Tag: CCS

Shell announces pyrolysis oil upgrader in Singapore and hints at CCS

Shell announces pyrolysis oil upgrader in Singapore and hints at CCS

November 23, 2021 |

In Singapore, Shell will build a new pyrolysis oil upgrader unit that improves the quality of pyrolysis oil, a liquid made from hard-to-recycle plastic waste that would have gone into a landfill, and turns it into chemical feedstock for its plant. Slated to start production in 2023, the unit at Shell’s manufacturing site on Pulau […]

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ExxonMobil to increase carbon capture at LaBarge, Wyoming facility

ExxonMobil to increase carbon capture at LaBarge, Wyoming facility

October 24, 2021 |

In Texas, ExxonMobil initiated the process for engineering, procurement and construction contracts as part of its plans to expand carbon capture and storage (CCS) at its LaBarge, Wyoming facility, which has already captured more CO2 than any other facility in the world. The expansion project will capture up to 1 million metric tons of CO2, […]

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Strategic Biofuels successfully completes CCS test well in Louisiana

Strategic Biofuels successfully completes CCS test well in Louisiana

August 11, 2021 |

In Louisiana, Strategic Biofuels LLC says its Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Test Well Program was successfully completed at the company’s Louisiana Green Fuels Project (LGF) in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana. LGF is the first renewable diesel fuel project to achieve this milestone. The goals of the test well program were to demonstrate that carbon dioxide […]

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Aemetis to supply 1.6 million metric tons annually of CO2 for CCS

Aemetis to supply 1.6 million metric tons annually of CO2 for CCS

June 24, 2021 |

In California, Aemetis, Inc. announced that it has opened negotiations for the supply of 1.6 million metric tons (MT) per year of CO2 for Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) to be located at or near the two Aemetis renewable fuels plant sites in Central California near Modesto.  It is anticipated that the capacity of each […]

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Nebraska governor signs bill allowing CCS at ethanol plants

Nebraska governor signs bill allowing CCS at ethanol plants

June 8, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Brownfield Ag News reports Governor Pete Ricketts has signed into law a bill that will help ethanol producers lower the carbon intensity of their fuels even further by sequestering carbon in the ground. With a legal and regulatory framework to sequester carbon in a geological structure to be put in place thanks to […]

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Growth Energy wants IRS to offer tax credits on CCS

Growth Energy wants IRS to offer tax credits on CCS

August 3, 2020 |

In Washington, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor submitted written comments on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) proposed regulations under section 45Q, a performance-based tax credit for carbon capture projects. In her letter, Skor called on the agency to offer credit for carbon dioxide captured for food and beverage purposes, which would promote investment in new […]

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Red Trail Energy moving ahead with CCS project after 3D geological survey

Red Trail Energy moving ahead with CCS project after 3D geological survey

April 16, 2019 |

In North Dakota, following a geological survey of the eight miles surrounding the facility, Red Trail Energy has decided to move forward with its carbon capture plans. The move is meant to reduce the carbon footprint of the ethanol produced at the facility so it may be able to supply more lucrative ethanol markets like […]

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Phase 2 of CarbonSAFE project moving forward CCS for ethanol plants

Phase 2 of CarbonSAFE project moving forward CCS for ethanol plants

July 19, 2018 |

In Nebraska, the Nebraska Public Power District is taking another step forward in the carbon world with a second Department of Energy (DOE) study. This most recent initiative has a goal of developing an integrated carbon dioxide (CO2) collection, transportation, and storage infrastructure in the Midwest for ethanol facilities and nearby power plants. The District […]

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New 45Q tax credit for CCS could stimulate ethanol plants to invest

New 45Q tax credit for CCS could stimulate ethanol plants to invest

July 10, 2018 |

In the Midwest, the Great Plains Institute believes the new 45Q tax credit for carbon capture and storage could be a major incentive for ethanol plants to invest in CO2 capture as well as infrastructure such as pipelines to transport it, either for underground storage or to petroleum companies. The institute believes the ethanol industry […]

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Stanford researchers lead work on leveraging BECCS for ethanol producers

Stanford researchers lead work on leveraging BECCS for ethanol producers

April 24, 2018 |

In California, researchers at Stanford and other institutions have found new hope for cost-effective carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). Their study, published April 23 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, runs the numbers on different options for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in the U.S. and finds opportunities where it is not […]

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