Energy minister Andrea Leadsom has rejected calls for the government to develop a national strategy for carbon capture and storage (CCS), describing it as “unnecessary”. She was debating an amendment to the Energy Bill put forward by MPs from Labour and the SNP which sought to create one by June 2017. Its follows the government’s eleventh hour decision to axe a £1 billion competition to help develop the technology in November. Last month industry experts called on the government to provide “clarity on the future of CCS.
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A team of AGR experts in Norway and Scotland has advised the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and the UK National Grid on CCS and has delivered technical support including C02 transport, injection and storage. Now AGR – a global oil and gas services and software company – has finalised a new two-year framework agreement to act as technical advisors to Norwegian state-owned Gassnova, as the country progresses with its national Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) development.
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