DNV qualifies Aker’s offshore carbon capture solution


Energy expert and assurance provider DNV has successfully qualified Norway-based Aker Carbon Capture (Aker)’s modularised carbon capture facility designed for deployment in offshore oil and gas fields.

The Just Catch Offshore facility aims to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions generated through oil and gas production. According to Statistics Norway, the oil and gas industry accounted for 25% of the country’s total emissions in 2021.

In its recently published its Energy Transition Outlook report, DNV outlined the ‘indispensable’ role that carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology will play in reducing global carbon emissions.

“We are pleased to provide validation of the technology in a frontier application area – power generation in the offshore sector,” said Jorg Aarners, Global Lead, Hydrogen and CCS, Energy Systems at DNV.

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