Elk and pronghorn antelope migrate each fall through southern Wyoming, where the sparsely vegetated landscape slowly gives way to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Interrupting this serene vista is a dense web of steel pipes, tanks, and pumps owned by Exxon Mobil Corp.
Setting out why carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) is “absolutely essential” to hitting net zero targets will be key in garnering public support for the technology, according to the UK’s energy minister.
Increased funding from the EU and national governments have boosted the prospects for carbon capture technologies in Europe. Three projects in the Netherlands, Norway and UK could be operational by 2024.