Energy

Carbon capture and storage - CCS

Various governments have worked to realize a full-scale project for capture, transport and storage of CO2 (CCS) in Norway. The Norwegian Parliament approved the Solberg government's full-scale CO2 management project in Meld. St. 33 (2019–2020) Longship - capture, transport and storage of CO2 in the state budget for 2021. A total of NOK 25.1 billion will be invested in the project. The government will cover approximately 2/3 and the industry will cover approximately 1/3 of the costs in the project's first phase.

Forside stortingmelding - Langskip

Questions and answers about the Longship project

The Norwegian Parliament approved the Solberg government's full-scale CO2 management project in Meld. St. 33 (2019–2020) Longship - capture, transport and storage of CO2 in the state budget for 2021 Here you find the most usual questions we receive about the project.

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What is Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)?

CCS is short for carbon capture and storage and refers to the capturing, transporting and storage of CO₂. In English we use the word Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), and this acronym is also frequently used in Norwegian.

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Announcement of new CO2 storage area

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announces a new area for CO2 storage in the North Sea. The announcement comes due to interest from the industry and is in accordance with CO2 storage regulations.

Terje Aasland på Northerin Lights i Brussel.

How can Europe and Norway cooperate to scale up the CCS market?

Minister of Petroleum and Energy held this keynote speech at the Northern Lights Summit in Brussels on 23th June 2022.