Chevron Australia reaches CO2 injection milestone


Since starting its greenhouse gas (GHG) injection project at its Gorgon LNG facility, Chevron Australia will soon reach five million tonnes of GHG safety stored at the facility.

Equivalent to taking more than 1.6 million passenger vehicles off Australia’s roads for a year, the injection of five million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (Co2e) represents the largest volume of injection by any comparable carbon capture and storage (CCS) system within the same time frame.

Commenting on the milestone, Mark Hatfield, Managing Director, Chevron Australia, said, “This significant milestone shows how we’re deploying technology, innovation and skills to deliver cleaner energy and reduce our carbon footprint.”

“The Gorgon carbon capture and storage system is the biggest CCS system designed to capture carbon emissions and is demonstrating Australia’s world-leading capability in the area.”

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