23 April 2008 14:56 [Source: ICIS news]
Statoil receives natural gas for processing into LNG from Snohvit at Melkøya in northern Norway, and the raw product's 8% CO2 content is now being captured, piped back and injected into a sandstone formation 2,600 metres beneath the seabed.
Around 700 000 tonnes/year, equal the CO2 emissions from 280,000 cars, will be injected into a geological formation under the gas bearing formations, according to Statoil.
This is Statoil's second large scale CO2 storage operation - 1m tonnes/year is injected under the seabed at the Sleipner field in the
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