Air Products Inks Carbon-Capture Deals | June 6, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 23 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 23 | p. 24 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 6, 2011

Air Products Inks Carbon-Capture Deals

Department: Business
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: carbon capture, carbon dioxide, enhanced oil recovery

Air Products & Chemicals has signed agreements allowing it to move ahead with a project to capture carbon dioxide for use in enhanced oil recovery operations. Valero Energy is allowing Air Products to capture and purify 1 million tons of CO2 annually from two steam methane reformers at its Port Arthur, Texas, refinery. Oil and gas producer Denbury Resources agreed to pipe and use the CO2 in its enhanced oil recovery operations. The Department of Energy is underwriting $284 million of the $400 million project.

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