In the stormy North Sea off Denmark, chemicals giant INEOS is leading the way in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to make a cleaner future for us all. On Wednesday this week, Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark triggered the flow of CO2 in the innovative installation. Founded by self-made British billionaire and Manchester United fan Sir Jim Ratcliffe-he has made an offer to buy the club-British-based INEOS is the fourth largest chemical company in the world and is now pioneering the process of removing CO2 and storing it in a former oil field 1,800 metres beneath the seabed some 200 kilometres from the port of Esbjerg in south-west Denmark. If this succeeds, it paves the way for further such projects off the British coast. “Absolutely,” says INEOS spokesman Richard Longden. “We are learning a lot from the work that is going into this. We are involved in Acorn and HyNet 2 in the UK.
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