Huge carbon capture pipeline project takes major step towards consenting stage

A huge carbon capture pipeline project set to clean up South Humber Bank industry has moved to the statutory consultation stage.Viking CCS, from Harbour Energy, will link the refining and power cluster at Immingham with the former Theddlethorpe Gas Terminal on the Lincolnshire coast. From there CO2 will be pumped 140km to the depleted fields it once drew from, 9,000 feet below the North Sea bed. The focus is on the 55km stretch between the two land-based infrastructure sites, with a development consent order required from government due to the nationally significant nature of it. It is expected to make a material contribution to the UK’s net zero emissions targets. Read more: West Burton partners with Harbour Energy’s Humber carbon capture and storage project Graeme Davies, project director, said: “As the UK del …
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