carbon capture

Air Products Taps Louisiana for World’s Largest Blue Hydrogen, Carbon Capture Complex

Air Products Taps Louisiana for World’s Largest Blue Hydrogen, Carbon Capture Complex

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. on Thursday earmarked $4.5 billion to build and operate a mega complex in Ascension, Parish, LA, capable of producing 750 million cubic feet/day of blue hydrogen and potentially the world’s largest carbon capture sequestration endeavor to date. The project, expected to be operational in 2026, was announced Thursday by Gov.…

October 15, 2021
Sproule Sees CCUS Driving ‘Tremendous’ Growth as Carbon Prices Climb

Sproule Sees CCUS Driving ‘Tremendous’ Growth as Carbon Prices Climb

Underground carbon disposal has to increase 172-fold to hit the global greenhouse gas (GHG) cleanup target set by the International Energy Agency (IEA), according to an industry review by consulting firm Sproule Associates. The role for carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) as outlined by IEA in August, spells “tremendous growth and revenue generation,” said…

October 8, 2021
Low-Carbon Hydrogen on ‘Cusp of Significant Cost Declines,’ Global Growth, Says IEA

Low-Carbon Hydrogen on ‘Cusp of Significant Cost Declines,’ Global Growth, Says IEA

Low-carbon hydrogen could fulfill its potential to help the world reach net-zero emissions, but not without government support, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Monday. In its Global Hydrogen Review 2021, the world’s energy watchdog said production today is minimal, costs are not yet competitive and its use in “promising” industry and transport sectors remains…

October 5, 2021
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