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Magseis to Join Danish Carbon Capture and Storage Project Greensand

Aug 17, 2021

Magseis Renewables, a subsidiary of offshore OBN seismic contractor Magseis Fairfield, has entered into a memorandum of understanding to join phase 2 of the Greensand carbon capture and storage (CCS) project consortium. The project entails transporting…

Harbour Energy Taps Xodus for Offshore Platform Electrification Support

Jul 30, 2021

North Sea oil and gas producer Harbour Energy has tapped consultancy Xodus to assess the infrastructure and modifications required to enable electrification of the oil and gas company's Central North Sea platforms.The move comes following the…

Offshore Seismic Duo in Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Pact

Jul 22, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition company PGS has signed a MoU with the French geoscience firm CGG, with a plan to combine their seismic MultiClient products and technical capabilities applied to the Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) industry…

TotalEnergies, Technip Energies Team Up to Decarbonize Offshore and LNG Sectors

Jul 21, 2021

TotalEnergies, a France-based oil major with green energy aspirations, is partnering up with energy services giant Technip Energies to develop low-carbon solutions for LNG production and offshore facilities.As part of the partner-up, which the duo says is set up to accelerate the energy transition…

px Group to Support Cerulean Winds' Hydrogen Sites

Jul 19, 2021

Green infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds, which wants to build 200-turbine floating wind and hydrogen project in Scotland, has signed an agreement with px Group, the UK-based operator of large-scale industrial facilities.Cerulean in June filed plans to develop a $14 billion…

ExxonMobil Joins Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Jul 16, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has agreed to take part in the Scottish carbon capture project that's designed to store carbon from onshore industrial plants under the North Sea seabed.The project, named Acorn carbon capture and storage project (CCS) in Scotland…

8 Rivers Capital, Sembcorp Energy to Build Net-Zero Emissions Plant in UK

Jul 13, 2021

U.S. clean technology firm 8 Rivers Capital and Sembcorp Energy UK, a subsidiary of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries, plan to build a net-zero emissions power plant in Teesside in northeast England, the firms said on Tuesday.The 300-megawatt project…

Decarbonizing Offshore Drilling: FUELSAVE Pens Deal with Seadrill

Jul 13, 2021

Germany-based 'cleantech' provider FUELSAVE has signed a contract with offshore drilling company Seadrill to deploy its advanced combustion conditioning technology on Seadrill's drillship.The technology promises to reduce primary fuel oil consumption and cut Co2 and GHG emissions from the rig…

Shell to Join Clean Hydrogen Project in Norway

Jul 13, 2021

Shell will join a project in Norway to produce hydrogen from natural gas while capturing the emissions, Aker Clean Hydrogen (ACH) said on Monday.Countries across Europe are looking at ways to produce emissions-free hydrogen to help reduce carbon emissions and avert global warming…

Aker Launches Carbon Capture as a Service Offering

Jul 12, 2021

Norwegian company Aker Carbon Capture (ACC) said on Monday it would launch a service offering the removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial processes and its subsequent storage.The company, previously a division of oil services company Aker Solutions…

UK: INEOS Backs Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Jul 09, 2021

Chemicals giant INEOS said on Friday it will work with the Acorn carbon capture and storage project to help develop Scotland's first carbon capture storage system.Some scientists say the technology to capture and store carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions…

Exxon Lobbyist Duped by Greenpeace Says Climate Policy was a Ploy

Jul 01, 2021

A lobbyist for Exxon Mobil Corp said the company supports a carbon tax publicly because the plan to curb climate change would never gain enough political support to be adopted, according to an interview aired on Wednesday.Britain's Channel 4…

NOV Joins Cerulean's Giant Floating Wind Project in UK as Delivery Partner

Jun 30, 2021

Low-carbon infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds has named NOV as the first of its delivery partners for the fabrication of its proposed integrated 200-turbine floating wind and hydrogen development off the coast of Scotland.As previously reported…

Shell Takes Technical Developer Role at Acorn CCS Project

Jun 29, 2021

Oil and gas major Shell is taking the role of Technical Developer for the Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project in Scotland, the partners in the project said Tuesday.The carbon capture and storage project in the UK, run by Storegga…

Chevron: No Plans to Shrink Oil & Gas Business

Jun 25, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron Corp has no plans to shrink its oil and gas business for wind and solar energy unlike some rivals, Chief Financial Officer Pierre Breber said on Thursday, amid pressure from shareholders to lower carbon emissions.Major…

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