‘World’s largest’ DAC plant to be constructed in the Texas Permian Basin


Occidental (Oxy) and its subsidiary 1PointFive want to build what they say will be the world’s largest direct air capture (DAC) facility in Ector County, Texas.

Unveiling ambitious plans last week (25th August), Oxy said they hope the plant will have the capacity to capture up to one million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year, once fully scaled.

The plans are part of 1PointFive’s goal to deploy 70 DAC facilities worldwide by 2035.

Vicki Hollub, President and CEO of Occidental, said, “The construction of Oxy’s first DAC plant Is an important milestone on the pathway to achieving our Net Zero ambitions and helping the world meet the Paris Agreement’s climate goals.”

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