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Carbon Capture

Seven Highlights on carbon capture and storage technology

When it comes to technology that’s essential to reducing industrial CO2 emissions, all eyes are on carbon capture and storage, or CCS. And it’s easy to understand why. CCS is the process of capturing CO2 from industrial activities that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere then injecting that CO2 into deep geologic formations for safe, secure and […]

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Thames Estuary decarbonisation receives Scottish Cluster backing to transport CO2 emissions via Peterhead Port

Scottish Cluster of decarbonisation projects, an agreement with Project Cavendish, could see 700MW of energy generation in South East England decarbonised through the Acorn CO2 transport and storage systemaccording to the latest expansion Plan The MoU signed with Peterhead Port Authority will help facilitate this critical cross-border collaboration, opening up the Acorn CO2 transport and storage system […]

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CCS attracts global industry commitment from major stakeholders in United States

Eleven companies have expressed interest in supporting the large-scale deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in Houston. Calpine, Chevron, Dow, ExxonMobil, INEOS, Linde, LyondellBasell, Marathon Petroleum, NRG Energy, Phillips 66 and Valero have agreed to begin discussing plans that could lead to capturing and safely storing up to 50 million metric tons of […]

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ExxonMobil to produce renewable diesel in reducing global green house emissions

ExxonMobil announced its majority-owned affiliate, Imperial Oil Ltd., is moving forward with plans to produce renewable diesel at a new complex at its Strathcona refinery in Edmonton, Canada.  When construction is complete, the refinery is expected to produce approximately 20,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel, which could reduce emissions in the Canadian transportation sector […]

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Tanzania Energy Ministry Extends Aminex Ruvuma Operating Licence

Aminex has declared that the Ruvuma joint venture has received an extension to its licence under the Ruvuma PSA from the Ministry of Energy of Tanzania. The operator, ARA Petroleum Tanzania Limited (“APT”)secured the extension, which is valid for two years from 15 August 2021, and allows for the completion of the following:    – […]

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ExxonMobil: Decarbonizing industry with carbon capture and storage

In a wide-ranging Q&A, Joe Blommaert, the head of ExxonMobil’s Low Carbon Solutions business, explains how his team is working to commercialize and deploy technologies to help lower global emissions and fight the impact of climate change. Raised in the Netherlands, Joe Blommaert experienced firsthand what creative thinking and bold engineering could achieve. He saw […]

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Japanese group claims carbon-recycled methane qualifies as net-zero-emission ship fuel

The Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group at Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group has claimed carbon-recycled methane produced by methanation technology can be recognised as zero-emission ship fuel. A technical paper describing the details of the calculation procedure and evaluation conducted by the group has been published in the latest issue of the […]

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The world’s first carbon neutral methanol fuelled container to construct by Maersk

Maersk has finally revealed details of the construction of its first methanol-fuelled boxship. The Danish container shipping giant has signed with South Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to build a dual-fuelled 2,100 teu ship that will trade in northern Europe. “This groundbreaking container vessel shows that scalable solutions to properly solve shipping’s emissions challenge are available […]

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SSE Thermal and Equinor join forces on plans for first-of-a-kind hydrogen and carbon capture projects in the Humber

Equinor and SSE Thermal have today unveiled plans to jointly develop two first-of-a-kinds, low-carbon power stations in the UK’s Humber region, comprising one of the UK’s first power stations with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, and the world’s first 100% hydrogen-fuelled power station. The plans, underpinned by a new cooperation agreement between the two […]

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Baker Hughes Acquires Exclusive License from SRI International for Mixed Salt Process Technology for Carbon Capture

Baker Hughes announced it has entered into a global exclusive licensing agreement with SRI International to use SRI’s innovative Mixed-Salt Process (MSP) for CO2 capture. SRI has received support from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in developing its MSP technology. The agreement with SRI follows Baker Hughes’ acquisition of Compact Carbon […]

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