Shell aims for world's first commercial CCS project by end of decade

Royal Dutch Shell PLC hopes to operate the world's first successful commercial carbon capture and storage (CCS) project by the end of the decade. It would pull post-combustion carbon from a 340-Mw natural gas-fired power plant in Scotland for ultimate storage in a depleted British North Sea gas field. The Peterhead CCS Project could provide information that would not be available otherwise while helping establish a new business line for the multinational oil and gas company, said Wilfried Maas, general manager for carbon capture demonstration projects at Shell Global Solutions International BV. "Clean power is an integrated operation," he explained during a recent presentation a...

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