Chevron Launches Carbon Capture, Storage Project in San Joaquin Valley

Chevron New Energies will launch a carbon capture storage project at its operations in San Joaquin Valley, Calif. that will reduce carbon intensity through underground CO2 storage.

Hart Energy Staff

Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron New Energies division, is launching a carbon capture and storage project aimed at reducing the carbon intensity of its operations in San Joaquin Valley, Calif., a press release announced on May 18.

Chevron aims to reduce its carbon intensity by installing CO2 post-combustion capture equipment, capturing the CO2 and then safely storing it thousands of feet underground. This initiative would begin at Chevron’s Kern River Eastridge cogeneration plant in Kern County, California.

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