28 Oct '12, 3pm

Huge expense & effort which could be better used - “@solarfeeds: Shell Testing #CCS Project at Canadian Oil Sands

Huge expense & effort which could be better used - “@solarfeeds: Shell Testing #CCS Project at Canadian Oil Sands

International energy giant, Royal Dutch Shell, is going ahead with the first carbon capture and storage project for an oilsands operation in Canada. The “flagship” Quest project will be built on behalf of the Athabasca Oil Sands Project’s joint venture owners. These include Shell, Chevron and Marathon Oil. There are reports that it also has the support of the Canadian and Alberta governments. “CCS is critical to meeting the huge projected increase in global energy demand while reducing carbon dioxide emissions,” Shell CEO Peter Voser said in remarks accompanying the announcement. “If you want to achieve climate change goals, CCS has to be part of the solution. We are helping to advance CCS technology on a number of fronts around the world, but Quest will be our flagship project.” CCS stands for Carbon Capture Storage. Voser has described the Alberta oilsands as a secure an...

Full article: http://www.solarfeeds.com/royal-dutch-shell-testing-ccs-p...

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