Energy specialist Eni UK has announced the launch of its new strategy to decarbonise industrial processes in the South East of England and the Thames Estuary area, near London.
Revealed today (21st Nov), the Bacton Thames Net Zero (BTNZ) Cooperation Agreement aims to harness carbon capture and storage (CCS) to reduce emissions across a number of sectors including power generation and waste disposal.
According to Eni, the project will initially capture, transport and store six million (scaling up to ten million) tonnes per year of CO2 emitted from the Bacton, wider Thames Estuary and potentially north-west European regions into the Hewett depleted gas field.
Located 20 miles off the North Norfolk Coast in the North Sea, the gas field has the capacity to store 330m tonnes of CO2.
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