Carbon capture’s methane problem

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a notice of intent to fund six carbon capture demonstration projects. Two are to be located at new or existing coal-fired generators, two at new or existing gas-fired facilities, and two at new or existing industrial facilities not proposed for electric generation.

IEEFA: ‘Carbon capture’ model at Exxon’s Shute Creek CCUS reveals a questionable technology and uncertain economic viability

Delving into the world’s largest carbon capture project, ExxonMobil’s Shute Creek CCUS facility, reveals a highly questionable technology. ExxonMobil’s Shute Creek Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) facility is designed to remove CO2 from gas to produce marketable methane. About half of that CO2 has been vented into the atmosphere over Read more…