• 2023 July 26 13:42

    Saipem and Stockholm Exergi sign Letter of Intent for a large-scale CO2 capture project in Sweden

    Saipem, a leading company in the engineering, drilling and construction of major projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors, and Stockholm Exergi, the district of Stockholm’s energy company, have signed a Letter of Intent for a large-scale CO2 capture plant to be installed at Stockholm Exergi’s existing bio-cogeneration plant located in the Swedish capital, according to the company's release.

    Saipem’s scope of work covers the engineering, procurement and construction activities for the carbon capture unit, the CO2 storage as well as the ship loading systems for CO2 transportation.

    In the meantime, the Letter of Intent allows the start of limited, engineering-related activities, while finalising the main terms of the EPC Contract expected to be signed in Q3 2023.

    When completed, the plant will be able to capture 800,000 tonnes of biogenic carbon dioxide every year from the biomass-fuelled Värtaverket power plant in Stockholm, thus enabling a net removal of CO2 from the atmosphere, otherwise known as “negative emissions”.

    Stockholm Exergi’s project, which received financial support from the European Innovation Fund, will be one of Europe’s first large-scale plants to generate “negative emissions”, leading to the issuing of Carbon Removal Certificates which can then be traded on the market.
     
    Saipem is one of the global leaders in the engineering and construction of major projects for the energy and infrastructure sectors, both offshore and onshore. Saipem is “One Company” organized into five business lines - Asset Based Services, Energy Carriers, Offshore Wind, Sustainable Infrastructures, Robotics & Industrialized Solutions. The company has 9 fabrication yards and an offshore fleet of 29 construction vessels (of which 26 owned and 3 owned by third parties and managed by Saipem) and 15 drilling rigs, of which 8 owned.




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