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Digitalization is Drawing CCS a New Learning Curve

Feb 27, 2024

Digital solutions are accelerating the progress required to ensure CCS earns its place in climate change mitigation history.Carbon capture has been around since the 90s, but the behavior of CO2 in pipelines is still not that well understood. A lack of suitable multiphase flow assurance models has meant that past CCS projects have had to apply large, costly safety margins to transport and injection systems…

Esgian Week 25 Report: Mixed Results in Exploration Drilling

Jun 23, 2024

Esgian provides an update on exploration drilling in its Week 25 Rig Analytics Market Roundup.Report SummaryDrilling Activity and DiscoveriesOslo-listed BlueNord announced on Monday the start-up of drilling operations on the Harald East Middle Jurassic well (HEMJ) in the Danish North Sea…

Equinor Awarded CO2 Storage licenses in North Sea

Jun 20, 2024

Equinor has been awarded the operatorship for the development of two new CO2 storages in the North Sea along with a 100% share for the two licenses, Albondigas and Kinno.The new licenses are each expected to have the capacity to store around 5 million tons of CO2 per year when in operation…

Wood Completes Preliminary Engineering for Aramco’s Giant CCS Hub in Saudi Arabia

Jun 10, 2024

Wood has completed the front-end engineering and design (FEED) scope for the first phase of Aramco’s Accelerated Carbon Capture and Sequestration (ACCS) project in Saudi Arabia, expected to be the world’s largest carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) hub…

CGG and C-Questra Form CCUS Pact

Jan 09, 2024

France-based CGG and Dutch CO2 storage specialist C-Questra have signed a commercial cooperation agreement for carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration (CCUS) projects.CGG has more than 15 years of experience supporting a number of high-profile CCUS projects worldwide…

CCUS: Bernhard Schulte Orders Its First CO2 Tanker

Dec 14, 2023

Bernhard Schulte ordered its first CO2 tanker, a newbuild to be constructed at Dalian Shipbuilding Offshore (DSOC) and to showcase technologies designed to reduce its carbon footprint. Planned for delivery in 2026, the ship is committed to a long-term time charter agreement with Northern Lights…

Dutch CO₂ Storage Project L10CCS Reaches FEED Phase

Dec 13, 2023

L10CCS, one of the large stores to be connected to the Aramis CO₂ transport and storage initiative in the Dutch part of the North Sea, has entered the next phase in the project, Front End Engineering Design (FEED).Neptune Energy and its partners EBN…

Carbon Capture Chasm Exposed at Climate Summit

Dec 07, 2023

Carbon capture and storage has emerged as flashpoint at the UN climate conference in Dubai about how big a role it is destined to play in reaching the target of net zero emissions.It has also prompted an unusual and bad-tempered confrontation…

UK Offshore Wind and CCS Colocation Projects Underway

Nov 27, 2023

The UK Offshore Wind and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Colocation Forum, set up to provide strategic coordination of colocation research and activity on the nation’s seabed, has commissioned two research projects. The projects are designed…

Nordic Countries Agree on Joint CCUS Initiatives

Nov 27, 2023

Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands have signed the Aalborg Declaration that aims at joint European cooperation on CO2 capture, use and storage (CCUS).CO2 capture, use and storage must be scaled up, both nationally and at European level…

To Meet 2050 CCUS Demand, 100 North Sea Storage Sites Needed, Xodus Says

Nov 24, 2023

The volume of CO2 being injected into the North Sea by 2050 will be equivalent to the natural gas currently being extracted from the basin, according to a new report from global energy consultancy Xodus.That scale of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) will require some 100 reservoirs…

Carbon Capture and Storage Hopes are Pipe Dreams, for Now - Russell

Nov 23, 2023

Carbon capture and underground storage (CCUS) is touted by proponents of fossil fuel production and consumption as the technology that will keep oil and gas in the global energy mix. It is, and at the same time, it isn't.The International Energy…

UK Offshore Well Decommissioning Firm Eyes CCUS and Geothermal Projects with New Appointment

Oct 17, 2023

UK-based offshore well decommissioning specialist Well-Safe Solutions is looking to expand its capabilities and venture into the carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) and geothermal sectors too.To help facilitate this scope expansion, Well…

Eni, Snam Set Ambitions for Italy's First Carbon Storage Hub

Sep 04, 2023

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology is key to ensuring the survival and competitiveness in Italy of industries including steel, cement and chemicals, energy group Eni and gas grid operator Snam said on Friday.The two groups joined forces…

Australia Announces 2023 Offshore GHG Storage Acreage Release

Aug 29, 2023

The Australian government has announced that 10 acreage release areas are available for bidding to explore offshore greenhouse gas storage locations.The areas are offshore of Western Australia, Victoria and Tasmania across seven basins: Bonaparte…

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