Exxon Mobil Increases Participation in Scotland Carbon Capture and Storage Project

The project intends to capture, transport and store CO2 in secure reservoirs beneath the North Sea.

Hart Energy Staff

ExxonMobil has increased its participation in the proposed Acorn carbon capture project in Scotland by signing an Expression of Interest to capture, transport and store CO2 from its Fife Ethylene Plant, the company announced Oct. 6.

The agreement to include the ethylene plant, located in Mossmorran, Scotland, is in addition to an earlier announced Memorandum of Understanding to capture and store emissions from gas terminals at the St Fergus complex at Peterhead, Scotland, which includes ExxonMobil’s joint venture gas terminal.

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