UK Oil and Gas Authority Awards First CCS License to Acorn Project
PBD has been awarded an ‘Initial Term’ CO2 Storage Licence for a four year period. The licence grants authorisation for offshore exploration for the purposes of selecting a site for CO2 storage. Under the terms of the licence, the company would need to submit and be awarded a Storage Permit before CO2 injection could begin. The Storage Permit also sets out the requirements that the Developer must follow during operations...
DNV GL Research Sees Long-Term Expansion of Hydrogen Use for Energy
Hydrogen can play a significant role in decarbonizing world energy supply to mitigate climate change, according to a new research paper by DNV GL...
Oil & Gas UK Report Calls for 'Essential' CCUS Development at Scale
The Energy Transition Outlook report, published by industry body Oil & Gas UK, considers the issues and opportunities for the offshore oil and gas sector from the changing energy landscape...
Oil Majors Partner to Develop UK’s First Large-Scale CCUS Project
European oil majors BP, Eni, Equinor, Occidental Petroleum, Shell and Total have entered into a partnership with the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) to move forward the Clean Gas Project, the UK’s first commercial full-chain carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) project in northeast England...
Britain Eyes Large-Scale CO2 Capture and Use By Mid 2020s
Britain plans to help develop the country’s first large-scale project to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions by the mid-2020s, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said on Wednesday...
Drax Begins Bioenergy Carbon Capture and Storage Pilot
The commissioning of a Bioenergy Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) pilot plant at Drax Power Station has started with the first carbon dioxide expected to be captured in the coming weeks...
Hydrogen Combined with CCS A Viable Option for UK Power
Hydrogen is a credible option to help decarbonise the UK energy system but its role depends on early Government commitment and improved support to develop the UK’s industrial capability, says a new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC)...
Government to Outline Carbon Capture Plans
he UK Government will set out long-awaited plans to roll out carbon capture and storage technology later this month...
CCS: New Enthusiasm, Old Uncertainty, and the Need for A Delivery Body
an Temperton from the UKERC Advisory Board critiques outputs from the CCUS Cost Challenge Taskforce & Parliamentary Advisory Group on CCS. The paper from the UK Energy Research Centre finds little to suggest that CCS policy in the UK has become any clearer.
Oil And Gas Must Embrace Carbon Capture, Mps Warned
Jobs in energy-intensive industries like the oil and gas sector will disappear from the UK unless technologies such as carbon capture and storage are taken forward, a leading expert has warned...
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