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Offshore Carbon Storage Project in Danish North Sea Receives Safety Approval from DNV

Jun 14, 2023

The offshore carbon storage project in the Danish North Sea, called Project Greensand, has received official safety approval from DNV.'The project is the first in the world to demonstrate that CO2 can be transported across national borders and stored offshore to mitigate climate change…

UK Offers 20 Offshore Carbon Storage Licenses to 12 Companies

May 18, 2023

Twelve companies were awarded a total of 20 licenses to develop carbon dioxide (CO2) storage offshore, in Britain's first licensing round for such projects, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) said on Thursday.Britain aims to use carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology…

Australia Aims to Scale Up Offshore CCS

May 16, 2023

Australia plans to scale up its capability for offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) and will shortly seek public feedback on a new round of greenhouse gas storage acreage, the country’s resources minister said on Tuesday.The country, one…

Ørsted to Store 430,000 Tonnes of CO2 Emissions Annually Under Seabed in Norway

May 15, 2023

Danish renewables firm Ørsted has signed a CO2 Transport and Services Agreement (TSA) with the Norwegian Northern Lights joint venture to store 430,000 tonnes of biogenic CO2 emissions per year from two power plants in Denmark.'This agreement…

PGS Signs Seismic Acquisition Deal for Carbon Storage Project in Norway

May 11, 2023

Norwegian offshore seismic survey firm PGS has entered into a seismic acquisition contract for carbon storage offshore Norway with an independent energy company. The project, with an unnamed client, is scheduled to start in September and has a duration of approximately one month…

Big Oil Splits Over Production vs Carbon Storage in Gulf of Mexico Auction

Mar 30, 2023

Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday bid for offshore blocks to store carbon dioxide underground during a government oil and gas lease sale in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, while rivals Chevron Corp and BP Plc targeted areas for production.The largest U…

Louisiana's Request to Oversee Carbon Storage Projects Moving Ahead, EPA says

Mar 16, 2023

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by May should complete a review of Louisiana's request to take on oversight of carbon capture projects, according to a letter to the state, which wants to speed up approvals.Louisiana is seeking to permit and monitor so-called Class VI wells…

Indonesia Invites Oil Firms to Set Up Carbon Capture Facilities

Mar 10, 2023

Oil and gas companies operating in Indonesia are being encouraged to install carbon capture facilities in their working areas, the Energy Ministry said on Friday.The resource-rich country, which is also one of the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters…

Project Greensand: First CO2 Injected in Depleted Oil Field in Danish North Sea

Mar 08, 2023

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik inaugurated on Wednesday what has been described as 'a world first' with the injection of carbon dioxide into a depleted oil field in the Danish North Sea as part of Project Greensand.The CO2 was captured at an INEOS Oxide site in Belgium…

Five Firms Apply for North Sea CO2 Storage in Norway

Mar 06, 2023

Five companies have applied for an area in the Norwegian section of the North Sea for potential storage of CO2, The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy said Monday.According to the plan, acreage will be awarded in the first half of this year…

Sval Partners with Storegga and Neptune for Trudvang Offshore CO2 Storage Project

Feb 27, 2023

The Norwegian oil and gas company Sval, with its partners Storegga and Neptune, has applied for a CO2 storage license in the Norwegian North Sea. The project, called Trudvang, has the potential to store up to 225 million tons of CO2.The application…

Noble Corp. Jack-up Rig Sets Off for Danish North Sea Field for Carbon Storage Pilot

Jan 20, 2023

The Noble Resolve, a jack-up rig owned by Noble Corporation, has departed the Danish port of Esbjerg and is headed for the Nini West Field in the Danish North Sea. Even though the rig is typically employed in offshore oil and gas drilling, this particular job will be different…

Two Firms Offered CO2 Storage Acreage Offshore Norway

Oct 05, 2022

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said that two companies were on Wednesday offered exploration permits for CO2 storage in an acreage in the Norwegian part of the North Sea.'An announcement regarding this acreage was made in April this year…

Santos to Study More CCS Options

Sep 08, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has been awarded permits to undertake evaluation and appraisal work for the potential storage of carbon dioxide in the offshore Carnarvon and Bonaparte basins, off the coast of Western Australia, the company announced today…

Korean Companies Ink CCS MoU With Petronas

Aug 04, 2022

Six South Korean companies and Malaysian state-owned energy company Petronas have agreed to work together to look at the feasibility of a cross border carbon capture and storage project in what's been called Asia’s first CCS hub project. Under a memorandum of understanding (MOU)…

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