Carbon Capture and Storage

The Southern North Sea boasts numerous opportunities for CCS with many depleted gas fields and the saline aquifer of the Bunter Sandstone formation easily accessible from the coast of the East of England.

Almost all of the UK offshore oil and gas fields still have their platforms in place - and they can be modified for CO2 storage, at a fraction of the cost of building and installing new facilities. The development of CO2 pipeline networks and their ongoing management is set to become a major international business opportunity for specialists in this area