Offshore Europe 2019 has precipitated a number of reports on the importance of Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) to achieving the UK’s net zero target. Indeed some commentators state that CCUS is essential; it is not an option.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) seems to be everywhere at moment – in just the last week, two major reports have come out calling on governments in the UK to act on its delivery. Over the last year, report after report has emphasised the necessity of CCS in tackling climate change, and the urgency of deploying it in industrial clusters around the UK.
Energy giant Shell is getting “actively” involved in a north-east carbon capture project again – less than five years after its plans for a similar scheme were derailed.
Explorers are in the grip of an existential crisis as the energy transition gathers pace, an analyst said today.
Exxon Mobil is investing in a new carbon-capture technology firm that aims to economically suck emissions out of the sky near power plants and other large industrial sources.
Carbon capture and storage remains firmly on the agenda as a way of mitigating at least some of the impacts of climate change.
A Royal Dutch Shell Plc-operated carbon capture and storage project in Canada has hit a milestone of sequestering 4 million tons of carbon dioxide about six months ahead of schedule and at a lower cost than estimated, helped by better-than-expected reliability.
Aberdeen energy service giant Wood will take part in a “world first” project to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
International climate change leaders have gathered in Edinburgh to call for all sectors to join forces and rapidly develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
A prominent Labour MP has accused the UK Government of marching carbon capture and storage backers “up to the top of the hill” only to march them “back down again” in the past.
Carbon capture and storage is back on track for a full-scale scheme to open in the 2030s, according to the UK Government.
A feasibility study to bring a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project to the north-east has started, almost two years after the original £1billion venture was controversially shelved by the UK Government.
Scottish Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse has told Holyrood the UK Government must set up a clear framework for renewable energy.
Scotland’s energy minister, Paul Wheelhouse, has confirmed that carbon capture and storage plans in the north-east are not reliant on UK Government support.
A pioneering new carbon capture and storage scheme could be about to rise from the ashes of the abandoned £1billion Peterhead project.
Shadow energy minister Alan Whitehead has urged the UK Government to "get its act together" on carbon capture and storage (CCS).
SNC-Lavalin has been appointed to an Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) project to develop a generic business case to take carbon capture and storage (CCS) forward in the UK.
There have been two positive announcements on CCS this week; the Norwegian Government announced its intention to move forward with the development of three full-scale CCS projects whilst also granting a three-year extension to the Technology Center Mongstad, and the Petra Nova CCS project in Houston is due to begin operation by the end of the year, becoming the world’s largest post-combustion capture project on an existing coal-fired power station.
The U.K. could build facilities to capture and bury carbon pollution under the sea at a similar price to offshore wind farms and nuclear plants, a government adviser will say Monday, setting out options for tackling climate change.
The UK Government has been warned a rush to early decommissioning in the North Sea could result in "tragedy" for the future development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
Aker Solutions today confirmed it had launched a five-month test programme for its carbon capture scheme in Norway.
Aberdeen South MP Callum McCaig has asked for clarification over a claim by the prime minister that carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology “isn’t working”. Speaking in the Commons chamber yesterday, the SNP’s energy spokesman at Westminster raised the issue of the shock decision to axe a £1billion competition for development money. He suggested that the prime minister and his energy secretary were contradicting each other on the subject.
Ruth Davidson has pledged to ensure the north-east is at the “front of the queue” for a share of any new UK Government investment in energy research.
A new national Carbon Capture and Storage company should be established to pick up the pieces of a shattered sector following the shock UK Government decision to withdraw a £1billion ring-fenced capital budget, according to an industry expert.
Aker Solutions has won an order to carry out a feasibility study on the development of the world's first commercial-scale carbon capture facility for use in cement production, the source of about 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions.