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Neptune sees near-term potential for Dutch CCS

Once the parameters are established, the Netherlands’ offshore gas infrastructure could be capturing material volumes of carbon by mid-decade

The assets and expertise in the Dutch business of UK-headquartered producer Neptune Energy are “well-placed to play a role” in the rapid development of carbon capture and storage (CCS), the firm’s managing director for the Netherlands, Lex de Groot, tells Transition Economist. The firm launched a study last year into the potential for CCS at its L10-A field, which is a major processing hub for numerous fields in the western part of the Dutch North Sea. Producing since 1975, L10-A is very nearly depleted.    100-150mn tCO2 – CCS potential at L10-A  “These facilities and their associated pipelines can be relatively easily used for CO2 storage,” says de Groot, “and in a relativel



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