Chevron Corp. announced plans on March 4 to build a carbon capture plant in its home state of California in partnership with several firms that include oilfield services company Schlumberger Ltd.

The announcement follows similar investments in renewable energy made by Chevron within the past week including a geothermal pilot project in California as the U.S. oil major expands its exposure in low-carbon technology.

“Chevron is helping to advance a lower-carbon future,” Bruce Niemeyer, Chevron’s vice president of strategy and sustainability, said in a joint release on March 4 with project partners Schlumberger, Microsoft and Clean Energy Systems.

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