Low carbon technology developer Topsoe has been selected by Essar Oil UK (Essar) to provide technology to its £360m ($458m) carbon capture facility in North West England.
As one of a number of licensed solutions supporting Essar’s plant, Topsoe’s SNOX technology will enable the removal of nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, carbon monoxide, dust and other contaminants from the flue gas emitted at Essar’s Stanlow refinery.
According to the company, its carbon capture facility will be operational by 2028 and could eliminate around one million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year.
Once captured, the CO2 will be permanently stored in depleted gas fields under the sea in Liverpool Bay.
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