carbon management

Italy's Eni, Britain agree to rules for carbon capture project

Italy's Eni said it had reached an agreement with Britain's government on the key terms and conditions for providing services in one of the carbon capture and storage projects under development in the country.

BASF first to commercially produce metal-organic frameworks for carbon capture

BASF is the first company to produce metal-organic frameworks on a production scale of several hundred tons per year.

ADNOC and Occidental to advance direct air capture project in the UAE

ADNOC and Occidental announced, today, an agreement to undertake a joint preliminary engineering study for the construction of the first megaton-scale direct air capture facility outside the United States.

Norway will deliver gas to Europe for as long as needed

Norway will continue to deliver natural gas to Europe for as long as needed while also working to decarbonize the continent's energy systems.

Italy's Eni wins second UK carbon storage license

Italian energy group Eni has won a second carbon dioxide storage license in Britain.

UAE's ADNOC to proceed with Habshan carbon capture project

ADNOC said it had reached a final investment decision to develop the Habshan carbon capture project.

Hydrogen will be a key enabler of the energy transition, say industry experts at Gastech 2023

The second day of Gastech 2023 has drawn to a close, with high-level participation from policymakers and business leaders from over 100 countries, enabling significant progress on the path to net zero.

Ministers, CEOs and global business leaders commit to unified industry action towards net zero on opening day of Gastech 2023

Gastech 2023, the world’s largest meeting place for natural gas, LNG, hydrogen, low-carbon solutions, and climate technologies, opened today welcoming record-breaking numbers to Singapore EXPO.

The story behind engineering the world’s largest post-combustion carbon capture plant

9/1/2023

VPI—a power generator and owner of a 1,260-MW combined-cycle natural gas power plant based in Immingham, UK, adjacent to the Humber Oil refinery—is set to play a pivotal role in decarbonizing the region, as it plans to transform its existing facility into the largest post-combustion carbon capture plant of its type in the world.

Eni, Snam set ambitions for Italy's first carbon storage project

The two groups joined forces last year to set up the first CCS project in Italy. The hub they plan to create in the Adriatic sea will store around 16 million standard tons of carbon dioxide each year, nearly half of the net annual emissions from the country's most carbon-intensive industries.

Sempra Infrastructure to develop carbon-neutral gas production and LNG supply chain

Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra, announced an agreement with a consortium comprised of Tokyo Gas Company, Ltd., Osaka Gas Company, Ltd., Toho Gas Company., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation to participate in the evaluation of a proposed project to produce e-natural gas, a form of carbon recycling, in the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Norway's Equinor acquires a stake in U.S. Bayou Bend CCS project

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor said it has acquired a 25% stake in Bayou Bend CCS LLC, a U.S. project to capture and store CO2 emissions along the Gulf Coast in southeast Texas.

FuelCell, Exxon Mobil to extend carbon capture deal

FuelCell Energy said it would extend a carbon capture joint development agreement with a unit of Exxon Mobil to March 31, 2024.

U.S. power generators burn record amounts of natural gas on hottest day of summer

U.S. power generators will likely burn a record amount of natural gas for a second day in a row, the hottest day so far this summer, as homes and businesses crank up their air conditioners to escape a brutal heatwave blanketing much of the country.

Australian state bans gas to new homes from 2024 in push to cut emissions

The Australian state of Victoria will ban natural gas connections to new homes from next year as part of a plan to cut emissions and lower energy bills, the state climate action minister said.

Italian gas group Snam seeks to tap EU green energy funds

Italy's state-controlled gas grid operator Snam said it expected to get a financial support for some of its projects from the European Union's REPowerEU green energy scheme.

World’s top LNG players push for more, but greener, gas investments

Current investments in gas infrastructure are falling short of what is needed, officials at an industry conference in Japan said, citing the role they say the fuel has to play in both global energy security and the transition to net zero.

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell join forces to drive decarbonization solutions

MAN Energy Solutions and Shell have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the potential of combining their individual competencies and technologies to achieve their climate goals and support their customers in their decarbonization efforts.

Japan's Mitsui OSK gets approval for liquefied CO2 vessel, floating storage unit

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K Lines has received in-principle approvals for a liquefied CO2 vessel and a floating storage and offloading unit from the American Bureau of Shipping.

Petronas, TotalEnergies and Mitsui ink carbon capture and storage project deal

Petronas said it has signed a development agreement with TotalEnergies Carbon Neutrality Ventures and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., to collaborate on a carbon capture and storage project in Malaysia.

Wood and Centrica Storage explore low-carbon hydrogen production hub

Wood is working with Centrica Storage to evaluate the feasibility of transforming its Easington gas processing terminal to a low-carbon production hub.

Portugal's grid ready to transport 10% hydrogen this year

Portugal's REN has started adapting its high-pressure natural gas grid to allow it to carry an up to 10% share of green hydrogen as early this year, the company said.

U.S. grapples with how clean is green hydrogen

Signed into law last year, the Biden administration’s Inflation Reduction Act will plough almost $400 B into clean energy projects and a large part of that will finance a tiered subsidy for emission-free hydrogen production.

Ren Portgás powers up for decarbonization with Synergi Gas Automated Model Builder

REN Portgás upgraded to Synergi Gas Automated Model Builder to prepare for the new energy mix as Portugal transitions to a more sustainable future.

CPGC and BASF accelerate onboard CO2 capture system development

CSSC Power Co., Ltd. and BASF have formed a solid cooperation to expedite the progress of onboard carbon capture system for commercial maritime applications.

Fuel gas blending: Follow the H2 signal

6/13/2023

In some cases, it may be practical to blend hydrogen (H2) into the local natural gas distribution network via an agreement with local utilities, but regardless of the strategy, blending must be carefully controlled. This article examines these challenges.

Asahi Kasei and Mitsui to establish supply and procurement systems for bio-methanol

Asahi Kasei Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. will establish a supply and procurement scheme for bio-methanol produced in the United States.

Japan to invest $107 B in hydrogen supply over 15 years

Japan plans to invest $107.5 B over the next 15 years to supply the country with hydrogen, the government said, as it accelerates efforts to use the gas to shift to a low carbon economy.

Increased U.S. renewable and natural gas generation likely to reduce summer coal demand

The EPA forecasts the largest increases in U.S. electricity generation this summer (June, July, and August) will come from solar, wind, and natural gas-fired power plants because of new generating capacity coming online, according to their June Short-Term Energy Outlook.

Technip Energies selected by RWE for first phase of Stallingborough Carbon Capture CCGT Project in the UK

Technip Energies and its partner GE Gas Power have been selected by RWE Generation UK plc to perform a pre-FEED study for a new, decarbonized natural gas-fired Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plant with a fully integrated carbon capture facility.