Our KickStarter Hubs

Hub 1: Net Zero Teesside, UK

Net Zero Teesside aims to become the UK’s first decarbonized industrial cluster, providing offshore storage to an existing and growing industrial base in the northeast of England.
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Potential emitters

  • Biomass power
  • Gas power
  • Fertilizers
  • Petro-chemicals
  • Hydrogen

Status

FEED planned for late 2020

OGCI’s role

  • Develop anchor project with collective pipeline and storage
  • Work with UK government on policies
  • Engage with other emitters
  • Share knowledge with other hubs

OGCI member company participation

bp, Eni, Equinor, Shell, Total

Potential impact by 2030

Over 6 mtCO2 per year

Hub 2: Northern Lights, Norway

Northern Lights is the transport and storage arm of Norway’s full-scale CCUS project, Longship, which plans to start operations by 2024.
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Potential emitters

  • Cement
  • Waste incineration
  • Hydrogen
  • Biomass
  • Steel plants across Europe

Status

In FEED; final investment decision in 2020

OGCI’s role

  • Member companies responsible for transport and storage operations
  • Convene governments and industries interested in leveraging CCUS
  • Share knowledge with other hubs

OGCI member company participation

Equinor, Shell, Total

Potential impact by 2030

5 mtCO2 per year

Hub 3: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Rotterdam Hub is a Dutch government-led project to capture carbon dioxide from industry in the port area and supply it to the state-owned transport and storage organization, Porthos.
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Potential emitters

  • Refineries
  • Hydrogen production
  • CO2 imports from northern Europe

Status

Porthos final investment decision expected in 2021

OGCI’s role

  • Member companies develop capture options
  • Provide storage expertise to Porthos
  • Engage with other emitters
  • Share knowledge with other hubs

OGCI member company participation

Shell, ExxonMobil

Potential impact by 2030

10 mtCO2 per year

Hub 4: China-Northwest

China-Northwest CCUS Hub is aiming to capture and store carbon dioxide from the hydrogen production unit of refineries.
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Potential emitters

  • Cement
  • Chemicals
  • Power

Status

In demonstration phase

OGCI’s role

  • CNPC to invest in transport and carbon capture and storage infrastructure
  • Work with Chinese ministries on policies
  • Support R&D on storage and EOR
  • Convene and cooperate with other emitters
  • Share knowledge with other hubs

OGCI member company participation

CNPC

Potential impact by 2030

Over 3 mtCO2 per year

Hub 5: Gulf of Mexico, USA

Gulf of Mexico Hub has been split into two separate hub regions: Texas – working to find solutions to policy gaps that are currently potential barriers to project development. Louisiana – developing concepts for the hub, based on discussions with industrial emitters and other relevant stakeholders
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Potential emitters

  • Power plants
  • Refineries
  • Chemical plants
  • Fertilizers
  • Hydrogen

Status

In identification phase

OGCI’s role

  • Convene and engage with industrial and governmental stakeholders
  • Help identify commercialization pathways and action plans
  • Identify investment opportunities
  • Work on policies and regulations
  • Share knowledge with other hubs

OGCI member company participation

ExxonMobil, Shell, Occidental, Chevron, bp, Repsol, Total

Total CO2 emissions

Over 200 mtCO2 per year across 2-3 defined hubs in Texas and Louisiana