carbon capture

Louisiana Green Diesel Project Using CCS Advancing for Caldwell Parish Port

Louisiana Green Diesel Project Using CCS Advancing for Caldwell Parish Port

The Port of Columbia in Caldwell Parish, LA, and Strategic Biofuels LLC jointly announced the port has received a $15 million grant to improve the port’s accessibility and infrastructure in preparation for the Louisiana Green Fuels (LGF) renewable diesel plant.  The grant is from the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) through its Louisiana…

January 26, 2022
‘Lowest Cost’ CCUS Solution Said Ready to Deploy for Power Generation, Industrial Sectors

‘Lowest Cost’ CCUS Solution Said Ready to Deploy for Power Generation, Industrial Sectors

Honeywell International Inc. said it will collaborate with the University of Texas at Austin (UT) to commercialize a lower cost carbon capture technology for the power generation and industrial sectors. The project was developed by researchers at UT’s Texas Carbon Management Program (TxCMP). An advanced amine solvent “enables carbon dioxide (CO2) to be captured at…

December 17, 2021
Biden Orders Federal Agencies to Buy 100% Carbon-Neutral Electricity by 2030, Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035

Biden Orders Federal Agencies to Buy 100% Carbon-Neutral Electricity by 2030, Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035

President Biden on Wednesday signed a sweeping executive order (EO) to put the federal government on a path to consuming 100% carbon pollution-free electricity on a net annual basis by 2030. The EO also directs the government to buy 100% zero-emission vehicles by 2035. The EO does not close the door to fossil fuel power…

December 9, 2021
Talos, Freeport LNG Advancing CCS Project on Upper Texas Coast

Talos, Freeport LNG Advancing CCS Project on Upper Texas Coast

Houston-based Talos Energy Inc., which is expanding its scope beyond exploration and production to carbon capture and storage (CCS), has a preliminary agreement with Freeport LNG Development LP to sequester emissions on the Upper Texas coast. Reducing the carbon intensity of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports has become paramount for U.S. operators in the broad…

November 16, 2021
Williams Gathering Volumes Hit Record, as Natural Gas Demand Drives Northeast Expansions

Williams Gathering Volumes Hit Record, as Natural Gas Demand Drives Northeast Expansions

Williams continues to see strong demand for natural gas services on its midstream assets despite the higher price environment, with another record quarter of gathering and transmission volumes driving an increase in earnings guidance for 2021. CEO Alan Armstrong said he was surprised at how inelastic demand for natural gas was during the third quarter,…

November 2, 2021
ExxonMobil Hikes Low-Carbon Spending to $15B, a Four-Fold Hike to 2027

ExxonMobil Hikes Low-Carbon Spending to $15B, a Four-Fold Hike to 2027

ExxonMobil has boosted its annual spending on low-carbon ventures to $3 billion a year over the next five years, four times higher than initially planned, with expanded emissions targets set to be issued later this year, CEO Darren Woods said Friday. Woods detailed the $15 billion capital now earmarked during a wide-ranging conference call. Analysts…

October 29, 2021
Denbury, Mitsui Collaborating to Capture CO2 from Gulf Coast Oil Projects

Denbury, Mitsui Collaborating to Capture CO2 from Gulf Coast Oil Projects

Denbury Inc. and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. units said they are evaluating opportunities on the Gulf Coast to develop carbon-negative oil projects.  Sequestering emissions from oil using carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) is the aim of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Plano, TX-based Denbury Onshore LLC and Mitsui E&P USA LLC, the U.S.…

October 27, 2021
Chart Industries Hit by Supply Chain Woes, but Demand Remains Strong for Oil, Natural Gas Products

Chart Industries Hit by Supply Chain Woes, but Demand Remains Strong for Oil, Natural Gas Products

Chart Industries Inc. wrestled with inflationary pressures and operational challenges during the third quarter that weighed on results, but the company stressed that it continues to see “broad-based” demand for its products.  Chart engineers and manufactures equipment, including systems to liquefy hydrocarbons, hydrogen and helium. Like other industrial companies, supply chain, labor and logistics challenges…

October 25, 2021
ExxonMobil Bidding to Advance CCS Expansion at Wyoming’s LaBarge Natural Gas Facility

ExxonMobil Bidding to Advance CCS Expansion at Wyoming’s LaBarge Natural Gas Facility

Bids to secure engineering, procurement and construction contracts for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) expansion at the LaBarge natural gas facility in Wyoming are advancing, ExxonMobil said Thursday. LaBarge to date has captured an estimated 6-7 million metric tons (mmt) of carbon dioxide (CO2), making it the largest project of its kind in the…

October 22, 2021
Navigator Sanctions Heartland System to Capture Midwest Industrial CO2 Emissions

Navigator Sanctions Heartland System to Capture Midwest Industrial CO2 Emissions

Navigator CO2 Ventures LLC said Thursday it has binding commitments in hand to sanction the massive Heartland Greenway system, a 1,300-mile carbon capture pipeline that would traverse five states across the Midwest. As initially designed, Heartland would transport and sequester up to 15 million metric tons/year of carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial customers in Illinois,…

October 15, 2021