Repsol Sinopec Resources UK is “reviewing” its North Sea fields to judge whether they could be used to stow emissions.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS)
UK offshore oil and gas emissions fell by 10% last year, compared to 2018, as Covid-19 sparked lower levels of activity.
Sir Ian Wood calls on UK Government to ‘reconsider’ decision to omit Scottish Cluster from first phase
Sir Ian Wood has called on UK ministers to “reconsider their decision” not to pick Scotland as an initial base for carbon capture and storage (CCS).
‘Extremely disappointing’: Scottish Cluster misses out on first round of UK Government’s £1bn CCUS competition
A pioneering north-east carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) scheme will not form part of the UK Government’s initial vanguard.
A senior figure at BP (LON: BP) says “compromises will need to be made” over access to space for North Sea energy transition projects.
ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM), which set up a low-carbon solutions division in February, is focusing on building a carbon capture and storage (CCS) business in Asia. Significantly, ExxonMobil believes there is over 300 billion tonnes of storage capacity in Southeast Asia alone, Tracy Lothian, vice president marketing, finance & commercial development, low carbon solutions, at the US giant, said today.
With 30 years of oil and gas experience, TRACS International (TRACS) has advised on development of oil and gas fields around the world – many of which are now candidates for safe disposal of CO2.
Sir Ian Wood has questioned Westminster’s decision to provide initial backing to just two carbon capture and storage (CCS) clusters.
There is just a fortnight to go until the UK Government could reveal the two projects that will form its carbon capture and storage (CCS) vanguard.
A boss at Peterhead Port Authority has hailed carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a once in a generation opportunity for the town.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hinted that the Acorn carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project in Aberdeenshire could be set to benefit from government investment.
ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) and Rosneft (MCX:ROSN) have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on the assessment of lower-carbon technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their operations.
A senior oil and gas figure has warned the industry that its social license to operate is “barely holding out”.
Wood, of Aberdeen, has been chosen to carry out work for a major decarbonisation project in England.
Peterhead’s future as a crucial hub for the transportation of low carbon fuel and emissions was discussed by ministers in Westminster this week.
Several youngsters have landed apprenticeships at a north-east power station.
Westminster has been urged to give a “cast iron guarantee” that the north-east will be home to one of two promised carbon capture and storage (CCS) clusters.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play an important role in decarbonising liquefied natural gas (LNG), but the pace of progress remains too slow, writes Gavin Thompson, Asia Pacific vice chair, Wood Mackenzie.
Collaboration rather than competition will “define the success” of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the UK, an energy expert has predicted.
Arguably, much of the animosity directed towards carbon capture and storage (CCS) in recent times has seemed more than a tad harsh.
Shell’s new North Sea boss has committed to putting the company’s “upstream business in reverse” as part of a key Aberdeenshire CCS project to drive net zero.
The role that carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) will have to play in the future energy mix currently splits opinion.
Blue hydrogen should have no role in the energy transition, a new report from Earthjustice has declared, while green hydrogen has a narrow set of opportunities.
An emissions busting technology that is being backed by several large oil and gas firms could be a “non-starter” in the short term, according to researchers.