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UK Acorn CCS project signs up St Fergus gas terminals

Boost for Scottish CCS cluster as it lines up SEGAL and FUKA gas processing terminals as first CCS customers

The partners in the UK’s Acorn carbon capture and storage (CCS) and hydrogen project have agreed to work with the owners of two major North Sea natural gas processing terminals at St Fergus in Scotland on capturing CO₂ emissions from their operations. Acorn project partners Shell, UK CCS firm Storegga and UK independent Harbour Energy have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the SEGAL terminal, which is jointly owned by Shell and ExxonMobil, and the FUKA terminal, which is owned by North Sea Midstream Partners, with the aim of them becoming Acorn’s first CCS customers. “These emissions should be the first of many as we plan to scale the project to store more than 20mn

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