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.

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The exploration and production company also secured a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with EnLink Midstream LLC to provide integrated carbon dioxide (CO2) transportation solutions.

Talos has long focused on developing oil and natural gas in the U.S. and Mexico waters of the Gulf of Mexico. More recently, it began pursuing carbon capture and storage (CCS) opportunities in partnership with UK expert  Storegga Geotechnologies Ltd. 

The River Bend CCS project, planned for Iberville in St. James Parish, marks “another milestone on our...