December 2011

Special Report: Plant Design and Engineering

Investment roadmap: Planning for carbon capture and storage

Reducing emissions can be approached with a similar method to any other new capital project

Ferguson, S., Foster Wheeler Energy

There is mounting worldwide concern over potential climate change due to anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Global power generation and processing industries are CO2 contributors. There are a number of drivers for the process industry to manage and reduce its CO2 emissions. Manufacturing sites have opportunities for additional income from the sale of CO2 credits or to mitigate the risk of penalties imposed by future legislation. Remember: Management of CO2 emissions is growing in importance. To be successful, applying a rigorous investment planning approach to projects that minimize or reduce the carbon footprint of a new or existing facility, or a portfolio of sites is a fav

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