“We’re not interested in a regulated asset model, not at a fixed 5% return,” he continued. Investors have to be able to cover failures through higher returns on their successes. “We’re looking at returns into the teens on returns.”
Indonesia’s giant Arun field, which previously fed one of the world’s first LNG export plants, could be repurposed as potentially the first commercial carbon capture and storage (CCS) business in Asia offering open access storage of carbon dioxide (CO2).
ExxonMobil and Pertamina, the state-owned energy company for Indonesia, have signed a heads of agreement at the G20 Summit in Bali to further progress their previously announced regional carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub for domestic and international carbon dioxide (CO2).
Shell (LON:SHEL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sinopec, Baowu and BASF to explore the feasibility of developing an open-source carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project in the East China region.
Malaysian national oil company Petronas has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UK-based Storegga, a developer of carbon storage and clean fuels, to assess and determine the commercial, regulatory, and economic factors needed for the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub and cluster projects in Malaysia.
Shell (LON:SHEL) said today that it is exploring the feasibility of carbon transport and storage options for Brunei and Singapore. Significantly, this could potentially form part of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub in Southeast Asia.
Woodside Energy and LanzaTech, a US-based carbon capture and transformation company, have announced a strategic collaboration after signing a deal.
Malaysia’s 2023 budget announced on Friday introduces a raft of tax incentives for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as the country aims to become a regional hub for the nascent sector.
Japan's Inpex and joint venture partner Shell have extended a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indonesian utility PLN concerning long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply. They have also expanded the MOU to incorporate joint studies in hydrogen, as well as ammonia, and CCS in relation to the proposed Abadi LNG project at the Masela Block offshore Indonesia.
Malaysia’s Petronas has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI), as well as a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), to collaboratively pursue mutual sustainability goals of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
Malaysia and Indonesia were the first countries in Southeast Asia to announce that carbon capture and storage (CCS) would play a role in decarbonising their industrial sectors. BP (LON:BP) in Indonesia, and Petronas in Malaysia, announced landmark projects in the oil and gas industry. However, while Indonesia has started having the right conversations around CCS, neighbouring Malaysia, and possibly even Thailand, appear to be making more progress within the region.
Air Liquide, Chevron, Keppel Infrastructure, and PetroChina have announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a consortium which will aim to evaluate and advance the development of large-scale carbon capture, utilisation, and sequestration (CCUS) solutions and integrated infrastructure in Singapore.
Mitsui and Shell (LON:SHEL) have signed a joint agreement to explore the technical and commercial feasibility of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in Asia Pacific, including Japan.
Japan’s Inpex (TYO:1605) and partner TotalEnergies (LON:TTE) have won a key greenhouse gas storage (GHG) permit offshore Australia that could help a plan to bury emissions from liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects in northern Australia.
BP (LON:BP) has opened a pre-qualification tender for the provision of onshore front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at its Tangguh liquefied natural gas (LNG) complex in Indonesia.
Ageing coal-fired power is increasingly replaced by renewable energy generation in the US and Europe. However, transitioning away from thermal coal will be complex and slow for Asian nations, particularly India and China, which make up 70% of global coal demand and face a steep rise in power demand.
Petronas today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with six South Korean companies to undertake conceptual and feasibility studies towards establishing a full value chain related to carbon dioxide (CO2) capture, transport and storage.
PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) said it will spend $300 million to develop Thailand’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at the Arthit offshore gas field as the state-backed upstream player eyes its net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target.
Santos (ASX:STO) has lodged revisions relating to the environmental plan for the export pipeline connecting the Bayu Undan gas field offshore East Timor to the Darwin LNG facility in northern Australia with the Australian regulator .
Norway’s PGS will become a major shareholder in Perth-based deepC Store in exchange for PGS providing geological and geophysical advisory services. The pair said they have also agreed to explore broader collaboration opportunities in Asia Pacific for co-developing commercial scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.
Australian-listed engineering company Worley (ASX:WOR) will provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Santos-led proposed giant carbon capture and storage (CCS) project offshore East Timor.
Malaysian national oil company Petronas has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s Mitsui for the conceptual and feasibility studies on the carbon capture and storage (CCS) value chain, including the evaluation of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage sites in Malaysia. Significantly, Mitsui is a shareholder in UK-based carbon management business Storegga, that is developing the Acorn CCS project.
ExxonMobil, Shell, CNOOC, and Guangdong Provincial Development & Reform Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding to evaluate the potential for a world-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the Dayawan Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China.
CNOOC has finished China's first offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) project designed to permanently store carbon dioxide (CO2) in the seabed, state media reported recently.
Indonesia’s Medco Energi (IDX:MEDC) is on the lookout for more merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities in Southeast Asia after successfully buying ConocoPhillips Indonesian assets in a $1.355 billion deal struck last year.