carbon capture

ExxonMobil’s Houston Area CCS Project Wins Support from 11 Big Energy Operators

ExxonMobil’s Houston Area CCS Project Wins Support from 11 Big Energy Operators

A landmark proposal by ExxonMobil to capture and store millions of tons of carbon emissions  from Houston area petrochemical facilities has won the support of nearly a dozen oil and gas companies, including fellow supermajor Chevron Corp. Last April ExxonMobil said it was looking for local, state and federal support to build a $100 billion…

September 17, 2021
Chevron, Enterprise Exploring Carbon Capture Opportunities for Gulf Coast, Midcontinent

Chevron, Enterprise Exploring Carbon Capture Opportunities for Gulf Coast, Midcontinent

Chevron Corp. and Enterprise Products Partners LP are evaluating possible projects to store carbon emissions from their U.S. business operations in the Midcontinent and on the Gulf Coast. Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, has a framework in place with a subsidiary of Houston-based Enterprise to evaluate opportunities to store carbon dioxide…

September 13, 2021
Permian Among Fed-Funded Research Projects Aimed at Capturing, Storing CO2 Emissions

Permian Among Fed-Funded Research Projects Aimed at Capturing, Storing CO2 Emissions

Nine research projects are getting a federal funding boost to advance methods and potentially reduce costs to capture and store carbon from the air, also known as direct air capture (DAC). The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said it has granted $24 million to universities and national labs across the country. The aim of the…

August 26, 2021
Talos Aiming to ‘Redefine’ Core Oil, Natural Gas Skills to Build CCS Projects on Gulf Coast

Talos Aiming to ‘Redefine’ Core Oil, Natural Gas Skills to Build CCS Projects on Gulf Coast

The world’s energy majors are playing an outsized role to reduce carbon emissions, but huge opportunities exist for the independents to build sustainable and substantial portfolios that mesh with their oil and gas skill sets, according to Talos Energy Inc. CEO Timothy Duncan.  Duncan spoke at the recent Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. The independent…

August 26, 2021
CCS Technologies Forecast to Cut LNG Project Carbon Emissions by 25%

CCS Technologies Forecast to Cut LNG Project Carbon Emissions by 25%

Deploying carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies could cut more than one-quarter of emissions associated with global liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, according to consultancy Wood Mackenzie. Senior analyst Daniel Toleman said the main options for reducing LNG emissions include CCS, carbon offsets, methane leakage reduction, electrification, as well as renewables and batteries. However, CCS…

August 25, 2021
Feds Expanding Efforts to Capture, Store CO2 Emissions

Feds Expanding Efforts to Capture, Store CO2 Emissions

Nine research projects are getting a federal funding boost to advance methods and potentially reduce costs to capture and store carbon from the air, also known as direct air capture (DAC). The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said it has granted $24 million to universities and national labs across the country. The aim of the…

August 23, 2021
Listen Now: NGI’s Hub & Flow Assesses the Future of Hydrogen in Latin America

Listen Now: NGI’s Hub & Flow Assesses the Future of Hydrogen in Latin America

Click here to listen to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub & Flow podcast in which NGI Senior Editor Christopher Lenton is joined by the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Mariano Berkenwald to discuss the hydrogen opportunity in Latin America.  Having recently published a report with the IEA about how low-carbon hydrogen can play a big…

August 20, 2021
Oxy Looks to Ramp Permian Carbon Capture by Early 2024, Consider More JVs in Lower 48

Oxy Looks to Ramp Permian Carbon Capture by Early 2024, Consider More JVs in Lower 48

The world’s largest direct air capture (DAC) facility, designed to zap up to 1 million metric tons/year of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the Permian Basin, is tracking to start up by early 2024, Occidental Petroleum Corp. CEO Vicki Hollub said Wednesday. Oxy, as it is better known, issued its second quarter results on Wednesday.…

August 6, 2021
Natural Gas Demand to Surpass 2019 Levels by Year’s End, Says BP Chief

Natural Gas Demand to Surpass 2019 Levels by Year’s End, Says BP Chief

Global natural gas demand is forecast to recover and eclipse 2019 levels by the end this year, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) consumption set to climb in Asia, according to BP plc. The London-based integrated energy major delivered its second quarter results on Tuesday, offering a robust outlook for natural gas and oil, even as…

August 3, 2021
Electrification Alone Won’t Cut It for Decarbonization, Say Natural Gas Experts

Electrification Alone Won’t Cut It for Decarbonization, Say Natural Gas Experts

Electrification alone will be insufficient to decarbonize the energy sector, said speakers at the LDC Gas Forums Northeast event in late July. Enbridge Inc.’s Steve Elliott, director of business development, told the Boston conference that about 80% of the world’s energy is currently consumed as a molecule, with the remaining 20% consumed as an electron.…

July 30, 2021
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