Notes to Editors
Associated British Ports: the largest port company in the UK and owner of 21 ports, including some of the busiest and most efficient ports in Europe.
Centrica Storage Limited (CSL): owner and operator of the Rough gas field which used to store gas on behalf of a large number of customers. Today CSL is producing the indigenous gas and planning for decommissioning, including asset re-use.
Drax Group: owner of Europe’s biggest biomass power station and testing technologies to capture CO2 from its operations. Scaling the power station’s capture capability could result in up to 16 million tonnes per year of negative emissions in the UK.
Equinor: the UK’s largest supplier of natural gas and crude oil, and a co-owner of what will be the UK’s and the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank. Equinor has world-leading experience in CCS and is developing multiple hydrogen projects and concepts in the UK and Europe.
National Grid Ventures (NGV): operating within one of the largest privately-owned utility companies. NGV developed the White Rose CCS T&S system in Humberside, including appraisal of the Endurance CO2 store. including associated data.
px Group: an integrated infrastructure solutions company which owns and operates Saltend Chemicals Park and operates and maintains some of the UK’s largest industrial facilities.
Phillips 66 Limited: a subsidiary of Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company and owner of the UK Humber Refinery one of the most complex in Europe processing 221,000 barrels per day providing energy and improving lives for over 50 years.
Saltend Cogeneration Company Ltd: one of the largest, most efficient natural gas-fired electric power generating facilities in England. The power station provides electricity and steam for Saltend Chemicals Park.
SSE Thermal: owns and operates around 6,000MW of thermal generation capacity in the UK, including the Keadby 1 CCGT and Ferrybridge Multifuel plants in the Humber region. The company is currently constructing the 840MW Keadby 2 CCGT in North Lincolnshire, which is expected to become the cleanest and most-efficient gas-fired power station in Europe. SSE Thermal is part of the FTSE-listed SSE plc, one of the broadest-based energy companies in the UK.
Uniper is an international energy company with around 11,000 employees and operations in 40 countries. In the UK, Uniper operates a flexible generation portfolio of seven power stations, and a fast-cycle gas storage facility. A broad range of commercial activities are offered through the Engineering Services division, while the Uniper Engineering Academy delivers high quality technical training and government accredited apprenticeship programmes for the utility, manufacturing and heavy industry sectors.
VPI-Immingham: an energy and commodities company owning and operating VPI Immingham, a CHP power plant providing steam to refineries and power to the wider electricity network.
The ISCF Industrial Decarbonisation Challenge:
This is a 2-phase competition launched by Innovate UK, part of UKRI as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. In Phase One, industrial clusters must develop their Deployment projects/ Roadmaps setting out their proposed approach to allow them to bid for Phase Two. More information can be found here.
Please contact Eskil Eriksen, Equinor Media Relations, on +47 9588 2534.