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Shell and Essent to join forces on carbon capture and storage

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Shell and Dutch energy company Essent are joining forces to look into the feasibility of a 1000 MW low-carbon power plant in southwest Netherlands.

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Alberta, Shell team up on carbon capture

The province has joined forces with energy giant Shell in exploring the possibility of storing carbon dioxide deep underground in Alberta’s unique sub-surface formations.

“Carbon sequestration is a globally recognized way to help with the carbon emissions,” advanced education and technology minister Doug Horner said of the technology also known as carbon capture.

A $20-million project – $6.6 million of which will be provided by the Alberta Energy Research Institute – is about to get underway near Shell Canada’s Scotford facility.

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Webchat with Shell on Emissions Trading

Emissions trading tends to elicit a mixed reaction -some view it as an indispensable technique to rein in greenhouse gas emissions, while its critics see it as a license to pollute. Despite the ambivalence, it is emerging as a much-used tool in the fight against global warming. And perhaps this is what prompted Shell-the energy giant, to shed some more light on the system.
Webchat with Shell on Emissions Trading

The Climate Change Advisor of the Shell Group, David Hone will be available for web chat that will focus on the pros and cons of carbon trading, the policy environment conducive for its growth and the expansion of the trading system to a global scale. Two chat sessions will be held on September 10th. Details about the timings and registration can be found here.

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