Baker Hughes, Cairn to Produce Geothermal Energy from Oil and Gas Assets

Cairn Oil & Gas is partnering with Baker Hughes to co-produce geothermal energy from its repurposed hydrocarbon wells and offset greenhouse gases, moving forward with its commitment to be a net-zero company by 2050.

Hart Energy Staff

Baker Hughes and India's Cairn Oil & Gas signed a contract to help Cairn co-produce up to 2.4 megawatts of electricity in addition to oil and gas, as well as offset 17,000 tons per annum of greenhouse gas, a press release announced on June 24.

Cairn, India's largest private oil and gas E&P company, will harness geothermal energy from its repurposed oil and gas wells, aligning with its commitments to becoming a net-zero company by 2050, announced in February of this year.

"As India looks for cleaner and more sustainable energy sources, we are confident that Baker Hughes’ technology can play a significant role in supporting Cairn Oil & Gas to drive a more sustainable energy future,” Neeraj Sethi, country director for India and Bangladesh at Baker Hughes, said in the release.

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