Woodside Energy signs CCS MoU with Japanese trio


Following its recent partnership with Kansai Electric Power, Woodside Energy has signed another Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three Japanese companies to assess the potential for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) value chain connecting Japan and Australia.

Sumitomo Corporation, Toho Gas, and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha have joined forces with the global energy firm to study the capture, storage, and transportation of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from industrial activities in Japan’s Chubu region.

Woodside will focus on researching the injection and storage of CO2 at its storage sites in Australia.

Shaun Gregory, Executive Vice-President of Woodside, recognises Japan’s emissions reduction challenges and expresses Woodside’s commitment to supporting neighbouring nations in addressing them.

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