Aker to build CO2 capture plant in Norway

  On behalf of the future partnership of the European CO2 Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), StatoilHydro has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Aker Clean Carbon AS for an amine plant at TCM. The contract has a value of approximately NOK 525 million. Aker Clean Carbon won the contract in an international competition with other contractors. According to plans, TCM shall test two different technologies for capturing CO2 from two flue gas sources with respectively low and high CO2 contents. The contract with Aker Clean Carbon AS for amine technology lasts until the end of 2011. In addition, it is planned that TCM shall also test the "chilled-ammonia" CO­2-process. The TCM project is working on putting into place an equivalent contract with another contractor. The participants in TCM's planning phase are DONG Energy, Gassnova SF, A/S Nors
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