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DNV establishes guidelines for CCUS pipelines

Standards will help with the construction of new infrastructure and repurposing of old pipelines

International standards body DNV has released new guidelines outlining the required safety level for pipelines transporting CO2 for carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) projects. The body has published a recommendation practice based on the results from the CO2SafeArrest project, which tested two sections of pipeline at DNV’s Spadeadam research facility in the UK to understand how CO2 might leak from them. The new guidance is designed to support governments and industry in the construction of new infrastructure, Hari Vamadevan, regional director with DNV, tells Transition Economist. 5.6bn t/yr — Amount of CO2 to be stored by 2050 “It also supports the fact that the r

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