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.

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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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Norway and the Netherlands strenghten the energy cooperation

On 11th November 2021 Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Marte Mjøs Persen, and Dutch Minister og Foreign Affairs, Ben Knapen, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote bilateral cooperation in the field of CCS and exploring future areas of energy cooperation related to the North Sea.

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