Carbon Capture News


CGG Launches Carbon Storage Screening Study

Nov 26, 2021

French company CGG, best known for offshore seismic data services, has released a new carbon storage screening study.CGG said the study, called GeoVerse, would support CCUS operators in quickly identifying suitable CO2 storage sites. 'This Northern North Sea study…

Exxon Lays Foundation For Offshore Carbon Storage Project at Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale

Nov 18, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday offered to lease a half million acres off the Texas coast, securing space for what could become a massive project to capture and store carbon emissions.Under pressure by investors to address climate change, Exxon…

Beach Energy CEO Resigns

Nov 02, 2021

Matt Kay, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy, has tendered his resignation and is departing Beach to pursue other professional opportunities. Morné Engelbrecht – who is currently…

ASCO to Provide Logistics Services for Horisont Energi's Barents Blue Project

Oct 27, 2021

Horisont Energi, a Norwegian company developing a blue ammonia project in Norway that involves offshore carbon storage, has signed a four-year framework deal with logistics and supply company ASCO Norge, with an option to extend it.Horisont…

How to Ensure Oil & Gas Infrastructure Still Has Value

Oct 14, 2021

If we want to reach net zero by 2050, there is an increasingly high risk that some of the oil and gas infrastructure investments (i.e. in platforms, pipelines, processors, storage sites etc) made today will result in stranded assets.In other words…

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. to Build Two CO2 Carriers for Norwegian Northern Lights Project

Oct 11, 2021

Chinese shipbuilder Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. has won a contract to build two CO2 carriers for Northern Lights, a Norwegian carbon capture and storage project.Under the contract awarded by the Northern Lights JV, owned equally by Equinor…

ExxonMobil Adds Ethylene Plant to Acorn Carbon Capture Mix

Oct 06, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has signed an Expression of Interest to capture, transport, and store CO2 from its Fife Ethylene Plant, as part of the proposed Acorn carbon capture project in Scotland.The Acorn carbon capture project is designed to…

DNV, LISCR Grant AiP for Large Liquefied CO2 Carrier

Sep 23, 2021

Classification society DNV and the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) have awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering CO. (KSOE) for a new 40,000 CBM liquified CO2 carrier design…

Horisont Energi, Equinor, and Vår Energi Team Up in Blue Ammonia Project in Barents Sea

Sep 09, 2021

Norwegian carbon tech company Horisont Energi has signed a cooperation agreement with oil firms Equinor and Vår Energi for the development of Barents Blue, Europe's first large-scale production facility for blue ammonia.Bjørgulf Haukelidsæter Eidesen…

DUC, Ørsted, DTU Enter CCS Project in Denmark

Sep 08, 2021

Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) has announced a CCS partnership with Ørsted and DTU together with its partners in the Danish Underground Consortium on progressing CCS in the Danish North Sea. Project Bifrost will evaluate the potential for…

Talos Energy, Carbonvert JV Wins Rights to Manage Carbon Storage Site Offshore Texas

Aug 25, 2021

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy, focused on oil and gas assets in the Gulf of Mexico, said Wednesday it was its partners Carbonvert, the sole winning bidder for the Texas General Land Office's ('GLO') Jefferson County, Texas carbon storage site located near Beaumont and Port Arthur…

Seismic Firms Team Up for Offshore Wind, Carbon Capture Projects

Aug 24, 2021

Magseis Renewables, a renewables-focused subsidiary of the Norwegian offshore oil and gas seismic acquisition contractor Magseis Fairfield, has entered two technology pilot projects for carbon capture and storage (CCS) and offshore wind in collaboration with the Norwegian seismic data company TGS…

Consortium of 29 Firms Backs Danish Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Aug 17, 2021

INEOS Energy, Wintershall Dea, and a consortium of 29 companies, research institutes, and universities, on Tuesday, signed an agreement to support the next phase of the Greensand pilot project to demonstrate the safe and permanent storage of CO2 in offshore reservoirs in the North Sea…

Petronas Moves Forward on Carbon Capture and Storage Project Offshore Malaysia

Aug 09, 2021

Xodus won a deal for the conceptual engineering design contract for Petronos' first complete Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project, offshore Malaysia.  The Kasawari CCS project, off the coast of Sarawak, will comprise the capture and processing…

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