North-east residents have been told to expect flaring and smoke as parts of a giant gas plant are switched-off this week to allow “critical” maintenance to take place.
UK government taskforce earmarks North East for carbon capture – three years after pulling £1billion funding
A UK Government taskforce has highlighted Peterhead as a key region to deploy Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology, less than three years after Westminster cut a £1billion fund to develop it.
Energy giant Shell has been ordered to improve its safety procedures at the St Fergus plant near Peterhead.
A pioneering new carbon capture and storage scheme could be about to rise from the ashes of the abandoned £1billion Peterhead project.
The new operator of a gas processing plant at St Fergus, px Group, said yesterday it had secured a significant new investor.
Wood Group has secured a new three year contract with Shell, to deliver industrial services to the St Fergus gas processing plant in Aberdeenshire and the Mossmorran gas processing plant and Braefoot Bay marine terminal in Fife, Scotland.