Posts Tagged ‘carbon footprint’

Carbon Storage

Carbon Storage is the isolation of gases responsible of the greenhouse effect from the atmosphere.

The goal is to reverse the atmosphere pollution by injecting captured Dioxyde (CO2) underground in reservoirs for long-term storage or to be re-used in a close future.

Once injected underground, the Dioxyde (CO2) can either:

Deteriorate over a long period of time

Participate to Enhanced Oil Recovery Operations (EOR)

Be later transformed in plastics, fuel, concrete

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Carbon Capture

Carbon Capture concept is to seize gases responsible of the greenhouse effect, preventing their increasing presence in our atmosphere.

From all the gases responsible of the global warming, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) is of course the main culprit, the reason behind the name of Carbon Capture.

Carbon Capture can occur in two situations, directly from the air, or from industrial processes. It is in this second case Carbon Capture is the most efficient by reducing up to 90% of CO2 emissions from a plant.

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Carbon Capture: the next opportunity for Oil & Gas

The Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) is a masterpiece in the loop of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) lifecycle.
After decades of quiet evolution, Carbon Capture seems to finally happen and overcome its barrier of monetization.

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Taiwan to invest $3.3 billion to upgrade Petrochemical Industry

Taipei spots Petrochemicals as a strategic sector December 2011 – In an effort to maximize the economic value of […]

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Oil sands

Definition Oil sands are bitumen deposits  which naturally occurred from the mixture of thick, heavy oil, water and sand. […]

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Abu Dhabi welcome new comers for concessions renewal

New players to bid against BP, ExxonMobil, Shell and Total With the onshore concessions expiring in 2014 and […]

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Japan chemical industry gears up on bio-plastics

Sojitz, SDK and Toray multiply strategic initiatives While the biggest oil and gas producing countries in Middle-East, Russia […]

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ADNOC ready to use CO² injection to boost oil and save gas

Carbon dioxide injection to boost Adma-Opco oil fields Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (Adma-Opco) is Abu Dhabi National Oil […]

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Solvay invests $200 million in bio-based ECH facility in China

Solvay’s Vinythai selected Taixing for new ECH plant  With a Chinese market of epichlorohydrin (ECH) expected to grow […]

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Das Island flare gas recovery in commercial bid

Adma-Opco to spend $50 million to reduce carbon footprint. Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (Adma-Opco)  is majority-owned by Abu Dhabi‘s […]

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