Foster Wheeler central to UK CCS


Earlier today, Foster Wheeler AG publicised the award of a significant CCS project in the UK. Located in Yorkshire, Umberto della Sala described the firm as, “delighted to win the project management.”

The contract value remains undisclosed but the initial booking will be incorporated in the company’s fourth quarter 2011 bookings. The project is to be located at the Don Valley Power Project in Stainforth, Yorkshire. The project is part of a carbon capture, utilisation and storage scheme (CCS) being developed by 2Co Power Limited. It will comprise a 900MW installed capacity integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant, CO2transportation, and storage combined with enhanced oil recovery.

“We are delighted to win the project management contract for the Don Valley Power Project,” said Umberto della Sala, Chief Operating Officer of Foster Wheeler AG. “Our expertise in power generation and carbon capture and storage, together with our strong project execution track record, will provide significant added value to 2Co in realising this ground-breaking project. We look forward to working with 2Co, which is an emerging player in the carbon capture and storage market and has stated its commitment to becoming the leader in delivering the benefits of such schemes globally.”

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