Carbon sequestration plans unveiled for Cameron LNG


Carbon capture and sequestration technologies could soon be developed alongside Louisiana’s Cameron LNG, a natural gas liquefaction and export facility located in the southwest of the US state.

TotalEnergies, Sempra Infrastructure, Mitsui and Mitsubishi Corporation on Wednesday (24th May) unveiled such plans to capture, transport and storage carbon dioxide (CO2) as a means of decarbonisation.

Under project plans, CO2 from the LNG site will be captured by acid gas removal units, dehydrated, compressed and transported by a pipeline approximately 10 kilometres away.

Once transported, the CO2 will be permanently stored in a saline aquifer using an injection well with a capacity of up to two million tonnes of CO2 annually.

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