Major trio respond to offshore Norway storage offer

Equinor, in partnership with Shell and Total, has applied for an exploitation permit for a subsea reservoir offshore Norway for injection and storage of carbon dioxide.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Equinor, in partnership with Shell and Total, has applied for an exploitation permit for a subsea reservoir offshore Norway for injection and storage of carbon dioxide (CO2).

They were the sole respondents to thelicensing round announced in July for the project, known as ‘Northern Lights,’ which the Norwegian government sees as an important step toward its ambition of full-scale CO2 capture and storage in Norway.

“We look forward to the further dialogue with the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate about this project through the autumn,” says Per Gunnar Stavland, Authority Relations, Northern Lights.

09/11/2018

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