carbon capture


Carbon storage is an imperative of climate action


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.


Shell carbon-capture plant hits 4m tonne milestone early


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.

Oil & Gas

Carbon capture back on agenda


Carbon capture and storage is back on track for a full-scale scheme to open in the 2030s, according to the UK Government.


Opinion: Why is the UK letting the carbon capture opportunity slip away?


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.