Carbon Capture

Shell to build carbon capture and storage projects in Canada

Shell announced the Final Investment Decision (FID) for Polaris, a carbon capture project at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park, Scotford in Alberta, Canada. Polaris is designed to capture approximately 650,000 tonnes of CO₂ annually from the Shell-owned Scotford refinery and chemicals complex. CALGARY, AB, CANADA, June 26, 2024 – Shell Canada Products, a subsidiary […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday June 27, 2024
Equinor, GRTgaz sign agreement to develop CO2 transport infrastructure

Equinor and main French gas transmission operator GRTgaz sign project development agreement (PDA) for a CO2 transport system for captured CO2 from industrial emitters in France to safe and permanent storage offshore Norway via the planned CO2 Highway Europe pipeline project. The development will consist of a network of onshore CO2 pipelines, to be developed by GRTGaz, which will […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday June 17, 2024
SLB Seals Agreement to Acquire Majority Ownership in Aker Carbon Capture

SLB has disclosed that the company has an agreement to combine its carbon capture business with Aker Carbon Capture (ACC) to support accelerated industrial decarbonization at scale. SLB and Aker Carbon Capture will combine technology portfolios, expertise and operations platforms to bring carbon capture solutions to market more quickly and more economically. Bringing together complementary […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday March 28, 2024
Norwegian Authorities Map out Two Areas for CO2 Storage

The Ministry of Energy has  declared two areas in the North Sea for applications related to CO2 injection and storage on the Norwegian continental shelf. “I am very pleased that several companies want storage areas for commercial storage of CO2 on the Norwegian continental shelf. We have developed a system that provides good access to […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday March 7, 2024
Volcanic impacts on carbon capture and storage

CASP have published their first publications on CCS. Simon Passey has been involved in two papers investigating different areas volcanic rocks can aid with the secure storage of carbon dioxide. The first paper integrates petrology, poro-perm, QXRD and MICP data to begin to understand the containment and reactivity of volcaniclastic rocks with injected CO2. This research also has implications […]

Oilfield Africa - Sunday March 3, 2024
SBM, MHI Sign Partnership Agreement For FPSO Decarbonization Technology

SBM Offshore and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) are pleased to announce the signing of a Partnership Agreement that will offer a CO2 capture solution for Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels (FPSO) as they are producing oil and gas from offshore reservoirs. The agreement follows a successful engineering and design study between the companies demonstrating the […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday September 19, 2023
Australian Woodside And Japan Progresses Carbon Capture And Storage Studies

Woodside Energy has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with three Japanese companies to enable studies of a potential carbon, capture and storage (CCS) value chain between Japan and Australia. Under the MOU, Sumitomo Corporation, Toho Gas Co., Ltd. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. will study the capture, storage and transportation of carbon dioxide […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday September 13, 2023
Australia And Japan To Partner On Carbon Capture And Storage

Woodside has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO), to enable studies of a potential carbon, capture and storage (CCS) value chain between Japan and Australia. Under the MOU, KEPCO plans to research the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from its thermal power plants and its transport to […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday September 12, 2023
Sval Wins CO2 Storage Licence In Norwegian North Sea

Neptune Energy said that The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has awarded the Trudvang carbon storage licence to Sval which will partner with Neptune and Storegga. The Trudvang area has the potential to store up to nine million tonnes of CO2 annually for at least 25 years – a total of 225 million tons – with […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday August 21, 2023
Gabonese Airport Attains Carbon Neutrality Certification

Libreville airport has just received the ACA 3+ (Airport Carbon Accreditation) carbon neutrality certificate set up by ACI (Airport Council International) Europe, to assess and recognize the efforts of airports in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, inform the managers of Arise IS, manager of Libreville Airport. With this certification, this airport platform becomes “  the 1st airport  in Central […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday May 23, 2023

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