carbon capture and storage

Carbonor & Aker Carbon Capture have signed an MoU to jointly develop Carbonor’s planned low CO2 char production in Øygarden in western Norway. The project will utilize ‘Just Catch 100’ technology integrated with Carbonor’s pyrolysis technology to produce low-emission, high-carbon reductants for the alloy industry.
  • September 13, 2021
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Swiss Re, a major reinsurance company has committed to a long-term partnership with Climeworks, a Swiss climate solutions company to directly remove carbon from the air. The collaboration is the world's first 10-year carbon removal purchase agreement and is worth almost €8.5 million.
  • August 29, 2021
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INEOS Energy, Wintershall Dea and a consortium of 29 companies, research institutes and universities based in Denmark have signed an agreement to support the next phase of the Greensand pilot project to demonstrate the safe and permanent storage of carbon dioxide.
  • August 19, 2021
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Chevron Australia has admitted that its major carbon capture and storage project in West Australia, the Gorgon facility has failed to meet its 5 year target. The oil giant had described the Gorgon facility as the world’s biggest CCS project, with the target of injecting almost 5 million tonnes of carbon emissions generated by an LNG facility beneath the Barrow Island for permanent storage. However, it is possible that Chevron has managed to meet only 30% of that target. Chevron operates the facility on behalf of other partners including Shell and ExxonMobil.
  • July 22, 2021
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Scottish chemical powerhouse INEOS will join Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy on their carbon capture and storage project called Acorn. This project will be Scotland’s first CCS project, which is expected to capture and remove for permanent storage carbon emissions generated by huge Scottish industrial producers.
  • July 15, 2021
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Japan’s National Maritime Research Institute (NMRI) successfully demonstrated the feasibility of capturing carbon for permanent storage aboard a shipping vessel during live operations. Scientists had been able to show the potential of directly removing carbon generated by a ship’s exhaust system. But these tests were based on simulations generated in NMRI’s laboratory. NMRI worked with Alfa Laval, a Swedish industrial manufacturer to construct a scrubber (a kind of shipping vessel) which was specially designed to include a CCS facility onboard.
  • July 9, 2021
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