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Announcement of acreage for CO2 storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

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Illustration of CO2-storage.

06/06/2024 On 6th of June 2024, the Ministry of Energy announced three areas for CO2 storage pursuant to the CO2 Storage Regulations. These areas comprises defined blocks in the North Sea.

This is the seventh time acreage is being announced for CO2 storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

The Ministry of Energy's press release

The invitation provides a more detailed description of the authorities' process for licensing acreage for CO2 storage on the Norwegian shelf.

The application deadline is 29 August 2024 at 12:00. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications well before the deadline.

Read about the regulation No. 1517 of 5 December 2014 relating to exploitation of subsea reservoirs on the continental shelf for storage of CO2 and relating to transport of CO2 on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

Read more about the announcement and download relevant documentation 

 

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