By Alex Morales on November 18, 2012 Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) joined Electricite de France SA and more than 100 companies calling for lawmakers worldwide to put a “clear” price on carbon emissions in order to contain global warming. Companies invest trillions of dollars in energy and infrastructure projects, and, in most cases, don’t [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Carbon Capture’
By Eduard Gismatullin – Sep 5, 2012 1:19 PM GMT+0100 Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europe’s biggest oil company, will build the first carbon capture and storage project in Canada that locks away emissions from mining oil sands. The company, together with partners Chevron Corp. (CVX) and Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO), received government backing to [...]
By Edward Klump – Jul 11, 2012 8:52 PM GMT+0100 Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA), Europe’s biggest oil company, received conditional approval from Alberta’s energy regulator for a carbon capture and storage project planned north of Edmonton. A panel concluded it’s in the public interest for Shell’s Quest project to move ahead, Alberta’s Energy Resources [...]
Firms announce CCS plans for Peterhead power station following collapse of £1bn proposals for Longannet Severin Carrell, Scotland correspondent The Guardian, Thursday 10 November 2011 Shell and SSE hope to bring carbon-capture to Peterhead despite the cancellation of plans at Longannet (above). Photograph: Murdo Macleod Two major energy companies have combined forces to bolster the [...]
LONDON | Wed Nov 9, 2011 11:13am EST (Reuters) – Oil and gas major Shell stepped up its involvement in carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology on Wednesday by formalizing its partnership with Britain’s SSE to install CCS technology at one of the utility’s Scottish gas-fired power plants. The two companies signed a joint development [...]
Regulatory application a first for Alberta By Dina O’Meara, Calgary Herald August 2, 2011 Shell Canada took its first regulatory step toward commercializing it carbon capture and storage project Quest, which will strip carbon dioxide from its Scotford oilsands upgrader near Edmonton. Photograph by: Ted Jacob, Calgary Herald CALGARY Alberta could see its first [...]
Mining the Canadian tar sands: CCS-Project Quest; Pollution of Athabasca River; Concerns of the Canadian Aboriginals
From pages 20 & 21 of Royal Dutch Shell and its sustainability troubles Background report to the Erratum of Shells Annual Report 2010 The report is made on behalf of Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands) Author: Albert ten Kate: May 2011. CCS-project Quest Shell’s Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP, Shell share 60%) is [...]
By Ehren Goossens and Jeremy van Loon – Jun 24, 2011 9:46 PM GMT+0100 Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) will receive C$865 million ($876 million) from the governments of Alberta and Canada to fund a carbon capture and storage project. Shell and its partners will receive the money over 15 years, based on meeting certain [...]
Financial Times: Business leaders call for clear direction By Ed Crooks in London Published: December 6 2009 19:41 | Last updated: December 6 2009 19:41 Peter Voser, the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, said a deal needed to recognise the potential of carbon capture and storage, a technology being developed by Shell. Companies that pioneer [...]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC, for example, is working on a project in the Netherlands, near Barendrecht, and has faced massive protests, said Ms. Groenenberg in a telephone interview. Local decision makers quashed the project, but the national government overruled them. The local politicians, she said, may turn to the courts to block Shells project.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The Dutch government approved a pilot project Wednesday to pump carbon dioxide into depleted gas fields beneath a town of 43,000 people as a way of reducing emissions blamed for global warming.
The Dutch government aims to cut down on carbon dioxide emissions by developing Carbon Capture Storage or CCS. Royal Dutch Shell has plans to take on this government project but is delayed because of opposition from locals in the town of Barendrecht, a suburb of Rotterdam.
Shell joins carbon capture plant race By Fiona Harvey, Environment Correspondent Published: August 13 2009 03:00 | Last updated: August 13 2009 03:00 Royal Dutch Shell will today enter the government-sponsored race to build a carbon capture and storage plant in the UK – becoming the only major oil company to do so. It will [...]
Financial Times By Joshua Chaffin in Barendrecht Published: July 30 2009 03:00 | Last updated: July 30 2009 03:00 Extracts The new store at the Barendrecht shopping centre looks much like the neighbouring clothing shops and fast food chains, but it is much more exotic. Almost 2km below the shopping centre lies a nearly spent [...]
Climate change summit hijacked by biggest polluters, critics claim Shell could help shape post-Kyoto agenda Majority of attending firms want ‘business as usual’ Terry Macalister, guardian.co.uk, Monday 25 May 2009 A vital meeting in Copenhagen this weekend that will help shape the agenda for the most important climate change talks since the Kyoto protocol has been hijacked [...]