By Dominic Chopping 
 

Norwegian Energy Co. ASA said Wednesday that it has entered a partnership to develop carbon capture and storage in the Danish North Sea.

Project Bifrost--led by the Danish Underground Consortium and developed in conjunction with Oersted AS and the Technical University of Denmark--will evaluate the potential for CO2 transportation and storage at the Harald field in the Danish North Sea, reusing existing North Sea infrastructure while demonstrating CO2 storage in a depleted offshore gas field.

The Danish Underground Consortium--which consists of TotalEnergies SE, Norwegian Energy and Nordsofonden--produces 97% of gas and 85% of oil from the Danish North Sea.

The newly formed partnership has applied for funding under the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme, or EUDP, a Danish public subsidy scheme, to develop and select the transport and storage concept for Project Bifrost, the company said.

The scope of the EUDP application includes a study on the potential of utilizing additional DUC North Sea reservoirs as they become available, as well as the possibility of using existing pipeline infrastructure connecting DUC fields to Denmark.

 

Write to Dominic Chopping at dominic.chopping@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

September 08, 2021 05:25 ET (09:25 GMT)

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