The viability of capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from a Colorado cement plant is being studied by a group of U.S. and foreign corporations.
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North Dakota’s Bakken Sets More Oil, Gas Production Records; Flaring Climbs
Oil and natural gas production in North Dakota’s Bakken Shale keeps ramping up to record levels, but challenges remain as the industry has fallen short of the state’s gas capture goals.
ExxonMobil, Mosaic Evaluating Ways to Remove CO2 from Emissions Sources
ExxonMobil is teaming up with California-based startup Mosaic Materials to explore how to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from emissions sources.
West Texas Permian to Site Largest DAC, CO2 Sequestration Project
The Permian Basin in West Texas has been chosen to site the world’s largest direct air capture (DAC) and sequestration facility, according to Occidental Petroleum Corp. (Oxy) and Carbon Engineering Ltd. (CE).
North Dakota’s Natural Gas Capture Rules Add Flexibility
The three-member North Dakota Industrial Commission (IC) on Tuesday approved amendments to the natural gas capture policy to streamline rights-of-way processes and encouraging more investment in value-added technologies.
Oxy, White Energy Assessing Two West Texas CO2 Projects
Occidental Petroleum Corp. (Oxy) and White Energy are evaluating the economic feasibility of a carbon capture project in West Texas that could help Oxy produce more Permian Basin oil.
Robust Bakken Production Straining Infrastructure, Gas Capture
North Dakota’s latest production statistics show a new record for average daily natural gas production and a near record-breaking daily average for oil, but an unexpected surge in April — the most recent month for which there are complete statistics — left state oil and gas officials scratching their heads.
North Dakota to Ensure All Reserves Counted in Updated Williston USGS Study
A U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) decision to reassess reserves potential in the Williston Basin, which includes the Bakken Shale and Three Forks formation, is encouraging to North Dakota officials, and they plan to contribute to it with a separate state survey.
North Dakota NatGas Flaring Rises, Production Declines in September
North Dakota’s Bakken Shale soon will need more infrastructure to expand natural gas capture processes as flaring moves higher, Department of Mineral Resources Director Lynn Helms said Wednesday.
Federal Judge Denies Challenge to BLM Venting/Flaring Rule
A federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming on Monday denied a request by several oil/gas producing states for a preliminary injunction against the Obama administration’s venting/flaring rule, which the states allege duplicates and negates state actions already cutting emissions.