Screening legacy wells can be more important than 3D seismic when picking storage areas, Elaine Campbell said. “They provide valuable data but they’re also likely to be the highest risk to containment,” the Storegga official said.
The Norwegian government said it had received six applications for permits for offshore CO2 storage, and offered new acreage as it seeks to build a “new commercial industry” around CCS.
Plans for a major European carbon capture and storage (CCS) project have taken a step forward with the signing of an option agreement for an onshore terminal.
In many ways the CCS world with its wells, reservoirs and sealing cap-rocks will be familiar to PESGB members.
The Danish Energy Agency has granted permission for CO2 injection and storage to begin at the country’s Greensand pilot project, as part of an initial four-month trial.
Wintershall Dea is to join a consortium developing a greenport hub on the Danish coast, linked to the country’s flagship Greensand carbon capture scheme.
Kent has been selected by Ineos Energy to conduct screening studies for the Project Greensand carbon capture and storage (CCS) scheme in the Danish North Sea.
Two companies have been offered exploration permits for CO2 storage acreage in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Belgium and Denmark have entered into a “ground-breaking agreement” allowing captured C02 to be shipped across their borders and stored under the North Sea.
Large-scale testing has begun to support an initiative aimed at storing carbon emissions in the subsurface of the North Sea.
Neptune Energy and Horisont Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the two work together to progress the Errai carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Norway.
Energy majors behind the Northern Lights project have signed what they say is the world’s first commercial agreement on cross-border CO2 transportation and storage with Norwegian chemical group Yara.
European energy security faces a seemingly impossible task of meeting short-term demand with longer-term decarbonisation. Society does not have the luxury of declaring this to be impossible, though, so must take steps now to meet the challenges.
Germany has officially launched construction of an LNG terminal at Wilhelmshaven, while signing up preliminary agreements for four FSRUs.
Neptune Energy has announced it aims to store more carbon than it emits from its operations and the products it sells by 2030.
Eni’s UK subsidiary has signed 19 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) related to carbon capture and storage as part of the HyNet North West project, which won government backing last year.
With carbon capture, utilisation and storage an essential component of delivering the UK’s net zero commitments, attention is now turning to project delivery - as an upcoming Aberdeen event will explore.
Italian contractor Saipem has entered into a partnership to explore building a carbon dioxide capture and utilisation (CCU) plant.
Is there a space for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a service? Recently formed Lapis Energy is betting there is, eyeing opportunities in the US, UK, Europe and South East Asia.
Neptune Energy has announced plans to develop new “digital twins” of two North Sea platforms.
Preparations are underway for a carbon storage facility in Iceland designed to receive emissions from overseas.
Baker Hughes and Horisont Energi have entered into a pact for the Polaris carbon storage project off the northern coast of Norway.
Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract by Equinor for delivering the new CO2 receiving facilities Northern Lights outside Bergen, Norway.
The Norwegian Government today approved the final investment decision for the Northern Lights CO2 transport and storage project.
Neptune Energy has announced a feasibility study into plans for a large-scale offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the Dutch North Sea.