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Is this a good idea….?


A Swedish-Norwegian research project will be looking into the possibilities and costs of transporting CO2 captured in Sweden for storage on the Norwegian continental shelf. This is the first project ever to look into this possibility.

‚ÄúThis can bring Sweden closer to its target of achieving climate neutrality by 2045,” says Research Manager Kristin Jordal at SINTEF.

May reduce CO2 emissions by 500,000 tons per year

The aim is to investigate the possibilities of establishing a full-scale facility for the capture and transport of CO2 from the Preem refinery and wet gas plant at Lysekil. Such a project would reduce CO2 emissions by up to 500,000 tons per year, and the demonstration plant represents a step towards establishing a full-scale facility by 2025.

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