carbon capture and sequestration

ExxonMobil Gains First-of-Its-Kind Federal OK to Bury CO2 in Wyoming

ExxonMobil Gains First-of-Its-Kind Federal OK to Bury CO2 in Wyoming

ExxonMobil has been given the green light by federal officials to sequester carbon emissions deep underground in Wyoming, the first project of its kind to gain approval on federal lands. The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the sequestration project in Lincoln and Sweetwater counties.  A carbon dioxide (CO2) disposal well pad…

August 29, 2022
Natural Gas, Oil Industry-backed Louisiana CCS Law Builds Case for Renewable Diesel Project

Natural Gas, Oil Industry-backed Louisiana CCS Law Builds Case for Renewable Diesel Project

A new Louisiana carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) law should benefit the state’s renewables as well as natural gas and oil sectors, industry officials told NGI. Act 163, which took effect Aug. 1, provides extra carbon dioxide (CO2) “reservoir storage security” in Caldwell Parish, reported Strategic Biofuels LLC. The firm plans to develop the Louisiana…

August 15, 2022
Upstream Oil, Natural Gas Investments Rising, but Renewables Said Driving Growth

Upstream Oil, Natural Gas Investments Rising, but Renewables Said Driving Growth

While investments in the global energy industry are expected to jump 8% from 2021 to 2022, investments in fossil fuels have not returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Investments in upstream oil and natural gas activities are projected to rise 10% year/year in 2022, but are likely to fall short…

June 30, 2022
BKV, EnLink to Capture Emissions from Natural Gas-Rich Barnett Shale

BKV, EnLink to Capture Emissions from Natural Gas-Rich Barnett Shale

BKV Inc., the biggest natural gas producer in the Barnett Shale, is partnering with EnLink Midstream LLC to develop what could be one of the first commercial carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects to come online in the United States. The project envisioned could begin in 2023 after the partners clinched a final investment decision…

June 13, 2022
Chevron Looking to Crush Carbon Emissions in Central California Operations

Chevron Looking to Crush Carbon Emissions in Central California Operations

Chevron Corp. is expanding its reach into capturing and storing carbon emissions across its global businesses, with one endeavor trained in Central California. Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through the Chevron New Energies division, is advancing a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the San Joaquin Valley (SJV) at the  Kern River Eastridge cogeneration plant in…

May 24, 2022
Talos, Carbonvert Bring Chevron Aboard to Propel CCUS Project Offshore Texas

Talos, Carbonvert Bring Chevron Aboard to Propel CCUS Project Offshore Texas

Talos Energy Inc. and Carbonvert Inc. are in talks with Chevron Corp. to join them in advancing a carbon capture hub southeast of Houston near the massive petrochemical complex. Houston-based Talos, whose upstream exploration is focused in the Gulf of Mexico, is developing several carbon capture, sequestration and utilization (CCUS) projects for the Gulf Coast.…

May 10, 2022
Lone Cypress, Proton Green Expand Helium Exploration in Southwest

Lone Cypress, Proton Green Expand Helium Exploration in Southwest

Lone Cypress Energy Services LLC and Proton Green LLC announced a partnership to jointly launch a helium exploration and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project in the southwestern United States.  Lone Cypress, an independent energy infrastructure developer, plans to begin the project with a helium drilling program near Proton Green’s St. Johns Gas Unit in…

April 20, 2022
Cleco Power Kicks Off Engineering Study for Louisiana CCS Project

Cleco Power Kicks Off Engineering Study for Louisiana CCS Project

Cleco Power is developing a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) facility at its Brame Energy Center power plant in Rapides Parish, LA, parent company Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC reported Monday. According to Cleco, the Project Diamond Vault CCS facility at Brame’s Madison 3 generating unit would be one of the first U.S. projects to capture…

April 13, 2022
Talos Looks to Build Louisiana CCS Project, Nabs CO2 Transport Pact with EnLink

Talos Looks to Build Louisiana CCS Project, Nabs CO2 Transport Pact with EnLink

Houston’s Talos Energy Inc., which has envisioned carbon capture projects on the Gulf Coast, clinched an agreement with a Louisiana landowner to lease 26,000 acres along the Mississippi River industrial corridor that may advance one proposal. The exploration and production company also secured a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with EnLink Midstream LLC to provide integrated…

February 25, 2022
Equinor and Battelle to Study Turning Appalachian Basin Into CCS Hub

Equinor and Battelle to Study Turning Appalachian Basin Into CCS Hub

Norway-based international energy giant Equinor ASA and global science and technology firm Battelle are teaming up to better understand the Appalachian Basin’s potential as a carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub to support longer-term hydrogen. “The Appalachian Basin is an important energy-producing region that also shows great promise in being a leader for the decarbonization…

February 7, 2022
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