Major carbon sequestration hub plans unveiled for the Mississippi River


Approximately 26,000 acres of the US’ Mississippi River industrial corridor is set to be home to future carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects as industry players look to slash emissions with new technologies.

Talos Energy on Tuesday (15th Feb) confirmed the news, stating that it has reached an agreement for the acreage with a Louisiana-based landowner that also includes the right of first refusal on approximately 63,000 additional acres in the area for future expansion. 

News of the acreage comes as Talos inks a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EnLink Midstream to develop a complete carbon capture, transportation and sequestration solution for industrial-scale emitters in Louisiana.

Focused on the Mississippi River corridor, the partnership will utilise significant portions of EnLink’s existing regional pipeline infrastructure of approximately 4,000 miles in the River Bend CCS site.

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