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430,000 metres of cables.  A mass of dials and instruments. Steel pipes towering to the size of a block of flats. In front of me stood the world’s largest CCS test centre. Located on Norway’s west coast near Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, it was over an hour’s drive to get to Mongstad […]

Norway’s CCS test facility aims for cost-effective development

Norway is leading the way in carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology development as it is home to the largest CCS testing facility in the world. That’s the view of the Managing Director at the Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) (pictured) located north of Bergen, who claims the facility will play a crucial role in testing […]

World’s largest CCS facility opens for trials

The world’s largest carbon capture and storage test facility opened this week in Norway. The Technology Centre Mongstad, a joint venture between Gassnova, Statoil, Shell and Sasol, focuses on several post-combustion technologies for both gas and coal plants and is designed to capture 100,000 tonnes per year of CO2. Tore Amundsen, Managing Director of the […]