The announcement of the formation of the association was made on October 24.